The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 826 778 941
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +163
Permanent jobs citing JCL 82 156 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.16% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.30% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 52 105 12
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
JCL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48412 51726 58336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.64% 51.78% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42361 44396 50160
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in England

JCL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the England region.

JCL Salary Trend in England

JCL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

JCL Salary Histogram in England

JCL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +58 49 £50,000 - 3
London +2 17 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 - -
East Midlands -29 6 £23,250 -38.81%
North West +1 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East of England - 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 154 (99.35%) Mainframe
2 129 (83.23%) COBOL
3 104 (67.10%) DB2
4 95 (61.29%) CICS
5 92 (59.35%) IBM
6 68 (43.87%) VSAM
7 66 (42.58%) Finance
8 49 (31.61%) Banking
9 46 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (28.39%) Java
11 41 (26.45%) REXX
11 41 (26.45%) IBM Mainframe
12 38 (24.52%) QA
12 38 (24.52%) RAD
13 37 (23.87%) SDLC
14 35 (22.58%) SQL
15 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
17 30 (19.35%) Automated Testing
17 30 (19.35%) ISPF
18 29 (18.71%) VisionPLUS
18 29 (18.71%) zOS
19 27 (17.42%) CLIST
19 27 (17.42%) TSYS
20 23 (14.84%) Computer Science
20 23 (14.84%) Degree
21 22 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
22 20 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
23 19 (12.26%) Tivoli

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 95 (61.29%) CICS
2 14 (9.03%) IIS
3 10 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.94%) Exstream Dialogue
4 3 (1.94%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
Business Applications
1 29 (18.71%) VisionPLUS
2 6 (3.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.94%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Firewall
1 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (67.10%) DB2
2 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (42.58%) Finance
2 49 (31.61%) Banking
3 16 (10.32%) Retail
4 12 (7.74%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.81%) Marketing
6 8 (5.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 54 (34.84%) Developer
2 32 (20.65%) COBOL Developer
3 28 (18.06%) Mainframe Developer
4 22 (14.19%) DB2 Developer
5 18 (11.61%) CICS Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.03%) Technical Leader
7 13 (8.39%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 10 (6.45%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.81%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Mainframe Operator
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Mainframe Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Technical Team Leader
11 6 (3.87%) Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.35%) ISPF
2 17 (10.97%) XML
3 7 (4.52%) HTML
3 7 (4.52%) HTML5
4 6 (3.87%) .NET
5 5 (3.23%) JSON
6 3 (1.94%) Ajax
6 3 (1.94%) CSS
6 3 (1.94%) CSS3
6 3 (1.94%) jQuery
6 3 (1.94%) Middleware
6 3 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.94%) XHTML
6 3 (1.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 154 (99.35%) Mainframe
2 68 (43.87%) VSAM
3 41 (26.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (14.84%) Computer Science
6 16 (10.32%) AS400
7 9 (5.81%) iSeries
8 8 (5.16%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.87%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.87%) SWIFT
10 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.29%) Social Media
12 1 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.65%) EFT
12 1 (0.65%) EPoS
12 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.71%) zOS
2 19 (12.26%) Unix
3 14 (9.03%) MVS
4 9 (5.81%) Windows
5 6 (3.87%) OS/390
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.52%) RAD
3 37 (23.87%) SDLC
4 30 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
6 20 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (11.61%) TDD
8 16 (10.32%) Coaching
8 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Regression Testing
9 15 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.03%) Change Management
10 14 (9.03%) User Stories
11 12 (7.74%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (5.16%) Project Management
12 8 (5.16%) UML
Programming Languages
1 129 (83.23%) COBOL
2 44 (28.39%) Java
3 41 (26.45%) REXX
4 35 (22.58%) SQL
5 27 (17.42%) CLIST
6 10 (6.45%) Assembly Language
7 4 (2.58%) C#
7 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.29%) PL/1
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 15 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 14 (9.03%) ISEB
4 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.52%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SEPA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 14 (9.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (12.26%) Tivoli
2 14 (9.03%) CA Endevor
3 10 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.23%) Control-M
4 5 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (3.23%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.29%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.65%) OpenView
6 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 92 (59.35%) IBM
2 27 (17.42%) TSYS
3 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.03%) HP
5 10 (6.45%) Cognizant
5 10 (6.45%) SAP
6 9 (5.81%) Oracle
7 8 (5.16%) CA
7 8 (5.16%) Micro Focus
8 6 (3.87%) BMC
8 6 (3.87%) Remedy
9 3 (1.94%) VMware
10 2 (1.29%) Intel
10 2 (1.29%) Lotus
10 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.29%) Splunk
11 1 (0.65%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.65%) TOWER Software
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