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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / England
Rank 810 836 890
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +54
Permanent jobs citing JCL 14 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.081% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 24
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £29,000 £39,160
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £55,800 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £38,533 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+36.24% -25.89%

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
42551 49851 50210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.09% 52.28% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36582 43361 43379
Median salary £47,500 £46,768 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +56 6 £52,500 -2.32% 2
London +52 3 £60,000 +13.74% 3
East Midlands +4 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 2
North West -19 1 £40,500 -14.73%
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 59 (92.19%) Mainframe
2 54 (84.38%) COBOL
3 53 (82.81%) IBM
4 52 (81.25%) DB2
5 44 (68.75%) CICS
6 36 (56.25%) SQL
7 27 (42.19%) Migration
8 25 (39.06%) Data Analysis
9 22 (34.38%) UML
10 21 (32.81%) Tivoli
11 18 (28.13%) IBM Mainframe
11 18 (28.13%) Java
12 15 (23.44%) Retail
13 11 (17.19%) Oracle
13 11 (17.19%) Unix
14 10 (15.63%) MVS
14 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.06%) zOS
15 9 (14.06%) Finance
15 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
15 9 (14.06%) SDLC
16 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (10.94%) Banking
17 7 (10.94%) VSAM
17 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
18 6 (9.38%) OS/390
18 6 (9.38%) ISPF
19 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
19 5 (7.81%) Software Testing

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 44 (68.75%) CICS
2 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (81.25%) DB2
2 4 (6.25%) DataStage
3 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.69%) Easytrieve
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Adabas
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.56%) Firebug
3 1 (1.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.56%) The Grinder
3 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 15 (23.44%) Retail
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Analyst
2 29 (45.31%) COBOL Analyst
3 21 (32.81%) Analyst Programmer
3 21 (32.81%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 21 (32.81%) COBOL Programmer
3 21 (32.81%) DB2 Programmer
3 21 (32.81%) Programmer
4 20 (31.25%) CICS Analyst
5 18 (28.13%) CICS Programmer
6 11 (17.19%) COBOL Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Developer
7 8 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Designer
9 6 (9.38%) Lead Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
9 6 (9.38%) Mainframe Programmer
9 6 (9.38%) MVS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) ISPF
2 1 (1.56%) JMS
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) Velocity
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (92.19%) Mainframe
2 18 (28.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) VSAM
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Unix
2 10 (15.63%) MVS
3 9 (14.06%) zOS
4 6 (9.38%) OS/390
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Migration
2 25 (39.06%) Data Analysis
3 22 (34.38%) UML
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) SDLC
5 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Data Management
7 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Workflow
8 2 (3.13%) CRM
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) COBOL
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 18 (28.13%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.56%) Fortran
4 1 (1.56%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.25%) RACF
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.13%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) IBM
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Cognizant
5 3 (4.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Syncsort
6 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software
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