The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 630 629 707
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +78
Permanent jobs citing JCL 22 38 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.084% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.16% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 0
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,550 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -11.64%
JCL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22949 23420 26736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.35% 51.75% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20208 20054 22745
Median salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in London

JCL
Salary Trend in London

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

JCL Salary Trend in London

JCL
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

JCL Salary Histogram in London

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region with a requirement for JCL.

1 46 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 43 (93.48%) COBOL
3 35 (76.09%) IBM
4 34 (73.91%) DB2
5 31 (67.39%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (63.04%) Banking
7 27 (58.70%) SDLC
8 26 (56.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 24 (52.17%) CICS
10 20 (43.48%) Change Management
11 18 (39.13%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) Retail
12 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
13 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
13 12 (26.09%) Coaching
13 12 (26.09%) CA Endevor
13 12 (26.09%) QA
13 12 (26.09%) ISPF
14 10 (21.74%) VSAM
14 10 (21.74%) Assembly Language
14 10 (21.74%) REXX
14 10 (21.74%) zOS
15 9 (19.57%) Java
15 9 (19.57%) SQL
15 9 (19.57%) Marketing
15 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
15 9 (19.57%) SWIFT
16 8 (17.39%) iSeries
16 8 (17.39%) Product Management
16 8 (17.39%) Music Industry

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 24 (52.17%) CICS
2 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.35%) MTS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) DB2
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) IDMS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (63.04%) Banking
2 18 (39.13%) Finance
3 13 (28.26%) Retail
4 9 (19.57%) Marketing
5 8 (17.39%) Music Industry
6 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Subject Matter Expert
3 8 (17.39%) COBOL Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Mainframe Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Designer
4 7 (15.22%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Expert
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (4.35%) IBM Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) ISPF
2 3 (6.52%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 31 (67.39%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (56.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (21.74%) VSAM
5 9 (19.57%) SWIFT
6 8 (17.39%) AS400
6 8 (17.39%) iSeries
7 2 (4.35%) Life Science
8 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (2.17%) EFT
8 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) zOS
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) SDLC
2 20 (43.48%) Change Management
3 12 (26.09%) Coaching
3 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.39%) Product Management
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) High Availability
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (93.48%) COBOL
2 10 (21.74%) Assembly Language
2 10 (21.74%) REXX
3 9 (19.57%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) CLIST
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) SEPA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (17.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) CA Endevor
2 8 (17.39%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) CA
2 8 (17.39%) Micro Focus
2 8 (17.39%) TOWER Software
3 4 (8.70%) BMC
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle