The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 607 612 611
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing JCL 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.002% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.004% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
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
21079 22951 24772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.80% 54.32% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18205 19349 21624
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JCL.

1 27 (93.10%) Mainframe
2 24 (82.76%) COBOL
3 23 (79.31%) IBM
3 23 (79.31%) Banking
3 23 (79.31%) Retail
3 23 (79.31%) QA
4 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
4 21 (72.41%) Coaching
4 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (72.41%) Change Management
5 16 (55.17%) CA Endevor
6 15 (51.72%) Finance
6 15 (51.72%) ATM
6 15 (51.72%) DB2
7 11 (37.93%) CICS
8 10 (34.48%) J2EE
8 10 (34.48%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) ISPF
9 9 (31.03%) UNIX
9 9 (31.03%) XML
9 9 (31.03%) PL/1
10 8 (27.59%) REXX
10 8 (27.59%) Assembly Language
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) C++
10 8 (27.59%) Release Management
10 8 (27.59%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle
11 7 (24.14%) Linux

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (37.93%) CICS
2 4 (13.79%) SAS
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) ATM
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) DB2
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Rational Rose
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (79.31%) Banking
1 23 (79.31%) Retail
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) J2EE
1 10 (34.48%) ISPF
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (93.10%) Mainframe
2 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
4 5 (17.24%) EMV
4 5 (17.24%) Tandem
4 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
5 4 (13.79%) SWIFT
5 4 (13.79%) Chip Card
6 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) AIX
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) MVS
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
1 21 (72.41%) Coaching
1 21 (72.41%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) Release Management
3 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) OOD
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) COBOL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) PL/1
4 8 (27.59%) REXX
4 8 (27.59%) Assembly Language
4 8 (27.59%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.34%) VB
8 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (79.31%) QA
2 5 (17.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) CA Endevor
2 2 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) NCR
3 5 (17.24%) VocaLink
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 9 days ago