The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 187 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing JCL 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.051% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
JCL
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2128 1913 2266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.99% 49.01% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 1692 1937
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.24% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JCL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

JCL Salary Trend in Manchester

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JCL.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
1 8 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) VSAM
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Data Management
2 5 (62.50%) DataStage
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Toad
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
2 5 (62.50%) DataStage
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
1 3 (37.50%) Firebug
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) The Grinder
1 3 (37.50%) Toad
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Data Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Management
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica
3 3 (37.50%) HP