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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 175 178 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing JCL 7 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.10% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 28
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -12.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
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
1773 2174 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.22% 55.72% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1842 2350
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) CICS
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) VSAM
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 6 (85.71%) REXX
2 6 (85.71%) Easytrieve
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (85.71%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) VSAM
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 6 (85.71%) REXX
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA