The first table below looks at the demand for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 237 188 240
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +52
Permanent jobs citing JCL 4 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.68% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 1.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 38 7
Average salary £28,500 £46,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.70% -10.57%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +11.73%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3897 4286 4499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.76% 58.65% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3810 4095
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
JCL
England

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JCL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

JCL Salary Trend in the North West

JCL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

JCL Salary Histogram in the North West

JCL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 3 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Cheshire -27 1 £28,500 -43.00%
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (58.33%) Teradata
2 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) CICS
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) DataStage
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) CA
7 2 (16.67%) AIX
7 2 (16.67%) ATL
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) ISPF
7 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
7 2 (16.67%) CA Wily
7 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Retail

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (41.67%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ChangeMan
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Teradata DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) FIX Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ATL
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) ISPF
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) COBOL
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
2 2 (16.67%) CA Wily
2 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Teradata
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio