The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 220 245 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing JCL 14 4 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.059% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.11% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 33
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -27.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,625 £25,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £31,750 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3199 3783 4394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.00% 55.51% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 3218 3872
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £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 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Cheshire - 11 £39,375 -
Manchester +21 3 £60,000 +108.69% 3
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (93.75%) COBOL
3 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (50.00%) CICS
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Papyrus
4 7 (43.75%) StreamWeaver
4 7 (43.75%) Exstream
4 7 (43.75%) Exstream Dialogue
4 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 7 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (37.50%) VSAM
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) REXX
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Easytrieve
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) CA
9 1 (6.25%) MVS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) CICS
2 7 (43.75%) Papyrus
2 7 (43.75%) StreamWeaver
2 7 (43.75%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Easytrieve
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (18.75%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
1 7 (43.75%) Time Management
1 7 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) REXX
3 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) CA
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 17 days ago