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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 234 240 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing JCL 8 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.087% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.16% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 22
Average salary £38,750 £35,750 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% -4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £33,150 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £38,350 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £41,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +4.43%
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
3350 3864 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.47% 55.95% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2825 3300 3811
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 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 6 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 - 8 £38,750 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (56.25%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
3 6 (37.50%) ISPF
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Time Management
4 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (31.25%) Papyrus
4 5 (31.25%) StreamWeaver
4 5 (31.25%) Exstream
4 5 (31.25%) Exstream Dialogue
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) CICS
5 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) VSAM
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) REXX
7 1 (6.25%) MVS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) Papyrus
2 5 (31.25%) StreamWeaver
2 5 (31.25%) Exstream Dialogue
3 4 (25.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
1 6 (37.50%) ISPF
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (18.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Time Management
1 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) COBOL
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
1 5 (31.25%) HP