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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / North West
Rank - 227 252
Permanent jobs citing JCL 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.21% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.42% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Median salary - £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £38,533 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+36.24% -24.44%

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
3461 2853 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.32% 50.26% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 2448 3072
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for JCL.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) CICS
3 5 (55.56%) COBOL
3 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) VSAM
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (55.56%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) ISPF
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (44.44%) RACF
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Cognizant
5 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Informatica
5 3 (33.33%) DataStage

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (55.56%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 3 (33.33%) DataStage
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Easytrieve
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 1 (11.11%) Firebug
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) ISPF
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) VSAM
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (44.44%) RACF
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Cognizant
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) HP