The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 145 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing JCL 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.093% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +25.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £48,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-16.49% +24.35%
JCL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1463 1605 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.21% 49.58% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 885 991 1290
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JCL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

JCL Salary Trend in Scotland

JCL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +7 2 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JCL.

1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Assembly Language
3 7 (58.33%) REXX
3 7 (58.33%) zOS
3 7 (58.33%) DB2
3 7 (58.33%) ISPF
3 7 (58.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (58.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) RACF
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) Middleware
5 5 (41.67%) CA
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) MQSeries
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) SAS
5 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 5 (41.67%) CLIST
5 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
5 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) VSAM
6 4 (33.33%) SSH
6 4 (33.33%) PKI
6 4 (33.33%) People Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 5 (41.67%) MQSeries
2 5 (41.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 4 (33.33%) SSH
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) ISPF
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) VSAM
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) zOS
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Security Management
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Assembly Language
1 7 (58.33%) REXX
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) CLIST
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) COBOL
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (58.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) zSecure
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) CA
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle