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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 128 - 156
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing JCL 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% - 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £42,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £44,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -15.38%

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
1322 1483 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.57% 50.84% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 808 956 1110
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 January 2017. 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 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 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JCL.

1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) zOS
4 7 (63.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 5 (45.45%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (45.45%) ISPF
5 5 (45.45%) CICS
6 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language
6 4 (36.36%) CA
6 4 (36.36%) REXX
6 4 (36.36%) SAS
6 4 (36.36%) COBOL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) VSAM
7 3 (27.27%) CLIST
7 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Sybase
7 3 (27.27%) DB2
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware
8 2 (18.18%) Security Management
8 2 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing

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 5 (45.45%) CICS
2 4 (36.36%) SAS
3 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ISPF
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) VSAM
3 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
1 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
1 2 (18.18%) Security Management
1 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language
1 4 (36.36%) COBOL
1 4 (36.36%) REXX
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) CLIST
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (45.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle