The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 156 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing JCL 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.065% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £31,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%
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
1961 1717 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.30% 55.53% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1123 1139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £31,000 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) CICS
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) REXX
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) SAS
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Assembly Language
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) CA Endevor
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) zOS
6 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve
6 1 (14.29%) VSAM
6 1 (14.29%) ISPF
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) CICS
2 4 (57.14%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) REXX
3 4 (57.14%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle