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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank - 158 166
Permanent jobs citing JCL 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.066% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.13% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.93% -
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
1480 1590 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.63% 52.13% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1079 1196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MTS
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SEPA
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) MTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software