The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 157 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing JCL 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +14.28%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2002 1791 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.98% 55.57% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1175 1129
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,040 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
JCL
UK

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 31 July 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 - 4 - -
Glasgow - 2 £31,000 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 July 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%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
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