The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 403 461 478
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +17
Permanent jobs citing JCL 41 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.12% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 3
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -19.89%
JCL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9916 10395 11512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.17% 48.45% 49.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8809 8922 9904
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JCL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

JCL Salary Trend in the South East

JCL
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

JCL Salary Histogram in the South East

JCL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
West Sussex +12 29 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +26 10 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £62,500 - 1
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 46 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 45 (97.83%) CICS
2 45 (97.83%) COBOL
3 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (91.30%) VSAM
5 38 (82.61%) RAD
6 31 (67.39%) Automated Testing
7 30 (65.22%) DB2
8 29 (63.04%) VisionPLUS
9 28 (60.87%) REXX
10 26 (56.52%) TSYS
10 26 (56.52%) CLIST
11 24 (52.17%) Finance
12 23 (50.00%) Degree
12 23 (50.00%) Computer Science
13 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (39.13%) TDD
15 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
16 16 (34.78%) SDLC
17 14 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
17 14 (30.43%) Functional Testing
17 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
17 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
17 14 (30.43%) QA
17 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
17 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
17 14 (30.43%) ISTQB
18 13 (28.26%) ISEB
18 13 (28.26%) IIS
18 13 (28.26%) User Stories

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 45 (97.83%) CICS
2 13 (28.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 29 (63.04%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) DB2
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) CICS Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) XML
2 7 (15.22%) JSON
3 3 (6.52%) ISPF
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 42 (91.30%) VSAM
3 23 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (13.04%) Algorithms
7 3 (6.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (4.35%) Social Media
9 1 (2.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) zOS
2 2 (4.35%) MVS
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (82.61%) RAD
3 31 (67.39%) Automated Testing
4 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (39.13%) TDD
6 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
7 16 (34.78%) SDLC
8 14 (30.43%) Functional Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
8 14 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
9 13 (28.26%) User Stories
10 10 (21.74%) Refactoring
11 7 (15.22%) SOA
12 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
12 6 (13.04%) OO
12 6 (13.04%) OOD
13 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) COBOL
2 28 (60.87%) REXX
3 26 (56.52%) CLIST
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) PL/1
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 13 (28.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) TSYS
2 10 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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