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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 435 433 429
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing JCL 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.075% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
10037 10657 11490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.97% 49.53% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8380 9343 10207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Berkshire - 3 £34,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 £85,000 +150.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) COBOL
1 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 9 (64.29%) CICS
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) zOS
4 7 (50.00%) DB2
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 6 (42.86%) Control-M
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (28.57%) Tableau
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) VSAM
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Data Conversion
7 4 (28.57%) ChangeMan
7 4 (28.57%) ISPF
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Adabas
7 4 (28.57%) SAS
7 4 (28.57%) SPSS
7 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
8 3 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
8 3 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (21.43%) MOM

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) CICS
2 4 (28.57%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) Adabas
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) ChangeMan
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ISPF
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 5 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (28.57%) Data Conversion
3 4 (28.57%) VSAM
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) zOS
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) RAD
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
4 1 (7.14%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) PL/1
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Control-M
2 3 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (21.43%) Unicenter
2 3 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (21.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Tableau
3 3 (21.43%) Unisys
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Pega
5 1 (7.14%) Syncsort
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft