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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 428 461 454
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing JCL 3 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.017% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.076% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Median salary £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.20% -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
8957 10540 10158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.13% 50.08% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7856 9225 8521
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £62,500 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 43 (100.00%) COBOL
1 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 38 (88.37%) CICS
3 31 (72.09%) DB2
4 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (55.81%) VSAM
6 23 (53.49%) IBM
7 19 (44.19%) Finance
8 18 (41.86%) RAD
8 18 (41.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 17 (39.53%) Java
10 14 (32.56%) Oracle
10 14 (32.56%) XML
10 14 (32.56%) Unix
10 14 (32.56%) UML
10 14 (32.56%) REXX
10 14 (32.56%) MVS
11 13 (30.23%) Degree
11 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
11 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
12 12 (27.91%) VisionPLUS
13 11 (25.58%) TDD
13 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
14 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
14 10 (23.26%) QA
14 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
14 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
14 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
14 10 (23.26%) TSYS
14 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (88.37%) CICS
2 9 (20.93%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) Easytrieve
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) XPEDITER
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Team Leader
1 14 (32.56%) Technical Leader
1 14 (32.56%) Technical Team Leader
2 6 (13.95%) CICS Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) QA Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) COBOL Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) HTML5
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (55.81%) VSAM
3 18 (41.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.65%) AS400
6 2 (4.65%) DataPower
6 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.33%) iSeries
7 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) MVS
1 14 (32.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) RAD
3 14 (32.56%) UML
4 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
5 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
6 10 (23.26%) SDLC
6 10 (23.26%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
6 10 (23.26%) User Stories
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) OOD
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) COBOL
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) REXX
4 10 (23.26%) CLIST
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) IBM
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) TSYS
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Syncsort