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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 424 443 421
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing JCL 15 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.057% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £64,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -7.60%
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
10244 10486 10226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.22% 47.35% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8892 8858 9001
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £52,500 +5.00%
East Sussex - 4 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) COBOL
2 22 (70.97%) DB2
3 19 (61.29%) IBM
3 19 (61.29%) Mainframe
4 15 (48.39%) REXX
4 15 (48.39%) CICS
4 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) zOS
5 11 (35.48%) ISPF
5 11 (35.48%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (32.26%) SDLC
6 10 (32.26%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) Assembly Language
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Project Planning
8 8 (25.81%) JSON
8 8 (25.81%) PL/1
8 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
9 7 (22.58%) RAD
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) VisionPLUS
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) Degree
10 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (19.35%) TSYS
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) CICS
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) DB2
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Mainframe Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Storage Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) ISPF
3 8 (25.81%) JSON
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Mainframe
2 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Social Media
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (6.45%) VSAM
7 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) zOS
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) SDLC
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Project Planning
4 7 (22.58%) RAD
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) API Development
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.23%) Test Management
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) COBOL
2 15 (48.39%) REXX
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) Assembly Language
5 8 (25.81%) PL/1
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) CLIST
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) TSYS
3 2 (6.45%) Syncsort
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP