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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 390 451 465
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +14
Permanent jobs citing JCL 43 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.10% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.21% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 3
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
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
9833 10258 11290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.56% 48.78% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8795 8766 9829
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Sussex +7 22 £45,000 -10.00%
Surrey - 14 £62,500 -
East Sussex +7 7 £45,750 -26.80%
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 64 (100.00%) COBOL
1 64 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 62 (96.88%) CICS
3 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (71.88%) VSAM
4 46 (71.88%) DB2
5 39 (60.94%) RAD
6 32 (50.00%) REXX
7 29 (45.31%) Automated Testing
7 29 (45.31%) VisionPLUS
7 29 (45.31%) Finance
8 26 (40.63%) TSYS
8 26 (40.63%) CLIST
9 24 (37.50%) Degree
9 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
10 22 (34.38%) IBM
11 19 (29.69%) Java
12 18 (28.13%) XML
12 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
12 18 (28.13%) TDD
12 18 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (28.13%) Waterfall
12 18 (28.13%) IBM Mainframe
13 17 (26.56%) SDLC
14 16 (25.00%) User Stories
15 15 (23.44%) Functional Testing
15 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
15 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
15 15 (23.44%) System Integration Testing
15 15 (23.44%) QA

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 62 (96.88%) CICS
2 14 (21.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 29 (45.31%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) DB2
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) XPEDITER
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) CICS Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Team Leader
3 14 (21.88%) Technical Leader
3 14 (21.88%) Technical Team Leader
4 11 (17.19%) Mainframe Software Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) QA Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (4.69%) COBOL Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (6.25%) HTML5
2 4 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) ISPF
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 46 (71.88%) VSAM
3 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 18 (28.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (10.94%) Visualisation
6 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.13%) AS400
8 2 (3.13%) DataPower
8 2 (3.13%) Social Media
9 1 (1.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) MVS
1 14 (21.88%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) RAD
3 29 (45.31%) Automated Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 18 (28.13%) TDD
4 18 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 17 (26.56%) SDLC
6 16 (25.00%) User Stories
7 15 (23.44%) Functional Testing
7 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
7 15 (23.44%) Regression Testing
7 15 (23.44%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
8 14 (21.88%) UML
9 7 (10.94%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
9 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) COBOL
2 32 (50.00%) REXX
3 26 (40.63%) CLIST
4 19 (29.69%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.13%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 14 (21.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) TSYS
2 22 (34.38%) IBM
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Syncsort