The table below looks at the statistics for DCL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DCL over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank - 960 983
Permanent jobs citing DCL 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £72,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +55.91%
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50323 55811 57855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.56% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43321 47837 48561
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

DCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DCL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DCL within the UK.

DCL Salary Trend in the UK

DCL
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing DCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DCL.

1 2 (100.00%) VMS
1 2 (100.00%) VAX
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) Pascal
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

DCL
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) VAX
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA