The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 807 842 860
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Permanent jobs citing JCL 89 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.069% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 24
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,400 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JCL
Salary Trend

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

JCL Salary Trend in the UK

JCL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

JCL Salary Histogram in the UK

JCL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England +8 79 £42,500 -8.60% 21
London +7 17 - - 11
West Midlands - 12 £33,000 - 1
East of England - 11 £55,000 - 1
South East +2 10 £50,000 +47.05%
Warwickshire - 10 £33,000 - 1
Scotland +1 9 £51,000 +31.61% 1
North West -28 9 £42,500 -11.91% 2
Essex - 9 £55,000 -
East Midlands -1 8 £38,800 +29.33%
Basildon - 8 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 7 £52,500 - 1
Manchester -2 6 £42,500 +10.38%
Warwick - 5 £33,000 - 1
South West - 5 - - 2
Nottingham +6 4 £45,500 +51.66%
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £45,500 +51.66%
Hampshire -2 4 £85,000 +150.00%
Yorkshire -29 4 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Southampton - 4 £85,000 -
Bristol - 4 - - 2
Leicester - 3 £33,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £34,500 -
Reading - 3 £34,500 -
Durham - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £33,000 -
North East - 3 - - 1
Cheshire -22 2 £36,750 -28.98%
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £39,500 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 113 (82.48%) Mainframe
2 97 (70.80%) COBOL
3 96 (70.07%) IBM
4 80 (58.39%) DB2
5 79 (57.66%) CICS
6 61 (44.53%) Retail
7 57 (41.61%) Banking
8 55 (40.15%) Mentoring
9 52 (37.96%) Change Management
10 50 (36.50%) QA
11 49 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (35.04%) Coaching
13 47 (34.31%) Finance
14 38 (27.74%) IBM Mainframe
15 37 (27.01%) SQL
15 37 (27.01%) CA Endevor
16 36 (26.28%) UNIX
17 35 (25.55%) VSAM
18 30 (21.90%) ISPF
19 29 (21.17%) Windows
20 28 (20.44%) Release Management
21 24 (17.52%) HP
22 23 (16.79%) ATM
22 23 (16.79%) zOS
22 23 (16.79%) BASE24
23 22 (16.06%) Java
24 21 (15.33%) Oracle
25 20 (14.60%) REXX
26 19 (13.87%) C++
26 19 (13.87%) SAS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 79 (57.66%) CICS
2 19 (13.87%) SAS
3 10 (7.30%) IBM Notes
4 9 (6.57%) CMS
5 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Office
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (16.79%) BASE24
2 9 (6.57%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.79%) ATM
2 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (58.39%) DB2
2 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.03%) Adabas
4 7 (5.11%) Easytrieve
5 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.92%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.46%) OLAP
7 2 (1.46%) DataStage
8 1 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.92%) JIRA
3 2 (1.46%) ERwin
General
1 61 (44.53%) Retail
2 57 (41.61%) Banking
3 47 (34.31%) Finance
4 6 (4.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Technical Specialist
2 25 (18.25%) Analyst
3 19 (13.87%) Programmer
4 14 (10.22%) Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Consultant
5 11 (8.03%) Analyst Programmer
5 11 (8.03%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 10 (7.30%) Mainframe Operator
7 9 (6.57%) VisionPLUS Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) COBOL Programmer
9 6 (4.38%) COBOL Developer
10 5 (3.65%) COBOL Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Mainframe Programmer
10 5 (3.65%) SWIFT Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.65%) DB2 DBA
10 5 (3.65%) DBA
11 4 (2.92%) Computer Operator
11 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.90%) ISPF
2 15 (10.95%) XML
3 14 (10.22%) J2EE
4 10 (7.30%) Web Services
5 7 (5.11%) Middleware
6 4 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.46%) EntireX
7 2 (1.46%) ATL
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.73%) HTML
8 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 113 (82.48%) Mainframe
2 49 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (27.74%) IBM Mainframe
4 35 (25.55%) VSAM
5 18 (13.14%) Tandem
6 17 (12.41%) Cryptography
7 9 (6.57%) EMV
7 9 (6.57%) Contract for Difference
7 9 (6.57%) AS400
7 9 (6.57%) SWIFT
8 8 (5.84%) Mathematics
9 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
10 5 (3.65%) Chip Card
11 4 (2.92%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.73%) DataPower
12 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.73%) HACMP
12 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.28%) UNIX
2 29 (21.17%) Windows
3 23 (16.79%) zOS
4 18 (13.14%) Linux
5 15 (10.95%) AIX
6 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.15%) Mentoring
2 52 (37.96%) Change Management
3 48 (35.04%) Coaching
4 28 (20.44%) Release Management
5 15 (10.95%) ITIL
6 11 (8.03%) Migration
7 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.57%) Data Management
9 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.38%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.92%) Service Management
12 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.92%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.19%) Performance Improvement
13 3 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.80%) COBOL
2 37 (27.01%) SQL
3 22 (16.06%) Java
4 20 (14.60%) REXX
5 19 (13.87%) PL/1
5 19 (13.87%) C++
6 14 (10.22%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.22%) C#
7 12 (8.76%) Assembly Language
8 8 (5.84%) NATURAL
9 2 (1.46%) Perl
10 1 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) CCNA
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (36.50%) QA
2 14 (10.22%) ISO 8583
3 11 (8.03%) SLA
4 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 37 (27.01%) CA Endevor
2 9 (6.57%) ServiceCenter
3 6 (4.38%) OpenView
3 6 (4.38%) Control-M
4 3 (2.19%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.19%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.19%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (2.19%) MOM
4 3 (2.19%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.46%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.46%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (70.07%) IBM
2 24 (17.52%) HP
3 21 (15.33%) Oracle
4 14 (10.22%) NCR
5 12 (8.76%) Teradata
6 10 (7.30%) Lotus
6 10 (7.30%) Intel
7 9 (6.57%) VocaLink
8 6 (4.38%) CA
8 6 (4.38%) VMware
9 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.92%) BMC
10 4 (2.92%) Trillium
10 4 (2.92%) Tableau
11 3 (2.19%) Unisys
11 3 (2.19%) Sun
12 2 (1.46%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.73%) Cisco
13 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.73%) Micro Focus
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 20 days ago