The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 863 891 885
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing JCL 44 76 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.070% 0.087%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 48
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
49874 56292 57941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.51% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42884 48287 48656
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%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

JCL Salary Histogram in the UK

JCL
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +28 37 £55,000 +15.18% 4
North West +9 12 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Leicestershire +6 12 - -
East Midlands +1 12 - -
London +30 10 £55,000 +12.82%
Manchester +7 10 - -
Scotland +23 4 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Glasgow - 4 £40,000 -
South East +47 3 £62,500 +30.20% 1
Berkshire - 3 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for JCL.

1 111 (94.07%) Mainframe
2 89 (75.42%) COBOL
3 79 (66.95%) DB2
4 76 (64.41%) IBM
5 71 (60.17%) CICS
6 63 (53.39%) Finance
7 51 (43.22%) VSAM
8 44 (37.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 40 (33.90%) SQL
10 38 (32.20%) Java
10 38 (32.20%) Unix
11 34 (28.81%) Banking
12 28 (23.73%) REXX
13 26 (22.03%) Oracle
14 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (19.49%) Financial Institution
15 23 (19.49%) zOS
15 23 (19.49%) SDLC
16 22 (18.64%) Cognizant
17 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.95%) MS Office
18 18 (15.25%) RAD
18 18 (15.25%) CLIST
19 17 (14.41%) Degree
20 16 (13.56%) MVS
20 16 (13.56%) Time Sharing Option
20 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (12.71%) ISPF
21 15 (12.71%) QA
21 15 (12.71%) Retail

JCL
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:

Application Platforms
1 71 (60.17%) CICS
2 10 (8.47%) MQSeries
3 9 (7.63%) IIS
4 8 (6.78%) SAS
5 4 (3.39%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 20 (16.95%) MS Office
2 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.93%) Kerberos
2 7 (5.93%) SSH
2 7 (5.93%) SSL
3 5 (4.24%) HTTP
4 4 (3.39%) Firewall
4 4 (3.39%) FTP
5 2 (1.69%) SNA
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (66.95%) DB2
2 6 (5.08%) Data Mining
2 6 (5.08%) DataStage
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) Easytrieve
3 4 (3.39%) MS Access
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.39%) Fiddler
2 4 (3.39%) Firebug
2 4 (3.39%) JMeter
2 4 (3.39%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.39%) The Grinder
2 4 (3.39%) Toad
2 4 (3.39%) XPEDITER
3 3 (2.54%) JIRA
General
1 63 (53.39%) Finance
2 34 (28.81%) Banking
3 23 (19.49%) Financial Institution
4 15 (12.71%) Retail
5 8 (6.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Technical Leader
3 16 (13.56%) Analyst
3 16 (13.56%) COBOL Developer
3 16 (13.56%) Mainframe Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Team Leader
4 14 (11.86%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (10.17%) DB2 Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) ISPF
2 14 (11.86%) XML
3 10 (8.47%) Middleware
4 4 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (1.69%) .NET
5 2 (1.69%) CGI
5 2 (1.69%) HTML
5 2 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 111 (94.07%) Mainframe
2 51 (43.22%) VSAM
3 44 (37.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.78%) Online Banking
7 7 (5.93%) PKI
8 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.54%) AS400
8 3 (2.54%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.69%) DataPower
9 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.85%) iSeries
10 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.85%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Unix
2 23 (19.49%) zOS
3 16 (13.56%) MVS
4 11 (9.32%) Linux
5 10 (8.47%) OS/390
6 8 (6.78%) Windows
7 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.49%) SDLC
3 18 (15.25%) RAD
4 14 (11.86%) UML
5 13 (11.02%) Integration Testing
5 13 (11.02%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
6 12 (10.17%) Regression Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Time Management
7 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
7 11 (9.32%) TDD
7 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.47%) Functional Testing
8 10 (8.47%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.47%) Project Planning
8 10 (8.47%) User Stories
9 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.78%) Security Management
10 8 (6.78%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (75.42%) COBOL
2 40 (33.90%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) Java
4 28 (23.73%) REXX
5 18 (15.25%) CLIST
6 12 (10.17%) Assembly Language
7 7 (5.93%) Perl
7 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) DCL
9 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 10 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (10.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 11 (9.32%) RACF
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.93%) zSecure
3 4 (3.39%) CA Endevor
3 4 (3.39%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 76 (64.41%) IBM
2 26 (22.03%) Oracle
3 22 (18.64%) Cognizant
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.47%) HP
5 10 (8.47%) TSYS
6 8 (6.78%) CA
6 8 (6.78%) Sybase
7 6 (5.08%) Informatica
8 4 (3.39%) Syncsort
9 3 (2.54%) BMC
9 3 (2.54%) Remedy
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2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago