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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 862 804 919
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +115
Permanent jobs citing JCL 71 155 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.14% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 116 23
Median salary £53,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%

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
51871 56730 60287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.36% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44883 48295 51255
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

JCL Salary Histogram in the UK

JCL
Top 22 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 23 July 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
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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 -39 62 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +29 26 £60,000 +14.28% 1
London +52 25 £55,000 +4.76%
Surrey - 13 £62,500 -
West Sussex -5 10 £46,500 -9.26% 1
Scotland +11 9 £40,000 -4.76%
North West +17 8 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Egham - 8 £62,500 -
Cheshire +39 6 £35,000 +2.18%
South West +11 4 £35,000 -9.16%
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex -1 3 £45,750 -26.80%
Leicestershire -11 3 - - 2
East Midlands -39 3 - - 2
Wilmslow +7 2 £45,000 +57.89%
Edinburgh +2 2 - -
Brighton -1 2 £45,750 -23.75%
Manchester -7 2 - -
Burgess Hill -16 2 £55,250 -7.91%

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 173 (97.19%) Mainframe
2 139 (78.09%) COBOL
3 118 (66.29%) DB2
4 101 (56.74%) IBM
5 99 (55.62%) CICS
6 78 (43.82%) Finance
7 77 (43.26%) VSAM
8 55 (30.90%) REXX
8 55 (30.90%) Java
9 52 (29.21%) IBM Mainframe
10 51 (28.65%) SQL
11 49 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (27.53%) Banking
12 40 (22.47%) SDLC
13 39 (21.91%) Time Sharing Option
13 39 (21.91%) RAD
13 39 (21.91%) zOS
14 37 (20.79%) ISPF
15 35 (19.66%) Unix
16 33 (18.54%) QA
17 31 (17.42%) CLIST
18 29 (16.29%) Automated Testing
18 29 (16.29%) VisionPLUS
19 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (15.17%) Degree
21 26 (14.61%) TSYS
21 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
22 25 (14.04%) Computer Science
23 22 (12.36%) Retail
24 21 (11.80%) MVS

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 99 (55.62%) CICS
2 14 (7.87%) IIS
3 10 (5.62%) MQSeries
4 9 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.81%) SAS
6 4 (2.25%) StreamWeaver
7 3 (1.69%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Office
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (16.29%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (3.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.69%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.25%) SSH
2 4 (2.25%) SSL
3 3 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) SNA
4 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.56%) FTP
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (66.29%) DB2
2 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.25%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) DataStage
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.25%) XPEDITER
3 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.56%) Firebug
4 1 (0.56%) JMeter
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) The Grinder
4 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 78 (43.82%) Finance
2 49 (27.53%) Banking
3 22 (12.36%) Retail
4 21 (11.80%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.06%) Marketing
6 8 (4.49%) Music Industry
7 5 (2.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (32.58%) Developer
2 32 (17.98%) COBOL Developer
3 28 (15.73%) Mainframe Developer
4 21 (11.80%) DB2 Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Technical Leader
5 17 (9.55%) CICS Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Team Leader
7 14 (7.87%) Technical Team Leader
8 13 (7.30%) Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) Mainframe Software Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (5.06%) QA Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) QA Test Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (3.37%) Senior COBOL Developer
15 5 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.79%) ISPF
2 19 (10.67%) XML
3 9 (5.06%) Middleware
4 4 (2.25%) HTML
4 4 (2.25%) HTML5
4 4 (2.25%) JSON
5 3 (1.69%) .NET
6 2 (1.12%) CGI
7 1 (0.56%) SOAP
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 173 (97.19%) Mainframe
2 77 (43.26%) VSAM
3 52 (29.21%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (14.04%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.43%) AS400
7 9 (5.06%) iSeries
8 7 (3.93%) SWIFT
8 7 (3.93%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.81%) Online Banking
11 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
11 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.25%) PKI
12 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.12%) DataPower
12 2 (1.12%) Social Media
13 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
13 1 (0.56%) EFT
13 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.91%) zOS
2 35 (19.66%) Unix
3 21 (11.80%) MVS
4 12 (6.74%) Windows
5 9 (5.06%) Linux
6 7 (3.93%) OS/390
7 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.47%) SDLC
3 39 (21.91%) RAD
4 29 (16.29%) Automated Testing
5 21 (11.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.11%) Coaching
6 18 (10.11%) Integration Testing
6 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
6 18 (10.11%) TDD
6 18 (10.11%) Waterfall
7 17 (9.55%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.55%) Regression Testing
8 16 (8.99%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.99%) User Stories
9 15 (8.43%) Functional Testing
9 15 (8.43%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (7.87%) UML
11 10 (5.62%) Change Management
12 9 (5.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 139 (78.09%) COBOL
2 55 (30.90%) Java
2 55 (30.90%) REXX
3 51 (28.65%) SQL
4 31 (17.42%) CLIST
5 19 (10.67%) Assembly Language
6 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.25%) Perl
6 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.12%) PL/1
9 1 (0.56%) DCL
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (15.17%) Degree
2 15 (8.43%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.54%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (6.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (5.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 8 (4.49%) RACF
5 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (9.55%) Tivoli
2 16 (8.99%) CA Endevor
3 12 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.37%) Control-M
5 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (2.81%) Tivoli NetView
6 4 (2.25%) zSecure
7 2 (1.12%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 101 (56.74%) IBM
2 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.61%) TSYS
3 18 (10.11%) Oracle
4 16 (8.99%) Cognizant
5 14 (7.87%) HP
6 13 (7.30%) CA
7 10 (5.62%) SAP
8 8 (4.49%) Micro Focus
9 7 (3.93%) BMC
9 7 (3.93%) Remedy
10 5 (2.81%) Sybase
11 4 (2.25%) Syncsort
12 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.12%) Splunk
12 2 (1.12%) VMware
13 1 (0.56%) Informatica
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