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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 856 863 918
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +55
Permanent jobs citing JCL 58 119 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 79 35
Median salary £45,000 £49,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £46,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +19.23%

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -29 48 £49,750 -0.50% 3
London +62 19 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West +19 12 £35,000 -41.66% 1
South East +16 11 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +20 8 £40,000 +2.56%
Leicestershire -5 6 - -
Manchester -7 6 - - 1
East Midlands -16 6 - -
Surrey - 6 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
South West 0 4 £35,000 -9.16%
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex +1 3 £49,750 -17.08%
Edinburgh +7 2 - -
Brighton +5 2 £45,750 -23.75%
East Sussex -1 2 £45,750 -26.80%
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 -
Burgess Hill -14 1 £53,000 -11.66%
Egham - 1 £62,500 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 140 (96.55%) Mainframe
2 114 (78.62%) COBOL
3 92 (63.45%) CICS
4 90 (62.07%) DB2
5 80 (55.17%) IBM
6 70 (48.28%) Finance
7 66 (45.52%) VSAM
8 50 (34.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 47 (32.41%) Java
10 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (30.34%) REXX
12 42 (28.97%) SQL
13 37 (25.52%) Unix
14 35 (24.14%) RAD
15 33 (22.76%) Banking
16 31 (21.38%) SDLC
17 29 (20.00%) CLIST
18 25 (17.24%) Automated Testing
18 25 (17.24%) VisionPLUS
19 24 (16.55%) Financial Institution
20 23 (15.86%) Degree
20 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
21 22 (15.17%) zOS
21 22 (15.17%) Oracle
21 22 (15.17%) TSYS
22 21 (14.48%) Computer Science
23 20 (13.79%) QA
24 19 (13.10%) Cognizant
25 18 (12.41%) MVS
25 18 (12.41%) MS Office

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 92 (63.45%) CICS
2 14 (9.66%) IIS
3 10 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 7 (4.83%) SAS
5 4 (2.76%) StreamWeaver
5 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.07%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 18 (12.41%) MS Office
2 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (17.24%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.07%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.14%) Kerberos
2 6 (4.14%) SSH
2 6 (4.14%) SSL
3 4 (2.76%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) HTTP
4 3 (2.07%) FTP
5 2 (1.38%) SNA
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (62.07%) DB2
2 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.76%) Easytrieve
4 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.07%) DataStage
4 3 (2.07%) MS Access
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.76%) XPEDITER
3 3 (2.07%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.07%) Firebug
3 3 (2.07%) JMeter
3 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.07%) The Grinder
3 3 (2.07%) Toad
4 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
General
1 70 (48.28%) Finance
2 33 (22.76%) Banking
3 24 (16.55%) Financial Institution
4 13 (8.97%) Retail
5 8 (5.52%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.45%) Marketing
7 4 (2.76%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) COBOL Developer
3 22 (15.17%) Mainframe Developer
4 18 (12.41%) Technical Leader
5 16 (11.03%) Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) CICS Engineer
6 15 (10.34%) DB2 Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Team Leader
7 14 (9.66%) Technical Team Leader
8 13 (8.97%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) QA Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Banking Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Solutions Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Security Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) ISPF
2 16 (11.03%) XML
3 10 (6.90%) Middleware
4 4 (2.76%) HTML
4 4 (2.76%) HTML5
5 3 (2.07%) SOAP
6 2 (1.38%) .NET
6 2 (1.38%) CGI
6 2 (1.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 140 (96.55%) Mainframe
2 66 (45.52%) VSAM
3 50 (34.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 21 (14.48%) Computer Science
5 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.21%) AS400
7 8 (5.52%) Online Banking
8 6 (4.14%) Algorithms
8 6 (4.14%) PKI
9 5 (3.45%) iSeries
9 5 (3.45%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.76%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.38%) DataPower
11 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.38%) Social Media
12 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.69%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.52%) Unix
2 22 (15.17%) zOS
3 18 (12.41%) MVS
4 9 (6.21%) Linux
5 7 (4.83%) OS/390
5 7 (4.83%) Windows
6 1 (0.69%) VMS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.14%) RAD
3 31 (21.38%) SDLC
4 25 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 18 (12.41%) Integration Testing
5 18 (12.41%) System Integration Testing
5 18 (12.41%) TDD
5 18 (12.41%) Waterfall
6 17 (11.72%) Regression Testing
7 16 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.03%) Unit Testing
7 16 (11.03%) User Stories
8 15 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 14 (9.66%) UML
10 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
10 11 (7.59%) Time Management
11 9 (6.21%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (5.52%) Manual Testing
12 8 (5.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (78.62%) COBOL
2 47 (32.41%) Java
3 44 (30.34%) REXX
4 42 (28.97%) SQL
5 29 (20.00%) CLIST
6 13 (8.97%) Assembly Language
7 6 (4.14%) Perl
7 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.38%) PL/1
9 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) DCL
10 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Degree
2 15 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 14 (9.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (7.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 10 (6.90%) RACF
4 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.14%) zSecure
3 5 (3.45%) CA Endevor
4 4 (2.76%) Control-M
5 3 (2.07%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 80 (55.17%) IBM
2 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.17%) Oracle
3 22 (15.17%) TSYS
4 19 (13.10%) Cognizant
5 16 (11.03%) HP
6 7 (4.83%) CA
6 7 (4.83%) Sybase
7 4 (2.76%) BMC
7 4 (2.76%) Micro Focus
7 4 (2.76%) Remedy
7 4 (2.76%) Syncsort
8 3 (2.07%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.69%) Splunk
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
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