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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 725 911 807
Rank change year-on-year
+186 -104
Permanent jobs citing JCL 167 35 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.030% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 13 57
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -

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
55604 62423 57462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.80% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47286 53331 49426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 +179 163 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East Midlands +60 49 £38,000 - 4
London +60 38 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +28 35 £34,333 -11.96% 3
Warwickshire - 22 £33,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 18 £45,000 - 2
Nottingham +17 17 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +14 17 - - 2
South East +28 16 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North West +13 14 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Birmingham +2 13 £52,500 +34.61% 1
Northampton - 12 £45,000 - 1
Warwick - 12 £33,665 - 2
Cheshire - 11 £39,375 -
Leicestershire - 11 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire +20 9 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Yorkshire +14 9 £34,000 +4.61% 1
West Sussex - 9 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 8 £50,000 -
Pontefract - 7 £34,000 -
Wakefield - 7 £34,000 -
Leicester - 5 £37,100 -
Scotland +18 4 £42,000 -
Edinburgh +14 4 £42,000 -
Manchester 0 3 £60,000 +108.69% 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 3
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Brighton - 2 - - 1

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 178 (84.76%) Mainframe
2 148 (70.48%) IBM
3 133 (63.33%) COBOL
4 121 (57.62%) DB2
5 93 (44.29%) CICS
6 80 (38.10%) UNIX
7 78 (37.14%) ISPF
8 70 (33.33%) Java
9 59 (28.10%) SQL
10 57 (27.14%) SDLC
11 55 (26.19%) Linux
12 54 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (24.76%) WebSphere
13 52 (24.76%) Web Services
14 45 (21.43%) Perl
15 44 (20.95%) Oracle
16 42 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
16 42 (20.00%) Banking
17 40 (19.05%) SOA
17 40 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
18 39 (18.57%) MQSeries
19 38 (18.10%) WebSphere Application Server
19 38 (18.10%) MVS
20 37 (17.62%) Tivoli
21 35 (16.67%) QA
22 34 (16.19%) CA Endevor
23 32 (15.24%) zOS
24 31 (14.76%) REXX
24 31 (14.76%) Finance
24 31 (14.76%) Business Objects

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 93 (44.29%) CICS
2 52 (24.76%) WebSphere
3 39 (18.57%) MQSeries
4 38 (18.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (10.48%) IBM Notes
6 14 (6.67%) SAS
7 11 (5.24%) JBoss
8 7 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (3.33%) Papyrus
8 7 (3.33%) StreamWeaver
8 7 (3.33%) Exstream Dialogue
8 7 (3.33%) Confluence
9 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) MS Office
2 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Exstream
2 5 (2.38%) BASE24
2 5 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.67%) Internet
3 12 (5.71%) FTP
4 10 (4.76%) ATM
4 10 (4.76%) SSL
5 7 (3.33%) DNS
6 6 (2.86%) Firewall
7 4 (1.90%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.95%) SNA
9 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (57.62%) DB2
2 24 (11.43%) Adabas
3 19 (9.05%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.24%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.81%) DataStage
7 6 (2.86%) Easytrieve
8 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.43%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.43%) IMS/DB
9 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (3.33%) JIRA
2 7 (3.33%) Hudson
2 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.38%) Rational Rose
4 3 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.95%) XPEDITER
General
1 42 (20.00%) Banking
2 31 (14.76%) Retail
2 31 (14.76%) Finance
3 15 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Private Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (25.71%) Analyst
2 41 (19.52%) Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Consultant
3 31 (14.76%) Technical Consultant
4 27 (12.86%) Programmer
4 27 (12.86%) Mainframe Operator
5 26 (12.38%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (9.05%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 19 (9.05%) COBOL Programmer
6 19 (9.05%) COBOL Analyst
7 17 (8.10%) Mainframe Developer
7 17 (8.10%) Technical Specialist
8 13 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Computer Operator
10 9 (4.29%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.81%) Environment Manager
11 8 (3.81%) Architect
12 7 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.33%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.14%) ISPF
2 52 (24.76%) Web Services
3 42 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 30 (14.29%) XML
5 26 (12.38%) .NET
6 19 (9.05%) HTML
7 18 (8.57%) Middleware
8 13 (6.19%) J2EE
8 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET
8 13 (6.19%) XSLT
9 9 (4.29%) SOAP
9 9 (4.29%) JSON
10 8 (3.81%) Java EE
11 3 (1.43%) JMS
12 2 (0.95%) REST
12 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 178 (84.76%) Mainframe
2 54 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 18 (8.57%) VSAM
5 14 (6.67%) Credit Risk
6 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.86%) PMI
9 6 (2.86%) AS400
9 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.38%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.38%) EMV
10 5 (2.38%) Tandem
10 5 (2.38%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.90%) Social Media
12 3 (1.43%) Statistics
12 3 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.10%) UNIX
2 55 (26.19%) Linux
3 38 (18.10%) MVS
4 32 (15.24%) zOS
5 31 (14.76%) AIX
5 31 (14.76%) Solaris
6 28 (13.33%) Windows
7 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.95%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.14%) SDLC
2 40 (19.05%) SOA
3 27 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.38%) Change Management
4 26 (12.38%) Mentoring
5 22 (10.48%) Incident Management
6 21 (10.00%) ITIL
7 20 (9.52%) Coaching
8 17 (8.10%) Release Management
9 15 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.14%) Migration
9 15 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.67%) Line Management
10 14 (6.67%) ETL
11 13 (6.19%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.24%) Test Planning
13 9 (4.29%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.33%) COBOL
2 70 (33.33%) Java
3 59 (28.10%) SQL
4 45 (21.43%) Perl
5 31 (14.76%) REXX
6 25 (11.90%) VB
7 24 (11.43%) NATURAL
7 24 (11.43%) Assembly Language
8 21 (10.00%) PL/1
9 18 (8.57%) C#
10 13 (6.19%) VB.NET
10 13 (6.19%) VB6
11 11 (5.24%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.76%) C++
13 9 (4.29%) Python
14 7 (3.33%) Ruby
15 6 (2.86%) Delphi
16 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.90%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (1.90%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Degree
2 10 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.67%) QA
2 25 (11.90%) SLA
3 5 (2.38%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.33%) RACF
2 6 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 37 (17.62%) Tivoli
2 34 (16.19%) CA Endevor
3 12 (5.71%) ServiceCenter
3 12 (5.71%) OpenView
4 7 (3.33%) Puppet
4 7 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.43%) Control-M
6 2 (0.95%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 148 (70.48%) IBM
2 44 (20.95%) Oracle
3 31 (14.76%) Business Objects
4 24 (11.43%) HP
5 22 (10.48%) Intel
5 22 (10.48%) Lotus
6 12 (5.71%) VMware
7 8 (3.81%) Informatica
8 7 (3.33%) Cognizant
8 7 (3.33%) F5
8 7 (3.33%) New Relic
9 6 (2.86%) BMC
9 6 (2.86%) Remedy
10 5 (2.38%) VocaLink
10 5 (2.38%) NCR
11 4 (1.90%) Syncsort
12 2 (0.95%) CA
12 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £33935 - £43361 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + life assurance + health
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pomeroy IT Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago