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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 802 834 869
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +35
Permanent jobs citing JCL 101 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.058% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -10.85%

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
57811 56726 62826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.69% 53.02% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48474 48925 55021
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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 29 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 29 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 +26 89 £42,500 +0.59% 7
London +9 22 - - 3
West Midlands - 13 £33,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 12 £33,000 - 1
Edinburgh -5 11 £52,500 +26.50% 2
Scotland -5 11 £52,500 +31.25% 2
East of England - 11 £55,000 -
East Midlands -3 9 £38,800 +29.33%
South East -17 9 £50,000 +47.05% 1
North West -21 9 £42,500 -7.60%
Essex - 9 £55,000 -
Basildon - 8 £55,000 -
South West - 7 - - 1
Manchester -6 6 £42,500 +10.38%
Warwick - 6 £33,000 - 1
Bristol - 6 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £45,500 +51.66%
Nottingham +7 5 £45,500 +51.66%
Yorkshire -34 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Durham - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Hampshire -14 3 £85,000 +150.00%
Leicestershire - 3 £33,000 -
Reading - 3 £34,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £34,500 - 1
Leicester - 3 £33,000 -
Southampton - 3 £85,000 -
Cheshire -18 2 £36,750 -26.50%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 134 (85.35%) Mainframe
2 113 (71.97%) IBM
3 110 (70.06%) COBOL
4 89 (56.69%) DB2
5 86 (54.78%) CICS
6 76 (48.41%) Retail
7 74 (47.13%) Banking
8 68 (43.31%) Mentoring
9 66 (42.04%) Change Management
10 64 (40.76%) QA
11 62 (39.49%) Analytical Skills
12 61 (38.85%) Coaching
13 58 (36.94%) Finance
14 48 (30.57%) CA Endevor
15 46 (29.30%) IBM Mainframe
16 42 (26.75%) SQL
17 40 (25.48%) UNIX
18 38 (24.20%) ISPF
19 35 (22.29%) Release Management
20 34 (21.66%) VSAM
21 33 (21.02%) Windows
22 32 (20.38%) ATM
23 29 (18.47%) HP
24 27 (17.20%) REXX
25 26 (16.56%) Java
25 26 (16.56%) BASE24
26 25 (15.92%) zOS
27 24 (15.29%) PL/1
27 24 (15.29%) SAS
27 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 86 (54.78%) CICS
2 24 (15.29%) SAS
3 12 (7.64%) IBM Notes
4 9 (5.73%) CMS
5 7 (4.46%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.82%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Office
1 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (16.56%) BASE24
2 9 (5.73%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.38%) ATM
2 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.91%) SSL
4 2 (1.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (56.69%) DB2
2 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.01%) Adabas
4 7 (4.46%) Easytrieve
5 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.55%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.27%) DataStage
8 2 (1.27%) OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
3 2 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 76 (48.41%) Retail
2 74 (47.13%) Banking
3 58 (36.94%) Finance
4 6 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (36.94%) Technical Specialist
2 29 (18.47%) Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Programmer
4 14 (8.92%) Developer
5 13 (8.28%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 12 (7.64%) Mainframe Operator
6 12 (7.64%) Consultant
7 11 (7.01%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (5.73%) VisionPLUS Consultant
9 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) COBOL Programmer
10 6 (3.82%) COBOL Developer
11 5 (3.18%) COBOL Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Mainframe Programmer
11 5 (3.18%) SWIFT Specialist
11 5 (3.18%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.18%) DB2 DBA
11 5 (3.18%) Computer Operator
11 5 (3.18%) DBA
12 4 (2.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.20%) ISPF
2 18 (11.46%) XML
3 17 (10.83%) J2EE
4 10 (6.37%) Web Services
5 8 (5.10%) Middleware
6 4 (2.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.27%) EntireX
7 2 (1.27%) ATL
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.64%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 134 (85.35%) Mainframe
2 62 (39.49%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (29.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 34 (21.66%) VSAM
5 21 (13.38%) Tandem
5 21 (13.38%) Cryptography
6 12 (7.64%) EMV
7 11 (7.01%) SWIFT
8 9 (5.73%) AS400
8 9 (5.73%) Contract for Difference
8 9 (5.73%) Chip Card
9 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
10 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.55%) Data Conversion
11 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.64%) DataPower
12 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.64%) HACMP
12 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.48%) UNIX
2 33 (21.02%) Windows
3 25 (15.92%) zOS
4 21 (13.38%) Linux
5 17 (10.83%) Windows XP
5 17 (10.83%) AIX
5 17 (10.83%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.31%) Mentoring
2 66 (42.04%) Change Management
3 61 (38.85%) Coaching
4 35 (22.29%) Release Management
5 16 (10.19%) ITIL
6 13 (8.28%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.64%) Migration
8 11 (7.01%) Data Management
9 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.82%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.82%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.18%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.55%) Service Management
13 4 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 110 (70.06%) COBOL
2 42 (26.75%) SQL
3 27 (17.20%) REXX
4 26 (16.56%) Java
5 24 (15.29%) PL/1
6 23 (14.65%) C++
7 19 (12.10%) Assembly Language
8 17 (10.83%) C#
8 17 (10.83%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.10%) NATURAL
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) CCNA
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (40.76%) QA
2 17 (10.83%) ISO 8583
3 13 (8.28%) SLA
4 6 (3.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) RACF
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (30.57%) CA Endevor
2 10 (6.37%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (4.46%) OpenView
4 6 (3.82%) Control-M
5 3 (1.91%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.91%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.91%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (1.91%) MOM
5 3 (1.91%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (1.27%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.27%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 113 (71.97%) IBM
2 29 (18.47%) HP
3 24 (15.29%) Oracle
4 17 (10.83%) NCR
5 14 (8.92%) Teradata
6 12 (7.64%) VocaLink
6 12 (7.64%) Lotus
6 12 (7.64%) Intel
7 8 (5.10%) CA
7 8 (5.10%) VMware
8 6 (3.82%) Trillium
9 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.55%) BMC
10 4 (2.55%) Tableau
11 3 (1.91%) Sun
11 3 (1.91%) Unisys
12 2 (1.27%) Cisco
12 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.64%) NetApp
13 1 (0.64%) McAfee
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago