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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 812 858 841
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -17
Permanent jobs citing JCL 80 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.064% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 26
Average salary £46,250 £46,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.53% -13.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -11.42%

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
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 £67,500 £64,300 £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 March 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 March 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
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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 +56 78 £50,000 +7.52% 14
East Midlands +40 23 £38,000 +1.33% 4
London - 21 £52,500 - 7
Nottinghamshire +20 19 £40,000 - 3
Nottingham +13 19 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -17 13 £33,000 -16.45% 2
South East +1 12 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £33,000 - 1
Birmingham -4 5 £52,500 +32.91% 1
West Sussex +7 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +4 4 £34,000 +8.80% 1
West Yorkshire 0 4 £34,000 +8.80% 1
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Brighton - 4 - -
Pontefract - 4 £34,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £34,000 -
Warwick - 4 £33,000 - 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Cheshire +1 2 £40,625 -18.75%
North West -5 2 £40,625 -18.75%
Scotland - 2 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £52,500 -
Dorset - 2 £52,500 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £40,625 -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 £38,000 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 123 (82.55%) Mainframe
2 86 (57.72%) COBOL
3 80 (53.69%) IBM
4 76 (51.01%) DB2
5 56 (37.58%) ISPF
6 55 (36.91%) UNIX
7 53 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (29.53%) Windows
8 44 (29.53%) CICS
9 43 (28.86%) Java
10 40 (26.85%) SQL
11 38 (25.50%) Linux
12 33 (22.15%) WebSphere
13 32 (21.48%) Finance
14 29 (19.46%) Perl
15 28 (18.79%) QA
16 26 (17.45%) VSAM
16 26 (17.45%) REXX
17 25 (16.78%) WebSphere MQ
17 25 (16.78%) Banking
18 24 (16.11%) Retail
18 24 (16.11%) MVS
18 24 (16.11%) PL/1
18 24 (16.11%) SLA
18 24 (16.11%) TCP/IP
19 23 (15.44%) AIX
19 23 (15.44%) Web Services
19 23 (15.44%) zOS
20 21 (14.09%) ITIL
20 21 (14.09%) HP

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (29.53%) CICS
2 33 (22.15%) WebSphere
3 17 (11.41%) IBM Notes
4 13 (8.72%) MQSeries
5 12 (8.05%) SAS
5 12 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.36%) Node.js
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) DOC1
1 5 (3.36%) PrintSoft PReS
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) BASE24
2 5 (3.36%) Exstream
3 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.40%) SSL
3 8 (5.37%) ATM
4 7 (4.70%) Internet
5 4 (2.68%) FTP
5 4 (2.68%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.01%) Firewall
7 2 (1.34%) SNA
8 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (51.01%) DB2
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.74%) Adabas
4 15 (10.07%) DataStage
5 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.68%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.68%) Easytrieve
8 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) IMS/DB
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.36%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.36%) Rational Rose
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.34%) XPEDITER
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 25 (16.78%) Banking
3 24 (16.11%) Retail
4 16 (10.74%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Analyst
2 26 (17.45%) Developer
3 23 (15.44%) Consultant
4 19 (12.75%) Programmer
5 15 (10.07%) Analyst Programmer
6 14 (9.40%) Technical Specialist
6 14 (9.40%) Mainframe Operator
7 12 (8.05%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (7.38%) COBOL Programmer
9 9 (6.04%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 9 (6.04%) Administrator
9 9 (6.04%) Mainframe Developer
9 9 (6.04%) COBOL Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) COBOL Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Computer Operator
11 7 (4.70%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.03%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) ISPF
2 25 (16.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (15.44%) Web Services
4 20 (13.42%) XML
4 20 (13.42%) .NET
5 17 (11.41%) Middleware
5 17 (11.41%) HTML
6 15 (10.07%) J2EE
7 11 (7.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 8 (5.37%) XSLT
9 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.36%) HTML5
10 4 (2.68%) JSON
11 3 (2.01%) JMS
12 2 (1.34%) SOAP
12 2 (1.34%) REST
12 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 123 (82.55%) Mainframe
2 53 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (17.45%) VSAM
4 17 (11.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 15 (10.07%) Credit Risk
6 14 (9.40%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.71%) Management Information System
8 9 (6.04%) Cryptography
9 8 (5.37%) Client/Server
9 8 (5.37%) Tandem
10 7 (4.70%) EMV
11 5 (3.36%) SWIFT
12 4 (2.68%) Social Media
13 3 (2.01%) Statistics
13 3 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 2 (1.34%) PMI
14 2 (1.34%) Replication
14 2 (1.34%) DataPower
15 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.91%) UNIX
2 44 (29.53%) Windows
3 38 (25.50%) Linux
4 24 (16.11%) MVS
5 23 (15.44%) AIX
5 23 (15.44%) zOS
6 12 (8.05%) Solaris
7 7 (4.70%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.34%) Android
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.09%) ITIL
1 21 (14.09%) SOA
1 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
2 20 (13.42%) ETL
3 17 (11.41%) Change Management
3 17 (11.41%) Incident Management
4 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.40%) Coaching
5 12 (8.05%) Migration
6 11 (7.38%) Line Management
7 10 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.71%) Release Management
8 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.70%) Test Planning
9 7 (4.70%) OO
10 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.36%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.36%) OOD
11 5 (3.36%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (57.72%) COBOL
2 43 (28.86%) Java
3 40 (26.85%) SQL
4 29 (19.46%) Perl
5 26 (17.45%) REXX
6 24 (16.11%) PL/1
7 17 (11.41%) Assembly Language
8 16 (10.74%) NATURAL
9 15 (10.07%) C#
10 12 (8.05%) C++
11 10 (6.71%) VB
12 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
13 7 (4.70%) SELCOPY
14 5 (3.36%) VB6
14 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
14 5 (3.36%) Delphi
15 4 (2.68%) ActionScript
15 4 (2.68%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.42%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.79%) QA
2 24 (16.11%) SLA
3 7 (4.70%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) CA Endevor
2 12 (8.05%) Tivoli
3 9 (6.04%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (6.04%) OpenView
4 2 (1.34%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 80 (53.69%) IBM
2 21 (14.09%) HP
3 20 (13.42%) Oracle
4 17 (11.41%) Intel
4 17 (11.41%) Lotus
5 12 (8.05%) Business Objects
6 9 (6.04%) VMware
7 7 (4.70%) VocaLink
7 7 (4.70%) NCR
8 6 (4.03%) Cognizant
9 5 (3.36%) Thunderhead
10 4 (2.68%) Syncsort
10 4 (2.68%) Remedy
10 4 (2.68%) BMC
11 1 (0.67%) CA
11 1 (0.67%) Informatica
11 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
East Midlands
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + pension, bonus, share option +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £34,000 per annum basic + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42934 - £53036 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 24 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago