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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 722 877 784
Rank change year-on-year
+155 -93
Permanent jobs citing JCL 178 56 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.047% 0.087%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.089% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 133 16 74
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.02%

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
57027 62715 58228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.48% 52.16% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48601 53554 50191
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +157 173 £45,000 +15.38% 8
East Midlands +51 51 £45,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands +25 33 £34,500 -11.53%
London +21 31 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Northamptonshire - 27 £45,000 -
South East +37 21 £52,500 +23.52%
Warwickshire - 21 £34,330 -
Northampton - 18 £45,000 -
North West +24 17 £60,000 +108.69% 2
Yorkshire +19 14 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire +16 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -7 12 £52,500 +34.61%
Leicestershire +27 11 £38,000 -0.65% 1
Nottingham +8 11 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 11 - -
Warwick - 11 £33,665 -
Cheshire - 10 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Manchester +5 7 £60,000 +108.69% 2
South West -6 7 £38,533 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £52,500 -
Scotland +16 5 £42,000 +35.48%
Edinburgh +10 5 £42,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £50,000 -
Swindon - 5 £38,533 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £38,533 - 1
Leicester +16 4 £38,550 +0.78% 1
East Sussex - 4 £62,500 -
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 213 (81.61%) Mainframe
2 176 (67.43%) IBM
3 162 (62.07%) COBOL
4 142 (54.41%) DB2
5 108 (41.38%) CICS
6 96 (36.78%) ISPF
7 95 (36.40%) UNIX
8 91 (34.87%) Java
9 75 (28.74%) SDLC
10 67 (25.67%) SQL
11 66 (25.29%) Linux
12 64 (24.52%) Banking
13 63 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
14 61 (23.37%) Perl
15 58 (22.22%) WebSphere
16 56 (21.46%) Web Services
17 53 (20.31%) IBM Mainframe
18 51 (19.54%) Oracle
19 47 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
20 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (17.62%) Finance
21 43 (16.48%) Retail
21 43 (16.48%) MQSeries
22 42 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
22 42 (16.09%) Tivoli
22 42 (16.09%) CA Endevor
23 41 (15.71%) QA
23 41 (15.71%) zOS
24 40 (15.33%) REXX
25 39 (14.94%) MVS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 108 (41.38%) CICS
2 58 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 43 (16.48%) MQSeries
4 42 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (11.11%) IBM Notes
6 17 (6.51%) JBoss
6 17 (6.51%) SAS
7 10 (3.83%) Confluence
8 9 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.68%) Papyrus
9 7 (2.68%) StreamWeaver
9 7 (2.68%) Exstream Dialogue
10 3 (1.15%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.77%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) MS Office
2 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) VisionPLUS
1 7 (2.68%) Exstream
2 5 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.92%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.98%) FTP
2 13 (4.98%) Internet
3 10 (3.83%) SSL
3 10 (3.83%) ATM
4 9 (3.45%) DNS
5 6 (2.30%) Firewall
6 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (54.41%) DB2
2 26 (9.96%) Adabas
3 19 (7.28%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.83%) DataStage
5 10 (3.83%) Easytrieve
6 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.15%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.15%) IMS/DB
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Eclipse
1 12 (4.60%) JIRA
2 9 (3.45%) Hudson
2 9 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 9 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.77%) XPEDITER
3 2 (0.77%) JUnit
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.77%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (24.52%) Banking
2 46 (17.62%) Finance
3 43 (16.48%) Retail
4 15 (5.75%) Marketing
5 7 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.30%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (23.37%) Analyst
2 53 (20.31%) Developer
3 37 (14.18%) Mainframe Operator
4 33 (12.64%) Consultant
4 33 (12.64%) Programmer
4 33 (12.64%) Technical Consultant
5 29 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 21 (8.05%) Technical Specialist
7 19 (7.28%) COBOL Analyst
7 19 (7.28%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 19 (7.28%) COBOL Programmer
8 18 (6.90%) Mainframe Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Analyst Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.98%) Computer Operator
10 13 (4.98%) Environment Manager
11 11 (4.21%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.83%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Architect
13 9 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (36.78%) ISPF
2 56 (21.46%) Web Services
3 47 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 30 (11.49%) XML
4 30 (11.49%) .NET
5 28 (10.73%) HTML
6 22 (8.43%) Middleware
7 14 (5.36%) Java EE
8 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.98%) XSLT
9 10 (3.83%) JSON
10 9 (3.45%) SOAP
11 8 (3.07%) J2EE
12 5 (1.92%) HTML5
12 5 (1.92%) Spring
13 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.77%) JMS
14 1 (0.38%) WSDL
14 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 213 (81.61%) Mainframe
2 63 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (20.31%) IBM Mainframe
4 25 (9.58%) VSAM
5 14 (5.36%) Credit Risk
6 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.45%) AS400
8 9 (3.45%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.30%) PMI
10 5 (1.92%) EMV
10 5 (1.92%) Tandem
10 5 (1.92%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.92%) Social Media
10 5 (1.92%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.77%) Statistics
12 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 95 (36.40%) UNIX
2 66 (25.29%) Linux
3 41 (15.71%) zOS
4 39 (14.94%) MVS
5 34 (13.03%) AIX
6 33 (12.64%) Solaris
7 29 (11.11%) Windows
8 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.74%) SDLC
2 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.94%) SOA
4 38 (14.56%) Change Management
5 33 (12.64%) Mentoring
6 30 (11.49%) Incident Management
7 26 (9.96%) ITIL
8 25 (9.58%) Coaching
9 22 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (7.66%) Release Management
11 17 (6.51%) Migration
12 16 (6.13%) ETL
12 16 (6.13%) Line Management
13 15 (5.75%) Configuration Management
13 15 (5.75%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.60%) Automated Testing
15 10 (3.83%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.83%) Project Planning
16 9 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 162 (62.07%) COBOL
2 91 (34.87%) Java
3 67 (25.67%) SQL
4 61 (23.37%) Perl
5 40 (15.33%) REXX
6 28 (10.73%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.34%) Assembly Language
8 26 (9.96%) NATURAL
9 24 (9.20%) VB
9 24 (9.20%) PL/1
10 18 (6.90%) C#
11 14 (5.36%) Python
12 13 (4.98%) VB6
12 13 (4.98%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.45%) Ruby
14 7 (2.68%) C++
15 6 (2.30%) Delphi
16 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.15%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.28%) Degree
2 15 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.71%) QA
2 32 (12.26%) SLA
3 5 (1.92%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 9 (3.45%) RACF
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 42 (16.09%) CA Endevor
1 42 (16.09%) Tivoli
2 15 (5.75%) OpenView
2 15 (5.75%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (3.45%) Puppet
3 9 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 176 (67.43%) IBM
2 51 (19.54%) Oracle
3 33 (12.64%) Business Objects
4 29 (11.11%) Intel
4 29 (11.11%) Lotus
5 27 (10.34%) HP
6 15 (5.75%) VMware
7 10 (3.83%) Informatica
8 9 (3.45%) F5
8 9 (3.45%) New Relic
9 7 (2.68%) Cognizant
10 6 (2.30%) BMC
10 6 (2.30%) SAP
10 6 (2.30%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.30%) Remedy
10 6 (2.30%) TSYS
11 5 (1.92%) VocaLink
11 5 (1.92%) NCR
12 4 (1.53%) Syncsort
13 3 (1.15%) CA
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Salary: £30k - 43k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Midlands
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Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 26 days ago