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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 845 790 945
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +155
Permanent jobs citing JCL 78 182 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.17% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.32% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 45 135 16
Median salary £54,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +15.38%

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
51998 56339 63070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.81% 51.49% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45052 48040 53859
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 June 2016 within the UK.

JCL Salary Histogram in the UK

JCL
Top 24 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 27 June 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 -71 68 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +65 43 £55,000 +4.76%
West Sussex +1 22 £45,000 -10.00%
London +17 21 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey - 14 £62,500 -
Egham - 9 £62,500 -
Scotland +8 8 £37,500 -10.71%
East Sussex +6 7 £45,750 -26.80%
Burgess Hill -15 5 £35,000 -41.66%
Cheshire +31 3 £35,000 -12.50%
South West +11 3 £35,000 -9.16% 1
North West +1 3 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 3 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +1 2 - -
Brighton -2 2 £45,750 -23.75%
Watford - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 171 (98.28%) Mainframe
2 140 (80.46%) COBOL
3 120 (68.97%) DB2
4 104 (59.77%) CICS
5 103 (59.20%) IBM
6 79 (45.40%) Finance
7 76 (43.68%) VSAM
8 55 (31.61%) REXX
9 54 (31.03%) IBM Mainframe
10 51 (29.31%) Banking
11 49 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (28.16%) Java
12 47 (27.01%) SQL
13 41 (23.56%) SDLC
14 39 (22.41%) RAD
15 38 (21.84%) Time Sharing Option
16 37 (21.26%) zOS
17 36 (20.69%) ISPF
17 36 (20.69%) QA
18 35 (20.11%) Unix
19 34 (19.54%) CLIST
20 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (16.67%) Automated Testing
21 29 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
22 26 (14.94%) Degree
22 26 (14.94%) TSYS
23 25 (14.37%) Computer Science
24 21 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
25 20 (11.49%) MVS
25 20 (11.49%) Microsoft

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
1 104 (59.77%) CICS
2 14 (8.05%) IIS
3 13 (7.47%) MQSeries
4 9 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.60%) SAS
6 3 (1.72%) Exstream Dialogue
6 3 (1.72%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Office
2 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (4.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.72%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Kerberos
1 7 (4.02%) SSH
1 7 (4.02%) SSL
2 2 (1.15%) Firewall
2 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.15%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (68.97%) DB2
2 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.30%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.30%) XPEDITER
3 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (45.40%) Finance
2 51 (29.31%) Banking
3 19 (10.92%) Retail
4 18 (10.34%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.17%) Marketing
6 8 (4.60%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (32.76%) Developer
2 31 (17.82%) Mainframe Developer
3 29 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
4 21 (12.07%) Technical Leader
5 18 (10.34%) DB2 Developer
6 17 (9.77%) CICS Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Team Leader
8 14 (8.05%) Technical Team Leader
9 11 (6.32%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (5.17%) Analyst
11 9 (5.17%) QA Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) QA Test Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Security Engineer
13 7 (4.02%) Lead Developer
14 6 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
15 5 (2.87%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.69%) ISPF
2 19 (10.92%) XML
3 12 (6.90%) Middleware
4 4 (2.30%) HTML
4 4 (2.30%) HTML5
4 4 (2.30%) JSON
5 3 (1.72%) .NET
6 2 (1.15%) CGI
7 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 171 (98.28%) Mainframe
2 76 (43.68%) VSAM
3 54 (31.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (14.37%) Computer Science
6 16 (9.20%) AS400
7 9 (5.17%) iSeries
8 7 (4.02%) PKI
8 7 (4.02%) SWIFT
8 7 (4.02%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.45%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
11 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.15%) DataPower
12 2 (1.15%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.15%) Social Media
13 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
13 1 (0.57%) EFT
13 1 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.26%) zOS
2 35 (20.11%) Unix
3 20 (11.49%) MVS
4 10 (5.75%) Windows
5 6 (3.45%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) OS/390
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.56%) SDLC
3 39 (22.41%) RAD
4 29 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 21 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (11.49%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.34%) Coaching
7 18 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 18 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.34%) TDD
7 18 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 17 (9.77%) Regression Testing
9 16 (9.20%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.20%) User Stories
10 15 (8.62%) Functional Testing
11 14 (8.05%) UML
12 13 (7.47%) Change Management
12 13 (7.47%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (6.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (80.46%) COBOL
2 55 (31.61%) REXX
3 49 (28.16%) Java
4 47 (27.01%) SQL
5 34 (19.54%) CLIST
6 18 (10.34%) Assembly Language
7 7 (4.02%) Perl
7 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.15%) PL/1
10 1 (0.57%) DCL
10 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.57%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Degree
2 15 (8.62%) ISTQB
3 14 (8.05%) ISEB
4 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (21.84%) Time Sharing Option
2 13 (7.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (4.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (4.02%) RACF
5 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 16 (9.20%) CA Endevor
3 12 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (4.02%) Control-M
4 7 (4.02%) zSecure
5 5 (2.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (2.87%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (1.15%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 103 (59.20%) IBM
2 26 (14.94%) TSYS
3 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.20%) CA
4 16 (9.20%) Oracle
5 14 (8.05%) Cognizant
6 13 (7.47%) HP
7 10 (5.75%) SAP
8 8 (4.60%) Micro Focus
8 8 (4.60%) Sybase
9 7 (4.02%) BMC
9 7 (4.02%) Remedy
10 4 (2.30%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.15%) Splunk
11 2 (1.15%) VMware
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