The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 883 819 875
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +56
Permanent jobs citing JCL 34 64 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.058% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 34
Average salary £46,500 £47,250 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.58% -9.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,050 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £70,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £39,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -24.03%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

JCL Salary Histogram in the UK

JCL
Top 27 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 30 £46,500 -2.10% 5
North West -12 9 £39,000 - 2
East of England - 6 £46,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,500 -
Manchester -7 5 £32,500 -8.45% 1
London -58 4 - - 2
Nottingham -14 3 - -
South East -17 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -21 3 - -
West Yorkshire -29 3 £30,000 -24.05%
Yorkshire -37 3 £30,000 -24.05%
East Midlands -37 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands +6 2 £39,500 +61.22%
Cheshire -3 2 £51,250 +29.74%
Potters Bar - 2 £46,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £38,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £39,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £55,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £39,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bathgate - 1 - -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (76.81%) Mainframe
2 35 (50.72%) COBOL
3 30 (43.48%) ISPF
4 29 (42.03%) Finance
5 28 (40.58%) DB2
5 28 (40.58%) IBM
5 28 (40.58%) CICS
6 24 (34.78%) UNIX
7 21 (30.43%) Windows
7 21 (30.43%) Change Management
8 19 (27.54%) AIX
9 18 (26.09%) ITIL
10 17 (24.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 16 (23.19%) WebSphere
12 15 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (21.74%) Middleware
13 14 (20.29%) SSL
13 14 (20.29%) Java
13 14 (20.29%) Perl
13 14 (20.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 12 (17.39%) zOS
15 11 (15.94%) REXX
15 11 (15.94%) Linux
15 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
15 11 (15.94%) VSAM
16 10 (14.49%) C++
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle
16 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (13.04%) SLA
17 9 (13.04%) DataStage

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (40.58%) CICS
2 16 (23.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) DOC1
3 1 (1.45%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) BASE24
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
2 1 (1.45%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) ATM
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) DB2
2 9 (13.04%) DataStage
3 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) DBA
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (10.14%) Teradata DBA
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Mainframe Developer
7 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Mainframe Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Junior
9 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.90%) Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) ISPF
2 15 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (21.74%) Middleware
3 14 (20.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (10.14%) ATL
5 4 (5.80%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
5 4 (5.80%) JSON
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (76.81%) Mainframe
2 17 (24.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (15.94%) VSAM
4 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 2 (2.90%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) UNIX
2 21 (30.43%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) AIX
4 12 (17.39%) zOS
5 11 (15.94%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Change Management
2 18 (26.09%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
4 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) ETL
5 7 (10.14%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (4.35%) Test Management
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Change Control
9 2 (2.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) COBOL
2 14 (20.29%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
3 11 (15.94%) REXX
4 10 (14.49%) C++
5 7 (10.14%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Assembly Language
6 4 (5.80%) C
6 4 (5.80%) PL/1
6 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) CCNA
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) SRDF
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.70%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) IBM
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) Teradata
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.80%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.35%) Computacenter
7 2 (2.90%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Unisys
8 1 (1.45%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.45%) VMware
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Canary Wharf
Citi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago