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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 823 847 841
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing JCL 47 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.076% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 30
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,100 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%

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
53933 56556 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.54% 52.95% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46009 47397 50838
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 £63,875 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 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 3 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 +21 45 £52,500 +5.00% 9
London - 14 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +37 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 10 £40,000 -
Nottingham +14 10 £40,000 -
South East -19 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire - 6 £60,000 -
West Midlands -23 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +11 2 £32,500 -
Edinburgh +9 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire -4 2 £40,625 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire -4 2 £34,000 +8.80% 1
North West -33 2 £40,625 -18.75% 2
South West - 2 £52,500 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £40,625 - 1
Dorset - 2 £52,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £52,500 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £65,000 -
Brighton - 2 - -
East of England -2 1 £52,000 +11.82%
West Sussex -3 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -10 1 £34,000 +8.80% 1
Pontefract - 1 £34,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £34,000 -
Essex - 1 £52,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £33,000 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 141 (87.58%) Mainframe
2 100 (62.11%) IBM
3 93 (57.76%) COBOL
4 80 (49.69%) DB2
5 66 (40.99%) Finance
6 64 (39.75%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (35.40%) Banking
8 56 (34.78%) CICS
9 55 (34.16%) UNIX
10 53 (32.92%) Windows
11 51 (31.68%) Retail
11 51 (31.68%) QA
12 49 (30.43%) ISPF
12 49 (30.43%) Java
13 47 (29.19%) Mentoring
14 45 (27.95%) Change Management
15 44 (27.33%) SQL
16 41 (25.47%) Linux
17 39 (24.22%) TCP/IP
18 38 (23.60%) Coaching
19 36 (22.36%) REXX
20 33 (20.50%) HP
21 32 (19.88%) ATM
22 31 (19.25%) CA Endevor
23 30 (18.63%) PL/1
24 29 (18.01%) IBM Mainframe
25 28 (17.39%) Oracle
26 27 (16.77%) J2EE
26 27 (16.77%) XML
26 27 (16.77%) Assembly Language

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 56 (34.78%) CICS
2 26 (16.15%) WebSphere
3 19 (11.80%) SAS
4 15 (9.32%) IBM Notes
5 9 (5.59%) MQSeries
6 8 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.11%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) DOC1
1 5 (3.11%) PrintSoft PReS
2 3 (1.86%) MS Office
2 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (11.80%) BASE24
2 5 (3.11%) Exstream
3 1 (0.62%) assyst
3 1 (0.62%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.22%) TCP/IP
2 32 (19.88%) ATM
3 14 (8.70%) SSL
4 7 (4.35%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) FTP
5 4 (2.48%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.86%) Firewall
7 2 (1.24%) SNA
8 1 (0.62%) SMS
8 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (49.69%) DB2
2 25 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.83%) Adabas
4 10 (6.21%) DataStage
5 6 (3.73%) Easytrieve
6 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.86%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) IMS/DB
9 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.11%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.11%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.24%) XPEDITER
5 1 (0.62%) ERwin
General
1 66 (40.99%) Finance
2 57 (35.40%) Banking
3 51 (31.68%) Retail
4 5 (3.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (25.47%) Technical Specialist
2 22 (13.66%) Analyst
3 20 (12.42%) Consultant
4 17 (10.56%) Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Programmer
6 13 (8.07%) Mainframe Operator
7 10 (6.21%) Administrator
8 9 (5.59%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.97%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.97%) CICS Programmer
9 8 (4.97%) COBOL Programmer
10 7 (4.35%) COBOL Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Computer Operator
10 7 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) DBA
11 6 (3.73%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.43%) ISPF
2 27 (16.77%) J2EE
2 27 (16.77%) XML
3 21 (13.04%) Middleware
4 16 (9.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (8.70%) HTML
6 13 (8.07%) Web Services
7 11 (6.83%) .NET
7 11 (6.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (3.11%) HTML5
9 3 (1.86%) XSLT
9 3 (1.86%) JMS
10 2 (1.24%) SOAP
10 2 (1.24%) REST
11 1 (0.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 141 (87.58%) Mainframe
2 64 (39.75%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (18.01%) IBM Mainframe
4 25 (15.53%) Cryptography
4 25 (15.53%) VSAM
5 20 (12.42%) Tandem
6 19 (11.80%) EMV
7 9 (5.59%) Chip Card
8 8 (4.97%) Client/Server
8 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.48%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.48%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.86%) DataPower
11 3 (1.86%) Statistics
12 2 (1.24%) Replication
12 2 (1.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.16%) UNIX
2 53 (32.92%) Windows
3 41 (25.47%) Linux
4 25 (15.53%) zOS
5 23 (14.29%) AIX
6 22 (13.66%) MVS
7 19 (11.80%) Windows XP
7 19 (11.80%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.97%) Solaris
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) Mentoring
2 45 (27.95%) Change Management
3 38 (23.60%) Coaching
4 21 (13.04%) Release Management
5 16 (9.94%) Incident Management
5 16 (9.94%) SOA
6 11 (6.83%) ITIL
6 11 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.21%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.21%) ETL
7 10 (6.21%) Migration
8 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.97%) OO
10 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.11%) Information Management
12 5 (3.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.76%) COBOL
2 49 (30.43%) Java
3 44 (27.33%) SQL
4 36 (22.36%) REXX
5 30 (18.63%) PL/1
6 27 (16.77%) Assembly Language
7 26 (16.15%) C++
8 25 (15.53%) Perl
9 22 (13.66%) C#
10 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
11 10 (6.21%) NATURAL
12 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.35%) SELCOPY
14 5 (3.11%) VB
15 4 (2.48%) ActionScript
15 4 (2.48%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (31.68%) QA
2 22 (13.66%) SLA
3 19 (11.80%) ISO 8583
4 4 (2.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.62%) RACF
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (19.25%) CA Endevor
2 8 (4.97%) OpenView
2 8 (4.97%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.97%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (3.11%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (2.48%) Control-M
5 3 (1.86%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.86%) MOM
5 3 (1.86%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.86%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.62%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 100 (62.11%) IBM
2 33 (20.50%) HP
3 28 (17.39%) Oracle
4 19 (11.80%) NCR
4 19 (11.80%) VocaLink
5 15 (9.32%) Intel
5 15 (9.32%) Lotus
6 9 (5.59%) VMware
7 8 (4.97%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.73%) Cognizant
9 5 (3.11%) Thunderhead
10 4 (2.48%) BMC
10 4 (2.48%) CA
11 3 (1.86%) Trillium
11 3 (1.86%) Unisys
11 3 (1.86%) Sun
11 3 (1.86%) Teradata
11 3 (1.86%) Syncsort
12 1 (0.62%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.62%) Pega
East Midlands
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + pension, bonus, share option +++
Posted: 12 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £34,000 per annum basic + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago