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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 844 805 867
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +62
Permanent jobs citing JCL 67 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.064% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 22
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,500 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +14.28%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60317 57068 62988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51146 48932 55400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
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 £40,000 £37,500 £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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 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
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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 -44 61 £39,000 -20.81% 7
London -19 22 £50,000 -21.56% 2
South West - 9 - - 1
Bristol - 8 - - 1
West Midlands -2 7 £33,000 -
South East -14 7 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Scotland +3 6 £31,000 -22.50%
East Midlands -7 6 £38,800 +29.33%
Southampton +10 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Hampshire -3 4 £85,000 +76.16%
North West -44 4 £28,500 -40.00% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £33,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Essex - 4 £55,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £55,000 - 1
Manchester -17 3 £35,000 -19.07% 1
Basildon - 3 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £39,000 -
Leicester - 3 £38,800 -
Leicestershire - 3 £38,800 -
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Nottingham -5 2 - -
Yorkshire -29 2 £38,750 +19.23%
West Yorkshire -41 2 £38,750 +19.23%
Reading - 2 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £31,000 -
Leeds - 2 £38,750 -
Warwick - 2 £33,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £39,000 -
Chester -9 1 £28,500 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (76.00%) Mainframe
2 73 (73.00%) COBOL
3 66 (66.00%) IBM
4 59 (59.00%) CICS
5 56 (56.00%) DB2
6 39 (39.00%) Retail
7 38 (38.00%) Change Management
8 36 (36.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 29 (29.00%) Banking
10 28 (28.00%) SQL
10 28 (28.00%) CA Endevor
10 28 (28.00%) QA
11 26 (26.00%) UNIX
12 24 (24.00%) VSAM
13 23 (23.00%) Finance
14 21 (21.00%) ISPF
15 19 (19.00%) ITIL
16 18 (18.00%) Oracle
17 17 (17.00%) Release Management
18 15 (15.00%) zOS
18 15 (15.00%) Teradata
19 14 (14.00%) BASE24
19 14 (14.00%) Linux
20 13 (13.00%) AIX
20 13 (13.00%) Java
21 12 (12.00%) C++
21 12 (12.00%) Windows
21 12 (12.00%) REXX
21 12 (12.00%) HP
21 12 (12.00%) Degree

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (59.00%) CICS
2 10 (10.00%) SAS
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Office
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.00%) SPSS
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (14.00%) BASE24
2 4 (4.00%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (1.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) ATM
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.00%) WAN
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) DB2
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.00%) Adabas
4 6 (6.00%) DataStage
5 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) Easytrieve
7 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) ChangeMan
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (39.00%) Retail
2 29 (29.00%) Banking
3 23 (23.00%) Finance
4 6 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Analyst
2 27 (27.00%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (13.00%) Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Programmer
4 12 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (10.00%) DBA
5 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
8 5 (5.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.00%) COBOL Programmer
8 5 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) SWIFT Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) COBOL Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Mainframe Operator
9 4 (4.00%) Mainframe Programmer
9 4 (4.00%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) ISPF
2 9 (9.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.00%) XML
4 5 (5.00%) ATL
4 5 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (2.00%) HTML
5 2 (2.00%) EntireX
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.00%) Middleware
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (76.00%) Mainframe
2 36 (36.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 24 (24.00%) VSAM
4 9 (9.00%) AS400
4 9 (9.00%) Tandem
4 9 (9.00%) Contract for Difference
4 9 (9.00%) SWIFT
5 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.00%) Data Conversion
8 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) HACMP
9 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) UNIX
2 15 (15.00%) zOS
3 14 (14.00%) Linux
4 13 (13.00%) AIX
5 12 (12.00%) Windows
6 5 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Change Management
2 19 (19.00%) ITIL
3 17 (17.00%) Release Management
4 8 (8.00%) Data Management
5 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.00%) Migration
7 5 (5.00%) Project Management
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.00%) ETL
8 4 (4.00%) Service Management
9 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.00%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.00%) Change Control
10 2 (2.00%) System Testing
10 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.00%) COBOL
2 28 (28.00%) SQL
3 13 (13.00%) Java
4 12 (12.00%) C++
4 12 (12.00%) REXX
5 11 (11.00%) PL/1
6 6 (6.00%) NATURAL
7 5 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 5 (5.00%) C#
7 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) CCNA
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.00%) QA
2 7 (7.00%) SLA
3 5 (5.00%) ISO 8583
4 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) RACF
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) CA Endevor
2 4 (4.00%) Control-M
2 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.00%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (66.00%) IBM
2 18 (18.00%) Oracle
3 15 (15.00%) Teradata
4 12 (12.00%) HP
5 5 (5.00%) NCR
6 4 (4.00%) Tableau
6 4 (4.00%) Intel
6 4 (4.00%) Lotus
7 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.00%) CA
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco
7 3 (3.00%) Trillium
8 2 (2.00%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.00%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.00%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.00%) McAfee
9 1 (1.00%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.00%) NetApp
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago