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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 861 882 896
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Permanent jobs citing JCL 74 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.052% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.10% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 36
Average salary £47,500 £52,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £39,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.93% -

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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 71 £47,500 -10.79% 14
London +23 24 £54,250 -23.85% 6
North West +34 15 £47,500 -12.03%
East Midlands +2 13 £43,000 +9.13% 3
City of London - 13 £55,000 -
Lancashire - 11 £47,500 -
Leicestershire +8 8 £44,000 +13.40% 2
Skelmersdale - 8 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +11 6 - - 4
South West -6 6 £38,533 -26.60% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £38,533 - 1
Swindon - 6 £38,533 - 1
South East +15 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Leicester +1 4 £44,000 +13.40%
West Yorkshire -4 3 - - 2
Pontefract - 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands -17 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Warwickshire -20 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Warwick -26 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Burgess Hill - 2 £58,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £23,250 - 1
Wellingborough - 2 £23,250 - 1
Burnley - 2 £32,500 -
Brighton - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 -
Cheshire +20 1 £25,500 -52.77%
Manchester +19 1 £32,500 -39.81%
Wilmslow +9 1 £25,500 -37.23%
Blackburn - 1 £35,000 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (94.22%) Mainframe
2 147 (84.97%) COBOL
3 127 (73.41%) DB2
4 125 (72.25%) CICS
5 113 (65.32%) IBM
6 78 (45.09%) Finance
7 71 (41.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 66 (38.15%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (38.15%) Banking
9 59 (34.10%) SDLC
10 56 (32.37%) VSAM
11 36 (20.81%) Java
12 35 (20.23%) Change Management
13 33 (19.08%) SQL
13 33 (19.08%) zOS
14 31 (17.92%) TOWER Software
15 25 (14.45%) MTS
15 25 (14.45%) Time Sharing Option
16 24 (13.87%) SEPA
16 24 (13.87%) REXX
17 23 (13.29%) ISPF
18 22 (12.72%) DataStage
19 21 (12.14%) ITIL Certification
19 21 (12.14%) ITIL
20 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (10.40%) SWIFT
21 18 (10.40%) QA
22 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
22 17 (9.83%) HTML

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 125 (72.25%) CICS
2 25 (14.45%) MTS
3 10 (5.78%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.31%) Apache
4 4 (2.31%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.31%) SAS
5 3 (1.73%) Confluence
5 3 (1.73%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.73%) MS Office
1 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (5.78%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) Firewall
1 3 (1.73%) Kerberos
1 3 (1.73%) SSH
1 3 (1.73%) SSL
1 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.73%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (73.41%) DB2
2 22 (12.72%) DataStage
3 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.31%) Adabas
4 4 (2.31%) Pentaho
5 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) IDMS
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.58%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.09%) ChangeMan
3 4 (2.31%) JUnit
4 3 (1.73%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) XPEDITER
5 1 (0.58%) PROIV
General
1 78 (45.09%) Finance
2 66 (38.15%) Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Retail
4 7 (4.05%) Marketing
5 6 (3.47%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (42.20%) Developer
2 33 (19.08%) COBOL Developer
3 29 (16.76%) Lead Developer
4 23 (13.29%) Mainframe Developer
5 22 (12.72%) Subject Matter Expert
6 19 (10.98%) Analyst
7 17 (9.83%) DB2 Developer
7 17 (9.83%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.36%) Senior Mainframe Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Mainframe Software Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) CICS Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Designer
11 7 (4.05%) Solutions Designer
12 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (3.47%) Mainframe Operator
12 6 (3.47%) Technical Leader
13 5 (2.89%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Lead Java Developer
14 4 (2.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.29%) ISPF
2 17 (9.83%) HTML
3 16 (9.25%) Middleware
4 14 (8.09%) XML
5 13 (7.51%) .NET
5 13 (7.51%) Web Services
6 9 (5.20%) Spring
7 8 (4.62%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.62%) Entity Framework
7 8 (4.62%) WCF
8 6 (3.47%) Java EE
8 6 (3.47%) JSON
9 4 (2.31%) Ajax
9 4 (2.31%) CSS
9 4 (2.31%) CSS3
9 4 (2.31%) HTML5
9 4 (2.31%) jQuery
9 4 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.31%) XHTML
9 4 (2.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 163 (94.22%) Mainframe
2 71 (41.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 66 (38.15%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (32.37%) VSAM
5 18 (10.40%) SWIFT
6 10 (5.78%) AS400
6 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.62%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.47%) iSeries
9 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.73%) PKI
11 2 (1.16%) Life Science
12 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.08%) zOS
2 12 (6.94%) Unix
3 8 (4.62%) Linux
4 7 (4.05%) Windows
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.73%) OS/390
7 2 (1.16%) AIX
7 2 (1.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.10%) SDLC
2 35 (20.23%) Change Management
3 21 (12.14%) ITIL
4 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.09%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.94%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 12 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.36%) Automated Testing
9 11 (6.36%) RAD
9 11 (6.36%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.78%) Coaching
11 7 (4.05%) Project Management
11 7 (4.05%) Refactoring
11 7 (4.05%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.47%) Product Management
12 6 (3.47%) SOA
12 6 (3.47%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (2.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (84.97%) COBOL
2 36 (20.81%) Java
3 33 (19.08%) SQL
4 24 (13.87%) REXX
5 15 (8.67%) C#
5 15 (8.67%) CLIST
6 12 (6.94%) Assembly Language
7 9 (5.20%) Perl
8 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.47%) Python
9 5 (2.89%) PL/1
10 4 (2.31%) NATURAL
10 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) SEPA
2 18 (10.40%) QA
3 7 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.45%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (5.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (3.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (1.73%) RACF
4 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.05%) CA Endevor
3 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.31%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (1.73%) zSecure
5 2 (1.16%) Xymon
6 1 (0.58%) Control-M
6 1 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 113 (65.32%) IBM
2 31 (17.92%) TOWER Software
3 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.78%) TSYS
5 9 (5.20%) CA
6 7 (4.05%) Oracle
7 6 (3.47%) Micro Focus
7 6 (3.47%) SAP
8 4 (2.31%) Lotus
8 4 (2.31%) VMware
9 3 (1.73%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.73%) Splunk
9 3 (1.73%) Sybase
10 2 (1.16%) Intel
11 1 (0.58%) BMC
11 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.58%) HP
11 1 (0.58%) Informatica
11 1 (0.58%) Remedy
11 1 (0.58%) Syncsort
London, Victoria
John Lewis Partnership
Salary: Pay in range: £46,700 - £66,500
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 plus discretionary
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £24500 per annum + Shift allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Next
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Next
Posted: 7 days ago
Yorkshire
Next
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Next
Posted: 7 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire and Pontefract, West...
Next
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire and Pontefract, West...
Next
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £54720 - £63839 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45990 - £53654 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45990 - £53654 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 23 days ago