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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 803 840 841
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Permanent jobs citing JCL 63 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.063% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 29
Average salary £53,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £39,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%

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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +45 58 £54,000 +8.00% 6
East Midlands +28 18 £39,400 +5.06%
Nottinghamshire +28 14 £40,000 -
Nottingham +22 14 £40,000 -
North West -7 13 £54,000 +8.00%
Cheshire 0 9 £54,000 +8.00%
London 0 6 £70,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -4 6 £33,000 -34.00%
South East -19 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Warwickshire - 6 £33,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £60,000 -
East of England -2 5 £50,000 +7.52%
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester -9 4 £54,000 +8.00%
Leicester - 3 £38,800 -
Leicestershire - 3 £38,800 -
Warwick - 3 £33,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,438 - 2
Scotland +10 2 £37,500 -
Knutsford -1 2 £54,000 +8.00%
Bracknell - 2 £65,000 -
Halifax - 2 £40,438 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £40,625 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,438 - 2
Edinburgh +3 1 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £52,500 -
Dorset - 1 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £52,500 -

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 133 (82.61%) Mainframe
2 93 (57.76%) IBM
3 91 (56.52%) COBOL
4 73 (45.34%) DB2
5 64 (39.75%) Finance
6 59 (36.65%) CICS
7 57 (35.40%) Banking
8 55 (34.16%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (32.30%) UNIX
10 51 (31.68%) Windows
11 48 (29.81%) QA
11 48 (29.81%) Retail
11 48 (29.81%) ISPF
12 45 (27.95%) Mentoring
13 41 (25.47%) Change Management
14 39 (24.22%) Java
15 35 (21.74%) TCP/IP
15 35 (21.74%) REXX
16 34 (21.12%) VSAM
16 34 (21.12%) Coaching
17 33 (20.50%) SQL
18 31 (19.25%) Linux
18 31 (19.25%) ATM
18 31 (19.25%) HP
19 30 (18.63%) CA Endevor
20 27 (16.77%) zOS
21 26 (16.15%) Assembly Language
21 26 (16.15%) IBM Mainframe
22 25 (15.53%) PL/1
23 24 (14.91%) SLA

JCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 59 (36.65%) CICS
2 22 (13.66%) WebSphere
3 21 (13.04%) SAS
4 18 (11.18%) IBM Notes
5 6 (3.73%) CMS
6 5 (3.11%) Node.js
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) MS Office
1 6 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) PrintSoft PReS
2 5 (3.11%) DOC1
3 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.32%) BASE24
2 6 (3.73%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (3.11%) Exstream
4 1 (0.62%) assyst
4 1 (0.62%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 31 (19.25%) ATM
3 15 (9.32%) SSL
4 6 (3.73%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.48%) FTP
6 3 (1.86%) Firewall
7 2 (1.24%) SMS
7 2 (1.24%) SNA
8 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (45.34%) DB2
2 21 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.21%) Adabas
4 9 (5.59%) DataStage
5 6 (3.73%) Easytrieve
5 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.86%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) OLAP
9 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.86%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) ERwin
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (39.75%) Finance
2 57 (35.40%) Banking
3 48 (29.81%) Retail
4 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.48%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (22.98%) Technical Specialist
2 21 (13.04%) Consultant
3 18 (11.18%) Analyst
4 16 (9.94%) Mainframe Operator
4 16 (9.94%) Programmer
5 14 (8.70%) Developer
6 10 (6.21%) Administrator
7 8 (4.97%) CICS Programmer
7 8 (4.97%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 8 (4.97%) Computer Operator
8 7 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) DBA
8 7 (4.35%) COBOL Programmer
9 6 (3.73%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) COBOL Developer
9 6 (3.73%) VisionPLUS Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Specialist
9 6 (3.73%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.81%) ISPF
2 22 (13.66%) XML
3 21 (13.04%) Middleware
4 20 (12.42%) J2EE
5 13 (8.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (8.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (4.97%) HTML
7 7 (4.35%) .NET
8 5 (3.11%) Web Services
8 5 (3.11%) HTML5
9 3 (1.86%) XSLT
10 2 (1.24%) REST
10 2 (1.24%) SOAP
11 1 (0.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (82.61%) Mainframe
2 55 (34.16%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (21.12%) VSAM
4 26 (16.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 21 (13.04%) Cryptography
6 16 (9.94%) Tandem
7 15 (9.32%) EMV
8 9 (5.59%) Chip Card
9 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.73%) Mathematics
11 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.48%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.86%) Statistics
13 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.86%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.62%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) UNIX
2 51 (31.68%) Windows
3 31 (19.25%) Linux
4 27 (16.77%) zOS
5 19 (11.80%) AIX
6 18 (11.18%) MVS
7 15 (9.32%) Windows XP
7 15 (9.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Mentoring
2 41 (25.47%) Change Management
3 34 (21.12%) Coaching
4 23 (14.29%) Release Management
5 20 (12.42%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.70%) ITIL
7 13 (8.07%) Migration
8 10 (6.21%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.59%) ETL
9 9 (5.59%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.59%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.73%) SOA
12 5 (3.11%) Information Management
13 4 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 91 (56.52%) COBOL
2 39 (24.22%) Java
3 35 (21.74%) REXX
4 33 (20.50%) SQL
5 26 (16.15%) Assembly Language
6 25 (15.53%) PL/1
7 22 (13.66%) C++
8 21 (13.04%) Perl
9 18 (11.18%) C#
10 15 (9.32%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.97%) NATURAL
12 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.11%) SELCOPY
14 4 (2.48%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (2.48%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.86%) VB
16 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (11.18%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (29.81%) QA
2 24 (14.91%) SLA
3 15 (9.32%) ISO 8583
4 4 (2.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (1.24%) RACF
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (18.63%) CA Endevor
2 13 (8.07%) ServiceCenter
3 10 (6.21%) OpenView
4 5 (3.11%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (1.86%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.86%) MOM
5 3 (1.86%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (1.86%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.24%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.24%) Control-M
6 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (57.76%) IBM
2 31 (19.25%) HP
3 18 (11.18%) Oracle
3 18 (11.18%) Lotus
3 18 (11.18%) Intel
4 15 (9.32%) NCR
4 15 (9.32%) VocaLink
5 11 (6.83%) VMware
6 6 (3.73%) CA
7 5 (3.11%) BMC
7 5 (3.11%) Thunderhead
8 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.86%) Unisys
9 3 (1.86%) Trillium
9 3 (1.86%) Sun
9 3 (1.86%) Teradata
10 2 (1.24%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.62%) Cisco
11 1 (0.62%) Remedy
11 1 (0.62%) McAfee
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £36491 - £45077 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 9 days ago