The first table below looks at the demand for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 201 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing JCL 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.018% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +14.28%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2624 2639 2583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.62% 47.28% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2337 2269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
JCL
England

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JCL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the West Midlands region.

JCL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

JCL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
Warwickshire - 4 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £39,000 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 5 (55.56%) COBOL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 5 (55.56%) CA Endevor
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (44.44%) Intel
3 4 (44.44%) ISPF
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
3 4 (44.44%) Lotus
3 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) OpenView
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (11.11%) VSAM

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) Mainframe Operator
2 4 (44.44%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) COBOL Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) COBOL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Operator
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) COBOL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) CA Endevor
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP