The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 210 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing JCL 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.041% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
JCL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2640 2505 2587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.89% 51.11% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2187 2295
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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 - 9 £33,000 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 23 (100.00%) IBM
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 21 (91.30%) ISPF
2 21 (91.30%) IBM Notes
2 21 (91.30%) UNIX
2 21 (91.30%) Intel
2 21 (91.30%) Lotus
3 19 (82.61%) Incident Management
4 12 (52.17%) ServiceCenter
4 12 (52.17%) Migration
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) SAS
4 12 (52.17%) SLA
4 12 (52.17%) OpenView
4 12 (52.17%) HP
5 10 (43.48%) QA
5 10 (43.48%) Release Management
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) CA Endevor
7 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) MVS
7 2 (8.70%) CICS
7 2 (8.70%) COBOL
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) DB2

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (91.30%) IBM Notes
2 12 (52.17%) SAS
3 2 (8.70%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
General
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Mainframe Operator
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Operator
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) COBOL Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) UNIX
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Incident Management
2 12 (52.17%) Migration
3 10 (43.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) COBOL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) SLA
2 10 (43.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) OpenView
1 12 (52.17%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) IBM
2 21 (91.30%) Intel
2 21 (91.30%) Lotus
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) HP