The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 198 216 184
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Permanent jobs citing JCL 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.059% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £46,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +17.72%
JCL
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2269 2418 2101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 47.17% 47.57% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2005 1726
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

JCL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

JCL Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

JCL
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(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
Pontefract - 8 £34,000 -
Wakefield - 8 £34,000 -
JCL
Yorkshire

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) COBOL
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) zOS
2 8 (80.00%) NATURAL
2 8 (80.00%) DB2
2 8 (80.00%) Adabas
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (20.00%) Tandem
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) VocaLink
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) ATM
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Cryptography

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ATM
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) DB2
1 8 (80.00%) Adabas
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EMV
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Tandem
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) zOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) COBOL
2 8 (80.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) NCR
2 2 (20.00%) VocaLink
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle