The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 256 203 220
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +17
Permanent jobs citing JCL 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.056% 0.087%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.029% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3393 2659 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.48% 49.78% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2665 2183 2724
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

JCL
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

JCL Salary Trend in Yorkshire

JCL
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
West Yorkshire -33 1 £37,500 +25.00%
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) EntireX
2 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EntireX
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus