Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for JCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JCL over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 138 176
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 +9
Permanent jobs citing JCL 9 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.44% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.79% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 1
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -25.93%
10th Percentile £24,898 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £41,375 £42,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% +16.67%

JCL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1554 1270 1774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.42% 56.37% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1141 1524
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing JCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in Cheshire

JCL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for JCL in Cheshire

JCL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JCL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JCL in Cheshire

JCL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +15 3 £27,450 -39.00%
Knutsford -41 3 £45,000 +28.57%
JCL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) REXX
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (55.56%) CICS
5 5 (55.56%) COBOL
5 5 (55.56%) DB2
6 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (33.33%) Unix
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 3 (33.33%) CA
8 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (22.22%) MVS
8 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
8 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (22.22%) XPEDITER
9 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
9 1 (11.11%) Clustering
9 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 1 (11.11%) ISPF
9 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (11.11%) Time Management
9 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (11.11%) DMZ

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DMZ
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) XPEDITER
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) DB2 Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) DB2 Systems Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) REXX
2 5 (55.56%) COBOL
3 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow