Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1104 1068
Rank change year-on-year -45 -36 +92
Permanent jobs citing JCL 17 99 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.018% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 64 139
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,583 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £55,375 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -14.29% +6.60% +15.88%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93459 95015 106614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 53.04% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77564 82649 92082
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JCL in England

JCL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for JCL in England

JCL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JCL in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JCL in England

JCL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
North of England -4 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -27 9 £45,000 +20.00%
South East -2 5 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Midlands +12 2 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +19 1 £40,000 -5.88%
London -12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
JCL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) REXX
3 7 (41.18%) MVS
3 7 (41.18%) DB2
3 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) CICS
4 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Replication
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
7 3 (17.65%) CA
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) ISPF
8 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) XPEDITER
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (35.29%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Adabas
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) XPEDITER
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Programmer
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) DB2 Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) DB2 Systems Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) RACF Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ISPF
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (23.53%) Replication
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) MVS
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) REXX
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) CA
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) VMware