The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 157 157
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Permanent jobs citing JCL 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £42,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,550
% change year-on-year +31.25% +6.52%  

JCL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1484 1434 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.10% 49.91% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 876 845 1024
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing JCL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in Scotland

JCL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for JCL in Scotland

JCL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 3 £42,000 -
JCL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JCL.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (77.78%) zOS
3 7 (77.78%) CICS
4 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
4 5 (55.56%) CA
4 5 (55.56%) REXX
4 5 (55.56%) COBOL
4 5 (55.56%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (55.56%) VSAM
4 5 (55.56%) ISPF
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SAS
5 4 (44.44%) RACF
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) Security Management
6 3 (33.33%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) CLIST
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) zSecure
7 2 (22.22%) People Management
7 2 (22.22%) SSH

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (77.78%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ISPF
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) VSAM
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) zOS
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
1 5 (55.56%) COBOL
1 5 (55.56%) REXX
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) CLIST
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (55.56%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (44.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (22.22%) zSecure
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CA
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £34308 - £49556 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago