Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 221 234
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing JCL 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.096% 0.17% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76% +35.48%
10th Percentile £33,250 £34,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £43,350 £42,500 £56,000
UK median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.50%

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 3267 2999 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 62.84% 51.37% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 1728 2075
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,075 £58,975
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 20 July 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
Glasgow +28 5 £38,500 -3.75%
JCL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 5 (100.00%) CICS
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) ISPF
2 4 (80.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (60.00%) RACF
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) REXX
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) COBOL
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) zOS
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) zSecure
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning

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 5 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ISPF
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MVS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (60.00%) REXX
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) CLIST
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (60.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) zSecure
2 1 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CA
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase