Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 187 236
Rank change year-on-year -37 +49 -6
Permanent jobs citing JCL 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.38% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% -1.75% -18.57%
10th Percentile £33,925 £39,000 £39,875
90th Percentile £48,975 £54,800 £46,625
UK median annual salary £40,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -22.86% +9.38% +6.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,257 2,612 3,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.85% 55.67% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,196 1,639 1,900
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,150 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 January 2018. 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 -33 3 £41,750 -12.57%
Edinburgh - 3 - - 2
JCL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (83.33%) COBOL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) MVS
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) ISPF

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 3 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) MVS
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 2 (33.33%) IBM