Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Job Control Language (JCL)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 532 548
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +79
Permanent jobs citing JCL 6 3 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.010% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.019% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 51
South East median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £41,800 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -20.38% +12.90% +3.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,054 15,996 19,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.54% 54.94% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14,761 13,925 17,238
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in the South East

JCL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for JCL in the South East

JCL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Thames Valley +2 4 £44,250 -15.71%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £44,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
JCL
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) VSAM
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) CICS
5 2 (33.33%) RAD
5 2 (33.33%) Control-M
5 2 (33.33%) Easytrieve
6 1 (16.67%) ATM
6 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (33.33%) CICS
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Easytrieve
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Support
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) RAD
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle