The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / South West
Rank - 243 241
Permanent jobs citing JCL 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.31% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £38,533 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £38,533 £38,000
% change year-on-year +36.24% +1.40%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3034 3242 3285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.65% 55.16% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 2767 2855
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

JCL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for JCL in the South West

JCL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South West region with a requirement for JCL.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM