The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 14 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% - 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% - 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Perl
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.57% 72.03% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Perl
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Belfast region.

Perl Salary Trend in Belfast

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Nmap
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Decision Table
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nmap
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat