The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 27 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.44% 3.64% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 5.75% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 174 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 62.59% 63.27% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 108 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Perl
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Perforce
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Segue
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) OpenVMS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Perforce
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Segue
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft