The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 84 60 87
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 39 71 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 3.47% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 7.25% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
791 979 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.29% 47.83% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 701 890 698
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Perl
West Midlands

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Perl Salary Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 29 (56.86%) UNIX
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) Python
5 20 (39.22%) Solaris
6 19 (37.25%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 17 (33.33%) Finance
8 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
9 15 (29.41%) Apache
10 14 (27.45%) LDAP
11 13 (25.49%) PHP
12 12 (23.53%) ITIL
12 12 (23.53%) AIX
12 12 (23.53%) WebLogic
12 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
12 12 (23.53%) Web Development
13 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
14 10 (19.61%) Korn
14 10 (19.61%) Financial Institution
14 10 (19.61%) CA SiteMinder
14 10 (19.61%) CA
14 10 (19.61%) Equities
15 9 (17.65%) Change Management
15 9 (17.65%) Sun
15 9 (17.65%) CSS
15 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
15 9 (17.65%) Wiki

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (29.41%) Apache
2 12 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) LDAP
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) OSPF
3 5 (9.80%) BGP
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security
4 3 (5.88%) Junos
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Extranet
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Informix
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Applications Support
2 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Web Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.96%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (17.65%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) .NET
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) Symfony
5 3 (5.88%) XSLT
5 3 (5.88%) Middleware
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) XSL
6 2 (3.92%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) JSP
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Equities
2 9 (17.65%) Wiki
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (1.96%) Xbox
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) UNIX
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 27 (52.94%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) Solaris
4 12 (23.53%) AIX
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
6 8 (15.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Web Development
2 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.84%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (3.92%) SIEM
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) Python
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
5 13 (25.49%) PHP
6 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
7 10 (19.61%) Korn
8 8 (15.69%) C++
9 7 (13.73%) C#
9 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.73%) Ruby
10 5 (9.80%) Tcl
11 4 (7.84%) C
11 4 (7.84%) PHP5
12 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.92%) VBScript
12 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.96%) XPath
13 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CCNP
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCSA
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) OCA
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) CA
2 9 (17.65%) Sun
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.84%) Juniper
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Zend
5 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.88%) Sybase
5 3 (5.88%) Progress
5 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.88%) Sage
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Sony
7 1 (1.96%) Perforce