The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 92 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 33 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 2.37% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 5.82% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 72
Average salary £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +5.00%
Perl
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
866 893 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.65% 40.72% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 778 766 915
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 66 (95.65%) Linux
2 49 (71.01%) UNIX
3 28 (40.58%) Solaris
3 28 (40.58%) Python
4 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 26 (37.68%) Java
6 24 (34.78%) Puppet
6 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 24 (34.78%) DevOps
7 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (30.43%) Ubuntu
8 21 (30.43%) Ansible
8 21 (30.43%) Oracle
8 21 (30.43%) AIX
9 20 (28.99%) Windows
10 18 (26.09%) Web Services
10 18 (26.09%) SOA
11 17 (24.64%) Tivoli
11 17 (24.64%) WebSphere
12 16 (23.19%) Maven
12 16 (23.19%) IBM
13 15 (21.74%) Nagios
13 15 (21.74%) VMware
13 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
14 14 (20.29%) ISPF
14 14 (20.29%) JCL
14 14 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (20.29%) MVS
14 14 (20.29%) Mainframe
14 14 (20.29%) BusinessObjects

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (24.64%) WebSphere
2 14 (20.29%) CICS
2 14 (20.29%) MQSeries
2 14 (20.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 11 (15.94%) Apache
5 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (18.84%) IaaS
2 8 (11.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) LDAP
3 5 (7.25%) OSPF
3 5 (7.25%) BGP
4 2 (2.90%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Junos
5 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (20.29%) DB2
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.19%) Maven
3 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) Hudson
4 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.35%) Ant
4 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.35%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Private Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Consultant
1 14 (20.29%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Applications Support
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) Web Services
2 14 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (20.29%) ISPF
3 13 (18.84%) Sensu
4 8 (11.59%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 3 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) DOM
5 3 (4.35%) XSLT
5 3 (4.35%) JSP
5 3 (4.35%) SOAP
5 3 (4.35%) Struts
5 3 (4.35%) JMS
5 3 (4.35%) JavaBeans
5 3 (4.35%) JAXB
5 3 (4.35%) SAX
5 3 (4.35%) JMX
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 3 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (95.65%) Linux
2 49 (71.01%) UNIX
3 28 (40.58%) Solaris
4 21 (30.43%) AIX
4 21 (30.43%) Ubuntu
5 20 (28.99%) Windows
6 14 (20.29%) MVS
7 8 (11.59%) CentOS
7 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 2000
9 5 (7.25%) SUSE
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) OS/390
11 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) DevOps
2 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (26.09%) SOA
4 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.25%) Web Development
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) SIEM
7 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.35%) Web Design
7 3 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (4.35%) Logistics
7 3 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Python
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 14 (20.29%) JCL
6 13 (18.84%) Bourne shell
6 13 (18.84%) Groovy
7 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 9 (13.04%) COBOL
8 9 (13.04%) Ruby
9 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (8.70%) Korn
11 5 (7.25%) Tcl
12 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
13 3 (4.35%) PHP
13 3 (4.35%) C++
13 3 (4.35%) XPath
14 1 (1.45%) C
14 1 (1.45%) VBA
14 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) CCNP
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 4 (5.80%) SSCP
3 4 (5.80%) GIAC
3 4 (5.80%) GCFA
3 4 (5.80%) CEH
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) CRISC
5 2 (2.90%) ISACA
5 2 (2.90%) CISA
6 1 (1.45%) CCSA
6 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.45%) OSCP
6 1 (1.45%) GREM
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) Puppet
2 21 (30.43%) Ansible
3 17 (24.64%) Tivoli
4 15 (21.74%) Nagios
5 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
5 13 (18.84%) Vagrant
6 11 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (5.80%) Netcool
9 2 (2.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (2.90%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) IBM
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) CA
5 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.25%) Sun
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.90%) Sybase
8 2 (2.90%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.45%) Zend
9 1 (1.45%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 5 days ago