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 16 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 88 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 30 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 1.70% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 4.05% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 5
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £28,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
761 741 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.68% 42.01% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 672 625 559
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 16 April 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 72 (74.23%) UNIX
2 64 (65.98%) Linux
3 63 (64.95%) Solaris
4 55 (56.70%) Shell Script
4 55 (56.70%) Finance
5 39 (40.21%) Sun
5 39 (40.21%) ITIL
6 38 (39.18%) SUSE
7 36 (37.11%) Banking
7 36 (37.11%) SQL
8 32 (32.99%) AIX
9 31 (31.96%) HTML
9 31 (31.96%) Korn
10 30 (30.93%) Windows
11 29 (29.90%) Java
12 27 (27.84%) EMC
12 27 (27.84%) SAN
12 27 (27.84%) Veritas
12 27 (27.84%) Red Hat
12 27 (27.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 27 (27.84%) Veritas File System
12 27 (27.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 24 (24.74%) Apache
13 24 (24.74%) Oracle
14 23 (23.71%) RDF
14 23 (23.71%) VMware
14 23 (23.71%) Symmetrix DMX
14 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (23.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (22.68%) Financial Institution

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (24.74%) Apache
2 19 (19.59%) Tomcat
3 18 (18.56%) WebLogic
4 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) WordPress
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) SAN
2 20 (20.62%) LDAP
3 7 (7.22%) WAN
4 3 (3.09%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) DHCP
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle Exadata
2 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.34%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JUnit
1 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) Cactus
1 1 (1.03%) jMock
1 1 (1.03%) TestNG
1 1 (1.03%) EasyMock
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.03%) Flash Builder
1 1 (1.03%) JBehave
1 1 (1.03%) Mockito
1 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.03%) Concordion
General
1 55 (56.70%) Finance
2 36 (37.11%) Banking
3 22 (22.68%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.15%) Front Office
4 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Applications Support
2 19 (19.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) UNIX Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Support Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Systems Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Developer
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.09%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Web Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) HTML
2 19 (19.59%) CSS
3 13 (13.40%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (9.28%) Ajax
5 6 (6.19%) XSL
5 6 (6.19%) XSLT
5 6 (6.19%) Web Services
6 4 (4.12%) LAMP
7 3 (3.09%) .NET
7 3 (3.09%) Middleware
8 2 (2.06%) jQuery
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
9 1 (1.03%) CSS3
9 1 (1.03%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.03%) CPAN
9 1 (1.03%) Flash
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.03%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (1.03%) J2EE
9 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Symmetrix DMX
2 13 (13.40%) Wiki
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.06%) FMCG
4 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 72 (74.23%) UNIX
2 64 (65.98%) Linux
3 63 (64.95%) Solaris
4 38 (39.18%) SUSE
5 32 (32.99%) AIX
6 30 (30.93%) Windows
7 23 (23.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (11.34%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.06%) Debian
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) RDF
3 18 (18.56%) Web Development
4 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.31%) Workflow
6 10 (10.31%) CRM
6 10 (10.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.28%) Change Management
7 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.19%) Release Management
9 5 (5.15%) Project Management
10 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.09%) OO
11 3 (3.09%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
13 1 (1.03%) Performance Management
13 1 (1.03%) Network Architecture
13 1 (1.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) Shell Script
2 36 (37.11%) SQL
3 31 (31.96%) Korn
4 29 (29.90%) Java
5 15 (15.46%) PHP
6 14 (14.43%) C++
7 13 (13.40%) Python
8 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.31%) C
9 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.19%) VBScript
11 3 (3.09%) C#
12 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) CCNA
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 27 (27.84%) Veritas File System
1 27 (27.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) Control-M
2 14 (14.43%) CA SiteMinder
3 13 (13.40%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Sun
2 27 (27.84%) EMC
2 27 (27.84%) Veritas
2 27 (27.84%) Red Hat
3 24 (24.74%) Oracle
4 23 (23.71%) VMware
5 21 (21.65%) Sybase
6 14 (14.43%) CA
7 10 (10.31%) Sage
7 10 (10.31%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (10.31%) Symantec
7 10 (10.31%) Progress
8 6 (6.19%) BMC
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.09%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.03%) Capita
10 1 (1.03%) Sony
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) JBoss