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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 108 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +25
Permanent jobs citing Perl 22 67 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 3.67% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 8.24% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 33
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (74.07%) UNIX
2 50 (61.73%) Linux
3 40 (49.38%) Solaris
4 35 (43.21%) Cisco
5 34 (41.98%) Firewall
6 31 (38.27%) Finance
7 30 (37.04%) CCNP
7 30 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (37.04%) OSPF
7 30 (37.04%) BGP
8 29 (35.80%) Tcl
8 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
9 28 (34.57%) Windows
10 26 (32.10%) SQL
11 22 (27.16%) Python
12 20 (24.69%) Juniper
13 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
14 17 (20.99%) Java
14 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
15 16 (19.75%) Clustering
15 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
16 14 (17.28%) ITIL
16 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
16 14 (17.28%) Financial Institution
16 14 (17.28%) Equities
16 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (17.28%) Blue Coat
16 14 (17.28%) Load Balancing
16 14 (17.28%) Network Security
16 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) Firewall
2 30 (37.04%) OSPF
2 30 (37.04%) BGP
3 14 (17.28%) Network Security
4 13 (16.05%) Junos
4 13 (16.05%) LDAP
5 10 (12.35%) VPN
6 9 (11.11%) Internet
6 9 (11.11%) Extranet
7 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.47%) DNS
8 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.23%) SSL
9 1 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (1.23%) MPLS
9 1 (1.23%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) Redis
2 4 (4.94%) MarkLogic
3 3 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Maven
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Ant
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Financial Institution
3 6 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Firewall Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Applications Support
3 13 (16.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Perl Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Security Specialist
9 1 (1.23%) Deployment Specialist
9 1 (1.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) HTML
2 7 (8.64%) .NET
3 6 (7.41%) JMS
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) D-Bus
4 4 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.94%) XSLT
4 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) JSP
6 2 (2.47%) SOAP
6 2 (2.47%) Struts
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.47%) JavaBeans
6 2 (2.47%) JAXB
6 2 (2.47%) SAX
6 2 (2.47%) JMX
6 2 (2.47%) Spring
6 2 (2.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Clustering
2 14 (17.28%) Equities
3 13 (16.05%) Wiki
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) UNIX
2 50 (61.73%) Linux
3 40 (49.38%) Solaris
4 28 (34.57%) Windows
5 11 (13.58%) AIX
6 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
7 6 (7.41%) SUSE
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
1 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
1 14 (17.28%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
3 11 (13.58%) Web Development
3 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.35%) Low Latency
5 9 (11.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (11.11%) Change Management
6 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) SIEM
9 4 (4.94%) Information Security
9 4 (4.94%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Tcl
2 26 (32.10%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) Python
4 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
5 17 (20.99%) Java
6 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
7 9 (11.11%) Korn
7 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) C#
9 6 (7.41%) Ruby
10 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.70%) C++
11 2 (2.47%) C
11 2 (2.47%) VBScript
11 2 (2.47%) XPath
11 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (37.04%) CCNP
2 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
3 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.05%) CCSA
4 13 (16.05%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.47%) SSCP
5 2 (2.47%) GIAC
5 2 (2.47%) CISSP
5 2 (2.47%) GCFA
5 2 (2.47%) CEH
5 2 (2.47%) OSCP
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) OCA
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.23%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco
2 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 20 (24.69%) Juniper
4 14 (17.28%) Blue Coat
5 9 (11.11%) Sun
6 8 (9.88%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) CA
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.70%) VMware
10 2 (2.47%) EMC
11 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.23%) F5
11 1 (1.23%) Percona
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optimus Search
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Pension/Bonus/ Relocation
Posted: 1 hour ago