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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 73 54 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Perl 53 81 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 3.79% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 8.31% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 20
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
881 975 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.45% 45.60% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 754 902 708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (67.74%) UNIX
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 29 (46.77%) Python
4 27 (43.55%) Windows
5 25 (40.32%) Solaris
5 25 (40.32%) Finance
6 22 (35.48%) SQL
7 20 (32.26%) Java
8 18 (29.03%) Firewall
9 17 (27.42%) Cisco
10 16 (25.81%) CCNP
10 16 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (25.81%) Tcl
10 16 (25.81%) CheckPoint
10 16 (25.81%) OSPF
10 16 (25.81%) BGP
11 15 (24.19%) Equities
11 15 (24.19%) Financial Institution
11 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
12 14 (22.58%) Wiki
13 12 (19.35%) Clustering
13 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
13 12 (19.35%) Juniper
13 12 (19.35%) HTML
14 11 (17.74%) Apache
14 11 (17.74%) LDAP
15 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
15 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
15 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
15 10 (16.13%) PHP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (17.74%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) OSPF
2 16 (25.81%) BGP
3 11 (17.74%) LDAP
4 10 (16.13%) Network Security
4 10 (16.13%) Junos
5 6 (9.68%) VPN
5 6 (9.68%) Internet
5 6 (9.68%) Extranet
6 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) DB2
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Informix
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Applications Support
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Firewall Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.61%) C Programmer
8 1 (1.61%) Server Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) CSS
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) Symfony
5 3 (4.84%) XSLT
6 2 (3.23%) XML
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
6 2 (3.23%) XSL
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.61%) Mustache
7 1 (1.61%) DOM
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) JSP
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Equities
2 14 (22.58%) Wiki
3 12 (19.35%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (67.74%) UNIX
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 27 (43.55%) Windows
4 25 (40.32%) Solaris
5 9 (14.52%) AIX
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 2000
6 7 (11.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
1 10 (16.13%) Web Development
1 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (12.90%) Change Management
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.29%) Low Latency
5 6 (9.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) OO
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Information Security
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) DevOps
8 2 (3.23%) SIEM
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Python
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) Tcl
5 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
6 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
8 7 (11.29%) C#
8 7 (11.29%) Ruby
8 7 (11.29%) Korn
9 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.06%) C++
11 4 (6.45%) PHP5
12 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.23%) VBScript
13 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.61%) C
13 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) CCNP
1 16 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Check Point Certification
2 10 (16.13%) CCSA
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) OCA
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.35%) Juniper
4 10 (16.13%) Blue Coat
5 7 (11.29%) CA
5 7 (11.29%) Sun
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) Zend
7 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) JBoss
8 1 (1.61%) Perforce