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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 76 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Permanent jobs citing Perl 62 78 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.64% 3.70% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 8.00% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £40,500
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
975 975 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.47% 46.23% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 851 897 631
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (51.85%) Linux
3 36 (44.44%) Finance
4 34 (41.98%) Solaris
5 33 (40.74%) SQL
6 31 (38.27%) Windows
6 31 (38.27%) Python
7 29 (35.80%) Cisco
8 26 (32.10%) Firewall
9 24 (29.63%) OSPF
9 24 (29.63%) BGP
9 24 (29.63%) CCNP
9 24 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (29.63%) Tcl
9 24 (29.63%) CheckPoint
10 21 (25.93%) Java
11 20 (24.69%) Juniper
12 18 (22.22%) Financial Institution
12 18 (22.22%) Equities
13 17 (20.99%) Wiki
13 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
14 16 (19.75%) Clustering
14 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
15 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
15 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (17.28%) Blue Coat
15 14 (17.28%) Network Security
15 14 (17.28%) Load Balancing
16 13 (16.05%) Junos
16 13 (16.05%) CCSA

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.11%) Apache
1 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) Firewall
2 24 (29.63%) OSPF
2 24 (29.63%) BGP
3 14 (17.28%) Network Security
4 13 (16.05%) Junos
5 12 (14.81%) LDAP
6 9 (11.11%) VPN
6 9 (11.11%) Internet
6 9 (11.11%) Extranet
7 2 (2.47%) DNS
7 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Informix
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 6 (7.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Firewall Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Applications Support
3 19 (23.46%) Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Applications Support Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (9.88%) Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Lead Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.23%) C Programmer
9 1 (1.23%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) JMS
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 4 (4.94%) D-Bus
4 4 (4.94%) Symfony
5 3 (3.70%) XSLT
6 2 (2.47%) Ajax
6 2 (2.47%) XML
6 2 (2.47%) XSL
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.23%) Mustache
7 1 (1.23%) DOM
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) JSP
7 1 (1.23%) SOAP
7 1 (1.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Equities
2 17 (20.99%) Wiki
3 16 (19.75%) Clustering
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) UNIX
2 42 (51.85%) Linux
3 34 (41.98%) Solaris
4 31 (38.27%) Windows
5 10 (12.35%) AIX
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000
7 6 (7.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Risk Assessment
1 14 (17.28%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 12 (14.81%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) Web Development
4 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.35%) Low Latency
5 9 (11.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.88%) Change Management
7 6 (7.41%) 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%) Service Management
9 4 (4.94%) OO
9 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Migration
11 2 (2.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 31 (38.27%) Python
3 24 (29.63%) Tcl
4 21 (25.93%) Java
5 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
6 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) Korn
9 7 (8.64%) C#
10 6 (7.41%) Ruby
11 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
12 4 (4.94%) C++
12 4 (4.94%) PHP5
13 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.47%) VBScript
14 1 (1.23%) C
14 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) CCNP
1 24 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.05%) Check Point Certification
2 13 (16.05%) CCSA
3 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) OCA
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Cisco
2 24 (29.63%) CheckPoint
3 20 (24.69%) Juniper
4 14 (17.28%) Blue Coat
5 8 (9.88%) Sun
5 8 (9.88%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) CA
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.94%) Zend
8 2 (2.47%) VMware
8 2 (2.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) JBoss
9 1 (1.23%) Perforce