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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 92 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 24 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.66% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 3.91% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 8
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £56,500
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
751 741 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.06% 42.46% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 659 635 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 April 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 69 (73.40%) UNIX
2 62 (65.96%) Linux
3 60 (63.83%) Solaris
4 54 (57.45%) Shell Script
5 52 (55.32%) Finance
6 38 (40.43%) Sun
7 37 (39.36%) ITIL
7 37 (39.36%) SUSE
8 34 (36.17%) SQL
9 33 (35.11%) Banking
10 31 (32.98%) HTML
10 31 (32.98%) AIX
11 30 (31.91%) Windows
11 30 (31.91%) Korn
12 29 (30.85%) Java
13 26 (27.66%) EMC
13 26 (27.66%) SAN
13 26 (27.66%) Veritas
13 26 (27.66%) Red Hat
13 26 (27.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 26 (27.66%) Veritas File System
13 26 (27.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (25.53%) Apache
15 22 (23.40%) RDF
15 22 (23.40%) Oracle
15 22 (23.40%) VMware
15 22 (23.40%) Symmetrix DMX
15 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (22.34%) Financial Institution

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (25.53%) Apache
2 19 (20.21%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.15%) WebLogic
4 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) WordPress
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) SAN
2 20 (21.28%) LDAP
3 7 (7.45%) WAN
4 3 (3.19%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) Intranet
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle Exadata
1 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.70%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JUnit
1 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.06%) Subversion
1 1 (1.06%) Cactus
1 1 (1.06%) jMock
1 1 (1.06%) TestNG
1 1 (1.06%) EasyMock
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.06%) Flash Builder
1 1 (1.06%) JBehave
1 1 (1.06%) Mockito
1 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.06%) Concordion
General
1 52 (55.32%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Banking
3 21 (22.34%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Applications Support
2 18 (19.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
3 8 (8.51%) Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (7.45%) UNIX Specialist
4 7 (7.45%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (6.38%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (6.38%) Administrator
5 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Support Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) HTML
2 19 (20.21%) CSS
3 13 (13.83%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (9.57%) Ajax
5 6 (6.38%) XSL
5 6 (6.38%) XSLT
5 6 (6.38%) Web Services
6 4 (4.26%) LAMP
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) Middleware
8 2 (2.13%) jQuery
8 2 (2.13%) HTML5
9 1 (1.06%) CSS3
9 1 (1.06%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.06%) CPAN
9 1 (1.06%) Flash
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (1.06%) J2EE
9 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Symmetrix DMX
2 12 (12.77%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.13%) FMCG
4 2 (2.13%) Open Source
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.06%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) UNIX
2 62 (65.96%) Linux
3 60 (63.83%) Solaris
4 37 (39.36%) SUSE
5 31 (32.98%) AIX
6 30 (31.91%) Windows
7 22 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (11.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.13%) Debian
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) RDF
3 18 (19.15%) Web Development
4 17 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.64%) Workflow
6 10 (10.64%) CRM
6 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.57%) Change Management
7 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.32%) Project Management
9 4 (4.26%) Release Management
9 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.19%) OO
11 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.13%) Low Latency
11 2 (2.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 1 (1.06%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.06%) Performance Management
12 1 (1.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) Shell Script
2 34 (36.17%) SQL
3 30 (31.91%) Korn
4 29 (30.85%) Java
5 15 (15.96%) PHP
6 14 (14.89%) C++
7 12 (12.77%) Python
8 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.64%) C
9 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.38%) VBScript
11 3 (3.19%) C#
12 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.13%) Ruby
13 1 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) CCNA
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 8 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 26 (27.66%) Veritas File System
1 26 (27.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Control-M
1 14 (14.89%) CA SiteMinder
2 12 (12.77%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Sun
2 26 (27.66%) EMC
2 26 (27.66%) Veritas
2 26 (27.66%) Red Hat
3 22 (23.40%) VMware
3 22 (23.40%) Oracle
4 20 (21.28%) Sybase
5 14 (14.89%) CA
6 10 (10.64%) Sage
6 10 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (10.64%) Symantec
6 10 (10.64%) Progress
7 6 (6.38%) BMC
7 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.19%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.06%) Capita
9 1 (1.06%) Sony
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
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