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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 82 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 33 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 3.14% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 6.56% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,825 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
746 960 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 47.83% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 663 872 720
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 July 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 33 (57.89%) Java
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Linux
3 29 (50.88%) UNIX
4 28 (49.12%) Shell Script
5 25 (43.86%) SQL
5 25 (43.86%) HTML
6 23 (40.35%) Solaris
7 22 (38.60%) Python
8 21 (36.84%) Apache
9 20 (35.09%) LDAP
10 19 (33.33%) ITIL
10 19 (33.33%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) AIX
11 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
11 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
11 17 (29.82%) Web Development
11 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (28.07%) PHP
13 15 (26.32%) CA
13 15 (26.32%) Korn
14 14 (24.56%) Windows 2000
14 14 (24.56%) CA SiteMinder
15 13 (22.81%) Change Management
15 13 (22.81%) Sun
15 13 (22.81%) CSS
16 12 (21.05%) C++
16 12 (21.05%) SUSE
16 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
16 12 (21.05%) Degree

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (36.84%) Apache
2 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
2 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) LDAP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Informix
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Applications Support
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) Web Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Software Project Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.75%) Software Development Project Manager
10 1 (1.75%) C Programmer
10 1 (1.75%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) HTML
2 13 (22.81%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) Ajax
4 4 (7.02%) Symfony
4 4 (7.02%) XSLT
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) XSL
5 3 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.51%) XML
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
6 2 (3.51%) JSP
7 1 (1.75%) Servlets
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Struts
7 1 (1.75%) JDBC
7 1 (1.75%) JMX
7 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Equities
2 8 (14.04%) Wiki
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Xbox
6 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Linux
3 29 (50.88%) UNIX
4 23 (40.35%) Solaris
5 17 (29.82%) AIX
6 14 (24.56%) Windows 2000
7 12 (21.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Web Development
2 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.81%) Change Management
4 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.53%) CRM
6 5 (8.77%) OO
7 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) SIEM
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.75%) Content Management
9 1 (1.75%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (1.75%) Logistics
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Scrum
9 1 (1.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) Shell Script
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 22 (38.60%) Python
5 16 (28.07%) PHP
6 15 (26.32%) Korn
7 12 (21.05%) C++
8 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
9 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.04%) C#
10 7 (12.28%) C
11 6 (10.53%) Ruby
12 4 (7.02%) PHP5
13 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
13 3 (5.26%) VBScript
14 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.75%) XPath
15 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) OCA
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) CA
2 13 (22.81%) Sun
3 6 (10.53%) Sybase
3 6 (10.53%) Progress
3 6 (10.53%) Sage
3 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Zend
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Sony
7 1 (1.75%) Perforce