The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 42 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 24 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.63% 1.85% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 3.58% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 13
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Perl
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
312 307 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.20% 51.60% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 283 268 158
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,090 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Perl
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cardiff

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 41 (77.36%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Python
3 29 (54.72%) VMware
4 26 (49.06%) SaaS
5 25 (47.17%) Finance
6 23 (43.40%) Welsh Language
6 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (39.62%) CentOS
8 19 (35.85%) Debian
8 19 (35.85%) Windows
9 18 (33.96%) Firewall
10 16 (30.19%) UNIX
11 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 15 (28.30%) VLAN
11 15 (28.30%) tcpdump
12 14 (26.42%) Apache
12 14 (26.42%) MySQL
13 12 (22.64%) Nagios
13 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
13 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
13 12 (22.64%) Nessus
13 12 (22.64%) Nmap
14 11 (20.75%) Ruby
14 11 (20.75%) Puppet
14 11 (20.75%) RESTful
15 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
15 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
15 10 (18.87%) HTTP
15 10 (18.87%) ITIL
16 9 (16.98%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) nginx
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 26 (49.06%) SaaS
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
2 15 (28.30%) VLAN
2 15 (28.30%) tcpdump
3 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
4 10 (18.87%) HTTP
5 6 (11.32%) SAN
6 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.66%) DHCP
7 3 (5.66%) DNS
8 2 (3.77%) LDAP
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) OLTP
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) Welsh Language
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) French Language
4 3 (5.66%) German Language
4 3 (5.66%) Italian Language
4 3 (5.66%) Spanish Language
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Administrator
2 10 (18.87%) Perl Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (15.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Perl Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Provisioning Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) RESTful
2 9 (16.98%) JSON
2 9 (16.98%) jQuery
3 8 (15.09%) Mojolicious
4 7 (13.21%) OAuth
5 2 (3.77%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) W3C
2 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) CentOS
3 19 (35.85%) Debian
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) UNIX
5 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.55%) AIX
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.98%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) Product Management
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) OOP
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
8 3 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Python
2 11 (20.75%) Ruby
3 8 (15.09%) Scala
4 6 (11.32%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 4 (7.55%) C
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Erlang
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Nmap
3 8 (15.09%) Xen
4 6 (11.32%) XenServer
5 2 (3.77%) KVM
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Nagios
1 12 (22.64%) Nessus
2 11 (20.75%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.89%) YUM
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) VMware
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) Google
6 3 (5.66%) Coverity
6 3 (5.66%) Wind River
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace