The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 43 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.69% 6.35% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 10.00% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Average salary - £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
176 120 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.11% 63.49% 55.94%
Number of salaries quoted 156 114 184
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,050 £28,299
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Perl
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Perl Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
4 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
5 2 (28.57%) WatiN
5 2 (28.57%) WATIR
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
2 2 (28.57%) WatiN
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) WATIR
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Lua
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Sun