The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 112 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Permanent jobs citing Perl 8 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 1.38% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 2.53% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 42
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
Perl
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
860 950 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.95% 54.44% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 693 742 945
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Salary Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Perl
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Knutsford -11 2 £68,750 +37.50% 1
Chester +13 1 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (62.86%) Windows
1 22 (62.86%) TCP/IP
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Migration
4 14 (40.00%) Clustering
4 14 (40.00%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (40.00%) .NET
4 14 (40.00%) IIS
4 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (40.00%) SMTP
4 14 (40.00%) SAN
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) Symantec
4 14 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (40.00%) IronPort
4 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) NAS
4 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (37.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (34.29%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) UNIX
7 7 (20.00%) AIX
7 7 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) TCP/IP
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
3 14 (40.00%) SMTP
3 14 (40.00%) SAN
3 14 (40.00%) NAS
4 7 (20.00%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
6 5 (14.29%) FTP
6 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Programmer
4 2 (5.71%) Email Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Perl Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Web Programmer
4 2 (5.71%) Perl Programmer
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Programmer
5 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) ISPF
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (17.14%) Flash
4 2 (5.71%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) STB
4 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) AIX
4 7 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) JCL
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (37.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Symantec
1 14 (40.00%) IronPort
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk