The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 18 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 44 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 1.94% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 2.96% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Average salary - £42,500 £28,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +49.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 270 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 68.77% 65.53% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 145 176 108
Average salary £34,500 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Perl
Cheshire

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Perl
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Perl Salary Trend in Chester

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) EMC

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 1 (16.67%) qooxdoo
1 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat