The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 30 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Perl 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.74% 0.87% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £67,500 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Perl
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 159 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.40% 69.43% 75.07%
Number of salaries quoted 88 128 206
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 13 (92.86%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (42.86%) MS Office
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Validation
4 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Flash
5 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) SAS
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Samba
8 1 (7.14%) Clustering
8 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (7.14%) DHCP
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) Solaris
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (7.14%) Sun

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Perl Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Python Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Perl Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
1 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Legato
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Compaq
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat