The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 51 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 18 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.81% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 1.14% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Perl
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
305 264 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.66% 49.91% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 267 236 291
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Perl
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Perl Salary Trend in Coventry

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (93.02%) SQL
2 40 (93.02%) J2EE
3 39 (90.70%) Python
4 33 (76.74%) Java
5 30 (69.77%) Oracle
5 30 (69.77%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
5 30 (69.77%) REST
6 23 (53.49%) Apache
7 22 (51.16%) Web Services
7 22 (51.16%) HTML
8 21 (48.84%) DB2
8 21 (48.84%) XHTML
8 21 (48.84%) Big Data
8 21 (48.84%) RESTful
9 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (44.19%) Tomcat
9 19 (44.19%) Scrum
10 18 (41.86%) Kanban
11 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (37.21%) Nagios
13 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
13 12 (27.91%) UNIX
14 11 (25.58%) SaaS
14 11 (25.58%) Ruby
15 10 (23.26%) Puppet
15 10 (23.26%) Windows
16 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
16 9 (20.93%) EJB

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 23 (53.49%) Apache
2 19 (44.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
4 8 (18.60%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (48.84%) DB2
2 21 (48.84%) Big Data
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JUnit
1 9 (20.93%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Software Engineer
2 22 (51.16%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Graduate
8 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) J2EE
2 30 (69.77%) REST
3 22 (51.16%) Web Services
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 21 (48.84%) XHTML
4 21 (48.84%) RESTful
5 9 (20.93%) EJB
5 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 8 (18.60%) Java EE
6 8 (18.60%) JMS
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) DHTML
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 18 (41.86%) Kanban
4 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.93%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
6 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.60%) ITIL
7 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) Web Development
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) SQL
2 39 (90.70%) Python
3 33 (76.74%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
5 11 (25.58%) Ruby
6 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Delphi
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Nagios
2 10 (23.26%) Puppet
3 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (18.60%) OpenNMS
4 8 (18.60%) BladeLogic
4 8 (18.60%) Ansible
4 8 (18.60%) Unicenter
4 8 (18.60%) Tivoli
5 6 (13.95%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.33%) Sybase
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) VMware