The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 97 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Perl 222 285 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.88% 3.30% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 5.68% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 186 222 282
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,850 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4137 5015 4711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.76% 58.15% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3534 4239 4197
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Perl
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Perl Salary Trend in the East of England

Perl
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in the East of England

Perl
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Cambridgeshire -1 128 £47,500 +18.75% 21
Hertfordshire +2 65 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Essex +16 31 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Suffolk +8 1 £25,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Norfolk -7 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 292 (67.28%) Linux
2 269 (61.98%) Python
3 160 (36.87%) C++
4 148 (34.10%) SQL
5 147 (33.87%) C
6 132 (30.41%) Bash Shell
7 128 (29.49%) Java
7 128 (29.49%) UNIX
8 126 (29.03%) Windows
9 121 (27.88%) Degree
10 117 (26.96%) PHP
11 113 (26.04%) JavaScript
12 110 (25.35%) HTML
12 110 (25.35%) MySQL
13 96 (22.12%) Apache
14 87 (20.05%) Software Engineering
15 76 (17.51%) XML
16 66 (15.21%) Tomcat
17 65 (14.98%) Oracle
18 59 (13.59%) ITIL
19 52 (11.98%) DNS
20 50 (11.52%) CSS
21 48 (11.06%) IIS
21 48 (11.06%) C#
21 48 (11.06%) Internet
22 44 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 43 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (9.91%) IBM
24 42 (9.68%) Red Hat
25 41 (9.45%) Debian

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 96 (22.12%) Apache
2 66 (15.21%) Tomcat
3 48 (11.06%) IIS
4 40 (9.22%) WebSphere
5 30 (6.91%) JBoss
6 24 (5.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 19 (4.38%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.46%) WebLogic
8 15 (3.46%) IBM HTTP Server
9 14 (3.23%) GlassFish
10 12 (2.76%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.84%) nginx
12 7 (1.61%) Drupal
13 6 (1.38%) Zope
13 6 (1.38%) Plone
14 5 (1.15%) CMS
14 5 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
15 3 (0.69%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.69%) Lync
15 3 (0.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (3.92%) MS Office
2 11 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.46%) IBM SmartCloud
3 14 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (2.76%) SaaS
5 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.98%) DNS
2 48 (11.06%) Internet
3 40 (9.22%) HTTP
4 36 (8.29%) Firewall
5 28 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.30%) SMTP
7 20 (4.61%) FTP
8 19 (4.38%) SSL
8 19 (4.38%) Wireless
9 12 (2.76%) BIG-IP
9 12 (2.76%) SAN
10 7 (1.61%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.61%) SNMP
10 7 (1.61%) Bluetooth
10 7 (1.61%) ZigBee
11 6 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (1.38%) DHCP
11 6 (1.38%) LDAP
11 6 (1.38%) Intranet
12 5 (1.15%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (25.35%) MySQL
2 35 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 24 (5.53%) DB2
5 12 (2.76%) Firebird
6 10 (2.30%) MariaDB
7 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.38%) Big Data
9 6 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.15%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.69%) Informix
12 2 (0.46%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (7.37%) Eclipse
2 27 (6.22%) Subversion
3 23 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.84%) JIRA
6 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.76%) Selenium
7 10 (2.30%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.84%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.61%) JMeter
9 7 (1.61%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.38%) SCons
10 6 (1.38%) QADirector
11 3 (0.69%) JUnit
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (0.69%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.69%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (0.69%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.46%) TestNG
12 2 (0.46%) Firebug
General
1 38 (8.76%) Electronics
2 31 (7.14%) Marketing
3 29 (6.68%) Finance
4 20 (4.61%) Automotive
5 13 (3.00%) Retail
6 10 (2.30%) Advertising
7 7 (1.61%) Games
8 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.15%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.92%) Banking
10 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 130 (29.95%) Developer
2 83 (19.12%) Software Engineer
3 38 (8.76%) Software Developer
4 37 (8.53%) Administrator
5 34 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (6.91%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (6.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.99%) Analyst
9 23 (5.30%) Consultant
10 22 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.07%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.84%) Author
11 21 (4.84%) Technical Author
12 20 (4.61%) Senior Technical Author
13 19 (4.38%) Graduate
13 19 (4.38%) Web Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Test Engineer
14 18 (4.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 17 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 15 (3.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.35%) HTML
2 76 (17.51%) XML
3 50 (11.52%) CSS
4 41 (9.45%) jQuery
5 28 (6.45%) Web Services
6 25 (5.76%) SOAP
6 25 (5.76%) J2EE
7 21 (4.84%) JDBC
7 21 (4.84%) HTML5
8 20 (4.61%) XSLT
9 18 (4.15%) JSON
10 16 (3.69%) REST
10 16 (3.69%) .NET
11 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.00%) Middleware
12 13 (3.00%) LAMP
12 13 (3.00%) CSS3
12 13 (3.00%) WebSockets
12 13 (3.00%) Regular Expression
13 12 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.07%) Open Source
3 20 (4.61%) Device Driver
4 19 (4.38%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.69%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.46%) Informatics
7 15 (3.46%) Visualisation
8 13 (3.00%) LIMS
9 11 (2.53%) Internet of Things
10 10 (2.30%) Statistics
11 9 (2.07%) Replication
11 9 (2.07%) Physics
11 9 (2.07%) Chemistry
11 9 (2.07%) Biology
11 9 (2.07%) User Experience
12 7 (1.61%) Clustering
12 7 (1.61%) Life Science
13 6 (1.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 292 (67.28%) Linux
2 128 (29.49%) UNIX
3 126 (29.03%) Windows
4 44 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (9.45%) Debian
6 27 (6.22%) Solaris
7 26 (5.99%) AIX
8 25 (5.76%) CentOS
9 22 (5.07%) Android
10 18 (4.15%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.84%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.46%) HPUX
17 1 (0.23%) VMS
17 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.05%) Software Engineering
2 59 (13.59%) ITIL
3 43 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.22%) Mentoring
5 37 (8.53%) OO
6 36 (8.29%) Web Development
7 32 (7.37%) Automated Testing
8 27 (6.22%) Load Balancing
9 25 (5.76%) Web Application Development
10 24 (5.53%) DevOps
10 24 (5.53%) Test Scripting
11 23 (5.30%) Content Management
11 23 (5.30%) Asset Management
11 23 (5.30%) Line Management
12 21 (4.84%) Network Management
13 20 (4.61%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.61%) Coaching
14 19 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (4.15%) Time Management
16 17 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 269 (61.98%) Python
2 160 (36.87%) C++
3 148 (34.10%) SQL
4 147 (33.87%) C
5 132 (30.41%) Bash Shell
6 128 (29.49%) Java
7 117 (26.96%) PHP
8 113 (26.04%) JavaScript
9 48 (11.06%) C#
10 38 (8.76%) Shell Script
11 30 (6.91%) Ruby
12 25 (5.76%) Korn
13 22 (5.07%) PowerShell
14 14 (3.23%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.53%) AWK
16 7 (1.61%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.15%) Fortran
18 5 (1.15%) PHP5
18 5 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 121 (27.88%) Degree
2 13 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) PhD
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.69%) RHCE
6 3 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.69%) LPIC
7 2 (0.46%) CCNP
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CISA
8 1 (0.23%) CISM
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.23%) CCIE
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
8 1 (0.23%) CEH
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.76%) QA
2 18 (4.15%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.38%) iptables
2 19 (4.38%) Postfix
3 17 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.69%) Samba
4 16 (3.69%) Firmware
5 15 (3.46%) NFS
5 15 (3.46%) vCloud
6 12 (2.76%) vSphere
6 12 (2.76%) Varnish
6 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.53%) Xen
7 11 (2.53%) VMware Server
8 8 (1.84%) KVM
9 5 (1.15%) Sendmail
9 5 (1.15%) qmail
9 5 (1.15%) Docker
9 5 (1.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (1.15%) LXC
10 4 (0.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (5.07%) Puppet
2 19 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.23%) Ansible
4 7 (1.61%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.15%) Nagios
5 5 (1.15%) Mesos
5 5 (1.15%) systemd
6 3 (0.69%) Cacti
6 3 (0.69%) cPanel
7 2 (0.46%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (14.98%) Oracle
2 43 (9.91%) IBM
3 42 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 37 (8.53%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.14%) VMware
6 17 (3.92%) Perforce
7 15 (3.46%) Sun
8 13 (3.00%) F5
9 12 (2.76%) SaltStack
10 9 (2.07%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.38%) Coverity
12 5 (1.15%) Pegasus
12 5 (1.15%) HP
13 4 (0.92%) Cisco
14 3 (0.69%) Vertica
15 2 (0.46%) Tableau
15 2 (0.46%) Isilon
15 2 (0.46%) Dell
15 2 (0.46%) EMC
15 2 (0.46%) Veritas
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