The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 77 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs citing Perl 26 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% 2.39% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 5.06% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 34
Average salary £45,000 £37,197 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.97% +9.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,750 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
635 712 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.04% 47.34% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 447 502 371
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £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 Edinburgh

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Perl
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Perl Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Perl
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (56.14%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) Python
3 21 (36.84%) Java
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 18 (31.58%) Degree
6 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 16 (28.07%) UNIX
7 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
8 14 (24.56%) Apache
9 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) QA
9 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.81%) Ruby
10 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 12 (21.05%) Windows
11 11 (19.30%) MySQL
12 10 (17.54%) Oracle
12 10 (17.54%) C++
13 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
13 9 (15.79%) Web Services
13 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
14 8 (14.04%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) OO
14 8 (14.04%) PHP
14 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
15 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
15 7 (12.28%) Debian
15 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
15 7 (12.28%) HTML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (24.56%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.28%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.02%) SAS
5 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.51%) nginx
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
1 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
4 3 (5.26%) SSL
4 3 (5.26%) LDAP
4 3 (5.26%) SMTP
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) Wireless
6 1 (1.75%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.75%) IPv6
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) 802.11
6 1 (1.75%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Bugzilla
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) FogBugz
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.75%) Firebug
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Junior
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Graduate
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Perl Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Database Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) Middleware
3 5 (8.77%) SOAP
4 4 (7.02%) Restlet
4 4 (7.02%) JAX-RS
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 4 (7.02%) CSS3
4 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
4 4 (7.02%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) CGI
5 3 (5.26%) JSP
5 3 (5.26%) Servlets
5 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Physics
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (5.26%) EPoS
5 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Social Media
6 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) UNIX
3 12 (21.05%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Debian
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Solaris
6 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
8 2 (3.51%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Fedora
9 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Management
7 5 (8.77%) People Management
8 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Coaching
8 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
8 4 (7.02%) Time Management
8 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.02%) Wealth Management
8 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.02%) ETL
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Python
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.81%) Ruby
6 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 10 (17.54%) C++
8 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 8 (14.04%) PHP
10 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
11 4 (7.02%) C
11 4 (7.02%) C#
11 4 (7.02%) Lisp
11 4 (7.02%) Groovy
12 3 (5.26%) sed
13 2 (3.51%) Korn
14 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.75%) C-shell
14 1 (1.75%) Fortran
14 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) ISEB
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.02%) PhD
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) NFS
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Xen
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
1 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Informatica
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Charles River
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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