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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 57 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 53 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 4.27% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 8.14% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 43
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,500 £40,000
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
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 82 (68.33%) Linux
2 72 (60.00%) Python
3 63 (52.50%) Java
4 52 (43.33%) UNIX
5 51 (42.50%) Computer Science
6 48 (40.00%) SQL
7 40 (33.33%) Degree
8 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (30.83%) Ruby
9 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
9 37 (30.83%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (29.17%) Automated Testing
10 35 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 35 (29.17%) QA
11 34 (28.33%) Oracle
12 33 (27.50%) C++
13 29 (24.17%) HTML
14 28 (23.33%) OO
15 25 (20.83%) C#
16 24 (20.00%) Internet
17 23 (19.17%) Relational Database
18 22 (18.33%) Windows
19 21 (17.50%) CSS
19 21 (17.50%) RDBMS
19 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
19 21 (17.50%) HTML5
20 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 19 (15.83%) Cloud Computing
22 17 (14.17%) Apache
23 16 (13.33%) Web Services

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (14.17%) Apache
2 13 (10.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.67%) SAS
3 8 (6.67%) Node.js
4 6 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (5.00%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) VPN
3 2 (1.67%) VoIP
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) SNMP
4 1 (0.83%) SMTP
4 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) Relational Database
2 21 (17.50%) RDBMS
3 15 (12.50%) MySQL
4 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.50%) Big Data
6 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
8 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.17%) OLTP
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.50%) DB2
11 1 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (5.00%) JIRA
3 6 (5.00%) FogBugz
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
4 4 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.67%) RubyMine
5 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) French Language
3 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.50%) Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Software Development Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Administrator
5 10 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Graduate
7 8 (6.67%) Junior
7 8 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) DBA
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) HTML
2 21 (17.50%) CSS
2 21 (17.50%) HTML5
3 16 (13.33%) Web Services
3 16 (13.33%) LESS
4 14 (11.67%) SOAP
5 13 (10.83%) XML
5 13 (10.83%) .NET
5 13 (10.83%) CSS3
6 11 (9.17%) Servlets
6 11 (9.17%) jQuery
6 11 (9.17%) CGI
7 10 (8.33%) JSP
8 8 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (6.67%) Sass
9 7 (5.83%) Java EE
9 7 (5.83%) Sinatra
10 3 (2.50%) Middleware
11 2 (1.67%) JMS
12 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 37 (30.83%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.17%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) Informatics
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 82 (68.33%) Linux
2 52 (43.33%) UNIX
3 22 (18.33%) Windows
4 14 (11.67%) Debian
4 14 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.17%) Android
8 3 (2.50%) OS/2
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.17%) Automated Testing
2 35 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 28 (23.33%) OO
4 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.67%) Web Development
6 13 (10.83%) Refactoring
6 13 (10.83%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.17%) Performance Management
8 10 (8.33%) Coaching
8 10 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 10 (8.33%) Service Management
9 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.83%) Software Architecture
10 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.00%) TDD
10 6 (5.00%) Project Management
10 6 (5.00%) Workflow
10 6 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (60.00%) Python
2 63 (52.50%) Java
3 48 (40.00%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
4 37 (30.83%) Ruby
5 33 (27.50%) C++
6 25 (20.83%) C#
7 15 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 14 (11.67%) Bash Shell
9 13 (10.83%) Objective-C
9 13 (10.83%) C
9 13 (10.83%) PL/SQL
10 8 (6.67%) PHP
10 8 (6.67%) Lisp
10 8 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
12 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (10.83%) Postgraduate
3 8 (6.67%) PhD
4 5 (4.17%) ISEB
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.17%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Nagios
1 6 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 5 (4.17%) Puppet
2 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Oracle
2 15 (12.50%) VMware
3 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.00%) JBoss
4 6 (5.00%) New Relic
5 5 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.17%) Google
5 5 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.33%) Sybase
6 4 (3.33%) Dell
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco
8 2 (1.67%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) McAfee
9 1 (0.83%) CA
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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