The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 48 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% 2.04% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 3.05% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Perl
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 328 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.92% 66.80% 64.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 311 238
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Perl
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Perl Salary Trend in Liverpool

Perl
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios