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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 46 61 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing Perl 7 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.75% 0.92% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 1.61% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 21
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
204 311 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 51.00% 57.49% 61.10%
Number of salaries quoted 161 293 206
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Games
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Game Development
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Samba
6 3 (27.27%) Debian
6 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Squid
6 3 (27.27%) SmokePing
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) Munin
6 3 (27.27%) Zenoss
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Perforce
8 1 (9.09%) AS400
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (54.55%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Development Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Debian
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Game Development
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Samba
1 3 (27.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) SmokePing
1 3 (27.27%) Munin
1 3 (27.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle