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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 52 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.42% 3.33% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 5.54% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
275 289 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.89% 60.21% 64.03%
Number of salaries quoted 238 270 308
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Qt
4 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) STL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) UML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PrintSoft PReS
1 2 (28.57%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Qt
2 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) STL
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter
1 2 (28.57%) HP