The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 156 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 27 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 1.40% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.33% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 54
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £52,500 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Perl
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1990 2274 2554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 51.45% 60.17% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 2011 2307
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 Manchester

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Perl
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Perl Salary Trend in Manchester

Perl
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Manchester

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (50.67%) Python
2 37 (49.33%) PHP
3 36 (48.00%) Linux
4 26 (34.67%) MySQL
5 24 (32.00%) CSS
5 24 (32.00%) HTML
6 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
7 22 (29.33%) Ruby
7 22 (29.33%) Java
8 21 (28.00%) Finance
9 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.00%) ITIL
10 18 (24.00%) UNIX
11 17 (22.67%) Apache
12 16 (21.33%) .NET
12 16 (21.33%) C#
12 16 (21.33%) SQL
13 15 (20.00%) Windows
14 14 (18.67%) OO
14 14 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (18.67%) PHP5
15 13 (17.33%) Degree
16 12 (16.00%) OOP
16 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
17 11 (14.67%) SAN
17 11 (14.67%) Debian
17 11 (14.67%) Migration
18 10 (13.33%) VMware
18 10 (13.33%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (22.67%) Apache
2 9 (12.00%) IIS
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.33%) nginx
4 5 (6.67%) Node.js
5 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) SAN
2 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) SMTP
3 7 (9.33%) NAS
4 4 (5.33%) VoIP
4 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 4 (5.33%) SSL
4 4 (5.33%) Internet
5 3 (4.00%) RTP
5 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.67%) HTTP
6 2 (2.67%) SNMP
6 2 (2.67%) Broadband
6 2 (2.67%) SSH
6 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.33%) MRTG
7 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) MySQL
2 14 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.33%) QlikView
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Subversion
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) WATIR
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Front Office
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.33%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) CSS
1 24 (32.00%) HTML
2 16 (21.33%) .NET
3 9 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (10.67%) jQuery
5 7 (9.33%) Symfony
6 6 (8.00%) Ajax
7 5 (6.67%) LAMP
7 5 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (6.67%) HTML5
7 5 (6.67%) Yii
7 5 (6.67%) CSS3
7 5 (6.67%) PhoneGap
8 4 (5.33%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.33%) Django
8 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (5.33%) ISPF
8 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (5.33%) Middleware
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) Open Source
4 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Life Science
7 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) UNIX
3 15 (20.00%) Windows
4 11 (14.67%) Debian
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.00%) Android
6 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.33%) AIX
8 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.33%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) ITIL
3 14 (18.67%) OO
4 12 (16.00%) OOP
5 11 (14.67%) Migration
6 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.33%) Release Management
8 6 (8.00%) Web Development
8 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Coaching
9 5 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.67%) Android Development
9 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) Python
2 37 (49.33%) PHP
3 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
4 22 (29.33%) Ruby
4 22 (29.33%) Java
5 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.33%) C#
6 16 (21.33%) SQL
7 14 (18.67%) PHP5
8 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (12.00%) C++
10 4 (5.33%) JCL
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.33%) ISEB
3 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Kamailio
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) Varnish
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Puppet
2 7 (9.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.33%) Control-M
3 4 (5.33%) Nagios
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.33%) Cacti
5 1 (1.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) VMware
2 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.67%) Zend
3 7 (9.33%) IronPort
3 7 (9.33%) Symantec
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.67%) Dell
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco
6 2 (2.67%) Percona
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) Aquila
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