The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 52 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.10% 0.17% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 0.31% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
215 327 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.25% 54.41% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 284 333
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
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 Merseyside

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Perl
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Perl Salary Trend in Merseyside

Perl
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southport - 5 - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (92.31%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Game Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Games
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Ant
3 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) J2SE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Log4j
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) QA Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Development Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) J2SE
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) SUSE
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) Game Development
1 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Black-Box Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
1 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Munin
1 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
1 1 (7.69%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) HP
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