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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 58 66 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3 2 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.60% 0.31% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.55% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 31
Average salary - £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,650 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.12%
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
246 361 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.40% 55.45% 62.21%
Number of salaries quoted 201 320 339
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 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 - 3 - - 2
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Games
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Game Development
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) Ant
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) J2SE
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Log4j
5 3 (25.00%) SUSE
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Log4j
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) J2SE
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) SUSE
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
1 5 (41.67%) Game Development
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Groovy
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Munin
1 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
1 2 (16.67%) SmokePing
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southport, Lancashire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago