The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 67 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 6 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.90% 0.62% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.03% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 20
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
408 291 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 61.45% 60.50% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 373 254 337
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Perl
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -12 6 £40,000 +3.22%
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (78.57%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) C
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Informix
5 7 (50.00%) Uniface
5 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) C++
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) UML
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 4 (28.57%) STL
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) XML Messaging
8 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Qt
8 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (21.43%) Python
10 2 (14.29%) SOA
10 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (14.29%) Twitter
10 2 (14.29%) Analytics

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) PrintSoft PReS
1 1 (7.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Informix
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) STL
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) XML Messaging
1 4 (28.57%) Qt
1 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Uniface
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (42.86%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) Groovy
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) HP