The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Merseyside
Rank 55 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 19 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.19% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 1.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
359 238 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.23% 47.41% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 299 180 200
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

Perl Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Perl
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 18 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Perl.

1 23 (82.14%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
4 11 (39.29%) C++
4 11 (39.29%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) Games
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) Game Development
6 9 (32.14%) QA
6 9 (32.14%) Ruby
6 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) PHP
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) Apache
8 7 (25.00%) CentOS
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) NuGet
9 6 (21.43%) MSBuild
9 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.86%) Node.js

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) CMS
4 3 (10.71%) Drupal
4 3 (10.71%) WordPress
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
1 3 (10.71%) OpenCart
1 3 (10.71%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) MSBuild
3 6 (21.43%) NuGet
3 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) Bazaar
5 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.71%) PhantomJS
5 3 (10.71%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) RubyMine
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (3.57%) WATIR
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Release Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) HPUX Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Games Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Magento Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
1 5 (17.86%) Symfony
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) CakePHP
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) CSS3
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) JSON
3 3 (10.71%) Laravel
3 3 (10.71%) MooTools
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) WebSockets
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) Qt
5 1 (3.57%) STL
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Fedora
5 4 (14.29%) HPUX
5 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (10.71%) Debian
7 2 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (35.71%) Game Development
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 6 (21.43%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Post-Production
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 8 (28.57%) PHP
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Bourne shell
8 4 (14.29%) Korn
9 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Varnish
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (3.57%) Munin
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Zend
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) VMware