The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 21 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 25 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.42% 3.31% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 7.84% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 13
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £49,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Perl
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
146 153 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 43.32% 42.27% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 91 105 175
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Perl
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Perl Salary Trend in Middlesex

Perl
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Oracle
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) MySQL
5 13 (39.39%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 12 (36.36%) PHP
7 11 (33.33%) Apache
8 10 (30.30%) HTML
8 10 (30.30%) XSL
8 10 (30.30%) LAMP
8 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (30.30%) Ajax
8 10 (30.30%) jQuery
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) SOAP
10 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 5 (15.15%) WSDL
10 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.12%) HTTP
11 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.12%) Web Development
12 3 (9.09%) Brocade
12 3 (9.09%) Release Management
12 3 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (9.09%) Open Source
12 3 (9.09%) Python
12 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.09%) MS Visio

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) OLTP
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.06%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) French Language
2 2 (6.06%) German Language
2 2 (6.06%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) XSL
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) LAMP
2 10 (30.30%) Ajax
2 10 (30.30%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) WSDL
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) XSLT
5 2 (6.06%) ActiveX
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) MFC
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CLARiiON
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Web Development
2 3 (9.09%) OOP
2 3 (9.09%) OO
2 3 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) PHP
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) VC++
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) C-shell
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Brocade
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) EMC
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss