The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 29 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 3.92% 3.79% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 7.46% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Perl
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 67 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 51.47% 50.76% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 63 84
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Perl
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Perl Salary Trend in Newport

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Python
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
3 16 (88.89%) REST
3 16 (88.89%) Automation Testing
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (88.89%) API Testing
3 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 16 (88.89%) Test Management
3 16 (88.89%) Subversion
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
3 16 (88.89%) DTV
4 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (38.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Korn
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Firewall

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Subversion
1 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Automation Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) DTV
2 7 (38.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Test Management
2 16 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (88.89%) API Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) Python
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) Korn