The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 194 140 147
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +7
Permanent jobs citing Perl 50 115 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 1.64% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 2.89% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 94 93
Average salary £30,000 £37,123 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.18% -7.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3407 3973 4351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.54% 56.53% 59.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2886 3393 3804
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Perl
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Perl Salary Trend in the North West

Perl
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in the North West

Perl
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Manchester -39 29 £26,500 -29.33% 2
Merseyside +14 9 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Lancashire +7 6 £21,500 -42.08%
Cheshire -13 5 £40,000 +11.88% 3
Cumbria - 1 £21,500 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 58 (54.72%) Python
2 56 (52.83%) PHP
3 53 (50.00%) Linux
4 34 (32.08%) Java
5 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
5 31 (29.25%) Bash Shell
6 30 (28.30%) HTML
7 29 (27.36%) CSS
8 28 (26.42%) Windows
8 28 (26.42%) MySQL
9 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (23.58%) Ruby
10 25 (23.58%) C#
11 23 (21.70%) .NET
12 22 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (19.81%) OOP
14 20 (18.87%) UNIX
15 18 (16.98%) C++
16 17 (16.04%) DNS
16 17 (16.04%) jQuery
17 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.15%) ITIL
17 15 (14.15%) Finance
18 14 (13.21%) Clustering
18 14 (13.21%) AIX
18 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
19 13 (12.26%) Node.js
19 13 (12.26%) SSL
19 13 (12.26%) SAN
20 12 (11.32%) VB.NET

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (12.26%) Node.js
2 11 (10.38%) Apache
2 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (9.43%) IIS
3 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.49%) nginx
5 2 (1.89%) Drupal
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.94%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) DNS
2 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.26%) SSL
3 13 (12.26%) SAN
4 10 (9.43%) SMTP
4 10 (9.43%) NAS
5 3 (2.83%) VoIP
5 3 (2.83%) FTP
6 2 (1.89%) HTTP
6 2 (1.89%) SNMP
6 2 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 2 (1.89%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.89%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) MySQL
2 22 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.66%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Games
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Developer
2 12 (11.32%) AWS Developer
3 11 (10.38%) PHP Developer
4 8 (7.55%) Administrator
4 8 (7.55%) Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Junior
6 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Junior Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Development Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.30%) HTML
2 29 (27.36%) CSS
3 23 (21.70%) .NET
4 17 (16.04%) jQuery
5 12 (11.32%) Django
5 12 (11.32%) Backbone.js
6 11 (10.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 11 (10.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (10.38%) Middleware
6 11 (10.38%) ISPF
7 9 (8.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (7.55%) LAMP
9 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.83%) XML
11 2 (1.89%) Flash
11 2 (1.89%) Symfony
11 2 (1.89%) Ajax
11 2 (1.89%) J2EE
12 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Clustering
2 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.72%) Open Source
5 4 (3.77%) Replication
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.89%) Statistics
8 1 (0.94%) Life Science
8 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.94%) AS400
8 1 (0.94%) STB
8 1 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (26.42%) Windows
3 20 (18.87%) UNIX
4 14 (13.21%) AIX
5 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.60%) Debian
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.66%) CentOS
8 5 (4.72%) Solaris
9 3 (2.83%) HPUX
9 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.89%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.89%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) OOP
3 15 (14.15%) ITIL
4 12 (11.32%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.38%) Migration
6 9 (8.49%) MVC
6 9 (8.49%) OO
7 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.66%) Information Security
9 5 (4.72%) Web Development
9 5 (4.72%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.72%) Game Development
10 4 (3.77%) Coaching
11 3 (2.83%) High Availability
11 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.83%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.72%) Python
2 56 (52.83%) PHP
3 34 (32.08%) Java
4 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.25%) Bash Shell
5 25 (23.58%) C#
5 25 (23.58%) Ruby
6 18 (16.98%) C++
7 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
8 12 (11.32%) VB.NET
9 11 (10.38%) JCL
10 8 (7.55%) SQL
11 7 (6.60%) PHP5
12 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.89%) C
14 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.94%) Ada
14 1 (0.94%) Groovy
14 1 (0.94%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.89%) ISEB
2 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.94%) RHCA
3 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) Samba
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Squid
3 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.89%) Dovecot
4 2 (1.89%) Openswan
4 2 (1.89%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (1.89%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (1.89%) Corosync
4 2 (1.89%) KVM
4 2 (1.89%) Ceph
4 2 (1.89%) iptables
4 2 (1.89%) NFS
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.89%) Postfix
4 2 (1.89%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (0.94%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Nagios
1 10 (9.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (9.43%) Puppet
1 10 (9.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.72%) Munin
3 3 (2.83%) Zenoss
3 3 (2.83%) Cacti
3 3 (2.83%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.89%) Ansible
4 2 (1.89%) logstash
4 2 (1.89%) Rsyslog
4 2 (1.89%) Bacula
4 2 (1.89%) Pacemaker
4 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.89%) yum
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Symantec
1 10 (9.43%) Zend
1 10 (9.43%) IronPort
2 9 (8.49%) VMware
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Perforce
5 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.89%) Percona
6 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.94%) Splunk
6 1 (0.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
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