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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 159 181 133
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -48
Permanent jobs citing Perl 98 58 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 0.87% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 1.45% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 121
Average salary £43,750 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £45,000
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
4067 3995 4277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.83% 60.17% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 3516 3810
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
(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 +14 58 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Cheshire +10 34 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Cumbria - 2 £30,500 -
Merseyside +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 93 (50.00%) Linux
2 82 (44.09%) Finance
3 66 (35.48%) Python
4 64 (34.41%) PHP
5 57 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 52 (27.96%) MySQL
7 50 (26.88%) Java
8 48 (25.81%) Apache
9 46 (24.73%) Windows
10 43 (23.12%) Ruby
11 42 (22.58%) SQL
12 40 (21.51%) HTML
13 39 (20.97%) UNIX
14 38 (20.43%) ITIL
14 38 (20.43%) CSS
15 35 (18.82%) OO
15 35 (18.82%) DNS
16 31 (16.67%) .NET
17 30 (16.13%) Degree
18 28 (15.05%) Bash Shell
18 28 (15.05%) Active Directory
19 27 (14.52%) SMTP
19 27 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (14.52%) Puppet
20 24 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
21 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
21 23 (12.37%) TCP/IP
21 23 (12.37%) SAN
21 23 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
22 22 (11.83%) Red Hat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 48 (25.81%) Apache
2 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (7.53%) SAS
4 11 (5.91%) IIS
5 10 (5.38%) nginx
6 7 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.69%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Node.js
11 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.54%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) SPSS
2 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) DOC1
3 1 (0.54%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.08%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.54%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.82%) DNS
2 27 (14.52%) SMTP
3 23 (12.37%) TCP/IP
3 23 (12.37%) SAN
4 18 (9.68%) NAS
5 15 (8.06%) LDAP
6 9 (4.84%) Internet
6 9 (4.84%) SSL
7 7 (3.76%) DHCP
8 5 (2.69%) tcpdump
8 5 (2.69%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.69%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (2.15%) HTTP
10 3 (1.61%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.61%) WAN
10 3 (1.61%) Firewall
11 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.96%) MySQL
2 24 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (8.60%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.30%) Big Data
8 7 (3.76%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.76%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.23%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.69%) Sqoop
10 5 (2.69%) Triplestore
10 5 (2.69%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.69%) HBase
11 3 (1.61%) DataStage
12 2 (1.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.84%) Subversion
3 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.69%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.15%) Ant
4 4 (2.15%) Maven
5 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.54%) JMeter
7 1 (0.54%) Log4j
General
1 82 (44.09%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Banking
3 12 (6.45%) Back Office
4 7 (3.76%) Front Office
5 6 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.69%) Local Government
7 4 (2.15%) Marketing
8 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.61%) Games
9 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (39.78%) Developer
2 18 (9.68%) PHP Developer
3 16 (8.60%) Web Developer
4 14 (7.53%) Software Developer
5 13 (6.99%) Consultant
6 12 (6.45%) Administrator
6 12 (6.45%) Perl Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Python Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Messaging Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Exchange Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Junior
10 7 (3.76%) Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) IT Consultant
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.76%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.51%) HTML
2 38 (20.43%) CSS
3 31 (16.67%) .NET
4 20 (10.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (9.68%) Web Services
6 14 (7.53%) Middleware
7 11 (5.91%) XML
7 11 (5.91%) RESTful
8 9 (4.84%) J2EE
9 8 (4.30%) Ajax
9 8 (4.30%) HTML5
10 7 (3.76%) CSS3
10 7 (3.76%) LAMP
11 6 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 5 (2.69%) Java EE
12 5 (2.69%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (2.69%) XHTML
13 4 (2.15%) VML
13 4 (2.15%) Symfony
13 4 (2.15%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) Clustering
2 16 (8.60%) Open Source
3 14 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.76%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.76%) Replication
8 5 (2.69%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.61%) Animation
11 2 (1.08%) Informatics
11 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.08%) ASIC
11 2 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.08%) VHDL
11 2 (1.08%) Verilog
11 2 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (50.00%) Linux
2 46 (24.73%) Windows
3 39 (20.97%) UNIX
4 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.38%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.38%) Android
6 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.84%) CentOS
8 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.76%) Debian
10 6 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.69%) Solaris
11 5 (2.69%) AIX
12 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.54%) VMS
13 1 (0.54%) Fedora
13 1 (0.54%) HPUX
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) ITIL
2 35 (18.82%) OO
3 27 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
5 20 (10.75%) Change Management
5 20 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (10.75%) Configuration Management
6 19 (10.22%) Load Balancing
7 18 (9.68%) OOP
7 18 (9.68%) Migration
8 16 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (7.53%) Web Application Development
10 13 (6.99%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.45%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.45%) Project Management
11 12 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.91%) Validation
13 10 (5.38%) ETL
13 10 (5.38%) Business Analysis
14 9 (4.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) Python
2 64 (34.41%) PHP
3 57 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 50 (26.88%) Java
5 43 (23.12%) Ruby
6 42 (22.58%) SQL
7 28 (15.05%) Bash Shell
8 22 (11.83%) C#
8 22 (11.83%) C++
9 18 (9.68%) VB.NET
10 17 (9.14%) PowerShell
11 16 (8.60%) PHP5
12 15 (8.06%) C
13 12 (6.45%) Shell Script
14 11 (5.91%) VBScript
15 6 (3.23%) Groovy
16 5 (2.69%) R
16 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
17 4 (2.15%) VB
17 4 (2.15%) Lua
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Degree
2 14 (7.53%) ISEB
3 10 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) HND
6 3 (1.61%) MCSE
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.08%) RHCE
7 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.53%) Squid
3 9 (4.84%) Varnish
4 6 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (2.69%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.69%) KVM
6 4 (2.15%) Postfix
6 4 (2.15%) Samba
6 4 (2.15%) XenApp
6 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.61%) NFS
8 2 (1.08%) vSphere
8 2 (1.08%) vCloud
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.54%) Nmap
9 1 (0.54%) Firmware
9 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) Puppet
2 23 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (5.91%) Nagios
5 8 (4.30%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (3.23%) CFEngine
7 6 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.69%) SCOM
8 5 (2.69%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.15%) Icinga
10 2 (1.08%) logstash
10 2 (1.08%) WSUS
10 2 (1.08%) SCCM
10 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.08%) Control-M
11 1 (0.54%) Legato
11 1 (0.54%) Nessus
11 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Red Hat
2 20 (10.75%) Symantec
3 17 (9.14%) VMware
3 17 (9.14%) Oracle
4 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.45%) Zend
5 11 (5.91%) IBM
6 10 (5.38%) McAfee
7 8 (4.30%) IronPort
8 7 (3.76%) JBoss
9 6 (3.23%) Citrix
9 6 (3.23%) Teradata
10 5 (2.69%) Hitachi
11 4 (2.15%) EMC
11 4 (2.15%) HP
11 4 (2.15%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.15%) Veritas
12 3 (1.61%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.61%) Sybase
13 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 inc bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £40,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £30,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago