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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 203 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 48 91 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 1.36% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 2.33% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 81 99
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
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
3458 3910 4526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.17% 58.59% 60.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 3392 3973
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -24 29 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Cheshire -14 13 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Merseyside +10 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 61 (47.29%) Linux
2 59 (45.74%) Python
3 50 (38.76%) PHP
4 44 (34.11%) Windows
5 41 (31.78%) Finance
6 38 (29.46%) ITIL
7 37 (28.68%) TCP/IP
8 36 (27.91%) DNS
9 34 (26.36%) .NET
9 34 (26.36%) MySQL
9 34 (26.36%) Bash Shell
10 30 (23.26%) PowerShell
10 30 (23.26%) Ruby
10 30 (23.26%) SAN
10 30 (23.26%) Migration
11 28 (21.71%) UNIX
12 27 (20.93%) VB.NET
12 27 (20.93%) IIS
12 27 (20.93%) Clustering
12 27 (20.93%) Load Balancing
13 26 (20.16%) HTML
13 26 (20.16%) CSS
13 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
14 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (19.38%) MS Exchange
14 25 (19.38%) SMTP
14 25 (19.38%) Java
14 25 (19.38%) Symantec
14 25 (19.38%) Norton AntiVirus
14 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (20.93%) IIS
2 25 (19.38%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (17.05%) Apache
4 12 (9.30%) nginx
5 11 (8.53%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.65%) Node.js
7 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.68%) TCP/IP
2 36 (27.91%) DNS
3 30 (23.26%) SAN
4 25 (19.38%) SMTP
4 25 (19.38%) NAS
5 13 (10.08%) SSL
6 8 (6.20%) HTTP
7 7 (5.43%) Wireshark
8 6 (4.65%) HTTPS
8 6 (4.65%) FTP
8 6 (4.65%) VoIP
9 4 (3.10%) WAN
9 4 (3.10%) Internet
9 4 (3.10%) Firewall
10 3 (2.33%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.33%) RTP
10 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (1.55%) OpenVPN
11 2 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) MySQL
2 21 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Subversion
2 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) WATIR
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Front Office
3 4 (3.10%) Back Office
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Developer
2 14 (10.85%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.30%) Consultant
4 10 (7.75%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.65%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Exchange Specialist
9 5 (3.88%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.88%) LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.36%) .NET
2 26 (20.16%) CSS
2 26 (20.16%) HTML
3 11 (8.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (8.53%) Middleware
3 11 (8.53%) ISPF
3 11 (8.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (7.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (6.98%) jQuery
6 7 (5.43%) Symfony
6 7 (5.43%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (5.43%) LAMP
6 7 (5.43%) Flash
7 6 (4.65%) Ajax
8 5 (3.88%) HTML5
8 5 (3.88%) Yii
8 5 (3.88%) CSS3
8 5 (3.88%) PhoneGap
8 5 (3.88%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Clustering
2 11 (8.53%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.43%) Open Source
4 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.55%) STB
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (47.29%) Linux
2 44 (34.11%) Windows
3 28 (21.71%) UNIX
4 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.08%) Debian
6 11 (8.53%) AIX
7 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.43%) CentOS
9 5 (3.88%) Android
9 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.55%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.55%) Solaris
11 2 (1.55%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.78%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) ITIL
2 30 (23.26%) Migration
3 27 (20.93%) Load Balancing
4 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.40%) OOP
6 15 (11.63%) OO
7 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.53%) Information Security
9 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.43%) Release Management
11 6 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) MVC
11 6 (4.65%) Web Development
11 6 (4.65%) Coaching
12 5 (3.88%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (3.88%) Android Development
12 5 (3.88%) iOS Development
12 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.88%) Software Testing
13 4 (3.10%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.74%) Python
2 50 (38.76%) PHP
3 34 (26.36%) Bash Shell
4 30 (23.26%) PowerShell
4 30 (23.26%) Ruby
5 27 (20.93%) VB.NET
6 25 (19.38%) Java
7 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.95%) C#
9 15 (11.63%) SQL
10 14 (10.85%) PHP5
11 12 (9.30%) C++
12 11 (8.53%) JCL
13 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.55%) C
14 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) ISEB
2 7 (5.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) Varnish
4 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.33%) Kamailio
4 3 (2.33%) Samba
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) Squid
5 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.55%) Postfix
5 2 (1.55%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.55%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.55%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.55%) Corosync
5 2 (1.55%) KVM
5 2 (1.55%) Ceph
5 2 (1.55%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.55%) Openswan
5 2 (1.55%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (18.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (10.08%) Puppet
4 10 (7.75%) Nagios
5 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.10%) Munin
6 4 (3.10%) Control-M
7 3 (2.33%) Cacti
8 2 (1.55%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.55%) yum
8 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.55%) SmokePing
8 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.55%) logstash
8 2 (1.55%) Rsyslog
8 2 (1.55%) Bacula
9 1 (0.78%) Opsview
9 1 (0.78%) Ansible
9 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Symantec
1 25 (19.38%) IronPort
2 13 (10.08%) VMware
3 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.75%) Zend
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle
6 4 (3.10%) Percona
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.55%) Dell
8 2 (1.55%) Sybase
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.55%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau
9 1 (0.78%) Aquila
9 1 (0.78%) Perforce
9 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
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