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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 179 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Permanent jobs citing Perl 59 108 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.60% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.85% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 86 99
Average salary £30,750 £36,561 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.89% -5.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,750
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
3225 3791 4353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 56.12% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 3225 3827
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -12 36 £26,500 -24.28% 4
Merseyside +13 8 £32,000 -20.00%
Lancashire -8 8 £21,500 -42.08%
Cheshire -18 6 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cumbria - 1 £21,500 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (60.55%) Python
2 61 (55.96%) PHP
3 50 (45.87%) Linux
4 43 (39.45%) Java
5 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
6 35 (32.11%) HTML
6 35 (32.11%) Bash Shell
7 34 (31.19%) CSS
8 32 (29.36%) MySQL
9 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (26.61%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (24.77%) C#
12 25 (22.94%) jQuery
13 24 (22.02%) .NET
13 24 (22.02%) Windows
14 23 (21.10%) Ruby
15 21 (19.27%) OOP
16 20 (18.35%) C++
17 19 (17.43%) DNS
17 19 (17.43%) Node.js
18 16 (14.68%) Backbone.js
18 16 (14.68%) Apache
18 16 (14.68%) Django
19 15 (13.76%) ITIL
20 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
21 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
21 13 (11.93%) nginx
21 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
21 13 (11.93%) Clustering
22 12 (11.01%) LAMP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (17.43%) Node.js
2 16 (14.68%) Apache
3 13 (11.93%) nginx
4 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.26%) IIS
4 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.50%) Drupal
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.67%) Confluence
7 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.83%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.83%) WordPress
9 1 (0.92%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.92%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) DNS
2 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.09%) SAN
4 9 (8.26%) NAS
4 9 (8.26%) SMTP
5 5 (4.59%) FTP
6 3 (2.75%) DHCP
6 3 (2.75%) SSL
6 3 (2.75%) Firewall
7 2 (1.83%) Wireless
7 2 (1.83%) SNMP
7 2 (1.83%) LAN
7 2 (1.83%) VoIP
7 2 (1.83%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.83%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) MySQL
2 29 (26.61%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
3 5 (4.59%) Maven
3 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.67%) SonarQube
4 4 (3.67%) Ant
4 4 (3.67%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.83%) AppScan
5 2 (1.83%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Games
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) AWS Developer
3 10 (9.17%) Administrator
3 10 (9.17%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (9.17%) PHP Developer
4 9 (8.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Junior
7 6 (5.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Development Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Junior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Operations Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) HTML
2 34 (31.19%) CSS
3 25 (22.94%) jQuery
4 24 (22.02%) .NET
5 16 (14.68%) Backbone.js
5 16 (14.68%) Django
6 12 (11.01%) LAMP
7 8 (7.34%) XML
7 8 (7.34%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (7.34%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.67%) J2EE
9 4 (3.67%) Ajax
10 3 (2.75%) HTML5
10 3 (2.75%) Symfony
10 3 (2.75%) Laravel
10 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.75%) CSS3
11 2 (1.83%) Yii
11 2 (1.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Open Source
3 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.50%) Replication
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) Statistics
6 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.92%) STB
8 1 (0.92%) Life Science
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.87%) Linux
2 24 (22.02%) Windows
3 11 (10.09%) UNIX
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Debian
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.34%) CentOS
6 6 (5.50%) Solaris
7 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.59%) AIX
8 4 (3.67%) HPUX
9 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.83%) OpenBSD
9 2 (1.83%) SUSE
9 2 (1.83%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) OOP
3 15 (13.76%) ITIL
4 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
7 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.34%) DevOps
8 8 (7.34%) OO
8 8 (7.34%) MVC
8 8 (7.34%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.59%) Game Development
11 4 (3.67%) Service Management
11 4 (3.67%) Project Management
11 4 (3.67%) Information Security
11 4 (3.67%) RAD
11 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 66 (60.55%) Python
2 61 (55.96%) PHP
3 43 (39.45%) Java
4 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
5 35 (32.11%) Bash Shell
6 27 (24.77%) C#
7 23 (21.10%) Ruby
8 20 (18.35%) C++
9 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
10 11 (10.09%) SQL
10 11 (10.09%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.59%) PHP5
12 4 (3.67%) ActionScript
12 4 (3.67%) C
13 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.83%) sed
14 2 (1.83%) AWK
15 1 (0.92%) Groovy
15 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) RHCA
2 5 (4.59%) RHCE
3 2 (1.83%) ISEB
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) Samba
3 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.75%) Squid
5 2 (1.83%) Varnish
5 2 (1.83%) Corosync
5 2 (1.83%) Ceph
5 2 (1.83%) KVM
5 2 (1.83%) iptables
5 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.83%) NFS
5 2 (1.83%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.83%) Openswan
5 2 (1.83%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.83%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.83%) Postfix
5 2 (1.83%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Puppet
2 9 (8.26%) Nagios
2 9 (8.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (8.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.59%) Munin
5 4 (3.67%) Ansible
6 3 (2.75%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.75%) Cacti
6 3 (2.75%) SmokePing
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.83%) Bacula
7 2 (1.83%) logstash
7 2 (1.83%) Rsyslog
7 2 (1.83%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.83%) yum
8 1 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) Zend
2 11 (10.09%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.26%) IronPort
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
3 9 (8.26%) Symantec
4 6 (5.50%) Perforce
5 4 (3.67%) HP
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.83%) Percona
6 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.92%) Splunk
7 1 (0.92%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
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