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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 176 172 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Perl 78 68 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.01% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.65% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 60 108
Average salary £54,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,407
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 43 £38,250 -15.00% 5
Cheshire +19 31 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Merseyside 0 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 84 (49.70%) Finance
2 77 (45.56%) Linux
3 59 (34.91%) Python
4 52 (30.77%) Windows
5 48 (28.40%) PHP
5 48 (28.40%) ITIL
6 44 (26.04%) MySQL
7 43 (25.44%) TCP/IP
7 43 (25.44%) DNS
8 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 38 (22.49%) UNIX
9 38 (22.49%) SAN
10 36 (21.30%) Ruby
11 35 (20.71%) .NET
11 35 (20.71%) Active Directory
12 34 (20.12%) Java
12 34 (20.12%) Apache
12 34 (20.12%) Clustering
13 33 (19.53%) SMTP
13 33 (19.53%) Load Balancing
14 32 (18.93%) HTML
14 32 (18.93%) VB.NET
14 32 (18.93%) MS Exchange
14 32 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (18.93%) Symantec
14 32 (18.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 32 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (18.93%) NAS
14 32 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2013

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (20.12%) Apache
2 32 (18.93%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 32 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (15.38%) IIS
4 14 (8.28%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.33%) nginx
6 4 (2.37%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.37%) JBoss
6 4 (2.37%) SAS
7 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Office
2 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.78%) IaaS
2 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.44%) TCP/IP
1 43 (25.44%) DNS
2 38 (22.49%) SAN
3 33 (19.53%) SMTP
4 32 (18.93%) NAS
5 16 (9.47%) SSL
6 8 (4.73%) Internet
6 8 (4.73%) HTTP
7 7 (4.14%) Wireshark
8 6 (3.55%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.55%) FTP
9 5 (2.96%) LDAP
10 4 (2.37%) VoIP
10 4 (2.37%) WAN
11 3 (1.78%) Broadband
11 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.78%) RTP
11 3 (1.78%) Firewall
11 3 (1.78%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.04%) MySQL
2 23 (13.61%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.55%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.78%) Big Data
10 2 (1.18%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.18%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.18%) DataStage
10 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.18%) HBase
10 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.51%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.78%) Maven
4 3 (1.78%) Ant
4 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) WATIR
6 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 84 (49.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 11 (6.51%) Back Office
4 7 (4.14%) Front Office
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (34.32%) Developer
2 18 (10.65%) Web Developer
2 18 (10.65%) PHP Developer
3 17 (10.06%) Consultant
4 13 (7.69%) Perl Developer
5 10 (5.92%) Administrator
5 10 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (5.92%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Analyst
7 8 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.14%) IT Consultant
8 7 (4.14%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (4.14%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.14%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.55%) Exchange Specialist
9 6 (3.55%) Messaging Specialist
9 6 (3.55%) WebSphere Specialist
9 6 (3.55%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.71%) .NET
2 32 (18.93%) HTML
3 31 (18.34%) CSS
4 17 (10.06%) Middleware
5 16 (9.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (8.28%) Web Services
7 13 (7.69%) ISPF
7 13 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 11 (6.51%) RESTful
9 9 (5.33%) HTML5
10 8 (4.73%) CSS3
10 8 (4.73%) XML
10 8 (4.73%) Flash
11 7 (4.14%) Ajax
11 7 (4.14%) Symfony
12 6 (3.55%) J2EE
13 5 (2.96%) LAMP
13 5 (2.96%) Java EE
13 5 (2.96%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Clustering
2 16 (9.47%) Mainframe
3 14 (8.28%) Open Source
4 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.18%) STB
8 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.59%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Life Science
9 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.59%) BBC
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (45.56%) Linux
2 52 (30.77%) Windows
3 38 (22.49%) UNIX
4 32 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.28%) AIX
6 11 (6.51%) Debian
7 10 (5.92%) Android
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.37%) CentOS
11 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.40%) ITIL
2 33 (19.53%) Load Balancing
3 29 (17.16%) Migration
4 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.20%) OO
5 17 (10.06%) OOP
5 17 (10.06%) Change Management
6 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.10%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.51%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.92%) Release Management
9 10 (5.92%) Web Application Development
10 9 (5.33%) Web Development
11 8 (4.73%) Information Security
11 8 (4.73%) MVC
12 7 (4.14%) Project Management
12 7 (4.14%) Web Design
12 7 (4.14%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.91%) Python
2 48 (28.40%) PHP
3 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (21.30%) Ruby
5 34 (20.12%) Java
6 32 (18.93%) VB.NET
7 27 (15.98%) SQL
8 26 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 21 (12.43%) Bash Shell
10 18 (10.65%) PHP5
11 13 (7.69%) JCL
12 10 (5.92%) C#
13 6 (3.55%) C++
13 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.96%) Groovy
15 3 (1.78%) C
16 2 (1.18%) R
17 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.59%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) ISEB
2 10 (5.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) RHCE
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (20.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.78%) Kamailio
3 3 (1.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (1.78%) Varnish
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.18%) KVM
4 2 (1.18%) Samba
5 1 (0.59%) Squid
5 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.59%) Postfix
5 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 32 (18.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (12.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 17 (10.06%) Puppet
4 12 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.55%) CFEngine
5 6 (3.55%) Nagios
6 5 (2.96%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.37%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (1.78%) Control-M
9 1 (0.59%) Legato
9 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.59%) Cacti
9 1 (0.59%) Opsview
9 1 (0.59%) Icinga
Vendors
1 32 (18.93%) Symantec
2 22 (13.02%) IronPort
3 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.10%) Zend
3 12 (7.10%) VMware
4 10 (5.92%) McAfee
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle
6 5 (2.96%) IBM
6 5 (2.96%) Teradata
7 4 (2.37%) Veritas
8 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.18%) Sybase
9 2 (1.18%) Dell
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco
9 2 (1.18%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.18%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.18%) Percona
10 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.59%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) Tableau
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