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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 187 173 162
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 58 71 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 1.08% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.78% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 95
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £30,232
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £44,000
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
3485 3981 4823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.54% 60.28% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3090 3473 4305
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -11 30 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cheshire -11 22 £66,250 +32.50% 3
Merseyside +9 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (46.98%) Linux
2 59 (39.60%) Finance
3 58 (38.93%) Python
4 49 (32.89%) Windows
5 47 (31.54%) PHP
6 44 (29.53%) ITIL
7 41 (27.52%) TCP/IP
8 39 (26.17%) DNS
8 39 (26.17%) MySQL
9 34 (22.82%) .NET
9 34 (22.82%) UNIX
9 34 (22.82%) SAN
10 32 (21.48%) Migration
10 32 (21.48%) Ruby
11 31 (20.81%) Clustering
12 30 (20.13%) Load Balancing
12 30 (20.13%) HTML
13 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
13 29 (19.46%) CSS
13 29 (19.46%) SMTP
13 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
13 29 (19.46%) PowerShell
14 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (18.79%) NAS
14 28 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
14 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (18.79%) Symantec
14 28 (18.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 28 (18.79%) Apache
14 28 (18.79%) MS Exchange

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 28 (18.79%) Apache
1 28 (18.79%) MS Exchange
1 28 (18.79%) IIS
1 28 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (8.72%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.38%) nginx
4 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.34%) JBoss
5 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.52%) TCP/IP
2 39 (26.17%) DNS
3 34 (22.82%) SAN
4 29 (19.46%) SMTP
5 28 (18.79%) NAS
6 15 (10.07%) SSL
7 8 (5.37%) HTTP
8 7 (4.70%) Internet
8 7 (4.70%) Wireshark
9 6 (4.03%) HTTPS
9 6 (4.03%) FTP
10 5 (3.36%) VoIP
11 4 (2.68%) WAN
11 4 (2.68%) Firewall
12 3 (2.01%) RTP
12 3 (2.01%) Broadband
12 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.01%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.17%) MySQL
2 16 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.67%) QlikView
8 1 (0.67%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Subversion
2 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.34%) Ant
5 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) WATIR
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Back Office
3 9 (6.04%) Banking
4 7 (4.70%) Front Office
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (31.54%) Developer
2 17 (11.41%) PHP Developer
3 15 (10.07%) Consultant
4 12 (8.05%) Web Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (7.38%) Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Administrator
6 10 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.70%) IT Consultant
7 7 (4.70%) Team Leader
7 7 (4.70%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (4.70%) Perl Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Specialist
8 6 (4.03%) Exchange Specialist
8 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.82%) .NET
2 30 (20.13%) HTML
3 29 (19.46%) CSS
4 14 (9.40%) Middleware
4 14 (9.40%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (8.72%) ISPF
5 13 (8.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 13 (8.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (6.04%) HTML5
7 8 (5.37%) CSS3
7 8 (5.37%) Flash
8 7 (4.70%) XML
8 7 (4.70%) Symfony
8 7 (4.70%) Ajax
9 6 (4.03%) Web Services
10 5 (3.36%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (3.36%) LAMP
10 5 (3.36%) Yii
10 5 (3.36%) PhoneGap
10 5 (3.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Clustering
2 13 (8.72%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.04%) Open Source
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.34%) STB
7 2 (1.34%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.67%) AS400
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.67%) BBC
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.98%) Linux
2 49 (32.89%) Windows
3 34 (22.82%) UNIX
4 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.40%) AIX
6 12 (8.05%) Debian
7 10 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.04%) Android
9 8 (5.37%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.70%) CentOS
11 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.68%) Solaris
12 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.67%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.67%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) ITIL
2 32 (21.48%) Migration
3 30 (20.13%) Load Balancing
4 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.75%) OO
6 15 (10.07%) OOP
7 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.71%) Release Management
9 9 (6.04%) Web Development
10 8 (5.37%) Information Security
10 8 (5.37%) Software Testing
10 8 (5.37%) Change Management
11 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 7 (4.70%) Project Management
11 7 (4.70%) Manual Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.70%) Web Design
11 7 (4.70%) Data Mapping
12 6 (4.03%) Coaching
12 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) Python
2 47 (31.54%) PHP
3 32 (21.48%) Ruby
4 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.46%) PowerShell
5 28 (18.79%) VB.NET
6 25 (16.78%) SQL
6 25 (16.78%) Bash Shell
7 24 (16.11%) Java
8 17 (11.41%) PHP5
9 14 (9.40%) C#
10 13 (8.72%) JCL
11 10 (6.71%) C++
12 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.68%) Groovy
14 3 (2.01%) C
15 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) ISEB
2 12 (8.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) CISSP
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) RHCE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.01%) Samba
3 3 (2.01%) KVM
3 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.01%) Varnish
3 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.01%) Kamailio
4 2 (1.34%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.67%) NFS
5 1 (0.67%) Squid
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) GPFS
5 1 (0.67%) Ceph
5 1 (0.67%) Corosync
5 1 (0.67%) Postfix
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 28 (18.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (16.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (8.72%) Puppet
4 8 (5.37%) Nagios
5 6 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.01%) Control-M
6 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.01%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.34%) Cacti
7 2 (1.34%) Munin
8 1 (0.67%) Legato
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.67%) logstash
8 1 (0.67%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.67%) Opsview
8 1 (0.67%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.67%) Bacula
8 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Symantec
2 25 (16.78%) IronPort
3 14 (9.40%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.40%) VMware
4 12 (8.05%) Oracle
5 11 (7.38%) Zend
6 3 (2.01%) McAfee
6 3 (2.01%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.01%) Percona
7 2 (1.34%) Splunk
7 2 (1.34%) Sybase
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco
7 2 (1.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.67%) EMC
8 1 (0.67%) NetApp
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas
8 1 (0.67%) Sun
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) Compaq
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