The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 30 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 4 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.99% 3.46% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 5.68% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +5.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 176 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.69% 60.90% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92 108 71
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Perl
UK

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Perl
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Northern Ireland region.

Perl Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Perl
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +5 2 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) Struts
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) HSQLDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Applications Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) Servlets
3 3 (27.27%) Struts
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) JSF
3 3 (27.27%) JSTL
3 3 (27.27%) Struts2
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) OpenVMS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) OOD
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) System Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Segue
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) CommVault
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Altiris