The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 39 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.52% 3.03% 7.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 4.81% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £40,750 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 104 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.19% 63.03% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 49
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 15 September 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
County Antrim -6 1 - - 1
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSTL
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HSQLDB
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CDMA
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) POP3
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) IMAP
1 1 (33.33%) GGSN
1 1 (33.33%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) HSQLDB
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JSTL
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree