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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank - 33 26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 0 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.86% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.55% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
145 110 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.76% 62.86% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 55
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) HSQLDB
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) BSON
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) HSQLDB
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree