The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 70 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 23 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.94% 5.00% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 8.98% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 30
Average salary £47,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £39,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Perl
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 423 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.22% 55.66% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 462 375 376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Perl
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Perl Salary Trend in Oxford

Perl
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Perl Salary Histogram in Oxford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 34 (97.14%) Python
2 27 (77.14%) Linux
3 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
3 17 (48.57%) Puppet
4 16 (45.71%) Ruby
4 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (42.86%) CentOS
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (31.43%) Subversion
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Java
8 9 (25.71%) Android
8 9 (25.71%) iPhone
8 9 (25.71%) Open Source
8 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Phone
9 8 (22.86%) Selenium
9 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Node.js
11 6 (17.14%) High Availability
11 6 (17.14%) nginx
11 6 (17.14%) LAMP
11 6 (17.14%) TDD

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (17.14%) Apache
1 6 (17.14%) nginx
1 6 (17.14%) Node.js
1 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Subversion
3 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Games
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
2 18 (51.43%) Administrator
2 18 (51.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 18 (51.43%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (31.43%) Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Python Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Linux Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) LAMP
1 6 (17.14%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (14.29%) JMX
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Catalyst
3 1 (2.86%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Moose
3 1 (2.86%) Plack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
1 9 (25.71%) iPhone
2 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (42.86%) CentOS
4 9 (25.71%) Android
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Phone
5 6 (17.14%) Unix
6 4 (11.43%) Debian
6 4 (11.43%) Fedora
6 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.71%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) Open Source
3 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) High Availability
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Game Development
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) Ruby
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
5 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) R
9 1 (2.86%) C#
9 1 (2.86%) Lua
9 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Postfix
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Perforce
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk