The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 85 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 47 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 3.13% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 8.45% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 51
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
796 840 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.56% 37.07% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 641 741 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Perl
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Perl Salary Trend in Reading

Perl
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Reading

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 113 (81.29%) Linux
2 65 (46.76%) Bash Shell
3 53 (38.13%) Red Hat
4 50 (35.97%) UNIX
4 50 (35.97%) Cisco
5 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
6 38 (27.34%) Python
7 35 (25.18%) SQL
8 34 (24.46%) Java
8 34 (24.46%) VMware
8 34 (24.46%) Open Source
9 30 (21.58%) MySQL
10 29 (20.86%) Degree
11 27 (19.42%) Internet
12 26 (18.71%) Windows
13 25 (17.99%) Computer Science
14 24 (17.27%) CentOS
14 24 (17.27%) SaaS
15 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
15 23 (16.55%) Shell Script
16 22 (15.83%) Time Management
17 21 (15.11%) DNS
18 20 (14.39%) Solaris
18 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (13.67%) C#
19 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 17 (12.23%) .NET
20 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
21 16 (11.51%) C++

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (11.51%) Apache
2 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) CMS
4 3 (2.16%) Drupal
5 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.72%) Movable Type
6 1 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.27%) SaaS
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) Office 365
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) Internet
2 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
3 21 (15.11%) DNS
4 13 (9.35%) HTTP
5 12 (8.63%) OSPF
5 12 (8.63%) BGP
6 10 (7.19%) Firewall
7 8 (5.76%) SAN
7 8 (5.76%) LDAP
7 8 (5.76%) SMTP
8 7 (5.04%) NAS
9 6 (4.32%) tcpdump
9 6 (4.32%) snoop
9 6 (4.32%) SSL
9 6 (4.32%) Wireshark
10 5 (3.60%) IPv4
10 5 (3.60%) IPv6
11 4 (2.88%) PPP
11 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) MySQL
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Redis
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) Selenium
3 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.60%) TestNG
4 4 (2.88%) Subversion
4 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.44%) Ant
5 2 (1.44%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.44%) Maven
5 2 (1.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.72%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.47%) Back Office
3 5 (3.60%) Front Office
4 4 (2.88%) Finance
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) Administrator
2 43 (30.94%) Systems Administrator
3 41 (29.50%) Linux Administrator
4 38 (27.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (17.99%) Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) Consultant
8 13 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Software Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.47%) PHP Developer
12 8 (5.76%) LAMP Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.04%) OSS Engineer
14 6 (4.32%) QA Engineer
14 6 (4.32%) Web Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) .NET
2 14 (10.07%) Web Services
3 13 (9.35%) HTML
4 12 (8.63%) XML
5 11 (7.91%) RESTful
6 10 (7.19%) LAMP
7 9 (6.47%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.76%) CSS
9 7 (5.04%) Spring
10 2 (1.44%) Ajax
10 2 (1.44%) Java EE
10 2 (1.44%) J2EE
10 2 (1.44%) ICEfaces
10 2 (1.44%) HTML5
10 2 (1.44%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.72%) jQuery
11 1 (0.72%) REST
11 1 (0.72%) CSS3
11 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Open Source
2 25 (17.99%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.19%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.47%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.76%) Firmware
6 7 (5.04%) Derivative
7 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.44%) DTV
9 2 (1.44%) SCADA
9 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.72%) Social Media
10 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.72%) Animation
10 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 113 (81.29%) Linux
2 50 (35.97%) UNIX
3 26 (18.71%) Windows
4 24 (17.27%) CentOS
5 20 (14.39%) Solaris
6 19 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.47%) SUSE
8 8 (5.76%) HPUX
9 7 (5.04%) AIX
10 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.44%) VxWorks
12 2 (1.44%) LynxOS
12 2 (1.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.83%) Time Management
2 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.19%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.47%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) ITIL
8 8 (5.76%) Web Development
9 7 (5.04%) Scrum
9 7 (5.04%) Service Management
9 7 (5.04%) Change Management
10 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.60%) B2B
11 5 (3.60%) Migration
11 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.60%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.60%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.60%) DevOps
12 4 (2.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) Bash Shell
2 38 (27.34%) Python
3 35 (25.18%) SQL
4 34 (24.46%) Java
5 23 (16.55%) Shell Script
6 19 (13.67%) C#
7 16 (11.51%) C++
8 15 (10.79%) PHP
9 13 (9.35%) Ruby
9 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
10 12 (8.63%) C
11 10 (7.19%) Korn
12 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.44%) VB
13 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.44%) Ada
14 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.60%) MOS
5 5 (3.60%) OCA
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.60%) RHCE
6 4 (2.88%) CCNP
7 3 (2.16%) CCIP
7 3 (2.16%) CCNA
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (2.16%) CCIE
7 3 (2.16%) CCSP
7 3 (2.16%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.63%) KVM
3 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.60%) Squid
4 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) qmail
4 5 (3.60%) Postfix
5 4 (2.88%) Xen
6 3 (2.16%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.44%) NFS
7 2 (1.44%) Varnish
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Puppet
2 10 (7.19%) NetBackup
3 9 (6.47%) Nagios
4 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.04%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.32%) Opsview
6 4 (2.88%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.44%) Netcool
8 1 (0.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.72%) WMI
8 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.72%) Cacti
8 1 (0.72%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 53 (38.13%) Red Hat
2 50 (35.97%) Cisco
3 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.46%) VMware
5 12 (8.63%) HP
6 11 (7.91%) F5
7 9 (6.47%) Oracle
7 9 (6.47%) Veritas
8 8 (5.76%) Sun
9 6 (4.32%) Citrix
10 5 (3.60%) NetApp
10 5 (3.60%) Remedy
11 4 (2.88%) Velocent
11 4 (2.88%) Cerion
11 4 (2.88%) Greenplum
11 4 (2.88%) Egenera
11 4 (2.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (2.88%) Foundry
12 3 (2.16%) Juniper
13 2 (1.44%) SAP
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