The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 72 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Perl 84 121 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 3.16% 4.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 6.06% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 72
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,550 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1544 1996 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.54% 52.18% 58.34%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1364 1105
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Perl
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Perl Salary Trend in Scotland

Perl
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Scotland

Perl
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh +3 52 £40,000 +3.89% 18
Glasgow -14 24 £62,500 +19.04% 3
West Lothian - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
Stirling -3 1 £50,000 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 101 (63.52%) Linux
2 75 (47.17%) Java
3 69 (43.40%) Finance
4 64 (40.25%) UNIX
5 60 (37.74%) Python
6 59 (37.11%) SQL
7 53 (33.33%) Oracle
8 51 (32.08%) Shell Script
9 46 (28.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (25.79%) Apache
10 41 (25.79%) Bash Shell
11 40 (25.16%) Relational Database
12 37 (23.27%) Tomcat
13 35 (22.01%) MySQL
13 35 (22.01%) RDBMS
14 32 (20.13%) Red Hat
15 30 (18.87%) Web Services
16 29 (18.24%) Degree
17 28 (17.61%) Sybase
18 27 (16.98%) Computer Science
19 26 (16.35%) Spring
20 25 (15.72%) PHP
20 25 (15.72%) XML
20 25 (15.72%) Solaris
21 24 (15.09%) QA
22 23 (14.47%) JBoss
23 21 (13.21%) Software Engineering
23 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (13.21%) SDLC
24 20 (12.58%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (25.79%) Apache
2 37 (23.27%) Tomcat
3 23 (14.47%) JBoss
4 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.77%) SugarCRM
5 6 (3.77%) Alfresco
5 6 (3.77%) Mule
6 5 (3.14%) CMS
7 4 (2.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.89%) SAS
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.63%) nginx
10 1 (0.63%) Node.js
10 1 (0.63%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Oracle Utilities
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.89%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.63%) PRMS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.63%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) Internet
2 12 (7.55%) SAN
3 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.66%) DNS
5 6 (3.77%) Wireless
6 5 (3.14%) DHCP
7 4 (2.52%) HTTP
7 4 (2.52%) Firewall
8 3 (1.89%) LDAP
9 2 (1.26%) LAN
9 2 (1.26%) WAN
9 2 (1.26%) SMTP
9 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.63%) IPv6
10 1 (0.63%) WiMAX
10 1 (0.63%) Fast Ethernet
10 1 (0.63%) Network Security
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) Relational Database
2 35 (22.01%) MySQL
2 35 (22.01%) RDBMS
3 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.29%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (3.77%) TimesTen
9 6 (3.77%) Big Data
9 6 (3.77%) MarkLogic
9 6 (3.77%) Pentaho
9 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.77%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.77%) DB2
10 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.43%) Maven
3 14 (8.81%) Ant
4 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.66%) JUnit
6 6 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.52%) Selenium
7 4 (2.52%) Subversion
8 3 (1.89%) JIRA
9 2 (1.26%) HttpUnit
9 2 (1.26%) JMeter
9 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.26%) Gradle
9 2 (1.26%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.26%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.63%) TestNG
10 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (43.40%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Front Office
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Developer
2 25 (15.72%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.09%) Analyst
4 22 (13.84%) Administrator
5 14 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.03%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) DBA
10 7 (4.40%) Junior
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.77%) Test Manager
12 5 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.14%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) Technical Specialist
12 5 (3.14%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.87%) Web Services
2 26 (16.35%) Spring
3 25 (15.72%) XML
4 19 (11.95%) Hibernate
5 16 (10.06%) Middleware
6 13 (8.18%) SOAP
6 13 (8.18%) RESTful
7 12 (7.55%) HTML
8 10 (6.29%) JSP
8 10 (6.29%) Servlets
8 10 (6.29%) CGI
9 9 (5.66%) .NET
10 6 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (3.77%) JMS
10 6 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (3.14%) J2EE
11 5 (3.14%) J2SE
12 4 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (2.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Equities
5 5 (3.14%) Derivative
6 4 (2.52%) iPad
6 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.26%) Physics
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) iSeries
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.52%) Linux
2 64 (40.25%) UNIX
3 46 (28.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (15.72%) Solaris
5 16 (10.06%) Windows
5 16 (10.06%) Debian
6 12 (7.55%) Android
7 11 (6.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.40%) AIX
9 3 (1.89%) CentOS
10 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.21%) Software Engineering
1 21 (13.21%) SDLC
2 20 (12.58%) OO
3 19 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (10.69%) Mentoring
5 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.43%) Automated Testing
7 14 (8.81%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (8.18%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (6.92%) Android Development
9 11 (6.92%) iOS Development
9 11 (6.92%) MVC
10 10 (6.29%) Validation
10 10 (6.29%) Open Source
11 9 (5.66%) Content Management
11 9 (5.66%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.66%) DevOps
12 8 (5.03%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 75 (47.17%) Java
2 60 (37.74%) Python
3 59 (37.11%) SQL
4 51 (32.08%) Shell Script
5 41 (25.79%) Bash Shell
6 25 (15.72%) PHP
7 20 (12.58%) C#
8 19 (11.95%) C++
9 16 (10.06%) PL/SQL
10 15 (9.43%) JavaScript
10 15 (9.43%) Ruby
11 12 (7.55%) Korn
12 9 (5.66%) sed
13 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.77%) Bourne shell
14 6 (3.77%) AWK
15 5 (3.14%) C
16 3 (1.89%) Lisp
17 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.24%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.77%) CCNA
2 6 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.14%) ISEB
4 4 (2.52%) CWNA
5 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.89%) PhD
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) vSphere
3 5 (3.14%) Firmware
4 4 (2.52%) Xen
4 4 (2.52%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.26%) KVM
5 2 (1.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) Puppet
2 8 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.03%) Data Guard
2 8 (5.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (4.40%) Capistrano
3 7 (4.40%) Ansible
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Statspack
6 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.52%) logstash
7 3 (1.89%) SCOM
7 3 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.26%) Control-M
8 2 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 53 (33.33%) Oracle
2 32 (20.13%) Red Hat
3 28 (17.61%) Sybase
4 18 (11.32%) VMware
5 11 (6.92%) Sun
6 7 (4.40%) HP
7 6 (3.77%) Cisco
7 6 (3.77%) Talend
7 6 (3.77%) MapR
7 6 (3.77%) Vertica
8 5 (3.14%) IBM
8 5 (3.14%) EMC
9 4 (2.52%) Dell
9 4 (2.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.52%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.52%) Aruba
9 4 (2.52%) F5
9 4 (2.52%) Symantec
9 4 (2.52%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (2.52%) Meru Networks
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