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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 82 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 84 78 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.92% 2.48% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 4.75% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 46
Average salary £42,500 £42,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.89% +5.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £59,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1434 1643 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.91% 52.21% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1024 1382
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Glasgow +14 45 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Edinburgh -2 34 £42,500 +4.61% 10
Stirling 0 2 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 77 (50.99%) Java
2 70 (46.36%) Linux
3 67 (44.37%) Python
4 57 (37.75%) Unix
5 56 (37.09%) Finance
6 48 (31.79%) SQL
7 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (29.14%) C#
9 40 (26.49%) SDLC
10 39 (25.83%) Degree
11 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
12 33 (21.85%) Ruby
13 31 (20.53%) XML
14 30 (19.87%) Korn
14 30 (19.87%) Relational Database
15 29 (19.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (18.54%) Windows
17 27 (17.88%) Apache
18 26 (17.22%) Tomcat
18 26 (17.22%) OO
18 26 (17.22%) C++
18 26 (17.22%) Asset Management
19 25 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (15.89%) Analytics
20 24 (15.89%) High Availability
20 24 (15.89%) Project Management
21 23 (15.23%) SQL Server
21 23 (15.23%) SOAP
21 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
22 22 (14.57%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (17.88%) Apache
2 26 (17.22%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.93%) MQSeries
4 12 (7.95%) JBoss
5 11 (7.28%) IIS
6 10 (6.62%) SAS
7 9 (5.96%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.64%) Jetty
9 6 (3.97%) GemFire
9 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.32%) Mule
12 2 (1.32%) SugarCRM
12 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.66%) Node.js
13 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.99%) MS Office
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Hi Portfolio
2 2 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.32%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) IaaS
2 6 (3.97%) PaaS
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) Internet
2 10 (6.62%) Firewall
3 7 (4.64%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.31%) SAN
6 4 (2.65%) DNS
6 4 (2.65%) Network Security
6 4 (2.65%) SSL
7 3 (1.99%) FTP
7 3 (1.99%) SNMP
8 2 (1.32%) LDAP
8 2 (1.32%) Multicast
8 2 (1.32%) SSH
9 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.66%) SMTP
9 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.87%) Relational Database
2 23 (15.23%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.26%) JasperReports
3 17 (11.26%) RDBMS
4 16 (10.60%) MySQL
5 15 (9.93%) NoSQL
6 14 (9.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.62%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.30%) BigTable
9 6 (3.97%) Big Data
9 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.65%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.99%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.99%) Parquet
12 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.32%) DB2
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.61%) Cucumber
2 13 (8.61%) JIRA
2 13 (8.61%) Selenium
3 12 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.30%) Subversion
5 7 (4.64%) JUnit
5 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.97%) Ant
6 6 (3.97%) Maven
7 5 (3.31%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.31%) MSTest
7 5 (3.31%) NUnit
7 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (37.09%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Banking
3 11 (7.28%) Back Office
4 5 (3.31%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.31%) Private Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Publishing
4 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Front Office
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (33.11%) Developer
2 20 (13.25%) Java Developer
2 20 (13.25%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.26%) Administrator
4 13 (8.61%) Analyst
5 12 (7.95%) ETL Developer
6 11 (7.28%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.30%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.30%) Python Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.30%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Tester
9 7 (4.64%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) XML
2 23 (15.23%) SOAP
3 22 (14.57%) Middleware
4 20 (13.25%) .NET
5 19 (12.58%) HTML
6 18 (11.92%) Spring
6 18 (11.92%) Web Services
7 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
7 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (11.26%) WinForms
8 16 (10.60%) JSON
9 15 (9.93%) CSS
10 13 (8.61%) CGI
10 13 (8.61%) REST
11 11 (7.28%) LAMP
12 10 (6.62%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (6.62%) JSP
12 10 (6.62%) Servlets
13 9 (5.96%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.28%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.62%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.30%) Data Integration
5 8 (5.30%) Derivative
5 8 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 8 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (5.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (5.30%) Market Risk
6 6 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.31%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.99%) Physics
9 3 (1.99%) RIA
10 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.36%) Linux
2 57 (37.75%) Unix
3 29 (19.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (18.54%) Windows
5 14 (9.27%) Debian
6 10 (6.62%) AIX
7 9 (5.96%) Android
7 9 (5.96%) Solaris
8 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.99%) HPUX
11 2 (1.32%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.49%) SDLC
3 26 (17.22%) Asset Management
3 26 (17.22%) OO
4 24 (15.89%) Analytics
4 24 (15.89%) High Availability
4 24 (15.89%) Project Management
5 22 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.57%) TDD
6 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 19 (12.58%) BDD
8 17 (11.26%) MVC
8 17 (11.26%) Software Architecture
8 17 (11.26%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.27%) ETL
11 13 (8.61%) DevOps
11 13 (8.61%) Scrum
12 12 (7.95%) Fund Accounting
12 12 (7.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.99%) Java
2 67 (44.37%) Python
3 48 (31.79%) SQL
4 44 (29.14%) C#
5 33 (21.85%) Ruby
6 30 (19.87%) Korn
7 26 (17.22%) C++
8 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
9 18 (11.92%) PowerShell
10 17 (11.26%) JavaScript
10 17 (11.26%) VB
11 14 (9.27%) Shell Script
12 12 (7.95%) C
13 8 (5.30%) PHP
13 8 (5.30%) XPath
14 7 (4.64%) Scala
15 6 (3.97%) Jython
15 6 (3.97%) VBScript
16 5 (3.31%) Lisp
16 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (25.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) PhD
2 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) CISSP
5 3 (1.99%) CCNP
5 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) GCIA
6 2 (1.32%) GCIH
7 1 (0.66%) CCIE
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.66%) SANS
7 1 (0.66%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO15022
1 2 (1.32%) ISO20022
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Docker
2 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.97%) Squid
4 4 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.65%) Veritas File System
4 4 (2.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.32%) iptables
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.66%) Postfix
6 1 (0.66%) RACF
6 1 (0.66%) Samba
6 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.66%) Varnish
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) Puppet
2 13 (8.61%) Nagios
3 8 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.65%) Graphite
4 4 (2.65%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.65%) Mesos
4 4 (2.65%) Opsview
4 4 (2.65%) QRadar
5 3 (1.99%) Ansible
5 3 (1.99%) Fluentd
5 3 (1.99%) Nessus
5 3 (1.99%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.99%) SCCM
6 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.66%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.66%) Munin
7 1 (0.66%) yum
7 1 (0.66%) zSecure
Vendors
1 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.25%) Oracle
3 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.95%) Ab Initio
5 11 (7.28%) Sybase
6 8 (5.30%) Cisco
6 8 (5.30%) F5
6 8 (5.30%) VMware
7 7 (4.64%) Cegedim Rx
7 7 (4.64%) IBM
8 6 (3.97%) Informatica
9 5 (3.31%) HP
9 5 (3.31%) Veritas
10 4 (2.65%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.65%) CA
10 4 (2.65%) Juniper
10 4 (2.65%) New Relic
10 4 (2.65%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.65%) Splunk
10 4 (2.65%) Sun
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