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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 78 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 102 105 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.73% 3.35% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 6.03% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 56
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £51,000 £40,000
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2003 1741 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.54% 55.57% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1141 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -12 47 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Glasgow -25 37 £48,750 +21.87% 7
Dundee +8 8 £42,500 +3.67% 1
West Lothian +11 3 £31,500 - 2
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +8 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Stirling - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 145 (65.61%) Linux
2 126 (57.01%) Python
3 110 (49.77%) Java
4 104 (47.06%) UNIX
5 95 (42.99%) SQL
6 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
7 60 (27.15%) C++
8 59 (26.70%) Finance
9 55 (24.89%) Ruby
10 51 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 51 (23.08%) HTML
10 51 (23.08%) C#
10 51 (23.08%) Oracle
11 50 (22.62%) Windows
12 46 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (17.19%) OO
14 37 (16.74%) QA
15 36 (16.29%) Degree
15 36 (16.29%) Software Engineering
16 35 (15.84%) Shell Script
17 34 (15.38%) Automated Testing
18 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
19 30 (13.57%) CSS
20 29 (13.12%) HTML5
21 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
21 27 (12.22%) jQuery
22 25 (11.31%) Web Development
22 25 (11.31%) XML
23 24 (10.86%) RDBMS
23 24 (10.86%) Internet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (9.05%) Apache
2 17 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.52%) Node.js
5 8 (3.62%) SAS
6 7 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.17%) Mule
7 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.26%) IIS
8 5 (2.26%) Lync
8 5 (2.26%) nginx
8 5 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.36%) GemFire
10 3 (1.36%) SugarCRM
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.36%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.90%) Drupal
12 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (4.07%) MS Office
3 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.86%) Internet
2 11 (4.98%) Firewall
3 10 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.26%) DNS
5 4 (1.81%) LDAP
6 3 (1.36%) SAN
6 3 (1.36%) HTTP
6 3 (1.36%) Network Security
7 2 (0.90%) SNMP
7 2 (0.90%) VoIP
7 2 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) CDMA
8 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
2 24 (10.86%) RDBMS
3 23 (10.41%) SQL Server
4 19 (8.60%) KDB
5 15 (6.79%) MySQL
6 14 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.43%) Big Data
8 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.62%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.62%) DB2
8 8 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.26%) OLTP
10 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.26%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.88%) JIRA
3 11 (4.98%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.17%) Bugzilla
5 7 (3.17%) Subversion
5 7 (3.17%) FogBugz
5 7 (3.17%) Maven
6 5 (2.26%) Ant
7 4 (1.81%) Selenium
7 4 (1.81%) Fiddler
7 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.36%) JUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Gradle
8 3 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.90%) FishEye
9 2 (0.90%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 59 (26.70%) Finance
2 21 (9.50%) Banking
3 17 (7.69%) Front Office
4 9 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.36%) Advertising
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (30.77%) Developer
2 44 (19.91%) Software Engineer
3 21 (9.50%) Analyst
3 21 (9.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.14%) Administrator
4 18 (8.14%) Development Engineer
5 14 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) WPF Developer
7 10 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) QA Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.62%) Graduate
9 8 (3.62%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.62%) DBA
10 7 (3.17%) Junior
10 7 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.08%) HTML
2 30 (13.57%) CSS
3 29 (13.12%) HTML5
4 27 (12.22%) jQuery
5 25 (11.31%) XML
6 23 (10.41%) .NET
7 22 (9.95%) LESS
8 15 (6.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (6.33%) CSS3
10 13 (5.88%) Sinatra
10 13 (5.88%) WPF
10 13 (5.88%) Spring
11 10 (4.52%) Web Services
12 9 (4.07%) Hibernate
12 9 (4.07%) SOAP
12 9 (4.07%) J2EE
13 8 (3.62%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (3.62%) Java EE
13 8 (3.62%) Sass
13 8 (3.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.60%) Equities
3 10 (4.52%) Open Source
3 10 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.62%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.26%) Derivative
5 5 (2.26%) Statistics
5 5 (2.26%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.26%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.36%) Physics
7 2 (0.90%) iSeries
7 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.90%) EPoS
7 2 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 145 (65.61%) Linux
2 104 (47.06%) UNIX
3 50 (22.62%) Windows
4 14 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.88%) Solaris
6 11 (4.98%) Ubuntu
7 10 (4.52%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.17%) Debian
9 5 (2.26%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.26%) Android
9 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.81%) OS/2
11 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.19%) OO
3 36 (16.29%) Software Engineering
4 34 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 25 (11.31%) Web Development
6 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (8.60%) Performance Management
8 15 (6.79%) Project Management
8 15 (6.79%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.88%) Software Architecture
9 13 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (5.88%) Refactoring
10 12 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.43%) Six Sigma
10 12 (5.43%) Service Management
11 10 (4.52%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.07%) Workflow
13 8 (3.62%) DevOps
13 8 (3.62%) Change Management
14 7 (3.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (57.01%) Python
2 110 (49.77%) Java
3 95 (42.99%) SQL
4 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 60 (27.15%) C++
6 55 (24.89%) Ruby
7 51 (23.08%) C#
8 35 (15.84%) Shell Script
9 24 (10.86%) Bash Shell
10 21 (9.50%) PowerShell
11 19 (8.60%) C
11 19 (8.60%) PHP
12 16 (7.24%) PL/SQL
13 13 (5.88%) Objective-C
14 8 (3.62%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (3.62%) Lisp
15 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.26%) VBScript
16 4 (1.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (16.29%) Degree
2 14 (6.33%) Postgraduate
3 8 (3.62%) PhD
4 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.74%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.07%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.26%) vSphere
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Nagios
2 6 (2.71%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.71%) Puppet
3 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.26%) Salt
3 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.81%) MOM
5 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) SCCM
6 2 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 51 (23.08%) Oracle
2 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.95%) VMware
4 16 (7.24%) JBoss
4 16 (7.24%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.33%) Sybase
6 9 (4.07%) Cisco
6 9 (4.07%) Dell
7 6 (2.71%) New Relic
7 6 (2.71%) HP
8 5 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (2.26%) Citrix
8 5 (2.26%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.26%) NetApp
8 5 (2.26%) Veeam
8 5 (2.26%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.26%) StreamBase
8 5 (2.26%) Google
9 4 (1.81%) Wall Street Systems
9 4 (1.81%) Veritas
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