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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 76 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 97 94 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.82% 2.96% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 5.30% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 60
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £45,200
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
1813 1775 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.76% 55.94% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1142 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -7 67 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Glasgow -5 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Lothian +2 4 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Dundee +15 2 £37,500 -8.52%
Stirling - 2 £42,500 -
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 140 (66.35%) Linux
2 111 (52.61%) Java
3 110 (52.13%) Python
4 92 (43.60%) UNIX
5 87 (41.23%) SQL
6 63 (29.86%) Computer Science
7 58 (27.49%) JavaScript
8 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (26.07%) Finance
10 53 (25.12%) Degree
11 52 (24.64%) QA
11 52 (24.64%) Ruby
12 49 (23.22%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (23.22%) C++
13 48 (22.75%) Oracle
14 47 (22.27%) Software Engineering
15 44 (20.85%) HTML
15 44 (20.85%) Automated Testing
16 41 (19.43%) Relational Database
17 39 (18.48%) Windows
18 38 (18.01%) OO
19 36 (17.06%) C#
19 36 (17.06%) RDBMS
20 32 (15.17%) Apache
21 31 (14.69%) XML
21 31 (14.69%) Internet
22 30 (14.22%) Tomcat
23 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
23 29 (13.74%) Git (software)
24 28 (13.27%) Shell Script

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (15.17%) Apache
2 30 (14.22%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.11%) JBoss
4 10 (4.74%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.27%) Node.js
6 8 (3.79%) SAS
7 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.84%) Mule
8 5 (2.37%) SugarCRM
8 5 (2.37%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) nginx
8 5 (2.37%) Lync
8 5 (2.37%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.42%) GemFire
11 2 (0.95%) Jetty
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Office
1 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.69%) Internet
2 9 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.79%) Firewall
4 4 (1.90%) DNS
4 4 (1.90%) LDAP
5 2 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.95%) VPN
5 2 (0.95%) HTTP
5 2 (0.95%) SNMP
5 2 (0.95%) SAN
5 2 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) SMTP
6 1 (0.47%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.43%) Relational Database
2 36 (17.06%) RDBMS
3 25 (11.85%) MySQL
4 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.16%) Big Data
6 10 (4.74%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.79%) KDB
8 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.32%) DB2
9 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.84%) Pentaho
10 6 (2.84%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.37%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.90%) OLTP
12 4 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 29 (13.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.58%) JIRA
3 11 (5.21%) Bugzilla
3 11 (5.21%) FogBugz
4 10 (4.74%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.32%) JUnit
5 7 (3.32%) Selenium
6 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.37%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (2.37%) Subversion
8 4 (1.90%) Maven
8 4 (1.90%) Ant
9 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.95%) Gradle
10 2 (0.95%) RubyMine
10 2 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.95%) TestNG
General
1 55 (26.07%) Finance
2 17 (8.06%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Front Office
4 5 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (26.07%) Developer
2 40 (18.96%) Software Engineer
3 29 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 24 (11.37%) Analyst
5 18 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.06%) Administrator
7 15 (7.11%) Development Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Software Development Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.74%) QA Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.79%) Graduate
11 8 (3.79%) Junior
11 8 (3.79%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Junior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) DBA
12 7 (3.32%) Applications Support
13 6 (2.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.85%) HTML
2 31 (14.69%) XML
3 20 (9.48%) Web Services
3 20 (9.48%) SOAP
3 20 (9.48%) jQuery
4 19 (9.00%) CSS
5 18 (8.53%) HTML5
6 17 (8.06%) .NET
6 17 (8.06%) CGI
7 16 (7.58%) Servlets
8 15 (7.11%) JSP
9 13 (6.16%) LESS
10 12 (5.69%) Spring
11 11 (5.21%) Ajax
11 11 (5.21%) CSS3
12 10 (4.74%) Middleware
13 8 (3.79%) Hibernate
14 7 (3.32%) JMS
14 7 (3.32%) Sass
15 6 (2.84%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.86%) Computer Science
2 49 (23.22%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 12 (5.69%) Open Source
5 11 (5.21%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.74%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.27%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.79%) Equities
9 7 (3.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (2.84%) Statistics
10 6 (2.84%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.37%) EPoS
12 4 (1.90%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.90%) Physics
12 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.90%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.95%) GIS
14 2 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (66.35%) Linux
2 92 (43.60%) UNIX
3 39 (18.48%) Windows
4 23 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (8.53%) Debian
6 12 (5.69%) Ubuntu
7 11 (5.21%) Solaris
8 9 (4.27%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.37%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.37%) Android
9 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.42%) OS/2
11 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.27%) Software Engineering
3 44 (20.85%) Automated Testing
4 38 (18.01%) OO
5 25 (11.85%) Web Development
6 24 (11.37%) Mentoring
7 20 (9.48%) Performance Management
7 20 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (7.58%) Project Management
9 14 (6.64%) Service Management
9 14 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.21%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (5.21%) Six Sigma
10 11 (5.21%) Release Management
10 11 (5.21%) Refactoring
10 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.21%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.74%) Coaching
12 9 (4.27%) Waterfall
12 9 (4.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.61%) Java
2 110 (52.13%) Python
3 87 (41.23%) SQL
4 58 (27.49%) JavaScript
5 52 (24.64%) Ruby
6 49 (23.22%) C++
7 36 (17.06%) C#
8 28 (13.27%) Shell Script
9 27 (12.80%) Bash Shell
10 25 (11.85%) PHP
11 20 (9.48%) C
12 19 (9.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (6.64%) PL/SQL
14 11 (5.21%) Objective-C
15 8 (3.79%) T-SQL
16 7 (3.32%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (3.32%) Lisp
17 5 (2.37%) Korn
17 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Degree
2 12 (5.69%) Postgraduate
3 7 (3.32%) PhD
3 7 (3.32%) ISEB
3 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (24.64%) QA
2 8 (3.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.37%) vSphere
2 5 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.47%) Squid
4 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Nagios
1 6 (2.84%) ZABBIX
1 6 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (2.84%) Puppet
2 5 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.37%) Salt
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.42%) Netcool
3 3 (1.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) MOM
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 48 (22.75%) Oracle
2 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.48%) VMware
4 16 (7.58%) Sybase
5 15 (7.11%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.27%) Dell
7 6 (2.84%) New Relic
8 5 (2.37%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.37%) Veeam
8 5 (2.37%) Talend
8 5 (2.37%) Google
8 5 (2.37%) NetApp
8 5 (2.37%) Cisco
9 4 (1.90%) IBM
9 4 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.90%) SAP
9 4 (1.90%) Veritas
9 4 (1.90%) HP
10 3 (1.42%) Sun
10 3 (1.42%) StreamBase
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