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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 88 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 74 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 2.58% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 4.77% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 53
Average salary £36,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.25% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £23,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £48,549 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1662 1762 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.42% 54.10% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1127 1160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -27 41 £34,000 -17.57% 2
Glasgow +15 20 £38,750 -12.92% 2
West Lothian +2 3 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Stirling - 3 £42,500 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Fife - 1 £28,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,000 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 119 (69.59%) Linux
2 88 (51.46%) Python
3 85 (49.71%) Java
4 58 (33.92%) UNIX
5 55 (32.16%) Finance
6 51 (29.82%) SQL
7 42 (24.56%) Degree
8 40 (23.39%) Computer Science
9 39 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (21.64%) QA
11 34 (19.88%) C++
11 34 (19.88%) Shell Script
11 34 (19.88%) Bash Shell
11 34 (19.88%) Oracle
12 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
13 31 (18.13%) Ruby
14 30 (17.54%) Apache
15 29 (16.96%) Software Engineering
16 28 (16.37%) Automated Testing
16 28 (16.37%) Relational Database
16 28 (16.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (15.79%) Windows
18 26 (15.20%) Tomcat
19 25 (14.62%) PHP
20 24 (14.04%) XML
20 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
21 23 (13.45%) RDBMS
22 22 (12.87%) VMware
22 22 (12.87%) MySQL
22 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (17.54%) Apache
2 26 (15.20%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.77%) JBoss
4 12 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.51%) SAS
5 6 (3.51%) nginx
6 5 (2.92%) Lync
6 5 (2.92%) IIS
6 5 (2.92%) SugarCRM
6 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.92%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.92%) Mule
7 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.17%) Jetty
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.58%) Drupal
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) Internet
2 11 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.68%) Firewall
4 6 (3.51%) DNS
5 5 (2.92%) SAN
5 5 (2.92%) HTTP
6 4 (2.34%) LDAP
6 4 (2.34%) Wireless
7 3 (1.75%) DHCP
8 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.17%) SNMP
8 2 (1.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.58%) IPv6
9 1 (0.58%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.58%) Fast Ethernet
9 1 (0.58%) Network Security
9 1 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.37%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.45%) RDBMS
3 22 (12.87%) MySQL
4 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.26%) Big Data
6 6 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.92%) Pentaho
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.75%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.58%) DataStage
11 1 (0.58%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.19%) JIRA
3 10 (5.85%) Bugzilla
4 9 (5.26%) FogBugz
5 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.51%) Subversion
6 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.92%) JUnit
7 5 (2.92%) Selenium
7 5 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.75%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.75%) Maven
10 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.17%) TestNG
10 2 (1.17%) JBehave
10 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 55 (32.16%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (17.54%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Analyst
3 20 (11.70%) Software Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) Java Developer
4 11 (6.43%) Administrator
4 11 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (5.85%) QA Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) Junior
6 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.68%) Graduate
7 8 (4.68%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.68%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) XML
2 19 (11.11%) Web Services
2 19 (11.11%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) .NET
4 14 (8.19%) SOAP
5 13 (7.60%) Middleware
6 11 (6.43%) Spring
6 11 (6.43%) CGI
6 11 (6.43%) JSP
6 11 (6.43%) Servlets
7 9 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (5.26%) jQuery
8 8 (4.68%) Ajax
9 6 (3.51%) CSS
9 6 (3.51%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.34%) JMS
11 4 (2.34%) Java EE
11 4 (2.34%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.34%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.39%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.02%) Open Source
4 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.09%) Physics
6 6 (3.51%) Statistics
6 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.51%) EPoS
7 5 (2.92%) Equities
7 5 (2.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.75%) Social Media
9 3 (1.75%) User Experience
9 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.17%) iSeries
10 2 (1.17%) Derivative
10 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.58%) Wiki
11 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 119 (69.59%) Linux
2 58 (33.92%) UNIX
3 28 (16.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (15.79%) Windows
5 16 (9.36%) Solaris
6 14 (8.19%) Debian
7 13 (7.60%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.09%) AIX
9 5 (2.92%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.92%) Android
9 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.75%) OS/2
11 2 (1.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.96%) Software Engineering
3 28 (16.37%) Automated Testing
4 21 (12.28%) OO
5 16 (9.36%) Project Management
6 15 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.02%) Software Testing
8 10 (5.85%) Web Development
9 9 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.68%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (4.68%) Release Management
10 8 (4.68%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.09%) Change Management
11 7 (4.09%) Regression Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Workflow
11 7 (4.09%) User Stories
11 7 (4.09%) Manual Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Time Management
11 7 (4.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (51.46%) Python
2 85 (49.71%) Java
3 51 (29.82%) SQL
4 34 (19.88%) Shell Script
4 34 (19.88%) C++
4 34 (19.88%) Bash Shell
5 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
6 31 (18.13%) Ruby
7 25 (14.62%) PHP
8 20 (11.70%) C#
9 19 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.19%) C
11 7 (4.09%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.09%) Korn
12 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.92%) Lisp
14 4 (2.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.75%) VBScript
16 2 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (24.56%) Degree
2 11 (6.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.26%) ISEB
5 5 (2.92%) PhD
6 2 (1.17%) CCNA
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.17%) CWNA
7 1 (0.58%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.64%) QA
2 8 (4.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.85%) vSphere
3 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.34%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.75%) Firmware
6 2 (1.17%) Xen
6 2 (1.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Puppet
2 7 (4.09%) Nagios
3 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.51%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.92%) Salt
5 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (2.34%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (1.75%) Netcool
6 3 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (19.88%) Oracle
2 22 (12.87%) VMware
3 19 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.60%) Dell
6 9 (5.26%) Sybase
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco
7 8 (4.68%) IBM
8 6 (3.51%) New Relic
9 5 (2.92%) Talend
9 5 (2.92%) Veeam
9 5 (2.92%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.92%) SAP
9 5 (2.92%) Sun
9 5 (2.92%) NetApp
9 5 (2.92%) Google
10 4 (2.34%) Symantec
10 4 (2.34%) HP
10 4 (2.34%) EMC
11 2 (1.17%) McAfee
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