The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 69 34 65
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs citing Perl 8 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.07% 5.01% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 12.74% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 1
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Perl
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
387 212 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.81% 39.33% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 322 203 278
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Perl
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Perl Salary Trend in Sheffield

Perl
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 15 (68.18%) Bash Shell
3 13 (59.09%) Nagios
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) Apache
7 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 8 (36.36%) Python
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) Cacti
7 8 (36.36%) Opsview
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) Xen
8 7 (31.82%) Subversion
8 7 (31.82%) VLAN
8 7 (31.82%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (31.82%) qmail
8 7 (31.82%) Hudson
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
8 7 (31.82%) LDAP
8 7 (31.82%) JBoss
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (36.36%) Apache
1 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 7 (31.82%) LDAP
2 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) VLAN
2 7 (31.82%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) BGP
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) IPv6
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 7 (31.82%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Administrator
2 11 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Bash Shell
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Xen
1 7 (31.82%) qmail
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Nagios
2 8 (36.36%) Cacti
2 8 (36.36%) Opsview
3 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) JBoss
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) New Relic
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft