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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 65 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 11 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.54% 0.89% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 1.90% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 24
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
408 316 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.22% 47.09% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 360 269 284
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (44.44%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Puppet
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) JBoss
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) AWK
7 4 (22.22%) Maven
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (16.67%) Control-M
8 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Operations Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) AWK
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (16.67%) Control-M
2 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
3 2 (11.11%) Opsview
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) BMC
3 3 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) F5