The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 - 20 19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.44% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.76% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Perl
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 42 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.50% 51.22% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 76
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Perl
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Perl Salary Trend in Shropshire

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) IIS
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
1 13 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 13 (100.00%) Altiris
1 13 (100.00%) VLAN
1 13 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (92.31%) vSphere
2 12 (92.31%) SSH
2 12 (92.31%) WSUS
2 12 (92.31%) Publishing
2 12 (92.31%) MS Visio
2 12 (92.31%) MS Office
3 11 (84.62%) Open Source
3 11 (84.62%) Change Control
4 10 (76.92%) LAMP
5 9 (69.23%) MySQL
5 9 (69.23%) Apache
5 9 (69.23%) PHP
5 9 (69.23%) Moodle

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 13 (100.00%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 9 (69.23%) Moodle
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (92.31%) MS Visio
2 12 (92.31%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
1 13 (100.00%) VLAN
2 12 (92.31%) SSH
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
General
1 12 (92.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
3 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (53.85%) Time Management
4 5 (38.46%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (92.31%) vSphere
3 8 (61.54%) Shibboleth
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (92.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Altiris
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Dell
2 7 (53.85%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware