The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 58 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Perl 29 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.72% 1.58% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 2.84% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 14
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
536 668 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.23% 55.57% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 613 393
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Perl
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Perl Salary Trend in South Wales

Perl
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in South Wales

Perl
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cardiff +4 19 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Torfaen -1 5 £34,000 +9.67%
Newport +15 4 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 50 (67.57%) Linux
2 45 (60.81%) Python
3 30 (40.54%) VMware
4 26 (35.14%) Windows
4 26 (35.14%) CentOS
4 26 (35.14%) SaaS
5 25 (33.78%) Finance
6 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (32.43%) Bash Shell
6 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (31.08%) Welsh Language
7 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
8 22 (29.73%) UNIX
9 21 (28.38%) Java
10 20 (27.03%) Oracle
10 20 (27.03%) Firewall
11 19 (25.68%) Debian
11 19 (25.68%) Korn
12 18 (24.32%) SQL
13 17 (22.97%) Wireshark
13 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
14 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 16 (21.62%) HTTP
14 16 (21.62%) Ruby
15 15 (20.27%) MySQL
15 15 (20.27%) Apache
15 15 (20.27%) tcpdump
15 15 (20.27%) VLAN
16 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
17 13 (17.57%) Nagios

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (20.27%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.41%) nginx
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) SaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
2 20 (27.03%) Firewall
3 17 (22.97%) Wireshark
4 16 (21.62%) HTTP
5 15 (20.27%) VLAN
5 15 (20.27%) tcpdump
6 8 (10.81%) SAN
7 5 (6.76%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.05%) DNS
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
9 2 (2.70%) LDAP
9 2 (2.70%) LAN
9 2 (2.70%) WAN
10 1 (1.35%) SSL
10 1 (1.35%) Internet
10 1 (1.35%) DVB
10 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) Big Data
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.35%) OLAP
7 1 (1.35%) OLTP
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.57%) JUnit
3 11 (14.86%) Selenium
4 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.76%) JIRA
5 5 (6.76%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Welsh Language
3 4 (5.41%) Advertising
4 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 3 (4.05%) French Language
4 3 (4.05%) German Language
4 3 (4.05%) Italian Language
4 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Test Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
2 10 (13.51%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Perl Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) RESTful
2 6 (8.11%) JSON
3 5 (6.76%) jQuery
3 5 (6.76%) XML
4 4 (5.41%) Mojolicious
5 3 (4.05%) OAuth
6 2 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (1.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) DTV
3 3 (4.05%) Statistics
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) STB
5 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Linux
2 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) CentOS
3 22 (29.73%) UNIX
4 19 (25.68%) Debian
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.11%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Incident Management
2 12 (16.22%) Scrum
2 12 (16.22%) Product Management
3 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (13.51%) TDD
3 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.51%) ITIL
4 9 (12.16%) OO
4 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.16%) DevOps
5 8 (10.81%) BDD
6 7 (9.46%) Regression Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.76%) Test Management
7 5 (6.76%) Bug Management
7 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.41%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) Python
2 24 (32.43%) Bash Shell
3 21 (28.38%) Java
4 19 (25.68%) Korn
5 18 (24.32%) SQL
6 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.62%) Ruby
7 13 (17.57%) Groovy
8 11 (14.86%) C
9 10 (13.51%) C++
10 6 (8.11%) C#
11 4 (5.41%) Scala
12 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.05%) Erlang
12 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (4.05%) PHP
13 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.22%) Nmap
3 8 (10.81%) Xen
4 6 (8.11%) XenServer
5 2 (2.70%) KVM
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Nagios
2 12 (16.22%) Nessus
3 11 (14.86%) Puppet
4 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.35%) YUM
6 1 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) VMware
2 20 (27.03%) Oracle
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 5 (6.76%) IBM
6 5 (6.76%) JBoss
7 4 (5.41%) Google
8 3 (4.05%) Coverity
8 3 (4.05%) Wind River
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) Sybase
9 2 (2.70%) Perforce
10 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.35%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £29115 - £250000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: flexible
Posted: 11 days ago
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Office for National Statistics
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