The table below looks at the statistics for the Perl Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl Developer
Rank 830 841 784
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Perl Developer 69 91 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 108
Average salary £50,000 £38,447 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.04% +2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £25,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,750 £58,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Perl Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Perl Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perl Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK.

Perl Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Perl Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl Developer over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Perl Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Perl Developer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
England +20 67 £50,000 +17.64% 7
London +18 39 £50,000 - 3
South East +26 16 £38,000 -15.55% 3
East of England +21 8 £52,500 +54.41% 1
City of London +22 6 £65,000 -
Watford +8 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Hampshire -4 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Guildford - 4 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
Brighton - 3 £43,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £43,500 -
Scotland +18 2 £45,000 +21.96%
Edinburgh +12 2 £45,000 +21.96%
Colchester - 2 £38,750 - 1
Coventry - 2 £27,500 -
Essex - 2 £38,750 - 1
Cambridge +9 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Southampton -10 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Perl Developer in their job title 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 with Perl Developer in their job title.

1 111 (100.00%) Perl
2 80 (72.07%) Linux
3 62 (55.86%) Git (software)
4 58 (52.25%) SQL
5 57 (51.35%) JavaScript
6 54 (48.65%) Catalyst
7 52 (46.85%) HTML
8 51 (45.95%) Moose
9 49 (44.14%) CSS
10 46 (41.44%) Ruby
11 43 (38.74%) DBIx::Class
12 39 (35.14%) XML
13 38 (34.23%) Relational Database
14 37 (33.33%) JSON
15 36 (32.43%) jQuery
15 36 (32.43%) RDBMS
16 35 (31.53%) Apache
16 35 (31.53%) MySQL
17 33 (29.73%) CPAN
18 32 (28.83%) Python
19 31 (27.93%) OO
19 31 (27.93%) SOA
20 30 (27.03%) Ajax
21 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (26.13%) Cucumber
22 28 (25.23%) Plack
23 27 (24.32%) Java
24 26 (23.42%) PHP
24 26 (23.42%) Refactoring
24 26 (23.42%) Open Source

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Perl Developer in their job title 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 with Perl Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (31.53%) Apache
2 15 (13.51%) OpenStack
3 10 (9.01%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.70%) Jetty
5 3 (2.70%) nginx
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) SMTP
2 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) SMPP
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.80%) SNMP
4 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) Relational Database
2 36 (32.43%) RDBMS
3 35 (31.53%) MySQL
4 24 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.21%) Redis
6 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.70%) MarkLogic
9 3 (2.70%) BaseX
9 3 (2.70%) SQLite
10 2 (1.80%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.80%) DB2
11 1 (0.90%) Informix
11 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (55.86%) Git (software)
2 29 (26.13%) Cucumber
3 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.01%) Subversion
5 4 (3.60%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.70%) Selenium
7 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.90%) Firebug
General
1 10 (9.01%) Marketing
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 3 (2.70%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (48.65%) Catalyst
2 52 (46.85%) HTML
3 51 (45.95%) Moose
4 49 (44.14%) CSS
5 43 (38.74%) DBIx::Class
6 39 (35.14%) XML
7 37 (33.33%) JSON
8 36 (32.43%) jQuery
9 33 (29.73%) CPAN
10 30 (27.03%) Ajax
11 28 (25.23%) Plack
12 17 (15.32%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (14.41%) RESTful
14 11 (9.91%) REST
15 10 (9.01%) mod_perl
16 8 (7.21%) CGI
17 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
18 5 (4.50%) Mason
18 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
18 5 (4.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Open Source
2 6 (5.41%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Exalogic
5 2 (1.80%) Economics
5 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.90%) Equities
6 1 (0.90%) STB
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.07%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) UNIX
3 6 (5.41%) FreeBSD
4 4 (3.60%) Windows
5 3 (2.70%) AIX
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) OO
1 31 (27.93%) SOA
2 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.42%) Refactoring
4 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
4 22 (19.82%) Scrum
5 21 (18.92%) TDD
6 17 (15.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (14.41%) Kanban
8 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.01%) MVC
9 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.31%) OO PHP
11 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.41%) Workflow
11 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.50%) Release Management
12 5 (4.50%) Web Development
12 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Perl
2 58 (52.25%) SQL
3 57 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 46 (41.44%) Ruby
5 32 (28.83%) Python
6 27 (24.32%) Java
7 26 (23.42%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.60%) C#
10 3 (2.70%) XQuery
10 3 (2.70%) AWK
10 3 (2.70%) XPath
10 3 (2.70%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Nagios
2 4 (3.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 4 (3.60%) Sybase
3 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.80%) Twitter
4 1 (0.90%) Informatica
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