The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 124 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2759 3012 3689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.77% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.26% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2115 2432 3025
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perl
Salary Trend

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

Perl Salary Trend in the UK

Perl
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Perl Salary Histogram in the UK

Perl
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -26 2572 £50,000 +5.26% 321
London -23 1471 £55,000 - 165
South East -45 409 £45,000 +12.50% 56
City of London -23 344 £53,500 -6.95% 55
East of England -17 258 £42,000 +3.70% 35
Cambridgeshire -5 161 £42,000 +3.70% 26
Yorkshire +11 142 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Cambridge -9 123 £41,000 +1.23% 24
Berkshire -25 114 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Scotland -12 109 £42,500 +6.91% 12
Hampshire -14 100 £47,500 +18.75% 11
North West -6 97 £42,500 +10.38% 15
West Yorkshire +20 94 £40,000 +0.62% 8
Leeds +13 88 £40,000 +3.22% 6
South West 0 88 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Surrey -44 67 £49,500 +10.00% 13
Reading -26 62 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Manchester +19 55 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Edinburgh -17 55 £36,000 -9.43% 6
Oxfordshire +29 52 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hertfordshire -42 50 £41,000 +2.50% 11
West Midlands -41 49 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South Wales +23 48 £33,000 +1.53% 5
Wales +20 48 £33,000 +1.53% 5
East Midlands +23 43 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Glasgow -10 41 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Gloucestershire +1 39 £46,000 +31.42% 8
Cardiff +18 36 £35,000 -16.16% 5
Birmingham -26 34 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +3 31 £46,000 +41.53% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3596 (64.15%) Linux
2 2681 (47.82%) Python
3 2323 (41.44%) UNIX
4 2146 (38.28%) Java
5 1852 (33.04%) SQL
6 1539 (27.45%) Windows
7 1492 (26.61%) Bash Shell
8 1437 (25.63%) Finance
9 1316 (23.47%) PHP
10 1280 (22.83%) MySQL
11 1272 (22.69%) Ruby
12 1104 (19.69%) Oracle
13 1091 (19.46%) Degree
14 1078 (19.23%) Apache
15 1063 (18.96%) JavaScript
16 1003 (17.89%) C++
17 1002 (17.87%) Red Hat
18 828 (14.77%) HTML
19 818 (14.59%) VMware
20 787 (14.04%) Puppet
21 781 (13.93%) Shell Script
22 760 (13.56%) Computer Science
23 692 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 647 (11.54%) C#
25 642 (11.45%) TCP/IP
26 641 (11.43%) Solaris
27 624 (11.13%) C
28 614 (10.95%) CSS
29 610 (10.88%) Tomcat
30 589 (10.51%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1078 (19.23%) Apache
2 610 (10.88%) Tomcat
3 239 (4.26%) IIS
4 225 (4.01%) WebLogic
5 208 (3.71%) nginx
6 176 (3.14%) WebSphere
7 128 (2.28%) Node.js
8 123 (2.19%) Drupal
9 103 (1.84%) MS Exchange
10 102 (1.82%) CMS
11 84 (1.50%) SharePoint
12 70 (1.25%) OpenStack
13 67 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
14 58 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
15 57 (1.02%) Apache Solr
16 52 (0.93%) Alfresco
17 50 (0.89%) Jetty
17 50 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
18 49 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
19 46 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 279 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 130 (2.32%) MS Office
3 39 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.48%) SPSS
5 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.23%) MS Project
6 13 (0.23%) Simulink
7 12 (0.21%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.18%) Mingle
8 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Stata
10 5 (0.089%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.054%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.054%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.054%) DOC1
11 3 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 51 (0.91%) Magento
2 32 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 28 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
4 25 (0.45%) RMDS
5 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 15 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.23%) SunGard APT
8 13 (0.23%) ION MarketView
9 11 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.20%) FastVal
9 11 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
10 9 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 8 (0.14%) Cordys
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.11%) Tridion
12 6 (0.11%) Global One
13 5 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 208 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (2.39%) SaaS
3 128 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
4 111 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (0.61%) PaaS
6 31 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (0.55%) IaaS
7 25 (0.45%) GitHub
8 24 (0.43%) Joyent
9 22 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.21%) Office 365
12 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
12 9 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.14%) Route 53
14 6 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.089%) Heroku
15 5 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
16 4 (0.071%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 642 (11.45%) TCP/IP
2 550 (9.81%) DNS
3 488 (8.70%) Internet
4 468 (8.35%) Firewall
5 432 (7.71%) HTTP
6 411 (7.33%) SAN
7 272 (4.85%) LDAP
8 180 (3.21%) NAS
9 178 (3.18%) SMTP
9 178 (3.18%) DHCP
10 154 (2.75%) BGP
11 141 (2.52%) SSH
12 140 (2.50%) SSL
13 136 (2.43%) VPN
14 120 (2.14%) MPLS
15 110 (1.96%) VLAN
16 108 (1.93%) SNMP
17 107 (1.91%) WAN
17 107 (1.91%) OSPF
18 102 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1280 (22.83%) MySQL
2 559 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 535 (9.54%) SQL Server
4 345 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 337 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 230 (4.10%) NoSQL
7 224 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 212 (3.78%) Big Data
9 209 (3.73%) Oracle Database
10 160 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.75%) DB2
12 126 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 100 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 99 (1.77%) Redis
14 99 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 91 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 50 (0.89%) Informix
17 49 (0.87%) Data Mining
17 49 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
18 43 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 505 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 469 (8.37%) Subversion
3 358 (6.39%) Jenkins
4 189 (3.37%) JIRA
5 146 (2.60%) Maven
6 143 (2.55%) Hudson
7 122 (2.18%) Selenium
8 112 (2.00%) Ant
9 90 (1.61%) JUnit
10 87 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 57 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 54 (0.96%) ClearCase
13 48 (0.86%) Bugzilla
14 44 (0.78%) Visual Studio
15 43 (0.77%) CruiseControl
16 37 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.57%) JMeter
18 31 (0.55%) Mercurial
19 30 (0.54%) Metasploit
19 30 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1437 (25.63%) Finance
2 491 (8.76%) Banking
3 313 (5.58%) Front Office
4 263 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 247 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 167 (2.98%) Retail
7 127 (2.27%) Marketing
8 111 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 106 (1.89%) Games
10 86 (1.53%) Publishing
11 77 (1.37%) Advertising
12 71 (1.27%) Back Office
13 70 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 58 (1.03%) Electronics
15 31 (0.55%) Automotive
15 31 (0.55%) Law
16 30 (0.54%) Legal
17 24 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.39%) Online Betting
18 22 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1581 (28.20%) Developer
2 780 (13.91%) Administrator
3 582 (10.38%) Systems Administrator
4 534 (9.53%) Analyst
5 507 (9.04%) Linux Administrator
6 386 (6.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 335 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
8 309 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 301 (5.37%) Software Engineer
10 272 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 271 (4.83%) Support Analyst
12 269 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
13 225 (4.01%) Software Developer
14 206 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
15 188 (3.35%) Senior Developer
16 184 (3.28%) Web Developer
16 184 (3.28%) C++ Developer
17 168 (3.00%) Test Engineer
18 162 (2.89%) Support Engineer
19 150 (2.68%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (14.77%) HTML
2 614 (10.95%) CSS
3 549 (9.79%) XML
4 405 (7.22%) Web Services
5 354 (6.31%) .NET
6 335 (5.98%) jQuery
7 327 (5.83%) LAMP
8 292 (5.21%) J2EE
9 201 (3.59%) HTML5
10 197 (3.51%) Ajax
11 168 (3.00%) Spring
12 135 (2.41%) JSON
13 132 (2.35%) Middleware
14 130 (2.32%) SOAP
15 128 (2.28%) STL
16 123 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
17 108 (1.93%) Hibernate
18 107 (1.91%) JSP
19 95 (1.69%) RESTful
20 75 (1.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 760 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 482 (8.60%) Open Source
3 285 (5.08%) Clustering
4 215 (3.84%) Equities
5 207 (3.69%) Hedge funds
6 173 (3.09%) Derivative
7 149 (2.66%) Replication
8 146 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 140 (2.50%) Fixed Income
10 136 (2.43%) Mobile App
11 108 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 105 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 90 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 87 (1.55%) Digital Media
15 86 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
16 75 (1.34%) Client/Server
16 75 (1.34%) Statistics
17 73 (1.30%) Physics
18 69 (1.23%) Firmware
19 62 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3596 (64.15%) Linux
2 2323 (41.44%) UNIX
3 1539 (27.45%) Windows
4 692 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 641 (11.43%) Solaris
6 483 (8.62%) CentOS
7 363 (6.48%) Ubuntu
8 284 (5.07%) AIX
9 269 (4.80%) Debian
10 261 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 144 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 120 (2.14%) Android
13 108 (1.93%) Apple iOS
14 104 (1.86%) SUSE
15 86 (1.53%) HPUX
16 82 (1.46%) Windows 7
16 82 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 67 (1.20%) Mac OS X
18 44 (0.78%) Fedora
19 29 (0.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (10.49%) OO
3 555 (9.90%) DevOps
4 533 (9.51%) Software Engineering
5 500 (8.92%) ITIL
6 475 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 384 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 378 (6.74%) Load Balancing
9 358 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
10 348 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
11 329 (5.87%) TDD
12 265 (4.73%) Project Management
13 250 (4.46%) Scrum
14 239 (4.26%) Web Development
15 201 (3.59%) Test Automation
16 188 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 173 (3.09%) MVC
18 172 (3.07%) Change Management
19 167 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
20 159 (2.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2681 (47.82%) Python
2 2146 (38.28%) Java
3 1852 (33.04%) SQL
4 1492 (26.61%) Bash Shell
5 1316 (23.47%) PHP
6 1272 (22.69%) Ruby
7 1063 (18.96%) JavaScript
8 1003 (17.89%) C++
9 781 (13.93%) Shell Script
10 647 (11.54%) C#
11 624 (11.13%) C
12 460 (8.21%) PowerShell
13 228 (4.07%) Korn
14 181 (3.23%) PL/SQL
15 140 (2.50%) VB
16 124 (2.21%) AWK
17 113 (2.02%) VBScript
18 104 (1.86%) Scala
19 93 (1.66%) VBA
20 85 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1091 (19.46%) Degree
2 189 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 148 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 84 (1.50%) CCNA
6 80 (1.43%) PhD
7 76 (1.36%) RHCE
8 70 (1.25%) CCNP
9 67 (1.20%) ISEB
10 66 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 60 (1.07%) CISSP
12 41 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
14 35 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 33 (0.59%) MCSE
17 28 (0.50%) Postgraduate
18 26 (0.46%) ISTQB
19 25 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (0.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (8.15%) QA
2 97 (1.73%) SLA
3 93 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.16%) JTAG
9 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.071%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.054%) MiFID
12 2 (0.036%) DICOM
12 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
13 1 (0.018%) HL7
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 565 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 255 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 176 (3.14%) vSphere
4 170 (3.03%) KVM
5 164 (2.93%) NFS
6 144 (2.57%) VMware ESX
7 131 (2.34%) Xen
8 97 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 92 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 84 (1.50%) Hyper-V
11 71 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 61 (1.09%) Squid
13 57 (1.02%) Varnish
14 47 (0.84%) Postfix
15 46 (0.82%) Snort
16 45 (0.80%) Nmap
17 42 (0.75%) Sendmail
18 39 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
19 38 (0.68%) Samba
20 36 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 787 (14.04%) Puppet
2 533 (9.51%) Opscode Chef
3 493 (8.79%) Nagios
4 127 (2.27%) Cacti
5 126 (2.25%) Tivoli
6 117 (2.09%) NetBackup
7 116 (2.07%) ZABBIX
8 99 (1.77%) Salt
9 91 (1.62%) CFEngine
10 69 (1.23%) Data Guard
10 69 (1.23%) Ansible
11 65 (1.16%) OpenView
12 59 (1.05%) Opsview
13 58 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 51 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 51 (0.91%) Vagrant
15 50 (0.89%) SCOM
16 43 (0.77%) Netcool
16 43 (0.77%) Ganglia
17 39 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1104 (19.69%) Oracle
2 1002 (17.87%) Red Hat
3 818 (14.59%) VMware
4 513 (9.15%) Microsoft
5 485 (8.65%) Cisco
6 310 (5.53%) JBoss
7 288 (5.14%) HP
8 279 (4.98%) IBM
9 269 (4.80%) Sybase
10 216 (3.85%) NetApp
11 195 (3.48%) Sun
12 182 (3.25%) EMC
13 159 (2.84%) Citrix
14 139 (2.48%) Veritas
15 115 (2.05%) Juniper
16 106 (1.89%) F5
17 96 (1.71%) TIBCO
18 91 (1.62%) Symantec
19 87 (1.55%) Brocade
20 82 (1.46%) Bloomberg
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50-65k + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + company bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago