The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 119 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2726 2978 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.36% 2.73% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 5.19% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2069 2414 3036
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59166 57408 63806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.27% 52.61% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49645 49323 56050
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -21 2556 £50,000 +3.09% 322
London -20 1458 £55,000 - 149
South East -41 392 £45,000 +12.50% 61
City of London -29 339 £55,000 -4.34% 64
East of England -8 259 £42,000 +5.00% 47
Cambridgeshire -2 166 £42,000 +12.00% 35
Yorkshire -6 134 £38,750 +4.72% 18
Cambridge -6 127 £42,000 +12.00% 33
Hampshire -11 105 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Scotland -12 104 £42,500 +13.33% 14
North West +10 101 £42,500 +10.38% 25
Berkshire -51 93 £42,500 +6.25% 16
West Yorkshire +15 92 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Leeds +14 86 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Surrey -30 76 £44,000 +3.52% 13
West Midlands -21 72 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South West -25 66 £41,650 +19.00% 14
Manchester +25 60 £42,500 +10.38% 14
Reading -28 52 £37,250 -0.66% 5
East Midlands +25 51 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Edinburgh -17 50 £35,000 -2.09% 4
Birmingham -27 46 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -31 45 £43,000 +7.50% 13
Oxfordshire +26 41 £50,000 +25.00% 12
South Wales +14 37 £34,000 +4.61% 6
Wales +13 37 £34,000 +4.61% 6
Glasgow -11 36 £48,750 +21.87% 7
Gloucestershire 0 33 £35,000 - 3
Brighton -21 31 £42,500 +32.81% 1
East Sussex -27 31 £42,500 +32.81% 2

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3617 (64.59%) Linux
2 2759 (49.27%) Python
3 2262 (40.39%) UNIX
4 2122 (37.89%) Java
5 1858 (33.18%) SQL
6 1586 (28.32%) Bash Shell
7 1546 (27.61%) Windows
8 1450 (25.89%) Finance
9 1313 (23.45%) Ruby
10 1287 (22.98%) PHP
11 1285 (22.95%) MySQL
12 1082 (19.32%) Apache
13 1068 (19.07%) Oracle
14 1056 (18.86%) JavaScript
15 1049 (18.73%) Degree
16 1037 (18.52%) Red Hat
17 988 (17.64%) C++
18 840 (15.00%) Puppet
19 826 (14.75%) VMware
20 812 (14.50%) HTML
21 808 (14.43%) Shell Script
22 739 (13.20%) Computer Science
23 720 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 653 (11.66%) TCP/IP
25 644 (11.50%) C#
26 616 (11.00%) Solaris
27 611 (10.91%) CSS
27 611 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
28 594 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
29 592 (10.57%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1082 (19.32%) Apache
2 592 (10.57%) Tomcat
3 232 (4.14%) IIS
4 220 (3.93%) nginx
5 219 (3.91%) WebLogic
6 166 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 119 (2.13%) Node.js
8 118 (2.11%) Drupal
9 107 (1.91%) MS Exchange
10 96 (1.71%) CMS
11 76 (1.36%) SharePoint
12 71 (1.27%) OpenStack
13 65 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
14 58 (1.04%) Apache Solr
15 54 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 48 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
17 45 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
17 45 (0.80%) SAS
18 44 (0.79%) Jetty
18 44 (0.79%) Alfresco
Applications
1 285 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 126 (2.25%) MS Office
3 46 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.48%) SPSS
5 17 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.23%) Simulink
7 12 (0.21%) MS Project
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%) DOC1
11 3 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 49 (0.88%) Magento
2 29 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 25 (0.45%) RMDS
3 25 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
4 23 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
6 17 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.25%) ION MarketView
7 14 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
8 12 (0.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 11 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.16%) SunGard APT
10 9 (0.16%) FastVal
11 7 (0.13%) Cordys
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.11%) Tridion
13 5 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (0.089%) SAP SRM
13 5 (0.089%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 204 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (2.41%) SaaS
2 135 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 99 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.52%) IaaS
6 28 (0.50%) PaaS
7 27 (0.48%) GitHub
8 19 (0.34%) Joyent
9 17 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.21%) Office 365
12 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.11%) Route 53
15 5 (0.089%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.089%) Heroku
16 3 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.054%) Trello
16 3 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 653 (11.66%) TCP/IP
2 552 (9.86%) DNS
3 477 (8.52%) Firewall
4 453 (8.09%) Internet
5 438 (7.82%) HTTP
6 370 (6.61%) SAN
7 279 (4.98%) LDAP
8 179 (3.20%) SMTP
9 172 (3.07%) DHCP
10 166 (2.96%) BGP
11 157 (2.80%) NAS
12 149 (2.66%) SSH
13 144 (2.57%) SSL
14 138 (2.46%) VPN
15 128 (2.29%) MPLS
16 123 (2.20%) OSPF
17 122 (2.18%) Network Security
18 120 (2.14%) WAN
19 113 (2.02%) SNMP
20 106 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1285 (22.95%) MySQL
2 548 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 529 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 362 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
5 313 (5.59%) RDBMS
6 229 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 217 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 214 (3.82%) NoSQL
9 210 (3.75%) Big Data
10 172 (3.07%) DB2
11 153 (2.73%) Hadoop
12 125 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 95 (1.70%) Redis
14 92 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 88 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 82 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
18 48 (0.86%) Informix
19 46 (0.82%) Data Mining
20 38 (0.68%) KDB
Development Applications
1 554 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 477 (8.52%) Subversion
3 381 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 201 (3.59%) JIRA
5 160 (2.86%) Hudson
6 152 (2.71%) Maven
7 140 (2.50%) Selenium
8 108 (1.93%) Ant
9 106 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 91 (1.63%) JUnit
11 65 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 55 (0.98%) Bugzilla
13 53 (0.95%) ClearCase
14 48 (0.86%) CruiseControl
15 41 (0.73%) Visual Studio
16 40 (0.71%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.70%) Cucumber
18 38 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 29 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 1450 (25.89%) Finance
2 496 (8.86%) Banking
3 317 (5.66%) Front Office
4 249 (4.45%) Investment Banking
5 245 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 156 (2.79%) Retail
7 144 (2.57%) Marketing
8 118 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 94 (1.68%) Games
10 83 (1.48%) Publishing
11 81 (1.45%) Advertising
12 75 (1.34%) Back Office
13 72 (1.29%) Manufacturing
14 66 (1.18%) Electronics
15 32 (0.57%) Law
16 30 (0.54%) Legal
17 27 (0.48%) Automotive
18 23 (0.41%) French Language
19 22 (0.39%) German Language
19 22 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1541 (27.52%) Developer
2 794 (14.18%) Administrator
3 614 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
4 546 (9.75%) Analyst
5 513 (9.16%) Linux Administrator
6 396 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 334 (5.96%) Java Developer
8 332 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
9 295 (5.27%) Software Engineer
10 276 (4.93%) Applications Support
11 262 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
12 261 (4.66%) Support Analyst
13 208 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
14 203 (3.63%) Software Developer
15 181 (3.23%) Senior Developer
16 177 (3.16%) Web Developer
17 175 (3.13%) Test Engineer
18 169 (3.02%) C++ Developer
18 169 (3.02%) Support Engineer
19 162 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (14.50%) HTML
2 611 (10.91%) CSS
3 561 (10.02%) XML
4 417 (7.45%) Web Services
5 342 (6.11%) .NET
6 339 (6.05%) jQuery
7 338 (6.04%) LAMP
8 270 (4.82%) J2EE
9 217 (3.88%) Ajax
10 189 (3.38%) HTML5
11 173 (3.09%) Spring
12 137 (2.45%) JSON
13 133 (2.38%) SOAP
14 129 (2.30%) Middleware
15 121 (2.16%) STL
16 118 (2.11%) Hibernate
17 114 (2.04%) RESTful
18 110 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
19 96 (1.71%) JSP
20 78 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 739 (13.20%) Computer Science
2 482 (8.61%) Open Source
3 283 (5.05%) Clustering
4 220 (3.93%) Hedge funds
5 219 (3.91%) Equities
6 152 (2.71%) Mathematics
7 149 (2.66%) Derivative
8 134 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 132 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 114 (2.04%) Replication
11 106 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 105 (1.88%) Management Information System
13 92 (1.64%) Digital Media
14 87 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 74 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
15 74 (1.32%) Client/Server
16 70 (1.25%) Statistics
17 69 (1.23%) Physics
18 64 (1.14%) Firmware
19 62 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3617 (64.59%) Linux
2 2262 (40.39%) UNIX
3 1546 (27.61%) Windows
4 720 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 616 (11.00%) Solaris
6 523 (9.34%) CentOS
7 381 (6.80%) Ubuntu
8 283 (5.05%) Debian
9 254 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 254 (4.54%) AIX
10 142 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 119 (2.13%) Android
12 103 (1.84%) SUSE
13 98 (1.75%) Apple iOS
14 91 (1.63%) Windows 7
15 84 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 77 (1.38%) HPUX
17 61 (1.09%) Mac OS X
18 49 (0.88%) Fedora
19 28 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (10.23%) OO
3 568 (10.14%) DevOps
4 530 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 488 (8.71%) ITIL
6 470 (8.39%) Configuration Management
7 403 (7.20%) E-Commerce
8 386 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
9 364 (6.50%) Load Balancing
10 354 (6.32%) TDD
11 346 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
12 259 (4.63%) Project Management
13 253 (4.52%) Scrum
14 242 (4.32%) Web Development
15 208 (3.71%) Test Automation
16 180 (3.21%) MVC
17 174 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
18 169 (3.02%) Multithreading
19 164 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
20 162 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2759 (49.27%) Python
2 2122 (37.89%) Java
3 1858 (33.18%) SQL
4 1586 (28.32%) Bash Shell
5 1313 (23.45%) Ruby
6 1287 (22.98%) PHP
7 1056 (18.86%) JavaScript
8 988 (17.64%) C++
9 808 (14.43%) Shell Script
10 644 (11.50%) C#
11 587 (10.48%) C
12 459 (8.20%) PowerShell
13 220 (3.93%) Korn
14 167 (2.98%) PL/SQL
15 125 (2.23%) VB
16 121 (2.16%) AWK
17 106 (1.89%) VBScript
18 101 (1.80%) VBA
18 101 (1.80%) Groovy
19 99 (1.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1049 (18.73%) Degree
2 181 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 170 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 102 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 90 (1.61%) CCNA
6 88 (1.57%) CCNP
7 83 (1.48%) ISEB
8 78 (1.39%) RHCE
9 72 (1.29%) PhD
10 63 (1.13%) CISSP
11 58 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
13 39 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (0.68%) ISTQB
15 37 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 31 (0.55%) MCSE
17 28 (0.50%) Postgraduate
18 26 (0.46%) OCP
18 26 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (8.45%) QA
2 94 (1.68%) SLA
2 94 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 22 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.21%) JTAG
5 12 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.089%) DICOM
8 4 (0.071%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.054%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.018%) GPG13
10 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.018%) COREP
10 1 (0.018%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) MiFID
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 594 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 243 (4.34%) Active Directory
3 182 (3.25%) vSphere
3 182 (3.25%) KVM
4 168 (3.00%) NFS
5 147 (2.63%) Xen
6 137 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 105 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
8 90 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 82 (1.46%) Hyper-V
10 64 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
11 60 (1.07%) Squid
12 56 (1.00%) Varnish
13 55 (0.98%) Snort
14 49 (0.88%) Samba
15 43 (0.77%) Nmap
15 43 (0.77%) Postfix
16 39 (0.70%) Sendmail
17 38 (0.68%) XenServer
17 38 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 840 (15.00%) Puppet
2 556 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 515 (9.20%) Nagios
4 149 (2.66%) Cacti
5 127 (2.27%) Salt
6 119 (2.13%) ZABBIX
7 108 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 105 (1.88%) Tivoli
9 93 (1.66%) CFEngine
10 81 (1.45%) Ansible
11 65 (1.16%) Data Guard
12 61 (1.09%) OpenView
12 61 (1.09%) Opsview
13 59 (1.05%) Vagrant
14 52 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 46 (0.82%) Ganglia
16 45 (0.80%) SCOM
17 44 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 42 (0.75%) Zenoss
19 41 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1068 (19.07%) Oracle
2 1037 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 826 (14.75%) VMware
4 513 (9.16%) Cisco
5 488 (8.71%) Microsoft
6 317 (5.66%) JBoss
7 271 (4.84%) HP
8 267 (4.77%) Sybase
8 267 (4.77%) IBM
9 199 (3.55%) NetApp
10 197 (3.52%) Sun
11 184 (3.29%) EMC
12 158 (2.82%) Citrix
13 137 (2.45%) Veritas
14 129 (2.30%) Juniper
15 112 (2.00%) F5
16 105 (1.88%) TIBCO
17 103 (1.84%) Bloomberg
18 93 (1.66%) Symantec
19 90 (1.61%) Zend
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Front Office Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 14 minutes ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 20 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 38 minutes ago
East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: €55,000-€70,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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London
Facebook Engineering
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