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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 123 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2841 2979 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.70% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.05% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2360 3176
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62583 58955 66667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.60% 53.37% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 52851 50627 58851
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 2693 £47,500 +5.55% 164
London -16 1469 £55,000 +2.80% 75
South East -24 421 £44,000 +13.54% 30
City of London -15 316 £60,000 +4.34% 14
East of England -14 298 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Cambridgeshire 0 187 £40,000 +0.62% 11
Yorkshire +3 180 £35,000 -15.15% 14
Berkshire +23 164 £44,500 -1.11% 11
Cambridge -4 159 £40,500 +1.25% 9
North West +10 116 £37,123 -7.19% 6
South West -37 106 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Reading +15 104 £44,000 +3.52% 7
West Yorkshire -16 103 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Scotland -29 101 £38,000 -6.74% 11
Surrey -22 86 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leeds -6 82 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Manchester +15 77 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire -57 71 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Hertfordshire -22 56 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Oxfordshire -6 55 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands 0 49 £37,500 +27.11%
East Midlands +11 47 £35,000 -12.50%
North Yorkshire +7 47 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Glasgow -14 44 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Edinburgh -27 44 £37,500 +4.89% 8
Gloucestershire -24 36 £42,250 +0.59% 7
Oxford -1 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 30 £40,000 -
Watford -8 30 £38,750 -24.75% 1
Bristol -10 30 £38,500 -3.75% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3703 (63.53%) Linux
2 2628 (45.08%) Python
3 2578 (44.23%) UNIX
4 2187 (37.52%) Java
5 2059 (35.32%) SQL
6 1441 (24.72%) Windows
7 1427 (24.48%) Bash Shell
8 1399 (24.00%) Finance
9 1299 (22.29%) Oracle
10 1291 (22.15%) MySQL
11 1267 (21.74%) PHP
12 1229 (21.08%) Degree
13 1125 (19.30%) JavaScript
14 1118 (19.18%) Ruby
15 1084 (18.60%) Apache
16 1018 (17.46%) Red Hat
17 991 (17.00%) C++
18 940 (16.13%) HTML
19 854 (14.65%) Shell Script
20 851 (14.60%) Puppet
21 822 (14.10%) Computer Science
22 755 (12.95%) VMware
23 750 (12.87%) Solaris
24 748 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 728 (12.49%) TCP/IP
26 690 (11.84%) CSS
27 636 (10.91%) C
28 612 (10.50%) Tomcat
29 603 (10.34%) OO
30 602 (10.33%) XML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1084 (18.60%) Apache
2 612 (10.50%) Tomcat
3 286 (4.91%) IIS
4 230 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 185 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 157 (2.69%) nginx
7 114 (1.96%) CMS
8 111 (1.90%) Drupal
9 109 (1.87%) SharePoint
10 106 (1.82%) Node.js
11 84 (1.44%) MS Exchange
12 75 (1.29%) Alfresco
13 67 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 67 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
14 65 (1.12%) Jetty
15 64 (1.10%) WordPress
16 58 (1.00%) OpenStack
17 53 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
18 51 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
19 49 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 244 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 152 (2.61%) MS Office
3 31 (0.53%) MS Project
4 30 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.45%) SPSS
6 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.15%) Mingle
8 8 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 6 (0.10%) FastStats
10 5 (0.086%) Stata
11 4 (0.069%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.069%) Doxygen
12 3 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.017%) DOC1
13 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 53 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 44 (0.75%) Magento
3 29 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
4 26 (0.45%) RMDS
5 18 (0.31%) ION MarketView
6 16 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
7 13 (0.22%) SunGard APT
8 11 (0.19%) FastVal
9 10 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 9 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
10 9 (0.15%) SAP SRM
11 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.086%) Global One
12 5 (0.086%) Endur
13 4 (0.069%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
13 4 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.069%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 252 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (2.26%) SaaS
3 130 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 128 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (0.62%) IaaS
6 36 (0.62%) Joyent
7 35 (0.60%) PaaS
8 33 (0.57%) GitHub
9 31 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.33%) Heroku
11 17 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 16 (0.27%) Engine Yard
13 11 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.17%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.15%) ElastiCache
16 7 (0.12%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
16 7 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 728 (12.49%) TCP/IP
2 504 (8.65%) DNS
3 489 (8.39%) SAN
4 468 (8.03%) Internet
5 456 (7.82%) Firewall
6 410 (7.03%) HTTP
7 287 (4.92%) LDAP
8 219 (3.76%) NAS
9 175 (3.00%) SMTP
10 162 (2.78%) SSH
11 152 (2.61%) DHCP
12 147 (2.52%) SSL
13 137 (2.35%) VPN
14 136 (2.33%) SNMP
15 115 (1.97%) BGP
16 114 (1.96%) FTP
16 114 (1.96%) VLAN
17 94 (1.61%) WAN
18 80 (1.37%) MPLS
19 78 (1.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1291 (22.15%) MySQL
2 537 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 488 (8.37%) SQL Server
4 322 (5.52%) RDBMS
5 283 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 274 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
7 259 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 247 (4.24%) MongoDB
9 175 (3.00%) Big Data
10 166 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 151 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
12 137 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 129 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 121 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 96 (1.65%) DB2
16 81 (1.39%) Redis
17 69 (1.18%) Data Mining
18 56 (0.96%) Informix
19 55 (0.94%) Apache Hive
20 50 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 466 (7.99%) Subversion
2 430 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 319 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 186 (3.19%) Hudson
5 174 (2.99%) JIRA
6 154 (2.64%) Maven
7 114 (1.96%) Ant
7 114 (1.96%) JUnit
8 108 (1.85%) Selenium
9 71 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 65 (1.12%) Visual Studio
11 63 (1.08%) ClearCase
12 50 (0.86%) JMeter
13 45 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 43 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (0.72%) Mercurial
16 39 (0.67%) Cucumber
17 36 (0.62%) Gradle
17 36 (0.62%) CruiseControl
18 29 (0.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 1399 (24.00%) Finance
2 551 (9.45%) Banking
3 292 (5.01%) Front Office
4 265 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 259 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 184 (3.16%) Retail
7 151 (2.59%) Games
8 107 (1.84%) Marketing
9 91 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 71 (1.22%) Advertising
11 66 (1.13%) Publishing
12 60 (1.03%) Electronics
13 58 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 55 (0.94%) Back Office
15 41 (0.70%) Law
16 32 (0.55%) Automotive
17 30 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.51%) Online Betting
18 24 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
19 17 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1681 (28.84%) Developer
2 768 (13.18%) Administrator
3 612 (10.50%) Systems Administrator
4 598 (10.26%) Analyst
5 477 (8.18%) Linux Administrator
6 381 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 355 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 343 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 314 (5.39%) Applications Support
10 302 (5.18%) Java Developer
11 295 (5.06%) Software Engineer
12 264 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 256 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
14 213 (3.65%) Perl Developer
15 206 (3.53%) Web Developer
16 198 (3.40%) Senior Developer
17 197 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
18 159 (2.73%) C++ Developer
19 154 (2.64%) UNIX Administrator
20 152 (2.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 940 (16.13%) HTML
2 690 (11.84%) CSS
3 602 (10.33%) XML
4 474 (8.13%) Web Services
5 400 (6.86%) .NET
6 353 (6.06%) LAMP
7 343 (5.88%) jQuery
8 333 (5.71%) J2EE
9 231 (3.96%) HTML5
10 212 (3.64%) Ajax
11 184 (3.16%) Spring
12 169 (2.90%) SOAP
13 163 (2.80%) Middleware
14 151 (2.59%) JSP
15 147 (2.52%) JSON
16 138 (2.37%) Hibernate
17 133 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
18 121 (2.08%) STL
19 107 (1.84%) REST
20 100 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 822 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 514 (8.82%) Open Source
3 317 (5.44%) Clustering
4 244 (4.19%) Derivative
5 189 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 179 (3.07%) Equities
7 154 (2.64%) Hedge funds
8 137 (2.35%) Replication
9 130 (2.23%) Fixed Income
10 121 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 101 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 98 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 97 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 84 (1.44%) Management Information System
15 83 (1.42%) Statistics
16 77 (1.32%) Firmware
17 75 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
17 75 (1.29%) Physics
18 62 (1.06%) Visualisation
19 58 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3703 (63.53%) Linux
2 2578 (44.23%) UNIX
3 1441 (24.72%) Windows
4 750 (12.87%) Solaris
5 748 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 492 (8.44%) CentOS
7 361 (6.19%) Ubuntu
8 356 (6.11%) AIX
9 285 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 260 (4.46%) Debian
11 166 (2.85%) SUSE
12 159 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 155 (2.66%) Android
14 129 (2.21%) Apple iOS
15 93 (1.60%) HPUX
16 78 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 73 (1.25%) Windows 7
18 64 (1.10%) Mac OS X
19 37 (0.63%) Windows XP
20 33 (0.57%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (10.34%) OO
2 586 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
3 570 (9.78%) ITIL
4 531 (9.11%) Configuration Management
5 508 (8.72%) Software Engineering
6 353 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 343 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 337 (5.78%) Load Balancing
9 322 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
10 304 (5.22%) TDD
11 281 (4.82%) Scrum
12 262 (4.49%) Web Development
13 250 (4.29%) Project Management
14 220 (3.77%) Problem Management
15 217 (3.72%) MVC
16 215 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 186 (3.19%) Workflow
18 178 (3.05%) Low Latency
19 175 (3.00%) Test Automation
20 160 (2.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2628 (45.08%) Python
2 2187 (37.52%) Java
3 2059 (35.32%) SQL
4 1427 (24.48%) Bash Shell
5 1267 (21.74%) PHP
6 1125 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 1118 (19.18%) Ruby
8 991 (17.00%) C++
9 854 (14.65%) Shell Script
10 636 (10.91%) C
11 585 (10.04%) C#
12 425 (7.29%) PowerShell
13 276 (4.73%) Korn
14 225 (3.86%) PL/SQL
15 191 (3.28%) VB
16 152 (2.61%) VBScript
17 131 (2.25%) Scala
18 130 (2.23%) AWK
19 75 (1.29%) Tcl
20 73 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1229 (21.08%) Degree
2 208 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 104 (1.78%) RHCE
4 102 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 97 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (1.56%) PhD
7 65 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 56 (0.96%) CCNA
9 46 (0.79%) CISSP
9 46 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (0.70%) ISEB
12 39 (0.67%) MCSE
13 37 (0.63%) CCNP
14 29 (0.50%) HND
15 24 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
15 24 (0.41%) CEH
16 22 (0.38%) OSCP
17 20 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
18 19 (0.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (7.02%) QA
2 135 (2.32%) SLA
3 82 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 15 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.069%) MiFID
9 4 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.069%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.034%) HL7
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 511 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 283 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 188 (3.23%) NFS
4 148 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 139 (2.38%) KVM
6 134 (2.30%) vSphere
7 93 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 90 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 84 (1.44%) Sendmail
9 84 (1.44%) Xen
10 67 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 67 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
11 64 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 59 (1.01%) Varnish
13 56 (0.96%) Samba
14 55 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 50 (0.86%) Postfix
16 45 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
17 38 (0.65%) Squid
18 34 (0.58%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 851 (14.60%) Puppet
2 561 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
3 472 (8.10%) Nagios
4 136 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 101 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 100 (1.72%) ZABBIX
7 94 (1.61%) Cacti
8 90 (1.54%) CFEngine
9 77 (1.32%) Data Guard
10 73 (1.25%) SCOM
11 68 (1.17%) OpenView
12 50 (0.86%) Control-M
13 45 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 45 (0.77%) Plesk
14 41 (0.70%) Ganglia
15 40 (0.69%) Netcool
16 37 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 37 (0.63%) Backup Exec
17 36 (0.62%) WSUS
17 36 (0.62%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1299 (22.29%) Oracle
2 1018 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 755 (12.95%) VMware
4 526 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 377 (6.47%) Cisco
6 322 (5.52%) HP
7 318 (5.46%) JBoss
8 303 (5.20%) IBM
9 281 (4.82%) Sybase
10 255 (4.37%) Sun
11 232 (3.98%) NetApp
12 222 (3.81%) EMC
13 182 (3.12%) Veritas
14 136 (2.33%) Citrix
15 119 (2.04%) Symantec
16 107 (1.84%) TIBCO
17 100 (1.72%) Juniper
18 85 (1.46%) Rackspace
19 83 (1.42%) Zend
20 78 (1.34%) Brocade
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus 5% pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum +BONUS(15%) + PENSION + HEALTHCARE +
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Medical Insurance, Dent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago