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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 125 128 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2561 2732 3022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.35% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 4.55% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2064 2097 2446
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
55900 59998 56973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.19% 51.51% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47623 50833 48860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 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
(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 +3 2349 £50,000 - 331
London -10 1203 £57,500 +4.54% 175
South East +22 441 £47,500 +5.55% 54
City of London -12 263 £60,000 +9.09% 48
East of England -15 200 £42,500 +1.19% 34
South West +46 158 £44,000 +6.47% 13
Berkshire +41 156 £45,000 +4.04% 16
Yorkshire -5 144 £40,000 - 18
Reading +43 127 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Surrey +56 126 £50,000 +1.01% 9
Scotland +1 102 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cambridgeshire -17 91 £42,500 +1.19% 25
Bristol +45 79 £67,500 +61.67% 4
Cambridge -6 75 £42,500 +1.19% 24
West Yorkshire -18 73 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North West -24 70 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Hampshire -17 69 £43,000 -9.47% 17
West Midlands -12 61 £52,500 +29.62% 5
Edinburgh +4 59 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Wales +15 58 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South Wales +9 56 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Hertfordshire +7 56 £40,000 -3.61% 4
East Midlands +7 53 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Leeds -27 51 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Manchester +5 50 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Birmingham -3 48 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Gloucestershire +2 46 £32,750 -28.80% 6
Glasgow +12 40 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 37 £51,250 -25.72% 3
North Yorkshire +12 37 £37,500 -18.47%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3445 (68.31%) Linux
2 3019 (59.87%) Python
3 1953 (38.73%) UNIX
4 1862 (36.92%) SQL
5 1784 (35.38%) Java
6 1497 (29.68%) Bash Shell
7 1385 (27.46%) Windows
8 1144 (22.68%) Oracle
9 1141 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1126 (22.33%) Finance
11 1080 (21.42%) Ruby
12 1076 (21.34%) PHP
13 1011 (20.05%) MySQL
14 1004 (19.91%) Puppet
15 965 (19.14%) JavaScript
16 962 (19.08%) Apache
17 936 (18.56%) Degree
18 857 (16.99%) DevOps
19 831 (16.48%) Red Hat
20 804 (15.94%) C++
21 803 (15.92%) HTML
22 763 (15.13%) VMware
23 653 (12.95%) PowerShell
24 650 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
25 645 (12.79%) Git (software)
26 629 (12.47%) Shell Script
27 615 (12.20%) Configuration Management
28 614 (12.18%) Relational Database
29 607 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 605 (12.00%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 962 (19.08%) Apache
2 578 (11.46%) Tomcat
3 254 (5.04%) nginx
4 236 (4.68%) IIS
5 214 (4.24%) JBoss
6 209 (4.14%) Node.js
7 162 (3.21%) OpenStack
8 156 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 138 (2.74%) WebLogic
10 112 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
11 103 (2.04%) MS Exchange
12 98 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
13 94 (1.86%) Confluence
14 70 (1.39%) Drupal
15 66 (1.31%) SAS
16 61 (1.21%) GlassFish
16 61 (1.21%) Apache Pig
17 56 (1.11%) SharePoint
18 54 (1.07%) CICS
19 38 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 267 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.20%) MS Office
3 41 (0.81%) SPSS
4 19 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.20%) MS Project
6 10 (0.20%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.079%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.059%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.059%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.040%) Maya
9 2 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.040%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 33 (0.65%) Magento
2 28 (0.56%) RMDS
3 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 16 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 8 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
9 7 (0.14%) Cordys
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.079%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.059%) Exstream
11 3 (0.059%) CSG Singleview
11 3 (0.059%) PRMS
11 3 (0.059%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 511 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (2.22%) SaaS
3 103 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.63%) IaaS
5 78 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 77 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 75 (1.49%) PaaS
8 37 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
10 30 (0.59%) GitHub
11 25 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.34%) Route 53
14 13 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
16 9 (0.18%) SoftLayer
16 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.16%) Heroku
17 8 (0.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 556 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 502 (9.95%) Firewall
3 455 (9.02%) DNS
4 334 (6.62%) Internet
5 288 (5.71%) HTTP
6 238 (4.72%) SAN
7 220 (4.36%) VPN
8 183 (3.63%) WAN
9 164 (3.25%) LDAP
10 162 (3.21%) LAN
11 154 (3.05%) Network Security
12 147 (2.91%) SMTP
12 147 (2.91%) BGP
13 131 (2.60%) OSPF
14 117 (2.32%) SSL
15 112 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
16 99 (1.96%) VLAN
17 98 (1.94%) IPsec
18 92 (1.82%) DHCP
19 81 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1011 (20.05%) MySQL
2 614 (12.18%) Relational Database
3 605 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 354 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 351 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 342 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 293 (5.81%) NoSQL
8 290 (5.75%) Big Data
9 226 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 190 (3.77%) Hadoop
11 182 (3.61%) DB2
12 126 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 104 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 90 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 90 (1.78%) Apache Hive
15 65 (1.29%) Redis
16 63 (1.25%) HBase
17 62 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
18 52 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
18 52 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 645 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 550 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 396 (7.85%) Subversion
4 216 (4.28%) Maven
5 200 (3.97%) JIRA
6 138 (2.74%) Selenium
7 132 (2.62%) Hudson
8 114 (2.26%) JUnit
9 109 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 95 (1.88%) Ant
11 72 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 64 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 52 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 46 (0.91%) ClearCase
15 42 (0.83%) Visual Studio
16 41 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
16 41 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (0.73%) Mercurial
18 33 (0.65%) PHPUnit
19 31 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1126 (22.33%) Finance
2 513 (10.17%) Banking
3 273 (5.41%) Front Office
4 235 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 190 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 106 (2.10%) Retail
7 101 (2.00%) Back Office
8 100 (1.98%) Marketing
9 78 (1.55%) Games
10 75 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 54 (1.07%) Electronics
12 52 (1.03%) Advertising
13 44 (0.87%) Military
14 39 (0.77%) Legal
15 33 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.46%) Billing
17 22 (0.44%) Law
18 21 (0.42%) Automotive
19 13 (0.26%) Publishing
19 13 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1139 (22.59%) Developer
2 595 (11.80%) Analyst
3 587 (11.64%) Administrator
4 527 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
5 442 (8.76%) Applications Support
6 377 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 326 (6.46%) Linux Administrator
8 315 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 297 (5.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 288 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 284 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
12 267 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
13 224 (4.44%) Java Developer
14 202 (4.01%) Support Engineer
15 181 (3.59%) Consultant
16 180 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
17 165 (3.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 147 (2.91%) Web Developer
19 145 (2.88%) C++ Developer
20 136 (2.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (15.92%) HTML
2 605 (12.00%) CSS
3 492 (9.76%) Web Services
4 483 (9.58%) XML
5 378 (7.50%) .NET
6 343 (6.80%) jQuery
7 230 (4.56%) Middleware
8 228 (4.52%) LAMP
9 199 (3.95%) Spring
10 193 (3.83%) FIX Protocol
11 189 (3.75%) J2EE
12 187 (3.71%) HTML5
13 166 (3.29%) REST
14 140 (2.78%) JSON
15 136 (2.70%) SOAP
16 131 (2.60%) Hibernate
17 129 (2.56%) CSS3
18 117 (2.32%) Ajax
19 112 (2.22%) AngularJS
20 102 (2.02%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 596 (11.82%) Computer Science
2 529 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 289 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 234 (4.64%) Hedge funds
5 194 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 189 (3.75%) Equities
7 165 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 151 (2.99%) Derivative
9 111 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 106 (2.10%) Clustering
10 106 (2.10%) Mathematics
11 98 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 93 (1.84%) User Experience
13 90 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
14 84 (1.67%) Replication
15 79 (1.57%) Mobile App
15 79 (1.57%) Visualisation
16 77 (1.53%) Statistics
17 71 (1.41%) Data Structures
18 62 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3445 (68.31%) Linux
2 1953 (38.73%) UNIX
3 1385 (27.46%) Windows
4 607 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 475 (9.42%) Solaris
6 417 (8.27%) CentOS
7 349 (6.92%) Ubuntu
8 282 (5.59%) Debian
9 240 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 178 (3.53%) AIX
11 139 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 128 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 98 (1.94%) Android
14 79 (1.57%) SUSE
15 71 (1.41%) Apple iOS
16 62 (1.23%) Fedora
17 59 (1.17%) Windows 7
18 51 (1.01%) Mac OS X
19 40 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
20 36 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1141 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 857 (16.99%) DevOps
3 615 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 503 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
5 464 (9.20%) Open Source
6 440 (8.72%) Software Engineering
7 392 (7.77%) ITIL
8 316 (6.27%) Performance Tuning
9 303 (6.01%) OO
10 300 (5.95%) TDD
11 293 (5.81%) Scrum
12 275 (5.45%) SDLC
13 252 (5.00%) Analytics
14 225 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 221 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 218 (4.32%) Web Development
17 193 (3.83%) Load Balancing
18 187 (3.71%) Project Management
19 174 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
19 174 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3019 (59.87%) Python
2 1862 (36.92%) SQL
3 1784 (35.38%) Java
4 1497 (29.68%) Bash Shell
5 1080 (21.42%) Ruby
6 1076 (21.34%) PHP
7 965 (19.14%) JavaScript
8 804 (15.94%) C++
9 653 (12.95%) PowerShell
10 629 (12.47%) Shell Script
11 569 (11.28%) C
12 426 (8.45%) C#
13 271 (5.37%) Korn
14 175 (3.47%) PL/SQL
15 150 (2.97%) AWK
16 128 (2.54%) Scala
17 117 (2.32%) T-SQL
18 108 (2.14%) Groovy
19 103 (2.04%) Bourne shell
20 94 (1.86%) R
Qualifications
1 936 (18.56%) Degree
2 182 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 162 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 102 (2.02%) CCNA
6 79 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 65 (1.29%) PhD
8 54 (1.07%) CCNP
8 54 (1.07%) RHCE
9 46 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (0.85%) CISSP
11 40 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (0.67%) ISEB
13 33 (0.65%) ISTQB
14 24 (0.48%) Sun Certification
14 24 (0.48%) CCSA
15 23 (0.46%) RHCSA
16 20 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
18 18 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (5.18%) QA
2 96 (1.90%) SLA
3 29 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.059%) COBIT
9 2 (0.040%) BS25999
9 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.040%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.020%) JTAG
10 1 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 561 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 232 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 116 (2.30%) NFS
4 113 (2.24%) KVM
5 105 (2.08%) Samba
6 101 (2.00%) Xen
7 100 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
8 83 (1.65%) Postfix
9 79 (1.57%) Hyper-V
10 76 (1.51%) vSphere
11 72 (1.43%) Docker
12 71 (1.41%) iptables
13 60 (1.19%) Varnish
14 50 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
14 50 (0.99%) VMware ESX
15 46 (0.91%) XenServer
16 43 (0.85%) VirtualBox
17 39 (0.77%) qmail
18 38 (0.75%) Squid
19 36 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1004 (19.91%) Puppet
2 650 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
3 478 (9.48%) Nagios
4 253 (5.02%) Ansible
5 176 (3.49%) ZABBIX
6 128 (2.54%) Salt
7 116 (2.30%) Tivoli
8 82 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 81 (1.61%) Vagrant
10 77 (1.53%) Cacti
11 75 (1.49%) Data Guard
12 70 (1.39%) Graphite
13 57 (1.13%) logstash
14 51 (1.01%) Zenoss
15 48 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 42 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
17 37 (0.73%) Ganglia
17 37 (0.73%) WSUS
18 36 (0.71%) SELinux
19 32 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1144 (22.68%) Oracle
2 831 (16.48%) Red Hat
3 763 (15.13%) VMware
4 402 (7.97%) Cisco
5 401 (7.95%) Microsoft
6 222 (4.40%) Sybase
7 208 (4.12%) IBM
8 199 (3.95%) HP
9 174 (3.45%) Sun
10 134 (2.66%) Citrix
11 127 (2.52%) Splunk
12 104 (2.06%) NetApp
13 88 (1.74%) F5
14 84 (1.67%) Juniper
15 71 (1.41%) Veritas
16 67 (1.33%) Informatica
17 64 (1.27%) Google
18 63 (1.25%) SAP
19 60 (1.19%) Perforce
20 58 (1.15%) TIBCO
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