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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 128 126 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2487 2861 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 2.38% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 4.54% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 2226 2404
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
56401 63031 59912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.98% 52.50% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47932 53204 51477
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 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 24 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
(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 -8 2306 £50,000 +5.26% 260
London -9 1206 £60,000 +9.09% 126
South East +18 473 £45,000 +2.27% 61
City of London +15 305 £57,500 -4.16% 36
East of England -19 215 £47,500 +18.75% 29
South West +23 160 £37,500 - 14
Surrey +49 132 £45,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire -3 128 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Cambridge 0 116 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Berkshire -39 114 £48,250 +9.65% 24
Yorkshire -47 109 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Hampshire +23 108 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Scotland 0 79 £41,250 +3.12% 19
West Yorkshire -15 73 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Reading -27 70 £49,000 +11.36% 18
West Midlands -11 67 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Bristol +32 63 £48,500 +25.97% 6
Hertfordshire -1 60 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South Wales +30 59 £36,000 +9.09% 6
Wales +29 59 £36,000 +10.76% 6
Leeds -14 57 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North West -43 50 £30,000 -19.18% 9
East Sussex +15 44 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Gloucestershire -7 44 £32,500 -22.61% 4
Edinburgh +14 42 £41,250 +10.00% 11
Brighton +23 40 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -1 40 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Birmingham 0 32 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Essex +16 31 £57,500 +25.68% 5
Cardiff +15 29 £33,750 +3.84% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3232 (66.23%) Linux
2 2737 (56.09%) Python
3 1907 (39.08%) UNIX
4 1661 (34.04%) SQL
5 1616 (33.11%) Java
6 1436 (29.43%) Bash Shell
7 1368 (28.03%) Windows
8 1226 (25.12%) PHP
9 1195 (24.49%) Finance
10 1088 (22.30%) MySQL
11 1036 (21.23%) Oracle
12 1024 (20.98%) Ruby
13 977 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
14 923 (18.91%) Puppet
15 882 (18.07%) Apache
16 880 (18.03%) Red Hat
17 855 (17.52%) JavaScript
18 849 (17.40%) Degree
19 782 (16.02%) C++
20 742 (15.20%) VMware
21 741 (15.18%) HTML
22 698 (14.30%) Shell Script
23 688 (14.10%) DevOps
24 682 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 600 (12.30%) SQL Server
26 597 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
27 563 (11.54%) Git (software)
27 563 (11.54%) Solaris
28 562 (11.52%) TCP/IP
29 537 (11.00%) PowerShell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 882 (18.07%) Apache
2 526 (10.78%) Tomcat
3 260 (5.33%) IIS
4 229 (4.69%) nginx
5 198 (4.06%) JBoss
6 183 (3.75%) WebSphere
7 140 (2.87%) Node.js
8 137 (2.81%) MS Exchange
9 130 (2.66%) OpenStack
10 105 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 97 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 94 (1.93%) GlassFish
13 66 (1.35%) Confluence
13 66 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
14 64 (1.31%) Drupal
15 51 (1.05%) MQSeries
16 41 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 40 (0.82%) SharePoint
18 34 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
19 32 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 263 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 112 (2.30%) MS Office
3 26 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.37%) SPSS
5 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
5 7 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.10%) MS Project
6 5 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
7 4 (0.082%) DOC1
8 3 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.061%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.061%) Simulink
9 2 (0.041%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.041%) Maya
9 2 (0.041%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.020%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 26 (0.53%) Magento
2 23 (0.47%) RMDS
3 19 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 16 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
5 14 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.18%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.14%) Cordys
9 7 (0.14%) BASE24
9 7 (0.14%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
11 5 (0.10%) Exstream
12 4 (0.082%) Summit
12 4 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.082%) IntelliMatch
13 2 (0.041%) Odoo
13 2 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.041%) SunGard Martini
14 1 (0.020%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 397 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (2.62%) SaaS
3 81 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
4 69 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 59 (1.21%) IaaS
6 57 (1.17%) PaaS
7 52 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 45 (0.92%) Amazon S3
9 37 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.47%) GitHub
11 22 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
14 14 (0.29%) Route 53
14 14 (0.29%) Heroku
15 12 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.20%) Engine Yard
18 9 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 562 (11.52%) TCP/IP
2 529 (10.84%) DNS
3 484 (9.92%) Firewall
4 382 (7.83%) HTTP
5 354 (7.25%) Internet
6 323 (6.62%) SAN
7 218 (4.47%) LDAP
8 193 (3.95%) VPN
9 177 (3.63%) WAN
10 163 (3.34%) LAN
11 148 (3.03%) DHCP
12 141 (2.89%) SMTP
13 130 (2.66%) Network Security
14 128 (2.62%) FTP
15 123 (2.52%) BGP
16 106 (2.17%) SSL
17 98 (2.01%) OSPF
18 92 (1.89%) NAS
19 82 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
19 82 (1.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1088 (22.30%) MySQL
2 600 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 461 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 330 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 259 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 245 (5.02%) RDBMS
7 215 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 195 (4.00%) Big Data
9 184 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 146 (2.99%) DB2
11 114 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 87 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 76 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
14 71 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 68 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 56 (1.15%) Redis
17 48 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 47 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 45 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 563 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 411 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 362 (7.42%) Subversion
4 200 (4.10%) Maven
5 152 (3.11%) JIRA
6 147 (3.01%) Hudson
7 123 (2.52%) Selenium
8 113 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 96 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 96 (1.97%) Ant
10 93 (1.91%) Eclipse
11 92 (1.89%) JUnit
12 83 (1.70%) Mercurial
13 57 (1.17%) WebDriver
14 47 (0.96%) CruiseControl
15 43 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (0.82%) NUnit
17 36 (0.74%) Visual Studio
18 35 (0.72%) PHPUnit
19 33 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 1195 (24.49%) Finance
2 404 (8.28%) Banking
3 217 (4.45%) Front Office
4 184 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 153 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 123 (2.52%) Retail
7 116 (2.38%) Marketing
8 106 (2.17%) Games
9 100 (2.05%) Back Office
10 78 (1.60%) Electronics
11 77 (1.58%) Financial Institution
12 53 (1.09%) Advertising
13 34 (0.70%) Publishing
14 32 (0.66%) Military
15 29 (0.59%) Legal
16 26 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 26 (0.53%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.51%) Automotive
18 23 (0.47%) Law
19 22 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1105 (22.64%) Developer
2 688 (14.10%) Administrator
3 612 (12.54%) Systems Administrator
4 481 (9.86%) Analyst
5 427 (8.75%) Linux Administrator
6 365 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 342 (7.01%) Applications Support
8 321 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 298 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
10 275 (5.64%) Software Engineer
11 274 (5.61%) Support Analyst
12 254 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
13 239 (4.90%) Support Engineer
14 212 (4.34%) Java Developer
15 186 (3.81%) Consultant
16 147 (3.01%) PHP Developer
17 142 (2.91%) Senior Developer
18 137 (2.81%) Web Developer
19 131 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
20 130 (2.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (15.18%) HTML
2 515 (10.55%) CSS
3 503 (10.31%) XML
4 385 (7.89%) Web Services
5 375 (7.68%) .NET
6 284 (5.82%) jQuery
7 235 (4.82%) LAMP
8 210 (4.30%) J2EE
9 180 (3.69%) Middleware
10 171 (3.50%) Spring
11 165 (3.38%) HTML5
12 152 (3.11%) SOAP
13 126 (2.58%) Ajax
13 126 (2.58%) REST
14 116 (2.38%) Hibernate
15 115 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
16 104 (2.13%) JSON
17 103 (2.11%) CSS3
18 78 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
19 77 (1.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 505 (10.35%) Computer Science
2 444 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
3 439 (9.00%) Open Source
4 194 (3.98%) Hedge funds
5 161 (3.30%) Clustering
6 157 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 148 (3.03%) Equities
8 139 (2.85%) Derivative
9 120 (2.46%) Fixed Income
10 118 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 100 (2.05%) Mathematics
12 91 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 89 (1.82%) Mobile App
14 87 (1.78%) Replication
15 82 (1.68%) Algorithms
16 80 (1.64%) Client/Server
17 76 (1.56%) PKI
18 70 (1.43%) User Experience
19 62 (1.27%) Visualisation
20 60 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3232 (66.23%) Linux
2 1907 (39.08%) UNIX
3 1368 (28.03%) Windows
4 682 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 563 (11.54%) Solaris
6 436 (8.93%) CentOS
7 327 (6.70%) Ubuntu
8 262 (5.37%) Debian
9 228 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 197 (4.04%) AIX
11 133 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 111 (2.27%) Android
13 110 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (1.52%) SUSE
15 60 (1.23%) Windows 7
16 57 (1.17%) Fedora
17 54 (1.11%) Apple iOS
18 42 (0.86%) Mac OS X
19 35 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
20 34 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
2 688 (14.10%) DevOps
3 434 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 429 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 424 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
6 401 (8.22%) ITIL
7 369 (7.56%) OO
8 281 (5.76%) Scrum
9 275 (5.64%) TDD
10 263 (5.39%) E-Commerce
11 249 (5.10%) Load Balancing
12 246 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
13 242 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 200 (4.10%) Analytics
15 194 (3.98%) Time Management
16 191 (3.91%) Web Development
17 183 (3.75%) MVC
18 178 (3.65%) Project Management
19 177 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
20 166 (3.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2737 (56.09%) Python
2 1661 (34.04%) SQL
3 1616 (33.11%) Java
4 1436 (29.43%) Bash Shell
5 1226 (25.12%) PHP
6 1024 (20.98%) Ruby
7 855 (17.52%) JavaScript
8 782 (16.02%) C++
9 698 (14.30%) Shell Script
10 537 (11.00%) PowerShell
11 506 (10.37%) C
12 494 (10.12%) C#
13 234 (4.80%) Korn
14 148 (3.03%) PL/SQL
15 143 (2.93%) T-SQL
16 123 (2.52%) AWK
17 101 (2.07%) Bourne shell
18 83 (1.70%) Groovy
19 81 (1.66%) VBScript
20 77 (1.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 849 (17.40%) Degree
2 159 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 150 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (1.97%) CCNA
4 96 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 87 (1.78%) RHCE
6 72 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 66 (1.35%) PhD
8 60 (1.23%) ISEB
9 58 (1.19%) CISSP
10 56 (1.15%) CCNP
11 55 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (0.82%) RHCSA
13 39 (0.80%) ISTQB
14 33 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (0.53%) CCSA
17 23 (0.47%) CCIE
18 22 (0.45%) MCSE
19 19 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (6.95%) QA
2 95 (1.95%) SLA
3 25 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.14%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.10%) JTAG
11 3 (0.061%) COBIT
12 2 (0.041%) DO-254
12 2 (0.041%) DO-160
12 2 (0.041%) FISMA
System Software
1 498 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 251 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 168 (3.44%) NFS
4 109 (2.23%) vSphere
5 101 (2.07%) KVM
6 99 (2.03%) Xen
7 93 (1.91%) Samba
8 91 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
9 75 (1.54%) Hyper-V
9 75 (1.54%) Varnish
10 69 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 64 (1.31%) VMware ESX
12 62 (1.27%) Squid
13 61 (1.25%) Postfix
14 59 (1.21%) iptables
15 57 (1.17%) Docker
16 51 (1.05%) Firmware
17 50 (1.02%) XenServer
18 44 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 38 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 923 (18.91%) Puppet
2 597 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
3 449 (9.20%) Nagios
4 178 (3.65%) Ansible
5 133 (2.73%) ZABBIX
6 115 (2.36%) Salt
7 100 (2.05%) Tivoli
8 71 (1.45%) Cacti
9 66 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 63 (1.29%) NetBackup
10 63 (1.29%) Data Guard
11 59 (1.21%) Zenoss
12 57 (1.17%) Vagrant
13 50 (1.02%) Control-M
14 45 (0.92%) SELinux
15 43 (0.88%) OpenView
16 39 (0.80%) logstash
17 38 (0.78%) Icinga
17 38 (0.78%) Cobbler
18 37 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1036 (21.23%) Oracle
2 880 (18.03%) Red Hat
3 742 (15.20%) VMware
4 414 (8.48%) Microsoft
5 375 (7.68%) Cisco
6 267 (5.47%) HP
7 209 (4.28%) IBM
8 179 (3.67%) Sybase
9 174 (3.57%) Sun
10 144 (2.95%) Veritas
11 114 (2.34%) NetApp
12 103 (2.11%) Juniper
13 89 (1.82%) Citrix
14 87 (1.78%) Splunk
15 77 (1.58%) F5
16 74 (1.52%) EMC
17 69 (1.41%) Zend
18 59 (1.21%) Reuters
19 55 (1.13%) Bloomberg
19 55 (1.13%) SolarWinds
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