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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 131 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2545 2790 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 2.33% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 4.46% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 2146 2476
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
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
56909 62546 58013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.14% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48516 53367 50016
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -4 2322 £50,000 - 290
London -9 1170 £60,000 +9.09% 129
South East +17 443 £47,500 +5.55% 53
City of London +8 265 £60,000 +9.09% 45
East of England -5 225 £42,500 - 37
South West +19 163 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Berkshire +3 139 £45,000 +4.04% 27
Yorkshire -25 125 £40,000 - 13
Surrey +59 124 £50,000 +15.60% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 122 £42,500 - 24
Reading +14 105 £45,000 +16.88% 17
Scotland -7 100 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Cambridge +2 96 £44,000 +3.52% 22
Bristol +48 80 £66,250 +72.07% 7
Hampshire -1 80 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North West -17 72 £32,500 -18.75% 18
West Yorkshire -21 72 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Wales +17 66 £36,500 +10.60% 6
South Wales +14 65 £37,000 +12.12% 6
Edinburgh +7 61 £40,000 +10.72% 12
Hertfordshire +4 56 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +3 55 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Leeds -23 50 £40,000 - 7
Manchester +1 49 £32,500 -18.75% 11
East Midlands +30 47 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Gloucestershire -9 43 £32,500 -29.34% 3
Birmingham +8 38 £52,500 +26.50% 4
Oxfordshire -7 36 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Glasgow -8 35 £65,000 +23.80% 3
North Yorkshire +8 34 £37,500 -1.31% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3380 (68.01%) Linux
2 2964 (59.64%) Python
3 1916 (38.55%) UNIX
4 1791 (36.04%) SQL
5 1765 (35.51%) Java
6 1493 (30.04%) Bash Shell
7 1376 (27.69%) Windows
8 1158 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
9 1148 (23.10%) Finance
10 1133 (22.80%) PHP
11 1118 (22.49%) Oracle
12 1094 (22.01%) Ruby
13 1057 (21.27%) MySQL
14 978 (19.68%) Puppet
15 975 (19.62%) JavaScript
16 912 (18.35%) Apache
17 895 (18.01%) Degree
18 858 (17.26%) DevOps
19 815 (16.40%) HTML
20 814 (16.38%) C++
21 813 (16.36%) Red Hat
22 742 (14.93%) VMware
23 649 (13.06%) Shell Script
24 641 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
25 634 (12.76%) Git (software)
26 624 (12.56%) SQL Server
27 622 (12.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 616 (12.39%) PowerShell
29 599 (12.05%) Configuration Management
30 594 (11.95%) CSS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 912 (18.35%) Apache
2 594 (11.95%) Tomcat
3 254 (5.11%) IIS
4 245 (4.93%) nginx
5 230 (4.63%) JBoss
6 209 (4.21%) Node.js
7 175 (3.52%) OpenStack
8 167 (3.36%) WebSphere
9 114 (2.29%) WebLogic
10 109 (2.19%) MS Exchange
11 102 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
12 101 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
13 85 (1.71%) Confluence
14 80 (1.61%) GlassFish
15 72 (1.45%) Drupal
16 60 (1.21%) SharePoint
17 57 (1.15%) SAS
18 54 (1.09%) CICS
19 51 (1.03%) Apache Pig
20 45 (0.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 264 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 102 (2.05%) MS Office
3 33 (0.66%) SPSS
4 18 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 9 (0.18%) MS Project
8 4 (0.080%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.060%) PrintSoft PReS
9 3 (0.060%) Abaqus
9 3 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.040%) FastStats
10 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.040%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 30 (0.60%) Magento
2 27 (0.54%) RMDS
3 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
4 15 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.14%) Cordys
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.10%) BASE24
11 4 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.060%) AquaLogic BPM
12 3 (0.060%) Exstream
12 3 (0.060%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 486 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (2.35%) SaaS
3 88 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (1.51%) PaaS
6 74 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (1.49%) IaaS
7 33 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 26 (0.52%) GitHub
9 25 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.34%) Route 53
11 14 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
12 13 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.26%) Heroku
13 12 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.22%) SoftLayer
15 10 (0.20%) Engine Yard
16 9 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 535 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 489 (9.84%) DNS
3 469 (9.44%) Firewall
4 357 (7.18%) Internet
5 322 (6.48%) HTTP
6 253 (5.09%) SAN
7 199 (4.00%) VPN
8 179 (3.60%) WAN
9 170 (3.42%) LDAP
10 162 (3.26%) LAN
11 147 (2.96%) Network Security
12 142 (2.86%) SMTP
13 122 (2.45%) BGP
14 118 (2.37%) SSL
15 115 (2.31%) OSPF
16 110 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
17 106 (2.13%) DHCP
18 91 (1.83%) FTP
19 90 (1.81%) VLAN
20 85 (1.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (21.27%) MySQL
2 624 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 593 (11.93%) Relational Database
4 364 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 339 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 331 (6.66%) RDBMS
7 298 (6.00%) NoSQL
8 267 (5.37%) Big Data
9 207 (4.16%) Oracle Database
10 177 (3.56%) DB2
11 169 (3.40%) Hadoop
12 129 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 95 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 93 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 76 (1.53%) Apache Hive
16 58 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 56 (1.13%) HBase
18 55 (1.11%) Redis
19 53 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
20 41 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 634 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 536 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 383 (7.71%) Subversion
4 200 (4.02%) Maven
5 176 (3.54%) JIRA
6 135 (2.72%) Selenium
7 130 (2.62%) Hudson
8 108 (2.17%) JUnit
9 107 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 90 (1.81%) Ant
11 82 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 74 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 57 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 45 (0.91%) Mercurial
15 44 (0.89%) ClearCase
16 40 (0.80%) PHPUnit
17 38 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 35 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
18 35 (0.70%) Visual Studio
19 33 (0.66%) CruiseControl
General
1 1148 (23.10%) Finance
2 462 (9.30%) Banking
3 242 (4.87%) Front Office
4 192 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 162 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 106 (2.13%) Retail
7 102 (2.05%) Back Office
8 101 (2.03%) Marketing
9 87 (1.75%) Games
10 71 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 61 (1.23%) Electronics
12 51 (1.03%) Advertising
13 44 (0.89%) Military
14 37 (0.74%) Legal
15 28 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.46%) Automotive
16 23 (0.46%) Law
17 21 (0.42%) Publishing
18 16 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1116 (22.45%) Developer
2 612 (12.31%) Administrator
3 545 (10.97%) Systems Administrator
4 533 (10.72%) Analyst
5 412 (8.29%) Applications Support
6 385 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 341 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
8 300 (6.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 296 (5.96%) Software Engineer
10 283 (5.69%) Support Analyst
11 278 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
12 260 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
13 240 (4.83%) Support Engineer
14 222 (4.47%) Java Developer
15 176 (3.54%) Consultant
16 157 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 155 (3.12%) Applications Support Analyst
18 144 (2.90%) Web Developer
19 133 (2.68%) Senior Developer
20 127 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (16.40%) HTML
2 594 (11.95%) CSS
3 494 (9.94%) XML
4 484 (9.74%) Web Services
5 406 (8.17%) .NET
6 350 (7.04%) jQuery
7 229 (4.61%) LAMP
8 217 (4.37%) Middleware
9 208 (4.19%) J2EE
10 203 (4.08%) Spring
11 191 (3.84%) HTML5
12 175 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
13 158 (3.18%) REST
14 140 (2.82%) SOAP
15 135 (2.72%) Hibernate
16 128 (2.58%) CSS3
17 127 (2.56%) Ajax
17 127 (2.56%) JSON
18 107 (2.15%) RESTful
19 103 (2.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 575 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 515 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 267 (5.37%) Data Centre
4 227 (4.57%) Hedge funds
5 181 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 174 (3.50%) Equities
7 141 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 136 (2.74%) Derivative
9 128 (2.58%) Clustering
10 104 (2.09%) Fixed Income
11 92 (1.85%) User Experience
12 88 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 88 (1.77%) Mathematics
13 87 (1.75%) Replication
13 87 (1.75%) Algorithms
14 84 (1.69%) Mobile App
15 74 (1.49%) Visualisation
16 72 (1.45%) Client/Server
17 71 (1.43%) PKI
18 69 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3380 (68.01%) Linux
2 1916 (38.55%) UNIX
3 1376 (27.69%) Windows
4 622 (12.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 500 (10.06%) Solaris
6 408 (8.21%) CentOS
7 345 (6.94%) Ubuntu
8 263 (5.29%) Debian
9 235 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 184 (3.70%) AIX
11 141 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 138 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 103 (2.07%) Android
14 69 (1.39%) SUSE
15 67 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 57 (1.15%) Fedora
17 51 (1.03%) Mac OS X
18 48 (0.97%) Windows 7
19 40 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
20 36 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1158 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (17.26%) DevOps
3 599 (12.05%) Configuration Management
4 484 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
5 462 (9.30%) Open Source
6 449 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 400 (8.05%) ITIL
8 326 (6.56%) OO
9 310 (6.24%) TDD
10 309 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
11 306 (6.16%) Scrum
12 286 (5.75%) SDLC
13 247 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 235 (4.73%) Mentoring
15 228 (4.59%) Analytics
16 225 (4.53%) Load Balancing
17 216 (4.35%) Web Development
18 189 (3.80%) MVC
19 183 (3.68%) Project Management
20 177 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2964 (59.64%) Python
2 1791 (36.04%) SQL
3 1765 (35.51%) Java
4 1493 (30.04%) Bash Shell
5 1133 (22.80%) PHP
6 1094 (22.01%) Ruby
7 975 (19.62%) JavaScript
8 814 (16.38%) C++
9 649 (13.06%) Shell Script
10 616 (12.39%) PowerShell
11 554 (11.15%) C
12 450 (9.05%) C#
13 267 (5.37%) Korn
14 159 (3.20%) PL/SQL
15 131 (2.64%) T-SQL
16 129 (2.60%) AWK
17 118 (2.37%) Scala
18 107 (2.15%) Groovy
19 102 (2.05%) Bourne shell
20 86 (1.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 895 (18.01%) Degree
2 170 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 145 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.89%) CCNA
6 80 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 66 (1.33%) RHCE
8 60 (1.21%) PhD
9 50 (1.01%) CISSP
10 48 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 45 (0.91%) CCNP
12 41 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (0.80%) ISEB
14 28 (0.56%) RHCSA
15 27 (0.54%) ISTQB
16 23 (0.46%) CCSA
17 21 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (0.38%) Sun Certification
19 17 (0.34%) MCSE
20 16 (0.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (5.84%) QA
2 104 (2.09%) SLA
3 28 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.10%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.060%) COBIT
10 2 (0.040%) JTAG
10 2 (0.040%) BS25999
10 2 (0.040%) FISMA
11 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 532 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 138 (2.78%) NFS
4 112 (2.25%) Samba
5 102 (2.05%) KVM
6 96 (1.93%) Xen
7 93 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
8 89 (1.79%) vSphere
9 87 (1.75%) Postfix
10 81 (1.63%) Hyper-V
11 75 (1.51%) Docker
12 65 (1.31%) Varnish
13 63 (1.27%) iptables
14 56 (1.13%) VMware ESX
15 50 (1.01%) XenServer
16 46 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
17 44 (0.89%) Squid
18 39 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 32 (0.64%) Apache Flume
20 31 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 978 (19.68%) Puppet
2 641 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 448 (9.01%) Nagios
4 230 (4.63%) Ansible
5 147 (2.96%) ZABBIX
6 135 (2.72%) Salt
7 108 (2.17%) Tivoli
8 76 (1.53%) Cacti
9 72 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 67 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 63 (1.27%) Data Guard
12 57 (1.15%) Graphite
13 54 (1.09%) Zenoss
14 51 (1.03%) logstash
15 44 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 42 (0.85%) Cobbler
17 40 (0.80%) SELinux
18 38 (0.76%) Control-M
19 37 (0.74%) Ganglia
19 37 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1118 (22.49%) Oracle
2 813 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 742 (14.93%) VMware
4 398 (8.01%) Microsoft
5 378 (7.61%) Cisco
6 218 (4.39%) HP
7 213 (4.29%) IBM
8 209 (4.21%) Sybase
9 184 (3.70%) Sun
10 116 (2.33%) Citrix
11 105 (2.11%) NetApp
11 105 (2.11%) Splunk
12 98 (1.97%) Veritas
13 87 (1.75%) F5
14 81 (1.63%) Juniper
15 65 (1.31%) Reuters
16 63 (1.27%) Zend
17 60 (1.21%) Informatica
17 60 (1.21%) TIBCO
17 60 (1.21%) Perforce
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Compeititve Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago