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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 124 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2773 3015 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.36% 2.77% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.26% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2131 2437 3022
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61010 57344 63380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 52.67% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51860 49228 55773
Average salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 July 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 July 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 -28 2587 £50,000 +5.26% 307
London -24 1485 £55,000 - 151
South East -51 417 £45,000 +12.50% 52
City of London -26 345 £53,000 -7.82% 48
East of England -17 259 £42,000 +3.70% 43
Cambridgeshire -2 161 £42,000 +5.00% 37
Yorkshire +19 142 £39,500 +12.85% 15
Cambridge -8 122 £41,000 +1.86% 34
Berkshire -20 120 £43,250 +8.12% 19
Scotland -20 109 £43,750 +10.75% 14
Hampshire -22 99 £50,000 +25.00% 9
North West -10 94 £41,250 +7.14% 16
West Yorkshire +8 93 £40,000 +0.62% 8
South West -9 89 £38,500 +6.94% 15
Leeds +12 88 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Surrey -39 68 £49,500 +10.00% 13
Reading -28 65 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Edinburgh -14 54 £36,000 -9.43% 7
Manchester +28 53 £42,500 +30.76% 12
Oxfordshire +30 52 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hertfordshire -57 50 £41,000 +2.50% 8
West Midlands -22 49 £40,000 -15.78% 5
South Wales +27 48 £33,000 -5.71% 6
Wales +23 48 £33,000 +1.53% 6
Glasgow -9 43 £48,750 +21.87% 6
East Midlands +20 40 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Gloucestershire +1 40 £46,000 +31.42% 9
Cardiff +19 36 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Birmingham -24 34 £47,500 -5.00%
North Yorkshire +4 33 £46,000 +41.53% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3603 (64.25%) Linux
2 2671 (47.63%) Python
3 2331 (41.57%) UNIX
4 2142 (38.20%) Java
5 1852 (33.02%) SQL
6 1544 (27.53%) Windows
7 1489 (26.55%) Bash Shell
8 1438 (25.64%) Finance
9 1322 (23.57%) PHP
10 1287 (22.95%) MySQL
11 1274 (22.72%) Ruby
12 1115 (19.88%) Oracle
13 1097 (19.56%) Degree
14 1080 (19.26%) Apache
15 1061 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 1004 (17.90%) Red Hat
17 998 (17.80%) C++
18 823 (14.68%) VMware
19 821 (14.64%) HTML
20 788 (14.05%) Puppet
21 780 (13.91%) Shell Script
22 762 (13.59%) Computer Science
23 695 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 646 (11.52%) C#
25 640 (11.41%) TCP/IP
26 639 (11.39%) Solaris
27 624 (11.13%) C
28 611 (10.90%) Tomcat
29 610 (10.88%) CSS
30 587 (10.47%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1080 (19.26%) Apache
2 611 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 239 (4.26%) IIS
4 226 (4.03%) WebLogic
5 207 (3.69%) nginx
6 178 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 128 (2.28%) Node.js
8 125 (2.23%) Drupal
9 105 (1.87%) CMS
10 101 (1.80%) MS Exchange
11 83 (1.48%) SharePoint
12 70 (1.25%) OpenStack
13 68 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 59 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
15 57 (1.02%) Apache Solr
16 55 (0.98%) Alfresco
17 50 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
18 49 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
19 47 (0.84%) Jetty
20 46 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 279 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 132 (2.35%) MS Office
3 37 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.50%) SPSS
5 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.23%) MS Project
7 12 (0.21%) Mathematica
8 11 (0.20%) Simulink
9 10 (0.18%) Mingle
9 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.11%) Stata
11 5 (0.089%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.053%) DOC1
12 3 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
12 3 (0.053%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.036%) Stateflow
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 51 (0.91%) Magento
2 32 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 28 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
4 24 (0.43%) RMDS
5 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 15 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.23%) SunGard APT
9 12 (0.21%) ION MarketView
10 11 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
10 11 (0.20%) FastVal
10 11 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.18%) Cordys
12 9 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
13 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.11%) SAP SRM
13 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.11%) Tridion
13 6 (0.11%) Global One
14 5 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 209 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (2.39%) SaaS
3 128 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
4 112 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (0.61%) PaaS
6 31 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (0.55%) IaaS
7 25 (0.45%) GitHub
7 25 (0.45%) Joyent
8 24 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.21%) Office 365
11 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.14%) Route 53
13 7 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
14 5 (0.089%) Heroku
15 4 (0.071%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 640 (11.41%) TCP/IP
2 549 (9.79%) DNS
3 488 (8.70%) Internet
4 470 (8.38%) Firewall
5 434 (7.74%) HTTP
6 414 (7.38%) SAN
7 271 (4.83%) LDAP
8 183 (3.26%) NAS
9 179 (3.19%) SMTP
10 178 (3.17%) DHCP
11 155 (2.76%) BGP
12 141 (2.51%) SSL
13 140 (2.50%) SSH
14 137 (2.44%) VPN
15 122 (2.18%) MPLS
16 114 (2.03%) VLAN
17 109 (1.94%) SNMP
18 108 (1.93%) WAN
19 107 (1.91%) OSPF
20 101 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (22.95%) MySQL
2 563 (10.04%) Relational Database
3 538 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 351 (6.26%) RDBMS
5 340 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 233 (4.15%) NoSQL
7 226 (4.03%) MongoDB
8 215 (3.83%) Big Data
9 211 (3.76%) Oracle Database
10 161 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.75%) DB2
12 125 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 103 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 101 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 100 (1.78%) Redis
16 93 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.89%) Data Mining
17 50 (0.89%) Informix
18 49 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
19 44 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 498 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 467 (8.33%) Subversion
3 358 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 190 (3.39%) JIRA
5 146 (2.60%) Maven
6 143 (2.55%) Hudson
7 121 (2.16%) Selenium
8 112 (2.00%) Ant
9 89 (1.59%) JUnit
10 86 (1.53%) Eclipse
11 58 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 54 (0.96%) ClearCase
13 48 (0.86%) Bugzilla
14 43 (0.77%) Visual Studio
14 43 (0.77%) CruiseControl
15 37 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (0.57%) JMeter
17 31 (0.55%) Metasploit
18 30 (0.53%) Mercurial
18 30 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1438 (25.64%) Finance
2 491 (8.76%) Banking
3 312 (5.56%) Front Office
4 263 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 249 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 168 (3.00%) Retail
7 125 (2.23%) Marketing
8 111 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 108 (1.93%) Games
10 86 (1.53%) Publishing
11 77 (1.37%) Advertising
12 70 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 70 (1.25%) Back Office
13 58 (1.03%) Electronics
14 32 (0.57%) Law
15 30 (0.53%) Legal
15 30 (0.53%) Automotive
16 24 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.39%) French Language
17 22 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1577 (28.12%) Developer
2 784 (13.98%) Administrator
3 578 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
4 535 (9.54%) Analyst
5 509 (9.08%) Linux Administrator
6 382 (6.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 342 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
8 306 (5.46%) Java Developer
9 298 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 272 (4.85%) Support Analyst
11 270 (4.81%) Applications Support
12 269 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
13 226 (4.03%) Software Developer
14 206 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
15 189 (3.37%) Senior Developer
16 184 (3.28%) C++ Developer
17 182 (3.25%) Web Developer
18 168 (3.00%) Test Engineer
19 160 (2.85%) Support Engineer
20 151 (2.69%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 821 (14.64%) HTML
2 610 (10.88%) CSS
3 549 (9.79%) XML
4 408 (7.28%) Web Services
5 354 (6.31%) .NET
6 334 (5.96%) jQuery
7 328 (5.85%) LAMP
8 289 (5.15%) J2EE
9 201 (3.58%) HTML5
10 196 (3.50%) Ajax
11 164 (2.92%) Spring
12 137 (2.44%) JSON
13 135 (2.41%) Middleware
14 130 (2.32%) SOAP
15 127 (2.26%) STL
16 124 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
17 107 (1.91%) JSP
18 106 (1.89%) Hibernate
19 94 (1.68%) RESTful
20 75 (1.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 762 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 483 (8.61%) Open Source
3 282 (5.03%) Clustering
4 214 (3.82%) Equities
5 208 (3.71%) Hedge funds
6 173 (3.08%) Derivative
7 149 (2.66%) Replication
8 146 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 140 (2.50%) Fixed Income
10 134 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 108 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 106 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 89 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 87 (1.55%) Digital Media
15 86 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
16 75 (1.34%) Statistics
17 74 (1.32%) Client/Server
18 73 (1.30%) Physics
19 70 (1.25%) Firmware
20 63 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3603 (64.25%) Linux
2 2331 (41.57%) UNIX
3 1544 (27.53%) Windows
4 695 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 639 (11.39%) Solaris
6 487 (8.68%) CentOS
7 362 (6.46%) Ubuntu
8 285 (5.08%) AIX
9 267 (4.76%) Debian
10 262 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 145 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 121 (2.16%) Android
13 109 (1.94%) Apple iOS
14 103 (1.84%) SUSE
15 86 (1.53%) HPUX
16 83 (1.48%) Windows 7
17 81 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 67 (1.19%) Mac OS X
19 44 (0.78%) Fedora
20 30 (0.53%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (10.47%) OO
2 582 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (9.90%) DevOps
4 530 (9.45%) Software Engineering
5 500 (8.92%) ITIL
6 478 (8.52%) Configuration Management
7 382 (6.81%) E-Commerce
8 381 (6.79%) Load Balancing
9 355 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
10 348 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
11 326 (5.81%) TDD
12 262 (4.67%) Project Management
13 249 (4.44%) Scrum
14 240 (4.28%) Web Development
15 197 (3.51%) Test Automation
16 189 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 172 (3.07%) MVC
18 171 (3.05%) Change Management
19 166 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
20 161 (2.87%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2671 (47.63%) Python
2 2142 (38.20%) Java
3 1852 (33.02%) SQL
4 1489 (26.55%) Bash Shell
5 1322 (23.57%) PHP
6 1274 (22.72%) Ruby
7 1061 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 998 (17.80%) C++
9 780 (13.91%) Shell Script
10 646 (11.52%) C#
11 624 (11.13%) C
12 459 (8.18%) PowerShell
13 227 (4.05%) Korn
14 183 (3.26%) PL/SQL
15 140 (2.50%) VB
16 125 (2.23%) AWK
17 113 (2.01%) VBScript
18 104 (1.85%) Scala
19 93 (1.66%) VBA
20 84 (1.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1097 (19.56%) Degree
2 189 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 150 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.53%) CCNA
6 82 (1.46%) PhD
7 76 (1.36%) RHCE
8 71 (1.27%) CCNP
9 67 (1.19%) ISEB
10 66 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 61 (1.09%) CISSP
12 41 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
14 35 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 33 (0.59%) MCSE
17 28 (0.50%) Postgraduate
18 26 (0.46%) ISTQB
19 25 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (0.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (8.10%) QA
2 99 (1.77%) SLA
3 94 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.16%) JTAG
9 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.071%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.053%) MiFID
12 2 (0.036%) DICOM
12 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) HL7
System Software
1 568 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 257 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 179 (3.19%) vSphere
4 169 (3.01%) KVM
5 164 (2.92%) NFS
6 146 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 131 (2.34%) Xen
8 96 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 82 (1.46%) Hyper-V
11 72 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 61 (1.09%) Squid
13 58 (1.03%) Varnish
14 47 (0.84%) Snort
14 47 (0.84%) Postfix
15 46 (0.82%) Nmap
16 42 (0.75%) Sendmail
17 40 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
18 38 (0.68%) Samba
19 36 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 788 (14.05%) Puppet
2 534 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 492 (8.77%) Nagios
4 126 (2.25%) Cacti
5 125 (2.23%) Tivoli
6 116 (2.07%) NetBackup
7 114 (2.03%) ZABBIX
8 98 (1.75%) Salt
9 91 (1.62%) CFEngine
10 70 (1.25%) Data Guard
11 69 (1.23%) Ansible
12 65 (1.16%) OpenView
13 59 (1.05%) Opsview
14 58 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 52 (0.93%) SCOM
16 51 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 51 (0.91%) Vagrant
17 43 (0.77%) Netcool
17 43 (0.77%) Ganglia
18 40 (0.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1115 (19.88%) Oracle
2 1004 (17.90%) Red Hat
3 823 (14.68%) VMware
4 514 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 483 (8.61%) Cisco
6 312 (5.56%) JBoss
7 287 (5.12%) HP
8 281 (5.01%) IBM
9 267 (4.76%) Sybase
10 215 (3.83%) NetApp
11 193 (3.44%) Sun
12 181 (3.23%) EMC
13 160 (2.85%) Citrix
14 139 (2.48%) Veritas
15 113 (2.01%) Juniper
16 107 (1.91%) F5
17 95 (1.69%) TIBCO
18 88 (1.57%) Symantec
19 87 (1.55%) Brocade
20 82 (1.46%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
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Salary: £30000 to £100000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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