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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 119 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2635 3102 3462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.88% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 5.39% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 2393 2800
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 December 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 December 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 -23 2503 £50,000 - 183
London -21 1352 £56,500 +2.72% 82
South East +4 517 £47,500 +5.55% 32
City of London -27 285 £60,000 +4.34% 32
East of England -34 213 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Surrey +44 158 £47,500 +5.55% 14
South West +2 149 £46,750 +28.08% 11
Yorkshire +5 135 £35,000 +9.80% 15
Cambridgeshire -11 127 £40,500 +15.71% 22
Cambridge -2 114 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Hampshire +17 113 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Berkshire -53 96 £50,000 +7.52% 8
Oxfordshire +16 84 £43,000 -14.00% 5
West Yorkshire +9 80 £38,500 +28.33% 8
North West -4 78 £54,000 +35.00% 8
Scotland -1 71 £35,000 -16.66% 4
Reading -3 67 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Gloucestershire -11 66 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Leeds +4 65 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Bristol +37 53 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Oxford +19 51 £44,000 -16.19% 4
Hertfordshire -46 51 £32,500 -24.41% 3
Manchester -6 43 £38,250 -15.00% 5
West Midlands -60 43 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Edinburgh -25 37 £31,500 -28.00% 3
East Sussex +23 33 £37,250 -9.69%
Cheshire +19 31 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Watford -8 31 £32,500 -18.75%
Wales +25 30 £35,750 +17.21% 6
Brighton +21 30 £38,500 -9.41%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3382 (64.32%) Linux
2 2658 (50.55%) Python
3 2029 (38.59%) UNIX
4 1817 (34.56%) SQL
5 1767 (33.61%) Java
6 1512 (28.76%) Bash Shell
7 1458 (27.73%) Windows
8 1355 (25.77%) Finance
9 1220 (23.20%) PHP
10 1138 (21.64%) MySQL
11 1073 (20.41%) Ruby
12 987 (18.77%) Red Hat
13 967 (18.39%) Oracle
14 950 (18.07%) Puppet
15 928 (17.65%) Degree
16 925 (17.59%) Apache
17 921 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
18 898 (17.08%) JavaScript
19 844 (16.05%) C++
20 834 (15.86%) VMware
21 808 (15.37%) Shell Script
22 760 (14.45%) HTML
23 705 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 688 (13.08%) TCP/IP
25 615 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
26 614 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
27 606 (11.53%) DNS
28 603 (11.47%) Solaris
29 598 (11.37%) Git (software)
30 577 (10.97%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 925 (17.59%) Apache
2 539 (10.25%) Tomcat
3 295 (5.61%) IIS
4 252 (4.79%) nginx
5 210 (3.99%) WebSphere
6 196 (3.73%) JBoss
7 157 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 142 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 110 (2.09%) Node.js
10 105 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 92 (1.75%) OpenStack
12 78 (1.48%) CMS
13 65 (1.24%) Confluence
14 64 (1.22%) Drupal
15 63 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
16 61 (1.16%) MQSeries
17 54 (1.03%) GlassFish
18 49 (0.93%) Jetty
19 48 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
20 41 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 278 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 106 (2.02%) MS Office
3 42 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.23%) Simulink
5 9 (0.17%) SPSS
6 6 (0.11%) Stateflow
6 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.095%) DOC1
7 5 (0.095%) PrintSoft PReS
8 2 (0.038%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.038%) Stata
8 2 (0.038%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.038%) MS Project
9 1 (0.019%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.019%) Maya
9 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (0.70%) RMDS
2 24 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
3 22 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 18 (0.34%) Magento
5 15 (0.29%) ION MarketView
6 13 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 13 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
6 13 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.095%) Exstream
10 5 (0.095%) SiteCatalyst
11 4 (0.076%) Kondor+
11 4 (0.076%) HiPortfolio
12 3 (0.057%) Global One
12 3 (0.057%) Summit
13 2 (0.038%) BASE24
13 2 (0.038%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 185 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (2.03%) SaaS
3 106 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 61 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (0.87%) IaaS
6 40 (0.76%) PaaS
7 35 (0.67%) GitHub
8 34 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
11 10 (0.19%) Route 53
12 8 (0.15%) Heroku
12 8 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.095%) Joyent
14 4 (0.076%) Office 365
14 4 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.019%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 688 (13.08%) TCP/IP
2 606 (11.53%) DNS
3 457 (8.69%) Firewall
4 405 (7.70%) HTTP
5 361 (6.87%) SAN
6 326 (6.20%) Internet
7 277 (5.27%) LDAP
8 181 (3.44%) FTP
9 168 (3.20%) SMTP
9 168 (3.20%) BGP
10 167 (3.18%) DHCP
11 162 (3.08%) VPN
12 147 (2.80%) WAN
13 140 (2.66%) NAS
14 132 (2.51%) OSPF
15 128 (2.43%) LAN
16 123 (2.34%) SNMP
17 122 (2.32%) SSL
18 114 (2.17%) SSH
19 112 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1138 (21.64%) MySQL
2 577 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 381 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 358 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
5 221 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 205 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 204 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 197 (3.75%) DB2
9 174 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 158 (3.00%) Big Data
11 97 (1.84%) Hadoop
12 92 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.60%) Redis
14 72 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
15 70 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 46 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
17 44 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 33 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 598 (11.37%) Git (software)
2 431 (8.20%) Subversion
3 363 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 184 (3.50%) Maven
5 183 (3.48%) Hudson
6 173 (3.29%) JIRA
7 129 (2.45%) Selenium
8 116 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 112 (2.13%) Ant
10 77 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 73 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 73 (1.39%) Mercurial
12 71 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 67 (1.27%) JUnit
14 46 (0.87%) Visual Studio
15 45 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (0.78%) Fiddler
16 41 (0.78%) CruiseControl
17 40 (0.76%) Bugzilla
18 39 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 1355 (25.77%) Finance
2 449 (8.54%) Banking
3 295 (5.61%) Front Office
4 211 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 162 (3.08%) Retail
6 159 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 151 (2.87%) Marketing
8 106 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 94 (1.79%) Advertising
10 88 (1.67%) Back Office
11 80 (1.52%) Games
12 53 (1.01%) Electronics
13 51 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 39 (0.74%) Publishing
15 34 (0.65%) Law
16 28 (0.53%) Aerospace
16 28 (0.53%) French Language
17 22 (0.42%) German Language
18 20 (0.38%) Welsh Language
18 20 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1330 (25.29%) Developer
2 806 (15.33%) Administrator
3 684 (13.01%) Systems Administrator
4 613 (11.66%) Analyst
5 547 (10.40%) Linux Administrator
6 433 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 369 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 307 (5.84%) Applications Support
9 298 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
10 297 (5.65%) Java Developer
11 267 (5.08%) Software Engineer
12 230 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
13 187 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 184 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 172 (3.27%) Web Developer
16 171 (3.25%) Support Engineer
17 170 (3.23%) Consultant
18 160 (3.04%) PHP Developer
19 154 (2.93%) Applications Support Analyst
20 146 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (14.45%) HTML
2 550 (10.46%) CSS
3 518 (9.85%) XML
4 415 (7.89%) Web Services
5 335 (6.37%) .NET
6 309 (5.88%) jQuery
7 272 (5.17%) LAMP
8 215 (4.09%) J2EE
9 192 (3.65%) SOAP
10 171 (3.25%) Ajax
11 163 (3.10%) Middleware
12 158 (3.00%) Spring
13 155 (2.95%) HTML5
14 140 (2.66%) REST
15 109 (2.07%) Hibernate
16 104 (1.98%) ASP.NET
16 104 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
17 99 (1.88%) JSON
18 90 (1.71%) AngularJS
19 86 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 552 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 448 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 447 (8.50%) Open Source
4 270 (5.14%) Clustering
5 183 (3.48%) Hedge funds
6 179 (3.40%) Equities
7 154 (2.93%) Derivative
8 128 (2.43%) Mathematics
9 121 (2.30%) Fixed Income
10 102 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 101 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 97 (1.84%) Algorithms
13 88 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 86 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 73 (1.39%) Replication
16 65 (1.24%) User Experience
17 59 (1.12%) Physics
18 54 (1.03%) HACMP
19 49 (0.93%) Statistics
20 44 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3382 (64.32%) Linux
2 2029 (38.59%) UNIX
3 1458 (27.73%) Windows
4 705 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 603 (11.47%) Solaris
6 510 (9.70%) CentOS
7 317 (6.03%) Ubuntu
8 247 (4.70%) Debian
9 227 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 223 (4.24%) AIX
11 139 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 102 (1.94%) Android
13 100 (1.90%) SUSE
14 91 (1.73%) Windows 7
15 58 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 46 (0.87%) Fedora
17 45 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 38 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 34 (0.65%) Mac OS
19 34 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (9.59%) DevOps
3 478 (9.09%) ITIL
4 469 (8.92%) Software Engineering
5 460 (8.75%) OO
6 410 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
7 370 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 355 (6.75%) E-Commerce
9 302 (5.74%) Load Balancing
10 283 (5.38%) TDD
11 255 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 234 (4.45%) Mentoring
13 229 (4.36%) MVC
14 215 (4.09%) Scrum
14 215 (4.09%) Project Management
15 206 (3.92%) Web Development
16 189 (3.59%) Problem Management
17 174 (3.31%) Test Automation
18 163 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 160 (3.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2658 (50.55%) Python
2 1817 (34.56%) SQL
3 1767 (33.61%) Java
4 1512 (28.76%) Bash Shell
5 1220 (23.20%) PHP
6 1073 (20.41%) Ruby
7 898 (17.08%) JavaScript
8 844 (16.05%) C++
9 808 (15.37%) Shell Script
10 564 (10.73%) C#
11 485 (9.22%) C
12 483 (9.19%) PowerShell
13 164 (3.12%) Korn
14 127 (2.42%) T-SQL
15 119 (2.26%) PL/SQL
16 117 (2.23%) AWK
17 109 (2.07%) VBA
18 103 (1.96%) Groovy
19 94 (1.79%) Tcl
20 88 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 928 (17.65%) Degree
2 178 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 155 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 101 (1.92%) RHCE
5 99 (1.88%) CCNP
6 93 (1.77%) CCNA
7 87 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 76 (1.45%) ISEB
9 72 (1.37%) PhD
10 56 (1.07%) ISTQB
11 47 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (0.89%) CISSP
12 41 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (0.74%) RHCSA
15 27 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
16 26 (0.49%) OCP
16 26 (0.49%) MCSE
17 25 (0.48%) CCSA
18 21 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (6.77%) QA
2 84 (1.60%) SLA
3 73 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.25%) JTAG
6 13 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.095%) DICOM
9 4 (0.076%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.057%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.057%) COBIT
11 2 (0.038%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.038%) DO-254
11 2 (0.038%) DO-160
12 1 (0.019%) GPG13
12 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
System Software
1 614 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 163 (3.10%) KVM
4 154 (2.93%) NFS
5 142 (2.70%) vSphere
6 125 (2.38%) Xen
7 106 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 79 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
9 79 (1.50%) Hyper-V
10 74 (1.41%) Samba
10 74 (1.41%) VMware ESX
11 72 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 70 (1.33%) Firmware
13 55 (1.05%) Squid
14 49 (0.93%) Varnish
15 48 (0.91%) Snort
16 47 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 42 (0.80%) Postfix
18 41 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 950 (18.07%) Puppet
2 615 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 467 (8.88%) Nagios
4 154 (2.93%) Cacti
5 143 (2.72%) Ansible
6 126 (2.40%) ZABBIX
7 122 (2.32%) Salt
8 105 (2.00%) NetBackup
9 84 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 79 (1.50%) Vagrant
11 71 (1.35%) Control-M
12 68 (1.29%) Data Guard
13 67 (1.27%) CFEngine
14 55 (1.05%) OpenView
15 47 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 45 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
16 45 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
17 44 (0.84%) SCCM
18 41 (0.78%) SCOM
19 36 (0.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 987 (18.77%) Red Hat
2 967 (18.39%) Oracle
3 834 (15.86%) VMware
4 441 (8.39%) Microsoft
5 415 (7.89%) Cisco
6 296 (5.63%) IBM
7 257 (4.89%) HP
8 233 (4.43%) Sybase
9 173 (3.29%) Sun
10 160 (3.04%) Veritas
11 142 (2.70%) Juniper
12 135 (2.57%) Bloomberg
13 119 (2.26%) NetApp
13 119 (2.26%) EMC
14 101 (1.92%) Symantec
14 101 (1.92%) Zend
14 101 (1.92%) F5
15 88 (1.67%) Reuters
16 84 (1.60%) TIBCO
17 78 (1.48%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago