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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 124 124 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2559 2713 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.35% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 4.60% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2098 2072 2399
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 2369 £52,500 +5.00% 282
London -8 1261 £60,000 +9.09% 151
South East +11 432 £45,000 - 54
City of London +8 282 £57,500 +4.54% 46
East of England -14 200 £42,500 +1.19% 24
South West +66 155 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Yorkshire +26 154 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Berkshire +61 144 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Surrey +35 130 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Reading +58 110 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Scotland +5 104 £40,000 -3.03% 9
Hampshire 0 80 £42,500 -5.55% 13
West Yorkshire -10 79 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Bristol +45 73 £67,500 +61.67% 4
Cambridgeshire -25 72 £42,500 +1.19% 13
Hertfordshire +21 68 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West -31 68 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cambridge -14 66 £45,000 +7.14% 12
Leeds -2 64 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Edinburgh +6 55 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +5 47 £44,500 +27.14% 2
Manchester -6 46 £37,500 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire +36 42 £33,250 -11.33% 5
Wales +5 41 £35,000 +1.44% 7
West Midlands -28 41 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Sheffield +31 40 £33,000 -12.00% 5
Watford +10 39 £40,000 -11.11%
South Wales -7 39 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Leatherhead +24 37 £60,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +23 37 £45,000 -35.71% 2

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3467 (67.53%) Linux
2 3151 (61.38%) Python
3 2000 (38.96%) UNIX
4 1919 (37.38%) SQL
5 1792 (34.90%) Java
6 1517 (29.55%) Bash Shell
7 1380 (26.88%) Windows
8 1199 (23.35%) Finance
9 1146 (22.32%) Oracle
10 1125 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
11 1099 (21.41%) Ruby
12 1040 (20.26%) PHP
13 1030 (20.06%) Puppet
14 989 (19.26%) Apache
15 984 (19.17%) MySQL
16 963 (18.76%) Degree
17 959 (18.68%) JavaScript
18 852 (16.60%) DevOps
19 827 (16.11%) C++
20 802 (15.62%) Red Hat
21 781 (15.21%) HTML
22 778 (15.15%) VMware
23 678 (13.21%) Configuration Management
24 672 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
25 670 (13.05%) Shell Script
26 666 (12.97%) PowerShell
27 645 (12.56%) Git (software)
28 636 (12.39%) Computer Science
29 604 (11.76%) Relational Database
30 596 (11.61%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 989 (19.26%) Apache
2 596 (11.61%) Tomcat
3 261 (5.08%) nginx
4 231 (4.50%) IIS
5 214 (4.17%) Node.js
6 202 (3.93%) JBoss
7 159 (3.10%) WebLogic
8 156 (3.04%) OpenStack
9 150 (2.92%) WebSphere
10 118 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
11 98 (1.91%) Confluence
12 90 (1.75%) MS Exchange
13 85 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 75 (1.46%) Apache Pig
15 67 (1.31%) SAS
16 61 (1.19%) Drupal
17 51 (0.99%) SharePoint
18 48 (0.93%) CICS
19 42 (0.82%) CMS
20 41 (0.80%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 248 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.16%) MS Office
3 38 (0.74%) SPSS
4 24 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.25%) MS Project
8 8 (0.16%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.097%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.078%) PrintSoft PReS
10 4 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.058%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 27 (0.53%) Magento
2 26 (0.51%) RMDS
3 24 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 12 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.14%) Cordys
10 6 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
11 5 (0.097%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.078%) Exstream
13 3 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.058%) CSG Singleview
13 3 (0.058%) PRMS
13 3 (0.058%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 535 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (1.85%) SaaS
4 84 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 81 (1.58%) IaaS
6 79 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 63 (1.23%) PaaS
8 45 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
10 33 (0.64%) GitHub
10 33 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.37%) Route 53
12 18 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.19%) SoftLayer
16 9 (0.18%) Datadog
17 8 (0.16%) Responsys
17 8 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 526 (10.25%) TCP/IP
2 507 (9.88%) Firewall
3 431 (8.40%) DNS
4 327 (6.37%) Internet
5 263 (5.12%) HTTP
6 231 (4.50%) VPN
7 212 (4.13%) SAN
8 168 (3.27%) LDAP
9 163 (3.17%) WAN
10 159 (3.10%) LAN
11 158 (3.08%) Network Security
12 146 (2.84%) BGP
13 142 (2.77%) SMTP
14 131 (2.55%) OSPF
15 113 (2.20%) SSL
16 107 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
17 100 (1.95%) IPsec
18 99 (1.93%) VLAN
19 89 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
20 88 (1.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 984 (19.17%) MySQL
2 604 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 593 (11.55%) SQL Server
4 365 (7.11%) RDBMS
5 350 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 346 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
7 307 (5.98%) Big Data
8 301 (5.86%) NoSQL
9 218 (4.25%) Oracle Database
10 209 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 184 (3.58%) DB2
12 125 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 103 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 103 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 85 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 81 (1.58%) Redis
16 79 (1.54%) HBase
17 69 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
18 55 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
19 46 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 645 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 584 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 390 (7.60%) Subversion
4 233 (4.54%) JIRA
5 210 (4.09%) Maven
6 152 (2.96%) Selenium
7 132 (2.57%) Hudson
8 124 (2.42%) JUnit
9 121 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 106 (2.06%) Ant
11 65 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 64 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 59 (1.15%) Eclipse
14 58 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 45 (0.88%) ClearCase
16 41 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 39 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
18 36 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
19 35 (0.68%) PHPUnit
20 31 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 1199 (23.35%) Finance
2 553 (10.77%) Banking
3 295 (5.75%) Front Office
4 271 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 195 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 117 (2.28%) Marketing
7 110 (2.14%) Retail
8 95 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 93 (1.81%) Back Office
10 76 (1.48%) Games
11 53 (1.03%) Electronics
12 51 (0.99%) Advertising
13 41 (0.80%) Legal
14 37 (0.72%) Military
15 34 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 31 (0.60%) Billing
17 21 (0.41%) Automotive
17 21 (0.41%) Law
18 13 (0.25%) Spanish Language
19 12 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1193 (23.24%) Developer
2 619 (12.06%) Analyst
3 583 (11.36%) Administrator
4 511 (9.95%) Systems Administrator
5 459 (8.94%) Applications Support
6 370 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 333 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 313 (6.10%) Linux Administrator
9 296 (5.77%) Software Engineer
10 292 (5.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 286 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
12 258 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
13 210 (4.09%) Java Developer
14 196 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
15 186 (3.62%) Support Engineer
16 172 (3.35%) Consultant
17 166 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 158 (3.08%) C++ Developer
19 155 (3.02%) Software Developer
20 146 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 781 (15.21%) HTML
2 590 (11.49%) CSS
3 511 (9.95%) Web Services
4 476 (9.27%) XML
5 397 (7.73%) .NET
6 327 (6.37%) jQuery
7 249 (4.85%) Middleware
8 230 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
9 216 (4.21%) LAMP
10 202 (3.93%) Spring
11 197 (3.84%) HTML5
12 185 (3.60%) J2EE
13 164 (3.19%) REST
14 152 (2.96%) SOAP
15 139 (2.71%) JSON
16 135 (2.63%) CSS3
17 126 (2.45%) Hibernate
18 115 (2.24%) AngularJS
19 113 (2.20%) Ajax
20 104 (2.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 636 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 537 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 295 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 222 (4.32%) Hedge funds
5 216 (4.21%) Equities
6 191 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 186 (3.62%) Derivative
8 179 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 120 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 118 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 113 (2.20%) Mathematics
12 99 (1.93%) User Experience
13 92 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
14 91 (1.77%) Mobile App
15 87 (1.69%) Clustering
16 86 (1.68%) Data Structures
17 80 (1.56%) Statistics
18 70 (1.36%) Digital Media
19 68 (1.32%) Replication
20 67 (1.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3467 (67.53%) Linux
2 2000 (38.96%) UNIX
3 1380 (26.88%) Windows
4 563 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 445 (8.67%) Solaris
6 421 (8.20%) CentOS
7 348 (6.78%) Ubuntu
8 253 (4.93%) Debian
9 232 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 175 (3.41%) AIX
11 127 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 109 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 102 (1.99%) Android
14 81 (1.58%) SUSE
15 77 (1.50%) Apple iOS
16 61 (1.19%) Fedora
17 59 (1.15%) Windows 7
18 50 (0.97%) Mac OS X
19 43 (0.84%) HPUX
20 39 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1125 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (16.60%) DevOps
3 678 (13.21%) Configuration Management
4 515 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
5 491 (9.56%) Open Source
6 464 (9.04%) Software Engineering
7 381 (7.42%) ITIL
8 325 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
9 316 (6.16%) OO
10 305 (5.94%) TDD
11 278 (5.41%) Scrum
12 264 (5.14%) SDLC
13 249 (4.85%) Analytics
14 223 (4.34%) Mentoring
15 211 (4.11%) Web Development
16 208 (4.05%) E-Commerce
17 193 (3.76%) Project Management
18 177 (3.45%) Load Balancing
19 174 (3.39%) Information Security
20 164 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3151 (61.38%) Python
2 1919 (37.38%) SQL
3 1792 (34.90%) Java
4 1517 (29.55%) Bash Shell
5 1099 (21.41%) Ruby
6 1040 (20.26%) PHP
7 959 (18.68%) JavaScript
8 827 (16.11%) C++
9 670 (13.05%) Shell Script
10 666 (12.97%) PowerShell
11 583 (11.36%) C
12 450 (8.77%) C#
13 269 (5.24%) Korn
14 164 (3.19%) PL/SQL
15 155 (3.02%) Scala
16 144 (2.80%) AWK
17 109 (2.12%) Groovy
18 105 (2.05%) T-SQL
19 94 (1.83%) R
20 93 (1.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 963 (18.76%) Degree
2 187 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 178 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 124 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 109 (2.12%) CCNA
6 83 (1.62%) CCNP
7 73 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 62 (1.21%) PhD
9 52 (1.01%) CISSP
10 45 (0.88%) RHCE
11 41 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.60%) CCIE
13 31 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 30 (0.58%) CCSA
15 28 (0.55%) ISEB
16 24 (0.47%) Sun Certification
17 21 (0.41%) RHCSA
18 20 (0.39%) Check Point Certification
18 20 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (4.69%) QA
2 86 (1.68%) SLA
3 36 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.078%) COBIT
9 3 (0.058%) BS25999
10 2 (0.039%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.019%) FISMA
11 1 (0.019%) JTAG
System Software
1 581 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 218 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 109 (2.12%) KVM
4 95 (1.85%) NFS
5 89 (1.73%) Docker
6 88 (1.71%) Xen
7 85 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
8 83 (1.62%) Samba
9 77 (1.50%) Hyper-V
10 74 (1.44%) Postfix
11 68 (1.32%) vSphere
11 68 (1.32%) iptables
12 55 (1.07%) Varnish
13 50 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
14 49 (0.95%) qmail
15 47 (0.92%) VirtualBox
15 47 (0.92%) XenServer
16 40 (0.78%) VMware ESX
17 36 (0.70%) Squid
18 34 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1030 (20.06%) Puppet
2 672 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
3 506 (9.86%) Nagios
4 261 (5.08%) Ansible
5 187 (3.64%) ZABBIX
6 124 (2.42%) Salt
7 113 (2.20%) Tivoli
8 93 (1.81%) Graphite
9 85 (1.66%) Vagrant
10 79 (1.54%) Cacti
11 77 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 70 (1.36%) Data Guard
13 66 (1.29%) logstash
14 52 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
14 52 (1.01%) Zenoss
15 51 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 49 (0.95%) WSUS
17 40 (0.78%) Ganglia
18 38 (0.74%) Nessus
19 35 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1146 (22.32%) Oracle
2 802 (15.62%) Red Hat
3 778 (15.15%) VMware
4 419 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 413 (8.04%) Cisco
6 267 (5.20%) Sybase
7 198 (3.86%) IBM
8 162 (3.16%) HP
9 160 (3.12%) Splunk
10 152 (2.96%) Sun
11 137 (2.67%) Citrix
12 108 (2.10%) F5
13 93 (1.81%) Juniper
14 89 (1.73%) NetApp
15 75 (1.46%) Informatica
15 75 (1.46%) Google
16 71 (1.38%) SAP
17 69 (1.34%) Perforce
18 68 (1.32%) TIBCO
19 62 (1.21%) Reuters
Central London / West End
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Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K + Pension + Private Healthcare + More!!
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65001 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DOE + package
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £00000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus (c. 100%) + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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