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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 160 142 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2129 2327 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 2.23% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 4.43% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 1764 2251
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
52970 52554 55049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.19% 50.26% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 45127 46295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -19 1989 £52,500 +5.00% 299
London -30 968 £60,000 +4.34% 146
South East +7 497 £50,000 - 66
East of England -18 172 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Berkshire +36 151 £55,000 +12.82% 18
City of London -26 148 £57,500 -4.16% 40
Surrey -15 140 £47,500 -5.00% 19
South West -23 112 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Hampshire +32 111 £43,750 -12.50% 14
Yorkshire +30 107 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Reading +31 103 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Cambridge -11 96 £40,000 - 13
Cambridgeshire -11 96 £40,000 - 15
Scotland -9 67 £42,500 +11.84% 8
West Yorkshire +20 63 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Leeds +5 51 £50,000 +25.00% 10
North West +3 50 £45,000 - 12
Oxfordshire -8 49 £48,750 +13.37% 8
West Midlands -14 48 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Gloucestershire 0 45 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Hertfordshire -2 41 £50,000 +50.37% 3
Manchester +29 38 £45,000 +16.12% 9
East Midlands 0 30 £37,500 - 9
Dorset +17 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh +15 29 £42,500 +41.66% 8
South Yorkshire +24 28 £50,000 +61.29% 3
Glasgow -22 28 £40,000 -
Poole +35 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Sheffield +27 27 £50,000 +61.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 27 £50,000 -16.66% 3

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3115 (65.48%) Linux
2 3006 (63.19%) Python
3 1666 (35.02%) Unix
4 1573 (33.07%) Java
5 1540 (32.37%) SQL
6 1400 (29.43%) Bash Shell
7 1366 (28.72%) Windows
8 1254 (26.36%) Finance
9 1073 (22.56%) Ruby
10 959 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
11 927 (19.49%) Oracle
12 890 (18.71%) Apache
13 884 (18.58%) MySQL
14 882 (18.54%) VMware
15 869 (18.27%) Puppet
16 855 (17.97%) Degree
17 824 (17.32%) Red Hat
18 813 (17.09%) C++
19 812 (17.07%) PHP
20 786 (16.52%) JavaScript
21 679 (14.27%) DevOps
22 648 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
23 603 (12.68%) PowerShell
24 601 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 594 (12.49%) Tomcat
26 588 (12.36%) Shell Script
27 569 (11.96%) LAMP
28 559 (11.75%) HTML
29 545 (11.46%) C
30 542 (11.39%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 890 (18.71%) Apache
2 594 (12.49%) Tomcat
3 244 (5.13%) JBoss
4 218 (4.58%) nginx
5 170 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 163 (3.43%) IIS
7 152 (3.20%) OpenStack
8 149 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
9 145 (3.05%) Node.js
10 136 (2.86%) WebSphere
11 101 (2.12%) Apache Spark
11 101 (2.12%) MS Exchange
12 83 (1.74%) Confluence
13 64 (1.35%) Jetty
14 56 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 51 (1.07%) Apache Pig
16 41 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
17 35 (0.74%) WordPress
18 34 (0.71%) CloudStack
19 32 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 246 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 119 (2.50%) MS Office
3 27 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.40%) SPSS
5 14 (0.29%) MS Project
6 10 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
10 3 (0.063%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.021%) DOC1
11 1 (0.021%) HipChat
11 1 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 39 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.19%) Magento
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.17%) Summit
6 6 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.11%) Exstream
7 5 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.084%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.084%) Kondor
8 4 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.063%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.063%) FastStats
9 3 (0.063%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 535 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (3.07%) SaaS
3 118 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 72 (1.51%) IaaS
6 56 (1.18%) GitHub
7 55 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 45 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (0.92%) OpenShift
10 37 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 36 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 36 (0.76%) PaaS
12 31 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.25%) Joyent
15 11 (0.23%) Route 53
16 9 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 7 (0.15%) Datadog
19 6 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 453 (9.52%) DNS
2 451 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 449 (9.44%) Firewall
4 303 (6.37%) Internet
5 263 (5.53%) HTTP
6 187 (3.93%) LDAP
7 158 (3.32%) SAN
8 135 (2.84%) VPN
9 130 (2.73%) LAN
10 128 (2.69%) SSL
11 117 (2.46%) BGP
12 116 (2.44%) DHCP
13 113 (2.38%) SMTP
14 110 (2.31%) WAN
15 100 (2.10%) OSPF
16 98 (2.06%) VLAN
17 96 (2.02%) SNMP
18 94 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 92 (1.93%) Network Security
20 89 (1.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 884 (18.58%) MySQL
2 501 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 376 (7.90%) Relational Database
4 283 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 264 (5.55%) MongoDB
6 243 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 238 (5.00%) Big Data
8 226 (4.75%) Hadoop
9 215 (4.52%) RDBMS
10 196 (4.12%) Oracle Database
11 162 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 117 (2.46%) Redis
13 116 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 84 (1.77%) DB2
15 78 (1.64%) Apache Hive
16 66 (1.39%) Informix
17 61 (1.28%) HBase
18 59 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
19 55 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
20 52 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 530 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 458 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 328 (6.90%) Subversion
4 269 (5.65%) JIRA
5 156 (3.28%) Maven
6 129 (2.71%) Selenium
7 102 (2.14%) JUnit
8 94 (1.98%) Hudson
9 89 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 84 (1.77%) Ant
11 74 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 73 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 67 (1.41%) Vagrant
14 65 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 48 (1.01%) Cucumber
16 34 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
18 30 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
19 28 (0.59%) Mercurial
19 28 (0.59%) ProC
General
1 1254 (26.36%) Finance
2 446 (9.38%) Banking
3 348 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 205 (4.31%) Front Office
5 133 (2.80%) Retail
6 131 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 119 (2.50%) Marketing
8 104 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 78 (1.64%) Back Office
10 75 (1.58%) Games
11 51 (1.07%) Electronics
12 42 (0.88%) Advertising
12 42 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.86%) Automotive
13 41 (0.86%) Legal
14 38 (0.80%) Law
15 29 (0.61%) Billing
16 24 (0.50%) Publishing
16 24 (0.50%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1022 (21.48%) Developer
2 636 (13.37%) Administrator
3 607 (12.76%) Linux Engineer
4 510 (10.72%) Systems Administrator
5 477 (10.03%) Analyst
6 437 (9.19%) Linux Administrator
7 387 (8.14%) Applications Support
8 373 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 336 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 299 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
11 260 (5.47%) Support Analyst
12 222 (4.67%) Support Engineer
13 215 (4.52%) Unix Support
14 203 (4.27%) Java Developer
14 203 (4.27%) Software Engineer
15 199 (4.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 196 (4.12%) Linux Support
17 192 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 187 (3.93%) Senior Developer
19 183 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (11.96%) LAMP
2 559 (11.75%) HTML
3 450 (9.46%) Web Services
4 415 (8.72%) XML
5 408 (8.58%) CSS
6 330 (6.94%) .NET
7 214 (4.50%) Middleware
8 172 (3.62%) FIX Protocol
9 168 (3.53%) jQuery
10 155 (3.26%) HTML5
11 143 (3.01%) Spring
12 142 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
13 140 (2.94%) J2EE
13 140 (2.94%) SOAP
14 131 (2.75%) REST
15 119 (2.50%) JSON
16 106 (2.23%) Hibernate
17 100 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
18 83 (1.74%) STL
19 82 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 527 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 419 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 208 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 168 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 165 (3.47%) Derivative
7 156 (3.28%) Equities
8 148 (3.11%) Hedge funds
9 120 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 119 (2.50%) Mathematics
11 108 (2.27%) Clustering
12 102 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
13 99 (2.08%) Fixed Income
14 69 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 68 (1.43%) Digital Media
16 67 (1.41%) Replication
17 63 (1.32%) EMC VNX
18 62 (1.30%) Statistics
19 61 (1.28%) User Experience
20 54 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3115 (65.48%) Linux
2 1666 (35.02%) Unix
3 1366 (28.72%) Windows
4 601 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 470 (9.88%) CentOS
6 389 (8.18%) Windows Server
7 294 (6.18%) Solaris
8 222 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 186 (3.91%) Ubuntu
10 156 (3.28%) Debian
11 153 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 121 (2.54%) Android
13 120 (2.52%) AIX
14 96 (2.02%) Apple iOS
15 75 (1.58%) Windows 7
16 65 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 57 (1.20%) Mac OS X
18 56 (1.18%) SUSE
19 39 (0.82%) Fedora
19 39 (0.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (14.27%) DevOps
3 514 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 483 (10.15%) Software Engineering
5 445 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 441 (9.27%) Open Source
7 384 (8.07%) ITIL
8 321 (6.75%) OO
9 320 (6.73%) High Availability
10 287 (6.03%) Scrum
11 270 (5.68%) TDD
12 264 (5.55%) SDLC
13 243 (5.11%) Load Balancing
14 240 (5.05%) Analytics
15 228 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
16 222 (4.67%) Mentoring
17 185 (3.89%) Project Management
18 184 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
19 172 (3.62%) Web Development
20 165 (3.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3006 (63.19%) Python
2 1573 (33.07%) Java
3 1540 (32.37%) SQL
4 1400 (29.43%) Bash Shell
5 1073 (22.56%) Ruby
6 813 (17.09%) C++
7 812 (17.07%) PHP
8 786 (16.52%) JavaScript
9 603 (12.68%) PowerShell
10 588 (12.36%) Shell Script
11 545 (11.46%) C
12 422 (8.87%) C#
13 184 (3.87%) Scala
14 174 (3.66%) Korn
15 117 (2.46%) PL/SQL
16 115 (2.42%) VB
17 112 (2.35%) R
18 76 (1.60%) AWK
19 63 (1.32%) T-SQL
20 59 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 855 (17.97%) Degree
2 220 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 180 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 115 (2.42%) CCNA
6 103 (2.17%) CCNP
7 90 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 82 (1.72%) PhD
9 73 (1.53%) DV Cleared
10 72 (1.51%) RHCE
11 70 (1.47%) CISSP
12 47 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (0.95%) RHCSA
14 43 (0.90%) CEH
14 43 (0.90%) MCSE
15 41 (0.86%) CCIE
15 41 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 35 (0.74%) AWS Certification
17 32 (0.67%) GIAC
18 26 (0.55%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.41%) QA
2 94 (1.98%) SLA
3 28 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.23%) COBIT
6 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.23%) SEPA
7 7 (0.15%) COSO
7 7 (0.15%) SDET
8 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.063%) GCP
9 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.063%) OIPF
10 2 (0.042%) JTAG
11 1 (0.021%) BS25999
11 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.021%) MiFID
11 1 (0.021%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 648 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 313 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 216 (4.54%) Docker
4 146 (3.07%) KVM
5 138 (2.90%) vSphere
6 116 (2.44%) NFS
7 109 (2.29%) Xen
8 103 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 90 (1.89%) VMware ESX
10 68 (1.43%) iptables
11 62 (1.30%) Varnish
12 58 (1.22%) Squid
13 55 (1.16%) Firmware
14 53 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
15 48 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
16 45 (0.95%) Postfix
17 43 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 41 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
19 38 (0.80%) Sendmail
20 35 (0.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 869 (18.27%) Puppet
2 542 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 435 (9.14%) Nagios
4 234 (4.92%) Ansible
5 114 (2.40%) Salt
5 114 (2.40%) ZABBIX
6 113 (2.38%) Graphite
7 102 (2.14%) WSUS
8 94 (1.98%) Cacti
9 72 (1.51%) logstash
10 66 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
11 63 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 61 (1.28%) Control-M
13 60 (1.26%) Tivoli
14 57 (1.20%) Opsview
15 56 (1.18%) SCCM
16 54 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
17 52 (1.09%) CFEngine
18 46 (0.97%) Nessus
19 44 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 927 (19.49%) Oracle
2 882 (18.54%) VMware
3 824 (17.32%) Red Hat
4 495 (10.41%) Microsoft
5 396 (8.32%) Cisco
6 266 (5.59%) Sybase
7 175 (3.68%) HP
8 162 (3.41%) IBM
9 160 (3.36%) F5
10 155 (3.26%) Juniper
11 131 (2.75%) Citrix
12 126 (2.65%) Splunk
13 106 (2.23%) EMC
14 98 (2.06%) Sun
15 92 (1.93%) NetApp
16 77 (1.62%) Qualys
17 71 (1.49%) Google
18 69 (1.45%) Bloomberg
19 64 (1.35%) SAP
20 59 (1.24%) Atlassian
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £620000 - £720000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
North London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: package (Dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £80k per year
Posted: Yesterday