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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 126 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2699 3084 3463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 2.78% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 5.19% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 2437 2814
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 £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
57752 59369 62807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.14% 53.48% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49417 50671 55273
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -21 2566 £50,000 - 292
London -18 1382 £55,000 - 141
South East +10 530 £45,000 - 50
City of London -38 264 £60,000 +4.34% 42
East of England -57 209 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire +31 163 £36,000 +2.85% 16
Surrey +38 161 £46,750 +11.30% 11
Cambridgeshire -17 127 £42,500 +23.18% 18
South West +12 126 £45,000 +24.13% 25
Hampshire +25 116 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Cambridge -6 115 £42,500 +28.78% 13
West Yorkshire +37 107 £37,750 +16.15% 8
Leeds +32 90 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Oxfordshire +16 87 £37,500 -25.00% 12
North West +4 81 £54,000 +40.25% 13
Berkshire -66 81 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Scotland -8 79 £36,000 +1.40% 14
Gloucestershire 0 62 £50,000 +35.13% 11
Reading -16 57 £45,000 -7.69% 8
West Midlands -31 54 £50,000 - 15
East Sussex +39 51 £38,500 -3.75%
Edinburgh -29 51 £36,000 -0.68% 3
Hertfordshire -57 50 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Brighton +38 48 £38,500 -3.75%
Manchester +2 48 £38,250 -0.64% 7
Oxford +14 44 £43,000 -17.30% 4
Bristol +21 41 £42,500 +41.66% 11
Birmingham -43 34 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Watford -10 30 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cheshire +11 28 £65,000 +80.55% 3

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3493 (64.35%) Linux
2 2726 (50.22%) Python
3 2075 (38.23%) UNIX
4 1879 (34.62%) SQL
5 1865 (34.36%) Java
6 1560 (28.74%) Bash Shell
7 1494 (27.52%) Windows
8 1409 (25.96%) Finance
9 1245 (22.94%) PHP
10 1199 (22.09%) MySQL
11 1148 (21.15%) Ruby
12 1007 (18.55%) Oracle
13 994 (18.31%) Red Hat
14 979 (18.04%) Apache
15 964 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
16 945 (17.41%) Degree
17 924 (17.02%) JavaScript
18 918 (16.91%) Puppet
19 889 (16.38%) C++
20 849 (15.64%) VMware
21 832 (15.33%) Shell Script
22 789 (14.54%) HTML
23 725 (13.36%) TCP/IP
24 712 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 639 (11.77%) VMware Infrastructure
26 627 (11.55%) Solaris
27 614 (11.31%) Git (software)
28 612 (11.27%) DNS
29 608 (11.20%) Computer Science
30 593 (10.92%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 979 (18.04%) Apache
2 545 (10.04%) Tomcat
3 271 (4.99%) IIS
4 249 (4.59%) nginx
5 217 (4.00%) JBoss
6 216 (3.98%) WebSphere
7 174 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 126 (2.32%) MS Exchange
9 122 (2.25%) Node.js
10 106 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 98 (1.81%) OpenStack
12 84 (1.55%) CMS
13 76 (1.40%) Drupal
14 69 (1.27%) Confluence
15 58 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
15 58 (1.07%) MQSeries
16 53 (0.98%) Jetty
17 44 (0.81%) GlassFish
17 44 (0.81%) SharePoint
18 43 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 276 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 115 (2.12%) MS Office
3 35 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.26%) SPSS
5 13 (0.24%) Simulink
6 7 (0.13%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.11%) Stateflow
8 5 (0.092%) DOC1
8 5 (0.092%) PrintSoft PReS
8 5 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.037%) Mingle
9 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.037%) Stata
9 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.037%) MS Project
9 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.018%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.018%) Maya
10 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (0.70%) RMDS
2 23 (0.42%) Magento
3 22 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
4 20 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 18 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
6 17 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 15 (0.28%) ION MarketView
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
12 7 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (0.092%) Kondor+
13 5 (0.092%) Exstream
13 5 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.092%) SiteCatalyst
14 4 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
14 4 (0.074%) Global One
15 2 (0.037%) SAP SRM
15 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 186 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 97 (1.79%) SaaS
4 64 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (0.74%) GitHub
6 36 (0.66%) IaaS
7 31 (0.57%) PaaS
8 28 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
11 10 (0.18%) Route 53
12 8 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (0.13%) Heroku
14 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.092%) Office 365
16 4 (0.074%) Joyent
17 2 (0.037%) SoftLayer
18 1 (0.018%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 1 (0.018%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 725 (13.36%) TCP/IP
2 612 (11.27%) DNS
3 458 (8.44%) Firewall
4 412 (7.59%) HTTP
5 358 (6.60%) SAN
6 345 (6.36%) Internet
7 267 (4.92%) LDAP
8 184 (3.39%) BGP
9 173 (3.19%) SMTP
10 172 (3.17%) DHCP
11 170 (3.13%) FTP
12 152 (2.80%) VPN
13 150 (2.76%) OSPF
14 143 (2.63%) NAS
15 140 (2.58%) WAN
16 135 (2.49%) SSH
17 129 (2.38%) SNMP
18 125 (2.30%) Network Security
19 119 (2.19%) MPLS
20 117 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1199 (22.09%) MySQL
2 589 (10.85%) SQL Server
3 438 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 376 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 241 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 236 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 234 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 207 (3.81%) NoSQL
9 206 (3.80%) DB2
10 168 (3.10%) Big Data
11 119 (2.19%) Hadoop
12 97 (1.79%) Redis
13 94 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 66 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
16 60 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 39 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
20 36 (0.66%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 614 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 446 (8.22%) Subversion
3 372 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 179 (3.30%) JIRA
5 173 (3.19%) Hudson
6 166 (3.06%) Maven
7 131 (2.41%) Selenium
8 115 (2.12%) Ant
9 109 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 67 (1.23%) JUnit
10 67 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 63 (1.16%) WebDriver
12 58 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 56 (1.03%) Mercurial
14 48 (0.88%) Visual Studio
15 46 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (0.76%) Bugzilla
17 39 (0.72%) Fiddler
17 39 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 37 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 1409 (25.96%) Finance
2 475 (8.75%) Banking
3 325 (5.99%) Front Office
4 227 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 175 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 174 (3.21%) Retail
7 140 (2.58%) Marketing
8 104 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 97 (1.79%) Advertising
10 81 (1.49%) Back Office
11 72 (1.33%) Games
12 63 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 52 (0.96%) Electronics
14 44 (0.81%) Publishing
15 34 (0.63%) Law
16 26 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.46%) French Language
18 22 (0.41%) German Language
19 20 (0.37%) Welsh Language
19 20 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1415 (26.07%) Developer
2 788 (14.52%) Administrator
3 659 (12.14%) Systems Administrator
4 641 (11.81%) Analyst
5 538 (9.91%) Linux Administrator
6 422 (7.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 367 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 330 (6.08%) Java Developer
9 314 (5.78%) Applications Support
10 311 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
11 268 (4.94%) Software Engineer
12 218 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
13 197 (3.63%) Senior Developer
14 178 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
15 176 (3.24%) Web Developer
16 168 (3.10%) C++ Developer
17 165 (3.04%) Consultant
18 164 (3.02%) Support Engineer
19 160 (2.95%) PHP Developer
20 154 (2.84%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 789 (14.54%) HTML
2 563 (10.37%) CSS
3 512 (9.43%) XML
4 425 (7.83%) Web Services
5 323 (5.95%) jQuery
6 300 (5.53%) .NET
7 286 (5.27%) LAMP
8 226 (4.16%) J2EE
9 185 (3.41%) Ajax
10 174 (3.21%) SOAP
11 168 (3.10%) Middleware
12 167 (3.08%) Spring
13 157 (2.89%) HTML5
14 127 (2.34%) REST
15 120 (2.21%) Hibernate
16 105 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
17 98 (1.81%) JSON
17 98 (1.81%) RESTful
18 93 (1.71%) STL
18 93 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 608 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 464 (8.55%) Open Source
3 457 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 272 (5.01%) Clustering
5 204 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 202 (3.72%) Equities
7 148 (2.73%) Derivative
8 143 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 126 (2.32%) Fixed Income
10 104 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 99 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 96 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 91 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 85 (1.57%) Replication
15 78 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
16 72 (1.33%) Physics
17 63 (1.16%) User Experience
17 63 (1.16%) Statistics
18 56 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
19 55 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3493 (64.35%) Linux
2 2075 (38.23%) UNIX
3 1494 (27.52%) Windows
4 712 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 627 (11.55%) Solaris
6 532 (9.80%) CentOS
7 327 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 254 (4.68%) Debian
9 228 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 214 (3.94%) AIX
11 143 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (1.79%) Android
13 95 (1.75%) SUSE
14 93 (1.71%) Windows 7
15 57 (1.05%) Fedora
16 54 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (0.92%) Apple iOS
18 41 (0.76%) Mac OS X
19 37 (0.68%) HPUX
20 36 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (9.51%) OO
3 503 (9.27%) DevOps
4 502 (9.25%) Software Engineering
5 484 (8.92%) ITIL
6 399 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 379 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 323 (5.95%) Load Balancing
10 299 (5.51%) TDD
11 288 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
12 251 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 247 (4.55%) Project Management
14 235 (4.33%) MVC
15 222 (4.09%) Scrum
16 198 (3.65%) Web Development
17 185 (3.41%) Problem Management
18 171 (3.15%) Test Automation
19 167 (3.08%) Analytics
20 153 (2.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2726 (50.22%) Python
2 1879 (34.62%) SQL
3 1865 (34.36%) Java
4 1560 (28.74%) Bash Shell
5 1245 (22.94%) PHP
6 1148 (21.15%) Ruby
7 924 (17.02%) JavaScript
8 889 (16.38%) C++
9 832 (15.33%) Shell Script
10 559 (10.30%) C#
11 522 (9.62%) C
12 469 (8.64%) PowerShell
13 173 (3.19%) Korn
14 131 (2.41%) PL/SQL
15 128 (2.36%) AWK
16 122 (2.25%) VBA
17 120 (2.21%) T-SQL
18 105 (1.93%) Groovy
19 89 (1.64%) Scala
20 88 (1.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 945 (17.41%) Degree
2 184 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 166 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.97%) CCNP
5 96 (1.77%) RHCE
6 93 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 91 (1.68%) CCNA
8 80 (1.47%) ISEB
9 74 (1.36%) PhD
10 57 (1.05%) ISTQB
11 53 (0.98%) CISSP
12 46 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 36 (0.66%) RHCSA
15 27 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
16 26 (0.48%) OCP
16 26 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 26 (0.48%) DV Cleared
17 24 (0.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (6.91%) QA
2 98 (1.81%) SLA
3 86 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.26%) JTAG
7 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.092%) DICOM
9 4 (0.074%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.055%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.018%) COBIT
12 1 (0.018%) GPG13
12 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.018%) COREP
System Software
1 639 (11.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 248 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 175 (3.22%) KVM
4 149 (2.75%) vSphere
5 144 (2.65%) Xen
6 143 (2.63%) NFS
7 112 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 93 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 90 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
10 86 (1.58%) Hyper-V
11 83 (1.53%) VMware ESX
12 76 (1.40%) Samba
13 61 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 60 (1.11%) Snort
15 59 (1.09%) Firmware
15 59 (1.09%) Squid
16 49 (0.90%) Varnish
16 49 (0.90%) Postfix
17 41 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 40 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 918 (16.91%) Puppet
2 593 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
3 488 (8.99%) Nagios
4 163 (3.00%) Cacti
5 138 (2.54%) Ansible
6 132 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 130 (2.39%) Salt
8 105 (1.93%) NetBackup
9 87 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 76 (1.40%) Vagrant
11 73 (1.34%) Data Guard
12 71 (1.31%) CFEngine
13 64 (1.18%) Control-M
14 60 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 54 (0.99%) OpenView
16 51 (0.94%) SCOM
17 47 (0.87%) SCCM
17 47 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
18 43 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
19 39 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1007 (18.55%) Oracle
2 994 (18.31%) Red Hat
3 849 (15.64%) VMware
4 444 (8.18%) Cisco
5 428 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 301 (5.55%) IBM
7 261 (4.81%) Sybase
8 258 (4.75%) HP
9 179 (3.30%) Sun
10 153 (2.82%) Veritas
11 148 (2.73%) Bloomberg
12 140 (2.58%) Juniper
13 137 (2.52%) EMC
14 133 (2.45%) NetApp
15 111 (2.04%) Zend
16 107 (1.97%) F5
17 102 (1.88%) Symantec
18 97 (1.79%) TIBCO
19 95 (1.75%) Reuters
20 91 (1.68%) Citrix
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus 15% Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Excellent - dependant on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
ISL
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday