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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 121 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2655 2912 3563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 2.73% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 5.15% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2047 2364 2928
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 £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
57914 56515 63065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.72% 52.89% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48523 48765 55307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,756 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 2503 £50,000 +5.26% 292
London -15 1379 £55,000 - 127
South East -17 444 £45,000 +12.50% 56
City of London -37 285 £57,500 +4.54% 39
East of England -27 235 £42,000 +5.00% 35
Cambridgeshire -6 144 £42,000 +20.00% 27
Yorkshire +3 142 £37,500 - 20
Cambridge -7 124 £42,000 +20.00% 22
Surrey +1 116 £44,000 +10.00% 14
Hampshire +21 106 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Yorkshire +18 100 £37,500 - 9
Scotland -17 96 £42,500 +21.42% 12
North West +8 92 £42,500 +10.38% 19
Leeds +21 90 £37,000 -1.33% 6
West Midlands -20 88 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Berkshire -63 80 £45,000 +5.88% 15
South West -57 59 £41,000 +13.88% 27
Manchester +13 58 £42,500 +10.38% 13
Oxfordshire +27 57 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Birmingham -20 57 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Edinburgh -13 53 £36,000 +5.88% 6
Reading -25 49 £40,000 -5.88% 7
East Midlands +24 44 £40,000 +8.10% 2
East Sussex -6 43 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Brighton -6 42 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Hertfordshire -41 42 £32,500 -18.75% 9
South Wales +24 30 £34,500 +8.66% 8
Wales +14 30 £34,500 +8.66% 8
Fareham +6 29 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Cheshire 0 28 £45,000 +13.92% 2

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3581 (65.16%) Linux
2 2736 (49.78%) Python
3 2194 (39.92%) UNIX
4 2062 (37.52%) Java
5 1854 (33.73%) SQL
6 1629 (29.64%) Bash Shell
7 1543 (28.07%) Windows
8 1430 (26.02%) Finance
9 1314 (23.91%) Ruby
10 1269 (23.09%) MySQL
11 1244 (22.63%) PHP
12 1077 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
13 1060 (19.29%) Red Hat
14 1051 (19.12%) Apache
15 1033 (18.80%) JavaScript
16 1017 (18.50%) Oracle
17 994 (18.09%) Degree
18 966 (17.58%) C++
19 880 (16.01%) Puppet
20 841 (15.30%) VMware
21 834 (15.17%) Shell Script
22 825 (15.01%) HTML
23 754 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 717 (13.05%) Computer Science
25 693 (12.61%) TCP/IP
26 626 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
27 623 (11.34%) C#
28 613 (11.15%) CSS
29 601 (10.94%) Solaris
30 589 (10.72%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1051 (19.12%) Apache
2 589 (10.72%) Tomcat
3 247 (4.49%) IIS
4 233 (4.24%) nginx
5 199 (3.62%) WebSphere
6 194 (3.53%) WebLogic
7 124 (2.26%) Node.js
8 113 (2.06%) MS Exchange
9 110 (2.00%) Drupal
10 85 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 82 (1.49%) CMS
12 77 (1.40%) OpenStack
13 62 (1.13%) SharePoint
14 55 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 47 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
16 46 (0.84%) Jetty
16 46 (0.84%) Confluence
17 41 (0.75%) MQSeries
18 40 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
19 38 (0.69%) Alfresco
Applications
1 285 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 118 (2.15%) MS Office
3 42 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.27%) SPSS
6 14 (0.25%) Simulink
7 10 (0.18%) MS Project
8 8 (0.15%) Mingle
9 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.091%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.073%) Stateflow
13 3 (0.055%) Stata
14 2 (0.036%) DOC1
14 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
15 1 (0.018%) Maya
15 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (0.73%) Magento
1 40 (0.73%) RMDS
2 21 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.36%) ION MarketView
3 20 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 18 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
5 17 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
6 16 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 16 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 10 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
8 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
10 6 (0.11%) Tridion
11 4 (0.073%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.073%) Kondor+
12 3 (0.055%) Global One
12 3 (0.055%) Endur
12 3 (0.055%) Cordys
12 3 (0.055%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 186 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (2.37%) SaaS
3 126 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 64 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (0.62%) PaaS
6 33 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (0.53%) GitHub
8 28 (0.51%) IaaS
9 15 (0.27%) Joyent
10 12 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.22%) Office 365
11 8 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.13%) Route 53
13 6 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.11%) Heroku
14 4 (0.073%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.055%) Trello
16 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 693 (12.61%) TCP/IP
2 568 (10.33%) DNS
3 477 (8.68%) Firewall
4 434 (7.90%) HTTP
5 431 (7.84%) Internet
6 352 (6.40%) SAN
7 290 (5.28%) LDAP
8 186 (3.38%) BGP
9 173 (3.15%) SMTP
10 171 (3.11%) DHCP
11 149 (2.71%) SSH
12 147 (2.67%) OSPF
13 139 (2.53%) NAS
14 137 (2.49%) Network Security
15 136 (2.47%) MPLS
16 133 (2.42%) SSL
17 132 (2.40%) VPN
18 122 (2.22%) WAN
19 120 (2.18%) SNMP
20 115 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1269 (23.09%) MySQL
2 573 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 500 (9.10%) Relational Database
4 400 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
5 283 (5.15%) RDBMS
6 238 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 227 (4.13%) Oracle Database
8 197 (3.58%) DB2
9 196 (3.57%) NoSQL
10 192 (3.49%) Big Data
11 137 (2.49%) Hadoop
12 116 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 93 (1.69%) Redis
14 86 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 76 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 75 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 49 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 37 (0.67%) Informix
19 33 (0.60%) Data Mining
19 33 (0.60%) KDB
Development Applications
1 578 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 459 (8.35%) Subversion
3 371 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 189 (3.44%) JIRA
5 154 (2.80%) Hudson
6 145 (2.64%) Maven
7 139 (2.53%) Selenium
8 118 (2.15%) Eclipse
9 99 (1.80%) Ant
10 85 (1.55%) JUnit
11 58 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 50 (0.91%) ClearCase
13 48 (0.87%) WebDriver
14 46 (0.84%) Bugzilla
15 41 (0.75%) CruiseControl
15 41 (0.75%) Cucumber
16 38 (0.69%) Visual Studio
17 36 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 32 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1430 (26.02%) Finance
2 486 (8.84%) Banking
3 338 (6.15%) Front Office
4 234 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 231 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 159 (2.89%) Retail
7 129 (2.35%) Marketing
8 124 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 83 (1.51%) Games
10 82 (1.49%) Advertising
11 76 (1.38%) Back Office
12 73 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 64 (1.16%) Publishing
14 47 (0.86%) Electronics
15 32 (0.58%) Law
16 27 (0.49%) Legal
17 24 (0.44%) German Language
18 23 (0.42%) Welsh Language
19 22 (0.40%) French Language
19 22 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1493 (27.17%) Developer
2 788 (14.34%) Administrator
3 622 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
4 560 (10.19%) Analyst
5 513 (9.33%) Linux Administrator
6 392 (7.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 333 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 330 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
9 295 (5.37%) Software Engineer
10 284 (5.17%) Support Analyst
11 274 (4.99%) Applications Support
12 249 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
13 201 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 189 (3.44%) Senior Developer
15 176 (3.20%) Software Developer
16 172 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 170 (3.09%) C++ Developer
18 166 (3.02%) Web Developer
19 163 (2.97%) Test Engineer
20 161 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (15.01%) HTML
2 613 (11.15%) CSS
3 546 (9.93%) XML
4 420 (7.64%) Web Services
5 354 (6.44%) jQuery
6 340 (6.19%) LAMP
7 332 (6.04%) .NET
8 263 (4.79%) J2EE
9 218 (3.97%) Ajax
10 174 (3.17%) HTML5
11 168 (3.06%) Spring
12 155 (2.82%) SOAP
13 136 (2.47%) Middleware
14 125 (2.27%) JSON
15 119 (2.17%) STL
16 117 (2.13%) Hibernate
17 116 (2.11%) RESTful
18 102 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
19 96 (1.75%) REST
20 92 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 717 (13.05%) Computer Science
2 471 (8.57%) Open Source
3 445 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 290 (5.28%) Clustering
5 236 (4.29%) Hedge funds
6 224 (4.08%) Equities
7 142 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 139 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 130 (2.37%) Derivative
10 127 (2.31%) Mobile App
11 107 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 98 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 91 (1.66%) Replication
14 89 (1.62%) Digital Media
15 79 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
16 73 (1.33%) Physics
17 71 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
18 66 (1.20%) Statistics
19 56 (1.02%) User Experience
20 55 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3581 (65.16%) Linux
2 2194 (39.92%) UNIX
3 1543 (28.07%) Windows
4 754 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 601 (10.94%) Solaris
6 545 (9.92%) CentOS
7 387 (7.04%) Ubuntu
8 277 (5.04%) Debian
9 242 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 230 (4.18%) AIX
11 146 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 105 (1.91%) Android
13 102 (1.86%) SUSE
14 98 (1.78%) Windows 7
15 87 (1.58%) Apple iOS
16 83 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 68 (1.24%) HPUX
18 58 (1.06%) Mac OS X
19 51 (0.93%) Fedora
20 32 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (10.06%) OO
3 543 (9.88%) DevOps
4 535 (9.73%) Software Engineering
5 464 (8.44%) ITIL
6 458 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 421 (7.66%) E-Commerce
8 381 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
9 347 (6.31%) Load Balancing
10 331 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 330 (6.00%) TDD
12 273 (4.97%) Project Management
13 237 (4.31%) Mentoring
14 232 (4.22%) Web Development
15 226 (4.11%) Scrum
16 197 (3.58%) MVC
17 185 (3.37%) Test Automation
18 180 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
19 166 (3.02%) Multithreading
20 154 (2.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2736 (49.78%) Python
2 2062 (37.52%) Java
3 1854 (33.73%) SQL
4 1629 (29.64%) Bash Shell
5 1314 (23.91%) Ruby
6 1244 (22.63%) PHP
7 1033 (18.80%) JavaScript
8 966 (17.58%) C++
9 834 (15.17%) Shell Script
10 623 (11.34%) C#
11 569 (10.35%) C
12 445 (8.10%) PowerShell
13 214 (3.89%) Korn
14 149 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 134 (2.44%) AWK
16 111 (2.02%) VBA
17 109 (1.98%) Groovy
18 104 (1.89%) VB
19 91 (1.66%) Scala
20 90 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 994 (18.09%) Degree
2 199 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 108 (1.97%) CCNP
5 103 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 102 (1.86%) CCNA
7 86 (1.56%) RHCE
8 77 (1.40%) ISEB
9 69 (1.26%) PhD
10 62 (1.13%) CISSP
11 49 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 41 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 36 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 36 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
13 36 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 29 (0.53%) Postgraduate
16 28 (0.51%) MCSE
16 28 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (7.84%) QA
2 107 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 84 (1.53%) SLA
4 22 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) JTAG
8 11 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.15%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.091%) DICOM
12 4 (0.073%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
System Software
1 626 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 222 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 196 (3.57%) KVM
4 169 (3.07%) vSphere
5 164 (2.98%) NFS
6 157 (2.86%) Xen
7 129 (2.35%) VMware ESX
8 112 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 84 (1.53%) Hyper-V
10 79 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 68 (1.24%) Snort
12 66 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
13 59 (1.07%) Squid
14 53 (0.96%) Samba
15 48 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 47 (0.86%) Varnish
16 47 (0.86%) Postfix
17 40 (0.73%) Sendmail
17 40 (0.73%) Nmap
18 39 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 880 (16.01%) Puppet
2 562 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
3 520 (9.46%) Nagios
4 163 (2.97%) Cacti
5 130 (2.37%) Salt
6 114 (2.07%) ZABBIX
7 112 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 97 (1.76%) Ansible
8 97 (1.76%) Tivoli
9 95 (1.73%) CFEngine
10 67 (1.22%) Vagrant
11 60 (1.09%) Opsview
12 57 (1.04%) Data Guard
12 57 (1.04%) OpenView
13 53 (0.96%) Control-M
14 51 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 43 (0.78%) Zenoss
16 42 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 41 (0.75%) SCOM
18 39 (0.71%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1060 (19.29%) Red Hat
2 1017 (18.50%) Oracle
3 841 (15.30%) VMware
4 509 (9.26%) Cisco
5 465 (8.46%) Microsoft
6 301 (5.48%) IBM
7 277 (5.04%) JBoss
8 264 (4.80%) HP
9 263 (4.79%) Sybase
10 197 (3.58%) Sun
11 178 (3.24%) NetApp
12 173 (3.15%) EMC
13 153 (2.78%) Veritas
14 140 (2.55%) Citrix
15 135 (2.46%) Juniper
16 130 (2.37%) Bloomberg
17 111 (2.02%) F5
17 111 (2.02%) TIBCO
18 109 (1.98%) Symantec
19 103 (1.87%) Zend
South East London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago