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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 123 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2666 3117 3495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.85% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 5.33% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 2420 2819
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
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 19 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 19 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
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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 -24 2531 £50,000 - 236
London -17 1362 £55,000 - 118
South East +9 524 £47,500 +5.55% 34
City of London -24 278 £60,000 +4.34% 42
East of England -53 213 £40,000 -5.88% 40
Surrey +45 162 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South West +9 149 £47,500 +30.13% 13
Yorkshire +10 138 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Cambridgeshire -13 126 £41,000 +17.14% 31
Hampshire +13 114 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Cambridge -7 113 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Berkshire -58 97 £50,000 +7.52% 12
West Yorkshire +6 85 £38,000 +26.66% 7
Oxfordshire +12 82 £43,000 -14.00% 5
North West +8 82 £54,000 +35.00% 6
Scotland -1 74 £36,000 -13.25% 9
Leeds +12 69 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Reading -3 69 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Gloucestershire -10 67 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol +46 54 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Hertfordshire -44 51 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Oxford +10 47 £46,250 -11.90% 4
Manchester 0 47 £41,500 -5.14% 3
West Midlands -55 46 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Edinburgh -27 41 £34,000 -17.57% 2
East Sussex +22 35 £37,250 -9.69% 1
Brighton +22 32 £38,500 -9.41%
Cheshire +13 31 £65,000 +42.07% 2
Watford -13 30 £32,500 -18.75%
Wales +23 29 £35,750 +19.16% 8

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 3444 (64.49%) Linux
2 2694 (50.45%) Python
3 2054 (38.46%) UNIX
4 1847 (34.59%) SQL
5 1810 (33.90%) Java
6 1542 (28.88%) Bash Shell
7 1485 (27.81%) Windows
8 1376 (25.77%) Finance
9 1238 (23.18%) PHP
10 1155 (21.63%) MySQL
11 1101 (20.62%) Ruby
12 1009 (18.90%) Red Hat
13 980 (18.35%) Oracle
14 966 (18.09%) Puppet
15 944 (17.68%) Apache
16 940 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
17 938 (17.57%) Degree
18 904 (16.93%) JavaScript
19 869 (16.27%) C++
20 849 (15.90%) VMware
21 822 (15.39%) Shell Script
22 768 (14.38%) HTML
23 724 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 701 (13.13%) TCP/IP
25 632 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
26 625 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
27 615 (11.52%) DNS
28 614 (11.50%) Solaris
29 606 (11.35%) Git (software)
30 583 (10.92%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 944 (17.68%) Apache
2 547 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 293 (5.49%) IIS
4 258 (4.83%) nginx
5 214 (4.01%) WebSphere
6 205 (3.84%) JBoss
7 162 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 138 (2.58%) MS Exchange
9 113 (2.12%) Node.js
10 107 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 93 (1.74%) OpenStack
12 81 (1.52%) CMS
13 68 (1.27%) Drupal
14 67 (1.25%) Confluence
15 63 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
16 60 (1.12%) MQSeries
17 52 (0.97%) GlassFish
18 49 (0.92%) Jetty
19 46 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
20 40 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 279 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 106 (1.99%) MS Office
3 41 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.24%) Simulink
5 10 (0.19%) SPSS
6 6 (0.11%) Stateflow
6 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.094%) DOC1
7 5 (0.094%) PrintSoft PReS
8 3 (0.056%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.037%) Stata
9 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.037%) MS Project
10 1 (0.019%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.019%) Maya
10 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (0.71%) RMDS
2 23 (0.43%) TIBCO iProcess
3 21 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 19 (0.36%) Magento
5 15 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 14 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 14 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 12 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
11 5 (0.094%) Exstream
11 5 (0.094%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.094%) SiteCatalyst
12 4 (0.075%) Kondor+
12 4 (0.075%) HiPortfolio
13 3 (0.056%) Global One
14 2 (0.037%) Summit
14 2 (0.037%) BASE24
14 2 (0.037%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 188 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 104 (1.95%) SaaS
4 63 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (0.84%) IaaS
6 40 (0.75%) PaaS
7 34 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 34 (0.64%) GitHub
8 26 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
10 10 (0.19%) Route 53
11 8 (0.15%) Heroku
11 8 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.075%) Office 365
13 4 (0.075%) Joyent
14 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.019%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 701 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 615 (11.52%) DNS
3 468 (8.76%) Firewall
4 413 (7.73%) HTTP
5 360 (6.74%) SAN
6 329 (6.16%) Internet
7 277 (5.19%) LDAP
8 183 (3.43%) FTP
9 175 (3.28%) BGP
10 172 (3.22%) DHCP
11 170 (3.18%) SMTP
12 162 (3.03%) VPN
13 149 (2.79%) WAN
14 141 (2.64%) NAS
15 138 (2.58%) OSPF
16 127 (2.38%) LAN
17 125 (2.34%) SNMP
18 122 (2.28%) SSL
19 120 (2.25%) SSH
20 118 (2.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1155 (21.63%) MySQL
2 583 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 391 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 366 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
5 222 (4.16%) Oracle Database
6 210 (3.93%) MongoDB
7 205 (3.84%) RDBMS
8 198 (3.71%) DB2
9 180 (3.37%) NoSQL
10 159 (2.98%) Big Data
11 100 (1.87%) Hadoop
12 94 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 87 (1.63%) Redis
14 71 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
15 70 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 47 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 41 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 33 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 606 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 445 (8.33%) Subversion
3 371 (6.95%) Jenkins
4 185 (3.46%) Hudson
5 184 (3.45%) Maven
6 176 (3.30%) JIRA
7 131 (2.45%) Selenium
8 115 (2.15%) Eclipse
9 114 (2.13%) Ant
10 75 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 74 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 73 (1.37%) Mercurial
13 70 (1.31%) Cucumber
14 69 (1.29%) JUnit
15 48 (0.90%) Visual Studio
16 46 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 41 (0.77%) Fiddler
17 41 (0.77%) CruiseControl
18 39 (0.73%) Bugzilla
18 39 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 1376 (25.77%) Finance
2 456 (8.54%) Banking
3 305 (5.71%) Front Office
4 214 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 164 (3.07%) Retail
6 162 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 150 (2.81%) Marketing
8 108 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 95 (1.78%) Advertising
10 86 (1.61%) Back Office
11 80 (1.50%) Games
12 53 (0.99%) Electronics
13 52 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 41 (0.77%) Publishing
15 35 (0.66%) Law
16 28 (0.52%) French Language
17 27 (0.51%) Aerospace
18 22 (0.41%) German Language
19 21 (0.39%) Automotive
20 20 (0.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1340 (25.09%) Developer
2 808 (15.13%) Administrator
3 689 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 624 (11.69%) Analyst
5 556 (10.41%) Linux Administrator
6 442 (8.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 372 (6.97%) Support Analyst
8 311 (5.82%) Applications Support
9 306 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 303 (5.67%) Java Developer
11 272 (5.09%) Software Engineer
12 233 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
13 191 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 187 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 174 (3.26%) Consultant
16 172 (3.22%) Web Developer
17 171 (3.20%) Support Engineer
18 158 (2.96%) PHP Developer
19 156 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
20 152 (2.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 768 (14.38%) HTML
2 553 (10.36%) CSS
3 520 (9.74%) XML
4 422 (7.90%) Web Services
5 332 (6.22%) .NET
6 312 (5.84%) jQuery
7 276 (5.17%) LAMP
8 223 (4.18%) J2EE
9 192 (3.60%) SOAP
10 171 (3.20%) Middleware
10 171 (3.20%) Ajax
11 162 (3.03%) Spring
12 156 (2.92%) HTML5
13 137 (2.57%) REST
14 110 (2.06%) Hibernate
15 107 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
16 102 (1.91%) ASP.NET
17 96 (1.80%) JSON
18 89 (1.67%) RESTful
19 88 (1.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 568 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 458 (8.58%) Open Source
3 452 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 275 (5.15%) Clustering
5 190 (3.56%) Hedge funds
6 188 (3.52%) Equities
7 157 (2.94%) Derivative
8 134 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 123 (2.30%) Fixed Income
10 104 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 103 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 97 (1.82%) Algorithms
13 90 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 88 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
15 73 (1.37%) Replication
16 64 (1.20%) User Experience
17 62 (1.16%) Physics
18 54 (1.01%) HACMP
19 52 (0.97%) Statistics
20 44 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3444 (64.49%) Linux
2 2054 (38.46%) UNIX
3 1485 (27.81%) Windows
4 724 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 614 (11.50%) Solaris
6 515 (9.64%) CentOS
7 323 (6.05%) Ubuntu
8 249 (4.66%) Debian
9 230 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 227 (4.25%) AIX
11 144 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 101 (1.89%) Android
13 100 (1.87%) SUSE
14 93 (1.74%) Windows 7
15 59 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 46 (0.86%) Fedora
17 45 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 38 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 36 (0.67%) Mac OS X
19 36 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (9.70%) DevOps
3 487 (9.12%) Software Engineering
4 483 (9.04%) ITIL
5 465 (8.71%) OO
6 415 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
7 377 (7.06%) Configuration Management
8 366 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 308 (5.77%) Load Balancing
10 289 (5.41%) TDD
11 264 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
12 240 (4.49%) Mentoring
13 229 (4.29%) MVC
14 228 (4.27%) Project Management
15 217 (4.06%) Scrum
16 204 (3.82%) Web Development
17 191 (3.58%) Problem Management
18 177 (3.31%) Test Automation
19 163 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
20 158 (2.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2694 (50.45%) Python
2 1847 (34.59%) SQL
3 1810 (33.90%) Java
4 1542 (28.88%) Bash Shell
5 1238 (23.18%) PHP
6 1101 (20.62%) Ruby
7 904 (16.93%) JavaScript
8 869 (16.27%) C++
9 822 (15.39%) Shell Script
10 574 (10.75%) C#
11 497 (9.31%) C
12 489 (9.16%) PowerShell
13 166 (3.11%) Korn
14 124 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 120 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 117 (2.19%) AWK
17 113 (2.12%) VBA
18 104 (1.95%) Groovy
19 93 (1.74%) Tcl
20 89 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 938 (17.57%) Degree
2 182 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 160 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 102 (1.91%) CCNP
5 101 (1.89%) RHCE
6 95 (1.78%) CCNA
7 91 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 79 (1.48%) ISEB
9 74 (1.39%) PhD
10 58 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 49 (0.92%) CISSP
12 47 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 41 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 39 (0.73%) RHCSA
16 28 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
17 27 (0.51%) OCP
18 26 (0.49%) MCSE
18 26 (0.49%) CCSA
19 23 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (6.78%) QA
2 86 (1.61%) SLA
3 75 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.24%) JTAG
6 13 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.094%) DICOM
9 4 (0.075%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.056%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.056%) COBIT
11 2 (0.037%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.037%) DO-254
11 2 (0.037%) DO-160
12 1 (0.019%) GPG13
12 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
System Software
1 625 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 257 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 165 (3.09%) KVM
4 153 (2.87%) NFS
5 148 (2.77%) vSphere
6 128 (2.40%) Xen
7 109 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
8 82 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 80 (1.50%) Hyper-V
10 78 (1.46%) VMware ESX
11 75 (1.40%) Samba
12 72 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 69 (1.29%) Firmware
14 54 (1.01%) Squid
15 51 (0.96%) Varnish
16 50 (0.94%) Snort
17 46 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 44 (0.82%) Postfix
19 40 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 966 (18.09%) Puppet
2 632 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
3 480 (8.99%) Nagios
4 155 (2.90%) Cacti
5 144 (2.70%) Ansible
6 130 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 127 (2.38%) Salt
8 110 (2.06%) NetBackup
9 84 (1.57%) Tivoli
10 81 (1.52%) Vagrant
11 72 (1.35%) Control-M
12 68 (1.27%) Data Guard
13 67 (1.25%) CFEngine
14 57 (1.07%) OpenView
15 48 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 46 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
17 44 (0.82%) SCCM
17 44 (0.82%) SCOM
17 44 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
18 38 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1009 (18.90%) Red Hat
2 980 (18.35%) Oracle
3 849 (15.90%) VMware
4 437 (8.18%) Microsoft
5 429 (8.03%) Cisco
6 300 (5.62%) IBM
7 261 (4.89%) HP
8 240 (4.49%) Sybase
9 175 (3.28%) Sun
10 162 (3.03%) Veritas
11 145 (2.72%) Juniper
12 140 (2.62%) Bloomberg
13 121 (2.27%) EMC
14 120 (2.25%) NetApp
15 105 (1.97%) F5
16 103 (1.93%) Symantec
17 102 (1.91%) Zend
18 93 (1.74%) Reuters
19 89 (1.67%) TIBCO
20 84 (1.57%) Citrix
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