The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 120 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2899 3029 3906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.73% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.10% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 2394 3248
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -17 2754 £47,500 +5.55% 328
London -15 1512 £55,000 - 150
South East -27 428 £44,500 +14.10% 42
City of London -7 333 £60,000 +4.34% 39
East of England -4 302 £40,000 -4.76% 53
Cambridgeshire -4 189 £40,000 +1.26% 47
Yorkshire -1 183 £35,000 -17.64% 33
Berkshire +20 172 £45,000 -2.70% 15
Cambridge -6 159 £40,000 +1.26% 39
North West -3 113 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Reading +24 109 £44,000 +3.52% 9
West Yorkshire -26 102 £35,000 -12.50% 25
South West -49 102 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Scotland -36 93 £40,000 - 15
Surrey -33 86 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Leeds +2 83 £35,000 -22.22% 20
Manchester +14 77 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Hampshire -48 72 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Hertfordshire -18 59 £35,000 -22.22% 6
West Midlands -9 58 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Oxfordshire -6 54 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North Yorkshire +16 53 £40,000 -21.95% 4
East Midlands 0 47 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Glasgow -9 44 £55,000 +34.96% 6
Gloucestershire -19 37 £42,000 - 10
Edinburgh -32 36 £37,500 +10.29% 5
York +7 32 £43,000 - 4
Oxford +3 32 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Watford -10 32 £40,000 -22.33% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 31 £40,000 -

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3755 (63.60%) Linux
2 2666 (45.16%) Python
3 2621 (44.39%) UNIX
4 2212 (37.47%) Java
5 2091 (35.42%) SQL
6 1450 (24.56%) Windows
7 1423 (24.10%) Finance
7 1423 (24.10%) Bash Shell
8 1323 (22.41%) Oracle
9 1303 (22.07%) MySQL
10 1262 (21.38%) PHP
11 1250 (21.17%) Degree
12 1140 (19.31%) JavaScript
13 1109 (18.78%) Ruby
14 1100 (18.63%) Apache
15 1030 (17.45%) Red Hat
16 988 (16.73%) C++
17 943 (15.97%) HTML
18 870 (14.74%) Shell Script
19 854 (14.46%) Puppet
20 829 (14.04%) Computer Science
21 764 (12.94%) Solaris
22 762 (12.91%) VMware
23 761 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 739 (12.52%) TCP/IP
25 686 (11.62%) CSS
26 638 (10.81%) C
27 627 (10.62%) Tomcat
28 613 (10.38%) XML
29 599 (10.15%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1100 (18.63%) Apache
2 627 (10.62%) Tomcat
3 288 (4.88%) IIS
4 227 (3.84%) WebLogic
5 189 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 161 (2.73%) nginx
7 119 (2.02%) CMS
8 113 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 111 (1.88%) Drupal
10 101 (1.71%) Node.js
11 88 (1.49%) MS Exchange
12 76 (1.29%) Alfresco
13 68 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 67 (1.13%) WordPress
14 67 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
15 65 (1.10%) Jetty
16 57 (0.97%) OpenStack
17 52 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
17 52 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
18 50 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 247 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 155 (2.63%) MS Office
3 30 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 30 (0.51%) MS Project
4 26 (0.44%) SPSS
5 10 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.15%) Mingle
7 8 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.10%) FastStats
9 5 (0.085%) Stata
10 4 (0.068%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.068%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.034%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.017%) DOC1
12 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 52 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
2 41 (0.69%) Magento
3 29 (0.49%) RMDS
3 29 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
4 18 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 13 (0.22%) SunGard APT
7 11 (0.19%) FastVal
8 10 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 9 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 8 (0.14%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.085%) Global One
12 5 (0.085%) Endur
13 4 (0.068%) Eagle PACE
13 4 (0.068%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.068%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 260 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 132 (2.24%) SaaS
4 129 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (0.63%) IaaS
7 36 (0.61%) Joyent
8 35 (0.59%) PaaS
9 34 (0.58%) GitHub
10 33 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.32%) Heroku
12 18 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
13 16 (0.27%) Engine Yard
14 13 (0.22%) Google Apps
15 12 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
17 8 (0.14%) Office 365
18 7 (0.12%) Route 53
18 7 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 739 (12.52%) TCP/IP
2 506 (8.57%) DNS
3 488 (8.27%) SAN
4 469 (7.94%) Internet
5 457 (7.74%) Firewall
6 415 (7.03%) HTTP
7 283 (4.79%) LDAP
8 218 (3.69%) NAS
9 175 (2.96%) SMTP
10 163 (2.76%) SSH
11 148 (2.51%) DHCP
12 144 (2.44%) SSL
13 141 (2.39%) VPN
14 137 (2.32%) SNMP
15 116 (1.96%) FTP
16 113 (1.91%) VLAN
16 113 (1.91%) BGP
17 95 (1.61%) WAN
18 78 (1.32%) MPLS
19 75 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1303 (22.07%) MySQL
2 538 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 496 (8.40%) SQL Server
4 322 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 286 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 272 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
7 262 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 249 (4.22%) MongoDB
9 173 (2.93%) Big Data
10 172 (2.91%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 140 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 129 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 127 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 100 (1.69%) DB2
16 82 (1.39%) Redis
17 72 (1.22%) Data Mining
18 59 (1.00%) Apache Hive
19 58 (0.98%) Informix
20 49 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 473 (8.01%) Subversion
2 429 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 325 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 189 (3.20%) Hudson
5 173 (2.93%) JIRA
6 156 (2.64%) Maven
7 119 (2.02%) JUnit
8 118 (2.00%) Ant
9 111 (1.88%) Selenium
10 70 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 67 (1.13%) Visual Studio
12 61 (1.03%) ClearCase
13 53 (0.90%) JMeter
14 45 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 44 (0.75%) Mercurial
15 44 (0.75%) TeamCity
16 39 (0.66%) Gradle
17 38 (0.64%) Cucumber
18 35 (0.59%) CruiseControl
19 30 (0.51%) TestNG
General
1 1423 (24.10%) Finance
2 568 (9.62%) Banking
3 292 (4.95%) Front Office
4 272 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 263 (4.45%) Telecoms
6 188 (3.18%) Retail
7 149 (2.52%) Games
8 110 (1.86%) Marketing
9 90 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 72 (1.22%) Advertising
11 67 (1.13%) Publishing
12 61 (1.03%) Electronics
13 57 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 54 (0.91%) Back Office
15 40 (0.68%) Law
16 34 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 32 (0.54%) Automotive
18 31 (0.53%) Online Betting
19 26 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
20 17 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1694 (28.69%) Developer
2 774 (13.11%) Administrator
3 620 (10.50%) Systems Administrator
4 612 (10.37%) Analyst
5 480 (8.13%) Linux Administrator
6 384 (6.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 357 (6.05%) Support Analyst
8 345 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
9 322 (5.45%) Applications Support
10 312 (5.28%) Java Developer
11 297 (5.03%) Software Engineer
12 267 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 251 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
14 229 (3.88%) Perl Developer
15 210 (3.56%) Senior Developer
16 197 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 197 (3.34%) Web Developer
17 160 (2.71%) C++ Developer
18 158 (2.68%) UNIX Administrator
19 148 (2.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 943 (15.97%) HTML
2 686 (11.62%) CSS
3 613 (10.38%) XML
4 483 (8.18%) Web Services
5 405 (6.86%) .NET
6 350 (5.93%) LAMP
7 345 (5.84%) jQuery
8 335 (5.67%) J2EE
9 227 (3.84%) HTML5
10 214 (3.62%) Ajax
11 192 (3.25%) Spring
12 176 (2.98%) SOAP
13 172 (2.91%) Middleware
14 152 (2.57%) JSP
15 151 (2.56%) Hibernate
16 147 (2.49%) JSON
17 128 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
18 121 (2.05%) STL
19 114 (1.93%) REST
20 107 (1.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 829 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 530 (8.98%) Open Source
3 320 (5.42%) Clustering
4 249 (4.22%) Derivative
5 187 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 183 (3.10%) Equities
7 156 (2.64%) Hedge funds
8 138 (2.34%) Replication
9 129 (2.18%) Fixed Income
10 118 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 100 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 100 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 94 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 82 (1.39%) Statistics
14 81 (1.37%) Management Information System
15 76 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
15 76 (1.29%) Physics
16 75 (1.27%) Firmware
17 63 (1.07%) Visualisation
18 56 (0.95%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3755 (63.60%) Linux
2 2621 (44.39%) UNIX
3 1450 (24.56%) Windows
4 764 (12.94%) Solaris
5 761 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 496 (8.40%) CentOS
7 367 (6.22%) Ubuntu
8 356 (6.03%) AIX
9 288 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 256 (4.34%) Debian
11 169 (2.86%) SUSE
12 159 (2.69%) Android
13 158 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 129 (2.18%) Apple iOS
15 89 (1.51%) HPUX
16 77 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 73 (1.24%) Windows 7
18 67 (1.13%) Mac OS X
19 38 (0.64%) Windows XP
20 32 (0.54%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (10.15%) OO
2 587 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (9.64%) ITIL
4 533 (9.03%) Configuration Management
5 508 (8.60%) Software Engineering
6 364 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
7 342 (5.79%) Load Balancing
8 338 (5.72%) E-Commerce
9 328 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 301 (5.10%) TDD
11 294 (4.98%) Scrum
12 257 (4.35%) Project Management
13 254 (4.30%) Web Development
14 220 (3.73%) Problem Management
15 218 (3.69%) MVC
16 216 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
17 193 (3.27%) Workflow
17 193 (3.27%) Low Latency
18 176 (2.98%) Test Automation
19 166 (2.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2666 (45.16%) Python
2 2212 (37.47%) Java
3 2091 (35.42%) SQL
4 1423 (24.10%) Bash Shell
5 1262 (21.38%) PHP
6 1140 (19.31%) JavaScript
7 1109 (18.78%) Ruby
8 988 (16.73%) C++
9 870 (14.74%) Shell Script
10 638 (10.81%) C
11 585 (9.91%) C#
12 429 (7.27%) PowerShell
13 281 (4.76%) Korn
14 227 (3.84%) PL/SQL
15 196 (3.32%) VB
16 156 (2.64%) VBScript
17 134 (2.27%) Scala
18 127 (2.15%) AWK
19 77 (1.30%) Tcl
20 76 (1.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1250 (21.17%) Degree
2 206 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 111 (1.88%) RHCE
4 102 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.59%) PhD
6 92 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 53 (0.90%) CCNA
9 48 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (0.78%) CISSP
12 44 (0.75%) ISEB
13 42 (0.71%) MCSE
14 34 (0.58%) CCNP
15 27 (0.46%) HND
16 24 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
16 24 (0.41%) CEH
17 22 (0.37%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.37%) OSCP
18 19 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (6.98%) QA
2 146 (2.47%) SLA
3 82 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.068%) MiFID
9 4 (0.068%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.034%) HL7
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 521 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 299 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 196 (3.32%) NFS
4 153 (2.59%) VMware ESX
5 137 (2.32%) KVM
6 135 (2.29%) vSphere
7 92 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 88 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 87 (1.47%) Xen
10 85 (1.44%) Sendmail
11 69 (1.17%) Hyper-V
12 66 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
13 65 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 60 (1.02%) Samba
15 58 (0.98%) Varnish
16 56 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 48 (0.81%) Postfix
18 46 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
19 36 (0.61%) Squid
20 35 (0.59%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 854 (14.46%) Puppet
2 556 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
3 482 (8.16%) Nagios
4 136 (2.30%) Tivoli
5 101 (1.71%) ZABBIX
6 95 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 94 (1.59%) Cacti
8 90 (1.52%) CFEngine
9 76 (1.29%) Data Guard
10 74 (1.25%) SCOM
11 69 (1.17%) OpenView
12 56 (0.95%) Control-M
13 49 (0.83%) Plesk
14 44 (0.75%) Ganglia
14 44 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 42 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
16 40 (0.68%) Netcool
17 37 (0.63%) Backup Exec
17 37 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 36 (0.61%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1323 (22.41%) Oracle
2 1030 (17.45%) Red Hat
3 762 (12.91%) VMware
4 527 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 375 (6.35%) Cisco
6 328 (5.56%) JBoss
7 319 (5.40%) HP
8 300 (5.08%) IBM
9 284 (4.81%) Sybase
10 259 (4.39%) Sun
11 231 (3.91%) NetApp
12 222 (3.76%) EMC
13 181 (3.07%) Veritas
14 132 (2.24%) Citrix
15 113 (1.91%) Symantec
16 106 (1.80%) TIBCO
17 104 (1.76%) Juniper
18 87 (1.47%) Rackspace
19 81 (1.37%) Zend
20 77 (1.30%) BMC
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Other
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
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