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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 128 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2452 2797 2919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.32% 2.37% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 4.48% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1958 2195 2344
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
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
54403 62410 57854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.78% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46342 53248 49809
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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 +2 2251 £50,000 +5.26% 262
London +4 1232 £60,000 +9.09% 102
South East +2 426 £45,000 +2.27% 69
City of London +18 285 £58,750 +2.17% 29
East of England -6 209 £45,000 +12.50% 37
South West +3 135 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Cambridgeshire +5 123 £44,500 +5.95% 26
Surrey +45 112 £45,000 - 10
Berkshire -26 110 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Cambridge +4 102 £45,000 +8.43% 23
Yorkshire -34 100 £38,000 - 11
Hampshire +14 92 £50,000 - 14
Scotland -11 81 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Reading -22 74 £45,000 +28.57% 24
Wales +17 69 £37,000 +12.12% 5
South Wales +14 69 £37,000 +12.12% 5
West Yorkshire -26 60 £40,000 +5.26% 7
North West -29 59 £32,000 -13.79% 6
Bristol +18 57 £57,500 +49.35% 8
West Midlands +15 56 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Hertfordshire +4 51 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Edinburgh +1 51 £40,000 +1.91% 13
Leeds -16 45 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Sussex +40 43 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -2 42 £32,500 -22.61% 4
Brighton +27 40 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Manchester -8 35 £27,000 -22.85% 4
Oxfordshire -15 35 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Birmingham +7 34 £52,500 +19.31% 3
Oxford -12 28 £47,500 +5.55%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3237 (67.98%) Linux
2 2782 (58.42%) Python
3 1848 (38.81%) UNIX
4 1671 (35.09%) SQL
5 1630 (34.23%) Java
6 1444 (30.32%) Bash Shell
7 1324 (27.80%) Windows
8 1154 (24.23%) PHP
9 1127 (23.67%) Finance
10 1067 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
11 1052 (22.09%) MySQL
12 1038 (21.80%) Ruby
13 1028 (21.59%) Oracle
14 937 (19.68%) Puppet
15 886 (18.61%) JavaScript
16 864 (18.14%) Apache
17 822 (17.26%) Red Hat
18 801 (16.82%) Degree
19 780 (16.38%) DevOps
20 777 (16.32%) C++
21 742 (15.58%) HTML
22 711 (14.93%) VMware
23 655 (13.75%) Shell Script
24 634 (13.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 620 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
25 620 (13.02%) SQL Server
26 586 (12.31%) Git (software)
27 562 (11.80%) PowerShell
28 548 (11.51%) CSS
29 546 (11.47%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 864 (18.14%) Apache
2 546 (11.47%) Tomcat
3 259 (5.44%) IIS
4 227 (4.77%) nginx
5 215 (4.51%) JBoss
6 180 (3.78%) Node.js
7 168 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 148 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 123 (2.58%) MS Exchange
10 98 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 98 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 89 (1.87%) GlassFish
12 86 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
13 72 (1.51%) Confluence
14 62 (1.30%) Drupal
15 51 (1.07%) SharePoint
16 47 (0.99%) MQSeries
17 43 (0.90%) CICS
18 36 (0.76%) SAS
19 35 (0.73%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 261 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 101 (2.12%) MS Office
3 26 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.52%) SPSS
5 12 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.13%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.13%) MS Project
8 4 (0.084%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.063%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.042%) FastStats
10 2 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.042%) Simulink
10 2 (0.042%) Maya
11 1 (0.021%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (0.65%) RMDS
2 24 (0.50%) Magento
3 18 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 15 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
7 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.15%) BASE24
8 7 (0.15%) Cordys
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.084%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.063%) Summit
12 2 (0.042%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.042%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 455 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (2.44%) SaaS
3 81 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.30%) IaaS
7 61 (1.28%) PaaS
8 31 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (0.44%) GitHub
11 20 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (0.29%) Heroku
12 14 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
13 13 (0.27%) Route 53
14 11 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.23%) SoftLayer
15 10 (0.21%) Engine Yard
15 10 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 519 (10.90%) TCP/IP
2 493 (10.35%) DNS
3 440 (9.24%) Firewall
4 348 (7.31%) Internet
5 342 (7.18%) HTTP
6 271 (5.69%) SAN
7 186 (3.91%) VPN
8 184 (3.86%) LDAP
9 178 (3.74%) WAN
10 163 (3.42%) LAN
11 143 (3.00%) SMTP
12 132 (2.77%) Network Security
13 126 (2.65%) DHCP
14 116 (2.44%) BGP
15 103 (2.16%) SSL
16 102 (2.14%) OSPF
17 100 (2.10%) FTP
18 96 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
19 82 (1.72%) VLAN
19 82 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1052 (22.09%) MySQL
2 620 (13.02%) SQL Server
3 528 (11.09%) Relational Database
4 357 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 302 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 289 (6.07%) RDBMS
7 255 (5.35%) NoSQL
8 220 (4.62%) Big Data
9 186 (3.91%) Oracle Database
10 165 (3.46%) DB2
11 131 (2.75%) Hadoop
12 115 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 91 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 79 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 64 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
16 60 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 56 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 47 (0.99%) Redis
19 43 (0.90%) HBase
20 42 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 586 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 479 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 367 (7.71%) Subversion
4 201 (4.22%) Maven
5 162 (3.40%) JIRA
6 128 (2.69%) Selenium
7 127 (2.67%) Hudson
8 116 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 102 (2.14%) JUnit
10 94 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 94 (1.97%) Ant
11 85 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 71 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 54 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 51 (1.07%) CruiseControl
15 42 (0.88%) ClearCase
16 39 (0.82%) PHPUnit
17 38 (0.80%) WebDriver
18 37 (0.78%) TestNG
19 35 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 1127 (23.67%) Finance
2 409 (8.59%) Banking
3 222 (4.66%) Front Office
4 160 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 154 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 110 (2.31%) Marketing
7 102 (2.14%) Back Office
8 94 (1.97%) Retail
9 88 (1.85%) Games
10 80 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 69 (1.45%) Electronics
12 47 (0.99%) Advertising
13 41 (0.86%) Military
14 37 (0.78%) Legal
15 27 (0.57%) Publishing
16 26 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 24 (0.50%) Automotive
18 21 (0.44%) Billing
19 20 (0.42%) Law
20 18 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1066 (22.39%) Developer
2 643 (13.50%) Administrator
3 569 (11.95%) Systems Administrator
4 478 (10.04%) Analyst
5 369 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
6 355 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 353 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 321 (6.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 278 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
10 272 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 264 (5.54%) Support Analyst
12 251 (5.27%) Systems Engineer
13 239 (5.02%) Support Engineer
14 205 (4.30%) Java Developer
15 167 (3.51%) Consultant
16 139 (2.92%) Web Developer
16 139 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 132 (2.77%) Senior Developer
17 132 (2.77%) PHP Developer
18 129 (2.71%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (15.58%) HTML
2 548 (11.51%) CSS
3 485 (10.18%) XML
4 425 (8.92%) Web Services
5 412 (8.65%) .NET
6 309 (6.49%) jQuery
7 219 (4.60%) LAMP
8 208 (4.37%) J2EE
9 186 (3.91%) Spring
10 182 (3.82%) Middleware
11 170 (3.57%) HTML5
12 164 (3.44%) SOAP
13 143 (3.00%) REST
14 142 (2.98%) FIX Protocol
15 129 (2.71%) Ajax
16 124 (2.60%) Hibernate
17 120 (2.52%) CSS3
18 116 (2.44%) JSON
19 99 (2.08%) RESTful
20 88 (1.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 499 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 463 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 254 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 202 (4.24%) Hedge funds
5 167 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 152 (3.19%) Equities
7 145 (3.04%) Clustering
8 123 (2.58%) Derivative
9 119 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 107 (2.25%) Fixed Income
11 96 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 84 (1.76%) Mathematics
13 83 (1.74%) Replication
14 81 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
15 80 (1.68%) Client/Server
16 79 (1.66%) Algorithms
17 75 (1.57%) User Experience
18 74 (1.55%) PKI
19 70 (1.47%) Visualisation
20 68 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3237 (67.98%) Linux
2 1848 (38.81%) UNIX
3 1324 (27.80%) Windows
4 634 (13.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 503 (10.56%) Solaris
6 406 (8.53%) CentOS
7 350 (7.35%) Ubuntu
8 258 (5.42%) Debian
9 228 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 186 (3.91%) AIX
11 132 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 131 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 111 (2.33%) Android
14 68 (1.43%) SUSE
15 64 (1.34%) Apple iOS
16 54 (1.13%) Fedora
17 50 (1.05%) Windows 7
18 48 (1.01%) Mac OS X
19 36 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
20 32 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1067 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (16.38%) DevOps
3 524 (11.00%) Configuration Management
4 452 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
5 447 (9.39%) Open Source
6 423 (8.88%) Software Engineering
7 387 (8.13%) ITIL
8 334 (7.01%) OO
9 302 (6.34%) Scrum
10 300 (6.30%) TDD
11 275 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
12 262 (5.50%) SDLC
13 248 (5.21%) E-Commerce
14 228 (4.79%) Load Balancing
15 217 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 203 (4.26%) Web Development
17 198 (4.16%) Analytics
18 186 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
19 177 (3.72%) MVC
20 172 (3.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2782 (58.42%) Python
2 1671 (35.09%) SQL
3 1630 (34.23%) Java
4 1444 (30.32%) Bash Shell
5 1154 (24.23%) PHP
6 1038 (21.80%) Ruby
7 886 (18.61%) JavaScript
8 777 (16.32%) C++
9 655 (13.75%) Shell Script
10 562 (11.80%) PowerShell
11 512 (10.75%) C
12 483 (10.14%) C#
13 257 (5.40%) Korn
14 151 (3.17%) T-SQL
15 144 (3.02%) PL/SQL
16 114 (2.39%) AWK
17 102 (2.14%) Bourne shell
18 91 (1.91%) Scala
19 90 (1.89%) Groovy
20 79 (1.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 801 (16.82%) Degree
2 152 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 138 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 92 (1.93%) CCNA
6 81 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 78 (1.64%) RHCE
8 54 (1.13%) PhD
9 51 (1.07%) CISSP
10 50 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (0.97%) ISEB
12 39 (0.82%) CCNP
13 37 (0.78%) RHCSA
14 33 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (0.57%) ISTQB
16 26 (0.55%) CCSA
17 22 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (0.38%) CCIE
19 16 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
20 15 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (6.30%) QA
2 99 (2.08%) SLA
3 25 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.084%) JTAG
9 4 (0.084%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.063%) COBIT
11 2 (0.042%) DO-254
11 2 (0.042%) DO-160
11 2 (0.042%) FISMA
12 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 490 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 220 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 158 (3.32%) NFS
4 97 (2.04%) KVM
5 96 (2.02%) Samba
6 93 (1.95%) Xen
6 93 (1.95%) vSphere
7 88 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
8 74 (1.55%) Hyper-V
9 72 (1.51%) Postfix
10 69 (1.45%) Varnish
11 63 (1.32%) iptables
12 61 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 59 (1.24%) Docker
14 53 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 50 (1.05%) XenServer
15 50 (1.05%) Squid
16 46 (0.97%) Firmware
17 44 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
18 38 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 937 (19.68%) Puppet
2 620 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
3 419 (8.80%) Nagios
4 196 (4.12%) Ansible
5 134 (2.81%) ZABBIX
6 120 (2.52%) Salt
7 98 (2.06%) Tivoli
8 68 (1.43%) Cacti
9 62 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 60 (1.26%) Zenoss
11 59 (1.24%) Data Guard
12 55 (1.15%) Vagrant
13 51 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 42 (0.88%) SELinux
14 42 (0.88%) Control-M
15 41 (0.86%) logstash
16 40 (0.84%) Cobbler
17 37 (0.78%) WSUS
18 35 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 33 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1028 (21.59%) Oracle
2 822 (17.26%) Red Hat
3 711 (14.93%) VMware
4 396 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 358 (7.52%) Cisco
6 232 (4.87%) HP
7 205 (4.30%) IBM
8 180 (3.78%) Sybase
9 173 (3.63%) Sun
10 123 (2.58%) Veritas
11 101 (2.12%) NetApp
12 98 (2.06%) Citrix
13 95 (1.99%) Splunk
14 94 (1.97%) Juniper
15 77 (1.62%) F5
16 67 (1.41%) Reuters
17 65 (1.36%) EMC
18 62 (1.30%) Zend
19 59 (1.24%) Perforce
20 53 (1.11%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus and
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday