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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 130 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2521 2805 2901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 2.37% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 4.49% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2010 2210 2320
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
55604 62423 57462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.80% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47286 53331 49426
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 £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 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 27 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 2313 £50,000 +5.26% 270
London +3 1260 £60,000 +9.09% 114
South East +8 440 £45,000 +3.44% 63
City of London +24 293 £57,500 +4.54% 30
East of England -2 215 £45,000 +12.50% 34
South West -1 135 £38,750 +10.71% 17
Cambridgeshire +8 129 £45,000 +8.43% 24
Surrey +45 117 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire -37 113 £46,250 +8.82% 26
Cambridge +3 107 £45,000 +8.43% 20
Yorkshire -25 106 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Hampshire +19 96 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Scotland -8 85 £40,625 -1.51% 13
Reading -23 77 £46,250 +32.14% 22
Wales +22 71 £37,000 +13.84% 5
South Wales +21 71 £37,000 +12.12% 5
West Yorkshire -19 64 £40,000 +5.26% 8
North West -34 62 £31,500 -15.14% 8
West Midlands +16 60 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Bristol +22 57 £57,500 +49.35% 8
Hertfordshire +9 53 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Edinburgh +3 53 £40,000 +3.89% 11
Leeds -12 47 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East Sussex +30 44 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -10 41 £32,500 -26.13% 4
Brighton +33 40 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Manchester -22 38 £26,500 -24.28% 5
Birmingham +20 37 £52,500 +19.31% 4
Oxfordshire -12 36 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North Yorkshire +9 28 £32,000 -15.78% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 3267 (67.89%) Linux
2 2804 (58.27%) Python
3 1879 (39.05%) UNIX
4 1678 (34.87%) SQL
5 1651 (34.31%) Java
6 1453 (30.20%) Bash Shell
7 1334 (27.72%) Windows
8 1159 (24.09%) PHP
9 1140 (23.69%) Finance
10 1068 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
11 1054 (21.90%) MySQL
12 1041 (21.63%) Ruby
13 1033 (21.47%) Oracle
14 944 (19.62%) Puppet
15 890 (18.50%) JavaScript
16 871 (18.10%) Apache
17 831 (17.27%) Red Hat
18 810 (16.83%) Degree
19 789 (16.40%) C++
20 779 (16.19%) DevOps
21 748 (15.54%) HTML
22 716 (14.88%) VMware
23 661 (13.74%) Shell Script
24 640 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 621 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
26 619 (12.86%) SQL Server
27 594 (12.34%) Git (software)
28 558 (11.60%) PowerShell
29 548 (11.39%) Tomcat
30 545 (11.33%) CSS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 871 (18.10%) Apache
2 548 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 260 (5.40%) IIS
4 230 (4.78%) nginx
5 217 (4.51%) JBoss
6 176 (3.66%) Node.js
7 171 (3.55%) WebSphere
8 150 (3.12%) OpenStack
9 123 (2.56%) MS Exchange
10 100 (2.08%) WebLogic
11 98 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 89 (1.85%) GlassFish
13 86 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
14 75 (1.56%) Confluence
15 63 (1.31%) Drupal
16 51 (1.06%) SharePoint
17 49 (1.02%) MQSeries
18 43 (0.89%) CICS
19 37 (0.77%) SAS
20 34 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 265 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 102 (2.12%) MS Office
3 27 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.50%) SPSS
5 12 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.12%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.12%) MS Project
8 4 (0.083%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.062%) Abaqus
9 3 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.042%) FastStats
10 2 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.042%) Maya
10 2 (0.042%) Simulink
11 1 (0.021%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (0.64%) RMDS
2 24 (0.50%) Magento
3 19 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 15 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
6 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.15%) Cordys
8 7 (0.15%) BASE24
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.083%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.083%) Summit
10 4 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.042%) Unica
11 2 (0.042%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 456 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (2.43%) SaaS
3 83 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.29%) IaaS
7 61 (1.27%) PaaS
8 34 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (0.42%) GitHub
11 19 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (0.29%) Route 53
13 14 (0.29%) Heroku
14 13 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
15 12 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (0.23%) SoftLayer
16 11 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (0.21%) Engine Yard
18 9 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 527 (10.95%) TCP/IP
2 499 (10.37%) DNS
3 444 (9.23%) Firewall
4 355 (7.38%) Internet
5 350 (7.27%) HTTP
6 273 (5.67%) SAN
7 190 (3.95%) LDAP
8 187 (3.89%) VPN
9 178 (3.70%) WAN
10 163 (3.39%) LAN
11 145 (3.01%) SMTP
12 133 (2.76%) Network Security
13 130 (2.70%) DHCP
14 118 (2.45%) BGP
15 105 (2.18%) FTP
16 104 (2.16%) OSPF
17 101 (2.10%) SSL
18 92 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
19 83 (1.72%) SNMP
20 82 (1.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1054 (21.90%) MySQL
2 619 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 519 (10.79%) Relational Database
4 353 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 297 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 281 (5.84%) RDBMS
7 252 (5.24%) NoSQL
8 216 (4.49%) Big Data
9 185 (3.84%) Oracle Database
10 164 (3.41%) DB2
11 131 (2.72%) Hadoop
12 114 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 90 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 79 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 67 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
16 58 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 57 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (1.00%) Redis
19 43 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
20 42 (0.87%) HBase
Development Applications
1 594 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 481 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 371 (7.71%) Subversion
4 207 (4.30%) Maven
5 166 (3.45%) JIRA
6 130 (2.70%) Hudson
7 128 (2.66%) Selenium
8 118 (2.45%) TeamCity
9 102 (2.12%) JUnit
10 96 (2.00%) Ant
11 95 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 86 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 72 (1.50%) Mercurial
14 54 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 53 (1.10%) CruiseControl
16 40 (0.83%) ClearCase
17 39 (0.81%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.81%) PHPUnit
18 37 (0.77%) TestNG
19 36 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 1140 (23.69%) Finance
2 416 (8.65%) Banking
3 222 (4.61%) Front Office
4 164 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 154 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 111 (2.31%) Marketing
7 103 (2.14%) Back Office
8 97 (2.02%) Retail
9 93 (1.93%) Games
10 80 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 71 (1.48%) Electronics
12 47 (0.98%) Advertising
13 39 (0.81%) Military
14 37 (0.77%) Legal
15 28 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 28 (0.58%) Publishing
16 24 (0.50%) Automotive
17 21 (0.44%) Law
17 21 (0.44%) Billing
18 19 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1081 (22.46%) Developer
2 646 (13.42%) Administrator
3 578 (12.01%) Systems Administrator
4 486 (10.10%) Analyst
5 379 (7.88%) Linux Administrator
6 355 (7.38%) Applications Support
7 353 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 331 (6.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 282 (5.86%) Linux Engineer
10 275 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 266 (5.53%) Support Analyst
12 253 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
13 243 (5.05%) Support Engineer
14 208 (4.32%) Java Developer
15 170 (3.53%) Consultant
16 139 (2.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 138 (2.87%) Web Developer
18 134 (2.78%) PHP Developer
19 133 (2.76%) Senior Developer
20 130 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (15.54%) HTML
2 545 (11.33%) CSS
3 492 (10.22%) XML
4 426 (8.85%) Web Services
5 413 (8.58%) .NET
6 308 (6.40%) jQuery
7 220 (4.57%) LAMP
8 212 (4.41%) J2EE
9 185 (3.84%) Middleware
9 185 (3.84%) Spring
10 169 (3.51%) HTML5
11 165 (3.43%) SOAP
12 142 (2.95%) REST
13 139 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
14 128 (2.66%) Ajax
15 122 (2.54%) Hibernate
16 118 (2.45%) CSS3
17 116 (2.41%) JSON
18 97 (2.02%) RESTful
19 87 (1.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 504 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 471 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 197 (4.09%) Hedge funds
5 164 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 153 (3.18%) Equities
7 150 (3.12%) Clustering
8 123 (2.56%) Derivative
9 120 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 108 (2.24%) Fixed Income
11 97 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 86 (1.79%) Mathematics
13 82 (1.70%) Replication
14 80 (1.66%) Client/Server
14 80 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 80 (1.66%) Algorithms
15 75 (1.56%) User Experience
16 72 (1.50%) PKI
17 68 (1.41%) Visualisation
18 67 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3267 (67.89%) Linux
2 1879 (39.05%) UNIX
3 1334 (27.72%) Windows
4 640 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 509 (10.58%) Solaris
6 411 (8.54%) CentOS
7 350 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 261 (5.42%) Debian
9 227 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 187 (3.89%) AIX
11 133 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 128 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 113 (2.35%) Android
14 67 (1.39%) SUSE
15 65 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 56 (1.16%) Fedora
17 51 (1.06%) Windows 7
18 48 (1.00%) Mac OS X
19 37 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
20 32 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1068 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (16.19%) DevOps
3 514 (10.68%) Configuration Management
4 457 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
5 448 (9.31%) Open Source
6 430 (8.94%) Software Engineering
7 395 (8.21%) ITIL
8 341 (7.09%) OO
9 306 (6.36%) TDD
10 303 (6.30%) Scrum
11 270 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
12 263 (5.47%) SDLC
13 252 (5.24%) E-Commerce
14 231 (4.80%) Load Balancing
15 217 (4.51%) Mentoring
16 206 (4.28%) Web Development
17 200 (4.16%) Analytics
18 185 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
19 179 (3.72%) MVC
20 174 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2804 (58.27%) Python
2 1678 (34.87%) SQL
3 1651 (34.31%) Java
4 1453 (30.20%) Bash Shell
5 1159 (24.09%) PHP
6 1041 (21.63%) Ruby
7 890 (18.50%) JavaScript
8 789 (16.40%) C++
9 661 (13.74%) Shell Script
10 558 (11.60%) PowerShell
11 518 (10.76%) C
12 491 (10.20%) C#
13 259 (5.38%) Korn
14 153 (3.18%) T-SQL
15 147 (3.05%) PL/SQL
16 114 (2.37%) AWK
17 107 (2.22%) Bourne shell
18 91 (1.89%) Groovy
19 90 (1.87%) Scala
20 82 (1.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 810 (16.83%) Degree
2 152 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 136 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 91 (1.89%) CCNA
6 82 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 80 (1.66%) RHCE
8 55 (1.14%) PhD
9 52 (1.08%) CISSP
10 51 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 48 (1.00%) ISEB
12 38 (0.79%) CCNP
12 38 (0.79%) RHCSA
13 31 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 25 (0.52%) CCSA
16 22 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (0.35%) CCIE
18 16 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
19 15 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (6.40%) QA
2 100 (2.08%) SLA
3 26 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.083%) COBIT
10 4 (0.083%) JTAG
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
1 491 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 161 (3.35%) NFS
4 97 (2.02%) Samba
4 97 (2.02%) KVM
5 93 (1.93%) Xen
5 93 (1.93%) vSphere
6 89 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 75 (1.56%) Hyper-V
8 72 (1.50%) Postfix
9 69 (1.43%) Varnish
10 65 (1.35%) iptables
11 62 (1.29%) VMware ESX
12 59 (1.23%) Docker
13 56 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 50 (1.04%) XenServer
14 50 (1.04%) Squid
15 47 (0.98%) Firmware
16 44 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
17 39 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 944 (19.62%) Puppet
2 621 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
3 422 (8.77%) Nagios
4 198 (4.11%) Ansible
5 137 (2.85%) ZABBIX
6 122 (2.54%) Salt
7 98 (2.04%) Tivoli
8 67 (1.39%) Cacti
9 61 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 58 (1.21%) Data Guard
10 58 (1.21%) Zenoss
11 56 (1.16%) Vagrant
12 52 (1.08%) NetBackup
13 43 (0.89%) logstash
14 42 (0.87%) Control-M
15 41 (0.85%) SELinux
16 40 (0.83%) Cobbler
17 36 (0.75%) WSUS
18 33 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 33 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1033 (21.47%) Oracle
2 831 (17.27%) Red Hat
3 716 (14.88%) VMware
4 399 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 359 (7.46%) Cisco
6 238 (4.95%) HP
7 208 (4.32%) IBM
8 181 (3.76%) Sybase
9 177 (3.68%) Sun
10 126 (2.62%) Veritas
11 103 (2.14%) NetApp
12 97 (2.02%) Citrix
13 94 (1.95%) Splunk
14 93 (1.93%) Juniper
15 77 (1.60%) F5
16 67 (1.39%) Reuters
17 66 (1.37%) EMC
18 62 (1.29%) Zend
19 59 (1.23%) Perforce
20 54 (1.12%) Google
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Flexible Hours, Private Healthcare Scheme, Opp
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + life assurance + health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + pension+life assurance+health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
The Network
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus, Company Pension, Private Med
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Pope Marshall
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago