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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 122 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2751 3013 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.77% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.27% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2433 2995
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,825 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60539 57184 63351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.71% 52.58% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51388 49065 55722
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 2565 £49,500 +4.21% 314
London -22 1470 £55,000 - 160
South East -43 405 £45,000 +12.50% 51
City of London -26 341 £53,500 -6.95% 54
East of England -21 258 £42,000 +5.00% 36
Cambridgeshire -5 163 £42,000 +5.00% 26
Yorkshire +12 142 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Cambridge -6 123 £41,000 +2.50% 24
Berkshire -20 114 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Scotland -11 107 £42,500 +7.59% 12
Hampshire -13 99 £47,500 +18.75% 11
North West -3 96 £42,500 +10.38% 15
West Yorkshire +17 94 £40,000 - 7
Leeds +9 89 £40,000 +3.22% 5
South West -6 84 £40,500 +15.71% 18
Surrey -50 67 £49,500 +10.00% 10
Reading -26 63 £39,250 +3.28% 6
Manchester +11 55 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Edinburgh -13 53 £35,500 -8.38% 6
Oxfordshire +31 51 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands -42 51 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Hertfordshire -44 49 £41,250 +3.12% 12
South Wales +26 48 £33,000 +1.53% 5
Wales +16 48 £33,000 +1.53% 5
East Midlands +23 44 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Glasgow -15 40 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Gloucestershire -4 38 £46,000 +31.42% 9
Cardiff +17 36 £35,000 -16.16% 5
Birmingham -27 36 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +4 31 £46,000 +41.53% 3

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3600 (64.31%) Linux
2 2691 (48.07%) Python
3 2321 (41.46%) UNIX
4 2140 (38.23%) Java
5 1845 (32.96%) SQL
6 1529 (27.31%) Windows
7 1500 (26.80%) Bash Shell
8 1441 (25.74%) Finance
9 1315 (23.49%) PHP
10 1289 (23.03%) MySQL
11 1273 (22.74%) Ruby
12 1096 (19.58%) Oracle
13 1090 (19.47%) Degree
14 1069 (19.10%) JavaScript
14 1069 (19.10%) Apache
15 1004 (17.93%) Red Hat
16 1002 (17.90%) C++
17 829 (14.81%) HTML
18 817 (14.59%) VMware
19 791 (14.13%) Puppet
20 777 (13.88%) Shell Script
21 759 (13.56%) Computer Science
22 690 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 646 (11.54%) TCP/IP
24 644 (11.50%) C#
24 644 (11.50%) Solaris
25 620 (11.08%) C
26 618 (11.04%) CSS
27 604 (10.79%) Tomcat
28 589 (10.52%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1069 (19.10%) Apache
2 604 (10.79%) Tomcat
3 238 (4.25%) IIS
4 222 (3.97%) WebLogic
5 204 (3.64%) nginx
6 176 (3.14%) WebSphere
7 129 (2.30%) Node.js
8 122 (2.18%) Drupal
9 105 (1.88%) CMS
10 104 (1.86%) MS Exchange
11 84 (1.50%) SharePoint
12 72 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 67 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
14 59 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
15 58 (1.04%) Apache Solr
16 51 (0.91%) Alfresco
17 50 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
18 49 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
19 48 (0.86%) Jetty
20 46 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 281 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 130 (2.32%) MS Office
3 41 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.48%) SPSS
5 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.23%) Simulink
6 13 (0.23%) MS Project
7 12 (0.21%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.18%) Mingle
8 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Stata
10 5 (0.089%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.054%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.054%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.054%) DOC1
11 3 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 51 (0.91%) Magento
2 32 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 28 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
4 25 (0.45%) RMDS
5 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 15 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.23%) SunGard APT
8 13 (0.23%) ION MarketView
9 11 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
9 11 (0.20%) FastVal
9 11 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 8 (0.14%) Cordys
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.11%) Tridion
13 5 (0.089%) Endur
13 5 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 205 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (2.34%) SaaS
3 128 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 107 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (0.55%) IaaS
5 31 (0.55%) PaaS
6 26 (0.46%) GitHub
7 25 (0.45%) Joyent
8 22 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.21%) Office 365
11 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.13%) Route 53
14 6 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
15 5 (0.089%) Heroku
16 3 (0.054%) Trello
16 3 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 646 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 548 (9.79%) DNS
3 484 (8.65%) Internet
4 473 (8.45%) Firewall
5 436 (7.79%) HTTP
6 409 (7.31%) SAN
7 270 (4.82%) LDAP
8 180 (3.22%) NAS
9 177 (3.16%) SMTP
9 177 (3.16%) DHCP
10 157 (2.80%) BGP
11 141 (2.52%) SSH
12 140 (2.50%) SSL
13 138 (2.47%) VPN
14 120 (2.14%) MPLS
15 113 (2.02%) VLAN
16 110 (1.96%) OSPF
17 108 (1.93%) SNMP
18 107 (1.91%) WAN
19 104 (1.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1289 (23.03%) MySQL
2 565 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 530 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 345 (6.16%) RDBMS
5 337 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 233 (4.16%) NoSQL
7 229 (4.09%) MongoDB
8 212 (3.79%) Big Data
9 207 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 163 (2.91%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.75%) DB2
12 126 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 102 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 100 (1.79%) Redis
15 95 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 89 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.89%) Informix
18 49 (0.88%) Data Mining
19 48 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
20 43 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 509 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 471 (8.41%) Subversion
3 362 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 190 (3.39%) JIRA
5 148 (2.64%) Maven
6 146 (2.61%) Hudson
7 122 (2.18%) Selenium
8 113 (2.02%) Ant
9 90 (1.61%) JUnit
10 89 (1.59%) Eclipse
11 58 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 53 (0.95%) ClearCase
13 49 (0.88%) Bugzilla
14 44 (0.79%) Visual Studio
15 43 (0.77%) CruiseControl
16 38 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.57%) JMeter
18 30 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (0.54%) Metasploit
18 30 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 1441 (25.74%) Finance
2 490 (8.75%) Banking
3 311 (5.56%) Front Office
4 260 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 246 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 166 (2.97%) Retail
7 127 (2.27%) Marketing
8 110 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 103 (1.84%) Games
10 89 (1.59%) Publishing
11 76 (1.36%) Advertising
12 71 (1.27%) Back Office
13 70 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 58 (1.04%) Electronics
15 33 (0.59%) Law
16 31 (0.55%) Automotive
17 30 (0.54%) Legal
18 24 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.39%) Online Betting
19 22 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1587 (28.35%) Developer
2 782 (13.97%) Administrator
3 583 (10.41%) Systems Administrator
4 530 (9.47%) Analyst
5 509 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 386 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 338 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
8 313 (5.59%) Java Developer
9 299 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 271 (4.84%) Applications Support
11 270 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 267 (4.77%) Support Analyst
13 225 (4.02%) Software Developer
14 206 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
15 189 (3.38%) Senior Developer
16 186 (3.32%) Web Developer
17 183 (3.27%) C++ Developer
18 167 (2.98%) Test Engineer
19 165 (2.95%) Support Engineer
20 152 (2.72%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (14.81%) HTML
2 618 (11.04%) CSS
3 550 (9.82%) XML
4 402 (7.18%) Web Services
5 353 (6.31%) .NET
6 338 (6.04%) jQuery
7 324 (5.79%) LAMP
8 291 (5.20%) J2EE
9 201 (3.59%) HTML5
10 200 (3.57%) Ajax
11 171 (3.05%) Spring
12 136 (2.43%) JSON
13 132 (2.36%) Middleware
14 130 (2.32%) SOAP
15 126 (2.25%) STL
16 123 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
17 111 (1.98%) Hibernate
18 107 (1.91%) JSP
19 95 (1.70%) RESTful
20 75 (1.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 759 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 476 (8.50%) Open Source
3 287 (5.13%) Clustering
4 214 (3.82%) Equities
5 210 (3.75%) Hedge funds
6 174 (3.11%) Derivative
7 146 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 144 (2.57%) Replication
9 139 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 137 (2.45%) Fixed Income
11 109 (1.95%) Management Information System
12 103 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 90 (1.61%) Digital Media
13 90 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 85 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
15 77 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 75 (1.34%) Statistics
17 73 (1.30%) Physics
18 69 (1.23%) Firmware
19 62 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3600 (64.31%) Linux
2 2321 (41.46%) UNIX
3 1529 (27.31%) Windows
4 690 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 644 (11.50%) Solaris
6 485 (8.66%) CentOS
7 369 (6.59%) Ubuntu
8 283 (5.06%) AIX
9 272 (4.86%) Debian
10 259 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 142 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 122 (2.18%) Android
13 108 (1.93%) Apple iOS
14 103 (1.84%) SUSE
15 87 (1.55%) HPUX
16 83 (1.48%) Windows 7
17 82 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 67 (1.20%) Mac OS X
19 44 (0.79%) Fedora
20 29 (0.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (10.52%) OO
1 589 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (9.84%) DevOps
3 531 (9.49%) Software Engineering
4 497 (8.88%) ITIL
5 472 (8.43%) Configuration Management
6 385 (6.88%) E-Commerce
7 381 (6.81%) Load Balancing
8 362 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
9 345 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
10 331 (5.91%) TDD
11 262 (4.68%) Project Management
12 250 (4.47%) Scrum
13 238 (4.25%) Web Development
14 199 (3.55%) Test Automation
15 186 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 174 (3.11%) MVC
17 172 (3.07%) Change Management
18 167 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
19 159 (2.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2691 (48.07%) Python
2 2140 (38.23%) Java
3 1845 (32.96%) SQL
4 1500 (26.80%) Bash Shell
5 1315 (23.49%) PHP
6 1273 (22.74%) Ruby
7 1069 (19.10%) JavaScript
8 1002 (17.90%) C++
9 777 (13.88%) Shell Script
10 644 (11.50%) C#
11 620 (11.08%) C
12 455 (8.13%) PowerShell
13 225 (4.02%) Korn
14 177 (3.16%) PL/SQL
15 139 (2.48%) VB
16 124 (2.22%) AWK
17 111 (1.98%) VBScript
18 104 (1.86%) Scala
19 93 (1.66%) VBA
20 86 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1090 (19.47%) Degree
2 190 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 152 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 85 (1.52%) CCNA
6 81 (1.45%) PhD
7 77 (1.38%) RHCE
8 74 (1.32%) CCNP
9 67 (1.20%) ISEB
10 66 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 61 (1.09%) CISSP
12 41 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
14 35 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 33 (0.59%) MCSE
17 28 (0.50%) Postgraduate
18 26 (0.46%) ISTQB
19 25 (0.45%) OCP
19 25 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (8.13%) QA
2 98 (1.75%) SLA
3 92 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.16%) JTAG
9 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.071%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.054%) MiFID
12 2 (0.036%) DICOM
12 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
13 1 (0.018%) HL7
System Software
1 569 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 254 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 177 (3.16%) vSphere
4 170 (3.04%) KVM
5 164 (2.93%) NFS
6 144 (2.57%) VMware ESX
7 133 (2.38%) Xen
8 97 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 92 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 82 (1.46%) Hyper-V
11 71 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 61 (1.09%) Squid
13 53 (0.95%) Varnish
14 48 (0.86%) Postfix
15 46 (0.82%) Snort
15 46 (0.82%) Nmap
16 42 (0.75%) Sendmail
17 40 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
18 38 (0.68%) Samba
19 36 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 791 (14.13%) Puppet
2 533 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 494 (8.82%) Nagios
4 125 (2.23%) Tivoli
5 124 (2.22%) Cacti
6 117 (2.09%) NetBackup
7 116 (2.07%) ZABBIX
8 100 (1.79%) Salt
9 90 (1.61%) CFEngine
10 69 (1.23%) Data Guard
10 69 (1.23%) Ansible
11 63 (1.13%) OpenView
12 59 (1.05%) Opsview
13 57 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 51 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 51 (0.91%) Vagrant
15 49 (0.88%) SCOM
16 42 (0.75%) Netcool
17 41 (0.73%) Ganglia
18 40 (0.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1096 (19.58%) Oracle
2 1004 (17.93%) Red Hat
3 817 (14.59%) VMware
4 504 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 488 (8.72%) Cisco
6 309 (5.52%) JBoss
7 286 (5.11%) HP
8 278 (4.97%) IBM
9 271 (4.84%) Sybase
10 214 (3.82%) NetApp
11 190 (3.39%) Sun
12 180 (3.22%) EMC
13 158 (2.82%) Citrix
14 139 (2.48%) Veritas
15 118 (2.11%) Juniper
16 106 (1.89%) F5
17 96 (1.71%) TIBCO
18 90 (1.61%) Symantec
19 87 (1.55%) Brocade
20 84 (1.50%) Bloomberg
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Eckoh UK Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonuses & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonuses & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago