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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 119 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2686 2958 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.72% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 5.08% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2114 2385 2806
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
56759 58207 61369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.60% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47803 50151 53610
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -19 2540 £50,000 +3.09% 361
London -9 1382 £55,000 - 163
South East +10 499 £45,000 +5.88% 73
City of London -34 263 £57,500 - 45
East of England -54 206 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Yorkshire +34 149 £33,500 -10.66% 24
Surrey +14 142 £44,000 +10.00% 16
Cambridgeshire -18 128 £42,500 +23.18% 33
Cambridge -11 112 £42,500 +23.18% 29
West Yorkshire +41 107 £37,000 +13.84% 10
Hampshire +37 106 £46,500 +3.33% 11
Scotland +2 95 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Leeds +35 91 £35,000 +7.69% 8
North West +13 91 £45,000 +16.88% 14
Berkshire -65 85 £46,500 +3.33% 13
West Midlands -23 84 £50,000 - 5
South West -27 84 £41,000 +13.88% 36
Oxfordshire +25 70 £40,000 -14.43% 14
Edinburgh -2 65 £36,000 +2.85% 5
East Sussex +31 57 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Manchester +9 56 £40,750 +5.84% 11
Reading -17 56 £45,000 - 7
Brighton +26 53 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham -17 52 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -53 45 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Gloucestershire -8 38 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Oxford +22 31 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Cheshire -1 30 £52,500 +55.55% 2
South Wales +21 28 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Wales +14 28 £35,000 +25.00% 6

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3533 (65.26%) Linux
2 2742 (50.65%) Python
3 2122 (39.19%) UNIX
4 1945 (35.93%) Java
5 1833 (33.86%) SQL
6 1615 (29.83%) Bash Shell
7 1499 (27.69%) Windows
8 1419 (26.21%) Finance
9 1247 (23.03%) Ruby
10 1221 (22.55%) MySQL
11 1219 (22.52%) PHP
12 1025 (18.93%) Red Hat
13 1002 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
14 999 (18.45%) Apache
15 978 (18.06%) Oracle
16 969 (17.90%) JavaScript
17 965 (17.82%) Degree
18 920 (16.99%) C++
19 904 (16.70%) Puppet
20 847 (15.64%) VMware
21 841 (15.53%) Shell Script
22 795 (14.68%) HTML
23 717 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 711 (13.13%) TCP/IP
25 684 (12.63%) Computer Science
26 650 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
27 593 (10.95%) DNS
27 593 (10.95%) Solaris
28 590 (10.90%) C#
29 583 (10.77%) Git (software)

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 999 (18.45%) Apache
2 560 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 255 (4.71%) IIS
4 249 (4.60%) JBoss
5 245 (4.53%) nginx
6 197 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 180 (3.32%) WebLogic
8 123 (2.27%) Node.js
9 119 (2.20%) MS Exchange
10 93 (1.72%) OpenStack
11 91 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 87 (1.61%) Drupal
13 85 (1.57%) CMS
14 54 (1.00%) SharePoint
14 54 (1.00%) MQSeries
15 53 (0.98%) Jetty
16 52 (0.96%) Confluence
17 50 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
18 48 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
19 46 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 270 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 113 (2.09%) MS Office
3 37 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.28%) Simulink
4 15 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.24%) SPSS
6 8 (0.15%) Mingle
6 8 (0.15%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.092%) MS Project
7 5 (0.092%) Stateflow
7 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.055%) DOC1
8 3 (0.055%) Stata
8 3 (0.055%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.018%) Maya
10 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (0.76%) RMDS
2 27 (0.50%) Magento
3 20 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.35%) ION MarketView
5 18 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
6 16 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 15 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
7 15 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
8 10 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
10 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.11%) Tridion
12 5 (0.092%) Global One
12 5 (0.092%) Kondor+
13 4 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
14 3 (0.055%) SAP SRM
15 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
15 2 (0.037%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 190 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 106 (1.96%) SaaS
4 59 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (0.63%) PaaS
5 34 (0.63%) GitHub
6 31 (0.57%) IaaS
6 31 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.17%) Office 365
9 8 (0.15%) Route 53
9 8 (0.15%) Joyent
9 8 (0.15%) Heroku
10 7 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
11 6 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.055%) Trello
13 2 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.037%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.018%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 711 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 593 (10.95%) DNS
3 420 (7.76%) HTTP
4 417 (7.70%) Firewall
5 388 (7.17%) Internet
6 331 (6.11%) SAN
7 268 (4.95%) LDAP
8 186 (3.44%) BGP
9 176 (3.25%) SMTP
10 157 (2.90%) DHCP
11 154 (2.84%) SSH
12 152 (2.81%) OSPF
13 142 (2.62%) NAS
14 135 (2.49%) VPN
15 128 (2.36%) FTP
15 128 (2.36%) MPLS
16 126 (2.33%) SNMP
17 124 (2.29%) WAN
17 124 (2.29%) Network Security
18 122 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1221 (22.55%) MySQL
2 581 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 467 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 392 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
5 269 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 234 (4.32%) Oracle Database
7 222 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 211 (3.90%) DB2
9 197 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 181 (3.34%) Big Data
11 130 (2.40%) Hadoop
12 97 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (1.68%) Redis
14 79 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
15 66 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 65 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 48 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
18 45 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
19 36 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 31 (0.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 583 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 461 (8.51%) Subversion
3 360 (6.65%) Jenkins
4 178 (3.29%) JIRA
5 152 (2.81%) Hudson
6 146 (2.70%) Maven
7 116 (2.14%) Eclipse
8 115 (2.12%) Selenium
9 105 (1.94%) Ant
10 75 (1.39%) JUnit
11 53 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 50 (0.92%) Bugzilla
13 46 (0.85%) ClearCase
14 45 (0.83%) WebDriver
15 42 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (0.76%) Cucumber
17 38 (0.70%) Visual Studio
18 36 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
19 35 (0.65%) Mercurial
20 34 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 1419 (26.21%) Finance
2 482 (8.90%) Banking
3 325 (6.00%) Front Office
4 224 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 205 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 165 (3.05%) Retail
7 129 (2.38%) Marketing
8 114 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 90 (1.66%) Advertising
10 82 (1.51%) Back Office
11 70 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 66 (1.22%) Games
13 54 (1.00%) Publishing
14 49 (0.91%) Electronics
15 33 (0.61%) Law
16 24 (0.44%) German Language
17 23 (0.42%) Welsh Language
18 22 (0.41%) Legal
19 20 (0.37%) French Language
19 20 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1445 (26.69%) Developer
2 788 (14.55%) Administrator
3 641 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
4 601 (11.10%) Analyst
5 525 (9.70%) Linux Administrator
6 407 (7.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 343 (6.34%) Java Developer
8 326 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
9 323 (5.97%) Support Analyst
10 287 (5.30%) Applications Support
11 280 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 232 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
13 211 (3.90%) Senior Developer
14 186 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 173 (3.20%) C++ Developer
16 167 (3.08%) Web Developer
17 165 (3.05%) Support Engineer
18 161 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 159 (2.94%) Junior
20 157 (2.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 795 (14.68%) HTML
2 576 (10.64%) CSS
3 510 (9.42%) XML
4 428 (7.91%) Web Services
5 341 (6.30%) jQuery
6 317 (5.86%) .NET
7 304 (5.62%) LAMP
8 250 (4.62%) J2EE
9 200 (3.69%) Ajax
10 173 (3.20%) SOAP
11 171 (3.16%) Spring
12 158 (2.92%) HTML5
13 141 (2.60%) Middleware
14 123 (2.27%) Hibernate
15 112 (2.07%) STL
16 109 (2.01%) REST
17 104 (1.92%) RESTful
18 101 (1.87%) JSON
19 99 (1.83%) ASP.NET
20 83 (1.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 684 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 465 (8.59%) Open Source
3 456 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 281 (5.19%) Clustering
5 226 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 217 (4.01%) Equities
7 138 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 135 (2.49%) Fixed Income
9 129 (2.38%) Derivative
10 126 (2.33%) Algorithms
11 113 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 97 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 89 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 82 (1.51%) Replication
15 78 (1.44%) Physics
16 74 (1.37%) Digital Media
17 73 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
18 65 (1.20%) Statistics
19 62 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
20 57 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3533 (65.26%) Linux
2 2122 (39.19%) UNIX
3 1499 (27.69%) Windows
4 717 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 593 (10.95%) Solaris
6 544 (10.05%) CentOS
7 358 (6.61%) Ubuntu
8 270 (4.99%) Debian
9 231 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 208 (3.84%) AIX
11 143 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 99 (1.83%) Windows 7
13 96 (1.77%) Android
14 88 (1.63%) SUSE
15 65 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 65 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 60 (1.11%) Fedora
17 49 (0.91%) Mac OS X
18 48 (0.89%) HPUX
19 33 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (10.10%) OO
3 517 (9.55%) DevOps
4 516 (9.53%) Software Engineering
5 478 (8.83%) ITIL
6 417 (7.70%) Configuration Management
7 395 (7.30%) E-Commerce
8 365 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
9 337 (6.22%) Load Balancing
10 329 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
11 310 (5.73%) TDD
12 283 (5.23%) Project Management
13 251 (4.64%) Mentoring
14 226 (4.17%) MVC
15 215 (3.97%) Scrum
15 215 (3.97%) Web Development
16 171 (3.16%) Test Automation
17 166 (3.07%) Problem Management
18 165 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
19 161 (2.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2742 (50.65%) Python
2 1945 (35.93%) Java
3 1833 (33.86%) SQL
4 1615 (29.83%) Bash Shell
5 1247 (23.03%) Ruby
6 1219 (22.52%) PHP
7 969 (17.90%) JavaScript
8 920 (16.99%) C++
9 841 (15.53%) Shell Script
10 590 (10.90%) C#
11 554 (10.23%) C
12 452 (8.35%) PowerShell
13 203 (3.75%) Korn
14 132 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 131 (2.42%) AWK
16 110 (2.03%) Groovy
17 109 (2.01%) VBA
18 101 (1.87%) T-SQL
19 92 (1.70%) Scala
20 91 (1.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 965 (17.82%) Degree
2 188 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.98%) CCNP
5 98 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 91 (1.68%) CCNA
7 90 (1.66%) RHCE
8 76 (1.40%) ISEB
9 66 (1.22%) PhD
10 56 (1.03%) CISSP
11 46 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 38 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (0.68%) DV Cleared
14 36 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 30 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
18 28 (0.52%) Postgraduate
19 24 (0.44%) OCP
20 22 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (7.28%) QA
2 108 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 100 (1.85%) SLA
4 21 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.28%) JTAG
7 11 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.18%) DO-178B
9 9 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.092%) DICOM
12 3 (0.055%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
System Software
1 650 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 214 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 195 (3.60%) KVM
4 160 (2.96%) Xen
5 154 (2.84%) NFS
6 148 (2.73%) vSphere
7 119 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 102 (1.88%) VMware ESX
9 85 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 82 (1.51%) Hyper-V
11 80 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
12 72 (1.33%) Snort
13 67 (1.24%) Samba
14 53 (0.98%) Squid
15 48 (0.89%) Postfix
15 48 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 48 (0.89%) Firmware
16 41 (0.76%) Varnish
17 39 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 37 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 904 (16.70%) Puppet
2 577 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
3 490 (9.05%) Nagios
4 173 (3.20%) Cacti
5 129 (2.38%) Salt
6 121 (2.23%) Ansible
7 115 (2.12%) ZABBIX
8 103 (1.90%) NetBackup
9 91 (1.68%) CFEngine
10 90 (1.66%) Tivoli
11 67 (1.24%) Vagrant
12 63 (1.16%) Data Guard
13 59 (1.09%) Control-M
14 56 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 55 (1.02%) OpenView
16 49 (0.91%) SCOM
17 45 (0.83%) SCCM
17 45 (0.83%) Opsview
18 43 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
19 40 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1025 (18.93%) Red Hat
2 978 (18.06%) Oracle
3 847 (15.64%) VMware
4 453 (8.37%) Cisco
5 436 (8.05%) Microsoft
6 295 (5.45%) IBM
7 268 (4.95%) Sybase
8 238 (4.40%) HP
9 175 (3.23%) Sun
10 154 (2.84%) EMC
11 144 (2.66%) Bloomberg
12 143 (2.64%) Veritas
13 140 (2.59%) NetApp
14 131 (2.42%) Juniper
15 120 (2.22%) F5
16 115 (2.12%) Zend
17 114 (2.11%) Citrix
18 104 (1.92%) Symantec
19 102 (1.88%) TIBCO
20 101 (1.87%) Reuters
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