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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 131 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2371 2988 3251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 2.88% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 5.40% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 2315 2619
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
53156 55339 60915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.25% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45640 46528 53593
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -33 2237 £50,000 - 309
London -32 1215 £57,500 +4.54% 117
South East -4 470 £50,000 +5.26% 75
City of London -24 279 £60,000 +4.34% 37
East of England -39 205 £40,000 -5.88% 35
Surrey +59 169 £50,000 - 15
South West -13 126 £50,000 +36.98% 22
Cambridgeshire -10 124 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Cambridge -2 113 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Berkshire -50 103 £47,500 - 23
Yorkshire -37 102 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Hampshire +8 85 £50,000 +33.33% 23
Scotland -6 70 £36,000 -24.21% 11
Reading -13 63 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Oxfordshire +4 62 £43,000 -15.27% 5
North West -22 56 £50,000 +11.11% 14
West Yorkshire -34 56 £40,000 +23.07% 15
Bristol +39 52 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Leeds -21 48 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Gloucestershire -23 46 £50,000 +25.78% 5
Oxford +2 42 £45,000 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -63 42 £37,500 -25.00% 11
Hertfordshire -46 41 £33,250 -26.11% 5
Wales +7 34 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Glasgow +22 33 £39,250 -28.63% 3
South Wales +2 29 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Manchester -21 29 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East Midlands +18 27 £33,250 -18.90% 13
Reigate +12 27 £45,000 +12.50%
Leatherhead +23 26 £60,000 +33.33% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3283 (64.61%) Linux
2 2617 (51.51%) Python
3 2037 (40.09%) UNIX
4 1756 (34.56%) SQL
5 1669 (32.85%) Java
6 1473 (28.99%) Bash Shell
7 1410 (27.75%) Windows
8 1281 (25.21%) Finance
9 1214 (23.89%) PHP
10 1100 (21.65%) MySQL
11 1020 (20.07%) Ruby
12 977 (19.23%) Oracle
13 957 (18.83%) Puppet
14 946 (18.62%) Red Hat
15 907 (17.85%) Degree
16 889 (17.50%) Apache
17 880 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
18 843 (16.59%) JavaScript
19 809 (15.92%) Shell Script
20 794 (15.63%) VMware
21 784 (15.43%) C++
22 742 (14.60%) HTML
23 685 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 661 (13.01%) TCP/IP
25 611 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
26 579 (11.40%) Solaris
27 578 (11.38%) DNS
28 576 (11.34%) Git (software)
29 569 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
29 569 (11.20%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 889 (17.50%) Apache
2 535 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 305 (6.00%) IIS
4 236 (4.64%) nginx
5 207 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 181 (3.56%) JBoss
7 150 (2.95%) MS Exchange
8 137 (2.70%) WebLogic
9 106 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 100 (1.97%) Node.js
11 96 (1.89%) OpenStack
12 69 (1.36%) GlassFish
13 68 (1.34%) CMS
14 67 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
15 65 (1.28%) MQSeries
16 61 (1.20%) Confluence
17 56 (1.10%) Drupal
18 44 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
19 43 (0.85%) Jetty
20 38 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 271 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 108 (2.13%) MS Office
3 40 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.14%) SPSS
4 7 (0.14%) Simulink
4 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.098%) DOC1
5 5 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
6 4 (0.079%) Stateflow
7 3 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.059%) MS Project
8 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.039%) Stata
8 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.039%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.020%) Maya
9 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 36 (0.71%) RMDS
2 25 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
3 24 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 15 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.26%) Magento
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 11 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
6 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
9 5 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.098%) BASE24
9 5 (0.098%) Exstream
9 5 (0.098%) SiteCatalyst
10 4 (0.079%) Global One
10 4 (0.079%) Summit
11 3 (0.059%) Kondor+
12 2 (0.039%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.039%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 206 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (2.09%) SaaS
3 93 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 60 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (1.00%) IaaS
6 43 (0.85%) PaaS
7 39 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 35 (0.69%) GitHub
9 27 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
11 11 (0.22%) Route 53
11 11 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.20%) Heroku
13 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.12%) Joyent
15 5 (0.098%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.079%) Office 365
17 3 (0.059%) Engine Yard
18 2 (0.039%) Google App Engine
18 2 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 661 (13.01%) TCP/IP
2 578 (11.38%) DNS
3 444 (8.74%) Firewall
4 410 (8.07%) HTTP
5 361 (7.10%) SAN
6 327 (6.44%) Internet
7 276 (5.43%) LDAP
8 178 (3.50%) FTP
9 161 (3.17%) VPN
10 159 (3.13%) DHCP
11 157 (3.09%) SMTP
12 147 (2.89%) WAN
13 146 (2.87%) BGP
14 139 (2.74%) LAN
15 129 (2.54%) NAS
16 120 (2.36%) SNMP
17 115 (2.26%) OSPF
18 113 (2.22%) SSL
19 105 (2.07%) Network Security
20 95 (1.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1100 (21.65%) MySQL
2 569 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 361 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 348 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
5 221 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 208 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 179 (3.52%) RDBMS
8 173 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 166 (3.27%) DB2
10 156 (3.07%) Big Data
11 97 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 81 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
13 76 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 70 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 63 (1.24%) Redis
16 48 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 43 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 37 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 576 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 398 (7.83%) Subversion
3 365 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 192 (3.78%) Maven
5 180 (3.54%) Hudson
6 164 (3.23%) JIRA
7 125 (2.46%) Selenium
8 111 (2.18%) Eclipse
9 107 (2.11%) Ant
10 88 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 81 (1.59%) Mercurial
12 79 (1.55%) WebDriver
12 79 (1.55%) JUnit
13 76 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 53 (1.04%) CruiseControl
15 49 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 49 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (0.85%) NUnit
17 40 (0.79%) Bugzilla
18 39 (0.77%) Fiddler
General
1 1281 (25.21%) Finance
2 411 (8.09%) Banking
3 246 (4.84%) Front Office
4 174 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 159 (3.13%) Retail
6 148 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 139 (2.74%) Marketing
8 99 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 91 (1.79%) Games
10 86 (1.69%) Advertising
11 81 (1.59%) Back Office
12 66 (1.30%) Electronics
13 38 (0.75%) Manufacturing
14 35 (0.69%) Publishing
15 33 (0.65%) Law
16 26 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.51%) French Language
17 23 (0.45%) Billing
18 20 (0.39%) Automotive
19 18 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1237 (24.35%) Developer
2 794 (15.63%) Administrator
3 675 (13.28%) Systems Administrator
4 597 (11.75%) Analyst
5 505 (9.94%) Linux Administrator
6 395 (7.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 370 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 302 (5.94%) Applications Support
9 299 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
10 262 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 243 (4.78%) Software Engineer
12 238 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
13 220 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 199 (3.92%) Support Engineer
15 173 (3.40%) Senior Developer
16 166 (3.27%) Consultant
17 162 (3.19%) PHP Developer
18 155 (3.05%) Web Developer
19 149 (2.93%) Junior
20 148 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (14.60%) HTML
2 527 (10.37%) XML
3 509 (10.02%) CSS
4 402 (7.91%) Web Services
5 355 (6.99%) .NET
6 295 (5.81%) jQuery
7 263 (5.18%) LAMP
8 226 (4.45%) J2EE
9 195 (3.84%) SOAP
10 159 (3.13%) Middleware
11 157 (3.09%) Spring
12 156 (3.07%) HTML5
13 153 (3.01%) Ajax
14 130 (2.56%) REST
15 119 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
16 103 (2.03%) Hibernate
16 103 (2.03%) ASP.NET
17 88 (1.73%) JSON
18 82 (1.61%) JDBC
19 81 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 524 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 457 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 434 (8.54%) Open Source
4 250 (4.92%) Clustering
5 167 (3.29%) Hedge funds
6 162 (3.19%) Equities
7 140 (2.76%) Derivative
8 116 (2.28%) Mathematics
9 112 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 97 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 95 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 91 (1.79%) Algorithms
13 84 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 83 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 75 (1.48%) Replication
16 71 (1.40%) User Experience
17 58 (1.14%) HACMP
18 51 (1.00%) Physics
19 46 (0.91%) Client/Server
20 41 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3283 (64.61%) Linux
2 2037 (40.09%) UNIX
3 1410 (27.75%) Windows
4 685 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 579 (11.40%) Solaris
6 489 (9.62%) CentOS
7 300 (5.90%) Ubuntu
8 238 (4.68%) Debian
9 216 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 204 (4.01%) AIX
11 126 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 100 (1.97%) Android
13 91 (1.79%) SUSE
14 86 (1.69%) Windows 7
15 63 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 48 (0.94%) Fedora
17 45 (0.89%) Apple iOS
18 37 (0.73%) Windows XP
19 36 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 33 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (10.19%) DevOps
3 459 (9.03%) ITIL
4 454 (8.94%) OO
5 441 (8.68%) Software Engineering
6 403 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
7 382 (7.52%) Configuration Management
8 338 (6.65%) E-Commerce
9 291 (5.73%) Load Balancing
10 273 (5.37%) TDD
11 241 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 231 (4.55%) MVC
13 228 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
14 212 (4.17%) Scrum
15 192 (3.78%) Project Management
15 192 (3.78%) Web Development
16 174 (3.42%) Time Management
17 173 (3.40%) Problem Management
18 171 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
19 169 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2617 (51.51%) Python
2 1756 (34.56%) SQL
3 1669 (32.85%) Java
4 1473 (28.99%) Bash Shell
5 1214 (23.89%) PHP
6 1020 (20.07%) Ruby
7 843 (16.59%) JavaScript
8 809 (15.92%) Shell Script
9 784 (15.43%) C++
10 535 (10.53%) C#
11 489 (9.62%) PowerShell
12 477 (9.39%) C
13 155 (3.05%) Korn
14 126 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 125 (2.46%) PL/SQL
16 116 (2.28%) AWK
17 97 (1.91%) Tcl
18 96 (1.89%) VBScript
19 95 (1.87%) Groovy
20 91 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 907 (17.85%) Degree
2 163 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 99 (1.95%) RHCE
5 90 (1.77%) CCNP
6 89 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 84 (1.65%) CCNA
8 78 (1.54%) ISEB
9 61 (1.20%) PhD
10 57 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 49 (0.96%) CISSP
12 46 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.83%) RHCSA
14 37 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (0.55%) DV Cleared
17 24 (0.47%) CCSA
18 22 (0.43%) MCSE
19 21 (0.41%) CCIE
20 20 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (6.67%) QA
2 88 (1.73%) SLA
3 63 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.20%) JTAG
8 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.098%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.059%) COBIT
11 3 (0.059%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.059%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.059%) DICOM
12 2 (0.039%) DO-254
12 2 (0.039%) DO-160
System Software
1 569 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 252 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 156 (3.07%) NFS
4 135 (2.66%) KVM
5 133 (2.62%) vSphere
6 104 (2.05%) Xen
7 90 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 85 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 81 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
10 78 (1.54%) Samba
11 73 (1.44%) Hyper-V
12 72 (1.42%) VMware ESX
13 67 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
14 65 (1.28%) Firmware
15 56 (1.10%) Varnish
16 55 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 55 (1.08%) Squid
17 48 (0.94%) Snort
18 46 (0.91%) XenServer
19 45 (0.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 957 (18.83%) Puppet
2 611 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
3 453 (8.92%) Nagios
4 140 (2.76%) Ansible
5 130 (2.56%) Cacti
6 120 (2.36%) ZABBIX
7 118 (2.32%) Salt
8 105 (2.07%) NetBackup
9 81 (1.59%) Tivoli
10 73 (1.44%) Control-M
11 68 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 61 (1.20%) Data Guard
13 48 (0.94%) OpenView
14 45 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
15 44 (0.87%) CFEngine
16 42 (0.83%) Zenoss
17 40 (0.79%) SCCM
18 39 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
18 39 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 34 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 977 (19.23%) Oracle
2 946 (18.62%) Red Hat
3 794 (15.63%) VMware
4 424 (8.34%) Microsoft
5 382 (7.52%) Cisco
6 283 (5.57%) IBM
7 260 (5.12%) HP
8 210 (4.13%) Sybase
9 170 (3.35%) Veritas
10 159 (3.13%) Sun
11 127 (2.50%) Juniper
12 125 (2.46%) Bloomberg
13 120 (2.36%) NetApp
14 97 (1.91%) Symantec
15 96 (1.89%) Zend
16 94 (1.85%) EMC
17 88 (1.73%) TIBCO
18 86 (1.69%) F5
19 81 (1.59%) Reuters
20 75 (1.48%) CheckPoint
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago