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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 118 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2729 2936 3644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.76% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 5.24% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 2385 2982
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 £32,000 £31,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
58663 55981 62708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.71% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49173 48137 55014
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 August 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 -24 2568 £50,000 +3.09% 311
London -18 1449 £55,000 - 144
South East -47 412 £45,000 +12.50% 64
City of London -31 324 £55,000 -4.34% 61
East of England -16 259 £42,000 +5.00% 47
Cambridgeshire -3 166 £41,000 +9.33% 38
Yorkshire 0 138 £37,500 - 17
Cambridge -6 131 £41,500 +12.16% 37
Hampshire -10 109 £45,750 +14.37% 16
North West -4 101 £42,500 +7.59% 22
Scotland -5 101 £42,500 +13.33% 15
West Yorkshire +5 92 £38,000 +4.82% 9
Surrey -13 92 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Berkshire -56 88 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Leeds +10 85 £38,000 +8.57% 6
West Midlands -23 77 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Manchester +14 61 £42,500 +10.38% 13
South West -45 60 £41,000 +17.14% 18
Birmingham -23 50 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Reading -26 50 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands +27 48 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Edinburgh -7 46 £35,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -36 44 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Oxfordshire +17 41 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Glasgow -13 37 £48,750 +21.87% 5
South Wales +20 33 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Wales +13 33 £34,000 +7.08% 6
East Sussex -20 33 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Brighton -21 32 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Nottingham +23 30 £45,000 +21.62% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3584 (64.86%) Linux
2 2723 (49.28%) Python
3 2231 (40.37%) UNIX
4 2086 (37.75%) Java
5 1851 (33.50%) SQL
6 1594 (28.85%) Bash Shell
7 1528 (27.65%) Windows
8 1445 (26.15%) Finance
9 1302 (23.56%) Ruby
10 1268 (22.95%) MySQL
11 1256 (22.73%) PHP
12 1061 (19.20%) Apache
13 1059 (19.16%) Oracle
14 1045 (18.91%) Red Hat
15 1037 (18.77%) JavaScript
16 1020 (18.46%) Degree
17 981 (17.75%) C++
18 849 (15.36%) Puppet
19 828 (14.98%) VMware
20 819 (14.82%) Shell Script
21 801 (14.50%) HTML
22 736 (13.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 720 (13.03%) Computer Science
24 678 (12.27%) TCP/IP
25 635 (11.49%) C#
26 612 (11.07%) Solaris
27 608 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
28 605 (10.95%) CSS
29 602 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
30 582 (10.53%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1061 (19.20%) Apache
2 582 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 238 (4.31%) IIS
4 220 (3.98%) nginx
5 208 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 174 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 120 (2.17%) Drupal
8 117 (2.12%) Node.js
9 110 (1.99%) MS Exchange
10 85 (1.54%) CMS
11 75 (1.36%) SharePoint
12 73 (1.32%) OpenStack
13 70 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
14 59 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 53 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 46 (0.83%) Confluence
17 44 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
17 44 (0.80%) SAS
18 43 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
19 42 (0.76%) Alfresco
Applications
1 289 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 127 (2.30%) MS Office
3 46 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.45%) SPSS
5 17 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.25%) Simulink
7 10 (0.18%) Mingle
7 10 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 10 (0.18%) MS Project
8 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.090%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.090%) Stata
10 4 (0.072%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.036%) DOC1
11 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (0.80%) Magento
2 30 (0.54%) RMDS
3 28 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 24 (0.43%) TIBCO iProcess
4 24 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
5 18 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
6 16 (0.29%) ION MarketView
7 14 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 9 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.14%) SunGard APT
9 8 (0.14%) FastVal
10 7 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
10 7 (0.13%) Cordys
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
11 6 (0.11%) Tridion
12 4 (0.072%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 197 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 136 (2.46%) SaaS
3 90 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.52%) IaaS
6 27 (0.49%) PaaS
7 25 (0.45%) GitHub
8 17 (0.31%) Joyent
9 15 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.24%) Office 365
11 12 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.11%) Route 53
15 5 (0.090%) Heroku
16 4 (0.072%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.054%) Trello
18 2 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 678 (12.27%) TCP/IP
2 564 (10.21%) DNS
3 478 (8.65%) Firewall
4 444 (8.03%) HTTP
5 442 (8.00%) Internet
6 364 (6.59%) SAN
7 285 (5.16%) LDAP
8 177 (3.20%) DHCP
9 176 (3.18%) SMTP
10 167 (3.02%) BGP
11 151 (2.73%) SSH
12 144 (2.61%) SSL
12 144 (2.61%) NAS
13 139 (2.52%) VPN
14 128 (2.32%) Network Security
14 128 (2.32%) MPLS
15 126 (2.28%) OSPF
16 118 (2.14%) WAN
17 117 (2.12%) SNMP
18 101 (1.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1268 (22.95%) MySQL
2 546 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 516 (9.34%) Relational Database
4 368 (6.66%) PostgreSQL
5 300 (5.43%) RDBMS
6 228 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 216 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 207 (3.75%) NoSQL
9 205 (3.71%) Big Data
10 175 (3.17%) DB2
11 150 (2.71%) Hadoop
12 121 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
13 95 (1.72%) Redis
14 88 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 85 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 79 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
18 45 (0.81%) Informix
19 42 (0.76%) Data Mining
20 36 (0.65%) KDB
Development Applications
1 550 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 465 (8.41%) Subversion
3 376 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 198 (3.58%) JIRA
5 156 (2.82%) Hudson
6 145 (2.62%) Maven
7 139 (2.52%) Selenium
8 112 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 99 (1.79%) Ant
10 85 (1.54%) JUnit
11 64 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 52 (0.94%) Bugzilla
13 50 (0.90%) ClearCase
14 44 (0.80%) WebDriver
14 44 (0.80%) CruiseControl
15 41 (0.74%) Cucumber
16 39 (0.71%) Visual Studio
17 38 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 35 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1445 (26.15%) Finance
2 490 (8.87%) Banking
3 327 (5.92%) Front Office
4 248 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 243 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 157 (2.84%) Retail
7 142 (2.57%) Marketing
8 120 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 85 (1.54%) Games
10 79 (1.43%) Publishing
11 78 (1.41%) Back Office
11 78 (1.41%) Advertising
12 75 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 60 (1.09%) Electronics
14 32 (0.58%) Law
15 29 (0.52%) Legal
16 24 (0.43%) German Language
16 24 (0.43%) Automotive
17 23 (0.42%) French Language
17 23 (0.42%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1508 (27.29%) Developer
2 781 (14.13%) Administrator
3 611 (11.06%) Systems Administrator
4 545 (9.86%) Analyst
5 501 (9.07%) Linux Administrator
6 386 (6.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 332 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 328 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
9 285 (5.16%) Software Engineer
10 274 (4.96%) Applications Support
11 261 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 253 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
13 210 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
14 190 (3.44%) Software Developer
15 179 (3.24%) Senior Developer
16 170 (3.08%) Test Engineer
17 169 (3.06%) C++ Developer
17 169 (3.06%) Support Engineer
18 168 (3.04%) Web Developer
19 167 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (14.50%) HTML
2 605 (10.95%) CSS
3 553 (10.01%) XML
4 409 (7.40%) Web Services
5 338 (6.12%) LAMP
6 331 (5.99%) .NET
6 331 (5.99%) jQuery
7 264 (4.78%) J2EE
8 213 (3.85%) Ajax
9 180 (3.26%) HTML5
10 168 (3.04%) Spring
11 138 (2.50%) SOAP
12 131 (2.37%) Middleware
13 130 (2.35%) JSON
14 120 (2.17%) STL
15 116 (2.10%) RESTful
16 113 (2.04%) Hibernate
17 109 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
18 93 (1.68%) JSP
19 82 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 720 (13.03%) Computer Science
2 470 (8.51%) Open Source
3 289 (5.23%) Clustering
4 227 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 222 (4.02%) Equities
6 148 (2.68%) Derivative
7 142 (2.57%) Mathematics
8 135 (2.44%) Fixed Income
9 130 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 106 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 106 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 104 (1.88%) Replication
12 92 (1.66%) Digital Media
13 87 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 72 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
15 68 (1.23%) Client/Server
16 67 (1.21%) Statistics
17 65 (1.18%) Physics
18 60 (1.09%) Firmware
19 57 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3584 (64.86%) Linux
2 2231 (40.37%) UNIX
3 1528 (27.65%) Windows
4 736 (13.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 612 (11.07%) Solaris
6 528 (9.55%) CentOS
7 380 (6.88%) Ubuntu
8 271 (4.90%) Debian
9 251 (4.54%) AIX
10 246 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 138 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 115 (2.08%) Android
13 102 (1.85%) SUSE
14 97 (1.76%) Apple iOS
15 92 (1.66%) Windows 7
16 84 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 69 (1.25%) HPUX
18 58 (1.05%) Mac OS X
19 47 (0.85%) Fedora
20 28 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (10.22%) DevOps
3 558 (10.10%) OO
4 522 (9.45%) Software Engineering
5 482 (8.72%) ITIL
6 462 (8.36%) Configuration Management
7 403 (7.29%) E-Commerce
8 381 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
9 357 (6.46%) Load Balancing
10 352 (6.37%) TDD
11 339 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
12 268 (4.85%) Project Management
13 241 (4.36%) Scrum
14 227 (4.11%) Web Development
15 198 (3.58%) Test Automation
16 179 (3.24%) MVC
17 177 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
18 172 (3.11%) Multithreading
19 159 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
20 158 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2723 (49.28%) Python
2 2086 (37.75%) Java
3 1851 (33.50%) SQL
4 1594 (28.85%) Bash Shell
5 1302 (23.56%) Ruby
6 1256 (22.73%) PHP
7 1037 (18.77%) JavaScript
8 981 (17.75%) C++
9 819 (14.82%) Shell Script
10 635 (11.49%) C#
11 576 (10.42%) C
12 449 (8.13%) PowerShell
13 215 (3.89%) Korn
14 164 (2.97%) PL/SQL
15 127 (2.30%) AWK
16 120 (2.17%) VB
17 108 (1.95%) VBA
18 102 (1.85%) VBScript
19 101 (1.83%) Groovy
20 96 (1.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1020 (18.46%) Degree
2 177 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
3 176 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 96 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.70%) CCNA
6 92 (1.66%) CCNP
7 82 (1.48%) ISEB
8 81 (1.47%) RHCE
9 69 (1.25%) PhD
10 64 (1.16%) CISSP
11 55 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 39 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
12 39 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (0.71%) ISTQB
13 38 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (0.56%) MCSE
16 28 (0.51%) Postgraduate
17 26 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (0.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (8.20%) QA
2 99 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 94 (1.70%) SLA
4 21 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.22%) JTAG
8 11 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.090%) DICOM
11 4 (0.072%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.072%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.018%) MiFID
12 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.018%) COREP
12 1 (0.018%) GPG13
System Software
1 602 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 237 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 185 (3.35%) KVM
4 179 (3.24%) vSphere
5 172 (3.11%) NFS
6 152 (2.75%) Xen
7 135 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 107 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 85 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 81 (1.47%) Hyper-V
11 63 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
12 60 (1.09%) Squid
13 58 (1.05%) Snort
14 51 (0.92%) Varnish
15 49 (0.89%) Samba
16 42 (0.76%) Nmap
17 41 (0.74%) Postfix
18 39 (0.71%) Sendmail
19 38 (0.69%) XenServer
20 37 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 849 (15.36%) Puppet
2 564 (10.21%) Opscode Chef
3 512 (9.27%) Nagios
4 149 (2.70%) Cacti
5 129 (2.33%) Salt
6 121 (2.19%) ZABBIX
7 107 (1.94%) NetBackup
8 98 (1.77%) Tivoli
9 93 (1.68%) CFEngine
10 85 (1.54%) Ansible
11 62 (1.12%) Vagrant
12 61 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 60 (1.09%) OpenView
14 56 (1.01%) Opsview
15 50 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 50 (0.90%) Control-M
16 44 (0.80%) Ganglia
17 43 (0.78%) SCOM
18 42 (0.76%) Zenoss
19 40 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1059 (19.16%) Oracle
2 1045 (18.91%) Red Hat
3 828 (14.98%) VMware
4 512 (9.27%) Cisco
5 478 (8.65%) Microsoft
6 306 (5.54%) JBoss
7 279 (5.05%) IBM
8 272 (4.92%) HP
9 269 (4.87%) Sybase
10 208 (3.76%) Sun
11 188 (3.40%) NetApp
12 180 (3.26%) EMC
13 152 (2.75%) Citrix
14 141 (2.55%) Veritas
15 130 (2.35%) Juniper
16 115 (2.08%) Bloomberg
17 113 (2.04%) F5
18 107 (1.94%) TIBCO
19 93 (1.68%) Symantec
20 91 (1.65%) Reuters
South West London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum - excellent culture
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago