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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 123 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2659 2841 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 2.68% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 5.05% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2070 2301 2795
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
57659 56248 61418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.58% 53.08% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48383 48482 53671
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 2 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 2 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 -23 2508 £50,000 +5.26% 340
London -12 1370 £55,000 - 158
South East -1 468 £45,000 +8.43% 64
City of London -38 271 £57,500 +4.54% 53
East of England -42 222 £42,500 +6.25% 49
Yorkshire +21 143 £36,250 -3.33% 16
Cambridgeshire -8 143 £42,000 +20.00% 44
Surrey -3 128 £44,000 +10.00% 14
Cambridge -11 121 £42,000 +20.00% 39
Hampshire +25 102 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland -1 102 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Yorkshire +31 101 £37,500 - 8
North West +22 98 £43,750 +13.63% 13
West Midlands -18 90 £50,000 - 9
Leeds +28 89 £35,250 -6.00% 6
Berkshire -55 89 £45,000 +2.85% 26
Edinburgh -6 65 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Oxfordshire +21 60 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Birmingham -26 60 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West -41 60 £40,000 +11.11% 34
Manchester +14 58 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Reading -10 58 £45,000 +4.34% 12
East Sussex +7 49 £40,000 - 4
Brighton +8 47 £41,000 +2.50% 4
East Midlands +22 40 £38,500 +9.72% 1
Hertfordshire -49 39 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Cheshire +10 34 £47,500 +31.94% 2
South Wales +24 30 £34,500 +21.05% 6
Wales +16 30 £34,500 +6.15% 6
Fareham +13 24 £25,000 -28.57% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 3534 (64.96%) Linux
2 2715 (49.91%) Python
3 2153 (39.58%) UNIX
4 2015 (37.04%) Java
5 1848 (33.97%) SQL
6 1621 (29.80%) Bash Shell
7 1522 (27.98%) Windows
8 1440 (26.47%) Finance
9 1282 (23.57%) Ruby
10 1249 (22.96%) MySQL
11 1226 (22.54%) PHP
12 1040 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
13 1036 (19.04%) Red Hat
14 1028 (18.90%) Apache
15 1009 (18.55%) JavaScript
16 993 (18.25%) Oracle
17 989 (18.18%) Degree
18 951 (17.48%) C++
19 874 (16.07%) Puppet
20 840 (15.44%) VMware
21 818 (15.04%) HTML
22 817 (15.02%) Shell Script
23 727 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 704 (12.94%) Computer Science
25 694 (12.76%) TCP/IP
26 630 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
27 610 (11.21%) C#
28 602 (11.07%) CSS
29 590 (10.85%) Solaris
30 580 (10.66%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 1028 (18.90%) Apache
2 580 (10.66%) Tomcat
3 254 (4.67%) IIS
4 228 (4.19%) nginx
5 199 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 194 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 122 (2.24%) Node.js
8 118 (2.17%) MS Exchange
9 101 (1.86%) Drupal
10 89 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 82 (1.51%) CMS
12 77 (1.42%) OpenStack
13 58 (1.07%) SharePoint
14 50 (0.92%) Apache Solr
15 49 (0.90%) Confluence
15 49 (0.90%) Jetty
16 48 (0.88%) MQSeries
17 46 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
18 45 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
19 34 (0.63%) Alfresco
Applications
1 279 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 115 (2.11%) MS Office
3 39 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.28%) Simulink
6 14 (0.26%) SPSS
7 8 (0.15%) MS Project
7 8 (0.15%) Mingle
8 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.092%) Stateflow
10 3 (0.055%) Stata
11 2 (0.037%) DOC1
11 2 (0.037%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.018%) Maya
12 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 42 (0.77%) RMDS
2 36 (0.66%) Magento
3 20 (0.37%) ION MarketView
4 19 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 18 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
6 17 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 14 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 10 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 7 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
13 6 (0.11%) Tridion
14 4 (0.074%) Kondor+
14 4 (0.074%) SAP SRM
14 4 (0.074%) Global One
15 3 (0.055%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.037%) SAP MDM
17 1 (0.018%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 178 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
3 115 (2.11%) SaaS
4 54 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (0.64%) PaaS
6 34 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (0.53%) GitHub
7 29 (0.53%) IaaS
8 12 (0.22%) Office 365
8 12 (0.22%) Joyent
9 10 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.13%) Heroku
11 6 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.092%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.074%) Route 53
14 3 (0.055%) Trello
14 3 (0.055%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 694 (12.76%) TCP/IP
2 568 (10.44%) DNS
3 454 (8.35%) Firewall
4 419 (7.70%) HTTP
5 414 (7.61%) Internet
6 352 (6.47%) SAN
7 285 (5.24%) LDAP
8 186 (3.42%) BGP
9 179 (3.29%) SMTP
10 168 (3.09%) DHCP
11 150 (2.76%) OSPF
11 150 (2.76%) SSH
12 143 (2.63%) NAS
13 136 (2.50%) Network Security
14 135 (2.48%) MPLS
15 129 (2.37%) VPN
16 124 (2.28%) SSL
17 123 (2.26%) SNMP
18 122 (2.24%) WAN
19 121 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1249 (22.96%) MySQL
2 565 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 484 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 395 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 278 (5.11%) RDBMS
6 239 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 227 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 201 (3.69%) DB2
9 190 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 178 (3.27%) Big Data
11 130 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 110 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 93 (1.71%) Redis
14 85 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 69 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 68 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
17 48 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 40 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
19 33 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 31 (0.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 573 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 460 (8.46%) Subversion
3 358 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 182 (3.35%) JIRA
5 151 (2.78%) Hudson
6 143 (2.63%) Maven
7 128 (2.35%) Selenium
8 120 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 101 (1.86%) Ant
10 80 (1.47%) JUnit
11 56 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 49 (0.90%) ClearCase
13 47 (0.86%) Bugzilla
13 47 (0.86%) WebDriver
14 40 (0.74%) CruiseControl
15 39 (0.72%) Visual Studio
16 38 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 37 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 31 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1440 (26.47%) Finance
2 485 (8.92%) Banking
3 332 (6.10%) Front Office
4 228 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 221 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 155 (2.85%) Retail
7 126 (2.32%) Marketing
8 123 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 86 (1.58%) Advertising
10 80 (1.47%) Back Office
11 76 (1.40%) Games
12 70 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 62 (1.14%) Publishing
14 47 (0.86%) Electronics
15 32 (0.59%) Law
16 24 (0.44%) German Language
17 23 (0.42%) Welsh Language
17 23 (0.42%) Legal
18 21 (0.39%) Automotive
19 20 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1479 (27.19%) Developer
2 773 (14.21%) Administrator
3 619 (11.38%) Systems Administrator
4 568 (10.44%) Analyst
5 509 (9.36%) Linux Administrator
6 392 (7.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 335 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 324 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
9 297 (5.46%) Support Analyst
10 293 (5.39%) Software Engineer
11 276 (5.07%) Applications Support
12 238 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
13 200 (3.68%) Senior Developer
14 189 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 171 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 170 (3.13%) C++ Developer
17 167 (3.07%) Software Developer
18 166 (3.05%) Web Developer
19 158 (2.90%) Support Engineer
20 156 (2.87%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 818 (15.04%) HTML
2 602 (11.07%) CSS
3 528 (9.71%) XML
4 410 (7.54%) Web Services
5 358 (6.58%) jQuery
6 331 (6.08%) .NET
7 325 (5.97%) LAMP
8 254 (4.67%) J2EE
9 213 (3.92%) Ajax
10 170 (3.13%) Spring
11 168 (3.09%) HTML5
12 159 (2.92%) SOAP
13 136 (2.50%) Middleware
14 119 (2.19%) STL
15 114 (2.10%) Hibernate
16 111 (2.04%) JSON
17 108 (1.99%) RESTful
18 98 (1.80%) ASP.NET
19 96 (1.76%) REST
20 92 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 704 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 465 (8.55%) Open Source
3 444 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 290 (5.33%) Clustering
5 236 (4.34%) Hedge funds
6 221 (4.06%) Equities
7 140 (2.57%) Mathematics
8 138 (2.54%) Fixed Income
9 127 (2.33%) Derivative
10 126 (2.32%) Mobile App
11 118 (2.17%) Algorithms
12 100 (1.84%) Management Information System
13 96 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 85 (1.56%) Digital Media
15 82 (1.51%) Replication
16 78 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
17 77 (1.42%) Physics
18 69 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
19 68 (1.25%) Statistics
20 58 (1.07%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3534 (64.96%) Linux
2 2153 (39.58%) UNIX
3 1522 (27.98%) Windows
4 727 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 590 (10.85%) Solaris
6 538 (9.89%) CentOS
7 381 (7.00%) Ubuntu
8 276 (5.07%) Debian
9 238 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 215 (3.95%) AIX
11 148 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 101 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 100 (1.84%) Android
14 96 (1.76%) SUSE
15 76 (1.40%) Apple iOS
15 76 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 60 (1.10%) HPUX
17 55 (1.01%) Mac OS X
18 52 (0.96%) Fedora
19 32 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1040 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (10.37%) OO
3 535 (9.83%) Software Engineering
4 525 (9.65%) DevOps
5 467 (8.58%) ITIL
6 430 (7.90%) Configuration Management
7 415 (7.63%) E-Commerce
8 373 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 346 (6.36%) Load Balancing
10 322 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
11 317 (5.83%) TDD
12 278 (5.11%) Project Management
13 247 (4.54%) Mentoring
14 231 (4.25%) Web Development
15 211 (3.88%) Scrum
16 207 (3.81%) MVC
17 174 (3.20%) Test Automation
18 168 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
19 162 (2.98%) Problem Management
20 161 (2.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2715 (49.91%) Python
2 2015 (37.04%) Java
3 1848 (33.97%) SQL
4 1621 (29.80%) Bash Shell
5 1282 (23.57%) Ruby
6 1226 (22.54%) PHP
7 1009 (18.55%) JavaScript
8 951 (17.48%) C++
9 817 (15.02%) Shell Script
10 610 (11.21%) C#
11 561 (10.31%) C
12 454 (8.35%) PowerShell
13 205 (3.77%) Korn
14 141 (2.59%) PL/SQL
15 131 (2.41%) AWK
16 111 (2.04%) Groovy
17 102 (1.88%) VBA
18 100 (1.84%) VB
19 93 (1.71%) T-SQL
20 91 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 989 (18.18%) Degree
2 200 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 191 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.02%) CCNP
5 104 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 102 (1.88%) CCNA
7 86 (1.58%) RHCE
8 77 (1.42%) ISEB
9 66 (1.21%) PhD
10 63 (1.16%) CISSP
11 48 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 44 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 35 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 31 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
17 28 (0.51%) Postgraduate
17 28 (0.51%) CCSA
18 24 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (7.52%) QA
2 108 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 91 (1.67%) SLA
4 22 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) JTAG
8 10 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.18%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.092%) DICOM
9 5 (0.092%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.055%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.018%) GPG13
11 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.018%) COREP
System Software
1 630 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 191 (3.51%) KVM
4 167 (3.07%) vSphere
5 164 (3.01%) NFS
6 156 (2.87%) Xen
7 120 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 118 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 81 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
10 78 (1.43%) Hyper-V
11 70 (1.29%) Snort
11 70 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
12 57 (1.05%) Squid
13 56 (1.03%) Samba
14 47 (0.86%) Postfix
15 45 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 43 (0.79%) Firmware
17 42 (0.77%) Varnish
18 39 (0.72%) Nmap
19 37 (0.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 874 (16.07%) Puppet
2 552 (10.15%) Opscode Chef
3 505 (9.28%) Nagios
4 164 (3.01%) Cacti
5 124 (2.28%) Salt
6 112 (2.06%) NetBackup
7 108 (1.99%) ZABBIX
8 103 (1.89%) Ansible
9 94 (1.73%) CFEngine
10 93 (1.71%) Tivoli
11 68 (1.25%) Vagrant
12 60 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 57 (1.05%) Control-M
14 56 (1.03%) OpenView
15 55 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 54 (0.99%) Opsview
17 46 (0.85%) SCOM
18 43 (0.79%) SCCM
19 40 (0.74%) Zenoss
19 40 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1036 (19.04%) Red Hat
2 993 (18.25%) Oracle
3 840 (15.44%) VMware
4 494 (9.08%) Cisco
5 456 (8.38%) Microsoft
6 303 (5.57%) IBM
7 265 (4.87%) JBoss
8 259 (4.76%) Sybase
9 253 (4.65%) HP
10 186 (3.42%) Sun
11 164 (3.01%) EMC
11 164 (3.01%) NetApp
12 151 (2.78%) Veritas
13 133 (2.44%) Citrix
13 133 (2.44%) Juniper
14 132 (2.43%) Bloomberg
15 114 (2.10%) Symantec
16 112 (2.06%) F5
17 108 (1.99%) Zend
18 105 (1.93%) TIBCO
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Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £65,000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35-40k + up to £10k Bonus
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENS
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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