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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 158 140 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2118 2377 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 2.23% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 4.44% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1807 2286
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 1976 £52,500 +5.00% 278
London -32 953 £60,000 +4.34% 132
South East +9 497 £50,000 +4.71% 64
East of England -27 174 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Berkshire +18 148 £55,000 +12.82% 18
Surrey -8 148 £47,500 -5.00% 17
City of London -34 144 £57,500 -4.16% 36
South West -29 112 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Hampshire +41 107 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Yorkshire +22 105 £43,750 +30.59% 13
Reading +27 102 £55,000 +12.82% 12
Cambridge -10 96 £40,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire -13 96 £40,000 -2.43% 14
Scotland -6 68 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Yorkshire +8 61 £45,000 +14.64% 9
North West +23 51 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Leeds +11 50 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Oxfordshire -7 50 £47,500 +10.46% 8
West Midlands -11 49 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Gloucestershire +10 48 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Hertfordshire +1 41 £50,000 +47.05% 5
Manchester +28 39 £46,250 +27.58% 8
Edinburgh +10 30 £42,500 +34.92% 6
Dorset +22 29 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +3 29 £37,500 - 10
Glasgow -33 28 £40,000 - 1
Poole +31 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
South Yorkshire +30 27 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 27 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Sheffield +29 26 £50,000 +66.66% 4

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3106 (65.40%) Linux
2 2997 (63.11%) Python
3 1650 (34.74%) Unix
4 1575 (33.16%) Java
5 1531 (32.24%) SQL
6 1392 (29.31%) Bash Shell
7 1373 (28.91%) Windows
8 1242 (26.15%) Finance
9 1071 (22.55%) Ruby
10 969 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
11 929 (19.56%) Oracle
12 897 (18.89%) Apache
13 892 (18.78%) MySQL
14 882 (18.57%) VMware
15 875 (18.42%) Puppet
16 867 (18.26%) Degree
17 828 (17.44%) Red Hat
18 825 (17.37%) C++
19 824 (17.35%) PHP
20 791 (16.66%) JavaScript
21 674 (14.19%) DevOps
22 647 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
23 606 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 601 (12.66%) PowerShell
25 599 (12.61%) Tomcat
26 583 (12.28%) Shell Script
27 574 (12.09%) LAMP
28 559 (11.77%) HTML
29 544 (11.46%) C
30 542 (11.41%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 897 (18.89%) Apache
2 599 (12.61%) Tomcat
3 251 (5.29%) JBoss
4 222 (4.67%) nginx
5 169 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 165 (3.47%) IIS
7 152 (3.20%) OpenStack
8 147 (3.10%) Node.js
9 146 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
10 136 (2.86%) WebSphere
11 103 (2.17%) MS Exchange
12 100 (2.11%) Apache Spark
13 84 (1.77%) Confluence
14 67 (1.41%) Jetty
15 56 (1.18%) Apache Solr
16 49 (1.03%) Apache Pig
17 40 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
18 36 (0.76%) CloudStack
19 35 (0.74%) Drupal
19 35 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 243 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 119 (2.51%) MS Office
3 27 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.42%) SPSS
5 19 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.29%) MS Project
7 10 (0.21%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.021%) DOC1
12 1 (0.021%) HipChat
12 1 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 39 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.19%) Magento
5 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.17%) Summit
6 6 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.11%) Exstream
7 5 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.084%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.084%) Hi Portfolio
8 4 (0.084%) Kondor
8 4 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.063%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.063%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 537 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (3.10%) SaaS
3 117 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (1.45%) IaaS
6 55 (1.16%) GitHub
6 55 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 45 (0.95%) OpenShift
8 44 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 35 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (0.74%) PaaS
11 31 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.25%) Joyent
13 12 (0.25%) Route 53
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.15%) Datadog
17 6 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 460 (9.69%) DNS
2 457 (9.62%) Firewall
3 451 (9.50%) TCP/IP
4 305 (6.42%) Internet
5 267 (5.62%) HTTP
6 193 (4.06%) LDAP
7 161 (3.39%) SAN
8 136 (2.86%) VPN
9 133 (2.80%) LAN
10 130 (2.74%) SSL
11 119 (2.51%) DHCP
12 115 (2.42%) BGP
13 113 (2.38%) SMTP
14 111 (2.34%) WAN
15 98 (2.06%) OSPF
15 98 (2.06%) SNMP
16 96 (2.02%) VLAN
17 95 (2.00%) Network Security
18 94 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 88 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (18.78%) MySQL
2 504 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 376 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 281 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
5 266 (5.60%) MongoDB
6 246 (5.18%) NoSQL
7 237 (4.99%) Big Data
8 222 (4.67%) Hadoop
9 214 (4.51%) RDBMS
10 195 (4.11%) Oracle Database
11 163 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 117 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 115 (2.42%) Redis
14 85 (1.79%) DB2
15 77 (1.62%) Apache Hive
16 67 (1.41%) Informix
17 60 (1.26%) HBase
18 57 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
19 56 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
20 50 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 534 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 456 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 334 (7.03%) Subversion
4 266 (5.60%) JIRA
5 157 (3.31%) Maven
6 131 (2.76%) Selenium
7 102 (2.15%) JUnit
8 95 (2.00%) Hudson
9 89 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 83 (1.75%) Ant
11 73 (1.54%) Visual Studio
12 72 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 67 (1.41%) Vagrant
14 65 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 47 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 35 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
18 30 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
19 28 (0.59%) Mercurial
19 28 (0.59%) ProC
General
1 1242 (26.15%) Finance
2 440 (9.27%) Banking
3 352 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 201 (4.23%) Front Office
5 135 (2.84%) Retail
6 131 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 116 (2.44%) Marketing
8 102 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 78 (1.64%) Back Office
10 73 (1.54%) Games
11 53 (1.12%) Electronics
12 43 (0.91%) Automotive
13 41 (0.86%) Advertising
13 41 (0.86%) Law
13 41 (0.86%) Legal
13 41 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.59%) Billing
15 27 (0.57%) Publishing
16 24 (0.51%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1013 (21.33%) Developer
2 627 (13.20%) Administrator
3 609 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
4 502 (10.57%) Systems Administrator
5 474 (9.98%) Analyst
6 428 (9.01%) Linux Administrator
7 382 (8.04%) Applications Support
8 365 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 336 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 296 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
11 258 (5.43%) Support Analyst
12 224 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 209 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 209 (4.40%) Unix Support
14 206 (4.34%) Java Developer
15 200 (4.21%) Linux Support
16 196 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 194 (4.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 185 (3.90%) Senior Developer
19 181 (3.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (12.09%) LAMP
2 559 (11.77%) HTML
3 454 (9.56%) Web Services
4 418 (8.80%) XML
5 411 (8.65%) CSS
6 335 (7.05%) .NET
7 214 (4.51%) Middleware
8 172 (3.62%) jQuery
9 167 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
10 149 (3.14%) HTML5
11 145 (3.05%) LEMP Stack
12 143 (3.01%) J2EE
12 143 (3.01%) Spring
13 138 (2.91%) SOAP
14 131 (2.76%) REST
15 118 (2.48%) JSON
16 107 (2.25%) Hibernate
17 98 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
18 85 (1.79%) STL
19 84 (1.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 531 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 418 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 210 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 173 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 163 (3.43%) Derivative
7 152 (3.20%) Equities
8 149 (3.14%) Hedge funds
9 120 (2.53%) Mathematics
10 115 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 108 (2.27%) Clustering
12 103 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
13 98 (2.06%) Fixed Income
14 70 (1.47%) Digital Media
15 67 (1.41%) Data Structures
15 67 (1.41%) Replication
16 63 (1.33%) EMC VNX
17 62 (1.31%) Statistics
18 61 (1.28%) User Experience
19 55 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3106 (65.40%) Linux
2 1650 (34.74%) Unix
3 1373 (28.91%) Windows
4 606 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 466 (9.81%) CentOS
6 389 (8.19%) Windows Server
7 296 (6.23%) Solaris
8 224 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 185 (3.90%) Ubuntu
10 156 (3.28%) Debian
11 155 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 124 (2.61%) Android
13 121 (2.55%) AIX
14 98 (2.06%) Apple iOS
15 74 (1.56%) Windows 7
16 65 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 60 (1.26%) SUSE
18 57 (1.20%) Mac OS X
19 41 (0.86%) Fedora
20 38 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (14.19%) DevOps
3 508 (10.70%) Configuration Management
4 491 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 441 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
6 439 (9.24%) Open Source
7 383 (8.06%) ITIL
8 332 (6.99%) OO
9 313 (6.59%) High Availability
10 290 (6.11%) Scrum
11 271 (5.71%) TDD
12 267 (5.62%) SDLC
13 246 (5.18%) Load Balancing
14 242 (5.10%) Analytics
15 224 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
16 223 (4.70%) Mentoring
17 185 (3.90%) Project Management
18 180 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
19 179 (3.77%) Web Development
20 167 (3.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2997 (63.11%) Python
2 1575 (33.16%) Java
3 1531 (32.24%) SQL
4 1392 (29.31%) Bash Shell
5 1071 (22.55%) Ruby
6 825 (17.37%) C++
7 824 (17.35%) PHP
8 791 (16.66%) JavaScript
9 601 (12.66%) PowerShell
10 583 (12.28%) Shell Script
11 544 (11.46%) C
12 427 (8.99%) C#
13 185 (3.90%) Scala
14 170 (3.58%) Korn
15 118 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 117 (2.46%) VB
17 113 (2.38%) R
18 73 (1.54%) AWK
19 61 (1.28%) T-SQL
20 59 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 867 (18.26%) Degree
2 227 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 181 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 117 (2.46%) CCNA
6 103 (2.17%) CCNP
7 90 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (1.75%) PhD
9 74 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 72 (1.52%) RHCE
11 71 (1.50%) CISSP
12 47 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (0.95%) CEH
14 44 (0.93%) MCSE
14 44 (0.93%) RHCSA
15 41 (0.86%) CCIE
15 41 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 35 (0.74%) AWS Certification
17 34 (0.72%) GIAC
18 28 (0.59%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (4.32%) QA
2 92 (1.94%) SLA
3 27 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.23%) COBIT
6 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.23%) SEPA
7 7 (0.15%) COSO
7 7 (0.15%) SDET
8 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.063%) GCP
9 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.063%) OIPF
10 2 (0.042%) JTAG
11 1 (0.021%) BS25999
11 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.021%) MiFID
11 1 (0.021%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 647 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 314 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 217 (4.57%) Docker
4 143 (3.01%) KVM
5 139 (2.93%) vSphere
6 119 (2.51%) NFS
7 107 (2.25%) Xen
8 103 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 90 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 67 (1.41%) iptables
11 65 (1.37%) Squid
12 62 (1.31%) Varnish
13 57 (1.20%) Firmware
14 54 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
15 48 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
16 47 (0.99%) Postfix
17 45 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 41 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
19 38 (0.80%) Sendmail
20 35 (0.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 875 (18.42%) Puppet
2 542 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
3 434 (9.14%) Nagios
4 228 (4.80%) Ansible
5 117 (2.46%) Salt
6 114 (2.40%) ZABBIX
7 113 (2.38%) Graphite
8 101 (2.13%) WSUS
9 97 (2.04%) Cacti
10 73 (1.54%) logstash
11 64 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
12 63 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 62 (1.31%) Control-M
14 60 (1.26%) Tivoli
15 59 (1.24%) Opsview
16 57 (1.20%) SCCM
17 53 (1.12%) CFEngine
17 53 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
18 46 (0.97%) Nessus
19 42 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 929 (19.56%) Oracle
2 882 (18.57%) VMware
3 828 (17.44%) Red Hat
4 494 (10.40%) Microsoft
5 396 (8.34%) Cisco
6 263 (5.54%) Sybase
7 175 (3.68%) HP
8 164 (3.45%) IBM
9 161 (3.39%) F5
10 156 (3.28%) Juniper
11 131 (2.76%) Citrix
12 125 (2.63%) Splunk
13 107 (2.25%) EMC
14 100 (2.11%) Sun
15 92 (1.94%) NetApp
16 78 (1.64%) Qualys
17 70 (1.47%) Bloomberg
18 69 (1.45%) Google
19 62 (1.31%) SAP
20 58 (1.22%) Atlassian
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £27500 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Latest technologies
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago