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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 130 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2334 2990 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.87% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 5.37% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 2313 2595
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 £67,500
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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
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 29 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 29 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 -34 2203 £50,000 - 325
London -31 1192 £57,500 +4.54% 141
South East -11 461 £50,000 +6.38% 69
City of London -19 277 £60,000 +4.34% 49
East of England -33 208 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Surrey +58 168 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Cambridgeshire -11 128 £40,000 +14.28% 30
South West -18 126 £50,000 +36.98% 25
Cambridge -2 118 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Berkshire -60 101 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Yorkshire -40 97 £35,000 - 17
Hampshire -5 87 £50,000 +29.03% 19
Scotland -6 69 £36,750 -22.63% 14
Reading -23 62 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Oxfordshire +6 58 £43,000 -14.00% 7
North West -22 56 £47,500 +5.55% 11
West Yorkshire -41 52 £40,000 +23.07% 12
Bristol +43 51 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Gloucestershire -26 45 £50,000 +19.04% 5
Leeds -25 44 £40,000 +33.33% 8
West Midlands -60 42 £37,500 -25.00% 11
Hertfordshire -47 41 £34,000 -24.44% 8
Oxford -3 39 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Glasgow +23 34 £39,250 -28.63% 8
Wales +2 34 £45,000 +50.00% 5
South Wales -1 29 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Manchester -16 29 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Leatherhead +25 27 £59,500 +32.22% 3
East Midlands +20 27 £38,750 -5.48% 8
Reigate +9 26 £45,000 +12.50%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 3269 (64.71%) Linux
2 2601 (51.48%) Python
3 2023 (40.04%) UNIX
4 1737 (34.38%) SQL
5 1649 (32.64%) Java
6 1467 (29.04%) Bash Shell
7 1404 (27.79%) Windows
8 1275 (25.24%) Finance
9 1207 (23.89%) PHP
10 1086 (21.50%) MySQL
11 1017 (20.13%) Ruby
12 974 (19.28%) Oracle
13 950 (18.80%) Puppet
14 933 (18.47%) Red Hat
15 900 (17.81%) Degree
16 875 (17.32%) Apache
17 869 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
18 836 (16.55%) JavaScript
19 808 (15.99%) Shell Script
20 787 (15.58%) C++
21 783 (15.50%) VMware
22 735 (14.55%) HTML
23 682 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 648 (12.83%) TCP/IP
25 603 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
26 574 (11.36%) DNS
27 567 (11.22%) Solaris
28 566 (11.20%) SQL Server
28 566 (11.20%) Git (software)
29 559 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 875 (17.32%) Apache
2 535 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 301 (5.96%) IIS
4 233 (4.61%) nginx
5 204 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 177 (3.50%) JBoss
7 149 (2.95%) MS Exchange
8 131 (2.59%) WebLogic
9 105 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 100 (1.98%) Node.js
11 98 (1.94%) OpenStack
12 70 (1.39%) GlassFish
13 66 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
14 65 (1.29%) MQSeries
15 62 (1.23%) CMS
15 62 (1.23%) Confluence
16 52 (1.03%) Drupal
17 43 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
18 41 (0.81%) Jetty
19 38 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 268 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 110 (2.18%) MS Office
3 36 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.14%) SPSS
4 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.099%) Simulink
5 5 (0.099%) DOC1
5 5 (0.099%) PrintSoft PReS
6 3 (0.059%) MS Project
6 3 (0.059%) Stateflow
6 3 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.040%) Stata
7 2 (0.040%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.020%) Maya
8 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (0.69%) RMDS
2 23 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
3 22 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
4 14 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 13 (0.26%) Magento
6 11 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
6 11 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
9 5 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.099%) Exstream
9 5 (0.099%) BASE24
10 4 (0.079%) Global One
10 4 (0.079%) Summit
10 4 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.059%) Kondor+
12 2 (0.040%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.040%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 208 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (2.12%) SaaS
3 90 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 64 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.03%) IaaS
6 43 (0.85%) PaaS
7 40 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 33 (0.65%) GitHub
9 29 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
11 11 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.22%) Route 53
11 11 (0.22%) Heroku
12 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.099%) SoftLayer
13 5 (0.099%) Joyent
14 4 (0.079%) Engine Yard
14 4 (0.079%) Office 365
15 2 (0.040%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 648 (12.83%) TCP/IP
2 574 (11.36%) DNS
3 434 (8.59%) Firewall
4 410 (8.12%) HTTP
5 359 (7.11%) SAN
6 329 (6.51%) Internet
7 270 (5.34%) LDAP
8 178 (3.52%) FTP
9 157 (3.11%) DHCP
9 157 (3.11%) VPN
10 154 (3.05%) SMTP
11 146 (2.89%) WAN
12 140 (2.77%) BGP
13 138 (2.73%) LAN
14 127 (2.51%) NAS
15 119 (2.36%) SNMP
16 113 (2.24%) SSL
17 109 (2.16%) OSPF
18 103 (2.04%) Network Security
19 94 (1.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1086 (21.50%) MySQL
2 566 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 356 (7.05%) Relational Database
4 349 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
5 216 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 207 (4.10%) MongoDB
7 180 (3.56%) RDBMS
8 174 (3.44%) NoSQL
9 163 (3.23%) DB2
10 154 (3.05%) Big Data
11 91 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 79 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
13 74 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 68 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 62 (1.23%) Redis
16 49 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 45 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 42 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 36 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 566 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 388 (7.68%) Subversion
3 366 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 192 (3.80%) Maven
5 179 (3.54%) Hudson
6 165 (3.27%) JIRA
7 122 (2.41%) Selenium
8 109 (2.16%) Eclipse
9 107 (2.12%) Ant
10 88 (1.74%) TeamCity
11 81 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 79 (1.56%) JUnit
13 77 (1.52%) WebDriver
14 75 (1.48%) Cucumber
15 53 (1.05%) CruiseControl
16 48 (0.95%) Visual Studio
17 47 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 44 (0.87%) NUnit
19 40 (0.79%) SpecFlow
19 40 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 1275 (25.24%) Finance
2 409 (8.10%) Banking
3 244 (4.83%) Front Office
4 176 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 158 (3.13%) Retail
6 145 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 136 (2.69%) Marketing
8 100 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 92 (1.82%) Games
10 83 (1.64%) Advertising
11 79 (1.56%) Back Office
12 68 (1.35%) Electronics
13 37 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.67%) Publishing
15 32 (0.63%) Law
16 26 (0.51%) French Language
17 25 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.46%) Billing
19 19 (0.38%) German Language
19 19 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1225 (24.25%) Developer
2 778 (15.40%) Administrator
3 656 (12.98%) Systems Administrator
4 596 (11.80%) Analyst
5 496 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
6 385 (7.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 370 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 299 (5.92%) Applications Support
8 299 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
9 256 (5.07%) Java Developer
10 243 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 240 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
12 227 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 199 (3.94%) Support Engineer
14 176 (3.48%) Senior Developer
15 167 (3.31%) Consultant
16 165 (3.27%) PHP Developer
17 153 (3.03%) Web Developer
18 149 (2.95%) Junior
19 147 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 735 (14.55%) HTML
2 525 (10.39%) XML
3 505 (10.00%) CSS
4 402 (7.96%) Web Services
5 356 (7.05%) .NET
6 297 (5.88%) jQuery
7 261 (5.17%) LAMP
8 223 (4.41%) J2EE
9 193 (3.82%) SOAP
10 160 (3.17%) Middleware
11 156 (3.09%) HTML5
12 155 (3.07%) Spring
13 150 (2.97%) Ajax
14 128 (2.53%) REST
15 122 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
16 106 (2.10%) ASP.NET
17 100 (1.98%) Hibernate
18 87 (1.72%) JSON
19 80 (1.58%) JDBC
20 79 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 523 (10.35%) Computer Science
2 459 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 433 (8.57%) Open Source
4 243 (4.81%) Clustering
5 167 (3.31%) Hedge funds
6 165 (3.27%) Equities
7 138 (2.73%) Derivative
8 115 (2.28%) Mathematics
8 115 (2.28%) Fixed Income
9 99 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 91 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 88 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 87 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 83 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 74 (1.46%) Replication
15 72 (1.43%) User Experience
16 59 (1.17%) HACMP
17 53 (1.05%) Physics
18 45 (0.89%) Client/Server
19 41 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3269 (64.71%) Linux
2 2023 (40.04%) UNIX
3 1404 (27.79%) Windows
4 682 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 567 (11.22%) Solaris
6 483 (9.56%) CentOS
7 285 (5.64%) Ubuntu
8 233 (4.61%) Debian
9 217 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 202 (4.00%) AIX
11 127 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 96 (1.90%) Android
13 87 (1.72%) SUSE
14 84 (1.66%) Windows 7
15 64 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (0.89%) Fedora
17 44 (0.87%) Apple iOS
18 38 (0.75%) Windows XP
19 37 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 31 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (10.27%) DevOps
3 457 (9.05%) ITIL
4 454 (8.99%) OO
5 442 (8.75%) Software Engineering
6 399 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (7.54%) Configuration Management
8 330 (6.53%) E-Commerce
9 287 (5.68%) Load Balancing
10 271 (5.36%) TDD
11 244 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 231 (4.57%) MVC
13 223 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
14 219 (4.33%) Scrum
15 196 (3.88%) Web Development
16 188 (3.72%) Project Management
17 176 (3.48%) Time Management
18 172 (3.40%) Problem Management
19 171 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
20 168 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2601 (51.48%) Python
2 1737 (34.38%) SQL
3 1649 (32.64%) Java
4 1467 (29.04%) Bash Shell
5 1207 (23.89%) PHP
6 1017 (20.13%) Ruby
7 836 (16.55%) JavaScript
8 808 (15.99%) Shell Script
9 787 (15.58%) C++
10 533 (10.55%) C#
11 482 (9.54%) PowerShell
12 479 (9.48%) C
13 158 (3.13%) Korn
14 123 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 122 (2.41%) PL/SQL
16 115 (2.28%) AWK
17 95 (1.88%) Groovy
17 95 (1.88%) VBScript
18 91 (1.80%) Tcl
18 91 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 900 (17.81%) Degree
2 156 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 153 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 98 (1.94%) RHCE
5 86 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 84 (1.66%) CCNP
7 82 (1.62%) CCNA
8 77 (1.52%) ISEB
9 62 (1.23%) PhD
10 56 (1.11%) ISTQB
11 48 (0.95%) CISSP
12 47 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.83%) RHCSA
14 37 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (0.57%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.46%) MCSE
18 21 (0.42%) CCIE
18 21 (0.42%) CCSA
19 19 (0.38%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (6.77%) QA
2 89 (1.76%) SLA
3 60 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.40%) 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 (0.099%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.059%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.059%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.059%) COBIT
11 3 (0.059%) DICOM
12 2 (0.040%) DO-254
12 2 (0.040%) DO-160
System Software
1 559 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 155 (3.07%) NFS
4 131 (2.59%) KVM
5 127 (2.51%) vSphere
6 101 (2.00%) Xen
7 86 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
7 86 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 80 (1.58%) Samba
8 80 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
9 70 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 70 (1.39%) Hyper-V
10 65 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 65 (1.29%) Firmware
11 58 (1.15%) Squid
11 58 (1.15%) Varnish
12 54 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 47 (0.93%) XenServer
14 46 (0.91%) Snort
14 46 (0.91%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 950 (18.80%) Puppet
2 603 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
3 445 (8.81%) Nagios
4 142 (2.81%) Ansible
5 125 (2.47%) Cacti
6 118 (2.34%) ZABBIX
7 117 (2.32%) Salt
8 103 (2.04%) NetBackup
9 81 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 73 (1.44%) Control-M
11 69 (1.37%) Vagrant
12 60 (1.19%) Data Guard
13 48 (0.95%) OpenView
14 42 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 42 (0.83%) CFEngine
14 42 (0.83%) Zenoss
15 37 (0.73%) SCCM
15 37 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 36 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
17 34 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 974 (19.28%) Oracle
2 933 (18.47%) Red Hat
3 783 (15.50%) VMware
4 427 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 369 (7.30%) Cisco
6 280 (5.54%) IBM
7 262 (5.19%) HP
8 206 (4.08%) Sybase
9 168 (3.33%) Veritas
10 157 (3.11%) Sun
11 123 (2.43%) Bloomberg
12 121 (2.40%) NetApp
13 120 (2.38%) Juniper
14 97 (1.92%) Zend
15 94 (1.86%) Symantec
16 92 (1.82%) EMC
17 86 (1.70%) F5
18 85 (1.68%) TIBCO
19 78 (1.54%) Reuters
20 73 (1.44%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Career progression!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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