The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 124 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2742 3031 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.79% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.30% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2111 2456 2979
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60340 57173 63232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.62% 52.59% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51195 49086 55626
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 July 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 29 July 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 -30 2558 £49,500 +4.21% 323
London -22 1470 £55,000 - 166
South East -49 396 £45,000 +12.50% 46
City of London -29 337 £53,000 -7.82% 63
East of England -12 258 £42,000 +5.00% 44
Cambridgeshire -5 163 £42,000 +5.00% 31
Yorkshire +7 141 £40,000 +17.64% 13
Cambridge -9 124 £42,000 +5.00% 29
Berkshire -28 107 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Scotland -11 106 £42,500 +7.59% 12
Hampshire -10 99 £47,500 +18.75% 10
North West -7 95 £42,500 +10.38% 17
West Yorkshire +14 94 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Leeds +5 89 £40,000 +10.34% 5
South West -7 83 £41,000 +17.14% 19
Surrey -50 65 £49,500 +10.00% 8
Reading -25 61 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Manchester +32 54 £42,500 +30.76% 10
West Midlands -27 54 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Oxfordshire +25 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Edinburgh -10 52 £35,500 -8.38% 5
Hertfordshire -43 49 £41,250 +3.12% 13
South Wales +26 47 £33,000 +1.53% 5
Wales +16 47 £33,000 +1.53% 5
East Midlands +32 46 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Glasgow -11 40 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Gloucestershire -3 38 £46,000 +31.42% 11
Birmingham -21 38 £50,000 -
Cardiff +19 35 £35,000 -16.16% 5
North Yorkshire +2 30 £46,000 +41.53% 3

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3588 (64.36%) Linux
2 2688 (48.22%) Python
3 2308 (41.40%) UNIX
4 2134 (38.28%) Java
5 1836 (32.93%) SQL
6 1523 (27.32%) Windows
7 1503 (26.96%) Bash Shell
8 1437 (25.78%) Finance
9 1310 (23.50%) PHP
10 1287 (23.09%) MySQL
11 1280 (22.96%) Ruby
12 1097 (19.68%) Oracle
13 1083 (19.43%) Degree
14 1069 (19.17%) Apache
15 1063 (19.07%) JavaScript
16 1003 (17.99%) Red Hat
17 996 (17.87%) C++
18 820 (14.71%) HTML
19 819 (14.69%) VMware
20 791 (14.19%) Puppet
21 774 (13.88%) Shell Script
22 752 (13.49%) Computer Science
23 689 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 649 (11.64%) TCP/IP
25 641 (11.50%) C#
26 638 (11.44%) Solaris
27 613 (11.00%) CSS
28 612 (10.98%) C
29 598 (10.73%) Tomcat
30 593 (10.64%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1069 (19.17%) Apache
2 598 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 238 (4.27%) IIS
4 222 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 205 (3.68%) nginx
6 173 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 128 (2.30%) Node.js
8 122 (2.19%) Drupal
9 107 (1.92%) CMS
10 104 (1.87%) MS Exchange
11 84 (1.51%) SharePoint
12 73 (1.31%) OpenStack
13 65 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
14 59 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
15 58 (1.04%) Apache Solr
16 51 (0.91%) Alfresco
16 51 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
17 49 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
18 48 (0.86%) Jetty
19 46 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 277 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 129 (2.31%) MS Office
3 42 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.48%) SPSS
5 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.23%) MS Project
6 13 (0.23%) Simulink
7 12 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.18%) Mingle
8 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Stata
10 5 (0.090%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.054%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.054%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.054%) DOC1
11 3 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 51 (0.91%) Magento
2 34 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 30 (0.54%) TIBCO iProcess
4 24 (0.43%) RMDS
5 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 16 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.22%) SunGard APT
8 12 (0.22%) ION MarketView
9 11 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.20%) FastVal
9 11 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
10 9 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 8 (0.14%) Cordys
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.11%) Tridion
13 5 (0.090%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (0.090%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 205 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (2.33%) SaaS
3 129 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 107 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (0.54%) PaaS
5 30 (0.54%) IaaS
6 27 (0.48%) GitHub
7 25 (0.45%) Joyent
8 22 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.22%) Office 365
11 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.13%) Route 53
14 6 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.090%) Heroku
15 5 (0.090%) IBM SmartCloud
16 3 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.054%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 649 (11.64%) TCP/IP
2 547 (9.81%) DNS
3 487 (8.74%) Internet
4 476 (8.54%) Firewall
5 435 (7.80%) HTTP
6 404 (7.25%) SAN
7 269 (4.83%) LDAP
8 178 (3.19%) SMTP
9 177 (3.17%) NAS
10 175 (3.14%) DHCP
11 160 (2.87%) BGP
12 141 (2.53%) SSL
12 141 (2.53%) VPN
12 141 (2.53%) SSH
13 122 (2.19%) MPLS
14 114 (2.04%) VLAN
15 113 (2.03%) OSPF
16 109 (1.96%) WAN
17 108 (1.94%) SNMP
18 103 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (23.09%) MySQL
2 563 (10.10%) Relational Database
3 528 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 344 (6.17%) RDBMS
5 337 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
6 231 (4.14%) NoSQL
7 229 (4.11%) MongoDB
8 213 (3.82%) Big Data
9 210 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 164 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 156 (2.80%) DB2
12 126 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 101 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 99 (1.78%) Redis
15 93 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 91 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.90%) Informix
18 49 (0.88%) Data Mining
18 49 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
19 43 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 513 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 478 (8.57%) Subversion
3 363 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 191 (3.43%) JIRA
5 147 (2.64%) Maven
6 143 (2.57%) Hudson
7 126 (2.26%) Selenium
8 112 (2.01%) Ant
9 90 (1.61%) JUnit
9 90 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 59 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 53 (0.95%) ClearCase
12 49 (0.88%) Bugzilla
13 44 (0.79%) CruiseControl
13 44 (0.79%) Visual Studio
14 38 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (0.56%) Cucumber
15 31 (0.56%) JMeter
16 30 (0.54%) Metasploit
General
1 1437 (25.78%) Finance
2 492 (8.83%) Banking
3 308 (5.52%) Front Office
4 259 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 249 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 163 (2.92%) Retail
7 128 (2.30%) Marketing
8 109 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 102 (1.83%) Games
10 89 (1.60%) Publishing
11 77 (1.38%) Advertising
12 74 (1.33%) Back Office
13 69 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 58 (1.04%) Electronics
15 33 (0.59%) Law
16 31 (0.56%) Automotive
17 30 (0.54%) Legal
18 25 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.39%) French Language
19 22 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1582 (28.38%) Developer
2 778 (13.96%) Administrator
3 584 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
4 530 (9.51%) Analyst
5 509 (9.13%) Linux Administrator
6 387 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 338 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 313 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 299 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 270 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
11 268 (4.81%) Applications Support
12 266 (4.77%) Support Analyst
13 224 (4.02%) Software Developer
14 206 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
15 188 (3.37%) Senior Developer
16 185 (3.32%) Web Developer
17 182 (3.26%) C++ Developer
18 164 (2.94%) Test Engineer
18 164 (2.94%) Support Engineer
19 151 (2.71%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (14.71%) HTML
2 613 (11.00%) CSS
3 549 (9.85%) XML
4 403 (7.23%) Web Services
5 350 (6.28%) .NET
6 336 (6.03%) jQuery
7 327 (5.87%) LAMP
8 289 (5.18%) J2EE
9 203 (3.64%) Ajax
10 198 (3.55%) HTML5
11 170 (3.05%) Spring
12 137 (2.46%) JSON
13 130 (2.33%) SOAP
14 129 (2.31%) Middleware
15 126 (2.26%) STL
16 122 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
17 111 (1.99%) Hibernate
18 107 (1.92%) JSP
19 97 (1.74%) RESTful
20 74 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 752 (13.49%) Computer Science
2 475 (8.52%) Open Source
3 287 (5.15%) Clustering
4 213 (3.82%) Equities
5 209 (3.75%) Hedge funds
6 170 (3.05%) Derivative
7 147 (2.64%) Mathematics
8 142 (2.55%) Replication
9 140 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 137 (2.46%) Fixed Income
11 108 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 103 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 90 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 90 (1.61%) Digital Media
14 85 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
15 77 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 75 (1.35%) Statistics
17 73 (1.31%) Physics
18 69 (1.24%) Firmware
19 62 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3588 (64.36%) Linux
2 2308 (41.40%) UNIX
3 1523 (27.32%) Windows
4 689 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 638 (11.44%) Solaris
6 487 (8.74%) CentOS
7 372 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 277 (4.97%) AIX
9 274 (4.91%) Debian
10 260 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 143 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 122 (2.19%) Android
13 107 (1.92%) Apple iOS
14 103 (1.85%) SUSE
15 85 (1.52%) HPUX
16 84 (1.51%) Windows 7
17 82 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 68 (1.22%) Mac OS X
19 46 (0.83%) Fedora
20 28 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (10.42%) OO
3 553 (9.92%) DevOps
4 531 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 494 (8.86%) ITIL
6 474 (8.50%) Configuration Management
7 386 (6.92%) E-Commerce
8 383 (6.87%) Load Balancing
9 362 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 344 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
11 333 (5.97%) TDD
12 261 (4.68%) Project Management
13 251 (4.50%) Scrum
14 235 (4.22%) Web Development
15 195 (3.50%) Test Automation
16 185 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
17 174 (3.12%) MVC
18 167 (3.00%) Change Management
18 167 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
19 159 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2688 (48.22%) Python
2 2134 (38.28%) Java
3 1836 (32.93%) SQL
4 1503 (26.96%) Bash Shell
5 1310 (23.50%) PHP
6 1280 (22.96%) Ruby
7 1063 (19.07%) JavaScript
8 996 (17.87%) C++
9 774 (13.88%) Shell Script
10 641 (11.50%) C#
11 612 (10.98%) C
12 454 (8.14%) PowerShell
13 223 (4.00%) Korn
14 177 (3.17%) PL/SQL
15 137 (2.46%) VB
16 124 (2.22%) AWK
17 110 (1.97%) VBScript
18 104 (1.87%) Scala
19 92 (1.65%) VBA
20 86 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1083 (19.43%) Degree
2 184 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 154 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 85 (1.52%) CCNA
6 80 (1.43%) PhD
7 79 (1.42%) RHCE
8 76 (1.36%) CCNP
9 67 (1.20%) ISEB
10 63 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 61 (1.09%) CISSP
12 40 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
12 40 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 32 (0.57%) MCSE
16 28 (0.50%) Postgraduate
17 26 (0.47%) OCP
17 26 (0.47%) ISTQB
18 25 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (8.11%) QA
2 96 (1.72%) SLA
3 92 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.16%) JTAG
9 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.072%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.054%) MiFID
12 2 (0.036%) DICOM
12 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.018%) GPG13
13 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) COREP
13 1 (0.018%) HL7
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 572 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 178 (3.19%) vSphere
4 173 (3.10%) KVM
5 164 (2.94%) NFS
6 145 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 134 (2.40%) Xen
8 98 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 82 (1.47%) Hyper-V
11 71 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 59 (1.06%) Squid
13 53 (0.95%) Varnish
14 48 (0.86%) Snort
15 47 (0.84%) Postfix
16 46 (0.83%) Nmap
17 42 (0.75%) Sendmail
18 40 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
19 39 (0.70%) Samba
20 36 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 791 (14.19%) Puppet
2 535 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
3 496 (8.90%) Nagios
4 127 (2.28%) Cacti
5 123 (2.21%) Tivoli
6 115 (2.06%) ZABBIX
7 114 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 100 (1.79%) Salt
9 91 (1.63%) CFEngine
10 69 (1.24%) Data Guard
10 69 (1.24%) Ansible
11 63 (1.13%) OpenView
12 59 (1.06%) Opsview
13 56 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 52 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 51 (0.91%) Vagrant
16 50 (0.90%) SCOM
17 42 (0.75%) Netcool
18 41 (0.74%) Ganglia
19 40 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1097 (19.68%) Oracle
2 1003 (17.99%) Red Hat
3 819 (14.69%) VMware
4 502 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 491 (8.81%) Cisco
6 311 (5.58%) JBoss
7 284 (5.09%) HP
8 276 (4.95%) IBM
9 268 (4.81%) Sybase
10 213 (3.82%) NetApp
11 188 (3.37%) Sun
12 179 (3.21%) EMC
13 157 (2.82%) Citrix
14 135 (2.42%) Veritas
15 118 (2.12%) Juniper
16 106 (1.90%) F5
17 97 (1.74%) TIBCO
18 88 (1.58%) Symantec
19 87 (1.56%) Brocade
20 85 (1.52%) Bloomberg
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-60,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago