The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 77 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Perl 22 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.74% 0.88% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 1.39% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 14
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -19.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,646 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Perl
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 862 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.44% 63.29% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 573 783 525
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Perl
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Wales region.

Perl Salary Trend in Wales

Perl
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Wales

Perl
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
South Wales +20 22 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 44 (73.33%) Python
2 41 (68.33%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) CentOS
4 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (36.67%) UNIX
5 22 (36.67%) VMware
6 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (35.00%) SaaS
6 21 (35.00%) Bash Shell
7 20 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 20 (33.33%) Finance
8 19 (31.67%) Welsh Language
9 18 (30.00%) HTTP
10 17 (28.33%) Windows
11 16 (26.67%) Scrum
11 16 (26.67%) Ruby
11 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
12 15 (25.00%) Korn
12 15 (25.00%) Debian
12 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 14 (23.33%) Java
13 14 (23.33%) SQL
13 14 (23.33%) TDD
14 13 (21.67%) Firewall
14 13 (21.67%) MySQL
14 13 (21.67%) Apache
14 13 (21.67%) tcpdump
15 12 (20.00%) VLAN
15 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 13 (21.67%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) Confluence
3 4 (6.67%) nginx
4 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) SaaS
2 4 (6.67%) PaaS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 18 (30.00%) HTTP
4 13 (21.67%) Firewall
4 13 (21.67%) tcpdump
5 12 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
7 2 (3.33%) SAN
7 2 (3.33%) Internet
7 2 (3.33%) SSH
7 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.67%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.67%) Network Security
8 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.67%) SNMP
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) Big Data
4 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.67%) Informix
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.67%) JIRA
3 8 (13.33%) JUnit
3 8 (13.33%) TestLink
4 7 (11.67%) Fiddler
5 6 (10.00%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.33%) Spock
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.67%) JMeter
8 1 (1.67%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.33%) Advertising
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Test Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Administrator
2 12 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (18.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (18.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
1 7 (11.67%) JSON
2 6 (10.00%) jQuery
2 6 (10.00%) RESTful
2 6 (10.00%) Mojolicious
3 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) OAuth
5 1 (1.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) DTV
3 5 (8.33%) Statistics
3 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) CentOS
3 22 (36.67%) UNIX
4 17 (28.33%) Windows
5 15 (25.00%) Debian
6 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.33%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.33%) Product Management
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) OO
6 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.00%) OOP
7 9 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Bug Management
7 9 (15.00%) DevOps
8 8 (13.33%) Test Management
9 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.67%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Mobile Marketing
12 4 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) Python
2 21 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 16 (26.67%) Ruby
4 15 (25.00%) Korn
5 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) Java
6 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.33%) C++
8 10 (16.67%) C
9 7 (11.67%) Groovy
10 6 (10.00%) Scala
11 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (6.67%) PHP
11 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (5.00%) C#
12 3 (5.00%) Erlang
13 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) RHCE
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) Nmap
3 9 (15.00%) Xen
4 6 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (3.33%) KVM
5 2 (3.33%) Squid
6 1 (1.67%) NFS
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Nagios
2 11 (18.33%) Nessus
3 8 (13.33%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.67%) OPNET
5 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) VMware
2 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Google
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (3.33%) Perforce
8 1 (1.67%) NetScout
8 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.67%) NetQoS
8 1 (1.67%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) CA
8 1 (1.67%) Compuware