The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 52 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 16 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.10% 6.36% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 12.33% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,750 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
Perl
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
282 227 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.65% 51.59% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 170 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Perl
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Perl Salary Trend in Watford

Perl
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Watford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) UNIX
3 29 (63.04%) Linux
3 29 (63.04%) Oracle
4 28 (60.87%) Windows
5 26 (56.52%) Bash Shell
6 24 (52.17%) WebSphere
6 24 (52.17%) J2EE
7 23 (50.00%) AIX
7 23 (50.00%) Solaris
7 23 (50.00%) IBM
8 22 (47.83%) HTTP
8 22 (47.83%) Tomcat
8 22 (47.83%) DB2
8 22 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (47.83%) Java
9 19 (41.30%) MS Office
9 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
9 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
9 19 (41.30%) Retail
10 18 (39.13%) IBM HTTP Server
10 18 (39.13%) IIS
10 18 (39.13%) JDBC
11 17 (36.96%) Apache
11 17 (36.96%) ITIL
11 17 (36.96%) MQSeries
11 17 (36.96%) FTP
11 17 (36.96%) Middleware
11 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
12 14 (30.43%) PHP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 24 (52.17%) WebSphere
2 22 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (47.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (39.13%) IIS
3 18 (39.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 17 (36.96%) Apache
4 17 (36.96%) MQSeries
5 4 (8.70%) JBoss
5 4 (8.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) HTTP
2 17 (36.96%) FTP
3 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) SNMP
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) DB2
2 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) Informix
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.70%) JMeter
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (41.30%) Retail
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Support Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Operations Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Operations Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Perl Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) J2EE
2 18 (39.13%) JDBC
3 17 (36.96%) Middleware
4 11 (23.91%) XML
5 9 (19.57%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) LAMP
6 8 (17.39%) JSON
6 8 (17.39%) XSL
7 3 (6.52%) CGI
8 1 (2.17%) JSTL
8 1 (2.17%) XHTML
8 1 (2.17%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) JSP
8 1 (2.17%) Struts
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) e-Health
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) EMV
4 1 (2.17%) LPAR
4 1 (2.17%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) UNIX
2 29 (63.04%) Linux
3 28 (60.87%) Windows
4 23 (50.00%) AIX
4 23 (50.00%) Solaris
5 8 (17.39%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) SUSE
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
2 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Content Management
8 1 (2.17%) RAD
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) MVC
8 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 22 (47.83%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) PHP
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Python
6 8 (17.39%) PHP5
7 6 (13.04%) AWK
8 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.70%) VB
9 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.35%) VBA
10 2 (4.35%) Korn
10 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Samba
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.52%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Oracle
2 23 (50.00%) IBM
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Sun
5 4 (8.70%) CA
5 4 (8.70%) NetQoS
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) HP