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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 47 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 23 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.43% 7.86% 9.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 15.53% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 18
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
286 206 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 55.11% 50.61% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 195 155 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Watford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 38 (79.17%) UNIX
2 35 (72.92%) SQL
3 32 (66.67%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 31 (64.58%) Oracle
5 29 (60.42%) Solaris
5 29 (60.42%) Linux
6 26 (54.17%) J2EE
6 26 (54.17%) WebSphere
7 25 (52.08%) Retail
7 25 (52.08%) AIX
7 25 (52.08%) IBM
8 24 (50.00%) HTTP
8 24 (50.00%) JDBC
8 24 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 24 (50.00%) DB2
8 24 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (50.00%) IIS
8 24 (50.00%) Java
8 24 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 23 (47.92%) E-Commerce
10 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
10 21 (43.75%) MS Office
11 19 (39.58%) ITIL
11 19 (39.58%) FTP
11 19 (39.58%) Middleware
11 19 (39.58%) MQSeries
11 19 (39.58%) Problem Management
12 15 (31.25%) XML
13 13 (27.08%) JavaScript

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (54.17%) WebSphere
2 24 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 24 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (50.00%) IIS
2 24 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (39.58%) MQSeries
4 11 (22.92%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) HTTP
2 19 (39.58%) FTP
3 4 (8.33%) SNMP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) DB2
2 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Informix
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JUnit
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
1 5 (10.42%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 25 (52.08%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Operations Support Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) J2EE
2 24 (50.00%) JDBC
3 19 (39.58%) Middleware
4 15 (31.25%) XML
5 13 (27.08%) HTML
6 8 (16.67%) jQuery
6 8 (16.67%) LAMP
6 8 (16.67%) JSON
6 8 (16.67%) XSL
7 5 (10.42%) XHTML
7 5 (10.42%) JMS
7 5 (10.42%) JSP
7 5 (10.42%) Struts
7 5 (10.42%) CSS
7 5 (10.42%) JSTL
8 1 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) e-Health
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) EMV
4 1 (2.08%) LPAR
4 1 (2.08%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) UNIX
2 32 (66.67%) Windows
3 29 (60.42%) Solaris
3 29 (60.42%) Linux
4 25 (52.08%) AIX
5 8 (16.67%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) SUSE
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) E-Commerce
2 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Web Development
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.42%) RAD
3 5 (10.42%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Content Management
4 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 32 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 24 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) Python
6 8 (16.67%) PHP
6 8 (16.67%) PHP5
7 6 (12.50%) VB
8 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) AWK
9 2 (4.17%) Korn
9 2 (4.17%) VBA
9 2 (4.17%) C
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Samba
2 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (8.33%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Oracle
2 25 (52.08%) IBM
3 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Sun
4 6 (12.50%) CA
4 6 (12.50%) NetQoS
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) HP
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