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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 37 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 39 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.77% 4.69% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.08% 10.78% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
277 232 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.09% 43.53% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 226 161 160
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (88.33%) Oracle
2 52 (86.67%) Linux
3 51 (85.00%) UNIX
4 49 (81.67%) AIX
5 40 (66.67%) SQL
6 39 (65.00%) Apache
7 34 (56.67%) Tomcat
7 34 (56.67%) IBM
7 34 (56.67%) Java
7 34 (56.67%) DB2
7 34 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 34 (56.67%) Windows
7 34 (56.67%) WebSphere
8 33 (55.00%) Solaris
8 33 (55.00%) MySQL
9 32 (53.33%) JDBC
9 32 (53.33%) Bash Shell
9 32 (53.33%) Apache ServiceMix
10 31 (51.67%) HTML
11 28 (46.67%) XML
12 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
13 19 (31.67%) FTP
13 19 (31.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
13 19 (31.67%) ITIL
13 19 (31.67%) MS Office
13 19 (31.67%) Problem Management
14 18 (30.00%) Finance
15 16 (26.67%) Sun
15 16 (26.67%) CSS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (65.00%) Apache
2 34 (56.67%) Tomcat
2 34 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 34 (56.67%) WebSphere
3 32 (53.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (21.67%) IIS
4 13 (21.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) FTP
2 15 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) DB2
2 33 (55.00%) MySQL
3 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (25.00%) Informix
3 15 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JUnit
1 13 (21.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (21.67%) Eclipse
1 13 (21.67%) Subversion
1 13 (21.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (3.33%) Firebug
2 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Developer
3 22 (36.67%) Support Analyst
4 19 (31.67%) Operations Analyst
4 19 (31.67%) Operations Support Analyst
5 15 (25.00%) C Programmer
5 15 (25.00%) Programmer
6 13 (21.67%) Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Java Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Support Consultant
6 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.67%) C Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Perl Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) JDBC
2 31 (51.67%) HTML
3 28 (46.67%) XML
4 19 (31.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (26.67%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) Web Services
7 13 (21.67%) Struts
7 13 (21.67%) REST
7 13 (21.67%) Spring
7 13 (21.67%) JSTL
7 13 (21.67%) Spring MVC
7 13 (21.67%) XHTML
7 13 (21.67%) JMS
7 13 (21.67%) JSP
8 4 (6.67%) CGI
9 2 (3.33%) J2EE
10 1 (1.67%) COM
10 1 (1.67%) SOAP
10 1 (1.67%) SAML
10 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Linux
2 51 (85.00%) UNIX
3 49 (81.67%) AIX
4 34 (56.67%) Windows
5 33 (55.00%) Solaris
6 15 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
1 19 (31.67%) Problem Management
2 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (21.67%) Content Management
2 13 (21.67%) RAD
2 13 (21.67%) MVC
2 13 (21.67%) Web Development
3 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) Migration
7 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 32 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
5 15 (25.00%) C
5 15 (25.00%) Python
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.00%) PHP
8 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.33%) AWK
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) VBScript
10 2 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Samba
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Oracle
2 34 (56.67%) IBM
3 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) Sun
5 2 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas