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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 47 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Perl 33 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.98% 4.71% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.42% 11.43% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 11
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,650 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.12%
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
289 245 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 52.36% 41.25% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 124
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (95.92%) Oracle
2 46 (93.88%) Linux
3 41 (83.67%) AIX
4 40 (81.63%) Apache
5 38 (77.55%) SQL
6 35 (71.43%) UNIX
7 33 (67.35%) Windows
7 33 (67.35%) Java
7 33 (67.35%) DB2
7 33 (67.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (67.35%) Tomcat
7 33 (67.35%) IBM
7 33 (67.35%) WebSphere
8 27 (55.10%) MySQL
8 27 (55.10%) Solaris
9 26 (53.06%) JDBC
9 26 (53.06%) Apache ServiceMix
9 26 (53.06%) Bash Shell
10 24 (48.98%) HTML
11 21 (42.86%) XML
11 21 (42.86%) Sun
12 20 (40.82%) HTTP
13 16 (32.65%) CSS
14 14 (28.57%) Web Services
14 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 13 (26.53%) XHTML
15 13 (26.53%) JMS
15 13 (26.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 13 (26.53%) Eclipse

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (81.63%) Apache
2 33 (67.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 33 (67.35%) Tomcat
2 33 (67.35%) WebSphere
3 26 (53.06%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (26.53%) IIS
4 13 (26.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (14.29%) Drupal
5 7 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) HTTP
2 13 (26.53%) FTP
3 7 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 7 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (67.35%) DB2
2 27 (55.10%) MySQL
3 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (16.33%) Informix
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (26.53%) Eclipse
1 13 (26.53%) JUnit
1 13 (26.53%) Rational Application Developer
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 7 (14.29%) JMeter
2 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.08%) Firebug
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Consultant
3 13 (26.53%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Support Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Support Consultant
3 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Java Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Programmer
4 8 (16.33%) C Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Perl Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) C Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) JDBC
2 24 (48.98%) HTML
3 21 (42.86%) XML
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 14 (28.57%) Web Services
6 13 (26.53%) XHTML
6 13 (26.53%) JMS
6 13 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (26.53%) Struts
6 13 (26.53%) JSP
6 13 (26.53%) JSTL
6 13 (26.53%) REST
6 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
6 13 (26.53%) Spring
7 7 (14.29%) J2EE
8 6 (12.24%) CGI
9 1 (2.04%) SAML
9 1 (2.04%) COM
9 1 (2.04%) SOAP
9 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Linux
2 41 (83.67%) AIX
3 35 (71.43%) UNIX
4 33 (67.35%) Windows
5 27 (55.10%) Solaris
6 8 (16.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) RAD
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
1 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (26.53%) Web Development
1 13 (26.53%) Problem Management
1 13 (26.53%) Content Management
1 13 (26.53%) MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 7 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) B2C
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.04%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 33 (67.35%) Java
3 26 (53.06%) Bash Shell
4 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) PHP
6 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
7 8 (16.33%) Python
7 8 (16.33%) C
8 7 (14.29%) AWK
9 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) VBScript
10 1 (2.04%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Sun Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Oracle
2 33 (67.35%) IBM
3 21 (42.86%) Sun
4 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas
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