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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 42 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Perl 20 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.68% 3.75% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 6.71% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
200 283 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.76% 55.93% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 173 193 159
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

Perl Salary Histogram in Watford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (93.33%) Oracle
1 42 (93.33%) Linux
2 40 (88.89%) Unix
3 30 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 30 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 29 (64.44%) Java
4 29 (64.44%) ITIL
4 29 (64.44%) IBM
5 28 (62.22%) Apache
6 27 (60.00%) AIX
7 26 (57.78%) MySQL
7 26 (57.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (57.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 26 (57.78%) LAMP
7 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
7 26 (57.78%) Apache ServiceMix
8 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
9 24 (53.33%) FTP
9 24 (53.33%) MS Office
9 24 (53.33%) Problem Management
10 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
11 21 (46.67%) SQL
12 15 (33.33%) Windows
13 14 (31.11%) Solaris
13 14 (31.11%) PHP
13 14 (31.11%) JDBC
13 14 (31.11%) DB2
14 13 (28.89%) Finance
14 13 (28.89%) C
14 13 (28.89%) XML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 30 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 28 (62.22%) Apache
3 26 (57.78%) Apache ServiceMix
3 26 (57.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.67%) Jetty
6 2 (4.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 24 (53.33%) MS Office
2 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) FTP
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) SSH
2 12 (26.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
2 14 (31.11%) DB2
3 13 (28.89%) Informix
4 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Applications Support
3 14 (31.11%) Linux Support
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Support Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Unix Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Unix Support
3 14 (31.11%) Unix Support Analyst
4 13 (28.89%) AIX Support
4 13 (28.89%) Linux Scripter
4 13 (28.89%) Unix Scripter
5 12 (26.67%) Administrator
5 12 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) C Programmer
7 9 (20.00%) Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Programmer
7 9 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
7 9 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) LAMP
1 26 (57.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (31.11%) JDBC
3 13 (28.89%) XML
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) Catalyst
6 2 (4.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Linux
2 40 (88.89%) Unix
3 27 (60.00%) AIX
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) Solaris
6 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) ITIL
2 24 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 10 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
3 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
4 21 (46.67%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) PHP
6 13 (28.89%) C
7 9 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Postfix
1 12 (26.67%) qmail
1 12 (26.67%) Sendmail
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Oracle
2 29 (64.44%) IBM
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 11 (24.44%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Splunk
7 2 (4.44%) HP