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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 49 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 17 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.14% 5.73% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.97% 11.26% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 20
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -24.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
244 293 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.10% 50.87% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 188 242 148
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 29 (74.36%) Oracle
2 29 (74.36%) Linux
3 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
4 24 (61.54%) Windows
4 24 (61.54%) AIX
4 24 (61.54%) Apache
4 24 (61.54%) IBM
5 23 (58.97%) Tomcat
5 23 (58.97%) DB2
5 23 (58.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (58.97%) Java
6 22 (56.41%) Bash Shell
7 21 (53.85%) J2EE
7 21 (53.85%) UNIX
7 21 (53.85%) HTTP
8 18 (46.15%) Solaris
8 18 (46.15%) PHP
9 16 (41.03%) MS Office
9 16 (41.03%) JDBC
10 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.90%) FTP
10 14 (35.90%) ITIL
10 14 (35.90%) IIS
10 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
10 14 (35.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 12 (30.77%) Middleware
12 12 (30.77%) MQSeries
12 12 (30.77%) Retail

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
2 24 (61.54%) Apache
3 23 (58.97%) Tomcat
3 23 (58.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (35.90%) IIS
4 14 (35.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (30.77%) MQSeries
6 7 (17.95%) JBoss
6 7 (17.95%) Drupal
7 4 (10.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) HTTP
2 14 (35.90%) FTP
3 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 7 (17.95%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) DB2
2 10 (25.64%) MySQL
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
1 7 (17.95%) JMeter
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Firebug
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (30.77%) Retail
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) J2EE
2 16 (41.03%) JDBC
3 12 (30.77%) Middleware
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) LAMP
5 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) XSL
6 5 (12.82%) CGI
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) JSTL
8 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.13%) REST
8 2 (5.13%) JSP
8 2 (5.13%) Struts
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) EMV
2 1 (2.56%) LPAR
2 1 (2.56%) DLPAR
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) AIX
3 21 (53.85%) UNIX
4 18 (46.15%) Solaris
5 6 (15.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
1 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
5 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) RAD
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 22 (56.41%) Bash Shell
4 18 (46.15%) PHP
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.95%) Python
6 7 (17.95%) AWK
7 6 (15.38%) PHP5
8 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.13%) C
10 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Samba
2 1 (2.56%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle
2 24 (61.54%) IBM
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) NetQoS
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