The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 16 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.08% 2.60% 7.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 5.71% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Perl
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.88% 45.45% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Perl
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the West Lothian region.

Perl Salary Trend in West Lothian

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Online Security
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Ext JS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) STL
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (40.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (40.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Online Security
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) MVVM
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) EMC