The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 144 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 60 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 2.05% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 4.22% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 81 79
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Perl
England

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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2410 1992 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.24% 48.68% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 1678 1973
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Perl
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Perl Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Perl
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Perl
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -42 27 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Coventry +4 23 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire -6 7 £21,500 -49.41% 2
Warwickshire -8 3 £50,000 +100.00%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 96 (86.49%) Linux
2 68 (61.26%) SQL
3 61 (54.95%) Python
4 58 (52.25%) Java
5 53 (47.75%) UNIX
6 51 (45.95%) Tomcat
7 43 (38.74%) J2EE
8 41 (36.94%) Oracle
9 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (29.73%) PHP
10 33 (29.73%) Solaris
11 32 (28.83%) Windows
12 31 (27.93%) Scrum
12 31 (27.93%) Puppet
13 30 (27.03%) Kanban
13 30 (27.03%) Nagios
14 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
14 28 (25.23%) DevOps
15 27 (24.32%) REST
16 26 (23.42%) .NET
16 26 (23.42%) Apache
17 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
17 25 (22.52%) Maven
17 25 (22.52%) Ruby
18 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
18 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (19.82%) Firewall
19 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
19 22 (19.82%) ITIL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (45.95%) Tomcat
2 26 (23.42%) Apache
3 18 (16.22%) GlassFish
4 15 (13.51%) IIS
5 8 (7.21%) JBoss
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.50%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.70%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.70%) CICS
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.80%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.70%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) OSPF
2 12 (10.81%) BGP
3 8 (7.21%) BIG-IP
4 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 3 (2.70%) Internet
5 3 (2.70%) VPN
5 3 (2.70%) LDAP
5 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.80%) Extranet
6 2 (1.80%) Network Security
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.90%) Junos
7 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.90%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (16.22%) MySQL
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.71%) Big Data
5 12 (10.81%) DB2
6 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.41%) Redis
7 4 (3.60%) Impala
7 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.60%) MarkLogic
7 4 (3.60%) Couchbase
7 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.60%) HBase
8 2 (1.80%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Maven
2 16 (14.41%) JUnit
3 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.91%) Ant
4 11 (9.91%) Hudson
5 10 (9.01%) Mercurial
6 8 (7.21%) CruiseControl
6 8 (7.21%) Artifactory
7 6 (5.41%) Subversion
8 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.70%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Publishing
2 3 (2.70%) Games
2 3 (2.70%) Front Office
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Software Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) Developer
3 16 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Administrator
5 12 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Applications Support
6 11 (9.91%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.91%) Firewall Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Junior
9 8 (7.21%) PHP Developer
9 8 (7.21%) DevOps Administrator
10 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Programmer
11 5 (4.50%) Graduate
11 5 (4.50%) Perl Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.60%) Analyst
12 4 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) J2EE
2 27 (24.32%) REST
3 26 (23.42%) .NET
4 19 (17.12%) JMS
5 18 (16.22%) HTML
6 15 (13.51%) Web Services
7 14 (12.61%) EJB
8 12 (10.81%) Java EE
9 10 (9.01%) XHTML
9 10 (9.01%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (8.11%) RESTful
10 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.31%) HTML5
12 6 (5.41%) CSS
13 5 (4.50%) Memcached
14 4 (3.60%) D-Bus
14 4 (3.60%) CSS3
14 4 (3.60%) LAMP
15 3 (2.70%) Spring
15 3 (2.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.80%) Wiki
7 2 (1.80%) Clustering
7 2 (1.80%) Equities
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (86.49%) Linux
2 53 (47.75%) UNIX
3 33 (29.73%) Solaris
4 32 (28.83%) Windows
5 12 (10.81%) CentOS
6 5 (4.50%) AIX
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.70%) MVS
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.90%) Debian
10 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (27.93%) Scrum
4 30 (27.03%) Kanban
5 28 (25.23%) DevOps
6 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
7 22 (19.82%) ITIL
8 15 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (13.51%) Software Deployment
9 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.81%) Refactoring
10 9 (8.11%) Service Management
11 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (6.31%) SIEM
13 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.41%) SOA
14 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.50%) Information Security
14 5 (4.50%) Analytics
15 4 (3.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) SQL
2 61 (54.95%) Python
3 58 (52.25%) Java
4 33 (29.73%) PHP
5 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
6 25 (22.52%) Ruby
6 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
7 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
8 19 (17.12%) C#
9 11 (9.91%) Tcl
10 8 (7.21%) VBScript
10 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.41%) C++
12 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.70%) JCL
13 3 (2.70%) XPath
14 2 (1.80%) C
14 2 (1.80%) Korn
15 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.81%) CCNP
2 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.91%) Degree
3 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) VCP4
4 3 (2.70%) OSCP
4 3 (2.70%) CISSP
4 3 (2.70%) SSCP
4 3 (2.70%) GIAC
4 3 (2.70%) GCFA
4 3 (2.70%) CEH
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) CCSA
5 1 (0.90%) RHCE
5 1 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) vSphere
2 9 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (3.60%) Docker
3 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.70%) Varnish
5 1 (0.90%) NFS
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (27.93%) Puppet
2 30 (27.03%) Nagios
3 18 (16.22%) Tivoli
4 17 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (13.51%) Ansible
5 15 (13.51%) BladeLogic
5 15 (13.51%) Unicenter
6 12 (10.81%) OpenNMS
6 12 (10.81%) Control-M
7 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.70%) SELinux
9 2 (1.80%) Opsview
10 1 (0.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) VMware
3 18 (16.22%) Cisco
4 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.01%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.50%) Juniper
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.60%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.70%) Splunk
8 3 (2.70%) Sun
8 3 (2.70%) HP
8 3 (2.70%) IBM
8 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.80%) Sybase
10 1 (0.90%) EMC
10 1 (0.90%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.90%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.90%) F5
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom
University of Worcester
Salary: £24,775 - £30,434 pa with the opportunity to progress to £33,242 pa
Posted: 8 days ago