The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 153 131 157
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 49 83 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.50% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 3.15% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 34
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2642 2631 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.07% 47.52% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2325 2289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Perl
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -24 34 £47,500 -5.00%
Coventry +9 11 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Warwickshire +7 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Shropshire -3 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £47,500 +19.49%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 60 (61.22%) Windows
3 49 (50.00%) SQL
4 47 (47.96%) PHP
5 45 (45.92%) Java
6 44 (44.90%) Apache
7 42 (42.86%) Python
7 42 (42.86%) UNIX
8 37 (37.76%) Bash Shell
9 33 (33.67%) HTML
10 32 (32.65%) MySQL
11 31 (31.63%) DNS
12 28 (28.57%) Shell Script
13 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
14 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
15 25 (25.51%) Solaris
16 23 (23.47%) Finance
17 21 (21.43%) Web Development
17 21 (21.43%) ITIL
18 20 (20.41%) LDAP
18 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
18 20 (20.41%) HTTP
18 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
18 20 (20.41%) Degree
18 20 (20.41%) Load Balancing
18 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
19 19 (19.39%) LAMP
19 19 (19.39%) Sun
19 19 (19.39%) CSS
20 18 (18.37%) IIS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 44 (44.90%) Apache
2 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
3 18 (18.37%) IIS
4 17 (17.35%) WebLogic
5 14 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 12 (12.24%) Moodle
7 6 (6.12%) WordPress
8 5 (5.10%) nginx
8 5 (5.10%) Apache Solr
9 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.04%) CMS
11 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.02%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 14 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.63%) DNS
2 20 (20.41%) LDAP
2 20 (20.41%) HTTP
3 18 (18.37%) SSL
3 18 (18.37%) VLAN
4 14 (14.29%) SAN
4 14 (14.29%) SSH
5 8 (8.16%) Internet
5 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.14%) DHCP
7 6 (6.12%) VoIP
8 5 (5.10%) Network Security
9 3 (3.06%) Firewall
10 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.65%) MySQL
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) DB2
7 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) Informix
8 1 (1.02%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.02%) Maven
3 1 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.02%) Ant
3 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 17 (17.35%) Publishing
3 9 (9.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Applications Support
3 15 (15.31%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Web Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.06%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Applications Support Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) HTML
2 19 (19.39%) LAMP
2 19 (19.39%) CSS
3 11 (11.22%) Web Services
4 10 (10.20%) .NET
5 8 (8.16%) Ajax
6 7 (7.14%) jQuery
6 7 (7.14%) XML
7 6 (6.12%) XSL
8 5 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (5.10%) WCF
8 5 (5.10%) WPF
8 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.08%) COM
9 4 (4.08%) DHTML
9 4 (4.08%) Symfony
10 3 (3.06%) J2EE
10 3 (3.06%) XSLT
10 3 (3.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Open Source
2 11 (11.22%) Wiki
3 9 (9.18%) Equities
4 7 (7.14%) VLE
5 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) CMDB
7 1 (1.02%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 60 (61.22%) Windows
3 42 (42.86%) UNIX
4 25 (25.51%) Solaris
5 18 (18.37%) AIX
6 15 (15.31%) Windows 2000
7 13 (13.27%) SUSE
8 5 (5.10%) CentOS
8 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.10%) Debian
8 5 (5.10%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Web Development
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 20 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 17 (17.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (16.33%) Change Control
5 14 (14.29%) Change Management
6 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.20%) Time Management
8 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.14%) CRM
10 6 (6.12%) Content Management
11 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.10%) OO
11 5 (5.10%) MVC
12 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.06%) Migration
14 2 (2.04%) SIEM
14 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (2.04%) BCP
14 2 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) SQL
2 47 (47.96%) PHP
3 45 (45.92%) Java
4 42 (42.86%) Python
5 37 (37.76%) Bash Shell
6 28 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
8 17 (17.35%) C++
9 16 (16.33%) Korn
10 13 (13.27%) C#
11 8 (8.16%) C
12 7 (7.14%) Ruby
13 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
14 5 (5.10%) Delphi
15 4 (4.08%) XAML
15 4 (4.08%) PHP5
16 2 (2.04%) VBScript
16 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
17 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.02%) OCA
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.37%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (14.29%) vSphere
4 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.16%) Shibboleth
6 6 (6.12%) Squid
7 5 (5.10%) Postfix
7 5 (5.10%) Sendmail
7 5 (5.10%) Varnish
8 4 (4.08%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Backup Exec
2 17 (17.35%) WSUS
3 15 (15.31%) CA SiteMinder
4 5 (5.10%) Nagios
5 2 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.04%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) Sun
3 18 (18.37%) Altiris
4 16 (16.33%) CA
5 13 (13.27%) Cisco
6 11 (11.22%) VMware
7 9 (9.18%) NetApp
8 7 (7.14%) Sybase
8 7 (7.14%) Progress
8 7 (7.14%) Sage
8 7 (7.14%) Dell
8 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (6.12%) Oracle
10 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.08%) EMC
11 4 (4.08%) Zend
12 2 (2.04%) HP
12 2 (2.04%) JBoss
12 2 (2.04%) Brocade
12 2 (2.04%) Capita
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago