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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 143 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 83 87 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.40% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 66
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,250 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2850 2561 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.58% 48.76% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2253 2165
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,790 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -22 52 £52,500 +5.00%
Coventry +13 23 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Worcestershire +2 7 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 90 (68.70%) Linux
2 72 (54.96%) Python
3 70 (53.44%) UNIX
4 57 (43.51%) Java
4 57 (43.51%) SQL
5 43 (32.82%) Windows
6 40 (30.53%) Finance
7 38 (29.01%) Solaris
7 38 (29.01%) Apache
7 38 (29.01%) HTML
8 37 (28.24%) Cisco
9 32 (24.43%) Oracle
9 32 (24.43%) Web Services
10 30 (22.90%) PHP
10 30 (22.90%) Firewall
11 27 (20.61%) CCNP
11 27 (20.61%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (20.61%) Tcl
11 27 (20.61%) CheckPoint
11 27 (20.61%) OSPF
11 27 (20.61%) BGP
12 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
13 23 (17.56%) DB2
13 23 (17.56%) Bash Shell
14 22 (16.79%) J2EE
14 22 (16.79%) Tomcat
14 22 (16.79%) XHTML
15 21 (16.03%) RESTful
15 21 (16.03%) REST
15 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 38 (29.01%) Apache
2 22 (16.79%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.87%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.11%) JBoss
5 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.76%) WordPress
9 1 (0.76%) nginx
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.76%) Moodle
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) Firewall
2 27 (20.61%) OSPF
2 27 (20.61%) BGP
3 15 (11.45%) Internet
3 15 (11.45%) Network Security
4 13 (9.92%) Junos
4 13 (9.92%) LDAP
5 9 (6.87%) Extranet
5 9 (6.87%) VPN
6 8 (6.11%) DNS
7 7 (5.34%) BIG-IP
8 4 (3.05%) SAN
8 4 (3.05%) VoIP
8 4 (3.05%) DHCP
9 3 (2.29%) HTTP
9 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.76%) VLAN
11 1 (0.76%) SSH
11 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) DB2
2 21 (16.03%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (16.03%) Big Data
3 15 (11.45%) MySQL
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.05%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Informix
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) CruiseControl
1 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.11%) Maven
3 7 (5.34%) Ant
3 7 (5.34%) Hudson
4 6 (4.58%) Artifactory
4 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.58%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.76%) Subversion
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 40 (30.53%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.58%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Firewall Engineer
2 24 (18.32%) Applications Support
3 21 (16.03%) Java Software Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Software Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Analyst
4 19 (14.50%) Support Analyst
4 19 (14.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (10.69%) Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Administrator
7 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Linux Support
8 4 (3.05%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.01%) HTML
2 32 (24.43%) Web Services
3 22 (16.79%) XHTML
3 22 (16.79%) J2EE
4 21 (16.03%) RESTful
4 21 (16.03%) REST
5 12 (9.16%) .NET
6 11 (8.40%) CSS
7 8 (6.11%) XML
7 8 (6.11%) Ajax
8 7 (5.34%) XSL
9 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.58%) WCF
9 6 (4.58%) WPF
9 6 (4.58%) jQuery
9 6 (4.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (3.82%) DHTML
10 5 (3.82%) COM
10 5 (3.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Equities
2 17 (12.98%) Wiki
3 16 (12.21%) Clustering
4 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 90 (68.70%) Linux
2 70 (53.44%) UNIX
3 43 (32.82%) Windows
4 38 (29.01%) Solaris
5 11 (8.40%) AIX
6 8 (6.11%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.58%) SUSE
8 1 (0.76%) Debian
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) SELinux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
2 17 (12.98%) Web Development
2 17 (12.98%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.69%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (9.92%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.92%) ITIL
5 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.63%) DevOps
7 10 (7.63%) Low Latency
8 9 (6.87%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 9 (6.87%) Change Management
8 9 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.34%) Software Deployment
10 6 (4.58%) MVC
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.05%) Service Management
12 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.96%) Python
2 57 (43.51%) Java
2 57 (43.51%) SQL
3 30 (22.90%) PHP
4 27 (20.61%) Tcl
5 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 23 (17.56%) Bash Shell
7 18 (13.74%) Shell Script
8 14 (10.69%) C#
9 10 (7.63%) C++
9 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.87%) VBScript
10 9 (6.87%) Korn
11 6 (4.58%) Ruby
11 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
11 6 (4.58%) Delphi
12 5 (3.82%) XAML
13 4 (3.05%) PHP5
14 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (20.61%) CCNP
1 27 (20.61%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.92%) Check Point Certification
2 13 (9.92%) CCSA
2 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) OCA
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) vSphere
2 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.05%) Squid
5 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) Postfix
6 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.76%) Varnish
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) CA SiteMinder
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.76%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Cisco
2 32 (24.43%) Oracle
3 27 (20.61%) CheckPoint
4 20 (15.27%) Juniper
5 14 (10.69%) Blue Coat
6 13 (9.92%) VMware
7 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.63%) Sun
9 6 (4.58%) CA
10 4 (3.05%) EMC
10 4 (3.05%) Zend
11 3 (2.29%) NetApp
12 2 (1.53%) HP
12 2 (1.53%) Brocade
13 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.76%) Altiris
13 1 (0.76%) Perforce
13 1 (0.76%) Sybase
13 1 (0.76%) Dell
13 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
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