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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 161 155 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Perl 58 49 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.91% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.85% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 67
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £28,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,650 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.12%
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
2786 2644 2632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.43% 49.10% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2279 2326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 45 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Coventry -17 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Solihull - 3 £26,750 -
Shropshire -4 1 £39,500 +5.33%
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 116 (92.06%) Linux
2 78 (61.90%) UNIX
3 70 (55.56%) SQL
4 60 (47.62%) Java
5 59 (46.83%) Python
6 43 (34.13%) Tomcat
7 42 (33.33%) Nagios
7 42 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (32.54%) Solaris
9 39 (30.95%) Oracle
10 37 (29.37%) Windows
10 37 (29.37%) Puppet
11 34 (26.98%) DevOps
12 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (24.60%) Tivoli
14 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (22.22%) Maven
15 28 (22.22%) Ansible
16 27 (21.43%) PHP
17 26 (20.63%) VMware
18 25 (19.84%) Ruby
18 25 (19.84%) J2EE
19 24 (19.05%) Jenkins
20 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
20 23 (18.25%) Web Services
20 23 (18.25%) Scrum
21 22 (17.46%) SOA
21 22 (17.46%) Shell Script
22 21 (16.67%) AIX
22 21 (16.67%) Kanban

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (34.13%) Tomcat
2 20 (15.87%) WebSphere
3 19 (15.08%) Apache
4 17 (13.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (13.49%) MQSeries
4 17 (13.49%) CICS
5 15 (11.90%) GlassFish
6 11 (8.73%) IIS
7 10 (7.94%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.38%) JBoss
9 2 (1.59%) Node.js
10 1 (0.79%) SAS
10 1 (0.79%) nginx
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Odoo
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.32%) IaaS
3 12 (9.52%) SaaS
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.17%) CloudFront
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.08%) Firewall
2 6 (4.76%) DNS
2 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) BGP
3 5 (3.97%) OSPF
4 4 (3.17%) Network Security
4 4 (3.17%) LDAP
4 4 (3.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) Extranet
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) DHCP
6 1 (0.79%) NAS
6 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.79%) Junos
6 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.49%) DB2
4 13 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.52%) MySQL
6 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.38%) CouchDB
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.59%) Big Data
11 2 (1.59%) Redis
11 2 (1.59%) HBase
11 2 (1.59%) Impala
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Maven
2 24 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.52%) JUnit
5 6 (4.76%) Hudson
6 4 (3.17%) Ant
6 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.17%) Subversion
6 4 (3.17%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.59%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.59%) Flyway
8 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Games
5 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 3 (2.38%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.49%) Consultant
1 17 (13.49%) Technical Consultant
1 17 (13.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Applications Support
3 15 (11.90%) Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Administrator
7 7 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Support Specialist
9 5 (3.97%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (3.97%) Applications Support Specialist
9 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.97%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) J2EE
2 23 (18.25%) Web Services
3 17 (13.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (13.49%) ISPF
4 16 (12.70%) HTML
5 15 (11.90%) .NET
5 15 (11.90%) JMS
5 15 (11.90%) REST
6 13 (10.32%) Java EE
6 13 (10.32%) Sensu
7 11 (8.73%) EJB
8 9 (7.14%) HTML5
9 7 (5.56%) CSS
9 7 (5.56%) XML
10 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.97%) Spring
11 5 (3.97%) XSLT
11 5 (3.97%) SOAP
11 5 (3.97%) Memcached
12 4 (3.17%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.59%) Life Science
7 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.59%) Informatics
7 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.79%) DTV
8 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (92.06%) Linux
2 78 (61.90%) UNIX
3 41 (32.54%) Solaris
4 37 (29.37%) Windows
5 21 (16.67%) AIX
6 17 (13.49%) MVS
6 17 (13.49%) Ubuntu
7 14 (11.11%) CentOS
8 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.59%) SUSE
12 1 (0.79%) OS/390
12 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (26.98%) DevOps
3 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.25%) Scrum
5 22 (17.46%) SOA
6 21 (16.67%) Kanban
7 17 (13.49%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.32%) ITIL
10 11 (8.73%) Refactoring
10 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.56%) Software Deployment
12 6 (4.76%) Analytics
12 6 (4.76%) SIEM
13 5 (3.97%) Information Security
13 5 (3.97%) Line Management
14 4 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (3.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.56%) SQL
2 60 (47.62%) Java
3 59 (46.83%) Python
4 27 (21.43%) PHP
5 25 (19.84%) Ruby
6 22 (17.46%) Shell Script
7 19 (15.08%) PowerShell
8 18 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 17 (13.49%) JCL
10 14 (11.11%) Groovy
11 13 (10.32%) Bourne shell
12 12 (9.52%) C#
13 9 (7.14%) COBOL
14 8 (6.35%) C++
15 5 (3.97%) Tcl
16 4 (3.17%) C
16 4 (3.17%) XPath
17 3 (2.38%) Korn
18 2 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) CCNP
3 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) CISSP
4 4 (3.17%) SSCP
4 4 (3.17%) CEH
4 4 (3.17%) GCFA
4 4 (3.17%) GIAC
5 2 (1.59%) CRISC
5 2 (1.59%) ISACA
5 2 (1.59%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) CCSA
6 1 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.79%) EnCE
6 1 (0.79%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Docker
3 4 (3.17%) Varnish
3 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.79%) Xen
5 1 (0.79%) Squid
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.79%) NFS
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (33.33%) Nagios
2 37 (29.37%) Puppet
3 31 (24.60%) Tivoli
4 28 (22.22%) Ansible
5 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (11.90%) Vagrant
7 13 (10.32%) ZABBIX
8 11 (8.73%) Unicenter
8 11 (8.73%) OpenNMS
9 9 (7.14%) BladeLogic
10 7 (5.56%) Control-M
11 4 (3.17%) SELinux
11 4 (3.17%) Netcool
12 3 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (1.59%) Opsview
13 2 (1.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (1.59%) Nessus
13 2 (1.59%) Nmap
Vendors
1 39 (30.95%) Oracle
2 26 (20.63%) VMware
3 19 (15.08%) IBM
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.35%) Cisco
5 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.56%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) CA
6 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.97%) Sybase
7 4 (3.17%) Splunk
8 3 (2.38%) Sun
9 2 (1.59%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
10 1 (0.79%) QAD
10 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.79%) Zend
10 1 (0.79%) EMC
10 1 (0.79%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
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