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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 173 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +17
Permanent jobs citing Perl 43 93 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.92% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 3.75% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 84 70
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
2612 2480 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.78% 51.11% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2157 2279
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 -56 22 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Coventry -1 12 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +11 7 £30,000 -22.58%
Solihull -15 1 £28,500 +9.61%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 101 (75.94%) Linux
2 73 (54.89%) UNIX
3 68 (51.13%) Python
4 63 (47.37%) Java
5 62 (46.62%) SQL
6 41 (30.83%) Solaris
7 40 (30.08%) Windows
8 39 (29.32%) Apache
9 38 (28.57%) Cisco
10 36 (27.07%) Oracle
11 35 (26.32%) HTML
12 34 (25.56%) J2EE
12 34 (25.56%) Firewall
13 33 (24.81%) Finance
14 31 (23.31%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
14 31 (23.31%) REST
15 30 (22.56%) Web Services
15 30 (22.56%) CCNP
15 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (22.56%) OSPF
15 30 (22.56%) BGP
16 29 (21.80%) Tomcat
16 29 (21.80%) Tcl
16 29 (21.80%) CheckPoint
16 29 (21.80%) Shell Script
17 26 (19.55%) DB2
18 25 (18.80%) JavaScript
18 25 (18.80%) PHP
18 25 (18.80%) XHTML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (29.32%) Apache
2 29 (21.80%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.52%) JBoss
4 7 (5.26%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.56%) Firewall
2 30 (22.56%) OSPF
2 30 (22.56%) BGP
3 14 (10.53%) Network Security
4 13 (9.77%) Junos
4 13 (9.77%) LDAP
5 12 (9.02%) Internet
6 10 (7.52%) BIG-IP
6 10 (7.52%) VPN
7 9 (6.77%) Extranet
8 4 (3.01%) DNS
8 4 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.50%) SAN
9 2 (1.50%) VoIP
9 2 (1.50%) DHCP
10 1 (0.75%) HTTP
10 1 (0.75%) WAN
10 1 (0.75%) SSL
10 1 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.31%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (19.55%) DB2
3 24 (18.05%) Big Data
4 12 (9.02%) MySQL
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.01%) MarkLogic
5 4 (3.01%) Redis
5 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.26%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Maven
2 12 (9.02%) CruiseControl
2 12 (9.02%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.27%) Mercurial
3 11 (8.27%) Ant
4 10 (7.52%) Hudson
5 9 (6.77%) Artifactory
6 7 (5.26%) JUnit
7 5 (3.76%) Subversion
8 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.50%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.51%) Front Office
4 2 (1.50%) Back Office
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Software Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Firewall Engineer
3 25 (18.80%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 13 (9.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Junior
11 4 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.01%) Perl Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Deployment Engineer
12 3 (2.26%) Programmer
12 3 (2.26%) Security Engineer
12 3 (2.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.32%) HTML
2 34 (25.56%) J2EE
3 31 (23.31%) REST
4 30 (22.56%) Web Services
5 25 (18.80%) XHTML
6 24 (18.05%) RESTful
7 12 (9.02%) .NET
8 11 (8.27%) JMS
9 7 (5.26%) EJB
10 5 (3.76%) CSS
10 5 (3.76%) Java EE
11 4 (3.01%) Ajax
11 4 (3.01%) XML
11 4 (3.01%) D-Bus
11 4 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.01%) XSLT
11 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.01%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.26%) jQuery
12 3 (2.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Clustering
2 14 (10.53%) Equities
3 13 (9.77%) Wiki
4 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 101 (75.94%) Linux
2 73 (54.89%) UNIX
3 41 (30.83%) Solaris
4 40 (30.08%) Windows
5 11 (8.27%) AIX
6 8 (6.02%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.51%) SUSE
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (11.28%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.53%) ITIL
4 13 (9.77%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.77%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.77%) DevOps
5 12 (9.02%) Web Development
6 11 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.52%) Low Latency
8 9 (6.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.77%) Change Management
9 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.02%) Scrum
9 8 (6.02%) Software Deployment
10 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.26%) Kanban
11 6 (4.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.13%) Python
2 63 (47.37%) Java
3 62 (46.62%) SQL
4 29 (21.80%) Tcl
4 29 (21.80%) Shell Script
5 25 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.80%) PHP
6 17 (12.78%) Bash Shell
7 14 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.53%) C#
7 14 (10.53%) Ruby
8 12 (9.02%) VBScript
9 9 (6.77%) Korn
10 8 (6.02%) C++
11 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.50%) Delphi
12 2 (1.50%) XPath
12 2 (1.50%) C
12 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (22.56%) CCNP
2 17 (12.78%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.03%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.77%) CCSA
4 13 (9.77%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (1.50%) OSCP
6 2 (1.50%) GCFA
6 2 (1.50%) CEH
6 2 (1.50%) SSCP
6 2 (1.50%) GIAC
6 2 (1.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) OCA
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.75%) RHCE
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) vSphere
1 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.50%) Squid
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) Puppet
2 7 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (4.51%) Nagios
4 5 (3.76%) OpenNMS
4 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Cisco
2 36 (27.07%) Oracle
3 29 (21.80%) CheckPoint
4 20 (15.04%) Juniper
5 15 (11.28%) VMware
6 14 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.77%) Sun
8 6 (4.51%) CA
8 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.26%) EMC
10 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.50%) Sybase
11 1 (0.75%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) HP
11 1 (0.75%) Brocade
11 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.75%) F5
11 1 (0.75%) Percona
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Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
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