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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 156 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Permanent jobs citing Perl 57 89 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.60% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.38% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 41
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 £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2626 2630 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.69% 47.23% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2330 2255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,025 £25,000 £26,000
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 31 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 31 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 39 £50,000 -
Coventry +15 12 £33,750 +2.27% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire +8 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Shropshire -3 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -12 1 £47,500 +19.49%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 (73.74%) Linux
2 56 (56.57%) Windows
3 49 (49.49%) SQL
4 48 (48.48%) PHP
4 48 (48.48%) Python
5 45 (45.45%) UNIX
6 42 (42.42%) Java
7 40 (40.40%) Apache
8 38 (38.38%) Bash Shell
9 32 (32.32%) MySQL
10 31 (31.31%) DNS
11 28 (28.28%) HTML
12 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 23 (23.23%) Tomcat
13 23 (23.23%) Finance
14 22 (22.22%) Load Balancing
14 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 22 (22.22%) Solaris
14 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
15 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
16 19 (19.19%) HTTP
16 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
16 19 (19.19%) Degree
16 19 (19.19%) LAMP
17 18 (18.18%) Backup Exec
17 18 (18.18%) Altiris
17 18 (18.18%) VLAN
17 18 (18.18%) Cisco
17 18 (18.18%) SSL
17 18 (18.18%) IIS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (40.40%) Apache
2 23 (23.23%) Tomcat
3 18 (18.18%) IIS
4 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (12.12%) WebLogic
5 12 (12.12%) Moodle
6 6 (6.06%) WordPress
7 5 (5.05%) nginx
7 5 (5.05%) Apache Solr
8 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.02%) CMS
10 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.01%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Visio
2 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 14 (14.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.31%) DNS
2 19 (19.19%) HTTP
3 18 (18.18%) VLAN
3 18 (18.18%) SSL
4 14 (14.14%) LDAP
4 14 (14.14%) SSH
5 13 (13.13%) SAN
6 9 (9.09%) Internet
7 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.08%) Firewall
7 8 (8.08%) Network Security
8 7 (7.07%) DHCP
9 6 (6.06%) VoIP
10 5 (5.05%) OSPF
10 5 (5.05%) BGP
11 3 (3.03%) Junos
12 2 (2.02%) VPN
12 2 (2.02%) Extranet
12 2 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (2.02%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) MySQL
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.05%) DB2
6 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.01%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.01%) Informix
9 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.03%) Maven
3 3 (3.03%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.02%) Ant
4 2 (2.02%) Hudson
5 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Publishing
3 10 (10.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Applications Support
3 15 (15.15%) Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Support
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Web Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) HTML
2 19 (19.19%) LAMP
3 17 (17.17%) CSS
4 13 (13.13%) Web Services
5 11 (11.11%) .NET
6 8 (8.08%) Ajax
7 7 (7.07%) jQuery
7 7 (7.07%) XML
8 6 (6.06%) XSL
9 5 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (5.05%) WCF
9 5 (5.05%) WPF
9 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.05%) J2EE
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.04%) XHTML
10 4 (4.04%) COM
10 4 (4.04%) DHTML
10 4 (4.04%) Symfony
11 3 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Open Source
2 12 (12.12%) Wiki
3 10 (10.10%) Equities
4 7 (7.07%) VLE
5 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.05%) Replication
6 5 (5.05%) Clustering
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Xbox
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 73 (73.74%) Linux
2 56 (56.57%) Windows
3 45 (45.45%) UNIX
4 22 (22.22%) Solaris
5 12 (12.12%) AIX
6 9 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 8 (8.08%) SUSE
8 5 (5.05%) SELinux
8 5 (5.05%) CentOS
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 16 (16.16%) Web Development
2 16 (16.16%) Change Control
3 14 (14.14%) ITIL
4 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.10%) Time Management
6 9 (9.09%) Change Management
7 8 (8.08%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.06%) Content Management
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.05%) MVC
9 5 (5.05%) OO
9 5 (5.05%) CRM
9 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.04%) DevOps
11 3 (3.03%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) SQL
2 48 (48.48%) PHP
2 48 (48.48%) Python
3 42 (42.42%) Java
4 38 (38.38%) Bash Shell
5 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
7 15 (15.15%) C++
8 14 (14.14%) C#
9 10 (10.10%) Korn
10 8 (8.08%) Ruby
11 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
11 6 (6.06%) C
12 5 (5.05%) Tcl
12 5 (5.05%) Delphi
13 4 (4.04%) VBScript
13 4 (4.04%) XAML
13 4 (4.04%) PHP5
14 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) CCNP
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.03%) CCSA
3 3 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) OCA
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 16 (16.16%) vSphere
4 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.08%) Shibboleth
6 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.06%) Squid
8 5 (5.05%) Varnish
8 5 (5.05%) Postfix
8 5 (5.05%) Sendmail
9 4 (4.04%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 17 (17.17%) WSUS
3 10 (10.10%) CA SiteMinder
4 5 (5.05%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.02%) Zenoss
5 2 (2.02%) Puppet
6 1 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Altiris
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco
3 14 (14.14%) Sun
4 12 (12.12%) VMware
5 10 (10.10%) CA
6 8 (8.08%) Oracle
6 8 (8.08%) NetApp
7 7 (7.07%) Dell
8 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.05%) Sage
8 5 (5.05%) Sybase
8 5 (5.05%) Progress
9 4 (4.04%) JBoss
9 4 (4.04%) Juniper
9 4 (4.04%) Zend
10 3 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.03%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago