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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 133 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 85 100 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.83% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.90% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68 87 58
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £43,000
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 55 £52,500 +5.00%
Coventry +5 22 £35,000 +8.52% 1
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire -10 2 £47,500 +19.49%
Warwickshire +6 1 £40,000 +66.66%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (72.58%) Linux
2 71 (57.26%) Python
3 65 (52.42%) UNIX
4 56 (45.16%) SQL
5 53 (42.74%) Java
6 47 (37.90%) Windows
7 43 (34.68%) Apache
8 39 (31.45%) PHP
9 38 (30.65%) Cisco
10 35 (28.23%) HTML
11 34 (27.42%) Finance
12 31 (25.00%) Solaris
13 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
14 28 (22.58%) Web Services
15 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
16 25 (20.16%) Firewall
17 24 (19.35%) MySQL
17 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
18 23 (18.55%) Load Balancing
19 22 (17.74%) Oracle
19 22 (17.74%) OSPF
19 22 (17.74%) BGP
19 22 (17.74%) CCNP
19 22 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (17.74%) CheckPoint
19 22 (17.74%) Tcl
20 20 (16.13%) DNS
20 20 (16.13%) MS Visio
21 19 (15.32%) DB2
21 19 (15.32%) Network Security

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (34.68%) Apache
2 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.26%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.65%) IIS
6 5 (4.03%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.03%) Moodle
6 5 (4.03%) WordPress
6 5 (4.03%) nginx
6 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Firewall
2 22 (17.74%) OSPF
2 22 (17.74%) BGP
3 20 (16.13%) DNS
4 19 (15.32%) Network Security
5 17 (13.71%) Internet
6 14 (11.29%) SAN
7 13 (10.48%) Junos
8 11 (8.87%) LDAP
9 9 (7.26%) HTTP
9 9 (7.26%) VPN
9 9 (7.26%) Extranet
10 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 7 (5.65%) VLAN
11 7 (5.65%) DHCP
11 7 (5.65%) SSL
12 6 (4.84%) VoIP
12 6 (4.84%) SSH
13 5 (4.03%) BIG-IP
14 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) MySQL
2 19 (15.32%) DB2
3 18 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (13.71%) Big Data
5 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Informix
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.65%) CruiseControl
2 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Maven
3 5 (4.03%) Hudson
3 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.03%) Ant
4 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.84%) Publishing
4 4 (3.23%) Front Office
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall Engineer
1 22 (17.74%) Applications Support
2 19 (15.32%) Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Software Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Support Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Applications Support Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.65%) Administrator
6 6 (4.84%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Linux Support
7 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.23%) HTML
2 28 (22.58%) Web Services
3 18 (14.52%) J2EE
3 18 (14.52%) XHTML
4 17 (13.71%) RESTful
4 17 (13.71%) REST
5 12 (9.68%) LAMP
5 12 (9.68%) CSS
5 12 (9.68%) .NET
6 8 (6.45%) XML
6 8 (6.45%) Ajax
7 7 (5.65%) XSL
8 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.84%) WCF
8 6 (4.84%) WPF
8 6 (4.84%) jQuery
8 6 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (4.03%) COM
9 5 (4.03%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Clustering
1 16 (12.90%) Equities
2 15 (12.10%) Wiki
3 8 (6.45%) Open Source
4 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.81%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 90 (72.58%) Linux
2 65 (52.42%) UNIX
3 47 (37.90%) Windows
4 31 (25.00%) Solaris
5 9 (7.26%) AIX
6 7 (5.65%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.84%) SUSE
8 5 (4.03%) SELinux
8 5 (4.03%) Debian
8 5 (4.03%) CentOS
8 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) Load Balancing
2 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
3 15 (12.10%) Web Development
4 14 (11.29%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.06%) Low Latency
7 9 (7.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 9 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.45%) Change Management
8 8 (6.45%) DevOps
9 7 (5.65%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.65%) ITIL
9 7 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.84%) MVC
10 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.03%) Change Control
11 5 (4.03%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.03%) Content Management
12 4 (3.23%) OO
12 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) Python
2 56 (45.16%) SQL
3 53 (42.74%) Java
4 39 (31.45%) PHP
5 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
6 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 22 (17.74%) Tcl
8 15 (12.10%) Shell Script
9 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
9 14 (11.29%) C#
10 11 (8.87%) C++
11 7 (5.65%) Ruby
11 7 (5.65%) Korn
11 7 (5.65%) VBScript
12 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.84%) Delphi
13 5 (4.03%) XAML
14 4 (3.23%) PHP5
15 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) CCNP
1 22 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.29%) Degree
3 13 (10.48%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (10.48%) CCSA
4 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) OCA
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.87%) vSphere
3 8 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.65%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (4.84%) Squid
6 5 (4.03%) Varnish
6 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.03%) Postfix
6 5 (4.03%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.23%) Shibboleth
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Backup Exec
1 7 (5.65%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (4.84%) WSUS
3 5 (4.03%) Puppet
3 5 (4.03%) Nagios
4 2 (1.61%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Cisco
2 22 (17.74%) Oracle
2 22 (17.74%) CheckPoint
3 18 (14.52%) Juniper
4 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.90%) VMware
6 14 (11.29%) Blue Coat
7 12 (9.68%) Sun
8 9 (7.26%) NetApp
9 7 (5.65%) Altiris
9 7 (5.65%) Dell
10 6 (4.84%) CA
10 6 (4.84%) JBoss
11 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.23%) EMC
12 4 (3.23%) Zend
13 2 (1.61%) HP
13 2 (1.61%) Brocade
14 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.81%) Perforce
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