The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 48 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.75% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 2.40% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 232 208 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 57.86% 53.06% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 157 175
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Perl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Liverpool

Perl
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Perl in Liverpool

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Perl.

1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Games
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Game Development
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Apache
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) CentOS
6 6 (30.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) NuGet
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Post-Production
8 4 (20.00%) Puppet
8 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) HPUX
8 4 (20.00%) IIS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 5 (25.00%) NuGet
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Release Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) HPUX Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Games Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
1 2 (10.00%) Symfony
1 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) Qt
2 1 (5.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Fedora
4 4 (20.00%) HPUX
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Game Development
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Post-Production
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell
7 4 (20.00%) Korn
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) PHP
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) VMware