The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.35% 1.23% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 2.30% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £41,000 £44,500
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 261 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 53.59% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 213
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Perl
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Perl in Merseyside

Perl
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Perl.

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

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) 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 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (20.00%) NuGet
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Release Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Games Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Symfony
2 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) STL
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 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 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Fedora
5 3 (15.00%) HPUX
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Game Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) 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%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Bourne shell
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Korn
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) VMware