The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 26 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 20 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.53% 3.23% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 7.69% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Median salary £100,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 65 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 67.89% 41.94% 61.22%
Number of salaries quoted 95 60 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Perl
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Perl in Northern Ireland

Perl
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Northern Ireland

Perl
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
County Antrim +14 20 £100,000 +181.69% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Perl.

1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 19 (90.48%) Java
3 19 (90.48%) Murex
3 19 (90.48%) FpML
3 19 (90.48%) Workflow
3 19 (90.48%) Derivative
3 19 (90.48%) Murex MxML
3 19 (90.48%) Workflow Development
4 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
4 18 (85.71%) Spring
4 18 (85.71%) Struts
4 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) JSON

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) Murex Developer
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) FpML
1 19 (90.48%) Murex MxML
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 18 (85.71%) Struts
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Workflow
1 19 (90.48%) Workflow Development
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Murex
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle