Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - +25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.80% - 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 55 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 73.87% 53.40% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 31 51
West Lothian median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in West Lothian

Perl
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Perl in West Lothian

Perl
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
Perl
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DECT
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) RS-485

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DECT
1 2 (100.00%) RS-485
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware