Development & Testing

perl developer

What does a Perl Developer do?

Perl developers are required to write code and develop applications using the Perl programming language. Duties as a Perl developer may include and are not limited to system administration, writing shell scripts, participating in database code, testing, debugging, contributing to codebases and network programming.

The average salary for a Perl developer is £47,000 and skills required for a Perl Development job include programming in Perl, being comfortable with Linux or UNIX operating systems and shell scripting. It will also be helpful to have familiarity with other web development languages such as Ruby on Rails, Python and PHP.

Perl Developer roles range from Junior Perl Developer or Junior Perl Engineer, right up to Senior Perl Developer, Perl Development Lead and Head of Perl Development.


What is Perl Development and Programming?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language that was originally developed for text manipulation but is now used for a wide range of tasks including web development, network programming, GUI development, bioinformatics, system admin, testing and more.

Perl programming is open source with a code that is brief and effective and has a resourceful and thriving developer community. Perl programmers love their language and it is documented extensively so you can easily find answers to any Perl queries.
 

Who uses Perl Programming?

A range of businesses have been known to utilise Perl programming and Perl Developers, from Snapchat, Booking.com, C.V.Library and Zoopla to NET-A-PORTER, Deutsche Bank, Amazon and XS4ALL.

 

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milan

Milan, located in the northern Lombardy region is the largest metropolitan area in Italy and is known as the Italian capital of fashion, design and banking. Milan is very much a financial hub, hosting the national stock exchange and many international banks and financial companies.

The city is known for its high-end shops and restaurants and is recognised as a fashion capital, hosting international events such as Milan Fashion Week. Milan is also home to big names in manufacturing and automotive industries such as Alfa Romeo and Pirelli.

Classic historic landmarks of Milan include the La Scala opera house, the Pizza Duomo and the Sforzesco Castle and its museums include world-renowned collections from major artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci.

Despite being named a fashion capital, Milan is also home to two successful football teams A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale. Milan and the nearby ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo will also be hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.