Perl Skills Test

Ian Knopke ian.knopke at
Thu Sep 29 10:13:28 BST 2011

For purposes of comparison, do these other firms pay better for perl
programmers than the BBC? I was under the impression they all paid
about the same.

Ian Knopke

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Nicholas Clark <nick at> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 04:07:50PM +0100, Paul Tweedy wrote:
>> I know three people (all good engineers) who lost their jobs this year
>> and are struggling to find work, so I find it hard to complain about
>> any sort of adjustment to my salary in the current climate.
> I'm not sure how to respond to that, other than "it made me stop and think",
> and "Yes, good point well made".
> But it also made me think - that's not in London is it?
> There seems to be a hiring frenzy at the moment. IIRC currently recruiting
> are (at least) Net-A-Porter, Photobox, Venda, LOVEFiLM and
> Dave's-bit-of-the-BBC.
> (or if it is London, then is there a difference between "companies who say
> that they are recruiting" and those that actually *are*?)
> Nicholas Clark

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