The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 162 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1895 2545 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 2.40% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 4.57% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 2073 2147
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48617 55702 57453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.53% 52.44% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41743 47856 49169
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perl
Salary Trend

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

Perl Salary Trend in the UK

Perl
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Perl Salary Histogram in the UK

Perl
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -25 1796 £55,000 +4.76% 257
London -27 872 £60,000 - 97
South East -24 350 £55,000 +10.00% 46
East of England -7 149 £47,000 +4.44% 28
City of London -16 145 £55,000 -8.33% 25
North West +73 135 £40,000 -11.11% 42
South West +31 127 £42,500 - 27
Manchester +40 94 £42,500 -5.55% 33
Berkshire -10 94 £62,500 +19.04% 15
Hampshire -36 87 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Cambridgeshire +8 85 £45,000 - 22
Yorkshire -30 84 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cambridge +11 82 £45,000 - 22
Surrey -39 71 £56,000 +24.44% 9
Gloucestershire -3 65 £42,250 +5.62% 15
Reading -10 61 £62,500 +19.04% 3
West Yorkshire -14 49 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Southampton +39 42 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 42 £35,356 -21.43% 3
Leeds -16 41 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands -17 41 £60,000 +36.36%
Oxfordshire +24 39 £48,500 +2.10% 4
Gloucester +9 34 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +9 33 £55,000 +67.93% 5
Bristol +19 32 £60,000 -14.28% 8
Birmingham +4 32 £62,500 +38.88%
Hertfordshire -4 31 £48,750 +8.33% 5
South Yorkshire +2 28 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Scotland -24 28 £46,500 +3.33% 8
Wales -1 27 £42,500 +21.42% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for Perl.

1 2723 (68.78%) Python
2 2451 (61.91%) Linux
3 1646 (41.58%) Java
4 1354 (34.20%) Bash Shell
5 1204 (30.41%) Unix
6 1146 (28.95%) SQL
7 1134 (28.64%) Puppet
8 1124 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
9 1013 (25.59%) Finance
10 998 (25.21%) DevOps
11 985 (24.88%) Ruby
12 973 (24.58%) Windows
13 843 (21.29%) Oracle
14 812 (20.51%) Red Hat
15 797 (20.13%) MySQL
16 789 (19.93%) C++
17 760 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
18 754 (19.05%) PHP
19 744 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
20 717 (18.11%) Apache
21 707 (17.86%) VMware
22 691 (17.45%) Degree
23 626 (15.81%) JavaScript
24 611 (15.43%) C
25 593 (14.98%) Configuration Management
26 581 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 554 (13.99%) Jenkins
28 541 (13.67%) Ansible
29 526 (13.29%) Tomcat
30 516 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure

Perl
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 717 (18.11%) Apache
2 526 (13.29%) Tomcat
3 289 (7.30%) JBoss
4 211 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 206 (5.20%) WebSphere
6 183 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
7 181 (4.57%) OpenStack
8 179 (4.52%) nginx
9 166 (4.19%) IIS
10 131 (3.31%) Apache Spark
11 115 (2.90%) Confluence
12 77 (1.94%) Jetty
13 64 (1.62%) Apache Solr
14 57 (1.44%) Apache Pig
15 48 (1.21%) Drupal
16 47 (1.19%) CMS
17 41 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
17 41 (1.04%) MS Exchange
18 40 (1.01%) MQSeries
18 40 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 147 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.29%) MS Office
3 21 (0.53%) SPSS
4 10 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.10%) CATIA
6 4 (0.10%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.10%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.076%) Blender
7 3 (0.076%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.025%) MS Project
8 1 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.30%) RMDS
3 11 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 9 (0.23%) Relativity
5 8 (0.20%) Magento
6 6 (0.15%) Summit
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.13%) Ringtail
7 5 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.10%) Concordance
8 4 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.10%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.10%) osCommerce
8 4 (0.10%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.076%) Eikon
10 2 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 760 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (5.43%) SaaS
3 195 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 69 (1.74%) IaaS
8 64 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 59 (1.49%) PaaS
10 52 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 50 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 39 (0.99%) GitHub
13 38 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
14 31 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
15 27 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
16 24 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
17 23 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
18 21 (0.53%) SoftLayer
19 17 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 16 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 436 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 396 (10.00%) DNS
3 344 (8.69%) Firewall
4 312 (7.88%) Internet
5 213 (5.38%) LDAP
6 190 (4.80%) HTTP
7 154 (3.89%) SAN
8 143 (3.61%) SSL
9 102 (2.58%) DHCP
10 99 (2.50%) VPN
11 96 (2.42%) WAN
12 86 (2.17%) NAS
13 82 (2.07%) Wireless
14 81 (2.05%) BGP
14 81 (2.05%) LAN
14 81 (2.05%) SMTP
15 78 (1.97%) Network Security
16 59 (1.49%) SSH
17 58 (1.47%) SNMP
18 54 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 797 (20.13%) MySQL
2 358 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 324 (8.18%) Big Data
4 304 (7.68%) Hadoop
5 301 (7.60%) Relational Database
6 292 (7.38%) MongoDB
7 264 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 224 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 177 (4.47%) RDBMS
10 125 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 114 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 93 (2.35%) Apache Hive
13 86 (2.17%) Redis
14 77 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 65 (1.64%) HBase
16 56 (1.41%) DB2
17 53 (1.34%) Riak
18 50 (1.26%) Couchbase
19 47 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
20 34 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 554 (13.99%) Jenkins
2 464 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 290 (7.33%) JIRA
4 241 (6.09%) Subversion
5 161 (4.07%) Selenium
6 129 (3.26%) Maven
7 115 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 108 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 103 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 89 (2.25%) Ant
11 62 (1.57%) JUnit
12 59 (1.49%) Vagrant
13 57 (1.44%) Hudson
14 52 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 42 (1.06%) Visual Studio
16 41 (1.04%) JMeter
17 40 (1.01%) LoadRunner
17 40 (1.01%) Travis CI
18 38 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
19 33 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1013 (25.59%) Finance
2 421 (10.63%) Banking
3 227 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 155 (3.92%) Retail
5 140 (3.54%) Front Office
5 140 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 70 (1.77%) Publishing
7 69 (1.74%) Games
8 65 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 64 (1.62%) Marketing
10 56 (1.41%) Advertising
10 56 (1.41%) Back Office
11 41 (1.04%) Electronics
12 38 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.83%) Legal
14 31 (0.78%) Military
15 24 (0.61%) Law
16 22 (0.56%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.43%) German Language
18 16 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 773 (19.53%) Developer
2 617 (15.58%) Linux Engineer
3 474 (11.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 441 (11.14%) Administrator
5 345 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 332 (8.39%) Linux Administrator
7 283 (7.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 227 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
9 226 (5.71%) Analyst
10 225 (5.68%) Software Engineer
11 212 (5.35%) Java Developer
12 210 (5.30%) Applications Support
13 196 (4.95%) Support Engineer
14 194 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 180 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
16 169 (4.27%) Software Developer
17 161 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 150 (3.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 144 (3.64%) Linux Support
20 141 (3.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (11.82%) LAMP
2 383 (9.67%) Web Services
3 377 (9.52%) HTML
4 290 (7.33%) .NET
5 286 (7.22%) XML
6 266 (6.72%) CSS
7 228 (5.76%) Middleware
8 202 (5.10%) AngularJS
9 145 (3.66%) Node.js
10 144 (3.64%) jQuery
11 123 (3.11%) JSON
11 123 (3.11%) Spring
12 111 (2.80%) J2EE
13 102 (2.58%) REST
14 97 (2.45%) Hibernate
14 97 (2.45%) Java EE
15 96 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
15 96 (2.42%) SOAP
16 91 (2.30%) React
17 90 (2.27%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 369 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 295 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 250 (6.31%) Data Centre
4 159 (4.02%) Fintech
5 146 (3.69%) Clustering
6 112 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 110 (2.78%) Derivative
8 99 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 94 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 87 (2.20%) Equities
11 85 (2.15%) PKI
12 84 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
13 82 (2.07%) Visualisation
14 78 (1.97%) Hedge funds
15 72 (1.82%) Mobile App
16 67 (1.69%) Algorithms
17 63 (1.59%) Fixed Income
18 47 (1.19%) Physics
19 44 (1.11%) Data Structures
19 44 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2451 (61.91%) Linux
2 1204 (30.41%) Unix
3 973 (24.58%) Windows
4 581 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 374 (9.45%) CentOS
6 224 (5.66%) Windows Server
7 217 (5.48%) Solaris
8 167 (4.22%) Android
9 160 (4.04%) Ubuntu
10 129 (3.26%) Apple iOS
11 98 (2.48%) Debian
12 81 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 75 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 62 (1.57%) AIX
15 61 (1.54%) SUSE
16 35 (0.88%) Fedora
16 35 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 29 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (0.66%) FreeBSD
19 24 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1124 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (25.21%) DevOps
3 593 (14.98%) Configuration Management
4 506 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
5 459 (11.59%) Software Engineering
6 423 (10.68%) Scrum
7 367 (9.27%) Open Source
8 293 (7.40%) OO
9 265 (6.69%) SDLC
10 262 (6.62%) Analytics
10 262 (6.62%) ITIL
11 240 (6.06%) TDD
12 227 (5.73%) Mentoring
13 217 (5.48%) Project Management
14 186 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
15 182 (4.60%) High Availability
15 182 (4.60%) Information Security
16 170 (4.29%) Web Development
17 165 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
18 156 (3.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2723 (68.78%) Python
2 1646 (41.58%) Java
3 1354 (34.20%) Bash Shell
4 1146 (28.95%) SQL
5 985 (24.88%) Ruby
6 789 (19.93%) C++
7 754 (19.05%) PHP
8 626 (15.81%) JavaScript
9 611 (15.43%) C
10 474 (11.97%) C#
11 469 (11.85%) PowerShell
12 450 (11.37%) Shell Script
13 141 (3.56%) Go
14 129 (3.26%) VB
15 119 (3.01%) PL/SQL
16 105 (2.65%) Korn
17 83 (2.10%) Groovy
18 72 (1.82%) VBScript
19 71 (1.79%) R
19 71 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 691 (17.45%) Degree
2 261 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 125 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 112 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 77 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 73 (1.84%) AWS Certification
7 73 (1.84%) RHCE
8 68 (1.72%) CCNA
8 68 (1.72%) CCNP
9 60 (1.52%) OSCP
10 58 (1.47%) CEH
11 54 (1.36%) CREST Certified
12 50 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 48 (1.21%) GIAC
14 37 (0.93%) CISSP
15 34 (0.86%) PhD
16 28 (0.71%) GPEN
16 28 (0.71%) MCSE
17 26 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (6.77%) QA
2 95 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.71%) SLA
5 25 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.35%) SDET
8 13 (0.33%) JTAG
9 9 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.23%) MISRA
10 4 (0.10%) MiFID
11 1 (0.025%) GPG13
11 1 (0.025%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 516 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 292 (7.38%) Docker
3 229 (5.78%) Active Directory
4 186 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 116 (2.93%) vSphere
6 83 (2.10%) NFS
7 82 (2.07%) KVM
8 58 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 55 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
10 54 (1.36%) Varnish
11 53 (1.34%) VMware ESX
11 53 (1.34%) Xen
12 47 (1.19%) iptables
13 44 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
14 43 (1.09%) Samba
15 39 (0.99%) vCloud
16 37 (0.93%) Firmware
16 37 (0.93%) Postfix
17 23 (0.58%) Squid
18 20 (0.51%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1134 (28.64%) Puppet
2 744 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
3 541 (13.67%) Ansible
4 316 (7.98%) Nagios
5 118 (2.98%) Salt
6 97 (2.45%) Kibana
7 75 (1.89%) Kubernetes
8 72 (1.82%) OpenView
9 69 (1.74%) logstash
10 67 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 66 (1.67%) Control-M
12 64 (1.62%) Nmap
13 60 (1.52%) Nessus
14 57 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 57 (1.44%) SCCM
15 56 (1.41%) Terraform
16 55 (1.39%) Cacti
17 52 (1.31%) SELinux
18 49 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
19 42 (1.06%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 843 (21.29%) Oracle
2 812 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 707 (17.86%) VMware
4 247 (6.24%) Microsoft
5 241 (6.09%) Cisco
6 190 (4.80%) Sybase
7 182 (4.60%) HP
8 114 (2.88%) Splunk
9 100 (2.53%) Sun
10 97 (2.45%) IBM
11 86 (2.17%) F5
12 83 (2.10%) Atlassian
13 72 (1.82%) Qualys
14 69 (1.74%) NetApp
15 67 (1.69%) Juniper
16 55 (1.39%) EMC
16 55 (1.39%) Informatica
16 55 (1.39%) ServiceNow
17 45 (1.14%) Murex
18 44 (1.11%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £85000.00 - £140000.00 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, PHI, 6% pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus & excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + a generous bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 8& pension, medical, life, health etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday