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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 153 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2015 2658 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 4.70% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 2181 2050
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
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
49582 56565 57758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 51.57% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42692 48513 48435
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 1868 £55,000 +4.76% 258
London -41 883 £60,000 - 109
South East +16 447 £55,000 +22.22% 62
Berkshire +31 173 £57,500 +15.00% 19
East of England -18 143 £47,500 +5.55% 26
South West -9 123 £45,000 -6.73% 18
Reading +11 117 £57,500 +15.00% 8
City of London -41 116 £55,000 -7.94% 29
Hampshire +32 113 £55,000 +29.41% 22
North West +41 88 £40,000 -20.00% 24
Yorkshire -37 85 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cambridgeshire +9 79 £45,000 - 15
Scotland +1 75 £42,500 +3.36% 15
Cambridge +13 74 £45,000 - 13
Surrey -32 73 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Manchester +27 69 £40,000 -11.11% 20
West Yorkshire -9 65 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Gloucestershire +5 64 £45,000 +4.65% 12
Leeds +5 59 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +22 52 £48,500 -10.18% 5
West Midlands -2 50 £44,738 -14.78% 2
Glasgow +31 49 £42,500 - 6
Hertfordshire -6 47 £50,000 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +22 42 £48,750 +18.18% 2
Southampton +27 35 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Birmingham -13 33 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Bristol -28 32 £62,500 -7.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Fareham +14 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Gloucester +10 25 £43,750 +20.68% 8

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2760 (66.62%) Python
2 2634 (63.58%) Linux
3 1647 (39.75%) Java
4 1381 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 1261 (30.44%) Unix
6 1207 (29.13%) SQL
7 1183 (28.55%) Puppet
8 1182 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
9 1073 (25.90%) Ruby
10 1069 (25.80%) Finance
11 1047 (25.27%) Windows
12 1005 (24.26%) DevOps
13 840 (20.28%) Red Hat
14 827 (19.96%) C++
15 821 (19.82%) Oracle
16 812 (19.60%) PHP
17 791 (19.09%) Apache
18 782 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
19 768 (18.54%) Degree
20 755 (18.22%) MySQL
21 752 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
22 744 (17.96%) VMware
23 643 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 629 (15.18%) Configuration Management
25 608 (14.68%) JavaScript
26 595 (14.36%) C
27 587 (14.17%) Jenkins
28 561 (13.54%) PowerShell
29 531 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
30 529 (12.77%) Tomcat

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
1 791 (19.09%) Apache
2 529 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 225 (5.43%) JBoss
4 220 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 192 (4.63%) nginx
6 191 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 181 (4.37%) IIS
8 159 (3.84%) OpenStack
9 147 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (2.87%) Confluence
11 71 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
12 70 (1.69%) Apache Spark
13 69 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 59 (1.42%) MS Exchange
15 58 (1.40%) CMS
16 57 (1.38%) Drupal
17 45 (1.09%) Jetty
18 43 (1.04%) Apache Solr
18 43 (1.04%) SAS
18 43 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 170 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.38%) MS Office
3 18 (0.43%) SPSS
4 10 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.097%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.097%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.072%) Blender
7 3 (0.072%) CATIA
7 3 (0.072%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.048%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.024%) MS Project
9 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
2 12 (0.29%) RMDS
3 11 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 7 (0.17%) Magento
4 7 (0.17%) Relativity
5 6 (0.14%) MetaTrader
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.097%) Apache OFBiz
7 4 (0.097%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.097%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.097%) Summit
7 4 (0.097%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.072%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.072%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.072%) Ringtail
9 2 (0.048%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 782 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (6.15%) SaaS
3 178 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 112 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 100 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 88 (2.12%) IaaS
6 88 (2.12%) PaaS
7 66 (1.59%) OpenShift
8 51 (1.23%) Amazon S3
9 49 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 45 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 44 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
12 40 (0.97%) SoftLayer
13 33 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
14 31 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
15 24 (0.58%) GitHub
16 22 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (0.43%) Office 365
17 18 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (0.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 489 (11.80%) TCP/IP
2 463 (11.18%) DNS
3 443 (10.69%) Firewall
4 297 (7.17%) Internet
5 296 (7.14%) HTTP
6 216 (5.21%) LDAP
7 193 (4.66%) SAN
8 155 (3.74%) SSL
9 130 (3.14%) VPN
10 115 (2.78%) WAN
11 114 (2.75%) NAS
12 106 (2.56%) LAN
13 89 (2.15%) BGP
14 85 (2.05%) DHCP
15 80 (1.93%) Wireless
16 79 (1.91%) SSH
17 74 (1.79%) Network Security
17 74 (1.79%) SMTP
18 64 (1.54%) MPLS
19 58 (1.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 755 (18.22%) MySQL
2 394 (9.51%) SQL Server
3 338 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 267 (6.44%) Big Data
5 242 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
6 236 (5.70%) MongoDB
7 216 (5.21%) Hadoop
8 210 (5.07%) RDBMS
9 205 (4.95%) NoSQL
10 114 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 79 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 74 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 70 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 66 (1.59%) Redis
15 60 (1.45%) DB2
16 43 (1.04%) HBase
17 40 (0.97%) Data Mining
18 30 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
19 29 (0.70%) Couchbase
20 25 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 587 (14.17%) Jenkins
2 496 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 343 (8.28%) Subversion
4 306 (7.39%) JIRA
5 179 (4.32%) Selenium
6 157 (3.79%) Maven
7 110 (2.66%) Cucumber
8 99 (2.39%) TeamCity
9 97 (2.34%) Ant
10 83 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 78 (1.88%) JUnit
12 70 (1.69%) Visual Studio
13 69 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
14 59 (1.42%) JMeter
15 54 (1.30%) LoadRunner
16 49 (1.18%) TestNG
17 46 (1.11%) Gradle
18 45 (1.09%) Eclipse
19 44 (1.06%) Hudson
20 43 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 1069 (25.80%) Finance
2 390 (9.41%) Banking
3 278 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 130 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 129 (3.11%) Front Office
6 125 (3.02%) Retail
7 94 (2.27%) Publishing
8 91 (2.20%) Games
9 85 (2.05%) Marketing
10 76 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 61 (1.47%) Back Office
12 56 (1.35%) Automotive
13 53 (1.28%) Advertising
14 48 (1.16%) Aerospace
15 42 (1.01%) Electronics
16 40 (0.97%) Manufacturing
17 35 (0.84%) Law
18 23 (0.56%) Legal
19 19 (0.46%) Online Betting
20 16 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 822 (19.84%) Developer
2 599 (14.46%) Linux Engineer
3 508 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 430 (10.38%) Administrator
5 347 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
6 328 (7.92%) Linux Administrator
7 289 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 284 (6.85%) Analyst
9 262 (6.32%) Applications Support
10 234 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
11 229 (5.53%) Support Engineer
12 209 (5.04%) Java Developer
13 204 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 182 (4.39%) Linux Support
15 177 (4.27%) Software Engineer
16 175 (4.22%) Tester
17 171 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 162 (3.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 148 (3.57%) Senior Developer
20 147 (3.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (12.48%) LAMP
2 463 (11.18%) Web Services
3 412 (9.94%) HTML
4 334 (8.06%) XML
5 285 (6.88%) .NET
6 268 (6.47%) CSS
7 223 (5.38%) Middleware
8 176 (4.25%) jQuery
9 171 (4.13%) JSON
10 136 (3.28%) Ajax
10 136 (3.28%) AngularJS
11 127 (3.07%) J2EE
12 117 (2.82%) Spring
13 116 (2.80%) REST
14 111 (2.68%) Node.js
15 106 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
16 103 (2.49%) SOAP
17 101 (2.44%) ASP.NET
18 100 (2.41%) Java EE
19 89 (2.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 379 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 356 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 139 (3.36%) Derivative
5 112 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 111 (2.68%) Equities
7 110 (2.66%) Clustering
8 97 (2.34%) Fintech
9 94 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 88 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (2.12%) Hedge funds
11 82 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 81 (1.96%) Mathematics
12 81 (1.96%) Visualisation
13 73 (1.76%) Algorithms
14 71 (1.71%) Fixed Income
15 65 (1.57%) PKI
16 45 (1.09%) Physics
16 45 (1.09%) Statistics
17 44 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2634 (63.58%) Linux
2 1261 (30.44%) Unix
3 1047 (25.27%) Windows
4 643 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 357 (8.62%) CentOS
6 276 (6.66%) Solaris
7 258 (6.23%) Windows Server
8 185 (4.47%) Ubuntu
9 120 (2.90%) Debian
10 115 (2.78%) AIX
11 113 (2.73%) Android
12 109 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 89 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (1.79%) Apple iOS
15 66 (1.59%) SUSE
16 47 (1.13%) FreeBSD
17 46 (1.11%) Mac OS X
18 43 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
19 36 (0.87%) Windows 7
20 32 (0.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1182 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1005 (24.26%) DevOps
3 629 (15.18%) Configuration Management
4 458 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
5 451 (10.89%) Software Engineering
6 415 (10.02%) Open Source
6 415 (10.02%) Scrum
7 323 (7.80%) ITIL
8 277 (6.69%) OO
9 274 (6.61%) SDLC
10 268 (6.47%) TDD
11 223 (5.38%) High Availability
12 210 (5.07%) Analytics
13 199 (4.80%) Project Management
14 186 (4.49%) Test Automation
15 184 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
16 181 (4.37%) Information Security
17 180 (4.34%) Load Balancing
18 160 (3.86%) Cybersecurity
19 158 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2760 (66.62%) Python
2 1647 (39.75%) Java
3 1381 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1207 (29.13%) SQL
5 1073 (25.90%) Ruby
6 827 (19.96%) C++
7 812 (19.60%) PHP
8 608 (14.68%) JavaScript
9 595 (14.36%) C
10 561 (13.54%) PowerShell
11 516 (12.45%) Shell Script
12 392 (9.46%) C#
13 176 (4.25%) VB
14 155 (3.74%) Korn
15 97 (2.34%) PL/SQL
16 86 (2.08%) Scala
17 85 (2.05%) VBScript
18 83 (2.00%) Groovy
19 82 (1.98%) Go
19 82 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 768 (18.54%) Degree
2 240 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 126 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 124 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 101 (2.44%) RHCE
7 89 (2.15%) CCNA
8 80 (1.93%) CCNP
9 69 (1.67%) CREST Certified
10 62 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 56 (1.35%) CEH
12 54 (1.30%) GIAC
12 54 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (1.23%) CISSP
13 51 (1.23%) ISEB
14 48 (1.16%) OSCP
15 45 (1.09%) MCSE
16 41 (0.99%) AWS Certification
17 36 (0.87%) PhD
17 36 (0.87%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (6.49%) QA
2 97 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 40 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.77%) SLA
5 30 (0.72%) HIPAA
6 28 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.29%) SDET
9 9 (0.22%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.097%) JTAG
11 4 (0.097%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.048%) ISO15022
12 2 (0.048%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.024%) COSO
13 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.024%) MiFID
13 1 (0.024%) MISRA
System Software
1 531 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 297 (7.17%) Docker
3 221 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 175 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 160 (3.86%) vSphere
6 92 (2.22%) KVM
6 92 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
7 89 (2.15%) NFS
8 77 (1.86%) VMware ESX
9 62 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 60 (1.45%) Varnish
11 60 (1.45%) Xen
12 52 (1.26%) iptables
13 47 (1.13%) Squid
14 44 (1.06%) Samba
15 43 (1.04%) Firmware
16 34 (0.82%) vCloud
17 26 (0.63%) Postfix
18 22 (0.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1183 (28.55%) Puppet
2 752 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
3 482 (11.63%) Ansible
4 367 (8.86%) Nagios
5 135 (3.26%) Salt
6 92 (2.22%) OpenView
7 90 (2.17%) Control-M
8 89 (2.15%) Kubernetes
9 87 (2.10%) ZABBIX
10 76 (1.83%) HAProxy
10 76 (1.83%) Kibana
11 73 (1.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 72 (1.74%) Cacti
13 69 (1.67%) SCCM
14 68 (1.64%) OpenAM
15 59 (1.42%) Nessus
16 55 (1.33%) logstash
17 52 (1.26%) Nmap
18 50 (1.21%) WSUS
19 46 (1.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 840 (20.28%) Red Hat
2 821 (19.82%) Oracle
3 744 (17.96%) VMware
4 328 (7.92%) Cisco
5 327 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 248 (5.99%) HP
7 166 (4.01%) Sybase
8 148 (3.57%) Sun
9 136 (3.28%) IBM
10 112 (2.70%) Splunk
11 104 (2.51%) F5
12 84 (2.03%) Juniper
13 77 (1.86%) Qualys
14 72 (1.74%) EMC
15 66 (1.59%) Atlassian
16 64 (1.54%) NetApp
17 58 (1.40%) Informatica
18 56 (1.35%) ServiceNow
19 54 (1.30%) CA
19 54 (1.30%) Citrix
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Skipton, North Yorkshire
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London
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London
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