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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 146 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2178 2546 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.31% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 4.50% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1825 2038 2110
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,650
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.04%

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
51838 56524 60371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.90% 51.34% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44853 48147 51300
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 £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -17 2005 £52,500 +5.00% 282
London -5 985 £60,000 - 141
South East +22 485 £50,000 +5.26% 69
Berkshire +31 195 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East of England +5 179 £45,000 +9.75% 14
City of London -7 163 £55,000 -8.33% 41
Reading +13 114 £55,000 +15.78% 14
South West -17 109 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Surrey +5 106 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Scotland -1 100 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 99 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Cambridge +13 94 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Yorkshire -21 93 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Hampshire +9 84 £47,500 +7.95% 23
Oxfordshire +16 65 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Glasgow +3 65 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Yorkshire +15 64 £37,000 -12.94% 8
North West +4 60 £35,000 -6.66% 17
East Midlands +7 56 £45,000 - 4
Leeds +30 55 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Gloucestershire +7 55 £45,000 +73.07% 12
Manchester +3 47 £34,250 +5.38% 15
Walton-on-Thames +9 41 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +4 40 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol -20 31 £62,500 -7.40% 4
Edinburgh -21 30 £46,250 +15.62% 2
West Midlands -30 29 £39,500 -24.76% 5
Abingdon +3 25 £40,000 +40.35%
Oxford -8 24 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Gloucester 0 22 £47,500 +86.27% 7

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2865 (64.92%) Python
2 2845 (64.47%) Linux
3 1689 (38.27%) Java
4 1362 (30.86%) Bash Shell
5 1312 (29.73%) Unix
6 1276 (28.91%) SQL
7 1214 (27.51%) Puppet
8 1181 (26.76%) Ruby
9 1177 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1146 (25.97%) Windows
11 1069 (24.22%) Finance
12 997 (22.59%) DevOps
13 883 (20.01%) Degree
14 874 (19.81%) C++
15 862 (19.53%) Red Hat
16 848 (19.22%) Apache
17 837 (18.97%) Oracle
18 831 (18.83%) PHP
19 828 (18.76%) MySQL
20 774 (17.54%) VMware
21 738 (16.72%) Opscode Chef
22 733 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
23 716 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 674 (15.27%) JavaScript
25 644 (14.59%) Configuration Management
26 583 (13.21%) Tomcat
27 567 (12.85%) Jenkins
28 565 (12.80%) C
29 555 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
30 542 (12.28%) PowerShell

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
1 848 (19.22%) Apache
2 583 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 257 (5.82%) JBoss
4 205 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 195 (4.42%) WebLogic
6 194 (4.40%) nginx
7 177 (4.01%) WebSphere
8 169 (3.83%) IIS
9 139 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
10 125 (2.83%) Confluence
11 90 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
12 89 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 74 (1.68%) Apache Spark
14 70 (1.59%) MS Exchange
15 60 (1.36%) Drupal
16 56 (1.27%) CMS
17 51 (1.16%) Jetty
18 47 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
19 42 (0.95%) Apache Solr
20 35 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 191 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.18%) MS Office
3 19 (0.43%) SPSS
4 15 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.091%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.068%) Blender
10 2 (0.045%) MS Project
11 1 (0.023%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.34%) Hi Portfolio
2 15 (0.34%) RMDS
3 7 (0.16%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.16%) Relativity
4 4 (0.091%) Apache OFBiz
4 4 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.091%) Magento
4 4 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.068%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.045%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.045%) Concordance
6 2 (0.045%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.045%) Line 500
6 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.045%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 733 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (5.08%) SaaS
3 180 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 112 (2.54%) PaaS
5 103 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 89 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 88 (1.99%) IaaS
8 71 (1.61%) OpenShift
9 46 (1.04%) Amazon S3
10 44 (1.00%) SoftLayer
11 42 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.75%) GitHub
13 29 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 28 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.32%) CloudFront
17 13 (0.29%) Route 53
18 11 (0.25%) Office 365
19 10 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 537 (12.17%) DNS
2 524 (11.87%) TCP/IP
3 476 (10.79%) Firewall
4 377 (8.54%) HTTP
5 292 (6.62%) Internet
6 238 (5.39%) LDAP
6 238 (5.39%) SAN
7 166 (3.76%) SSL
8 144 (3.26%) NAS
9 138 (3.13%) VPN
10 129 (2.92%) LAN
11 123 (2.79%) WAN
12 102 (2.31%) DHCP
13 90 (2.04%) BGP
14 86 (1.95%) SMTP
15 80 (1.81%) Network Security
16 74 (1.68%) SSH
17 67 (1.52%) OSPF
18 65 (1.47%) MPLS
18 65 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 828 (18.76%) MySQL
2 452 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 392 (8.88%) Relational Database
4 306 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 247 (5.60%) RDBMS
6 236 (5.35%) Big Data
7 214 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 195 (4.42%) Hadoop
9 193 (4.37%) NoSQL
10 133 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 94 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 87 (1.97%) Redis
13 71 (1.61%) Apache Hive
13 71 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 53 (1.20%) DB2
15 51 (1.16%) HBase
16 40 (0.91%) Data Mining
17 39 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (0.79%) MariaDB
19 32 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 567 (12.85%) Jenkins
2 524 (11.87%) Git (software)
3 381 (8.63%) Subversion
4 293 (6.64%) JIRA
5 181 (4.10%) Maven
5 181 (4.10%) Selenium
6 115 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 108 (2.45%) Ant
8 94 (2.13%) JUnit
9 87 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 84 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 74 (1.68%) Hudson
12 71 (1.61%) Visual Studio
13 69 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
14 64 (1.45%) Vagrant
15 57 (1.29%) Eclipse
16 55 (1.25%) TestNG
17 53 (1.20%) Gradle
18 50 (1.13%) JMeter
19 34 (0.77%) InstallShield
General
1 1069 (24.22%) Finance
2 362 (8.20%) Banking
3 349 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 157 (3.56%) Retail
5 122 (2.76%) Games
6 117 (2.65%) Front Office
7 112 (2.54%) Marketing
8 106 (2.40%) Financial Institution
9 94 (2.13%) Publishing
10 80 (1.81%) Investment Banking
11 70 (1.59%) Automotive
12 60 (1.36%) Back Office
13 54 (1.22%) Advertising
14 50 (1.13%) Law
15 49 (1.11%) Electronics
16 43 (0.97%) Aerospace
17 39 (0.88%) Manufacturing
18 35 (0.79%) Online Betting
19 27 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 925 (20.96%) Developer
2 619 (14.03%) Linux Engineer
3 500 (11.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 447 (10.13%) Administrator
5 354 (8.02%) Analyst
6 336 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
7 326 (7.39%) Linux Administrator
8 299 (6.78%) Applications Support
9 275 (6.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 250 (5.67%) Support Engineer
11 230 (5.21%) Java Developer
12 225 (5.10%) Linux Support
13 224 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
14 209 (4.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 175 (3.97%) Software Engineer
16 174 (3.94%) Senior Developer
17 171 (3.87%) Support Analyst
18 166 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 160 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 156 (3.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (12.26%) LAMP
2 499 (11.31%) Web Services
3 475 (10.76%) HTML
4 392 (8.88%) XML
5 344 (7.80%) CSS
6 321 (7.27%) .NET
7 211 (4.78%) Middleware
8 202 (4.58%) jQuery
9 193 (4.37%) JSON
10 152 (3.44%) Ajax
11 141 (3.20%) REST
12 136 (3.08%) J2EE
13 129 (2.92%) AngularJS
14 111 (2.52%) Node.js
15 109 (2.47%) SOAP
16 108 (2.45%) Java EE
16 108 (2.45%) Spring
17 101 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
17 101 (2.29%) RESTful
18 84 (1.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 441 (9.99%) Computer Science
2 435 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 236 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 155 (3.51%) Derivative
5 131 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 123 (2.79%) Hedge funds
7 120 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 115 (2.61%) Equities
9 105 (2.38%) Clustering
10 103 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 96 (2.18%) Visualisation
12 89 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 73 (1.65%) Fixed Income
14 72 (1.63%) Mobile App
15 65 (1.47%) Replication
16 64 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
17 57 (1.29%) Digital Media
17 57 (1.29%) User Experience
18 54 (1.22%) Physics
19 49 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2845 (64.47%) Linux
2 1312 (29.73%) Unix
3 1146 (25.97%) Windows
4 716 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 363 (8.23%) CentOS
6 295 (6.68%) Solaris
7 278 (6.30%) Windows Server
8 201 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 141 (3.20%) AIX
10 135 (3.06%) Debian
11 124 (2.81%) Android
12 111 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 86 (1.95%) SUSE
14 84 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 79 (1.79%) Apple iOS
16 57 (1.29%) FreeBSD
17 54 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
18 53 (1.20%) Mac OS X
19 41 (0.93%) Windows 7
20 35 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 997 (22.59%) DevOps
3 644 (14.59%) Configuration Management
4 468 (10.61%) Software Engineering
5 463 (10.49%) Open Source
6 420 (9.52%) Scrum
7 404 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
8 371 (8.41%) ITIL
9 324 (7.34%) OO
10 300 (6.80%) TDD
11 297 (6.73%) SDLC
12 268 (6.07%) High Availability
13 216 (4.89%) Analytics
14 204 (4.62%) Test Automation
15 198 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 194 (4.40%) Project Management
17 188 (4.26%) Load Balancing
18 174 (3.94%) Penetration Testing
18 174 (3.94%) Web Development
19 173 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2865 (64.92%) Python
2 1689 (38.27%) Java
3 1362 (30.86%) Bash Shell
4 1276 (28.91%) SQL
5 1181 (26.76%) Ruby
6 874 (19.81%) C++
7 831 (18.83%) PHP
8 674 (15.27%) JavaScript
9 565 (12.80%) C
10 542 (12.28%) PowerShell
11 513 (11.62%) Shell Script
12 384 (8.70%) C#
13 177 (4.01%) Korn
14 160 (3.63%) VB
15 128 (2.90%) Scala
16 102 (2.31%) R
17 92 (2.08%) PL/SQL
18 77 (1.74%) VBA
19 74 (1.68%) Groovy
20 73 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 883 (20.01%) Degree
2 222 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 124 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 117 (2.65%) RHCE
6 109 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 89 (2.02%) CCNA
8 83 (1.88%) CCNP
9 67 (1.52%) ISEB
10 65 (1.47%) CISSP
11 61 (1.38%) PhD
12 60 (1.36%) CEH
12 60 (1.36%) CREST Certified
13 51 (1.16%) GIAC
14 49 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 49 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (0.95%) MCSE
16 35 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 35 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 35 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (6.34%) QA
2 62 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 38 (0.86%) SLA
4 27 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.57%) HIPAA
6 20 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.25%) COBIT
9 9 (0.20%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.14%) SDET
10 6 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.045%) COSO
11 2 (0.045%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.045%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.045%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.023%) JTAG
12 1 (0.023%) MISRA
System Software
1 555 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (7.55%) Docker
3 202 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 150 (3.40%) vSphere
5 135 (3.06%) Hyper-V
6 119 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
7 103 (2.33%) KVM
8 98 (2.22%) NFS
9 87 (1.97%) Xen
10 85 (1.93%) Squid
11 82 (1.86%) VMware ESX
12 72 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
13 60 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
14 59 (1.34%) Firmware
14 59 (1.34%) Varnish
15 44 (1.00%) iptables
15 44 (1.00%) Samba
16 34 (0.77%) Postfix
17 29 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 27 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1214 (27.51%) Puppet
2 738 (16.72%) Opscode Chef
3 438 (9.93%) Ansible
4 414 (9.38%) Nagios
5 169 (3.83%) Salt
6 108 (2.45%) ZABBIX
7 93 (2.11%) Control-M
8 92 (2.08%) Kubernetes
9 91 (2.06%) OpenView
10 82 (1.86%) Cacti
11 81 (1.84%) OpenAM
12 70 (1.59%) logstash
13 68 (1.54%) HAProxy
14 67 (1.52%) Graphite
15 66 (1.50%) Kibana
16 56 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 54 (1.22%) SCCM
18 47 (1.07%) Nessus
19 44 (1.00%) NetBackup
20 42 (0.95%) Nmap
Vendors
1 862 (19.53%) Red Hat
2 837 (18.97%) Oracle
3 774 (17.54%) VMware
4 390 (8.84%) Microsoft
5 335 (7.59%) Cisco
6 255 (5.78%) HP
7 159 (3.60%) Sun
8 153 (3.47%) IBM
9 134 (3.04%) Sybase
10 133 (3.01%) Splunk
11 116 (2.63%) F5
12 90 (2.04%) NetApp
13 84 (1.90%) Juniper
14 75 (1.70%) EMC
15 68 (1.54%) Google
16 63 (1.43%) Citrix
17 62 (1.40%) Qualys
18 60 (1.36%) Atlassian
19 56 (1.27%) CA
20 50 (1.13%) Veritas
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Discretionary bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.0000000 - £75000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 42,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits and salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday