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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK
Rank 180 164 143
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1575 2075 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 2.06% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.97% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1731 1741
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
45747 52248 53948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.21% 51.82% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39006 44932 46129
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 27 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 -8 1510 £50,000 -4.76% 265
London -13 707 £62,500 +4.16% 103
South East -19 303 £45,000 -10.00% 76
East of England +21 194 £45,000 +3.11% 33
Cambridgeshire +21 127 £45,000 +12.50% 22
City of London +7 126 £62,500 +8.69% 29
Cambridge +12 122 £45,000 +12.50% 16
North West +45 114 £40,000 +14.28% 19
South West +9 101 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Manchester +25 94 £40,000 -17.94% 16
Berkshire +5 92 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Surrey -18 67 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Hampshire -2 62 £42,500 - 24
Reading +6 58 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Oxfordshire +16 49 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Scotland -5 44 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Gloucestershire -14 44 £47,500 +11.11% 6
Hertfordshire -3 37 £47,500 -8.65% 4
East Midlands -1 35 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol +20 31 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Oxford +16 29 £40,000 -15.34% 3
Yorkshire -29 29 £39,750 -6.47% 12
Essex +34 26 £31,498 -33.68% 7
Edinburgh -5 26 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 25 £41,250 +11.48% 1
Gloucester +6 23 £37,500 -14.77% 4
West Midlands +5 22 £62,500 +47.05% 4
Staines +7 18 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Fareham +7 17 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Glasgow +14 15 £32,500 -18.75% 5

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 2438 (70.36%) Python
2 2169 (62.60%) Linux
3 1432 (41.33%) Java
4 1158 (33.42%) Bash Shell
5 1015 (29.29%) Unix
6 930 (26.84%) Ruby
7 925 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
8 921 (26.58%) Puppet
9 916 (26.44%) SQL
10 867 (25.02%) DevOps
11 819 (23.64%) Finance
12 812 (23.43%) MySQL
13 778 (22.45%) Windows
14 719 (20.75%) PHP
15 679 (19.60%) Oracle
16 650 (18.76%) Opscode Chef
17 642 (18.53%) C++
18 636 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
19 626 (18.07%) JavaScript
20 620 (17.89%) Red Hat
21 617 (17.81%) Degree
22 574 (16.57%) VMware
23 564 (16.28%) Ansible
24 536 (15.47%) Apache
25 494 (14.26%) Jenkins
26 493 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
27 487 (14.05%) C
28 482 (13.91%) Configuration Management
29 456 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 442 (12.76%) C#

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
1 536 (15.47%) Apache
2 411 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 259 (7.47%) JBoss
4 192 (5.54%) OpenStack
5 182 (5.25%) WebLogic
6 170 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
7 167 (4.82%) Apache Spark
8 159 (4.59%) WebSphere
9 122 (3.52%) nginx
10 120 (3.46%) IIS
11 86 (2.48%) Confluence
11 86 (2.48%) Jetty
12 69 (1.99%) Apache Solr
13 67 (1.93%) Apache Pig
14 54 (1.56%) Drupal
15 37 (1.07%) CMS
16 31 (0.89%) MS Exchange
17 30 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (0.75%) WordPress
19 21 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 145 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.53%) MS Office
3 12 (0.35%) SPSS
4 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) CATIA
6 4 (0.12%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.087%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.058%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.029%) Blender
9 1 (0.029%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.52%) Magento
3 8 (0.23%) Summit
4 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.14%) Relativity
6 4 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
6 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.12%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.087%) Eikon
7 3 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.058%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.058%) Concordance
8 2 (0.058%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.058%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.058%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 2 (0.058%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.058%) RMDS
9 1 (0.029%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 636 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (4.33%) SaaS
4 97 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (1.53%) PaaS
7 52 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 43 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.24%) GitHub
9 41 (1.18%) IaaS
10 40 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 31 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 25 (0.72%) OpenShift
14 21 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
15 20 (0.58%) Office 365
16 15 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
18 13 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
18 13 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 311 (8.98%) DNS
2 307 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 252 (7.27%) Internet
4 246 (7.10%) Firewall
5 178 (5.14%) LDAP
6 126 (3.64%) SAN
7 120 (3.46%) DHCP
8 119 (3.43%) HTTP
9 97 (2.80%) SSL
10 80 (2.31%) WAN
10 80 (2.31%) Wireless
11 76 (2.19%) SMTP
12 66 (1.90%) BGP
13 65 (1.88%) LAN
14 63 (1.82%) Network Security
15 61 (1.76%) NAS
16 59 (1.70%) VPN
17 54 (1.56%) SNMP
18 50 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
19 46 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (23.43%) MySQL
2 333 (9.61%) SQL Server
3 284 (8.20%) Big Data
4 278 (8.02%) Hadoop
5 238 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 229 (6.61%) NoSQL
6 229 (6.61%) Relational Database
7 206 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
8 146 (4.21%) RDBMS
9 98 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (2.68%) Redis
11 88 (2.54%) Oracle Database
12 76 (2.19%) Apache Hive
13 61 (1.76%) Couchbase
13 61 (1.76%) Riak
14 47 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
15 46 (1.33%) HBase
16 38 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (0.89%) Data Mining
17 31 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 494 (14.26%) Jenkins
2 401 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 203 (5.86%) JIRA
4 180 (5.19%) Subversion
5 119 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 109 (3.15%) Selenium
7 107 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 101 (2.91%) Maven
9 90 (2.60%) Cucumber
10 78 (2.25%) Vagrant
11 75 (2.16%) Ant
11 75 (2.16%) Hudson
12 59 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 44 (1.27%) JUnit
15 34 (0.98%) MSBuild
16 31 (0.89%) Travis CI
17 27 (0.78%) WebDriver
18 25 (0.72%) SpecFlow
19 24 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 819 (23.64%) Finance
2 387 (11.17%) Banking
3 201 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 155 (4.47%) Retail
5 128 (3.69%) Front Office
6 92 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 76 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 71 (2.05%) Marketing
9 58 (1.67%) Electronics
9 58 (1.67%) Publishing
10 50 (1.44%) Advertising
11 46 (1.33%) Military
12 43 (1.24%) Games
12 43 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 40 (1.15%) Back Office
14 37 (1.07%) Legal
15 18 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.35%) Automotive
17 11 (0.32%) German Language
18 9 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 739 (21.33%) Developer
2 510 (14.72%) Linux Engineer
3 436 (12.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 332 (9.58%) Administrator
5 259 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
6 248 (7.16%) Software Engineer
7 239 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
8 210 (6.06%) Analyst
9 196 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 194 (5.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 165 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 162 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
13 158 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 153 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
15 140 (4.04%) Support Engineer
16 139 (4.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 137 (3.95%) Applications Support
18 134 (3.87%) Test Engineer
19 123 (3.55%) Consultant
20 118 (3.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (10.16%) HTML
2 323 (9.32%) LAMP
3 308 (8.89%) .NET
3 308 (8.89%) CSS
4 275 (7.94%) Web Services
5 198 (5.71%) XML
6 190 (5.48%) AngularJS
7 169 (4.88%) Middleware
8 141 (4.07%) jQuery
9 136 (3.92%) Spring
10 116 (3.35%) Node.js
11 112 (3.23%) HTML5
12 109 (3.15%) Elastic Stack
13 107 (3.09%) J2EE
14 105 (3.03%) Hibernate
15 97 (2.80%) React
16 96 (2.77%) Java EE
17 80 (2.31%) Symfony
18 79 (2.28%) REST
19 77 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 377 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 235 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 192 (5.54%) Fintech
5 114 (3.29%) Clustering
6 84 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
7 80 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 74 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 71 (2.05%) PKI
10 68 (1.96%) Hedge funds
11 66 (1.90%) Derivative
12 63 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 61 (1.76%) Data Structures
14 58 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (1.65%) Algorithms
16 54 (1.56%) Equities
17 49 (1.41%) Fixed Income
18 46 (1.33%) User Experience
19 34 (0.98%) Public Cloud
20 33 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2169 (62.60%) Linux
2 1015 (29.29%) Unix
3 778 (22.45%) Windows
4 456 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 309 (8.92%) CentOS
6 189 (5.45%) Solaris
7 176 (5.08%) Android
8 163 (4.70%) Windows Server
9 141 (4.07%) Apple iOS
10 132 (3.81%) Ubuntu
11 74 (2.14%) Debian
12 58 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (1.36%) AIX
15 42 (1.21%) SUSE
16 27 (0.78%) Fedora
17 21 (0.61%) VMS
17 21 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 20 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 867 (25.02%) DevOps
3 493 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
4 482 (13.91%) Configuration Management
5 420 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 366 (10.56%) Scrum
7 304 (8.77%) Open Source
8 276 (7.97%) Mentoring
9 264 (7.62%) OO
10 251 (7.24%) SDLC
11 249 (7.19%) Analytics
12 227 (6.55%) Web Development
13 204 (5.89%) TDD
14 186 (5.37%) Information Security
15 185 (5.34%) Project Management
16 174 (5.02%) ITIL
17 166 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
18 152 (4.39%) Migration
19 151 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
20 148 (4.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2438 (70.36%) Python
2 1432 (41.33%) Java
3 1158 (33.42%) Bash Shell
4 930 (26.84%) Ruby
5 916 (26.44%) SQL
6 719 (20.75%) PHP
7 642 (18.53%) C++
8 626 (18.07%) JavaScript
9 487 (14.05%) C
10 442 (12.76%) C#
11 395 (11.40%) PowerShell
12 300 (8.66%) Shell Script
13 150 (4.33%) Go
14 107 (3.09%) Korn
15 96 (2.77%) PL/SQL
16 66 (1.90%) VB
17 65 (1.88%) Scala
18 57 (1.65%) Bourne shell
19 56 (1.62%) Tcl
20 53 (1.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 617 (17.81%) Degree
2 201 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 97 (2.80%) DV Cleared
4 83 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (1.62%) AWS Certification
7 51 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (1.13%) CISSP
9 37 (1.07%) CCNA
10 33 (0.95%) OSCP
11 32 (0.92%) CCNP
11 32 (0.92%) GIAC
11 32 (0.92%) RHCE
12 31 (0.89%) PhD
13 30 (0.87%) CEH
14 27 (0.78%) CREST Certified
15 25 (0.72%) CISA
16 24 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (0.63%) ISTQB
18 20 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (6.03%) QA
2 69 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 48 (1.39%) SLA
4 39 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.38%) JTAG
6 12 (0.35%) PMO
7 11 (0.32%) MISRA
7 11 (0.32%) SDET
8 10 (0.29%) MiFID
9 8 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.14%) COBIT
10 5 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.087%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.029%) FISMA
14 1 (0.029%) GDPR
14 1 (0.029%) ISO13485
14 1 (0.029%) MISRA C
System Software
1 435 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (9.21%) Docker
3 198 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 137 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 94 (2.71%) NFS
6 58 (1.67%) KVM
7 57 (1.65%) vSphere
8 53 (1.53%) Xen
9 52 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 39 (1.13%) iptables
11 38 (1.10%) VMware ESX
12 37 (1.07%) vCloud
13 34 (0.98%) Firmware
13 34 (0.98%) Postfix
14 29 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
15 28 (0.81%) Varnish
16 27 (0.78%) Samba
17 26 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.55%) Snort
18 19 (0.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 921 (26.58%) Puppet
2 650 (18.76%) Opscode Chef
3 564 (16.28%) Ansible
4 288 (8.31%) Nagios
5 154 (4.44%) Salt
6 93 (2.68%) Terraform
7 81 (2.34%) Kibana
8 71 (2.05%) Kubernetes
9 70 (2.02%) logstash
10 61 (1.76%) Red Hat Satellite
11 59 (1.70%) ZABBIX
12 54 (1.56%) SELinux
13 41 (1.18%) Nessus
14 38 (1.10%) Nmap
15 37 (1.07%) CFEngine
15 37 (1.07%) OpenView
16 33 (0.95%) Control-M
16 33 (0.95%) Mesos
17 32 (0.92%) Cacti
18 28 (0.81%) Grafana
Vendors
1 679 (19.60%) Oracle
2 620 (17.89%) Red Hat
3 574 (16.57%) VMware
4 237 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 133 (3.84%) Splunk
6 123 (3.55%) Cisco
7 116 (3.35%) Sybase
8 114 (3.29%) HP
9 76 (2.19%) Atlassian
10 67 (1.93%) F5
10 67 (1.93%) IBM
11 66 (1.90%) NetApp
12 61 (1.76%) Google
13 60 (1.73%) Sun
14 59 (1.70%) Juniper
15 39 (1.13%) Murex
15 39 (1.13%) New Relic
16 37 (1.07%) SaltStack
16 37 (1.07%) Veritas
17 36 (1.04%) SAP
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