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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 147 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2159 2535 2751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 2.31% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 4.51% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 2035 2118
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 £46,500 £42,500 £41,825
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +1.61%

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
51794 56268 60527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.31% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44814 47940 51372
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 30 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 -18 1985 £52,500 +5.00% 267
London -14 981 £60,000 - 133
South East +20 485 £50,000 +5.26% 58
Berkshire +27 199 £55,000 +22.22% 15
East of England -6 168 £45,000 +7.78% 14
City of London +3 163 £55,000 -8.33% 36
Reading +13 117 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South West -33 104 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Surrey +7 102 £50,000 - 11
Scotland +6 100 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +5 94 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -3 92 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Cambridge +9 89 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Hampshire +5 82 £47,500 +7.95% 20
Glasgow +12 67 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +21 66 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Yorkshire +11 64 £37,000 -12.94% 9
North West +14 60 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Leeds +26 55 £37,500 -11.76% 8
East Midlands +7 55 £45,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 49 £45,000 +38.46% 12
Manchester -9 47 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Walton-on-Thames +11 37 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire -2 35 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol -24 32 £62,500 -7.40% 3
West Midlands -28 30 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Edinburgh -22 28 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Abingdon +1 25 £40,000 +40.35%
Oxford -12 23 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Nottingham +12 22 £45,000 - 2

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2863 (65.08%) Python
2 2843 (64.63%) Linux
3 1687 (38.35%) Java
4 1362 (30.96%) Bash Shell
5 1303 (29.62%) Unix
6 1269 (28.85%) SQL
7 1219 (27.71%) Puppet
8 1177 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1172 (26.64%) Ruby
10 1138 (25.87%) Windows
11 1066 (24.23%) Finance
12 999 (22.71%) DevOps
13 880 (20.00%) Degree
14 870 (19.78%) C++
15 864 (19.64%) Red Hat
16 846 (19.23%) Apache
17 835 (18.98%) PHP
18 834 (18.96%) Oracle
19 830 (18.87%) MySQL
20 776 (17.64%) VMware
21 740 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
22 738 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
23 716 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 673 (15.30%) JavaScript
25 641 (14.57%) Configuration Management
26 582 (13.23%) Tomcat
27 568 (12.91%) Jenkins
28 558 (12.68%) C
29 549 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
30 546 (12.41%) 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
1 846 (19.23%) Apache
2 582 (13.23%) Tomcat
3 259 (5.89%) JBoss
4 199 (4.52%) OpenStack
5 194 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 191 (4.34%) nginx
7 178 (4.05%) WebSphere
8 169 (3.84%) IIS
9 136 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
10 123 (2.80%) Confluence
11 90 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
12 89 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 72 (1.64%) Apache Spark
14 68 (1.55%) MS Exchange
15 61 (1.39%) Drupal
16 56 (1.27%) CMS
17 49 (1.11%) Jetty
18 47 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
19 40 (0.91%) Apache Solr
20 35 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 190 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.16%) MS Office
3 19 (0.43%) SPSS
4 15 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.16%) 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%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.045%) MS Project
11 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.32%) Hi Portfolio
2 14 (0.32%) 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
1 738 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (5.16%) SaaS
3 180 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 112 (2.55%) PaaS
5 105 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 88 (2.00%) IaaS
7 87 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 71 (1.61%) OpenShift
9 44 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 44 (1.00%) SoftLayer
10 42 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (0.77%) GitHub
13 29 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 26 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.32%) CloudFront
17 13 (0.30%) Route 53
18 10 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 10 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 530 (12.05%) DNS
2 520 (11.82%) TCP/IP
3 475 (10.80%) Firewall
4 375 (8.52%) HTTP
5 297 (6.75%) Internet
6 237 (5.39%) LDAP
6 237 (5.39%) SAN
7 166 (3.77%) SSL
8 143 (3.25%) NAS
9 138 (3.14%) VPN
10 128 (2.91%) LAN
11 121 (2.75%) WAN
12 99 (2.25%) DHCP
13 90 (2.05%) BGP
14 84 (1.91%) SMTP
15 81 (1.84%) Network Security
16 74 (1.68%) SSH
17 67 (1.52%) OSPF
18 65 (1.48%) MPLS
19 64 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 830 (18.87%) MySQL
2 446 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 388 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 303 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
5 243 (5.52%) RDBMS
6 231 (5.25%) Big Data
7 214 (4.86%) MongoDB
8 191 (4.34%) Hadoop
8 191 (4.34%) NoSQL
9 131 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 92 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 85 (1.93%) Redis
12 69 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 68 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
14 53 (1.20%) DB2
15 50 (1.14%) HBase
16 40 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (0.89%) Data Mining
18 35 (0.80%) MariaDB
19 32 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 568 (12.91%) Jenkins
2 519 (11.80%) Git (software)
3 380 (8.64%) Subversion
4 290 (6.59%) JIRA
5 182 (4.14%) Selenium
6 178 (4.05%) Maven
7 112 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 106 (2.41%) Ant
9 93 (2.11%) JUnit
10 87 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 83 (1.89%) TeamCity
12 72 (1.64%) Hudson
13 70 (1.59%) Visual Studio
14 69 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
15 62 (1.41%) Vagrant
16 56 (1.27%) Eclipse
17 55 (1.25%) TestNG
18 52 (1.18%) Gradle
18 52 (1.18%) JMeter
19 34 (0.77%) InstallShield
General
1 1066 (24.23%) Finance
2 361 (8.21%) Banking
3 343 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 151 (3.43%) Retail
5 119 (2.71%) Games
6 118 (2.68%) Front Office
7 108 (2.46%) Marketing
8 105 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 93 (2.11%) Publishing
10 82 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 70 (1.59%) Automotive
12 61 (1.39%) Back Office
13 54 (1.23%) Advertising
14 51 (1.16%) Law
15 48 (1.09%) Electronics
16 42 (0.95%) Aerospace
17 37 (0.84%) Manufacturing
18 34 (0.77%) Online Betting
19 26 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 921 (20.94%) Developer
2 621 (14.12%) Linux Engineer
3 500 (11.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 450 (10.23%) Administrator
5 353 (8.02%) Analyst
6 340 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
7 329 (7.48%) Linux Administrator
8 298 (6.77%) Applications Support
9 279 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 245 (5.57%) Support Engineer
11 230 (5.23%) Java Developer
12 228 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
13 223 (5.07%) Linux Support
14 210 (4.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 174 (3.96%) Software Engineer
16 172 (3.91%) Senior Developer
17 169 (3.84%) Support Analyst
18 168 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 159 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 158 (3.59%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (12.39%) LAMP
2 503 (11.43%) Web Services
3 473 (10.75%) HTML
4 389 (8.84%) XML
5 339 (7.71%) CSS
6 324 (7.37%) .NET
7 211 (4.80%) Middleware
8 199 (4.52%) jQuery
9 189 (4.30%) JSON
10 150 (3.41%) Ajax
11 139 (3.16%) REST
12 135 (3.07%) J2EE
13 129 (2.93%) AngularJS
14 112 (2.55%) SOAP
15 111 (2.52%) Node.js
16 109 (2.48%) Spring
17 107 (2.43%) Java EE
18 101 (2.30%) LEMP Stack
19 100 (2.27%) RESTful
20 85 (1.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 441 (10.03%) Computer Science
2 430 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 238 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 154 (3.50%) Derivative
5 127 (2.89%) Algorithms
6 122 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 121 (2.75%) Hedge funds
8 114 (2.59%) Equities
9 107 (2.43%) Clustering
10 101 (2.30%) Mathematics
11 91 (2.07%) Visualisation
12 89 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 73 (1.66%) Fixed Income
14 71 (1.61%) Mobile App
15 65 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (1.45%) Replication
17 59 (1.34%) Digital Media
18 54 (1.23%) Physics
18 54 (1.23%) User Experience
19 49 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2843 (64.63%) Linux
2 1303 (29.62%) Unix
3 1138 (25.87%) Windows
4 716 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 365 (8.30%) CentOS
6 294 (6.68%) Solaris
7 276 (6.27%) Windows Server
8 199 (4.52%) Ubuntu
9 141 (3.21%) AIX
10 136 (3.09%) Debian
11 120 (2.73%) Android
12 112 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 86 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 85 (1.93%) SUSE
15 75 (1.70%) Apple iOS
16 57 (1.30%) FreeBSD
17 54 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
18 52 (1.18%) Mac OS X
19 40 (0.91%) Windows 7
20 35 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 999 (22.71%) DevOps
3 641 (14.57%) Configuration Management
4 466 (10.59%) Software Engineering
5 463 (10.53%) Open Source
6 420 (9.55%) Scrum
7 403 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
8 372 (8.46%) ITIL
9 319 (7.25%) OO
10 296 (6.73%) SDLC
11 294 (6.68%) TDD
12 265 (6.02%) High Availability
13 213 (4.84%) Analytics
14 204 (4.64%) Test Automation
15 198 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 195 (4.43%) Project Management
17 187 (4.25%) Load Balancing
18 177 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
19 171 (3.89%) Web Development
20 170 (3.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2863 (65.08%) Python
2 1687 (38.35%) Java
3 1362 (30.96%) Bash Shell
4 1269 (28.85%) SQL
5 1172 (26.64%) Ruby
6 870 (19.78%) C++
7 835 (18.98%) PHP
8 673 (15.30%) JavaScript
9 558 (12.68%) C
10 546 (12.41%) PowerShell
11 512 (11.64%) Shell Script
12 383 (8.71%) C#
13 175 (3.98%) Korn
14 159 (3.61%) VB
15 124 (2.82%) Scala
16 100 (2.27%) R
17 92 (2.09%) PL/SQL
18 77 (1.75%) VBA
19 75 (1.70%) Groovy
20 73 (1.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 880 (20.00%) Degree
2 224 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 124 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 120 (2.73%) RHCE
6 109 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 89 (2.02%) CCNA
8 83 (1.89%) CCNP
9 66 (1.50%) ISEB
10 65 (1.48%) CISSP
11 63 (1.43%) CEH
12 60 (1.36%) CREST Certified
13 57 (1.30%) PhD
14 53 (1.20%) GIAC
15 49 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (1.09%) DV Cleared
17 41 (0.93%) MCSE
18 37 (0.84%) OSCP
19 35 (0.80%) ISTQB
19 35 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.39%) QA
2 62 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 38 (0.86%) SLA
4 29 (0.66%) 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%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.023%) JTAG
12 1 (0.023%) MISRA
System Software
1 549 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (7.52%) Docker
3 199 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 151 (3.43%) vSphere
5 135 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 119 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
7 100 (2.27%) KVM
8 95 (2.16%) NFS
9 84 (1.91%) Squid
10 83 (1.89%) Xen
11 82 (1.86%) VMware ESX
12 72 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
13 60 (1.36%) Varnish
13 60 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
14 59 (1.34%) Firmware
15 44 (1.00%) iptables
16 43 (0.98%) Samba
17 33 (0.75%) Postfix
18 28 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 26 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1219 (27.71%) Puppet
2 740 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
3 437 (9.93%) Ansible
4 413 (9.39%) Nagios
5 168 (3.82%) Salt
6 105 (2.39%) ZABBIX
7 92 (2.09%) Control-M
7 92 (2.09%) Kubernetes
8 91 (2.07%) OpenView
9 83 (1.89%) Cacti
10 81 (1.84%) OpenAM
11 69 (1.57%) logstash
12 68 (1.55%) HAProxy
13 66 (1.50%) Graphite
13 66 (1.50%) Kibana
14 56 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 54 (1.23%) SCCM
16 48 (1.09%) Nessus
17 45 (1.02%) NetBackup
18 42 (0.95%) Nmap
Vendors
1 864 (19.64%) Red Hat
2 834 (18.96%) Oracle
3 776 (17.64%) VMware
4 384 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 335 (7.62%) Cisco
6 254 (5.77%) HP
7 159 (3.61%) Sun
8 153 (3.48%) IBM
9 136 (3.09%) Sybase
10 134 (3.05%) Splunk
11 115 (2.61%) F5
12 89 (2.02%) NetApp
13 82 (1.86%) Juniper
14 74 (1.68%) EMC
15 68 (1.55%) Google
16 64 (1.45%) Qualys
17 63 (1.43%) Citrix
18 59 (1.34%) Atlassian
19 56 (1.27%) CA
20 51 (1.16%) Veritas
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £9000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday