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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK
Rank 166 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1681 2216 2374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 2.21% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 4.23% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1834 1821
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -10 1611 £52,500 - 239
London -26 764 £60,000 - 109
South East -48 274 £50,000 - 56
East of England +43 183 £45,000 +5.88% 28
City of London +15 138 £60,000 +4.34% 36
North West +60 130 £41,250 -8.33% 14
Cambridgeshire +27 130 £45,000 +9.09% 18
South West +31 127 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Cambridge +19 124 £45,000 +9.09% 17
Manchester +32 99 £44,500 -1.11% 12
Berkshire -17 79 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Surrey -23 64 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Hampshire -39 56 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Yorkshire -33 55 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Gloucestershire -6 54 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Reading -16 48 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East Midlands +25 42 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +23 41 £47,500 - 14
Bristol +30 39 £60,000 -14.28% 7
Scotland -10 33 £49,000 +15.29% 13
West Midlands -14 32 £50,000 +13.63% 6
Hertfordshire -2 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -15 30 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Oxford +35 29 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Nottinghamshire +8 28 £60,000 +57.89%
Gloucester +1 28 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Southampton +19 22 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Leeds -4 22 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Bromley - 21 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 20 £50,000 -

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2518 (69.58%) Python
2 2247 (62.09%) Linux
3 1527 (42.19%) Java
4 1210 (33.43%) Bash Shell
5 1091 (30.15%) Unix
6 1043 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1014 (28.02%) SQL
8 973 (26.89%) Puppet
9 932 (25.75%) Ruby
10 905 (25.01%) DevOps
11 886 (24.48%) Finance
12 836 (23.10%) Windows
13 799 (22.08%) MySQL
14 755 (20.86%) Oracle
15 728 (20.12%) C++
16 715 (19.76%) PHP
17 686 (18.96%) Opscode Chef
18 679 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
19 672 (18.57%) Red Hat
20 632 (17.46%) Degree
21 620 (17.13%) JavaScript
22 617 (17.05%) VMware
23 586 (16.19%) Apache
24 559 (15.45%) C
25 541 (14.95%) Ansible
26 515 (14.23%) Jenkins
27 498 (13.76%) Configuration Management
28 481 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
29 460 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 457 (12.63%) 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
1 586 (16.19%) Apache
2 438 (12.10%) Tomcat
3 272 (7.52%) JBoss
4 197 (5.44%) WebLogic
5 184 (5.08%) OpenStack
6 175 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
6 175 (4.84%) WebSphere
7 140 (3.87%) Apache Spark
8 138 (3.81%) nginx
9 133 (3.68%) IIS
10 94 (2.60%) Confluence
11 77 (2.13%) Jetty
12 63 (1.74%) Apache Pig
13 62 (1.71%) Apache Solr
14 45 (1.24%) Drupal
15 36 (0.99%) CMS
16 30 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 30 (0.83%) MQSeries
16 30 (0.83%) MS Exchange
16 30 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 149 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.41%) MS Office
3 13 (0.36%) SPSS
4 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.11%) CATIA
7 4 (0.11%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.055%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.028%) Blender
9 1 (0.028%) MS Project
9 1 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.41%) Magento
3 12 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 7 (0.19%) Summit
5 4 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.11%) osCommerce
5 4 (0.11%) Relativity
5 4 (0.11%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.083%) Concordance
6 3 (0.083%) Eikon
6 3 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.083%) Ringtail
6 3 (0.083%) RMDS
6 3 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.055%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 679 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (5.22%) SaaS
4 105 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 70 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 55 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (1.49%) IaaS
9 52 (1.44%) PaaS
10 44 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 37 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
12 34 (0.94%) GitHub
13 32 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 30 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
15 23 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
16 20 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
17 18 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
18 14 (0.39%) Office 365
18 14 (0.39%) SoftLayer
19 11 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 346 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 322 (8.90%) DNS
3 290 (8.01%) Firewall
4 267 (7.38%) Internet
5 183 (5.06%) LDAP
6 133 (3.68%) HTTP
7 124 (3.43%) SAN
8 116 (3.21%) SSL
9 101 (2.79%) DHCP
10 78 (2.16%) WAN
11 76 (2.10%) SMTP
11 76 (2.10%) Wireless
12 70 (1.93%) NAS
13 67 (1.85%) Network Security
14 66 (1.82%) VPN
15 62 (1.71%) BGP
16 58 (1.60%) LAN
17 50 (1.38%) SNMP
18 46 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
19 45 (1.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (22.08%) MySQL
2 329 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 304 (8.40%) Big Data
4 290 (8.01%) Hadoop
5 269 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 260 (7.18%) MongoDB
7 237 (6.55%) NoSQL
8 207 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
9 166 (4.59%) RDBMS
10 105 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 99 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 85 (2.35%) Apache Hive
13 80 (2.21%) Redis
14 57 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
15 54 (1.49%) Riak
16 51 (1.41%) Couchbase
16 51 (1.41%) HBase
17 45 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 33 (0.91%) DB2
19 31 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 515 (14.23%) Jenkins
2 394 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 236 (6.52%) JIRA
4 188 (5.19%) Subversion
5 133 (3.68%) Selenium
6 114 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 106 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 106 (2.93%) Maven
8 99 (2.74%) TeamCity
9 77 (2.13%) Ant
10 67 (1.85%) Hudson
11 64 (1.77%) Vagrant
12 51 (1.41%) JUnit
12 51 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (0.94%) Travis CI
15 32 (0.88%) MSBuild
16 30 (0.83%) LoadRunner
17 28 (0.77%) JMeter
17 28 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 886 (24.48%) Finance
2 401 (11.08%) Banking
3 202 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 142 (3.92%) Retail
5 134 (3.70%) Front Office
6 117 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 67 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 67 (1.85%) Marketing
8 65 (1.80%) Publishing
9 55 (1.52%) Back Office
10 54 (1.49%) Games
11 51 (1.41%) Advertising
12 49 (1.35%) Electronics
13 44 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.13%) Military
15 38 (1.05%) Legal
16 17 (0.47%) Law
17 15 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.41%) German Language
18 13 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 749 (20.70%) Developer
2 553 (15.28%) Linux Engineer
3 431 (11.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 364 (10.06%) Administrator
5 286 (7.90%) Systems Administrator
6 276 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
7 242 (6.69%) Software Engineer
8 227 (6.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 220 (6.08%) Analyst
10 202 (5.58%) Java Developer
11 195 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
12 174 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
13 173 (4.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 167 (4.61%) Applications Support
15 165 (4.56%) Software Developer
16 164 (4.53%) Support Engineer
17 148 (4.09%) Test Engineer
18 146 (4.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 133 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
20 132 (3.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (10.75%) LAMP
2 351 (9.70%) HTML
3 315 (8.70%) Web Services
4 295 (8.15%) .NET
5 276 (7.63%) CSS
6 231 (6.38%) XML
7 207 (5.72%) Middleware
8 179 (4.95%) AngularJS
9 143 (3.95%) jQuery
10 127 (3.51%) Node.js
11 126 (3.48%) Spring
12 113 (3.12%) J2EE
13 105 (2.90%) Hibernate
14 104 (2.87%) Java EE
15 103 (2.85%) HTML5
16 91 (2.51%) ELK Stack
17 89 (2.46%) React
18 83 (2.29%) JSON
19 77 (2.13%) REST
19 77 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 364 (10.06%) Computer Science
2 253 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 193 (5.33%) Fintech
5 121 (3.34%) Clustering
6 105 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 90 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 83 (2.29%) Derivative
8 83 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 79 (2.18%) Mathematics
10 77 (2.13%) PKI
11 73 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 69 (1.91%) Equities
12 69 (1.91%) Hedge funds
13 62 (1.71%) Mobile App
14 54 (1.49%) Fixed Income
15 51 (1.41%) Algorithms
16 44 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 40 (1.11%) Data Integration
17 40 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2247 (62.09%) Linux
2 1091 (30.15%) Unix
3 836 (23.10%) Windows
4 460 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 323 (8.93%) CentOS
6 177 (4.89%) Solaris
7 167 (4.61%) Android
7 167 (4.61%) Windows Server
8 135 (3.73%) Ubuntu
9 128 (3.54%) Apple iOS
10 80 (2.21%) Debian
11 61 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (1.30%) SUSE
14 36 (0.99%) AIX
15 34 (0.94%) Fedora
16 23 (0.64%) VMS
17 22 (0.61%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.55%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 905 (25.01%) DevOps
3 498 (13.76%) Configuration Management
4 481 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
5 423 (11.69%) Software Engineering
6 397 (10.97%) Scrum
7 315 (8.70%) Open Source
8 276 (7.63%) OO
9 273 (7.54%) Analytics
10 257 (7.10%) SDLC
11 229 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 215 (5.94%) TDD
13 204 (5.64%) ITIL
14 201 (5.55%) Web Development
15 194 (5.36%) Project Management
16 187 (5.17%) Information Security
17 160 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
18 156 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
19 155 (4.28%) Migration
20 152 (4.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2518 (69.58%) Python
2 1527 (42.19%) Java
3 1210 (33.43%) Bash Shell
4 1014 (28.02%) SQL
5 932 (25.75%) Ruby
6 728 (20.12%) C++
7 715 (19.76%) PHP
8 620 (17.13%) JavaScript
9 559 (15.45%) C
10 457 (12.63%) C#
11 434 (11.99%) PowerShell
12 364 (10.06%) Shell Script
13 143 (3.95%) Go
14 106 (2.93%) PL/SQL
15 102 (2.82%) Korn
16 93 (2.57%) VB
17 63 (1.74%) Scala
18 60 (1.66%) Tcl
19 58 (1.60%) Groovy
20 56 (1.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 632 (17.46%) Degree
2 250 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 108 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 79 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (1.93%) AWS Certification
7 53 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (1.41%) OSCP
9 46 (1.27%) CCNA
9 46 (1.27%) CEH
9 46 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (1.24%) CREST Certified
11 42 (1.16%) CCNP
11 42 (1.16%) GIAC
12 40 (1.11%) RHCE
13 39 (1.08%) CISSP
14 35 (0.97%) PhD
15 23 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (0.55%) GPEN
17 19 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (6.44%) QA
2 68 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.13%) SLA
4 32 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.44%) SDET
6 15 (0.41%) JTAG
6 15 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.33%) MISRA
8 7 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.19%) MiFID
9 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.083%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.028%) GPG13
11 1 (0.028%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.028%) MISRA C
System Software
1 453 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 298 (8.23%) Docker
3 202 (5.58%) Active Directory
4 160 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 84 (2.32%) NFS
6 78 (2.16%) vSphere
7 57 (1.58%) KVM
8 52 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (1.33%) Xen
10 46 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 43 (1.19%) iptables
12 40 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
12 40 (1.11%) vCloud
13 39 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
14 35 (0.97%) Varnish
15 32 (0.88%) Postfix
16 31 (0.86%) Samba
17 27 (0.75%) Firmware
18 22 (0.61%) Squid
19 16 (0.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 973 (26.89%) Puppet
2 686 (18.96%) Opscode Chef
3 541 (14.95%) Ansible
4 292 (8.07%) Nagios
5 120 (3.32%) Salt
6 90 (2.49%) Terraform
7 85 (2.35%) Kibana
8 71 (1.96%) Kubernetes
9 63 (1.74%) logstash
10 61 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 51 (1.41%) Nmap
11 51 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
12 50 (1.38%) Nessus
12 50 (1.38%) OpenView
13 48 (1.33%) SELinux
14 46 (1.27%) Control-M
15 42 (1.16%) SCCM
16 38 (1.05%) Cacti
16 38 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 36 (0.99%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 755 (20.86%) Oracle
2 672 (18.57%) Red Hat
3 617 (17.05%) VMware
4 219 (6.05%) Microsoft
5 172 (4.75%) Cisco
6 159 (4.39%) Sybase
7 132 (3.65%) HP
8 123 (3.40%) Splunk
9 78 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 76 (2.10%) Sun
11 74 (2.04%) F5
12 69 (1.91%) IBM
13 63 (1.74%) NetApp
14 55 (1.52%) Juniper
15 54 (1.49%) Qualys
16 52 (1.44%) Google
17 48 (1.33%) EMC
18 46 (1.27%) Murex
19 45 (1.24%) ServiceNow
20 44 (1.22%) SaltStack
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
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Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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Oldham, Lancashire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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