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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 151 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2162 2530 2793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 2.31% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 4.49% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 2015 2151
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
51984 56395 62009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.84% 51.51% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45055 48104 52955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 June 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 28 June 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 1976 £52,500 +5.00% 277
London -21 990 £62,500 +4.16% 127
South East +22 466 £48,750 +2.63% 69
East of England +9 180 £46,500 +9.41% 17
Berkshire +35 172 £51,500 +14.44% 16
City of London -5 171 £52,500 -12.50% 41
Surrey +34 142 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Scotland +1 108 £47,500 +18.75% 8
South West -32 106 £45,000 +9.09% 24
Yorkshire +16 101 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Reading +12 92 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Cambridgeshire -18 81 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Cambridge -5 80 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Glasgow +22 73 £47,500 -26.92% 5
West Yorkshire +12 70 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Hampshire -4 67 £40,000 -20.00% 21
Leeds +35 61 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Gloucestershire +12 60 £45,000 +38.46% 12
Walton-on-Thames +16 59 £46,000 +21.85% 6
Oxfordshire +7 57 £52,500 +10.52% 4
North West +11 56 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Hertfordshire +19 48 £44,500 +8.53% 2
Manchester +2 41 £33,500 +3.07% 8
East Midlands -4 40 £45,000 - 12
Bristol -20 30 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Guildford +21 28 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Edinburgh -22 27 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Midlands -37 25 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Abingdon -4 24 £40,000 +40.35%
Bracknell +14 23 £45,000 -2.70%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2828 (65.37%) Linux
2 2796 (64.63%) Python
3 1626 (37.59%) Java
4 1346 (31.11%) Bash Shell
5 1310 (30.28%) Unix
6 1264 (29.22%) SQL
7 1192 (27.55%) Ruby
8 1179 (27.25%) Windows
9 1130 (26.12%) Puppet
10 1128 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
11 1026 (23.72%) Finance
12 939 (21.71%) DevOps
13 883 (20.41%) Degree
14 880 (20.34%) C++
15 861 (19.90%) Apache
16 858 (19.83%) PHP
17 852 (19.69%) MySQL
18 843 (19.49%) Red Hat
19 774 (17.89%) Oracle
20 754 (17.43%) VMware
21 713 (16.48%) JavaScript
22 699 (16.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 683 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
24 661 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
25 593 (13.71%) Tomcat
26 583 (13.48%) Configuration Management
27 562 (12.99%) C
28 554 (12.81%) LAMP
29 536 (12.39%) DNS
30 535 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 861 (19.90%) Apache
2 593 (13.71%) Tomcat
3 256 (5.92%) JBoss
4 206 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 196 (4.53%) nginx
6 193 (4.46%) WebLogic
7 174 (4.02%) IIS
8 166 (3.84%) WebSphere
9 138 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
10 123 (2.84%) Confluence
11 85 (1.96%) Apache Spark
12 84 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 82 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
14 72 (1.66%) MS Exchange
15 64 (1.48%) Drupal
16 60 (1.39%) Jetty
17 50 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
18 49 (1.13%) CMS
19 46 (1.06%) Apache Solr
20 34 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 202 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.55%) MS Office
3 20 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.42%) SPSS
5 13 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.092%) MS Project
10 2 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.046%) Blender
11 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.37%) Hi Portfolio
3 10 (0.23%) RMDS
4 9 (0.21%) MetaTrader
5 8 (0.18%) Magento
6 4 (0.092%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.069%) Apache OFBiz
7 3 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.069%) Relativity
8 2 (0.046%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.046%) Line 500
8 2 (0.046%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.046%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.046%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.046%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.023%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.023%) Exstream
9 1 (0.023%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 661 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (4.46%) SaaS
3 170 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 110 (2.54%) PaaS
5 84 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (1.90%) IaaS
7 68 (1.57%) OpenShift
8 43 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 38 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (0.88%) SoftLayer
10 34 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (0.76%) GitHub
12 31 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.30%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.25%) Route 53
17 10 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 536 (12.39%) DNS
2 501 (11.58%) TCP/IP
3 475 (10.98%) Firewall
4 369 (8.53%) HTTP
5 276 (6.38%) Internet
6 233 (5.39%) LDAP
7 226 (5.22%) SAN
8 157 (3.63%) SSL
9 135 (3.12%) NAS
10 129 (2.98%) LAN
11 125 (2.89%) WAN
12 123 (2.84%) VPN
13 109 (2.52%) DHCP
14 90 (2.08%) SMTP
15 82 (1.90%) BGP
15 82 (1.90%) Network Security
16 78 (1.80%) SSH
17 74 (1.71%) SNMP
18 70 (1.62%) OSPF
19 69 (1.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (19.69%) MySQL
2 455 (10.52%) SQL Server
3 355 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 316 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
5 230 (5.32%) RDBMS
6 215 (4.97%) Big Data
7 203 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 184 (4.25%) Hadoop
9 183 (4.23%) NoSQL
10 135 (3.12%) Oracle Database
11 97 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 82 (1.90%) Redis
13 65 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 53 (1.23%) Apache Hive
15 44 (1.02%) DB2
16 42 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (0.95%) Data Mining
18 37 (0.86%) HBase
19 33 (0.76%) Informix
19 33 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 526 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 498 (11.51%) Git (software)
3 373 (8.62%) Subversion
4 284 (6.56%) JIRA
5 172 (3.98%) Maven
6 157 (3.63%) Selenium
7 100 (2.31%) JUnit
8 97 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 86 (1.99%) Ant
10 76 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 74 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 70 (1.62%) Vagrant
13 69 (1.60%) Hudson
14 68 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 60 (1.39%) Eclipse
16 53 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
17 52 (1.20%) TestNG
18 46 (1.06%) Gradle
19 38 (0.88%) JMeter
20 34 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 1026 (23.72%) Finance
2 353 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 347 (8.02%) Banking
4 145 (3.35%) Retail
5 121 (2.80%) Marketing
6 114 (2.64%) Financial Institution
7 108 (2.50%) Games
8 107 (2.47%) Front Office
9 87 (2.01%) Publishing
10 70 (1.62%) Automotive
11 60 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 60 (1.39%) Law
12 54 (1.25%) Back Office
13 52 (1.20%) Advertising
14 47 (1.09%) Electronics
15 44 (1.02%) Aerospace
16 35 (0.81%) Online Betting
17 34 (0.79%) Manufacturing
18 27 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 23 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 927 (21.43%) Developer
2 589 (13.62%) Linux Engineer
3 461 (10.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 437 (10.10%) Administrator
5 363 (8.39%) Analyst
6 337 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
7 321 (7.42%) Linux Administrator
8 269 (6.22%) Applications Support
9 263 (6.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 257 (5.94%) Support Engineer
11 223 (5.15%) Java Developer
12 222 (5.13%) Linux Support
13 220 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
14 188 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 179 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 179 (4.14%) Senior Developer
15 179 (4.14%) Support Analyst
16 159 (3.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 158 (3.65%) Software Engineer
18 153 (3.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 554 (12.81%) LAMP
2 476 (11.00%) Web Services
3 463 (10.70%) HTML
4 378 (8.74%) XML
5 350 (8.09%) CSS
6 327 (7.56%) .NET
7 205 (4.74%) jQuery
7 205 (4.74%) Middleware
8 175 (4.05%) JSON
9 152 (3.51%) Ajax
10 144 (3.33%) REST
11 143 (3.31%) J2EE
12 113 (2.61%) Node.js
13 110 (2.54%) SOAP
14 105 (2.43%) AngularJS
15 104 (2.40%) Java EE
15 104 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
15 104 (2.40%) Spring
16 102 (2.36%) RESTful
17 81 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 451 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 444 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 144 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 140 (3.24%) Derivative
6 121 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 118 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 103 (2.38%) Equities
9 102 (2.36%) Clustering
9 102 (2.36%) Mathematics
10 97 (2.24%) Visualisation
11 87 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 75 (1.73%) Fixed Income
13 69 (1.60%) Replication
14 65 (1.50%) Mobile App
15 64 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
16 59 (1.36%) User Experience
17 54 (1.25%) Digital Media
17 54 (1.25%) Internet of Things
18 52 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2828 (65.37%) Linux
2 1310 (30.28%) Unix
3 1179 (27.25%) Windows
4 699 (16.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 380 (8.78%) CentOS
6 285 (6.59%) Windows Server
7 281 (6.50%) Solaris
8 198 (4.58%) Ubuntu
9 140 (3.24%) Debian
10 136 (3.14%) AIX
11 127 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 126 (2.91%) Android
13 85 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 83 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 74 (1.71%) SUSE
16 56 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
17 55 (1.27%) FreeBSD
18 49 (1.13%) Mac OS X
19 41 (0.95%) Windows 7
20 38 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1128 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
2 939 (21.71%) DevOps
3 583 (13.48%) Configuration Management
4 474 (10.96%) Open Source
5 458 (10.59%) Software Engineering
6 415 (9.59%) Scrum
7 380 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 356 (8.23%) ITIL
9 335 (7.74%) OO
10 307 (7.10%) SDLC
11 299 (6.91%) TDD
12 258 (5.96%) High Availability
13 237 (5.48%) Analytics
14 202 (4.67%) Load Balancing
15 193 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 183 (4.23%) Web Development
17 181 (4.18%) Test Automation
18 180 (4.16%) E-Commerce
19 179 (4.14%) Project Management
20 178 (4.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2796 (64.63%) Python
2 1626 (37.59%) Java
3 1346 (31.11%) Bash Shell
4 1264 (29.22%) SQL
5 1192 (27.55%) Ruby
6 880 (20.34%) C++
7 858 (19.83%) PHP
8 713 (16.48%) JavaScript
9 562 (12.99%) C
10 530 (12.25%) PowerShell
11 468 (10.82%) Shell Script
12 380 (8.78%) C#
13 176 (4.07%) Korn
14 146 (3.37%) VB
15 136 (3.14%) Scala
16 110 (2.54%) R
17 88 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 72 (1.66%) VBA
19 69 (1.60%) Bourne shell
20 63 (1.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 883 (20.41%) Degree
2 232 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 133 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 130 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 114 (2.64%) RHCE
6 96 (2.22%) CCNA
7 93 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 87 (2.01%) CCNP
9 71 (1.64%) CISSP
10 69 (1.60%) PhD
11 65 (1.50%) ISEB
12 59 (1.36%) CEH
13 58 (1.34%) CREST Certified
13 58 (1.34%) DV Cleared
14 42 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (0.95%) GIAC
16 38 (0.88%) RHCSA
17 36 (0.83%) MCSE
18 32 (0.74%) ISTQB
19 29 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (5.66%) QA
2 51 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 50 (1.16%) SLA
4 23 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.25%) COBIT
7 10 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.21%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
10 5 (0.12%) SDET
11 3 (0.069%) SEPA
12 2 (0.046%) COSO
12 2 (0.046%) ISO15022
12 2 (0.046%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.046%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 535 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 334 (7.72%) Docker
3 209 (4.83%) Active Directory
4 132 (3.05%) vSphere
5 108 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 107 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 106 (2.45%) KVM
8 105 (2.43%) NFS
8 105 (2.43%) Xen
9 90 (2.08%) Squid
10 83 (1.92%) VMware ESX
11 75 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
12 62 (1.43%) Varnish
12 62 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
13 60 (1.39%) Firmware
14 47 (1.09%) iptables
15 38 (0.88%) Postfix
16 37 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 37 (0.86%) Samba
17 33 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1130 (26.12%) Puppet
2 683 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 436 (10.08%) Nagios
4 386 (8.92%) Ansible
5 161 (3.72%) Salt
6 100 (2.31%) ZABBIX
7 95 (2.20%) Cacti
8 86 (1.99%) Kubernetes
9 78 (1.80%) Control-M
10 74 (1.71%) OpenView
11 73 (1.69%) OpenAM
12 68 (1.57%) Graphite
13 66 (1.53%) logstash
14 64 (1.48%) HAProxy
15 54 (1.25%) Kibana
16 49 (1.13%) Nessus
16 49 (1.13%) Nmap
17 44 (1.02%) Grafana
17 44 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 43 (0.99%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 843 (19.49%) Red Hat
2 774 (17.89%) Oracle
3 754 (17.43%) VMware
4 398 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 329 (7.61%) Cisco
6 239 (5.52%) HP
7 157 (3.63%) IBM
8 140 (3.24%) Sun
9 136 (3.14%) Splunk
10 120 (2.77%) F5
11 104 (2.40%) Sybase
12 86 (1.99%) Juniper
13 85 (1.96%) NetApp
14 74 (1.71%) EMC
15 64 (1.48%) Citrix
16 63 (1.46%) Atlassian
16 63 (1.46%) Google
17 53 (1.23%) CA
18 51 (1.18%) Qualys
19 46 (1.06%) Veritas
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Company car
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens, Training and Leadership
Posted: 2 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday