The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 134 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 12 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.61% 0.46% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.43% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 37
Median salary £48,500 £23,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.86% -56.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1032 768 862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.52% 32.01% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 892 638 766
Median salary £42,500 £38,891 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.27% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Perl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Birmingham

Perl
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Perl in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Fintech
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Sybase
6 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Korn
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) MariaDB
7 4 (22.22%) Icinga
7 4 (22.22%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) Cacti
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Network Management
7 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) SNMP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) MariaDB
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) eggPlant
1 3 (16.67%) JBehave
1 3 (16.67%) JMeter
1 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 3 (16.67%) WATIR
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Fintech
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Network Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Korn
4 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
1 4 (22.22%) Icinga
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Nessus
3 2 (11.11%) Nexpose
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.56%) Control-M
4 1 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Qualys
3 2 (11.11%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) VMware