Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 156 155
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 36 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.02% 1.02% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.16% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 58
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -29.60% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £23,500 £37,100
90th Percentile £57,225 £65,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.74% -24.00% +38.89%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,427 1,807 1,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.45% 47.37% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,549 1,575
Birmingham median annual salary £43,375 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

Perl
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 30 (83.33%) Python
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (61.11%) Finance
3 22 (61.11%) Maven
3 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 21 (58.33%) Java
5 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (52.78%) DevOps
7 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (47.22%) Anypoint
8 15 (41.67%) Serverless
8 15 (41.67%) Mule
9 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (36.11%) Puppet
10 11 (30.56%) User Experience
11 10 (27.78%) Financial Institution
12 9 (25.00%) RESTful
13 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (22.22%) React
14 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
15 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
16 5 (13.89%) R
16 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
16 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
16 5 (13.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 5 (13.89%) Web Design
16 5 (13.89%) Linux
16 5 (13.89%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) Anypoint
2 15 (41.67%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (41.67%) Serverless
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) BGP
1 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.33%) MPLS
1 3 (8.33%) OSPF
1 3 (8.33%) SDH
1 3 (8.33%) VPLS
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
1 22 (61.11%) Maven
2 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Java Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (30.56%) React Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Senior React Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Perl Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Perl Programmer
8 3 (8.33%) Programmer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior UX Developer
8 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
8 3 (8.33%) UX Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) RESTful
2 8 (22.22%) React
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) HP Superdome
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) SUSE
3 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (13.89%) Web Design
7 4 (11.11%) API Development
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (2.78%) Deployment Automation
10 1 (2.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
10 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Python
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) R
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) C
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCIE
1 3 (8.33%) CCIP
1 3 (8.33%) CCNP
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CISA
2 2 (5.56%) CISMP
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
1 3 (8.33%) Juniper
1 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
1 3 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat