Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 164 139
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 42 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 1.26% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 3.19% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 50
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.20% +19.05% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -13.64% +12.82% +8.33%

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 1863 1880 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.41% 39.50% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1570 1548
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (88.10%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 22 (52.38%) Python
3 22 (52.38%) .NET
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) Degree
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 14 (33.33%) Unix
6 14 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
7 13 (30.95%) Public Cloud
8 12 (28.57%) Runbook
8 12 (28.57%) Change Management
8 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 12 (28.57%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (26.19%) Puppet
9 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (26.19%) Open Source
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
9 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
9 11 (26.19%) Physics
9 11 (26.19%) SCVMM
9 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) Ruby
9 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET

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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (26.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) DB2
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) MariaDB
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.67%) JBehave
2 7 (16.67%) JMeter
2 7 (16.67%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
3 5 (11.90%) IntelliJ
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) WATIR
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) LoadUI
4 2 (4.76%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Software Developer
2 11 (26.19%) C++ Developer
2 11 (26.19%) C++ Software Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Junior
3 7 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Junior .NET Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Junior C++ Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (26.19%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Public Cloud
2 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (14.29%) Fintech
4 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) CentOS
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (28.57%) Change Management
2 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Runbook
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) CAD
3 11 (26.19%) DevOps
3 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
3 11 (26.19%) Open Source
3 11 (26.19%) Physics
4 7 (16.67%) BDD
4 7 (16.67%) Collateral Management
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (14.29%) Release Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) Python
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) C
5 11 (26.19%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) C++
5 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
5 11 (26.19%) Ruby
5 11 (26.19%) VBScript
6 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (14.29%) Korn
8 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
1 11 (26.19%) Virtual Machines
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Ansible
1 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
1 11 (26.19%) Salt
1 11 (26.19%) SCVMM
2 5 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) Cacti
3 4 (9.52%) Icinga
3 4 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) BMC
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Sybase
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) McAfee
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy