Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 180 167
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 15 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.29% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.68% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 19
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £59,100 £81,000 £67,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £46,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -25.20% +42.05%

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 1,173 1,615 1,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.13% 42.71% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1,337 1,457
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,839 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Perl in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 10 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Maven
5 5 (33.33%) Mule
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Anypoint
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) VPLS
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SDH
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) CCIP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (33.33%) Anypoint
1 5 (33.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Serverless
4 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) BGP
1 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) MPLS
1 3 (20.00%) OSPF
1 3 (20.00%) SDH
1 3 (20.00%) VPLS
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) React Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior React Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior UX Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) React
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) HP Superdome
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) SUSE
3 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCIE
1 3 (20.00%) CCIP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Juniper
1 3 (20.00%) Nokia
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Samsung