Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 226 216
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10 -46
Permanent jobs citing Perl 47 44 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.61% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.09% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 119
10th Percentile £57,500 £36,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £79,063 £53,987 £60,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £82,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.12% +10.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £88,750 £98,000
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +32.14% - +7.69%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,118 4,047 6,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.62% 56.01% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,874 3,616 5,655
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,600 £106,250 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the City of London.

Salary trend for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Perl in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 42 (89.36%) Python
2 22 (46.81%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 19 (40.43%) Scrum
5 18 (38.30%) Linux
5 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
5 18 (38.30%) Node.js
5 18 (38.30%) Go
5 18 (38.30%) TypeScript
5 18 (38.30%) Coaching
5 18 (38.30%) GraphQL
5 18 (38.30%) .NET Core
5 18 (38.30%) Next.js
6 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
7 13 (27.66%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) Unix
9 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
9 10 (21.28%) DevOps
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Banking
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) Ansible
13 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (10.64%) QA
14 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) ejabberd
1 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) nginx
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Azure
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) GCP
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SSH
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.13%) BGP
4 1 (2.13%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) PBX
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.51%) KDB
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Back Office
5 4 (8.51%) Front Office
6 3 (6.38%) Social Skills
7 2 (4.26%) Retail
8 1 (2.13%) Games
8 1 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Police
8 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Senior Software Engineer
1 15 (31.91%) Software Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Support Supervisor
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Site Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) DBA
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) KDB Developer
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Core
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
2 18 (38.30%) GraphQL
2 18 (38.30%) Next.js
2 18 (38.30%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.38%) React
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) Lucene
4 1 (2.13%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Scrum
2 18 (38.30%) Coaching
3 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) DevOps
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.38%) High Availability
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security
8 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) Python
2 20 (42.55%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) Go
3 18 (38.30%) TypeScript
4 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
5 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) Java
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby
9 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.13%) iptables
3 1 (2.13%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) Postfix
3 1 (2.13%) QEMU
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.26%) Salt
4 1 (2.13%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Juniper
3 2 (4.26%) Tradeweb
4 1 (2.13%) GENBAND
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Mitel
4 1 (2.13%) Nortel
4 1 (2.13%) Percona
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) VMware