Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 258 195
Rank change year-on-year +70 -63 -46
Permanent jobs citing Perl 37 47 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.52% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.93% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 141
Median annual salary £92,500 £78,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.59% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £58,000 £46,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +32.14% +3.70% +8.00%

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 3,011 5,074 6,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 64.82% 56.20% 62.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,750 4,511 5,881
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £40,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Perl in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 32 (86.49%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
3 17 (45.95%) Node.js
3 17 (45.95%) Go
3 17 (45.95%) TypeScript
3 17 (45.95%) Coaching
3 17 (45.95%) GraphQL
3 17 (45.95%) .NET Core
3 17 (45.95%) Next.js
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) React
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) DevOps
8 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) PHP
8 6 (16.22%) Unix
9 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (13.51%) PaaS
9 5 (13.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (10.81%) PowerShell

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 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) PaaS
2 3 (8.11%) AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Azure
3 2 (5.41%) GCP
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Police
2 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Site Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Core
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
2 17 (45.95%) GraphQL
2 17 (45.95%) Next.js
2 17 (45.95%) Node.js
3 11 (29.73%) React
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Coaching
1 17 (45.95%) Scrum
2 9 (24.32%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Trading
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Server Management
7 1 (2.70%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) Go
3 17 (45.95%) TypeScript
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) Java
8 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Salt
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Control-M
3 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) Juniper
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Sybase