Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > East of England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 180 189
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 17 41 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.86% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.75% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 68
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,225 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,428 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £46,158 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.16% +2.57% -10.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,813 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £63,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,728 2,349 4,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.93% 49.31% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,788 3,344
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the East of England.

Salary trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East of England region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £42,500 -34.62% 7
Hertfordshire +35 5 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Essex +10 3 £72,500 +95.63% 1
Suffolk +15 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 7 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 East of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 9 (52.94%) Ansible
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 8 (47.06%) Docker
4 8 (47.06%) Azure
4 8 (47.06%) Kubernetes
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) GitLab
8 4 (23.53%) Grafana
8 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (23.53%) Ruby
8 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Law
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Azure
2 5 (29.41%) AWS
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (11.76%) GitHub
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (5.88%) Datadog
5 1 (5.88%) GCP
5 1 (5.88%) IaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Impala
2 2 (11.76%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) GitLab
4 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
4 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (11.76%) git-flow
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Social Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Science Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (11.76%) Kafka
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) ASIC
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Verilog
2 1 (5.88%) VHDL
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Fedora
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Product Management
6 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) C
6 2 (11.76%) R
7 1 (5.88%) Go
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Ansible
2 8 (47.06%) Kubernetes
3 4 (23.53%) Grafana
3 4 (23.53%) Graylog
4 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (11.76%) Kibana
4 2 (11.76%) Oozie
4 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
4 2 (11.76%) Rancher
4 2 (11.76%) Terraform
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Packer
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) BT
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle