Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 87 163
Rank change year-on-year -104 +76 +59
Permanent jobs citing Perl 47 43 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 2.40% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 4.27% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 68
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,400 £35,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £38,666
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £62,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £52,500 £70,000 £55,313
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% +2.17% +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 2,364 1,007 3,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.36% 56.26% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 807 2,554
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,359 £30,363
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Hertfordshire -52 24 £40,000 +4.58% 6
Cambridgeshire -81 12 £42,500 -34.62% 7
Essex - 10 £72,500 -
Suffolk -8 8 £40,000 -15.79%
Bedfordshire -16 2 £38,250 -23.50%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 34 (72.34%) Linux
1 34 (72.34%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) DevOps
3 22 (46.81%) Java
4 19 (40.43%) Ruby
5 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
6 15 (31.91%) Microservices
6 15 (31.91%) Degree
6 15 (31.91%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
8 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.66%) AWS
8 13 (27.66%) Ansible
9 12 (25.53%) Azure
9 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
9 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.40%) JIRA
10 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
10 11 (23.40%) Docker
10 11 (23.40%) Kubernetes
11 10 (21.28%) Serverless
11 10 (21.28%) VMware
11 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (21.28%) C#
11 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
12 9 (19.15%) C++
12 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.15%) Puppet

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 8 (17.02%) Confluence
1 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Azure
3 10 (21.28%) Serverless
4 9 (19.15%) GitHub
5 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (14.89%) OpenShift
7 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (10.64%) Amazon S3
7 5 (10.64%) SaaS
8 4 (8.51%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (6.38%) Azure Logic Apps
9 3 (6.38%) Azure Sentinel
9 3 (6.38%) CloudFront
9 3 (6.38%) IaaS
9 3 (6.38%) PaaS
10 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) SMTP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.40%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Law
3 3 (6.38%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Linux Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Pricing Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Pricing Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Junior
4 6 (12.77%) Junior DevOps
4 6 (12.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Spring
1 8 (17.02%) Spring Boot
2 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.89%) Java EE
2 7 (14.89%) LAMP
2 7 (14.89%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (14.89%) React
2 7 (14.89%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) Middleware
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) XML
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (14.89%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Verilog
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
5 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps
2 15 (31.91%) Microservices
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
6 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.89%) Economics
7 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
7 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.89%) Release Management
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) UX Design
8 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) IC Design
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Python
2 22 (46.81%) Java
3 19 (40.43%) Ruby
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
6 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
7 10 (21.28%) C#
8 9 (19.15%) C++
9 8 (17.02%) C
9 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
10 6 (12.77%) PHP
11 4 (8.51%) Tcl
12 3 (6.38%) SQL
12 3 (6.38%) VB
12 3 (6.38%) VBScript
13 1 (2.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) GCFA
2 3 (6.38%) GCFE
2 3 (6.38%) GCIA
2 3 (6.38%) GCIH
2 3 (6.38%) SANS
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) iptables
3 7 (14.89%) NFS
3 7 (14.89%) Postfix
3 7 (14.89%) Samba
4 1 (2.13%) vCloud
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Ansible
2 11 (23.40%) Kubernetes
3 9 (19.15%) Puppet
4 8 (17.02%) Terraform
5 2 (4.26%) Grafana
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Clearswift
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Symantec
4 4 (8.51%) Cadence
5 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) Google