Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 125 156
Rank change year-on-year -65 +31 +41
Permanent jobs citing Perl 30 53 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 1.71% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 3.26% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 79
10th Percentile £35,175 £34,953 £35,000
25th Percentile £39,688 £42,500 £38,666
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £61,563 £71,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £82,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +14.29%

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 2,125 1,628 3,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.71% 52.67% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,274 2,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,125 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 16 £45,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire -73 7 £40,000 -42.86% 8
Suffolk 0 4 £55,000 +12.82%
Essex +3 3 £68,750 +85.51% 1
Bedfordshire -12 2 £38,250 -23.50%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
4 11 (36.67%) DevOps
4 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (33.33%) JIRA
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 10 (33.33%) Docker
5 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (30.00%) Ansible
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Azure
7 8 (26.67%) Puppet
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) Law
8 7 (23.33%) MySQL
9 6 (20.00%) OpenEdge
9 6 (20.00%) SMTP
9 6 (20.00%) Apache
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) NFS
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat

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 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) Confluence
1 6 (20.00%) OpenEdge
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Azure
2 5 (16.67%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.00%) GitHub
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (3.33%) Datadog
5 1 (3.33%) GCP
5 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Impala
3 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) GitLab
4 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (6.67%) git-flow
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 7 (23.33%) Law
2 3 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Science Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) LAMP
1 6 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Debian
4 2 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) Data Science
7 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (6.67%) OSINT
7 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 9 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) R
7 2 (6.67%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) GIAC
3 2 (6.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SANS
3 2 (6.67%) SSCP
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) iptables
2 6 (20.00%) NFS
2 6 (20.00%) Postfix
2 6 (20.00%) Samba
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (30.00%) Ansible
3 8 (26.67%) Puppet
4 6 (20.00%) Grafana
5 4 (13.33%) Graylog
5 4 (13.33%) Prometheus
6 3 (10.00%) Terraform
7 2 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (6.67%) Kibana
7 2 (6.67%) Nagios
7 2 (6.67%) Oozie
7 2 (6.67%) Rancher
8 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) Symantec
3 4 (13.33%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) BT
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle