Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 206 96
Rank change year-on-year +39 -110 +3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 114 169 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 1.37% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 2.42% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70 130 305
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.55% +10.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +3.81%

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 4,128 6,977 6,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 51.52% 56.41% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,233 5,604 5,681
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +31 50 £45,000 - 10
Hertfordshire +42 46 £60,000 - 2
Suffolk +23 8 £40,000 +6.67%
Norfolk +17 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £35,000 +35.92% 1
Essex +30 2 - - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 107 (93.86%) Python
2 87 (76.32%) Linux
3 61 (53.51%) Bash Shell
4 51 (44.74%) Puppet
5 45 (39.47%) VMware
6 43 (37.72%) DNS
7 41 (35.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (35.96%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (35.09%) Degree
8 40 (35.09%) Internet
9 38 (33.33%) SMTP
10 34 (29.82%) DevOps
11 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (23.68%) Java
14 25 (21.93%) C
14 25 (21.93%) Red Hat
14 25 (21.93%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (21.05%) iptables
15 24 (21.05%) NFS
15 24 (21.05%) MySQL
15 24 (21.05%) Apache
15 24 (21.05%) Samba
15 24 (21.05%) LAMP
15 24 (21.05%) VMware Server
15 24 (21.05%) Postfix
16 23 (20.18%) HTTP
17 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
18 19 (16.67%) CentOS
18 19 (16.67%) IaaS

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 24 (21.05%) Apache
2 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (5.26%) CloudStack
3 6 (5.26%) nginx
3 6 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) IaaS
2 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.40%) SaaS
4 9 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (7.02%) GitHub
6 6 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (5.26%) Heroku
6 6 (5.26%) PaaS
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.72%) DNS
2 40 (35.09%) Internet
3 38 (33.33%) SMTP
4 23 (20.18%) HTTP
5 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.16%) Wireless
7 14 (12.28%) SNMP
8 13 (11.40%) SAN
9 9 (7.89%) VPN
10 8 (7.02%) SSL
11 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.26%) 802.15
12 6 (5.26%) Bluetooth
12 6 (5.26%) IPv6
12 6 (5.26%) X.509
12 6 (5.26%) ZigBee
13 4 (3.51%) Firewall
14 2 (1.75%) DHCP
14 2 (1.75%) DSL
14 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) MySQL
2 13 (11.40%) MariaDB
3 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.63%) Redis
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
4 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
4 6 (5.26%) git-flow
5 2 (1.75%) Appium
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.88%) GitLab
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
1 22 (19.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 22 (19.30%) Linux Specialist
2 21 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (9.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Python Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Junior
10 5 (4.39%) Software Team Leader
11 4 (3.51%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) LAMP
2 14 (12.28%) LDAP
3 11 (9.65%) REST
4 10 (8.77%) CSS
4 10 (8.77%) HTML
5 7 (6.14%) JSON
6 6 (5.26%) 802.1X
6 6 (5.26%) Ajax
6 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.26%) Kafka
6 6 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (4.39%) Web Services
8 3 (2.63%) .NET
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (2.63%) CSS3
8 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.63%) YAML
9 2 (1.75%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Internet of Things
2 13 (11.40%) Replication
3 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Smart City
5 6 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
5 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Life Science
7 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Blog
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (76.32%) Linux
2 41 (35.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (16.67%) CentOS
4 18 (15.79%) Debian
5 16 (14.04%) Windows
6 10 (8.77%) Unix
7 8 (7.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.75%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (29.82%) DevOps
3 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.40%) Biology
6 13 (11.40%) Records Management
7 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.53%) Statistics
7 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.02%) Change Control
9 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (7.02%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.02%) Smoke Testing
10 7 (6.14%) ITIL
10 7 (6.14%) Mathematics
10 7 (6.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (93.86%) Python
2 61 (53.51%) Bash Shell
3 27 (23.68%) Java
4 25 (21.93%) C
5 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.16%) C++
6 15 (13.16%) Ruby
7 12 (10.53%) R
8 10 (8.77%) MATLAB
8 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.89%) Go
10 6 (5.26%) C#
10 6 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.26%) Scala
11 4 (3.51%) PHP
11 4 (3.51%) SQL
12 3 (2.63%) Lua
13 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.75%) VBScript
14 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (35.09%) Degree
2 25 (21.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (15.79%) RHCE
4 15 (13.16%) LPIC
5 13 (11.40%) RHCT
6 12 (10.53%) PhD
7 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.02%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.63%) CCNP
10 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.75%) CISSP
11 2 (1.75%) MCSE
12 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) GPG13
3 2 (1.75%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 31 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.05%) iptables
2 24 (21.05%) NFS
2 24 (21.05%) Postfix
2 24 (21.05%) Samba
2 24 (21.05%) VMware Server
3 11 (9.65%) Docker
4 6 (5.26%) Firmware
5 4 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (44.74%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.65%) Ansible
4 9 (7.89%) Kubernetes
4 9 (7.89%) Terraform
5 6 (5.26%) Packer
6 5 (4.39%) Munin
6 5 (4.39%) Nagios
7 2 (1.75%) EnCase
7 2 (1.75%) Nessus
7 2 (1.75%) Nexpose
7 2 (1.75%) QRadar
8 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (39.47%) VMware
2 25 (21.93%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 5 (4.39%) Clearswift
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (1.75%) Becrypt
7 2 (1.75%) Juniper
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Intel