Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 230 172
Rank change year-on-year -31 -58 -18
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,831 2,518 3,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.52% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.70% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,988 2,669
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £31,498
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75,470 93,218 88,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.82% 56.28% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62,864 79,056 76,273
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in England.

Salary trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in England over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Perl in England

Perl
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the England region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
London -10 1,052 £62,500 -3.85% 33
South East -84 285 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North of England +49 219 £55,000 +27.91% 17
East of England +14 108 £47,500 - 9
Yorkshire +62 100 £60,000 +60.00%
North West +1 96 £53,350 +12.91% 11
Midlands -9 86 £48,000 -4.00% 6
South West -31 71 £42,500 -10.53% 9
West Midlands +26 70 £46,750 -1.58% 2
North East +39 23 £50,000 +16.28% 6
East Midlands -33 16 £55,000 - 4
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 1,486 (81.16%) Python
2 1,123 (61.33%) Linux
3 832 (45.44%) Bash Shell
4 671 (36.65%) Java
5 648 (35.39%) Amazon AWS
6 646 (35.28%) DevOps
7 553 (30.20%) SQL
8 537 (29.33%) Unix
9 533 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
10 505 (27.58%) Ruby
11 497 (27.14%) Puppet
12 470 (25.67%) Finance
13 434 (23.70%) Ansible
14 409 (22.34%) Git (software)
15 383 (20.92%) Oracle
16 365 (19.93%) Jenkins
17 356 (19.44%) Windows
18 329 (17.97%) C++
19 326 (17.80%) JavaScript
20 322 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
21 318 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
22 312 (17.04%) Docker
23 304 (16.60%) Apache
24 280 (15.29%) Configuration Management
25 273 (14.91%) PowerShell
25 273 (14.91%) Degree
26 264 (14.42%) Banking
27 259 (14.15%) PHP
28 252 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
29 248 (13.54%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 304 (16.60%) Apache
2 201 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 72 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (3.66%) nginx
5 54 (2.95%) Apache Spark
6 50 (2.73%) Confluence
7 49 (2.68%) MS Exchange
8 37 (2.02%) IIS
9 34 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 34 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.75%) WebLogic
11 31 (1.69%) JBoss
12 30 (1.64%) Apache Pig
13 27 (1.47%) WordPress
14 23 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 20 (1.09%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.71%) Mule
17 12 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.60%) Anypoint
19 8 (0.44%) Alfresco
Applications
1 50 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.16%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 92 (5.02%) thinkFolio
2 34 (1.86%) Front Arena
2 34 (1.86%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.71%) Eze OMS
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) Exstream
6 3 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.055%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 648 (35.39%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (9.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 180 (9.83%) SaaS
5 72 (3.93%) IaaS
6 69 (3.77%) PaaS
7 59 (3.22%) GitHub
8 52 (2.84%) Office 365
9 41 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.97%) Serverless
12 33 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 27 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (1.47%) OpenShift
14 24 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (1.31%) Amazon S3
15 21 (1.15%) Slack
16 12 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
17 11 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 216 (11.80%) Firewall
2 166 (9.07%) DNS
3 163 (8.90%) TCP/IP
4 102 (5.57%) WAN
5 101 (5.52%) Internet
6 90 (4.92%) MPLS
7 85 (4.64%) Network Security
8 79 (4.31%) HTTP
9 78 (4.26%) BGP
10 71 (3.88%) OSPF
10 71 (3.88%) VPN
11 63 (3.44%) LAN
12 59 (3.22%) Wireless
13 53 (2.89%) SAN
14 52 (2.84%) DHCP
15 51 (2.79%) SMTP
16 47 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (2.35%) NetScaler
18 40 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (12.62%) MySQL
2 221 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 134 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 106 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 84 (4.59%) Hadoop
6 81 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 75 (4.10%) NoSQL
8 59 (3.22%) Big Data
9 57 (3.11%) Redis
10 41 (2.24%) MariaDB
11 39 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
12 34 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.75%) Couchbase
14 26 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.71%) KDB
17 12 (0.66%) DB2
18 11 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 409 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 365 (19.93%) Jenkins
3 174 (9.50%) JIRA
4 154 (8.41%) Maven
5 129 (7.05%) Subversion
6 108 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 83 (4.53%) TeamCity
8 59 (3.22%) Gradle
9 55 (3.00%) Selenium
10 54 (2.95%) Bitbucket
11 43 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (2.29%) JUnit
12 42 (2.29%) Vagrant
13 41 (2.24%) CircleCI
13 41 (2.24%) Codeship
14 38 (2.08%) Ant
15 36 (1.97%) git-flow
16 32 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
17 26 (1.42%) RSpec
18 25 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 470 (25.67%) Finance
2 264 (14.42%) Banking
3 182 (9.94%) Front Office
4 77 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.93%) French Language
5 72 (3.93%) Italian Language
5 72 (3.93%) Spanish Language
6 71 (3.88%) German Language
7 54 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 52 (2.84%) Marketing
9 46 (2.51%) Law
10 27 (1.47%) Games
10 27 (1.47%) Military
11 25 (1.37%) Advertising
12 23 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 23 (1.26%) Publishing
13 21 (1.15%) Electronics
14 18 (0.98%) Retail
15 15 (0.82%) Back Office
16 11 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 326 (17.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 318 (17.37%) Developer
3 227 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
4 139 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 138 (7.54%) AWS Engineer
6 137 (7.48%) Applications Support
7 136 (7.43%) Analyst
8 124 (6.77%) Administrator
9 117 (6.39%) AWS DevOps
10 116 (6.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 112 (6.12%) Java Developer
12 103 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 99 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 97 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
15 90 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
16 82 (4.48%) Network Engineer
17 81 (4.42%) Support Analyst
18 78 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
19 77 (4.21%) Architect
19 77 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (8.68%) HTML
2 156 (8.52%) Web Services
3 130 (7.10%) FIX Protocol
4 125 (6.83%) LAMP
5 123 (6.72%) .NET
6 113 (6.17%) XML
7 103 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 103 (5.63%) CSS
8 91 (4.97%) Node.js
9 64 (3.50%) React
10 63 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
11 57 (3.11%) REST
12 55 (3.00%) Spring
13 53 (2.89%) JSON
14 51 (2.79%) jQuery
15 46 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
16 43 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
17 41 (2.24%) RESTful
18 40 (2.18%) Ajax
19 34 (1.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (9.12%) Hedge funds
3 148 (8.08%) Equities
4 135 (7.37%) Fixed Income
5 133 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 127 (6.94%) Derivative
7 126 (6.88%) Public Cloud
8 116 (6.34%) Data Centre
9 75 (4.10%) Fintech
10 74 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
10 74 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
11 60 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 53 (2.89%) Management Information System
13 45 (2.46%) User Experience
14 39 (2.13%) Algorithms
15 36 (1.97%) Clustering
16 32 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (1.53%) Data Structures
18 27 (1.47%) Replication
19 21 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,123 (61.33%) Linux
2 537 (29.33%) Unix
3 356 (19.44%) Windows
4 206 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 138 (7.54%) CentOS
6 133 (7.26%) Ubuntu
7 100 (5.46%) Windows Server
8 56 (3.06%) Debian
9 54 (2.95%) Android
10 51 (2.79%) AIX
11 34 (1.86%) Solaris
12 32 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (1.42%) SUSE
14 23 (1.26%) openSUSE
15 20 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.04%) Fedora
17 16 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.55%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.44%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (35.28%) DevOps
2 533 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (15.29%) Configuration Management
4 252 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
5 248 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
6 199 (10.87%) Computer Science
7 141 (7.70%) Software Engineering
8 138 (7.54%) Test Automation
9 135 (7.37%) Open Source
10 131 (7.15%) Investment Management
11 126 (6.88%) SDLC
12 122 (6.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 122 (6.66%) Scrum
13 118 (6.44%) Asset Management
14 113 (6.17%) ITIL
15 93 (5.08%) Microservices
16 91 (4.97%) Mentoring
17 86 (4.70%) OO
18 83 (4.53%) Workflow
19 76 (4.15%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1,486 (81.16%) Python
2 832 (45.44%) Bash Shell
3 671 (36.65%) Java
4 553 (30.20%) SQL
5 505 (27.58%) Ruby
6 329 (17.97%) C++
7 326 (17.80%) JavaScript
8 273 (14.91%) PowerShell
9 259 (14.15%) PHP
10 222 (12.12%) C#
11 202 (11.03%) Shell Script
12 184 (10.05%) C
13 91 (4.97%) Korn
14 86 (4.70%) Bourne shell
15 69 (3.77%) Go
16 62 (3.39%) Objective-C
17 51 (2.79%) Groovy
18 43 (2.35%) Scala
19 42 (2.29%) PL/SQL
20 31 (1.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 273 (14.91%) Degree
2 96 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (4.04%) CCNP
5 43 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 29 (1.58%) CCNA
8 28 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 26 (1.42%) CISSP
10 22 (1.20%) RHCE
11 19 (1.04%) RHCSA
12 16 (0.87%) CCIE
12 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
14 14 (0.76%) CCIP
14 14 (0.76%) SANS
15 12 (0.66%) CREST Certified
15 12 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.60%) PhD
17 10 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.88%) QA
2 42 (2.29%) GDPR
3 36 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.42%) SLA
6 24 (1.31%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.16%) GPG13
11 3 (0.16%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.11%) FISMA
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.055%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.055%) MiFID
13 1 (0.055%) MISRA
System Software
1 312 (17.04%) Docker
2 144 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 40 (2.18%) NFS
5 35 (1.91%) vSphere
6 34 (1.86%) KVM
7 29 (1.58%) Hyper-V
8 26 (1.42%) iptables
9 25 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (1.31%) Samba
11 22 (1.20%) Postfix
11 22 (1.20%) Xen
12 20 (1.09%) VMware Server
13 18 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (0.87%) Firmware
15 13 (0.71%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.60%) GlusterFS
18 10 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
18 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 497 (27.14%) Puppet
2 434 (23.70%) Ansible
3 322 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
4 210 (11.47%) Kubernetes
5 154 (8.41%) Terraform
6 126 (6.88%) Salt
7 123 (6.72%) Nagios
8 51 (2.79%) Packer
9 41 (2.24%) CFEngine
10 36 (1.97%) Icinga
11 32 (1.75%) FortiGate
11 32 (1.75%) Prometheus
12 30 (1.64%) Consul
13 27 (1.47%) HAProxy
14 25 (1.37%) SCCM
15 22 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
16 19 (1.04%) Control-M
17 17 (0.93%) NetBackup
17 17 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
18 16 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 383 (20.92%) Oracle
2 230 (12.56%) Red Hat
3 176 (9.61%) VMware
4 144 (7.86%) Cisco
5 140 (7.65%) Google
6 111 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 95 (5.19%) Atlassian
8 67 (3.66%) Reuters
9 61 (3.33%) Bloomberg
10 58 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 58 (3.17%) FXall
10 58 (3.17%) MarketAxess
10 58 (3.17%) Tradeweb
11 55 (3.00%) ION Trading
12 53 (2.89%) Eze Software Group
13 50 (2.73%) Palo Alto
14 44 (2.40%) Splunk
15 43 (2.35%) New Relic
16 42 (2.29%) Juniper
17 38 (2.08%) Charles River