Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 169 150
Rank change year-on-year -58 -19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,502 3,337 4,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 2.01% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 3.75% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,975 2,745 3,716
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,498 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 91,741 89,082 104,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.96% 53.75% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77,780 76,859 90,543
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -35 1,295 £65,000 +8.33% 191
South East -30 568 £50,000 - 52
North of England -95 197 £42,500 +6.25% 40
East of England -88 179 £47,500 +5.56% 54
Midlands +27 160 £50,000 -16.67% 21
North West -78 125 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South West -87 102 £47,000 +10.59% 27
East Midlands +21 85 £53,750 +13.16% 14
West Midlands +17 75 £47,500 -24.00% 7
Yorkshire -38 64 £37,500 -6.25% 12
North East -27 8 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,966 (78.58%) Python
2 1,634 (65.31%) Linux
3 966 (38.61%) Java
4 939 (37.53%) Bash Shell
5 789 (31.53%) DevOps
6 741 (29.62%) Unix
7 717 (28.66%) SQL
8 706 (28.22%) Ruby
9 690 (27.58%) Puppet
10 644 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
11 633 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
12 605 (24.18%) JavaScript
13 585 (23.38%) Windows
14 570 (22.78%) Finance
15 534 (21.34%) Ansible
16 499 (19.94%) Opscode Chef
17 473 (18.90%) Configuration Management
18 457 (18.27%) Git (software)
19 438 (17.51%) Degree
20 436 (17.43%) PHP
21 417 (16.67%) PowerShell
22 414 (16.55%) Jenkins
23 403 (16.11%) MySQL
24 382 (15.27%) C++
25 360 (14.39%) Red Hat
25 360 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
26 353 (14.11%) Oracle
27 351 (14.03%) Docker
28 322 (12.87%) Apache
29 316 (12.63%) C#

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
1 322 (12.87%) Apache
2 175 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 95 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 94 (3.76%) Confluence
5 84 (3.36%) nginx
6 75 (3.00%) IIS
7 67 (2.68%) JBoss
8 64 (2.56%) SharePoint
9 63 (2.52%) OpenStack
10 58 (2.32%) Apache Spark
11 48 (1.92%) CMS
12 40 (1.60%) SAS
13 39 (1.56%) WebSphere
14 33 (1.32%) WebLogic
15 29 (1.16%) Drupal
16 27 (1.08%) Apache Pig
17 25 (1.00%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.84%) WordPress
19 15 (0.60%) Jetty
20 12 (0.48%) uWSGI
Applications
1 33 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.24%) SPSS
3 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.28%) Weka
5 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.12%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.080%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.040%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.040%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.040%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.040%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.56%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.32%) RMDS
4 7 (0.28%) Magento
4 7 (0.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 6 (0.24%) Concordance
5 6 (0.24%) Relativity
5 6 (0.24%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.16%) Kondor
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.080%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.080%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 633 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
2 360 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (5.16%) SaaS
4 95 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 76 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (2.68%) GitHub
7 62 (2.48%) IaaS
8 57 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (2.16%) Office 365
9 54 (2.16%) PaaS
10 50 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 49 (1.96%) OpenShift
12 39 (1.56%) OneDrive
13 28 (1.12%) Amazon S3
14 23 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
16 16 (0.64%) Serverless
17 15 (0.60%) CloudBees
18 13 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
19 12 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 247 (9.87%) TCP/IP
2 242 (9.67%) DNS
3 226 (9.03%) Firewall
4 153 (6.12%) Internet
5 114 (4.56%) HTTP
6 102 (4.08%) VPN
7 89 (3.56%) BGP
8 87 (3.48%) WAN
9 83 (3.32%) DHCP
10 71 (2.84%) OSPF
11 68 (2.72%) SSL
12 65 (2.60%) VoIP
13 64 (2.56%) SNMP
14 59 (2.36%) IPsec
15 57 (2.28%) Ethernet
16 54 (2.16%) LAN
17 53 (2.12%) SAN
18 52 (2.08%) VLAN
19 48 (1.92%) Wireless
20 46 (1.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (16.11%) MySQL
2 179 (7.15%) Relational Database
3 173 (6.91%) SQL Server
4 171 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
5 163 (6.51%) NoSQL
6 151 (6.04%) Big Data
7 146 (5.84%) MongoDB
8 117 (4.68%) Hadoop
9 105 (4.20%) RDBMS
10 51 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.72%) DB2
12 35 (1.40%) MariaDB
12 35 (1.40%) Redis
13 33 (1.32%) Apache Hive
13 33 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (1.08%) OLAP
15 24 (0.96%) Data Mining
16 23 (0.92%) QlikView
17 22 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 457 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 414 (16.55%) Jenkins
3 233 (9.31%) Subversion
4 195 (7.79%) JIRA
5 121 (4.84%) Maven
6 103 (4.12%) TeamCity
7 87 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 77 (3.08%) Selenium
9 69 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 60 (2.40%) Bitbucket
11 58 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 48 (1.92%) GitLab
13 42 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 38 (1.52%) Eclipse
15 37 (1.48%) JMeter
16 36 (1.44%) JUnit
17 35 (1.40%) Ant
18 32 (1.28%) Gradle
19 31 (1.24%) Vagrant
20 30 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 570 (22.78%) Finance
2 302 (12.07%) Banking
3 115 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 109 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 105 (4.20%) Front Office
6 79 (3.16%) Retail
7 72 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 61 (2.44%) Games
9 44 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 41 (1.64%) Marketing
11 35 (1.40%) Electronics
11 35 (1.40%) Law
12 30 (1.20%) Back Office
13 26 (1.04%) Legal
14 18 (0.72%) Advertising
14 18 (0.72%) Billing
15 16 (0.64%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.64%) French Language
15 16 (0.64%) German Language
16 12 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 467 (18.67%) Developer
2 459 (18.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 277 (11.07%) Linux Engineer
4 160 (6.39%) Applications Support
5 155 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 152 (6.08%) Administrator
7 148 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
8 135 (5.40%) Analyst
9 127 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
10 122 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 120 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
11 120 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
12 118 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 113 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 104 (4.16%) AWS DevOps
15 100 (4.00%) Architect
16 94 (3.76%) Software Developer
17 92 (3.68%) Support Engineer
18 91 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 90 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (10.99%) HTML
2 240 (9.59%) Web Services
3 204 (8.15%) .NET
4 169 (6.75%) CSS
5 160 (6.39%) LAMP
6 138 (5.52%) XML
7 99 (3.96%) JSON
8 93 (3.72%) Middleware
9 89 (3.56%) jQuery
10 87 (3.48%) Node.js
11 85 (3.40%) FIX Protocol
12 76 (3.04%) REST
13 71 (2.84%) AngularJS
13 71 (2.84%) SOAP
14 60 (2.40%) LDAP
15 56 (2.24%) HTML5
16 53 (2.12%) Ajax
16 53 (2.12%) Spring
17 52 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
18 48 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 238 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
1 238 (9.51%) Computer Science
2 132 (5.28%) Data Centre
3 94 (3.76%) Fintech
4 90 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 79 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 77 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 77 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 70 (2.80%) Equities
8 69 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (2.64%) Hedge funds
10 53 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 51 (2.04%) Replication
12 45 (1.80%) User Experience
13 43 (1.72%) Fixed Income
14 41 (1.64%) Clustering
15 36 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 27 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
17 26 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
18 25 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,634 (65.31%) Linux
2 741 (29.62%) Unix
3 585 (23.38%) Windows
4 261 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 236 (9.43%) CentOS
6 123 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 111 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 91 (3.64%) Debian
9 85 (3.40%) Solaris
10 52 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (2.04%) AIX
12 39 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (1.08%) HPUX
14 26 (1.04%) Android
15 22 (0.88%) SUSE
16 21 (0.84%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.84%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.64%) Windows 10
18 11 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (31.53%) DevOps
2 644 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (18.90%) Configuration Management
4 282 (11.27%) Software Engineering
5 279 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
6 227 (9.07%) Test Automation
7 226 (9.03%) Open Source
8 187 (7.47%) High Availability
9 182 (7.27%) OO
10 178 (7.11%) Scrum
11 177 (7.07%) Analytics
12 147 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 142 (5.68%) SDLC
14 137 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 135 (5.40%) ITIL
16 132 (5.28%) TDD
17 110 (4.40%) Release Management
18 108 (4.32%) Low Latency
19 104 (4.16%) Mathematics
20 98 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,966 (78.58%) Python
2 966 (38.61%) Java
3 939 (37.53%) Bash Shell
4 717 (28.66%) SQL
5 706 (28.22%) Ruby
6 605 (24.18%) JavaScript
7 436 (17.43%) PHP
8 417 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 382 (15.27%) C++
10 316 (12.63%) C#
11 275 (10.99%) C
12 247 (9.87%) Shell Script
13 85 (3.40%) Korn
14 84 (3.36%) R
15 65 (2.60%) Bourne shell
16 57 (2.28%) PL/SQL
17 48 (1.92%) VBScript
18 42 (1.68%) Tcl
19 36 (1.44%) VBA
20 35 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 438 (17.51%) Degree
2 98 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 98 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.60%) CISSP
4 57 (2.28%) Master's Degree
4 57 (2.28%) RHCE
5 55 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (2.16%) GIAC
7 49 (1.96%) CCNP
8 48 (1.92%) CISA
9 46 (1.84%) DV Cleared
10 42 (1.68%) CISM
11 41 (1.64%) AWS Certification
12 39 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (1.48%) RHCSA
14 35 (1.40%) SC Cleared
15 30 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
16 28 (1.12%) ISTQB
17 27 (1.08%) CCNA
18 23 (0.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.80%) QA
2 46 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.16%) GDPR
5 27 (1.08%) SLA
6 20 (0.80%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.36%) GCP
9 8 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.20%) COBIT
10 5 (0.20%) JTAG
11 4 (0.16%) PMO
12 2 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.080%) EMIR
12 2 (0.080%) MiFID
13 1 (0.040%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.040%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.040%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 351 (14.03%) Docker
2 234 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (4.68%) Active Directory
4 72 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 60 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (2.04%) iptables
7 41 (1.64%) KVM
8 38 (1.52%) NFS
8 38 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (1.52%) vSphere
9 30 (1.20%) Firmware
10 19 (0.76%) Postfix
11 14 (0.56%) Samba
11 14 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 13 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (0.52%) Squid
12 13 (0.52%) Varnish
12 13 (0.52%) Xen
13 12 (0.48%) BIND 9
13 12 (0.48%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 690 (27.58%) Puppet
2 534 (21.34%) Ansible
3 499 (19.94%) Opscode Chef
4 180 (7.19%) Nagios
5 144 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 132 (5.28%) Terraform
7 78 (3.12%) Salt
8 61 (2.44%) Cacti
9 46 (1.84%) Icinga
10 45 (1.80%) ZABBIX
11 42 (1.68%) Grafana
12 40 (1.60%) Kibana
13 39 (1.56%) SCCM
14 35 (1.40%) Rundeck
15 33 (1.32%) HAProxy
16 30 (1.20%) logstash
17 29 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
18 24 (0.96%) SELinux
19 22 (0.88%) Rancher
19 22 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 360 (14.39%) Red Hat
2 353 (14.11%) Oracle
3 305 (12.19%) VMware
4 250 (9.99%) Microsoft
5 181 (7.23%) Cisco
6 113 (4.52%) Splunk
7 79 (3.16%) Google
8 70 (2.80%) IBM
9 69 (2.76%) SolarWinds
10 65 (2.60%) Sybase
11 57 (2.28%) HP
12 56 (2.24%) Juniper
13 55 (2.20%) NetApp
14 45 (1.80%) Citrix
15 39 (1.56%) TIBCO
16 37 (1.48%) McAfee
17 35 (1.40%) Reuters
17 35 (1.40%) ServiceNow
18 34 (1.36%) Palo Alto
18 34 (1.36%) SaltStack