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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 440 422 372
Rank change year-on-year -18 -50 -115
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,072 553 684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.23% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 477 391 535
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £60,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.20% +8.70% -

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 74,355 45,085 47,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.31% 55.30% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38,815 35,170 39,483
10th Percentile £37,319 £34,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in England.

Salary trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -130 525 £80,000 +6.67% 44
South East +82 259 £50,000 -3.61% 24
North of England -8 119 £52,500 -6.67% 13
Midlands -37 79 £50,000 -23.08% 14
Yorkshire +12 59 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West -59 58 £49,000 -14.78% 7
West Midlands -34 51 £57,500 -8.00% 10
South West -46 36 £34,500 -18.82% 7
East of England -63 34 £45,000 -5.26% 13
East Midlands -7 28 £47,500 -32.14% 4
North East -16 2 £62,500 +38.89% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 935 (87.22%) Python
2 539 (50.28%) Linux
3 491 (45.80%) AWS
4 481 (44.87%) Java
5 466 (43.47%) Agile
6 458 (42.72%) Unix
7 425 (39.65%) Azure
8 394 (36.75%) SQL
9 393 (36.66%) Finance
9 393 (36.66%) Test Automation
10 388 (36.19%) Shell Script
10 388 (36.19%) CI/CD
11 374 (34.89%) Git (software)
12 370 (34.51%) Docker
13 365 (34.05%) JavaScript
14 346 (32.28%) DevOps
15 329 (30.69%) Kubernetes
16 324 (30.22%) MySQL
17 322 (30.04%) PHP
18 319 (29.76%) Ruby
19 304 (28.36%) Bash
20 295 (27.52%) PowerShell
21 294 (27.43%) PostgreSQL
22 278 (25.93%) Mentoring
23 277 (25.84%) Ansible
24 276 (25.75%) Microservices
25 274 (25.56%) TDD
26 260 (24.25%) Microsoft
27 259 (24.16%) NoSQL
28 253 (23.60%) Internet

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
1 233 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 36 (3.36%) Apache
3 30 (2.80%) nginx
4 29 (2.71%) OpenStack
5 18 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.84%) Confluence
10 8 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.56%) IIS
13 5 (0.47%) Apache Pulsar
13 5 (0.47%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.47%) Moodle
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.37%) CMS
14 4 (0.37%) JBoss
14 4 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Simulink
1 11 (1.03%) Stateflow
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) RMDS
4 1 (0.093%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.093%) Magento
4 1 (0.093%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 491 (45.80%) AWS
2 425 (39.65%) Azure
3 252 (23.51%) Serverless
4 247 (23.04%) OpenShift
5 201 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
6 195 (18.19%) Cloud Functions
7 80 (7.46%) SaaS
8 45 (4.20%) GitHub
9 44 (4.10%) IaaS
10 41 (3.82%) GCP
11 40 (3.73%) PaaS
12 36 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
14 21 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (1.87%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.31%) WhatsApp
17 11 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 8 (0.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 253 (23.60%) Internet
2 107 (9.98%) DNS
3 58 (5.41%) HTTP
4 56 (5.22%) Firewall
5 39 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.71%) DHCP
7 27 (2.52%) WAN
8 25 (2.33%) VPN
9 23 (2.15%) Network Security
10 21 (1.96%) BGP
10 21 (1.96%) SAN
11 19 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (1.77%) LAN
12 17 (1.59%) SSH
13 14 (1.31%) MPLS
14 13 (1.21%) FTP
14 13 (1.21%) Wireless
15 12 (1.12%) OSPF
16 10 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
16 10 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (30.22%) MySQL
2 294 (27.43%) PostgreSQL
3 259 (24.16%) NoSQL
4 247 (23.04%) SQL Server
5 220 (20.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 200 (18.66%) Flink
6 200 (18.66%) MongoDB
7 40 (3.73%) InfluxDB
8 36 (3.36%) Big Data
9 32 (2.99%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.89%) Redis
11 24 (2.24%) Relational Database
12 22 (2.05%) Bigtable
13 20 (1.87%) DB2
14 19 (1.77%) Apache Accumulo
15 17 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.40%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (1.03%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 374 (34.89%) Git (software)
2 243 (22.67%) JIRA
3 241 (22.48%) Maven
4 231 (21.55%) Subversion
5 212 (19.78%) Ant
6 204 (19.03%) Jenkins
7 200 (18.66%) Gradle
8 62 (5.78%) GitLab
9 34 (3.17%) SonarQube
10 27 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (2.52%) Selenium
11 26 (2.43%) JMeter
12 18 (1.68%) LoadRunner
12 18 (1.68%) NeoLoad
13 16 (1.49%) JUnit
13 16 (1.49%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.21%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.12%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.03%) Plastic SCM
16 11 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 393 (36.66%) Finance
2 226 (21.08%) Social Skills
3 213 (19.87%) Manufacturing
4 131 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.57%) Banking
5 49 (4.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 49 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 45 (4.20%) Games
6 45 (4.20%) Retail
7 36 (3.36%) Marketing
8 34 (3.17%) Advertising
8 34 (3.17%) Law
9 31 (2.89%) Electronics
10 28 (2.61%) Investment Banking
10 28 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
11 21 (1.96%) Public Sector
12 19 (1.77%) Front Office
13 18 (1.68%) Automotive
13 18 (1.68%) Legal
14 14 (1.31%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 204 (19.03%) Java Engineer
2 200 (18.66%) Senior Java Engineer
3 174 (16.23%) Developer
3 174 (16.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 80 (7.46%) Administrator
5 73 (6.81%) Analyst
5 73 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
6 69 (6.44%) Software Engineer
7 55 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 51 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 49 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
10 45 (4.20%) Support Engineer
11 41 (3.82%) Software Developer
12 40 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (3.26%) Data Engineer
13 35 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 34 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
15 30 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
16 29 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
17 28 (2.61%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (22.39%) .NET
2 225 (20.99%) HTML
3 216 (20.15%) RESTful
4 209 (19.50%) CSS
5 197 (18.38%) ASP.NET
6 195 (18.19%) JDBC
7 97 (9.05%) React
8 81 (7.56%) REST
9 61 (5.69%) AngularJS
10 60 (5.60%) Web Services
11 58 (5.41%) Node.js
12 51 (4.76%) Spring
12 51 (4.76%) Spring Boot
13 40 (3.73%) LAMP
14 33 (3.08%) Java EE
15 30 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
16 28 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
17 24 (2.24%) GraphQL
18 20 (1.87%) LDAP
19 18 (1.68%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 250 (23.32%) Algorithms
2 235 (21.92%) Linux Command Line
3 218 (20.34%) Data Structures
4 195 (18.19%) Life Science
5 83 (7.74%) Management Information System
6 57 (5.32%) Smart Meter
7 48 (4.48%) Smartphone
8 43 (4.01%) Virtual Team
9 39 (3.64%) User Experience
10 36 (3.36%) Digital TV
11 35 (3.26%) Public Cloud
12 31 (2.89%) Replication
12 31 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (2.24%) Social Media
15 21 (1.96%) Data Centre
16 20 (1.87%) Cyberattack
17 18 (1.68%) IoT
17 18 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
18 16 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 539 (50.28%) Linux
2 458 (42.72%) Unix
3 200 (18.66%) Windows
4 125 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (9.70%) CentOS
6 44 (4.10%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.61%) Solaris
8 27 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 24 (2.24%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.68%) Windows 10
11 17 (1.59%) AIX
12 13 (1.21%) SUSE
12 13 (1.21%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.47%) Debian
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.37%) Android
14 4 (0.37%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.37%) zOS
15 3 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (43.47%) Agile
2 393 (36.66%) Test Automation
3 388 (36.19%) CI/CD
4 346 (32.28%) DevOps
5 278 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 276 (25.75%) Microservices
7 274 (25.56%) TDD
8 247 (23.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 243 (22.67%) High Availability
10 226 (21.08%) Coaching
11 219 (20.43%) OOP
12 215 (20.06%) Root Cause Analysis
13 210 (19.59%) BDD
13 210 (19.59%) Innovative Thinking
14 209 (19.50%) Customer-Centricity
15 206 (19.22%) Strategic Thinking
16 199 (18.56%) MVC
17 197 (18.38%) User Stories
18 196 (18.28%) Service Design
19 195 (18.19%) Story Points
Programming Languages
1 935 (87.22%) Python
2 481 (44.87%) Java
3 394 (36.75%) SQL
4 388 (36.19%) Shell Script
5 365 (34.05%) JavaScript
6 322 (30.04%) PHP
7 319 (29.76%) Ruby
8 304 (28.36%) Bash
9 295 (27.52%) PowerShell
10 180 (16.79%) C++
11 124 (11.57%) C
12 92 (8.58%) C#
13 66 (6.16%) Go
14 54 (5.04%) R
15 33 (3.08%) VBA
16 29 (2.71%) AWK
17 25 (2.33%) MATLAB
18 24 (2.24%) Scala
19 18 (1.68%) Groovy
19 18 (1.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 198 (18.47%) Degree
2 120 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 64 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 56 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.77%) RHCE
6 17 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
8 14 (1.31%) CCIE
8 14 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.12%) RHCSA
10 11 (1.03%) OCA
10 11 (1.03%) OCP
11 10 (0.93%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.93%) PhD
12 8 (0.75%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.75%) MySQL Certification
12 8 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.65%) CCNP
13 7 (0.65%) CISSP
13 7 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.64%) QA
2 24 (2.24%) SLA
3 14 (1.31%) PMO
4 13 (1.21%) GDPR
4 13 (1.21%) NIST
5 12 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.03%) AUTOSAR
6 11 (1.03%) ISO 26262
6 11 (1.03%) MISRA
7 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.093%) COBIT
10 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.093%) SOC 2
System Software
1 370 (34.51%) Docker
2 71 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 45 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.87%) KVM
6 19 (1.77%) Xen
7 14 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 12 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (0.93%) NFS
9 10 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.65%) vSphere
11 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.37%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.28%) iptables
13 3 (0.28%) NDS
13 3 (0.28%) Postfix
13 3 (0.28%) Samba
14 2 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 2 (0.19%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 329 (30.69%) Kubernetes
2 277 (25.84%) Ansible
3 142 (13.25%) Puppet
4 133 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
5 132 (12.31%) Terraform
6 59 (5.50%) Grafana
7 33 (3.08%) Prometheus
8 25 (2.33%) Nagios
9 24 (2.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 20 (1.87%) logstash
11 19 (1.77%) HAProxy
12 16 (1.49%) NetBackup
13 14 (1.31%) IBM BigFix
13 14 (1.31%) Netcool
13 14 (1.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 14 (1.31%) Tivoli
13 14 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 13 (1.21%) Oracle ZFS
14 13 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
14 13 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 260 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 230 (21.46%) Google
3 116 (10.82%) Oracle
4 92 (8.58%) Splunk
5 90 (8.40%) Red Hat
6 52 (4.85%) IBM
7 51 (4.76%) AppDynamics
7 51 (4.76%) Reuters
7 51 (4.76%) VMware
8 34 (3.17%) Cisco
9 29 (2.71%) F5
9 29 (2.71%) Juniper
10 28 (2.61%) Dataiku
10 28 (2.61%) Refinitiv
11 27 (2.52%) Dynatrace
11 27 (2.52%) Sun
12 26 (2.43%) Fortinet
13 20 (1.87%) New Relic
13 20 (1.87%) SAP
13 20 (1.87%) Veritas