Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 226 195
Rank change year-on-year -29 -31 -32
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,776 2,601 3,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.59% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 2.84% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,873 2,366
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,497 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.55% +5.26%

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 72,403 91,732 92,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.97% 56.24% 55.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59,813 76,740 78,242
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -75 760 £67,500 +8.00% 109
North of England +90 488 £55,000 +15.79% 37
Yorkshire +138 387 £60,000 +33.33% 7
South East -71 228 £55,000 +10.00% 48
East of England +47 129 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Midlands +1 90 £48,000 +1.05% 15
West Midlands +17 75 £46,000 -3.16% 11
South West -54 75 £49,000 +8.89% 21
North West -60 69 £55,000 +15.79% 25
North East +39 32 £50,000 +8.11% 5
East Midlands -6 15 £60,500 +21.00% 4
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 1,435 (80.80%) Python
2 1,259 (70.89%) Linux
3 984 (55.41%) Bash Shell
4 804 (45.27%) Unix
5 515 (29.00%) DevOps
6 481 (27.08%) Firewall
7 478 (26.91%) Java
8 467 (26.30%) Amazon AWS
9 455 (25.62%) DNS
10 424 (23.87%) Nagios
11 420 (23.65%) SQL
12 417 (23.48%) Puppet
13 400 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
14 381 (21.45%) Ruby
15 379 (21.34%) Cisco
16 371 (20.89%) SMTP
17 365 (20.55%) VPN
17 365 (20.55%) Service Delivery
17 365 (20.55%) Ansible
18 357 (20.10%) WAN
19 355 (19.99%) Network Design
19 355 (19.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 355 (19.99%) Product Management
20 354 (19.93%) BGP
21 353 (19.88%) Network Security
22 352 (19.82%) MPLS
22 352 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
23 350 (19.71%) OSPF
23 350 (19.71%) Change Control
24 349 (19.65%) Management Information System

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
1 184 (10.36%) Tomcat
2 173 (9.74%) Apache
3 77 (4.34%) JBoss
4 62 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 58 (3.27%) WebLogic
6 54 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (2.65%) nginx
8 44 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 38 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 31 (1.75%) IIS
10 31 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.46%) Confluence
12 22 (1.24%) Apache Pig
12 22 (1.24%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (0.84%) CloudStack
16 14 (0.79%) WordPress
17 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.23%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.17%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 70 (3.94%) thinkFolio
2 44 (2.48%) Front Arena
2 44 (2.48%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.45%) Eze OMS
4 5 (0.28%) Magento
4 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.23%) Exstream
6 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.056%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 467 (26.30%) Amazon AWS
2 252 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (10.53%) SaaS
4 143 (8.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 78 (4.39%) IaaS
6 75 (4.22%) PaaS
7 60 (3.38%) OpenShift
8 31 (1.75%) Office 365
9 30 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (1.35%) GitHub
11 23 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (0.90%) AWS Fargate
13 14 (0.79%) Akamai
13 14 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (0.79%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
13 14 (0.79%) Heroku
14 10 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.56%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 481 (27.08%) Firewall
2 455 (25.62%) DNS
3 371 (20.89%) SMTP
4 365 (20.55%) VPN
5 357 (20.10%) WAN
6 354 (19.93%) BGP
7 353 (19.88%) Network Security
8 352 (19.82%) MPLS
9 350 (19.71%) OSPF
10 346 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
11 338 (19.03%) Broadband
12 337 (18.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 337 (18.98%) NetScaler
13 334 (18.81%) IPsec
14 329 (18.52%) ADSL
14 329 (18.52%) RIP
15 137 (7.71%) TCP/IP
16 65 (3.66%) Internet
17 63 (3.55%) HTTP
18 58 (3.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 198 (11.15%) MySQL
3 114 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 93 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (4.84%) Big Data
6 72 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 58 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 50 (2.82%) MongoDB
9 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (2.31%) NoSQL
12 37 (2.08%) Apache Hive
13 35 (1.97%) MariaDB
14 32 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (1.58%) Impala
16 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database
17 26 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (1.30%) Redis
19 16 (0.90%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 309 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 260 (14.64%) Jenkins
3 128 (7.21%) JIRA
4 74 (4.17%) Maven
5 63 (3.55%) git-flow
5 63 (3.55%) TeamCity
6 51 (2.87%) Bitbucket
7 50 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (2.70%) Subversion
9 46 (2.59%) Bitbucket Server
10 41 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 39 (2.20%) Selenium
12 31 (1.75%) Ant
13 30 (1.69%) Gradle
14 29 (1.63%) CircleCI
15 28 (1.58%) Codeship
15 28 (1.58%) RSpec
16 19 (1.07%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 292 (16.44%) Finance
2 150 (8.45%) Banking
3 116 (6.53%) Front Office
4 109 (6.14%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.93%) French Language
6 50 (2.82%) German Language
6 50 (2.82%) Italian Language
6 50 (2.82%) Spanish Language
7 34 (1.91%) Electronics
8 30 (1.69%) Law
9 28 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.01%) Dutch Language
10 18 (1.01%) Retail
11 16 (0.90%) Advertising
12 15 (0.84%) Games
13 14 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.73%) Marketing
15 10 (0.56%) Legal
16 9 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 301 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 298 (16.78%) Network Engineer
3 246 (13.85%) Security Engineer
4 221 (12.44%) Developer
5 213 (11.99%) Network Security Engineer
6 206 (11.60%) Linux Engineer
7 142 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 140 (7.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 139 (7.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 126 (7.09%) Analyst
11 108 (6.08%) AWS Engineer
12 105 (5.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 105 (5.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 104 (5.86%) Support Engineer
14 103 (5.80%) Consultant
15 90 (5.07%) Applications Support
16 85 (4.79%) AWS DevOps
16 85 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
17 80 (4.50%) Administrator
18 77 (4.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (6.76%) .NET
2 97 (5.46%) HTML
2 97 (5.46%) XML
3 92 (5.18%) Node.js
4 84 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
5 79 (4.45%) CSS
5 79 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
6 73 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 71 (4.00%) Web Services
8 64 (3.60%) LAMP
9 53 (2.98%) Kafka
10 44 (2.48%) LDAP
11 39 (2.20%) Middleware
11 39 (2.20%) REST
12 34 (1.91%) React
13 31 (1.75%) jQuery
13 31 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
13 31 (1.75%) Spring
14 26 (1.46%) RESTful
14 26 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 349 (19.65%) Management Information System
2 146 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 101 (5.69%) Hedge funds
5 96 (5.41%) Equities
6 82 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 82 (4.62%) Fixed Income
7 79 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 78 (4.39%) Derivative
9 58 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (3.10%) Private Cloud
11 43 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
12 41 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
13 39 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
15 32 (1.80%) User Experience
16 31 (1.75%) Replication
17 30 (1.69%) Algorithms
17 30 (1.69%) Clustering
18 26 (1.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 1,259 (70.89%) Linux
2 804 (45.27%) Unix
3 308 (17.34%) Windows
4 167 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (5.80%) CentOS
6 91 (5.12%) Ubuntu
7 71 (4.00%) Debian
7 71 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 50 (2.82%) AIX
9 36 (2.03%) Solaris
10 30 (1.69%) Android
11 23 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.79%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.68%) HPUX
16 10 (0.56%) Fedora
16 10 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.45%) Gentoo
17 8 (0.45%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (29.00%) DevOps
2 400 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (20.55%) Service Delivery
4 355 (19.99%) Network Design
4 355 (19.99%) Product Management
5 350 (19.71%) Change Control
6 336 (18.92%) Network Management
7 180 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 180 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 169 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (7.15%) Software Engineering
10 123 (6.93%) Open Source
11 118 (6.64%) Computer Science
12 115 (6.48%) Test Automation
13 104 (5.86%) Microservices
14 98 (5.52%) SDLC
15 95 (5.35%) Scrum
16 89 (5.01%) ITIL
17 88 (4.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 86 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,435 (80.80%) Python
2 984 (55.41%) Bash Shell
3 478 (26.91%) Java
4 420 (23.65%) SQL
5 381 (21.45%) Ruby
6 273 (15.37%) JavaScript
7 206 (11.60%) C++
8 197 (11.09%) PowerShell
9 165 (9.29%) PHP
10 153 (8.61%) C
11 146 (8.22%) Shell Script
12 145 (8.16%) C#
13 75 (4.22%) Go
14 41 (2.31%) R
15 36 (2.03%) Groovy
15 36 (2.03%) Scala
16 34 (1.91%) Korn
17 32 (1.80%) AWK
18 29 (1.63%) Bourne shell
19 28 (1.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 352 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
2 345 (19.43%) CCNP
3 308 (17.34%) CCNA
4 206 (11.60%) Degree
5 59 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 35 (1.97%) RHCE
8 24 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.18%) CISSP
10 19 (1.07%) LPIC
11 18 (1.01%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.79%) CREST Certified
12 14 (0.79%) RHCSA
12 14 (0.79%) SANS
13 13 (0.73%) PhD
13 13 (0.73%) RHCT
14 12 (0.68%) GIAC
14 12 (0.68%) SC Cleared
15 11 (0.62%) CISM
15 11 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (19.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 333 (18.75%) ISO 9001
3 43 (2.42%) QA
4 39 (2.20%) SLA
5 26 (1.46%) GDPR
6 16 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.84%) NIST
8 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.056%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.056%) MISRA
11 1 (0.056%) NIST 800
System Software
1 348 (19.59%) Docker
2 128 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 56 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
5 45 (2.53%) vSphere
6 38 (2.14%) NFS
7 35 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (1.80%) Hyper-V
9 29 (1.63%) iptables
10 28 (1.58%) Apache Flume
11 26 (1.46%) KVM
12 24 (1.35%) Samba
13 21 (1.18%) Xen
14 19 (1.07%) Postfix
14 19 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (1.07%) VMware Server
15 13 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.68%) Firmware
17 10 (0.56%) Ceph
18 9 (0.51%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 424 (23.87%) Nagios
2 417 (23.48%) Puppet
3 365 (20.55%) Ansible
4 341 (19.20%) FortiGate
5 288 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
6 226 (12.73%) Kubernetes
7 107 (6.02%) Terraform
8 57 (3.21%) Salt
9 47 (2.65%) Packer
10 33 (1.86%) Consul
10 33 (1.86%) Prometheus
11 32 (1.80%) Icinga
12 29 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
13 28 (1.58%) CFEngine
14 27 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
15 26 (1.46%) Oozie
16 20 (1.13%) NetBackup
17 18 (1.01%) Rundeck
18 17 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 16 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 379 (21.34%) Cisco
2 335 (18.86%) Fortinet
3 313 (17.62%) Oracle
4 234 (13.18%) Palo Alto
5 184 (10.36%) Red Hat
6 164 (9.23%) VMware
7 124 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 95 (5.35%) Google
9 80 (4.50%) Splunk
10 49 (2.76%) Sun
11 48 (2.70%) Charles River
12 44 (2.48%) Calypso
12 44 (2.48%) SimCorp
13 43 (2.42%) Atlassian
14 41 (2.31%) CheckPoint
15 36 (2.03%) SolarWinds
16 34 (1.91%) IBM
17 33 (1.86%) Bloomberg
18 31 (1.75%) Reuters
19 30 (1.69%) ION Trading