Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 354 254 220
Rank change year-on-year -100 -34 -49
Permanent jobs citing Perl 985 1,930 2,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.38% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 2.51% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,570 2,026
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,900 £37,475 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,473 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,900 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.82% - +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 62,374 76,973 90,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.19% 54.95% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 51,848 64,303 76,238
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,892 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% +3.78% +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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 -108 476 £65,000 +4.00% 94
South East -8 217 £55,000 +4.76% 40
North of England -76 94 £50,000 -4.76% 20
South West +34 89 £47,500 +5.56% 16
East of England +33 66 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Yorkshire +6 48 £42,500 -18.27% 5
Midlands -23 43 £50,000 +2.04% 10
North West -41 40 £57,750 +10.00% 11
West Midlands -20 35 £50,000 +1.01% 7
East Midlands -5 8 £52,500 +16.67% 3
North East -11 6 £68,281 +36.56% 4
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 735 (74.62%) Python
2 612 (62.13%) Linux
3 444 (45.08%) Bash Shell
4 338 (34.31%) DevOps
5 312 (31.68%) Java
6 301 (30.56%) Ruby
7 295 (29.95%) SQL
8 291 (29.54%) AWS
9 265 (26.90%) Unix
10 260 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
11 229 (23.25%) Git (software)
12 226 (22.94%) Puppet
13 217 (22.03%) Docker
14 215 (21.83%) Ansible
15 214 (21.73%) Windows
16 212 (21.52%) Finance
17 174 (17.66%) Jenkins
18 161 (16.35%) Kubernetes
19 159 (16.14%) MySQL
20 153 (15.53%) C++
21 152 (15.43%) Degree
22 149 (15.13%) Azure
23 146 (14.82%) Shell Script
24 145 (14.72%) Oracle
25 140 (14.21%) Test Automation
26 137 (13.91%) Microsoft
26 137 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
27 136 (13.81%) PHP
27 136 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
28 135 (13.71%) PowerShell

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
1 105 (10.66%) Apache
2 86 (8.73%) Tomcat
3 46 (4.67%) IIS
4 41 (4.16%) nginx
5 30 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.22%) Drupal
10 10 (1.02%) CICS
10 10 (1.02%) JBoss
11 9 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.61%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.51%) CMS
15 5 (0.51%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.61%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.84%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.71%) Front Arena
2 7 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 291 (29.54%) AWS
2 149 (15.13%) Azure
3 82 (8.32%) GCP
4 80 (8.12%) SaaS
5 62 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (3.86%) IaaS
6 38 (3.86%) PaaS
7 36 (3.65%) OpenShift
8 24 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (1.73%) GitHub
12 16 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (1.42%) Office 365
15 12 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (1.12%) Datadog
17 8 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 112 (11.37%) TCP/IP
2 101 (10.25%) DNS
3 95 (9.64%) Firewall
4 43 (4.37%) Internet
5 37 (3.76%) HTTP
6 24 (2.44%) DHCP
7 22 (2.23%) SSL
8 18 (1.83%) LAN
8 18 (1.83%) SMTP
8 18 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
8 18 (1.83%) SSH
9 15 (1.52%) VPN
10 14 (1.42%) BGP
11 13 (1.32%) NAS
11 13 (1.32%) OSPF
12 12 (1.22%) FTP
12 12 (1.22%) Network Security
12 12 (1.22%) SAN
12 12 (1.22%) SNMP
12 12 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (16.14%) MySQL
2 133 (13.50%) SQL Server
3 58 (5.89%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (5.38%) Big Data
5 52 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 48 (4.87%) NoSQL
7 43 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 30 (3.05%) MariaDB
9 29 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 28 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.44%) Apache Hive
12 22 (2.23%) DB2
12 22 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (2.13%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
16 17 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.62%) Impala
18 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 229 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 174 (17.66%) Jenkins
3 73 (7.41%) JIRA
4 53 (5.38%) Subversion
5 34 (3.45%) Maven
6 25 (2.54%) Bitbucket
6 25 (2.54%) git-flow
6 25 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (2.44%) Selenium
8 20 (2.03%) Gradle
9 19 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.93%) Bitbucket Server
9 19 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.73%) Artifactory
10 17 (1.73%) gulp
10 17 (1.73%) Vagrant
11 15 (1.52%) JMeter
12 11 (1.12%) Ant
12 11 (1.12%) RSpec
13 10 (1.02%) Metasploit
General
1 212 (21.52%) Finance
2 73 (7.41%) Banking
3 70 (7.11%) Electronics
4 52 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 51 (5.18%) Front Office
6 43 (4.37%) Public Sector
7 38 (3.86%) Investment Banking
8 37 (3.76%) French Language
8 37 (3.76%) German Language
8 37 (3.76%) Italian Language
8 37 (3.76%) Spanish Language
9 31 (3.15%) Manufacturing
10 30 (3.05%) Marketing
11 24 (2.44%) Billing
12 18 (1.83%) Games
13 16 (1.62%) Retail
14 14 (1.42%) Automotive
15 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.91%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 172 (17.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 151 (15.33%) Developer
3 83 (8.43%) Analyst
4 68 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 66 (6.70%) Support Engineer
5 66 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
6 64 (6.50%) Consultant
7 61 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
8 50 (5.08%) Perl Developer
9 49 (4.97%) Applications Engineer
10 48 (4.87%) Administrator
11 45 (4.57%) Software Engineer
12 42 (4.26%) Architect
13 39 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
14 34 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
15 30 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
16 29 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
17 28 (2.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
18 27 (2.74%) Junior
18 27 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.01%) Web Services
2 55 (5.58%) .NET
3 51 (5.18%) LAMP
4 46 (4.67%) XML
5 42 (4.26%) Kafka
6 40 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
7 37 (3.76%) HTML
8 34 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
9 28 (2.84%) CSS
9 28 (2.84%) REST
10 27 (2.74%) Node.js
11 25 (2.54%) LDAP
12 23 (2.34%) AngularJS
13 21 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (1.73%) Catalyst
14 17 (1.73%) JSON
14 17 (1.73%) Moose
14 17 (1.73%) Regular Expression
15 14 (1.42%) DBIx::Class
15 14 (1.42%) Plack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.50%) Linux Command Line
3 57 (5.79%) User Experience
4 53 (5.38%) Fixed Income
5 51 (5.18%) Equities
6 50 (5.08%) Hedge funds
7 48 (4.87%) Management Information System
8 46 (4.67%) Derivative
9 38 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (3.65%) Data Centre
11 31 (3.15%) Public Cloud
12 26 (2.64%) Replication
13 25 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
15 19 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 18 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
16 18 (1.83%) Blog
17 17 (1.73%) Cloud Native
17 17 (1.73%) Mainframe
17 17 (1.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 612 (62.13%) Linux
2 265 (26.90%) Unix
3 214 (21.73%) Windows
4 76 (7.72%) CentOS
4 76 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (4.87%) Windows Server
6 39 (3.96%) Ubuntu
7 35 (3.55%) Solaris
8 30 (3.05%) Debian
9 16 (1.62%) AIX
10 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.91%) Android
13 8 (0.81%) HPUX
13 8 (0.81%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.81%) VMS
14 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (34.31%) DevOps
2 260 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (14.21%) Test Automation
4 137 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
5 124 (12.59%) Software Engineering
6 121 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 106 (10.76%) Computer Science
8 92 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (8.93%) Fintech
10 83 (8.43%) Scrum
11 74 (7.51%) Open Source
12 73 (7.41%) Analytics
12 73 (7.41%) Microservices
13 64 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (6.29%) Load Balancing
15 60 (6.09%) Infrastructure as Code
15 60 (6.09%) Migration
16 56 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 55 (5.58%) ITIL
18 54 (5.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 735 (74.62%) Python
2 444 (45.08%) Bash Shell
3 312 (31.68%) Java
4 301 (30.56%) Ruby
5 295 (29.95%) SQL
6 153 (15.53%) C++
7 146 (14.82%) Shell Script
8 136 (13.81%) PHP
9 135 (13.71%) C
9 135 (13.71%) PowerShell
10 125 (12.69%) C#
11 117 (11.88%) JavaScript
12 67 (6.80%) Korn
13 62 (6.29%) Go
14 39 (3.96%) Groovy
15 34 (3.45%) PL/SQL
16 32 (3.25%) R
16 32 (3.25%) VB
17 30 (3.05%) Bourne shell
18 23 (2.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 152 (15.43%) Degree
2 37 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.83%) OSCP
6 14 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.42%) CISSP
6 14 (1.42%) ISEB
6 14 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.32%) CCNP
8 11 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.02%) PMP
10 9 (0.91%) CEH
10 9 (0.91%) PhD
11 7 (0.71%) CCIE
11 7 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.61%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.97%) QA
2 11 (1.12%) SLA
3 7 (0.71%) GDPR
4 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.30%) JTAG
7 2 (0.20%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.20%) FISMA
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.10%) NCSC
8 1 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 217 (22.03%) Docker
2 69 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (2.54%) Xen
6 21 (2.13%) KVM
7 18 (1.83%) vSphere
8 17 (1.73%) Apache Flume
9 16 (1.62%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.42%) LXC
10 14 (1.42%) NFS
11 12 (1.22%) XenApp
12 10 (1.02%) ACF2
12 10 (1.02%) Firmware
12 10 (1.02%) RACF
13 8 (0.81%) Ceph
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.61%) GridGain
15 6 (0.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 226 (22.94%) Puppet
2 215 (21.83%) Ansible
3 161 (16.35%) Kubernetes
4 136 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (13.71%) Terraform
6 38 (3.86%) ZABBIX
7 28 (2.84%) Nagios
7 28 (2.84%) Salt
8 25 (2.54%) HAProxy
9 22 (2.23%) Prometheus
10 19 (1.93%) Grafana
10 19 (1.93%) Kibana
11 17 (1.73%) BladeLogic
11 17 (1.73%) Icinga
11 17 (1.73%) Oozie
12 16 (1.62%) EnCase
13 14 (1.42%) Control-M
14 12 (1.22%) vCenter Server
15 11 (1.12%) logstash
16 10 (1.02%) Nmap
Vendors
1 145 (14.72%) Oracle
2 137 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 121 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 86 (8.73%) VMware
5 57 (5.79%) Splunk
6 45 (4.57%) Cisco
6 45 (4.57%) Google
7 32 (3.25%) SAP
8 31 (3.15%) Bloomberg
9 26 (2.64%) Reuters
10 24 (2.44%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.44%) ION Trading
11 23 (2.34%) Citrix
11 23 (2.34%) Eze Software Group
11 23 (2.34%) ServiceNow
12 21 (2.13%) FXall
12 21 (2.13%) MarketAxess
12 21 (2.13%) Tradeweb
13 20 (2.03%) EMC
13 20 (2.03%) HP