Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 212 167
Rank change year-on-year -34 -45 -19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,075 2,791 3,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.67% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.02% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,609 2,086 3,156
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 82,036 92,547 92,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.11% 55.36% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68,765 76,960 80,470
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,208 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.42% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -30 1,178 £62,500 - 153
South East -95 307 £52,500 +5.00% 47
North of England +69 273 £50,000 +17.65% 54
North West +36 152 £50,000 +8.70% 29
Midlands +13 113 £49,000 +6.52% 31
East of England -62 112 £47,000 +0.21% 29
Yorkshire +74 105 £50,000 +33.33% 19
South West -17 94 £42,500 -5.56% 26
West Midlands +31 77 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Midlands -9 36 £41,750 -7.22% 5
North East +1 16 £52,925 +17.61% 6
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,694 (81.64%) Python
2 1,322 (63.71%) Linux
3 916 (44.14%) Bash Shell
4 754 (36.34%) DevOps
5 722 (34.80%) Java
6 643 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
7 629 (30.31%) SQL
8 596 (28.72%) Finance
9 547 (26.36%) Unix
9 547 (26.36%) Ruby
10 537 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
11 520 (25.06%) Puppet
12 514 (24.77%) Ansible
13 500 (24.10%) Windows
14 381 (18.36%) C++
15 373 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
16 370 (17.83%) Jenkins
17 369 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 367 (17.69%) PowerShell
19 361 (17.40%) Degree
20 360 (17.35%) Git (software)
21 359 (17.30%) Oracle
22 336 (16.19%) Configuration Management
23 332 (16.00%) JavaScript
24 327 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
25 323 (15.57%) PHP
26 314 (15.13%) Docker
27 310 (14.94%) Red Hat
28 309 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
29 281 (13.54%) Apache

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
1 281 (13.54%) Apache
2 174 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 82 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (2.99%) nginx
5 59 (2.84%) Confluence
6 53 (2.55%) Apache Spark
7 40 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 33 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
10 30 (1.45%) JBoss
10 30 (1.45%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.25%) IIS
12 22 (1.06%) WordPress
13 17 (0.82%) Anypoint
13 17 (0.82%) Mule
13 17 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.63%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.39%) CloudStack
Applications
1 65 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.096%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.096%) Simulink
6 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (3.28%) thinkFolio
2 29 (1.40%) Front Arena
2 29 (1.40%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.24%) Relativity
5 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.096%) Kondor
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.048%) Concordance
7 1 (0.048%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.048%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.048%) Magento
7 1 (0.048%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.048%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 643 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
2 369 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (7.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 116 (5.59%) SaaS
5 67 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (3.04%) GitHub
7 62 (2.99%) IaaS
8 56 (2.70%) Office 365
8 56 (2.70%) PaaS
9 50 (2.41%) OpenShift
10 40 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 34 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 34 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (1.40%) Amazon S3
13 25 (1.20%) Serverless
13 25 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.67%) Amazon Glacier
14 14 (0.67%) npm
15 13 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 234 (11.28%) Firewall
2 230 (11.08%) TCP/IP
3 178 (8.58%) DNS
4 98 (4.72%) HTTP
5 85 (4.10%) WAN
6 80 (3.86%) Internet
7 77 (3.71%) VPN
8 76 (3.66%) BGP
9 75 (3.61%) DHCP
10 71 (3.42%) LAN
11 69 (3.33%) MPLS
12 66 (3.18%) Network Security
13 64 (3.08%) Wireless
14 62 (2.99%) SSL
15 57 (2.75%) SAN
16 51 (2.46%) OSPF
17 45 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 36 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (1.54%) SMTP
20 31 (1.49%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 217 (10.46%) MySQL
3 113 (5.45%) Big Data
4 108 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
5 98 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 96 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 77 (3.71%) Hadoop
8 74 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 43 (2.07%) Couchbase
10 41 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 39 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 37 (1.78%) MariaDB
13 30 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.30%) DB2
16 26 (1.25%) Redis
17 24 (1.16%) RDBMS
18 21 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (0.92%) Apache Hive
20 13 (0.63%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 370 (17.83%) Jenkins
2 360 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 191 (9.20%) JIRA
4 170 (8.19%) Subversion
5 162 (7.81%) Maven
6 148 (7.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 95 (4.58%) TeamCity
8 74 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 61 (2.94%) Selenium
10 53 (2.55%) Vagrant
11 51 (2.46%) Gradle
12 39 (1.88%) JUnit
13 30 (1.45%) Hudson
14 29 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 28 (1.35%) Ant
16 27 (1.30%) CircleCI
16 27 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
17 25 (1.20%) Codeship
18 24 (1.16%) Cucumber
19 22 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 596 (28.72%) Finance
2 276 (13.30%) Banking
3 169 (8.14%) Front Office
4 123 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 112 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 73 (3.52%) Law
7 65 (3.13%) Marketing
8 64 (3.08%) French Language
9 59 (2.84%) Italian Language
10 55 (2.65%) Games
11 54 (2.60%) German Language
12 53 (2.55%) Spanish Language
13 49 (2.36%) Electronics
13 49 (2.36%) Financial Institution
14 33 (1.59%) Manufacturing
15 32 (1.54%) Retail
16 23 (1.11%) Back Office
16 23 (1.11%) Military
17 20 (0.96%) Advertising
17 20 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 374 (18.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 346 (16.67%) Developer
3 235 (11.33%) Linux Engineer
4 213 (10.27%) Administrator
5 179 (8.63%) Systems Administrator
6 167 (8.05%) Analyst
7 159 (7.66%) Applications Support
8 158 (7.61%) Linux Administrator
9 149 (7.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 147 (7.08%) Support Engineer
11 111 (5.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 98 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
13 96 (4.63%) Applications Engineer
14 90 (4.34%) Java Developer
15 84 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
15 84 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
16 83 (4.00%) Support Analyst
17 82 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 81 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 76 (3.66%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (9.11%) Web Services
2 183 (8.82%) HTML
3 150 (7.23%) .NET
4 136 (6.55%) XML
5 124 (5.98%) LAMP
6 107 (5.16%) CSS
7 106 (5.11%) FIX Protocol
8 85 (4.10%) REST
9 73 (3.52%) Node.js
10 71 (3.42%) AngularJS
11 67 (3.23%) JSON
12 62 (2.99%) React
13 61 (2.94%) Spring
14 60 (2.89%) jQuery
15 55 (2.65%) LDAP
16 49 (2.36%) RESTful
17 46 (2.22%) J2EE
17 46 (2.22%) SOAP
18 45 (2.17%) Kafka
19 44 (2.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.08%) Hedge funds
3 131 (6.31%) Equities
4 120 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 119 (5.73%) Derivative
6 112 (5.40%) Fixed Income
7 107 (5.16%) Data Centre
8 103 (4.96%) Public Cloud
9 97 (4.67%) Fintech
10 85 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
11 71 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
12 70 (3.37%) Management Information System
13 51 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
14 46 (2.22%) User Experience
15 36 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
16 33 (1.59%) Private Cloud
17 32 (1.54%) Replication
18 27 (1.30%) Algorithms
18 27 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
19 26 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,322 (63.71%) Linux
2 547 (26.36%) Unix
3 500 (24.10%) Windows
4 205 (9.88%) CentOS
5 203 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (6.84%) Ubuntu
7 141 (6.80%) Windows Server
8 64 (3.08%) Debian
9 56 (2.70%) Solaris
10 53 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (2.22%) SUSE
12 45 (2.17%) Android
13 40 (1.93%) Fedora
14 38 (1.83%) AIX
15 21 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 19 (0.92%) openSUSE
18 16 (0.77%) Kali Linux
19 13 (0.63%) Mac OS X
20 11 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (36.34%) DevOps
2 537 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (16.19%) Configuration Management
4 327 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
5 309 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 251 (12.10%) Computer Science
7 158 (7.61%) Scrum
7 158 (7.61%) Test Automation
8 157 (7.57%) ITIL
9 155 (7.47%) Open Source
10 147 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 147 (7.08%) Software Engineering
11 134 (6.46%) Investment Management
12 127 (6.12%) Asset Management
13 126 (6.07%) SDLC
14 124 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
15 119 (5.73%) Information Security
16 102 (4.92%) Load Balancing
17 100 (4.82%) OO
18 97 (4.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,694 (81.64%) Python
2 916 (44.14%) Bash Shell
3 722 (34.80%) Java
4 629 (30.31%) SQL
5 547 (26.36%) Ruby
6 381 (18.36%) C++
7 367 (17.69%) PowerShell
8 332 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 323 (15.57%) PHP
10 274 (13.20%) Shell Script
11 248 (11.95%) C#
12 219 (10.55%) C
13 169 (8.14%) Korn
14 143 (6.89%) Bourne shell
15 72 (3.47%) Go
16 47 (2.27%) VB
17 44 (2.12%) VBScript
18 33 (1.59%) C-shell
19 32 (1.54%) PL/SQL
20 30 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 361 (17.40%) Degree
2 131 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (3.37%) CISSP
5 66 (3.18%) CCNP
6 47 (2.27%) RHCE
6 47 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
8 37 (1.78%) GIAC
9 34 (1.64%) RHCSA
10 30 (1.45%) SANS
11 29 (1.40%) CCNA
11 29 (1.40%) CEH
12 26 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
13 25 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 24 (1.16%) AWS Certification
15 23 (1.11%) CCIE
16 22 (1.06%) CSSLP
17 19 (0.92%) CCIP
17 19 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.18%) QA
2 41 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.54%) GDPR
4 30 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.01%) SLA
6 16 (0.77%) SAS 70
7 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.29%) PMO
9 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.096%) GPG13
10 2 (0.096%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 26262
10 2 (0.096%) JTAG
10 2 (0.096%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.048%) GAMP
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 314 (15.13%) Docker
2 175 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (7.61%) Active Directory
4 42 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (1.35%) vSphere
6 22 (1.06%) KVM
7 19 (0.92%) GlusterFS
7 19 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.82%) Firmware
9 15 (0.72%) NFS
10 13 (0.63%) VirtualBox
11 12 (0.58%) Gluster
12 11 (0.53%) XenServer
13 10 (0.48%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.43%) iptables
14 9 (0.43%) Samba
15 8 (0.39%) Varnish
16 7 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 520 (25.06%) Puppet
2 514 (24.77%) Ansible
3 373 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
4 249 (12.00%) Kubernetes
5 206 (9.93%) Terraform
6 120 (5.78%) Salt
7 89 (4.29%) Nagios
8 41 (1.98%) ZABBIX
9 36 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
10 32 (1.54%) CFEngine
11 31 (1.49%) Kibana
12 28 (1.35%) Cacti
12 28 (1.35%) SCCM
13 27 (1.30%) HAProxy
13 27 (1.30%) Packer
14 21 (1.01%) Munin
15 18 (0.87%) EnCase
15 18 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 17 (0.82%) Nessus
17 16 (0.77%) Rancher
Vendors
1 359 (17.30%) Oracle
2 310 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 250 (12.05%) VMware
4 173 (8.34%) Microsoft
5 147 (7.08%) Cisco
6 140 (6.75%) Google
7 78 (3.76%) Atlassian
8 68 (3.28%) Sybase
9 66 (3.18%) Splunk
10 54 (2.60%) Reuters
11 49 (2.36%) Bloomberg
11 49 (2.36%) CheckPoint
12 47 (2.27%) Tradeweb
13 43 (2.07%) New Relic
14 42 (2.02%) EMC
15 41 (1.98%) MarketAxess
16 39 (1.88%) FXall
16 39 (1.88%) IBM
16 39 (1.88%) Juniper
16 39 (1.88%) Palo Alto