Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 185 168
Rank change year-on-year -39 -17 -21
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,483 3,000 3,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.88% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.41% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,851 2,424 3,436
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 90,575 87,861 98,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.31% 55.12% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76,002 75,334 86,311
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -14 1,293 £65,000 - 200
South East -66 468 £49,750 +4.74% 63
North of England -22 257 £46,250 +8.82% 62
East of England -111 169 £50,000 +11.11% 40
North West -24 162 £47,000 +17.50% 36
Midlands +84 159 £50,000 +3.09% 16
South West -43 137 £47,000 +10.59% 28
Yorkshire +23 85 £43,750 -2.78% 23
East Midlands +45 84 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Midlands +51 75 £47,500 -9.52% 12
North East -21 10 £46,250 +42.31% 3
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,989 (80.10%) Python
2 1,532 (61.70%) Linux
3 1,020 (41.08%) Java
4 888 (35.76%) Bash Shell
5 747 (30.08%) DevOps
6 722 (29.08%) SQL
7 709 (28.55%) Ruby
8 658 (26.50%) Puppet
9 642 (25.86%) Unix
10 627 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
11 594 (23.92%) JavaScript
12 584 (23.52%) Finance
13 583 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
14 574 (23.12%) Windows
15 562 (22.63%) Ansible
16 462 (18.61%) Degree
17 439 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
18 437 (17.60%) Git (software)
19 436 (17.56%) PHP
20 429 (17.28%) Configuration Management
21 425 (17.12%) C++
22 412 (16.59%) Jenkins
23 409 (16.47%) Docker
24 402 (16.19%) Oracle
25 393 (15.83%) PowerShell
26 391 (15.75%) Apache
27 385 (15.51%) MySQL
28 373 (15.02%) C#
28 373 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
29 361 (14.54%) Red Hat

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
1 391 (15.75%) Apache
2 241 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 119 (4.79%) Apache Spark
4 110 (4.43%) Confluence
5 93 (3.75%) JBoss
6 77 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (2.82%) nginx
8 69 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 67 (2.70%) IIS
10 60 (2.42%) WebLogic
11 53 (2.13%) CMS
12 41 (1.65%) OpenStack
13 38 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 31 (1.25%) SAS
15 24 (0.97%) WordPress
16 22 (0.89%) Apache Solr
16 22 (0.89%) SharePoint
17 21 (0.85%) Apache Pig
18 16 (0.64%) Drupal
19 13 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.85%) SPSS
3 19 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.20%) Weka
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.081%) Blender
6 2 (0.081%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (1.21%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.72%) MetaTrader
3 12 (0.48%) Concordance
3 12 (0.48%) Relativity
3 12 (0.48%) Ringtail
4 9 (0.36%) RMDS
5 8 (0.32%) Magento
5 8 (0.32%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.12%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.081%) Kondor
9 2 (0.081%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.081%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 583 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 162 (6.52%) SaaS
4 97 (3.91%) GitHub
5 86 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (2.74%) IaaS
7 67 (2.70%) PaaS
8 64 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 61 (2.46%) OpenShift
10 50 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 35 (1.41%) Office 365
13 27 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 24 (0.97%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.81%) CloudBees
16 19 (0.77%) npm
17 18 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (0.72%) NuGet
17 18 (0.72%) Serverless
18 17 (0.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 227 (9.14%) TCP/IP
2 208 (8.38%) Firewall
3 183 (7.37%) DNS
4 141 (5.68%) Internet
5 133 (5.36%) HTTP
6 78 (3.14%) SAN
7 73 (2.94%) SSL
8 65 (2.62%) BGP
9 64 (2.58%) NAS
10 63 (2.54%) VPN
11 62 (2.50%) SNMP
12 59 (2.38%) DHCP
13 52 (2.09%) WAN
14 49 (1.97%) LAN
15 48 (1.93%) OSPF
15 48 (1.93%) Wireless
16 41 (1.65%) VLAN
17 40 (1.61%) Ethernet
18 39 (1.57%) SMTP
19 38 (1.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (15.51%) MySQL
2 281 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 254 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 215 (8.66%) Big Data
5 177 (7.13%) NoSQL
6 173 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (6.00%) Hadoop
8 148 (5.96%) MongoDB
9 131 (5.28%) RDBMS
10 75 (3.02%) DB2
11 50 (2.01%) Apache Hive
12 47 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 43 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (1.33%) MariaDB
15 32 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 29 (1.17%) Sybase ASE
17 28 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (1.09%) Data Lake
19 26 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
20 23 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 437 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 412 (16.59%) Jenkins
3 230 (9.26%) JIRA
4 190 (7.65%) Subversion
5 135 (5.44%) Maven
6 131 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 109 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 91 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 71 (2.86%) Selenium
10 57 (2.30%) GitLab
11 56 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 53 (2.13%) Vagrant
13 52 (2.09%) Ant
14 51 (2.05%) Gradle
15 50 (2.01%) JUnit
16 42 (1.69%) Eclipse
17 37 (1.49%) gulp
18 34 (1.37%) Cucumber
19 31 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 584 (23.52%) Finance
2 307 (12.36%) Banking
3 162 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 127 (5.11%) Front Office
5 114 (4.59%) Financial Institution
6 102 (4.11%) Telecoms
7 89 (3.58%) Retail
8 78 (3.14%) Games
9 60 (2.42%) Marketing
10 53 (2.13%) Electronics
11 47 (1.89%) French Language
12 46 (1.85%) Italian Language
13 41 (1.65%) German Language
14 35 (1.41%) Law
15 26 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.97%) Back Office
17 23 (0.93%) Legal
18 21 (0.85%) Spanish Language
19 20 (0.81%) Advertising
20 18 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 531 (21.39%) Developer
2 417 (16.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 271 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
4 174 (7.01%) Administrator
5 161 (6.48%) Applications Support
6 139 (5.60%) Linux Administrator
7 135 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 131 (5.28%) Analyst
9 117 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
10 114 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 114 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 108 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 104 (4.19%) Consultant
13 103 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 98 (3.95%) Java Developer
15 91 (3.66%) Software Engineer
16 90 (3.62%) Support Engineer
17 85 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
18 84 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
19 82 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (11.40%) HTML
2 201 (8.10%) .NET
3 191 (7.69%) CSS
4 168 (6.77%) Web Services
5 165 (6.65%) LAMP
6 135 (5.44%) XML
7 126 (5.07%) JSON
8 110 (4.43%) Node.js
8 110 (4.43%) REST
9 99 (3.99%) AngularJS
10 91 (3.66%) Middleware
11 87 (3.50%) jQuery
11 87 (3.50%) Kafka
12 77 (3.10%) LDAP
12 77 (3.10%) Spring
13 76 (3.06%) Ajax
13 76 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
14 72 (2.90%) SOAP
15 71 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
16 64 (2.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 265 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 245 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 121 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 108 (4.35%) Fintech
6 97 (3.91%) Hedge funds
7 96 (3.87%) Algorithms
8 87 (3.50%) Equities
9 80 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
10 76 (3.06%) Management Information System
11 65 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 64 (2.58%) Public Cloud
13 62 (2.50%) User Experience
14 61 (2.46%) Fixed Income
14 61 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
14 61 (2.46%) Replication
15 60 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
16 52 (2.09%) Data Structures
17 47 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
18 46 (1.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,532 (61.70%) Linux
2 642 (25.86%) Unix
3 574 (23.12%) Windows
4 278 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 190 (7.65%) CentOS
6 138 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 120 (4.83%) Windows Server
8 101 (4.07%) Debian
9 92 (3.71%) Solaris
10 52 (2.09%) AIX
11 50 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (1.37%) Android
13 31 (1.25%) HPUX
13 31 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.13%) Fedora
14 28 (1.13%) SUSE
15 24 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (0.72%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (30.08%) DevOps
2 627 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (17.28%) Configuration Management
4 373 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
5 320 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
6 265 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 232 (9.34%) Test Automation
8 222 (8.94%) OO
9 213 (8.58%) SDLC
10 211 (8.50%) Scrum
11 200 (8.05%) Open Source
12 177 (7.13%) Analytics
13 168 (6.77%) TDD
14 146 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 142 (5.72%) High Availability
16 133 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
17 130 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
18 120 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 120 (4.83%) Deployment Automation
18 120 (4.83%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1,989 (80.10%) Python
2 1,020 (41.08%) Java
3 888 (35.76%) Bash Shell
4 722 (29.08%) SQL
5 709 (28.55%) Ruby
6 594 (23.92%) JavaScript
7 436 (17.56%) PHP
8 425 (17.12%) C++
9 393 (15.83%) PowerShell
10 373 (15.02%) C#
11 279 (11.24%) C
12 261 (10.51%) Shell Script
13 125 (5.03%) Korn
14 86 (3.46%) Bourne shell
15 70 (2.82%) Scala
16 61 (2.46%) PL/SQL
17 59 (2.38%) R
18 47 (1.89%) Go
19 38 (1.53%) T-SQL
19 38 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 462 (18.61%) Degree
2 110 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 110 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 46 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (1.85%) CISSP
5 41 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.61%) CCNP
7 37 (1.49%) CISA
8 34 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
8 34 (1.37%) RHCE
9 33 (1.33%) Master's Degree
10 31 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 29 (1.17%) CISM
12 27 (1.09%) GIAC
13 25 (1.01%) CCNA
14 24 (0.97%) ISEB
15 23 (0.93%) AWS Certification
15 23 (0.93%) RHCSA
16 19 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.24%) QA
2 40 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.68%) SLA
5 14 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.52%) GDPR
7 12 (0.48%) GCP
8 10 (0.40%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.40%) JTAG
9 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.16%) EMIR
11 4 (0.16%) MiFID
11 4 (0.16%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.081%) COBIT
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 409 (16.47%) Docker
2 174 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 48 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 45 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
6 41 (1.65%) iptables
7 36 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 34 (1.37%) HDFS
9 29 (1.17%) KVM
10 25 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.93%) NFS
12 21 (0.85%) vSphere
13 18 (0.72%) Firmware
14 15 (0.60%) Apache Flume
15 14 (0.56%) Postfix
16 11 (0.44%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.44%) Xen
17 10 (0.40%) Ceph
17 10 (0.40%) Samba
18 7 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 658 (26.50%) Puppet
2 562 (22.63%) Ansible
3 439 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
4 175 (7.05%) Kubernetes
5 146 (5.88%) Nagios
6 122 (4.91%) Terraform
7 68 (2.74%) Salt
8 41 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 36 (1.45%) Cacti
10 31 (1.25%) Kibana
11 30 (1.21%) Icinga
12 26 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
12 26 (1.05%) Rundeck
13 25 (1.01%) SCCM
14 24 (0.97%) logstash
14 24 (0.97%) Rancher
15 22 (0.89%) HAProxy
16 21 (0.85%) Grafana
17 20 (0.81%) Perfmon
18 18 (0.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 402 (16.19%) Oracle
2 361 (14.54%) Red Hat
3 250 (10.07%) VMware
4 198 (7.97%) Microsoft
5 115 (4.63%) Splunk
6 110 (4.43%) Cisco
7 104 (4.19%) Sybase
8 95 (3.83%) Google
9 71 (2.86%) IBM
10 61 (2.46%) SolarWinds
11 54 (2.17%) SAP
12 53 (2.13%) Reuters
13 52 (2.09%) HP
14 43 (1.73%) Atlassian
14 43 (1.73%) Bloomberg
15 42 (1.69%) Juniper
16 41 (1.65%) SaltStack
17 40 (1.61%) NetApp
18 35 (1.41%) Citrix
18 35 (1.41%) Cloudera