Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 203 161
Rank change year-on-year -25 -42 -19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,324 2,921 3,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.78% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 3.22% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,715 2,165 3,352
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 85,698 90,787 95,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.80% 55.36% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 71,795 75,004 83,140
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -20 1,300 £62,500 - 135
South East -92 337 £50,750 +1.50% 47
North of England +87 315 £47,500 +11.76% 58
North West +71 194 £47,500 +11.76% 38
East of England -60 130 £44,375 -5.39% 39
Midlands +18 125 £47,500 +5.56% 23
South West -11 122 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire +55 107 £47,500 +26.67% 16
West Midlands +49 93 £49,750 +4.74% 19
East Midlands -16 32 £40,000 -8.05% 4
North East -9 14 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,871 (80.51%) Python
2 1,428 (61.45%) Linux
3 899 (38.68%) Bash Shell
4 851 (36.62%) Java
5 735 (31.63%) DevOps
6 695 (29.91%) Finance
7 682 (29.35%) SQL
8 617 (26.55%) Unix
9 598 (25.73%) Ruby
10 582 (25.04%) Amazon AWS
11 569 (24.48%) Windows
12 555 (23.88%) Puppet
13 539 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
14 523 (22.50%) Ansible
15 475 (20.44%) Degree
16 465 (20.01%) C++
17 436 (18.76%) JavaScript
18 397 (17.08%) Oracle
19 387 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
20 382 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
21 370 (15.92%) PowerShell
22 356 (15.32%) Jenkins
23 353 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
24 351 (15.10%) PHP
25 348 (14.97%) Docker
26 345 (14.85%) Banking
27 338 (14.54%) Configuration Management
28 332 (14.29%) Apache
29 323 (13.90%) Red Hat
30 320 (13.77%) C#

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
1 332 (14.29%) Apache
2 209 (8.99%) Tomcat
3 86 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 74 (3.18%) Apache Spark
5 62 (2.67%) nginx
6 59 (2.54%) Confluence
7 50 (2.15%) JBoss
8 42 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 36 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 34 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
11 26 (1.12%) IIS
12 23 (0.99%) MS Exchange
12 23 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.95%) WordPress
14 18 (0.77%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.52%) Anypoint
15 12 (0.52%) CloudStack
16 11 (0.47%) CMS
16 11 (0.47%) Mule
17 10 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 63 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.086%) Blender
5 2 (0.086%) Simulink
6 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (2.93%) thinkFolio
2 26 (1.12%) Front Arena
2 26 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.39%) Relativity
4 5 (0.22%) Concordance
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.22%) Ringtail
5 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.086%) Kondor
7 2 (0.086%) Magento
7 2 (0.086%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.043%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.043%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 582 (25.04%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (5.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 123 (5.29%) SaaS
5 79 (3.40%) GitHub
6 78 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (2.67%) IaaS
8 53 (2.28%) PaaS
9 48 (2.07%) OpenShift
10 43 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 39 (1.68%) Office 365
12 33 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (1.20%) Amazon S3
14 27 (1.16%) npm
15 26 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 24 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (0.99%) Serverless
18 12 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
19 11 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
20 9 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 249 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 225 (9.68%) Firewall
3 190 (8.18%) DNS
4 122 (5.25%) HTTP
5 96 (4.13%) BGP
6 77 (3.31%) Internet
7 76 (3.27%) DHCP
8 66 (2.84%) SSL
9 65 (2.80%) OSPF
10 62 (2.67%) SAN
10 62 (2.67%) VPN
11 59 (2.54%) WAN
11 59 (2.54%) Wireless
12 56 (2.41%) LAN
13 55 (2.37%) MPLS
14 52 (2.24%) SSH
15 46 (1.98%) SMTP
16 43 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
17 34 (1.46%) EIGRP
18 33 (1.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 260 (11.19%) MySQL
3 201 (8.65%) Big Data
4 179 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 126 (5.42%) NoSQL
6 121 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 101 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 84 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 66 (2.84%) DB2
9 66 (2.84%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 38 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
11 38 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (1.42%) Couchbase
13 29 (1.25%) Apache Hive
13 29 (1.25%) Data Lake
14 28 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.12%) MariaDB
16 25 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
17 23 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 356 (15.32%) Jenkins
2 311 (13.38%) Git (software)
3 196 (8.43%) JIRA
4 163 (7.01%) Subversion
5 148 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 147 (6.33%) Maven
7 105 (4.52%) TeamCity
8 77 (3.31%) Bitbucket
9 74 (3.18%) Selenium
10 55 (2.37%) Vagrant
11 50 (2.15%) JUnit
12 49 (2.11%) Gradle
13 37 (1.59%) Hudson
14 36 (1.55%) gulp
15 35 (1.51%) GitLab
15 35 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
16 34 (1.46%) Cucumber
17 33 (1.42%) Ant
18 30 (1.29%) MSBuild
19 24 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 695 (29.91%) Finance
2 345 (14.85%) Banking
3 210 (9.04%) Investment Banking
4 167 (7.19%) Front Office
5 124 (5.34%) Financial Institution
6 118 (5.08%) Telecoms
7 76 (3.27%) Electronics
8 73 (3.14%) Law
9 72 (3.10%) French Language
10 67 (2.88%) Italian Language
11 66 (2.84%) Games
12 62 (2.67%) Marketing
13 61 (2.62%) German Language
14 49 (2.11%) Spanish Language
15 44 (1.89%) Manufacturing
16 41 (1.76%) Retail
17 26 (1.12%) Legal
18 24 (1.03%) Automotive
19 22 (0.95%) Military
20 20 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 426 (18.33%) Developer
2 380 (16.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 250 (10.76%) Linux Engineer
4 232 (9.98%) Administrator
5 183 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
6 173 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
7 161 (6.93%) Analyst
8 158 (6.80%) Applications Support
9 148 (6.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 143 (6.15%) Support Engineer
11 115 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 114 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
13 107 (4.60%) Applications Engineer
14 93 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 90 (3.87%) Java Developer
16 89 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 86 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
18 79 (3.40%) Support Analyst
19 77 (3.31%) Applications Support Engineer
20 76 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (10.07%) HTML
2 182 (7.83%) .NET
3 177 (7.62%) Web Services
4 162 (6.97%) XML
5 142 (6.11%) CSS
6 137 (5.90%) LAMP
7 103 (4.43%) REST
8 97 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
9 96 (4.13%) LDAP
10 92 (3.96%) JSON
11 80 (3.44%) Node.js
12 78 (3.36%) Spring
13 76 (3.27%) jQuery
14 74 (3.18%) AngularJS
15 71 (3.06%) RESTful
16 66 (2.84%) Middleware
17 61 (2.62%) React
18 60 (2.58%) SOAP
19 59 (2.54%) Ajax
19 59 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 300 (12.91%) Computer Science
2 223 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (5.85%) Hedge funds
4 123 (5.29%) Equities
5 113 (4.86%) Derivative
5 113 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 106 (4.56%) Fixed Income
7 104 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
8 97 (4.17%) Data Centre
9 93 (4.00%) Public Cloud
10 89 (3.83%) Fintech
11 88 (3.79%) Management Information System
12 83 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
13 69 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
14 55 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
15 52 (2.24%) Algorithms
16 51 (2.19%) User Experience
17 46 (1.98%) Virtual Team
18 42 (1.81%) Private Cloud
19 38 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,428 (61.45%) Linux
2 617 (26.55%) Unix
3 569 (24.48%) Windows
4 213 (9.17%) CentOS
5 204 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 151 (6.50%) Ubuntu
7 132 (5.68%) Windows Server
8 81 (3.49%) Solaris
9 77 (3.31%) Debian
10 51 (2.19%) Android
11 47 (2.02%) Fedora
12 41 (1.76%) SUSE
13 37 (1.59%) AIX
14 34 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 29 (1.25%) Apple iOS
17 22 (0.95%) HPUX
17 22 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (0.86%) openSUSE
19 13 (0.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (31.63%) DevOps
2 539 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
4 338 (14.54%) Configuration Management
5 283 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
6 203 (8.73%) SDLC
7 189 (8.13%) Test Automation
8 186 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 183 (7.87%) Open Source
10 178 (7.66%) Software Engineering
11 171 (7.36%) ITIL
12 165 (7.10%) Low Latency
13 155 (6.67%) Scrum
14 145 (6.24%) OO
15 141 (6.07%) Risk Management
16 130 (5.59%) Analytics
17 128 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 125 (5.38%) Asset Management
19 122 (5.25%) Information Security
20 117 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,871 (80.51%) Python
2 899 (38.68%) Bash Shell
3 851 (36.62%) Java
4 682 (29.35%) SQL
5 598 (25.73%) Ruby
6 465 (20.01%) C++
7 436 (18.76%) JavaScript
8 370 (15.92%) PowerShell
9 351 (15.10%) PHP
10 320 (13.77%) C#
11 309 (13.30%) Shell Script
12 263 (11.32%) C
13 180 (7.75%) Korn
14 132 (5.68%) Bourne shell
15 72 (3.10%) Go
16 52 (2.24%) VB
17 43 (1.85%) PL/SQL
18 38 (1.64%) VBScript
19 33 (1.42%) Objective-C
20 32 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 475 (20.44%) Degree
2 163 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (3.14%) CISSP
4 64 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 58 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
6 52 (2.24%) CCNP
6 52 (2.24%) RHCE
7 45 (1.94%) CCNA
8 44 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 41 (1.76%) GIAC
10 37 (1.59%) RHCSA
11 33 (1.42%) CEH
12 30 (1.29%) SANS
13 29 (1.25%) Master's Degree
14 27 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
15 22 (0.95%) CSSLP
16 21 (0.90%) CISA
17 20 (0.86%) AWS Certification
18 19 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.35%) QA
2 37 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (1.25%) SLA
5 23 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.69%) SAS 70
7 13 (0.56%) GDPR
8 10 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.26%) PMO
11 4 (0.17%) JTAG
12 3 (0.13%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.086%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.086%) ISO 26262
13 2 (0.086%) MiFID
14 1 (0.043%) COBIT
14 1 (0.043%) GAMP
14 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 348 (14.97%) Docker
2 185 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (5.72%) Active Directory
4 55 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (1.33%) KVM
7 27 (1.16%) iptables
7 27 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (1.16%) vSphere
8 24 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (0.95%) NFS
10 15 (0.65%) Firmware
10 15 (0.65%) GlusterFS
11 14 (0.60%) HDFS
12 12 (0.52%) XenServer
13 10 (0.43%) Gluster
13 10 (0.43%) Samba
13 10 (0.43%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.39%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 555 (23.88%) Puppet
2 523 (22.50%) Ansible
3 382 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
4 235 (10.11%) Kubernetes
5 171 (7.36%) Terraform
6 111 (4.78%) Nagios
7 105 (4.52%) Salt
8 55 (2.37%) ZABBIX
9 40 (1.72%) Kibana
10 39 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
11 35 (1.51%) Cacti
12 33 (1.42%) CFEngine
13 28 (1.20%) Munin
14 26 (1.12%) HAProxy
15 25 (1.08%) Packer
16 24 (1.03%) Rancher
17 22 (0.95%) SCCM
18 17 (0.73%) Nessus
19 16 (0.69%) Automic
19 16 (0.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 397 (17.08%) Oracle
2 323 (13.90%) Red Hat
3 261 (11.23%) VMware
4 207 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 119 (5.12%) Cisco
5 119 (5.12%) Google
6 115 (4.95%) Sybase
7 97 (4.17%) Splunk
8 67 (2.88%) Atlassian
9 58 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 57 (2.45%) Reuters
11 54 (2.32%) Bloomberg
12 52 (2.24%) SaltStack
13 51 (2.19%) SAP
14 50 (2.15%) IBM
14 50 (2.15%) Tradeweb
15 44 (1.89%) MarketAxess
15 44 (1.89%) New Relic
16 42 (1.81%) FXall
17 38 (1.64%) EMC