Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 229 203
Rank change year-on-year -62 -26 -37
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,421 2,329 2,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.52% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 2.72% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1,720 2,177
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
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 67,903 85,479 91,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.56% 55.78% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56,172 71,586 75,214
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.63% +1.58%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -113 563 £67,500 +8.00% 89
North of England +49 371 £59,000 +24.21% 33
Yorkshire +105 286 £59,102 +24.42% 10
South East -49 209 £55,000 +8.91% 47
East of England +35 115 £50,000 +13.64% 30
South West -7 102 £50,000 +21.21% 30
North West -70 59 £59,000 +24.21% 19
Midlands -37 58 £48,000 +1.05% 13
West Midlands -16 50 £46,150 -6.77% 8
North East +20 26 £53,713 +2.31% 4
East Midlands -1 8 £56,000 +34.13% 5
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,120 (78.82%) Python
2 954 (67.14%) Linux
3 763 (53.69%) Bash Shell
4 586 (41.24%) Unix
5 426 (29.98%) DevOps
6 359 (25.26%) Java
7 354 (24.91%) SQL
8 333 (23.43%) Firewall
9 328 (23.08%) Ruby
10 319 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 312 (21.96%) DNS
11 312 (21.96%) AWS
12 293 (20.62%) Puppet
13 287 (20.20%) Ansible
14 276 (19.42%) Docker
15 274 (19.28%) Cisco
15 274 (19.28%) Management Information System
16 272 (19.14%) Service Delivery
17 271 (19.07%) Nagios
18 259 (18.23%) VPN
19 258 (18.16%) Cisco Certification
20 255 (17.95%) Git (software)
21 254 (17.87%) Windows
22 251 (17.66%) CCNP
23 248 (17.45%) Network Design
24 247 (17.38%) Network Security
25 244 (17.17%) WAN
26 243 (17.10%) SMTP
26 243 (17.10%) MPLS
26 243 (17.10%) BGP

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 90 (6.33%) Tomcat
2 81 (5.70%) Apache
3 52 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 44 (3.10%) JBoss
5 43 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (3.03%) nginx
6 38 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 32 (2.25%) IIS
8 29 (2.04%) OpenStack
9 24 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.77%) CloudStack
12 11 (0.77%) Confluence
13 8 (0.56%) CMS
13 8 (0.56%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.42%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.35%) SAS
15 5 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.56%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 54 (3.80%) thinkFolio
2 38 (2.67%) Front Arena
2 38 (2.67%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.14%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.070%) Magento
4 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 312 (21.96%) AWS
2 183 (12.88%) Azure
3 117 (8.23%) GCP
4 107 (7.53%) SaaS
5 64 (4.50%) PaaS
6 53 (3.73%) IaaS
7 51 (3.59%) OpenShift
8 40 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (1.90%) GitHub
11 17 (1.20%) Office 365
12 16 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.99%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.91%) Datadog
15 11 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.77%) DigitalOcean
15 11 (0.77%) Heroku
16 10 (0.70%) Akamai
16 10 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
17 9 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 333 (23.43%) Firewall
2 312 (21.96%) DNS
3 259 (18.23%) VPN
4 247 (17.38%) Network Security
5 244 (17.17%) WAN
6 243 (17.10%) BGP
6 243 (17.10%) MPLS
6 243 (17.10%) SMTP
7 238 (16.75%) OSPF
8 237 (16.68%) Cisco ASA
9 235 (16.54%) Broadband
10 232 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 232 (16.33%) IPsec
11 231 (16.26%) ADSL
11 231 (16.26%) NetScaler
11 231 (16.26%) RIP
12 111 (7.81%) TCP/IP
13 40 (2.81%) Internet
14 36 (2.53%) SAN
15 32 (2.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (11.47%) MySQL
2 161 (11.33%) SQL Server
3 92 (6.47%) Big Data
4 67 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.87%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.38%) Apache Hive
8 43 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 42 (2.96%) Impala
10 41 (2.89%) MariaDB
10 41 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 29 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (1.13%) Blockchain
18 13 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 255 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 208 (14.64%) Jenkins
3 89 (6.26%) JIRA
4 52 (3.66%) Maven
5 48 (3.38%) Bitbucket
6 46 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 44 (3.10%) Bitbucket Server
8 43 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 42 (2.96%) git-flow
10 39 (2.74%) Subversion
11 27 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (1.69%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.55%) CircleCI
14 21 (1.48%) Ant
15 16 (1.13%) SonarQube
16 14 (0.99%) Gradle
17 13 (0.91%) Codeship
17 13 (0.91%) Selenium
18 12 (0.84%) JMeter
19 11 (0.77%) GitLab
General
1 239 (16.82%) Finance
2 125 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 103 (7.25%) Banking
4 87 (6.12%) Front Office
5 61 (4.29%) Electronics
6 49 (3.45%) French Language
7 47 (3.31%) German Language
7 47 (3.31%) Italian Language
7 47 (3.31%) Spanish Language
8 38 (2.67%) Public Sector
9 30 (2.11%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.83%) Marketing
11 25 (1.76%) Dutch Language
12 22 (1.55%) Manufacturing
13 21 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.41%) Automotive
15 18 (1.27%) Games
15 18 (1.27%) Law
16 17 (1.20%) Retail
17 14 (0.99%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 248 (17.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 226 (15.90%) Network Engineer
3 195 (13.72%) Security Engineer
4 180 (12.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 161 (11.33%) Developer
6 137 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 135 (9.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 135 (9.50%) Consultant
8 134 (9.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 116 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
10 94 (6.62%) Analyst
11 86 (6.05%) Support Engineer
12 78 (5.49%) Applications Support
13 75 (5.28%) Applications Engineer
14 66 (4.64%) Administrator
15 56 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
16 53 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
17 52 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
18 50 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
19 49 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (6.83%) .NET
2 92 (6.47%) XML
3 71 (5.00%) Kafka
4 66 (4.64%) Node.js
5 64 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
6 60 (4.22%) FIX Protocol
7 55 (3.87%) Web Services
8 44 (3.10%) AngularJS
8 44 (3.10%) HTML
9 32 (2.25%) CSS
10 28 (1.97%) REST
11 27 (1.90%) LAMP
12 21 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
12 21 (1.48%) Middleware
13 20 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
14 19 (1.34%) Regular Expression
15 18 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (1.20%) LDAP
16 17 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 274 (19.28%) Management Information System
2 126 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.12%) Hedge funds
4 77 (5.42%) Equities
5 75 (5.28%) Fixed Income
6 74 (5.21%) Derivative
7 64 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 57 (4.01%) Public Cloud
9 49 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
10 41 (2.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 40 (2.81%) Analytical Mindset
11 40 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (2.46%) Private Cloud
12 35 (2.46%) User Experience
13 34 (2.39%) Data Centre
14 32 (2.25%) Replication
15 22 (1.55%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
16 21 (1.48%) Clustering
17 19 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 954 (67.14%) Linux
2 586 (41.24%) Unix
3 254 (17.87%) Windows
4 120 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (7.18%) CentOS
6 64 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 55 (3.87%) Windows Server
8 54 (3.80%) Debian
9 42 (2.96%) Solaris
10 35 (2.46%) AIX
11 14 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.91%) Android
13 12 (0.84%) HPUX
14 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.35%) Fedora
18 4 (0.28%) SUSE
19 3 (0.21%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (29.98%) DevOps
2 319 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (19.14%) Service Delivery
4 248 (17.45%) Network Design
5 241 (16.96%) Product Management
6 239 (16.82%) Network Management
7 235 (16.54%) Change Control
8 162 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
9 144 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 142 (9.99%) Configuration Management
11 130 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 123 (8.66%) Test Automation
13 109 (7.67%) Microservices
14 105 (7.39%) Computer Science
15 94 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
15 94 (6.62%) Open Source
16 91 (6.40%) Scrum
17 89 (6.26%) Mathematics
18 88 (6.19%) Analytics
19 85 (5.98%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,120 (78.82%) Python
2 763 (53.69%) Bash Shell
3 359 (25.26%) Java
4 354 (24.91%) SQL
5 328 (23.08%) Ruby
6 186 (13.09%) JavaScript
7 165 (11.61%) C++
8 160 (11.26%) C
9 156 (10.98%) PHP
9 156 (10.98%) Shell Script
10 137 (9.64%) PowerShell
11 122 (8.59%) C#
12 67 (4.71%) Go
13 66 (4.64%) Korn
14 57 (4.01%) R
15 39 (2.74%) Bourne shell
16 35 (2.46%) VB
17 29 (2.04%) AWK
18 27 (1.90%) Groovy
19 26 (1.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 258 (18.16%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (17.66%) CCNP
3 233 (16.40%) CCNA
4 176 (12.39%) Degree
5 36 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 24 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.41%) RHCE
8 16 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.91%) GIAC
10 12 (0.84%) CISSP
11 11 (0.77%) CREST Certified
12 10 (0.70%) CISM
12 10 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.70%) OSCP
12 10 (0.70%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.63%) OCA
13 9 (0.63%) OCP
13 9 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (17.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 235 (16.54%) ISO 9001
3 44 (3.10%) QA
4 22 (1.55%) SLA
5 13 (0.91%) GDPR
6 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.21%) JTAG
8 1 (0.070%) NIST
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 276 (19.42%) Docker
2 75 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.03%) Apache Flume
4 40 (2.81%) Active Directory
5 28 (1.97%) vSphere
6 26 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.55%) Xen
8 21 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (1.34%) KVM
10 17 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (0.84%) Firmware
13 11 (0.77%) Ceph
14 10 (0.70%) NFS
15 7 (0.49%) Btrfs
15 7 (0.49%) DRBD
15 7 (0.49%) GlusterFS
16 6 (0.42%) GridGain
16 6 (0.42%) HDFS
16 6 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 293 (20.62%) Puppet
2 287 (20.20%) Ansible
3 271 (19.07%) Nagios
4 237 (16.68%) FortiGate
5 221 (15.55%) Opscode Chef
6 199 (14.00%) Kubernetes
7 134 (9.43%) Terraform
8 41 (2.89%) Oozie
9 30 (2.11%) ZABBIX
10 27 (1.90%) Kibana
11 26 (1.83%) HAProxy
12 25 (1.76%) EnCase
13 24 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
14 22 (1.55%) logstash
14 22 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
15 20 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
15 20 (1.41%) Salt
16 19 (1.34%) FTK
17 18 (1.27%) Prometheus
18 16 (1.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 274 (19.28%) Cisco
2 240 (16.89%) Fortinet
3 201 (14.14%) Oracle
4 192 (13.51%) Palo Alto
5 160 (11.26%) Red Hat
6 114 (8.02%) Microsoft
7 106 (7.46%) VMware
8 79 (5.56%) Splunk
9 71 (5.00%) Google
10 48 (3.38%) Charles River
11 39 (2.74%) Sun
12 38 (2.67%) Calypso
12 38 (2.67%) SimCorp
13 31 (2.18%) CheckPoint
14 27 (1.90%) Bloomberg
15 26 (1.83%) SolarWinds
16 25 (1.76%) EMC
17 24 (1.69%) Atlassian
17 24 (1.69%) Reuters
18 23 (1.62%) Brocade