Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 272 228
Rank change year-on-year -65 -44 -24
Permanent jobs citing Perl 380 1,546 2,396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.20% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 2.25% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 320 1,012 1,815
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.18% -3.36%
10th Percentile £36,700 £36,250 £33,050
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 26,121 68,861 86,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.14% 53.47% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22,176 56,771 72,634
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in England.

Salary trend for Perl in England

Perl
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in England over the 6 months to 28 September 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 28 September 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 +18 189 £67,500 - 32
Midlands +128 52 £52,500 +9.38% 8
South East +65 42 £52,000 -5.45% 19
East of England +62 41 £62,500 +25.00% 13
West Midlands +83 35 £53,750 +17.94% 7
North of England -98 33 £62,500 +6.84% 15
North West +96 28 £57,500 -2.54% 8
South West +64 18 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East Midlands +105 14 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Yorkshire -90 5 £75,000 +32.04% 6
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 320 (84.21%) Python
2 225 (59.21%) Linux
3 159 (41.84%) Bash Shell
4 123 (32.37%) Java
5 114 (30.00%) DevOps
6 110 (28.95%) Unix
7 103 (27.11%) AWS
8 102 (26.84%) Ansible
9 97 (25.53%) Windows
10 92 (24.21%) PowerShell
11 88 (23.16%) SQL
12 83 (21.84%) Azure
13 82 (21.58%) Ruby
14 78 (20.53%) Git (software)
14 78 (20.53%) Finance
15 75 (19.74%) Degree
16 71 (18.68%) Shell Script
17 64 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (15.79%) C++
19 57 (15.00%) Docker
19 57 (15.00%) Jenkins
20 55 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
20 55 (14.47%) PHP
21 54 (14.21%) Kubernetes
22 53 (13.95%) TCP/IP
23 51 (13.42%) VMware
24 50 (13.16%) Oracle
25 49 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
26 47 (12.37%) 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 28 (7.37%) Apache
2 20 (5.26%) Confluence
2 20 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.68%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.42%) nginx
5 10 (2.63%) JBoss
5 10 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.37%) IIS
7 5 (1.32%) MTS
8 4 (1.05%) Resin
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 103 (27.11%) AWS
2 83 (21.84%) Azure
3 20 (5.26%) PaaS
4 18 (4.74%) IaaS
5 13 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.11%) GCP
7 8 (2.11%) Office 365
7 8 (2.11%) SaaS
8 6 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.32%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.05%) Serverless
11 3 (0.79%) Datadog
11 3 (0.79%) Loggly
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.53%) GitHub
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.00%) DNS
2 38 (10.00%) Firewall
3 26 (6.84%) HTTP
4 21 (5.53%) SSL
5 18 (4.74%) SMTP
6 14 (3.68%) Internet
6 14 (3.68%) VPN
7 12 (3.16%) BGP
7 12 (3.16%) FTP
7 12 (3.16%) OSPF
8 11 (2.89%) Network Security
9 10 (2.63%) IMAP
10 9 (2.37%) Ethernet
10 9 (2.37%) MPLS
10 9 (2.37%) SNMP
11 7 (1.84%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.58%) FIX Connectivity
12 6 (1.58%) LAN
12 6 (1.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.63%) Big Data
4 28 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.32%) MySQL
6 20 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.42%) Data Lake
8 11 (2.89%) MariaDB
8 11 (2.89%) Neo4j
8 11 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.11%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.58%) InfluxDB
13 5 (1.32%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.32%) Power BI
14 4 (1.05%) DB2
15 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 78 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 57 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 24 (6.32%) JIRA
3 24 (6.32%) Subversion
4 16 (4.21%) Selenium
5 15 (3.95%) GitLab
6 11 (2.89%) Artifactory
7 10 (2.63%) Gerrit
8 9 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.11%) Maven
9 8 (2.11%) NUnit
10 7 (1.84%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.32%) Appium
12 5 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.32%) JUnit
12 5 (1.32%) Postman
13 4 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 78 (20.53%) Finance
2 28 (7.37%) Banking
3 23 (6.05%) Front Office
4 19 (5.00%) Legal
5 10 (2.63%) Retail
5 10 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.11%) Games
7 5 (1.32%) Electronics
7 5 (1.32%) French Language
7 5 (1.32%) German Language
7 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.32%) Law
7 5 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.79%) Back Office
8 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Police
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (11.58%) Developer
3 42 (11.05%) Security Engineer
4 40 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
7 24 (6.32%) Analyst
7 24 (6.32%) Platform Engineer
8 23 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.26%) Network Engineer
10 19 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
11 17 (4.47%) Applications Support
12 16 (4.21%) Administrator
13 15 (3.95%) Consultant
13 15 (3.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.95%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.68%) Python Engineer
14 14 (3.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.11%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (6.05%) .NET
3 22 (5.79%) XML
4 19 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (5.00%) React
5 17 (4.47%) HTML
6 14 (3.68%) Kafka
6 14 (3.68%) Middleware
6 14 (3.68%) YAML
7 12 (3.16%) CSS
7 12 (3.16%) LDAP
7 12 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.16%) SailPoint
7 12 (3.16%) Web Services
8 11 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.11%) LAMP
11 7 (1.84%) LINQ
11 7 (1.84%) Velocity
11 7 (1.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.53%) PKI
4 19 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.42%) SWIFT
6 12 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.37%) Replication
7 9 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.84%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.58%) Eurex
10 6 (1.58%) iPhone
11 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.05%) Clustering
12 4 (1.05%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 225 (59.21%) Linux
2 110 (28.95%) Unix
3 97 (25.53%) Windows
4 39 (10.26%) Solaris
5 33 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (7.37%) CentOS
7 22 (5.79%) Debian
8 18 (4.74%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.42%) Windows Server
10 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.84%) Android
12 6 (1.58%) SUSE
12 6 (1.58%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.32%) VMS
14 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.00%) DevOps
2 64 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (10.53%) Information Security
6 39 (10.26%) Open Source
6 39 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 34 (8.95%) Computer Science
8 32 (8.42%) Configuration Management
9 30 (7.89%) Analytics
10 29 (7.63%) Software Engineering
11 28 (7.37%) Change Management
12 25 (6.58%) Risk Management
13 24 (6.32%) Infrastructure as Code
14 23 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (6.05%) SIEM
15 20 (5.26%) Security Operations
16 19 (5.00%) ITIL
17 18 (4.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (84.21%) Python
2 159 (41.84%) Bash Shell
3 123 (32.37%) Java
4 92 (24.21%) PowerShell
5 88 (23.16%) SQL
6 82 (21.58%) Ruby
7 71 (18.68%) Shell Script
8 60 (15.79%) C++
9 55 (14.47%) PHP
10 47 (12.37%) C#
11 31 (8.16%) PL/SQL
12 30 (7.89%) Go
12 30 (7.89%) JavaScript
13 24 (6.32%) R
14 21 (5.53%) C
15 10 (2.63%) Groovy
16 7 (1.84%) Fortran
17 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.58%) VBScript
18 4 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (19.74%) Degree
2 23 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.79%) CISSP
4 13 (3.42%) CISA
4 13 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.16%) CISM
6 9 (2.37%) GPEN
6 9 (2.37%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.37%) Postgraduate
6 9 (2.37%) SANS
7 8 (2.11%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.58%) CCIE
8 6 (1.58%) CCNP
8 6 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) CCIP
10 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.37%) NIST
2 20 (5.26%) GDPR
3 14 (3.68%) QA
4 12 (3.16%) PMO
5 9 (2.37%) COBIT
6 4 (1.05%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.53%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.53%) SLA
8 1 (0.26%) DO-254
8 1 (0.26%) EMIR
8 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 57 (15.00%) Docker
2 49 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.89%) Firmware
5 10 (2.63%) RHEV
5 10 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.11%) vSphere
7 5 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.05%) Btrfs
8 4 (1.05%) Ceph
8 4 (1.05%) DRBD
8 4 (1.05%) KVM
8 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.05%) Xen
9 3 (0.79%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.79%) LXC
9 3 (0.79%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.26%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.26%) zsh
Systems Management
1 102 (26.84%) Ansible
2 54 (14.21%) Kubernetes
3 41 (10.79%) Puppet
4 30 (7.89%) Terraform
5 19 (5.00%) SCCM
6 18 (4.74%) SCOM
7 16 (4.21%) Nagios
8 12 (3.16%) Nessus
9 11 (2.89%) Netcool
9 11 (2.89%) Opsview
9 11 (2.89%) SCOrch
10 10 (2.63%) Graylog
11 9 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (2.37%) QRadar
11 9 (2.37%) Rancher
12 8 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.84%) Grafana
13 7 (1.84%) Prometheus
14 6 (1.58%) Control-M
15 5 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (13.42%) VMware
2 50 (13.16%) Oracle
3 41 (10.79%) Microsoft
4 36 (9.47%) Splunk
5 24 (6.32%) Cisco
5 24 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 21 (5.53%) IBM
7 17 (4.47%) ServiceNow
8 15 (3.95%) TOWER Software
9 12 (3.16%) Atlassian
9 12 (3.16%) Aveksa
9 12 (3.16%) CyberArk
9 12 (3.16%) Sun
9 12 (3.16%) Symantec
10 11 (2.89%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.89%) Dynatrace
10 11 (2.89%) Percona
10 11 (2.89%) SevOne
11 10 (2.63%) Google
12 9 (2.37%) LogRhythm