Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 380 260 232
Rank change year-on-year -120 -28 -52
Permanent jobs citing Perl 841 1,865 2,475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.79% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 2.47% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,531 1,989
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 57,793 75,520 93,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.41% 54.67% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48,108 62,643 78,954
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -113 427 £70,000 +12.00% 63
South East +7 193 £55,000 +4.76% 31
North of England -87 80 £50,000 -5.53% 14
South West +48 49 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Midlands +5 48 £50,000 +13.64% 5
East of England -11 44 £46,158 -2.83% 17
Yorkshire -34 42 £42,500 -29.17% 2
North West +5 37 £57,430 +9.39% 10
West Midlands +17 36 £51,547 +17.15% 1
East Midlands +33 12 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North East -18 1 £71,561 +43.12% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 639 (75.98%) Python
2 553 (65.76%) Linux
3 404 (48.04%) Bash Shell
4 297 (35.32%) DevOps
5 291 (34.60%) AWS
6 277 (32.94%) SQL
7 266 (31.63%) Java
8 213 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
9 212 (25.21%) Ruby
10 204 (24.26%) Finance
10 204 (24.26%) Docker
11 201 (23.90%) Unix
12 188 (22.35%) Windows
13 187 (22.24%) Ansible
14 185 (22.00%) Git (software)
15 163 (19.38%) Puppet
16 150 (17.84%) Azure
17 149 (17.72%) Kubernetes
18 144 (17.12%) Jenkins
19 142 (16.88%) PHP
20 138 (16.41%) Microsoft
21 136 (16.17%) MySQL
22 133 (15.81%) PowerShell
23 122 (14.51%) SQL Server
24 114 (13.56%) Oracle
25 113 (13.44%) C++
26 110 (13.08%) C#
27 109 (12.96%) Shell Script
28 105 (12.49%) Test Automation
28 105 (12.49%) Degree

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 92 (10.94%) Apache
2 81 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 40 (4.76%) nginx
4 35 (4.16%) IIS
5 24 (2.85%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.14%) Drupal
8 17 (2.02%) CICS
9 15 (1.78%) JBoss
10 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.07%) Confluence
11 9 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.95%) CMS
12 8 (0.95%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.71%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) Gephi
3 2 (0.24%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.48%) assyst
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (0.24%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 291 (34.60%) AWS
2 150 (17.84%) Azure
3 74 (8.80%) GCP
4 61 (7.25%) SaaS
5 40 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (4.52%) PaaS
7 36 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (3.45%) OpenShift
9 27 (3.21%) IaaS
10 25 (2.97%) Amazon S3
11 21 (2.50%) Office 365
12 16 (1.90%) Serverless
13 14 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.66%) GitHub
13 14 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
16 11 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (1.31%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 100 (11.89%) Firewall
2 99 (11.77%) DNS
3 95 (11.30%) TCP/IP
4 59 (7.02%) HTTP
5 34 (4.04%) Internet
6 31 (3.69%) VPN
7 29 (3.45%) DHCP
8 26 (3.09%) SMTP
9 24 (2.85%) SSL
10 19 (2.26%) LAN
11 18 (2.14%) SSH
11 18 (2.14%) WAN
12 15 (1.78%) FTP
13 14 (1.66%) Software-Defined Networking
14 13 (1.55%) BGP
14 13 (1.55%) OSPF
15 11 (1.31%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.31%) FIX Connectivity
15 11 (1.31%) SAN
16 10 (1.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.17%) MySQL
2 122 (14.51%) SQL Server
3 62 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 57 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 44 (5.23%) Big Data
5 44 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 36 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.33%) DB2
9 24 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.62%) HBase
12 21 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 20 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.90%) MariaDB
14 16 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (1.90%) SQL Server 2017
15 14 (1.66%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 185 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 144 (17.12%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.73%) JIRA
4 40 (4.76%) Subversion
5 32 (3.80%) Selenium
6 22 (2.62%) git-flow
7 21 (2.50%) GitLab
8 19 (2.26%) RSpec
9 17 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 17 (2.02%) Maven
10 16 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.90%) Vagrant
11 15 (1.78%) Gradle
11 15 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.66%) JMeter
12 14 (1.66%) JUnit
13 12 (1.43%) gulp
13 12 (1.43%) HP UFT
13 12 (1.43%) LoadRunner
14 10 (1.19%) Metasploit
General
1 204 (24.26%) Finance
2 46 (5.47%) Banking
3 42 (4.99%) Electronics
4 28 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 27 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.09%) Retail
7 23 (2.73%) Front Office
8 19 (2.26%) Aerospace
9 18 (2.14%) Billing
9 18 (2.14%) Marketing
10 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.78%) Games
12 13 (1.55%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.19%) French Language
13 10 (1.19%) German Language
14 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.07%) Italian Language
14 9 (1.07%) Law
14 9 (1.07%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (17.84%) Developer
2 137 (16.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (10.94%) Analyst
4 63 (7.49%) Perl Developer
5 58 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 52 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 45 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
8 42 (4.99%) Architect
9 40 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 39 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (4.40%) Administrator
12 35 (4.16%) Software Engineer
13 31 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 30 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
15 28 (3.33%) Security Analyst
15 28 (3.33%) Security Engineer
16 26 (3.09%) Java Developer
17 25 (2.97%) Applications Engineer
17 25 (2.97%) Cloud Architect
18 24 (2.85%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.54%) Web Services
2 46 (5.47%) .NET
3 44 (5.23%) LAMP
4 36 (4.28%) Node.js
5 35 (4.16%) HTML
6 34 (4.04%) SailPoint
7 32 (3.80%) REST
8 28 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
8 28 (3.33%) Kafka
9 27 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
10 26 (3.09%) Catalyst
10 26 (3.09%) Moose
11 25 (2.97%) LDAP
12 23 (2.73%) CSS
12 23 (2.73%) DBIx::Class
12 23 (2.73%) Plack
13 22 (2.62%) AngularJS
14 19 (2.26%) JSON
15 18 (2.14%) XML
16 17 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.13%) User Experience
2 49 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
4 41 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 38 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 32 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.62%) Mainframe
8 21 (2.50%) Equities
9 20 (2.38%) Cloud Native
10 18 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.66%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.66%) Replication
13 14 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (1.55%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
15 11 (1.31%) Blog
15 11 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 553 (65.76%) Linux
2 201 (23.90%) Unix
3 188 (22.35%) Windows
4 66 (7.85%) CentOS
5 60 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (4.64%) Solaris
6 39 (4.64%) Windows Server
7 34 (4.04%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.14%) Debian
9 14 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.43%) HPUX
11 11 (1.31%) VMS
12 9 (1.07%) SUSE
12 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.95%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.59%) AIX
15 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
16 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (35.32%) DevOps
2 213 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (12.49%) Test Automation
4 103 (12.25%) Configuration Management
5 95 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 75 (8.92%) Computer Science
9 61 (7.25%) Analytics
10 60 (7.13%) Cybersecurity
11 59 (7.02%) Scrum
12 57 (6.78%) Microservices
12 57 (6.78%) Open Source
12 57 (6.78%) Project Management
13 55 (6.54%) Infrastructure as Code
14 54 (6.42%) Fintech
14 54 (6.42%) Migration
14 54 (6.42%) OO
14 54 (6.42%) Task Automation
15 53 (6.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 639 (75.98%) Python
2 404 (48.04%) Bash Shell
3 277 (32.94%) SQL
4 266 (31.63%) Java
5 212 (25.21%) Ruby
6 142 (16.88%) PHP
7 133 (15.81%) PowerShell
8 113 (13.44%) C++
9 110 (13.08%) C#
10 109 (12.96%) Shell Script
11 100 (11.89%) C
12 92 (10.94%) JavaScript
13 64 (7.61%) Go
14 40 (4.76%) Korn
15 37 (4.40%) PL/SQL
16 34 (4.04%) R
17 29 (3.45%) Groovy
18 20 (2.38%) VB
19 19 (2.26%) VBScript
20 16 (1.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (12.49%) Degree
2 61 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 57 (6.78%) CISSP
4 47 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 41 (4.88%) CISM
5 41 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (4.28%) CISA
7 21 (2.50%) CEH
8 18 (2.14%) ISEB
8 18 (2.14%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.78%) DV Cleared
11 14 (1.66%) OSCP
11 14 (1.66%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.66%) PMP
12 12 (1.43%) MCSE
13 11 (1.31%) CCNP
14 9 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (1.07%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.71%) QA
2 11 (1.31%) SLA
3 8 (0.95%) GDPR
4 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.24%) FISMA
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) JTAG
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) NCSC
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 204 (24.26%) Docker
2 55 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 33 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.78%) LXC
6 14 (1.66%) ACF2
6 14 (1.66%) RACF
6 14 (1.66%) XenApp
7 13 (1.55%) KVM
7 13 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.43%) NFS
8 12 (1.43%) vSphere
8 12 (1.43%) Xen
9 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
10 9 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.71%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.71%) Firmware
11 6 (0.71%) iptables
11 6 (0.71%) QEMU
12 5 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 187 (22.24%) Ansible
2 163 (19.38%) Puppet
3 149 (17.72%) Kubernetes
4 101 (12.01%) Terraform
5 94 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (4.88%) Nessus
7 31 (3.69%) Salt
8 29 (3.45%) Nagios
9 25 (2.97%) Icinga
10 24 (2.85%) ZABBIX
11 19 (2.26%) Kibana
12 18 (2.14%) Packer
12 18 (2.14%) Prometheus
13 15 (1.78%) Consul
14 13 (1.55%) Grafana
15 9 (1.07%) Nmap
16 8 (0.95%) CSIRT
16 8 (0.95%) SELinux
17 7 (0.83%) HAProxy
17 7 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 138 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 114 (13.56%) Oracle
3 96 (11.41%) Red Hat
4 88 (10.46%) Splunk
5 74 (8.80%) VMware
6 46 (5.47%) Sun
7 39 (4.64%) Google
8 34 (4.04%) Aveksa
8 34 (4.04%) CyberArk
9 33 (3.92%) Qualys
10 32 (3.80%) Cisco
11 27 (3.21%) ServiceNow
12 26 (3.09%) ArcSight
13 23 (2.73%) IBM
14 21 (2.50%) Citrix
15 20 (2.38%) Atlassian
15 20 (2.38%) HP
16 19 (2.26%) SAP
17 16 (1.90%) Sybase
18 15 (1.78%) Bloomberg