Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 199 162
Rank change year-on-year -19 -37 -21
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,511 3,084 4,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.59% 1.85% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 3.33% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 2,354 3,533
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 88,807 92,568 98,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.06% 55.60% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 74,223 77,290 86,142
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -6 1,358 £62,500 - 136
South East -102 394 £50,000 +5.26% 45
North of England +59 320 £47,500 +11.76% 49
North West +47 197 £47,500 +18.75% 29
South West +9 155 £40,000 - 31
East of England -74 150 £44,875 -6.51% 51
Midlands +83 138 £45,000 +3.45% 19
Yorkshire +40 106 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Midlands +80 94 £46,250 -4.64% 13
East Midlands +14 44 £43,500 +2.35% 6
North East -16 17 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 2,007 (79.93%) Python
2 1,517 (60.41%) Linux
3 994 (39.59%) Java
4 929 (37.00%) Bash Shell
5 765 (30.47%) DevOps
6 707 (28.16%) Ruby
7 677 (26.96%) SQL
8 671 (26.72%) Finance
9 649 (25.85%) Unix
10 626 (24.93%) Puppet
11 602 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
12 569 (22.66%) Amazon AWS
13 563 (22.42%) Windows
14 561 (22.34%) Ansible
15 524 (20.87%) Degree
16 496 (19.75%) JavaScript
17 472 (18.80%) C++
18 445 (17.72%) Oracle
19 421 (16.77%) Apache
20 416 (16.57%) Docker
21 412 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
22 399 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
23 390 (15.53%) PowerShell
24 382 (15.21%) PHP
25 373 (14.85%) Jenkins
26 368 (14.66%) Configuration Management
27 359 (14.30%) Red Hat
27 359 (14.30%) C#
28 358 (14.26%) Git (software)
29 349 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 421 (16.77%) Apache
2 265 (10.55%) Tomcat
3 127 (5.06%) Apache Spark
4 89 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 87 (3.46%) Confluence
6 86 (3.42%) JBoss
7 77 (3.07%) nginx
8 64 (2.55%) WebSphere
9 51 (2.03%) WebLogic
10 40 (1.59%) OpenStack
11 37 (1.47%) IIS
12 34 (1.35%) CMS
12 34 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 24 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
14 19 (0.76%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.76%) CloudStack
14 19 (0.76%) WordPress
15 17 (0.68%) SAS
16 15 (0.60%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 43 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.28%) SPSS
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.080%) Blender
8 1 (0.040%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.040%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 59 (2.35%) thinkFolio
2 17 (0.68%) Front Arena
2 17 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.40%) Relativity
4 9 (0.36%) MetaTrader
5 8 (0.32%) Magento
6 7 (0.28%) Concordance
6 7 (0.28%) Ringtail
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Kondor
9 3 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.080%) FLEXCUBE
10 2 (0.080%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 569 (22.66%) Amazon AWS
2 349 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (6.17%) SaaS
4 96 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 91 (3.62%) GitHub
6 76 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (2.63%) IaaS
8 65 (2.59%) PaaS
9 51 (2.03%) OpenShift
10 42 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 32 (1.27%) Amazon S3
13 30 (1.19%) npm
13 30 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 23 (0.92%) Datadog
16 18 (0.72%) Office 365
17 12 (0.48%) G Suite
17 12 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 260 (10.35%) TCP/IP
2 186 (7.41%) Firewall
3 184 (7.33%) DNS
4 142 (5.66%) HTTP
5 104 (4.14%) Internet
6 85 (3.39%) SAN
7 75 (2.99%) SSL
8 73 (2.91%) BGP
9 68 (2.71%) DHCP
10 65 (2.59%) SSH
11 64 (2.55%) NAS
12 55 (2.19%) OSPF
13 52 (2.07%) VPN
14 46 (1.83%) Wireless
15 43 (1.71%) LAN
15 43 (1.71%) SMTP
16 41 (1.63%) WAN
17 36 (1.43%) SNMP
18 33 (1.31%) MPLS
19 31 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 322 (12.82%) MySQL
3 245 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 243 (9.68%) Big Data
5 152 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
6 147 (5.85%) NoSQL
7 146 (5.81%) Hadoop
8 132 (5.26%) MongoDB
9 115 (4.58%) RDBMS
10 76 (3.03%) DB2
11 57 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 53 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 49 (1.95%) Apache Hive
14 39 (1.55%) Data Lake
15 35 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
15 35 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
16 34 (1.35%) MariaDB
17 31 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
18 30 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
19 24 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 373 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 358 (14.26%) Git (software)
3 220 (8.76%) JIRA
4 158 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 157 (6.25%) Subversion
6 131 (5.22%) Maven
7 118 (4.70%) TeamCity
8 93 (3.70%) Bitbucket
9 76 (3.03%) Selenium
10 59 (2.35%) Vagrant
11 54 (2.15%) JUnit
12 51 (2.03%) Gradle
13 47 (1.87%) Ant
14 44 (1.75%) GitLab
15 43 (1.71%) gulp
16 41 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
17 38 (1.51%) Cucumber
18 36 (1.43%) MSBuild
19 31 (1.23%) Hudson
20 30 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 671 (26.72%) Finance
2 312 (12.43%) Banking
3 202 (8.04%) Investment Banking
4 150 (5.97%) Front Office
5 137 (5.46%) Financial Institution
6 119 (4.74%) Telecoms
7 92 (3.66%) Games
8 85 (3.39%) Electronics
9 80 (3.19%) Marketing
10 73 (2.91%) Retail
11 71 (2.83%) French Language
12 67 (2.67%) Italian Language
13 61 (2.43%) German Language
14 54 (2.15%) Law
14 54 (2.15%) Manufacturing
15 32 (1.27%) Spanish Language
16 27 (1.08%) Military
17 25 (1.00%) Legal
18 21 (0.84%) Back Office
19 19 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 483 (19.24%) Developer
2 400 (15.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 270 (10.75%) Linux Engineer
4 236 (9.40%) Administrator
5 181 (7.21%) Linux Administrator
6 177 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
7 157 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 148 (5.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 146 (5.81%) Analyst
10 138 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
11 126 (5.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 119 (4.74%) Support Engineer
13 107 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
14 105 (4.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 99 (3.94%) Software Developer
16 93 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 88 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
18 87 (3.46%) Java Developer
19 81 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
19 81 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (10.75%) HTML
2 208 (8.28%) .NET
3 185 (7.37%) CSS
4 168 (6.69%) LAMP
5 158 (6.29%) Web Services
6 156 (6.21%) XML
7 125 (4.98%) REST
8 116 (4.62%) JSON
9 113 (4.50%) LDAP
10 96 (3.82%) Node.js
11 94 (3.74%) Kafka
12 90 (3.58%) jQuery
12 90 (3.58%) Spring
13 87 (3.46%) FIX Protocol
13 87 (3.46%) Middleware
14 84 (3.35%) AngularJS
15 77 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
16 70 (2.79%) RESTful
17 67 (2.67%) Ajax
18 60 (2.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 287 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 224 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
4 104 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 104 (4.14%) Equities
4 104 (4.14%) Hedge funds
5 103 (4.10%) Fintech
6 97 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
7 95 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 95 (3.78%) Management Information System
8 94 (3.74%) Public Cloud
9 90 (3.58%) Fixed Income
10 84 (3.35%) Derivative
11 72 (2.87%) Algorithms
12 64 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
13 61 (2.43%) User Experience
14 57 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
15 51 (2.03%) Replication
16 48 (1.91%) Private Cloud
17 46 (1.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,517 (60.41%) Linux
2 649 (25.85%) Unix
3 563 (22.42%) Windows
4 264 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 203 (8.08%) CentOS
6 139 (5.54%) Ubuntu
7 121 (4.82%) Windows Server
8 94 (3.74%) Solaris
9 81 (3.23%) Debian
10 49 (1.95%) AIX
11 46 (1.83%) Fedora
12 36 (1.43%) Android
13 35 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 32 (1.27%) SUSE
15 32 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (1.12%) HPUX
17 18 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 15 (0.60%) openSUSE
19 12 (0.48%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (30.47%) DevOps
2 602 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
4 368 (14.66%) Configuration Management
5 313 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
6 252 (10.04%) Software Engineering
7 236 (9.40%) SDLC
8 204 (8.12%) Test Automation
9 199 (7.93%) Open Source
10 197 (7.85%) OO
11 181 (7.21%) Scrum
12 178 (7.09%) Analytics
13 170 (6.77%) Investment Management
14 165 (6.57%) ITIL
15 156 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
16 151 (6.01%) Low Latency
17 147 (5.85%) Risk Management
18 131 (5.22%) Mathematics
19 130 (5.18%) TDD
20 128 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2,007 (79.93%) Python
2 994 (39.59%) Java
3 929 (37.00%) Bash Shell
4 707 (28.16%) Ruby
5 677 (26.96%) SQL
6 496 (19.75%) JavaScript
7 472 (18.80%) C++
8 390 (15.53%) PowerShell
9 382 (15.21%) PHP
10 359 (14.30%) C#
11 327 (13.02%) Shell Script
12 308 (12.27%) C
13 173 (6.89%) Korn
14 122 (4.86%) Bourne shell
15 76 (3.03%) Go
16 64 (2.55%) Scala
17 57 (2.27%) VB
18 51 (2.03%) PL/SQL
19 37 (1.47%) R
20 32 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 524 (20.87%) Degree
2 148 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 65 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 62 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (2.03%) RHCE
7 47 (1.87%) CISSP
8 37 (1.47%) RHCSA
9 36 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 34 (1.35%) CCNP
11 33 (1.31%) CCNA
11 33 (1.31%) CEH
11 33 (1.31%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.96%) CISA
12 24 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 23 (0.92%) GIAC
14 22 (0.88%) AWS Certification
14 22 (0.88%) SANS
15 20 (0.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.82%) QA
2 36 (1.43%) GCP
3 34 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.84%) SLA
6 11 (0.44%) JTAG
7 8 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.32%) GDPR
8 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.20%) MiFID
9 4 (0.16%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.16%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.080%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.080%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.040%) COBIT
12 1 (0.040%) HIPAA
System Software
1 416 (16.57%) Docker
2 202 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 65 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 52 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (1.39%) KVM
8 32 (1.27%) HDFS
9 31 (1.23%) iptables
10 29 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.08%) NFS
12 20 (0.80%) Firmware
13 15 (0.60%) Apache Flume
14 14 (0.56%) Samba
14 14 (0.56%) vSphere
15 12 (0.48%) Ceph
16 11 (0.44%) GlusterFS
16 11 (0.44%) XenServer
17 10 (0.40%) LXC
17 10 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 626 (24.93%) Puppet
2 561 (22.34%) Ansible
3 412 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
4 227 (9.04%) Kubernetes
5 160 (6.37%) Terraform
6 136 (5.42%) Nagios
7 77 (3.07%) Salt
8 57 (2.27%) ZABBIX
9 40 (1.59%) Kibana
10 33 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
11 29 (1.15%) Cacti
11 29 (1.15%) Munin
12 25 (1.00%) Rancher
13 24 (0.96%) CFEngine
14 21 (0.84%) HAProxy
15 18 (0.72%) Data Guard
16 17 (0.68%) Grafana
16 17 (0.68%) Icinga
17 16 (0.64%) logstash
17 16 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 445 (17.72%) Oracle
2 359 (14.30%) Red Hat
3 294 (11.71%) VMware
4 226 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 122 (4.86%) Sybase
6 111 (4.42%) Splunk
7 103 (4.10%) Google
8 99 (3.94%) Cisco
9 70 (2.79%) SAP
10 68 (2.71%) IBM
11 62 (2.47%) SolarWinds
12 59 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 57 (2.27%) SaltStack
14 56 (2.23%) Bloomberg
14 56 (2.23%) Reuters
15 50 (1.99%) Tradeweb
16 45 (1.79%) Citrix
17 44 (1.75%) Cloudera
17 44 (1.75%) MarketAxess
18 43 (1.71%) Informatica