Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 163 138
Rank change year-on-year -39 -25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2907 3814 4867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 2.12% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 4.01% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 3264 4033
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 93732 95205 105715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.39% 53.04% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77783 82863 91247
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -30 1573 £62,500 +4.17% 96
South East -28 643 £50,000 -9.09% 52
East of England -21 241 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North of England -117 195 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South West -66 127 £45,000 - 14
Midlands -15 125 £45,500 -9.00% 7
North West -85 113 £46,000 +15.00% 17
West Midlands -4 79 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Yorkshire -68 67 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East Midlands 0 46 £44,658 -0.76% 2
North East +2 15 £43,750 +2.65% 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2189 (75.30%) Python
2 1823 (62.71%) Linux
3 1148 (39.49%) Java
4 1077 (37.05%) Bash Shell
5 1039 (35.74%) Unix
6 881 (30.31%) DevOps
7 830 (28.55%) Finance
8 816 (28.07%) SQL
9 793 (27.28%) Puppet
10 782 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
11 749 (25.77%) Ruby
12 672 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
13 650 (22.36%) Windows
14 617 (21.22%) Opscode Chef
15 595 (20.47%) Ansible
16 567 (19.50%) JavaScript
17 566 (19.47%) C++
18 543 (18.68%) Oracle
19 540 (18.58%) Degree
20 495 (17.03%) Banking
21 465 (16.00%) Configuration Management
22 457 (15.72%) Jenkins
23 445 (15.31%) Git (software)
24 438 (15.07%) PHP
25 432 (14.86%) Red Hat
26 430 (14.79%) PowerShell
27 415 (14.28%) MySQL
28 384 (13.21%) Docker
29 369 (12.69%) VMware
30 352 (12.11%) 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
1 313 (10.77%) Apache
2 223 (7.67%) Tomcat
3 130 (4.47%) JBoss
4 121 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
5 107 (3.68%) nginx
6 101 (3.47%) OpenStack
7 100 (3.44%) IIS
8 65 (2.24%) Confluence
9 63 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.82%) Apache Spark
11 42 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 36 (1.24%) Apache Solr
12 36 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 35 (1.20%) Jetty
14 34 (1.17%) SAS
15 22 (0.76%) Apache Pig
16 20 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.58%) CMS
18 16 (0.55%) Drupal
19 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.62%) SPSS
4 11 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.14%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.14%) Inkscape
7 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.10%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.10%) GIMP
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.069%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.069%) Simulink
9 2 (0.069%) Weka
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.034%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.48%) Summit
3 8 (0.28%) Global One
4 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.21%) Magento
6 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) Kondor
7 4 (0.14%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.14%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.069%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.069%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.069%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.069%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.069%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 672 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (4.99%) SaaS
4 84 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 79 (2.72%) GitHub
6 77 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (2.24%) IaaS
8 55 (1.89%) PaaS
9 54 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (1.41%) Office 365
11 37 (1.27%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.96%) OneDrive
13 22 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (0.58%) OpenShift
15 17 (0.58%) Serverless
16 14 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.41%) npm
18 11 (0.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 303 (10.42%) DNS
2 300 (10.32%) TCP/IP
3 277 (9.53%) Firewall
4 172 (5.92%) Internet
5 143 (4.92%) HTTP
6 133 (4.58%) VPN
7 120 (4.13%) WAN
8 104 (3.58%) DHCP
9 94 (3.23%) BGP
10 85 (2.92%) Wireless
11 82 (2.82%) LDAP
12 81 (2.79%) SSL
13 79 (2.72%) OSPF
14 76 (2.61%) SAN
15 70 (2.41%) Network Security
16 63 (2.17%) VoIP
17 59 (2.03%) LAN
17 59 (2.03%) SMTP
18 58 (2.00%) Ethernet
19 56 (1.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (14.28%) MySQL
2 219 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 207 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
4 177 (6.09%) MongoDB
5 163 (5.61%) Big Data
6 160 (5.50%) NoSQL
7 143 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 141 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 136 (4.68%) Hadoop
10 92 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 91 (3.13%) OLAP
12 90 (3.10%) Oracle OLAP
13 85 (2.92%) RDBMS
14 72 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (2.06%) Redis
16 45 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
17 42 (1.44%) DB2
18 41 (1.41%) MariaDB
19 36 (1.24%) Data Mining
20 28 (0.96%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 457 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 445 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 231 (7.95%) Subversion
4 163 (5.61%) JIRA
5 161 (5.54%) Maven
6 126 (4.33%) TeamCity
7 92 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 76 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 75 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 69 (2.37%) JUnit
11 66 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 65 (2.24%) Selenium
13 52 (1.79%) Mockito
14 40 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 35 (1.20%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.14%) Ant
16 33 (1.14%) Vagrant
16 33 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
17 32 (1.10%) Eclipse
18 28 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 830 (28.55%) Finance
2 495 (17.03%) Banking
3 298 (10.25%) Investment Banking
4 257 (8.84%) Retail Banking
5 186 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 138 (4.75%) Marketing
7 132 (4.54%) Front Office
8 80 (2.75%) Electronics
9 64 (2.20%) Retail
10 61 (2.10%) Publishing
11 48 (1.65%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.58%) Aerospace
12 46 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 43 (1.48%) Games
14 42 (1.44%) Automotive
15 27 (0.93%) Law
16 26 (0.89%) Legal
17 23 (0.79%) Back Office
18 19 (0.65%) French Language
19 17 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 549 (18.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 539 (18.54%) Developer
3 325 (11.18%) Linux Engineer
4 196 (6.74%) Administrator
5 193 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
6 189 (6.50%) Analyst
7 183 (6.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 170 (5.85%) Architect
9 169 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 162 (5.57%) AWS Engineer
11 158 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
12 153 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 151 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 143 (4.92%) Software Engineer
15 140 (4.82%) Applications Support
16 135 (4.64%) Java Developer
17 125 (4.30%) Support Engineer
18 120 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
19 117 (4.02%) Junior
20 113 (3.89%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (10.25%) HTML
2 267 (9.18%) Web Services
3 232 (7.98%) .NET
4 208 (7.16%) XML
5 176 (6.05%) CSS
6 158 (5.44%) LAMP
7 142 (4.88%) Middleware
8 106 (3.65%) J2EE
9 100 (3.44%) Spring
10 96 (3.30%) JSON
11 91 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
12 90 (3.10%) RESTful
13 89 (3.06%) HTML5
14 84 (2.89%) jQuery
15 83 (2.86%) Node.js
16 73 (2.51%) AngularJS
17 72 (2.48%) REST
18 69 (2.37%) ASP.NET
19 67 (2.30%) SOAP
20 66 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 334 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 305 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (5.85%) Data Centre
4 148 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 139 (4.78%) Algorithms
6 135 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
7 103 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
8 96 (3.30%) Public Cloud
9 88 (3.03%) Fintech
10 66 (2.27%) Equities
11 60 (2.06%) User Experience
12 55 (1.89%) Hedge funds
13 45 (1.55%) Clustering
14 42 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
15 40 (1.38%) Data Structures
16 39 (1.34%) Private Cloud
17 37 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 35 (1.20%) Fixed Income
18 35 (1.20%) Replication
19 28 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1823 (62.71%) Linux
2 1039 (35.74%) Unix
3 650 (22.36%) Windows
4 351 (12.07%) CentOS
5 334 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 159 (5.47%) Ubuntu
7 136 (4.68%) Solaris
8 122 (4.20%) Windows Server
9 106 (3.65%) Debian
10 59 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (1.75%) AIX
12 46 (1.58%) Android
12 46 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (1.14%) Windows 7
14 32 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 28 (0.96%) HPUX
16 23 (0.79%) Fedora
17 22 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.65%) SUSE
19 18 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (30.31%) DevOps
2 782 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 465 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 302 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
5 297 (10.22%) Software Engineering
6 285 (9.80%) High Availability
7 270 (9.29%) Asset Management
8 267 (9.18%) Wealth Management
9 251 (8.63%) Open Source
10 247 (8.50%) Analytics
11 242 (8.32%) Test Automation
12 213 (7.33%) Release Management
13 190 (6.54%) Low Latency
14 182 (6.26%) Data Analytics
15 176 (6.05%) Scrum
16 172 (5.92%) ITIL
17 163 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
18 161 (5.54%) Project Management
19 154 (5.30%) OO
20 152 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2189 (75.30%) Python
2 1148 (39.49%) Java
3 1077 (37.05%) Bash Shell
4 816 (28.07%) SQL
5 749 (25.77%) Ruby
6 567 (19.50%) JavaScript
7 566 (19.47%) C++
8 438 (15.07%) PHP
9 430 (14.79%) PowerShell
10 352 (12.11%) C
11 320 (11.01%) C#
12 275 (9.46%) Shell Script
13 188 (6.47%) PL/SQL
14 157 (5.40%) R
15 113 (3.89%) Korn
16 102 (3.51%) VBScript
17 100 (3.44%) VB
18 72 (2.48%) Bourne shell
19 49 (1.69%) Go
19 49 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 540 (18.58%) Degree
2 205 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 73 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (2.34%) CISSP
7 60 (2.06%) CCNP
8 49 (1.69%) AWS Certification
8 49 (1.69%) RHCE
9 45 (1.55%) GIAC
10 43 (1.48%) SC Cleared
11 42 (1.44%) CISM
12 41 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (1.34%) DV Cleared
14 37 (1.27%) CISA
15 32 (1.10%) RHCSA
16 30 (1.03%) ISTQB
17 29 (1.00%) CCIE
17 29 (1.00%) CCNA
18 28 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.71%) QA
2 46 (1.58%) SLA
3 41 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.00%) GDPR
6 12 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.38%) GCP
8 10 (0.34%) PMO
9 9 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.14%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.10%) COBIT
12 3 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.10%) JTAG
12 3 (0.10%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.034%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.034%) MiFID
System Software
1 384 (13.21%) Docker
2 301 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 115 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 73 (2.51%) KVM
6 72 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (2.27%) NFS
8 55 (1.89%) Firmware
8 55 (1.89%) iptables
9 51 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (1.65%) vSphere
11 29 (1.00%) Xen
12 19 (0.65%) XenServer
13 18 (0.62%) Samba
14 17 (0.58%) LXC
14 17 (0.58%) Postfix
14 17 (0.58%) vCloud
15 15 (0.52%) Varnish
16 13 (0.45%) Apache Flume
17 11 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 793 (27.28%) Puppet
2 617 (21.22%) Opscode Chef
3 595 (20.47%) Ansible
4 211 (7.26%) Nagios
5 163 (5.61%) Kubernetes
6 133 (4.58%) Terraform
7 117 (4.02%) Salt
8 61 (2.10%) ZABBIX
9 53 (1.82%) Grafana
10 52 (1.79%) Icinga
11 49 (1.69%) Kibana
12 44 (1.51%) Cacti
12 44 (1.51%) PowerBroker
13 43 (1.48%) SCCM
14 41 (1.41%) HAProxy
14 41 (1.41%) Rundeck
15 40 (1.38%) logstash
16 29 (1.00%) Tivoli
17 27 (0.93%) Cobbler
17 27 (0.93%) SELinux
Vendors
1 543 (18.68%) Oracle
2 432 (14.86%) Red Hat
3 369 (12.69%) VMware
4 308 (10.60%) Microsoft
5 220 (7.57%) Cisco
6 152 (5.23%) Splunk
7 84 (2.89%) Sybase
8 83 (2.86%) HP
8 83 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 82 (2.82%) IBM
10 79 (2.72%) Juniper
11 73 (2.51%) Google
12 67 (2.30%) Murex
13 63 (2.17%) NetApp
13 63 (2.17%) SolarWinds
13 63 (2.17%) Tableau
14 59 (2.03%) ServiceNow
15 58 (2.00%) SaltStack
16 52 (1.79%) Citrix
17 48 (1.65%) SAP