Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 304 340 226
Rank change year-on-year +36 -114 -27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 322 343 926
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.86% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.51% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 217 292 807
10th Percentile £48,077 £42,950 £37,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £105,000 £95,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 20,238 22,704 33,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.31% 56.71% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,379 19,003 28,306
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,243 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in London

Perl
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Perl in London

Perl
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the London region over the 6 months to 17 May 2021. 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
Central London +24 47 £92,500 +32.14% 14
West London +15 9 £58,750 -6.00% 9
East London - 4 £70,000 - 1
North London - 4 £57,500 - 1
South London 0 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 223 (69.25%) Python
2 182 (56.52%) Linux
3 141 (43.79%) SQL
4 127 (39.44%) Bash Shell
5 111 (34.47%) Unix
6 110 (34.16%) Finance
7 98 (30.43%) Java
8 95 (29.50%) DevOps
9 87 (27.02%) Windows
10 77 (23.91%) Ansible
11 74 (22.98%) AWS
12 71 (22.05%) Oracle
13 66 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (19.88%) Banking
14 64 (19.88%) Social Skills
15 60 (18.63%) Azure
16 59 (18.32%) Puppet
17 58 (18.01%) Jenkins
18 57 (17.70%) C#
19 55 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (16.15%) MySQL
21 50 (15.53%) Shell Script
22 49 (15.22%) JavaScript
22 49 (15.22%) C
22 49 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
23 48 (14.91%) SQL Server
24 47 (14.60%) Degree
24 47 (14.60%) Docker
25 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
25 44 (13.66%) Git (software)

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 30 (9.32%) Apache
2 19 (5.90%) IIS
3 14 (4.35%) nginx
3 14 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.04%) ejabberd
5 12 (3.73%) Confluence
6 11 (3.42%) Apache Spark
7 10 (3.11%) MTS
7 10 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.48%) Apache Pig
8 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.48%) JBoss
8 8 (2.48%) SAS
9 6 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.24%) Drupal
12 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) SPSS
2 4 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.24%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.24%) Sketch
3 2 (0.62%) Gephi
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.98%) AWS
2 60 (18.63%) Azure
3 28 (8.70%) GCP
4 20 (6.21%) IaaS
4 20 (6.21%) PaaS
5 14 (4.35%) SaaS
6 12 (3.73%) GitHub
7 11 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.55%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (1.55%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (1.55%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.24%) AWS CodeCommit
10 4 (1.24%) CloudBees
10 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.24%) WhatsApp
10 4 (1.24%) Yarn
11 2 (0.62%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.73%) Firewall
2 27 (8.39%) DNS
3 22 (6.83%) LAN
4 21 (6.52%) Internet
5 20 (6.21%) SNMP
6 19 (5.90%) VPN
7 17 (5.28%) HTTP
8 16 (4.97%) BGP
9 15 (4.66%) SSH
9 15 (4.66%) TCP/IP
10 14 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (4.04%) Asterisk PBX
11 13 (4.04%) DHCP
11 13 (4.04%) PBX
12 11 (3.42%) FIX Connectivity
13 9 (2.80%) FTP
14 8 (2.48%) SMTP
14 8 (2.48%) WAN
15 6 (1.86%) SSL
16 5 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.15%) MySQL
2 48 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 32 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (8.70%) Big Data
5 26 (8.07%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.83%) Hadoop
6 22 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 19 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.90%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (5.28%) Oracle Database
9 16 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (4.04%) DB2
12 11 (3.42%) Data Mining
13 9 (2.80%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.48%) QlikView
14 8 (2.48%) Tableau
14 8 (2.48%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (18.01%) Jenkins
2 44 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.56%) JIRA
4 17 (5.28%) GitLab
5 14 (4.35%) Subversion
6 13 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (3.73%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.73%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.48%) Selenium
9 7 (2.17%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.55%) Ant
10 5 (1.55%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.55%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.55%) Maven
11 4 (1.24%) Gradle
11 4 (1.24%) Grunt
11 4 (1.24%) gulp
11 4 (1.24%) JMeter
11 4 (1.24%) JUnit
General
1 110 (34.16%) Finance
2 64 (19.88%) Banking
2 64 (19.88%) Social Skills
3 55 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (8.39%) Front Office
5 22 (6.83%) Investment Banking
6 19 (5.90%) Games
7 18 (5.59%) Back Office
8 16 (4.97%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (3.11%) Advertising
10 8 (2.48%) Law
10 8 (2.48%) Retail
11 6 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.86%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.24%) Local Government
13 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.62%) Legal
14 2 (0.62%) Marketing
15 1 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 61 (18.94%) Developer
2 49 (15.22%) Applications Support
3 29 (9.01%) Analyst
4 26 (8.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (8.07%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 22 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.28%) Consultant
8 17 (5.28%) Network Engineer
8 17 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.66%) Senior Software Engineer
9 15 (4.66%) Support Supervisor
10 14 (4.35%) Administrator
10 14 (4.35%) DBA
10 14 (4.35%) Summit Developer
11 13 (4.04%) Architect
11 13 (4.04%) C++ Developer
11 13 (4.04%) Network Systems Engineer
11 13 (4.04%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.49%) Web Services
2 36 (11.18%) FIX Protocol
3 32 (9.94%) .NET
4 28 (8.70%) Node.js
5 26 (8.07%) GraphQL
6 22 (6.83%) .NET Core
6 22 (6.83%) AngularJS
7 21 (6.52%) REST
8 18 (5.59%) .NET Framework
8 18 (5.59%) HTML
8 18 (5.59%) Next.js
8 18 (5.59%) XML
9 16 (4.97%) Hibernate
10 15 (4.66%) LAMP
11 14 (4.35%) XMPP
12 13 (4.04%) Java EE
12 13 (4.04%) Middleware
13 12 (3.73%) JSON
14 11 (3.42%) SOAP
15 10 (3.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.14%) Clustering
3 19 (5.90%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (5.28%) Equities
4 17 (5.28%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.35%) Derivative
5 14 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.42%) Eurex
6 11 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.42%) SWIFT
7 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.17%) PKI
9 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.86%) Replication
10 5 (1.55%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.24%) NHS
12 3 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 182 (56.52%) Linux
2 111 (34.47%) Unix
3 87 (27.02%) Windows
4 34 (10.56%) CentOS
5 30 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (8.39%) Solaris
7 24 (7.45%) Windows Server
8 19 (5.90%) Debian
9 16 (4.97%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.93%) VMS
11 2 (0.62%) AIX
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.50%) DevOps
2 66 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (12.73%) Scrum
5 40 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (11.49%) Computer Science
7 35 (10.87%) Open Source
8 34 (10.56%) Configuration Management
9 32 (9.94%) Software Engineering
10 31 (9.63%) Infrastructure as Code
11 29 (9.01%) High Availability
12 26 (8.07%) TDD
13 25 (7.76%) Load Balancing
14 21 (6.52%) Coaching
14 21 (6.52%) ITIL
14 21 (6.52%) Migration
14 21 (6.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 20 (6.21%) Mentoring
16 18 (5.59%) Microservices
17 17 (5.28%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 223 (69.25%) Python
2 141 (43.79%) SQL
3 127 (39.44%) Bash Shell
4 98 (30.43%) Java
5 57 (17.70%) C#
6 50 (15.53%) Shell Script
7 49 (15.22%) C
7 49 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
9 40 (12.42%) PHP
10 31 (9.63%) C++
10 31 (9.63%) Ruby
11 29 (9.01%) Go
12 18 (5.59%) TypeScript
12 18 (5.59%) VB
13 13 (4.04%) Groovy
14 12 (3.73%) Korn
14 12 (3.73%) VBA
15 10 (3.11%) Scala
16 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (14.60%) Degree
2 18 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.55%) CCNA
6 5 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.24%) RHCE
8 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.93%) MCSA
8 3 (0.93%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.93%) SANS
9 2 (0.62%) CEH
9 2 (0.62%) CISSP
9 2 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.62%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.62%) MCSE
9 2 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.97%) QA
2 13 (4.04%) MiFID
3 5 (1.55%) SLA
4 4 (1.24%) WAI
4 4 (1.24%) WCAG
5 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.62%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) NCSC
System Software
1 47 (14.60%) Docker
2 23 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.28%) KVM
3 17 (5.28%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (4.97%) Postfix
4 16 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.35%) iptables
5 14 (4.35%) QEMU
6 13 (4.04%) Kamailio
7 6 (1.86%) HDFS
8 4 (1.24%) Xen
9 3 (0.93%) Firmware
9 3 (0.93%) OCFS2
9 3 (0.93%) qmail
9 3 (0.93%) Samba
9 3 (0.93%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (23.91%) Ansible
2 59 (18.32%) Puppet
3 36 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (10.87%) Terraform
5 31 (9.63%) Kubernetes
6 16 (4.97%) ZABBIX
7 15 (4.66%) Galera Cluster
7 15 (4.66%) HAProxy
8 14 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.80%) Nagios
10 8 (2.48%) CFEngine
11 6 (1.86%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.86%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.55%) SCCM
13 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.93%) Icinga
13 3 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.93%) Salt
13 3 (0.93%) SELinux
Vendors
1 71 (22.05%) Oracle
2 35 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 26 (8.07%) Google
4 24 (7.45%) Cisco
4 24 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.83%) VMware
6 18 (5.59%) Juniper
7 17 (5.28%) HP
8 14 (4.35%) Fidessa
8 14 (4.35%) GENBAND
8 14 (4.35%) IBM
8 14 (4.35%) Mitel
8 14 (4.35%) Percona
8 14 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 14 (4.35%) Splunk
9 13 (4.04%) Bloomberg
9 13 (4.04%) Nortel
10 11 (3.42%) CQG
10 11 (3.42%) ION Trading
10 11 (3.42%) Patsystems