Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 377 301 309
Rank change year-on-year -76 +8 -114
Permanent jobs citing Perl 395 173 564
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.46% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 250 135 481
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £49,856 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £89,688 £77,500 £82,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 30,442 11,857 30,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.80% 61.19% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18,771 10,208 25,884
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,612 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.98% +7.83% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -37 63 £75,000 +42.86% 22
West London -73 20 £55,000 -15.38% 5
East London - 19 £75,000 - 4
South London - 5 £73,500 - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 339 (85.82%) Python
2 197 (49.87%) Linux
3 173 (43.80%) Java
4 143 (36.20%) Unix
5 142 (35.95%) Social Skills
6 137 (34.68%) Bash Shell
7 133 (33.67%) JavaScript
8 130 (32.91%) Finance
9 122 (30.89%) SQL
10 119 (30.13%) AWS
11 117 (29.62%) DevOps
12 112 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (26.84%) Windows
14 92 (23.29%) Oracle
15 86 (21.77%) Ruby
16 80 (20.25%) Docker
17 78 (19.75%) Ansible
18 73 (18.48%) C++
19 71 (17.97%) C#
20 70 (17.72%) MySQL
20 70 (17.72%) Terraform
21 69 (17.47%) Configuration Management
21 69 (17.47%) Azure
22 66 (16.71%) Banking
22 66 (16.71%) Kubernetes
23 65 (16.46%) PowerShell
24 64 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
25 61 (15.44%) PHP
26 58 (14.68%) Git (software)
26 58 (14.68%) Puppet

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 41 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (5.06%) Apache
3 19 (4.81%) IIS
4 17 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.04%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.03%) Confluence
7 8 (2.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.77%) nginx
9 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.76%) CMS
11 3 (0.76%) Drupal
11 3 (0.76%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.25%) ejabberd
12 1 (0.25%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.25%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 119 (30.13%) AWS
2 69 (17.47%) Azure
3 33 (8.35%) GCP
4 32 (8.10%) IaaS
5 30 (7.59%) SaaS
6 29 (7.34%) GitHub
7 26 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (6.08%) PaaS
9 21 (5.32%) OpenShift
10 20 (5.06%) Serverless
11 16 (4.05%) Amazon S3
11 16 (4.05%) GitHub Actions
12 13 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (3.04%) CloudFront
14 11 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (2.28%) Microsoft 365
15 9 (2.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.15%) TCP/IP
2 42 (10.63%) Firewall
3 35 (8.86%) DNS
3 35 (8.86%) HTTP
4 18 (4.56%) LAN
5 17 (4.30%) WAN
6 13 (3.29%) FIX Connectivity
7 12 (3.04%) Internet
7 12 (3.04%) SNMP
8 11 (2.78%) DHCP
9 10 (2.53%) IPv4
10 8 (2.03%) BGP
10 8 (2.03%) SMTP
10 8 (2.03%) Sourcefire
11 7 (1.77%) 5G
11 7 (1.77%) Broadband
11 7 (1.77%) VPN
12 6 (1.52%) OSPF
13 4 (1.01%) DAB
13 4 (1.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.72%) MySQL
2 64 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (13.42%) SQL Server
4 40 (10.13%) NoSQL
5 28 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.81%) Metadata
7 17 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (3.04%) Big Data
10 10 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.53%) KDB
11 8 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.27%) Tableau
14 4 (1.01%) Bigtable
14 4 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 58 (14.68%) Git (software)
2 53 (13.42%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.06%) CircleCI
4 19 (4.81%) JIRA
5 18 (4.56%) GitLab
6 17 (4.30%) Vagrant
7 16 (4.05%) Selenium
8 13 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.28%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.77%) Gradle
11 6 (1.52%) Ant
11 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.52%) Maven
11 6 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.52%) Subversion
12 5 (1.27%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.01%) JMeter
14 3 (0.76%) Browser DevTools
14 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.76%) TestCafe
General
1 142 (35.95%) Social Skills
2 130 (32.91%) Finance
3 66 (16.71%) Banking
4 49 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (8.86%) Front Office
6 33 (8.35%) Investment Banking
7 26 (6.58%) Games
8 13 (3.29%) Law
9 12 (3.04%) Back Office
10 10 (2.53%) Telecoms
11 9 (2.28%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (2.03%) Advertising
12 8 (2.03%) Retail
13 6 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.51%) International Banking
16 2 (0.51%) Marketing
17 1 (0.25%) Legal
17 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (22.53%) Developer
2 52 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 45 (11.39%) Applications Support
4 44 (11.14%) Analyst
5 42 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.09%) Support Analyst
7 22 (5.57%) Software Developer
8 21 (5.32%) Consultant
9 18 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (4.56%) Platform Engineer
9 18 (4.56%) Salesforce Developer
9 18 (4.56%) Unix Support
10 17 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
11 16 (4.05%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.54%) AWS DevOps
12 14 (3.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (3.54%) Java Engineer
12 14 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (3.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.90%) .NET
2 39 (9.87%) FIX Protocol
3 36 (9.11%) Web Services
4 33 (8.35%) GraphQL
4 33 (8.35%) HTML
5 30 (7.59%) REST
6 27 (6.84%) React
7 24 (6.08%) Kafka
8 23 (5.82%) Node.js
9 22 (5.57%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.06%) XML
11 18 (4.56%) Apache Avro
11 18 (4.56%) LAMP
12 16 (4.05%) .NET Core
13 15 (3.80%) JSON
14 13 (3.29%) Java EE
15 12 (3.04%) ASP.NET
16 11 (2.78%) CSS
16 11 (2.78%) Django
17 10 (2.53%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.65%) Equities
2 42 (10.63%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (6.33%) Virtual Team
4 24 (6.08%) Data Centre
5 23 (5.82%) Management Information System
6 22 (5.57%) Public Cloud
7 19 (4.81%) Fixed Income
8 17 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (4.05%) Derivative
10 13 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (3.29%) PKI
11 12 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.78%) User Experience
13 10 (2.53%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.53%) Data Structures
13 10 (2.53%) Eurex
14 9 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (2.03%) Cyber Defence
15 8 (2.03%) Internet of Things
15 8 (2.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 197 (49.87%) Linux
2 143 (36.20%) Unix
3 106 (26.84%) Windows
4 27 (6.84%) CentOS
5 25 (6.33%) Ubuntu
5 25 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.54%) Solaris
7 11 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.78%) SUSE
8 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.77%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.52%) Debian
13 5 (1.27%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.01%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.76%) VMS
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.62%) DevOps
2 112 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (17.47%) Configuration Management
4 57 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 54 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (10.89%) Microservices
8 42 (10.63%) Infrastructure as Code
9 39 (9.87%) OO
10 37 (9.37%) Computer Science
10 37 (9.37%) SDLC
11 34 (8.61%) Mentoring
12 33 (8.35%) Scrum
13 31 (7.85%) ITIL
14 28 (7.09%) CRM
15 27 (6.84%) TDD
16 26 (6.58%) Mathematics
16 26 (6.58%) OOP
17 24 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (6.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 339 (85.82%) Python
2 173 (43.80%) Java
3 137 (34.68%) Bash Shell
4 133 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 122 (30.89%) SQL
6 86 (21.77%) Ruby
7 73 (18.48%) C++
8 71 (17.97%) C#
9 65 (16.46%) PowerShell
10 61 (15.44%) PHP
11 46 (11.65%) Shell Script
12 45 (11.39%) C
12 45 (11.39%) Go
13 30 (7.59%) VB.NET
14 27 (6.84%) Scala
15 22 (5.57%) R
16 21 (5.32%) Apple Swift
16 21 (5.32%) Dart
16 21 (5.32%) Kotlin
16 21 (5.32%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 58 (14.68%) Degree
2 14 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.28%) GCFA
5 9 (2.28%) GCIA
5 9 (2.28%) GCIH
5 9 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.28%) SANS
6 7 (1.77%) GCFE
7 6 (1.52%) CCNA
7 6 (1.52%) MCSA
7 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.27%) OSCP
9 4 (1.01%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.81%) QA
2 14 (3.54%) MiFID
3 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) NCSC
5 2 (0.51%) NIST
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (20.25%) Docker
2 18 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.27%) iptables
5 4 (1.01%) HDFS
6 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.76%) KVM
6 3 (0.76%) LXC
7 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.51%) QEMU
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
7 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) Ceph
8 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.25%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.25%) Postfix
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (19.75%) Ansible
2 70 (17.72%) Terraform
3 66 (16.71%) Kubernetes
4 58 (14.68%) Puppet
5 41 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (5.82%) Nagios
7 15 (3.80%) Salt
8 12 (3.04%) SCCM
9 9 (2.28%) Icinga
10 8 (2.03%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.77%) Grafana
11 7 (1.77%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.77%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.76%) Galera Cluster
12 3 (0.76%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.76%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.76%) SCOM
12 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.51%) Consul
13 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 92 (23.29%) Oracle
2 41 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 21 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (5.06%) Splunk
4 20 (5.06%) Sybase
5 18 (4.56%) Cisco
6 17 (4.30%) IBM
7 16 (4.05%) VMware
8 15 (3.80%) Bloomberg
9 14 (3.54%) Google
10 12 (3.04%) Reuters
11 10 (2.53%) CQG
11 10 (2.53%) Fidessa
11 10 (2.53%) ION Trading
11 10 (2.53%) Juniper
11 10 (2.53%) Patsystems
11 10 (2.53%) Trayport
12 9 (2.28%) NetIQ
12 9 (2.28%) SaltStack