Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 301 340 207
Rank change year-on-year +39 -133 -16
Permanent jobs citing Perl 272 447 1,088
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.88% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.58% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 196 369 959
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £48,606 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £105,000 £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 17,213 28,363 35,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.70% 55.99% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 23,774 30,249
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +61 37 £92,500 +42.31% 18
West London +43 8 £60,000 +4.35% 6
North London - 2 £51,250 -
South London +7 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 207 (76.10%) Python
2 137 (50.37%) Linux
3 115 (42.28%) SQL
4 97 (35.66%) Java
5 93 (34.19%) Bash Shell
6 92 (33.82%) Finance
7 91 (33.46%) Unix
8 80 (29.41%) DevOps
9 73 (26.84%) Ansible
10 70 (25.74%) Oracle
11 56 (20.59%) AWS
12 54 (19.85%) Puppet
13 53 (19.49%) Shell Script
13 53 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (19.12%) Banking
14 52 (19.12%) C#
14 52 (19.12%) Jenkins
14 52 (19.12%) Git (software)
15 50 (18.38%) Windows
16 47 (17.28%) Azure
17 42 (15.44%) C
18 41 (15.07%) Degree
19 40 (14.71%) JIRA
20 39 (14.34%) Ruby
20 39 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
21 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (13.24%) TCP/IP
23 35 (12.87%) MySQL
24 34 (12.50%) Scrum
24 34 (12.50%) Open Source

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 24 (8.82%) Confluence
2 16 (5.88%) Apache
3 15 (5.51%) MTS
4 11 (4.04%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.94%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.94%) SAS
6 7 (2.57%) ejabberd
6 7 (2.57%) IIS
6 7 (2.57%) nginx
6 7 (2.57%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.10%) JBoss
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.94%) SPSS
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.74%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.74%) Gephi
4 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.74%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 56 (20.59%) AWS
2 47 (17.28%) Azure
3 19 (6.99%) GCP
4 14 (5.15%) PaaS
5 13 (4.78%) IaaS
6 12 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.57%) SaaS
8 6 (2.21%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.47%) G Suite
9 4 (1.47%) GitHub
10 3 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.74%) Datadog
11 2 (0.74%) Serverless
11 2 (0.74%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.74%) Yarn
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 27 (9.93%) DNS
3 18 (6.62%) Firewall
3 18 (6.62%) Internet
4 17 (6.25%) HTTP
4 17 (6.25%) VPN
5 15 (5.51%) FTP
6 13 (4.78%) BGP
7 11 (4.04%) IMAP
7 11 (4.04%) SMTP
8 10 (3.68%) Ethernet
8 10 (3.68%) LAN
8 10 (3.68%) SNMP
9 9 (3.31%) SSH
10 8 (2.94%) DHCP
11 7 (2.57%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (2.57%) Diameter Protocol
11 7 (2.57%) PBX
12 6 (2.21%) MPLS
12 6 (2.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.87%) MySQL
2 28 (10.29%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.93%) Big Data
3 27 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.72%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.35%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.62%) Data Mining
6 18 (6.62%) DB2
6 18 (6.62%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 11 (4.04%) QlikView
9 10 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.31%) MariaDB
10 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (2.94%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 52 (19.12%) Git (software)
1 52 (19.12%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.71%) JIRA
3 18 (6.62%) Subversion
4 17 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (5.15%) Artifactory
6 13 (4.78%) GitLab
7 11 (4.04%) Gerrit
8 10 (3.68%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.57%) Ant
9 7 (2.57%) Maven
9 7 (2.57%) Selenium
10 3 (1.10%) git-flow
10 3 (1.10%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.10%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.74%) Grunt
11 2 (0.74%) gulp
11 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 92 (33.82%) Finance
2 52 (19.12%) Banking
3 23 (8.46%) Front Office
4 12 (4.41%) Games
4 12 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.31%) Back Office
6 8 (2.94%) Law
6 8 (2.94%) Retail
7 7 (2.57%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.21%) Advertising
8 6 (2.21%) Legal
9 5 (1.84%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.74%) Local Government
11 2 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.74%) Police
12 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (20.96%) Developer
2 25 (9.19%) Applications Support
3 21 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (6.99%) Analyst
5 17 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 17 (6.25%) Java Development Manager
5 17 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 17 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 16 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 16 (5.88%) Consultant
6 16 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (5.15%) DBA
7 14 (5.15%) Summit Developer
8 13 (4.78%) Administrator
8 13 (4.78%) C++ Developer
9 12 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (4.41%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.04%) C++/C# Developer
10 11 (4.04%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.93%) Web Services
2 24 (8.82%) React
2 24 (8.82%) XML
3 23 (8.46%) AngularJS
4 22 (8.09%) .NET
4 22 (8.09%) FIX Protocol
5 20 (7.35%) Node.js
6 19 (6.99%) GraphQL
6 19 (6.99%) HTML
7 18 (6.62%) Java EE
8 17 (6.25%) .NET Core
8 17 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 17 (6.25%) Next.js
9 15 (5.51%) JSON
9 15 (5.51%) LDAP
10 14 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (5.15%) Middleware
11 12 (4.41%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.04%) YAML
13 10 (3.68%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.72%) SWIFT
3 18 (6.62%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.78%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.41%) Clustering
6 11 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.04%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.31%) Equities
7 9 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.94%) Replication
8 8 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.21%) Derivative
9 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.84%) Eurex
10 5 (1.84%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (50.37%) Linux
2 91 (33.46%) Unix
3 50 (18.38%) Windows
4 28 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (8.82%) CentOS
6 18 (6.62%) Solaris
7 16 (5.88%) Debian
8 14 (5.15%) Windows Server
9 11 (4.04%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.47%) VMS
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (1.10%) AIX
11 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.41%) DevOps
2 53 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (12.50%) Open Source
4 34 (12.50%) Scrum
5 32 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 31 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
7 28 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 22 (8.09%) Coaching
10 22 (8.09%) Configuration Management
11 21 (7.72%) Problem Management
12 20 (7.35%) Incident Management
13 17 (6.25%) Analytics
13 17 (6.25%) High Availability
13 17 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.25%) TDD
14 16 (5.88%) ITIL
14 16 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 207 (76.10%) Python
2 115 (42.28%) SQL
3 97 (35.66%) Java
4 93 (34.19%) Bash Shell
5 53 (19.49%) Shell Script
6 52 (19.12%) C#
7 42 (15.44%) C
8 39 (14.34%) Ruby
9 33 (12.13%) JavaScript
10 30 (11.03%) PowerShell
11 29 (10.66%) C++
12 25 (9.19%) Go
12 25 (9.19%) PHP
13 19 (6.99%) PL/SQL
14 17 (6.25%) TypeScript
15 14 (5.15%) VB
16 12 (4.41%) Groovy
17 8 (2.94%) F#
17 8 (2.94%) Korn
17 8 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (15.07%) Degree
2 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.47%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.47%) RHCE
6 3 (1.10%) GIAC
6 3 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.10%) MCSE
6 3 (1.10%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.74%) CCNA
7 2 (0.74%) CEH
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.74%) CISSP
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.21%) MiFID
3 5 (1.84%) SLA
4 4 (1.47%) NIST
5 2 (0.74%) WAI
5 2 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (9.56%) Docker
2 24 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.46%) Active Directory
4 14 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (4.41%) KVM
6 10 (3.68%) Postfix
7 7 (2.57%) iptables
7 7 (2.57%) Kamailio
7 7 (2.57%) QEMU
8 6 (2.21%) HDFS
9 4 (1.47%) Firmware
9 4 (1.47%) RHEV
9 4 (1.47%) Xen
10 3 (1.10%) NFS
10 3 (1.10%) OCFS2
10 3 (1.10%) qmail
10 3 (1.10%) Samba
10 3 (1.10%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 73 (26.84%) Ansible
2 54 (19.85%) Puppet
3 30 (11.03%) Terraform
4 24 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (7.72%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (3.68%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.94%) Galera Cluster
8 8 (2.94%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.57%) Nagios
10 6 (2.21%) CFEngine
10 6 (2.21%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (1.84%) Rundeck
12 4 (1.47%) Consul
12 4 (1.47%) Control-M
12 4 (1.47%) Grafana
12 4 (1.47%) systemd
13 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 3 (1.10%) Prometheus
13 3 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 70 (25.74%) Oracle
2 30 (11.03%) Google
3 24 (8.82%) VMware
4 20 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.62%) ServiceNow
6 12 (4.41%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.04%) Cisco
8 10 (3.68%) HP
8 10 (3.68%) TIBCO
9 9 (3.31%) IBM
9 9 (3.31%) Juniper
9 9 (3.31%) Sybase
10 8 (2.94%) Cloudera
10 8 (2.94%) Databricks
10 8 (2.94%) Fidessa
11 7 (2.57%) GENBAND
11 7 (2.57%) Nortel
11 7 (2.57%) Percona
11 7 (2.57%) SonicWALL