Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 178 149
Rank change year-on-year -24 -29 -36
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,101 1,362 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.94% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 3.51% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1,001 1,370
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 35,980 38,806 38,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.16% 55.20% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30,130 31,719 33,848
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in London

Perl
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in London.

Salary trend for Perl in London

Perl
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -22 189 £65,000 +4.00% 54
West London +5 28 £62,500 +25.00% 23
South London 0 12 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East London +7 9 £62,500 +4.17% 3
North London - 4 £47,500 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 902 (81.93%) Python
2 665 (60.40%) Linux
3 534 (48.50%) Bash Shell
4 449 (40.78%) SQL
5 434 (39.42%) Java
6 426 (38.69%) Finance
7 393 (35.69%) DevOps
8 386 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
9 341 (30.97%) Unix
10 296 (26.88%) Ruby
11 277 (25.16%) Windows
12 253 (22.98%) Banking
13 249 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
14 248 (22.52%) Ansible
15 246 (22.34%) Puppet
15 246 (22.34%) Oracle
16 231 (20.98%) C++
16 231 (20.98%) Git (software)
17 205 (18.62%) Degree
18 204 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 194 (17.62%) Opscode Chef
20 193 (17.53%) Jenkins
20 193 (17.53%) Front Office
21 184 (16.71%) Red Hat
22 181 (16.44%) Apache
23 180 (16.35%) PowerShell
24 174 (15.80%) Computer Science
25 168 (15.26%) Hedge funds
25 168 (15.26%) Firewall
26 164 (14.90%) SQL Server

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
1 181 (16.44%) Apache
2 125 (11.35%) Tomcat
3 47 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 36 (3.27%) nginx
5 34 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 33 (3.00%) Apache Spark
7 30 (2.72%) Confluence
8 23 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (2.09%) WordPress
9 18 (1.63%) Apache Pig
9 18 (1.63%) IIS
10 13 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.54%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.36%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.27%) CMS
15 3 (0.27%) SAS
15 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 82 (7.45%) thinkFolio
2 33 (3.00%) Front Arena
2 33 (3.00%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.45%) Eze OMS
4 4 (0.36%) Relativity
4 4 (0.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.18%) Kondor
6 1 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 386 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (9.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 79 (7.18%) SaaS
5 52 (4.72%) Office 365
6 37 (3.36%) GitHub
7 34 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.45%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.45%) IaaS
11 15 (1.36%) OpenShift
11 15 (1.36%) PaaS
12 13 (1.18%) Slack
13 11 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (1.00%) Serverless
14 10 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.54%) Apigee
15 6 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 168 (15.26%) Firewall
2 92 (8.36%) TCP/IP
3 81 (7.36%) DNS
4 80 (7.27%) WAN
5 68 (6.18%) LAN
6 53 (4.81%) BGP
7 52 (4.72%) Network Security
8 51 (4.63%) Internet
9 47 (4.27%) MPLS
10 45 (4.09%) Wireless
11 44 (4.00%) VPN
12 41 (3.72%) OSPF
13 35 (3.18%) SAN
14 34 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
15 33 (3.00%) SSL
16 29 (2.63%) HTTP
16 29 (2.63%) Unified Communications
17 23 (2.09%) SMTP
18 22 (2.00%) WebEx
19 21 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.17%) MySQL
3 78 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 52 (4.72%) Big Data
6 47 (4.27%) Hadoop
7 46 (4.18%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
9 36 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.36%) Couchbase
11 17 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.09%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.91%) KDB
16 9 (0.82%) MariaDB
17 8 (0.73%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.64%) HBase
18 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 6 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 231 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 193 (17.53%) Jenkins
3 116 (10.54%) JIRA
4 115 (10.45%) Maven
5 114 (10.35%) Subversion
6 88 (7.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 44 (4.00%) Gradle
8 42 (3.81%) Vagrant
9 39 (3.54%) Bitbucket
10 38 (3.45%) JUnit
11 35 (3.18%) Selenium
12 34 (3.09%) TeamCity
13 24 (2.18%) TestNG
14 23 (2.09%) GitLab
14 23 (2.09%) Log4j
15 21 (1.91%) Ant
16 19 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 17 (1.54%) Hudson
18 10 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 426 (38.69%) Finance
2 253 (22.98%) Banking
3 193 (17.53%) Front Office
4 82 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 61 (5.54%) French Language
5 61 (5.54%) Spanish Language
6 60 (5.45%) German Language
6 60 (5.45%) Italian Language
7 46 (4.18%) Law
8 44 (4.00%) Marketing
9 40 (3.63%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.09%) Back Office
11 19 (1.73%) Games
12 16 (1.45%) Military
13 14 (1.27%) Advertising
14 11 (1.00%) Retail
15 8 (0.73%) Billing
16 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.54%) Electronics
18 5 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 164 (14.90%) Developer
2 162 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 149 (13.53%) Applications Support
4 137 (12.44%) Linux Engineer
4 137 (12.44%) Support Engineer
5 124 (11.26%) Analyst
6 88 (7.99%) Administrator
7 85 (7.72%) Java Developer
8 83 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
9 76 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
9 76 (6.90%) Support Analyst
10 62 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 61 (5.54%) Linux Administrator
11 61 (5.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 60 (5.45%) Applications Support Engineer
12 60 (5.45%) Network Engineer
13 57 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
13 57 (5.18%) SQL Analyst
14 54 (4.90%) Architect
15 52 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (11.53%) FIX Protocol
2 123 (11.17%) Web Services
3 83 (7.54%) .NET
4 78 (7.08%) XML
5 77 (6.99%) HTML
6 68 (6.18%) LAMP
7 50 (4.54%) AngularJS
8 47 (4.27%) Spring
9 43 (3.91%) Node.js
10 38 (3.45%) CSS
11 33 (3.00%) React
12 30 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
12 30 (2.72%) JSON
12 30 (2.72%) LAPP Stack
13 29 (2.63%) Hibernate
13 29 (2.63%) Java EE
13 29 (2.63%) jQuery
13 29 (2.63%) LDAP
14 28 (2.54%) Ajax
14 28 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 168 (15.26%) Hedge funds
2 155 (14.08%) Equities
3 136 (12.35%) Fixed Income
3 136 (12.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 133 (12.08%) Derivative
5 111 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (7.45%) Fintech
7 77 (6.99%) Linux Command Line
8 56 (5.09%) Data Centre
9 40 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
11 37 (3.36%) Management Information System
12 25 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 25 (2.27%) Public Cloud
13 24 (2.18%) Algorithms
13 24 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
14 19 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (1.63%) Clustering
15 18 (1.63%) Marketing Technology
16 16 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 665 (60.40%) Linux
2 341 (30.97%) Unix
3 277 (25.16%) Windows
4 130 (11.81%) CentOS
5 100 (9.08%) Ubuntu
6 98 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (6.63%) Windows Server
8 38 (3.45%) Android
9 34 (3.09%) Debian
10 31 (2.82%) Fedora
10 31 (2.82%) SUSE
11 30 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (2.18%) Solaris
13 23 (2.09%) openSUSE
14 15 (1.36%) AIX
14 15 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.91%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.54%) HPUX
17 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (35.69%) DevOps
2 249 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (15.80%) Computer Science
4 164 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
5 151 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (13.35%) Configuration Management
7 124 (11.26%) Asset Management
8 121 (10.99%) Investment Management
9 101 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 86 (7.81%) ITIL
11 77 (6.99%) Wealth Management
12 72 (6.54%) Test Automation
13 69 (6.27%) Open Source
14 64 (5.81%) Low Latency
14 64 (5.81%) Scrum
15 63 (5.72%) Information Security
16 60 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
17 59 (5.36%) Workflow
18 53 (4.81%) Microservices
19 51 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 902 (81.93%) Python
2 534 (48.50%) Bash Shell
3 449 (40.78%) SQL
4 434 (39.42%) Java
5 296 (26.88%) Ruby
6 231 (20.98%) C++
7 180 (16.35%) PowerShell
8 163 (14.80%) PHP
9 162 (14.71%) C#
10 140 (12.72%) JavaScript
11 139 (12.62%) Shell Script
12 135 (12.26%) Korn
13 118 (10.72%) Bourne shell
14 96 (8.72%) C
15 39 (3.54%) Go
16 30 (2.72%) C-shell
16 30 (2.72%) Groovy
17 24 (2.18%) VB
18 22 (2.00%) Scala
18 22 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (18.62%) Degree
2 90 (8.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.00%) CCNP
3 44 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (2.54%) CISSP
5 24 (2.18%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (2.00%) GIAC
7 17 (1.54%) CCIE
8 15 (1.36%) AWS Certification
8 15 (1.36%) RHCE
9 14 (1.27%) CCIP
10 12 (1.09%) RHCSA
11 11 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.91%) CSSLP
12 10 (0.91%) GWAPT
13 9 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.73%) CREST Certified
14 8 (0.73%) OSCP
15 6 (0.54%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.91%) QA
2 21 (1.91%) GDPR
2 21 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.45%) SAS 70
5 9 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.18%) FISMA
6 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.091%) MiFID
System Software
1 164 (14.90%) Docker
2 114 (10.35%) Active Directory
3 82 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.18%) vSphere
5 10 (0.91%) NFS
6 9 (0.82%) KVM
6 9 (0.82%) VMware NSX
7 8 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.64%) XenApp
8 7 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.36%) Snort
11 4 (0.36%) Varnish
11 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.27%) Firmware
12 3 (0.27%) GPFS
12 3 (0.27%) zsh
Systems Management
1 248 (22.52%) Ansible
2 246 (22.34%) Puppet
3 194 (17.62%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (11.26%) Kubernetes
5 112 (10.17%) Terraform
6 105 (9.54%) Salt
7 45 (4.09%) Nagios
8 28 (2.54%) SCCM
9 24 (2.18%) Packer
10 19 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (1.09%) Grafana
11 12 (1.09%) Prometheus
12 11 (1.00%) EnCase
12 11 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 11 (1.00%) Icinga
13 10 (0.91%) SCOrch
14 9 (0.82%) Consul
14 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (0.73%) Automic
15 8 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 246 (22.34%) Oracle
2 184 (16.71%) Red Hat
3 102 (9.26%) VMware
4 101 (9.17%) Cisco
5 84 (7.63%) Google
6 63 (5.72%) Reuters
7 56 (5.09%) Bloomberg
8 53 (4.81%) Sybase
9 52 (4.72%) Tradeweb
10 51 (4.63%) CheckPoint
11 49 (4.45%) FXall
11 49 (4.45%) MarketAxess
12 46 (4.18%) Microsoft
13 42 (3.81%) Palo Alto
14 39 (3.54%) ION Trading
15 36 (3.27%) Atlassian
15 36 (3.27%) Charles River
16 34 (3.09%) Eze Software Group
17 33 (3.00%) Calypso
17 33 (3.00%) Splunk