Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 330 272
Rank change year-on-year -33 -58 -91
Permanent jobs citing Perl 386 258 735
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.88% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.51% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 257 222 641
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +14.29%

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 27,740 17,097 32,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.59% 58.11% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,687 14,245 27,479
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -16 50 £92,500 +54.17% 21
West London -37 14 £55,000 -13.73% 5
East London - 13 £75,000 - 6
North London - 4 £57,500 -
South London - 1 £73,500 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 287 (74.35%) Python
2 207 (53.63%) Linux
3 150 (38.86%) SQL
4 143 (37.05%) Bash Shell
5 141 (36.53%) Java
6 137 (35.49%) Unix
7 123 (31.87%) Finance
8 115 (29.79%) Windows
9 103 (26.68%) Social Skills
10 101 (26.17%) DevOps
11 94 (24.35%) AWS
12 86 (22.28%) JavaScript
12 86 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (21.50%) Oracle
14 80 (20.73%) Docker
15 76 (19.69%) MySQL
16 73 (18.91%) Ansible
17 66 (17.10%) Banking
18 65 (16.84%) Azure
18 65 (16.84%) SQL Server
19 63 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (15.80%) PostgreSQL
21 59 (15.28%) Shell Script
21 59 (15.28%) Degree
21 59 (15.28%) Kubernetes
22 56 (14.51%) Puppet
23 55 (14.25%) Terraform
24 54 (13.99%) Web Services
24 54 (13.99%) Firewall
25 53 (13.73%) C

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 40 (10.36%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (9.07%) Apache
3 28 (7.25%) IIS
4 19 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (3.63%) nginx
6 14 (3.63%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.11%) ejabberd
8 11 (2.85%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.33%) Apache Spark
9 9 (2.33%) JBoss
10 6 (1.55%) Confluence
10 6 (1.55%) Drupal
10 6 (1.55%) MTS
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.78%) SAS
13 2 (0.52%) CMS
13 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.04%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.04%) Sketch
3 3 (0.78%) SPSS
4 2 (0.52%) Gephi
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Summit
2 1 (0.26%) Minerva
2 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 94 (24.35%) AWS
2 65 (16.84%) Azure
3 36 (9.33%) GCP
4 26 (6.74%) GitHub
5 24 (6.22%) IaaS
6 23 (5.96%) PaaS
6 23 (5.96%) SaaS
7 20 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (2.59%) AWS CodePipeline
9 10 (2.59%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (2.59%) OneDrive
10 9 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (2.33%) AWS CodeCommit
10 9 (2.33%) Azure Pipelines
10 9 (2.33%) OpenShift
10 9 (2.33%) WhatsApp
11 4 (1.04%) CloudBees
11 4 (1.04%) Yarn
12 3 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.99%) Firewall
2 36 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 34 (8.81%) HTTP
4 32 (8.29%) DNS
5 30 (7.77%) LAN
6 28 (7.25%) Internet
7 22 (5.70%) SNMP
8 21 (5.44%) VPN
9 19 (4.92%) BGP
10 16 (4.15%) WAN
11 14 (3.63%) Diameter Protocol
12 12 (3.11%) Asterisk PBX
12 12 (3.11%) DHCP
12 12 (3.11%) PBX
13 11 (2.85%) FIX Connectivity
13 11 (2.85%) SSH
14 9 (2.33%) IPv4
15 8 (2.07%) Sourcefire
16 7 (1.81%) Broadband
16 7 (1.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (19.69%) MySQL
2 65 (16.84%) SQL Server
3 61 (15.80%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (11.40%) NoSQL
5 30 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 25 (6.48%) Big Data
6 25 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.66%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 17 (4.40%) Hadoop
10 16 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (2.85%) DB2
14 9 (2.33%) KDB
15 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.81%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 51 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 50 (12.95%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.22%) JIRA
4 20 (5.18%) CircleCI
5 19 (4.92%) GitLab
6 18 (4.66%) Vagrant
7 11 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.33%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.07%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.07%) Selenium
10 7 (1.81%) Subversion
11 5 (1.30%) Gradle
11 5 (1.30%) JMeter
11 5 (1.30%) Maven
11 5 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.04%) Ant
12 4 (1.04%) git-flow
12 4 (1.04%) Grunt
12 4 (1.04%) gulp
12 4 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 123 (31.87%) Finance
2 103 (26.68%) Social Skills
3 66 (17.10%) Banking
4 63 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (11.66%) Front Office
6 34 (8.81%) Games
7 31 (8.03%) Investment Banking
8 21 (5.44%) Back Office
9 17 (4.40%) Organisational Skills
10 14 (3.63%) Law
11 11 (2.85%) Retail
12 10 (2.59%) Advertising
13 7 (1.81%) Public Sector
13 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
14 5 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (1.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (1.04%) Local Government
16 3 (0.78%) Legal
17 2 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (17.62%) Developer
2 61 (15.80%) Applications Support
3 38 (9.84%) Analyst
4 35 (9.07%) Software Engineer
5 32 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (8.29%) Support Analyst
6 27 (6.99%) Applications Support Analyst
7 26 (6.74%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.96%) Unix Support
9 22 (5.70%) Consultant
10 18 (4.66%) Network Engineer
10 18 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.15%) Support Supervisor
12 15 (3.89%) DBA
12 15 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (3.89%) Team Leader
13 14 (3.63%) Administrator
14 13 (3.37%) Network Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
14 13 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.99%) Web Services
2 44 (11.40%) GraphQL
3 41 (10.62%) FIX Protocol
4 37 (9.59%) .NET
5 33 (8.55%) HTML
6 31 (8.03%) Node.js
7 30 (7.77%) REST
8 28 (7.25%) React
9 24 (6.22%) .NET Core
9 24 (6.22%) AngularJS
9 24 (6.22%) LAMP
10 15 (3.89%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.89%) Django
10 15 (3.89%) Next.js
10 15 (3.89%) XML
11 13 (3.37%) Hibernate
11 13 (3.37%) Middleware
12 12 (3.11%) JSON
12 12 (3.11%) SAML
12 12 (3.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.51%) Equities
3 24 (6.22%) Derivative
3 24 (6.22%) Public Cloud
3 24 (6.22%) Virtual Team
4 23 (5.96%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (5.44%) Clustering
6 17 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (3.37%) PKI
9 12 (3.11%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.85%) Eurex
11 10 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.59%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (2.07%) Cyber Defence
12 8 (2.07%) Internet of Things
13 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.81%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 207 (53.63%) Linux
2 137 (35.49%) Unix
3 115 (29.79%) Windows
4 34 (8.81%) CentOS
5 31 (8.03%) Windows Server
6 26 (6.74%) Solaris
7 22 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.92%) Ubuntu
9 18 (4.66%) Debian
10 5 (1.30%) FreeBSD
10 5 (1.30%) SUSE
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) pSOS
12 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.17%) DevOps
2 86 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (12.69%) Software Engineering
4 47 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (11.40%) Configuration Management
6 42 (10.88%) Infrastructure as Code
7 40 (10.36%) Computer Science
8 39 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (9.84%) Scrum
10 35 (9.07%) Microservices
11 33 (8.55%) High Availability
11 33 (8.55%) TDD
12 28 (7.25%) Collaborative Working
13 27 (6.99%) Open Source
14 26 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (6.48%) Load Balancing
16 24 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
16 24 (6.22%) ITIL
17 21 (5.44%) Asset Management
17 21 (5.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 287 (74.35%) Python
2 150 (38.86%) SQL
3 143 (37.05%) Bash Shell
4 141 (36.53%) Java
5 86 (22.28%) JavaScript
6 59 (15.28%) Shell Script
7 53 (13.73%) C
7 53 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 51 (13.21%) Ruby
9 50 (12.95%) C#
10 48 (12.44%) Go
11 47 (12.18%) PHP
12 42 (10.88%) C++
13 17 (4.40%) Korn
14 15 (3.89%) Groovy
14 15 (3.89%) TypeScript
14 15 (3.89%) VBA
15 14 (3.63%) Scala
15 14 (3.63%) VB
16 11 (2.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (15.28%) Degree
2 22 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.59%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.07%) CCNA
8 6 (1.55%) MCSA
9 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.78%) OSCP
10 3 (0.78%) SANS
11 2 (0.52%) CEH
11 2 (0.52%) CISSP
11 2 (0.52%) MCSE
11 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.96%) MiFID
2 17 (4.40%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.04%) WAI
3 4 (1.04%) WCAG
4 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) NIST
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) NCSC
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (20.73%) Docker
2 24 (6.22%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.15%) iptables
5 15 (3.89%) KVM
6 14 (3.63%) QEMU
7 13 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (3.11%) Kamailio
8 12 (3.11%) Postfix
9 7 (1.81%) HDFS
10 4 (1.04%) LXC
11 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.78%) vSphere
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (18.91%) Ansible
2 59 (15.28%) Kubernetes
3 56 (14.51%) Puppet
4 55 (14.25%) Terraform
5 38 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.66%) ZABBIX
7 16 (4.15%) Nagios
8 15 (3.89%) Galera Cluster
9 14 (3.63%) HAProxy
10 13 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (2.85%) SCCM
12 9 (2.33%) CFEngine
13 8 (2.07%) Icinga
13 8 (2.07%) Rundeck
14 6 (1.55%) Data Guard
14 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (1.04%) Grafana
15 4 (1.04%) Prometheus
16 3 (0.78%) Kibana
17 2 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 83 (21.50%) Oracle
2 35 (9.07%) Red Hat
3 34 (8.81%) Cisco
4 31 (8.03%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.48%) Google
6 24 (6.22%) VMware
7 23 (5.96%) Splunk
8 20 (5.18%) Juniper
9 16 (4.15%) IBM
10 15 (3.89%) Bloomberg
10 15 (3.89%) HP
11 14 (3.63%) GENBAND
11 14 (3.63%) Mitel
11 14 (3.63%) Percona
11 14 (3.63%) SonicWALL
12 12 (3.11%) Nortel
13 11 (2.85%) CQG
13 11 (2.85%) Fidessa
13 11 (2.85%) ION Trading
13 11 (2.85%) Reuters