Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 257 271
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Perl 112 130 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.89% 0.85% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.59% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 88 110 155
Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,625 £26,000 £32,200
90th Percentile £66,125 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,960 8,182 8,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.12% 53.59% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,824 7,031 7,179
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £58,750
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
West Midlands +32 77 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Midlands +4 35 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 97 (86.61%) Python
2 54 (48.21%) DevOps
3 49 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (42.86%) Linux
5 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
6 42 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 35 (31.25%) Java
8 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 31 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (26.79%) Puppet
12 28 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (25.00%) Ansible
13 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
14 26 (23.21%) Finance
15 24 (21.43%) Maven
15 24 (21.43%) Ruby
16 23 (20.54%) SQL
16 23 (20.54%) Windows
17 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
18 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (17.86%) Scrum
19 19 (16.96%) Degree
20 17 (15.18%) JIRA
20 17 (15.18%) Anypoint
21 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
21 16 (14.29%) Subversion
21 16 (14.29%) C#
22 15 (13.39%) DNS
22 15 (13.39%) Mule

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (15.18%) Anypoint
2 15 (13.39%) Mule
3 12 (10.71%) Confluence
4 10 (8.93%) Apache
4 10 (8.93%) nginx
4 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.39%) Serverless
4 13 (11.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (11.61%) IaaS
4 13 (11.61%) PaaS
5 7 (6.25%) SaaS
6 4 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.68%) Office 365
8 2 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) DNS
2 11 (9.82%) Network Security
3 10 (8.93%) BGP
3 10 (8.93%) MPLS
3 10 (8.93%) SSL
4 9 (8.04%) Internet
5 7 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (6.25%) L2TP
5 7 (6.25%) RSVP
5 7 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.68%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.68%) OSPF
6 3 (2.68%) SDH
6 3 (2.68%) VPLS
7 2 (1.79%) DHCP
7 2 (1.79%) HTTP
7 2 (1.79%) IPv4
7 2 (1.79%) IPv6
7 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) MySQL
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) GIS
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.43%) Maven
3 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 17 (15.18%) JIRA
5 16 (14.29%) Subversion
6 12 (10.71%) TeamCity
7 11 (9.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (8.93%) Bitbucket
8 10 (8.93%) GoCD
8 10 (8.93%) Vagrant
9 7 (6.25%) CircleCI
9 7 (6.25%) Codeship
10 6 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.79%) JUnit
13 2 (1.79%) StarTeam
14 1 (0.89%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.89%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Automotive
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Avionics
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (9.82%) React Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior React Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Graduate
11 4 (3.57%) SIEM Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) AWS DevOps
12 3 (2.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) AWS Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Senior UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) REST
2 13 (11.61%) .NET
3 12 (10.71%) RESTful
4 11 (9.82%) HTML
5 10 (8.93%) CSS
6 8 (7.14%) React
7 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.57%) JSON
9 3 (2.68%) CSS3
9 3 (2.68%) HTML5
9 3 (2.68%) SOAP
9 3 (2.68%) Web Services
9 3 (2.68%) XML
10 2 (1.79%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.79%) Java EE
10 2 (1.79%) jQuery
10 2 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) User Experience
2 9 (8.04%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.89%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.89%) Infotainment
5 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.86%) Linux
2 23 (20.54%) Windows
3 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.71%) Unix
5 4 (3.57%) CentOS
5 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.79%) Debian
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.89%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.89%) Fedora
8 1 (0.89%) HPUX
8 1 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) DevOps
2 49 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.86%) Scrum
4 14 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.04%) Front End Development
8 9 (8.04%) Project Management
8 9 (8.04%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.14%) Kanban
9 8 (7.14%) Line Management
9 8 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.25%) Open Source
10 7 (6.25%) Web Design
11 6 (5.36%) Information Security
11 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 97 (86.61%) Python
2 42 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 35 (31.25%) Java
4 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
6 24 (21.43%) Ruby
7 23 (20.54%) SQL
8 16 (14.29%) C#
9 10 (8.93%) PHP
10 9 (8.04%) C++
11 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.46%) C
12 5 (4.46%) R
12 5 (4.46%) VBScript
13 3 (2.68%) Go
13 3 (2.68%) VB
14 2 (1.79%) C-shell
15 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.04%) CCNP
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) CCNA
4 4 (3.57%) CISSP
5 3 (2.68%) CCIE
5 3 (2.68%) CCIP
6 2 (1.79%) CISA
6 2 (1.79%) CISM
6 2 (1.79%) CISMP
6 2 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.89%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.89%) LPIC
7 1 (0.89%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) GDPR
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) KVM
3 2 (1.79%) Xen
4 1 (0.89%) Firmware
4 1 (0.89%) Squid
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (26.79%) Puppet
2 28 (25.00%) Ansible
2 28 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.50%) Terraform
4 8 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.25%) CFEngine
6 6 (5.36%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.57%) QRadar
9 3 (2.68%) Rancher
10 2 (1.79%) EnCase
10 2 (1.79%) FTK
11 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Atlassian
3 12 (10.71%) Google
4 11 (9.82%) Cisco
5 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.25%) Remedy
6 6 (5.36%) VMware
7 5 (4.46%) McAfee
7 5 (4.46%) Symantec
8 4 (3.57%) Juniper
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle
8 4 (3.57%) Splunk
9 3 (2.68%) Citrix
9 3 (2.68%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.68%) Nokia
10 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.79%) F5
10 2 (1.79%) Nuix
11 1 (0.89%) HP
11 1 (0.89%) IBM