Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 257 258
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Perl 163 154 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.08% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 1.89% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 133 151 124
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +29.41% +10.39%
10th Percentile £29,850 £31,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 8,164 8,159 8,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.97% 49.29% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,944 6,877 7,339
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 January 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 23 January 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
East Midlands +26 83 £50,000 +5.26% 12
West Midlands -12 80 £47,500 -24.00% 8
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 126 (77.30%) Python
2 96 (58.90%) Linux
3 93 (57.06%) Java
4 88 (53.99%) JavaScript
5 78 (47.85%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (42.94%) DevOps
7 69 (42.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 67 (41.10%) Ruby
9 64 (39.26%) PHP
10 59 (36.20%) Shell Script
11 57 (34.97%) C#
12 56 (34.36%) Puppet
12 56 (34.36%) Jenkins
13 55 (33.74%) Bash Shell
14 54 (33.13%) Opscode Chef
15 48 (29.45%) Ansible
15 48 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (28.22%) Windows
16 46 (28.22%) Configuration Management
16 46 (28.22%) PowerShell
17 44 (26.99%) Test Automation
17 44 (26.99%) Software Engineering
18 41 (25.15%) Unix
19 37 (22.70%) Apache
20 36 (22.09%) C++
21 35 (21.47%) SQL
22 34 (20.86%) Software Testing
23 33 (20.25%) .NET
24 31 (19.02%) OO
24 31 (19.02%) TDD

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 37 (22.70%) Apache
2 11 (6.75%) IIS
2 11 (6.75%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.52%) JBoss
4 5 (3.07%) Confluence
4 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.84%) nginx
6 3 (1.84%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) Jetty
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 78 (47.85%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (42.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (7.98%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.91%) IaaS
5 8 (4.91%) SaaS
6 5 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.45%) Serverless
8 3 (1.84%) Office 365
8 3 (1.84%) PaaS
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.23%) GitHub
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) DNS
2 12 (7.36%) Internet
3 11 (6.75%) Firewall
4 10 (6.13%) DHCP
5 9 (5.52%) HTTP
6 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.07%) SMTP
7 5 (3.07%) SNMP
8 3 (1.84%) SSL
9 2 (1.23%) SSH
9 2 (1.23%) VPN
10 1 (0.61%) IPsec
10 1 (0.61%) Network Security
10 1 (0.61%) OSPF
10 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.34%) MySQL
3 14 (8.59%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.29%) Big Data
4 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.84%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) Redis
7 1 (0.61%) Riak
7 1 (0.61%) SQLite
7 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (34.36%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.20%) Subversion
4 12 (7.36%) JIRA
4 12 (7.36%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.52%) Bitbucket
5 9 (5.52%) Maven
6 7 (4.29%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.29%) JBehave
6 7 (4.29%) JMeter
6 7 (4.29%) Selenium
6 7 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.29%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.07%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.07%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.07%) WATIR
8 4 (2.45%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 7 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.07%) Games
5 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Avionics
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Developer
2 33 (20.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (13.50%) Software Engineer
4 19 (11.66%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.13%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (6.13%) C++ Developer
6 10 (6.13%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (6.13%) DBA
6 10 (6.13%) DevOps Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Graduate
6 10 (6.13%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (6.13%) Technical Manager
7 9 (5.52%) Python Developer
7 9 (5.52%) Senior Python Developer
8 8 (4.91%) Junior
8 8 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (4.91%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.25%) .NET
2 21 (12.88%) CSS
2 21 (12.88%) HTML
3 17 (10.43%) XML
4 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.91%) HTML5
5 8 (4.91%) LAMP
5 8 (4.91%) Middleware
6 7 (4.29%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.29%) Web Services
7 6 (3.68%) REST
8 5 (3.07%) Ajax
8 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.07%) J2EE
9 4 (2.45%) CSS3
9 4 (2.45%) Java SE
9 4 (2.45%) JSON
9 4 (2.45%) Node.js
9 4 (2.45%) Spring
10 3 (1.84%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Algorithms
2 24 (14.72%) Data Structures
3 13 (7.98%) Public Cloud
4 12 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.75%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.75%) Replication
6 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.91%) Clustering
7 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.45%) User Experience
9 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.84%) Robotics
10 1 (0.61%) Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.90%) Linux
2 46 (28.22%) Windows
3 41 (25.15%) Unix
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.29%) CentOS
5 7 (4.29%) Debian
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.94%) DevOps
2 48 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (28.22%) Configuration Management
4 44 (26.99%) Software Engineering
4 44 (26.99%) Test Automation
5 34 (20.86%) Software Testing
6 31 (19.02%) OO
6 31 (19.02%) TDD
7 29 (17.79%) BDD
7 29 (17.79%) Coaching
8 25 (15.34%) Open Source
9 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (11.04%) Change Management
12 17 (10.43%) Scrum
13 15 (9.20%) ITIL
14 14 (8.59%) Mathematics
14 14 (8.59%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (7.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 126 (77.30%) Python
2 93 (57.06%) Java
3 88 (53.99%) JavaScript
4 67 (41.10%) Ruby
5 64 (39.26%) PHP
6 59 (36.20%) Shell Script
7 57 (34.97%) C#
8 55 (33.74%) Bash Shell
9 46 (28.22%) PowerShell
10 36 (22.09%) C++
11 35 (21.47%) SQL
12 24 (14.72%) C
13 11 (6.75%) VBScript
14 6 (3.68%) VB
15 2 (1.23%) Go
15 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.61%) C-shell
16 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.61%) sed
16 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Degree
2 11 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (14.72%) Docker
2 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.75%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (5.52%) Samba
4 9 (5.52%) Squid
5 5 (3.07%) iptables
6 4 (2.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (34.36%) Puppet
2 54 (33.13%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (29.45%) Ansible
4 12 (7.36%) Salt
5 11 (6.75%) SCVMM
6 8 (4.91%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (4.29%) Kubernetes
7 7 (4.29%) Terraform
8 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (3.07%) Rancher
8 5 (3.07%) SCCM
8 5 (3.07%) SCOM
9 3 (1.84%) vRealize
10 2 (1.23%) QRadar
10 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.61%) Kibana
11 1 (0.61%) logstash
11 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) VMware
2 20 (12.27%) Oracle
3 18 (11.04%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.36%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.75%) BMC
6 9 (5.52%) NetApp
7 7 (4.29%) Citrix
7 7 (4.29%) Google
8 6 (3.68%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.68%) Cisco
9 5 (3.07%) McAfee
9 5 (3.07%) Symantec
10 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.45%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.84%) SAP
12 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.23%) HP
12 2 (1.23%) Intel
12 2 (1.23%) Sybase
12 2 (1.23%) Zend