Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 296 164 291
Rank change year-on-year -132 +127 -26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 41 75 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.39% 1.32% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 2.48% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 74 25
10th Percentile - £34,000 £39,350
25th Percentile £37,500 £43,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £56,450
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 4,638 3,024 4,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.08% 53.13% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,443 2,549 4,260
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,410
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,184 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,400 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -118 28 £51,250 -10.87% 4
East Midlands -41 13 £47,500 - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 40 (97.56%) Python
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) DevOps
3 21 (51.22%) AWS
4 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
5 17 (41.46%) Docker
5 17 (41.46%) Kubernetes
5 17 (41.46%) JIRA
5 17 (41.46%) Java
6 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (39.02%) Terraform
6 16 (39.02%) CI/CD
7 15 (36.59%) Ruby
8 13 (31.71%) Ansible
8 13 (31.71%) Microservices
9 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.83%) Unix
11 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (24.39%) Social Skills
12 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 9 (21.95%) Bash
13 8 (19.51%) Confluence
13 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
13 8 (19.51%) C#
13 8 (19.51%) OO
13 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
13 8 (19.51%) GitHub
13 8 (19.51%) OpenStack

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 8 (19.51%) Confluence
1 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) AWS
2 8 (19.51%) GitHub
3 6 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (14.63%) IaaS
3 6 (14.63%) OpenShift
3 6 (14.63%) PaaS
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 5 (12.20%) Azure
5 4 (9.76%) Serverless
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.88%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (41.46%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) GitLab
4 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (9.76%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
4 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (24.39%) Social Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Games
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Junior
5 5 (12.20%) Junior DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Development Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
2 5 (12.20%) REST
2 5 (12.20%) Spring
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) Java EE
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) React
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.76%) Digital TV
2 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
2 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Online Games
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Unix
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) DevOps
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) CI/CD
3 13 (31.71%) Microservices
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.51%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
7 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
7 6 (14.63%) Technology Transformation
8 5 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Release Management
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Python
2 17 (41.46%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) Ruby
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.95%) Bash
6 8 (19.51%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) C++
8 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) Apple Swift
10 4 (9.76%) Dart
10 4 (9.76%) Kotlin
10 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
10 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
10 4 (9.76%) Pascal
10 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 4 (9.76%) R
10 4 (9.76%) Scala
10 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
10 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) GCFA
3 2 (4.88%) GCFE
3 2 (4.88%) GCIA
3 2 (4.88%) GCIH
3 2 (4.88%) SANS
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) Kubernetes
2 16 (39.02%) Terraform
3 13 (31.71%) Ansible
4 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (17.07%) Puppet
6 6 (14.63%) CFEngine
7 4 (9.76%) Kibana
8 2 (4.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (4.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (2.44%) Bacula
9 1 (2.44%) Bareos
9 1 (2.44%) Proxmox
9 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.20%) AppDynamics
2 5 (12.20%) Splunk
3 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.32%) LexisNexis
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Percona