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

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 314 286
Rank change year-on-year +77 -28 -41
Permanent jobs citing Perl 155 74 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.05% 0.48% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 0.92% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 117 56 119
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +12.94% -
10th Percentile £27,300 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £55,000
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 7,591 8,086 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 51.43% 52.53% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 6,987 7,431
Midlands median annual salary £41,800 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 June 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 June 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 +55 83 £47,500 -2.06% 21
East Midlands +48 72 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 130 (83.87%) Python
2 98 (63.23%) Linux
3 93 (60.00%) Java
4 83 (53.55%) Ruby
5 82 (52.90%) DevOps
6 75 (48.39%) PHP
7 72 (46.45%) JavaScript
8 62 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 60 (38.71%) Bash Shell
9 60 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (38.06%) Windows
10 59 (38.06%) Ansible
10 59 (38.06%) Jenkins
11 58 (37.42%) C#
12 55 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 51 (32.90%) Shell Script
13 51 (32.90%) Software Engineering
13 51 (32.90%) PowerShell
14 50 (32.26%) SQL
14 50 (32.26%) Puppet
15 49 (31.61%) Opscode Chef
16 44 (28.39%) Apache
17 39 (25.16%) Configuration Management
18 34 (21.94%) OO
19 33 (21.29%) Scrum
20 32 (20.65%) Unix
20 32 (20.65%) Coaching
20 32 (20.65%) Algorithms
20 32 (20.65%) BDD
21 31 (20.00%) Open Source

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 44 (28.39%) Apache
2 22 (14.19%) Confluence
3 20 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 17 (10.97%) nginx
5 12 (7.74%) IIS
6 3 (1.94%) JBoss
7 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Blender
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.81%) SaaS
4 8 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.16%) IaaS
4 8 (5.16%) PaaS
5 6 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.87%) Heroku
6 5 (3.23%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) GitHub
9 2 (1.29%) Office 365
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.84%) DNS
2 16 (10.32%) SSL
3 7 (4.52%) Internet
4 6 (3.87%) HTTP
5 4 (2.58%) DHCP
6 2 (1.29%) Firewall
6 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 24 (15.48%) MySQL
3 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.94%) Big Data
7 3 (1.94%) GIS
8 2 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.29%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (38.06%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.42%) JIRA
4 21 (13.55%) Bitbucket
5 20 (12.90%) Subversion
6 19 (12.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (10.32%) GoCD
7 16 (10.32%) Vagrant
8 9 (5.81%) Maven
9 6 (3.87%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.58%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.94%) Ant
11 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.94%) Selenium
11 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.29%) Codeship
12 2 (1.29%) JBehave
12 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (8.39%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Retail
3 4 (2.58%) Automotive
3 4 (2.58%) Games
3 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (23.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (22.58%) Developer
3 14 (9.03%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.74%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (6.45%) Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 10 (6.45%) DevOps Manager
7 9 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.16%) Graduate
8 8 (5.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Perl Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Perl Programmer
8 8 (5.16%) Programmer
8 8 (5.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) HTML
2 17 (10.97%) CSS
3 16 (10.32%) REST
4 13 (8.39%) Middleware
5 12 (7.74%) .NET
6 9 (5.81%) Ajax
7 8 (5.16%) Web Services
8 6 (3.87%) jQuery
8 6 (3.87%) Spring
9 5 (3.23%) LAMP
9 5 (3.23%) Node.js
10 4 (2.58%) CSS3
10 4 (2.58%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.58%) HTML5
11 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.94%) Google Maps API
11 3 (1.94%) Java EE
11 3 (1.94%) jBPM
11 3 (1.94%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Algorithms
2 29 (18.71%) Data Structures
3 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.81%) Replication
5 7 (4.52%) Clustering
6 5 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.58%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.94%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) Robotics
9 2 (1.29%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.65%) Fintech
10 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.65%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (63.23%) Linux
2 59 (38.06%) Windows
3 32 (20.65%) Unix
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.94%) CentOS
7 2 (1.29%) Android
7 2 (1.29%) Debian
7 2 (1.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) Fedora
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.90%) DevOps
2 60 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.90%) Software Engineering
4 39 (25.16%) Configuration Management
5 34 (21.94%) OO
6 33 (21.29%) Scrum
7 32 (20.65%) BDD
7 32 (20.65%) Coaching
8 31 (20.00%) Open Source
8 31 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 30 (19.35%) TDD
10 29 (18.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 25 (16.13%) Test Automation
12 18 (11.61%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (10.32%) OOD
13 16 (10.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (10.32%) System Testing
14 13 (8.39%) Innovative Thinking
15 12 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.74%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 130 (83.87%) Python
2 93 (60.00%) Java
3 83 (53.55%) Ruby
4 75 (48.39%) PHP
5 72 (46.45%) JavaScript
6 60 (38.71%) Bash Shell
7 58 (37.42%) C#
8 51 (32.90%) PowerShell
8 51 (32.90%) Shell Script
9 50 (32.26%) SQL
10 16 (10.32%) C++
11 6 (3.87%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.58%) C
12 4 (2.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (1.29%) Go
13 2 (1.29%) VB
14 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) Degree
2 10 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) RHCE
4 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) GCP
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Samba
2 4 (2.58%) Squid
2 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (38.06%) Ansible
2 50 (32.26%) Puppet
3 49 (31.61%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (15.48%) Terraform
5 14 (9.03%) Kubernetes
6 10 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.58%) Rancher
8 3 (1.94%) vRealize
9 2 (1.29%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.29%) QRadar
10 1 (0.65%) Automic
10 1 (0.65%) Nagios
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.65%) SELinux
10 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Atlassian
2 17 (10.97%) Oracle
3 11 (7.10%) Google
4 8 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.52%) VMware
6 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.87%) Rackspace
6 6 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.23%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.58%) NetApp
8 4 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.58%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.94%) Automation Anywhere
10 2 (1.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) Tableau