Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 154 267
Rank change year-on-year -114 +113 -28
Permanent jobs citing Perl 51 48 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 1.24% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 2.35% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 49
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £27,950
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,563 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% +6.67%
75th Percentile £71,250 £60,938 £58,000
90th Percentile £76,375 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%

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 4,591 2,044 5,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.51% 52.94% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,518 1,703 4,737
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,050 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 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
West Midlands -90 37 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East Midlands -78 16 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 46 (90.20%) Python
2 36 (70.59%) Linux
3 30 (58.82%) DevOps
4 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 27 (52.94%) Terraform
6 26 (50.98%) Java
7 25 (49.02%) Unix
8 24 (47.06%) Ansible
9 23 (45.10%) Docker
9 23 (45.10%) Kubernetes
10 22 (43.14%) AWS
11 21 (41.18%) JIRA
12 19 (37.25%) Ruby
13 18 (35.29%) Bash Shell
13 18 (35.29%) GitLab
14 17 (33.33%) GitHub
14 17 (33.33%) Puppet
14 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 17 (33.33%) SQL
15 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (31.37%) Microservices
16 15 (29.41%) MySQL
16 15 (29.41%) C++
16 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure as Code
17 14 (27.45%) Oracle
17 14 (27.45%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
17 14 (27.45%) IaaS
17 14 (27.45%) SaaS

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 12 (23.53%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) AWS
2 17 (33.33%) GitHub
3 14 (27.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (27.45%) IaaS
3 14 (27.45%) PaaS
3 14 (27.45%) SaaS
4 11 (21.57%) Azure
5 8 (15.69%) OpenShift
6 7 (13.73%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (13.73%) AWS CodeCommit
6 7 (13.73%) AWS CodePipeline
6 7 (13.73%) Azure Pipelines
6 7 (13.73%) GCP
7 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.96%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) IPv4
2 7 (13.73%) LAN
2 7 (13.73%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) BGP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.92%) HSRP
3 2 (3.92%) Junos
3 2 (3.92%) OSPF
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) VRRP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.96%) IPsec
4 1 (1.96%) SSH
4 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) MySQL
2 13 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) Power BI
7 2 (3.92%) UniData
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.96%) Big Data
8 1 (1.96%) Metadata
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 21 (41.18%) JIRA
3 18 (35.29%) GitLab
4 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (13.73%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.88%) ProC
8 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.92%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Junior
2 9 (17.65%) Junior DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Product Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.73%) .NET Core
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.73%) Django
3 7 (13.73%) Express
3 7 (13.73%) MEAN Stack
3 7 (13.73%) Node.js
3 7 (13.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.84%) LAMP
4 4 (7.84%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (5.88%) J2EE
5 3 (5.88%) JMS
5 3 (5.88%) REST
5 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) DHTML
6 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
2 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.92%) HP Superdome
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) DevOps
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Microservices
4 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL
6 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 9 (17.65%) SOA
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
9 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
9 7 (13.73%) MVC
9 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.84%) OO
12 4 (7.84%) OOP
12 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) Python
2 26 (50.98%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) Ruby
4 18 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 17 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) C++
7 13 (25.49%) C
8 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.53%) PHP
9 11 (21.57%) C#
10 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
11 7 (13.73%) VB
12 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
13 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
13 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
13 2 (3.92%) Pascal
13 2 (3.92%) R
13 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) iptables
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Terraform
2 24 (47.06%) Ansible
3 23 (45.10%) Kubernetes
4 17 (33.33%) Puppet
5 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (13.73%) CFEngine
6 7 (13.73%) SCCM
7 3 (5.88%) Bacula
7 3 (5.88%) Bareos
7 3 (5.88%) yum
8 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
8 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (3.92%) SCOM
9 1 (1.96%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (1.96%) Cacti
9 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (1.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (1.96%) Nagios
9 1 (1.96%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Alibaba
2 7 (13.73%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) LexisNexis
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.88%) Sybase
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Juniper
6 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.92%) NetApp
6 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.92%) SnapLogic
7 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.96%) Percona
7 1 (1.96%) Splunk