Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 238 144 205
Rank change year-on-year -94 +61 +89
Permanent jobs citing Perl 40 469 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.55% 2.45% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 4.87% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 124 261
Median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% +23.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £44,037 £37,405 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,561 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,240 9,637 11,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 57.86% 50.27% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 7,505 10,127
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,400 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the North of England

Perl
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the North of England.

Salary trend for Perl in the North of England

Perl
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Perl in the North of England

Perl
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
North West +94 33 £57,500 -2.54% 4
Yorkshire -84 7 £75,000 +32.04% 5
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 25 (62.50%) Python
4 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Windows
6 21 (52.50%) SSL
6 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
7 20 (50.00%) PKI
8 18 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (42.50%) GDPR
9 17 (42.50%) Legal
10 15 (37.50%) Solaris
10 15 (37.50%) Java
10 15 (37.50%) SCCM
10 15 (37.50%) IT Strategy
10 15 (37.50%) Project Delivery
11 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (30.00%) Degree
13 11 (27.50%) SCOM
13 11 (27.50%) Network Segmentation
13 11 (27.50%) SCOrch
14 10 (25.00%) Ruby
14 10 (25.00%) Subversion
14 10 (25.00%) nginx
14 10 (25.00%) Apache
15 9 (22.50%) C
16 8 (20.00%) DevOps
16 8 (20.00%) DBS Check

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
1 10 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal
5 2 (5.00%) SilverStripe
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.00%) Gradle
5 4 (10.00%) Maven
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 17 (42.50%) Legal
2 4 (10.00%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Database Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) System Verification Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) YAML
4 3 (7.50%) LAMP
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Doctrine
5 2 (5.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.00%) li3
5 2 (5.00%) phpspec
5 2 (5.00%) React
5 2 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) PKI
2 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (10.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.00%) ASIC
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.50%) Verilog
7 1 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Solaris
4 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 15 (37.50%) Project Delivery
3 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (27.50%) Network Segmentation
5 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (20.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Data Management
8 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Search
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) Line Management
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
2 25 (62.50%) Python
3 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
4 15 (37.50%) Java
5 10 (25.00%) Ruby
6 9 (22.50%) C
7 8 (20.00%) C++
7 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
9 6 (15.00%) C#
10 4 (10.00%) PHP
10 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.50%) Tcl
12 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
12 1 (2.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) GDPR
2 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCCM
2 11 (27.50%) SCOM
2 11 (27.50%) SCOrch
3 6 (15.00%) Ansible
4 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (12.50%) Terraform
5 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Kibana
6 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Apple
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Perforce
3 4 (10.00%) Sony
3 4 (10.00%) Veeam
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat