Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 187 240
Rank change year-on-year -30 +53 +19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 164 199 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 1.60% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.70% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 118 152 71
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £36,600 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £66,250
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 North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,194 7,379 5,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.50% 59.15% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,032 6,364 4,940
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in the North West.

Salary trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in the North West

Perl
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Manchester -39 105 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Cheshire -17 47 £55,000 - 2
Merseyside +14 9 £45,000 +42.86% 9
Lancashire +1 2 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 107 (65.24%) Linux
2 104 (63.41%) Python
3 65 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (39.02%) PHP
5 53 (32.32%) Java
6 52 (31.71%) MySQL
7 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
8 47 (28.66%) DevOps
9 42 (25.61%) SQL
10 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
10 38 (23.17%) Puppet
11 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (20.12%) Ruby
12 33 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (18.90%) Windows
13 31 (18.90%) CSS
14 30 (18.29%) C++
14 30 (18.29%) Software Engineering
14 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
15 29 (17.68%) Finance
16 28 (17.07%) Scrum
17 27 (16.46%) Unix
18 26 (15.85%) Apache
18 26 (15.85%) Red Hat
18 26 (15.85%) Docker
19 24 (14.63%) Front End Development
19 24 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (14.63%) Jenkins
19 24 (14.63%) Oracle
20 23 (14.02%) C

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 26 (15.85%) Apache
2 14 (8.54%) JBoss
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.71%) Apache Pig
4 11 (6.71%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.27%) Confluence
5 7 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.83%) Resin
7 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.22%) IIS
8 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
1 1 (0.61%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.61%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.93%) OpenShift
3 12 (7.32%) GitHub
4 8 (4.88%) SaaS
5 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.05%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.05%) Serverless
7 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) Ethernet
2 14 (8.54%) BGP
2 14 (8.54%) Firewall
2 14 (8.54%) OSPF
3 13 (7.93%) Broadband
3 13 (7.93%) DNS
3 13 (7.93%) SAN
3 13 (7.93%) VoIP
4 12 (7.32%) LAN
5 11 (6.71%) VLAN
5 11 (6.71%) VPN
6 10 (6.10%) HSRP
6 10 (6.10%) IPv6
6 10 (6.10%) MRTG
6 10 (6.10%) SNMP
6 10 (6.10%) TACACS
6 10 (6.10%) VRRP
6 10 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (4.27%) Junos
7 7 (4.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.71%) MySQL
2 15 (9.15%) Big Data
3 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.49%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.66%) DB2
8 5 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.83%) GIS
9 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.71%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.10%) Selenium
5 9 (5.49%) Subversion
6 8 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.27%) JIRA
8 4 (2.44%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (1.83%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.83%) GoCD
9 3 (1.83%) Xcode
10 2 (1.22%) AppScan
10 2 (1.22%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.22%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.61%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.61%) Moq
11 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Banking
2 18 (10.98%) Law
3 17 (10.37%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.05%) Military
6 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.83%) Electronics
7 3 (1.83%) Marketing
8 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Automotive
8 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (30.49%) Developer
2 17 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.15%) Test Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Angular Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Perl Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.90%) CSS
2 22 (13.41%) HTML
3 21 (12.80%) LAMP
4 20 (12.20%) Ajax
5 19 (11.59%) AngularJS
6 14 (8.54%) JSON
7 12 (7.32%) .NET
7 12 (7.32%) Angular 2
8 11 (6.71%) CGI
8 11 (6.71%) Ext JS
9 10 (6.10%) CSS3
9 10 (6.10%) HTML5
9 10 (6.10%) XML
10 9 (5.49%) Java EE
11 8 (4.88%) jQuery
11 8 (4.88%) Middleware
11 8 (4.88%) Node.js
11 8 (4.88%) React
12 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
13 5 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.83%) PKI
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) Clustering
6 2 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 107 (65.24%) Linux
2 31 (18.90%) Windows
3 27 (16.46%) Unix
4 14 (8.54%) CentOS
5 11 (6.71%) AIX
5 11 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.49%) Android
7 7 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.27%) Debian
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.66%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (3.05%) Solaris
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) Fedora
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.66%) DevOps
3 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.29%) Software Engineering
5 28 (17.07%) Scrum
6 24 (14.63%) Front End Development
7 22 (13.41%) Configuration Management
8 21 (12.80%) Information Security
9 18 (10.98%) Risk Management
9 18 (10.98%) TDD
9 18 (10.98%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.37%) Wealth Management
11 16 (9.76%) SDLC
12 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
12 15 (9.15%) Time Management
13 12 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.32%) Software Delivery
14 11 (6.71%) Change Management
14 11 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.41%) Python
2 64 (39.02%) PHP
3 53 (32.32%) Java
4 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
5 42 (25.61%) SQL
6 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
7 33 (20.12%) Ruby
8 30 (18.29%) C++
9 23 (14.02%) C
10 12 (7.32%) C#
10 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 11 (6.71%) Go
12 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.05%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.83%) Erlang
15 2 (1.22%) Korn
15 2 (1.22%) Scala
15 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.61%) Groovy
16 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Degree
2 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.37%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.88%) CCNP
7 7 (4.27%) JNCIP
8 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.44%) CCNA
9 4 (2.44%) CISSP
9 4 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.22%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.22%) MCP
10 2 (1.22%) MCSE
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.22%) OSCE
10 2 (1.22%) OSCP
10 2 (1.22%) SANS
11 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.44%) GCP
3 4 (2.44%) SLA
4 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 26 (15.85%) Docker
2 17 (10.37%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (1.83%) KVM
6 3 (1.83%) QEMU
7 2 (1.22%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.61%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 38 (23.17%) Puppet
2 33 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.59%) Kubernetes
4 18 (10.98%) Ansible
4 18 (10.98%) Nagios
5 10 (6.10%) Cacti
5 10 (6.10%) OpenNMS
5 10 (6.10%) RANCID
5 10 (6.10%) SCCM
6 8 (4.88%) SCOM
7 6 (3.66%) Terraform
8 5 (3.05%) Netcool
8 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.44%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.44%) Ganglia
9 4 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (1.22%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.22%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.61%) Control-M
11 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 26 (15.85%) Red Hat
2 24 (14.63%) Oracle
3 22 (13.41%) VMware
4 16 (9.76%) Cisco
5 15 (9.15%) Juniper
6 13 (7.93%) Splunk
7 12 (7.32%) HP
8 11 (6.71%) Ericsson
8 11 (6.71%) Huawei
9 10 (6.10%) IBM
10 6 (3.66%) NetApp
11 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.05%) CyberArk
11 5 (3.05%) Remedy
11 5 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.05%) Varonis
12 4 (2.44%) Brocade
12 4 (2.44%) Foundry
12 4 (2.44%) Google
12 4 (2.44%) ZyXEL