Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 257 195
Rank change year-on-year +53 -62 +63
Permanent jobs citing Perl 168 115 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 0.87% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 1.56% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 120 72 177
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 6,208 7,374 7,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.99% 55.72% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,198 6,169 6,083
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +57 110 £47,500 +18.75% 26
Cheshire +13 35 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Merseyside +25 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Lancashire +13 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 126 (75.00%) Python
2 115 (68.45%) Linux
3 72 (42.86%) DevOps
4 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (30.36%) Java
6 49 (29.17%) MySQL
6 49 (29.17%) Windows
7 45 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
9 43 (25.60%) PHP
10 39 (23.21%) Ansible
11 37 (22.02%) VMware
12 36 (21.43%) Docker
13 33 (19.64%) Jenkins
13 33 (19.64%) Bash Shell
13 33 (19.64%) Apache
14 32 (19.05%) LAMP
14 32 (19.05%) Ruby
15 31 (18.45%) SQL
16 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (17.86%) Kubernetes
17 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
18 28 (16.67%) Puppet
19 26 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (15.48%) Scrum
19 26 (15.48%) Information Security
20 25 (14.88%) C++
20 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (14.29%) Oracle
22 23 (13.69%) Configuration Management

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 33 (19.64%) Apache
2 13 (7.74%) nginx
3 10 (5.95%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.76%) JBoss
5 7 (4.17%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.98%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.79%) Confluence
8 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.60%) CICS
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Relativity
2 2 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.10%) OpenShift
4 15 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.79%) GitHub
6 2 (1.19%) IaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Office 365
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.74%) Firewall
3 10 (5.95%) BGP
3 10 (5.95%) OSPF
4 7 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.57%) DNS
5 6 (3.57%) Junos
5 6 (3.57%) LAN
5 6 (3.57%) WAN
6 5 (2.98%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (2.98%) Broadband
6 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.98%) SAN
6 5 (2.98%) VoIP
6 5 (2.98%) VPN
7 4 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.38%) VLAN
7 4 (2.38%) WLAN
8 3 (1.79%) DHCP
8 3 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.17%) MySQL
2 17 (10.12%) Big Data
3 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.76%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.38%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.79%) DB2
9 3 (1.79%) QlikView
9 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.19%) GIS
10 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.60%) Power BI
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 18 (10.71%) Selenium
3 11 (6.55%) Xcode
4 10 (5.95%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.98%) JIRA
7 4 (2.38%) Gradle
7 4 (2.38%) Hudson
7 4 (2.38%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.38%) Maven
7 4 (2.38%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.19%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.19%) Codeship
9 2 (1.19%) Subversion
10 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (10.12%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Law
3 12 (7.14%) Electronics
4 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.76%) Banking
6 7 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.17%) Legal
7 6 (3.57%) Military
8 5 (2.98%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.98%) Retail
9 4 (2.38%) Games
10 3 (1.79%) Automotive
11 1 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (19.05%) Developer
3 20 (11.90%) Test Engineer
4 14 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Integration Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Perl Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Junior
8 8 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.05%) LAMP
2 17 (10.12%) XML
3 13 (7.74%) JSON
4 11 (6.55%) Ajax
4 11 (6.55%) Redux
5 9 (5.36%) CGI
6 8 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (4.76%) Spring
7 7 (4.17%) Apache Camel
7 7 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.17%) Java EE
8 6 (3.57%) HTML
8 6 (3.57%) React
8 6 (3.57%) React Native
9 5 (2.98%) CSS
9 5 (2.98%) OpenVZ
9 5 (2.98%) Regular Expression
10 4 (2.38%) SOAP
10 4 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Clustering
2 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.98%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.38%) Replication
4 4 (2.38%) Robotics
4 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.19%) VSAM
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) Smart City
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (68.45%) Linux
2 49 (29.17%) Windows
3 22 (13.10%) Unix
4 16 (9.52%) CentOS
5 11 (6.55%) Android
5 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
6 10 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.95%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.17%) Solaris
7 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.57%) AIX
8 6 (3.57%) Debian
9 5 (2.98%) FreeBSD
9 5 (2.98%) OpenBSD
9 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.60%) HPUX
11 1 (0.60%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.86%) DevOps
2 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (15.48%) Information Security
4 26 (15.48%) Scrum
5 23 (13.69%) Configuration Management
5 23 (13.69%) SDLC
5 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 18 (10.71%) Time Management
9 17 (10.12%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (8.93%) Validation
11 14 (8.33%) Analytics
11 14 (8.33%) Line Management
11 14 (8.33%) Product Management
11 14 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
12 13 (7.74%) Project Management
13 12 (7.14%) Information Assurance
14 11 (6.55%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (75.00%) Python
2 51 (30.36%) Java
3 43 (25.60%) PHP
4 33 (19.64%) Bash Shell
5 32 (19.05%) Ruby
6 31 (18.45%) SQL
7 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
8 25 (14.88%) C++
9 17 (10.12%) PowerShell
9 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
10 14 (8.33%) Go
11 13 (7.74%) C
12 11 (6.55%) Objective-C
12 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.57%) C#
14 4 (2.38%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.38%) Korn
15 2 (1.19%) COBOL
15 2 (1.19%) JCL
15 2 (1.19%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) EnCE
5 4 (2.38%) GCFA
5 4 (2.38%) GCFE
5 4 (2.38%) GIAC
5 4 (2.38%) GREM
6 3 (1.79%) CCNA
6 3 (1.79%) CCNP
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.79%) CISSP
7 2 (1.19%) CISA
7 2 (1.19%) CISM
7 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) GCIA
8 1 (0.60%) GCIH
8 1 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) GDPR
3 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (21.43%) Docker
2 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.76%) KVM
4 8 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.17%) Corosync
6 4 (2.38%) Ceph
6 4 (2.38%) DRBD
6 4 (2.38%) iptables
6 4 (2.38%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.79%) QEMU
7 3 (1.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 39 (23.21%) Ansible
2 30 (17.86%) Kubernetes
3 28 (16.67%) Puppet
4 26 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (9.52%) Nagios
6 8 (4.76%) Terraform
7 7 (4.17%) Cacti
7 7 (4.17%) Pacemaker
8 6 (3.57%) CFEngine
9 5 (2.98%) Munin
10 4 (2.38%) EnCase
10 4 (2.38%) FTK
10 4 (2.38%) Rancher
10 4 (2.38%) SCOM
11 3 (1.79%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.79%) Icinga
11 3 (1.79%) Kibana
11 3 (1.79%) Opsview
12 2 (1.19%) Grafana
12 2 (1.19%) RANCID
Vendors
1 37 (22.02%) VMware
2 24 (14.29%) Oracle
3 19 (11.31%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.12%) SolarWinds
5 12 (7.14%) Juniper
6 11 (6.55%) Cisco
7 10 (5.95%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.36%) Intapp
9 8 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.76%) Splunk
10 6 (3.57%) Brocade
10 6 (3.57%) Ericsson
10 6 (3.57%) Foundry
11 5 (2.98%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.98%) Percona
11 5 (2.98%) Varonis
12 4 (2.38%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.38%) Blue Prism
12 4 (2.38%) New Relic
12 4 (2.38%) Nuix