Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 191 264
Rank change year-on-year -62 +73 -53
Permanent jobs citing Perl 111 193 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 1.55% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 2.77% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 68 179 93
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £23,800
90th Percentile £60,375 £60,000 £57,500
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 7444 6980 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.84% 56.11% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6217 6056 5668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -88 66 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Cheshire -7 38 £50,000 +37.93% 2
Lancashire +5 4 £35,000 -
Merseyside -6 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 90 (81.08%) Linux
2 74 (66.67%) Python
3 57 (51.35%) Java
4 37 (33.33%) MySQL
4 37 (33.33%) Windows
4 37 (33.33%) Apache
5 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (31.53%) Oracle
6 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
6 35 (31.53%) Bash Shell
7 34 (30.63%) DevOps
7 34 (30.63%) Unix
8 32 (28.83%) PHP
9 30 (27.03%) SQL
9 30 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (25.23%) HTML
11 27 (24.32%) Middleware
11 27 (24.32%) VMware
12 26 (23.42%) LAMP
13 25 (22.52%) Ruby
14 24 (21.62%) Tomcat
14 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (20.72%) Puppet
15 23 (20.72%) MongoDB
15 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (20.72%) Degree
16 22 (19.82%) C++
16 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
17 21 (18.92%) C
17 21 (18.92%) CSS

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 37 (33.33%) Apache
2 24 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 15 (13.51%) JBoss
4 10 (9.01%) Apache Spark
4 10 (9.01%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (8.11%) Apache Pig
5 9 (8.11%) IIS
6 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.50%) CMS
7 5 (4.50%) Drupal
7 5 (4.50%) WordPress
8 4 (3.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.60%) nginx
9 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.90%) Confluence
10 1 (0.90%) Resin
10 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.80%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.41%) PaaS
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Firewall
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) Internet
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 4 (3.60%) HTTP
4 4 (3.60%) WAN
5 3 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (2.70%) BGP
5 3 (2.70%) Broadband
5 3 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.70%) IPv6
5 3 (2.70%) LLU
5 3 (2.70%) OSPF
5 3 (2.70%) SNMP
5 3 (2.70%) TACACS
5 3 (2.70%) VLAN
5 3 (2.70%) VoIP
5 3 (2.70%) VPN
5 3 (2.70%) VRRP
5 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.33%) MySQL
2 23 (20.72%) MongoDB
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.71%) Big Data
4 13 (11.71%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.91%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.11%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.21%) DB2
8 6 (5.41%) MariaDB
9 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.70%) SQLite
11 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.90%) Informix
12 1 (0.90%) Ingres
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.11%) Selenium
4 6 (5.41%) Subversion
5 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.60%) GitLab
7 3 (2.70%) JIRA
7 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.80%) Bazaar
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 2 (1.80%) Maven
8 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.80%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.80%) Xcode
9 1 (0.90%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Military
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Law
6 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Games
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Developer
2 14 (12.61%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.31%) Lead Software Engineer
5 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Administrator
6 6 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) HTML
2 27 (24.32%) Middleware
3 26 (23.42%) LAMP
4 21 (18.92%) CSS
5 19 (17.12%) jQuery
5 19 (17.12%) Node.js
6 16 (14.41%) HTML5
7 15 (13.51%) Ajax
8 11 (9.91%) CSS3
8 11 (9.91%) JSON
8 11 (9.91%) Spring
9 10 (9.01%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.01%) Java EE
9 10 (9.01%) Web Services
10 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.11%) Apache Camel
11 7 (6.31%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (5.41%) XML
13 5 (4.50%) CGI
13 5 (4.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) PKI
2 9 (8.11%) User Experience
3 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) iPad
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (81.08%) Linux
2 37 (33.33%) Windows
3 34 (30.63%) Unix
4 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.01%) AIX
6 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 2 (1.80%) Android
7 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.90%) Debian
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) DevOps
3 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (18.92%) Scrum
4 20 (18.02%) SDLC
5 18 (16.22%) Time Management
6 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.51%) Visualisation
8 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.81%) Information Security
10 11 (9.91%) Validation
11 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.01%) ITIL
11 10 (9.01%) Software Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Analytics
12 9 (8.11%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (8.11%) OO
12 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.21%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) Python
2 57 (51.35%) Java
3 35 (31.53%) Bash Shell
3 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.83%) PHP
5 30 (27.03%) SQL
6 25 (22.52%) Ruby
7 22 (19.82%) C++
8 21 (18.92%) C
9 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
10 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
11 10 (9.01%) C#
12 5 (4.50%) Korn
12 5 (4.50%) VBScript
13 4 (3.60%) Go
14 3 (2.70%) Jython
14 3 (2.70%) PHP 7
14 3 (2.70%) VB
15 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Degree
2 17 (15.32%) DV Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) Numerate Degree
2 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.60%) SANS
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.01%) Docker
4 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.90%) Firmware
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (20.72%) Puppet
2 10 (9.01%) CA Wily
3 8 (7.21%) Ansible
3 8 (7.21%) SCOM
4 7 (6.31%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.31%) Nagios
5 6 (5.41%) BladeLogic
5 6 (5.41%) Cacti
6 5 (4.50%) Netcool
7 4 (3.60%) FortiGate
7 4 (3.60%) Ganglia
8 3 (2.70%) OpenNMS
8 3 (2.70%) RANCID
8 3 (2.70%) SCCM
9 2 (1.80%) Control-M
9 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.80%) Kibana
9 2 (1.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Oracle
2 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.71%) Splunk
5 12 (10.81%) IBM
6 11 (9.91%) AppDynamics
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco
8 5 (4.50%) Zend
9 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.60%) HP
9 4 (3.60%) Juniper
9 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.60%) Veeam
9 4 (3.60%) Zerto
10 3 (2.70%) Brocade
10 3 (2.70%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.70%) Foundry
10 3 (2.70%) Huawei
10 3 (2.70%) Sybase
10 3 (2.70%) ZyXEL