Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 207 244
Rank change year-on-year -39 +37 -39
Permanent jobs citing Perl 126 144 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 1.21% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 2.21% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 88 124 112
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £30,875 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7356 6518 6805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.47% 54.57% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6194 5624 5829
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -38 87 £40,000 - 6
Cheshire -7 34 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Lancashire +1 5 £35,000 -9.68%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 88 (69.84%) Linux
2 82 (65.08%) Python
3 48 (38.10%) Apache
4 47 (37.30%) Java
5 40 (31.75%) PHP
5 40 (31.75%) MySQL
6 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
7 36 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (27.78%) Puppet
9 34 (26.98%) Bash Shell
9 34 (26.98%) Ruby
10 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (25.40%) SQL
11 32 (25.40%) Windows
12 31 (24.60%) Unix
12 31 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (23.81%) DevOps
14 28 (22.22%) VMware
15 26 (20.63%) HTML
16 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
17 23 (18.25%) C++
17 23 (18.25%) Oracle
17 23 (18.25%) CSS
17 23 (18.25%) Tomcat
17 23 (18.25%) LAMP
18 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
18 22 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (16.67%) Middleware
20 20 (15.87%) Firewall
20 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration

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 48 (38.10%) Apache
2 23 (18.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.11%) JBoss
4 13 (10.32%) Apache Spark
5 11 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.56%) Apache Pig
6 7 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (5.56%) IIS
7 6 (4.76%) nginx
8 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.17%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.79%) CMS
10 1 (0.79%) Drupal
10 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.94%) OpenShift
3 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.97%) GitHub
4 5 (3.97%) PaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Firewall
2 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.14%) WAN
4 8 (6.35%) Internet
5 7 (5.56%) HTTP
6 6 (4.76%) DNS
7 5 (3.97%) BGP
7 5 (3.97%) Broadband
7 5 (3.97%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.97%) OSPF
7 5 (3.97%) VPN
8 4 (3.17%) IPv6
8 4 (3.17%) LLU
8 4 (3.17%) SAN
8 4 (3.17%) SNMP
8 4 (3.17%) TACACS
8 4 (3.17%) VLAN
8 4 (3.17%) VoIP
8 4 (3.17%) VRRP
8 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) MySQL
2 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.70%) Big Data
3 16 (12.70%) Hadoop
4 14 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.56%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.38%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.59%) DB2
11 2 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) EasyMock
3 6 (4.76%) JUnit
4 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.97%) Xcode
5 4 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.17%) GitLab
5 4 (3.17%) JIRA
5 4 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.79%) MSI
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.90%) Banking
2 13 (10.32%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Military
6 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (26.98%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Software Developer
3 14 (11.11%) Analyst
4 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Administrator
5 11 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Java Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) HTML
2 23 (18.25%) CSS
2 23 (18.25%) LAMP
3 21 (16.67%) Middleware
4 17 (13.49%) Ajax
5 13 (10.32%) Java EE
6 11 (8.73%) Hibernate
6 11 (8.73%) Spring
7 9 (7.14%) HTML5
7 9 (7.14%) JSON
7 9 (7.14%) Node.js
8 8 (6.35%) CGI
8 8 (6.35%) jQuery
9 7 (5.56%) .NET
10 6 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (4.76%) CSS3
10 6 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (4.76%) Web Services
10 6 (4.76%) XML
11 5 (3.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.11%) iPad
3 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.97%) PKI
4 5 (3.97%) User Experience
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.59%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.84%) Linux
2 32 (25.40%) Windows
3 31 (24.60%) Unix
4 19 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.90%) AIX
6 8 (6.35%) CentOS
7 5 (3.97%) Android
7 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.38%) Solaris
8 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.81%) DevOps
3 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.70%) Configuration Management
6 13 (10.32%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.32%) Risk Management
7 12 (9.52%) Scrum
7 12 (9.52%) Validation
8 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.73%) SDLC
9 10 (7.94%) Analytics
9 10 (7.94%) Load Balancing
10 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.14%) Time Management
11 8 (6.35%) Business Transformation
11 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 82 (65.08%) Python
2 47 (37.30%) Java
3 40 (31.75%) PHP
4 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
5 34 (26.98%) Bash Shell
5 34 (26.98%) Ruby
6 32 (25.40%) SQL
7 23 (18.25%) C++
8 16 (12.70%) C#
9 14 (11.11%) C
9 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.35%) Korn
12 6 (4.76%) Jython
13 5 (3.97%) VB
13 5 (3.97%) VBScript
14 3 (2.38%) Go
14 3 (2.38%) R
15 2 (1.59%) C-shell
15 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.17%) HND
4 4 (3.17%) SANS
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) CCIE
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) CCSP
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.70%) Docker
4 12 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.38%) KVM
6 2 (1.59%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (27.78%) Puppet
2 31 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.73%) Ansible
3 11 (8.73%) Kubernetes
4 9 (7.14%) CA Wily
5 7 (5.56%) Cacti
5 7 (5.56%) Nagios
6 5 (3.97%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.17%) Control-M
7 4 (3.17%) FortiGate
7 4 (3.17%) OpenNMS
7 4 (3.17%) RANCID
7 4 (3.17%) SCCM
7 4 (3.17%) SCOM
8 3 (2.38%) Netcool
8 3 (2.38%) Salt
8 3 (2.38%) Terraform
9 2 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) VMware
2 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
3 23 (18.25%) Oracle
4 14 (11.11%) IBM
5 12 (9.52%) AppDynamics
6 9 (7.14%) Cisco
7 8 (6.35%) Splunk
7 8 (6.35%) Veeam
7 8 (6.35%) Zerto
8 6 (4.76%) Juniper
9 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.97%) Xamarin
10 4 (3.17%) Brocade
10 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.17%) Ericsson
10 4 (3.17%) Foundry
10 4 (3.17%) Huawei
10 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.17%) ZyXEL
11 3 (2.38%) Sun