Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 245 157
Rank change year-on-year +36 -88 +103
Permanent jobs citing Perl 141 125 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 0.98% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 1.72% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 107 73 211
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,560 £64,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 5,543 7,263 7,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.31% 56.81% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,652 5,998 6,149
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +23 102 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Cheshire +13 20 £50,000 - 4
Lancashire +23 13 £60,000 - 4
Merseyside +12 6 £42,500 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 105 (74.47%) Python
2 98 (69.50%) Linux
3 68 (48.23%) DevOps
4 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (37.59%) Java
6 46 (32.62%) PHP
7 43 (30.50%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (30.50%) Bash Shell
8 42 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (29.79%) Ansible
9 40 (28.37%) MySQL
10 33 (23.40%) Configuration Management
10 33 (23.40%) Docker
10 33 (23.40%) Puppet
11 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
11 32 (22.70%) Windows
12 31 (21.99%) Kubernetes
13 29 (20.57%) Jenkins
14 28 (19.86%) Opscode Chef
14 28 (19.86%) Unix
15 27 (19.15%) C++
15 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (18.44%) Apache
16 26 (18.44%) Software Engineering
16 26 (18.44%) Ruby
17 25 (17.73%) LAMP
18 24 (17.02%) Scrum
19 22 (15.60%) VMware
19 22 (15.60%) SQL
19 22 (15.60%) SDLC

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 (18.44%) Apache
2 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.55%) Confluence
3 5 (3.55%) JBoss
3 5 (3.55%) nginx
3 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.13%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Drupal
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (15.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (12.06%) OpenShift
5 11 (7.80%) IaaS
5 11 (7.80%) PaaS
5 11 (7.80%) SaaS
6 5 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.55%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) Firewall
2 4 (2.84%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (2.84%) SAN
2 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.84%) VoIP
3 3 (2.13%) Broadband
3 3 (2.13%) DHCP
3 3 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.13%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) HSRP
4 1 (0.71%) IPv6
4 1 (0.71%) Junos
4 1 (0.71%) MRTG
4 1 (0.71%) OSPF
4 1 (0.71%) SNMP
4 1 (0.71%) TACACS
4 1 (0.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.37%) MySQL
2 14 (9.93%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.51%) Big Data
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.67%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.55%) QlikView
8 5 (3.55%) Redis
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.71%) Power BI
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (20.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.64%) TeamCity
3 11 (7.80%) CircleCI
3 11 (7.80%) Codeship
3 11 (7.80%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.80%) Selenium
4 9 (6.38%) JIRA
4 9 (6.38%) Xcode
5 5 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.55%) Subversion
6 4 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.84%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.84%) Gradle
6 4 (2.84%) Maven
7 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.42%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (8.51%) Electronics
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Publishing
3 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Law
4 5 (3.55%) Legal
5 4 (2.84%) Games
5 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.84%) Military
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (26.95%) Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Perl Developer
6 11 (7.80%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (7.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 11 (7.80%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (7.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.73%) LAMP
2 16 (11.35%) XML
3 14 (9.93%) Redux
4 10 (7.09%) Ajax
4 10 (7.09%) CGI
5 9 (6.38%) JSON
6 8 (5.67%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (4.96%) Node.js
8 6 (4.26%) HTML
8 6 (4.26%) React Native
8 6 (4.26%) Spring
9 5 (3.55%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.55%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.55%) Java EE
9 5 (3.55%) RESTful
9 5 (3.55%) RxJS
9 5 (3.55%) Sass
10 4 (2.84%) REST
10 4 (2.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) Clustering
3 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 98 (69.50%) Linux
2 32 (22.70%) Windows
3 28 (19.86%) Unix
4 21 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.38%) Android
5 9 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.38%) CentOS
6 6 (4.26%) Debian
6 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.55%) AIX
8 4 (2.84%) Solaris
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.13%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (2.13%) FreeBSD
9 3 (2.13%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.71%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) DevOps
2 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.50%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 26 (18.44%) Software Engineering
6 24 (17.02%) Scrum
7 22 (15.60%) SDLC
8 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
9 16 (11.35%) Information Security
10 15 (10.64%) Front End Development
10 15 (10.64%) Test Scripting
11 13 (9.22%) Coaching
11 13 (9.22%) Line Management
11 13 (9.22%) Load Balancing
11 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.22%) Time Management
12 12 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (8.51%) Information Assurance
13 11 (7.80%) Microservices
13 11 (7.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 105 (74.47%) Python
2 53 (37.59%) Java
3 46 (32.62%) PHP
4 43 (30.50%) Bash Shell
5 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
6 27 (19.15%) C++
7 26 (18.44%) Ruby
8 22 (15.60%) SQL
9 19 (13.48%) Objective-C
10 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
11 14 (9.93%) C#
12 11 (7.80%) C
13 10 (7.09%) Apple Swift
13 10 (7.09%) ES6
13 10 (7.09%) Kotlin
13 10 (7.09%) TypeScript
14 9 (6.38%) Go
14 9 (6.38%) PL/SQL
14 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) EnCE
1 4 (2.84%) GCFA
1 4 (2.84%) GCFE
1 4 (2.84%) GIAC
1 4 (2.84%) GREM
2 2 (1.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (23.40%) Docker
2 18 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.55%) Corosync
6 3 (2.13%) KVM
6 3 (2.13%) vSphere
7 2 (1.42%) Ceph
7 2 (1.42%) DRBD
7 2 (1.42%) iptables
8 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.71%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.71%) Varnish
8 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (29.79%) Ansible
2 33 (23.40%) Puppet
3 31 (21.99%) Kubernetes
4 28 (19.86%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (8.51%) CFEngine
6 10 (7.09%) Nagios
7 6 (4.26%) Terraform
8 5 (3.55%) Pacemaker
9 4 (2.84%) Cacti
9 4 (2.84%) EnCase
9 4 (2.84%) FTK
9 4 (2.84%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.13%) Icinga
10 3 (2.13%) Kibana
10 3 (2.13%) Munin
10 3 (2.13%) Opsview
10 3 (2.13%) SCOM
11 2 (1.42%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.42%) Grafana
11 2 (1.42%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) VMware
2 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.93%) Oracle
4 12 (8.51%) Google
5 11 (7.80%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.96%) Brocade
6 7 (4.96%) Cisco
6 7 (4.96%) Ericsson
6 7 (4.96%) Foundry
6 7 (4.96%) Juniper
7 6 (4.26%) Redback
8 4 (2.84%) Intapp
8 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.84%) Nuix
8 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.13%) Percona
9 3 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.42%) Splunk