Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 238 211
Rank change year-on-year +59 -27 +32
Permanent jobs citing Perl 196 129 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 0.99% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.74% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 137 91 124
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
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 6,522 7,402 6,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.51% 56.57% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,506 6,229 5,575
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +50 132 £46,250 +15.63% 33
Cheshire +18 42 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Merseyside - 17 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire +8 5 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 151 (77.04%) Python
2 139 (70.92%) Linux
3 82 (41.84%) DevOps
4 69 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (30.61%) MySQL
6 58 (29.59%) Java
7 57 (29.08%) Windows
8 54 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (27.04%) PHP
10 44 (22.45%) Ruby
10 44 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
11 43 (21.94%) Ansible
11 43 (21.94%) VMware
12 41 (20.92%) Bash Shell
13 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
14 37 (18.88%) C++
14 37 (18.88%) Apache
14 37 (18.88%) Docker
15 36 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (17.86%) Information Security
17 34 (17.35%) LAMP
17 34 (17.35%) Puppet
18 33 (16.84%) Software Engineering
19 32 (16.33%) Scrum
19 32 (16.33%) SQL
19 32 (16.33%) Jenkins
19 32 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
20 30 (15.31%) Kubernetes
20 30 (15.31%) SDLC
21 29 (14.80%) Test Automation

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 (18.88%) Apache
2 13 (6.63%) nginx
3 11 (5.61%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.59%) JBoss
6 6 (3.06%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.06%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.55%) CloudStack
8 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.02%) Confluence
9 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.51%) CICS
10 1 (0.51%) Resin
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Relativity
2 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.69%) OpenShift
4 17 (8.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.10%) GitHub
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.63%) Firewall
3 11 (5.61%) BGP
3 11 (5.61%) OSPF
4 10 (5.10%) SAN
5 9 (4.59%) LAN
5 9 (4.59%) WAN
6 8 (4.08%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (3.06%) DNS
7 6 (3.06%) Junos
7 6 (3.06%) NAS
7 6 (3.06%) VoIP
8 5 (2.55%) Network Security
8 5 (2.55%) VPN
8 5 (2.55%) WLAN
9 4 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (2.04%) Broadband
9 4 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) MySQL
2 24 (12.24%) Big Data
3 16 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.61%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.10%) Apache Hive
6 10 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.55%) GIS
9 4 (2.04%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.02%) DB2
11 2 (1.02%) QlikView
11 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 21 (10.71%) Selenium
3 12 (6.12%) Xcode
4 11 (5.61%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.59%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.06%) Subversion
8 4 (2.04%) Gradle
8 4 (2.04%) Hudson
8 4 (2.04%) JIRA
8 4 (2.04%) Maven
8 4 (2.04%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.02%) AppScan
10 2 (1.02%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (12.76%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Law
3 15 (7.65%) Electronics
4 12 (6.12%) Banking
5 11 (5.61%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.08%) Military
8 7 (3.57%) Legal
9 5 (2.55%) Retail
10 4 (2.04%) Automotive
11 3 (1.53%) Games
11 3 (1.53%) Marketing
12 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (20.41%) Developer
2 37 (18.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 20 (10.20%) Integration Engineer
4 20 (10.20%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (7.65%) Senior DevOps
6 15 (7.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
8 12 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
8 12 (6.12%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) Analyst
9 10 (5.10%) Junior
9 10 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Splunk Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.35%) LAMP
2 17 (8.67%) Ajax
2 17 (8.67%) JSON
3 16 (8.16%) XML
4 13 (6.63%) CSS
5 11 (5.61%) HTML
6 10 (5.10%) Redux
7 9 (4.59%) Java EE
8 8 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (3.57%) CGI
9 7 (3.57%) Ext JS
9 7 (3.57%) React
10 6 (3.06%) Apache Camel
10 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.06%) Spring
11 5 (2.55%) .NET
11 5 (2.55%) OpenVZ
11 5 (2.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Clustering
2 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.06%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.55%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.04%) Replication
5 4 (2.04%) Robotics
5 4 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.02%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.02%) VSAM
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Smart City
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.92%) Linux
2 57 (29.08%) Windows
3 25 (12.76%) Unix
4 20 (10.20%) CentOS
5 15 (7.65%) Windows Server
6 14 (7.14%) Android
6 14 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 12 (6.12%) Debian
8 11 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.08%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.57%) AIX
10 7 (3.57%) Solaris
11 5 (2.55%) FreeBSD
11 5 (2.55%) OpenBSD
11 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Fedora
13 1 (0.51%) HPUX
13 1 (0.51%) VME
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.84%) DevOps
2 69 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (17.86%) Information Security
5 33 (16.84%) Software Engineering
6 32 (16.33%) Scrum
7 30 (15.31%) SDLC
8 29 (14.80%) Test Automation
9 28 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 25 (12.76%) Time Management
11 23 (11.73%) Configuration Management
12 21 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (10.20%) Validation
14 15 (7.65%) Front End Development
15 14 (7.14%) Line Management
15 14 (7.14%) Product Management
15 14 (7.14%) Project Management
16 13 (6.63%) Analytics
16 13 (6.63%) TDD
17 12 (6.12%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (77.04%) Python
2 58 (29.59%) Java
3 53 (27.04%) PHP
4 44 (22.45%) Ruby
5 41 (20.92%) Bash Shell
6 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 37 (18.88%) C++
8 32 (16.33%) SQL
9 25 (12.76%) C
10 23 (11.73%) Shell Script
11 19 (9.69%) Go
12 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
13 14 (7.14%) Objective-C
14 8 (4.08%) C#
14 8 (4.08%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.04%) Bourne shell
15 4 (2.04%) Korn
16 2 (1.02%) Erlang
16 2 (1.02%) JCL
16 2 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Numerate Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.57%) CISSP
5 4 (2.04%) CCNA
5 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.04%) EnCE
5 4 (2.04%) GCFA
5 4 (2.04%) GCFE
5 4 (2.04%) GIAC
5 4 (2.04%) GREM
5 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.53%) CCNP
6 3 (1.53%) SANS
7 2 (1.02%) CISA
7 2 (1.02%) CISM
7 2 (1.02%) MCSE
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) GDPR
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (18.88%) Docker
2 36 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.08%) KVM
4 8 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.57%) Corosync
6 4 (2.04%) Ceph
6 4 (2.04%) DRBD
6 4 (2.04%) iptables
6 4 (2.04%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.53%) QEMU
7 3 (1.53%) vSphere
8 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (21.94%) Ansible
2 34 (17.35%) Puppet
3 32 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (15.31%) Kubernetes
5 17 (8.67%) Nagios
6 11 (5.61%) Terraform
7 7 (3.57%) Pacemaker
8 6 (3.06%) Cacti
9 5 (2.55%) Munin
9 5 (2.55%) Rancher
10 4 (2.04%) CFEngine
10 4 (2.04%) EnCase
10 4 (2.04%) FTK
11 3 (1.53%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.53%) Icinga
11 3 (1.53%) Kibana
11 3 (1.53%) Opsview
12 2 (1.02%) Grafana
12 2 (1.02%) SCOM
12 2 (1.02%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (21.94%) VMware
2 26 (13.27%) Oracle
2 26 (13.27%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.67%) SolarWinds
4 13 (6.63%) Splunk
5 11 (5.61%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.59%) Cisco
6 9 (4.59%) Intapp
6 9 (4.59%) Juniper
6 9 (4.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.08%) CyberArk
7 8 (4.08%) Varonis
8 5 (2.55%) Google
8 5 (2.55%) HP
8 5 (2.55%) Percona
9 4 (2.04%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.04%) Blue Prism
9 4 (2.04%) New Relic
9 4 (2.04%) Nuix
10 3 (1.53%) Talend