Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 147 255
Rank change year-on-year -100 +108 -4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 127 249 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 2.02% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 3.48% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 76 208 78
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 7,364 7,151 6,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.23% 58.05% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,118 6,179 5,222
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -84 72 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Cheshire -33 44 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Merseyside -2 8 £42,500 +18.06%
Lancashire +9 2 £30,000 -14.29%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 95 (74.80%) Linux
2 84 (66.14%) Python
3 61 (48.03%) Java
4 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (37.01%) SQL
6 43 (33.86%) MySQL
7 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
8 40 (31.50%) PHP
8 40 (31.50%) DevOps
9 39 (30.71%) Oracle
10 33 (25.98%) Git (software)
10 33 (25.98%) Bash Shell
11 32 (25.20%) Unix
11 32 (25.20%) Windows
12 31 (24.41%) Scrum
12 31 (24.41%) Puppet
13 29 (22.83%) LAMP
13 29 (22.83%) VMware
14 27 (21.26%) Apache
15 26 (20.47%) Ruby
15 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (19.69%) Middleware
16 25 (19.69%) CSS
16 25 (19.69%) C++
17 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
17 24 (18.90%) Finance
18 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (18.11%) Time Management
18 23 (18.11%) HTML
18 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 27 (21.26%) Apache
2 20 (15.75%) JBoss
3 18 (14.17%) Tomcat
4 13 (10.24%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (10.24%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.87%) Apache Pig
5 10 (7.87%) Apache Spark
6 7 (5.51%) Confluence
6 7 (5.51%) IIS
7 5 (3.94%) CMS
7 5 (3.94%) Drupal
7 5 (3.94%) WordPress
8 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.57%) Resin
8 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Magento
1 2 (1.57%) OpenCart
1 2 (1.57%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.24%) OpenShift
3 7 (5.51%) SaaS
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.94%) Serverless
5 3 (2.36%) PaaS
6 2 (1.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) DNS
1 16 (12.60%) Firewall
2 15 (11.81%) VoIP
3 14 (11.02%) BGP
3 14 (11.02%) Broadband
3 14 (11.02%) Ethernet
3 14 (11.02%) HSRP
3 14 (11.02%) IPv6
3 14 (11.02%) MRTG
3 14 (11.02%) OSPF
3 14 (11.02%) SNMP
3 14 (11.02%) TACACS
3 14 (11.02%) VLAN
3 14 (11.02%) VPN
3 14 (11.02%) VRRP
3 14 (11.02%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (7.09%) LAN
5 8 (6.30%) IPv4
5 8 (6.30%) MPLS
5 8 (6.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.86%) MySQL
2 23 (18.11%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.45%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.45%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.45%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.66%) Big Data
5 11 (8.66%) DB2
6 10 (7.87%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.15%) MariaDB
10 3 (2.36%) SQLite
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (25.98%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.75%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.45%) Cucumber
4 11 (8.66%) Selenium
5 8 (6.30%) Subversion
6 7 (5.51%) JIRA
7 6 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.36%) GoCD
9 2 (1.57%) Bazaar
9 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.57%) Maven
9 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.57%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.57%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.79%) Ant
10 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.79%) JUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 16 (12.60%) Law
4 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
5 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
6 12 (9.45%) Military
7 3 (2.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Developer
2 16 (12.60%) Software Engineer
3 14 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Lead Software Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.72%) Administrator
7 6 (4.72%) Designer
7 6 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.72%) Network Designer
7 6 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.15%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.83%) LAMP
2 25 (19.69%) CSS
2 25 (19.69%) Middleware
3 23 (18.11%) HTML
4 21 (16.54%) jQuery
5 20 (15.75%) Node.js
6 16 (12.60%) AngularJS
6 16 (12.60%) HTML5
7 15 (11.81%) Ajax
8 12 (9.45%) CSS3
9 11 (8.66%) Spring
10 10 (7.87%) Apache Camel
10 10 (7.87%) Hibernate
10 10 (7.87%) Java EE
11 9 (7.09%) JSON
11 9 (7.09%) Web Services
12 8 (6.30%) CGI
13 6 (4.72%) XML
14 5 (3.94%) Laravel
14 5 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) PKI
2 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (5.51%) User Experience
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.36%) Social Media
7 2 (1.57%) Clustering
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (74.80%) Linux
2 32 (25.20%) Unix
2 32 (25.20%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.66%) AIX
5 10 (7.87%) CentOS
6 6 (4.72%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (3.15%) Android
8 3 (2.36%) Solaris
9 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) DevOps
3 31 (24.41%) Scrum
4 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (18.11%) Time Management
5 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
6 21 (16.54%) SDLC
7 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
8 18 (14.17%) Information Security
9 17 (13.39%) Risk Management
10 15 (11.81%) Visualisation
10 15 (11.81%) Wealth Management
11 14 (11.02%) Incident Management
11 14 (11.02%) Network Management
11 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.45%) ITIL
13 11 (8.66%) Validation
14 10 (7.87%) Change Management
14 10 (7.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 84 (66.14%) Python
2 61 (48.03%) Java
3 47 (37.01%) SQL
4 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
5 40 (31.50%) PHP
6 33 (25.98%) Bash Shell
7 26 (20.47%) Ruby
8 25 (19.69%) C++
9 22 (17.32%) C
10 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
11 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.72%) C#
13 5 (3.94%) Go
14 4 (3.15%) VBScript
15 3 (2.36%) Korn
15 3 (2.36%) PHP 7
15 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.79%) Groovy
16 1 (0.79%) Jython
16 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Degree
2 20 (15.75%) DV Cleared
2 20 (15.75%) Numerate Degree
2 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.30%) CCNP
4 8 (6.30%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
3 3 (2.36%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.32%) Hyper-V
3 21 (16.54%) Docker
4 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.57%) Corosync
5 2 (1.57%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) Puppet
2 22 (17.32%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (16.54%) Nagios
4 14 (11.02%) Cacti
4 14 (11.02%) Kubernetes
4 14 (11.02%) OpenNMS
4 14 (11.02%) RANCID
4 14 (11.02%) SCCM
4 14 (11.02%) SCOM
5 8 (6.30%) Ansible
5 8 (6.30%) Netcool
6 7 (5.51%) Ganglia
7 6 (4.72%) CA Wily
8 5 (3.94%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.36%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.57%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.57%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.57%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Oracle
2 29 (22.83%) VMware
3 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
4 15 (11.81%) Cisco
4 15 (11.81%) Juniper
5 14 (11.02%) Ericsson
5 14 (11.02%) Huawei
6 13 (10.24%) Splunk
7 11 (8.66%) IBM
8 10 (7.87%) HP
9 6 (4.72%) AppDynamics
9 6 (4.72%) Brocade
9 6 (4.72%) Foundry
9 6 (4.72%) NetApp
9 6 (4.72%) ZyXEL
10 5 (3.94%) Zend
11 3 (2.36%) Snow
12 2 (1.57%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.57%) Capita
12 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow