Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 105 88
Rank change year-on-year -51 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 70 84 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.81% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 3.26% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 114
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,300 £26,813 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,218 2,580 3,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.86% 55.63% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,178 1,620 1,913
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £59,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in Scotland.

Salary trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Glasgow -41 35 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Edinburgh -10 30 £42,500 -13.27% 9
Fife -5 2 £43,000 +115.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £48,250 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Perl.

1 50 (71.43%) Python
2 38 (54.29%) Linux
3 37 (52.86%) Bash Shell
4 28 (40.00%) Unix
4 28 (40.00%) Windows
5 27 (38.57%) Java
6 23 (32.86%) Puppet
7 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 20 (28.57%) ITIL
10 19 (27.14%) Ansible
10 19 (27.14%) DevOps
11 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
12 16 (22.86%) PHP
13 15 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (21.43%) Ruby
14 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 14 (20.00%) SMTP
14 14 (20.00%) DNS
15 13 (18.57%) HTTP
15 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
15 13 (18.57%) SQL
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (17.14%) IPsec
16 12 (17.14%) C++
16 12 (17.14%) SSL
17 11 (15.71%) JavaScript

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.71%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
1 14 (20.00%) SMTP
2 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.14%) IPsec
3 12 (17.14%) SSL
4 10 (14.29%) Firewall
5 9 (12.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (11.43%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) H.323
7 2 (2.86%) SNMP
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) FTP
8 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.71%) Redis
6 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) HBase
8 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.86%) GCC
5 2 (2.86%) GoCD
5 2 (2.86%) JUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) Gradle
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) MSI
6 1 (1.43%) NuGet
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Polish Language
2 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Administrator
2 10 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Security Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Junior
6 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Graduate
7 3 (4.29%) Junior Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.29%) JSON
3 3 (4.29%) React
3 3 (4.29%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) Django
4 2 (2.86%) Java EE
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) Node.js
5 1 (1.43%) NumPy
5 1 (1.43%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 8 (11.43%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 28 (40.00%) Unix
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) CentOS
4 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Solaris
5 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.29%) Debian
6 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 20 (28.57%) ITIL
3 19 (27.14%) DevOps
4 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (15.71%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (12.86%) Change Management
9 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
10 8 (11.43%) Information Management
10 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (11.43%) Password Management
10 8 (11.43%) Service Management
11 7 (10.00%) Open Source
11 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Python
2 37 (52.86%) Bash Shell
3 27 (38.57%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
5 16 (22.86%) PHP
6 15 (21.43%) Ruby
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
8 12 (17.14%) C++
9 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
11 8 (11.43%) C#
12 7 (10.00%) C
13 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (2.86%) Assembly Language
14 2 (2.86%) Lisp
14 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.43%) AppleScript
15 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.43%) VB
15 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) RHCE
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CCFE
4 1 (1.43%) CEH
4 1 (1.43%) CEPT
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) GCFA
4 1 (1.43%) GCFE
4 1 (1.43%) GCIH
4 1 (1.43%) GIAC
4 1 (1.43%) GPEN
4 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.43%) OSCP
4 1 (1.43%) PhD
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) NFS
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (32.86%) Puppet
2 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (27.14%) Ansible
4 10 (14.29%) Nagios
5 4 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.29%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.29%) CFEngine
6 3 (4.29%) Grafana
6 3 (4.29%) SCOM
6 3 (4.29%) Terraform
7 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.86%) HockeyApp
7 2 (2.86%) yum
8 1 (1.43%) Cacti
8 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Packer
8 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) ServiceNow
4 5 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 5 (7.14%) BMC
5 3 (4.29%) Perforce
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) KANA
7 1 (1.43%) Splunk
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec