Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 115 104
Rank change year-on-year -56 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 69 87 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 1.88% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 3.07% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 75
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £51,750 £61,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,625 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.14% +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 2,833 2,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 55.53% 61.35% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 1,707 1,836
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +2.47%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -30 44 £39,000 +18.18% 9
Edinburgh -23 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Perl.

1 47 (68.12%) Python
2 38 (55.07%) Linux
3 37 (53.62%) Java
4 36 (52.17%) Bash Shell
5 31 (44.93%) Unix
6 27 (39.13%) SQL
7 26 (37.68%) Windows
8 22 (31.88%) C++
9 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
9 21 (30.43%) Puppet
9 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (28.99%) Ansible
11 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
11 19 (27.54%) Oracle
11 19 (27.54%) DNS
12 18 (26.09%) C#
12 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (24.64%) Security Monitoring
13 17 (24.64%) Firewall
13 17 (24.64%) SMTP
14 16 (23.19%) HTTP
14 16 (23.19%) ITIL
14 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (23.19%) Public Cloud
15 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
15 15 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 15 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (21.74%) Change Management
15 15 (21.74%) IPsec

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 3 (4.35%) Apache
1 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.45%) Eikon
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
5 3 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Route 53
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
2 17 (24.64%) Firewall
2 17 (24.64%) SMTP
3 16 (23.19%) HTTP
4 15 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (21.74%) IPsec
5 14 (20.29%) SSL
5 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (20.29%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) FTP
7 2 (2.90%) SNMP
7 2 (2.90%) SSH
8 1 (1.45%) BGP
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) MPLS
8 1 (1.45%) Network Security
8 1 (1.45%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.45%) WAN
8 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.59%) HBase
4 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.59%) Redis
5 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.25%) DB2
7 3 (4.35%) KDB
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.45%) MSDE
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.59%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.45%) GCC
6 1 (1.45%) GoCD
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Administrator
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Security Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Junior
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Graduate
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) Spring
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) J2SE
4 2 (2.90%) JMS
4 2 (2.90%) JSON
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) OpenFin
4 2 (2.90%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) WebSockets
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Public Cloud
2 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.59%) Virtual Team
5 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Equities
6 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.45%) Derivative
7 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Unix
3 26 (37.68%) Windows
4 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.94%) CentOS
6 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Debian
7 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
1 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (24.64%) Security Monitoring
3 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (23.19%) ITIL
4 15 (21.74%) Change Management
4 15 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (20.29%) Security Architecture
6 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.84%) Information Management
6 13 (18.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 13 (18.84%) Password Management
6 13 (18.84%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (17.39%) SDLC
8 8 (11.59%) OO
8 8 (11.59%) Task Automation
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 7 (10.14%) OOD
10 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) Python
2 37 (53.62%) Java
3 36 (52.17%) Bash Shell
4 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) C++
6 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
7 18 (26.09%) C#
8 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
9 12 (17.39%) C
9 12 (17.39%) PHP
10 11 (15.94%) Ruby
11 8 (11.59%) VB
11 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
11 8 (11.59%) VBA
12 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
13 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.45%) Groovy
14 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.90%) GCIH
4 1 (1.45%) CCFE
4 1 (1.45%) CEH
4 1 (1.45%) CEPT
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) GCFA
4 1 (1.45%) GCFE
4 1 (1.45%) GIAC
4 1 (1.45%) GPEN
4 1 (1.45%) OSCP
4 1 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) GDPR
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) vCloud
3 2 (2.90%) NFS
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) Squid
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Puppet
2 20 (28.99%) Ansible
3 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.70%) Nagios
5 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.35%) SCOM
5 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.90%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.90%) Terraform
7 1 (1.45%) Cacti
7 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (1.45%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.45%) HockeyApp
7 1 (1.45%) Nessus
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Sybase
4 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.80%) BMC
5 4 (5.80%) Splunk
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Perforce
8 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Cognos
8 1 (1.45%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) FactSet
8 1 (1.45%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) KANA
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy