Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 138 77
Rank change year-on-year -33 -61 +2
Permanent jobs citing Perl 55 88 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.59% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.56% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 72
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.88% +0.32%
10th Percentile £32,375 £18,850 £30,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,077 3,442 2,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.01% 62.24% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,082 2,203 1,635
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,642 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -19 34 £48,000 +16.36% 8
West Lothian - 11 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh -31 10 £18,500 -50.67% 8
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 39 (70.91%) Python
3 32 (58.18%) Java
4 25 (45.45%) Finance
5 21 (38.18%) C#
6 20 (36.36%) Unix
6 20 (36.36%) Degree
6 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
9 16 (29.09%) SQL
9 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
10 15 (27.27%) C++
10 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 14 (25.45%) Multithreading
12 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
12 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
13 12 (21.82%) JUnit
13 12 (21.82%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (20.00%) DevOps
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle
14 11 (20.00%) Apache
15 10 (18.18%) SOAP
15 10 (18.18%) Low Latency
15 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
16 9 (16.36%) SDLC
16 9 (16.36%) Refactoring
16 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) npm
2 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (9.09%) KDB
1 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) MSDE
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
3 12 (21.82%) JUnit
4 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
5 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 5 (9.09%) CppUnit
5 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.27%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
8 2 (3.64%) GCC
8 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.82%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (1.82%) GitLab
9 1 (1.82%) Gradle
9 1 (1.82%) Grunt
9 1 (1.82%) gulp
9 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) SOAP
2 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
2 8 (14.55%) RESTful
3 6 (10.91%) Kafka
3 6 (10.91%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) JSON
4 5 (9.09%) WebSockets
5 4 (7.27%) REST
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware
6 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 2 (3.64%) SPNEGO
7 1 (1.82%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.82%) CGI
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) JMS
7 1 (1.82%) LAMP
7 1 (1.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) Unix
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) CentOS
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.64%) Debian
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
3 14 (25.45%) Multithreading
4 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (20.00%) DevOps
7 10 (18.18%) Low Latency
7 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.36%) OO
8 9 (16.36%) Open Source
8 9 (16.36%) Refactoring
8 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
9 8 (14.55%) Memory Management
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
12 5 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Python
2 32 (58.18%) Java
3 21 (38.18%) C#
4 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 15 (27.27%) C++
7 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
8 7 (12.73%) C
9 6 (10.91%) PHP
9 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.27%) Ruby
11 3 (5.45%) Groovy
11 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.45%) VBScript
12 2 (3.64%) R
12 2 (3.64%) Scala
13 1 (1.82%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) GPEN
3 2 (3.64%) GWAPT
3 2 (3.64%) OSCE
3 2 (3.64%) OSCP
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) NFS
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Samba
3 1 (1.82%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.91%) Ansible
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.09%) Puppet
3 5 (9.09%) Terraform
4 2 (3.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.64%) Cacti
4 2 (3.64%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.82%) Mesos
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.09%) Sybase
4 4 (7.27%) F5
5 3 (5.45%) Perforce
5 3 (5.45%) Splunk
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Apigee
6 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Solace
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) TIBCO