Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 125 89
Rank change year-on-year -56 -36 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 58 98 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 1.88% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.00% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 68
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,725 £62,500 £61,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.26% +4.50%

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 3,238 3,264 3,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.50% 62.66% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,193 1,997 1,730
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -20 40 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Edinburgh -34 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 38 (65.52%) Java
2 37 (63.79%) Linux
3 36 (62.07%) Python
4 27 (46.55%) SQL
5 26 (44.83%) Bash Shell
6 25 (43.10%) Unix
7 23 (39.66%) C++
8 21 (36.21%) C#
9 18 (31.03%) Windows
10 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.59%) Oracle
11 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
12 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (24.14%) SDLC
13 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
14 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
14 13 (22.41%) PHP
14 13 (22.41%) OO
15 12 (20.69%) Puppet
15 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
15 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (18.97%) Ansible
16 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (18.97%) Sybase
17 10 (17.24%) MySQL
17 10 (17.24%) C
18 9 (15.52%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) JBoss
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.72%) Eikon
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) npm
4 1 (1.72%) Route 53
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
3 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.34%) IPsec
4 6 (10.34%) SMTP
4 6 (10.34%) VPN
5 5 (8.62%) SSL
6 1 (1.72%) BGP
6 1 (1.72%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.24%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.79%) DB2
4 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
5 7 (12.07%) HBase
5 7 (12.07%) KDB
5 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
5 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (12.07%) Redis
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.72%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) Subversion
3 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.90%) JUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.72%) GCC
7 1 (1.72%) GitLab
7 1 (1.72%) Gradle
7 1 (1.72%) Grunt
7 1 (1.72%) gulp
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Junior
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Spring
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) JMS
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) J2SE
4 2 (3.45%) OpenFin
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.72%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.72%) Kafka
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.72%) RESTful
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) STL
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Virtual Team
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Equities
5 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Linux
2 25 (43.10%) Unix
3 18 (31.03%) Windows
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.52%) CentOS
6 2 (3.45%) Debian
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (24.14%) SDLC
4 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
4 13 (22.41%) OO
5 8 (13.79%) OOD
6 7 (12.07%) Change Management
6 7 (12.07%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (12.07%) Task Automation
6 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.34%) Refactoring
8 5 (8.62%) Information Management
8 5 (8.62%) Password Management
8 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 36 (62.07%) Python
3 27 (46.55%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) Bash Shell
5 23 (39.66%) C++
6 21 (36.21%) C#
7 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.41%) PHP
10 10 (17.24%) C
11 9 (15.52%) Ruby
12 7 (12.07%) VB
12 7 (12.07%) VB.NET
12 7 (12.07%) VBA
13 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
14 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
15 2 (3.45%) Groovy
16 1 (1.72%) Jython
16 1 (1.72%) Scala
16 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.45%) GPEN
3 2 (3.45%) GWAPT
3 2 (3.45%) OSCE
3 2 (3.45%) OSCP
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) GCIH
4 1 (1.72%) SANS
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Squid
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Puppet
2 11 (18.97%) Ansible
2 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.90%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.72%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.72%) Nessus
5 1 (1.72%) Nmap
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Sybase
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) Splunk
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.45%) Informatica
7 2 (3.45%) Perforce
8 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.72%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) FactSet
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec