Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 92 78
Rank change year-on-year -47 -14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 87 136 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.54% 2.60% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 4.84% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 128
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £20,950 £33,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £80,400
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 3460 2811 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.35% 53.66% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 1708 2014
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -11 42 £37,500 -25.00%
Glasgow -47 40 £40,000 -5.88%
Fife +2 2 £43,000 +115.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £46,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 63 (72.41%) Linux
2 61 (70.11%) Python
3 46 (52.87%) Unix
4 37 (42.53%) Bash Shell
5 36 (41.38%) Windows
6 32 (36.78%) PHP
7 31 (35.63%) Java
7 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (34.48%) Puppet
9 28 (32.18%) DevOps
10 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
11 24 (27.59%) Finance
12 23 (26.44%) ITIL
12 23 (26.44%) PowerShell
13 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
14 20 (22.99%) SQL
15 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
16 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
16 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (18.39%) C
17 16 (18.39%) High Availability
18 15 (17.24%) MySQL
18 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
18 15 (17.24%) Nagios
18 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (16.09%) Open Source
19 14 (16.09%) Ruby
19 14 (16.09%) Apache

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 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.09%) Apache
3 7 (8.05%) IIS
4 4 (4.60%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) SAS
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) npm
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SAN
1 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.64%) HTTP
3 10 (11.49%) DNS
3 10 (11.49%) SSL
4 9 (10.34%) IPsec
4 9 (10.34%) SMTP
5 2 (2.30%) H.323
5 2 (2.30%) NAS
5 2 (2.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.05%) Redis
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.05%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (8.05%) Vagrant
4 6 (6.90%) Maven
5 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.45%) JUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Selenium
7 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.30%) GCC
7 2 (2.30%) GoCD
7 2 (2.30%) Gradle
7 2 (2.30%) MSI
7 2 (2.30%) NuGet
7 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) Clang
8 1 (1.15%) GitLab
8 1 (1.15%) Grunt
8 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.30%) Polish Language
3 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Developer
2 10 (11.49%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Consultant
3 9 (10.34%) Linux Consultant
3 9 (10.34%) Unix Consultant
4 6 (6.90%) Administrator
4 6 (6.90%) Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) DevOps Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Junior
6 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
3 4 (4.60%) J2EE
3 4 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.45%) React
5 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) Django
5 2 (2.30%) Java EE
5 2 (2.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 2 (2.30%) RESTful
6 1 (1.15%) CGI
6 1 (1.15%) J2SE
6 1 (1.15%) NumPy
6 1 (1.15%) SciPy
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Replication
2 9 (10.34%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) iSeries
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (72.41%) Linux
2 46 (52.87%) Unix
3 36 (41.38%) Windows
4 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.49%) AIX
6 7 (8.05%) CentOS
7 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.60%) Solaris
9 3 (3.45%) Android
9 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.45%) Debian
9 3 (3.45%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) Tru64
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) DevOps
2 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 23 (26.44%) ITIL
4 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.39%) High Availability
7 14 (16.09%) Open Source
8 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (12.64%) Web Development
11 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.34%) Identity Management
12 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
12 9 (10.34%) Runbook
13 8 (9.20%) SDLC
14 7 (8.05%) Data Management
14 7 (8.05%) Technical Analysis
15 6 (6.90%) Scrum
15 6 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Python
2 37 (42.53%) Bash Shell
3 32 (36.78%) PHP
4 31 (35.63%) Java
5 23 (26.44%) PowerShell
6 20 (22.99%) SQL
7 16 (18.39%) C
8 14 (16.09%) Ruby
9 12 (13.79%) C++
9 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 10 (11.49%) C#
11 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.60%) Korn
12 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
13 3 (3.45%) AppleScript
13 3 (3.45%) Lisp
13 3 (3.45%) Scala
13 3 (3.45%) VBScript
14 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (8.05%) RHCE
3 3 (3.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.15%) PhD
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.34%) RHEV
3 8 (9.20%) Docker
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.30%) Firmware
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (34.48%) Puppet
3 15 (17.24%) Nagios
4 12 (13.79%) Ansible
5 11 (12.64%) Rundeck
5 11 (12.64%) ZABBIX
6 10 (11.49%) Grafana
7 9 (10.34%) Control-M
7 9 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (9.20%) CFEngine
9 4 (4.60%) Capistrano
9 4 (4.60%) yum
10 2 (2.30%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (2.30%) HockeyApp
10 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.30%) PowerCLI
10 2 (2.30%) Terraform
11 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) EMC
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.75%) Perforce
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.45%) BMC
7 3 (3.45%) F5
7 3 (3.45%) Informatica
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.30%) Twitter
9 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.15%) Splunk
9 1 (1.15%) SunGard
9 1 (1.15%) Sybase
9 1 (1.15%) Veritas