Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 241 322
Rank change year-on-year -76 +81 -68
Permanent jobs citing Perl 126 45 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 173
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £34,200
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% -2.73% +8.91%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £63,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,485 4,720 13,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.94% 58.09% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,937 4,107 11,935
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Salary trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Perl in the South East

Perl
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley -54 63 £52,250 +18.08% 6
Berkshire -40 38 £51,125 -7.05% 4
Surrey -41 33 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Hampshire -104 19 £62,500 +8.70% 5
Oxfordshire -17 16 £57,500 +17.95% 1
Buckinghamshire -49 9 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Kent - 8 £63,750 - 5
West Sussex -16 3 £65,000 +31.31%
Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 121 (96.03%) Python
2 103 (81.75%) Linux
3 57 (45.24%) AWS
4 55 (43.65%) DevOps
5 50 (39.68%) Azure
6 47 (37.30%) Degree
7 43 (34.13%) Java
8 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
9 38 (30.16%) Windows
10 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (26.19%) Ruby
12 32 (25.40%) MySQL
13 30 (23.81%) C#
13 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
14 29 (23.02%) Finance
14 29 (23.02%) Kubernetes
15 28 (22.22%) Analytics
16 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
16 27 (21.43%) Bash Shell
16 27 (21.43%) PowerShell
16 27 (21.43%) Social Skills
17 25 (19.84%) Docker
18 24 (19.05%) Ansible
18 24 (19.05%) Serverless
18 24 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (19.05%) Unix
19 23 (18.25%) PHP
20 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
20 22 (17.46%) Shell Script

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
2 11 (8.73%) Apache
3 8 (6.35%) Confluence
3 8 (6.35%) nginx
4 7 (5.56%) Jupyter
5 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 57 (45.24%) AWS
2 50 (39.68%) Azure
3 24 (19.05%) Serverless
4 17 (13.49%) SaaS
5 16 (12.70%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (11.90%) OpenShift
7 14 (11.11%) Amazon S3
8 12 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (9.52%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 12 (9.52%) AWS CloudTrail
8 12 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (9.52%) Azure Logic Apps
8 12 (9.52%) Azure Sentinel
8 12 (9.52%) CloudFront
8 12 (9.52%) PaaS
9 9 (7.14%) GCP
9 9 (7.14%) GitHub
10 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (4.76%) Power Platform
11 5 (3.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) DNS
2 12 (9.52%) Firewall
3 10 (7.94%) HTTP
4 8 (6.35%) VPN
5 7 (5.56%) SSL
6 6 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.17%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.38%) 5G
8 3 (2.38%) BGP
8 3 (2.38%) OSPF
8 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.59%) HSRP
9 2 (1.59%) Junos
9 2 (1.59%) LTE
9 2 (1.59%) M3UA
9 2 (1.59%) NAS
9 2 (1.59%) SCTP
9 2 (1.59%) VoLTE
9 2 (1.59%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) MySQL
2 18 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.14%) Big Data
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.56%) MariaDB
6 7 (5.56%) Metadata
7 6 (4.76%) Power BI
7 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.17%) Spotfire
8 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (3.17%) Tableau
9 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (13.49%) JIRA
3 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.56%) GitLab
5 5 (3.97%) Browser DevTools
6 4 (3.17%) JMeter
7 3 (2.38%) Android Studio
7 3 (2.38%) Appium
7 3 (2.38%) Cypress.io
7 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.38%) Postman
7 3 (2.38%) Serenity BDD
7 3 (2.38%) Subversion
7 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.38%) TestComplete
7 3 (2.38%) Tricentis qTest
7 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.38%) Xcode
8 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 27 (21.43%) Social Skills
3 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.56%) Electronics
5 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.56%) Marketing
5 7 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.56%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Police
8 3 (2.38%) Automotive
8 3 (2.38%) Retail
9 2 (1.59%) Law
10 1 (0.79%) Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.79%) French Language
10 1 (0.79%) Games
10 1 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (15.87%) Developer
1 20 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 14 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Administrator
5 10 (7.94%) Analyst Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Pricing Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Pricing Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Junior
7 7 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) IP Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Junior DevOps
8 6 (4.76%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) REST
2 20 (15.87%) React
2 20 (15.87%) XML
3 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
4 13 (10.32%) JSON
5 10 (7.94%) Java EE
5 10 (7.94%) Spring
5 10 (7.94%) Spring Boot
6 9 (7.14%) Ajax
6 9 (7.14%) Web Services
7 8 (6.35%) CSS
7 8 (6.35%) LAMP
7 8 (6.35%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (5.56%) .NET
8 7 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.97%) GraphQL
9 5 (3.97%) Node.js
10 4 (3.17%) Ext JS
10 4 (3.17%) SOAP
11 3 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.94%) Private Cloud
3 10 (7.94%) User Experience
3 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
4 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.76%) Life Science
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.17%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.17%) Replication
9 3 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.59%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.59%) Clustering
10 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (1.59%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.79%) Online Games
11 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 103 (81.75%) Linux
2 38 (30.16%) Windows
3 24 (19.05%) Unix
4 19 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.32%) CentOS
6 12 (9.52%) Mac OS
7 6 (4.76%) Check Point GAiA
7 6 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.17%) VMS
9 3 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) AIX
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) DevOps
2 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
5 28 (22.22%) Analytics
6 24 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
8 20 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (15.87%) Microservices
8 20 (15.87%) Visualisation
9 19 (15.08%) Data Analytics
10 17 (13.49%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.90%) Scrum
12 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 14 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 13 (10.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 121 (96.03%) Python
2 43 (34.13%) Java
3 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.19%) Ruby
5 30 (23.81%) C#
6 27 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 27 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 23 (18.25%) PHP
8 22 (17.46%) Shell Script
9 17 (13.49%) C++
9 17 (13.49%) SQL
10 14 (11.11%) C
11 12 (9.52%) R
11 12 (9.52%) VB
12 4 (3.17%) Cython
13 3 (2.38%) Go
13 3 (2.38%) VBScript
14 2 (1.59%) VBA
15 1 (0.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 47 (37.30%) Degree
2 12 (9.52%) GCFA
2 12 (9.52%) GCFE
2 12 (9.52%) GCIA
2 12 (9.52%) GCIH
2 12 (9.52%) SANS
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.17%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.79%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.17%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) GRC
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 25 (19.84%) Docker
2 8 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Firmware
4 2 (1.59%) LXC
4 2 (1.59%) NFS
4 2 (1.59%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 29 (23.02%) Kubernetes
2 24 (19.05%) Ansible
3 20 (15.87%) Terraform
4 8 (6.35%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.38%) Packer
5 3 (2.38%) SCCM
6 2 (1.59%) Grafana
6 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle
3 17 (13.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.94%) SAP
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco
6 8 (6.35%) Splunk
6 8 (6.35%) VMware
7 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (4.76%) F5
7 6 (4.76%) Google
8 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.17%) Percona
9 3 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.59%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.59%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.59%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.59%) Zerto