Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 269 268
Rank change year-on-year +49 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 243 51 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 0.51% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 0.88% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 107 39 186
10th Percentile - £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £67,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 9,194 5,811 12,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.55% 58.43% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6,555 5,071 10,966
10th Percentile £34,696 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey +31 103 £41,000 -27.11% 5
Thames Valley -22 70 £70,000 +64.71% 9
Kent -17 38 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +6 31 £80,000 +102.53% 2
Berkshire -25 27 £53,000 +24.71% 3
Hampshire -67 27 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -47 12 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Sussex +13 3 £65,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 207 (85.19%) Python
2 131 (53.91%) Linux
3 123 (50.62%) AWS
4 110 (45.27%) DevOps
5 108 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (43.62%) Azure
7 85 (34.98%) Degree
8 74 (30.45%) Ansible
9 70 (28.81%) Jenkins
10 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
11 61 (25.10%) Unix
11 61 (25.10%) Windows
12 60 (24.69%) Java
13 58 (23.87%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (23.46%) C#
15 55 (22.63%) C
16 54 (22.22%) Serverless
16 54 (22.22%) Bash
17 53 (21.81%) Analytics
17 53 (21.81%) Shell Script
17 53 (21.81%) Computer Science
18 51 (20.99%) REST
19 49 (20.16%) Ruby
20 47 (19.34%) Risk Management
20 47 (19.34%) Finance
21 46 (18.93%) Visualisation
21 46 (18.93%) Microservices
22 45 (18.52%) C++
22 45 (18.52%) PowerShell
23 44 (18.11%) PHP

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 20 (8.23%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.29%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) IIS
3 2 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Simulink
1 12 (4.94%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 123 (50.62%) AWS
2 106 (43.62%) Azure
3 54 (22.22%) Serverless
4 39 (16.05%) SaaS
5 31 (12.76%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (11.93%) OpenShift
7 22 (9.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (9.05%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 22 (9.05%) Amazon S3
7 22 (9.05%) AWS CloudTrail
7 22 (9.05%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (9.05%) Azure Logic Apps
7 22 (9.05%) Azure Monitor
7 22 (9.05%) Azure Sentinel
7 22 (9.05%) CloudFront
8 8 (3.29%) GitHub
9 6 (2.47%) GCP
9 6 (2.47%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.82%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.58%) DNS
1 33 (13.58%) HTTP
2 15 (6.17%) Firewall
3 7 (2.88%) SSL
4 5 (2.06%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (2.06%) Wireless
5 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.23%) WAN
6 3 (1.23%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.82%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.82%) 5G
7 2 (0.82%) FTP
7 2 (0.82%) HSDPA
7 2 (0.82%) HSUPA
7 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.82%) NAS
7 2 (0.82%) Network Security
7 2 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.82%) SAN
7 2 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.41%) MySQL
4 15 (6.17%) Metadata
5 12 (4.94%) Big Data
6 9 (3.70%) InfluxDB
6 9 (3.70%) Spotfire
6 9 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.70%) Tableau
7 6 (2.47%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.47%) Power BI
8 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.82%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.82%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.88%) Maven
3 24 (9.88%) SonarQube
4 16 (6.58%) JIRA
4 16 (6.58%) JMeter
5 12 (4.94%) ClearCase
5 12 (4.94%) Plastic SCM
6 10 (4.12%) LoadRunner
6 10 (4.12%) NeoLoad
7 6 (2.47%) Appium
7 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.47%) Cypress.io
7 6 (2.47%) Postman
7 6 (2.47%) Serenity BDD
7 6 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.47%) TestComplete
7 6 (2.47%) Tricentis qTest
8 2 (0.82%) Browser DevTools
General
1 47 (19.34%) Finance
2 44 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.35%) Social Skills
4 24 (9.88%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (5.35%) Retail
7 12 (4.94%) Automotive
8 10 (4.12%) Law
9 9 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (3.29%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (3.29%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (2.88%) Legal
12 4 (1.65%) Police
13 2 (0.82%) Advertising
13 2 (0.82%) Electronics
13 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.41%) Banking
14 1 (0.41%) French Language
14 1 (0.41%) Games
14 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Developer
2 38 (15.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (13.99%) Analyst
4 31 (12.76%) Administrator
4 31 (12.76%) Linux Administrator
5 30 (12.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 30 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (10.70%) Analyst Developer
6 26 (10.70%) Pricing Analyst
6 26 (10.70%) Pricing Developer
7 25 (10.29%) Junior
8 23 (9.47%) Security Engineer
9 21 (8.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 18 (7.41%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
10 18 (7.41%) Junior Systems Administrator
11 17 (7.00%) Software Engineer
12 15 (6.17%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.35%) Python Developer
13 13 (5.35%) Senior Python Developer
13 13 (5.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.99%) REST
2 34 (13.99%) React
3 31 (12.76%) AngularJS
4 27 (11.11%) Spring
5 26 (10.70%) Java EE
5 26 (10.70%) Spring Boot
6 25 (10.29%) XML
7 22 (9.05%) JSON
8 10 (4.12%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (3.70%) CSS
10 8 (3.29%) Node.js
11 7 (2.88%) .NET
12 6 (2.47%) HTML
12 6 (2.47%) Swagger
13 5 (2.06%) Ajax
14 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.65%) Redux
15 3 (1.23%) CSS3
15 3 (1.23%) HTML5
15 3 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.99%) Management Information System
2 31 (12.76%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (11.52%) User Experience
4 26 (10.70%) Smart Meter
4 26 (10.70%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.70%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (3.70%) Cyberattack
7 9 (3.70%) Replication
7 9 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 9 (3.70%) Social Media
8 8 (3.29%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.47%) Life Science
10 5 (2.06%) Cybercrime
10 5 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.82%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 131 (53.91%) Linux
2 61 (25.10%) Unix
2 61 (25.10%) Windows
3 40 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (14.81%) CentOS
5 22 (9.05%) Mac OS
6 15 (6.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.23%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (0.82%) Android
8 2 (0.82%) Solaris
8 2 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.27%) DevOps
2 108 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.87%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (21.81%) Analytics
4 53 (21.81%) Computer Science
5 47 (19.34%) Risk Management
6 46 (18.93%) Microservices
6 46 (18.93%) Visualisation
7 42 (17.28%) CI/CD
8 41 (16.87%) Scrum
9 39 (16.05%) Mentoring
10 38 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (15.64%) Migration
11 37 (15.23%) Cybersecurity
12 36 (14.81%) Data Analytics
12 36 (14.81%) Test Automation
13 35 (14.40%) Release Management
14 32 (13.17%) Data Modelling
15 30 (12.35%) SIEM
15 30 (12.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (85.19%) Python
2 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 60 (24.69%) Java
4 57 (23.46%) C#
5 55 (22.63%) C
6 54 (22.22%) Bash
7 53 (21.81%) Shell Script
8 49 (20.16%) Ruby
9 45 (18.52%) C++
9 45 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 44 (18.11%) PHP
11 29 (11.93%) R
12 22 (9.05%) VB
13 21 (8.64%) SQL
14 12 (4.94%) Embedded C
14 12 (4.94%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.06%) ES6
16 4 (1.65%) Tcl
17 2 (0.82%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.82%) Cython
Qualifications
1 85 (34.98%) Degree
2 41 (16.87%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.64%) GCFA
3 21 (8.64%) GCFE
3 21 (8.64%) GCIA
3 21 (8.64%) GCIH
3 21 (8.64%) SANS
4 17 (7.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.88%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.41%) OSCP
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.35%) QA
3 12 (4.94%) ISO 26262
3 12 (4.94%) MISRA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.82%) Docker
3 13 (5.35%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.70%) KVM
4 9 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.70%) Xen
5 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.82%) NFS
6 2 (0.82%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 74 (30.45%) Ansible
2 33 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (13.58%) Puppet
3 23 (9.47%) Kubernetes
4 21 (8.64%) Terraform
5 20 (8.23%) Grafana
6 9 (3.70%) logstash
7 8 (3.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 8 (3.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.82%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.82%) Nagios
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (12.35%) Oracle
1 30 (12.35%) Red Hat
2 24 (9.88%) VMware
3 13 (5.35%) IBM
4 12 (4.94%) Lauterbach
5 11 (4.53%) AppDynamics
5 11 (4.53%) Dynatrace
5 11 (4.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.12%) Micro Focus
6 10 (4.12%) New Relic
7 9 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 9 (3.70%) Perforce
8 7 (2.88%) Splunk
9 4 (1.65%) F5
10 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.23%) Cisco
10 3 (1.23%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (1.23%) Google
11 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.82%) Veritas