Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 137 135
Rank change year-on-year -28 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 630 843 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 2.47% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 4.81% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 529 729 880
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17846 17521 21347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.80% 51.31% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15554 15435 18678
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Salary trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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
Thames Valley -43 268 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Berkshire -40 154 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Surrey +7 150 £55,000 - 7
Hampshire -64 127 £39,000 -29.09% 7
Oxfordshire -21 87 £57,500 +18.56% 5
West Sussex +48 50 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -25 27 £40,500 +14.55% 1
East Sussex -11 11 £41,250 -6.25% 1
Middlesex +17 8 £65,000 +44.44%
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Kent +24 6 £61,250 +75.00%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 480 (76.19%) Python
2 414 (65.71%) Linux
3 230 (36.51%) Bash Shell
4 222 (35.24%) Java
5 196 (31.11%) Puppet
6 190 (30.16%) Ruby
7 186 (29.52%) Windows
8 175 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 171 (27.14%) DevOps
10 155 (24.60%) SQL
11 150 (23.81%) C++
12 148 (23.49%) Opscode Chef
13 143 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
14 139 (22.06%) Unix
15 133 (21.11%) Degree
16 129 (20.48%) JavaScript
17 120 (19.05%) Git (software)
18 119 (18.89%) C
19 117 (18.57%) Ansible
20 114 (18.10%) VMware
21 112 (17.78%) PowerShell
22 106 (16.83%) Red Hat
23 103 (16.35%) PHP
23 103 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 99 (15.71%) Configuration Management
25 98 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
26 94 (14.92%) Microsoft
26 94 (14.92%) Software Engineering
27 93 (14.76%) Computer Science
28 92 (14.60%) MySQL

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 53 (8.41%) Apache
2 34 (5.40%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.17%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.02%) nginx
6 15 (2.38%) Drupal
7 11 (1.75%) JBoss
8 10 (1.59%) IIS
9 9 (1.43%) SAS
10 7 (1.11%) Confluence
10 7 (1.11%) Zimbra
11 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.48%) lighttpd
12 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Inkscape
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) GIMP
5 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 175 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (9.37%) SaaS
4 26 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (3.17%) IaaS
6 20 (3.17%) PaaS
7 18 (2.86%) Amazon S3
8 13 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.59%) Datadog
10 10 (1.59%) npm
11 8 (1.27%) GitHub
12 7 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.11%) Route 53
13 6 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.63%) Force.com
14 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.95%) DNS
2 67 (10.63%) TCP/IP
3 53 (8.41%) VPN
4 51 (8.10%) WAN
5 49 (7.78%) Firewall
6 48 (7.62%) IPsec
7 42 (6.67%) VoIP
8 40 (6.35%) SSL
9 35 (5.56%) HTTP
10 33 (5.24%) Internet
11 31 (4.92%) DHCP
12 28 (4.44%) BGP
13 27 (4.29%) OSPF
14 25 (3.97%) Ethernet
14 25 (3.97%) MPLS
15 22 (3.49%) Wireshark
16 20 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
16 20 (3.17%) Network Security
17 17 (2.70%) LTE
17 17 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.60%) MySQL
2 68 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 38 (6.03%) SQL Server
5 37 (5.87%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.65%) Big Data
8 20 (3.17%) DB2
9 16 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.59%) Redis
13 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.79%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.48%) KNIME
15 3 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.48%) TokuDB
16 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 120 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 78 (12.38%) Subversion
3 73 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 42 (6.67%) JIRA
5 22 (3.49%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.86%) gulp
7 16 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (2.54%) Selenium
8 15 (2.38%) IDA Disassembler
8 15 (2.38%) OllyDbg
8 15 (2.38%) WinDbg
9 11 (1.75%) Burp Suite
9 11 (1.75%) Maven
9 11 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.11%) ProC
11 7 (1.11%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.95%) InstallShield
12 6 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 74 (11.75%) Finance
2 54 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.76%) Banking
4 29 (4.60%) Aerospace
5 26 (4.13%) Automotive
6 20 (3.17%) Retail
7 16 (2.54%) French Language
7 16 (2.54%) Marketing
8 15 (2.38%) Electronics
9 14 (2.22%) German Language
10 12 (1.90%) Games
11 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.79%) Law
12 5 (0.79%) Legal
13 3 (0.48%) Avionics
13 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (17.46%) Developer
2 102 (16.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 64 (10.16%) Network Engineer
5 40 (6.35%) Administrator
5 40 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 38 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
7 36 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
8 35 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.24%) Analyst
9 33 (5.24%) Linux Administrator
9 33 (5.24%) Support Engineer
9 33 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 29 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 29 (4.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 26 (4.13%) Junior
14 23 (3.65%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.81%) HTML
2 68 (10.79%) Web Services
3 52 (8.25%) CSS
4 46 (7.30%) .NET
5 42 (6.67%) XML
6 31 (4.92%) jQuery
7 28 (4.44%) RESTful
8 27 (4.29%) HTML5
9 25 (3.97%) J2EE
10 24 (3.81%) LAMP
11 22 (3.49%) Node.js
12 21 (3.33%) Catalyst
12 21 (3.33%) JSON
13 16 (2.54%) CSS3
13 16 (2.54%) Regular Expression
14 15 (2.38%) Ajax
14 15 (2.38%) DBIx::Class
14 15 (2.38%) Moose
15 13 (2.06%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.76%) Computer Science
2 65 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.41%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 28 (4.44%) Fintech
6 20 (3.17%) User Experience
7 18 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (2.54%) Clustering
9 15 (2.38%) Blog
9 15 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 9 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.43%) Social Media
12 8 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.11%) Spread Betting
13 7 (1.11%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 414 (65.71%) Linux
2 186 (29.52%) Windows
3 139 (22.06%) Unix
4 103 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (13.33%) CentOS
6 34 (5.40%) Windows Server
7 22 (3.49%) Solaris
8 21 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 19 (3.02%) Debian
10 16 (2.54%) Android
10 16 (2.54%) zOS
11 13 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.59%) AIX
13 8 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.79%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.14%) DevOps
2 143 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 94 (14.92%) Software Engineering
5 70 (11.11%) High Availability
6 57 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (8.10%) Open Source
8 48 (7.62%) ITIL
8 48 (7.62%) Mathematics
9 47 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 42 (6.67%) Migration
10 42 (6.67%) Web Development
11 40 (6.35%) Load Balancing
12 36 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (5.08%) Task Automation
15 31 (4.92%) TDD
16 27 (4.29%) MVC
17 25 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
17 25 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 480 (76.19%) Python
2 230 (36.51%) Bash Shell
3 222 (35.24%) Java
4 190 (30.16%) Ruby
5 155 (24.60%) SQL
6 150 (23.81%) C++
7 129 (20.48%) JavaScript
8 119 (18.89%) C
9 112 (17.78%) PowerShell
10 103 (16.35%) PHP
11 57 (9.05%) C#
12 39 (6.19%) Shell Script
13 22 (3.49%) Tcl
14 14 (2.22%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.90%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.90%) R
16 11 (1.75%) Embedded C
17 9 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.43%) VBA
18 7 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 133 (21.11%) Degree
2 47 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (5.71%) AWS Certification
3 36 (5.71%) RHCE
3 36 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.76%) RHCSA
5 22 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.54%) Master's Degree
7 16 (2.54%) MCSD
7 16 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.22%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.59%) CCNP
11 10 (1.59%) ISEB
12 8 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.27%) PMP
13 7 (1.11%) CEH
13 7 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.13%) QA
2 19 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.70%) SLA
4 15 (2.38%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.63%) GDPR
5 4 (0.63%) PMO
6 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.48%) GCP
7 2 (0.32%) JTAG
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) IASME
System Software
1 98 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (11.11%) Docker
3 47 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 27 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.33%) vSphere
6 18 (2.86%) KVM
6 18 (2.86%) Xen
7 10 (1.59%) VirtualBox
8 9 (1.43%) vCloud
9 6 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.79%) Firmware
11 4 (0.63%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.63%) NFS
11 4 (0.63%) Postfix
11 4 (0.63%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.48%) Varnish
13 1 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 196 (31.11%) Puppet
2 148 (23.49%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (18.57%) Ansible
4 44 (6.98%) Terraform
5 30 (4.76%) Kubernetes
6 20 (3.17%) Nagios
6 20 (3.17%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.54%) SCCM
7 16 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (2.38%) Salt
9 13 (2.06%) Grafana
10 10 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (1.27%) Cobbler
11 8 (1.27%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.11%) Rancher
13 6 (0.95%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.79%) Netcool
15 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 4 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 114 (18.10%) VMware
2 106 (16.83%) Red Hat
3 94 (14.92%) Microsoft
4 69 (10.95%) Oracle
5 66 (10.48%) Cisco
6 28 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 27 (4.29%) IBM
8 26 (4.13%) Juniper
9 25 (3.97%) Sophos
10 19 (3.02%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.54%) Google
11 16 (2.54%) HP
12 13 (2.06%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.59%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.59%) LANDesk
14 9 (1.43%) Citrix
14 9 (1.43%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (1.27%) F5
15 8 (1.27%) Forcepoint
15 8 (1.27%) Perforce