Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 313 250 281
Rank change year-on-year -63 +31 -81
Permanent jobs citing Perl 60 174 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.69% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 127 217
10th Percentile £33,125 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,375 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 7,375 10,295 14,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.15% 56.02% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,064 8,815 12,394
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -10 29 £45,000 -18.18% 17
Berkshire -13 21 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Hampshire +18 16 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Surrey -12 12 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +20 5 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Kent +3 3 £52,500 -8.70%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 55 (91.67%) Python
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 24 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (20.00%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) MySQL
5 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.33%) DevOps
5 11 (18.33%) Ruby
5 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (16.67%) Azure
6 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.67%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) Java
6 10 (16.67%) Ansible
7 9 (15.00%) Firewall
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) AWS
7 9 (15.00%) Degree
8 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.33%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (11.67%) 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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) nginx
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.67%) Mule
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Azure
2 9 (15.00%) AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (6.67%) PaaS
4 3 (5.00%) GCP
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) NAS
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (5.00%) INAP
5 3 (5.00%) IPsec
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) GSM
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) LTE
6 2 (3.33%) SNMP
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) 4G
7 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) SCTP
7 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.67%) Redis
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.00%) ObjectStore
6 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) Zephyr
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) GitLab
6 3 (5.00%) JMeter
6 3 (5.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.67%) Ant
8 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.67%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) JBehave
8 1 (1.67%) JUnit
8 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (8.33%) Automotive
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
1 5 (8.33%) Social Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Billing
2 3 (5.00%) Law
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Presales Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) EDI Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) REST
3 5 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
5 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.00%) EDI
5 3 (5.00%) EDIFACT
5 3 (5.00%) LDAP
5 3 (5.00%) SAP ALE
6 2 (3.33%) JSP
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Life Science
1 5 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 5 (8.33%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (6.67%) Cybercrime
2 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Unix
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) CentOS
6 2 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.67%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.67%) VMS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) DevOps
1 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.00%) BDD
5 6 (10.00%) Task Automation
5 6 (10.00%) Test Management
5 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) B2B
7 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) Presales
7 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) Python
2 24 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.33%) Ruby
4 10 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) PHP
7 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.33%) C#
9 3 (5.00%) VBScript
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) GCFA
5 3 (5.00%) GCFE
5 3 (5.00%) GCIH
5 3 (5.00%) GIAC
5 3 (5.00%) GREM
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Xen
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) LXC
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) SRDF
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.67%) Puppet
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.33%) Terraform
6 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 4 (6.67%) EMC
4 4 (6.67%) NetApp
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.00%) Brocade
5 3 (5.00%) Isilon
5 3 (5.00%) Mavenir
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce