Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 144 134
Rank change year-on-year -27 -10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 605 723 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 2.28% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 4.51% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 506 597 914
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
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 17,636 16,044 20,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.24% 50.52% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,382 14,003 18,397
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -50 243 £55,000 - 32
Hampshire -56 145 £38,500 -28.37% 11
Surrey +11 144 £55,000 - 22
Berkshire -43 130 £57,500 -4.17% 20
Oxfordshire -6 89 £57,500 +18.56% 10
West Sussex +33 42 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -34 24 £41,000 +15.96% 2
East Sussex -6 15 £32,500 -26.14% 3
Kent +24 5 £67,500 +92.86%
Middlesex +20 5 £55,000 +22.22%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 463 (76.53%) Python
2 394 (65.12%) Linux
3 215 (35.54%) Bash Shell
4 201 (33.22%) Java
5 199 (32.89%) Puppet
6 173 (28.60%) Ruby
7 172 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
8 170 (28.10%) DevOps
9 166 (27.44%) Windows
10 165 (27.27%) SQL
11 149 (24.63%) Opscode Chef
12 139 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
13 131 (21.65%) JavaScript
14 125 (20.66%) C++
15 123 (20.33%) Unix
16 121 (20.00%) Degree
17 120 (19.83%) Configuration Management
17 120 (19.83%) Ansible
18 117 (19.34%) Git (software)
19 107 (17.69%) VMware
20 106 (17.52%) MySQL
20 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
21 103 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 100 (16.53%) C
23 92 (15.21%) PHP
24 91 (15.04%) Computer Science
25 90 (14.88%) Red Hat
25 90 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
26 88 (14.55%) Software Engineering
27 86 (14.21%) Jenkins

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 59 (9.75%) Apache
2 41 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.31%) OpenStack
5 18 (2.98%) Drupal
5 18 (2.98%) nginx
6 12 (1.98%) JBoss
7 8 (1.32%) IIS
8 7 (1.16%) Confluence
8 7 (1.16%) Zimbra
9 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.50%) lighttpd
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.33%) CMS
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.66%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 172 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (9.09%) SaaS
4 25 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 19 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.48%) IaaS
6 15 (2.48%) PaaS
7 13 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.65%) Datadog
11 8 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.32%) GitHub
12 6 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.99%) Route 53
13 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.83%) npm
14 4 (0.66%) Force.com
14 4 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.25%) DNS
2 58 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 51 (8.43%) Firewall
4 49 (8.10%) WAN
5 46 (7.60%) VPN
6 45 (7.44%) IPsec
7 38 (6.28%) SSL
8 37 (6.12%) HTTP
9 33 (5.45%) VoIP
10 32 (5.29%) DHCP
11 28 (4.63%) Internet
12 27 (4.46%) BGP
12 27 (4.46%) OSPF
13 26 (4.30%) MPLS
14 20 (3.31%) Ethernet
15 18 (2.98%) RIP
15 18 (2.98%) VPLS
15 18 (2.98%) Wireshark
16 17 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (2.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.52%) MySQL
2 74 (12.23%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 44 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.62%) SQL Server
6 28 (4.63%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.31%) Big Data
8 17 (2.81%) DB2
9 15 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.32%) Redis
14 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.99%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.50%) KNIME
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.50%) TokuDB
16 2 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 117 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 86 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 85 (14.05%) Subversion
4 45 (7.44%) JIRA
5 17 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.31%) Selenium
8 13 (2.15%) Maven
9 12 (1.98%) IDA Disassembler
9 12 (1.98%) OllyDbg
9 12 (1.98%) WinDbg
10 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.16%) Ant
12 7 (1.16%) JMeter
12 7 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.99%) Burp Suite
13 6 (0.99%) gulp
13 6 (0.99%) ProC
13 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (7.93%) Finance
2 32 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.96%) Banking
4 23 (3.80%) Retail
5 20 (3.31%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.15%) Automotive
7 10 (1.65%) Electronics
7 10 (1.65%) French Language
7 10 (1.65%) Games
7 10 (1.65%) German Language
7 10 (1.65%) Marketing
8 5 (0.83%) Back Office
8 5 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.50%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Avionics
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (18.02%) Developer
2 106 (17.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
4 61 (10.08%) Network Engineer
5 44 (7.27%) Administrator
6 43 (7.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 41 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 40 (6.61%) AWS DevOps
9 39 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
10 37 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
11 32 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 32 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 32 (5.29%) Software Developer
12 31 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
12 31 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (4.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 26 (4.30%) Perl Developer
15 25 (4.13%) Support Engineer
16 24 (3.97%) PHP Developer
17 22 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.06%) HTML
2 65 (10.74%) Web Services
3 47 (7.77%) CSS
4 43 (7.11%) .NET
5 39 (6.45%) jQuery
6 27 (4.46%) XML
7 25 (4.13%) Catalyst
8 23 (3.80%) J2EE
8 23 (3.80%) LAMP
8 23 (3.80%) RESTful
9 19 (3.14%) DBIx::Class
9 19 (3.14%) Moose
10 18 (2.98%) Node.js
11 17 (2.81%) JSON
12 16 (2.64%) SOAP
13 15 (2.48%) HTML5
13 15 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (2.31%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.31%) Regular Expression
15 11 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 69 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.79%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.97%) Fintech
6 19 (3.14%) Clustering
7 17 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (2.48%) User Experience
9 13 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.98%) Blog
11 10 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.49%) Social Media
13 8 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.32%) Spread Betting
14 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.16%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.99%) Derivative
15 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.99%) STB
Operating Systems
1 394 (65.12%) Linux
2 166 (27.44%) Windows
3 123 (20.33%) Unix
4 103 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (12.89%) CentOS
6 41 (6.78%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.14%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.81%) Debian
9 12 (1.98%) AIX
9 12 (1.98%) Solaris
9 12 (1.98%) zOS
10 7 (1.16%) Android
10 7 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.66%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.10%) DevOps
2 139 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (19.83%) Configuration Management
4 88 (14.55%) Software Engineering
5 81 (13.39%) High Availability
6 55 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (8.26%) ITIL
8 47 (7.77%) Mathematics
9 46 (7.60%) Open Source
10 44 (7.27%) Migration
11 42 (6.94%) Test Automation
12 40 (6.61%) Task Automation
12 40 (6.61%) Web Development
13 38 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (6.12%) Load Balancing
15 34 (5.62%) MVC
16 33 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 31 (5.12%) E-Commerce
18 29 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
19 27 (4.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 463 (76.53%) Python
2 215 (35.54%) Bash Shell
3 201 (33.22%) Java
4 173 (28.60%) Ruby
5 165 (27.27%) SQL
6 131 (21.65%) JavaScript
7 125 (20.66%) C++
8 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
9 100 (16.53%) C
10 92 (15.21%) PHP
11 57 (9.42%) C#
12 37 (6.12%) Shell Script
13 22 (3.64%) Tcl
14 12 (1.98%) R
15 11 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.65%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.32%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.16%) Embedded C
18 7 (1.16%) Groovy
18 7 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 121 (20.00%) Degree
2 42 (6.94%) RHCE
3 41 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (6.12%) AWS Certification
5 35 (5.79%) RHCSA
6 30 (4.96%) Security Cleared
7 27 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.64%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.98%) MCSD
10 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.65%) ISTQB
11 10 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.32%) CCNP
14 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.99%) ISEB
16 5 (0.83%) CCNA
16 5 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.47%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.98%) HIPAA
4 17 (2.81%) QA
5 13 (2.15%) SLA
6 4 (0.66%) GDPR
7 3 (0.50%) PMO
8 2 (0.33%) JTAG
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) GCP
9 1 (0.17%) IASME
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (11.74%) Docker
3 47 (7.77%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.47%) vSphere
5 16 (2.64%) KVM
6 15 (2.48%) Xen
7 10 (1.65%) VirtualBox
8 9 (1.49%) vCloud
9 6 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.83%) Postfix
10 5 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.66%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.50%) Varnish
13 2 (0.33%) Firmware
13 2 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
14 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 199 (32.89%) Puppet
2 149 (24.63%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (19.83%) Ansible
4 49 (8.10%) Terraform
5 30 (4.96%) Kubernetes
6 19 (3.14%) Nagios
7 17 (2.81%) Tivoli
8 14 (2.31%) Grafana
9 12 (1.98%) SCCM
9 12 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (1.49%) Rancher
12 8 (1.32%) CFEngine
12 8 (1.32%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.32%) Netcool
12 8 (1.32%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.32%) Salt
13 6 (0.99%) Cacti
14 5 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 5 (0.83%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 107 (17.69%) VMware
2 90 (14.88%) Red Hat
3 84 (13.88%) Microsoft
4 72 (11.90%) Oracle
5 56 (9.26%) Cisco
6 28 (4.63%) Sophos
7 27 (4.46%) Palo Alto
8 24 (3.97%) IBM
9 20 (3.31%) Google
9 20 (3.31%) Juniper
10 19 (3.14%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.31%) HP
11 14 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.15%) Splunk
13 12 (1.98%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.65%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (1.65%) Ivanti
15 9 (1.49%) Citrix
15 9 (1.49%) Perforce
16 8 (1.32%) Sun