Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 136 136
Rank change year-on-year -87 0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 409 715 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 2.39% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 4.37% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 329 612 834
South East median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,200 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 17,383 16,351 20,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.55% 54.67% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15,055 14,240 17,877
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -121 131 £47,500 - 42
Surrey -46 109 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Hampshire -2 96 £42,000 -5.08% 6
Oxfordshire -34 54 £47,500 - 16
Berkshire -147 45 £51,250 +7.89% 21
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £34,658 -22.98% 5
East Sussex -16 23 £52,500 +23.53%
West Sussex -30 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Kent +32 20 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Middlesex +11 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 303 (74.08%) Python
2 252 (61.61%) Linux
3 123 (30.07%) Bash Shell
4 114 (27.87%) Ruby
5 109 (26.65%) Java
6 101 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
7 96 (23.47%) DevOps
8 94 (22.98%) Puppet
9 93 (22.74%) Windows
10 89 (21.76%) SQL
11 85 (20.78%) Configuration Management
12 84 (20.54%) Degree
12 84 (20.54%) Ansible
13 83 (20.29%) PowerShell
13 83 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (20.29%) MySQL
14 82 (20.05%) JavaScript
15 74 (18.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 71 (17.36%) PHP
17 67 (16.38%) Oracle
18 63 (15.40%) Unix
19 62 (15.16%) C
19 62 (15.16%) VMware
20 61 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
21 60 (14.67%) Red Hat
22 55 (13.45%) Git (software)
23 54 (13.20%) Mathematics
23 54 (13.20%) PostgreSQL
24 53 (12.96%) Apache
25 52 (12.71%) Finance

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 (12.96%) Apache
2 31 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.91%) Confluence
3 16 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.91%) JBoss
4 12 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (2.20%) CMS
6 9 (2.20%) IIS
7 8 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.71%) nginx
8 7 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.98%) lighttpd
9 4 (0.98%) Smallworld
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.73%) CICS
10 3 (0.73%) SAS
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.73%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 101 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.09%) SaaS
4 24 (5.87%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (4.65%) npm
6 17 (4.16%) GitHub
7 10 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.71%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.47%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.22%) Office 365
12 3 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.73%) IaaS
12 3 (0.73%) PaaS
12 3 (0.73%) Serverless
13 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 30 (7.33%) SAN
3 28 (6.85%) DNS
4 25 (6.11%) Firewall
5 23 (5.62%) HTTP
6 20 (4.89%) NAS
7 16 (3.91%) DHCP
8 14 (3.42%) IPsec
9 13 (3.18%) WAN
10 11 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.44%) LAN
12 9 (2.20%) IPv4
12 9 (2.20%) Network Security
12 9 (2.20%) VLAN
12 9 (2.20%) VPN
13 8 (1.96%) Internet
13 8 (1.96%) SSL
13 8 (1.96%) VoIP
14 7 (1.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.29%) MySQL
2 54 (13.20%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (12.22%) Relational Database
4 44 (10.76%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.09%) SQL Server
6 18 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.16%) MariaDB
8 13 (3.18%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.20%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.96%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.71%) Big Data
14 6 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (1.22%) Redis
16 4 (0.98%) DB2
16 4 (0.98%) Ingres
17 3 (0.73%) GIS
17 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 44 (10.76%) JIRA
4 24 (5.87%) Subversion
5 20 (4.89%) gulp
6 11 (2.69%) GDB
7 9 (2.20%) Selenium
8 8 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.96%) ProC
9 7 (1.71%) PVCS
9 7 (1.71%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.47%) Gradle
11 5 (1.22%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.22%) Toad
12 4 (0.98%) Ant
12 4 (0.98%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.73%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (12.71%) Finance
2 18 (4.40%) Spanish Language
3 16 (3.91%) French Language
3 16 (3.91%) Italian Language
3 16 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.44%) Games
5 9 (2.20%) German Language
6 8 (1.96%) Back Office
6 8 (1.96%) Banking
6 8 (1.96%) Retail
7 5 (1.22%) Automotive
7 5 (1.22%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.22%) Turkish Language
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
9 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 82 (20.05%) Developer
2 63 (15.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (13.94%) Administrator
4 50 (12.22%) Linux Engineer
5 46 (11.25%) Linux Administrator
6 38 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (8.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 23 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (5.62%) Linux Scripter
8 23 (5.62%) Web Developer
9 20 (4.89%) Analyst
9 20 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 20 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (4.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
10 19 (4.65%) HTML Developer
11 17 (4.16%) AWS Engineer
11 17 (4.16%) Java Engineer
11 17 (4.16%) Perl Developer
11 17 (4.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.54%) HTML
2 38 (9.29%) LAMP
3 37 (9.05%) .NET
4 31 (7.58%) CSS
4 31 (7.58%) Node.js
5 30 (7.33%) Web Services
6 24 (5.87%) RESTful
7 23 (5.62%) REST
8 21 (5.13%) HTML5
9 20 (4.89%) CSS3
10 19 (4.65%) JSON
11 18 (4.40%) XML
12 16 (3.91%) AngularJS
13 15 (3.67%) Catalyst
13 15 (3.67%) DBIx::Class
13 15 (3.67%) Moose
14 13 (3.18%) jQuery
15 12 (2.93%) LDAP
16 11 (2.69%) Flash
17 10 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.87%) User Experience
5 23 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (4.65%) Replication
7 17 (4.16%) Public Cloud
7 17 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.69%) ASIC
9 11 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.96%) Clustering
11 5 (1.22%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.22%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.22%) Machine to Machine
12 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 252 (61.61%) Linux
2 93 (22.74%) Windows
3 74 (18.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 63 (15.40%) Unix
5 34 (8.31%) Windows Server
6 30 (7.33%) CentOS
7 16 (3.91%) Ubuntu
8 14 (3.42%) AIX
9 9 (2.20%) Debian
9 9 (2.20%) Solaris
10 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.22%) Android
12 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.73%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.73%) openSUSE
13 3 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.49%) HPUX
14 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.47%) DevOps
2 85 (20.78%) Configuration Management
3 83 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.20%) Mathematics
5 45 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (10.02%) Software Engineering
7 38 (9.29%) Open Source
8 37 (9.05%) High Availability
9 32 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 30 (7.33%) Task Automation
12 27 (6.60%) Web Development
13 26 (6.36%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.11%) ITIL
15 24 (5.87%) Scrum
15 24 (5.87%) SDLC
16 21 (5.13%) MVC
16 21 (5.13%) Presales
17 20 (4.89%) Analytics
17 20 (4.89%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (74.08%) Python
2 123 (30.07%) Bash Shell
3 114 (27.87%) Ruby
4 109 (26.65%) Java
5 89 (21.76%) SQL
6 83 (20.29%) PowerShell
7 82 (20.05%) JavaScript
8 71 (17.36%) PHP
9 62 (15.16%) C
10 46 (11.25%) C++
11 38 (9.29%) Shell Script
12 29 (7.09%) C#
13 21 (5.13%) VBA
14 11 (2.69%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.20%) COBOL
16 7 (1.71%) Go
17 6 (1.47%) Groovy
18 5 (1.22%) VBScript
19 4 (0.98%) AWK
19 4 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (20.54%) Degree
2 27 (6.60%) ISTQB
3 26 (6.36%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.87%) ISEB
5 21 (5.13%) RHCE
6 17 (4.16%) RHCSA
7 15 (3.67%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.44%) CISSP
10 5 (1.22%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.98%) OCA
11 4 (0.98%) OCP
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.73%) CEH
12 3 (0.73%) CISA
12 3 (0.73%) CISM
12 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.09%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.69%) JTAG
4 6 (1.47%) GDPR
5 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.73%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.49%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.24%) GCP
8 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (10.76%) Docker
3 28 (6.85%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.69%) Firmware
5 9 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.47%) Samba
8 5 (1.22%) iptables
8 5 (1.22%) KVM
8 5 (1.22%) Xen
9 4 (0.98%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.73%) ACF2
10 3 (0.73%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.73%) RACF
10 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.73%) XenServer
11 2 (0.49%) vCloud
11 2 (0.49%) vSphere
12 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (22.98%) Puppet
2 84 (20.54%) Ansible
3 61 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (8.07%) Kubernetes
5 31 (7.58%) Terraform
6 19 (4.65%) Salt
7 18 (4.40%) Nagios
8 9 (2.20%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.71%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (1.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (1.22%) Cacti
11 5 (1.22%) Netcool
12 4 (0.98%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.98%) logstash
12 4 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 3 (0.73%) Icinga
13 3 (0.73%) SELinux
Vendors
1 67 (16.38%) Oracle
2 62 (15.16%) VMware
3 60 (14.67%) Red Hat
4 46 (11.25%) Microsoft
5 24 (5.87%) Citrix
6 22 (5.38%) Cisco
7 16 (3.91%) HP
8 13 (3.18%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.93%) TOWER Software
10 10 (2.44%) Centrify
11 8 (1.96%) Dell
11 8 (1.96%) Google
12 7 (1.71%) Brocade
12 7 (1.71%) Capita
12 7 (1.71%) EMC
13 6 (1.47%) Splunk
14 5 (1.22%) Sun
15 4 (0.98%) IBM
15 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.98%) StorageTek