Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 130 142
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 615 909 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.57% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 4.94% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 530 814 831
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 16086 18401 21021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.78% 52.03% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13981 16251 18221
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -37 283 £50,000 - 17
Berkshire -19 194 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Surrey +12 157 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Hampshire -70 80 £40,000 -23.81% 8
Oxfordshire -25 61 £53,750 +10.82% 8
West Sussex +63 59 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 28 £42,500 +20.21% 2
East Sussex -1 11 £50,000 +66.67%
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Middlesex +15 8 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Kent +24 6 £61,250 +75.00% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 481 (78.21%) Python
2 422 (68.62%) Linux
3 253 (41.14%) Bash Shell
4 238 (38.70%) Java
5 205 (33.33%) Puppet
6 200 (32.52%) Ruby
7 184 (29.92%) DevOps
8 180 (29.27%) Windows
9 177 (28.78%) Unix
10 167 (27.15%) C++
11 165 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
12 158 (25.69%) Opscode Chef
13 127 (20.65%) Git (software)
14 126 (20.49%) Ansible
15 124 (20.16%) SQL
16 123 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 123 (20.00%) Red Hat
17 120 (19.51%) C
18 116 (18.86%) Degree
19 113 (18.37%) PHP
20 111 (18.05%) VMware
21 110 (17.89%) PowerShell
22 108 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
23 107 (17.40%) Finance
24 104 (16.91%) CentOS
25 100 (16.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 95 (15.45%) Microsoft
27 94 (15.28%) Computer Science
28 93 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
29 84 (13.66%) DNS

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 46 (7.48%) Apache
2 31 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (4.23%) nginx
4 19 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 19 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.95%) SAS
6 9 (1.46%) IIS
7 7 (1.14%) Confluence
7 7 (1.14%) JBoss
7 7 (1.14%) Zimbra
8 6 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.16%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.81%) Inkscape
4 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.65%) GIMP
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.49%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 165 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (12.20%) SaaS
4 31 (5.04%) IaaS
5 29 (4.72%) PaaS
6 20 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.44%) npm
8 13 (2.11%) GitHub
9 12 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.79%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.63%) Datadog
12 9 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (1.30%) Force.com
14 7 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 84 (13.66%) DNS
2 75 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 46 (7.48%) VPN
4 40 (6.50%) Firewall
4 40 (6.50%) IPsec
5 38 (6.18%) HTTP
5 38 (6.18%) SSL
5 38 (6.18%) VoIP
5 38 (6.18%) WAN
6 33 (5.37%) Internet
7 29 (4.72%) BGP
8 28 (4.55%) OSPF
9 27 (4.39%) DHCP
10 24 (3.90%) Ethernet
11 23 (3.74%) MPLS
12 20 (3.25%) Wireshark
13 18 (2.93%) IPv4
13 18 (2.93%) Network Security
13 18 (2.93%) tcpdump
14 17 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.50%) MySQL
2 57 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (9.11%) MongoDB
4 43 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 33 (5.37%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 24 (3.90%) DB2
8 19 (3.09%) Big Data
9 16 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.79%) Redis
12 10 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.81%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.65%) MariaDB
17 3 (0.49%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.49%) KNIME
17 3 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 127 (20.65%) Git (software)
2 68 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 50 (8.13%) Subversion
4 40 (6.50%) JIRA
5 30 (4.88%) gulp
6 28 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.76%) Vagrant
8 15 (2.44%) Burp Suite
8 15 (2.44%) Selenium
9 14 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.11%) Ant
10 13 (2.11%) Maven
11 12 (1.95%) IDA Disassembler
11 12 (1.95%) OllyDbg
11 12 (1.95%) WinDbg
12 11 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.63%) InstallShield
13 10 (1.63%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (17.40%) Finance
2 61 (9.92%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.85%) Automotive
4 33 (5.37%) Aerospace
5 28 (4.55%) Banking
6 19 (3.09%) Electronics
7 15 (2.44%) French Language
7 15 (2.44%) Marketing
8 13 (2.11%) German Language
9 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.98%) Games
10 6 (0.98%) Retail
11 5 (0.81%) Digital Economy
12 4 (0.65%) Law
12 4 (0.65%) Legal
13 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Avionics
14 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (15.45%) Developer
3 80 (13.01%) Linux Engineer
4 58 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
5 50 (8.13%) Administrator
6 48 (7.80%) Network Engineer
6 48 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (7.48%) Linux Administrator
8 45 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 42 (6.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 39 (6.34%) Support Engineer
11 38 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
12 37 (6.02%) Analyst
13 35 (5.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 34 (5.53%) AWS DevOps
14 34 (5.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 30 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 27 (4.39%) Junior
17 25 (4.07%) DevOps Systems Engineer
17 25 (4.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.52%) HTML
2 53 (8.62%) XML
3 51 (8.29%) CSS
4 47 (7.64%) Web Services
5 44 (7.15%) .NET
6 33 (5.37%) HTML5
7 30 (4.88%) LAMP
8 26 (4.23%) Node.js
9 25 (4.07%) RESTful
10 24 (3.90%) CSS3
11 23 (3.74%) AngularJS
12 21 (3.41%) J2EE
12 21 (3.41%) jQuery
13 18 (2.93%) Ajax
14 17 (2.76%) JSON
15 16 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (2.28%) .NET Framework
17 13 (2.11%) Regular Expression
17 13 (2.11%) REST
17 13 (2.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 62 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 44 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.85%) Fintech
5 27 (4.39%) User Experience
6 25 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 21 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (1.95%) Blog
10 12 (1.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.63%) Clustering
12 10 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.30%) Social Media
14 8 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 422 (68.62%) Linux
2 180 (29.27%) Windows
3 177 (28.78%) Unix
4 104 (16.91%) CentOS
5 100 (16.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (6.99%) Solaris
7 33 (5.37%) Debian
8 25 (4.07%) Ubuntu
9 17 (2.76%) Android
10 16 (2.60%) zOS
11 14 (2.28%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.95%) Windows Server
13 9 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.14%) AIX
15 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.81%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.81%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (29.92%) DevOps
2 108 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.01%) Software Engineering
4 67 (10.89%) Configuration Management
5 64 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (9.59%) ITIL
7 57 (9.27%) Open Source
8 52 (8.46%) Mathematics
9 48 (7.80%) High Availability
10 47 (7.64%) Load Balancing
10 47 (7.64%) Test Automation
11 36 (5.85%) Mentoring
12 33 (5.37%) Project Management
13 32 (5.20%) Migration
13 32 (5.20%) Web Development
14 29 (4.72%) Time Management
15 27 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (4.23%) Release Management
16 26 (4.23%) Scrum
17 25 (4.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 481 (78.21%) Python
2 253 (41.14%) Bash Shell
3 238 (38.70%) Java
4 200 (32.52%) Ruby
5 167 (27.15%) C++
6 124 (20.16%) SQL
7 123 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 120 (19.51%) C
9 113 (18.37%) PHP
10 110 (17.89%) PowerShell
11 73 (11.87%) C#
12 48 (7.80%) Shell Script
13 29 (4.72%) Tcl
14 17 (2.76%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.60%) Embedded C++
16 15 (2.44%) Embedded C
17 12 (1.95%) AWK
18 10 (1.63%) Korn
19 9 (1.46%) R
20 8 (1.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 116 (18.86%) Degree
2 47 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.90%) AWS Certification
5 23 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.25%) ISTQB
7 20 (3.25%) MCSD
8 19 (3.09%) RHCE
9 14 (2.28%) ISEB
9 14 (2.28%) RHCSA
10 13 (2.11%) CCNP
10 13 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.11%) PMI Certification
10 13 (2.11%) PMP
11 11 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.63%) APMG
12 10 (1.63%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.46%) CEH
14 8 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.53%) QA
2 18 (2.93%) SLA
3 15 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.46%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.98%) PMO
7 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.65%) GDPR
8 4 (0.65%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.49%) GCP
9 3 (0.49%) JTAG
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) IASME
System Software
1 93 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (10.73%) Docker
3 36 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.76%) KVM
6 16 (2.60%) vSphere
7 15 (2.44%) Xen
8 9 (1.46%) Firmware
8 9 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.30%) vCloud
10 7 (1.14%) iptables
11 6 (0.98%) LXC
11 6 (0.98%) NFS
11 6 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.81%) Postfix
13 4 (0.65%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.65%) SpamAssassin
13 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 205 (33.33%) Puppet
2 158 (25.69%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (20.49%) Ansible
4 38 (6.18%) Terraform
5 31 (5.04%) Kubernetes
6 26 (4.23%) Nagios
6 26 (4.23%) Tivoli
7 23 (3.74%) Salt
8 20 (3.25%) SCCM
9 16 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (1.63%) Grafana
10 10 (1.63%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.46%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.46%) SELinux
12 8 (1.30%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.98%) Rancher
13 6 (0.98%) SCOM
14 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 123 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 111 (18.05%) VMware
3 95 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 76 (12.36%) Oracle
5 61 (9.92%) Cisco
6 28 (4.55%) Juniper
7 25 (4.07%) IBM
8 23 (3.74%) Palo Alto
9 20 (3.25%) ServiceNow
10 17 (2.76%) HP
11 13 (2.11%) F5
11 13 (2.11%) SolarWinds
12 11 (1.79%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.79%) Forcepoint
13 9 (1.46%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (1.46%) LANDesk
13 9 (1.46%) SAP
14 8 (1.30%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.30%) Google
14 8 (1.30%) SaltStack