Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > South West
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 258 206
Rank change year-on-year +69 -52 -15
Permanent jobs citing Perl 35 71 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.70% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.23% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 119
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.42% +8.64% -

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,766 5,766 6,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.40% 56.93% 60.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,272 4,668 5,615
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,025 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the South West

Perl
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the South West.

Salary trend for Perl in the South West

Perl
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the South West over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Perl in the South West

Perl
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Bristol +68 15 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Somerset +17 8 £50,000 +51.52%
Gloucestershire +19 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Dorset +48 3 £45,000 +33.33%
Devon +23 3 £40,000 -15.79%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 34 (97.14%) Python
2 24 (68.57%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
4 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
5 14 (40.00%) Windows
6 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) Azure
9 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
9 9 (25.71%) VMware
9 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
9 9 (25.71%) DNS
9 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (25.71%) Docker
9 9 (25.71%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark
10 8 (22.86%) R
10 8 (22.86%) Splunk
10 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
10 8 (22.86%) Big Data
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) Apache
11 7 (20.00%) Aerospace
11 7 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.86%) AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Serverless
3 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (17.14%) HTTP
4 6 (17.14%) Internet
5 5 (14.29%) SMTP
5 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.86%) MPLS
7 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
2 8 (22.86%) Big Data
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (20.00%) HBase
3 7 (20.00%) KNIME
3 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2017
4 6 (17.14%) CouchDB
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (5.71%) OLAP
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Power BI
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.86%) Impala
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) git-flow
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Kafka
2 2 (5.71%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.86%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (11.43%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
3 7 (20.00%) Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Python
2 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
3 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (22.86%) R
7 6 (17.14%) Ruby
8 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (11.43%) C
10 3 (8.57%) C++
11 2 (5.71%) Java
11 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
11 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.86%) Korn
12 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) GIAC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SANS
4 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Btrfs
3 6 (17.14%) Ceph
3 6 (17.14%) DRBD
3 6 (17.14%) KVM
3 6 (17.14%) Xen
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Check_MK
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Kibana
5 1 (2.86%) Oozie
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Splunk
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) BT