Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 222 176
Rank change year-on-year -53 -46 -20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,100 1,458 2,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.20% 1.52% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.70% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 808 1,142 1,814
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 50,455 53,953 57,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.97% 56.11% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,242 45,540 48,933
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the UK excluding London

Perl
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Perl in the UK excluding London

Perl
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK excluding London

Perl
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East -89 334 £50,750 +1.50% 47
North of England +109 315 £47,500 +11.76% 52
North West +74 193 £47,500 +11.76% 33
East of England -59 128 £44,375 -5.39% 37
Midlands +36 127 £47,500 +5.56% 23
South West -8 121 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire +62 108 £47,500 +26.67% 15
West Midlands +48 95 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Scotland -25 55 £48,000 +20.00% 33
East Midlands -10 32 £40,000 -8.05% 4
Wales -8 14 £41,355 -23.06% 3
North East -10 14 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Northern Ireland -4 6 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Channel Islands -6 4 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 885 (80.45%) Python
2 695 (63.18%) Linux
3 392 (35.64%) Bash Shell
4 349 (31.73%) Java
4 349 (31.73%) DevOps
5 325 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (26.18%) Ruby
7 282 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 279 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
9 254 (23.09%) Puppet
9 254 (23.09%) Ansible
10 241 (21.91%) Windows
11 234 (21.27%) Unix
12 231 (21.00%) SQL
13 210 (19.09%) Degree
14 206 (18.73%) PHP
15 188 (17.09%) C++
16 184 (16.73%) Jenkins
17 175 (15.91%) Configuration Management
18 167 (15.18%) PowerShell
18 167 (15.18%) Docker
19 166 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 163 (14.82%) Git (software)
21 159 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
21 159 (14.45%) Finance
22 145 (13.18%) MySQL
23 143 (13.00%) Oracle
24 142 (12.91%) C#
24 142 (12.91%) HTML
24 142 (12.91%) VMware

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 135 (12.27%) Apache
2 68 (6.18%) Tomcat
3 41 (3.73%) nginx
4 40 (3.64%) JBoss
5 38 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (3.36%) Confluence
7 20 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.18%) Anypoint
11 12 (1.09%) CloudStack
12 11 (1.00%) Mule
13 10 (0.91%) IIS
13 10 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.55%) CMS
16 5 (0.45%) Drupal
16 5 (0.45%) Jetty
16 5 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Blender
4 2 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.36%) Relativity
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 279 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 41 (3.73%) IaaS
4 41 (3.73%) SaaS
5 40 (3.64%) GitHub
6 31 (2.82%) OpenShift
7 30 (2.73%) PaaS
8 25 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 20 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (1.73%) Serverless
12 18 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (1.64%) npm
12 18 (1.64%) Office 365
13 15 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 14 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
16 8 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 130 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 81 (7.36%) DNS
3 61 (5.55%) HTTP
4 55 (5.00%) Firewall
5 47 (4.27%) DHCP
6 36 (3.27%) SAN
7 33 (3.00%) SSL
8 31 (2.82%) Internet
9 29 (2.64%) VPN
10 26 (2.36%) MPLS
11 24 (2.18%) WAN
12 23 (2.09%) LAN
13 22 (2.00%) Wireless
14 21 (1.91%) BGP
15 20 (1.82%) VLAN
16 19 (1.73%) Broadband
17 18 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (1.55%) Network Security
19 15 (1.36%) NAS
19 15 (1.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (13.18%) MySQL
2 74 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 56 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 27 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.27%) Big Data
8 24 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (1.82%) MariaDB
12 17 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.55%) Redis
13 13 (1.18%) Couchbase
14 12 (1.09%) DB2
15 9 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 184 (16.73%) Jenkins
2 163 (14.82%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.18%) JIRA
4 65 (5.91%) Subversion
5 59 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 44 (4.00%) Maven
6 44 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.36%) Bitbucket
8 33 (3.00%) Selenium
9 27 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.18%) gulp
11 21 (1.91%) Vagrant
12 16 (1.45%) JUnit
13 14 (1.27%) GoCD
13 14 (1.27%) Metasploit
13 14 (1.27%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.27%) Xcode
14 13 (1.18%) CircleCI
14 13 (1.18%) Gradle
15 12 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 159 (14.45%) Finance
2 79 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 48 (4.36%) Electronics
4 40 (3.64%) Marketing
5 39 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 38 (3.45%) Law
7 33 (3.00%) Games
8 27 (2.45%) Banking
9 24 (2.18%) Retail
10 23 (2.09%) Automotive
11 19 (1.73%) Legal
12 14 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.27%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.27%) Military
13 12 (1.09%) French Language
14 11 (1.00%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.91%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.82%) Advertising
17 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 252 (22.91%) Developer
2 200 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 109 (9.91%) Administrator
4 102 (9.27%) Linux Engineer
5 90 (8.18%) Linux Administrator
6 81 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
7 76 (6.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 69 (6.27%) Software Developer
9 52 (4.73%) Analyst
10 49 (4.45%) Security Engineer
11 47 (4.27%) Test Engineer
12 46 (4.18%) Java Developer
13 41 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 41 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
14 40 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 36 (3.27%) Junior
15 36 (3.27%) Perl Developer
15 36 (3.27%) Senior Developer
15 36 (3.27%) Software Engineer
16 33 (3.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (12.91%) HTML
2 113 (10.27%) CSS
3 89 (8.09%) .NET
4 74 (6.73%) XML
5 67 (6.09%) LAMP
6 59 (5.36%) REST
7 54 (4.91%) Web Services
8 52 (4.73%) JSON
9 48 (4.36%) Node.js
10 47 (4.27%) jQuery
11 41 (3.73%) RESTful
12 40 (3.64%) AngularJS
13 39 (3.55%) Ajax
13 39 (3.55%) SOAP
14 30 (2.73%) J2EE
15 28 (2.55%) ASP.NET
16 26 (2.36%) HTML5
16 26 (2.36%) React
16 26 (2.36%) Spring
17 23 (2.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.18%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.27%) Public Cloud
5 41 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.55%) User Experience
7 28 (2.55%) Replication
8 26 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 22 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (1.00%) ASIC
13 11 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.91%) Clustering
14 10 (0.91%) Cybercrime
14 10 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
15 9 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 695 (63.18%) Linux
2 241 (21.91%) Windows
3 234 (21.27%) Unix
4 93 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (7.36%) CentOS
6 79 (7.18%) Windows Server
7 53 (4.82%) Ubuntu
8 38 (3.45%) Solaris
9 32 (2.91%) Debian
10 26 (2.36%) Android
11 23 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.64%) AIX
13 16 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (1.18%) Kali Linux
15 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.91%) FreeBSD
17 9 (0.82%) SUSE
18 7 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (31.73%) DevOps
2 325 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (15.91%) Configuration Management
4 137 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
5 118 (10.73%) Software Engineering
6 110 (10.00%) Open Source
7 109 (9.91%) Test Automation
8 106 (9.64%) Scrum
9 71 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
10 63 (5.73%) OO
11 62 (5.64%) ITIL
11 62 (5.64%) SDLC
12 61 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 60 (5.45%) Information Security
14 54 (4.91%) Mathematics
15 52 (4.73%) Load Balancing
16 51 (4.64%) Microservices
17 50 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (4.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 885 (80.45%) Python
2 392 (35.64%) Bash Shell
3 349 (31.73%) Java
4 288 (26.18%) Ruby
5 282 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 231 (21.00%) SQL
7 206 (18.73%) PHP
8 188 (17.09%) C++
9 167 (15.18%) PowerShell
10 142 (12.91%) C#
11 136 (12.36%) C
12 116 (10.55%) Shell Script
13 46 (4.18%) Go
14 28 (2.55%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.27%) VBA
16 24 (2.18%) Objective-C
17 23 (2.09%) Korn
18 22 (2.00%) R
19 19 (1.73%) AWK
19 19 (1.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 210 (19.09%) Degree
2 61 (5.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.36%) CISSP
5 35 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 31 (2.82%) CCNA
8 26 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 26 (2.36%) RHCE
9 24 (2.18%) CEH
10 23 (2.09%) SANS
11 22 (2.00%) GIAC
12 19 (1.73%) CISA
12 19 (1.73%) RHCSA
13 17 (1.55%) SSCP
14 16 (1.45%) CISM
15 15 (1.36%) CCNP
16 13 (1.18%) CSSLP
16 13 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
16 13 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.36%) QA
2 24 (2.18%) SLA
3 21 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.73%) GDPR
8 4 (0.36%) JTAG
8 4 (0.36%) PMO
9 2 (0.18%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.091%) GAMP
System Software
1 167 (15.18%) Docker
2 104 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.36%) Active Directory
4 40 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.00%) KVM
7 13 (1.18%) GlusterFS
8 12 (1.09%) vSphere
9 10 (0.91%) Firmware
9 10 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.91%) XenServer
10 9 (0.82%) Gluster
10 9 (0.82%) Samba
11 7 (0.64%) Corosync
11 7 (0.64%) LXC
11 7 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.55%) NFS
12 6 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.55%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 254 (23.09%) Ansible
1 254 (23.09%) Puppet
2 159 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (10.45%) Kubernetes
4 80 (7.27%) Terraform
5 52 (4.73%) Nagios
6 35 (3.18%) Cacti
7 34 (3.09%) ZABBIX
8 28 (2.55%) Munin
9 20 (1.82%) Salt
10 19 (1.73%) HAProxy
11 17 (1.55%) CFEngine
12 16 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (1.45%) Nessus
13 14 (1.27%) QRadar
13 14 (1.27%) Rancher
14 13 (1.18%) Kibana
14 13 (1.18%) Nmap
15 10 (0.91%) Data Guard
15 10 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 143 (13.00%) Oracle
2 142 (12.91%) VMware
3 124 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 113 (10.27%) Red Hat
5 53 (4.82%) Google
6 40 (3.64%) Cisco
7 39 (3.55%) Atlassian
8 30 (2.73%) Splunk
9 28 (2.55%) New Relic
10 25 (2.27%) Citrix
11 24 (2.18%) SAP
11 24 (2.18%) SolarWinds
12 21 (1.91%) EMC
13 18 (1.64%) Percona
14 17 (1.55%) Juniper
15 15 (1.36%) HP
15 15 (1.36%) IBM
15 15 (1.36%) SaltStack
16 13 (1.18%) Netsparker
16 13 (1.18%) Qualys