Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 258 189
Rank change year-on-year +1 -69 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,052 1,285 1,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.27% 1.29% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 2.27% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 642 978 1,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,625 £66,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 44,079 56,494 54,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.39% 56.60% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,413 47,553 45,906
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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
North of England +104 409 £55,000 +18.92% 12
Yorkshire +141 290 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South East -68 268 £52,500 +6.06% 8
East of England +32 114 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Midlands -23 102 £48,000 -4.00% 9
North West -38 87 £53,925 +13.53% 10
West Midlands +24 81 £44,500 -6.32% 7
Scotland +22 70 £42,500 -5.56% 6
South West -42 63 £40,000 -14.89% 11
North East +42 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -23 21 £55,500 +0.91% 2
Northern Ireland -17 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Wales -1 5 £45,000 +9.09%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 858 (81.56%) Python
2 773 (73.48%) Linux
3 568 (53.99%) Bash Shell
4 450 (42.78%) Unix
5 306 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (28.61%) DNS
7 285 (27.09%) DevOps
8 267 (25.38%) Firewall
9 262 (24.90%) Nagios
10 257 (24.43%) SMTP
11 255 (24.24%) Service Delivery
12 246 (23.38%) Puppet
13 242 (23.00%) VPN
14 240 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 238 (22.62%) Cisco
16 237 (22.53%) Network Design
17 236 (22.43%) Java
18 235 (22.34%) Cisco Certification
19 234 (22.24%) Ruby
20 232 (22.05%) Network Security
21 231 (21.96%) WAN
21 231 (21.96%) MPLS
22 229 (21.77%) Change Control
23 228 (21.67%) BGP
23 228 (21.67%) CCNP
23 228 (21.67%) Management Information System
24 223 (21.20%) Broadband
25 222 (21.10%) OSPF
26 221 (21.01%) Product Management
27 220 (20.91%) IPsec

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
1 105 (9.98%) Apache
2 75 (7.13%) Tomcat
3 48 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (4.28%) WebLogic
5 41 (3.90%) JBoss
6 33 (3.14%) nginx
6 33 (3.14%) OpenStack
7 19 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.71%) Confluence
8 18 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (1.33%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.24%) IIS
11 12 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.86%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.76%) CloudStack
13 8 (0.76%) Drupal
14 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.57%) WordPress
15 3 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.57%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.38%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.095%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.095%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.57%) Magento
3 4 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.095%) Exstream
5 1 (0.095%) HFM
5 1 (0.095%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 219 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (12.17%) SaaS
4 79 (7.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 67 (6.37%) IaaS
6 66 (6.27%) PaaS
7 23 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.90%) OpenShift
9 16 (1.52%) GitHub
10 14 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.33%) Serverless
11 13 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (1.14%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.67%) Heroku
15 6 (0.57%) npm
16 5 (0.48%) Office 365
16 5 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 301 (28.61%) DNS
2 267 (25.38%) Firewall
3 257 (24.43%) SMTP
4 242 (23.00%) VPN
5 232 (22.05%) Network Security
6 231 (21.96%) MPLS
6 231 (21.96%) WAN
7 228 (21.67%) BGP
8 223 (21.20%) Broadband
9 222 (21.10%) OSPF
10 220 (20.91%) IPsec
11 215 (20.44%) ADSL
11 215 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
11 215 (20.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 215 (20.44%) NetScaler
11 215 (20.44%) RIP
12 90 (8.56%) TCP/IP
13 68 (6.46%) Internet
14 64 (6.08%) HTTP
15 41 (3.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (14.26%) MySQL
2 118 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 84 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
3 84 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.56%) RDBMS
5 40 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.42%) MariaDB
7 35 (3.33%) Redis
8 29 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.00%) Big Data
12 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.05%) DB2
14 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.76%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 170 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 161 (15.30%) Jenkins
3 58 (5.51%) JIRA
4 54 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.80%) CircleCI
5 40 (3.80%) Codeship
6 36 (3.42%) Subversion
7 26 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.09%) Selenium
9 21 (2.00%) Bitbucket Server
10 20 (1.90%) ProC
11 17 (1.62%) Maven
12 16 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.52%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (1.33%) git-flow
15 13 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.76%) Appium
16 8 (0.76%) PVCS
17 7 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 102 (9.70%) Finance
2 49 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.47%) Electronics
4 22 (2.09%) Banking
5 21 (2.00%) Publishing
6 8 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.76%) Retail
6 8 (0.76%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.67%) French Language
7 7 (0.67%) Games
7 7 (0.67%) German Language
7 7 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.57%) Marketing
9 5 (0.48%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) Billing
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Law
11 3 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (17.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 186 (17.68%) Network Engineer
3 164 (15.59%) Developer
4 131 (12.45%) Security Engineer
5 123 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
6 115 (10.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 73 (6.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 72 (6.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 57 (5.42%) Cisco Engineer
9 57 (5.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 56 (5.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 54 (5.13%) Administrator
12 53 (5.04%) Support Engineer
13 52 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
14 49 (4.66%) AWS DevOps
14 49 (4.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 42 (3.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 41 (3.90%) Analyst
16 41 (3.90%) Product Developer
16 41 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.56%) HTML
2 60 (5.70%) Node.js
3 59 (5.61%) LAMP
4 54 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 52 (4.94%) CSS
6 48 (4.56%) .NET
7 40 (3.80%) Web Services
8 33 (3.14%) LDAP
9 32 (3.04%) REST
10 26 (2.47%) JSON
10 26 (2.47%) RESTful
10 26 (2.47%) XML
11 22 (2.09%) Middleware
11 22 (2.09%) Sass
12 21 (2.00%) jQuery
12 21 (2.00%) Kafka
13 20 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
14 18 (1.71%) CSS3
14 18 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 228 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 78 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 71 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.47%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 25 (2.38%) Replication
7 24 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 19 (1.81%) User Experience
9 17 (1.62%) Clustering
9 17 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
12 14 (1.33%) Smart Meter
13 12 (1.14%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.05%) Infotainment
15 9 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 773 (73.48%) Linux
2 450 (42.78%) Unix
3 177 (16.83%) Windows
4 133 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (6.84%) CentOS
6 60 (5.70%) Debian
7 56 (5.32%) Ubuntu
8 49 (4.66%) AIX
9 47 (4.47%) Windows Server
10 22 (2.09%) Solaris
11 18 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.05%) HPUX
12 11 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.76%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.67%) Fedora
15 6 (0.57%) Gentoo
16 3 (0.29%) Android
16 3 (0.29%) MVS
16 3 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (27.09%) DevOps
3 255 (24.24%) Service Delivery
4 237 (22.53%) Network Design
5 229 (21.77%) Change Control
6 221 (21.01%) Product Management
7 217 (20.63%) Network Management
8 183 (17.40%) Configuration Management
9 132 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
10 128 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (10.27%) Software Engineering
12 104 (9.89%) SDLC
13 89 (8.46%) Test Automation
14 82 (7.79%) Scrum
15 80 (7.60%) Open Source
16 71 (6.75%) Mentoring
17 69 (6.56%) Task Automation
18 62 (5.89%) Computer Science
18 62 (5.89%) Microservices
19 59 (5.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 858 (81.56%) Python
2 568 (53.99%) Bash Shell
3 236 (22.43%) Java
4 234 (22.24%) Ruby
5 180 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 180 (17.11%) SQL
6 143 (13.59%) C
7 134 (12.74%) PHP
8 122 (11.60%) PowerShell
9 118 (11.22%) C++
10 106 (10.08%) Shell Script
11 76 (7.22%) C#
12 32 (3.04%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.85%) Go
14 27 (2.57%) ES6
14 27 (2.57%) TypeScript
15 24 (2.28%) Objective-C
16 21 (2.00%) Apple Swift
16 21 (2.00%) Kotlin
17 19 (1.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 235 (22.34%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (21.67%) CCNP
3 199 (18.92%) CCNA
4 127 (12.07%) Degree
5 53 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 27 (2.57%) DV Cleared
8 26 (2.47%) RHCE
9 19 (1.81%) LPIC
10 13 (1.24%) AWS Certification
10 13 (1.24%) RHCT
11 12 (1.14%) PhD
11 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.67%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.57%) OCA
14 6 (0.57%) OCP
14 6 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 215 (20.44%) ISO 9001
3 46 (4.37%) QA
4 32 (3.04%) SLA
5 23 (2.19%) GDPR
6 14 (1.33%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) GPG13
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.19%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.095%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.095%) MISRA
System Software
1 172 (16.35%) Docker
2 99 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.33%) NFS
4 29 (2.76%) Active Directory
5 27 (2.57%) iptables
6 26 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 26 (2.47%) Samba
7 25 (2.38%) Xen
8 24 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (2.28%) Postfix
8 24 (2.28%) VMware Server
9 19 (1.81%) KVM
10 15 (1.43%) vSphere
11 14 (1.33%) Firmware
12 13 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.76%) Btrfs
14 8 (0.76%) Ceph
14 8 (0.76%) DRBD
15 7 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 262 (24.90%) Nagios
2 246 (23.38%) Puppet
3 218 (20.72%) FortiGate
4 204 (19.39%) Ansible
5 163 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
6 129 (12.26%) Kubernetes
7 57 (5.42%) Terraform
8 40 (3.80%) CFEngine
9 22 (2.09%) Oracle ZFS
10 18 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
11 15 (1.43%) Kibana
12 13 (1.24%) Control-M
12 13 (1.24%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.05%) logstash
14 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 9 (0.86%) Packer
16 8 (0.76%) HAProxy
16 8 (0.76%) Netcool
16 8 (0.76%) Tivoli
17 7 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 238 (22.62%) Cisco
2 217 (20.63%) Fortinet
3 159 (15.11%) Oracle
4 125 (11.88%) VMware
5 122 (11.60%) Palo Alto
6 114 (10.84%) Red Hat
7 79 (7.51%) Microsoft
8 69 (6.56%) Google
9 56 (5.32%) Atlassian
10 31 (2.95%) Splunk
11 27 (2.57%) AppDynamics
11 27 (2.57%) CheckPoint
12 21 (2.00%) New Relic
13 20 (1.90%) Sun
14 16 (1.52%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.43%) CA
15 15 (1.43%) F5
15 15 (1.43%) HP
16 13 (1.24%) IBM
16 13 (1.24%) Ivanti