Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 237 181
Rank change year-on-year -53 -56 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,003 1,424 2,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.12% 1.42% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 2.53% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,107 1,722
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 48,350 56,395 56,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.12% 56.18% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39,966 47,651 47,847
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,208 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.42% +5.26% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -95 307 £52,500 +5.00% 46
North of England +69 273 £50,000 +17.65% 49
North West +36 152 £50,000 +8.70% 24
Midlands +13 113 £49,000 +6.52% 30
East of England -62 112 £47,000 +0.21% 28
Yorkshire +74 105 £50,000 +33.33% 20
South West -17 94 £42,500 -5.56% 27
Scotland 0 78 £50,000 +25.00% 17
West Midlands +31 77 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Midlands -9 36 £41,750 -7.22% 4
Wales -1 17 £45,000 +2.27% 3
North East +1 16 £52,925 +17.61% 5
Northern Ireland -11 11 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Channel Islands -10 2 £29,750 -8.46%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 818 (81.56%) Python
2 675 (67.30%) Linux
3 392 (39.08%) Bash Shell
4 359 (35.79%) DevOps
5 326 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 314 (31.31%) Java
7 282 (28.12%) Amazon AWS
8 254 (25.32%) Ansible
9 248 (24.73%) Puppet
10 245 (24.43%) Ruby
11 230 (22.93%) Unix
12 217 (21.64%) JavaScript
13 210 (20.94%) Windows
14 192 (19.14%) SQL
15 188 (18.74%) Configuration Management
16 185 (18.44%) Jenkins
17 183 (18.25%) Degree
18 173 (17.25%) Git (software)
19 165 (16.45%) C++
19 165 (16.45%) Finance
20 162 (16.15%) PHP
20 162 (16.15%) PowerShell
21 160 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
22 156 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
23 154 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
24 147 (14.66%) Docker
25 134 (13.36%) Oracle
26 130 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
27 125 (12.46%) C
28 124 (12.36%) TCP/IP

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
1 114 (11.37%) Apache
2 61 (6.08%) Tomcat
3 45 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.69%) Confluence
5 35 (3.49%) JBoss
6 33 (3.29%) nginx
7 19 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.69%) Anypoint
9 16 (1.60%) Mule
9 16 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.90%) IIS
12 8 (0.80%) CloudStack
13 7 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.60%) Drupal
15 5 (0.50%) Jetty
16 4 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.100%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.40%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.40%) Relativity
3 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.100%) Magento
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 282 (28.12%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 44 (4.39%) IaaS
5 38 (3.79%) SaaS
6 36 (3.59%) PaaS
7 33 (3.29%) GitHub
8 30 (2.99%) OpenShift
9 28 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (1.69%) Serverless
13 16 (1.60%) Amazon S3
13 16 (1.60%) Office 365
14 15 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (1.40%) Amazon Glacier
16 11 (1.10%) npm
17 8 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 124 (12.36%) TCP/IP
2 78 (7.78%) DNS
3 62 (6.18%) HTTP
4 57 (5.68%) Firewall
5 55 (5.48%) DHCP
6 32 (3.19%) SSL
7 31 (3.09%) SAN
8 30 (2.99%) VPN
9 27 (2.69%) MPLS
10 26 (2.59%) Wireless
11 25 (2.49%) Internet
12 24 (2.39%) VLAN
13 21 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (1.89%) Network Security
15 17 (1.69%) VoIP
16 16 (1.60%) WAN
17 14 (1.40%) BGP
17 14 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (1.30%) LAN
19 12 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (12.06%) MySQL
2 64 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 47 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 44 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.79%) MariaDB
7 27 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.29%) Big Data
9 23 (2.29%) Redis
10 21 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.40%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.00%) DB2
15 9 (0.90%) Ingres
15 9 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
16 8 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 185 (18.44%) Jenkins
2 173 (17.25%) Git (software)
3 87 (8.67%) JIRA
4 66 (6.58%) Subversion
5 56 (5.58%) TeamCity
6 53 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 52 (5.18%) Maven
8 37 (3.69%) Bitbucket
9 26 (2.59%) JUnit
10 25 (2.49%) Selenium
11 22 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.99%) CircleCI
12 20 (1.99%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.89%) Codeship
14 16 (1.60%) Metasploit
15 15 (1.50%) gulp
16 14 (1.40%) Gradle
17 13 (1.30%) Vagrant
18 12 (1.20%) ProC
19 11 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 165 (16.45%) Finance
2 70 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.09%) Electronics
4 32 (3.19%) Law
5 31 (3.09%) Banking
6 29 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.59%) Games
8 24 (2.39%) Automotive
8 24 (2.39%) Retail
9 22 (2.19%) Marketing
10 18 (1.79%) Legal
11 15 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.30%) Military
13 9 (0.90%) Advertising
13 9 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.80%) French Language
15 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.70%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 215 (21.44%) Developer
2 208 (20.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (9.77%) Administrator
3 98 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
4 71 (7.08%) Linux Administrator
4 71 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
5 63 (6.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 50 (4.99%) Java Developer
6 50 (4.99%) Software Developer
7 46 (4.59%) Analyst
7 46 (4.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 41 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
9 40 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (3.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 39 (3.89%) Security Engineer
11 37 (3.69%) Test Engineer
12 36 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
13 35 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.67%) HTML
2 84 (8.37%) CSS
3 69 (6.88%) Web Services
4 68 (6.78%) XML
5 61 (6.08%) .NET
6 59 (5.88%) REST
7 50 (4.99%) LAMP
8 49 (4.89%) RESTful
9 48 (4.79%) JSON
10 36 (3.59%) AngularJS
10 36 (3.59%) Node.js
10 36 (3.59%) SOAP
11 34 (3.39%) jQuery
12 33 (3.29%) J2EE
13 24 (2.39%) Spring
14 23 (2.29%) React
15 21 (2.09%) HTML5
15 21 (2.09%) Java EE
16 20 (1.99%) Ajax
16 20 (1.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.78%) Public Cloud
2 60 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.89%) User Experience
5 35 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.89%) Replication
8 18 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (1.20%) ASIC
11 12 (1.20%) BBC
11 12 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.00%) Cybercrime
13 10 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.00%) Verilog
14 9 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
15 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 675 (67.30%) Linux
2 230 (22.93%) Unix
3 210 (20.94%) Windows
4 105 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (7.08%) Windows Server
6 70 (6.98%) CentOS
7 50 (4.99%) Ubuntu
8 29 (2.89%) Debian
9 28 (2.79%) Solaris
10 27 (2.69%) AIX
11 19 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (1.69%) Android
13 15 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.50%) Kali Linux
13 15 (1.50%) SUSE
14 7 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.70%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (35.79%) DevOps
2 326 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (18.74%) Configuration Management
4 160 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
6 114 (11.37%) Software Engineering
7 104 (10.37%) Test Automation
8 95 (9.47%) Open Source
9 94 (9.37%) Computer Science
10 92 (9.17%) Scrum
11 70 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
12 58 (5.78%) Mentoring
13 57 (5.68%) OO
14 56 (5.58%) SDLC
15 55 (5.48%) Information Security
16 54 (5.38%) Load Balancing
17 53 (5.28%) ITIL
18 51 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
18 51 (5.08%) Microservices
19 49 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 818 (81.56%) Python
2 392 (39.08%) Bash Shell
3 314 (31.31%) Java
4 245 (24.43%) Ruby
5 217 (21.64%) JavaScript
6 192 (19.14%) SQL
7 165 (16.45%) C++
8 162 (16.15%) PHP
8 162 (16.15%) PowerShell
9 125 (12.46%) C
10 117 (11.67%) C#
11 111 (11.07%) Shell Script
12 35 (3.49%) Go
13 30 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 24 (2.39%) VBScript
15 23 (2.29%) R
16 21 (2.09%) Objective-C
16 21 (2.09%) VBA
17 15 (1.50%) COBOL
17 15 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 183 (18.25%) Degree
2 46 (4.59%) CISSP
3 43 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 32 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (2.59%) CompTIA Security+
7 24 (2.39%) RHCE
7 24 (2.39%) SANS
8 23 (2.29%) CCNA
8 23 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.99%) CEH
10 19 (1.89%) GIAC
10 19 (1.89%) RHCSA
11 18 (1.79%) CCNP
12 17 (1.69%) CISM
12 17 (1.69%) SC Cleared
13 16 (1.60%) CISA
14 15 (1.50%) SSCP
15 13 (1.30%) Master's Degree
16 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.19%) QA
2 19 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 19 (1.89%) SLA
3 13 (1.30%) GDPR
4 9 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.40%) PMO
7 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) GPG13
8 2 (0.20%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) JTAG
8 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.100%) GAMP
System Software
1 147 (14.66%) Docker
2 84 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.69%) KVM
7 16 (1.60%) GlusterFS
8 13 (1.30%) Firmware
9 12 (1.20%) Gluster
10 9 (0.90%) XenServer
11 8 (0.80%) Samba
12 7 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.70%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.70%) vSphere
13 5 (0.50%) Corosync
13 5 (0.50%) LXC
13 5 (0.50%) Varnish
13 5 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.50%) Xen
14 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 254 (25.32%) Ansible
2 248 (24.73%) Puppet
3 154 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (10.77%) Kubernetes
5 88 (8.77%) Terraform
6 43 (4.29%) Nagios
7 30 (2.99%) ZABBIX
8 27 (2.69%) Cacti
9 25 (2.49%) HAProxy
10 21 (2.09%) CFEngine
10 21 (2.09%) Munin
10 21 (2.09%) Salt
11 19 (1.89%) Kibana
12 15 (1.50%) Nessus
12 15 (1.50%) QRadar
13 12 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (1.20%) Nmap
13 12 (1.20%) vRealize
14 11 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (0.90%) Packer
Vendors
1 134 (13.36%) Oracle
2 123 (12.26%) VMware
3 114 (11.37%) Red Hat
4 106 (10.57%) Microsoft
5 57 (5.68%) Google
6 45 (4.49%) Cisco
7 41 (4.09%) Atlassian
8 29 (2.89%) New Relic
9 24 (2.39%) Splunk
10 21 (2.09%) EMC
11 20 (1.99%) Citrix
12 17 (1.69%) IBM
12 17 (1.69%) Juniper
13 16 (1.60%) SAP
14 15 (1.50%) Percona
15 14 (1.40%) HP
16 12 (1.20%) Cadence
16 12 (1.20%) Netsparker
16 12 (1.20%) Qualys
16 12 (1.20%) SaltStack