The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK
Rank 179 163 143
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1569 2147 2353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 2.08% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 4.03% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1808 1777
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Perl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the UK

Perl
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Perl in the UK

Perl
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK

Perl
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 1481 £52,500 - 237
London -21 695 £65,000 +8.33% 111
South East +13 348 £45,000 -10.00% 56
East of England +4 176 £45,000 - 26
City of London +14 122 £62,500 +13.63% 33
Cambridgeshire +16 114 £45,000 +7.14% 16
Cambridge +11 111 £45,000 +7.14% 16
North West +31 103 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Berkshire +15 97 £47,500 -13.63% 14
Surrey +3 90 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Manchester +29 87 £40,000 +14.28% 13
South West -12 79 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Reading +20 69 £48,750 -11.36% 9
Hampshire +13 68 £42,500 +1.19% 18
Oxfordshire +19 58 £45,000 -9.54% 6
Scotland +12 54 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Gloucestershire -14 37 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -36 37 £51,250 +28.12% 10
Essex +36 36 £32,159 -30.46% 6
Edinburgh +2 29 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Oxford +4 26 £40,000 -15.11% 4
Hertfordshire -22 25 £47,500 - 4
Bristol +4 24 £57,500 +35.29% 5
East Midlands -9 22 £47,500 +25.00%
Glasgow +20 21 £36,250 -39.58% 6
West Sussex +18 21 £44,250 +80.61% 3
Staines +9 21 £65,000 +44.44% 2
North Yorkshire +24 20 £45,000 +21.62%
Gloucester +18 20 £37,500 -31.81%
Guildford +6 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Perl.

1 2380 (70.04%) Python
2 2166 (63.74%) Linux
3 1370 (40.32%) Java
4 1131 (33.28%) Bash Shell
5 995 (29.28%) Unix
6 943 (27.75%) Ruby
7 921 (27.10%) Puppet
8 918 (27.02%) SQL
9 876 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
10 841 (24.75%) DevOps
11 831 (24.46%) Finance
12 776 (22.84%) MySQL
13 758 (22.31%) Windows
14 683 (20.10%) PHP
15 657 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
16 638 (18.78%) Degree
17 637 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 627 (18.45%) Oracle
19 613 (18.04%) JavaScript
20 606 (17.83%) Red Hat
21 585 (17.22%) C++
22 575 (16.92%) Ansible
23 552 (16.24%) VMware
24 493 (14.51%) Jenkins
25 486 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
26 485 (14.27%) Apache
27 483 (14.21%) Configuration Management
28 461 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 443 (13.04%) C
30 441 (12.98%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 485 (14.27%) Apache
2 367 (10.80%) Tomcat
3 226 (6.65%) JBoss
4 198 (5.83%) OpenStack
5 173 (5.09%) Apache Spark
6 165 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
7 147 (4.33%) WebLogic
8 127 (3.74%) WebSphere
9 110 (3.24%) IIS
10 103 (3.03%) nginx
11 85 (2.50%) Confluence
12 83 (2.44%) Jetty
13 66 (1.94%) Apache Solr
14 61 (1.80%) Apache Pig
15 60 (1.77%) Drupal
16 41 (1.21%) CMS
17 32 (0.94%) MS Exchange
18 31 (0.91%) WordPress
19 27 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
20 22 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 157 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.59%) MS Office
3 23 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.24%) SPSS
6 3 (0.088%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.029%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.029%) Blender
7 1 (0.029%) CATIA
7 1 (0.029%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.029%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.029%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.56%) Magento
3 8 (0.24%) Relativity
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.15%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.12%) Summit
7 3 (0.088%) Eikon
7 3 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.059%) Concordance
8 2 (0.059%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.059%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.059%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 2 (0.059%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.059%) RMDS
9 1 (0.029%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.029%) Endur
9 1 (0.029%) Findur
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.029%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 637 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (4.68%) SaaS
4 94 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 63 (1.85%) PaaS
7 57 (1.68%) GitHub
8 54 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 45 (1.32%) IaaS
10 44 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
11 40 (1.18%) OpenShift
12 33 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
14 22 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
15 21 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (0.56%) Office 365
17 18 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 317 (9.33%) DNS
2 289 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 243 (7.15%) Firewall
4 237 (6.97%) Internet
5 162 (4.77%) LDAP
6 134 (3.94%) HTTP
7 126 (3.71%) SAN
8 116 (3.41%) DHCP
9 86 (2.53%) SSL
10 79 (2.32%) Wireless
11 76 (2.24%) Network Security
12 75 (2.21%) WAN
13 74 (2.18%) SMTP
14 72 (2.12%) BGP
15 62 (1.82%) VPN
16 58 (1.71%) LAN
17 57 (1.68%) SNMP
18 56 (1.65%) NAS
19 55 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
20 45 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (22.84%) MySQL
2 333 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 264 (7.77%) Hadoop
4 253 (7.45%) Big Data
5 227 (6.68%) Relational Database
6 223 (6.56%) MongoDB
7 218 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
8 216 (6.36%) NoSQL
9 130 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 96 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 95 (2.80%) Redis
12 76 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 73 (2.15%) Apache Hive
14 59 (1.74%) Couchbase
15 58 (1.71%) Riak
16 49 (1.44%) HBase
17 46 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
18 33 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (0.91%) Data Mining
20 29 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 493 (14.51%) Jenkins
2 435 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 197 (5.80%) JIRA
4 195 (5.74%) Subversion
5 127 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 112 (3.30%) Maven
6 112 (3.30%) Selenium
7 104 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 88 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 87 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 83 (2.44%) Ant
11 74 (2.18%) Hudson
12 58 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 37 (1.09%) JUnit
15 34 (1.00%) Artifactory
16 33 (0.97%) MSBuild
17 31 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
18 28 (0.82%) Gradle
18 28 (0.82%) JMeter
General
1 831 (24.46%) Finance
2 348 (10.24%) Banking
3 200 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 148 (4.36%) Retail
5 119 (3.50%) Front Office
6 85 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 74 (2.18%) Marketing
8 63 (1.85%) Electronics
9 60 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 56 (1.65%) Publishing
11 52 (1.53%) Advertising
12 47 (1.38%) Games
13 43 (1.27%) Military
14 41 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 40 (1.18%) Legal
16 32 (0.94%) Back Office
17 22 (0.65%) Automotive
18 20 (0.59%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.41%) Law
20 13 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 744 (21.90%) Developer
2 491 (14.45%) Linux Engineer
3 444 (13.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 297 (8.74%) Administrator
5 247 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 225 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
7 219 (6.44%) Linux Administrator
8 205 (6.03%) Analyst
9 204 (6.00%) Java Developer
10 171 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 169 (4.97%) Software Developer
12 166 (4.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 150 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
14 140 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 130 (3.83%) Test Engineer
16 128 (3.77%) Applications Support
16 128 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
16 128 (3.77%) Senior Developer
17 125 (3.68%) Consultant
18 116 (3.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (10.39%) HTML
2 316 (9.30%) CSS
3 292 (8.59%) .NET
4 286 (8.42%) LAMP
5 250 (7.36%) Web Services
6 197 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 185 (5.44%) XML
8 139 (4.09%) Middleware
9 133 (3.91%) Spring
10 132 (3.88%) jQuery
11 124 (3.65%) Node.js
12 122 (3.59%) HTML5
13 119 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
14 105 (3.09%) J2EE
15 100 (2.94%) Hibernate
16 92 (2.71%) React
17 86 (2.53%) CSS3
18 83 (2.44%) REST
19 81 (2.38%) Java EE
20 72 (2.12%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 396 (11.65%) Computer Science
2 246 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (6.83%) Data Centre
4 182 (5.36%) Fintech
5 93 (2.74%) Clustering
6 84 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 80 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
8 76 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 75 (2.21%) Hedge funds
10 70 (2.06%) Derivative
11 67 (1.97%) Data Structures
12 63 (1.85%) PKI
13 56 (1.65%) Algorithms
13 56 (1.65%) Equities
13 56 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 50 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 50 (1.47%) User Experience
15 44 (1.29%) Fixed Income
16 41 (1.21%) Private Cloud
17 35 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2166 (63.74%) Linux
2 995 (29.28%) Unix
3 758 (22.31%) Windows
4 461 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 299 (8.80%) CentOS
6 187 (5.50%) Solaris
7 171 (5.03%) Android
8 161 (4.74%) Windows Server
9 135 (3.97%) Apple iOS
10 133 (3.91%) Ubuntu
11 73 (2.15%) Debian
12 57 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (1.53%) AIX
15 42 (1.24%) SUSE
16 26 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 26 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (0.68%) VMS
18 21 (0.62%) Windows 7
19 20 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (24.75%) DevOps
3 486 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
4 483 (14.21%) Configuration Management
5 441 (12.98%) Software Engineering
6 328 (9.65%) Scrum
7 301 (8.86%) Open Source
8 283 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 266 (7.83%) OO
10 237 (6.97%) SDLC
11 235 (6.92%) Web Development
12 232 (6.83%) Analytics
13 192 (5.65%) TDD
14 187 (5.50%) Information Security
15 181 (5.33%) Project Management
16 176 (5.18%) ITIL
17 158 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
18 150 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
19 141 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
20 139 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2380 (70.04%) Python
2 1370 (40.32%) Java
3 1131 (33.28%) Bash Shell
4 943 (27.75%) Ruby
5 918 (27.02%) SQL
6 683 (20.10%) PHP
7 613 (18.04%) JavaScript
8 585 (17.22%) C++
9 443 (13.04%) C
10 416 (12.24%) C#
11 361 (10.62%) PowerShell
12 276 (8.12%) Shell Script
13 137 (4.03%) Go
14 103 (3.03%) Korn
15 88 (2.59%) PL/SQL
16 71 (2.09%) Scala
17 65 (1.91%) VB
18 62 (1.82%) Bourne shell
19 51 (1.50%) Tcl
19 51 (1.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 638 (18.78%) Degree
2 176 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.59%) DV Cleared
4 72 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 67 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (1.53%) CISSP
7 50 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.21%) AWS Certification
9 36 (1.06%) CCNP
10 35 (1.03%) RHCE
11 32 (0.94%) GIAC
12 31 (0.91%) CISA
12 31 (0.91%) CISM
12 31 (0.91%) OSCP
13 30 (0.88%) CEH
13 30 (0.88%) ISTQB
14 29 (0.85%) CCNA
15 27 (0.79%) PhD
16 24 (0.71%) ISEB
17 23 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (6.00%) QA
2 67 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 63 (1.85%) SLA
4 42 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.38%) JTAG
5 13 (0.38%) MISRA
6 12 (0.35%) PMO
7 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.29%) MiFID
9 7 (0.21%) COBIT
9 7 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.21%) SDET
10 5 (0.15%) GCP
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.088%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.029%) GDPR
14 1 (0.029%) ISO13485
14 1 (0.029%) MISRA C
System Software
1 419 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 336 (9.89%) Docker
3 190 (5.59%) Active Directory
4 127 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 90 (2.65%) NFS
6 63 (1.85%) KVM
7 53 (1.56%) vSphere
8 48 (1.41%) Xen
9 45 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 43 (1.27%) Firmware
11 41 (1.21%) iptables
12 38 (1.12%) vCloud
13 36 (1.06%) VMware ESX
14 35 (1.03%) Postfix
15 28 (0.82%) LXC
15 28 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.65%) Varnish
17 19 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
17 19 (0.56%) Samba
18 16 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 921 (27.10%) Puppet
2 657 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
3 575 (16.92%) Ansible
4 298 (8.77%) Nagios
5 183 (5.39%) Salt
6 99 (2.91%) Terraform
7 78 (2.30%) ZABBIX
8 77 (2.27%) Kubernetes
9 75 (2.21%) Kibana
10 72 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
11 68 (2.00%) logstash
12 56 (1.65%) SELinux
13 46 (1.35%) CFEngine
14 39 (1.15%) OpenView
15 38 (1.12%) Grafana
16 35 (1.03%) Control-M
17 34 (1.00%) Nessus
18 31 (0.91%) Rundeck
19 30 (0.88%) Mesos
20 29 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 627 (18.45%) Oracle
2 606 (17.83%) Red Hat
3 552 (16.24%) VMware
4 240 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 164 (4.83%) Splunk
6 125 (3.68%) Sybase
7 124 (3.65%) Cisco
8 118 (3.47%) HP
9 75 (2.21%) NetApp
10 66 (1.94%) Atlassian
11 64 (1.88%) IBM
12 63 (1.85%) Google
13 53 (1.56%) Juniper
14 52 (1.53%) F5
15 44 (1.29%) New Relic
15 44 (1.29%) Sun
15 44 (1.29%) Zend
16 42 (1.24%) SolarWinds
17 41 (1.21%) SaltStack
18 39 (1.15%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + strongpackag
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago