Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 158 141
Rank change year-on-year -33 -17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3285 4435 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.84% 2.19% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 4.19% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2493 3728 4015
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 99017 105972 113350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 52.35% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82657 91646 96508
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK

Perl
Top 17 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
England -34 3069 £55,000 +4.76% 240
UK excluding London -24 1718 £45,000 - 132
London -45 1512 £62,500 +4.17% 126
South East -2 715 £47,500 -5.00% 37
East of England -14 336 £47,500 +5.56% 28
North of England -34 275 £42,500 +10.39% 28
North West +21 159 £40,000 +14.29% 15
South West -32 157 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Yorkshire -49 105 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Scotland -39 102 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Midlands -44 73 £46,250 +5.11% 4
West Midlands -4 40 £48,500 +12.14% 1
Wales +1 35 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands -38 33 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Northern Ireland +1 21 £95,000 +145.16% 2
North East +1 11 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Channel Islands -5 6 £32,500 -10.96% 2

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2382 (72.51%) Python
2 2161 (65.78%) Linux
3 1256 (38.23%) Java
4 1199 (36.50%) Bash Shell
5 1064 (32.39%) Unix
6 954 (29.04%) Puppet
7 922 (28.07%) DevOps
8 899 (27.37%) SQL
9 884 (26.91%) Ruby
10 816 (24.84%) Finance
11 778 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
12 730 (22.22%) Windows
13 696 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
14 691 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
15 630 (19.18%) PHP
16 625 (19.03%) Ansible
17 624 (19.00%) MySQL
18 609 (18.54%) Degree
19 586 (17.84%) Red Hat
20 585 (17.81%) Oracle
21 569 (17.32%) JavaScript
22 548 (16.68%) C++
23 513 (15.62%) Jenkins
24 486 (14.79%) Git (software)
25 483 (14.70%) Configuration Management
26 461 (14.03%) Apache
27 457 (13.91%) VMware
28 421 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 413 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
30 404 (12.30%) C

Perl
Co-occurring 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
1 461 (14.03%) Apache
2 319 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 174 (5.30%) JBoss
4 160 (4.87%) OpenStack
5 130 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
6 118 (3.59%) IIS
6 118 (3.59%) nginx
7 114 (3.47%) Apache Spark
8 75 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 69 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 60 (1.83%) Jetty
11 55 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 53 (1.61%) Confluence
13 38 (1.16%) Drupal
14 29 (0.88%) CMS
15 27 (0.82%) Apache Pig
16 23 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 21 (0.64%) SharePoint
19 20 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.15%) Inkscape
6 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.12%) GIMP
8 3 (0.091%) SPSS
9 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.030%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.030%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.030%) Baselight
10 1 (0.030%) Houdini
10 1 (0.030%) Maya
10 1 (0.030%) NUKE
10 1 (0.030%) Simulink
10 1 (0.030%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (0.55%) Summit
2 9 (0.27%) Magento
3 8 (0.24%) Global One
4 5 (0.15%) Relativity
4 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.061%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.061%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.061%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.061%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.030%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.030%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 696 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (4.99%) SaaS
4 101 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 99 (3.01%) GitHub
6 72 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 69 (2.10%) Amazon S3
8 63 (1.92%) IaaS
8 63 (1.92%) PaaS
9 61 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (1.19%) OpenShift
11 36 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 34 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
13 31 (0.94%) Office 365
14 29 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.33%) Force.com
17 10 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 8 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 311 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 303 (9.22%) DNS
3 296 (9.01%) Firewall
4 231 (7.03%) Internet
5 173 (5.27%) HTTP
6 124 (3.77%) LDAP
7 121 (3.68%) SAN
8 116 (3.53%) VPN
9 106 (3.23%) WAN
10 101 (3.07%) BGP
11 100 (3.04%) Wireless
12 89 (2.71%) DHCP
12 89 (2.71%) Network Security
13 78 (2.37%) OSPF
14 77 (2.34%) Junos
15 63 (1.92%) SSL
15 63 (1.92%) VoIP
16 61 (1.86%) IPsec
16 61 (1.86%) MPLS
16 61 (1.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (19.00%) MySQL
2 308 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 235 (7.15%) PostgreSQL
4 226 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 220 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 218 (6.64%) NoSQL
7 178 (5.42%) Hadoop
8 169 (5.14%) Big Data
9 106 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 104 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 100 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 88 (2.68%) Oracle Database
13 79 (2.40%) Redis
14 52 (1.58%) DB2
15 43 (1.31%) MariaDB
16 42 (1.28%) OLAP
17 40 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
17 40 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
18 39 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
18 39 (1.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 513 (15.62%) Jenkins
2 486 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 193 (5.88%) Subversion
4 159 (4.84%) JIRA
5 148 (4.51%) Maven
6 90 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 85 (2.59%) Selenium
8 80 (2.44%) Vagrant
9 72 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 71 (2.16%) Ant
10 71 (2.16%) JUnit
11 67 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 62 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 45 (1.37%) Visual Studio
15 44 (1.34%) Eclipse
16 41 (1.25%) Mockito
17 40 (1.22%) gulp
18 36 (1.10%) Artifactory
18 36 (1.10%) Bitbucket
General
1 816 (24.84%) Finance
2 372 (11.32%) Banking
3 259 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 228 (6.94%) Retail
5 186 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 151 (4.60%) Retail Banking
7 143 (4.35%) Marketing
8 103 (3.14%) Front Office
9 93 (2.83%) Electronics
10 74 (2.25%) Publishing
11 66 (2.01%) Manufacturing
12 59 (1.80%) Aerospace
13 55 (1.67%) Automotive
14 53 (1.61%) Financial Institution
15 49 (1.49%) Games
16 28 (0.85%) Law
17 24 (0.73%) Advertising
18 21 (0.64%) Legal
19 15 (0.46%) Online Betting
20 14 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 728 (22.16%) Developer
2 535 (16.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 426 (12.97%) Linux Engineer
4 292 (8.89%) Administrator
5 250 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
6 236 (7.18%) Linux Administrator
7 208 (6.33%) Java Developer
8 206 (6.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 202 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 200 (6.09%) Analyst
11 177 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
12 164 (4.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 151 (4.60%) Software Engineer
14 146 (4.44%) Senior Developer
15 144 (4.38%) Software Developer
16 139 (4.23%) Architect
17 125 (3.81%) Support Engineer
18 123 (3.74%) Network Engineer
19 121 (3.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
20 120 (3.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (9.68%) HTML
2 259 (7.88%) LAMP
3 257 (7.82%) CSS
4 256 (7.79%) .NET
5 228 (6.94%) Web Services
6 181 (5.51%) XML
7 158 (4.81%) Spring
8 132 (4.02%) J2EE
9 121 (3.68%) AngularJS
10 112 (3.41%) Middleware
11 106 (3.23%) REST
12 98 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
12 98 (2.98%) Node.js
13 95 (2.89%) HTML5
14 87 (2.65%) jQuery
15 85 (2.59%) RESTful
16 83 (2.53%) Ajax
17 74 (2.25%) CSS3
18 65 (1.98%) SOAP
19 64 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 386 (11.75%) Computer Science
2 305 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 231 (7.03%) Data Centre
4 136 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 120 (3.65%) Fintech
6 99 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 98 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 77 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
9 72 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
9 72 (2.19%) Private Cloud
10 70 (2.13%) Derivative
11 68 (2.07%) Hedge funds
12 62 (1.89%) Clustering
12 62 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 62 (1.89%) Public Cloud
13 55 (1.67%) User Experience
14 51 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 43 (1.31%) Equities
15 43 (1.31%) Mobile App
15 43 (1.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2161 (65.78%) Linux
2 1064 (32.39%) Unix
3 730 (22.22%) Windows
4 421 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 362 (11.02%) CentOS
6 201 (6.12%) Solaris
7 191 (5.81%) Ubuntu
8 135 (4.11%) Windows Server
9 127 (3.87%) Debian
10 112 (3.41%) Android
11 90 (2.74%) Apple iOS
12 86 (2.62%) AIX
13 69 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 62 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 25 (0.76%) SUSE
16 25 (0.76%) Windows 7
17 24 (0.73%) HPUX
18 22 (0.67%) Mac OS X
18 22 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (28.07%) DevOps
2 778 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 483 (14.70%) Configuration Management
4 413 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
5 373 (11.35%) Software Engineering
6 294 (8.95%) Open Source
7 285 (8.68%) High Availability
8 246 (7.49%) Test Automation
9 239 (7.28%) OO
10 232 (7.06%) Mentoring
11 205 (6.24%) Scrum
11 205 (6.24%) SDLC
12 199 (6.06%) ITIL
13 185 (5.63%) Analytics
14 180 (5.48%) Project Management
15 176 (5.36%) Low Latency
16 165 (5.02%) Web Development
17 163 (4.96%) Load Balancing
18 160 (4.87%) Asset Management
19 159 (4.84%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2382 (72.51%) Python
2 1256 (38.23%) Java
3 1199 (36.50%) Bash Shell
4 899 (27.37%) SQL
5 884 (26.91%) Ruby
6 630 (19.18%) PHP
7 569 (17.32%) JavaScript
8 548 (16.68%) C++
9 404 (12.30%) C
10 374 (11.39%) PowerShell
11 340 (10.35%) C#
12 265 (8.07%) Shell Script
13 175 (5.33%) PL/SQL
14 103 (3.14%) Korn
15 102 (3.11%) VB
16 95 (2.89%) Go
17 84 (2.56%) R
18 65 (1.98%) VBScript
19 58 (1.77%) Bourne shell
20 54 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 609 (18.54%) Degree
2 259 (7.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 78 (2.37%) CCNP
6 67 (2.04%) CISSP
7 51 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 45 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (1.31%) CCIE
10 41 (1.25%) CISM
10 41 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 39 (1.19%) CCNA
11 39 (1.19%) ISEB
12 33 (1.00%) SC Cleared
13 32 (0.97%) CISA
14 29 (0.88%) OSCP
14 29 (0.88%) RHCE
15 28 (0.85%) PMI Certification
15 28 (0.85%) PMP
16 27 (0.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.90%) QA
2 70 (2.13%) SLA
3 43 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (0.33%) GDPR
7 10 (0.30%) GCP
8 9 (0.27%) COBIT
8 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.15%) MiFID
10 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.091%) JTAG
12 3 (0.091%) PMO
13 2 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.061%) MISRA
System Software
1 400 (12.18%) Docker
2 355 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (5.91%) Active Directory
4 100 (3.04%) KVM
5 94 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 93 (2.83%) NFS
7 73 (2.22%) Firmware
8 71 (2.16%) iptables
9 69 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
10 64 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.49%) vSphere
12 48 (1.46%) LXC
13 40 (1.22%) Xen
14 24 (0.73%) XenServer
15 22 (0.67%) Postfix
15 22 (0.67%) Varnish
16 18 (0.55%) Snort
16 18 (0.55%) vCloud
17 17 (0.52%) Samba
18 15 (0.46%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 954 (29.04%) Puppet
2 691 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
3 625 (19.03%) Ansible
4 262 (7.98%) Nagios
5 188 (5.72%) Salt
6 107 (3.26%) Kubernetes
7 104 (3.17%) Terraform
8 102 (3.11%) ZABBIX
9 57 (1.74%) Grafana
10 54 (1.64%) CFEngine
11 53 (1.61%) logstash
12 51 (1.55%) Rundeck
13 50 (1.52%) Kibana
13 50 (1.52%) SELinux
14 41 (1.25%) Control-M
15 39 (1.19%) Munin
16 35 (1.07%) Cacti
16 35 (1.07%) HAProxy
16 35 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
17 33 (1.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 586 (17.84%) Red Hat
2 585 (17.81%) Oracle
3 457 (13.91%) VMware
4 298 (9.07%) Microsoft
5 195 (5.94%) Splunk
6 187 (5.69%) Cisco
7 108 (3.29%) HP
8 106 (3.23%) Sybase
9 91 (2.77%) Juniper
10 89 (2.71%) IBM
11 79 (2.40%) TIBCO
12 66 (2.01%) Murex
13 64 (1.95%) SaltStack
14 63 (1.92%) NetApp
15 57 (1.74%) SAP
16 56 (1.70%) F5
16 56 (1.70%) SolarWinds
17 54 (1.64%) Google
18 47 (1.43%) Tableau
19 44 (1.34%) EMC
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified EXCELLENT!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £35000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday