Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 180 156
Rank change year-on-year -48 -24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,627 3,306 4,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.93% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 3.53% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,020 2,651 3,652
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99,388 93,523 105,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.07% 54.61% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,527 79,876 91,341
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £79,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,225 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.06% +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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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
England -52 2,495 £55,000 - 399
UK excluding London -62 1,357 £47,500 +5.56% 237
London -30 1,242 £65,000 - 180
South East -38 547 £50,000 +2.04% 60
North of England -65 237 £45,000 +12.50% 67
East of England -104 180 £52,180 +15.96% 32
Midlands +46 153 £50,000 - 34
North West -57 149 £46,375 +15.94% 39
South West -45 135 £47,500 +7.95% 26
East Midlands +31 89 £53,750 +13.16% 4
Yorkshire -12 79 £41,000 -8.89% 25
Scotland -45 70 £43,750 +9.38% 12
West Midlands +27 64 £46,000 -26.40% 30
Wales +5 26 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Northern Ireland -1 9 £40,000 -60.00% 2
North East -26 9 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Channel Islands -6 2 £32,500 -4.41%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 with a requirement for Perl.

1 2,088 (79.48%) Python
2 1,669 (63.53%) Linux
3 1,050 (39.97%) Java
4 1,004 (38.22%) Bash Shell
5 793 (30.19%) DevOps
6 767 (29.20%) SQL
7 766 (29.16%) Ruby
8 708 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
9 704 (26.80%) Unix
10 694 (26.42%) Puppet
11 641 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
12 617 (23.49%) Windows
13 616 (23.45%) JavaScript
14 598 (22.76%) Ansible
15 539 (20.52%) Finance
16 497 (18.92%) Git (software)
17 489 (18.61%) Configuration Management
18 476 (18.12%) PHP
18 476 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
19 469 (17.85%) Degree
20 451 (17.17%) PowerShell
21 439 (16.71%) Jenkins
22 430 (16.37%) MySQL
23 419 (15.95%) C++
24 416 (15.84%) Docker
25 407 (15.49%) Oracle
26 391 (14.88%) Apache
26 391 (14.88%) Red Hat
27 380 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
28 376 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 391 (14.88%) Apache
2 226 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 107 (4.07%) Confluence
4 104 (3.96%) Apache Spark
5 88 (3.35%) JBoss
6 81 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 79 (3.01%) nginx
8 71 (2.70%) IIS
9 62 (2.36%) WebSphere
10 56 (2.13%) CMS
11 53 (2.02%) WebLogic
12 46 (1.75%) OpenStack
13 37 (1.41%) SAS
13 37 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 33 (1.26%) Apache Pig
15 30 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 29 (1.10%) Apache Solr
16 29 (1.10%) Drupal
17 28 (1.07%) WordPress
18 15 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 40 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.07%) SPSS
3 22 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.27%) Weka
5 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.076%) FreeHand
7 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.038%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.72%) thinkFolio
3 16 (0.61%) MetaTrader
4 11 (0.42%) Magento
5 9 (0.34%) RMDS
6 8 (0.30%) Concordance
6 8 (0.30%) Relativity
6 8 (0.30%) Ringtail
6 8 (0.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.15%) Teamcenter
10 3 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.11%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.11%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
11 2 (0.076%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.076%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 641 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
2 376 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 162 (6.17%) SaaS
4 102 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (3.16%) GitHub
6 68 (2.59%) OpenShift
7 63 (2.40%) PaaS
8 62 (2.36%) IaaS
9 61 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 58 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
11 45 (1.71%) Office 365
12 40 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 31 (1.18%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.91%) OneDrive
16 22 (0.84%) Serverless
17 20 (0.76%) CloudBees
18 18 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (0.69%) Datadog
19 16 (0.61%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 264 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 238 (9.06%) DNS
3 236 (8.98%) Firewall
4 169 (6.43%) Internet
5 151 (5.75%) HTTP
6 99 (3.77%) VPN
7 94 (3.58%) SSL
8 75 (2.85%) SAN
9 70 (2.66%) DHCP
10 69 (2.63%) SMTP
11 67 (2.55%) WAN
12 64 (2.44%) BGP
12 64 (2.44%) IPsec
13 63 (2.40%) SNMP
14 55 (2.09%) NAS
15 51 (1.94%) VoIP
16 50 (1.90%) OSPF
16 50 (1.90%) VLAN
17 49 (1.87%) LAN
18 48 (1.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (16.37%) MySQL
2 261 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 237 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 200 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
5 183 (6.97%) NoSQL
6 164 (6.24%) Big Data
7 161 (6.13%) MongoDB
8 144 (5.48%) Hadoop
9 134 (5.10%) RDBMS
10 60 (2.28%) DB2
11 53 (2.02%) Apache Hive
12 46 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 44 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (1.48%) MariaDB
16 29 (1.10%) Redis
17 25 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (0.88%) HBase
18 23 (0.88%) QlikView
19 22 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 497 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 439 (16.71%) Jenkins
3 233 (8.87%) JIRA
4 222 (8.45%) Subversion
5 130 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 127 (4.83%) Maven
7 109 (4.15%) TeamCity
8 84 (3.20%) Bitbucket
9 71 (2.70%) Selenium
10 66 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 64 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (2.02%) GitLab
13 50 (1.90%) Ant
14 45 (1.71%) Vagrant
15 44 (1.67%) Eclipse
15 44 (1.67%) JUnit
16 39 (1.48%) Gradle
17 35 (1.33%) JMeter
18 34 (1.29%) Cucumber
19 28 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 539 (20.52%) Finance
2 260 (9.90%) Banking
3 117 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 113 (4.30%) Front Office
5 102 (3.88%) Retail
6 96 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 73 (2.78%) Games
8 65 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 52 (1.98%) Marketing
10 39 (1.48%) Electronics
11 36 (1.37%) French Language
12 32 (1.22%) Back Office
12 32 (1.22%) Italian Language
12 32 (1.22%) Law
13 31 (1.18%) German Language
14 22 (0.84%) Advertising
15 21 (0.80%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.76%) Legal
17 19 (0.72%) Billing
18 16 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 527 (20.06%) Developer
2 454 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 301 (11.46%) Linux Engineer
4 190 (7.23%) Administrator
5 161 (6.13%) Applications Support
6 155 (5.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 148 (5.63%) Analyst
8 139 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
9 133 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 133 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
10 131 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
11 124 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 116 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 112 (4.26%) Software Developer
14 108 (4.11%) Consultant
15 105 (4.00%) Support Engineer
16 100 (3.81%) Java Developer
17 96 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
18 93 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
19 92 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (11.50%) HTML
2 213 (8.11%) Web Services
3 208 (7.92%) .NET
4 195 (7.42%) CSS
5 179 (6.81%) LAMP
6 135 (5.14%) XML
7 127 (4.83%) JSON
8 125 (4.76%) Node.js
9 103 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 101 (3.84%) REST
11 98 (3.73%) jQuery
12 94 (3.58%) Middleware
13 85 (3.24%) Spring
14 80 (3.05%) SOAP
15 73 (2.78%) LDAP
16 71 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
17 70 (2.66%) Ajax
18 68 (2.59%) Kafka
19 59 (2.25%) HTML5
19 59 (2.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 256 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 235 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 133 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 109 (4.15%) Fintech
6 87 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 86 (3.27%) Equities
8 84 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 83 (3.16%) Hedge funds
10 78 (2.97%) Public Cloud
11 76 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
12 64 (2.44%) Replication
13 58 (2.21%) User Experience
14 57 (2.17%) Fixed Income
15 56 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
16 55 (2.09%) Data Structures
16 55 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 51 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
18 46 (1.75%) Clustering
19 37 (1.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,669 (63.53%) Linux
2 704 (26.80%) Unix
3 617 (23.49%) Windows
4 306 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 221 (8.41%) CentOS
6 134 (5.10%) Ubuntu
7 132 (5.02%) Windows Server
8 105 (4.00%) Debian
9 87 (3.31%) Solaris
10 57 (2.17%) AIX
11 50 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (1.14%) Android
14 27 (1.03%) HPUX
15 25 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.91%) SUSE
17 21 (0.80%) Windows 10
18 19 (0.72%) Fedora
19 17 (0.65%) Windows 7
20 14 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (30.19%) DevOps
2 708 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (18.61%) Configuration Management
4 380 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
5 339 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 327 (12.45%) Software Engineering
7 255 (9.71%) Test Automation
8 225 (8.56%) Scrum
9 220 (8.37%) Open Source
10 215 (8.18%) OO
11 183 (6.97%) SDLC
12 178 (6.78%) TDD
13 175 (6.66%) Analytics
14 171 (6.51%) High Availability
15 168 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 155 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 124 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
18 121 (4.61%) ITIL
19 116 (4.42%) Deployment Automation
20 111 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,088 (79.48%) Python
2 1,050 (39.97%) Java
3 1,004 (38.22%) Bash Shell
4 767 (29.20%) SQL
5 766 (29.16%) Ruby
6 616 (23.45%) JavaScript
7 476 (18.12%) PHP
8 451 (17.17%) PowerShell
9 419 (15.95%) C++
10 372 (14.16%) C#
11 313 (11.91%) C
12 244 (9.29%) Shell Script
13 117 (4.45%) Korn
14 79 (3.01%) Bourne shell
15 67 (2.55%) Scala
16 65 (2.47%) R
17 60 (2.28%) PL/SQL
18 52 (1.98%) VBA
19 38 (1.45%) Go
19 38 (1.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 469 (17.85%) Degree
2 114 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 97 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.21%) CISSP
5 56 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 46 (1.75%) RHCE
7 45 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 44 (1.67%) CISA
9 39 (1.48%) AWS Certification
9 39 (1.48%) GIAC
9 39 (1.48%) Master's Degree
10 38 (1.45%) CCNP
10 38 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
10 38 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 37 (1.41%) CISM
12 33 (1.26%) RHCSA
13 32 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (0.91%) CCNA
15 23 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.72%) QA
2 44 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.88%) SLA
5 20 (0.76%) GDPR
6 13 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.34%) GCP
7 9 (0.34%) JTAG
8 8 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.15%) EMIR
9 4 (0.15%) MiFID
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.076%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.038%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.038%) PMO
System Software
1 416 (15.84%) Docker
2 208 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (4.87%) Active Directory
4 51 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (1.60%) iptables
7 32 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 31 (1.18%) Firmware
9 29 (1.10%) vSphere
10 28 (1.07%) KVM
10 28 (1.07%) NFS
10 28 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (1.03%) HDFS
12 19 (0.72%) Postfix
13 16 (0.61%) VirtualBox
14 15 (0.57%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.49%) Xen
16 12 (0.46%) vCloud
17 11 (0.42%) Ceph
18 9 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 694 (26.42%) Puppet
2 598 (22.76%) Ansible
3 476 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
4 171 (6.51%) Kubernetes
5 162 (6.17%) Nagios
6 138 (5.25%) Terraform
7 76 (2.89%) Salt
8 48 (1.83%) Cacti
9 37 (1.41%) Icinga
10 36 (1.37%) ZABBIX
11 31 (1.18%) Grafana
11 31 (1.18%) Rundeck
12 29 (1.10%) HAProxy
13 27 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
14 26 (0.99%) Kibana
14 26 (0.99%) SCCM
15 25 (0.95%) logstash
15 25 (0.95%) Netcool
16 24 (0.91%) Rancher
17 20 (0.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 407 (15.49%) Oracle
2 391 (14.88%) Red Hat
3 300 (11.42%) VMware
4 238 (9.06%) Microsoft
5 145 (5.52%) Cisco
6 114 (4.34%) Splunk
7 96 (3.65%) Google
8 85 (3.24%) Sybase
9 77 (2.93%) IBM
10 54 (2.06%) HP
11 50 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 48 (1.83%) Reuters
13 46 (1.75%) Juniper
14 42 (1.60%) Bloomberg
15 41 (1.56%) NetApp
15 41 (1.56%) SAP
16 36 (1.37%) Atlassian
17 35 (1.33%) Citrix
18 31 (1.18%) EMC
19 30 (1.14%) McAfee