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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 160 140
Rank change year-on-year -20 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1629 2233 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 2.15% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 4.15% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1842 1932
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.29%  

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 47921 53760 56305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.47% 51.75% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40763 46473 47921
Median salary £47,500 £46,912 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -26 1524 £55,000 +4.76% 200
London -46 695 £65,000 +8.33% 107
South East +23 399 £47,500 -5.00% 45
East of England -2 193 £45,000 - 17
Cambridgeshire +33 136 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Cambridge +14 135 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Surrey +12 121 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Berkshire +10 121 £47,500 -12.84% 15
City of London -19 111 £65,000 +18.18% 31
Reading +23 92 £47,500 -12.84% 10
North West +26 89 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Manchester +16 69 £38,250 +9.28% 8
Hampshire +25 65 £45,000 +7.14% 6
South West -42 65 £42,500 -3.40% 9
Scotland -14 51 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Yorkshire -28 51 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Oxfordshire +9 46 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Essex +24 40 £33,080 -26.49% 4
West Sussex +41 33 £44,250 +13.46% 1
Staines +19 30 £70,000 +27.27% 4
North Yorkshire +38 25 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow -1 25 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Gloucestershire -20 25 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Bristol -2 24 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Redhill +11 23 £60,000 +103.38%
Edinburgh -4 23 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Walton-on-Thames +5 20 £38,750 +21.09% 4
Colchester +2 19 £52,500 +19.31% 2
West Yorkshire -42 19 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Cardiff +8 18 £60,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2308 (70.54%) Python
2 2112 (64.55%) Linux
3 1294 (39.55%) Java
4 1079 (32.98%) Bash Shell
5 958 (29.28%) Ruby
6 953 (29.13%) Unix
7 892 (27.26%) Puppet
8 871 (26.62%) SQL
9 828 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
10 823 (25.15%) DevOps
11 760 (23.23%) MySQL
12 731 (22.34%) Finance
13 705 (21.55%) Windows
14 670 (20.48%) PHP
15 658 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
16 638 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
17 619 (18.92%) JavaScript
17 619 (18.92%) Degree
18 572 (17.48%) Ansible
19 565 (17.27%) Red Hat
20 563 (17.21%) Oracle
21 541 (16.53%) C++
22 500 (15.28%) VMware
23 476 (14.55%) Configuration Management
24 471 (14.39%) Jenkins
25 448 (13.69%) Apache
26 443 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
27 440 (13.45%) Software Engineering
28 436 (13.33%) Git (software)
29 428 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 448 (13.69%) Apache
2 306 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 199 (6.08%) OpenStack
4 172 (5.26%) JBoss
5 151 (4.61%) Apache Spark
6 140 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
7 104 (3.18%) WebLogic
8 103 (3.15%) IIS
9 102 (3.12%) nginx
10 91 (2.78%) WebSphere
11 76 (2.32%) Confluence
12 68 (2.08%) Jetty
13 62 (1.89%) Apache Solr
14 58 (1.77%) Drupal
15 52 (1.59%) Apache Pig
16 38 (1.16%) CMS
17 33 (1.01%) WordPress
18 27 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 26 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
19 26 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.12%) SPSS
6 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.031%) Autodesk Flame
7 1 (0.031%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.031%) Baselight
7 1 (0.031%) Houdini
7 1 (0.031%) Maya
7 1 (0.031%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.031%) NUKE
7 1 (0.031%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.55%) Magento
3 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.18%) Relativity
4 5 (0.15%) Summit
5 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.061%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.061%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.031%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.031%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.031%) Endur
7 1 (0.031%) Findur
7 1 (0.031%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 638 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (4.89%) SaaS
4 94 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (2.08%) GitHub
6 67 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 67 (2.05%) PaaS
7 58 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 52 (1.59%) IaaS
9 44 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (1.34%) OpenShift
10 27 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (0.67%) Office 365
13 22 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
15 17 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 270 (8.25%) DNS
2 268 (8.19%) TCP/IP
3 251 (7.67%) Firewall
4 237 (7.24%) Internet
5 131 (4.00%) HTTP
6 128 (3.91%) LDAP
7 117 (3.58%) SAN
8 89 (2.72%) DHCP
9 87 (2.66%) Wireless
10 81 (2.48%) WAN
11 77 (2.35%) BGP
12 76 (2.32%) VPN
13 71 (2.17%) Network Security
14 69 (2.11%) SSL
15 58 (1.77%) SNMP
16 56 (1.71%) LAN
17 52 (1.59%) OSPF
18 51 (1.56%) VoIP
19 48 (1.47%) IPsec
20 47 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (23.23%) MySQL
2 297 (9.08%) SQL Server
3 227 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 221 (6.75%) Big Data
5 219 (6.69%) Relational Database
6 210 (6.42%) MongoDB
6 210 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 207 (6.33%) NoSQL
8 114 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 92 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 90 (2.75%) Redis
11 64 (1.96%) Apache Hive
11 64 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 53 (1.62%) Riak
13 48 (1.47%) Couchbase
14 44 (1.34%) HBase
15 40 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
16 32 (0.98%) Data Mining
17 29 (0.89%) MariaDB
18 27 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 471 (14.39%) Jenkins
2 436 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 203 (6.20%) Subversion
4 182 (5.56%) JIRA
5 114 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 111 (3.39%) Maven
7 108 (3.30%) Selenium
8 93 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 86 (2.63%) Ant
10 81 (2.48%) Vagrant
11 78 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 64 (1.96%) Hudson
13 50 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 35 (1.07%) Artifactory
14 35 (1.07%) Gradle
15 33 (1.01%) JUnit
16 31 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 30 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 29 (0.89%) Eclipse
19 28 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 731 (22.34%) Finance
2 318 (9.72%) Banking
3 217 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 119 (3.64%) Retail
5 103 (3.15%) Front Office
6 90 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 70 (2.14%) Electronics
8 68 (2.08%) Marketing
9 59 (1.80%) Publishing
10 52 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 45 (1.38%) Advertising
13 43 (1.31%) Games
14 41 (1.25%) Legal
15 29 (0.89%) Automotive
16 28 (0.86%) Aerospace
16 28 (0.86%) Military
17 25 (0.76%) Back Office
18 12 (0.37%) Law
19 9 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 732 (22.37%) Developer
2 455 (13.91%) Linux Engineer
3 442 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 263 (8.04%) Administrator
5 233 (7.12%) Software Engineer
6 208 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
7 199 (6.08%) Linux Administrator
8 198 (6.05%) Java Developer
9 194 (5.93%) Analyst
10 183 (5.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 166 (5.07%) Software Developer
12 159 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 152 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
14 145 (4.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 137 (4.19%) Senior Developer
16 115 (3.51%) Test Engineer
17 114 (3.48%) Consultant
18 108 (3.30%) Applications Support
19 106 (3.24%) Perl Developer
20 102 (3.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (10.33%) HTML
2 315 (9.63%) CSS
3 278 (8.50%) .NET
4 273 (8.34%) LAMP
5 235 (7.18%) Web Services
6 172 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 163 (4.98%) XML
8 133 (4.06%) Spring
9 122 (3.73%) jQuery
10 110 (3.36%) HTML5
11 106 (3.24%) Node.js
12 101 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
13 98 (3.00%) J2EE
13 98 (3.00%) Middleware
14 89 (2.72%) REST
15 84 (2.57%) Hibernate
16 79 (2.41%) React
17 75 (2.29%) CSS3
18 73 (2.23%) Ajax
19 64 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 372 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 237 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 211 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 170 (5.20%) Fintech
5 100 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 75 (2.29%) Derivative
7 75 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 73 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
9 71 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 62 (1.89%) Clustering
10 62 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 56 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 54 (1.65%) Private Cloud
13 54 (1.65%) User Experience
14 47 (1.44%) PKI
15 45 (1.38%) Equities
16 44 (1.34%) Algorithms
17 42 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2112 (64.55%) Linux
2 953 (29.13%) Unix
3 705 (21.55%) Windows
4 428 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (9.47%) CentOS
6 190 (5.81%) Solaris
7 148 (4.52%) Android
8 140 (4.28%) Windows Server
9 138 (4.22%) Ubuntu
10 115 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 79 (2.41%) Debian
12 59 (1.80%) AIX
13 58 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 55 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (1.13%) SUSE
16 32 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 24 (0.73%) VMS
17 24 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (0.58%) Windows 7
19 17 (0.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 823 (25.15%) DevOps
3 476 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 443 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
5 440 (13.45%) Software Engineering
6 285 (8.71%) Open Source
7 278 (8.50%) Mentoring
8 276 (8.44%) Scrum
9 258 (7.89%) OO
10 233 (7.12%) Web Development
11 217 (6.63%) SDLC
12 178 (5.44%) Analytics
13 177 (5.41%) TDD
14 172 (5.26%) Information Security
15 164 (5.01%) ITIL
16 160 (4.89%) Project Management
17 146 (4.46%) E-Commerce
18 141 (4.31%) Load Balancing
19 139 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
20 136 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2308 (70.54%) Python
2 1294 (39.55%) Java
3 1079 (32.98%) Bash Shell
4 958 (29.28%) Ruby
5 871 (26.62%) SQL
6 670 (20.48%) PHP
7 619 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 541 (16.53%) C++
9 411 (12.56%) C
10 345 (10.54%) C#
11 335 (10.24%) PowerShell
12 267 (8.16%) Shell Script
13 108 (3.30%) Go
14 96 (2.93%) Korn
15 86 (2.63%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.08%) Bourne shell
17 66 (2.02%) Scala
18 65 (1.99%) VB
19 51 (1.56%) Tcl
20 48 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 619 (18.92%) Degree
2 149 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 65 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.96%) CISSP
7 55 (1.68%) CCNP
8 44 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (1.19%) CISM
10 38 (1.16%) CISA
10 38 (1.16%) OSCP
11 37 (1.13%) ISTQB
11 37 (1.13%) RHCE
12 34 (1.04%) ISEB
13 33 (1.01%) CCNA
14 32 (0.98%) CEH
15 31 (0.95%) GIAC
16 27 (0.83%) CREST Certified
17 23 (0.70%) CCIE
17 23 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (5.75%) QA
2 66 (2.02%) SLA
3 43 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.37%) PMO
6 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.31%) MiFID
7 10 (0.31%) MISRA
8 9 (0.28%) COBIT
8 9 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.28%) JTAG
9 6 (0.18%) GCP
10 3 (0.092%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.092%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.092%) SDET
11 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.031%) FISMA
12 1 (0.031%) GDPR
12 1 (0.031%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 379 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 340 (10.39%) Docker
3 173 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 101 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 86 (2.63%) NFS
6 68 (2.08%) KVM
7 57 (1.74%) Firmware
8 53 (1.62%) vSphere
9 50 (1.53%) iptables
10 48 (1.47%) Xen
11 45 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
12 36 (1.10%) vCloud
13 34 (1.04%) LXC
13 34 (1.04%) VMware ESX
14 30 (0.92%) Postfix
14 30 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (0.67%) Varnish
16 20 (0.61%) Samba
16 20 (0.61%) Snort
17 18 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 892 (27.26%) Puppet
2 658 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
3 572 (17.48%) Ansible
4 283 (8.65%) Nagios
5 187 (5.72%) Salt
6 93 (2.84%) Terraform
7 92 (2.81%) ZABBIX
8 82 (2.51%) Kubernetes
9 62 (1.89%) Kibana
10 59 (1.80%) logstash
11 53 (1.62%) CFEngine
12 51 (1.56%) SELinux
13 47 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
14 42 (1.28%) Grafana
15 37 (1.13%) OpenView
16 34 (1.04%) Control-M
17 32 (0.98%) Mesos
17 32 (0.98%) Nessus
18 27 (0.83%) Cacti
19 25 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 565 (17.27%) Red Hat
2 563 (17.21%) Oracle
3 500 (15.28%) VMware
4 242 (7.40%) Microsoft
5 164 (5.01%) Splunk
6 139 (4.25%) Cisco
7 116 (3.55%) HP
8 114 (3.48%) Sybase
9 64 (1.96%) Google
9 64 (1.96%) Juniper
10 59 (1.80%) IBM
11 58 (1.77%) NetApp
12 54 (1.65%) Atlassian
12 54 (1.65%) F5
13 53 (1.62%) SaltStack
14 46 (1.41%) Zend
15 45 (1.38%) SolarWinds
16 43 (1.31%) Sun
17 41 (1.25%) Murex
18 39 (1.19%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus guaranteed min. 20%+ bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £58,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday