Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 168 149
Rank change year-on-year -54 -19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,665 3,475 4,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.98% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 3.69% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,067 2,825 3,908
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,725
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 97,585 94,301 110,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.71% 53.68% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82,172 80,696 94,651
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -58 2,502 £55,000 +4.76% 384
UK excluding London -62 1,325 £47,000 +4.44% 221
London -35 1,295 £65,000 +8.33% 190
South East -30 568 £50,000 - 52
North of England -95 197 £42,500 +6.25% 40
East of England -88 179 £47,500 +5.56% 54
Midlands +27 160 £50,000 -16.67% 21
North West -78 125 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South West -87 102 £47,000 +10.59% 27
East Midlands +21 85 £53,750 +13.16% 14
West Midlands +17 75 £47,500 -24.00% 7
Scotland -29 74 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire -38 64 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Wales 0 24 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Northern Ireland +3 20 £40,000 -24.53% 7
North East -27 8 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Channel Islands -2 3 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 2,084 (78.20%) Python
2 1,724 (64.69%) Linux
3 1,045 (39.21%) Java
4 1,002 (37.60%) Bash Shell
5 815 (30.58%) DevOps
6 804 (30.17%) Unix
7 766 (28.74%) SQL
8 755 (28.33%) Ruby
9 738 (27.69%) Puppet
10 685 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
11 661 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
12 631 (23.68%) JavaScript
13 626 (23.49%) Windows
14 594 (22.29%) Finance
15 578 (21.69%) Ansible
16 532 (19.96%) Opscode Chef
17 520 (19.51%) Configuration Management
18 493 (18.50%) Git (software)
19 475 (17.82%) PHP
20 469 (17.60%) Degree
21 445 (16.70%) PowerShell
22 436 (16.36%) MySQL
23 433 (16.25%) Jenkins
24 432 (16.21%) C++
25 384 (14.41%) Oracle
25 384 (14.41%) Red Hat
26 377 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
27 368 (13.81%) Docker
28 345 (12.95%) Apache
29 344 (12.91%) 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
1 345 (12.95%) Apache
2 188 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 101 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (3.56%) Confluence
5 87 (3.26%) nginx
6 78 (2.93%) IIS
7 71 (2.66%) OpenStack
8 70 (2.63%) JBoss
9 66 (2.48%) SharePoint
10 59 (2.21%) Apache Spark
11 48 (1.80%) CMS
12 41 (1.54%) SAS
13 39 (1.46%) WebSphere
14 36 (1.35%) WebLogic
15 30 (1.13%) Apache Pig
16 29 (1.09%) Drupal
17 27 (1.01%) Apache Solr
18 22 (0.83%) WordPress
19 15 (0.56%) Jetty
20 12 (0.45%) uWSGI
Applications
1 40 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.16%) SPSS
3 7 (0.26%) Weka
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.15%) Avid Media Composer
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.075%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.075%) Simulink
9 1 (0.038%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.038%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.038%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 34 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.53%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.30%) RMDS
4 7 (0.26%) Magento
4 7 (0.26%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 6 (0.23%) Concordance
5 6 (0.23%) Relativity
5 6 (0.23%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.19%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.15%) Kondor
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.11%) Summit
9 2 (0.075%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.075%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 661 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (5.14%) SaaS
4 120 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
5 76 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
6 68 (2.55%) GitHub
7 65 (2.44%) IaaS
8 57 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 56 (2.10%) PaaS
10 55 (2.06%) Office 365
11 53 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (1.99%) OpenShift
12 39 (1.46%) OneDrive
13 29 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (0.83%) Serverless
16 21 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (0.56%) CloudBees
18 13 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
19 12 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 288 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 269 (10.09%) DNS
3 249 (9.34%) Firewall
4 156 (5.85%) Internet
5 145 (5.44%) HTTP
6 120 (4.50%) VPN
7 93 (3.49%) DHCP
8 92 (3.45%) BGP
9 91 (3.41%) SSL
10 88 (3.30%) WAN
11 76 (2.85%) IPsec
12 73 (2.74%) OSPF
13 71 (2.66%) SNMP
14 69 (2.59%) SMTP
15 67 (2.51%) VoIP
16 59 (2.21%) Ethernet
16 59 (2.21%) SAN
17 55 (2.06%) LAN
17 55 (2.06%) VLAN
18 48 (1.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (16.36%) MySQL
2 197 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 192 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 188 (7.05%) SQL Server
5 176 (6.60%) NoSQL
6 170 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 154 (5.78%) Big Data
8 118 (4.43%) Hadoop
9 110 (4.13%) RDBMS
10 53 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.65%) DB2
11 44 (1.65%) Redis
12 43 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.31%) Apache Hive
13 35 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.31%) MariaDB
14 30 (1.13%) OLAP
15 24 (0.90%) Data Mining
16 23 (0.86%) QlikView
17 22 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 493 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 433 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 250 (9.38%) Subversion
4 205 (7.69%) JIRA
5 129 (4.84%) Maven
6 107 (4.02%) TeamCity
7 90 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 80 (3.00%) Selenium
9 74 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 63 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 48 (1.80%) GitLab
13 44 (1.65%) JUnit
14 42 (1.58%) Eclipse
14 42 (1.58%) Visual Studio
15 38 (1.43%) JMeter
16 37 (1.39%) Vagrant
17 35 (1.31%) Ant
18 34 (1.28%) Cucumber
19 33 (1.24%) Gradle
General
1 594 (22.29%) Finance
2 308 (11.56%) Banking
3 118 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 111 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 106 (3.98%) Front Office
6 81 (3.04%) Retail
7 72 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 61 (2.29%) Games
9 46 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 43 (1.61%) Marketing
11 35 (1.31%) Electronics
11 35 (1.31%) Law
12 30 (1.13%) Back Office
13 26 (0.98%) Legal
14 20 (0.75%) Advertising
15 18 (0.68%) Billing
16 16 (0.60%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.60%) French Language
16 16 (0.60%) German Language
17 13 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 500 (18.76%) Developer
2 473 (17.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 283 (10.62%) Linux Engineer
4 176 (6.60%) Administrator
5 164 (6.15%) Applications Support
6 161 (6.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 149 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
8 146 (5.48%) Analyst
9 138 (5.18%) Software Engineer
10 133 (4.99%) Linux Administrator
11 129 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
12 122 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
13 121 (4.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 119 (4.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 104 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
16 102 (3.83%) Software Developer
17 101 (3.79%) Architect
18 99 (3.71%) Support Engineer
19 96 (3.60%) Java Developer
20 93 (3.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (10.77%) HTML
2 251 (9.42%) Web Services
3 223 (8.37%) .NET
4 178 (6.68%) CSS
5 174 (6.53%) LAMP
6 147 (5.52%) XML
7 108 (4.05%) JSON
8 96 (3.60%) Node.js
9 93 (3.49%) Middleware
10 90 (3.38%) jQuery
11 85 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
12 84 (3.15%) REST
13 81 (3.04%) AngularJS
14 73 (2.74%) SOAP
15 72 (2.70%) LDAP
16 70 (2.63%) Spring
17 62 (2.33%) HTML5
18 60 (2.25%) J2EE
19 57 (2.14%) Ajax
20 54 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 260 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 252 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (5.85%) Data Centre
4 102 (3.83%) Fintech
5 95 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 95 (3.56%) Public Cloud
6 93 (3.49%) Algorithms
7 78 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
8 72 (2.70%) Equities
9 69 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 66 (2.48%) Hedge funds
11 55 (2.06%) Data Structures
11 55 (2.06%) Replication
12 50 (1.88%) User Experience
13 45 (1.69%) Fixed Income
14 42 (1.58%) Clustering
15 37 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
17 27 (1.01%) Mobile App
18 26 (0.98%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,724 (64.69%) Linux
2 804 (30.17%) Unix
3 626 (23.49%) Windows
4 281 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 260 (9.76%) CentOS
6 126 (4.73%) Windows Server
7 125 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 102 (3.83%) Debian
9 95 (3.56%) Solaris
10 56 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (1.95%) AIX
12 43 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (1.16%) Android
14 28 (1.05%) Windows 7
15 27 (1.01%) HPUX
16 24 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.83%) SUSE
18 20 (0.75%) Windows 10
19 15 (0.56%) Apple iOS
20 11 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (30.58%) DevOps
2 685 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
3 520 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 313 (11.74%) Software Engineering
5 304 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
6 258 (9.68%) Open Source
7 254 (9.53%) Test Automation
8 199 (7.47%) High Availability
9 190 (7.13%) Scrum
10 186 (6.98%) Analytics
10 186 (6.98%) OO
11 160 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 159 (5.97%) ITIL
13 154 (5.78%) SDLC
14 150 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 150 (5.63%) TDD
15 113 (4.24%) Release Management
16 111 (4.17%) Change Management
17 110 (4.13%) Mathematics
18 109 (4.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,084 (78.20%) Python
2 1,045 (39.21%) Java
3 1,002 (37.60%) Bash Shell
4 766 (28.74%) SQL
5 755 (28.33%) Ruby
6 631 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 475 (17.82%) PHP
8 445 (16.70%) PowerShell
9 432 (16.21%) C++
10 344 (12.91%) C#
11 310 (11.63%) C
12 261 (9.79%) Shell Script
13 93 (3.49%) Korn
14 88 (3.30%) R
15 65 (2.44%) Bourne shell
16 63 (2.36%) PL/SQL
17 52 (1.95%) VBScript
18 45 (1.69%) Tcl
18 45 (1.69%) VB
18 45 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 469 (17.60%) Degree
2 106 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 68 (2.55%) CISSP
5 58 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (2.18%) Master's Degree
6 57 (2.14%) RHCE
7 55 (2.06%) GIAC
8 49 (1.84%) CCNP
9 48 (1.80%) CISA
10 46 (1.73%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.65%) AWS Certification
12 42 (1.58%) CISM
13 39 (1.46%) SC Cleared
13 39 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (1.39%) RHCSA
15 31 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
16 30 (1.13%) CCNA
17 28 (1.05%) ISTQB
18 24 (0.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.09%) QA
2 47 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.16%) GDPR
5 30 (1.13%) SLA
6 20 (0.75%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.34%) GCP
9 8 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.19%) COBIT
11 5 (0.19%) JTAG
12 4 (0.15%) PMO
13 2 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.075%) EMIR
13 2 (0.075%) MiFID
14 1 (0.038%) DO-254
14 1 (0.038%) FIPS 140-2
14 1 (0.038%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 368 (13.81%) Docker
2 241 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (4.80%) Active Directory
4 73 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (2.03%) KVM
7 51 (1.91%) iptables
8 45 (1.69%) NFS
9 41 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.46%) vSphere
11 32 (1.20%) Firmware
12 19 (0.71%) Postfix
12 19 (0.71%) Samba
13 14 (0.53%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.49%) Squid
14 13 (0.49%) Varnish
14 13 (0.49%) Xen
15 12 (0.45%) BIND 9
15 12 (0.45%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 738 (27.69%) Puppet
2 578 (21.69%) Ansible
3 532 (19.96%) Opscode Chef
4 196 (7.35%) Nagios
5 147 (5.52%) Kubernetes
6 138 (5.18%) Terraform
7 83 (3.11%) Salt
8 62 (2.33%) Cacti
9 46 (1.73%) Icinga
9 46 (1.73%) ZABBIX
10 42 (1.58%) Grafana
11 40 (1.50%) Kibana
11 40 (1.50%) SCCM
12 38 (1.43%) Rundeck
13 35 (1.31%) HAProxy
14 33 (1.24%) logstash
15 29 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
16 24 (0.90%) SCOM
16 24 (0.90%) SELinux
17 23 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 384 (14.41%) Oracle
1 384 (14.41%) Red Hat
2 312 (11.71%) VMware
3 286 (10.73%) Microsoft
4 182 (6.83%) Cisco
5 122 (4.58%) Splunk
6 82 (3.08%) Google
7 81 (3.04%) IBM
8 70 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 66 (2.48%) Sybase
10 63 (2.36%) HP
11 61 (2.29%) NetApp
12 58 (2.18%) Juniper
13 46 (1.73%) Citrix
14 42 (1.58%) ServiceNow
15 39 (1.46%) TIBCO
16 38 (1.43%) McAfee
17 35 (1.31%) Palo Alto
17 35 (1.31%) Reuters
18 34 (1.28%) SaltStack