Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 163 139
Rank change year-on-year -41 -24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3111 4011 5208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 2.12% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 4.01% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2275 3373 4299
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 100094 99915 112409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.89% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82448 86252 96120
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -42 2923 £55,000 - 204
London -28 1585 £62,500 +4.17% 87
UK excluding London -54 1465 £45,000 -5.26% 129
South East -19 643 £50,000 -9.09% 53
East of England -25 242 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North of England -96 194 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South West -61 131 £45,000 - 14
Midlands -8 125 £45,500 -9.00% 11
North West -62 111 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Scotland -57 87 £40,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +10 79 £47,500 -24.00% 7
Yorkshire -66 68 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +4 46 £44,658 -3.44% 4
Wales -4 25 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North East +3 15 £43,750 +2.65% 1
Northern Ireland -18 15 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Channel Islands +5 5 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2334 (75.02%) Python
2 1966 (63.20%) Linux
3 1234 (39.67%) Java
4 1151 (37.00%) Bash Shell
5 1135 (36.48%) Unix
6 941 (30.25%) DevOps
7 870 (27.97%) SQL
7 870 (27.97%) Finance
8 862 (27.71%) Puppet
9 837 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
10 801 (25.75%) Ruby
11 713 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
12 709 (22.79%) Windows
13 667 (21.44%) Opscode Chef
14 636 (20.44%) Ansible
15 616 (19.80%) C++
16 606 (19.48%) JavaScript
17 579 (18.61%) Degree
18 570 (18.32%) Oracle
19 524 (16.84%) Configuration Management
20 505 (16.23%) Banking
21 490 (15.75%) Git (software)
22 489 (15.72%) PHP
23 481 (15.46%) Jenkins
24 476 (15.30%) Red Hat
25 458 (14.72%) PowerShell
26 448 (14.40%) MySQL
27 409 (13.15%) Docker
28 393 (12.63%) C
29 384 (12.34%) VMware

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
1 356 (11.44%) Apache
2 251 (8.07%) Tomcat
3 139 (4.47%) JBoss
4 137 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
5 111 (3.57%) IIS
5 111 (3.57%) nginx
5 111 (3.57%) OpenStack
6 66 (2.12%) Confluence
7 63 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 55 (1.77%) Apache Spark
9 45 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 37 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 36 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 35 (1.13%) Jetty
13 34 (1.09%) SAS
14 22 (0.71%) Apache Pig
15 21 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.55%) CMS
17 15 (0.48%) Drupal
18 9 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.55%) SPSS
4 11 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.13%) Avid Media Composer
7 4 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.13%) Inkscape
7 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.096%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.096%) GIMP
8 3 (0.096%) Simulink
8 3 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.064%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.032%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.032%) Stata
10 1 (0.032%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.45%) Summit
3 8 (0.26%) Global One
4 7 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.19%) Magento
6 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.13%) Kondor
7 4 (0.13%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.064%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.064%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.064%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.064%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.064%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 713 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 343 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (4.82%) SaaS
4 99 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
5 86 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (2.67%) GitHub
7 78 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 70 (2.25%) IaaS
9 59 (1.90%) PaaS
10 55 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 41 (1.32%) Office 365
12 40 (1.29%) Amazon S3
13 27 (0.87%) Serverless
14 26 (0.84%) OneDrive
15 23 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (0.61%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 13 (0.42%) npm
19 11 (0.35%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 339 (10.90%) TCP/IP
2 324 (10.41%) DNS
3 279 (8.97%) Firewall
4 172 (5.53%) HTTP
4 172 (5.53%) Internet
5 135 (4.34%) VPN
6 121 (3.89%) WAN
7 113 (3.63%) DHCP
8 98 (3.15%) SSL
9 96 (3.09%) SAN
10 94 (3.02%) BGP
11 89 (2.86%) LDAP
12 85 (2.73%) Wireless
13 79 (2.54%) OSPF
14 76 (2.44%) SMTP
15 73 (2.35%) Network Security
16 65 (2.09%) IPsec
16 65 (2.09%) VoIP
17 60 (1.93%) LAN
18 58 (1.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (14.40%) MySQL
2 227 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 218 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
4 193 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 178 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 173 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 169 (5.43%) Big Data
8 147 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
9 140 (4.50%) Hadoop
10 95 (3.05%) Oracle Database
11 92 (2.96%) OLAP
12 91 (2.93%) Oracle OLAP
13 89 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 79 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 70 (2.25%) Redis
16 46 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
17 43 (1.38%) DB2
18 42 (1.35%) MariaDB
19 34 (1.09%) Data Mining
20 29 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 490 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 481 (15.46%) Jenkins
3 239 (7.68%) Subversion
4 172 (5.53%) Maven
5 167 (5.37%) JIRA
6 129 (4.15%) TeamCity
7 100 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 81 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 80 (2.57%) JUnit
10 76 (2.44%) Visual Studio
11 69 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (2.22%) Selenium
12 53 (1.70%) Mockito
13 40 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 40 (1.29%) Vagrant
14 39 (1.25%) Eclipse
15 38 (1.22%) Bitbucket
16 37 (1.19%) Ant
17 34 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
18 29 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 870 (27.97%) Finance
2 505 (16.23%) Banking
3 303 (9.74%) Investment Banking
4 263 (8.45%) Retail Banking
5 191 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 141 (4.53%) Marketing
7 135 (4.34%) Front Office
8 81 (2.60%) Electronics
9 67 (2.15%) Retail
10 62 (1.99%) Publishing
11 50 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 49 (1.58%) Games
13 47 (1.51%) Aerospace
14 46 (1.48%) Financial Institution
15 43 (1.38%) Automotive
16 28 (0.90%) Law
16 28 (0.90%) Legal
17 23 (0.74%) Back Office
18 19 (0.61%) Advertising
18 19 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 593 (19.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 578 (18.58%) Developer
3 344 (11.06%) Linux Engineer
4 208 (6.69%) Administrator
5 207 (6.65%) Analyst
6 197 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 197 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
7 178 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
8 171 (5.50%) Architect
9 167 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
10 166 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
11 165 (5.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 165 (5.30%) Software Engineer
12 158 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 156 (5.01%) Java Developer
14 145 (4.66%) Applications Support
15 131 (4.21%) Support Engineer
16 125 (4.02%) AWS DevOps
16 125 (4.02%) Senior DevOps
17 123 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (10.22%) HTML
2 277 (8.90%) Web Services
3 253 (8.13%) .NET
4 223 (7.17%) XML
5 194 (6.24%) CSS
6 175 (5.63%) LAMP
7 144 (4.63%) Middleware
8 131 (4.21%) J2EE
9 125 (4.02%) Spring
10 106 (3.41%) JSON
11 101 (3.25%) HTML5
12 93 (2.99%) RESTful
13 92 (2.96%) Node.js
14 91 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
15 90 (2.89%) REST
16 86 (2.76%) AngularJS
16 86 (2.76%) jQuery
17 70 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
18 69 (2.22%) ASP.NET
18 69 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 361 (11.60%) Computer Science
2 327 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 153 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 145 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 136 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
7 111 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
8 98 (3.15%) Fintech
9 96 (3.09%) Public Cloud
10 71 (2.28%) User Experience
11 68 (2.19%) Equities
12 60 (1.93%) Clustering
13 56 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 47 (1.51%) Replication
15 44 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
16 43 (1.38%) Data Structures
17 40 (1.29%) Private Cloud
18 38 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 35 (1.13%) Fixed Income
20 29 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1966 (63.20%) Linux
2 1135 (36.48%) Unix
3 709 (22.79%) Windows
4 371 (11.93%) CentOS
5 364 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 177 (5.69%) Ubuntu
7 152 (4.89%) Solaris
8 125 (4.02%) Windows Server
9 118 (3.79%) Debian
10 65 (2.09%) AIX
10 65 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (1.74%) Android
12 53 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 37 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 32 (1.03%) HPUX
16 24 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 23 (0.74%) Fedora
18 19 (0.61%) SUSE
19 18 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (30.25%) DevOps
2 837 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 524 (16.84%) Configuration Management
4 336 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
5 333 (10.70%) Software Engineering
6 311 (10.00%) High Availability
7 283 (9.10%) Open Source
8 274 (8.81%) Asset Management
9 271 (8.71%) Wealth Management
10 270 (8.68%) Test Automation
11 252 (8.10%) Analytics
12 219 (7.04%) Release Management
13 201 (6.46%) ITIL
14 192 (6.17%) Low Latency
15 191 (6.14%) Scrum
16 187 (6.01%) Data Analytics
17 183 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
18 167 (5.37%) OO
18 167 (5.37%) Project Management
19 165 (5.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2334 (75.02%) Python
2 1234 (39.67%) Java
3 1151 (37.00%) Bash Shell
4 870 (27.97%) SQL
5 801 (25.75%) Ruby
6 616 (19.80%) C++
7 606 (19.48%) JavaScript
8 489 (15.72%) PHP
9 458 (14.72%) PowerShell
10 393 (12.63%) C
11 339 (10.90%) C#
12 293 (9.42%) Shell Script
13 195 (6.27%) PL/SQL
14 159 (5.11%) R
15 121 (3.89%) Korn
16 108 (3.47%) VBScript
17 104 (3.34%) VB
18 71 (2.28%) Bourne shell
19 56 (1.80%) Go
20 53 (1.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 579 (18.61%) Degree
2 218 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 89 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 76 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (2.15%) CISSP
7 60 (1.93%) CCNP
8 56 (1.80%) RHCE
9 51 (1.64%) AWS Certification
10 47 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 43 (1.38%) GIAC
11 43 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (1.29%) CISM
13 39 (1.25%) DV Cleared
14 35 (1.13%) CISA
15 32 (1.03%) CCNA
15 32 (1.03%) RHCSA
16 31 (1.00%) ISTQB
17 30 (0.96%) CCIE
18 28 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (4.63%) QA
2 56 (1.80%) SLA
3 41 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.90%) GDPR
6 12 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.35%) GCP
8 10 (0.32%) PMO
9 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.13%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.096%) COBIT
12 3 (0.096%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.096%) JTAG
12 3 (0.096%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.064%) MiFID
14 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 409 (13.15%) Docker
2 312 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 117 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 88 (2.83%) KVM
6 75 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 73 (2.35%) NFS
8 58 (1.86%) Firmware
9 56 (1.80%) iptables
9 56 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (1.61%) vSphere
11 29 (0.93%) Xen
12 24 (0.77%) Samba
13 20 (0.64%) XenServer
14 18 (0.58%) RHEV
15 17 (0.55%) LXC
15 17 (0.55%) Postfix
16 16 (0.51%) vCloud
17 15 (0.48%) Varnish
18 14 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 862 (27.71%) Puppet
2 667 (21.44%) Opscode Chef
3 636 (20.44%) Ansible
4 241 (7.75%) Nagios
5 167 (5.37%) Kubernetes
6 149 (4.79%) Terraform
7 121 (3.89%) Salt
8 74 (2.38%) ZABBIX
9 67 (2.15%) Grafana
10 53 (1.70%) Kibana
11 52 (1.67%) Icinga
11 52 (1.67%) Rundeck
12 47 (1.51%) logstash
13 46 (1.48%) Cacti
14 44 (1.41%) HAProxy
14 44 (1.41%) PowerBroker
15 43 (1.38%) SCCM
16 33 (1.06%) CFEngine
17 29 (0.93%) Tivoli
18 28 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 570 (18.32%) Oracle
2 476 (15.30%) Red Hat
3 384 (12.34%) VMware
4 339 (10.90%) Microsoft
5 220 (7.07%) Cisco
6 163 (5.24%) Splunk
7 94 (3.02%) IBM
8 89 (2.86%) HP
9 84 (2.70%) Sybase
9 84 (2.70%) TIBCO
10 80 (2.57%) Google
11 79 (2.54%) Juniper
12 71 (2.28%) Murex
12 71 (2.28%) NetApp
13 65 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 65 (2.09%) Tableau
14 64 (2.06%) ServiceNow
15 60 (1.93%) SaltStack
16 53 (1.70%) Citrix
17 50 (1.61%) EMC