Perl
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Perl skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Perl over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 611 383 481
Rank change year-on-year -228 +98 -15
Permanent jobs citing Perl 306 774 1,283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.84% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.99% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 223 339 546
10th Percentile £39,500 £40,400 £37,682
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

All Programming Languages
UK

Perl falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,656 38,951 93,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 42.12% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,663 26,205 43,405
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,474 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the UK

Perl
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl.

Salary trend for Perl in the UK

Perl
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK

Perl
Top 16 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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -178 277 £65,000 - 40
UK excluding London -252 187 £60,000 +9.09% 31
London -12 112 £80,000 +3.23% 10
Work from Home -129 99 £65,000 - 24
South East -67 75 £60,000 +33.33% 4
South West -39 43 £60,000 -25.00% 9
North of England -138 25 £102,500 +86.36% 8
North West -72 21 £79,500 +67.37% 4
Midlands -61 13 £42,000 -21.86% 9
Northern Ireland +10 11 £52,500 -27.59%
West Midlands -16 11 £42,000 -37.78% 5
East of England -38 10 £115,000 +80.39%
Scotland -103 10 £60,000 -29.41% 1
Yorkshire -39 4 £130,446 +113.22% 4
East Midlands -47 2 - - 4
Wales -21 1 £130,446 -

Perl
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Exchange
2 7 (2.29%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.96%) Confluence
3 6 (1.96%) nginx
4 5 (1.63%) Apache
4 5 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.98%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.58%) Simulink
1 14 (4.58%) Stateflow
2 7 (2.29%) CANalyzer
3 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.65%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.88%) Fidessa
2 6 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.63%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.93%) AWS
2 57 (18.63%) Azure
3 20 (6.54%) IaaS
3 20 (6.54%) Nutanix
4 15 (4.90%) GCP
5 12 (3.92%) GitHub
6 11 (3.59%) Serverless
7 10 (3.27%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (2.94%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.96%) SaaS
10 5 (1.63%) Cloud Composer
10 5 (1.63%) dbt
10 5 (1.63%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.31%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.98%) OCI
13 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.65%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.28%) DNS
1 59 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 45 (14.71%) Firewall
3 27 (8.82%) DHCP
4 26 (8.50%) WAN
5 25 (8.17%) SNMP
6 18 (5.88%) FIX Connectivity
6 18 (5.88%) LAN
7 17 (5.56%) SSH
8 14 (4.58%) J1939
9 10 (3.27%) tcpdump
10 9 (2.94%) 5G
10 9 (2.94%) Internet
10 9 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.94%) Wireshark
11 8 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.61%) SD-WAN
11 8 (2.61%) VPN
12 6 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.28%) MySQL
2 38 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.25%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.63%) BigQuery
8 5 (1.63%) InfluxDB
8 5 (1.63%) Looker
8 5 (1.63%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.63%) Power BI
8 5 (1.63%) Tableau
9 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.65%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 39 (12.75%) JIRA
2 38 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 29 (9.48%) Git
4 17 (5.56%) GitLab
5 16 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 14 (4.58%) ClearCase
7 14 (4.58%) Plastic SCM
8 7 (2.29%) ClearQuest
8 7 (2.29%) Subversion
9 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.98%) JUnit
10 3 (0.98%) Maven
11 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.33%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 90 (29.41%) Finance
2 78 (25.49%) Social Skills
3 60 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (14.71%) Banking
5 29 (9.48%) Electronics
6 22 (7.19%) Investment Banking
6 22 (7.19%) Telecoms
7 14 (4.58%) Automotive
8 13 (4.25%) Marketing
9 11 (3.59%) Public Sector
10 9 (2.94%) Front Office
10 9 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (2.61%) Legal
12 7 (2.29%) Retail
13 6 (1.96%) Billing
14 5 (1.63%) Aerospace
14 5 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
17 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (30.39%) Senior
2 59 (19.28%) Software Engineer
3 53 (17.32%) Developer
4 33 (10.78%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (7.52%) Analyst
8 22 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.21%) Applications Support
9 19 (6.21%) Perl Developer
9 19 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.88%) Administrator
10 18 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.58%) Support Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (4.25%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.50%) XML
2 25 (8.17%) Web Services
3 22 (7.19%) REST
4 21 (6.86%) SOAP
5 20 (6.54%) HTML
6 19 (6.21%) Node.js
7 18 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (4.58%) CSS
8 14 (4.58%) JDBC
9 13 (4.25%) Ajax
9 13 (4.25%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.25%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (4.25%) JSON
9 13 (4.25%) LDAP
9 13 (4.25%) ODBC
9 13 (4.25%) XHTML
10 11 (3.59%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.59%) Spring
11 8 (2.61%) OpenMP
11 8 (2.61%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.17%) IoT
2 24 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.54%) GNSS
4 18 (5.88%) Eurex
5 17 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (4.58%) FPGA
7 13 (4.25%) CMDB
7 13 (4.25%) Legacy Applications
8 12 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.92%) VHDL
9 11 (3.59%) Clustering
10 9 (2.94%) Wiki
11 8 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.61%) MicroBlaze
12 7 (2.29%) Distributed Systems
13 6 (1.96%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.96%) Legacy Systems
13 6 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 179 (58.50%) Linux
2 118 (38.56%) Windows
3 67 (21.90%) Unix
4 38 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (12.09%) CentOS
6 18 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 15 (4.90%) Solaris
8 14 (4.58%) Windows Server
9 13 (4.25%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (1.63%) SUSE
12 5 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.98%) Debian
13 3 (0.98%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (30.72%) Problem-Solving
2 69 (22.55%) Agile
3 62 (20.26%) DevOps
3 62 (20.26%) Software Engineering
4 57 (18.63%) ITIL
5 48 (15.69%) Configuration Management
6 46 (15.03%) Computer Science
7 43 (14.05%) Task Automation
8 35 (11.44%) CI/CD
9 34 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (9.80%) Test Automation
13 28 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 28 (9.15%) SDLC
14 26 (8.50%) Multithreading
14 26 (8.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 25 (8.17%) OO
16 24 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 264 (86.27%) Python
2 140 (45.75%) Bash
3 90 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 70 (22.88%) C
4 70 (22.88%) Java
5 60 (19.61%) Ruby
6 51 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 48 (15.69%) C++
7 48 (15.69%) SQL
8 23 (7.52%) MATLAB
9 22 (7.19%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.88%) Tcl
11 15 (4.90%) Embedded C
12 12 (3.92%) Korn
12 12 (3.92%) VB
13 7 (2.29%) C#
13 7 (2.29%) Fortran
14 6 (1.96%) PHP
15 4 (1.31%) Lua
16 3 (0.98%) Go
Qualifications
1 79 (25.82%) Degree
2 31 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.59%) HND
5 10 (3.27%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.61%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.96%) PhD
8 4 (1.31%) RHCE
9 3 (0.98%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.98%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.54%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.58%) Automotive SPICE
2 14 (4.58%) AUTOSAR
2 14 (4.58%) ISO 26262
2 14 (4.58%) MISRA
3 12 (3.92%) PMO
4 11 (3.59%) QA
5 6 (1.96%) JTAG
5 6 (1.96%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (15.36%) Docker
2 40 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 26 (8.50%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (6.21%) Firmware
6 11 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.61%) Embedded Firmware
7 8 (2.61%) XenApp
7 8 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.29%) KVM
9 5 (1.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.98%) Ceph
10 3 (0.98%) Gluster
10 3 (0.98%) oVirt
11 2 (0.65%) Lustre
11 2 (0.65%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 72 (23.53%) Ansible
2 47 (15.36%) Puppet
3 41 (13.40%) Kubernetes
4 32 (10.46%) Terraform
5 16 (5.23%) Grafana
5 16 (5.23%) Progress Chef
6 14 (4.58%) Prometheus
7 13 (4.25%) Nagios
7 13 (4.25%) WMI
8 12 (3.92%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (2.29%) Graphite
10 7 (2.29%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (2.29%) vCenter Server
10 7 (2.29%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.63%) Rundeck
11 5 (1.63%) SCCM
12 4 (1.31%) Salt
12 4 (1.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (19.28%) Red Hat
2 53 (17.32%) Oracle
3 44 (14.38%) VMware
4 31 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.21%) Bloomberg
5 19 (6.21%) Splunk
6 18 (5.88%) CQG
6 18 (5.88%) ION Trading
6 18 (5.88%) Patsystems
6 18 (5.88%) Reuters
6 18 (5.88%) Trayport
7 17 (5.56%) IBM
8 16 (5.23%) Cisco
9 14 (4.58%) Lauterbach
10 13 (4.25%) Facebook
11 12 (3.92%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.59%) ServiceNow
12 11 (3.59%) TOWER Software
13 9 (2.94%) F5
14 8 (2.61%) Altera