Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 229 191
Rank change year-on-year -24 -38 -26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1,937 2,698 3,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.55% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 2.76% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 1,923 2,496
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,122 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 77,963 97,884 95,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.96% 56.10% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 63,837 81,485 81,028
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,133
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +5.33%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -29 1,835 £60,000 +9.09% 81
UK excluding London +22 1,099 £50,000 +5.26% 62
London -53 814 £67,500 +8.00% 27
North of England +109 489 £55,000 +15.79% 10
Yorkshire +157 389 £60,000 +33.33% 2
South East -64 252 £54,000 +13.68% 15
East of England +41 118 £50,000 +7.53% 13
Midlands -36 90 £48,000 +1.05% 5
West Midlands +19 73 £45,500 -4.21% 4
North West -54 73 £53,350 +12.32% 7
South West -51 64 £45,000 -4.26% 11
Scotland +4 57 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North East +34 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland -9 20 £70,000 +75.00% 1
East Midlands -16 17 £56,000 +1.82% 1
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Wales -3 4 £37,250 -2.50%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 1,561 (80.59%) Python
2 1,363 (70.37%) Linux
3 1,025 (52.92%) Bash Shell
4 857 (44.24%) Unix
5 568 (29.32%) DevOps
6 567 (29.27%) Java
7 529 (27.31%) Amazon AWS
8 486 (25.09%) SQL
9 477 (24.63%) Firewall
10 467 (24.11%) DNS
11 458 (23.64%) Puppet
12 447 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 434 (22.41%) Nagios
14 432 (22.30%) Ruby
15 399 (20.60%) Ansible
16 384 (19.82%) Cisco
17 372 (19.20%) Docker
18 369 (19.05%) VPN
18 369 (19.05%) SMTP
19 366 (18.90%) Service Delivery
20 363 (18.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 361 (18.64%) Oracle
22 358 (18.48%) WAN
22 358 (18.48%) Management Information System
23 356 (18.38%) BGP
24 354 (18.28%) MPLS
24 354 (18.28%) Network Design
25 353 (18.22%) Network Security
25 353 (18.22%) Product Management
26 352 (18.17%) Cisco Certification

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
1 219 (11.31%) Apache
2 212 (10.94%) Tomcat
3 75 (3.87%) JBoss
4 65 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 59 (3.05%) nginx
6 53 (2.74%) Apache Spark
7 45 (2.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 41 (2.12%) OpenStack
9 36 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 34 (1.76%) MS Exchange
11 32 (1.65%) Confluence
12 29 (1.50%) IIS
13 25 (1.29%) Apache Pig
14 20 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 20 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 16 (0.83%) WordPress
16 13 (0.67%) CloudStack
17 10 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.21%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.15%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 82 (4.23%) thinkFolio
2 45 (2.32%) Front Arena
2 45 (2.32%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.62%) Eze OMS
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.36%) Magento
6 4 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
6 4 (0.21%) Exstream
7 2 (0.10%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.052%) HFM
8 1 (0.052%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.052%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 529 (27.31%) Amazon AWS
2 286 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (11.05%) SaaS
4 155 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 82 (4.23%) IaaS
6 81 (4.18%) PaaS
7 61 (3.15%) OpenShift
8 35 (1.81%) GitHub
8 35 (1.81%) Office 365
9 34 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
12 19 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
14 16 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.72%) Serverless
16 12 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
16 12 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 477 (24.63%) Firewall
2 467 (24.11%) DNS
3 369 (19.05%) SMTP
3 369 (19.05%) VPN
4 358 (18.48%) WAN
5 356 (18.38%) BGP
6 354 (18.28%) MPLS
7 353 (18.22%) Network Security
8 349 (18.02%) OSPF
9 345 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
10 337 (17.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 337 (17.40%) NetScaler
11 334 (17.24%) Broadband
11 334 (17.24%) IPsec
12 325 (16.78%) ADSL
12 325 (16.78%) RIP
13 161 (8.31%) TCP/IP
14 87 (4.49%) Internet
15 70 (3.61%) HTTP
16 68 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 228 (11.77%) MySQL
3 131 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 123 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (3.98%) RDBMS
6 69 (3.56%) Big Data
7 60 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 56 (2.89%) MongoDB
9 47 (2.43%) NoSQL
10 43 (2.22%) MariaDB
11 38 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 37 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (1.91%) Redis
12 37 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 334 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 289 (14.92%) Jenkins
3 138 (7.12%) JIRA
4 80 (4.13%) Maven
5 67 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 58 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (2.89%) Subversion
8 54 (2.79%) git-flow
9 44 (2.27%) Selenium
10 42 (2.17%) Bitbucket
11 40 (2.07%) Bitbucket Server
12 36 (1.86%) Gradle
13 35 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (1.76%) CircleCI
15 33 (1.70%) Ant
15 33 (1.70%) Codeship
16 30 (1.55%) RSpec
17 25 (1.29%) JUnit
18 22 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 352 (18.17%) Finance
2 184 (9.50%) Banking
3 142 (7.33%) Front Office
4 112 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.94%) French Language
5 57 (2.94%) Spanish Language
6 56 (2.89%) German Language
6 56 (2.89%) Italian Language
7 33 (1.70%) Law
8 31 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.34%) Electronics
10 22 (1.14%) Retail
11 18 (0.93%) Advertising
12 17 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.83%) Marketing
14 13 (0.67%) Games
15 12 (0.62%) Dutch Language
16 8 (0.41%) Legal
16 8 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 321 (16.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 302 (15.59%) Network Engineer
3 272 (14.04%) Developer
4 249 (12.85%) Security Engineer
5 223 (11.51%) Linux Engineer
6 209 (10.79%) Network Security Engineer
7 137 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 136 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 135 (6.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 133 (6.87%) Analyst
11 131 (6.76%) Support Engineer
12 120 (6.20%) AWS Engineer
13 119 (6.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 118 (6.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 109 (5.63%) Applications Support
16 98 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
17 91 (4.70%) Administrator
18 90 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 88 (4.54%) Consultant
20 83 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (6.61%) .NET
2 113 (5.83%) HTML
3 105 (5.42%) FIX Protocol
4 104 (5.37%) XML
5 100 (5.16%) Node.js
6 95 (4.90%) Web Services
7 92 (4.75%) CSS
8 83 (4.28%) LAMP
9 80 (4.13%) AngularJS
10 76 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
11 46 (2.37%) LDAP
12 44 (2.27%) Spring
13 41 (2.12%) Middleware
14 40 (2.07%) jQuery
14 40 (2.07%) LAPP Stack
15 39 (2.01%) Kafka
15 39 (2.01%) React
16 38 (1.96%) REST
17 35 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
18 34 (1.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 358 (18.48%) Management Information System
2 153 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (6.20%) Hedge funds
3 120 (6.20%) Public Cloud
4 115 (5.94%) Equities
5 104 (5.37%) Fixed Income
6 101 (5.21%) Data Centre
7 99 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 91 (4.70%) Derivative
9 58 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
11 48 (2.48%) Private Cloud
12 46 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
13 45 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
14 35 (1.81%) Algorithms
15 32 (1.65%) Replication
16 30 (1.55%) Clustering
17 28 (1.45%) Internet of Things
17 28 (1.45%) User Experience
18 27 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 1,363 (70.37%) Linux
2 857 (44.24%) Unix
3 344 (17.76%) Windows
4 187 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (5.63%) CentOS
6 99 (5.11%) Ubuntu
7 78 (4.03%) Windows Server
8 74 (3.82%) Debian
9 59 (3.05%) AIX
10 36 (1.86%) Solaris
11 34 (1.76%) Android
12 26 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (1.03%) Windows 10
15 16 (0.83%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.77%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.52%) Fedora
17 10 (0.52%) HPUX
17 10 (0.52%) openSUSE
18 8 (0.41%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (29.32%) DevOps
2 447 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (18.90%) Service Delivery
4 354 (18.28%) Network Design
5 353 (18.22%) Product Management
6 351 (18.12%) Change Control
7 330 (17.04%) Network Management
8 217 (11.20%) Configuration Management
9 215 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
10 178 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
11 140 (7.23%) Open Source
12 134 (6.92%) Computer Science
13 132 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 126 (6.50%) SDLC
15 122 (6.30%) Test Automation
16 112 (5.78%) ITIL
17 101 (5.21%) Microservices
18 96 (4.96%) Asset Management
18 96 (4.96%) Investment Management
19 93 (4.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,561 (80.59%) Python
2 1,025 (52.92%) Bash Shell
3 567 (29.27%) Java
4 486 (25.09%) SQL
5 432 (22.30%) Ruby
6 292 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 255 (13.16%) C++
8 221 (11.41%) PowerShell
9 186 (9.60%) C#
10 182 (9.40%) PHP
11 180 (9.29%) C
12 179 (9.24%) Shell Script
13 93 (4.80%) Go
14 47 (2.43%) Groovy
15 42 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 42 (2.17%) Scala
16 40 (2.07%) Korn
17 38 (1.96%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.65%) Bourne shell
19 30 (1.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 352 (18.17%) Cisco Certification
2 343 (17.71%) CCNP
3 309 (15.95%) CCNA
4 226 (11.67%) Degree
5 69 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (2.68%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.76%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.70%) RHCE
9 23 (1.19%) AWS Certification
10 21 (1.08%) CISSP
11 19 (0.98%) LPIC
11 19 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.72%) CREST Certified
12 14 (0.72%) RHCSA
13 13 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.67%) PhD
13 13 (0.67%) RHCT
14 11 (0.57%) CISA
14 11 (0.57%) CISM
14 11 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (18.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 329 (16.99%) ISO 9001
3 59 (3.05%) QA
4 38 (1.96%) SLA
5 26 (1.34%) GDPR
6 17 (0.88%) NIST
7 16 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.10%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.10%) FISMA
10 2 (0.10%) GPG13
10 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.052%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.052%) MISRA
11 1 (0.052%) NIST 800
System Software
1 372 (19.20%) Docker
2 151 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 53 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
5 46 (2.37%) vSphere
6 45 (2.32%) NFS
7 38 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.70%) KVM
9 32 (1.65%) iptables
10 31 (1.60%) Hyper-V
11 28 (1.45%) Samba
12 25 (1.29%) Xen
13 22 (1.14%) Postfix
13 22 (1.14%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (0.72%) Apache Flume
16 11 (0.57%) Ceph
16 11 (0.57%) Firmware
17 10 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 458 (23.64%) Puppet
2 434 (22.41%) Nagios
3 399 (20.60%) Ansible
4 336 (17.35%) FortiGate
5 305 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
6 241 (12.44%) Kubernetes
7 109 (5.63%) Terraform
8 68 (3.51%) Salt
9 49 (2.53%) Packer
10 36 (1.86%) Consul
10 36 (1.86%) Icinga
11 35 (1.81%) Prometheus
12 33 (1.70%) CFEngine
13 29 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
14 26 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
15 20 (1.03%) NetBackup
16 19 (0.98%) Control-M
16 19 (0.98%) Nessus
17 17 (0.88%) HAProxy
17 17 (0.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 384 (19.82%) Cisco
2 361 (18.64%) Oracle
3 332 (17.14%) Fortinet
4 235 (12.13%) Palo Alto
5 199 (10.27%) Red Hat
6 186 (9.60%) VMware
7 132 (6.81%) Microsoft
8 104 (5.37%) Google
9 66 (3.41%) Splunk
10 52 (2.68%) Atlassian
11 51 (2.63%) Charles River
12 46 (2.37%) CheckPoint
13 45 (2.32%) Calypso
13 45 (2.32%) SimCorp
14 43 (2.22%) Bloomberg
15 41 (2.12%) Reuters
15 41 (2.12%) Sun
16 40 (2.07%) ION Trading
17 37 (1.91%) MarketAxess
17 37 (1.91%) Tradeweb