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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 157 137
Rank change year-on-year -39 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1620 2158 2577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 2.20% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 4.16% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1834 2074
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 49700 51839 57255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.88% 52.85% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93836 99725 108602
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK

Perl
Top 12 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 29 June 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 -35 1509 £55,000 +4.76% 193
UK excluding London -31 861 £45,000 - 113
London -45 724 £62,500 - 95
South East -5 359 £47,500 - 35
East of England -29 164 £50,000 +6.38% 20
North of England -30 140 £41,500 +18.57% 26
South West -18 86 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Scotland -53 38 £43,750 -7.89% 12
Midlands -15 37 £45,000 - 9
Northern Ireland +11 20 £100,000 +100.00% 1
Wales -1 16 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Channel Islands 0 3 £32,500 -10.95%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2331 (72.59%) Python
2 2133 (66.43%) Linux
3 1206 (37.56%) Java
4 1140 (35.50%) Bash Shell
5 990 (30.83%) Unix
6 918 (28.59%) Puppet
7 889 (27.69%) Ruby
8 870 (27.09%) DevOps
9 845 (26.32%) SQL
10 758 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 753 (23.45%) Finance
12 695 (21.64%) Windows
13 667 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
14 653 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
15 652 (20.31%) MySQL
16 621 (19.34%) PHP
17 599 (18.65%) Ansible
18 589 (18.34%) Degree
19 573 (17.84%) Red Hat
20 567 (17.66%) JavaScript
21 546 (17.00%) Oracle
22 522 (16.26%) C++
23 492 (15.32%) Jenkins
24 481 (14.98%) Git (software)
25 469 (14.61%) VMware
26 461 (14.36%) Configuration Management
27 459 (14.29%) Apache
28 423 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
29 421 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 392 (12.21%) 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
1 459 (14.29%) Apache
2 299 (9.31%) Tomcat
3 161 (5.01%) OpenStack
4 159 (4.95%) JBoss
5 126 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
6 120 (3.74%) Apache Spark
7 117 (3.64%) nginx
8 101 (3.15%) IIS
9 79 (2.46%) WebLogic
10 67 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 58 (1.81%) Jetty
12 57 (1.78%) Confluence
13 53 (1.65%) Apache Solr
14 40 (1.25%) Drupal
15 34 (1.06%) CMS
16 31 (0.97%) Apache Pig
17 26 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 23 (0.72%) WordPress
19 21 (0.65%) SharePoint
20 20 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) Inkscape
5 5 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.12%) GIMP
7 2 (0.062%) SPSS
8 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.031%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.031%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.031%) Baselight
8 1 (0.031%) Houdini
8 1 (0.031%) Maya
8 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.031%) NUKE
8 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 53 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.44%) Summit
3 12 (0.37%) Magento
4 8 (0.25%) Global One
5 6 (0.19%) Relativity
6 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.093%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.062%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.062%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.062%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 667 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (5.11%) SaaS
4 95 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
5 90 (2.80%) GitHub
6 66 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 59 (1.84%) PaaS
9 56 (1.74%) IaaS
10 55 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
11 40 (1.25%) OpenShift
12 35 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
13 33 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
14 32 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (0.87%) Office 365
16 27 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (0.34%) Force.com
19 10 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 9 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 298 (9.28%) TCP/IP
2 289 (9.00%) DNS
3 278 (8.66%) Firewall
4 222 (6.91%) Internet
5 159 (4.95%) HTTP
6 132 (4.11%) LDAP
7 127 (3.96%) SAN
8 104 (3.24%) VPN
9 101 (3.15%) BGP
10 98 (3.05%) WAN
11 92 (2.87%) Wireless
12 86 (2.68%) DHCP
13 82 (2.55%) Network Security
14 76 (2.37%) OSPF
15 68 (2.12%) Junos
16 63 (1.96%) SNMP
16 63 (1.96%) VoIP
17 61 (1.90%) LAN
17 61 (1.90%) SSH
18 58 (1.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (20.31%) MySQL
2 301 (9.37%) SQL Server
3 222 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 219 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 214 (6.66%) NoSQL
6 212 (6.60%) MongoDB
7 178 (5.54%) Hadoop
8 171 (5.33%) Big Data
9 107 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 97 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (2.27%) Redis
12 72 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
13 69 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.43%) MariaDB
15 43 (1.34%) DB2
16 39 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 38 (1.18%) Riak
18 37 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
19 36 (1.12%) Data Mining
20 34 (1.06%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 492 (15.32%) Jenkins
2 481 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 183 (5.70%) Subversion
4 161 (5.01%) JIRA
5 118 (3.67%) Maven
6 88 (2.74%) Selenium
7 84 (2.62%) TeamCity
8 83 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 83 (2.58%) Vagrant
9 77 (2.40%) Ant
10 55 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 52 (1.62%) JUnit
13 50 (1.56%) Cucumber
14 45 (1.40%) Hudson
15 41 (1.28%) Eclipse
16 37 (1.15%) Gradle
17 36 (1.12%) Artifactory
18 35 (1.09%) gulp
19 34 (1.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 753 (23.45%) Finance
2 309 (9.62%) Banking
3 252 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 165 (5.14%) Retail
5 121 (3.77%) Marketing
6 115 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 92 (2.87%) Electronics
8 83 (2.58%) Retail Banking
9 82 (2.55%) Front Office
10 72 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 61 (1.90%) Publishing
12 60 (1.87%) Financial Institution
13 51 (1.59%) Aerospace
14 44 (1.37%) Automotive
15 43 (1.34%) Games
16 26 (0.81%) Legal
17 24 (0.75%) Advertising
18 20 (0.62%) Law
19 13 (0.40%) Online Betting
20 12 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 722 (22.49%) Developer
2 485 (15.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 422 (13.14%) Linux Engineer
4 296 (9.22%) Administrator
5 249 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
6 239 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
7 202 (6.29%) Java Developer
7 202 (6.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 201 (6.26%) Analyst
9 190 (5.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 163 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
11 160 (4.98%) Software Engineer
12 153 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 144 (4.48%) Software Developer
14 132 (4.11%) Senior Developer
15 119 (3.71%) Network Engineer
16 116 (3.61%) Support Engineer
17 115 (3.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 112 (3.49%) Architect
19 111 (3.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (10.25%) HTML
2 276 (8.60%) CSS
3 265 (8.25%) LAMP
4 255 (7.94%) .NET
5 231 (7.19%) Web Services
6 159 (4.95%) XML
7 144 (4.48%) Spring
8 121 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 112 (3.49%) J2EE
10 103 (3.21%) jQuery
11 100 (3.11%) REST
12 95 (2.96%) HTML5
12 95 (2.96%) Middleware
13 93 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
14 91 (2.83%) Node.js
15 80 (2.49%) Ajax
16 70 (2.18%) CSS3
17 64 (1.99%) SOAP
18 63 (1.96%) RESTful
19 62 (1.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 365 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 283 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 126 (3.92%) Fintech
5 118 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.49%) Algorithms
7 77 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (2.18%) Derivative
9 67 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 66 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
11 65 (2.02%) Data Structures
12 62 (1.93%) Private Cloud
13 56 (1.74%) Public Cloud
14 55 (1.71%) Clustering
15 51 (1.59%) User Experience
16 48 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 45 (1.40%) Mobile App
18 43 (1.34%) Replication
19 36 (1.12%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2133 (66.43%) Linux
2 990 (30.83%) Unix
3 695 (21.64%) Windows
4 421 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 333 (10.37%) CentOS
6 195 (6.07%) Solaris
7 165 (5.14%) Ubuntu
8 138 (4.30%) Windows Server
9 119 (3.71%) Android
10 116 (3.61%) Debian
11 97 (3.02%) Apple iOS
12 82 (2.55%) AIX
13 70 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 26 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.81%) SUSE
17 23 (0.72%) VMS
17 23 (0.72%) Windows 7
17 23 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (27.09%) DevOps
2 758 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (14.36%) Configuration Management
4 423 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
5 381 (11.87%) Software Engineering
6 284 (8.84%) Open Source
7 246 (7.66%) High Availability
8 242 (7.54%) OO
9 232 (7.23%) Mentoring
10 229 (7.13%) Test Automation
11 210 (6.54%) Scrum
12 198 (6.17%) SDLC
13 189 (5.89%) ITIL
14 177 (5.51%) Web Development
15 163 (5.08%) Load Balancing
16 161 (5.01%) Project Management
17 158 (4.92%) Analytics
18 152 (4.73%) Low Latency
19 150 (4.67%) TDD
20 149 (4.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2331 (72.59%) Python
2 1206 (37.56%) Java
3 1140 (35.50%) Bash Shell
4 889 (27.69%) Ruby
5 845 (26.32%) SQL
6 621 (19.34%) PHP
7 567 (17.66%) JavaScript
8 522 (16.26%) C++
9 392 (12.21%) C
10 359 (11.18%) PowerShell
11 345 (10.74%) C#
12 250 (7.79%) Shell Script
13 133 (4.14%) PL/SQL
14 103 (3.21%) Korn
15 93 (2.90%) Go
16 77 (2.40%) VB
17 63 (1.96%) R
18 60 (1.87%) Bourne shell
19 57 (1.78%) Scala
20 41 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 589 (18.34%) Degree
2 253 (7.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 73 (2.27%) CCNP
6 67 (2.09%) CISSP
7 44 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.31%) ISTQB
9 40 (1.25%) CCNA
9 40 (1.25%) CISM
9 40 (1.25%) ISEB
10 36 (1.12%) CCIE
10 36 (1.12%) Master's Degree
11 33 (1.03%) CISA
11 33 (1.03%) SC Cleared
12 31 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.93%) OSCP
14 28 (0.87%) RHCE
15 26 (0.81%) PhD
16 25 (0.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.39%) QA
2 70 (2.18%) SLA
3 43 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (0.28%) COBIT
7 9 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.25%) GDPR
9 7 (0.22%) GCP
10 5 (0.16%) MiFID
10 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.12%) PMO
11 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.093%) JTAG
12 3 (0.093%) MISRA
13 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 369 (11.49%) Docker
2 355 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (5.79%) Active Directory
4 94 (2.93%) NFS
5 93 (2.90%) KVM
6 86 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 73 (2.27%) Firmware
8 71 (2.21%) iptables
9 67 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
10 62 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
11 52 (1.62%) vSphere
12 47 (1.46%) LXC
13 38 (1.18%) Xen
14 24 (0.75%) XenServer
15 23 (0.72%) Postfix
15 23 (0.72%) Varnish
16 22 (0.69%) vCloud
17 19 (0.59%) Snort
18 17 (0.53%) Samba
19 15 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 918 (28.59%) Puppet
2 653 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
3 599 (18.65%) Ansible
4 261 (8.13%) Nagios
5 187 (5.82%) Salt
6 104 (3.24%) Terraform
7 99 (3.08%) ZABBIX
8 98 (3.05%) Kubernetes
9 53 (1.65%) SELinux
10 51 (1.59%) CFEngine
10 51 (1.59%) logstash
11 48 (1.49%) Grafana
12 47 (1.46%) Kibana
13 42 (1.31%) Rundeck
14 39 (1.21%) Control-M
14 39 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 35 (1.09%) Cacti
15 35 (1.09%) Munin
16 32 (1.00%) Mesos
17 31 (0.97%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 573 (17.84%) Red Hat
2 546 (17.00%) Oracle
3 469 (14.61%) VMware
4 280 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 179 (5.57%) Splunk
6 177 (5.51%) Cisco
7 108 (3.36%) HP
8 100 (3.11%) Sybase
9 87 (2.71%) Juniper
10 85 (2.65%) IBM
11 62 (1.93%) Google
11 62 (1.93%) NetApp
12 59 (1.84%) SaltStack
12 59 (1.84%) TIBCO
13 57 (1.78%) F5
13 57 (1.78%) SAP
14 53 (1.65%) Murex
15 51 (1.59%) SolarWinds
16 40 (1.25%) EMC
17 39 (1.21%) CA
South Wales
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £49000 - £74000 per annum + Bens, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £74000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday