Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 227 176
Rank change year-on-year -32 -51 -27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2,008 2,692 3,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.54% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.76% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 2,082 2,844
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 82,240 97,542 94,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.00% 55.69% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67,998 81,955 80,570
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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 1,884 £57,500 +4.55% 326
London -18 1,092 £62,500 -3.85% 148
UK excluding London -57 885 £50,000 +6.38% 202
South East -87 290 £52,500 +5.00% 40
North of England +59 212 £53,350 +25.53% 44
East of England -19 112 £47,500 +1.27% 37
North West +31 110 £52,925 +17.61% 25
Midlands -5 98 £49,000 -2.00% 18
Yorkshire +75 83 £57,500 +53.33% 11
Scotland +21 82 £47,500 +11.76% 15
West Midlands +43 71 £47,500 - 18
South West -13 69 £45,000 -4.76% 39
East Midlands -39 27 £49,000 -10.91%
North East +25 19 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Northern Ireland -17 12 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wales +5 10 £45,000 +5.88% 5

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,625 (80.93%) Python
2 1,243 (61.90%) Linux
3 881 (43.87%) Bash Shell
4 701 (34.91%) DevOps
5 698 (34.76%) Java
6 665 (33.12%) Amazon AWS
7 647 (32.22%) SQL
8 571 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
9 568 (28.29%) Unix
10 556 (27.69%) Finance
11 526 (26.20%) Ruby
12 487 (24.25%) Puppet
13 472 (23.51%) Ansible
14 422 (21.02%) Windows
15 412 (20.52%) Git (software)
16 390 (19.42%) Jenkins
17 381 (18.97%) Oracle
18 371 (18.48%) C++
19 357 (17.78%) JavaScript
20 348 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 340 (16.93%) Degree
22 339 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
23 311 (15.49%) Configuration Management
24 308 (15.34%) PHP
25 304 (15.14%) Docker
26 303 (15.09%) PowerShell
27 300 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
28 294 (14.64%) Banking
29 291 (14.49%) Apache
30 280 (13.94%) Continuous Integration

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
1 291 (14.49%) Apache
2 181 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 77 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
4 71 (3.54%) nginx
5 58 (2.89%) MS Exchange
6 53 (2.64%) Confluence
7 49 (2.44%) Apache Spark
8 35 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
9 32 (1.59%) IIS
10 31 (1.54%) JBoss
11 30 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.39%) OpenStack
13 25 (1.25%) WordPress
14 23 (1.15%) Apache Pig
15 20 (1.00%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 18 (0.90%) Mule
18 17 (0.85%) Anypoint
19 8 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
20 7 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 63 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.100%) SPSS
7 1 (0.050%) InVision
7 1 (0.050%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 88 (4.38%) thinkFolio
2 34 (1.69%) Front Arena
2 34 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.45%) Eze OMS
5 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.050%) Kondor
7 1 (0.050%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 665 (33.12%) Amazon AWS
2 348 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (9.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 151 (7.52%) SaaS
5 68 (3.39%) GitHub
6 64 (3.19%) IaaS
6 64 (3.19%) PaaS
7 59 (2.94%) Office 365
8 52 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 39 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 39 (1.94%) Serverless
11 34 (1.69%) OpenShift
12 28 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (0.95%) Slack
14 19 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.55%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 223 (11.11%) Firewall
2 194 (9.66%) TCP/IP
3 152 (7.57%) DNS
4 104 (5.18%) Internet
5 96 (4.78%) HTTP
6 92 (4.58%) WAN
7 78 (3.88%) Wireless
8 77 (3.83%) MPLS
9 72 (3.59%) LAN
10 69 (3.44%) Network Security
11 67 (3.34%) VPN
12 66 (3.29%) BGP
13 64 (3.19%) SAN
14 62 (3.09%) DHCP
15 60 (2.99%) SSL
16 50 (2.49%) OSPF
17 42 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
18 37 (1.84%) Unified Communications
19 36 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
20 29 (1.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (12.30%) MySQL
2 240 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 150 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 88 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 84 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 73 (3.64%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.89%) Big Data
9 54 (2.69%) Redis
10 49 (2.44%) MariaDB
11 41 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.94%) Couchbase
13 34 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.65%) DB2
18 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (0.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 412 (20.52%) Git (software)
2 390 (19.42%) Jenkins
3 191 (9.51%) JIRA
4 160 (7.97%) Maven
5 151 (7.52%) Subversion
6 121 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 94 (4.68%) TeamCity
8 59 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 57 (2.84%) JUnit
10 55 (2.74%) Gradle
10 55 (2.74%) Selenium
11 47 (2.34%) Vagrant
12 35 (1.74%) CircleCI
12 35 (1.74%) Codeship
13 34 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (1.59%) Ant
15 26 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (1.25%) Cucumber
16 25 (1.25%) GitLab
17 24 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 556 (27.69%) Finance
2 294 (14.64%) Banking
3 188 (9.36%) Front Office
4 89 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 76 (3.78%) French Language
6 75 (3.74%) Italian Language
7 74 (3.69%) Spanish Language
8 72 (3.59%) Investment Banking
9 71 (3.54%) German Language
10 53 (2.64%) Law
11 51 (2.54%) Marketing
12 30 (1.49%) Advertising
13 26 (1.29%) Military
14 25 (1.25%) Games
15 23 (1.15%) Electronics
15 23 (1.15%) Publishing
16 20 (1.00%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.90%) Retail
18 17 (0.85%) Back Office
19 11 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 368 (18.33%) Developer
2 346 (17.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 228 (11.35%) Linux Engineer
4 163 (8.12%) Analyst
5 159 (7.92%) Support Engineer
6 151 (7.52%) Applications Support
7 147 (7.32%) Administrator
8 131 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 123 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
10 112 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
11 106 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 103 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
13 89 (4.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 89 (4.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 87 (4.33%) Applications Engineer
14 87 (4.33%) Support Analyst
15 86 (4.28%) Architect
15 86 (4.28%) Linux Administrator
16 84 (4.18%) Network Engineer
17 83 (4.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (9.11%) Web Services
2 166 (8.27%) HTML
3 131 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
4 127 (6.32%) .NET
4 127 (6.32%) XML
5 116 (5.78%) LAMP
6 113 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 104 (5.18%) CSS
8 91 (4.53%) Node.js
9 68 (3.39%) JSON
9 68 (3.39%) REST
10 61 (3.04%) React
10 61 (3.04%) Spring
11 59 (2.94%) RESTful
12 53 (2.64%) jQuery
13 52 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
14 45 (2.24%) Ajax
15 42 (2.09%) SOAP
16 41 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
17 38 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (8.81%) Hedge funds
3 152 (7.57%) Equities
4 139 (6.92%) Fixed Income
5 138 (6.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 136 (6.77%) Derivative
7 107 (5.33%) Data Centre
8 105 (5.23%) Public Cloud
9 94 (4.68%) Linux Command Line
10 79 (3.93%) Fintech
11 73 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
12 53 (2.64%) Management Information System
13 46 (2.29%) User Experience
14 41 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 40 (1.99%) Clustering
16 39 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
17 34 (1.69%) Algorithms
18 30 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (1.34%) Replication
20 23 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,243 (61.90%) Linux
2 568 (28.29%) Unix
3 422 (21.02%) Windows
4 194 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 168 (8.37%) CentOS
6 148 (7.37%) Ubuntu
7 126 (6.27%) Windows Server
8 61 (3.04%) Debian
9 58 (2.89%) Android
10 52 (2.59%) AIX
11 43 (2.14%) Solaris
12 37 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (1.74%) SUSE
14 26 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.20%) Fedora
16 22 (1.10%) openSUSE
17 17 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.50%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.45%) Kali Linux
20 8 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (34.91%) DevOps
2 571 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (15.49%) Configuration Management
4 300 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
5 280 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 253 (12.60%) Computer Science
7 170 (8.47%) Test Automation
8 146 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 143 (7.12%) Open Source
10 137 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 136 (6.77%) Scrum
12 135 (6.72%) SDLC
13 131 (6.52%) Asset Management
14 129 (6.42%) Investment Management
15 123 (6.13%) ITIL
16 107 (5.33%) Microservices
17 95 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
18 94 (4.68%) OO
19 90 (4.48%) Mentoring
20 83 (4.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1,625 (80.93%) Python
2 881 (43.87%) Bash Shell
3 698 (34.76%) Java
4 647 (32.22%) SQL
5 526 (26.20%) Ruby
6 371 (18.48%) C++
7 357 (17.78%) JavaScript
8 308 (15.34%) PHP
9 303 (15.09%) PowerShell
10 257 (12.80%) C#
11 232 (11.55%) Shell Script
12 216 (10.76%) C
13 124 (6.18%) Korn
14 108 (5.38%) Bourne shell
15 70 (3.49%) Go
16 64 (3.19%) Objective-C
17 49 (2.44%) PL/SQL
18 47 (2.34%) Groovy
19 41 (2.04%) VBScript
20 34 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 340 (16.93%) Degree
2 123 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (3.14%) CCNP
5 58 (2.89%) CISSP
6 56 (2.79%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.59%) AWS Certification
8 31 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 23 (1.15%) RHCE
10 22 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.05%) CCNA
11 21 (1.05%) GIAC
11 21 (1.05%) RHCSA
12 20 (1.00%) CCIE
12 20 (1.00%) SANS
13 19 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
14 18 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.85%) CCIP
16 16 (0.80%) CSSLP
16 16 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.78%) QA
2 39 (1.94%) GDPR
2 39 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.20%) SLA
4 20 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.60%) SAS 70
7 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.25%) PMO
10 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.100%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.100%) FISMA
11 2 (0.100%) GPG13
11 2 (0.100%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.100%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.050%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.050%) MiFID
12 1 (0.050%) MISRA
System Software
1 304 (15.14%) Docker
2 154 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.94%) vSphere
5 31 (1.54%) KVM
5 31 (1.54%) NFS
6 30 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.95%) Firmware
8 18 (0.90%) Xen
9 17 (0.85%) iptables
10 15 (0.75%) GlusterFS
10 15 (0.75%) Samba
11 14 (0.70%) Postfix
12 13 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (0.65%) VirtualBox
12 13 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.60%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.55%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 487 (24.25%) Puppet
2 472 (23.51%) Ansible
3 339 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
4 231 (11.50%) Kubernetes
5 166 (8.27%) Terraform
6 126 (6.27%) Salt
7 91 (4.53%) Nagios
8 37 (1.84%) CFEngine
9 35 (1.74%) Packer
10 32 (1.59%) HAProxy
11 31 (1.54%) SCCM
12 23 (1.15%) Icinga
13 21 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
14 20 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
14 20 (1.00%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.95%) Prometheus
16 18 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
17 17 (0.85%) Consul
17 17 (0.85%) Kibana
18 16 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 381 (18.97%) Oracle
2 260 (12.95%) Red Hat
3 194 (9.66%) VMware
4 157 (7.82%) Google
5 147 (7.32%) Cisco
6 119 (5.93%) Microsoft
7 85 (4.23%) Atlassian
8 68 (3.39%) Reuters
9 62 (3.09%) CheckPoint
10 61 (3.04%) Bloomberg
11 54 (2.69%) FXall
11 54 (2.69%) MarketAxess
11 54 (2.69%) Tradeweb
12 53 (2.64%) Palo Alto
13 50 (2.49%) Splunk
14 49 (2.44%) ION Trading
15 46 (2.29%) New Relic
15 46 (2.29%) Sybase
16 44 (2.19%) Eze Software Group
17 41 (2.04%) EMC