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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 153 140
Rank change year-on-year -27 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1594 2193 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 2.23% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 4.25% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1808 1970
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 £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +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 47871 51556 55557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.34% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40527 44598 47285
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Perl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in the UK

Perl
Top 30 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 23 May 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 -31 1487 £55,000 +4.76% 236
London -46 683 £65,000 +8.33% 91
South East +24 379 £50,000 +5.26% 50
East of England -10 181 £50,000 +7.52% 37
Cambridgeshire +19 126 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Cambridge +10 126 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Berkshire +9 122 £47,500 -12.03% 14
Surrey +9 119 £57,500 +35.29% 12
City of London -42 95 £65,000 +23.80% 28
Reading +24 94 £47,500 -12.03% 8
North West +7 86 £40,000 +14.28% 16
South West -33 71 £38,750 -13.88% 14
Manchester +11 70 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Yorkshire -27 56 £45,000 +16.88% 9
Hampshire +22 48 £49,500 +32.00% 10
Essex +16 41 £37,807 -14.07% 8
Scotland -33 40 £40,000 +16.78% 11
Oxfordshire -15 35 £48,750 -11.36% 7
West Sussex +46 33 £42,500 +8.97% 4
Bristol -5 29 £25,000 -47.36% 8
Staines +24 28 £70,000 +30.23% 3
Redhill +12 26 £60,000 +103.38% 2
North Yorkshire +28 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -14 25 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Yorkshire -31 24 £52,500 +36.36% 5
Gloucestershire -37 22 £40,000 -15.78% 1
York +31 21 £45,000 -
Walton-on-Thames +8 18 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Belfast +7 18 £100,000 +222.58% 3
County Antrim +4 18 £100,000 +222.58% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 2261 (71.21%) Python
2 2084 (65.64%) Linux
3 1222 (38.49%) Java
4 1057 (33.29%) Bash Shell
5 932 (29.35%) Unix
6 910 (28.66%) Ruby
7 852 (26.83%) Puppet
8 849 (26.74%) SQL
9 813 (25.61%) DevOps
10 780 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
11 731 (23.02%) Finance
12 692 (21.80%) MySQL
13 677 (21.32%) Windows
14 638 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
15 635 (20.00%) PHP
16 630 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
17 589 (18.55%) JavaScript
18 582 (18.33%) Degree
19 561 (17.67%) Ansible
20 527 (16.60%) Red Hat
21 518 (16.31%) C++
22 516 (16.25%) Oracle
23 467 (14.71%) Jenkins
24 462 (14.55%) VMware
25 460 (14.49%) Configuration Management
26 434 (13.67%) Git (software)
27 426 (13.42%) Apache
28 401 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
29 396 (12.47%) Software Engineering
30 389 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 426 (13.42%) Apache
2 263 (8.28%) Tomcat
3 163 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 139 (4.38%) JBoss
5 126 (3.97%) Apache Spark
6 118 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
7 108 (3.40%) nginx
8 92 (2.90%) IIS
9 81 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 66 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 60 (1.89%) Confluence
12 53 (1.67%) Jetty
13 50 (1.57%) Drupal
14 47 (1.48%) Apache Pig
15 45 (1.42%) Apache Solr
16 36 (1.13%) CMS
17 33 (1.04%) WordPress
18 30 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.79%) MS Exchange
20 22 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 49 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.094%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.094%) SPSS
6 2 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.031%) Autodesk Flame
7 1 (0.031%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.031%) Baselight
7 1 (0.031%) GIMP
7 1 (0.031%) Houdini
7 1 (0.031%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.031%) Maya
7 1 (0.031%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 35 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.57%) Magento
3 10 (0.31%) Summit
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.19%) Relativity
5 4 (0.13%) OpenCart
5 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.031%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.031%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.031%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.031%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.031%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 638 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (4.88%) SaaS
4 93 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (2.11%) GitHub
6 64 (2.02%) PaaS
7 61 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 61 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 53 (1.67%) IaaS
9 44 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (1.26%) OpenShift
11 32 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
12 28 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 24 (0.76%) Office 365
15 22 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
18 12 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
19 11 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 258 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 251 (7.91%) Firewall
3 247 (7.78%) DNS
4 223 (7.02%) Internet
5 135 (4.25%) HTTP
6 114 (3.59%) LDAP
7 112 (3.53%) SAN
8 84 (2.65%) BGP
9 82 (2.58%) VPN
10 80 (2.52%) Wireless
11 78 (2.46%) DHCP
12 77 (2.43%) WAN
13 73 (2.30%) Network Security
14 60 (1.89%) OSPF
15 58 (1.83%) VoIP
16 57 (1.80%) Junos
17 55 (1.73%) IPsec
17 55 (1.73%) SNMP
18 50 (1.57%) LAN
18 50 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (21.80%) MySQL
2 281 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 229 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 200 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
5 197 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 195 (6.14%) NoSQL
7 192 (6.05%) Big Data
8 187 (5.89%) Hadoop
9 117 (3.69%) RDBMS
10 83 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 67 (2.11%) Redis
12 58 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 56 (1.76%) Apache Hive
14 39 (1.23%) DB2
15 37 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (1.10%) HBase
17 34 (1.07%) Riak
18 33 (1.04%) MariaDB
19 30 (0.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 467 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 434 (13.67%) Git (software)
3 187 (5.89%) Subversion
4 158 (4.98%) JIRA
5 103 (3.24%) Maven
6 98 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 95 (2.99%) Selenium
8 88 (2.77%) Vagrant
9 85 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 82 (2.58%) Ant
11 67 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 54 (1.70%) Hudson
13 49 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (1.20%) JUnit
15 35 (1.10%) Gradle
15 35 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.04%) Artifactory
17 30 (0.94%) Eclipse
18 27 (0.85%) JMeter
19 25 (0.79%) GoCD
General
1 731 (23.02%) Finance
2 292 (9.20%) Banking
3 233 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 123 (3.87%) Retail
5 90 (2.83%) Front Office
6 86 (2.71%) Marketing
7 79 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 74 (2.33%) Electronics
9 63 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 61 (1.92%) Publishing
11 55 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 41 (1.29%) Games
13 36 (1.13%) Aerospace
13 36 (1.13%) Legal
14 34 (1.07%) Advertising
15 32 (1.01%) Automotive
16 26 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.63%) Military
18 19 (0.60%) Back Office
19 17 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 711 (22.39%) Developer
2 453 (14.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 423 (13.32%) Linux Engineer
4 262 (8.25%) Administrator
5 215 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
6 204 (6.43%) Software Engineer
7 201 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 197 (6.20%) Analyst
9 196 (6.17%) Java Developer
10 171 (5.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 165 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 151 (4.76%) Software Developer
13 145 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
14 140 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 122 (3.84%) Senior Developer
16 112 (3.53%) Consultant
17 109 (3.43%) Network Engineer
18 106 (3.34%) Support Engineer
19 104 (3.28%) Architect
20 102 (3.21%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (10.30%) HTML
2 293 (9.23%) CSS
3 277 (8.72%) .NET
4 261 (8.22%) LAMP
5 223 (7.02%) Web Services
6 149 (4.69%) XML
7 136 (4.28%) AngularJS
8 129 (4.06%) Spring
9 109 (3.43%) jQuery
10 98 (3.09%) HTML5
10 98 (3.09%) J2EE
11 90 (2.83%) Node.js
12 88 (2.77%) REST
13 82 (2.58%) Elastic Stack
14 78 (2.46%) Middleware
15 73 (2.30%) Hibernate
16 70 (2.20%) Ajax
17 67 (2.11%) CSS3
18 63 (1.98%) SOAP
19 62 (1.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 360 (11.34%) Computer Science
2 242 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (6.77%) Data Centre
4 150 (4.72%) Fintech
5 93 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 92 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 82 (2.58%) Derivative
8 72 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 68 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
10 60 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 60 (1.89%) Hedge funds
10 60 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 56 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 56 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (1.57%) Clustering
12 50 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 50 (1.57%) User Experience
13 48 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 45 (1.42%) Equities
15 37 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2084 (65.64%) Linux
2 932 (29.35%) Unix
3 677 (21.32%) Windows
4 389 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 290 (9.13%) CentOS
6 179 (5.64%) Solaris
7 141 (4.44%) Windows Server
8 140 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 117 (3.69%) Android
10 91 (2.87%) Apple iOS
10 91 (2.87%) Debian
11 68 (2.14%) AIX
12 62 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 28 (0.88%) SUSE
16 22 (0.69%) VMS
16 22 (0.69%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (25.61%) DevOps
2 780 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (14.49%) Configuration Management
4 401 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
5 396 (12.47%) Software Engineering
6 279 (8.79%) Open Source
7 250 (7.87%) Test Automation
8 245 (7.72%) Mentoring
9 235 (7.40%) OO
10 227 (7.15%) Scrum
11 206 (6.49%) SDLC
12 202 (6.36%) Web Development
13 176 (5.54%) High Availability
14 171 (5.39%) ITIL
15 164 (5.17%) Information Security
16 160 (5.04%) Analytics
16 160 (5.04%) Project Management
17 154 (4.85%) E-Commerce
18 143 (4.50%) Load Balancing
19 142 (4.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2261 (71.21%) Python
2 1222 (38.49%) Java
3 1057 (33.29%) Bash Shell
4 910 (28.66%) Ruby
5 849 (26.74%) SQL
6 635 (20.00%) PHP
7 589 (18.55%) JavaScript
8 518 (16.31%) C++
9 378 (11.91%) C
10 344 (10.83%) PowerShell
11 336 (10.58%) C#
12 244 (7.69%) Shell Script
13 104 (3.28%) Korn
14 88 (2.77%) Go
15 87 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 74 (2.33%) VB
17 66 (2.08%) Bourne shell
18 58 (1.83%) Scala
19 46 (1.45%) Tcl
20 45 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 582 (18.33%) Degree
2 113 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (2.11%) CISSP
5 60 (1.89%) CCNP
6 47 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 44 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 40 (1.26%) CISM
10 38 (1.20%) CISA
11 37 (1.17%) ISTQB
12 35 (1.10%) ISEB
13 34 (1.07%) CCNA
14 33 (1.04%) OSCP
15 30 (0.94%) RHCE
16 27 (0.85%) CEH
16 27 (0.85%) GIAC
17 25 (0.79%) CCIE
17 25 (0.79%) CREST Certified
18 23 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (5.10%) QA
2 66 (2.08%) SLA
3 43 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 9 (0.28%) COBIT
7 9 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.22%) GCP
8 7 (0.22%) MiFID
8 7 (0.22%) PMO
9 5 (0.16%) GDPR
9 5 (0.16%) MISRA
10 4 (0.13%) JTAG
11 3 (0.094%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.063%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.031%) FISMA
13 1 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 348 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 337 (10.61%) Docker
3 172 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 88 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 77 (2.43%) NFS
6 75 (2.36%) KVM
7 62 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 59 (1.86%) Firmware
8 59 (1.86%) iptables
9 53 (1.67%) vSphere
10 49 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (1.29%) LXC
11 41 (1.29%) Xen
12 35 (1.10%) vCloud
13 21 (0.66%) Varnish
14 20 (0.63%) Postfix
14 20 (0.63%) Snort
15 17 (0.54%) XenServer
16 14 (0.44%) Samba
16 14 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 852 (26.83%) Puppet
2 630 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
3 561 (17.67%) Ansible
4 269 (8.47%) Nagios
5 173 (5.45%) Salt
6 102 (3.21%) Terraform
7 94 (2.96%) ZABBIX
8 87 (2.74%) Kubernetes
9 51 (1.61%) SELinux
10 50 (1.57%) CFEngine
11 43 (1.35%) logstash
12 40 (1.26%) Kibana
12 40 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 39 (1.23%) Grafana
14 37 (1.17%) Control-M
15 32 (1.01%) OpenView
16 30 (0.94%) Cacti
17 27 (0.85%) Rundeck
17 27 (0.85%) SCCM
18 26 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 527 (16.60%) Red Hat
2 516 (16.25%) Oracle
3 462 (14.55%) VMware
4 263 (8.28%) Microsoft
5 175 (5.51%) Splunk
6 149 (4.69%) Cisco
7 113 (3.56%) Sybase
8 104 (3.28%) HP
9 77 (2.43%) Juniper
10 72 (2.27%) IBM
11 67 (2.11%) Google
12 55 (1.73%) NetApp
13 52 (1.64%) SaltStack
14 51 (1.61%) F5
15 48 (1.51%) Murex
16 44 (1.39%) Sun
17 43 (1.35%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.35%) TIBCO
18 42 (1.32%) Zend
19 39 (1.23%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus flexi-time, work from home etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday