Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 161 139
Rank change year-on-year -35 -22 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 3214 4181 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 2.16% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 4.10% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2371 3534 4263
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.15% +11.88%

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 98131 102098 112904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.39% 52.64% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 80603 88243 96591
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017. 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 -32 3012 £55,000 +4.76% 183
UK excluding London -40 1602 £45,000 -5.26% 94
London -31 1558 £62,500 +4.17% 104
South East -16 673 £50,000 - 25
East of England -22 298 £47,500 - 15
North of England -76 230 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South West -52 145 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North West -25 124 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Midlands -18 107 £45,000 - 5
Scotland -63 94 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Yorkshire -62 92 £42,500 +10.39% 7
West Midlands +9 68 £48,500 +7.78% 3
East Midlands -15 39 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland -6 25 £90,000 +136.84% 1
Wales -10 25 £55,000 +37.50%
North East +6 14 £42,500 +4.94% 2
Channel Islands +3 7 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2381 (74.08%) Python
2 2020 (62.85%) Linux
3 1239 (38.55%) Java
4 1170 (36.40%) Bash Shell
5 1147 (35.69%) Unix
6 948 (29.50%) DevOps
7 924 (28.75%) Puppet
8 904 (28.13%) Finance
9 896 (27.88%) SQL
10 830 (25.82%) Ruby
11 808 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
12 723 (22.50%) Windows
13 709 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
14 702 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
15 638 (19.85%) Ansible
16 636 (19.79%) C++
17 612 (19.04%) Oracle
18 595 (18.51%) Degree
19 580 (18.05%) JavaScript
20 538 (16.74%) Red Hat
21 522 (16.24%) PHP
22 503 (15.65%) Configuration Management
23 502 (15.62%) Banking
24 497 (15.46%) MySQL
25 493 (15.34%) Jenkins
26 460 (14.31%) Git (software)
27 414 (12.88%) Apache
28 406 (12.63%) VMware
29 405 (12.60%) Docker
30 402 (12.51%) CentOS

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
1 414 (12.88%) Apache
2 302 (9.40%) Tomcat
3 176 (5.48%) JBoss
4 137 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 133 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 122 (3.80%) nginx
7 120 (3.73%) IIS
8 69 (2.15%) Apache Spark
9 61 (1.90%) WebLogic
10 53 (1.65%) WebSphere
11 51 (1.59%) Confluence
11 51 (1.59%) Jetty
12 41 (1.28%) Apache Solr
13 35 (1.09%) SharePoint
14 22 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 21 (0.65%) SAS
16 19 (0.59%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
17 15 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 34 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.16%) Inkscape
5 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) SPSS
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.12%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.12%) GIMP
7 1 (0.031%) Autodesk Flame
7 1 (0.031%) Baselight
7 1 (0.031%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.031%) Houdini
7 1 (0.031%) Maya
7 1 (0.031%) NUKE
7 1 (0.031%) Simulink
7 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (0.56%) Summit
2 8 (0.25%) Global One
3 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.093%) Magento
6 3 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.093%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.062%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.062%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.062%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.062%) Kondor
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.031%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.031%) Relativity
8 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 709 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 310 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (5.07%) SaaS
4 99 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 94 (2.92%) GitHub
6 78 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 74 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (2.30%) IaaS
8 63 (1.96%) PaaS
9 59 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 41 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (1.03%) Office 365
12 25 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
13 21 (0.65%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.56%) npm
16 14 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.37%) Force.com
18 10 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 336 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 321 (9.99%) Firewall
3 282 (8.77%) DNS
4 196 (6.10%) Internet
5 180 (5.60%) HTTP
6 134 (4.17%) VPN
7 124 (3.86%) WAN
8 101 (3.14%) BGP
8 101 (3.14%) SAN
9 100 (3.11%) Wireless
10 90 (2.80%) LDAP
10 90 (2.80%) OSPF
11 88 (2.74%) DHCP
11 88 (2.74%) SSL
12 84 (2.61%) Network Security
13 74 (2.30%) MPLS
14 72 (2.24%) IPsec
15 69 (2.15%) Ethernet
15 69 (2.15%) Junos
16 61 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (15.46%) MySQL
2 263 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 223 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 219 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
5 199 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 195 (6.07%) NoSQL
7 178 (5.54%) Big Data
8 161 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
9 151 (4.70%) Hadoop
10 112 (3.48%) Oracle Database
11 93 (2.89%) OLAP
12 91 (2.83%) RDBMS
13 90 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
14 88 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 69 (2.15%) Redis
16 53 (1.65%) DB2
17 51 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
18 41 (1.28%) MariaDB
19 36 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 35 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 493 (15.34%) Jenkins
2 460 (14.31%) Git (software)
3 202 (6.29%) Subversion
4 165 (5.13%) Maven
5 139 (4.32%) JIRA
6 99 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 80 (2.49%) JUnit
8 76 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 71 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 70 (2.18%) Selenium
11 67 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (1.71%) Vagrant
14 54 (1.68%) Mockito
15 44 (1.37%) Ant
16 41 (1.28%) Eclipse
17 40 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 37 (1.15%) gulp
19 33 (1.03%) Cucumber
20 31 (0.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 904 (28.13%) Finance
2 502 (15.62%) Banking
3 330 (10.27%) Retail
4 315 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 275 (8.56%) Retail Banking
6 230 (7.16%) Telecoms
7 151 (4.70%) Marketing
8 114 (3.55%) Front Office
9 92 (2.86%) Electronics
10 73 (2.27%) Publishing
11 65 (2.02%) Manufacturing
12 57 (1.77%) Aerospace
13 56 (1.74%) Automotive
14 47 (1.46%) Financial Institution
15 41 (1.28%) Games
16 24 (0.75%) Legal
17 21 (0.65%) Law
18 14 (0.44%) Online Betting
19 13 (0.40%) Advertising
19 13 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 678 (21.10%) Developer
2 576 (17.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 385 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
4 256 (7.97%) Administrator
5 214 (6.66%) Systems Administrator
6 204 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
7 201 (6.25%) Analyst
7 201 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 197 (6.13%) Java Developer
9 183 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
10 180 (5.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 167 (5.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 159 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
13 153 (4.76%) Architect
14 149 (4.64%) Software Engineer
15 144 (4.48%) Software Developer
16 134 (4.17%) Support Engineer
17 124 (3.86%) Senior Developer
18 123 (3.83%) Network Engineer
19 122 (3.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (9.15%) HTML
2 251 (7.81%) .NET
3 226 (7.03%) LAMP
3 226 (7.03%) Web Services
4 215 (6.69%) CSS
5 213 (6.63%) XML
6 139 (4.32%) Spring
7 131 (4.08%) J2EE
7 131 (4.08%) Middleware
8 92 (2.86%) REST
9 91 (2.83%) AngularJS
9 91 (2.83%) RESTful
10 86 (2.68%) HTML5
11 83 (2.58%) Node.js
12 77 (2.40%) ASP.NET
13 76 (2.36%) JSON
14 75 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
14 75 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
15 74 (2.30%) SOAP
16 73 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 373 (11.61%) Computer Science
2 324 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (6.88%) Data Centre
4 163 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 148 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 138 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
7 119 (3.70%) Fintech
8 96 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
9 90 (2.80%) Public Cloud
10 62 (1.93%) Clustering
10 62 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 61 (1.90%) User Experience
12 58 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 56 (1.74%) Derivative
13 56 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 52 (1.62%) Equities
15 47 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
17 40 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
17 40 (1.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2020 (62.85%) Linux
2 1147 (35.69%) Unix
3 723 (22.50%) Windows
4 402 (12.51%) CentOS
5 389 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 195 (6.07%) Ubuntu
7 166 (5.16%) Solaris
8 136 (4.23%) Debian
9 120 (3.73%) Windows Server
10 82 (2.55%) Android
11 73 (2.27%) AIX
12 71 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (1.84%) Apple iOS
14 54 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (1.06%) Windows 7
16 30 (0.93%) HPUX
17 27 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.81%) Fedora
19 20 (0.62%) SUSE
20 18 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 948 (29.50%) DevOps
2 808 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 503 (15.65%) Configuration Management
4 352 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
5 325 (10.11%) High Availability
6 323 (10.05%) Software Engineering
7 287 (8.93%) Wealth Management
8 281 (8.74%) Asset Management
9 267 (8.31%) Open Source
10 233 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 226 (7.03%) Analytics
12 218 (6.78%) OO
13 211 (6.57%) ITIL
14 200 (6.22%) Scrum
15 193 (6.00%) Low Latency
16 192 (5.97%) Release Management
17 191 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 190 (5.91%) Project Management
18 190 (5.91%) SDLC
19 184 (5.72%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2381 (74.08%) Python
2 1239 (38.55%) Java
3 1170 (36.40%) Bash Shell
4 896 (27.88%) SQL
5 830 (25.82%) Ruby
6 636 (19.79%) C++
7 580 (18.05%) JavaScript
8 522 (16.24%) PHP
9 401 (12.48%) C
10 394 (12.26%) PowerShell
11 355 (11.05%) C#
12 291 (9.05%) Shell Script
13 230 (7.16%) PL/SQL
14 149 (4.64%) R
15 125 (3.89%) Korn
16 112 (3.48%) VB
17 89 (2.77%) VBScript
18 78 (2.43%) Go
19 72 (2.24%) Bourne shell
20 62 (1.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 595 (18.51%) Degree
2 247 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 88 (2.74%) CCNP
6 77 (2.40%) Master's Degree
7 68 (2.12%) CISSP
8 48 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (1.43%) CCIE
10 42 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 41 (1.28%) CISM
12 35 (1.09%) CCNA
13 34 (1.06%) AWS Certification
13 34 (1.06%) OSCP
14 31 (0.96%) CISA
14 31 (0.96%) ISTQB
14 31 (0.96%) JNCIA
14 31 (0.96%) RHCE
15 30 (0.93%) ISEB
16 27 (0.84%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.92%) QA
2 53 (1.65%) SLA
3 38 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.68%) GDPR
6 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.25%) PMO
8 8 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.16%) GCP
9 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.12%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.093%) COBIT
11 3 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.093%) MiFID
12 2 (0.062%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.062%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 405 (12.60%) Docker
2 324 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 99 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 80 (2.49%) KVM
6 77 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
7 69 (2.15%) NFS
8 68 (2.12%) iptables
9 65 (2.02%) Firmware
10 55 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (1.34%) vSphere
12 37 (1.15%) Xen
13 32 (1.00%) LXC
14 23 (0.72%) XenServer
15 20 (0.62%) Samba
16 19 (0.59%) Varnish
17 16 (0.50%) RHEV
18 15 (0.47%) Postfix
19 12 (0.37%) vCloud
20 11 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 924 (28.75%) Puppet
2 702 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
3 638 (19.85%) Ansible
4 242 (7.53%) Nagios
5 156 (4.85%) Kubernetes
6 145 (4.51%) Salt
7 131 (4.08%) Terraform
8 88 (2.74%) ZABBIX
9 65 (2.02%) Grafana
10 48 (1.49%) Kibana
11 47 (1.46%) Rundeck
12 46 (1.43%) logstash
13 45 (1.40%) Icinga
14 43 (1.34%) PowerBroker
15 42 (1.31%) HAProxy
16 41 (1.28%) SELinux
17 40 (1.24%) CFEngine
18 37 (1.15%) Cacti
18 37 (1.15%) SCCM
19 35 (1.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 612 (19.04%) Oracle
2 538 (16.74%) Red Hat
3 406 (12.63%) VMware
4 303 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 211 (6.57%) Cisco
6 170 (5.29%) Splunk
7 98 (3.05%) Juniper
8 92 (2.86%) Murex
9 91 (2.83%) Sybase
10 90 (2.80%) TIBCO
11 89 (2.77%) HP
12 84 (2.61%) IBM
13 77 (2.40%) SaltStack
14 64 (1.99%) Tableau
15 63 (1.96%) NetApp
16 61 (1.90%) Google
17 60 (1.87%) SAP
18 58 (1.80%) ServiceNow
19 53 (1.65%) SolarWinds
20 52 (1.62%) F5