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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 158 140
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 1626 2239 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 2.15% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 4.15% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1849 1966
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £72,500 £72,500
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 47830 53907 57180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.47% 51.81% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40660 46598 48680
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -22 1521 £55,000 +4.76% 204
London -37 698 £65,000 +8.33% 109
South East +25 394 £47,500 -5.00% 46
East of England +3 191 £45,000 - 17
Cambridgeshire +31 134 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Cambridge +16 133 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +12 121 £47,500 -12.03% 15
Surrey +10 115 £55,000 +29.41% 12
City of London -13 110 £65,000 +18.18% 31
Reading +26 93 £47,500 -12.03% 10
North West +19 89 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Manchester +30 69 £38,250 +9.28% 8
South West -29 67 £43,750 -0.56% 9
Hampshire +29 66 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Scotland -9 52 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Yorkshire -28 50 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Oxfordshire +6 46 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Essex +28 41 £33,080 -26.49% 4
West Sussex +40 33 £44,250 +13.46% 1
Staines +20 29 £70,000 +27.27% 5
North Yorkshire +36 25 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow 0 25 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Bristol -8 25 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Gloucestershire -26 25 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Redhill +9 23 £60,000 +103.38%
Edinburgh -5 23 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Colchester +2 20 £52,500 +19.31% 2
West Yorkshire -42 19 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South Wales +10 18 £60,000 +66.66%
Cardiff +8 18 £60,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 2319 (70.74%) Python
2 2112 (64.43%) Linux
3 1299 (39.63%) Java
4 1079 (32.92%) Bash Shell
5 954 (29.10%) Ruby
6 953 (29.07%) Unix
7 893 (27.24%) Puppet
8 875 (26.69%) SQL
9 832 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
10 824 (25.14%) DevOps
11 757 (23.09%) MySQL
12 729 (22.24%) Finance
13 707 (21.57%) Windows
14 666 (20.32%) PHP
15 663 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
16 642 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
17 622 (18.97%) JavaScript
18 621 (18.94%) Degree
19 568 (17.33%) Oracle
19 568 (17.33%) Ansible
20 560 (17.08%) Red Hat
21 544 (16.60%) C++
22 498 (15.19%) VMware
23 474 (14.46%) Configuration Management
24 468 (14.28%) Jenkins
25 447 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
26 446 (13.61%) Apache
27 437 (13.33%) Software Engineering
28 434 (13.24%) Git (software)
29 425 (12.97%) 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
1 446 (13.61%) Apache
2 307 (9.37%) Tomcat
3 202 (6.16%) OpenStack
4 177 (5.40%) JBoss
5 154 (4.70%) Apache Spark
6 145 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
7 109 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 103 (3.14%) IIS
9 100 (3.05%) nginx
10 95 (2.90%) WebSphere
11 76 (2.32%) Confluence
12 71 (2.17%) Jetty
13 66 (2.01%) Apache Solr
14 58 (1.77%) Drupal
15 52 (1.59%) Apache Pig
16 39 (1.19%) CMS
17 33 (1.01%) WordPress
18 27 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
18 27 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.12%) SPSS
6 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
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%) Houdini
7 1 (0.031%) Maya
7 1 (0.031%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.031%) NUKE
7 1 (0.031%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.55%) Magento
3 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.18%) Relativity
4 5 (0.15%) Summit
5 4 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.061%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.061%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.031%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.031%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.031%) Endur
8 1 (0.031%) Findur
8 1 (0.031%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 642 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (4.97%) SaaS
4 94 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 67 (2.04%) GitHub
6 66 (2.01%) PaaS
7 58 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 48 (1.46%) IaaS
9 44 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (1.34%) OpenShift
10 27 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (0.67%) Office 365
13 22 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
15 17 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 269 (8.21%) DNS
2 264 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 249 (7.60%) Firewall
4 234 (7.14%) Internet
5 132 (4.03%) HTTP
6 127 (3.87%) LDAP
7 116 (3.54%) SAN
8 89 (2.72%) DHCP
9 87 (2.65%) Wireless
10 80 (2.44%) WAN
11 77 (2.35%) BGP
12 75 (2.29%) VPN
13 71 (2.17%) Network Security
14 69 (2.10%) SSL
15 57 (1.74%) SNMP
16 55 (1.68%) LAN
17 52 (1.59%) OSPF
18 50 (1.53%) VoIP
19 48 (1.46%) IPsec
19 48 (1.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (23.09%) MySQL
2 302 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 235 (7.17%) Hadoop
4 224 (6.83%) Big Data
5 221 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 214 (6.53%) NoSQL
6 214 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
7 212 (6.47%) MongoDB
8 115 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 96 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (2.84%) Redis
11 64 (1.95%) Apache Hive
11 64 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 56 (1.71%) Riak
13 51 (1.56%) Couchbase
14 44 (1.34%) HBase
15 40 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
16 32 (0.98%) Data Mining
17 28 (0.85%) MariaDB
18 27 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 468 (14.28%) Jenkins
2 434 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 201 (6.13%) Subversion
4 184 (5.61%) JIRA
5 114 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 111 (3.39%) Maven
7 108 (3.29%) Selenium
8 93 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 86 (2.62%) Ant
10 81 (2.47%) Vagrant
11 79 (2.41%) Cucumber
12 64 (1.95%) Hudson
13 51 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 35 (1.07%) Artifactory
14 35 (1.07%) Gradle
15 33 (1.01%) JUnit
16 31 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 30 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 29 (0.88%) Eclipse
19 28 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 729 (22.24%) Finance
2 322 (9.82%) Banking
3 216 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 123 (3.75%) Retail
5 102 (3.11%) Front Office
6 89 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 70 (2.14%) Electronics
8 68 (2.07%) Marketing
9 59 (1.80%) Publishing
10 52 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 45 (1.37%) Advertising
13 43 (1.31%) Games
14 41 (1.25%) Legal
15 29 (0.88%) Military
16 27 (0.82%) Automotive
17 26 (0.79%) Aerospace
18 25 (0.76%) Back Office
19 12 (0.37%) Law
20 9 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 738 (22.51%) Developer
2 455 (13.88%) Linux Engineer
3 444 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 261 (7.96%) Administrator
5 232 (7.08%) Software Engineer
6 206 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 205 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 196 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
9 193 (5.89%) Analyst
10 185 (5.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 167 (5.09%) Software Developer
12 156 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 151 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
14 148 (4.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 139 (4.24%) Senior Developer
16 116 (3.54%) Test Engineer
17 115 (3.51%) Consultant
18 107 (3.26%) Applications Support
19 105 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
19 105 (3.20%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (10.40%) HTML
2 318 (9.70%) CSS
3 279 (8.51%) .NET
4 268 (8.18%) LAMP
5 234 (7.14%) Web Services
6 176 (5.37%) AngularJS
7 162 (4.94%) XML
8 133 (4.06%) Spring
9 122 (3.72%) jQuery
10 110 (3.36%) HTML5
11 108 (3.29%) Node.js
12 104 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
13 99 (3.02%) Middleware
14 98 (2.99%) J2EE
15 89 (2.72%) REST
16 85 (2.59%) Hibernate
17 83 (2.53%) React
18 75 (2.29%) CSS3
19 72 (2.20%) Ajax
20 63 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 374 (11.41%) Computer Science
2 237 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 172 (5.25%) Fintech
5 101 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 75 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 74 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 73 (2.23%) Derivative
10 70 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 65 (1.98%) Clustering
11 65 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 55 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 54 (1.65%) User Experience
14 53 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 53 (1.62%) Private Cloud
15 47 (1.43%) PKI
16 46 (1.40%) Equities
17 45 (1.37%) Algorithms
18 42 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2112 (64.43%) Linux
2 953 (29.07%) Unix
3 707 (21.57%) Windows
4 425 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 309 (9.43%) CentOS
6 187 (5.70%) Solaris
7 152 (4.64%) Android
8 141 (4.30%) Windows Server
9 138 (4.21%) Ubuntu
10 119 (3.63%) Apple iOS
11 77 (2.35%) Debian
12 57 (1.74%) AIX
12 57 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (1.13%) SUSE
15 32 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 24 (0.73%) VMS
17 23 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (0.58%) Windows 7
19 17 (0.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (25.14%) DevOps
3 474 (14.46%) Configuration Management
4 447 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 437 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 284 (8.66%) Open Source
7 280 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 280 (8.54%) Scrum
8 262 (7.99%) OO
9 237 (7.23%) Web Development
10 221 (6.74%) SDLC
11 181 (5.52%) TDD
12 180 (5.49%) Analytics
13 173 (5.28%) Information Security
14 161 (4.91%) ITIL
15 160 (4.88%) Project Management
16 147 (4.48%) E-Commerce
17 142 (4.33%) Load Balancing
18 138 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 136 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2319 (70.74%) Python
2 1299 (39.63%) Java
3 1079 (32.92%) Bash Shell
4 954 (29.10%) Ruby
5 875 (26.69%) SQL
6 666 (20.32%) PHP
7 622 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 544 (16.60%) C++
9 412 (12.57%) C
10 352 (10.74%) C#
11 336 (10.25%) PowerShell
12 268 (8.18%) Shell Script
13 114 (3.48%) Go
14 96 (2.93%) Korn
15 86 (2.62%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.07%) Bourne shell
17 67 (2.04%) Scala
18 65 (1.98%) VB
19 51 (1.56%) Tcl
20 48 (1.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 621 (18.94%) Degree
2 150 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 65 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.95%) CISSP
7 55 (1.68%) CCNP
8 43 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (1.19%) CISM
10 38 (1.16%) CISA
10 38 (1.16%) OSCP
11 37 (1.13%) RHCE
12 36 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 33 (1.01%) CCNA
13 33 (1.01%) ISEB
14 32 (0.98%) CEH
15 31 (0.95%) GIAC
16 27 (0.82%) CREST Certified
17 26 (0.79%) AWS Certification
18 23 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.64%) QA
2 66 (2.01%) SLA
3 43 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.37%) PMO
6 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.31%) MiFID
7 10 (0.31%) MISRA
8 9 (0.27%) COBIT
8 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.27%) JTAG
9 6 (0.18%) GCP
10 3 (0.092%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.092%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.092%) SDET
11 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.031%) FISMA
12 1 (0.031%) GDPR
12 1 (0.031%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 377 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 340 (10.37%) Docker
3 173 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 102 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 86 (2.62%) NFS
6 67 (2.04%) KVM
7 57 (1.74%) Firmware
8 53 (1.62%) vSphere
9 49 (1.49%) iptables
10 47 (1.43%) Xen
11 44 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
12 36 (1.10%) vCloud
13 35 (1.07%) VMware ESX
14 34 (1.04%) LXC
15 30 (0.92%) Postfix
16 29 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
17 21 (0.64%) Varnish
18 20 (0.61%) Samba
19 19 (0.58%) Snort
20 17 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 893 (27.24%) Puppet
2 663 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
3 568 (17.33%) Ansible
4 282 (8.60%) Nagios
5 190 (5.80%) Salt
6 96 (2.93%) Terraform
7 92 (2.81%) ZABBIX
8 82 (2.50%) Kubernetes
9 66 (2.01%) Kibana
10 62 (1.89%) logstash
11 52 (1.59%) CFEngine
12 50 (1.53%) SELinux
13 47 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
14 42 (1.28%) Grafana
15 37 (1.13%) OpenView
16 34 (1.04%) Control-M
17 32 (0.98%) Mesos
17 32 (0.98%) Nessus
18 26 (0.79%) Cacti
19 25 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 568 (17.33%) Oracle
2 560 (17.08%) Red Hat
3 498 (15.19%) VMware
4 240 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 166 (5.06%) Splunk
6 139 (4.24%) Cisco
7 116 (3.54%) HP
8 115 (3.51%) Sybase
9 64 (1.95%) Google
10 63 (1.92%) Juniper
11 59 (1.80%) IBM
12 57 (1.74%) NetApp
13 55 (1.68%) F5
14 54 (1.65%) Atlassian
15 53 (1.62%) SaltStack
16 46 (1.40%) Zend
17 45 (1.37%) SolarWinds
18 43 (1.31%) Sun
19 40 (1.22%) Murex
20 39 (1.19%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus guaranteed min. 20%+ bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £58,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago