Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 116 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 22 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.15% 1.54% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 2.86% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 52
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,800 £27,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £47,750 £48,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 957 1,294 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 49.90% 54.01% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,165 1,153
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,969 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Wales

Perl
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl in Wales.

Salary trend for Perl in Wales

Perl
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in Wales

Perl
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
South Wales +4 18 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Wales - 4 £37,500 - 3
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 18 (81.82%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) CentOS
6 6 (27.27%) Korn
6 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
6 6 (27.27%) CMMI
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (22.73%) Ruby
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) Android
8 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) J2EE

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) TestLink
3 1 (4.55%) VersionOne
3 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Coach
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) J2EE
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) DOM
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) CMMI
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Korn
5 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) Apple Swift
8 3 (13.64%) C
8 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
8 3 (13.64%) R
9 2 (9.09%) VBA
10 1 (4.55%) C#
10 1 (4.55%) Erlang
10 1 (4.55%) Groovy
10 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Snort
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Graylog
1 3 (13.64%) logstash
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
2 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Salt
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Coverity
2 2 (9.09%) VMware