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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 18 17 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.65% 1.26% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 2.53% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 46
Median salary £60,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% +3.52%  

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 581 671 655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 53.16% 49.93% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 500 593 558
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +8 18 £60,000 +66.66%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 25 (86.21%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) Linux
3 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) PHP
6 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
6 12 (41.38%) Puppet
6 12 (41.38%) DevOps
7 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) SLA
7 11 (37.93%) Games
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
9 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (24.14%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) CSS3
11 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
11 6 (20.69%) Unix
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.24%) Ant
12 5 (17.24%) J2EE
12 5 (17.24%) Apache
12 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
12 5 (17.24%) Hibernate

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 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
4 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Ant
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (37.93%) Games
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) CSS3
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE
4 5 (17.24%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) Java EE
5 4 (13.79%) LAMP
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) JDBC
7 1 (3.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.45%) iDTV
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Android
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Security Management
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Python
2 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
3 13 (44.83%) PHP
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 4 (13.79%) Scala
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) R
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Radware