Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 234 244
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Perl 76 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.56% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 77
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £33,000 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £66,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,487 5,209 5,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.54% 51.73% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,917 4,469 4,275
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Birmingham +11 37 £50,000 +23.46% 8
Shropshire +11 15 £46,000 -3.16% 5
Warwickshire +43 7 £42,000 - 2
Coventry +6 5 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire +24 1 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Worcestershire -10 1 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 66 (86.84%) Python
2 43 (56.58%) DevOps
3 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (51.32%) Jenkins
5 34 (44.74%) Java
6 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 29 (38.16%) Linux
6 29 (38.16%) Bash Shell
7 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (31.58%) Maven
9 23 (30.26%) Puppet
9 23 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (28.95%) Ansible
10 22 (28.95%) Finance
11 18 (23.68%) Ruby
12 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (22.37%) Anypoint
13 15 (19.74%) Serverless
13 15 (19.74%) Mule
13 15 (19.74%) JIRA
14 14 (18.42%) Scrum
14 14 (18.42%) SQL
14 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
14 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.42%) Terraform
15 13 (17.11%) User Experience
15 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
15 13 (17.11%) REST
16 12 (15.79%) C#

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (22.37%) Anypoint
2 15 (19.74%) Mule
3 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 10 (13.16%) Confluence
3 10 (13.16%) nginx
3 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (19.74%) Serverless
4 10 (13.16%) IaaS
4 10 (13.16%) PaaS
5 8 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (7.89%) SaaS
7 4 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.95%) BGP
3 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.95%) MPLS
3 3 (3.95%) OSPF
3 3 (3.95%) SDH
3 3 (3.95%) VPLS
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Jenkins
2 24 (31.58%) Maven
3 15 (19.74%) JIRA
4 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
5 12 (15.79%) Subversion
6 11 (14.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (13.16%) Bitbucket
7 10 (13.16%) GoCD
7 10 (13.16%) Vagrant
8 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.89%) CircleCI
9 6 (7.89%) Codeship
9 6 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.63%) JUnit
10 2 (2.63%) StarTeam
11 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.26%) Automotive
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Avionics
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 17 (22.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (14.47%) React Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior React Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Graduate
10 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Perl Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Perl Programmer
10 3 (3.95%) Programmer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.95%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) REST
2 9 (11.84%) RESTful
3 8 (10.53%) React
4 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.58%) CSS
6 4 (5.26%) .NET
7 3 (3.95%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.63%) Java EE
8 2 (2.63%) Spring
9 1 (1.32%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) User Experience
2 8 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.32%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Windows
3 11 (14.47%) Unix
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Debian
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Fedora
7 1 (1.32%) HPUX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) SUSE
7 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) DevOps
2 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
6 9 (11.84%) Software Delivery
7 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Open Source
8 7 (9.21%) Web Design
9 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.26%) API Development
11 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
11 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (3.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 66 (86.84%) Python
2 34 (44.74%) Java
3 29 (38.16%) Bash Shell
3 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.68%) Ruby
5 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 14 (18.42%) SQL
6 12 (15.79%) C#
7 6 (7.89%) PHP
8 5 (6.58%) C
8 5 (6.58%) C++
8 5 (6.58%) R
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Go
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) CCIE
3 3 (3.95%) CCIP
3 3 (3.95%) CCNP
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CISA
4 2 (2.63%) CISMP
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) LPIC
5 1 (1.32%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GDPR
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Squid
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (30.26%) Puppet
2 22 (28.95%) Ansible
3 14 (18.42%) Terraform
4 6 (7.89%) CFEngine
5 4 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.63%) EnCase
7 2 (2.63%) FTK
8 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
2 7 (9.21%) Google
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) Juniper
5 3 (3.95%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.95%) Nokia
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Nuix
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle