Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 217 259
Rank change year-on-year +8 +42 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 36 71 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.90% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 2.07% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 75 42
Median annual salary £51,547 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.15% -7.37% -24.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £26,520 £26,637
90th Percentile £60,029 £66,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2,784 3,433 4,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.53% 43.31% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,685 3,983
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Perl in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Perl in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +39 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Warwickshire +2 12 £52,900 +20.23% 1
Coventry +24 8 £45,500 +5.81%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 36 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) AWS
4 20 (55.56%) Docker
5 19 (52.78%) Ansible
5 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
5 19 (52.78%) Linux
6 18 (50.00%) Google
6 18 (50.00%) GCP
6 18 (50.00%) Terraform
7 12 (33.33%) SDLC
7 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Validation
7 12 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) C++
8 11 (30.56%) Windows
8 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
8 11 (30.56%) User Experience
9 10 (27.78%) People Management
9 10 (27.78%) Open Source
9 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.78%) Azure
9 10 (27.78%) Electronics
9 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Infotainment
9 10 (27.78%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (27.78%) Deployment Automation

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 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) AWS
2 18 (50.00%) GCP
3 10 (27.78%) Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Serverless
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (27.78%) Electronics
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.78%) React
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 10 (27.78%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) DevOps
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (33.33%) SDLC
2 12 (33.33%) Validation
3 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
4 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (27.78%) Open Source
4 10 (27.78%) People Management
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) C++
5 8 (22.22%) Go
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) Groovy
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CISA
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
2 2 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) GPEN
3 1 (2.78%) GXPN
3 1 (2.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) NCSC
1 1 (2.78%) NIST
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Ansible
1 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
2 18 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.56%) Icinga
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Amdocs
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software