Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 273 266
Rank change year-on-year +66 -7 -52
Permanent jobs citing Perl 93 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 0.87% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 33 40
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +10.23% -16.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £36,850 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,111 5,270 5,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.47% 52.65% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,485 4,596 4,400
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Shropshire - 25 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -5 20 £32,500 -32.99% 3
Coventry +13 16 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Worcestershire +27 10 £32,500 -
Warwickshire +35 8 £22,000 -39.73% 3
Solihull - 3 - -
Staffordshire +7 2 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 86 (92.47%) Python
2 55 (59.14%) Linux
3 51 (54.84%) SQL
3 51 (54.84%) Ruby
4 48 (51.61%) Bash Shell
5 47 (50.54%) Java
6 43 (46.24%) Ansible
6 43 (46.24%) DevOps
7 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (37.63%) Apache
8 35 (37.63%) Git (software)
9 33 (35.48%) Jenkins
10 32 (34.41%) Windows
11 29 (31.18%) PHP
11 29 (31.18%) Bitbucket
11 29 (31.18%) JIRA
11 29 (31.18%) Terraform
12 28 (30.11%) Confluence
12 28 (30.11%) Subversion
13 27 (29.03%) Tomcat
13 27 (29.03%) DNS
13 27 (29.03%) Atlassian
13 27 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (27.96%) Scrum
15 24 (25.81%) SSL
15 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
15 24 (25.81%) nginx
15 24 (25.81%) REST
15 24 (25.81%) Vagrant
15 24 (25.81%) Windows Server

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 35 (37.63%) Apache
2 28 (30.11%) Confluence
3 27 (29.03%) Tomcat
4 24 (25.81%) nginx
5 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Blender
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.75%) SaaS
4 9 (9.68%) IaaS
4 9 (9.68%) PaaS
5 7 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (6.45%) Heroku
7 5 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.23%) GitHub
8 3 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.03%) DNS
2 24 (25.81%) SSL
3 6 (6.45%) HTTP
3 6 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.30%) GIS
6 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (37.63%) Git (software)
2 33 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 29 (31.18%) Bitbucket
3 29 (31.18%) JIRA
4 28 (30.11%) Subversion
5 27 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (25.81%) GoCD
6 24 (25.81%) Vagrant
7 10 (10.75%) Maven
8 8 (8.60%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (4.30%) CircleCI
10 4 (4.30%) Codeship
11 3 (3.23%) Ant
11 3 (3.23%) JUnit
12 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.15%) JBehave
12 2 (2.15%) JMeter
12 2 (2.15%) Selenium
12 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.45%) Automotive
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Perl Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Perl Programmer
3 11 (11.83%) Programmer
4 6 (6.45%) Graduate
4 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Junior
5 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Graduate Software Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Junior Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Support Technician
6 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) REST
2 20 (21.51%) HTML
3 10 (10.75%) CSS
4 8 (8.60%) Ajax
5 7 (7.53%) Spring
6 5 (5.38%) .NET
6 5 (5.38%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.38%) Node.js
7 4 (4.30%) Google Maps API
7 4 (4.30%) Java EE
7 4 (4.30%) jQuery
7 4 (4.30%) LAMP
7 4 (4.30%) XML
8 3 (3.23%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.23%) jBPM
8 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.23%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.23%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.23%) Web Services
9 2 (2.15%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.15%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.14%) Linux
2 32 (34.41%) Windows
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.13%) Unix
5 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) CentOS
7 2 (2.15%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) Debian
7 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) DevOps
2 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.96%) Scrum
4 23 (24.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (20.43%) Open Source
6 12 (12.90%) Kanban
6 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.75%) Web Development
8 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.68%) Microservices
9 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.45%) CRM
11 6 (6.45%) Presales
11 6 (6.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.45%) Software Deployment
12 5 (5.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (92.47%) Python
2 51 (54.84%) Ruby
2 51 (54.84%) SQL
3 48 (51.61%) Bash Shell
4 47 (50.54%) Java
5 29 (31.18%) PHP
6 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
7 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.75%) C#
9 6 (6.45%) Apex Code
9 6 (6.45%) C++
9 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (2.15%) Go
12 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
2 12 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.08%) CISA
4 1 (1.08%) CISMP
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.08%) LPIC
4 1 (1.08%) RHCA
4 1 (1.08%) RHCE
4 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) GCP
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Samba
2 2 (2.15%) Squid
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) NFS
3 1 (1.08%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (46.24%) Ansible
2 29 (31.18%) Terraform
3 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (15.05%) Puppet
4 8 (8.60%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.30%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.75%) Google
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) Rackspace
4 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.15%) NetApp
7 1 (1.08%) Capita
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Juniper