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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 212 174
Rank change year-on-year +10 -38  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 25 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.42% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.98% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 49
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.11% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,950 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2768 2644 2751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.25% 42.73% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2200 2480
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham +9 12 £48,500 +110.86%
Coventry -6 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) Unix
5 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 10 (26.32%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
7 9 (23.68%) Korn
8 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.05%) Fintech
9 7 (18.42%) Open Source
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) Ruby
9 7 (18.42%) Nessus
9 7 (18.42%) Information Security
9 7 (18.42%) Firewall
9 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.79%) Retail
10 6 (15.79%) SAN
10 6 (15.79%) NetApp
10 6 (15.79%) MySQL
10 6 (15.79%) Sybase
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) NAS
4 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) Looker
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Fiddler
1 5 (13.16%) Hudson
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.53%) GoCD
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) eggPlant
3 3 (7.89%) JBehave
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) JMeter
3 3 (7.89%) Ranorex
3 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.89%) WATIR
4 1 (2.63%) Concordion
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) AWS Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Head of Security
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) COM
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Fintech
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Unix
4 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) CentOS
5 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.89%) Kali Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 6 (15.79%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 10 (26.32%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Korn
3 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Go
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CISSP
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) ISSEP
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) NIST 800
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.63%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.63%) MISRA
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Nessus
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) HP Fortify
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Cacti
3 4 (10.53%) Icinga
3 4 (10.53%) Nagios
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) Terraform
4 3 (7.89%) SCOM
5 2 (5.26%) Nexpose
5 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.63%) Control-M
6 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) NetApp
3 6 (15.79%) Sybase
4 5 (13.16%) Veracode
5 4 (10.53%) Google
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Qualys
6 2 (5.26%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) VMware