Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 254 230
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 -29
Permanent jobs citing Perl 79 85 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.63% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 88
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,950 £33,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 5291 5223 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.88% 45.83% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4575 4364 4565
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,050 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,375 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +14 42 £40,500 -35.20% 2
Coventry +22 17 £47,500 +13.10%
Worcestershire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire +6 3 £50,000 +11.73%
Shropshire -7 3 £47,500 +6.28% 1
Warwickshire -2 2 £42,000 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (67.09%) Python
2 47 (59.49%) Linux
3 45 (56.96%) Java
4 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
5 25 (31.65%) Degree
6 24 (30.38%) Unix
7 23 (29.11%) .NET
7 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
8 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (27.85%) SQL
8 22 (27.85%) C++
9 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
10 18 (22.78%) DevOps
11 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
11 17 (21.52%) C
12 15 (18.99%) C#
12 15 (18.99%) NetApp
12 15 (18.99%) Docker
13 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
13 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
13 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.72%) ITIL
13 14 (17.72%) Finance
13 14 (17.72%) VMware
14 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
14 13 (16.46%) XML
14 13 (16.46%) PHP
14 13 (16.46%) Windows

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 10 (12.66%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
1 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (15.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (13.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) DNS
2 8 (10.13%) DHCP
3 7 (8.86%) Internet
3 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 6 (7.59%) NAS
5 5 (6.33%) HTTP
5 5 (6.33%) SMTP
6 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.80%) Network Security
7 3 (3.80%) SNMP
7 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) IPsec
8 1 (1.27%) SSL
8 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) DB2
2 6 (7.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.59%) Looker
2 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Maven
3 7 (8.86%) Bitbucket
3 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.86%) JBehave
3 7 (8.86%) JMeter
3 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (8.86%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.59%) Fiddler
4 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.33%) IntelliJ
5 5 (6.33%) WATIR
6 3 (3.80%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Software Developer
2 11 (13.92%) C++ Developer
2 11 (13.92%) C++ Software Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Python Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Python Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Graduate Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Junior .NET Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Junior C++ Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Junior Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) XML
3 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.66%) CSS
4 10 (12.66%) HTML
5 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.53%) COM
6 2 (2.53%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) Java EE
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) Yii
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Public Cloud
2 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.59%) Fintech
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Unix
3 13 (16.46%) Windows
4 6 (7.59%) CentOS
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Kali Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Debian
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
3 18 (22.78%) DevOps
4 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
5 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.46%) Open Source
6 12 (15.19%) Change Management
6 12 (15.19%) Runbook
7 11 (13.92%) CAD
7 11 (13.92%) Physics
7 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.39%) OO
9 9 (11.39%) SDLC
10 7 (8.86%) BDD
10 7 (8.86%) Collateral Management
10 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) Python
2 45 (56.96%) Java
3 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
4 22 (27.85%) C++
4 22 (27.85%) SQL
5 17 (21.52%) C
5 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
6 15 (18.99%) C#
7 13 (16.46%) PHP
7 13 (16.46%) Ruby
8 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
8 11 (13.92%) VBScript
9 6 (7.59%) Korn
10 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.33%) CISSP
3 5 (6.33%) ISSEP
4 3 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Docker
2 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (10.13%) Samba
4 8 (10.13%) Squid
5 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Ansible
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (13.92%) Salt
2 11 (13.92%) SCVMM
3 6 (7.59%) HP Fortify
3 6 (7.59%) Nessus
3 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.06%) Cacti
5 4 (5.06%) Icinga
5 4 (5.06%) Nagios
6 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) NetApp
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 11 (13.92%) BMC
4 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.13%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Sybase
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.59%) Citrix
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 6 (7.59%) Veracode
8 5 (6.33%) McAfee
8 5 (6.33%) Symantec
9 2 (2.53%) Google
9 2 (2.53%) Intel
9 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 2 (2.53%) Zend
10 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco
10 1 (1.27%) CommVault
10 1 (1.27%) Siemens