Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 272 274
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2 -77
Permanent jobs citing Perl 74 41 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.43% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 0.86% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 63
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +16.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £35,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £75,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.81% +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 4,421 4,765 5,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.48% 49.44% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,628 4,133 4,436
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +34 17 £60,000 +34.25% 1
Birmingham -19 15 £45,000 -7.22% 2
Coventry -13 11 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Solihull - 8 £28,000 -
Worcestershire - 7 £22,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £22,000 - 7
Staffordshire +4 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 59 (79.73%) Python
2 42 (56.76%) Bash Shell
3 38 (51.35%) Linux
4 37 (50.00%) SQL
5 33 (44.59%) Java
6 31 (41.89%) Ruby
7 30 (40.54%) Apache
7 30 (40.54%) Ansible
8 28 (37.84%) DevOps
9 27 (36.49%) Windows
10 25 (33.78%) Jenkins
11 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
11 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (29.73%) Terraform
13 21 (28.38%) Subversion
13 21 (28.38%) JIRA
13 21 (28.38%) Bitbucket
14 20 (27.03%) Confluence
14 20 (27.03%) HTML
14 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
15 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
15 19 (25.68%) PHP
15 19 (25.68%) Tomcat
15 19 (25.68%) DNS
16 18 (24.32%) Atlassian
16 18 (24.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (22.97%) Docker
18 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (20.27%) nginx
19 15 (20.27%) PowerShell

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 30 (40.54%) Apache
2 20 (27.03%) Confluence
3 19 (25.68%) Tomcat
4 15 (20.27%) nginx
5 3 (4.05%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Blender
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.11%) IaaS
3 6 (8.11%) PaaS
4 5 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.76%) OpenShift
4 5 (6.76%) SaaS
5 4 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (5.41%) GitHub
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.05%) Heroku
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) SSL
3 8 (10.81%) Internet
4 5 (6.76%) Firewall
5 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) GIS
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
3 21 (28.38%) Bitbucket
3 21 (28.38%) JIRA
3 21 (28.38%) Subversion
4 18 (24.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (20.27%) GoCD
5 15 (20.27%) Vagrant
6 8 (10.81%) Maven
7 6 (8.11%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.05%) Ant
8 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.05%) JBehave
8 3 (4.05%) JMeter
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.05%) Selenium
8 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.35%) Avionics
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Perl Developer
3 6 (8.11%) Perl Programmer
3 6 (8.11%) Programmer
3 6 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Junior
5 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Python Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) REST
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
4 8 (10.81%) Web Services
5 7 (9.46%) LAMP
6 6 (8.11%) .NET
7 5 (6.76%) Node.js
8 4 (5.41%) Ajax
9 3 (4.05%) Gherkin
9 3 (4.05%) Google Maps API
9 3 (4.05%) jBPM
9 3 (4.05%) jQuery
9 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.05%) Spring
9 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
9 3 (4.05%) XML
10 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.70%) Ext JS
10 2 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.05%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Linux
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Unix
5 5 (6.76%) CentOS
5 5 (6.76%) Debian
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) DevOps
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 14 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (16.22%) Open Source
6 8 (10.81%) Web Development
7 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) Kanban
8 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) SDLC
10 4 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) OO
11 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (79.73%) Python
2 42 (56.76%) Bash Shell
3 37 (50.00%) SQL
4 33 (44.59%) Java
5 31 (41.89%) Ruby
6 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
6 19 (25.68%) PHP
7 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (12.16%) C#
9 8 (10.81%) C++
10 4 (5.41%) C
10 4 (5.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (4.05%) Apex Code
11 3 (4.05%) Go
11 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) VB
12 1 (1.35%) VB6
12 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.76%) iptables
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Samba
3 4 (5.41%) Squid
4 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (40.54%) Ansible
2 22 (29.73%) Terraform
3 9 (12.16%) Kubernetes
4 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.46%) Puppet
5 5 (6.76%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.05%) vRealize
7 2 (2.70%) QRadar
8 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Atlassian
2 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) Google
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
6 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.05%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.35%) BEA
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) Informatica
8 1 (1.35%) Pega
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods