Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 253 231
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 -27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 75 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.38% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 85
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +47.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 4,922 4,870 5,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.11% 47.18% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,104 4,137 4,456
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Birmingham -7 25 £48,750 -22.00% 1
Coventry -11 14 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Shropshire +22 9 £47,500 +6.28%
Worcestershire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 5 £28,000 -
Staffordshire +9 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 54 (72.00%) Python
2 38 (50.67%) Linux
3 37 (49.33%) Bash Shell
4 35 (46.67%) Java
5 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
6 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (30.67%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (28.00%) DevOps
8 21 (28.00%) Degree
8 21 (28.00%) .NET
9 20 (26.67%) C++
10 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
11 18 (24.00%) Ansible
11 18 (24.00%) Docker
11 18 (24.00%) Apache
12 17 (22.67%) Windows
12 17 (22.67%) C
12 17 (22.67%) C#
12 17 (22.67%) VMware
13 16 (21.33%) SQL
13 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
14 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (20.00%) DNS
15 14 (18.67%) Unix
15 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
15 14 (18.67%) Ruby
16 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (16.00%) Subversion
17 12 (16.00%) Mathematics

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 18 (24.00%) Apache
2 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.33%) JBoss
4 6 (8.00%) Confluence
5 4 (5.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (30.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.67%) IaaS
5 5 (6.67%) PaaS
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.33%) GitHub
7 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) Internet
3 9 (12.00%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) HTTP
5 5 (6.67%) SMTP
5 5 (6.67%) SSL
6 3 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (1.33%) IPsec
7 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.00%) Subversion
3 11 (14.67%) Bitbucket
4 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.67%) Maven
6 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.33%) JBehave
6 7 (9.33%) JIRA
6 7 (9.33%) JMeter
6 7 (9.33%) Selenium
6 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
6 7 (9.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (9.33%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.00%) IntelliJ
7 6 (8.00%) WATIR
8 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.33%) GoCD
8 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Avionics
7 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Python Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (10.67%) C++ Developer
5 8 (10.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Junior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Junior C++ Developer
8 5 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) CSS
3 11 (14.67%) HTML
4 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.67%) XML
5 7 (9.33%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.67%) LAMP
6 5 (6.67%) Web Services
7 4 (5.33%) REST
8 3 (4.00%) jQuery
9 2 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.33%) Ajax
10 1 (1.33%) J2EE
10 1 (1.33%) Laravel
10 1 (1.33%) Middleware
10 1 (1.33%) RESTful
10 1 (1.33%) Symfony
10 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.67%) Linux
2 17 (22.67%) Windows
3 14 (18.67%) Unix
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.33%) CentOS
5 7 (9.33%) Debian
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) DevOps
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
6 11 (14.67%) Open Source
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
8 8 (10.67%) CAD
8 8 (10.67%) ITIL
8 8 (10.67%) Physics
8 8 (10.67%) Runbook
8 8 (10.67%) SDLC
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) BDD
9 7 (9.33%) Collateral Management
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) RUP
9 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) Python
2 37 (49.33%) Bash Shell
3 35 (46.67%) Java
4 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (26.67%) C++
6 17 (22.67%) C
6 17 (22.67%) C#
7 16 (21.33%) SQL
8 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
8 14 (18.67%) Ruby
9 10 (13.33%) PHP
9 10 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (9.33%) VBScript
11 1 (1.33%) Go
11 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.33%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) VB6
11 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Docker
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Samba
3 9 (12.00%) Squid
4 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.67%) iptables
7 2 (2.67%) vSphere
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) Ansible
2 11 (14.67%) Puppet
2 11 (14.67%) Terraform
3 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.33%) Salt
4 7 (9.33%) SCVMM
5 5 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.00%) SCCM
6 3 (4.00%) SCOM
6 3 (4.00%) vRealize
7 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.67%) QRadar
8 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) VMware
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) NetApp
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.33%) BMC
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle
7 4 (5.33%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.00%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 3 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.67%) Google
9 2 (2.67%) Intel
10 1 (1.33%) Pega
10 1 (1.33%) Remedy
10 1 (1.33%) Zend