Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 253 268
Rank change year-on-year +46 +15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Perl 95 77 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 1.48% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 60
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £66,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 3,776 5,219 5,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.67% 52.74% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,218 4,539 4,381
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,125 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 35 £49,500 +11.24% 7
Shropshire +28 17 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Coventry 0 16 £50,000 +5.26%
Warwickshire +41 6 £22,000 -39.73% 1
Worcestershire +5 6 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire +19 3 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 89 (93.68%) Python
2 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (49.47%) Java
3 47 (49.47%) DevOps
4 42 (44.21%) Linux
5 39 (41.05%) Jenkins
5 39 (41.05%) Bash Shell
6 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 34 (35.79%) Ruby
8 30 (31.58%) SQL
8 30 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (31.58%) Ansible
9 24 (25.26%) PHP
10 23 (24.21%) Maven
10 23 (24.21%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
10 23 (24.21%) Puppet
11 21 (22.11%) Apache
12 20 (21.05%) Terraform
13 19 (20.00%) Windows
13 19 (20.00%) Scrum
14 18 (18.95%) JIRA
14 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (17.89%) Finance
15 17 (17.89%) Unix
15 17 (17.89%) MySQL
16 16 (16.84%) HTML
16 16 (16.84%) DNS
16 16 (16.84%) Subversion

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 21 (22.11%) Apache
2 14 (14.74%) Confluence
2 14 (14.74%) nginx
2 14 (14.74%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.68%) Anypoint
4 11 (11.58%) Mule
5 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Blender
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.74%) Serverless
3 12 (12.63%) IaaS
3 12 (12.63%) PaaS
3 12 (12.63%) SaaS
4 10 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) DNS
2 14 (14.74%) SSL
3 6 (6.32%) HTTP
3 6 (6.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) MySQL
2 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (41.05%) Jenkins
2 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.21%) Maven
3 18 (18.95%) JIRA
4 16 (16.84%) Subversion
5 15 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (14.74%) Bitbucket
6 14 (14.74%) GoCD
6 14 (14.74%) Vagrant
7 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.32%) CircleCI
8 6 (6.32%) Codeship
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.16%) JUnit
11 2 (2.11%) StarTeam
12 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Automotive
2 6 (6.32%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.11%) Avionics
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Applications Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Perl Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Perl Programmer
6 9 (9.47%) Programmer
6 9 (9.47%) React Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior React Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Graduate
9 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Junior
10 3 (3.16%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) HTML
1 16 (16.84%) REST
2 10 (10.53%) RESTful
3 8 (8.42%) Ajax
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
4 6 (6.32%) .NET
4 6 (6.32%) React
5 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.21%) Java EE
6 4 (4.21%) jQuery
6 4 (4.21%) LAMP
6 4 (4.21%) Spring
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.16%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.11%) Google Maps API
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.11%) Three.js
8 2 (2.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) User Experience
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.21%) Linux
2 19 (20.00%) Windows
3 17 (17.89%) Unix
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.21%) CentOS
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.11%) Android
7 2 (2.11%) Debian
7 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (49.47%) DevOps
3 19 (20.00%) Scrum
4 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.79%) Open Source
6 14 (14.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.47%) Kanban
9 9 (9.47%) Microservices
9 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.47%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.42%) Web Design
11 7 (7.37%) Software Deployment
12 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.32%) CRM
12 6 (6.32%) Presales
12 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (93.68%) Python
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 39 (41.05%) Bash Shell
4 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.79%) Ruby
6 30 (31.58%) SQL
7 24 (25.26%) PHP
8 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 14 (14.74%) C#
10 7 (7.37%) C++
11 6 (6.32%) Apex Code
12 5 (5.26%) C
12 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.16%) R
14 2 (2.11%) Go
15 1 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.11%) CISA
4 2 (2.11%) CISMP
4 2 (2.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.05%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) LPIC
5 1 (1.05%) RHCA
5 1 (1.05%) RHCE
5 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) NFS
3 1 (1.05%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.05%) Samba
3 1 (1.05%) Squid
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Ansible
2 23 (24.21%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (24.21%) Puppet
3 20 (21.05%) Terraform
4 6 (6.32%) CFEngine
4 6 (6.32%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.53%) Google
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Rackspace
4 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) NetApp