Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 225 282
Rank change year-on-year +23 +57 -2
Permanent jobs citing Perl 72 83 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 1.88% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 29
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% +14.12%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £37,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,250 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +7.73% +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 3,522 4,423 4,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.45% 46.91% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,799 3,688 4,305
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,325 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Warwickshire +10 16 £44,000 +100.00% 2
Shropshire -8 16 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Staffordshire +24 15 £36,500 +12.31%
Birmingham +17 5 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Coventry +12 5 £25,000 -48.72%
Worcestershire -19 4 £34,250 -2.14%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 44 (61.11%) Python
2 40 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 37 (51.39%) Linux
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Ansible
5 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
6 25 (34.72%) Unix
7 24 (33.33%) Docker
7 24 (33.33%) DevOps
7 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (23.61%) PHP
11 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
12 16 (22.22%) User Experience
12 16 (22.22%) Open Source
13 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
13 14 (19.44%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) C++
13 14 (19.44%) Subversion
14 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (18.06%) SDLC
15 12 (16.67%) Terraform
15 12 (16.67%) People Management
15 12 (16.67%) SaaS
15 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 12 (16.67%) Infotainment
15 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
15 12 (16.67%) Technical Leadership

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 4 (5.56%) Apache
1 4 (5.56%) Drupal
1 4 (5.56%) IIS
1 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
1 4 (5.56%) WordPress
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.67%) SaaS
4 9 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (12.50%) IaaS
4 9 (12.50%) PaaS
5 4 (5.56%) npm
6 3 (4.17%) Office 365
7 2 (2.78%) GitHub
7 2 (2.78%) Slack
8 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) VLAN
2 9 (12.50%) Internet
3 8 (11.11%) Network Security
4 7 (9.72%) DNS
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.56%) SNMP
7 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.17%) MPLS
7 3 (4.17%) SSH
7 3 (4.17%) WLAN
8 1 (1.39%) HTTP
8 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.33%) Redis
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) Subversion
3 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.50%) CircleCI
4 9 (12.50%) Codeship
4 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 8 (11.11%) JIRA
6 4 (5.56%) JSUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.78%) GitLab
8 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (16.67%) Electronics
2 8 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Avionics
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.94%) Incident Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Unix Scripter
6 5 (6.94%) Unix Support
7 3 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (9.72%) Node.js
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 6 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (8.33%) Laravel
4 6 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (6.94%) jQuery
5 5 (6.94%) LESS
5 5 (6.94%) React
5 5 (6.94%) Sass
5 5 (6.94%) Vue.js
6 4 (5.56%) CakePHP
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
6 4 (5.56%) Django
6 4 (5.56%) HTML5
6 4 (5.56%) RESTful
6 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) User Experience
2 12 (16.67%) Infotainment
3 9 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.94%) Smartphone
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (5.56%) Social Media
7 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) Unix
3 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Debian
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Fedora
7 1 (1.39%) HPUX
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) DevOps
3 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
5 16 (22.22%) Open Source
6 13 (18.06%) SDLC
7 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 12 (16.67%) People Management
7 12 (16.67%) Scrum
7 12 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.67%) Validation
8 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
11 8 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 8 (11.11%) Network Design
12 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) Python
2 40 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (23.61%) PHP
6 14 (19.44%) C++
6 14 (19.44%) SQL
7 12 (16.67%) C
8 9 (12.50%) Java
9 8 (11.11%) C#
10 6 (8.33%) AWK
10 6 (8.33%) Ruby
11 4 (5.56%) ES6
11 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.39%) Go
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) pfSense
4 1 (1.39%) Squid
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (37.50%) Ansible
2 12 (16.67%) Terraform
3 11 (15.28%) Kubernetes
4 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.89%) Puppet
5 9 (12.50%) CFEngine
6 6 (8.33%) Nagios
7 5 (6.94%) EnCase
7 5 (6.94%) FTK
8 1 (1.39%) cPanel
8 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 9 (12.50%) Google
3 7 (9.72%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) Dell
5 5 (6.94%) Nuix
6 3 (4.17%) Talend
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Samsung