Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 204 267
Rank change year-on-year 0 +63 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 65 99 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.13% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 2.57% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 77 49
West Midlands median annual salary £45,575 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,300 £21,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £69,250 £63,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,333 3,853 5,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.89% 44.16% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,786 3,281 4,622
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 22 September 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
Staffordshire +22 18 £42,500 +30.77%
Warwickshire -2 16 £50,000 +127.27% 1
Shropshire -1 14 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Coventry -4 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham +18 3 £60,000 +45.45% 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 43 (66.15%) Python
2 42 (64.62%) Bash Shell
3 35 (53.85%) Linux
3 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (46.15%) Ansible
5 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
6 23 (35.38%) DevOps
7 22 (33.85%) Docker
7 22 (33.85%) Unix
8 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
8 21 (32.31%) AWS
9 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
10 18 (27.69%) Open Source
11 16 (24.62%) Technical Leadership
11 16 (24.62%) Electronics
12 15 (23.08%) SQL
12 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
12 15 (23.08%) Terraform
13 14 (21.54%) Infotainment
13 14 (21.54%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (21.54%) User Experience
13 14 (21.54%) People Management
13 14 (21.54%) SDLC
13 14 (21.54%) Windows
13 14 (21.54%) Validation
14 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 13 (20.00%) PHP
14 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 12 (18.46%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (7.69%) Apache
1 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Drupal
2 4 (6.15%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.15%) WordPress
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.54%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Azure
2 8 (12.31%) SaaS
3 6 (9.23%) GCP
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
4 5 (7.69%) PaaS
5 4 (6.15%) npm
6 3 (4.62%) Office 365
7 2 (3.08%) GitHub
8 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) VLAN
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) SNMP
4 6 (9.23%) Internet
4 6 (9.23%) Network Security
5 4 (6.15%) DHCP
5 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 4 (6.15%) RS-485
6 3 (4.62%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.62%) MPLS
6 3 (4.62%) WLAN
7 2 (3.08%) RS-232
8 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Data Mining
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) Redis
5 3 (4.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.46%) Subversion
4 7 (10.77%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) CircleCI
5 5 (7.69%) Codeship
5 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.15%) JSUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.08%) GitLab
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (24.62%) Electronics
2 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.23%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Integration Specialist
4 5 (7.69%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.69%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Unix Scripter
4 5 (7.69%) Unix Support
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Incident Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (7.69%) React
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.15%) CakePHP
4 4 (6.15%) CSS3
4 4 (6.15%) Django
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
4 4 (6.15%) jQuery
4 4 (6.15%) LAMP
4 4 (6.15%) Laravel
4 4 (6.15%) LESS
4 4 (6.15%) RESTful
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.15%) Sass
4 4 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.15%) Vue.js
4 4 (6.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Infotainment
1 14 (21.54%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.15%) Social Media
5 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Unix
3 14 (21.54%) Windows
4 6 (9.23%) Debian
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) DevOps
3 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.69%) Open Source
4 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
5 16 (24.62%) Technical Leadership
6 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (21.54%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (21.54%) People Management
7 14 (21.54%) SDLC
7 14 (21.54%) Validation
8 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
8 12 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
10 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (15.38%) Scrum
11 7 (10.77%) Network Design
11 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.23%) Forensic Analysis
12 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) Python
2 42 (64.62%) Bash Shell
3 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
5 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.00%) PHP
6 12 (18.46%) C
7 11 (16.92%) C++
8 8 (12.31%) C#
9 7 (10.77%) AWK
10 6 (9.23%) Java
11 5 (7.69%) Ruby
12 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
12 4 (6.15%) ES6
12 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Docker
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 30 (46.15%) Ansible
2 15 (23.08%) Terraform
3 9 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.85%) Puppet
4 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
5 6 (9.23%) Nagios
6 5 (7.69%) CFEngine
7 3 (4.62%) EnCase
7 3 (4.62%) FTK
8 2 (3.08%) Opsview
8 2 (3.08%) SCOM
9 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Dell
3 6 (9.23%) Google
4 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.15%) CA
6 3 (4.62%) Nuix
6 3 (4.62%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.54%) SAP