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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 480 389 242
Rank change year-on-year -91 -147 +9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 408 184 65
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.56% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 257 139 61
10th Percentile £40,853 £42,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £49,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £51,949
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +25.12% -1.05%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £61,145
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £60,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.20% +8.70% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43,521 19,692 5,922
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.66% 61.59% 64.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24,198 16,282 5,195
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Perl
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Perl trend for jobs with a WFH option

Perl
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Perl.

Perl salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Perl
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Perl over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Perl salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Perl job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Perl.

1 316 (77.45%) Python
2 250 (61.27%) Linux
3 201 (49.26%) AWS
4 180 (44.12%) Bash
5 154 (37.75%) Java
6 151 (37.01%) DevOps
7 136 (33.33%) Agile
8 123 (30.15%) Azure
9 115 (28.19%) Social Skills
10 110 (26.96%) Ansible
11 109 (26.72%) Terraform
12 107 (26.23%) Windows
13 106 (25.98%) Kubernetes
14 105 (25.74%) Docker
14 105 (25.74%) CI/CD
15 96 (23.53%) SQL
16 93 (22.79%) Unix
17 80 (19.61%) Ruby
18 79 (19.36%) JavaScript
18 79 (19.36%) Finance
19 76 (18.63%) Git (software)
20 75 (18.38%) Jenkins
21 74 (18.14%) PowerShell
21 74 (18.14%) MySQL
22 65 (15.93%) C++
23 64 (15.69%) Configuration Management
24 63 (15.44%) Test Automation
25 62 (15.20%) Puppet
26 59 (14.46%) OO
27 58 (14.22%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (8.09%) nginx
2 27 (6.62%) Apache
3 19 (4.66%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.21%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.47%) Confluence
9 5 (1.23%) IIS
9 5 (1.23%) MediaWiki
9 5 (1.23%) Moodle
10 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.74%) SAS
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.25%) iPlanet
13 1 (0.25%) JBoss
13 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 201 (49.26%) AWS
2 123 (30.15%) Azure
3 36 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 36 (8.82%) GCP
4 32 (7.84%) GitHub
5 29 (7.11%) SaaS
6 27 (6.62%) IaaS
7 25 (6.13%) PaaS
8 23 (5.64%) WhatsApp
9 21 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (5.15%) OpenShift
10 17 (4.17%) Amazon S3
11 16 (3.92%) Serverless
12 14 (3.43%) Datadog
13 11 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
13 11 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (2.21%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.07%) Firewall
2 36 (8.82%) DNS
3 18 (4.41%) HTTP
4 14 (3.43%) VPN
5 12 (2.94%) Network Security
6 10 (2.45%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (2.45%) DHCP
6 10 (2.45%) FTP
7 8 (1.96%) Internet
7 8 (1.96%) SAN
8 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.23%) LAN
9 5 (1.23%) NAS
9 5 (1.23%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (1.23%) SSH
9 5 (1.23%) WAN
9 5 (1.23%) Wireless
10 4 (0.98%) BGP
10 4 (0.98%) OSPF
10 4 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.14%) MySQL
2 29 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.88%) Redis
5 22 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.90%) DB2
6 20 (4.90%) InfluxDB
7 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.47%) Text Mining
10 4 (0.98%) Big Data
11 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.74%) DTS
12 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 76 (18.63%) Git (software)
2 75 (18.38%) Jenkins
3 36 (8.82%) GitLab
4 25 (6.13%) LoadRunner
5 21 (5.15%) JMeter
6 20 (4.90%) JIRA
7 18 (4.41%) NeoLoad
7 18 (4.41%) webpack
8 17 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
9 15 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (3.68%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.94%) Maven
11 11 (2.70%) Ant
11 11 (2.70%) Selenium
11 11 (2.70%) Subversion
12 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.47%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.23%) Babel
15 4 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (28.19%) Social Skills
2 79 (19.36%) Finance
3 58 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (9.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 34 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 31 (7.60%) Retail
7 20 (4.90%) Law
7 20 (4.90%) Public Sector
8 14 (3.43%) Legal
9 13 (3.19%) Marketing
9 13 (3.19%) Publishing
10 12 (2.94%) Banking
11 11 (2.70%) Electronics
12 10 (2.45%) Financial Institution
12 10 (2.45%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (1.47%) Multimedia
15 5 (1.23%) Advertising
16 4 (0.98%) Games
17 3 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 108 (26.47%) Developer
2 68 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (7.11%) Senior Developer
4 28 (6.86%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (6.62%) Java Developer
6 25 (6.13%) Administrator
7 24 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
9 20 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.66%) Performance Engineer
11 18 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
12 17 (4.17%) Site Engineer
12 17 (4.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 16 (3.92%) Senior Test Automation Developer
13 16 (3.92%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.97%) Node.js
2 52 (12.75%) Web Services
3 39 (9.56%) REST
4 29 (7.11%) Spring Boot
5 23 (5.64%) CSS
5 23 (5.64%) HTML
5 23 (5.64%) Java Concurrency
6 22 (5.39%) Elastic Stack
6 22 (5.39%) LAMP
7 20 (4.90%) React
8 19 (4.66%) Kafka
9 17 (4.17%) CSS3
9 17 (4.17%) HTML5
9 17 (4.17%) Vue.js
10 16 (3.92%) LEMP Stack
11 14 (3.43%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.43%) Sass
12 13 (3.19%) JSON
12 13 (3.19%) Keras
12 13 (3.19%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (7.84%) Public Cloud
3 28 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.39%) Replication
5 19 (4.66%) Cyberattack
6 18 (4.41%) Smartphone
6 18 (4.41%) Social Media
7 17 (4.17%) Cloud Native
8 15 (3.68%) HACMP
9 13 (3.19%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (2.94%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.70%) Video on Demand
12 10 (2.45%) Private Cloud
13 9 (2.21%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.72%) Grid Computing
15 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (1.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 250 (61.27%) Linux
2 107 (26.23%) Windows
3 93 (22.79%) Unix
4 39 (9.56%) Windows Server
5 36 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.66%) Debian
6 19 (4.66%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.41%) AIX
8 15 (3.68%) CentOS
8 15 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.68%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (2.94%) Solaris
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.98%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.98%) SUSE
11 4 (0.98%) zOS
12 3 (0.74%) Android
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.49%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.01%) DevOps
2 136 (33.33%) Agile
3 105 (25.74%) CI/CD
4 64 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 63 (15.44%) Test Automation
6 59 (14.46%) OO
7 57 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
9 51 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (11.76%) Migration
11 47 (11.52%) Load Balancing
12 43 (10.54%) Scrum
13 41 (10.05%) TDD
14 37 (9.07%) Mentoring
15 35 (8.58%) Computer Science
16 34 (8.33%) OOD
16 34 (8.33%) Open Source
16 34 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
16 34 (8.33%) Software Testing
17 31 (7.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 316 (77.45%) Python
2 180 (44.12%) Bash
3 154 (37.75%) Java
4 96 (23.53%) SQL
5 80 (19.61%) Ruby
6 79 (19.36%) JavaScript
7 74 (18.14%) PowerShell
8 65 (15.93%) C++
9 47 (11.52%) PHP
10 45 (11.03%) Shell Script
11 42 (10.29%) C
12 37 (9.07%) Go
13 27 (6.62%) C#
14 23 (5.64%) Kotlin
15 22 (5.39%) ES6
16 20 (4.90%) AWK
16 20 (4.90%) R
17 8 (1.96%) VBA
18 7 (1.72%) Lua
19 4 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 43 (10.54%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.07%) Degree
4 19 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.21%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.96%) MCSE
6 8 (1.96%) RHCE
7 6 (1.47%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.23%) MCSA
8 5 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.49%) CISMP
10 2 (0.49%) PhD
11 1 (0.25%) CCIE
11 1 (0.25%) CCNA
11 1 (0.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.33%) QA
2 11 (2.70%) GDPR
3 9 (2.21%) SOC 2
4 8 (1.96%) FISMA
4 8 (1.96%) HIPAA
4 8 (1.96%) HITRUST
5 4 (0.98%) SLA
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 105 (25.74%) Docker
2 32 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.90%) KVM
5 19 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.66%) Xen
6 15 (3.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (1.96%) iptables
8 6 (1.47%) NFS
9 4 (0.98%) vSphere
10 2 (0.49%) NDS
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.49%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.25%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.25%) Postfix
11 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 110 (26.96%) Ansible
2 109 (26.72%) Terraform
3 106 (25.98%) Kubernetes
4 62 (15.20%) Puppet
5 57 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (9.56%) Grafana
7 20 (4.90%) logstash
8 18 (4.41%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (4.41%) HAProxy
9 15 (3.68%) IBM BigFix
9 15 (3.68%) Netcool
9 15 (3.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 15 (3.68%) Tivoli
9 15 (3.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 11 (2.70%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.72%) Prometheus
12 6 (1.47%) Nagios
13 5 (1.23%) Nessus
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (1.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 44 (10.78%) Oracle
2 36 (8.82%) IBM
3 32 (7.84%) Splunk
3 32 (7.84%) VMware
4 31 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.62%) Google
6 26 (6.37%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.64%) Snapchat
8 22 (5.39%) Dynatrace
9 20 (4.90%) New Relic
10 19 (4.66%) AppDynamics
10 19 (4.66%) F5
11 18 (4.41%) Perforce
12 16 (3.92%) Micro Focus
13 11 (2.70%) BT
13 11 (2.70%) SAP
14 10 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.45%) Virgin Media
15 9 (2.21%) Cisco
16 7 (1.72%) Veritas