Category - Programming Languages

Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 30 years of development.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using Perl 15,908 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #9
Market share in Programming Languages 0.31%
Most popular version 5.16.3

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Perl usage. (See Perl Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Perl +3,899
Websites that dropped Perl -624
Websites that changed version of Perl 211

Distribution by websites popularity

Perl detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 17 websites
Top 100k sites 128 websites
Top 1m sites 2,574 websites

Websites utilizing Perl

Top websites that use Perl

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1,018 United States of America 1,215 United States of America 3,103 United States of America 3,724 United States of America 4,247 United States of America 4,927
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Market Share

Perl market share within the Programming Languages category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Versions (by popularity)

  • 5.16.3 (40.10%)
  • 5.10.1 (11.69%)
  • 5.18.2 (7.80%)
  • 5.8.8 (7.22%)
  • 5.24.1 (2.87%)
  • 5.10.0 (2.75%)
  • 5.30.3 (2.55%)
  • 5.20.2 (2.49%)
  • 5.14.2 (2.34%)
  • 5.28.1 (2.12%)

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Perl often used together with

Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with Perl on 14,493 domains. Total 3,844,377 domains found using Apache
Category - Web Server Extensions.
mod_perl is used together with Perl on 12,450 domains. Total 12,306 domains found using mod_perl
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Perl on 11,470 domains. Total 8,702,930 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with Perl on 9,720 domains. Total 6,622,159 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Web Server Extensions.
OpenSSL is used together with Perl on 9,511 domains. Total 211,415 domains found using OpenSSL
Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with Perl on 9,266 domains. Total 3,965,788 domains found using PHP

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 2,324 domains found using CFML
Elm: Total 51 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 16,462 domains found using Erlang
Go: Total 16,060 domains found using Go
Java: Total 242,473 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 402,272 domains found using Lua
Node.js: Total 58,216 domains found using Node.js
PHP: Total 3,965,788 domains found using PHP
Python: Total 170,107 domains found using Python
Ruby: Total 276,776 domains found using Ruby