Category - Programming Languages

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

Technology usage statistics

Websites using Perl 15,773 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #10
Market share in Programming Languages 0.29%
Most popular version 5.16.3

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Perl usage. (See Perl Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Perl +801
Websites that dropped Perl -647
Websites that changed version of Perl 237

Distribution by websites popularity

Perl detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 15 websites
Top 100k sites 129 websites
Top 1m sites 2,631 websites

Websites utilizing Perl

Top websites that use Perl

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1,018 United States of America 3,103 United States of America 3,724 United States of America 4,247 United States of America 4,927 Germany 5,699
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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 (40.62%)
  • 5.10.1 (11.08%)
  • 5.18.2 (7.73%)
  • 5.8.8 (6.86%)
  • 5.24.1 (3.76%)
  • 5.10.0 (2.63%)
  • 5.20.2 (2.36%)
  • 5.32.0 (2.20%)
  • 5.14.2 (2.18%)
  • 5.30.3 (2.17%)

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Perl often used together with

Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with Perl on 15,124 domains. Total 3,855,451 domains found using Apache
Category - Web Server Extensions.
mod_perl is used together with Perl on 12,739 domains. Total 12,349 domains found using mod_perl
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Perl on 10,911 domains. Total 8,492,902 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with Perl on 10,393 domains. Total 4,097,300 domains found using PHP
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with Perl on 9,820 domains. Total 6,905,876 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Web Server Extensions.
OpenSSL is used together with Perl on 9,682 domains. Total 205,674 domains found using OpenSSL

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 25,473 domains found using CFML
CPython: Total 157 domains found using CPython
Dart: Total 36 domains found using Dart
Elm: Total 48 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 15,915 domains found using Erlang
GeneXus: Total 24 domains found using GeneXus
Go: Total 17,549 domains found using Go
Haskell: Total 57 domains found using Haskell
Java: Total 257,934 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 442,634 domains found using Lua