The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 63 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Perl 18 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 1.95% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 4.20% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 16
Average salary £35,000 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Perl
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
516 500 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.78% 46.38% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 423 440 542
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Perl
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Essex region.

Perl Salary Trend in Essex

Perl
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Essex

Perl
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +10 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Colchester -5 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Brentwood +4 1 £52,500 -
Chelmsford -6 1 £35,000 -23.49%
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Python
3 17 (42.50%) PHP
3 17 (42.50%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
4 16 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (35.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (32.50%) Korn
6 13 (32.50%) Marketing
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) AWK
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) SLA
10 9 (22.50%) JD Edwards
10 9 (22.50%) SAP
10 9 (22.50%) OO
10 9 (22.50%) CRM
10 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle CRM
10 9 (22.50%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) Magento
10 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
11 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (22.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) DWDM
2 5 (12.50%) MPLS
2 5 (12.50%) OSPF
2 5 (12.50%) BGP
2 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) SDH
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) Network Security
2 5 (12.50%) Junos
2 5 (12.50%) Multicast
3 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Firebug
3 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Administrator
2 12 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Java Swing Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Database Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) Swing
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) WCF
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Equities
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Online Games
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (22.50%) OO
2 9 (22.50%) CRM
2 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) System Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Network Design
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL
9 1 (2.50%) Information Security
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) Service Management
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Python
2 17 (42.50%) PHP
2 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (32.50%) Korn
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) AWK
7 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) Jython
8 4 (10.00%) C#
8 4 (10.00%) C++
9 3 (7.50%) C
10 1 (2.50%) VC++
10 1 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCIE
2 5 (12.50%) JNCIE
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) XenServer
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (5.00%) Opsview
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) JD Edwards
3 9 (22.50%) SAP
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Juniper
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) JBoss
7 2 (5.00%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.50%) F5