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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 86 40 78
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +38
Permanent jobs citing Perl 15 51 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.10% 4.82% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 9.85% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 1
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
578 518 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.31% 48.91% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 457 414 439
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Brentwood -23 2 £56,250 +7.14%
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Python
4 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (46.67%) Oracle
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (43.33%) IIS
7 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
7 12 (40.00%) ITIL
7 12 (40.00%) JBoss
7 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 12 (40.00%) IBM
7 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 12 (40.00%) vCloud
7 12 (40.00%) OpenStack
7 12 (40.00%) IBM SmartCloud
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
8 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
8 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
8 11 (36.67%) vSphere
8 11 (36.67%) F5
9 10 (33.33%) UNIX
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (33.33%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (43.33%) IIS
2 12 (40.00%) JBoss
2 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 10 (33.33%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Multicast
4 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 4 (13.33%) BGP
5 3 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) DWDM
5 3 (10.00%) SDH
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) Junos
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Firebug
4 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Database Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
1 5 (16.67%) XML
1 5 (16.67%) WCF
1 5 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (33.33%) UNIX
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (33.33%) Korn
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) C++
6 6 (20.00%) C
7 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.33%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (40.00%) vCloud
2 11 (36.67%) vSphere
2 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
1 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) IBM
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) F5
5 10 (33.33%) SaltStack
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds