The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 102 96 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Perl 5 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.43% 0.65% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.16% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £37,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Perl
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
656 689 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.36% 55.93% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 588 624 348
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Perl
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Perl Salary Trend in Kent

Perl
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Kent

Perl
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
West Malling +4 1 £70,000 +115.38%
Sevenoaks - 1 £54,000 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 14 (66.67%) Apache
3 13 (61.90%) Puppet
3 13 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (61.90%) AIX
3 13 (61.90%) Solaris
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 11 (52.38%) Tomcat
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) Veritas
5 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
6 10 (47.62%) LDAP
6 10 (47.62%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) C
7 9 (42.86%) C++
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (42.86%) NFS
8 8 (38.10%) OpenView
8 8 (38.10%) Control-M
8 8 (38.10%) NetBackup
8 8 (38.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (38.10%) Banking
8 8 (38.10%) IBM
8 8 (38.10%) Sun
8 8 (38.10%) HP
8 8 (38.10%) Dell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 14 (66.67%) Apache
2 11 (52.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (28.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LDAP
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) HTTP
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Firebug
4 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) YAML
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) CGI
2 5 (23.81%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) HACMP
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 13 (61.90%) AIX
2 13 (61.90%) Solaris
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
4 5 (23.81%) Kanban
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
1 9 (42.86%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) PHP
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) NFS
2 7 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (23.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
2 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (38.10%) NetBackup
3 8 (38.10%) OpenView
3 8 (38.10%) Control-M
4 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (23.81%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Veritas
1 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 8 (38.10%) Sun
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) Percona
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec