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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 77 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 16 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.62% 0.38% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 0.65% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £65,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+188.88% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
456 619 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.15% 58.18% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 388 542 374
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 23 September 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
Canterbury - 5 - -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Apache
3 17 (70.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (62.50%) MySQL
5 14 (58.33%) Tomcat
5 14 (58.33%) Solaris
5 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
6 13 (54.17%) Ruby
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) UNIX
7 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 12 (50.00%) AIX
7 12 (50.00%) Java
8 11 (45.83%) Finance
8 11 (45.83%) Puppet
9 10 (41.67%) DevOps
9 10 (41.67%) C
9 10 (41.67%) C++
9 10 (41.67%) JBoss
10 9 (37.50%) Python
10 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (33.33%) LDAP
11 8 (33.33%) PHP
11 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (33.33%) Veritas
11 8 (33.33%) YAML
12 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
12 7 (29.17%) Banking
12 7 (29.17%) Control-M

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (75.00%) Apache
2 14 (58.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Ingres
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) WebLOAD
5 1 (4.17%) Firebug
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) YAML
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) CGI
2 5 (20.83%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) HACMP
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Solaris
4 12 (50.00%) UNIX
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) AIX
5 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
6 4 (16.67%) CentOS
7 2 (8.33%) OS/400
8 1 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
4 5 (20.83%) Kanban
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) CAD
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Ruby
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) C
3 10 (41.67%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) Python
5 8 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) NFS
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
3 7 (29.17%) OpenView
3 7 (29.17%) Control-M
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (20.83%) Capistrano
5 3 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (41.67%) JBoss
3 8 (33.33%) Veritas
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
4 7 (29.17%) Sun
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Dell
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Percona
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Infoblox