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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank - 84 92
Permanent jobs citing Perl 0 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 1.38% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.84% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £65,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +205.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
616 493 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.77% 48.72% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 568 426 555
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) HACMP
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint