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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 97 92 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 11 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 0.91% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.56% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 8
Average salary £59,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £33,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £53,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
632 641 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.09% 58.06% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 567 567 305
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Maidstone +4 1 £32,500 -13.33%
West Malling +3 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 30 January 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) MySQL
3 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 14 (60.87%) AIX
3 14 (60.87%) Solaris
3 14 (60.87%) Veritas
3 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Puppet
4 13 (56.52%) Apache
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 11 (47.83%) LDAP
6 11 (47.83%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) NFS
8 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
8 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (34.78%) Banking
9 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (34.78%) HACMP
9 8 (34.78%) Control-M
9 8 (34.78%) Project Management
9 8 (34.78%) Clustering
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (34.78%) OpenView
9 8 (34.78%) HP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LDAP
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) HTTP
3 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Firebug
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Platform Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CGI
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) Java SE
2 2 (8.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) HACMP
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 14 (60.87%) AIX
2 14 (60.87%) Solaris
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) User Stories
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
5 5 (21.74%) Kanban
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) C
3 7 (30.43%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (43.48%) NFS
3 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Squid
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
2 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
4 8 (34.78%) Control-M
4 8 (34.78%) OpenView
5 5 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (21.74%) Capistrano
6 1 (4.35%) Nagios
6 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Veritas
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Dell
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) Sun
5 5 (21.74%) Percona
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) SaltStack