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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 82 102 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Permanent jobs citing Perl 12 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 0.17% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 0.30% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +13.47%
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
493 670 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.00% 57.51% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 432 607 341
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 October 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 October 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Apache
3 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (66.67%) MySQL
5 13 (61.90%) Solaris
5 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
6 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
6 12 (57.14%) Ruby
7 11 (52.38%) Puppet
7 11 (52.38%) UNIX
7 11 (52.38%) Windows
7 11 (52.38%) AIX
7 11 (52.38%) DNS
8 10 (47.62%) Java
8 10 (47.62%) Finance
9 9 (42.86%) C
9 9 (42.86%) C++
9 9 (42.86%) JBoss
9 9 (42.86%) DevOps
9 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (38.10%) Python
10 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (38.10%) Veritas
11 7 (33.33%) IBM
11 7 (33.33%) Sun
11 7 (33.33%) OpenView
11 7 (33.33%) HP
11 7 (33.33%) Dell
11 7 (33.33%) SAN
11 7 (33.33%) Control-M

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (76.19%) Apache
2 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (42.86%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Ingres
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) WebLOAD
5 1 (4.76%) Firebug
5 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
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 Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Head of User Experience
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) 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%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) HACMP
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Solaris
4 11 (52.38%) UNIX
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
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
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Ruby
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) C
3 9 (42.86%) C++
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) NFS
2 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (33.33%) OpenView
3 7 (33.33%) Control-M
4 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (23.81%) Capistrano
5 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) Veritas
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) Sun
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) Percona
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco