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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 92 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 1.45% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £26,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £38,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £74,750 £50,000
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
675 621 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 61.25% 53.30% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 600 558 553
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 June 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 June 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
Dartford - 3 £26,000 -
Maidstone +8 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 14 (73.68%) Solaris
3 13 (68.42%) Veritas
3 13 (68.42%) AIX
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
5 11 (57.89%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
6 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (42.11%) Puppet
7 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) NFS
7 8 (42.11%) HP
7 8 (42.11%) HACMP
7 8 (42.11%) Python
7 8 (42.11%) LDAP
7 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (36.84%) Clustering
8 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) MySQL
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Apache

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) LDAP
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (42.11%) HACMP
3 7 (36.84%) Clustering
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 14 (73.68%) Solaris
3 13 (68.42%) AIX
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (42.11%) NFS
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
3 6 (31.58%) OpenView
3 6 (31.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Veritas
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Sun
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco