The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 86 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Perl 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.90% 0.81% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 1.36% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £71,400 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
511 588 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.95% 59.70% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 459 528 537
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Perl Salary Histogram in Kent

Perl
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £64,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Perl.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) SNMP
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Nagios
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) SoftLayer
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Grails
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (30.00%) PKI

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) SoftLayer
3 3 (30.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Gatling
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Grails
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (30.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) HACMP
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Nagios
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas