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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 96 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Perl 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 1.06% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 1.81% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £59,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.87% +59.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
573 608 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 579
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 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
(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 - 1 £42,500 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) HACMP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Arabic Language
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Flex Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe AIR
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) HACMP
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe