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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank - 97 104
Permanent jobs citing Perl 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.66% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £42,500 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.11%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
393 605 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.13% 54.21% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 341 544 559
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (100.00%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Gatling
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco