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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 90 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Perl 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.75% 1.25% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 2.14% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Median salary £53,250 £69,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.82% -13.75%
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
562 561 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.62% 58.50% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 498 498 537
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 4 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 4 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 - 5 £64,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Nagios
3 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
3 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (33.33%) SoftLayer
4 4 (33.33%) Statistics
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN

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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) SoftLayer
3 3 (25.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Flex Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Grails
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe AIR
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Flex
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (25.00%) HACMP
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Nagios
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper