The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 57 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 13 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.28% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Perl
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
332 401 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 58.14% 63.15% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 316 375 364
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Perl
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Suffolk region.

Perl Salary Trend in Suffolk

Perl
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Perl Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Perl
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Ipswich - 6 £35,000 -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Python
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (75.00%) QA
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Calabash
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) Android
4 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (37.50%) JUnit
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) DHTML
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Games
4 6 (37.50%) Online Games
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Calabash
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) QA Tester
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Software QA Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) DHTML
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Online Games
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) Jython
7 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
1 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle