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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 58 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Perl 2 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.44% 4.66% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 7.22% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 6
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
291 360 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 63.82% 64.52% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 245 339 366
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Bury St Edmunds +3 2 £37,000 +64.44%
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) 802.11
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) Percona
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic