The table below looks at the statistics for CPAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CPAN 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
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 926 941 981
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +40
Permanent jobs citing CPAN 28 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.057% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 3
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39368 41783 47955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34022 35490 40541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CPAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CPAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CPAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CPAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK.

CPAN Salary Trend in the UK

CPAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CPAN over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

CPAN Salary Histogram in the UK

CPAN
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK 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
England +23 28 £50,000 -
London +4 27 £50,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottingham +15 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire +7 1 £35,000 -12.50%

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing CPAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CPAN.

1 33 (100.00%) Perl
1 33 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (93.94%) Relational Database
2 31 (93.94%) Catalyst
2 31 (93.94%) DBIx::Class
2 31 (93.94%) Moose
2 31 (93.94%) JSON
3 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (90.91%) RDBMS
3 30 (90.91%) E-Commerce
3 30 (90.91%) SQL
3 30 (90.91%) High Availability
4 27 (81.82%) MySQL
5 25 (75.76%) CSS
5 25 (75.76%) XML
5 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
6 24 (72.73%) Linux
6 24 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (72.73%) Scrum
6 24 (72.73%) Refactoring
6 24 (72.73%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
6 24 (72.73%) OpenStack
6 24 (72.73%) Plack
6 24 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (72.73%) Kanban
7 23 (69.70%) HTML
8 22 (66.67%) SOA
8 22 (66.67%) Ruby
8 22 (66.67%) Ajax

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (72.73%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (93.94%) Relational Database
2 30 (90.91%) RDBMS
3 27 (81.82%) MySQL
4 24 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 22 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
1 33 (100.00%) Perl Developer
2 30 (90.91%) E-Commerce Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Lead Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Perl Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) Catalyst
1 31 (93.94%) DBIx::Class
1 31 (93.94%) JSON
1 31 (93.94%) Moose
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
2 25 (75.76%) XML
3 24 (72.73%) ActiveMQ
3 24 (72.73%) Plack
4 23 (69.70%) HTML
5 22 (66.67%) Ajax
6 16 (48.48%) Apache Flex
6 16 (48.48%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (90.91%) E-Commerce
1 30 (90.91%) High Availability
2 24 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 24 (72.73%) Kanban
2 24 (72.73%) Refactoring
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 22 (66.67%) SOA
3 22 (66.67%) TDD
4 14 (42.42%) Mentoring
4 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Perl
2 30 (90.91%) SQL
3 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (66.67%) Ruby
5 6 (18.18%) Scala
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) C++