The table below looks at the statistics for CPAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 922 940 942
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing CPAN 8 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.038% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%

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
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

CPAN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
England +14 8 £50,000 - 4
London +16 6 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottingham +6 2 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +2 2 £35,000 -12.50%

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CPAN 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 CPAN.

1 12 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (83.33%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Catalyst
4 9 (75.00%) DBIx::Class
4 9 (75.00%) Moose
5 8 (66.67%) MySQL
5 8 (66.67%) Ruby
5 8 (66.67%) JSON
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (58.33%) High Availability
7 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) jQuery
7 6 (50.00%) Ajax
7 6 (50.00%) SOA
8 5 (41.67%) Linux
8 5 (41.67%) PHP
8 5 (41.67%) Kanban
8 5 (41.67%) Refactoring
8 5 (41.67%) Apache Flex

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CPAN 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 CPAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Perl Developer
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Catalyst
3 9 (75.00%) DBIx::Class
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) Moose
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (41.67%) Apache Flex
6 5 (41.67%) Plack
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) High Availability
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) Scala
7 3 (25.00%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Python
9 1 (8.33%) C++
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