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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 899 847 837
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -10
Permanent jobs citing CPAN 5 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.022% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.011% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 40
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,600 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -1.26%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

CPAN Salary Histogram in the UK

CPAN
Top 6 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 22 August 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
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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 -33 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -23 3 £50,001 +11.11% 1
City of London -9 2 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Perl
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
4 15 (83.33%) JSON
5 14 (77.78%) Ajax
6 13 (72.22%) SQL
7 12 (66.67%) Apache
8 10 (55.56%) Linux
8 10 (55.56%) OO
9 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
9 8 (44.44%) SOA
9 8 (44.44%) Internet
9 8 (44.44%) XML
9 8 (44.44%) TDD
9 8 (44.44%) jQuery
10 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
10 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
11 6 (33.33%) Windows
11 6 (33.33%) Java
12 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
12 5 (27.78%) Retail
12 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (27.78%) Refactoring
12 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (27.78%) High Availability
12 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (22.22%) MySQL
14 3 (16.67%) Subversion
14 3 (16.67%) YUI

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
2 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Perl Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Perl Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Web Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Perl Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) JSON
3 14 (77.78%) Ajax
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (16.67%) YUI
7 2 (11.11%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Refactoring
3 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Perl
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C-shell
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) YUM
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Vignette
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Sun
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Dell
1 1 (5.56%) BEA
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat