The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 102 78 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.54% 6.60% 6.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.01% 9.39% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78 70 90
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £36,571 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1019 831 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.37% 70.30% 64.51%
Number of salaries quoted 810 748 830
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Perl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Perl in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Perl.

1 162 (75.35%) Python
2 128 (59.53%) Linux
3 126 (58.60%) Degree
4 84 (39.07%) Java
5 73 (33.95%) Software Engineering
6 70 (32.56%) Computer Science
7 68 (31.63%) Bash Shell
8 65 (30.23%) Mathematics
9 64 (29.77%) C++
10 61 (28.37%) Wireless
11 60 (27.91%) C
12 52 (24.19%) JavaScript
12 52 (24.19%) Windows
12 52 (24.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 51 (23.72%) DevOps
14 47 (21.86%) Puppet
15 45 (20.93%) Firmware
16 41 (19.07%) Jenkins
17 39 (18.14%) Opscode Chef
17 39 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (16.74%) Git (software)
18 36 (16.74%) Ruby
19 35 (16.28%) VMware
20 34 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (14.88%) Mentoring
22 31 (14.42%) Unix
23 30 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
23 30 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
24 29 (13.49%) Electronics
25 23 (10.70%) Firewall

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 20 (9.30%) Apache
2 18 (8.37%) IIS
3 16 (7.44%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.58%) ColdFusion
4 12 (5.58%) nginx
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.47%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.58%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.79%) IaaS
5 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.33%) SaaS
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.37%) Wireless
2 30 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
3 23 (10.70%) Firewall
4 19 (8.84%) Bluetooth
5 15 (6.98%) WLAN
6 9 (4.19%) HTTP
7 6 (2.79%) 802.11
7 6 (2.79%) Internet
7 6 (2.79%) PPP
7 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.33%) SAN
8 5 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.40%) BGP
9 3 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.40%) DNS
9 3 (1.40%) SMS
10 2 (0.93%) LAN
10 2 (0.93%) WAN
11 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) MySQL
2 11 (5.12%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.26%) Big Data
5 6 (2.79%) Text Mining
6 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (19.07%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.58%) TeamCity
3 12 (5.58%) Vagrant
4 8 (3.72%) Selenium
5 7 (3.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.47%) Hudson
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (13.49%) Electronics
2 10 (4.65%) Law
3 6 (2.79%) Finance
4 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (25.58%) Software Engineer
2 52 (24.19%) Embedded Engineer
3 41 (19.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (14.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 32 (14.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 32 (14.88%) Graduate
5 21 (9.77%) Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (8.84%) Consultant
8 18 (8.37%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (7.91%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 16 (7.44%) Graduate Consultant
10 16 (7.44%) Graduate Technical Consultant
10 16 (7.44%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (6.98%) RF Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) Perl Software Engineer
13 13 (6.05%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) .NET
1 13 (6.05%) POSIX
2 11 (5.12%) Web Services
3 10 (4.65%) Catalyst
4 8 (3.72%) HTML
5 7 (3.26%) CSS
6 6 (2.79%) 802.1X
6 6 (2.79%) HTML5
7 5 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (1.40%) XML
9 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.93%) LAMP
9 2 (0.93%) REST
10 1 (0.47%) RESTful
10 1 (0.47%) Swing
10 1 (0.47%) Theano
10 1 (0.47%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 70 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.44%) Algorithms
3 14 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (5.12%) Private Cloud
5 9 (4.19%) Life Science
6 8 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.40%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.40%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 128 (59.53%) Linux
2 52 (24.19%) Windows
3 31 (14.42%) Unix
4 18 (8.37%) CentOS
5 16 (7.44%) Android
5 16 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.51%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.86%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.93%) Debian
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.95%) Software Engineering
2 65 (30.23%) Mathematics
3 51 (23.72%) DevOps
4 34 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (14.88%) Mentoring
6 23 (10.70%) Test Automation
7 22 (10.23%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.91%) Test Scripting
9 16 (7.44%) Data Acquisition
9 16 (7.44%) Physics
9 16 (7.44%) Presales
10 15 (6.98%) Coaching
10 15 (6.98%) Machine Learning
11 14 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (6.51%) Low Latency
12 13 (6.05%) Computer Architecture
12 13 (6.05%) Embedded Software Development
12 13 (6.05%) SDLC
13 11 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (4.65%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 162 (75.35%) Python
2 84 (39.07%) Java
3 68 (31.63%) Bash Shell
4 64 (29.77%) C++
5 60 (27.91%) C
6 52 (24.19%) JavaScript
7 36 (16.74%) Ruby
8 22 (10.23%) SQL
9 18 (8.37%) PowerShell
10 15 (6.98%) MATLAB
11 8 (3.72%) Tcl
12 7 (3.26%) PHP
13 5 (2.33%) C#
14 4 (1.86%) Lua
15 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (58.60%) Degree
2 52 (24.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.79%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.93%) CCNA
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.93%) LPIC
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 45 (20.93%) Firmware
2 30 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.70%) Docker
4 19 (8.84%) KVM
5 12 (5.58%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.26%) LXC
7 2 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (21.86%) Puppet
2 39 (18.14%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.37%) Grafana
3 18 (8.37%) Munin
3 18 (8.37%) ZABBIX
4 15 (6.98%) Salt
5 11 (5.12%) Packer
6 9 (4.19%) Ansible
7 6 (2.79%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) Graphite
8 2 (0.93%) Graylog
8 2 (0.93%) Kibana
8 2 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (16.28%) VMware
2 15 (6.98%) Perforce
3 10 (4.65%) Brocade
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle
5 5 (2.33%) CA
5 5 (2.33%) Riverbed
5 5 (2.33%) Sun
5 5 (2.33%) Vyatta
6 4 (1.86%) Serena
7 3 (1.40%) Juniper
8 2 (0.93%) Splunk
9 1 (0.47%) Google
9 1 (0.47%) Lattice Semiconductor
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