Period
to 18 September 2018

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 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -47 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Perl 63 177 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.55% 6.64% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 8.59% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 142 126
Cambridge median annual salary £44,582 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.84% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,700 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,691 2,061 1,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 68.57% 77.34% 69.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 1,654 1,446
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +4.65%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Perl.

1 45 (71.43%) Python
2 35 (55.56%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 23 (36.51%) Degree
5 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.22%) Marketing
6 14 (22.22%) Windows
6 14 (22.22%) Puppet
7 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (19.05%) Unix
8 11 (17.46%) Firewall
8 11 (17.46%) SQL
8 11 (17.46%) Life Science
8 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
8 11 (17.46%) Docker
9 10 (15.87%) DevOps
9 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 9 (14.29%) HTML
10 9 (14.29%) CSS
10 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (14.29%) Kubernetes
10 9 (14.29%) CentOS
10 9 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (12.70%) Salt
11 8 (12.70%) VLAN
11 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
12 7 (11.11%) Java

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 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) GitHub
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) Wireless
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) VLAN
5 5 (7.94%) DNS
5 5 (7.94%) SSH
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) HTTP
6 3 (4.76%) Junos
6 3 (4.76%) NAS
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) DHCP
7 2 (3.17%) SMS
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.59%) LAN
8 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.59%) Informix
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (22.22%) Marketing
2 7 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Administrator
2 11 (17.46%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Author
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Author
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Python Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) CSS
1 9 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) Django
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) React
4 1 (1.59%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Life Science
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Unix
4 9 (14.29%) CentOS
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
4 10 (15.87%) DevOps
5 9 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 6 (9.52%) Open Source
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.52%) Release Management
9 5 (7.94%) OO
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) Python
2 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) C
5 7 (11.11%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (7.94%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) C#
8 3 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) AWK
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.59%) R
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.76%) JNCIE
4 2 (3.17%) PhD
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Firmware
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.70%) Salt
4 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (9.52%) Grafana
4 6 (9.52%) Munin
4 6 (9.52%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) EMC
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.52%) Veeam
2 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) NetApp
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore