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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 113 95 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.04% 6.47% 7.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.36% 10.46% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 85 106
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,088 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.58%  

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 914 908 967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 73.12% 61.81% 66.41%
Number of salaries quoted 707 756 841
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 160 (69.26%) Python
2 153 (66.23%) Linux
3 122 (52.81%) Degree
4 105 (45.45%) Java
5 88 (38.10%) Bash Shell
6 84 (36.36%) C++
7 80 (34.63%) Computer Science
8 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
9 71 (30.74%) Software Engineering
10 63 (27.27%) Windows
11 58 (25.11%) C
11 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (19.48%) SQL
13 41 (17.75%) MySQL
13 41 (17.75%) Puppet
14 40 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
14 40 (17.32%) Wireless
14 40 (17.32%) DevOps
15 39 (16.88%) Mathematics
16 38 (16.45%) VMware
17 36 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
18 33 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (13.85%) QA
20 31 (13.42%) Ruby
21 28 (12.12%) Bluetooth
22 27 (11.69%) Visualisation
22 27 (11.69%) Data Visualisation
22 27 (11.69%) Unix
23 26 (11.26%) Jenkins
24 25 (10.82%) Mentoring

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 18 (7.79%) Apache
1 18 (7.79%) OpenStack
2 16 (6.93%) IIS
3 13 (5.63%) ColdFusion
3 13 (5.63%) nginx
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.30%) Jetty
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.30%) IaaS
4 3 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.32%) Wireless
2 28 (12.12%) Bluetooth
3 24 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (7.36%) 802.11
4 17 (7.36%) HTTP
5 13 (5.63%) Firewall
6 12 (5.19%) Internet
7 11 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.33%) DNS
9 6 (2.60%) BGP
9 6 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.60%) SAN
9 6 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.16%) PPP
11 4 (1.73%) DHCP
11 4 (1.73%) LDAP
11 4 (1.73%) SMTP
11 4 (1.73%) SNMP
12 3 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.75%) MySQL
2 13 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.03%) Big Data
4 7 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.43%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (11.26%) Jenkins
2 24 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 13 (5.63%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.60%) Selenium
6 4 (1.73%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.30%) JIRA
8 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.43%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.43%) Hudson
9 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (9.52%) Electronics
2 11 (4.76%) Law
3 6 (2.60%) Finance
4 3 (1.30%) Automotive
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (33.77%) Software Engineer
2 49 (21.21%) Developer
3 38 (16.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 37 (16.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (12.55%) Java Developer
5 29 (12.55%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (12.12%) Java Engineer
7 27 (11.69%) Development Engineer
7 27 (11.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 27 (11.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 27 (11.69%) Software Development Engineer
8 23 (9.96%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (9.96%) Graduate
8 23 (9.96%) Software Developer
9 18 (7.79%) Perl Software Engineer
9 18 (7.79%) Test Engineer
10 16 (6.93%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.93%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (6.49%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (6.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.23%) .NET
2 17 (7.36%) 802.1X
3 12 (5.19%) CSS
3 12 (5.19%) HTML
4 11 (4.76%) POSIX
4 11 (4.76%) Web Services
4 11 (4.76%) XML
5 10 (4.33%) Catalyst
6 7 (3.03%) HTML5
6 7 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.60%) LAMP
8 3 (1.30%) D3.js
8 3 (1.30%) Ext JS
8 3 (1.30%) JSON
8 3 (1.30%) RESTful
9 2 (0.87%) WSH
10 1 (0.43%) Ajax
10 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 80 (34.63%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.23%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (5.63%) Private Cloud
4 12 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (2.60%) Life Science
6 4 (1.73%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.73%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) ASIC
7 3 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
7 3 (1.30%) Verilog
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 153 (66.23%) Linux
2 63 (27.27%) Windows
3 27 (11.69%) Unix
4 15 (6.49%) Android
4 15 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.06%) CentOS
6 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.74%) Software Engineering
2 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.32%) DevOps
4 39 (16.88%) Mathematics
5 27 (11.69%) Data Visualisation
5 27 (11.69%) Visualisation
6 25 (10.82%) Cross-Platform Development
6 25 (10.82%) Mentoring
6 25 (10.82%) SDLC
7 22 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
8 18 (7.79%) Informatics
9 16 (6.93%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.49%) Android Development
11 13 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.63%) Scrum
12 12 (5.19%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.76%) Computer Architecture
13 11 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (4.76%) Low Latency
14 10 (4.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 160 (69.26%) Python
2 105 (45.45%) Java
3 88 (38.10%) Bash Shell
4 84 (36.36%) C++
5 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
6 58 (25.11%) C
7 45 (19.48%) SQL
8 31 (13.42%) Ruby
9 19 (8.23%) C#
10 16 (6.93%) PowerShell
10 16 (6.93%) Tcl
11 11 (4.76%) PHP
12 10 (4.33%) Lua
13 8 (3.46%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.73%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.43%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 122 (52.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) LPIC
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
3 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.85%) QA
System Software
1 33 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.39%) Firmware
3 21 (9.09%) KVM
4 18 (7.79%) Docker
5 8 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.16%) LXC
7 3 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (17.75%) Puppet
2 36 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.23%) Nagios
4 13 (5.63%) Ansible
4 13 (5.63%) Packer
4 13 (5.63%) Salt
5 10 (4.33%) Grafana
5 10 (4.33%) Munin
5 10 (4.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (16.45%) VMware
2 15 (6.49%) Sun
3 11 (4.76%) Brocade
4 9 (3.90%) Cisco
5 8 (3.46%) Oracle
6 6 (2.60%) Juniper
7 5 (2.16%) CA
7 5 (2.16%) Riverbed
7 5 (2.16%) Serena
7 5 (2.16%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Intel
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