Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 90 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 -58 +14
Permanent jobs citing Perl 35 101 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.71% 3.21% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 4.29% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 73 161
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,400 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% -

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 1,420 2,352 1,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.27% 74.86% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,820 1,377
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 34 (97.14%) Python
2 30 (85.71%) Linux
3 26 (74.29%) Bash Shell
4 16 (45.71%) Wireless
4 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 9 (25.71%) C
8 9 (25.71%) C++
8 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) GitHub
8 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.86%) Java
10 7 (20.00%) Automotive
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) VLAN
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
11 6 (17.14%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.14%) Puppet
12 5 (14.29%) Internet of Things
12 5 (14.29%) Change Control
12 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
12 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Wireless
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) VLAN
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Test Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Administrator
5 6 (17.14%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) IoT Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Python Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) React
2 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) YAML
2 1 (2.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 3 (8.57%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Debian
4 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.71%) Chemistry
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) DNA
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Physics
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Server Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Python
2 26 (74.29%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.71%) C
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) Lua
9 1 (2.86%) R
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Munin
5 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle