Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -38 +10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Perl 131 159 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.22% 6.98% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 10.22% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 99 127 129
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 2329 1556 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 74.98% 68.34% 65.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1337 1668
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.29%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 110 (83.97%) Python
2 86 (65.65%) Degree
3 65 (49.62%) Linux
4 54 (41.22%) Wireless
5 49 (37.40%) Software Engineering
6 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
7 44 (33.59%) C
8 37 (28.24%) Mathematics
9 35 (26.72%) DevOps
9 35 (26.72%) SQL
10 34 (25.95%) Firmware
11 32 (24.43%) Java
11 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (22.90%) Bash Shell
13 27 (20.61%) Computer Science
14 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
14 26 (19.85%) Electronics
15 24 (18.32%) Jenkins
16 23 (17.56%) Unix
17 21 (16.03%) Web Services
17 21 (16.03%) C++
18 20 (15.27%) Mentoring
18 20 (15.27%) Algorithms
19 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (14.50%) PHP
20 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
21 16 (12.21%) Embedded C
21 16 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
21 16 (12.21%) Puppet

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 (3.82%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.29%) Apache
2 3 (2.29%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.11%) GitHub
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.82%) IaaS
4 3 (2.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (41.22%) Wireless
2 15 (11.45%) SMS
3 14 (10.69%) WLAN
4 9 (6.87%) HTTP
5 6 (4.58%) Network Security
6 5 (3.82%) Firewall
7 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.76%) Internet
8 1 (0.76%) VPN
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.40%) MySQL
3 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.34%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.34%) Text Mining
6 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.82%) Big Data
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.29%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (19.85%) Electronics
2 5 (3.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (17.56%) Software Engineer
4 20 (15.27%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 20 (15.27%) Firmware Engineer
5 16 (12.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (12.21%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (10.69%) Junior
6 14 (10.69%) RF Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Applications Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Developer
7 13 (9.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (7.63%) Architect
8 10 (7.63%) JavaScript Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (7.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) Web Services
2 13 (9.92%) HTML
3 10 (7.63%) HTML5
4 6 (4.58%) CSS
5 5 (3.82%) Moose
5 5 (3.82%) REST
6 4 (3.05%) DBIx::Class
7 3 (2.29%) Catalyst
7 3 (2.29%) LAMP
7 3 (2.29%) XML
8 2 (1.53%) .NET
8 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.53%) JSON
8 2 (1.53%) JSP
8 2 (1.53%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.53%) SOAP
8 2 (1.53%) Spring
9 1 (0.76%) SQLAlchemy
9 1 (0.76%) Symfony
9 1 (0.76%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.27%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.69%) Verilog
5 9 (6.87%) Life Science
6 5 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.29%) LIMS
8 2 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.53%) Fintech
8 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (49.62%) Linux
2 23 (17.56%) Unix
3 16 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (11.45%) Ubuntu
4 15 (11.45%) Windows
5 11 (8.40%) CentOS
6 8 (6.11%) Android
7 5 (3.82%) Debian
7 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) Software Engineering
2 37 (28.24%) Mathematics
3 35 (26.72%) DevOps
4 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.27%) Mentoring
6 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
7 16 (12.21%) Machine Learning
7 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.45%) Test Scripting
9 14 (10.69%) Coaching
9 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.69%) Data Acquisition
10 13 (9.92%) Bioinformatics
11 11 (8.40%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (6.87%) Informatics
12 9 (6.87%) Physics
13 8 (6.11%) Open Source
13 8 (6.11%) Software Testing
14 7 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (5.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (83.97%) Python
2 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 44 (33.59%) C
4 35 (26.72%) SQL
5 32 (24.43%) Java
6 30 (22.90%) Bash Shell
7 21 (16.03%) C++
8 19 (14.50%) PHP
9 16 (12.21%) Embedded C
10 14 (10.69%) MATLAB
11 7 (5.34%) Ruby
12 5 (3.82%) C#
12 5 (3.82%) Julia
12 5 (3.82%) R
13 4 (3.05%) Tcl
14 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.29%) Scala
14 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.29%) VBScript
15 2 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (65.65%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.82%) CCNA
3 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.95%) Firmware
2 13 (9.92%) Docker
3 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) LXC
6 2 (1.53%) KVM
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) Puppet
2 14 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.40%) Grafana
3 11 (8.40%) Munin
3 11 (8.40%) ZABBIX
4 9 (6.87%) Ansible
5 6 (4.58%) Salt
6 5 (3.82%) Graphite
6 5 (3.82%) Graylog
6 5 (3.82%) Kibana
6 5 (3.82%) logstash
7 2 (1.53%) Terraform
8 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) Perforce
2 13 (9.92%) VMware
3 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco
5 5 (3.82%) Splunk
6 2 (1.53%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) Huawei
7 1 (0.76%) IBM