Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 93 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Perl 6 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 1.13% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.79% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £33,750 £70,000 £46,125
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 738 669 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 65.19% 62.82% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 658 601 650
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £50,075 £58,750 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -4 6 £30,000 - 1
Perl
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Analysis

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA