The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 34 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.56% 2.20% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 4.44% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 16
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,696 £42,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 547 495 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.28% 49.40% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 468 431 515
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Perl
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Perl in Essex

Perl
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Essex

Perl
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden -2 16 £35,614 -25.02%
Colchester -9 9 £52,500 +19.31%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £28,000 -
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 53 (76.81%) Linux
2 36 (52.17%) Python
3 27 (39.13%) Bioinformatics
4 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (33.33%) Degree
5 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 22 (31.88%) Informatics
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 20 (28.99%) Web Development
8 20 (28.99%) Office 365
9 19 (27.54%) Visualisation
9 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (27.54%) VMware
9 19 (27.54%) Windows
10 18 (26.09%) Oracle
10 18 (26.09%) Unix
10 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 17 (24.64%) MongoDB
11 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
12 16 (23.19%) NetApp
12 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
12 16 (23.19%) SQL
12 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
12 16 (23.19%) vSphere
12 16 (23.19%) GitHub
13 15 (21.74%) DBIx::Class
14 14 (20.29%) Java

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (15.94%) JBoss
2 10 (14.49%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Apache Spark
3 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.70%) IIS
5 5 (7.25%) nginx
6 2 (2.90%) WordPress
7 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) Office 365
2 16 (23.19%) GitHub
3 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.80%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.80%) Yammer
6 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) NAS
2 5 (7.25%) LDAP
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) Skype
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 17 (24.64%) MongoDB
3 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
4 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
5 12 (17.39%) MySQL
6 11 (15.94%) CouchDB
7 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
8 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Software Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Customer Communications Manager
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Service Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) DBIx::Class
2 11 (15.94%) Moose
2 11 (15.94%) Node.js
2 11 (15.94%) Web Services
3 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 10 (14.49%) CPAN
3 10 (14.49%) Express
3 10 (14.49%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.25%) Catalyst
7 5 (7.25%) Dancer
7 5 (7.25%) Ext JS
7 5 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (7.25%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (5.80%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) XML
9 3 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.14%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (7.25%) LIMS
4 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) e-Health
5 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Linux
2 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 18 (26.09%) Unix
4 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
6 10 (14.49%) VMS
7 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Bioinformatics
2 22 (31.88%) Informatics
3 20 (28.99%) Web Development
4 19 (27.54%) Visualisation
5 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.59%) CRM
8 8 (11.59%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.70%) Health Informatics
9 6 (8.70%) High Availability
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.70%) ISMS
9 6 (8.70%) Security Management
9 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Python
2 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.19%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Java
5 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.49%) C#
5 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.25%) R
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) Haskell
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (14.49%) Postgraduate
4 6 (8.70%) MCITP
4 6 (8.70%) MCTS
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.25%) PhD
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) GDPR
1 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) vSphere
4 11 (15.94%) LXC
5 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 9 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) KVM
6 1 (1.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.14%) Nagios
3 5 (7.25%) Ansible
3 5 (7.25%) CFEngine
3 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 5 (7.25%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle
4 16 (23.19%) NetApp
4 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.14%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.35%) Apple
7 2 (2.90%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) Pegasus