Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 80 107
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27 0
Permanent jobs citing Perl 18 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.42% 2.69% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 4.91% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 28
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £46,051 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.71% +2.34% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,288 £38,075
90th Percentile £45,250 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £44,375 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.58% - +5.56%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 734 855 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.93% 54.77% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 610 718 790
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Saffron Walden 0 6 £40,000 +12.32% 1
Colchester +2 4 £30,000 -42.86%
Southend-on-Sea -11 1 £65,000 +119.53% 2
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Web Development
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) SMS
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) ETL
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Games
9 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 2 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) React
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS

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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Python Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Backend Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) React
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google