Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 100 123
Rank change year-on-year +31 +23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Perl 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.29% 0.39% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 0.69% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +145.45% -35.29%
10th Percentile £36,375 £51,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £79,500 £28,750
South East median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 494 725 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.12% 57.13% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 416 621 680
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £59,775
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Kent

Perl
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Perl in Kent

Perl
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Kent over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Perl in Kent

Perl
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Tunbridge Wells +22 5 £40,000 -40.74%
Dartford - 2 - - 1
Perl
South East

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

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) COBOL
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) JDBC
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) ODBC
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Ingres
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) GDPR
7 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (18.18%) OWASP
7 2 (18.18%) ISMS
7 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Ingres
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Perl Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) JDBC
1 5 (45.45%) ODBC
1 5 (45.45%) XML
1 5 (45.45%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) COBOL
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk