Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 101 120
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Perl 27 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.73% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 9
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +57.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £35,625 £33,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £76,750 £45,000
South East median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.50% -9.09% +15.79%

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 583 720 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.89% 54.26% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 508 612 709
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,125 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +20 10 £40,000 -40.74%
West Malling - 6 £55,000 -
Sevenoaks +1 1 £31,000 -43.64%
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
Westerham - 1 £75,000 - 1
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Perl.

1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) COBOL
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) C
5 11 (40.74%) C++
5 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
5 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Python
7 9 (33.33%) Ingres
7 9 (33.33%) ETL
7 9 (33.33%) JDBC
7 9 (33.33%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) XSLT
7 9 (33.33%) ODBC
8 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) Go
12 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (7.41%) GitHub
12 2 (7.41%) Docker
12 2 (7.41%) Spring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 9 (33.33%) Ingres
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Release Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) C Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C++ Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Perl Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) JDBC
2 9 (33.33%) ODBC
2 9 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) XSLT
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) ISMS
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Microservices
6 1 (3.70%) OWASP
6 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) COBOL
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C
2 11 (40.74%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Percona
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) VMware