The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Perl
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 62 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Perl 7 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.00% 2.10% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 3.64% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 25
Median salary £38,539 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.31% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £41,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £40,000
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 446 357 326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 63.81% 57.77% 57.80%
Number of salaries quoted 356 311 295
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Perl
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Perl in Somerset

Perl
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Perl in Somerset

Perl
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Bath -16 4 £47,500 +13.09%
Clevedon - 1 £26,500 -
Perl
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Perl.

1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 9 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) REST
6 7 (38.89%) SaaS
7 6 (33.33%) High Availability
7 6 (33.33%) Ansible
7 6 (33.33%) DevOps
7 6 (33.33%) Puppet
7 6 (33.33%) JBoss
7 6 (33.33%) J2EE
7 6 (33.33%) SOAP
7 6 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) Web Development
7 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) Jetty
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) GWT
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) Jetty
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) IPv4
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) GWT
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) EJB
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
3 6 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Groovy
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Clojure
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco