The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CPAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 923 964
Rank change year-on-year +57 +41  
Permanent jobs citing CPAN 8 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.026% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 - £52,500

CPAN is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CPAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CPAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CPAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +36 8 £42,500 -15.00%
London +19 4 £53,250 +6.50%
Essex - 3 £32,159 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £32,159 -
East of England - 3 £32,159 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
South East - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing CPAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CPAN.

1 24 (100.00%) Perl
1 24 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (95.83%) DBIx::Class
2 23 (95.83%) Moose
2 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Scala
4 13 (54.17%) Kanban
4 13 (54.17%) High Availability
4 13 (54.17%) OpenStack
4 13 (54.17%) Plack
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
4 13 (54.17%) Catalyst
4 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (54.17%) Refactoring
4 13 (54.17%) MySQL
5 12 (50.00%) Ruby
5 12 (50.00%) Node.js
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
6 11 (45.83%) Apache Flex

CPAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (54.17%) OpenStack
2 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 13 (54.17%) MySQL
4 10 (41.67%) CouchDB
4 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Perl Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) DBIx::Class
1 23 (95.83%) Moose
2 13 (54.17%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (54.17%) Catalyst
2 13 (54.17%) Plack
3 12 (50.00%) Node.js
4 11 (45.83%) Apache Flex
5 10 (41.67%) Express
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
1 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (54.17%) High Availability
2 13 (54.17%) Kanban
2 13 (54.17%) Refactoring
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) SOA
5 10 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
5 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (41.67%) Informatics
5 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
5 10 (41.67%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Perl
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) Scala
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 11 (45.83%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) Python
5 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
1 10 (41.67%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) LXC