The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 85 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 10 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £33,250
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £51,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -21.15%
Regular Expression
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Regular Expression
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the Edinburgh region.

Regular Expression Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regular Expression.

1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (77.78%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
5 10 (55.56%) GIAC
5 10 (55.56%) Information Security
5 10 (55.56%) CEH
5 10 (55.56%) Visualisation
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 10 (55.56%) SIEM
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 10 (55.56%) CISSP
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (55.56%) SSCP
5 10 (55.56%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) SWIFT
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regular Expression. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
1 13 (72.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) SSH
2 3 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Security Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Visualisation
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) SWIFT
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
1 10 (55.56%) SIEM
1 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) XQuery
2 4 (22.22%) XPath
3 1 (5.56%) sed
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) GIAC
2 10 (55.56%) CEH
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) SSCP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) GCIA
4 3 (16.67%) GSEC
4 3 (16.67%) GCIH
4 3 (16.67%) GWAPT
4 3 (16.67%) GPEN
4 3 (16.67%) OSCP
4 3 (16.67%) OSCE
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica