The first table below looks at the demand for Regular Expression skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 861 850 839
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 44 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £29,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £86,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Trend

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

Regular Expression Salary Trend in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regular Expression over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 39 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London -32 34 £41,250 -21.42% 4
Scotland -9 5 £33,500 -16.25% 1
City of London -9 4 £42,500 -34.61%
Edinburgh -10 4 £33,500 -16.25% 1
South East - 4 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £53,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow -12 1 £28,500 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 56 (58.95%) Linux
2 52 (54.74%) SQL
3 47 (49.47%) MySQL
4 43 (45.26%) Windows
5 42 (44.21%) PHP
6 37 (38.95%) CSS
6 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
7 33 (34.74%) HTML
7 33 (34.74%) Apache
8 29 (30.53%) Perl
9 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
10 23 (24.21%) UNIX
11 22 (23.16%) Finance
12 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
12 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (21.05%) C#
13 20 (21.05%) .NET
14 19 (20.00%) Python
14 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (18.95%) Degree
15 18 (18.95%) XPath
15 18 (18.95%) Cisco
16 17 (17.89%) XML
16 17 (17.89%) MVC
17 16 (16.84%) Firewall
17 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
18 15 (15.79%) WPF
18 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.79%) Apache Solr
18 15 (15.79%) Big Data

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (34.74%) Apache
2 15 (15.79%) Apache Solr
3 12 (12.63%) Moodle
4 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.32%) Drupal
5 6 (6.32%) nginx
6 5 (5.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.16%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.32%) SaaS
3 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Firewall
2 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.68%) Ethernet
3 13 (13.68%) SSH
4 10 (10.53%) LDAP
5 9 (9.47%) FTP
6 8 (8.42%) SAN
6 8 (8.42%) SNMP
7 6 (6.32%) ICMP
7 6 (6.32%) Internet
7 6 (6.32%) POP3
7 6 (6.32%) SMTP
7 6 (6.32%) Network Security
8 5 (5.26%) HTTP
8 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.21%) DNS
10 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.05%) VPN
11 1 (1.05%) VLAN
11 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (49.47%) MySQL
2 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
3 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (15.79%) Big Data
4 15 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Data Mining
7 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
8 7 (7.37%) Ingres
9 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.32%) Hadoop
10 5 (5.26%) OLTP
11 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.74%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) JMeter
5 2 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
2 13 (13.68%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Administrator
5 12 (12.63%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.47%) Development Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Systems Development Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Junior
10 6 (6.32%) Systems Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Database Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Systems Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) CSS
2 33 (34.74%) HTML
3 20 (21.05%) .NET
4 17 (17.89%) XML
5 15 (15.79%) WPF
6 14 (14.74%) Silverlight
6 14 (14.74%) LINQ
6 14 (14.74%) PLINQ
7 13 (13.68%) XSLT
8 11 (11.58%) LAMP
8 11 (11.58%) jQuery
9 10 (10.53%) Web Services
10 9 (9.47%) Symfony
10 9 (9.47%) Yii
11 8 (8.42%) HTML5
11 8 (8.42%) J2EE
12 5 (5.26%) Django
13 4 (4.21%) XML Schema
14 3 (3.16%) XSL
14 3 (3.16%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) E-Learning
1 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.47%) Learning Management System
2 9 (9.47%) VLE
3 8 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (5.26%) Social Network
4 5 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.16%) Replication
6 2 (2.11%) DTV
6 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.11%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.05%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) Derivative
7 1 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.95%) Linux
2 43 (45.26%) Windows
3 23 (24.21%) UNIX
4 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.63%) CentOS
5 12 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.16%) FreeBSD
6 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) MVC
2 13 (13.68%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
3 12 (12.63%) Project Management
4 10 (10.53%) Workflow
5 9 (9.47%) OO
5 9 (9.47%) ETL
5 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.47%) Performance Testing
5 9 (9.47%) Analytics
6 8 (8.42%) OO PHP
7 7 (7.37%) SIEM
7 7 (7.37%) ITIL
7 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.37%) Migration
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.32%) B2B
8 6 (6.32%) B2C
8 6 (6.32%) Release Management
9 5 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) SQL
2 42 (44.21%) PHP
3 29 (30.53%) Perl
4 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
6 20 (21.05%) C#
7 19 (20.00%) Python
8 18 (18.95%) XPath
9 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
10 14 (14.74%) Java
11 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
12 9 (9.47%) sed
13 5 (5.26%) Clojure
14 2 (2.11%) Ruby
14 2 (2.11%) Groovy
14 2 (2.11%) VBScript
15 1 (1.05%) C++
15 1 (1.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) PhD
3 5 (5.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) GIAC
5 2 (2.11%) CISA
5 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.05%) GPEN
6 1 (1.05%) OSCP
6 1 (1.05%) OSCE
6 1 (1.05%) CISM
6 1 (1.05%) SSCP
6 1 (1.05%) GCIA
6 1 (1.05%) GSEC
6 1 (1.05%) GCIH
6 1 (1.05%) CEH
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Shibboleth
2 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Varnish
4 1 (1.05%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.05%) Snort
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Nagios
1 8 (8.42%) Puppet
1 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.32%) HAProxy
2 6 (6.32%) ZABBIX
2 6 (6.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.47%) Zend
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.42%) JBoss
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.16%) Lotus
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Splunk
6 3 (3.16%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Informatica
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) Facebook
7 2 (2.11%) McAfee
7 2 (2.11%) Google
7 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £34,283 - £40,335 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £34,283 - £40,335 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago