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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 864 835 873
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 53 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 45
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 16 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 53 £40,000 -12.08% 5
London -34 40 £42,500 -6.59% 3
Berkshire +5 10 £35,000 -26.31% 2
South East -18 10 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Newbury 0 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
City of London -23 4 £56,250 +23.62% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
Harrow - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester +3 1 - -
North West -2 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £29,000 -
East of England - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £22,500 -
Redditch - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £22,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (56.91%) SQL
2 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
3 60 (48.78%) Windows
4 49 (39.84%) Linux
5 40 (32.52%) UNIX
6 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 37 (30.08%) SIEM
8 34 (27.64%) PHP
8 34 (27.64%) Firewall
9 33 (26.83%) Java
9 33 (26.83%) MySQL
9 33 (26.83%) CSS
10 32 (26.02%) HTML
11 29 (23.58%) .NET
12 28 (22.76%) C#
12 28 (22.76%) XML
13 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
13 25 (20.33%) Security Cleared
14 24 (19.51%) XPath
15 23 (18.70%) CISSP
16 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
16 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
17 20 (16.26%) Apache
17 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (16.26%) Subversion
18 19 (15.45%) Degree
19 18 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 18 (14.63%) PCI DSS
19 18 (14.63%) Project Management

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (16.26%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) IIS
5 3 (2.44%) Moodle
6 2 (1.63%) WordPress
6 2 (1.63%) nginx
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Drupal
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) SaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.64%) Firewall
2 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.76%) Network Security
4 10 (8.13%) Internet
5 7 (5.69%) SNMP
6 6 (4.88%) Intranet
6 6 (4.88%) FTP
6 6 (4.88%) SAN
7 5 (4.07%) HTTP
8 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.44%) SSH
9 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.63%) LAN
9 2 (1.63%) WAN
9 2 (1.63%) POP3
9 2 (1.63%) SMTP
9 2 (1.63%) DNS
9 2 (1.63%) ICMP
10 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.83%) MySQL
3 18 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (13.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.94%) Big Data
6 8 (6.50%) Data Mining
7 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.63%) DB2
10 2 (1.63%) OLTP
10 2 (1.63%) Ingres
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Subversion
2 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.25%) JMeter
3 4 (3.25%) JIRA
3 4 (3.25%) Selenium
4 3 (2.44%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.63%) Hudson
5 2 (1.63%) YouTrack
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.63%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.63%) Maven
5 2 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.63%) Ant
5 2 (1.63%) JUnit
5 2 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Marketing
3 12 (9.76%) Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Back Office
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Electronics
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Developer
2 15 (12.20%) Junior
3 14 (11.38%) Software Developer
3 14 (11.38%) Consultant
4 13 (10.57%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Administrator
6 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) IT Security Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.69%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Junior C# Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Website Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Professional Services Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.83%) CSS
2 32 (26.02%) HTML
3 29 (23.58%) .NET
4 28 (22.76%) XML
5 17 (13.82%) jQuery
5 17 (13.82%) LAMP
6 14 (11.38%) Ajax
7 13 (10.57%) WPF
7 13 (10.57%) Silverlight
7 13 (10.57%) LINQ
7 13 (10.57%) XSL
7 13 (10.57%) XSLT
7 13 (10.57%) PLINQ
8 12 (9.76%) Web Services
9 9 (7.32%) Symfony
9 9 (7.32%) Yii
10 8 (6.50%) REST
10 8 (6.50%) HTML5
10 8 (6.50%) SOAP
11 7 (5.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.13%) Data Integration
4 8 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.44%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.63%) Open Source
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
6 2 (1.63%) Social Network
6 2 (1.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.78%) Windows
2 49 (39.84%) Linux
3 40 (32.52%) UNIX
4 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.44%) CentOS
5 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.63%) VMS
6 2 (1.63%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) SIEM
2 18 (14.63%) Project Management
3 17 (13.82%) MVC
4 16 (13.01%) Protective Monitoring
5 15 (12.20%) Cyber Security
6 13 (10.57%) OO
7 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.76%) Information Security
7 12 (9.76%) Workflow
8 10 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.69%) OO PHP
11 6 (4.88%) ETL
11 6 (4.88%) UML
11 6 (4.88%) OOP
11 6 (4.88%) Change Management
12 5 (4.07%) Document Management
12 5 (4.07%) Scrum
13 4 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (3.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.91%) SQL
2 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (27.64%) PHP
4 33 (26.83%) Java
5 28 (22.76%) C#
6 24 (19.51%) XPath
7 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
8 17 (13.82%) Perl
9 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
10 12 (9.76%) Python
11 10 (8.13%) VBScript
12 9 (7.32%) C++
13 8 (6.50%) VB
13 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
14 7 (5.69%) C
15 6 (4.88%) PHP5
16 5 (4.07%) Delphi
17 3 (2.44%) AWK
18 2 (1.63%) Clojure
18 2 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
1 25 (20.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) CISSP
3 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (15.45%) Degree
5 18 (14.63%) MCSE
6 17 (13.82%) CISA
7 16 (13.01%) MCITP
8 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
9 7 (5.69%) PhD
10 1 (0.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (14.63%) PCI DSS
1 18 (14.63%) GPG13
2 2 (1.63%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Puppet
2 7 (5.69%) Nagios
3 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.63%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.63%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.63%) CA LISA
4 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Cisco
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.32%) Zend
5 7 (5.69%) JBoss
5 7 (5.69%) VMware
6 6 (4.88%) Juniper
7 5 (4.07%) Google
8 4 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.63%) Talend
9 2 (1.63%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.63%) Perforce
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
9 2 (1.63%) CA
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Lotus
10 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.81%) Informatica
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