The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 830 897 912
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +15
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 52 67 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.063% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 57
Median salary £40,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,650 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £49,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-19.19% -10.00%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 52 £40,750 -18.50% 14
London +20 23 £50,000 - 7
South East +83 22 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Southampton - 12 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire - 12 £37,500 - 3
Berkshire +60 9 £40,000 -17.94%
City of London +23 7 - -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
East of England +16 2 £65,000 +13.04%
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -
Reading +27 1 £42,500 -12.82%
West Yorkshire +25 1 £34,500 +13.11% 2
Leeds +24 1 £34,500 +13.11% 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £34,500 +5.34% 3
North East +12 1 £41,500 +18.57%
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £41,500 +18.57%
Gateshead -1 1 £41,500 +18.57%
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £50,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Regular Expression 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 Regular Expression.

1 62 (59.05%) Linux
2 54 (51.43%) Python
3 43 (40.95%) Big Data
4 42 (40.00%) Windows
5 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
6 40 (38.10%) HTML
7 36 (34.29%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (32.38%) SQL
9 33 (31.43%) SIEM
10 31 (29.52%) Degree
11 29 (27.62%) Perl
12 28 (26.67%) Firewall
12 28 (26.67%) Games
13 27 (25.71%) Splunk
14 26 (24.76%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (24.76%) PHP
15 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 25 (23.81%) Internet
16 24 (22.86%) Unix
16 24 (22.86%) Music Industry
17 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.95%) OOP
18 21 (20.00%) DNS
18 21 (20.00%) CSS
18 21 (20.00%) MySQL
19 20 (19.05%) XPath
19 20 (19.05%) Web Development
19 20 (19.05%) PHP 5
19 20 (19.05%) Network Security

Regular Expression
Top Related 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 36 (34.29%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.43%) Apache
2 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.57%) IBM Notes
3 9 (8.57%) IIS
4 4 (3.81%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) Firewall
2 25 (23.81%) Internet
3 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
4 21 (20.00%) DNS
5 20 (19.05%) Network Security
6 19 (18.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (13.33%) Wireshark
8 11 (10.48%) HTTP
9 9 (8.57%) LAN
9 9 (8.57%) WAN
10 8 (7.62%) SMTP
11 7 (6.67%) Wireless
12 6 (5.71%) LDAP
12 6 (5.71%) NetScreen
13 5 (4.76%) SSL
14 4 (3.81%) SSH
15 3 (2.86%) tcpdump
16 2 (1.90%) 4G
16 2 (1.90%) BGP
16 2 (1.90%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) Big Data
2 21 (20.00%) MySQL
3 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.86%) Redis
7 2 (1.90%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.95%) DTS
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) WinDbg
2 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) JIRA
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.90%) Grunt
6 1 (0.95%) Babel
6 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.95%) Bower
6 1 (0.95%) gulp
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.95%) Mocha
6 1 (0.95%) Phing
6 1 (0.95%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (26.67%) Games
2 24 (22.86%) Music Industry
3 8 (7.62%) French Language
4 7 (6.67%) Finance
5 6 (5.71%) German Language
6 4 (3.81%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (3.81%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) PHP Developer
3 19 (18.10%) PHP Web Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Web Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Security Engineer
5 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 13 (12.38%) Analyst
7 13 (12.38%) Junior
8 12 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (11.43%) Technical Support
8 12 (11.43%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (9.52%) Junior Developer
10 9 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (7.62%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (7.62%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.10%) HTML
2 21 (20.00%) CSS
3 19 (18.10%) HTML5
4 18 (17.14%) CSS3
4 18 (17.14%) Web Services
5 9 (8.57%) PCRE
6 8 (7.62%) ELK Stack
6 8 (7.62%) Flash
7 7 (6.67%) XML
8 6 (5.71%) SOAP
9 5 (4.76%) JSON
9 5 (4.76%) REST
9 5 (4.76%) XSD
9 5 (4.76%) XSLT
10 4 (3.81%) .NET
10 4 (3.81%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (2.86%) JMS
11 3 (2.86%) jQuery
11 3 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Social Media
3 9 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (7.62%) Blog
4 8 (7.62%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.76%) Social Network
7 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.86%) BBC
7 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Linux
2 42 (40.00%) Windows
3 24 (22.86%) Unix
4 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (11.43%) Mac OS
7 10 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 9 (8.57%) Windows NT
9 8 (7.62%) Solaris
10 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.90%) AIX
13 2 (1.90%) CentOS
13 2 (1.90%) HPUX
13 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) SIEM
2 26 (24.76%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (20.95%) OOP
4 20 (19.05%) Web Development
5 19 (18.10%) Computer Security
6 18 (17.14%) Information Security
6 18 (17.14%) SOLID
7 14 (13.33%) Analytics
8 12 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
8 12 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 9 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
10 9 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (8.57%) Security Operations
11 8 (7.62%) Computer Forensics
11 8 (7.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.43%) Python
2 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
3 34 (32.38%) SQL
4 29 (27.62%) Perl
5 26 (24.76%) PHP
6 20 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 20 (19.05%) PHP 5
6 20 (19.05%) XPath
7 16 (15.24%) Java
8 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (12.38%) PHP 7
10 11 (10.48%) Shell Script
11 10 (9.52%) C
11 10 (9.52%) C++
11 10 (9.52%) Ruby
12 2 (1.90%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.90%) C#
12 2 (1.90%) Korn
12 2 (1.90%) VBScript
13 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) Degree
2 17 (16.19%) CEH
3 13 (12.38%) CISSP
4 10 (9.52%) CCNA
4 10 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.52%) MCSE
4 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.71%) CREST Certified
7 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.81%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (3.81%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) CISA
10 2 (1.90%) GCIH
10 2 (1.90%) OSCP
11 1 (0.95%) CRISC
11 1 (0.95%) MCITP
11 1 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) GPG13
1 10 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Docker
2 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.52%) Snort
4 9 (8.57%) Samba
5 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.76%) iptables
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.86%) vSphere
8 2 (1.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Nessus
1 10 (9.52%) Nmap
2 8 (7.62%) QRadar
3 7 (6.67%) Kibana
3 7 (6.67%) logstash
4 6 (5.71%) RSA enVision
5 3 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.90%) Fluentd
6 2 (1.90%) Grafana
6 2 (1.90%) Graphite
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Splunk
2 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
3 18 (17.14%) Palo Alto
4 17 (16.19%) Oracle
5 16 (15.24%) Sophos
6 15 (14.29%) FireEye
7 14 (13.33%) Cisco
8 12 (11.43%) ArcSight
9 10 (9.52%) Fortinet
9 10 (9.52%) LogRhythm
10 9 (8.57%) Juniper
10 9 (8.57%) Lotus
10 9 (8.57%) Novell
10 9 (8.57%) Sourcefire
11 8 (7.62%) AlienVault
11 8 (7.62%) TippingPoint
11 8 (7.62%) VMware
12 7 (6.67%) Varonis
13 6 (5.71%) F5
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