The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 843 881 844
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -37
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 53 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 29
Average salary £46,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%

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
40400 47286 43640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.81% 40.03% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34531 40439 37916
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 29 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 26 May 2015. 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
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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 +55 51 £46,000 +8.23% 8
London +6 16 £66,250 +39.47% 2
South East +18 13 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Berkshire +5 10 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Maidenhead - 10 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £46,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £46,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £31,500 - 1
East of England - 8 £46,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £30,500 -
Leeds - 5 £32,500 -
North West +6 4 £36,250 -
City of London +47 3 £54,500 -5.21% 1
Manchester +9 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +27 2 £57,500 +101.75%
Wetherby - 2 £30,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £57,500 -
Guildford - 2 £43,750 -
Surrey - 2 £43,750 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,500 -
Stockport - 1 £31,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 80 (64.52%) Linux
2 70 (56.45%) Windows
3 64 (51.61%) SQL
4 43 (34.68%) Perl
5 39 (31.45%) HTML
6 38 (30.65%) Python
6 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
7 35 (28.23%) UNIX
7 35 (28.23%) Java
8 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
9 33 (26.61%) CISSP
10 32 (25.81%) Firewall
10 32 (25.81%) SIEM
11 31 (25.00%) CSS
12 30 (24.19%) PHP
12 30 (24.19%) Shell Script
13 28 (22.58%) XML
14 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
14 27 (21.77%) Degree
14 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
15 26 (20.97%) C
16 25 (20.16%) .NET
17 24 (19.35%) C++
17 24 (19.35%) Cisco
17 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
17 24 (19.35%) Analytics
18 22 (17.74%) Finance
18 22 (17.74%) MySQL
18 22 (17.74%) HTML5
19 20 (16.13%) Bash Shell

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (6.45%) Apache
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.42%) JBoss
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) concrete5
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) GNU Octave
3 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
2 32 (25.81%) Firewall
3 9 (7.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (7.26%) HTTP
4 8 (6.45%) SMTP
5 5 (4.03%) POP3
5 5 (4.03%) DNS
5 5 (4.03%) SSL
5 5 (4.03%) IMAP
6 3 (2.42%) SMPP
6 3 (2.42%) SNMP
7 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.61%) Internet
7 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.81%) SSH
8 1 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.74%) MySQL
3 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.68%) Big Data
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.23%) HBase
7 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQLite
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.87%) Subversion
3 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.65%) Capybara
5 5 (4.03%) Appium
6 3 (2.42%) Maven
6 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.61%) JUnit
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
7 2 (1.61%) Selenium
7 2 (1.61%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Moq
8 1 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.81%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.81%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.81%) WiX
8 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Marketing
3 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Analyst
2 23 (18.55%) Consultant
3 15 (12.10%) Security Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Splunk Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Systems Support
6 7 (5.65%) QA Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Products Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Junior
8 5 (4.03%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.45%) HTML
2 31 (25.00%) CSS
3 28 (22.58%) XML
4 25 (20.16%) .NET
5 22 (17.74%) HTML5
6 18 (14.52%) CSS3
7 15 (12.10%) WebSockets
8 13 (10.48%) Web Services
9 10 (8.06%) jQuery
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.26%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.45%) WCF
12 7 (5.65%) ODBC
12 7 (5.65%) LAMP
13 5 (4.03%) WPF
13 5 (4.03%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.03%) WinForms
14 3 (2.42%) CGI
15 2 (1.61%) Middleware
15 2 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.03%) SecurID
3 5 (4.03%) Photography
4 4 (3.23%) Statistics
4 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.61%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (64.52%) Linux
2 70 (56.45%) Windows
3 35 (28.23%) UNIX
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.03%) CentOS
7 3 (2.42%) AIX
8 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) SIEM
2 24 (19.35%) Analytics
3 19 (15.32%) Web Development
4 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.90%) OO
6 15 (12.10%) Technical Analysis
7 13 (10.48%) Cyber Security
8 12 (9.68%) Project Management
9 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.26%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (7.26%) Security Architecture
10 9 (7.26%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.26%) Scrum
10 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.26%) Use Case
11 8 (6.45%) Open Source
11 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.65%) BDD
12 7 (5.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 43 (34.68%) Perl
3 38 (30.65%) Python
4 35 (28.23%) Java
5 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
6 30 (24.19%) Shell Script
6 30 (24.19%) PHP
7 26 (20.97%) C
8 24 (19.35%) C++
9 20 (16.13%) Bash Shell
10 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
10 13 (10.48%) C#
11 11 (8.87%) Ruby
12 10 (8.06%) AWK
13 9 (7.26%) sed
14 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
15 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
16 4 (3.23%) R
17 3 (2.42%) XPath
17 3 (2.42%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 33 (26.61%) CISSP
2 27 (21.77%) Degree
3 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.48%) MCSE
6 13 (10.48%) GIAC
7 10 (8.06%) CISA
8 9 (7.26%) CEH
9 8 (6.45%) MCITP
10 4 (3.23%) SSCP
11 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) MCP
12 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.81%) ISEB
12 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) QA
2 10 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.26%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.26%) GPG13
4 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) FISMA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.10%) Firmware
3 5 (4.03%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.81%) Snort
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Puppet
2 5 (4.03%) Vagrant
2 5 (4.03%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) logstash
4 1 (0.81%) Kibana
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Cisco
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.71%) CheckPoint
3 15 (12.10%) Splunk
4 14 (11.29%) ArcSight
4 14 (11.29%) Oracle
5 11 (8.87%) Juniper
6 9 (7.26%) McAfee
6 9 (7.26%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.03%) Webroot
7 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.03%) Postini
7 5 (4.03%) Qualys
7 5 (4.03%) DevExpress
7 5 (4.03%) LogRhythm
7 5 (4.03%) Websense
7 5 (4.03%) Clearswift
7 5 (4.03%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.23%) Sybase
9 3 (2.42%) Informatica
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