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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 798 842 830
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 72 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 37
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%

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
39882 43473 44237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.70% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34045 36132 38971
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 28 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 3 March 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
(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 +31 64 £40,250 -15.26% 9
London +3 19 £30,000 -33.33% 5
South East -24 15 £48,000 -14.66% 2
East of England +8 9 £44,000 +95.55% 1
Scotland +17 8 £57,500 +21.05%
Edinburgh - 8 £57,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £44,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £44,000 - 1
Guildford +17 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester +5 6 £34,500 -1.42%
Surrey +5 6 £40,000 -15.78%
North West -9 6 £34,500 -1.42%
Berkshire -12 6 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Leeds -3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -8 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Maidenhead -16 4 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Leicester - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge +9 2 £45,250 +101.11%
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £45,250 +101.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Stockport - 1 £37,000 -
Worthing - 1 £31,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 86 (63.70%) Linux
2 73 (54.07%) Windows
3 68 (50.37%) SQL
4 48 (35.56%) Firewall
5 45 (33.33%) SIEM
6 44 (32.59%) CISSP
7 41 (30.37%) Degree
8 39 (28.89%) Perl
9 37 (27.41%) TCP/IP
10 36 (26.67%) XML
11 34 (25.19%) Cisco
12 33 (24.44%) Python
13 32 (23.70%) UNIX
13 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
13 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
14 31 (22.96%) Finance
14 31 (22.96%) HTML
14 31 (22.96%) Shell Script
14 31 (22.96%) Analytics
15 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
16 24 (17.78%) Java
16 24 (17.78%) C
17 22 (16.30%) PHP
17 22 (16.30%) .NET
17 22 (16.30%) Project Management
18 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
19 20 (14.81%) MySQL
19 20 (14.81%) C++
19 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
19 20 (14.81%) GIAC

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.93%) Apache
3 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.22%) Liferay
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
4 3 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (1.48%) Moodle
6 1 (0.74%) concrete5
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) SaaS
2 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.56%) Firewall
2 37 (27.41%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 9 (6.67%) Network Security
5 8 (5.93%) DNS
5 8 (5.93%) SMTP
6 7 (5.19%) HTTP
7 5 (3.70%) SSL
7 5 (3.70%) POP3
7 5 (3.70%) IMAP
8 3 (2.22%) SSH
8 3 (2.22%) SMPP
8 3 (2.22%) SAN
8 3 (2.22%) Internet
8 3 (2.22%) SNMP
9 2 (1.48%) MPLS
9 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.48%) FTP
9 2 (1.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.81%) MySQL
3 16 (11.85%) Big Data
4 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) SQLite
10 1 (0.74%) DB2
10 1 (0.74%) MS Access
10 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.93%) Subversion
3 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.70%) Capybara
4 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.22%) Appium
5 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.74%) NUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.74%) FxCop
6 1 (0.74%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Moq
6 1 (0.74%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.74%) WiX
General
1 31 (22.96%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.89%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Developer
1 27 (20.00%) Analyst
2 26 (19.26%) Consultant
3 17 (12.59%) Security Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Junior
5 10 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Systems Support
7 8 (5.93%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Security Specialist
8 7 (5.19%) Security Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (4.44%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Junior Information Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.67%) XML
2 31 (22.96%) HTML
3 22 (16.30%) .NET
4 19 (14.07%) CSS
5 13 (9.63%) HTML5
6 12 (8.89%) Web Services
7 11 (8.15%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.67%) WCF
8 9 (6.67%) jQuery
8 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.93%) CSS3
10 7 (5.19%) WebSockets
10 7 (5.19%) LAMP
11 6 (4.44%) XSLT
12 4 (2.96%) WinForms
12 4 (2.96%) WPF
12 4 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.22%) Lucene
13 3 (2.22%) ODBC
13 3 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.59%) User Experience
3 12 (8.89%) Visualisation
3 12 (8.89%) Open Source
4 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Blog
7 3 (2.22%) Photography
8 2 (1.48%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.48%) VLE
8 2 (1.48%) SecurID
8 2 (1.48%) Replication
8 2 (1.48%) PMI
8 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.48%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 86 (63.70%) Linux
2 73 (54.07%) Windows
3 32 (23.70%) UNIX
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.96%) CentOS
5 4 (2.96%) AIX
6 2 (1.48%) Solaris
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) SIEM
2 31 (22.96%) Analytics
3 22 (16.30%) Project Management
4 19 (14.07%) Information Security
5 15 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 14 (10.37%) OO
7 12 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.15%) Software Testing
8 11 (8.15%) Web Development
9 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.67%) Use Case
10 9 (6.67%) Security Architecture
11 8 (5.93%) Product Management
11 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (4.44%) Anomaly Detection
13 6 (4.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.37%) SQL
2 39 (28.89%) Perl
3 33 (24.44%) Python
4 31 (22.96%) Shell Script
5 24 (17.78%) C
5 24 (17.78%) Java
6 22 (16.30%) PHP
7 20 (14.81%) C++
8 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
9 16 (11.85%) C#
10 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 14 (10.37%) sed
12 12 (8.89%) AWK
13 11 (8.15%) Ruby
13 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
14 9 (6.67%) XPath
15 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
16 5 (3.70%) VB
17 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
17 4 (2.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (32.59%) CISSP
2 41 (30.37%) Degree
3 20 (14.81%) GIAC
4 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (11.85%) CEH
7 14 (10.37%) MCSE
8 11 (8.15%) SSCP
9 10 (7.41%) CISA
10 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.44%) VCP4
11 5 (3.70%) MCITP
12 4 (2.96%) MCDBA
13 3 (2.22%) MCP
14 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 13 (9.63%) QA
3 10 (7.41%) GPG13
4 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) Firmware
3 5 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (1.48%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.74%) Snort
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (2.96%) Puppet
3 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.74%) logstash
4 1 (0.74%) Kibana
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (25.19%) Cisco
2 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) Oracle
4 14 (10.37%) CheckPoint
4 14 (10.37%) ArcSight
5 12 (8.89%) Splunk
5 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.15%) Juniper
7 9 (6.67%) McAfee
7 9 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.70%) Webroot
8 5 (3.70%) Sourcefire
8 5 (3.70%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.70%) Postini
8 5 (3.70%) Websense
8 5 (3.70%) Clearswift
8 5 (3.70%) IBM
8 5 (3.70%) HP
9 4 (2.96%) CA
9 4 (2.96%) DevExpress
South East London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Papershaker
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sticky9
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Papershaker
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Telefonica
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson - UK
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago