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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
Rank 809 902 883
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -19
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 47 43 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 52
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +9.52%

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
33003 38551 39258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.18% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28358 33232 33678
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 19 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +104 47 £50,000 -14.89% 9
London +75 24 £60,000 -11.11% 3
South East +70 15 £40,000 -30.43% 3
City of London - 9 £51,250 - 1
Berkshire +40 8 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
North West -22 4 £32,000 -
Manchester -25 4 £32,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
Reading +42 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Maidenhead 0 2 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England +23 1 £58,500 -2.50%
Hertfordshire +8 1 £58,500 -2.50%
Watford +2 1 £58,500 -2.50%
Kent - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 - -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 49 (51.04%) Python
3 41 (42.71%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (39.58%) Splunk
4 38 (39.58%) Windows
5 37 (38.54%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (36.46%) Degree
7 34 (35.42%) SIEM
8 31 (32.29%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
9 30 (31.25%) HTML
9 30 (31.25%) SQL
10 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
10 29 (30.21%) Palo Alto
11 28 (29.17%) PHP
12 27 (28.13%) Firewall
12 27 (28.13%) Games
13 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
13 26 (27.08%) CEH
13 26 (27.08%) Big Data
14 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
15 23 (23.96%) Unix
15 23 (23.96%) FireEye
15 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 22 (22.92%) Ruby
16 22 (22.92%) CSS
16 22 (22.92%) OOP
16 22 (22.92%) Oracle
17 21 (21.88%) MySQL
17 21 (21.88%) Web Services

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 37 (38.54%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (21.88%) Apache
3 13 (13.54%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.54%) WebLogic
3 13 (13.54%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.46%) IBM Notes
4 11 (11.46%) IIS
5 5 (5.21%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Firewall
2 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.83%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (19.79%) Network Security
5 14 (14.58%) HTTP
6 12 (12.50%) SSL
6 12 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 11 (11.46%) LAN
7 11 (11.46%) WAN
8 10 (10.42%) Internet
8 10 (10.42%) NetScreen
9 8 (8.33%) SSH
10 6 (6.25%) Wireless
11 3 (3.13%) SMTP
12 2 (2.08%) LDAP
13 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) Big Data
2 21 (21.88%) MySQL
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.17%) Redis
7 3 (3.13%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.04%) DTS
8 1 (1.04%) QlikView
8 1 (1.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.25%) WinDbg
4 4 (4.17%) Phing
4 4 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (2.08%) Babel
6 2 (2.08%) gulp
6 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.08%) Mocha
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.04%) Bower
General
1 27 (28.13%) Games
2 13 (13.54%) French Language
2 13 (13.54%) Music Industry
3 11 (11.46%) German Language
4 9 (9.38%) Finance
5 8 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
5 8 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 23 (23.96%) PHP Developer
3 20 (20.83%) Security Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Security Support Engineer
8 11 (11.46%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (11.46%) Technical Support
8 11 (11.46%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (10.42%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (9.38%) SOC Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) Junior
12 6 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) HTML
2 22 (22.92%) CSS
3 21 (21.88%) Web Services
4 17 (17.71%) HTML5
5 15 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (14.58%) CSS3
7 13 (13.54%) PCRE
8 8 (8.33%) LAMP
9 7 (7.29%) jQuery
9 7 (7.29%) XML
10 6 (6.25%) .NET
11 5 (5.21%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (5.21%) SOAP
12 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.17%) Laravel
12 4 (4.17%) Node.js
12 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.17%) REST
12 4 (4.17%) Symfony
12 4 (4.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.46%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.17%) BBC
6 4 (4.17%) Social Media
6 4 (4.17%) Social Network
7 3 (3.13%) Blog
7 3 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 38 (39.58%) Windows
3 23 (23.96%) Unix
4 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.46%) Mac OS
5 11 (11.46%) Windows NT
6 8 (8.33%) Solaris
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (35.42%) SIEM
3 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (22.92%) OOP
5 19 (19.79%) Analytics
6 18 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
6 18 (18.75%) Information Security
6 18 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
6 18 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 17 (17.71%) Web Development
8 16 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Computer Forensics
9 15 (15.63%) Cyber Intelligence
9 15 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
10 14 (14.58%) SOLID
11 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.42%) Threat Detection
12 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
12 9 (9.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.04%) Python
2 31 (32.29%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.25%) SQL
4 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
5 28 (29.17%) PHP
6 22 (22.92%) Ruby
7 19 (19.79%) Perl
8 18 (18.75%) XPath
9 15 (15.63%) PHP 5
10 14 (14.58%) PHP 7
11 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
12 9 (9.38%) Java
13 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
14 7 (7.29%) C
15 6 (6.25%) C++
16 4 (4.17%) C#
16 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
16 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
17 3 (3.13%) ES6
18 2 (2.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Degree
2 26 (27.08%) CEH
3 17 (17.71%) CISSP
4 11 (11.46%) CCNA
4 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.46%) MCSE
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.42%) CREST Certified
6 8 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.21%) GCIH
8 5 (5.21%) OSCP
9 1 (1.04%) CISA
9 1 (1.04%) CRISC
9 1 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.54%) GPG13
3 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Snort
2 14 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) Docker
3 11 (11.46%) Samba
4 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.21%) HDFS
7 2 (2.08%) iptables
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.08%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) QRadar
2 14 (14.58%) Kibana
2 14 (14.58%) logstash
3 13 (13.54%) CSIRT
4 10 (10.42%) RSA enVision
5 6 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
6 5 (5.21%) Fluentd
7 3 (3.13%) Grafana
7 3 (3.13%) Graphite
7 3 (3.13%) Nessus
7 3 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Splunk
2 29 (30.21%) Palo Alto
3 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
4 23 (23.96%) FireEye
5 22 (22.92%) Oracle
6 21 (21.88%) ArcSight
7 18 (18.75%) LogRhythm
7 18 (18.75%) Sophos
8 17 (17.71%) Cisco
8 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.67%) Juniper
10 15 (15.63%) AlienVault
10 15 (15.63%) Fortinet
10 15 (15.63%) Sourcefire
10 15 (15.63%) TippingPoint
11 11 (11.46%) Lotus
11 11 (11.46%) Novell
12 10 (10.42%) Intel Security
13 8 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (8.33%) VMware
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