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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 888 918 941
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 60 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.060% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 51
Average salary £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%

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
39607 42475 48175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.86% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34206 36088 40715
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 25 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 1 May 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
(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 59 £44,500 -1.11% 14
South East +29 35 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Berkshire +22 15 £65,000 +18.18% 4
London +10 14 £47,500 - 3
Hampshire - 9 £30,000 - 1
Southampton - 9 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire +10 6 £45,000 +19.20% 1
West Yorkshire +7 6 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Oxfordshire +2 6 - - 1
Abingdon - 6 - - 1
Leeds +5 5 £45,000 -
Guildford +4 5 - -
Surrey -2 5 - -
Maidenhead -1 2 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Slough - 2 £73,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £31,750 -
Gateshead - 2 £31,750 -
North East - 2 £31,750 - 1
City of London +63 1 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Wetherby +4 1 £31,500 +3.27%
West Midlands -19 1 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Swindon - 1 £70,000 - 1
South West - 1 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 - 1

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 58 (50.43%) Windows
2 52 (45.22%) Linux
3 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 46 (40.00%) SQL
5 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
6 38 (33.04%) Java
7 34 (29.57%) HTML
7 34 (29.57%) Python
8 32 (27.83%) C#
9 30 (26.09%) Perl
10 29 (25.22%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (22.61%) Big Data
11 26 (22.61%) Unix
11 26 (22.61%) Firewall
12 25 (21.74%) SIEM
13 24 (20.87%) Finance
13 24 (20.87%) .NET
13 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 22 (19.13%) CSS
15 22 (19.13%) DNS
16 21 (18.26%) Presales
17 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (17.39%) Analytics
17 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
18 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
18 19 (16.52%) Retail
19 18 (15.65%) PHP
19 18 (15.65%) C

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 29 (25.22%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.96%) Apache
3 7 (6.09%) Documentum
3 7 (6.09%) IIS
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.35%) Liferay
4 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.48%) nginx
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.48%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (3.48%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.74%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.61%) Firewall
2 22 (19.13%) DNS
3 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 14 (12.17%) Internet
5 13 (11.30%) LAN
5 13 (11.30%) WAN
6 12 (10.43%) Network Security
7 8 (6.96%) FTP
7 8 (6.96%) SMTP
8 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.74%) DHCP
9 2 (1.74%) HTTP
9 2 (1.74%) SAN
9 2 (1.74%) SSH
10 1 (0.87%) BGP
10 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.87%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.61%) Big Data
3 14 (12.17%) MySQL
4 12 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (3.48%) SQLite
9 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.87%) DB2
10 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.87%) Redis
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.70%) Subversion
3 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.96%) NUnit
4 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.09%) Moq
5 6 (5.22%) WinDbg
6 5 (4.35%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.48%) FxCop
7 4 (3.48%) Gerrit
7 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.48%) StyleCop
7 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.48%) WiX
8 3 (2.61%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.74%) JIRA
10 1 (0.87%) Grunt
10 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.87%) Selenium
10 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 19 (16.52%) Retail
3 12 (10.43%) Financial Institution
4 11 (9.57%) Games
4 11 (9.57%) Marketing
5 9 (7.83%) Music Industry
6 7 (6.09%) Publishing
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Developer
2 12 (10.43%) Architect
2 12 (10.43%) Security Specialist
2 12 (10.43%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (9.57%) Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Junior
4 10 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.83%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.96%) HTML Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) HTML
2 24 (20.87%) .NET
3 22 (19.13%) CSS
4 17 (14.78%) XML
5 16 (13.91%) HTML5
5 16 (13.91%) XSLT
6 15 (13.04%) CSS3
7 12 (10.43%) jQuery
7 12 (10.43%) SOAP
8 9 (7.83%) Web Services
9 8 (6.96%) LINQ
9 8 (6.96%) ZeroMQ
10 7 (6.09%) Ninject
11 6 (5.22%) Flash
11 6 (5.22%) JSON
11 6 (5.22%) LAMP
11 6 (5.22%) SAML
12 4 (3.48%) Ajax
12 4 (3.48%) WCF
12 4 (3.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.91%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.43%) DataPower
4 8 (6.96%) Blog
5 7 (6.09%) User Experience
6 5 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.87%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.43%) Windows
2 52 (45.22%) Linux
3 26 (22.61%) Unix
4 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.09%) CentOS
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 5 (4.35%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.87%) AIX
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.87%) SUSE
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) SIEM
2 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.26%) Presales
4 20 (17.39%) Analytics
4 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (15.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.04%) OO
7 15 (13.04%) Workflow
8 14 (12.17%) Information Security
9 12 (10.43%) API Design
9 12 (10.43%) ArchiMate
9 12 (10.43%) RUP
9 12 (10.43%) SOA
9 12 (10.43%) TOGAF
9 12 (10.43%) UML
9 12 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (9.57%) Security Management
11 10 (8.70%) MVC
11 10 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
2 46 (40.00%) SQL
3 38 (33.04%) Java
4 34 (29.57%) Python
5 32 (27.83%) C#
6 30 (26.09%) Perl
7 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 18 (15.65%) C
8 18 (15.65%) PHP
9 15 (13.04%) C++
10 13 (11.30%) Ruby
11 11 (9.57%) XPath
12 9 (7.83%) Bash Shell
12 9 (7.83%) PHP 5
12 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.61%) VBScript
14 2 (1.74%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.74%) VB
15 1 (0.87%) ES6
15 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) CISSP
2 16 (13.91%) Degree
3 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.70%) CEH
5 5 (4.35%) CCNA
5 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.35%) MCSE
5 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.35%) SANS
6 4 (3.48%) HP ASE
6 4 (3.48%) HPE ATP
6 4 (3.48%) RHCE
7 1 (0.87%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.87%) CISA
7 1 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) FISMA
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) Docker
3 5 (4.35%) Samba
3 5 (4.35%) Snort
4 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.74%) NFS
5 2 (1.74%) Squid
6 1 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Nessus
1 15 (13.04%) Nmap
2 5 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.48%) Wonderware InTouch
4 3 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.74%) QRadar
6 1 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) CA
2 11 (9.57%) Splunk
3 10 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 10 (8.70%) HP
4 9 (7.83%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle
7 6 (5.22%) Cisco
7 6 (5.22%) Sophos
8 5 (4.35%) Hortonworks
8 5 (4.35%) Lotus
8 5 (4.35%) Novell
8 5 (4.35%) Omniture
8 5 (4.35%) VMware
9 4 (3.48%) Google
9 4 (3.48%) Intel
9 4 (3.48%) Juniper
9 4 (3.48%) Wonderware
10 3 (2.61%) Adobe
10 3 (2.61%) Symantec
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Workdigital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
Victoria, London
John Lewis
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Dewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago