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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 827 914 936
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +22
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 84 55 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.050% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 51
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +53.33%

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
37745 41603 48026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 37.92% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32695 35535 41060
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 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 29 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
(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 +72 80 £45,000 -12.19% 19
South East +63 46 £55,000 -2.22% 5
London +49 21 £47,500 -28.30% 9
Berkshire +30 19 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Southampton - 11 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon - 9 - -
Oxfordshire - 9 - -
Yorkshire +18 7 £45,000 +42.85% 1
West Yorkshire +8 6 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Surrey +7 6 - - 1
Maidenhead +3 6 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Guildford +3 6 - - 1
Leeds +18 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
City of London +63 3 £66,250 +21.55%
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
East of England +26 2 £70,000 +52.17% 1
Edinburgh +6 2 £27,500 -52.17%
Scotland +1 2 £27,500 -52.17%
West Midlands -11 2 £22,750 -17.27% 2
Birmingham - 2 £22,750 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £70,000 -
Slough - 2 £73,750 -
Ipswich - 2 £70,000 -
Sheffield +18 1 £60,000 +60.00%
South Yorkshire +17 1 £60,000 +60.00%
North East +5 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Tyne and Wear +2 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Wetherby 0 1 £31,500 +3.27%
Swindon - 1 £70,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (49.21%) Linux
2 61 (48.41%) Windows
3 56 (44.44%) SQL
4 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
5 42 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 42 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (32.54%) HTML
6 41 (32.54%) Python
7 40 (31.75%) Java
7 40 (31.75%) Big Data
8 37 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (29.37%) Perl
9 34 (26.98%) Firewall
10 32 (25.40%) Windows Server
11 31 (24.60%) SIEM
12 30 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (23.02%) Unix
14 27 (21.43%) C#
15 26 (20.63%) C
15 26 (20.63%) Analytics
16 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
16 25 (19.84%) Presales
16 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (19.05%) Workflow
17 24 (19.05%) Degree
18 23 (18.25%) Computer Science
18 23 (18.25%) CSS
18 23 (18.25%) DNS
19 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
20 20 (15.87%) MySQL

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 42 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.35%) Apache
3 7 (5.56%) Documentum
3 7 (5.56%) IIS
3 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.76%) Liferay
5 5 (3.97%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.17%) nginx
7 3 (2.38%) Node.js
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.59%) CMS
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (6.35%) Google Analytics
1 8 (6.35%) Google Tag Manager
2 6 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.98%) Firewall
2 23 (18.25%) DNS
3 18 (14.29%) Internet
3 18 (14.29%) LAN
3 18 (14.29%) WAN
4 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.11%) Network Security
6 11 (8.73%) SMTP
6 11 (8.73%) Wireshark
7 8 (6.35%) FTP
8 5 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.17%) HTTP
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.59%) DHCP
11 2 (1.59%) SAN
11 2 (1.59%) SSH
11 2 (1.59%) VPN
12 1 (0.79%) BGP
12 1 (0.79%) IPsec
12 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (31.75%) Big Data
3 20 (15.87%) MySQL
4 18 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
6 12 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
8 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.38%) Redis
9 3 (2.38%) SQLite
10 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.59%) DB2
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.79%) DataStage
11 1 (0.79%) MS Access
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.14%) WinDbg
3 8 (6.35%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.56%) NUnit
5 6 (4.76%) Moq
5 6 (4.76%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.76%) Subversion
6 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.38%) Babel
7 3 (2.38%) FxCop
7 3 (2.38%) Gerrit
7 3 (2.38%) Grunt
7 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.38%) Mocha
7 3 (2.38%) Selenium
7 3 (2.38%) StyleCop
7 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.38%) WiX
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
1 19 (15.08%) Retail
2 11 (8.73%) Games
2 11 (8.73%) Marketing
2 11 (8.73%) Music Industry
3 10 (7.94%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.35%) Advertising
5 7 (5.56%) Publishing
6 3 (2.38%) Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Developer
2 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
3 12 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 12 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Junior
4 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Analytics Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Architect
6 8 (6.35%) Digital Analytics Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Digital Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Graduate
6 8 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.54%) HTML
2 23 (18.25%) CSS
3 19 (15.08%) .NET
4 17 (13.49%) HTML5
5 16 (12.70%) XML
6 15 (11.90%) jQuery
7 14 (11.11%) CSS3
7 14 (11.11%) JSON
7 14 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
8 13 (10.32%) XSLT
9 11 (8.73%) DOM
10 10 (7.94%) SOAP
10 10 (7.94%) Web Services
11 9 (7.14%) Flash
12 7 (5.56%) LINQ
13 6 (4.76%) Ninject
14 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
14 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.73%) Blog
4 8 (6.35%) DataPower
4 8 (6.35%) User Experience
5 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.21%) Linux
2 61 (48.41%) Windows
3 32 (25.40%) Windows Server
4 29 (23.02%) Unix
5 9 (7.14%) CentOS
5 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.97%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.97%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) SIEM
2 30 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (20.63%) Analytics
4 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (19.84%) Presales
5 24 (19.05%) Workflow
6 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.90%) Web Development
8 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.73%) Computer Security
9 11 (8.73%) Information Security
9 11 (8.73%) OO
9 11 (8.73%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (8.73%) Security Management
10 10 (7.94%) API Design
10 10 (7.94%) Data Protection
10 10 (7.94%) SOA
10 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.14%) ETL
11 9 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.44%) SQL
2 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.54%) Python
4 40 (31.75%) Java
5 37 (29.37%) Perl
6 27 (21.43%) C#
7 26 (20.63%) C
8 19 (15.08%) PowerShell
9 18 (14.29%) C++
10 17 (13.49%) PHP
11 15 (11.90%) Bash Shell
12 12 (9.52%) Ruby
12 12 (9.52%) XPath
13 11 (8.73%) PHP 5
14 8 (6.35%) Shell Script
15 3 (2.38%) ES6
15 3 (2.38%) VBScript
16 2 (1.59%) Assembly Language
16 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.05%) Degree
3 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
4 19 (15.08%) CISSP
5 11 (8.73%) CEH
6 9 (7.14%) MCSE
6 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.76%) CCNA
7 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.76%) SANS
8 5 (3.97%) CISA
9 4 (3.17%) HP ASE
9 4 (3.17%) HPE ATP
9 4 (3.17%) MCITP
9 4 (3.17%) RHCE
10 3 (2.38%) CISM
11 2 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) PCI DSS
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 6 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) FISMA
4 1 (0.79%) GPG13
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.73%) Docker
3 6 (4.76%) Snort
4 5 (3.97%) Samba
5 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.59%) iptables
6 2 (1.59%) NFS
6 2 (1.59%) Squid
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Nessus
1 13 (10.32%) Nmap
2 6 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.38%) QRadar
3 3 (2.38%) Wonderware InTouch
4 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) CA
2 12 (9.52%) Cisco
2 12 (9.52%) Splunk
3 11 (8.73%) ArcSight
3 11 (8.73%) HP
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.14%) Sophos
5 8 (6.35%) Adobe
5 8 (6.35%) Ensighten
5 8 (6.35%) Google
5 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.35%) Omniture
5 8 (6.35%) Tealium
6 7 (5.56%) Juniper
7 6 (4.76%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.97%) Lotus
8 5 (3.97%) Novell
9 4 (3.17%) Intel
9 4 (3.17%) VMware
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Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
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