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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 835 837 833
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 61 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.041% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £31,600 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-43.18% +15.78%

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
42566 42412 47480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.79% 39.73% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35787 36806 41709
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 24 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 17 September 2014. 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 -24 53 £38,436 +2.49% 6
London -1 34 £38,436 +18.26% 5
South East -4 11 £33,500 -39.09% 1
Scotland +1 8 £34,000 -15.00%
Edinburgh -3 8 £34,000 -15.00%
Berkshire +3 6 £53,500 -2.72% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £19,000 -
Surrey - 4 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £19,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £19,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £21,000 -
Woking - 3 £30,000 -
York - 2 £21,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £21,000 -
Upminster - 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 £37,000 -
City of London +11 1 £40,000 +23.07%
North West - 1 £32,500 -
Stockport - 1 £32,500 -
Leeds - 1 £65,000 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 68 (62.39%) Linux
2 56 (51.38%) SQL
3 49 (44.95%) Windows
4 44 (40.37%) HTML
5 43 (39.45%) MySQL
6 41 (37.61%) PHP
7 40 (36.70%) Perl
8 38 (34.86%) CSS
9 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
10 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
11 26 (23.85%) Firewall
12 24 (22.02%) Apache
13 23 (21.10%) XML
14 22 (20.18%) TCP/IP
15 21 (19.27%) UNIX
15 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.27%) Degree
16 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
17 19 (17.43%) LDAP
17 19 (17.43%) SSH
17 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
18 18 (16.51%) C#
18 18 (16.51%) Cisco
19 17 (15.60%) .NET
19 17 (15.60%) Oracle
19 17 (15.60%) Ethernet
19 17 (15.60%) Finance
20 16 (14.68%) Python
20 16 (14.68%) Network Security
21 15 (13.76%) Data Modelling

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 24 (22.02%) Apache
2 15 (13.76%) Moodle
3 11 (10.09%) Apache Solr
4 9 (8.26%) IIS
5 8 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (6.42%) nginx
6 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.42%) Drupal
7 4 (3.67%) WordPress
7 4 (3.67%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Office
2 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) SaaS
2 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.85%) Firewall
2 22 (20.18%) TCP/IP
3 19 (17.43%) LDAP
3 19 (17.43%) SSH
4 17 (15.60%) Ethernet
5 16 (14.68%) Network Security
6 14 (12.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (10.09%) DNS
8 10 (9.17%) FTP
8 10 (9.17%) POP3
8 10 (9.17%) SMTP
9 9 (8.26%) Internet
10 8 (7.34%) SAN
10 8 (7.34%) Wireshark
11 7 (6.42%) ICMP
11 7 (6.42%) HTTP
12 6 (5.50%) SSL
13 5 (4.59%) SNMP
14 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
15 3 (2.75%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.45%) MySQL
2 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.26%) Big Data
6 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.42%) Ingres
7 5 (4.59%) OLTP
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (1.83%) DB2
11 1 (0.92%) MS Access
11 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.09%) Subversion
3 7 (6.42%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) JMeter
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Marketing
3 7 (6.42%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Analyst
2 32 (29.36%) Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Systems Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) Security Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) Development Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) Systems Development Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Junior
5 10 (9.17%) Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Systems Manager
7 7 (6.42%) Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Systems Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Database Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.59%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.37%) HTML
2 38 (34.86%) CSS
3 23 (21.10%) XML
4 17 (15.60%) .NET
5 13 (11.93%) jQuery
6 10 (9.17%) LAMP
7 9 (8.26%) Web Services
7 9 (8.26%) XSLT
8 8 (7.34%) Ajax
8 8 (7.34%) WPF
9 7 (6.42%) Silverlight
9 7 (6.42%) LINQ
9 7 (6.42%) PLINQ
10 5 (4.59%) Django
10 5 (4.59%) J2EE
10 5 (4.59%) HTML5
11 4 (3.67%) Memcached
11 4 (3.67%) XSL
12 3 (2.75%) DOM
12 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.76%) Learning Management System
2 15 (13.76%) E-Learning
2 15 (13.76%) VLE
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
4 5 (4.59%) Social Network
5 4 (3.67%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.67%) Open Source
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.83%) Firmware
6 2 (1.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.92%) Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.39%) Linux
2 49 (44.95%) Windows
3 21 (19.27%) UNIX
4 15 (13.76%) CentOS
4 15 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.67%) FreeBSD
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.83%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.83%) AIX
8 2 (1.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.76%) Data Modelling
2 14 (12.84%) Project Management
3 12 (11.01%) Analytics
4 11 (10.09%) Information Security
5 10 (9.17%) SIEM
6 9 (8.26%) Performance Testing
6 9 (8.26%) Migration
6 9 (8.26%) Data Security
6 9 (8.26%) ETL
7 8 (7.34%) ITIL
7 8 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (6.42%) Release Management
8 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.42%) B2B
8 7 (6.42%) B2C
8 7 (6.42%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) Service Management
9 6 (5.50%) MVC
9 6 (5.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) SQL
2 41 (37.61%) PHP
3 40 (36.70%) Perl
4 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.51%) C#
6 16 (14.68%) Python
7 15 (13.76%) Bash Shell
7 15 (13.76%) sed
8 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
8 14 (12.84%) XPath
9 10 (9.17%) Java
10 9 (8.26%) T-SQL
11 7 (6.42%) VB
12 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.59%) Clojure
13 5 (4.59%) C++
14 4 (3.67%) C
14 4 (3.67%) VBScript
15 3 (2.75%) Ruby
16 2 (1.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Degree
2 13 (11.93%) CISSP
3 7 (6.42%) CEH
4 4 (3.67%) GIAC
4 4 (3.67%) GCIA
4 4 (3.67%) GSEC
4 4 (3.67%) GCIH
4 4 (3.67%) GWAPT
4 4 (3.67%) GPEN
4 4 (3.67%) OSCP
4 4 (3.67%) OSCE
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.83%) CCNA
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.83%) SSCP
5 2 (1.83%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.75%) GPG13
4 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Shibboleth
2 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.67%) Varnish
4 3 (2.75%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.83%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.83%) Samba
5 2 (1.83%) Nmap
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.92%) Snort
6 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.42%) HAProxy
2 7 (6.42%) ZABBIX
2 7 (6.42%) Capistrano
3 5 (4.59%) Puppet
3 5 (4.59%) Nagios
4 3 (2.75%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Cisco
3 17 (15.60%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) Zend
5 7 (6.42%) Rackspace
5 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.50%) Lotus
7 5 (4.59%) JBoss
8 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.67%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) Splunk
9 3 (2.75%) Websense
9 3 (2.75%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.75%) Webroot
9 3 (2.75%) Postini
9 3 (2.75%) Imperva
10 2 (1.83%) Google
10 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.83%) ArcSight
London
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 6 days ago
London, EC2A 4NW
Workdigital
Salary: Up to 65k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London, EC2A 4NW
Workdigital
Salary: Up to £35k for junior/middle level or up to £45k for middle level
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Car Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago