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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 799 810 824
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 67 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 34
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -14.58%

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
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 27 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 28 January 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
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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 +9 57 £56,250 +12.50% 10
South East -31 27 £57,500 - 4
Berkshire -28 17 £57,500 - 3
Maidenhead -12 13 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Scotland +18 10 £47,500 -
London -4 10 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Edinburgh - 10 £47,500 -
East of England -2 6 £45,250 +101.11% 1
Guildford -3 6 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Surrey -4 6 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Leicester - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
North West -1 2 £38,500 +10.00%
Cambridge -1 2 £45,250 +101.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £45,250 +101.11% 1
Manchester -3 2 £38,500 +10.00%
Worthing - 2 £31,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £31,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Stockport - 1 £37,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 87 (67.44%) Linux
2 69 (53.49%) Windows
3 64 (49.61%) SQL
4 52 (40.31%) Firewall
5 44 (34.11%) CISSP
6 43 (33.33%) Degree
7 41 (31.78%) SIEM
8 40 (31.01%) TCP/IP
9 39 (30.23%) Computer Science
10 38 (29.46%) Perl
11 37 (28.68%) HTML
12 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
13 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
14 32 (24.81%) XML
14 32 (24.81%) Cisco
15 30 (23.26%) Finance
16 29 (22.48%) Analytics
17 28 (21.71%) UNIX
18 27 (20.93%) Shell Script
19 26 (20.16%) Python
20 25 (19.38%) PHP
21 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
21 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
21 23 (17.83%) Project Management
22 22 (17.05%) CSS
22 22 (17.05%) Intrusion Detection
23 21 (16.28%) MySQL
24 20 (15.50%) .NET
24 20 (15.50%) C
24 20 (15.50%) Active Directory

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.20%) Moodle
3 6 (4.65%) Apache
4 5 (3.88%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.88%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.33%) Liferay
7 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) Drupal
8 1 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.78%) JBoss
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) concrete5
Applications
1 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
2 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.31%) Firewall
2 40 (31.01%) TCP/IP
3 22 (17.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (13.18%) Network Security
5 12 (9.30%) SSH
5 12 (9.30%) Wireshark
6 11 (8.53%) LDAP
7 10 (7.75%) DNS
8 9 (6.98%) SMTP
9 8 (6.20%) Ethernet
9 8 (6.20%) HTTP
10 7 (5.43%) SSL
11 6 (4.65%) POP3
12 5 (3.88%) FTP
12 5 (3.88%) Internet
12 5 (3.88%) IMAP
13 3 (2.33%) SAN
13 3 (2.33%) SMPP
13 3 (2.33%) SNMP
13 3 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.28%) MySQL
3 14 (10.85%) Big Data
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.78%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) MS Access
10 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.33%) Subversion
4 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) FxCop
5 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.78%) Moq
5 1 (0.78%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.78%) WiX
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Webistrano
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) JMeter
5 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Marketing
3 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Publishing
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Analyst
2 24 (18.60%) Consultant
3 22 (17.05%) Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Security Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Junior
6 11 (8.53%) Junior Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Development Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Security Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Systems Development Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Junior Information Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.68%) HTML
2 32 (24.81%) XML
3 22 (17.05%) CSS
4 20 (15.50%) .NET
5 15 (11.63%) jQuery
6 11 (8.53%) HTML5
7 10 (7.75%) LAMP
8 8 (6.20%) Ajax
8 8 (6.20%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.20%) Web Services
9 7 (5.43%) XSLT
10 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.65%) CSS3
11 5 (3.88%) WCF
12 4 (3.10%) WebSockets
12 4 (3.10%) Lucene
13 3 (2.33%) CGI
14 2 (1.55%) DOM
14 2 (1.55%) XSL
14 2 (1.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.30%) User Experience
3 10 (7.75%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.75%) Open Source
4 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.20%) E-Learning
5 8 (6.20%) VLE
5 8 (6.20%) Learning Management System
6 6 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.10%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.33%) Replication
10 2 (1.55%) PMI
10 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.78%) EPoS
11 1 (0.78%) Clustering
11 1 (0.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 87 (67.44%) Linux
2 69 (53.49%) Windows
3 28 (21.71%) UNIX
4 10 (7.75%) CentOS
5 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.10%) AIX
8 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.55%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.78%) SUSE
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
10 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) SIEM
2 29 (22.48%) Analytics
3 23 (17.83%) Project Management
4 20 (15.50%) Information Security
5 15 (11.63%) Web Development
6 13 (10.08%) Cyber Security
7 10 (7.75%) Software Testing
7 10 (7.75%) Use Case
7 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.98%) Data Security
8 9 (6.98%) Security Architecture
8 9 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.20%) Product Management
9 8 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.43%) OO
10 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) Anomaly Detection
11 6 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.61%) SQL
2 38 (29.46%) Perl
3 27 (20.93%) Shell Script
4 26 (20.16%) Python
5 25 (19.38%) PHP
6 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.50%) C
8 18 (13.95%) Java
9 16 (12.40%) C++
9 16 (12.40%) PowerShell
10 15 (11.63%) sed
10 15 (11.63%) C#
11 11 (8.53%) XPath
12 9 (6.98%) VB
12 9 (6.98%) AWK
13 8 (6.20%) Bash Shell
14 7 (5.43%) Ruby
15 4 (3.10%) XQuery
16 3 (2.33%) VBScript
16 3 (2.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) CISSP
2 43 (33.33%) Degree
3 19 (14.73%) GIAC
4 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (13.18%) CEH
5 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
6 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (10.85%) MCSE
8 10 (7.75%) SSCP
9 8 (6.20%) CISA
10 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.10%) MCDBA
12 3 (2.33%) MCITP
12 3 (2.33%) GCIA
12 3 (2.33%) GSEC
12 3 (2.33%) GCIH
12 3 (2.33%) GWAPT
12 3 (2.33%) GPEN
12 3 (2.33%) OSCP
12 3 (2.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.08%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.98%) GPG13
4 7 (5.43%) QA
5 5 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) Shibboleth
3 5 (3.88%) Firmware
3 5 (3.88%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (1.55%) Samba
4 2 (1.55%) Nmap
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Varnish
5 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (1.55%) Nessus
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.78%) logstash
3 1 (0.78%) Kibana
3 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.81%) Cisco
3 16 (12.40%) Oracle
4 12 (9.30%) Splunk
4 12 (9.30%) ArcSight
4 12 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.98%) Fortinet
6 9 (6.98%) Zend
6 9 (6.98%) McAfee
6 9 (6.98%) Juniper
7 5 (3.88%) IBM
7 5 (3.88%) HP
7 5 (3.88%) Websense
7 5 (3.88%) Clearswift
7 5 (3.88%) Postini
7 5 (3.88%) Webroot
8 4 (3.10%) CA
9 3 (2.33%) VMware
9 3 (2.33%) Sourcefire
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