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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 858 893 854
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -39
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 44 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.097% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 17
Average salary £46,000 £38,655 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -3.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+37.31% -16.25%

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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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 +24 41 £46,000 +8.23% 6
South East +22 14 £60,000 +100.00% 1
London -5 9 £67,500 +58.82% 3
East of England - 7 £46,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £46,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,000 -
Berkshire -3 5 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Harrogate - 4 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
City of London +33 3 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Edinburgh +6 2 £55,000 +64.17%
Scotland 0 2 £55,000 +64.17%
North West -3 2 £36,250 -27.50%
West Midlands - 2 £23,250 -
Surrey - 2 £43,750 -
Guildford - 2 £43,750 -
Slough - 2 £21,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester 0 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £37,500 -
St Asaph - 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £19,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 77 (61.60%) Linux
2 66 (52.80%) Windows
3 60 (48.00%) SQL
4 41 (32.80%) Perl
5 39 (31.20%) HTML
5 39 (31.20%) UNIX
6 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
6 37 (29.60%) Python
6 37 (29.60%) Java
7 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
8 32 (25.60%) PHP
8 32 (25.60%) CSS
8 32 (25.60%) XML
8 32 (25.60%) SIEM
9 31 (24.80%) Firewall
10 29 (23.20%) CISSP
10 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
11 27 (21.60%) Shell Script
11 27 (21.60%) Analytics
12 25 (20.00%) Cisco
12 25 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 24 (19.20%) MySQL
14 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
15 22 (17.60%) C
15 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.60%) Degree
16 21 (16.80%) .NET
17 20 (16.00%) Active Directory
18 19 (15.20%) Finance
18 19 (15.20%) C++

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (6.40%) Apache
2 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.80%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.80%) concrete5
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) GNU Octave
3 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
2 31 (24.80%) Firewall
3 9 (7.20%) HTTP
4 8 (6.40%) SMTP
5 7 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (4.80%) Internet
7 5 (4.00%) IMAP
7 5 (4.00%) POP3
7 5 (4.00%) DNS
7 5 (4.00%) SSL
8 3 (2.40%) SNMP
8 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.40%) SMPP
9 2 (1.60%) Network Security
9 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.80%) IPv6
10 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.20%) MySQL
3 18 (14.40%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.00%) Big Data
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.20%) HBase
8 4 (3.20%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.60%) Redis
10 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.80%) SQLite
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.60%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.60%) Capybara
4 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.00%) Appium
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.40%) Maven
8 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.60%) JUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.80%) Firebug
9 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.80%) FxCop
9 1 (0.80%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 16 (12.80%) Marketing
3 12 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Developer
2 24 (19.20%) Analyst
3 21 (16.80%) Consultant
4 16 (12.80%) Security Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.60%) QA Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Systems Support
8 6 (4.80%) Junior
8 6 (4.80%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.20%) HTML
2 32 (25.60%) CSS
2 32 (25.60%) XML
3 21 (16.80%) .NET
4 16 (12.80%) HTML5
5 14 (11.20%) jQuery
5 14 (11.20%) CSS3
6 12 (9.60%) Web Services
7 11 (8.80%) WebSockets
8 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.40%) ODBC
10 7 (5.60%) SOAP
10 7 (5.60%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.60%) REST
11 6 (4.80%) WCF
11 6 (4.80%) LAMP
12 5 (4.00%) WPF
12 5 (4.00%) WinForms
12 5 (4.00%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.40%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) SecurID
4 5 (4.00%) Statistics
4 5 (4.00%) Photography
5 4 (3.20%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.20%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.80%) DataPower
8 1 (0.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 77 (61.60%) Linux
2 66 (52.80%) Windows
3 39 (31.20%) UNIX
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.00%) CentOS
7 3 (2.40%) AIX
8 2 (1.60%) Solaris
8 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) SIEM
2 27 (21.60%) Analytics
3 18 (14.40%) OO
3 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.00%) Web Development
4 15 (12.00%) Cyber Security
5 13 (10.40%) MVC
6 11 (8.80%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.20%) Project Management
7 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.20%) Scrum
7 9 (7.20%) Information Security
8 8 (6.40%) Open Source
8 8 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (5.60%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.60%) Kanban
9 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.60%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) SQL
2 41 (32.80%) Perl
3 37 (29.60%) Python
3 37 (29.60%) Java
4 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
5 32 (25.60%) PHP
6 27 (21.60%) Shell Script
7 22 (17.60%) C
8 19 (15.20%) C++
8 19 (15.20%) Bash Shell
9 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (10.40%) Ruby
11 12 (9.60%) C#
12 9 (7.20%) AWK
13 8 (6.40%) sed
14 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
15 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
16 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
16 4 (3.20%) R
17 3 (2.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) CISSP
2 22 (17.60%) Degree
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.40%) MCSE
6 11 (8.80%) GIAC
7 10 (8.00%) CISA
8 9 (7.20%) CEH
8 9 (7.20%) MCITP
9 4 (3.20%) SSCP
10 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.80%) ISEB
11 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 9 (7.20%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.20%) GPG13
2 9 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) Firmware
3 5 (4.00%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.80%) HDFS
4 1 (0.80%) iptables
4 1 (0.80%) Snort
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Puppet
2 5 (4.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.60%) logstash
4 1 (0.80%) Kibana
4 1 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Cisco
2 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (11.20%) Juniper
5 13 (10.40%) Oracle
6 12 (9.60%) Splunk
6 12 (9.60%) ArcSight
7 7 (5.60%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.60%) McAfee
8 5 (4.00%) Websense
8 5 (4.00%) Clearswift
8 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.00%) Webroot
8 5 (4.00%) Sourcefire
8 5 (4.00%) Postini
8 5 (4.00%) Qualys
8 5 (4.00%) DevExpress
8 5 (4.00%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.20%) Sybase
10 3 (2.40%) Informatica
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Teeside
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 26 days ago