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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 838 850 847
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 62 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.052% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,968 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -37.27%

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
41241 43977 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35251 36969 36596
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 28 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 31 August 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 +19 57 £40,000 +4.06% 9
London -9 25 £61,250 +59.35% 4
Yorkshire +15 15 £35,000 +66.66%
North Yorkshire +12 15 £35,000 +66.66%
Harrogate - 10 £36,250 -
South East +13 9 £60,000 +62.16% 1
West Midlands - 5 £19,000 -
Middlesbrough - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +19 4 £61,250 +44.11%
Berkshire +8 4 £40,750 +10.13%
Edinburgh -7 3 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Scotland -11 3 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £19,000 -
North West +9 2 - - 4
Manchester +4 2 - - 4
Slough -5 2 £21,500 -41.89%
St Asaph - 2 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £19,000 -
Denbighshire - 2 £25,000 -
North Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Surrey +1 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £62,500 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £27,500 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (55.75%) Linux
2 53 (46.90%) SQL
3 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
4 49 (43.36%) Windows
5 40 (35.40%) Perl
6 39 (34.51%) HTML
6 39 (34.51%) XML
7 38 (33.63%) Java
8 37 (32.74%) CSS
9 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
10 31 (27.43%) PHP
11 30 (26.55%) UNIX
12 28 (24.78%) Analytics
13 27 (23.89%) Python
13 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
14 25 (22.12%) jQuery
14 25 (22.12%) Finance
15 23 (20.35%) Degree
15 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
15 23 (20.35%) Bash Shell
16 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
17 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
17 21 (18.58%) SOAP
17 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
17 21 (18.58%) REST
17 21 (18.58%) SIEM
18 20 (17.70%) Firewall
19 19 (16.81%) MySQL
19 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (16.81%) NoSQL

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (9.73%) CMS
2 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
4 3 (2.65%) Node.js
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) GNU Octave
3 4 (3.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.70%) Firewall
3 18 (15.93%) Internet
4 5 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.77%) SNMP
6 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) ICMP
7 1 (0.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) MySQL
2 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.93%) Big Data
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.42%) HBase
9 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.77%) Redis
11 2 (1.77%) SQLite
12 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.85%) JIRA
3 6 (5.31%) Subversion
4 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.42%) Redmine
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.54%) JUnit
5 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.77%) Appium
7 2 (1.77%) Capybara
7 2 (1.77%) Moq
7 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.77%) WiX
7 2 (1.77%) FxCop
7 2 (1.77%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.77%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.77%) NUnit
7 2 (1.77%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.77%) jMock
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (40.71%) Developer
2 15 (13.27%) Consultant
2 15 (13.27%) Analyst
3 14 (12.39%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.50%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Junior
8 6 (5.31%) Tester
9 5 (4.42%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.42%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Professional Services Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Solutions Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) IT Security Specialist
11 3 (2.65%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.51%) HTML
1 39 (34.51%) XML
2 37 (32.74%) CSS
3 25 (22.12%) jQuery
4 21 (18.58%) SOAP
4 21 (18.58%) REST
5 17 (15.04%) JSON
6 16 (14.16%) .NET
7 12 (10.62%) HTML5
8 11 (9.73%) XSLT
8 11 (9.73%) CSS3
9 10 (8.85%) XML-RPC
10 8 (7.08%) WebSockets
11 7 (6.19%) Web Services
12 6 (5.31%) ODBC
13 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.42%) RESTful
14 3 (2.65%) WCF
14 3 (2.65%) WPF
14 3 (2.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.50%) User Experience
3 11 (9.73%) Statistics
4 9 (7.96%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.42%) PMI
6 4 (3.54%) Cybercrime
6 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.65%) Social Network
7 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.65%) SecurID
7 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.77%) Economics
8 2 (1.77%) Photography
9 1 (0.88%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.88%) DataPower
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.75%) Linux
2 49 (43.36%) Windows
3 30 (26.55%) UNIX
4 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.54%) CentOS
6 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Analytics
2 21 (18.58%) SIEM
3 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.04%) MVC
5 16 (14.16%) OO
6 15 (13.27%) Cyber Security
7 12 (10.62%) Web Development
8 10 (8.85%) SOA
8 10 (8.85%) Information Security
9 9 (7.96%) TDD
9 9 (7.96%) BPEL
9 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.08%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (6.19%) Scrum
11 7 (6.19%) ETL
11 7 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (5.31%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.42%) Time Management
13 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.90%) SQL
2 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.40%) Perl
4 38 (33.63%) Java
5 31 (27.43%) PHP
6 27 (23.89%) Python
7 23 (20.35%) Bash Shell
8 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
9 13 (11.50%) Shell Script
9 13 (11.50%) C
10 10 (8.85%) C++
11 9 (7.96%) Ruby
11 9 (7.96%) Korn
11 9 (7.96%) XQuery
12 7 (6.19%) C#
13 5 (4.42%) R
14 4 (3.54%) XPath
15 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.65%) sed
16 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.27%) CISSP
4 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.85%) MCSE
6 7 (6.19%) MCITP
6 7 (6.19%) CISA
7 5 (4.42%) GIAC
7 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) SSCP
9 2 (1.77%) CEH
10 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.88%) ISEB
10 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
2 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.08%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.19%) GPG13
4 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) Firmware
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Snort
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.88%) HDFS
4 1 (0.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) Oracle
3 16 (14.16%) Cisco
4 12 (10.62%) Splunk
5 11 (9.73%) Juniper
6 9 (7.96%) Kofax
6 9 (7.96%) SAP
6 9 (7.96%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.31%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.65%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.65%) Qualys
8 3 (2.65%) McAfee
8 3 (2.65%) Twitter
9 2 (1.77%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.77%) Sybase
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe
9 2 (1.77%) Informatica
9 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.77%) VMware
9 2 (1.77%) Sourcefire
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