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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 855 887 924
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +37
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 55 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.069% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 54
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%

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
36523 41210 43549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.67% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31649 35355 36590
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 22 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 24 September 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 +39 55 £42,500 -2.85% 8
South East +58 27 £41,250 -28.26% 4
London +15 18 £23,500 -60.83% 2
Berkshire +20 11 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
Abingdon - 8 - -
East of England +24 7 £60,000 +21.21%
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Southampton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk +1 4 £65,000 -
Reading +14 3 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +41 2 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Ipswich +1 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £38,000 -
North East - 2 £38,000 -
North West +13 1 £40,000 -
Maidenhead -4 1 £72,500 +16.00%
Manchester -11 1 £40,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £31,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 80 (55.17%) Linux
2 71 (48.97%) Big Data
3 66 (45.52%) Python
4 63 (43.45%) SQL
5 61 (42.07%) JavaScript
6 60 (41.38%) HTML
7 59 (40.69%) Windows
8 51 (35.17%) Elasticsearch
8 51 (35.17%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (33.10%) Perl
10 40 (27.59%) Firewall
11 37 (25.52%) Java
12 36 (24.83%) Internet
12 36 (24.83%) Degree
13 34 (23.45%) SIEM
14 32 (22.07%) Workflow
14 32 (22.07%) Unix
15 31 (21.38%) DNS
16 30 (20.69%) C
16 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
16 30 (20.69%) Windows Server
17 29 (20.00%) Computer Security
18 27 (18.62%) Music Industry
19 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
19 26 (17.93%) Cybersecurity
20 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
20 24 (16.55%) CSS
20 24 (16.55%) Games
21 23 (15.86%) MySQL
21 23 (15.86%) PHP

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 51 (35.17%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.52%) Apache
3 8 (5.52%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.83%) Documentum
5 6 (4.14%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.14%) IIS
5 6 (4.14%) Liferay
6 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.38%) CMS
7 2 (1.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.38%) nginx
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (5.52%) Google Analytics
1 8 (5.52%) Google Tag Manager
2 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.59%) Firewall
2 36 (24.83%) Internet
3 31 (21.38%) DNS
4 20 (13.79%) Network Security
5 19 (13.10%) TCP/IP
6 17 (11.72%) SMTP
7 14 (9.66%) LAN
7 14 (9.66%) WAN
8 9 (6.21%) HTTP
8 9 (6.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (4.83%) FTP
9 7 (4.83%) Wireshark
10 5 (3.45%) LDAP
11 4 (2.76%) Wireless
12 3 (2.07%) 4G
12 3 (2.07%) DHCP
12 3 (2.07%) DMZ
12 3 (2.07%) TACACS
13 2 (1.38%) IPv6
13 2 (1.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (48.97%) Big Data
2 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.86%) MySQL
4 17 (11.72%) NoSQL
5 15 (10.34%) Hadoop
6 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.14%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.07%) Redis
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) DataStage
10 1 (0.69%) DB2
10 1 (0.69%) MS Access
10 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) WinDbg
2 8 (5.52%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.14%) NetBeans
5 4 (2.76%) Grunt
6 3 (2.07%) Babel
6 3 (2.07%) gulp
6 3 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.07%) Mocha
6 3 (2.07%) Selenium
6 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) Bower
8 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 27 (18.62%) Music Industry
2 24 (16.55%) Games
3 10 (6.90%) Marketing
4 9 (6.21%) Retail
5 8 (5.52%) Advertising
6 7 (4.83%) Finance
6 7 (4.83%) Publishing
7 4 (2.76%) Back Office
7 4 (2.76%) Banking
7 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.38%) French Language
8 2 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (1.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (33.79%) Developer
2 19 (13.10%) PHP Developer
2 19 (13.10%) Security Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) PHP Web Developer
3 18 (12.41%) Senior Developer
3 18 (12.41%) Web Developer
4 16 (11.03%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Junior
6 14 (9.66%) Consultant
6 14 (9.66%) Python Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Junior Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Senior Web Developer
8 12 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (6.90%) Digital Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Security Consultant
11 9 (6.21%) Technical Support
11 9 (6.21%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (41.38%) HTML
2 24 (16.55%) CSS
3 21 (14.48%) HTML5
4 18 (12.41%) CSS3
5 17 (11.72%) Flash
6 16 (11.03%) ZeroMQ
7 14 (9.66%) JSON
7 14 (9.66%) Web Services
8 11 (7.59%) DOM
9 10 (6.90%) jQuery
9 10 (6.90%) XML
10 6 (4.14%) REST
10 6 (4.14%) SOAP
10 6 (4.14%) XSD
10 6 (4.14%) XSLT
11 4 (2.76%) .NET
11 4 (2.76%) Node.js
12 3 (2.07%) Browserify
12 3 (2.07%) Express
12 3 (2.07%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.72%) Blog
3 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.90%) Social Media
5 9 (6.21%) Cryptography
5 9 (6.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.14%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (4.14%) User Experience
8 5 (3.45%) Social Network
9 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.69%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.17%) Linux
2 59 (40.69%) Windows
3 32 (22.07%) Unix
4 30 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.59%) CentOS
7 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.21%) Mac OS
8 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.14%) Windows NT
11 5 (3.45%) Solaris
12 3 (2.07%) AIX
12 3 (2.07%) HPUX
12 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.38%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) SIEM
2 32 (22.07%) Workflow
3 29 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 26 (17.93%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (15.86%) Analytics
6 22 (15.17%) Presales
7 21 (14.48%) Web Development
8 19 (13.10%) OOP
9 18 (12.41%) Reverse Engineering
10 17 (11.72%) Data Protection
11 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.66%) SOLID
13 11 (7.59%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.90%) Information Security
15 9 (6.21%) ETL
16 8 (5.52%) Online Marketing
16 8 (5.52%) Software Engineering
16 8 (5.52%) Tag Management
16 8 (5.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.52%) Python
2 63 (43.45%) SQL
3 61 (42.07%) JavaScript
4 48 (33.10%) Perl
5 37 (25.52%) Java
6 30 (20.69%) C
7 23 (15.86%) PHP
7 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
8 22 (15.17%) C++
9 20 (13.79%) Bash Shell
10 18 (12.41%) PHP 5
11 17 (11.72%) XPath
12 10 (6.90%) Ruby
13 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.76%) C#
15 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
15 3 (2.07%) ES6
15 3 (2.07%) Korn
15 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (24.83%) Degree
2 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
3 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.03%) CISSP
5 12 (8.28%) MCSE
5 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.59%) CEH
7 8 (5.52%) CCNA
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.14%) CISA
8 6 (4.14%) MCITP
9 4 (2.76%) SANS
10 3 (2.07%) CISM
11 2 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.38%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.38%) HPE ATP
11 2 (1.38%) RHCE
11 2 (1.38%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 4 (2.76%) GPG13
3 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.72%) Docker
3 9 (6.21%) Snort
4 6 (4.14%) iptables
4 6 (4.14%) Samba
5 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.38%) NFS
5 2 (1.38%) Squid
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.38%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Nessus
1 11 (7.59%) Nmap
2 6 (4.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.76%) QRadar
4 3 (2.07%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Kibana
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
5 1 (0.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.48%) Cisco
3 18 (12.41%) Sophos
4 14 (9.66%) Oracle
5 12 (8.28%) Splunk
6 11 (7.59%) ArcSight
6 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.90%) CA
8 9 (6.21%) Google
8 9 (6.21%) HP
8 9 (6.21%) Juniper
9 8 (5.52%) Adobe
9 8 (5.52%) Ensighten
9 8 (5.52%) Omniture
9 8 (5.52%) Tealium
10 7 (4.83%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.14%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.14%) Hortonworks
11 6 (4.14%) Lotus
11 6 (4.14%) Novell
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