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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 841 880 851
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 57 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 16
Average salary £49,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +5.62%

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
40926 45484 43264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.44% 38.88% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34937 38653 37414
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 £62,500 £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 August 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 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
(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 +32 53 £49,750 +17.05% 10
London +6 19 £66,250 +65.62% 6
South East +19 13 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 13 £35,000 -18.60% 1
North Yorkshire +9 11 £35,000 +66.66% 1
Harrogate - 7 £35,000 - 1
City of London +38 6 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Berkshire +13 5 £60,000 +12.14%
Middlesbrough - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £19,000 -
East of England - 3 £46,000 -
Scotland +4 2 £55,000 +64.17%
Edinburgh -2 2 £55,000 +64.17%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £46,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £68,750 -
Denbighshire - 2 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £46,000 -
Slough - 2 £21,500 -
St Asaph - 2 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £19,000 -
North Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Wales - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +7 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Manchester +6 1 - - 1
Leeds +4 1 £32,500 -50.00%
North West -1 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 71 (57.72%) Linux
2 59 (47.97%) Windows
3 57 (46.34%) SQL
4 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
5 43 (34.96%) Perl
6 41 (33.33%) Java
6 41 (33.33%) XML
7 39 (31.71%) HTML
8 36 (29.27%) CSS
9 35 (28.46%) UNIX
10 34 (27.64%) PHP
11 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
12 30 (24.39%) Python
13 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
14 26 (21.14%) Git (software)
14 26 (21.14%) SIEM
14 26 (21.14%) Analytics
15 24 (19.51%) MySQL
15 24 (19.51%) Firewall
16 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (18.70%) Computer Science
17 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
18 21 (17.07%) jQuery
18 21 (17.07%) CISSP
19 20 (16.26%) Degree
19 20 (16.26%) Finance
19 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
20 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
20 19 (15.45%) Cisco
20 19 (15.45%) Microsoft

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (6.50%) CMS
2 7 (5.69%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.88%) Apache
4 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.44%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
2 24 (19.51%) Firewall
3 11 (8.94%) Internet
4 7 (5.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.69%) HTTP
5 3 (2.44%) POP3
5 3 (2.44%) SMTP
5 3 (2.44%) DNS
5 3 (2.44%) SSL
5 3 (2.44%) IMAP
6 2 (1.63%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.63%) Network Security
6 2 (1.63%) SNMP
7 1 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) MySQL
3 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 17 (13.82%) Big Data
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.25%) HBase
10 2 (1.63%) Redis
10 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.76%) Subversion
3 9 (7.32%) JIRA
3 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.69%) Capybara
4 7 (5.69%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.07%) Appium
6 4 (3.25%) Redmine
7 3 (2.44%) Maven
7 3 (2.44%) JUnit
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Moq
9 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.81%) WiX
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Marketing
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 20 (16.26%) Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) Consultant
4 15 (12.20%) Security Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.57%) PHP Developer
6 7 (5.69%) QA Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Tester
7 5 (4.07%) Junior
7 5 (4.07%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (4.07%) Professional Services Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.33%) XML
2 39 (31.71%) HTML
3 36 (29.27%) CSS
4 21 (17.07%) jQuery
5 18 (14.63%) .NET
6 16 (13.01%) SOAP
6 16 (13.01%) REST
7 15 (12.20%) HTML5
8 14 (11.38%) CSS3
8 14 (11.38%) JSON
9 12 (9.76%) Web Services
10 11 (8.94%) WebSockets
11 10 (8.13%) XSLT
12 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET
13 8 (6.50%) ODBC
14 7 (5.69%) XML-RPC
15 6 (4.88%) WCF
15 6 (4.88%) WPF
16 5 (4.07%) WinForms
16 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.57%) User Experience
3 9 (7.32%) Statistics
4 7 (5.69%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.07%) Photography
5 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.07%) SecurID
6 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.25%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.63%) PMI
7 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.63%) Blog
7 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.81%) DataPower
8 1 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.81%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.72%) Linux
2 59 (47.97%) Windows
3 35 (28.46%) UNIX
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.25%) CentOS
7 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) SIEM
1 26 (21.14%) Analytics
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.45%) OO
4 16 (13.01%) Cyber Security
5 15 (12.20%) MVC
5 15 (12.20%) Web Development
6 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.94%) Information Security
7 11 (8.94%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.32%) TDD
9 9 (7.32%) Scrum
10 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.50%) SOA
10 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Manual Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Kanban
11 7 (5.69%) Open Source
11 7 (5.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.34%) SQL
2 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.96%) Perl
4 41 (33.33%) Java
5 34 (27.64%) PHP
6 30 (24.39%) Python
7 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
8 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
9 18 (14.63%) C
10 16 (13.01%) Shell Script
11 15 (12.20%) C++
12 12 (9.76%) Ruby
13 10 (8.13%) C#
14 7 (5.69%) XQuery
14 7 (5.69%) Korn
15 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
16 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
16 5 (4.07%) sed
17 4 (3.25%) XPath
17 4 (3.25%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) CISSP
2 20 (16.26%) Degree
3 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
4 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.76%) MCSE
6 9 (7.32%) CISA
6 9 (7.32%) MCITP
7 6 (4.88%) GIAC
7 6 (4.88%) CEH
8 3 (2.44%) SSCP
8 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB
10 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) QA
2 9 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.32%) GPG13
2 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) Firmware
3 3 (2.44%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) HDFS
4 1 (0.81%) iptables
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Puppet
2 5 (4.07%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Cisco
1 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 13 (10.57%) Juniper
4 11 (8.94%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.94%) Splunk
5 8 (6.50%) ArcSight
6 7 (5.69%) Kofax
6 7 (5.69%) SAP
7 5 (4.07%) Qualys
7 5 (4.07%) DevExpress
8 4 (3.25%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.25%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.25%) Sybase
9 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.44%) McAfee
9 3 (2.44%) Websense
9 3 (2.44%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.44%) Webroot
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