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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 847 935 943
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +8
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 85 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 45
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +44.88%

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
38099 42319 46873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 38.09% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33097 36189 40123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +90 81 £47,500 +3.26% 10
South East +64 46 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +37 23 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Berkshire +33 21 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Maidenhead +9 12 £68,750 +19.56% 1
Hampshire - 10 £42,500 -
Southampton - 10 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 8 - -
Surrey +23 6 - -
Guildford +16 6 - -
Reading - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +23 4 £52,500 +50.00%
North East +6 4 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -2 4 £45,000 +50.00% 2
City of London +58 3 £66,250 +69.87%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 3 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England +26 2 £70,000 +52.17%
Leeds +22 2 £52,750 +62.30%
Scotland +9 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Edinburgh +6 2 £27,500 -50.00%
West Midlands -20 2 £22,750 -17.27% 1
Suffolk - 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £22,750 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £70,000 -
Sheffield +25 1 £60,000 +60.00%
South Yorkshire +22 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Wales +11 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Slough +7 1 £67,500 +213.95%

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 76 (61.29%) Linux
2 62 (50.00%) SQL
3 61 (49.19%) Windows
4 51 (41.13%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (40.32%) Big Data
6 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 45 (36.29%) SQL Server
8 43 (34.68%) Perl
8 43 (34.68%) HTML
9 39 (31.45%) Python
9 39 (31.45%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (30.65%) Windows Server
10 38 (30.65%) Firewall
11 35 (28.23%) Java
12 32 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (25.81%) SIEM
13 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
14 29 (23.39%) Unix
15 27 (21.77%) C
15 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
15 27 (21.77%) Presales
16 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
16 25 (20.16%) Analytics
17 24 (19.35%) MySQL
17 24 (19.35%) CSS
17 24 (19.35%) Workflow
18 22 (17.74%) NoSQL
19 21 (16.94%) Degree
20 20 (16.13%) DNS
21 19 (15.32%) ZeroMQ

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 (41.13%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.45%) Apache
3 7 (5.65%) Documentum
3 7 (5.65%) IIS
3 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.84%) Liferay
4 6 (4.84%) nginx
5 5 (4.03%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.42%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (6.45%) Google Analytics
1 8 (6.45%) Google Tag Manager
2 6 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.65%) Firewall
2 20 (16.13%) DNS
3 18 (14.52%) Internet
3 18 (14.52%) LAN
3 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.52%) WAN
4 13 (10.48%) Network Security
5 10 (8.06%) SMTP
6 8 (6.45%) FTP
7 5 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.03%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.23%) HTTP
9 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.42%) DHCP
10 2 (1.61%) 4G
10 2 (1.61%) DMZ
10 2 (1.61%) LDAP
10 2 (1.61%) SAN
10 2 (1.61%) TACACS
10 2 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.32%) Big Data
2 45 (36.29%) SQL Server
3 24 (19.35%) MySQL
4 22 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
6 14 (11.29%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.84%) Apache Accumulo
8 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.42%) Redis
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) DB2
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.61%) SQLite
11 1 (0.81%) DataStage
11 1 (0.81%) MS Access
11 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.26%) WinDbg
3 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.84%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.84%) NUnit
6 5 (4.03%) Moq
7 4 (3.23%) Subversion
7 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.42%) Babel
8 3 (2.42%) Grunt
8 3 (2.42%) gulp
8 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.42%) Mocha
8 3 (2.42%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.42%) Selenium
8 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.61%) FxCop
9 2 (1.61%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.61%) WiX
General
1 15 (12.10%) Games
1 15 (12.10%) Music Industry
2 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Marketing
3 9 (7.26%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Advertising
5 7 (5.65%) Publishing
6 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.61%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.10%) PHP Developer
3 15 (12.10%) PHP Web Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Consultant
5 11 (8.87%) Junior
5 11 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (6.45%) Analytics Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Digital Analytics Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Digital Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Graduate
6 8 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) SIEM Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) HTML
2 24 (19.35%) CSS
3 19 (15.32%) ZeroMQ
4 18 (14.52%) HTML5
5 15 (12.10%) CSS3
6 14 (11.29%) JSON
7 13 (10.48%) jQuery
8 11 (8.87%) .NET
8 11 (8.87%) DOM
9 9 (7.26%) Flash
9 9 (7.26%) Web Services
10 8 (6.45%) XML
11 6 (4.84%) LINQ
12 5 (4.03%) Ninject
12 5 (4.03%) XSLT
13 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.23%) Ajax
13 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.23%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.06%) Blog
4 7 (5.65%) User Experience
5 5 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 76 (61.29%) Linux
2 61 (49.19%) Windows
3 38 (30.65%) Windows Server
4 29 (23.39%) Unix
5 14 (11.29%) CentOS
5 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.65%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.03%) Windows NT
10 4 (3.23%) AIX
11 3 (2.42%) HPUX
11 3 (2.42%) Solaris
11 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.81%) SUSE
12 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
1 32 (25.81%) SIEM
2 27 (21.77%) Presales
3 25 (20.16%) Analytics
4 24 (19.35%) Workflow
5 18 (14.52%) Web Development
6 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.68%) Computer Security
8 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.87%) OOP
8 11 (8.87%) Security Management
8 11 (8.87%) SOLID
9 10 (8.06%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (7.26%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.26%) ETL
10 9 (7.26%) ITIL
10 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.45%) Online Marketing
11 8 (6.45%) Tag Management
11 8 (6.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.68%) Perl
4 39 (31.45%) Python
5 35 (28.23%) Java
6 27 (21.77%) C
7 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
8 18 (14.52%) Bash Shell
8 18 (14.52%) C#
8 18 (14.52%) PHP
9 17 (13.71%) C++
10 15 (12.10%) XPath
11 14 (11.29%) PHP 5
12 11 (8.87%) Ruby
13 8 (6.45%) Shell Script
14 5 (4.03%) VBScript
15 3 (2.42%) Bourne shell
15 3 (2.42%) ES6
15 3 (2.42%) Korn
16 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.94%) Degree
4 17 (13.71%) CISSP
5 11 (8.87%) CEH
5 11 (8.87%) MCSE
5 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.65%) CISA
7 6 (4.84%) CCNA
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.84%) MCITP
7 6 (4.84%) SANS
8 4 (3.23%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.23%) HPE ATP
8 4 (3.23%) RHCE
9 3 (2.42%) CISM
10 2 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.42%) GPG13
3 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.81%) FISMA
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.29%) Docker
3 6 (4.84%) Snort
4 5 (4.03%) Samba
5 2 (1.61%) iptables
5 2 (1.61%) NFS
5 2 (1.61%) Squid
5 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Nessus
1 9 (7.26%) Nmap
2 6 (4.84%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.42%) QRadar
3 3 (2.42%) SCOM
4 2 (1.61%) Wonderware InTouch
5 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Cisco
2 12 (9.68%) HP
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.87%) ArcSight
3 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.87%) Splunk
4 9 (7.26%) Google
4 9 (7.26%) Sophos
5 8 (6.45%) Adobe
5 8 (6.45%) Ensighten
5 8 (6.45%) Juniper
5 8 (6.45%) Omniture
5 8 (6.45%) Tealium
6 7 (5.65%) CA
7 6 (4.84%) Hortonworks
8 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.03%) Lotus
8 5 (4.03%) Novell
9 4 (3.23%) Intel
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