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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 857 921 936
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +15
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 57 61 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.056% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 50
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,968
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%

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
37855 41130 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 35110 38155
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Regular Expression Salary Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 27 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 25 August 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 +38 57 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South East +38 28 £42,500 -29.16% 2
London +56 16 £32,500 -48.00% 3
Berkshire +24 15 £55,000 +34.96%
Maidenhead -4 7 £70,000 +12.00%
Southampton - 7 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
East of England +33 6 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £45,000 -
North East - 4 £45,000 -
Suffolk +3 3 £65,000 -
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +65 2 £65,000 +6.12%
Yorkshire +16 2 £60,250 +72.14%
Ipswich +7 2 - -
North West +16 1 £40,000 -
Manchester -6 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £60,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £31,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (57.55%) Linux
2 65 (46.76%) Big Data
3 64 (46.04%) SQL
4 61 (43.88%) Windows
5 57 (41.01%) Python
6 55 (39.57%) HTML
6 55 (39.57%) JavaScript
7 51 (36.69%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (35.97%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (31.65%) Perl
10 43 (30.94%) Firewall
11 36 (25.90%) Java
11 36 (25.90%) SIEM
12 33 (23.74%) Windows Server
13 32 (23.02%) Unix
14 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
15 30 (21.58%) Internet
16 29 (20.86%) Workflow
17 28 (20.14%) DNS
17 28 (20.14%) C
18 27 (19.42%) Active Directory
18 27 (19.42%) Degree
18 27 (19.42%) Security Cleared
19 25 (17.99%) CSS
20 24 (17.27%) MySQL
20 24 (17.27%) Music Industry
20 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
21 23 (16.55%) Bash Shell
21 23 (16.55%) Analytics
21 23 (16.55%) Cybersecurity

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 (36.69%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.47%) Apache
4 8 (5.76%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.04%) Documentum
5 7 (5.04%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.04%) IIS
6 6 (4.32%) Liferay
7 5 (3.60%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.44%) CMS
8 2 (1.44%) nginx
8 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.72%) JBoss
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (5.76%) Google Analytics
1 8 (5.76%) Google Tag Manager
2 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.94%) Firewall
2 30 (21.58%) Internet
3 28 (20.14%) DNS
4 20 (14.39%) Network Security
5 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
6 15 (10.79%) LAN
6 15 (10.79%) WAN
7 14 (10.07%) SMTP
8 9 (6.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (5.04%) FTP
9 7 (5.04%) HTTP
10 5 (3.60%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.88%) LDAP
12 3 (2.16%) 4G
12 3 (2.16%) DHCP
12 3 (2.16%) DMZ
12 3 (2.16%) TACACS
12 3 (2.16%) Wireless
13 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (46.76%) Big Data
2 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.27%) MySQL
4 17 (12.23%) NoSQL
5 15 (10.79%) Hadoop
6 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.32%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.16%) Redis
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) DataStage
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) WinDbg
2 8 (5.76%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.32%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.16%) Babel
5 3 (2.16%) Grunt
5 3 (2.16%) gulp
5 3 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.16%) Mocha
5 3 (2.16%) Selenium
5 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.72%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (17.27%) Music Industry
2 21 (15.11%) Games
3 10 (7.19%) Marketing
4 9 (6.47%) Retail
5 8 (5.76%) Advertising
5 8 (5.76%) Finance
6 7 (5.04%) Publishing
7 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.88%) Back Office
8 4 (2.88%) Banking
9 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.44%) Law
9 2 (1.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Developer
2 20 (14.39%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 19 (13.67%) Web Developer
4 18 (12.95%) Security Engineer
5 17 (12.23%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Consultant
7 14 (10.07%) Junior
7 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Junior Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Python Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Security Consultant
10 10 (7.19%) Senior PHP Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Senior Web Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Support
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.57%) HTML
2 25 (17.99%) CSS
3 22 (15.83%) HTML5
4 19 (13.67%) CSS3
5 16 (11.51%) ZeroMQ
6 14 (10.07%) Flash
6 14 (10.07%) Web Services
7 13 (9.35%) JSON
8 11 (7.91%) DOM
9 9 (6.47%) jQuery
9 9 (6.47%) XML
10 5 (3.60%) REST
10 5 (3.60%) SOAP
10 5 (3.60%) XSD
10 5 (3.60%) XSLT
11 3 (2.16%) .NET
11 3 (2.16%) Browserify
11 3 (2.16%) Express
11 3 (2.16%) koa
11 3 (2.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (35.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Blog
2 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.76%) Cryptography
5 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.32%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (4.32%) Social Media
6 6 (4.32%) User Experience
7 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.72%) BBC
10 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.72%) Social Network
10 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 80 (57.55%) Linux
2 61 (43.88%) Windows
3 33 (23.74%) Windows Server
4 32 (23.02%) Unix
5 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.91%) CentOS
6 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.19%) Mac OS
8 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.04%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.88%) Solaris
12 3 (2.16%) AIX
12 3 (2.16%) HPUX
12 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) SIEM
2 29 (20.86%) Workflow
3 23 (16.55%) Analytics
3 23 (16.55%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (15.83%) Computer Security
4 22 (15.83%) Presales
4 22 (15.83%) Web Development
5 18 (12.95%) OOP
6 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.07%) Data Protection
6 14 (10.07%) Reverse Engineering
7 13 (9.35%) SOLID
8 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.47%) ETL
9 9 (6.47%) Information Security
9 9 (6.47%) ITIL
10 8 (5.76%) Digital Analytics
10 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.76%) Tag Management
10 8 (5.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.04%) SQL
2 57 (41.01%) Python
3 55 (39.57%) JavaScript
4 44 (31.65%) Perl
5 36 (25.90%) Java
6 28 (20.14%) C
7 23 (16.55%) Bash Shell
8 22 (15.83%) PHP
9 21 (15.11%) PowerShell
10 19 (13.67%) PHP 5
11 18 (12.95%) C++
11 18 (12.95%) XPath
12 8 (5.76%) Ruby
13 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.88%) C#
15 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
15 3 (2.16%) ES6
15 3 (2.16%) Korn
15 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.42%) Degree
1 27 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.23%) CISSP
4 13 (9.35%) CEH
4 13 (9.35%) MCSE
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.47%) CCNA
5 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.32%) CISA
6 6 (4.32%) MCITP
6 6 (4.32%) SANS
7 4 (2.88%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.88%) HPE ATP
7 4 (2.88%) RHCE
8 3 (2.16%) CISM
9 2 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.72%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.76%) QA
3 3 (2.16%) GPG13
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.95%) Docker
3 8 (5.76%) Snort
4 7 (5.04%) Samba
5 5 (3.60%) iptables
6 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.44%) NFS
6 2 (1.44%) Squid
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Nessus
1 12 (8.63%) Nmap
2 6 (4.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.16%) QRadar
3 3 (2.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Cisco
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.07%) Oracle
2 14 (10.07%) Sophos
3 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.63%) ArcSight
5 11 (7.91%) HP
5 11 (7.91%) Splunk
6 9 (6.47%) CA
6 9 (6.47%) Google
7 8 (5.76%) Adobe
7 8 (5.76%) Ensighten
7 8 (5.76%) Juniper
7 8 (5.76%) Omniture
7 8 (5.76%) Tealium
8 7 (5.04%) Lotus
8 7 (5.04%) Novell
9 6 (4.32%) F5
9 6 (4.32%) Hortonworks
10 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
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Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
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