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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 844 926 955
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +29
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 67 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.050% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 43
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +15.94%

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
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +48 64 £55,000 +14.58% 16
South East +41 39 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Berkshire +14 20 £66,250 +10.41% 1
London +35 15 £43,250 -38.21% 6
Maidenhead +1 12 £68,750 -
Southampton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 9 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 - -
Abingdon - 7 - -
Reading - 6 £55,000 -
North East +2 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear -4 4 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England +20 3 £70,000 +52.17% 1
Ipswich +9 3 £70,000 -
Suffolk +3 3 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 3 £45,000 +50.00%
City of London +68 2 £77,500 +29.16% 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £60,250 +72.14% 1
Scotland +7 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Edinburgh +6 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Leeds +22 1 £60,500 +86.15% 1
West Yorkshire +19 1 £60,500 +86.15% 1
Sheffield +18 1 £60,000 +60.00%
South Yorkshire +14 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Wales +3 1 £35,000 +40.00%
West Midlands 0 1 £23,000 +21.05%
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £23,000 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (60.63%) Linux
2 60 (47.24%) SQL
2 60 (47.24%) Big Data
3 56 (44.09%) Windows
4 54 (42.52%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (39.37%) JavaScript
6 49 (38.58%) HTML
7 47 (37.01%) Python
8 46 (36.22%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (34.65%) Perl
10 40 (31.50%) Firewall
11 36 (28.35%) Java
11 36 (28.35%) Windows Server
12 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
13 32 (25.20%) SIEM
14 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
15 28 (22.05%) C
15 28 (22.05%) Active Directory
15 28 (22.05%) Workflow
16 27 (21.26%) Unix
17 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
17 26 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (19.69%) Presales
19 24 (18.90%) Analytics
19 24 (18.90%) Degree
19 24 (18.90%) DNS
19 24 (18.90%) MySQL
19 24 (18.90%) CSS
20 23 (18.11%) Internet
21 22 (17.32%) Web Development

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 54 (42.52%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
3 7 (5.51%) Documentum
3 7 (5.51%) IIS
3 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.72%) Liferay
5 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.36%) nginx
6 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (6.30%) Google Analytics
1 8 (6.30%) Google Tag Manager
2 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.50%) Firewall
2 24 (18.90%) DNS
3 23 (18.11%) Internet
4 15 (11.81%) LAN
4 15 (11.81%) Network Security
4 15 (11.81%) WAN
5 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.24%) SMTP
7 8 (6.30%) FTP
8 5 (3.94%) HTTP
8 5 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.36%) 4G
9 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.36%) DHCP
9 3 (2.36%) DMZ
9 3 (2.36%) TACACS
9 3 (2.36%) Wireless
10 2 (1.57%) LDAP
10 2 (1.57%) SAN
10 2 (1.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (47.24%) Big Data
2 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
3 24 (18.90%) MySQL
4 20 (15.75%) NoSQL
5 15 (11.81%) Hadoop
6 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.72%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.36%) Redis
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.57%) DB2
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) MS Access
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) WinDbg
2 8 (6.30%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.72%) NetBeans
3 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.36%) Babel
4 3 (2.36%) Grunt
4 3 (2.36%) gulp
4 3 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.36%) Mocha
4 3 (2.36%) Selenium
4 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (16.54%) Music Industry
2 19 (14.96%) Games
3 10 (7.87%) Marketing
4 9 (7.09%) Retail
5 8 (6.30%) Advertising
5 8 (6.30%) Finance
6 7 (5.51%) Publishing
7 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.15%) Back Office
8 4 (3.15%) Banking
9 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.57%) Law
10 1 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 19 (14.96%) PHP Developer
2 19 (14.96%) PHP Web Developer
2 19 (14.96%) Web Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Security Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Consultant
5 14 (11.02%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Junior
7 11 (8.66%) Security Consultant
8 10 (7.87%) Senior PHP Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Python Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Analytics Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Digital Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Junior Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.58%) HTML
2 24 (18.90%) CSS
3 22 (17.32%) HTML5
4 19 (14.96%) CSS3
5 17 (13.39%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (10.24%) Flash
7 11 (8.66%) DOM
7 11 (8.66%) JSON
8 9 (7.09%) jQuery
9 8 (6.30%) Web Services
10 6 (4.72%) XML
11 3 (2.36%) Browserify
11 3 (2.36%) Express
11 3 (2.36%) koa
11 3 (2.36%) Node.js
11 3 (2.36%) REST
11 3 (2.36%) SOAP
11 3 (2.36%) XSD
11 3 (2.36%) XSLT
12 2 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (36.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Blog
2 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.36%) Social Media
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 77 (60.63%) Linux
2 56 (44.09%) Windows
3 36 (28.35%) Windows Server
4 27 (21.26%) Unix
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.45%) CentOS
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.51%) Mac OS
9 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.94%) Windows NT
11 4 (3.15%) AIX
12 3 (2.36%) HPUX
12 3 (2.36%) Solaris
12 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.79%) SUSE
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) SIEM
2 28 (22.05%) Workflow
3 26 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (19.69%) Presales
5 24 (18.90%) Analytics
6 22 (17.32%) Web Development
7 18 (14.17%) Computer Security
8 16 (12.60%) OOP
9 13 (10.24%) Data Protection
9 13 (10.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 13 (10.24%) SOLID
10 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.09%) ETL
11 9 (7.09%) ITIL
12 8 (6.30%) Digital Analytics
12 8 (6.30%) Online Marketing
12 8 (6.30%) Security Management
12 8 (6.30%) Tag Management
12 8 (6.30%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.24%) SQL
2 50 (39.37%) JavaScript
3 47 (37.01%) Python
4 44 (34.65%) Perl
5 36 (28.35%) Java
6 28 (22.05%) C
7 21 (16.54%) PHP
7 21 (16.54%) PowerShell
8 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
8 19 (14.96%) XPath
9 18 (14.17%) C++
9 18 (14.17%) PHP 5
10 8 (6.30%) Ruby
11 6 (4.72%) C#
12 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.15%) VBScript
14 3 (2.36%) Bourne shell
14 3 (2.36%) ES6
14 3 (2.36%) Korn
15 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
3 24 (18.90%) Degree
4 16 (12.60%) CISSP
5 11 (8.66%) CEH
5 11 (8.66%) MCSE
5 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.72%) CCNA
6 6 (4.72%) CISA
6 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.72%) MCITP
6 6 (4.72%) SANS
7 4 (3.15%) HP ASE
7 4 (3.15%) HPE ATP
7 4 (3.15%) RHCE
8 3 (2.36%) CISM
9 2 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) GPG13
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.17%) Docker
3 6 (4.72%) Snort
4 5 (3.94%) Samba
5 3 (2.36%) iptables
6 2 (1.57%) NFS
6 2 (1.57%) Squid
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) CA Single Sign-On
1 6 (4.72%) Nessus
1 6 (4.72%) Nmap
2 3 (2.36%) QRadar
2 3 (2.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Cisco
2 13 (10.24%) Sophos
3 12 (9.45%) HP
3 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle
3 12 (9.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.66%) ArcSight
5 10 (7.87%) Splunk
6 9 (7.09%) Google
7 8 (6.30%) Adobe
7 8 (6.30%) CA
7 8 (6.30%) Ensighten
7 8 (6.30%) Juniper
7 8 (6.30%) Omniture
7 8 (6.30%) Tealium
8 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.72%) Hortonworks
9 5 (3.94%) F5
9 5 (3.94%) Lotus
9 5 (3.94%) Novell
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Guildford, Surrey
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South East London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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London
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