The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Regular Expression skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 256 314
Rank change year-on-year +20 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £27,500 £66,250 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.49% +21.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -23.00% +8.69%  

Regular Expression is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1993 2643 3621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.38% 41.43% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 2386 3163
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the City of London

Regular Expression
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regular Expression in the City of London.

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Phing
3 3 (30.00%) ZeroMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) OpenDNS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Phing
1 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (30.00%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (20.00%) Lucene
3 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) PCRE
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) BBC
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) GCIA
2 1 (10.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Cronacle
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (10.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
1 2 (20.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) FireEye
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Varonis
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago