Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1000 1088 1163
Rank change year-on-year +88 +75 +36
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 150 109 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.062% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 108 90 116
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -12.37% +21.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +11.76%

Regular Expression is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67886 68921 78582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 39.04% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56882 60298 67765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 81 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North of England +40 39 £38,500 -14.44% 1
North West +29 39 £38,500 -3.75% 1
South East +5 18 £52,500 +23.53% 4
South West +17 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +14 2 £50,000 +117.39% 1
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
East of England -4 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Regular Expression
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 77 (51.33%) Linux
2 70 (46.67%) PHP
3 69 (46.00%) SQL
4 67 (44.67%) JavaScript
5 62 (41.33%) Python
6 57 (38.00%) HTML
7 48 (32.00%) SMTP
8 47 (31.33%) E-Commerce
9 44 (29.33%) CSS
10 39 (26.00%) JSON
11 38 (25.33%) Marketing
11 38 (25.33%) jQuery
11 38 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (25.33%) Bash Shell
12 37 (24.67%) Perl
12 37 (24.67%) T-SQL
12 37 (24.67%) Finance
13 36 (24.00%) Degree
13 36 (24.00%) Open Source
13 36 (24.00%) Analytics
14 35 (23.33%) Web Development
15 33 (22.00%) Ruby
16 32 (21.33%) IIS
17 31 (20.67%) Windows
17 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
18 29 (19.33%) Docker
18 29 (19.33%) Unix
19 28 (18.67%) FTP
19 28 (18.67%) VBScript
19 28 (18.67%) Computer Science

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 32 (21.33%) IIS
2 27 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (11.33%) Apache
3 17 (11.33%) nginx
4 13 (8.67%) Apache Solr
5 10 (6.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Resin
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (18.67%) FileZilla
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.00%) Sage Pay
2 7 (4.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.33%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.00%) SMTP
2 28 (18.67%) FTP
3 27 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.33%) DNS
5 14 (9.33%) SSL
6 13 (8.67%) Firewall
7 12 (8.00%) HTTP
8 11 (7.33%) Network Security
8 11 (7.33%) tcpdump
8 11 (7.33%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.33%) SAN
10 6 (4.00%) Internet
11 5 (3.33%) LDAP
12 3 (2.00%) IMAP
12 3 (2.00%) POP3
13 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.33%) VLAN
13 2 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) Redis
2 20 (13.33%) Big Data
3 19 (12.67%) MySQL
4 14 (9.33%) Hadoop
4 14 (9.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.33%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.33%) DB2
7 2 (1.33%) Endeca
7 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.33%) Presto
8 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.00%) Subversion
3 15 (10.00%) IDA Disassembler
3 15 (10.00%) OllyDbg
3 15 (10.00%) WinDbg
4 12 (8.00%) Codeception
4 12 (8.00%) Vagrant
5 11 (7.33%) Burp Suite
6 4 (2.67%) Grunt
6 4 (2.67%) gulp
7 2 (1.33%) Ant
7 2 (1.33%) Babel
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.33%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.33%) Phing
7 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (25.33%) Marketing
2 37 (24.67%) Finance
3 19 (12.67%) Electronics
3 19 (12.67%) Manufacturing
3 19 (12.67%) Telecoms
4 15 (10.00%) Games
5 10 (6.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) Web Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (15.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (12.67%) Analyst
6 16 (10.67%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) PHP Software Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Malware Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) Malware Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Unix Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.00%) HTML
2 44 (29.33%) CSS
3 39 (26.00%) JSON
4 38 (25.33%) jQuery
5 22 (14.67%) .NET
5 22 (14.67%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (12.67%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (11.33%) Ajax
8 15 (10.00%) XML
9 14 (9.33%) Kafka
10 12 (8.00%) Behat
11 10 (6.67%) Web Services
12 9 (6.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.00%) Entity Framework
12 9 (6.00%) SOAP
12 9 (6.00%) WCF
13 8 (5.33%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (5.33%) PCRE
13 8 (5.33%) REST
14 7 (4.67%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.00%) Blog
2 15 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (8.67%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 11 (7.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.33%) BYOD
9 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.67%) BBC
10 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.67%) Social Network
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (51.33%) Linux
2 31 (20.67%) Windows
3 29 (19.33%) Unix
4 8 (5.33%) CentOS
4 8 (5.33%) FreeBSD
5 7 (4.67%) Solaris
6 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.00%) AIX
9 2 (1.33%) Android
9 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.67%) HPUX
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.33%) E-Commerce
2 38 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.00%) Analytics
3 36 (24.00%) Open Source
4 35 (23.33%) Web Development
5 25 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 21 (14.00%) DevOps
6 21 (14.00%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (12.67%) Programme Management
8 18 (12.00%) OO
8 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 15 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (10.00%) SEO
9 15 (10.00%) SIEM
9 15 (10.00%) TDD
10 14 (9.33%) BDD
10 14 (9.33%) Malware Analysis
11 13 (8.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) PHP
2 69 (46.00%) SQL
3 67 (44.67%) JavaScript
4 62 (41.33%) Python
5 38 (25.33%) Bash Shell
6 37 (24.67%) Perl
6 37 (24.67%) T-SQL
7 33 (22.00%) Ruby
8 28 (18.67%) VBScript
9 27 (18.00%) Java
10 17 (11.33%) C
10 17 (11.33%) C++
11 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
12 15 (10.00%) XPath
13 13 (8.67%) Shell Script
14 12 (8.00%) C#
14 12 (8.00%) PHP 7
15 9 (6.00%) VB.NET
16 4 (2.67%) ES6
16 4 (2.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (24.00%) Degree
2 20 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.67%) CISSP
5 8 (5.33%) CEH
5 8 (5.33%) GCIH
5 8 (5.33%) OSCP
6 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) MCSE
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.67%) GPG13
3 4 (2.67%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.33%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (19.33%) Docker
2 11 (7.33%) Snort
3 10 (6.67%) KVM
4 9 (6.00%) Varnish
5 8 (5.33%) HDFS
5 8 (5.33%) NFS
6 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
7 6 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.67%) Cronacle
8 4 (2.67%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.33%) Firmware
9 2 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) HAProxy
2 12 (8.00%) Nagios
3 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.00%) Terraform
4 8 (5.33%) Kibana
4 8 (5.33%) Puppet
4 8 (5.33%) QRadar
4 8 (5.33%) Suricata
5 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.00%) Fluentd
7 2 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.33%) Nessus
7 2 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.33%) OpenVAS
7 2 (1.33%) SCCM
7 2 (1.33%) SCOM
7 2 (1.33%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (1.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.67%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 28 (18.67%) PayPal
2 20 (13.33%) Splunk
3 19 (12.67%) SAP
4 15 (10.00%) CyberSource
5 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 12 (8.00%) Sophos
7 11 (7.33%) Forcepoint
7 11 (7.33%) LogRhythm
7 11 (7.33%) Sourcefire
8 9 (6.00%) New Relic
9 8 (5.33%) Adobe
9 8 (5.33%) FireEye
9 8 (5.33%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.33%) Percona
9 8 (5.33%) TippingPoint
10 7 (4.67%) ArcSight
10 7 (4.67%) Cisco
10 7 (4.67%) VMware