Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 536 625
Rank change year-on-year +8 +89 +5
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 18 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.058% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 25
South East median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -29.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £78,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -12.37% +14.12%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12990 13407 16384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.17% 38.34% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11291 11804 14185
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the South East

Regular Expression
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the South East

Regular Expression
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Thames Valley +17 6 - - 4
Oxfordshire 0 4 - - 1
Berkshire +17 2 - - 3
Surrey - 1 £52,500 - 1
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) SMTP
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) Perl
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) Blog
2 15 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) WinDbg
2 15 (83.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) OllyDbg
2 15 (83.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (72.22%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) HTTP
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SSL
4 11 (61.11%) Forcepoint
4 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 11 (61.11%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (61.11%) OSINT

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
1 15 (83.33%) SMTP
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) HTTP
3 11 (61.11%) SSL
3 11 (61.11%) tcpdump
3 11 (61.11%) Wireshark
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) IDA Disassembler
1 15 (83.33%) OllyDbg
1 15 (83.33%) WinDbg
2 11 (61.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Malware Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Malware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Professional Services Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Blog
2 13 (72.22%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 11 (61.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 15 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Malware Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) Open Source
2 11 (61.11%) OSINT
2 11 (61.11%) Technical Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Security
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Content Development
6 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) Perl
3 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GPG13
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Forcepoint
3 4 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) HP