Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 1097 1180
Rank change year-on-year +61 +83 +62
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 142 125 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.065% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 102 100 111
UK median annual salary £38,500 £43,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.98% -5.98% +19.68%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% +17.65%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 69873 74318 83001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57819 64429 71005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression 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.

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 10 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 6 months to 21 October 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
England +79 142 £38,500 -10.98% 15
UK excluding London +42 83 £38,500 -9.41% 7
London +50 59 £50,000 +15.61% 8
North of England +55 51 £38,500 -14.44% 2
North West +33 51 £38,500 -3.75% 2
South East +11 19 £52,500 +23.53% 3
South West - 9 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +41 2 £50,000 +117.39%
East of England +9 2 £50,000 -23.08% 1
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 76 (53.52%) SQL
2 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (45.07%) HTML
4 63 (44.37%) PHP
5 61 (42.96%) Linux
6 59 (41.55%) CSS
7 56 (39.44%) E-Commerce
8 51 (35.92%) Python
8 51 (35.92%) SMTP
9 49 (34.51%) T-SQL
10 48 (33.80%) Web Development
11 46 (32.39%) JSON
12 44 (30.99%) Marketing
12 44 (30.99%) Finance
13 43 (30.28%) IIS
14 42 (29.58%) jQuery
15 39 (27.46%) VBScript
15 39 (27.46%) FTP
15 39 (27.46%) PayPal
15 39 (27.46%) FileZilla
16 36 (25.35%) Front End Development
17 34 (23.94%) Windows
18 32 (22.54%) Perl
18 32 (22.54%) Telecoms
18 32 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
19 30 (21.13%) Programme Management
19 30 (21.13%) Electronics
19 30 (21.13%) Manufacturing
19 30 (21.13%) SAP
19 30 (21.13%) Business Intelligence

Regular Expression
Co-occurring 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 43 (30.28%) IIS
2 15 (10.56%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (10.56%) nginx
3 7 (4.93%) Apache
4 6 (4.23%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.41%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) Resin
6 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (27.46%) FileZilla
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Sage Pay
2 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.11%) npm
4 2 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.92%) SMTP
2 39 (27.46%) FTP
3 25 (17.61%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.68%) Firewall
5 15 (10.56%) DNS
6 13 (9.15%) HTTP
7 12 (8.45%) Network Security
7 12 (8.45%) tcpdump
7 12 (8.45%) Wireshark
8 11 (7.75%) SSL
9 8 (5.63%) SAN
10 5 (3.52%) LDAP
11 3 (2.11%) Internet
12 2 (1.41%) BGP
12 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.41%) IPsec
12 2 (1.41%) VLAN
12 2 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) Big Data
2 11 (7.75%) Redis
3 8 (5.63%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.41%) DB2
7 2 (1.41%) Endeca
7 2 (1.41%) QlikView
7 2 (1.41%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.56%) Subversion
3 14 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.15%) Burp Suite
4 13 (9.15%) IDA Disassembler
4 13 (9.15%) OllyDbg
4 13 (9.15%) WinDbg
5 6 (4.23%) Grunt
5 6 (4.23%) gulp
6 5 (3.52%) Codeception
6 5 (3.52%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.82%) Babel
7 4 (2.82%) Selenium
8 3 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.11%) Metasploit
8 3 (2.11%) Mocha
9 2 (1.41%) Ant
9 2 (1.41%) JIRA
9 2 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (30.99%) Finance
1 44 (30.99%) Marketing
2 32 (22.54%) Telecoms
3 30 (21.13%) Electronics
3 30 (21.13%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.04%) Banking
5 9 (6.34%) Games
6 4 (2.82%) Retail
7 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.70%) French Language
8 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (38.03%) Developer
2 39 (27.46%) Web Developer
3 36 (25.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (25.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (23.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (11.27%) Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Malware Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Malware Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.07%) HTML
2 59 (41.55%) CSS
3 46 (32.39%) JSON
4 42 (29.58%) jQuery
5 23 (16.20%) .NET
6 19 (13.38%) XML
7 17 (11.97%) Ajax
8 11 (7.75%) Elastic Stack
8 11 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (7.75%) Web Services
9 10 (7.04%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.04%) Entity Framework
9 10 (7.04%) WCF
10 8 (5.63%) Node.js
11 6 (4.23%) DOM
11 6 (4.23%) HTML5
11 6 (4.23%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (3.52%) Behat
12 5 (3.52%) Kafka
13 4 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.56%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (9.15%) Blog
4 12 (8.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 8 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.52%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.11%) Social Network
10 2 (1.41%) BYOD
10 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.70%) BBC
11 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.96%) Linux
2 34 (23.94%) Windows
3 23 (16.20%) Unix
4 9 (6.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.93%) Solaris
6 6 (4.23%) CentOS
6 6 (4.23%) FreeBSD
6 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.11%) AIX
8 2 (1.41%) Android
8 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.41%) SUSE
9 1 (0.70%) HPUX
9 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) E-Commerce
2 48 (33.80%) Web Development
3 36 (25.35%) Front End Development
4 32 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
5 30 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (21.13%) Programme Management
6 29 (20.42%) Open Source
7 28 (19.72%) Analytics
8 26 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (18.31%) SEO
9 17 (11.97%) DevOps
10 15 (10.56%) OO
10 15 (10.56%) Time Management
11 14 (9.86%) Information Security
12 13 (9.15%) Malware Reverse Engineering
12 13 (9.15%) Reverse Engineering
13 12 (8.45%) Malware Analysis
13 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.45%) Technical Analysis
14 11 (7.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.52%) SQL
2 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 63 (44.37%) PHP
4 51 (35.92%) Python
5 49 (34.51%) T-SQL
6 39 (27.46%) VBScript
7 32 (22.54%) Perl
8 28 (19.72%) Bash Shell
9 23 (16.20%) Java
10 20 (14.08%) Ruby
11 18 (12.68%) PowerShell
12 15 (10.56%) C
12 15 (10.56%) C++
13 13 (9.15%) C#
14 10 (7.04%) VB.NET
15 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
15 8 (5.63%) VB
15 8 (5.63%) XPath
16 5 (3.52%) ES6
16 5 (3.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) Degree
2 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.52%) CISSP
5 4 (2.82%) CCNA
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) MCP
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (2.82%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (2.82%) GPG13
3 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (14.08%) Docker
2 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.34%) Varnish
4 8 (5.63%) KVM
5 6 (4.23%) NFS
5 6 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.82%) Cronacle
6 4 (2.82%) Snort
6 4 (2.82%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.41%) Firmware
7 2 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) HAProxy
2 10 (7.04%) Nagios
3 9 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.34%) Terraform
4 6 (4.23%) Kibana
4 6 (4.23%) Puppet
5 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.41%) Nessus
6 2 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.41%) OpenVAS
6 2 (1.41%) QRadar
6 2 (1.41%) SCCM
6 2 (1.41%) SCOM
6 2 (1.41%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (1.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.70%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 39 (27.46%) PayPal
2 30 (21.13%) SAP
3 19 (13.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.27%) Splunk
5 15 (10.56%) CyberSource
6 12 (8.45%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.75%) Cisco
7 11 (7.75%) Forcepoint
7 11 (7.75%) VMware
8 9 (6.34%) New Relic
9 6 (4.23%) Dell
9 6 (4.23%) Percona
9 6 (4.23%) Sun
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle
11 4 (2.82%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.82%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.82%) Trend Micro
11 4 (2.82%) Veritas
12 3 (2.11%) Adobe
12 3 (2.11%) LogRhythm