Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 646 1017 1082
Rank change year-on-year +371 +65 -13
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 31 68 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.050% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 81
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £99,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +3.90%

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 21,530 51,317 65,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.83% 37.55% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,373 42,178 54,458
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Regular Expression.

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Regular Expression over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 11 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 23 October 2020. 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 +347 31 £50,000 -16.67% 4
UK excluding London +321 22 £35,000 -30.00% 3
London +231 8 £90,000 +44.00% 1
North of England +180 7 £56,250 -28.34%
North West +129 7 £56,250 -28.34%
South East +216 6 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Midlands - 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £32,500 - 1
Work from Home - 4 £32,500 -
South West +130 2 £37,500 -31.82%
East of England - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT jobs citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) SIEM
2 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Splunk
4 11 (35.48%) Network Security
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (32.26%) LAN
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) AWS
6 8 (25.81%) JSON
6 8 (25.81%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (22.58%) Runbook
7 7 (22.58%) Architecture Roadmap
7 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
7 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
7 7 (22.58%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
8 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
8 6 (19.35%) Analytics
8 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Cyber Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) Docker
8 6 (19.35%) DevOps
8 6 (19.35%) Microservices

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 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Google Tag Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Network Security
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) BGP
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) Multicast
3 4 (12.90%) OSPF
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VXLAN
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
3 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Power BI
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.68%) Public Sector
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Splunk Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Network Engineering Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Network Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) YAML
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) Twig
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Keras
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) Mustache
5 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (3.23%) React
5 1 (3.23%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
1 14 (45.16%) SIEM
2 8 (25.81%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (22.58%) Architecture Roadmap
3 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
3 7 (22.58%) Runbook
3 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
4 6 (19.35%) Analytics
4 6 (19.35%) Cyber Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Microservices
5 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) AWK
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) sed
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Splunk
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Arista
3 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) F5
3 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.90%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
3 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
3 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Tealium
5 2 (6.45%) ABBYY
5 2 (6.45%) Kofax
5 2 (6.45%) LogRhythm