Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1052 1113 1162
Rank change year-on-year +61 +49 +56
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 151 111 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.058% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 91 118
UK median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% -12.63% +16.47%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,625 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% - -9.09%

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 72262 74099 83263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 38.97% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60024 64274 71181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 November 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 17 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
England +100 150 £40,000 -7.51% 16
London +61 80 £52,500 +12.60% 10
UK excluding London +34 70 £38,500 -9.41% 6
North West +37 41 £38,500 -3.75% 1
North of England +33 41 £38,500 -14.44% 1
South East +2 17 £52,500 +23.53% 2
South West +15 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +48 2 £50,000 +117.39% 1
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
East of England +1 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 75 (49.67%) Linux
2 72 (47.68%) SQL
3 70 (46.36%) PHP
4 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
5 60 (39.74%) HTML
5 60 (39.74%) Python
6 48 (31.79%) E-Commerce
7 47 (31.13%) SMTP
7 47 (31.13%) CSS
8 40 (26.49%) Marketing
8 40 (26.49%) JSON
9 39 (25.83%) jQuery
9 39 (25.83%) T-SQL
10 38 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (24.50%) Web Development
11 37 (24.50%) Finance
11 37 (24.50%) Bash Shell
12 36 (23.84%) Open Source
12 36 (23.84%) Analytics
12 36 (23.84%) Degree
13 35 (23.18%) Perl
14 33 (21.85%) IIS
15 31 (20.53%) Ruby
15 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
16 30 (19.87%) Windows
17 29 (19.21%) FTP
17 29 (19.21%) VBScript
17 29 (19.21%) Docker
17 29 (19.21%) PayPal
17 29 (19.21%) FileZilla

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 33 (21.85%) IIS
2 26 (17.22%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (11.26%) nginx
4 16 (10.60%) Apache
5 13 (8.61%) Apache Solr
6 9 (5.96%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) Resin
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (19.21%) FileZilla
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Sage Pay
2 8 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (3.31%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.32%) npm
6 1 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.13%) SMTP
2 29 (19.21%) FTP
3 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
4 21 (13.91%) DNS
5 13 (8.61%) Firewall
5 13 (8.61%) SSL
6 12 (7.95%) HTTP
7 11 (7.28%) tcpdump
7 11 (7.28%) Wireshark
8 10 (6.62%) Network Security
9 8 (5.30%) SAN
10 5 (3.31%) Internet
10 5 (3.31%) LDAP
11 2 (1.32%) BGP
11 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.32%) IPsec
11 2 (1.32%) LAN
11 2 (1.32%) POP3
11 2 (1.32%) VPN
11 2 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) Redis
2 18 (11.92%) Big Data
2 18 (11.92%) MySQL
3 15 (9.93%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.27%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) DB2
8 2 (1.32%) Endeca
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Presto
9 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.66%) QlikView
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.57%) Subversion
3 21 (13.91%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.27%) IDA Disassembler
4 14 (9.27%) OllyDbg
4 14 (9.27%) WinDbg
5 12 (7.95%) Codeception
5 12 (7.95%) Vagrant
6 11 (7.28%) Burp Suite
7 5 (3.31%) Grunt
7 5 (3.31%) gulp
8 3 (1.99%) Babel
8 3 (1.99%) Selenium
9 2 (1.32%) Ant
9 2 (1.32%) JIRA
9 2 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.32%) Mocha
9 2 (1.32%) Phing
9 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
General
1 40 (26.49%) Marketing
2 37 (24.50%) Finance
3 21 (13.91%) Telecoms
4 20 (13.25%) Electronics
4 20 (13.25%) Manufacturing
5 14 (9.27%) Games
6 10 (6.62%) Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (31.13%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Web Developer
3 26 (17.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (17.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (15.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (12.58%) Analyst
6 17 (11.26%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) PHP Software Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Malware Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Malware Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Unix Engineer
13 6 (3.97%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.74%) HTML
2 47 (31.13%) CSS
3 40 (26.49%) JSON
4 39 (25.83%) jQuery
5 23 (15.23%) .NET
6 22 (14.57%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (11.92%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (11.26%) Ajax
8 17 (11.26%) XML
9 14 (9.27%) Kafka
10 12 (7.95%) Behat
11 11 (7.28%) Web Services
12 10 (6.62%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.62%) Entity Framework
12 10 (6.62%) WCF
13 9 (5.96%) SOAP
14 8 (5.30%) LEMP Stack
14 8 (5.30%) REST
15 7 (4.64%) PCRE
15 7 (4.64%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.93%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (9.27%) Blog
4 13 (8.61%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (7.95%) Algorithms
6 11 (7.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.32%) BYOD
10 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.32%) Social Network
11 1 (0.66%) BBC
11 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (49.67%) Linux
2 30 (19.87%) Windows
3 28 (18.54%) Unix
4 8 (5.30%) CentOS
4 8 (5.30%) FreeBSD
5 7 (4.64%) Solaris
6 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.99%) AIX
9 2 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.32%) SUSE
10 1 (0.66%) HPUX
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) E-Commerce
2 38 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.50%) Web Development
4 36 (23.84%) Analytics
4 36 (23.84%) Open Source
5 26 (17.22%) Front End Development
6 22 (14.57%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (13.25%) DevOps
7 20 (13.25%) Programme Management
8 19 (12.58%) OO
8 19 (12.58%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.60%) SEO
9 16 (10.60%) TDD
10 14 (9.27%) BDD
10 14 (9.27%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 14 (9.27%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (9.27%) Time Management
11 13 (8.61%) Malware Analysis
11 13 (8.61%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.68%) SQL
2 70 (46.36%) PHP
3 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
4 60 (39.74%) Python
5 39 (25.83%) T-SQL
6 37 (24.50%) Bash Shell
7 35 (23.18%) Perl
8 31 (20.53%) Ruby
9 29 (19.21%) VBScript
10 26 (17.22%) Java
11 16 (10.60%) C
11 16 (10.60%) C++
11 16 (10.60%) PowerShell
12 15 (9.93%) XPath
13 13 (8.61%) C#
14 12 (7.95%) PHP 7
14 12 (7.95%) Shell Script
15 10 (6.62%) VB.NET
16 5 (3.31%) ES6
17 4 (2.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (23.84%) Degree
2 19 (12.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (11.92%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) CISSP
5 7 (4.64%) CEH
5 7 (4.64%) GCIH
5 7 (4.64%) OSCP
6 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) CCNA
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.32%) MCP
7 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.96%) GPG13
3 4 (2.65%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 29 (19.21%) Docker
2 10 (6.62%) KVM
2 10 (6.62%) Snort
3 9 (5.96%) Varnish
4 8 (5.30%) NFS
5 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.64%) HDFS
6 6 (3.97%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.65%) Cronacle
7 4 (2.65%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.32%) Firmware
8 2 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) HAProxy
2 12 (7.95%) Nagios
3 9 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.96%) Terraform
4 8 (5.30%) Kibana
4 8 (5.30%) Puppet
5 7 (4.64%) QRadar
5 7 (4.64%) Suricata
6 4 (2.65%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.32%) Fluentd
7 2 (1.32%) Nessus
7 2 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.32%) OpenVAS
7 2 (1.32%) SCCM
7 2 (1.32%) SCOM
7 2 (1.32%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.66%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) PayPal
2 20 (13.25%) SAP
3 19 (12.58%) Splunk
4 15 (9.93%) CyberSource
4 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.27%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.28%) Forcepoint
6 11 (7.28%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.62%) Sophos
7 10 (6.62%) Sourcefire
8 9 (5.96%) LogRhythm
8 9 (5.96%) New Relic
9 8 (5.30%) Adobe
9 8 (5.30%) Percona
10 7 (4.64%) Cisco
10 7 (4.64%) FireEye
10 7 (4.64%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.64%) TippingPoint
10 7 (4.64%) VMware
11 6 (3.97%) ArcSight