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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 845 920
Rank change year-on-year +55 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 84 90 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.091% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 73 40
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% -2.17%  

Regular Expression is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36222 38335 41749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.73% 38.96% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30416 33328 35717
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 20 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 84 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Manchester - 33 £38,500 - 1
North West - 33 £38,500 - 2
London +36 28 £60,000 +30.43% 4
South East +14 18 £40,000 -27.27%
Berkshire +19 10 £40,000 -38.46%
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Bury - 5 £38,500 -
Maidenhead +4 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £42,500 -
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Reading +21 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
City of London +26 1 £27,500 -58.49% 1
Slough +5 1 - -
East of England -9 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £62,500 -
Corsham - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 63 (45.65%) SQL
2 59 (42.75%) Linux
3 55 (39.86%) Python
4 53 (38.41%) HTML
5 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
6 48 (34.78%) CSS
7 47 (34.06%) Windows
8 45 (32.61%) PHP
9 42 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 40 (28.99%) T-SQL
10 40 (28.99%) Finance
11 35 (25.36%) Analytics
12 34 (24.64%) Marketing
12 34 (24.64%) Degree
13 33 (23.91%) JSON
13 33 (23.91%) jQuery
14 32 (23.19%) SMTP
15 31 (22.46%) IIS
16 30 (21.74%) Firewall
16 30 (21.74%) Web Development
17 29 (21.01%) Telecoms
17 29 (21.01%) Front End Development
18 28 (20.29%) Perl
18 28 (20.29%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (19.57%) VBScript
19 27 (19.57%) Unix
19 27 (19.57%) FTP
19 27 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (19.57%) E-Commerce
19 27 (19.57%) Manufacturing

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 31 (22.46%) IIS
2 14 (10.14%) Apache
2 14 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.80%) SAS
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.62%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.90%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.90%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) FileZilla
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.62%) SPSS
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (18.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 32 (23.19%) SMTP
3 30 (21.74%) Firewall
4 27 (19.57%) FTP
5 19 (13.77%) DNS
6 18 (13.04%) HTTP
6 18 (13.04%) Wireshark
7 17 (12.32%) SSL
8 14 (10.14%) Network Security
9 10 (7.25%) SAN
9 10 (7.25%) tcpdump
10 7 (5.07%) LDAP
11 6 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.90%) LAN
12 4 (2.90%) NetScreen
12 4 (2.90%) SSH
12 4 (2.90%) WAN
13 1 (0.72%) Intranet
13 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) Big Data
2 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.35%) MySQL
4 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.62%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.17%) QlikView
7 3 (2.17%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.72%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.72%) MS Access
9 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) IDA Disassembler
1 16 (11.59%) OllyDbg
1 16 (11.59%) WinDbg
2 14 (10.14%) Subversion
3 11 (7.97%) Burp Suite
4 6 (4.35%) JIRA
5 4 (2.90%) Phing
5 4 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.17%) Babel
6 3 (2.17%) Grunt
6 3 (2.17%) gulp
6 3 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.45%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.45%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.45%) Mocha
8 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.72%) Gradle
8 1 (0.72%) Maven
8 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 40 (28.99%) Finance
2 34 (24.64%) Marketing
3 29 (21.01%) Telecoms
4 27 (19.57%) Manufacturing
5 26 (18.84%) Electronics
6 12 (8.70%) Banking
7 9 (6.52%) Games
8 8 (5.80%) Investment Banking
9 6 (4.35%) French Language
9 6 (4.35%) Spanish Language
10 5 (3.62%) German Language
11 4 (2.90%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.45%) Legal
13 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.72%) Law
13 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Developer
2 29 (21.01%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (20.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (19.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (19.57%) Web Developer
5 24 (17.39%) Analyst
6 17 (12.32%) Security Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) Malware Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Data Scientist
11 7 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Security Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Professional Services Consultant
13 5 (3.62%) Malware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.41%) HTML
2 48 (34.78%) CSS
3 33 (23.91%) jQuery
3 33 (23.91%) JSON
4 25 (18.12%) XML
5 19 (13.77%) .NET
5 19 (13.77%) Web Services
6 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
6 13 (9.42%) Entity Framework
6 13 (9.42%) WCF
7 6 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (4.35%) HTML5
8 5 (3.62%) LAMP
8 5 (3.62%) Node.js
9 4 (2.90%) DOM
9 4 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
10 3 (2.17%) Lucene
10 3 (2.17%) PCRE
10 3 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (11.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 12 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (6.52%) Blog
6 9 (6.52%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (6.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.45%) iPad
7 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.45%) Social Network
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) BBC
8 1 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.75%) Linux
2 47 (34.06%) Windows
3 27 (19.57%) Unix
4 13 (9.42%) Solaris
5 10 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.90%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.90%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Analytics
2 30 (21.74%) Web Development
3 29 (21.01%) Front End Development
4 28 (20.29%) Digital Marketing
5 27 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (19.57%) E-Commerce
6 26 (18.84%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (18.84%) Programme Management
7 25 (18.12%) SEO
8 23 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
9 22 (15.94%) Information Security
9 22 (15.94%) SIEM
10 18 (13.04%) OOP
11 16 (11.59%) Data Analytics
11 16 (11.59%) Reverse Engineering
12 15 (10.87%) Open Source
13 14 (10.14%) OO
14 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.25%) Big Data Analytics
15 10 (7.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.65%) SQL
2 55 (39.86%) Python
3 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 45 (32.61%) PHP
5 40 (28.99%) T-SQL
6 28 (20.29%) Perl
7 27 (19.57%) VBScript
8 25 (18.12%) Bash Shell
9 22 (15.94%) Ruby
10 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
11 19 (13.77%) C
12 16 (11.59%) C++
13 15 (10.87%) C#
14 13 (9.42%) Java
14 13 (9.42%) VB.NET
15 5 (3.62%) ES6
15 5 (3.62%) Scala
15 5 (3.62%) VB
16 3 (2.17%) MATLAB
16 3 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) CISSP
3 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.97%) CEH
5 10 (7.25%) CCNA
5 10 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (7.25%) MCSE
5 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.25%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.35%) MCP
8 6 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.62%) PhD
10 4 (2.90%) CREST Certified
11 3 (2.17%) GCIH
11 3 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (1.45%) CISM
12 2 (1.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.25%) GPG13
3 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.90%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.17%) QA
6 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.25%) Snort
2 10 (7.25%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.35%) Cronacle
3 6 (4.35%) Veritas File System
4 4 (2.90%) Samba
5 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.45%) HDFS
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) CSIRT
1 6 (4.35%) Kibana
1 6 (4.35%) logstash
1 6 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 6 (4.35%) QRadar
2 4 (2.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (2.90%) RSA enVision
3 2 (1.45%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.72%) Grafana
4 1 (0.72%) Graphite
4 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.72%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) PayPal
2 26 (18.84%) SAP
3 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.49%) Splunk
5 15 (10.87%) Cisco
6 12 (8.70%) LogRhythm
7 11 (7.97%) Dell
7 11 (7.97%) Oracle
8 10 (7.25%) ArcSight
8 10 (7.25%) Juniper
8 10 (7.25%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.25%) Sourcefire
8 10 (7.25%) Sun
8 10 (7.25%) VMware
9 9 (6.52%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.07%) FireEye
11 6 (4.35%) AlienVault
11 6 (4.35%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.35%) Sophos
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