Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1124 1167
Rank change year-on-year +70 +43 +56
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 140 140 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.071% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 101 114 98
UK median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% -2.17% +19.68%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +12.50% +15.11%

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 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 23 August 2017.

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 August 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 +84 139 £39,250 -12.78% 13
UK excluding London +52 92 £38,500 -14.44% 6
North of England +37 53 £38,500 -14.44% 4
North West +21 53 £38,500 -3.75% 2
London +52 48 £62,500 +35.87% 7
South East +21 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West +3 4 £42,500 -39.29%
Midlands +40 2 £31,000 +36.26% 1
West Midlands +21 2 £31,000 +36.26% 1
Scotland +13 1 £29,000 +5.45%
East of England -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 74 (52.86%) SQL
2 67 (47.86%) HTML
2 67 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 62 (44.29%) CSS
4 59 (42.14%) PHP
5 55 (39.29%) Linux
6 53 (37.86%) T-SQL
7 52 (37.14%) SMTP
8 48 (34.29%) JSON
9 46 (32.86%) Web Development
9 46 (32.86%) Python
10 45 (32.14%) Finance
11 43 (30.71%) E-Commerce
11 43 (30.71%) IIS
11 43 (30.71%) jQuery
12 41 (29.29%) VBScript
12 41 (29.29%) Windows
12 41 (29.29%) FTP
12 41 (29.29%) PayPal
12 41 (29.29%) FileZilla
13 40 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 38 (27.14%) Marketing
15 37 (26.43%) Front End Development
16 34 (24.29%) Digital Marketing
16 34 (24.29%) Telecoms
17 33 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (22.86%) SAP
18 32 (22.86%) Electronics
18 32 (22.86%) Manufacturing
18 32 (22.86%) Programme Management

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 (30.71%) IIS
2 7 (5.00%) SAS
3 6 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.57%) Apache
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 41 (29.29%) FileZilla
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.57%) SPSS
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) Sage Pay
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.14%) SMTP
2 41 (29.29%) FTP
3 40 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 26 (18.57%) Firewall
5 21 (15.00%) Wireshark
6 18 (12.86%) DNS
6 18 (12.86%) HTTP
7 16 (11.43%) SSL
7 16 (11.43%) tcpdump
8 15 (10.71%) SAN
9 10 (7.14%) LDAP
9 10 (7.14%) Network Security
10 2 (1.43%) BGP
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.43%) Internet
10 2 (1.43%) LAN
10 2 (1.43%) VLAN
10 2 (1.43%) VPN
10 2 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) Big Data
2 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.43%) DB2
5 2 (1.43%) MySQL
5 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.43%) QlikView
5 2 (1.43%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) IDA Disassembler
1 20 (14.29%) OllyDbg
1 20 (14.29%) WinDbg
2 17 (12.14%) Burp Suite
3 12 (8.57%) Subversion
4 5 (3.57%) Grunt
4 5 (3.57%) gulp
5 4 (2.86%) Babel
5 4 (2.86%) Selenium
6 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.14%) Metasploit
6 3 (2.14%) Mocha
7 2 (1.43%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Maven
8 1 (0.71%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 38 (27.14%) Marketing
3 34 (24.29%) Telecoms
4 32 (22.86%) Electronics
4 32 (22.86%) Manufacturing
5 15 (10.71%) Banking
6 9 (6.43%) Investment Banking
7 6 (4.29%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Developer
2 41 (29.29%) Web Developer
3 37 (26.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (26.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (25.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (16.43%) Analyst
6 18 (12.86%) Malware Analyst
7 13 (9.29%) Unix Engineer
8 12 (8.57%) .NET Developer
9 11 (7.86%) Malware Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) Consultant
12 8 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Network Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Security Consultant
14 6 (4.29%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.86%) HTML
2 62 (44.29%) CSS
3 48 (34.29%) JSON
4 43 (30.71%) jQuery
5 25 (17.86%) .NET
6 24 (17.14%) XML
7 17 (12.14%) Ajax
8 12 (8.57%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.57%) Entity Framework
8 12 (8.57%) WCF
8 12 (8.57%) Web Services
9 7 (5.00%) HTML5
10 6 (4.29%) Node.js
11 5 (3.57%) DOM
12 3 (2.14%) Browserify
12 3 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (2.14%) Express
12 3 (2.14%) koa
13 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 18 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.14%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (10.71%) Blog
5 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.14%) Social Network
9 2 (1.43%) iPad
9 2 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.71%) BYOD
10 1 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.29%) Linux
2 41 (29.29%) Windows
3 25 (17.86%) Unix
4 14 (10.00%) Solaris
5 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.14%) AIX
8 2 (1.43%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.43%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) HPUX
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Web Development
2 43 (30.71%) E-Commerce
3 37 (26.43%) Front End Development
4 34 (24.29%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (22.86%) Programme Management
7 28 (20.00%) Analytics
8 26 (18.57%) SEO
9 22 (15.71%) Open Source
10 21 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
11 20 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
12 17 (12.14%) Information Security
13 16 (11.43%) Time Management
14 15 (10.71%) Data Analytics
14 15 (10.71%) Malware Reverse Engineering
14 15 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
15 14 (10.00%) OOP
16 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (9.29%) OO
17 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.86%) SQL
2 67 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 59 (42.14%) PHP
4 53 (37.86%) T-SQL
5 46 (32.86%) Python
6 41 (29.29%) VBScript
7 30 (21.43%) Perl
8 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
9 23 (16.43%) C
10 21 (15.00%) C++
11 19 (13.57%) Ruby
12 17 (12.14%) Java
13 15 (10.71%) Bash Shell
13 15 (10.71%) C#
14 12 (8.57%) VB.NET
15 7 (5.00%) VB
16 5 (3.57%) ES6
16 5 (3.57%) Scala
17 2 (1.43%) Korn
17 2 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (18.57%) Degree
2 16 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) CISSP
4 6 (4.29%) CCNA
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (4.29%) MCP
4 6 (4.29%) MCSE
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (4.29%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (3.57%) PhD
6 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.43%) CISM
8 2 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.71%) CEH
9 1 (0.71%) GCIA
9 1 (0.71%) GCIH
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.29%) GPG13
3 4 (2.86%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.14%) QA
5 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.29%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (5.71%) Cronacle
3 8 (5.71%) Veritas File System
4 4 (2.86%) Snort
5 2 (1.43%) Docker
5 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 2 (1.43%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.43%) Varnish
5 2 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.71%) KVM
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (1.43%) Terraform
2 2 (1.43%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.71%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Nessus
3 1 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.71%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.71%) QRadar
3 1 (0.71%) Rsyslog
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) PayPal
2 32 (22.86%) SAP
3 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.71%) CyberSource
5 13 (9.29%) Dell
5 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.29%) Sun
6 11 (7.86%) Forcepoint
7 10 (7.14%) Cisco
7 10 (7.14%) VMware
8 9 (6.43%) Splunk
9 8 (5.71%) Trend Micro
9 8 (5.71%) Veritas
10 5 (3.57%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle
10 5 (3.57%) RapidMiner
11 4 (2.86%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.14%) Adobe
12 3 (2.14%) Citrix
12 3 (2.14%) Juniper