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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
Rank 798 913 882
Rank change year-on-year +115 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 51 33 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.032% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.084% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 56
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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 33438 39322 39675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.33% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28547 33855 33669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 22 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 23 March 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 +110 50 £52,500 +31.25% 12
London +99 24 £61,250 +53.12% 6
South East +61 14 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +26 11 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 9 £52,500 -
North West -14 6 £32,000 - 2
Manchester -22 6 £32,000 - 2
Reading +40 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Maidenhead +2 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £44,250 - 1
Kent - 2 £32,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £32,500 -
East of England +33 1 £58,500 +1.73%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £58,500 +1.73%
Scotland - 1 £29,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £31,000 -
Cannock - 1 £31,000 -
Watford - 1 £58,500 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 44 (45.83%) Python
3 39 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (38.54%) Windows
5 36 (37.50%) Splunk
6 35 (36.46%) SIEM
7 34 (35.42%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (32.29%) TCP/IP
9 30 (31.25%) Degree
10 29 (30.21%) Firewall
10 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
11 28 (29.17%) SQL
12 27 (28.13%) Palo Alto
13 25 (26.04%) HTML
13 25 (26.04%) PHP
13 25 (26.04%) Unix
14 24 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (23.96%) CheckPoint
15 23 (23.96%) CEH
16 22 (22.92%) Ruby
16 22 (22.92%) OOP
16 22 (22.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 21 (21.88%) FireEye
17 21 (21.88%) Analytics
17 21 (21.88%) ArcSight
17 21 (21.88%) CSS
17 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
17 21 (21.88%) Games
18 20 (20.83%) Apache
19 19 (19.79%) MySQL

Regular Expression
Top Related 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 34 (35.42%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (20.83%) Apache
3 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 8 (8.33%) IIS
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.29%) TCP/IP
2 29 (30.21%) Firewall
3 18 (18.75%) Network Security
4 17 (17.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (15.63%) HTTP
6 14 (14.58%) DNS
7 12 (12.50%) SSL
7 12 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 9 (9.38%) NetScreen
9 8 (8.33%) LAN
9 8 (8.33%) SSH
9 8 (8.33%) WAN
10 5 (5.21%) LDAP
10 5 (5.21%) SAN
10 5 (5.21%) Wireless
11 2 (2.08%) tcpdump
12 1 (1.04%) Intranet
12 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) MySQL
2 17 (17.71%) Big Data
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.17%) Redis
7 3 (3.13%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) DTS
9 1 (1.04%) GIS
9 1 (1.04%) MS Access
9 1 (1.04%) QlikView
9 1 (1.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) JIRA
2 10 (10.42%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Phing
4 5 (5.21%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.13%) WinDbg
6 2 (2.08%) Babel
6 2 (2.08%) Grunt
6 2 (2.08%) gulp
6 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.08%) Mocha
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (21.88%) Games
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) French Language
2 11 (11.46%) German Language
3 8 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
3 8 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 6 (6.25%) Music Industry
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 21 (21.88%) PHP Developer
4 20 (20.83%) Security Engineer
5 19 (19.79%) Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Security Support Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Senior PHP Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 8 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) HTML
2 21 (21.88%) CSS
3 19 (19.79%) Web Services
4 15 (15.63%) HTML5
5 14 (14.58%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (12.50%) PCRE
7 11 (11.46%) CSS3
8 9 (9.38%) LAMP
8 9 (9.38%) XML
9 8 (8.33%) .NET
10 7 (7.29%) jQuery
11 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (6.25%) WCF
12 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.21%) ZeroMQ
13 4 (4.17%) Laravel
13 4 (4.17%) REST
13 4 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (19.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.17%) BBC
7 4 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 37 (38.54%) Windows
3 25 (26.04%) Unix
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.50%) Solaris
6 8 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 8 (8.33%) Windows NT
7 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (36.46%) SIEM
3 22 (22.92%) OOP
3 22 (22.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 21 (21.88%) Analytics
5 19 (19.79%) Information Security
5 19 (19.79%) Security Operations
6 18 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
7 16 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 15 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 14 (14.58%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (14.58%) Cyber Intelligence
9 14 (14.58%) Web Development
10 11 (11.46%) SOLID
11 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
12 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.38%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.83%) Python
2 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
3 28 (29.17%) SQL
4 25 (26.04%) PHP
5 22 (22.92%) Ruby
6 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.71%) Perl
8 15 (15.63%) XPath
9 12 (12.50%) PHP 5
9 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 11 (11.46%) PHP 7
11 7 (7.29%) C#
11 7 (7.29%) Java
11 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
12 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
12 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (5.21%) C
14 3 (3.13%) C++
14 3 (3.13%) ES6
15 2 (2.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Degree
2 23 (23.96%) CEH
3 16 (16.67%) CISSP
4 9 (9.38%) CCNA
4 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.38%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (9.38%) CREST Certified
4 9 (9.38%) MCSE
4 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.38%) Security+ Certification
5 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) GCIH
7 5 (5.21%) OSCP
8 1 (1.04%) CRISC
8 1 (1.04%) GCIA
8 1 (1.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.04%) PhD
8 1 (1.04%) SANS
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.54%) GPG13
3 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) Snort
3 11 (11.46%) Docker
4 8 (8.33%) Samba
5 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.21%) HDFS
7 5 (5.21%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.13%) Cronacle
8 3 (3.13%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.04%) iptables
10 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) QRadar
2 13 (13.54%) CSIRT
2 13 (13.54%) Kibana
2 13 (13.54%) logstash
3 9 (9.38%) RSA enVision
4 7 (7.29%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (5.21%) Fluentd
6 3 (3.13%) Grafana
6 3 (3.13%) Graphite
6 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Splunk
2 27 (28.13%) Palo Alto
3 23 (23.96%) CheckPoint
4 21 (21.88%) ArcSight
4 21 (21.88%) FireEye
5 18 (18.75%) LogRhythm
5 18 (18.75%) Oracle
6 16 (16.67%) Cisco
7 15 (15.63%) Juniper
8 14 (14.58%) AlienVault
8 14 (14.58%) Fortinet
8 14 (14.58%) Sophos
8 14 (14.58%) Sourcefire
8 14 (14.58%) TippingPoint
9 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.38%) Intel Security
11 8 (8.33%) Dell KACE
11 8 (8.33%) Lotus
11 8 (8.33%) Novell
11 8 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
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