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

Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 834 919
Rank change year-on-year +49 +85  
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 73 84 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.084% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 44
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -12.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,500
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 35119 38594 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.32% 38.71% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29644 33437 35123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 25 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 May 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 +62 72 £40,000 -11.11% 8
London +54 27 £62,500 +31.57% 3
South East +43 21 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North West - 20 £38,500 - 1
Manchester - 20 £38,500 - 1
Berkshire +31 15 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Maidenhead +14 6 £75,000 +7.14%
Reading +24 5 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Bury - 5 £38,500 -
City of London +31 3 £60,000 -9.43%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
West Midlands +30 2 £31,000 +36.26%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £31,000 -
Cannock - 2 £31,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 £29,000 +5.45%
Slough +12 1 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 £45,000 -35.71%
South West +1 1 £45,000 -35.71%
East of England -1 1 - -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £62,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 57 (48.31%) Linux
2 52 (44.07%) Python
3 43 (36.44%) SQL
4 41 (34.75%) HTML
4 41 (34.75%) Windows
5 35 (29.66%) CSS
5 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
5 35 (29.66%) TCP/IP
6 34 (28.81%) PHP
6 34 (28.81%) Analytics
7 32 (27.12%) Degree
8 31 (26.27%) Finance
9 30 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (22.03%) Bash Shell
10 26 (22.03%) SIEM
10 26 (22.03%) Firewall
11 25 (21.19%) T-SQL
11 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (20.34%) Information Security
13 23 (19.49%) Web Development
13 23 (19.49%) Unix
14 22 (18.64%) Perl
14 22 (18.64%) Marketing
14 22 (18.64%) JSON
14 22 (18.64%) jQuery
14 22 (18.64%) Malware Analysis
14 22 (18.64%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (17.80%) Splunk
15 21 (17.80%) Ruby
16 20 (16.95%) IIS

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 22 (18.64%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (16.95%) IIS
3 16 (13.56%) Apache
4 10 (8.47%) Apache Spark
5 8 (6.78%) SAS
6 5 (4.24%) Apache Pig
6 5 (4.24%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) FileZilla
2 5 (4.24%) SPSS
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) OpenDNS
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.66%) TCP/IP
2 26 (22.03%) Firewall
3 17 (14.41%) SMTP
4 16 (13.56%) FTP
4 16 (13.56%) Network Security
5 15 (12.71%) DNS
5 15 (12.71%) Wireshark
6 14 (11.86%) HTTP
7 13 (11.02%) SSL
8 7 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (5.93%) SAN
9 6 (5.08%) tcpdump
10 5 (4.24%) LDAP
11 4 (3.39%) LAN
11 4 (3.39%) NetScreen
11 4 (3.39%) SSH
11 4 (3.39%) WAN
12 1 (0.85%) Intranet
12 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) Big Data
2 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.54%) QlikView
6 3 (2.54%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) IDA Disassembler
1 12 (10.17%) OllyDbg
1 12 (10.17%) Subversion
1 12 (10.17%) WinDbg
2 7 (5.93%) Burp Suite
3 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 4 (3.39%) Babel
4 4 (3.39%) Grunt
4 4 (3.39%) gulp
4 4 (3.39%) Phing
4 4 (3.39%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.54%) Mocha
5 3 (2.54%) Selenium
6 2 (1.69%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 31 (26.27%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Marketing
3 19 (16.10%) Telecoms
4 17 (14.41%) Manufacturing
5 16 (13.56%) Electronics
6 14 (11.86%) Games
7 9 (7.63%) Banking
8 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
9 6 (5.08%) Spanish Language
10 5 (4.24%) French Language
10 5 (4.24%) German Language
11 4 (3.39%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.69%) Legal
13 1 (0.85%) Law
13 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (16.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (16.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (16.10%) Web Developer
5 15 (12.71%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Malware Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.63%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Data Scientist
8 7 (5.93%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Professional Services Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Security Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) HTML
2 35 (29.66%) CSS
3 22 (18.64%) jQuery
3 22 (18.64%) JSON
4 19 (16.10%) XML
5 15 (12.71%) Web Services
6 12 (10.17%) .NET
7 10 (8.47%) HTML5
8 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.63%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (7.63%) Entity Framework
8 9 (7.63%) WCF
9 7 (5.93%) LAMP
9 7 (5.93%) PCRE
10 6 (5.08%) Node.js
11 5 (4.24%) DOM
11 5 (4.24%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.39%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (2.54%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (7.63%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (6.78%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (4.24%) Blog
8 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.54%) BBC
10 2 (1.69%) iPad
10 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.69%) Social Network
10 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Linux
2 41 (34.75%) Windows
3 23 (19.49%) Unix
4 10 (8.47%) Solaris
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.39%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Analytics
2 30 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (22.03%) SIEM
4 24 (20.34%) Information Security
5 23 (19.49%) Web Development
6 22 (18.64%) Malware Analysis
7 20 (16.95%) Front End Development
8 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (14.41%) OOP
9 16 (13.56%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (13.56%) E-Commerce
9 16 (13.56%) Programme Management
9 16 (13.56%) SEO
10 14 (11.86%) Data Analytics
11 13 (11.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 12 (10.17%) Reverse Engineering
13 11 (9.32%) Open Source
13 11 (9.32%) Security Operations
14 10 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (8.47%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) Python
2 43 (36.44%) SQL
3 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
4 34 (28.81%) PHP
5 26 (22.03%) Bash Shell
6 25 (21.19%) T-SQL
7 22 (18.64%) Perl
8 21 (17.80%) Ruby
9 17 (14.41%) PowerShell
10 16 (13.56%) VBScript
11 14 (11.86%) C
12 12 (10.17%) C++
13 11 (9.32%) C#
14 9 (7.63%) VB.NET
15 6 (5.08%) ES6
15 6 (5.08%) Java
15 6 (5.08%) XPath
16 5 (4.24%) Scala
17 4 (3.39%) VB
18 3 (2.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 32 (27.12%) Degree
2 19 (16.10%) CISSP
3 14 (11.86%) CEH
4 10 (8.47%) CCNA
4 10 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.47%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (8.47%) MCSE
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.47%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (5.08%) GCIH
5 6 (5.08%) MCP
5 6 (5.08%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.24%) OSCP
6 5 (4.24%) PhD
7 4 (3.39%) CREST Certified
7 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (1.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.17%) GPG13
3 6 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.32%) Snort
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.24%) HDFS
5 4 (3.39%) Cronacle
5 4 (3.39%) Samba
5 4 (3.39%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.54%) Docker
6 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) CSIRT
1 9 (7.63%) QRadar
2 8 (6.78%) Kibana
2 8 (6.78%) logstash
3 5 (4.24%) Fluentd
4 4 (3.39%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.39%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.85%) Grafana
5 1 (0.85%) Graphite
5 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.85%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Splunk
2 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.56%) PayPal
3 16 (13.56%) SAP
4 15 (12.71%) LogRhythm
5 14 (11.86%) Palo Alto
6 13 (11.02%) ArcSight
6 13 (11.02%) Cisco
7 11 (9.32%) FireEye
7 11 (9.32%) Oracle
7 11 (9.32%) Sourcefire
8 10 (8.47%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.47%) Juniper
9 9 (7.63%) AlienVault
9 9 (7.63%) Fortinet
9 9 (7.63%) Sophos
9 9 (7.63%) TippingPoint
10 8 (6.78%) Dell
10 8 (6.78%) VMware
11 7 (5.93%) Sun
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Casmaco
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago