Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK

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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 824 1014 1056
Rank change year-on-year +190 +42 -224
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 14 19 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.055% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 59
10th Percentile £37,700 £53,000 £51,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £61,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £77,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -32.26% +24.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £67,750 £86,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £69,200 - £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -24.17% +9.09% +26.35%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,929 34,849 55,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 23.14% 31.34% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14,620 21,175 31,093
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,371 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Regular Expression.

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Regular Expression over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Regular Expression in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 8 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 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +186 13 £58,750 -24.19% 9
UK excluding London +92 9 £45,500 -24.17% 10
Work from Home +147 5 £57,500 -17.86% 3
South West - 5 - - 6
London +174 3 £65,000 -21.21%
South East - 2 - - 1
Wales - 1 £23,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £68,000 -

Regular Expression
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
1 3 (21.43%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Sentinel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) IPv6
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GitLab
1 1 (7.14%) Postman
General
1 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Data Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Domain Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (21.43%) JDBC
2 3 (21.43%) Kafka
2 3 (21.43%) ODBC
2 3 (21.43%) OLE DB
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) Lucene
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.14%) JSON Schema
4 1 (7.14%) KML
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (21.43%) Data Design
4 3 (21.43%) Data Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Pattern Matching
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) SOAR
4 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Design Patterns
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Bash
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) Kusto Query Language
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) GCFA
3 1 (7.14%) GCIA
3 1 (7.14%) GCIH
3 1 (7.14%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) HDFS
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Oozie
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Talend
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) FireEye
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Tanium