The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 234 254 255
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.061% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.068% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £70,000 - £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
Reverse Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5103 5841 6042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.10% 88.80% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4733 4780
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the North West region.

Reverse Engineering Salary Trend in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +13 7 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 -
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 16 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 11 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
5 9 (40.91%) Android
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
6 8 (36.36%) Security Operations
7 7 (31.82%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (31.82%) SIEM
7 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (31.82%) Data Security
7 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
7 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (27.27%) OWASP
8 6 (27.27%) Middleware
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 6 (27.27%) Mobile Development
8 6 (27.27%) SANS
9 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
9 5 (22.73%) Social Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (22.73%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 5 (22.73%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
General
1 10 (45.45%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Tester
2 11 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Security Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Tester
5 3 (13.64%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 2 (9.09%) Testing Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Application Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Malware Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 5 (22.73%) JNI
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Android
2 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 11 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 7 (31.82%) Data Security
6 7 (31.82%) SIEM
6 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
7 6 (27.27%) Mobile Development
7 6 (27.27%) OWASP
8 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Social Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) Network Design
9 4 (18.18%) SDLC
9 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) Security Management
9 4 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
2 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SANS
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CSSLP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Facebook
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk