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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 245 230 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 4 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 13
Average salary £72,500 £46,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.75% +68.18%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
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
6093 5376 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.97% 77.61% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4561 4967
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 2 £72,500 +56.75%
Cheshire - 2 £62,500 -
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Reverse Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reverse Engineering.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Reverse Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reverse Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared