The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 215 207 200
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 13 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.059% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.073% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4962 4101 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 80.46% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3491 3749
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Reverse Engineering Salary Trend in the South West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the South West

Reverse Engineering
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Gloucestershire - 10 £35,250 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 12 (63.16%) C
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Cyber Security
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Information Security
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) WinDbg
6 6 (31.58%) GDB
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Military
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Advertising
9 3 (15.79%) GIAC
9 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Forensics
10 2 (10.53%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) GSM
3 1 (5.26%) SDH
3 1 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) WinDbg
1 6 (31.58%) GDB
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Military
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Forensic Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) GSM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Cyber Security
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) HNC
4 2 (10.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Coverity
3 2 (10.53%) Wind River
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) Symbian