The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 809 865 791
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -74
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 94 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.062% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.076% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 60
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK.

Reverse Engineering Salary Trend in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
England +49 90 £50,000 - 34
London +31 43 £52,750 -18.84% 13
South East -17 24 £52,500 +23.52% 12
South West +3 17 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Gloucestershire 0 15 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Berkshire +6 11 £53,500 -2.72% 8
City of London +29 7 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Hampshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £47,500 - 2
Docklands, London - 5 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -12 4 £55,000 -29.48% 1
Surrey +9 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Reading -5 3 £57,500 +53.33% 6
Guildford +19 2 £46,250 +8.82%
Oxfordshire -8 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham +1 1 £37,500 -51.92%
North West +1 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Banbury -10 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucester -10 1 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (38.74%) Finance
2 62 (32.46%) Information Security
2 62 (32.46%) Cyber Security
3 60 (31.41%) Penetration Testing
4 55 (28.80%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (28.27%) SQL
5 54 (28.27%) Linux
6 53 (27.75%) Malware Analysis
7 44 (23.04%) Security Cleared
7 44 (23.04%) Windows
8 36 (18.85%) Degree
9 34 (17.80%) C
10 31 (16.23%) C++
10 31 (16.23%) Firewall
11 30 (15.71%) Java
11 30 (15.71%) Perl
12 28 (14.66%) Python
12 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
13 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (13.09%) CISSP
13 25 (13.09%) DV Cleared
14 24 (12.57%) Data Cleansing
14 24 (12.57%) Predictive Modelling
14 24 (12.57%) SIEM
14 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (11.52%) GCIH
15 22 (11.52%) Management Information System
15 22 (11.52%) C#
16 21 (10.99%) UNIX

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.66%) IIS
2 7 (3.66%) Apache
3 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Taleo
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.23%) Firewall
2 21 (10.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (8.90%) Wireless
3 17 (8.90%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.38%) Network Security
5 7 (3.66%) DNS
6 6 (3.14%) VPN
6 6 (3.14%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.62%) Internet
8 4 (2.09%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.05%) LDAP
9 2 (1.05%) HTTP
10 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.52%) DMZ
10 1 (0.52%) Intranet
10 1 (0.52%) Extranet
10 1 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.90%) QlikView
4 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.76%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.14%) MySQL
8 5 (2.62%) DB2
9 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.05%) OLAP
12 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.52%) Big Data
12 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (9.42%) GDB
2 11 (5.76%) WinDbg
3 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Moq
5 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) ERwin
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) AppScan
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
General
1 74 (38.74%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Law
4 12 (6.28%) Legal
5 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.76%) Military
6 6 (3.14%) Retail
7 5 (2.62%) Automotive
8 4 (2.09%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (22.51%) Developer
1 43 (22.51%) Analyst
2 24 (12.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 23 (12.04%) Security Analyst
4 19 (9.95%) Consultant
4 19 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.95%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (9.42%) Security Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Malware Analyst
7 16 (8.38%) Business Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Security Specialist
9 8 (4.19%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Tester
10 7 (3.66%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (3.66%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Security Researcher
11 6 (3.14%) Incident Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.33%) .NET
2 7 (3.66%) JNI
2 7 (3.66%) Dalvik
3 6 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (3.14%) Web Services
4 5 (2.62%) CSS
4 5 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (2.62%) HTML
5 2 (1.05%) REST
5 2 (1.05%) MDX
5 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.05%) SAML
6 1 (0.52%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) JMX
6 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.52%) JMS
6 1 (0.52%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.52%) WSDL
6 1 (0.52%) EJB
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.80%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.52%) Management Information System
4 17 (8.90%) Open Source
5 16 (8.38%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.76%) Cryptography
7 10 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.09%) Statistics
9 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.57%) SCADA
11 2 (1.05%) Physics
11 2 (1.05%) iPhone
11 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.27%) Linux
2 44 (23.04%) Windows
3 21 (10.99%) UNIX
4 11 (5.76%) Android
4 11 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.19%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.62%) zOS
7 4 (2.09%) VMS
8 2 (1.05%) AIX
8 2 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.46%) Information Security
1 62 (32.46%) Cyber Security
2 60 (31.41%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (27.75%) Malware Analysis
4 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.57%) Data Cleansing
5 24 (12.57%) Predictive Modelling
5 24 (12.57%) SIEM
6 21 (10.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (8.38%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.85%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (7.85%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (7.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (6.81%) ETL
11 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.28%) Digital Forensics
12 11 (5.76%) Linux Kernel Development
13 10 (5.24%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (5.24%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.24%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.27%) SQL
2 34 (17.80%) C
3 31 (16.23%) C++
4 30 (15.71%) Java
4 30 (15.71%) Perl
5 28 (14.66%) Python
6 22 (11.52%) C#
7 18 (9.42%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.81%) PHP
9 12 (6.28%) Ruby
10 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.66%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.05%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (23.04%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.85%) Degree
3 25 (13.09%) CISSP
3 25 (13.09%) DV Cleared
4 22 (11.52%) GCIH
5 15 (7.85%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.33%) GCFA
6 14 (7.33%) CISM
7 13 (6.81%) GIAC
8 11 (5.76%) GPEN
9 10 (5.24%) EnCE
10 8 (4.19%) CEH
10 8 (4.19%) GCIA
11 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.62%) CCNA
12 5 (2.62%) OSCP
13 4 (2.09%) CSSLP
14 3 (1.57%) CNA
14 3 (1.57%) CNE
14 3 (1.57%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) HIPAA
2 8 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.09%) SLA
4 3 (1.57%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) FISMA
System Software
1 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.62%) Snort
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Puppet
1 7 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.52%) Nagios
2 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.52%) Nessus
2 1 (0.52%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.81%) Oracle
3 11 (5.76%) VMware
4 6 (3.14%) BT
4 6 (3.14%) Splunk
5 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.09%) Coverity
7 3 (1.57%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.05%) Trustwave
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.52%) Symantec
9 1 (0.52%) Cognos
9 1 (0.52%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Pega
9 1 (0.52%) Wind River
9 1 (0.52%) ArcSight
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great benefits, see advert
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago