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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 805 803 817
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 89 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.071% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.090% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 45
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +32.14%

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
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

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 27 August 2014 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 27 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
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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 -47 82 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London -24 37 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +10 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Warwickshire - 15 £55,000 -
City of London +16 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
South West 0 9 £28,000 -41.05% 1
South East -27 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Gloucestershire - 7 £28,000 - 1
East Midlands -3 6 £38,500 +10.00%
Monmouthshire - 6 £22,500 -
South Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 6 £38,500 -
Chepstow - 6 £22,500 -
Derby - 6 £38,500 -
North West -12 4 £72,500 +56.75%
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £42,500 -
Manchester -10 2 £72,500 +56.75%
Hampshire -11 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £62,500 -
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Guildford +10 1 £47,500 -
Surrey -1 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £52,500 -
Banbury -3 1 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
East of England -9 1 £40,000 +23.07%

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 70 (37.43%) Windows
2 55 (29.41%) Finance
2 55 (29.41%) Cyber Security
3 53 (28.34%) C
4 49 (26.20%) C++
5 48 (25.67%) Java
6 41 (21.93%) Linux
7 40 (21.39%) SQL
8 35 (18.72%) C#
9 34 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 29 (15.51%) OO
10 29 (15.51%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (15.51%) Degree
11 27 (14.44%) Information Security
12 26 (13.90%) Telecoms
12 26 (13.90%) .NET
13 24 (12.83%) Python
13 24 (12.83%) Data Management
14 23 (12.30%) Software Engineering
14 23 (12.30%) MS Excel
14 23 (12.30%) Data Modelling
14 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
14 23 (12.30%) DV Cleared
15 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 22 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.23%) Financial Institution
16 21 (11.23%) Data Architecture
17 20 (10.70%) Perl
18 19 (10.16%) Computer Science
19 18 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Wireless
2 9 (4.81%) Network Security
3 8 (4.28%) SSL
4 6 (3.21%) GSM
4 6 (3.21%) SDH
4 6 (3.21%) HTTP
5 5 (2.67%) Internet
5 5 (2.67%) Firewall
6 4 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.14%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.14%) DNS
7 2 (1.07%) SNMP
7 2 (1.07%) SMTP
7 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) DWDM
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) SMS
8 1 (0.53%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.14%) BODI
9 4 (2.14%) OLAP
9 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.14%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.60%) QlikView
10 3 (1.60%) MS Access
11 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.07%) Siebel EIM
12 1 (0.53%) MySQL
12 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) GDB
2 8 (4.28%) WinDbg
3 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.14%) ERwin
4 4 (2.14%) JIRA
4 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.07%) JUnit
5 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.53%) Introscope
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (29.41%) Finance
2 26 (13.90%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.23%) Financial Institution
4 13 (6.95%) Banking
5 11 (5.88%) Military
6 8 (4.28%) Electronics
7 4 (2.14%) Advertising
8 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Marketing
9 2 (1.07%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.07%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 48 (25.67%) Developer
2 46 (24.60%) Analyst
3 13 (6.95%) Software Engineer
3 13 (6.95%) C++ Developer
3 13 (6.95%) Team Leader
3 13 (6.95%) C Developer
4 12 (6.42%) C++ Team Leader
4 12 (6.42%) Development Team Leader
4 12 (6.42%) Data Architect
4 12 (6.42%) Architect
5 11 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Data Modeller
7 9 (4.81%) Research Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Consultant
7 9 (4.81%) Security Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Penetration Tester
7 9 (4.81%) Tester
7 9 (4.81%) Development Analyst
8 8 (4.28%) Graduate
8 8 (4.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.90%) .NET
2 16 (8.56%) Web Services
3 13 (6.95%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.88%) MDX
5 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.28%) HTML
6 8 (4.28%) REST
7 7 (3.74%) JSON
8 6 (3.21%) RESTful
9 5 (2.67%) XML
9 5 (2.67%) CSS
10 4 (2.14%) SOAP
10 4 (2.14%) Ajax
10 4 (2.14%) WCF
10 4 (2.14%) LINQ
10 4 (2.14%) jQuery
10 4 (2.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.60%) J2EE
12 2 (1.07%) WSDL
12 2 (1.07%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.81%) Market Risk
4 8 (4.28%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.74%) Statistics
6 6 (3.21%) PKI
6 6 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.67%) SCADA
7 5 (2.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.14%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.07%) Open Source
10 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) iPhone
11 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.53%) Equities
11 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 70 (37.43%) Windows
2 41 (21.93%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) UNIX
4 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.14%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) zOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.41%) Cyber Security
2 29 (15.51%) OO
2 29 (15.51%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (14.44%) Information Security
4 24 (12.83%) Data Management
5 23 (12.30%) Software Engineering
5 23 (12.30%) Data Modelling
6 22 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.23%) Data Architecture
8 18 (9.63%) Static Code Analysis
9 15 (8.02%) Digital Forensics
10 13 (6.95%) Computer Forensics
10 13 (6.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (6.95%) Risk Management
11 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.88%) Time Management
13 9 (4.81%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.81%) ETL
13 9 (4.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.34%) C
2 49 (26.20%) C++
3 48 (25.67%) Java
4 40 (21.39%) SQL
5 35 (18.72%) C#
6 24 (12.83%) Python
7 20 (10.70%) Perl
8 8 (4.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.74%) VB
9 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.14%) VB6
10 4 (2.14%) Ruby
10 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.14%) PHP
10 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.07%) VBA
12 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.51%) Degree
3 23 (12.30%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.81%) GIAC
5 6 (3.21%) CEH
6 5 (2.67%) CISSP
6 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.67%) GCIH
7 4 (2.14%) CGEIT
7 4 (2.14%) CISM
8 2 (1.07%) CCNA
8 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.07%) MCP
8 2 (1.07%) HNC
9 1 (0.53%) PhD
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) GCIA
9 1 (0.53%) GCED
9 1 (0.53%) GPEN
9 1 (0.53%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) QA
1 4 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Snort
3 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) OpenView
1 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.53%) Nessus
1 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Coverity
3 17 (9.09%) Wind River
4 10 (5.35%) VMware
5 7 (3.74%) Informatica
6 5 (2.67%) IBM
7 4 (2.14%) Teradata
7 4 (2.14%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.14%) Facebook
8 3 (1.60%) Siebel
9 2 (1.07%) Trillium
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle
9 2 (1.07%) Siemens
9 2 (1.07%) Nortel
9 2 (1.07%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.07%) DataFlux
9 2 (1.07%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.53%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.53%) Sourcefire
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago