The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 761 854 919
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +65
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 148 111 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 102 63 76
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £44,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 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 28 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
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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
England +58 144 £60,000 +20.00% 33
London +52 65 £63,750 +29.44% 9
South East +17 31 £55,000 - 11
South West +22 30 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Gloucestershire +9 25 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Oxfordshire +5 15 £70,500 +76.25%
Cheltenham +3 14 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Abingdon - 10 - -
City of London +56 9 £60,000 +1.26% 2
North West - 9 £70,000 - 3
Hampshire +24 7 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Reading +16 7 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Berkshire +2 7 £55,000 -4.34% 3
West Midlands -13 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
Manchester - 5 £70,000 - 2
Southampton - 4 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +8 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +7 2 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +3 2 £61,250 +22.50%
Surrey +1 2 £71,000 +49.47% 2
Guildford -3 2 £71,000 +53.51% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £77,500 -
Fareham - 2 £22,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £45,000 -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Bristol +5 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Romsey +1 1 - - 1
Leeds -1 1 £30,000 -33.33%

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 161 (43.87%) Cybersecurity
2 142 (38.69%) Security Cleared
3 130 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
4 124 (33.79%) C++
5 119 (32.43%) Python
6 115 (31.34%) Windows
7 113 (30.79%) Java
8 110 (29.97%) Big Data
9 100 (27.25%) C#
10 98 (26.70%) Information Security
11 95 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (25.34%) SQL
13 90 (24.52%) Android
14 82 (22.34%) Linux
15 79 (21.53%) DV Cleared
16 72 (19.62%) C
17 71 (19.35%) Degree
18 67 (18.26%) SC Cleared
19 66 (17.98%) Finance
20 62 (16.89%) Malware Analysis
21 60 (16.35%) Apple iOS
22 58 (15.80%) Software Engineering
23 56 (15.26%) Objective-C
23 56 (15.26%) JavaScript
23 56 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (14.71%) TCP/IP
25 53 (14.44%) Ethical Hacking
25 53 (14.44%) Network Design
26 51 (13.90%) HTML
27 50 (13.62%) Banking

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills 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 29 (7.90%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.63%) Apache Pig
3 16 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.09%) Confluence
7 3 (0.82%) Node.js
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.72%) Wireless
3 31 (8.45%) Network Security
4 27 (7.36%) Firewall
5 24 (6.54%) Internet
6 19 (5.18%) SMTP
7 18 (4.90%) Wireshark
8 17 (4.63%) DNS
9 15 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (3.27%) tcpdump
11 5 (1.36%) HTTP
11 5 (1.36%) SSL
12 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.82%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.54%) DAB
14 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.54%) SSH
14 2 (0.54%) VoIP
14 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.54%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (29.97%) Big Data
2 40 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.36%) Hadoop
5 26 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (5.99%) Apache Hive
7 22 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (4.63%) Data Mining
11 15 (4.09%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.54%) PowerPivot
13 12 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (2.72%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.91%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.63%) HBase
16 6 (1.63%) OLAP
16 6 (1.63%) OLTP
17 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.09%) ERwin
2 13 (3.54%) WinDbg
3 7 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.91%) Metasploit
4 6 (1.63%) Subversion
4 6 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.09%) JIRA
6 3 (0.82%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.82%) Moq
6 3 (0.82%) MSTest
7 2 (0.54%) AppScan
7 2 (0.54%) GDB
7 2 (0.54%) Maven
7 2 (0.54%) Paros
8 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 66 (17.98%) Finance
2 50 (13.62%) Banking
3 23 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.81%) Legal
5 13 (3.54%) Retail
6 11 (3.00%) Games
7 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.63%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Electronics
9 5 (1.36%) Law
10 4 (1.09%) Automotive
10 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (16.62%) Developer
2 59 (16.08%) Tester
3 58 (15.80%) Penetration Tester
4 51 (13.90%) Analyst
5 44 (11.99%) Consultant
6 31 (8.45%) Software Engineer
7 27 (7.36%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
7 27 (7.36%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
7 27 (7.36%) Technical Consultant
8 24 (6.54%) Security Analyst
8 24 (6.54%) SQL Developer
9 21 (5.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (5.72%) SSIS Developer
10 19 (5.18%) Security Engineer
10 19 (5.18%) Security Penetration Tester
10 19 (5.18%) Security Tester
11 18 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 18 (4.90%) SQL Server Developer
12 15 (4.09%) Research Engineer
12 15 (4.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.90%) HTML
2 48 (13.08%) XML
3 44 (11.99%) Web Services
4 37 (10.08%) J2EE
5 34 (9.26%) Hibernate
5 34 (9.26%) Spring
6 31 (8.45%) EJB
7 25 (6.81%) .NET
8 20 (5.45%) Java EE
9 13 (3.54%) STL
10 12 (3.27%) Middleware
11 11 (3.00%) Flash
11 11 (3.00%) MDX
11 11 (3.00%) Regular Expression
12 9 (2.45%) XSD
13 8 (2.18%) JSON
13 8 (2.18%) XSLT
14 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
15 5 (1.36%) CSS
15 5 (1.36%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (13.35%) Cybercrime
3 46 (12.53%) Management Information System
4 41 (11.17%) Visualisation
5 29 (7.90%) iPhone
6 25 (6.81%) Cyber Attack
7 24 (6.54%) Blackberry
8 23 (6.27%) Blog
9 22 (5.99%) Computer Science
10 21 (5.72%) Cyberthreat
11 20 (5.45%) Cryptography
12 19 (5.18%) Client/Server
12 19 (5.18%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (4.90%) Data Structures
14 17 (4.63%) Mobile App
15 14 (3.81%) Mathematics
15 14 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
16 12 (3.27%) Algorithms
16 12 (3.27%) Smart Meter
17 11 (3.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.34%) Windows
2 90 (24.52%) Android
3 82 (22.34%) Linux
4 60 (16.35%) Apple iOS
5 40 (10.90%) Unix
6 29 (7.90%) Windows Phone
7 12 (3.27%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.54%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (43.87%) Cybersecurity
2 130 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
3 98 (26.70%) Information Security
4 95 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (16.89%) Malware Analysis
6 58 (15.80%) Software Engineering
7 53 (14.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 53 (14.44%) Network Design
8 50 (13.62%) Mobile Development
9 49 (13.35%) SIEM
10 39 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (10.35%) Automated Testing
12 37 (10.08%) Data Analysis
13 35 (9.54%) Kimball Methodology
14 34 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
14 34 (9.26%) Security Architecture
14 34 (9.26%) Security Testing
15 33 (8.99%) ETL
15 33 (8.99%) SDLC
16 31 (8.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (33.79%) C++
2 119 (32.43%) Python
3 113 (30.79%) Java
4 100 (27.25%) C#
5 93 (25.34%) SQL
6 72 (19.62%) C
7 56 (15.26%) JavaScript
7 56 (15.26%) Objective-C
8 39 (10.63%) Perl
9 18 (4.90%) R
9 18 (4.90%) Ruby
10 11 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.72%) PHP
12 8 (2.18%) Assembly Language
13 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.36%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.36%) VB
15 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 79 (21.53%) DV Cleared
3 71 (19.35%) Degree
4 67 (18.26%) SC Cleared
5 48 (13.08%) CISSP
5 48 (13.08%) GIAC
6 42 (11.44%) SANS
7 37 (10.08%) CREST Certified
8 29 (7.90%) GCIH
9 24 (6.54%) MCSE
9 24 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (5.99%) CEH
10 22 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (5.99%) GCIA
11 21 (5.72%) GREM
12 20 (5.45%) CCNA
12 20 (5.45%) Linux+ Certification
12 20 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
12 20 (5.45%) SSCP
13 12 (3.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 24 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (5.72%) QA
3 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.09%) COBIT
4 4 (1.09%) COSO
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (2.72%) Snort
2 5 (1.36%) Firmware
2 5 (1.36%) HDFS
3 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) Samba
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (7.36%) EnCase
2 6 (1.63%) Nmap
3 5 (1.36%) Ambari
3 5 (1.36%) Nessus
4 4 (1.09%) FTK
5 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.54%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.54%) WMI
6 1 (0.27%) Oozie
6 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.36%) Splunk
3 19 (5.18%) Cisco
3 19 (5.18%) Sophos
4 16 (4.36%) Fortinet
4 16 (4.36%) Trend Micro
5 11 (3.00%) Oracle
6 8 (2.18%) VMware
7 7 (1.91%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.63%) NetWitness
9 5 (1.36%) Cognos
9 5 (1.36%) LogRhythm
9 5 (1.36%) Tableau
9 5 (1.36%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.09%) i2
10 4 (1.09%) SAP
11 3 (0.82%) IBM
11 3 (0.82%) Rally
11 3 (0.82%) Remedy
12 2 (0.54%) AlienVault
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum +3k Relocation bonus+ fantastic bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: Healthy package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + No late Nights / Office Hours Only
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Bonuses
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago