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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reverse Engineering
UK
Rank 720 719 867
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +148
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 123 227 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 69 169 75
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £95,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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
73571 90249 92861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.78% 88.30% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 60512 74807 75740
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 March 2017 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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +6 121 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South West +6 46 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Gloucestershire -20 37 £48,750 -11.36% 7
South East +30 26 £62,500 +11.11% 5
London +10 24 £63,750 -3.77% 6
Cheltenham -10 16 £50,000 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +51 15 £39,500 -12.70% 3
Birmingham +25 14 £39,500 -28.18% 2
Berkshire +22 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading +25 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Hampshire +21 8 £33,500 -47.45% 4
Somerset -10 6 £33,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 5 £67,500 -
Taunton - 5 £33,000 -
Winchester - 4 - -
Bristol 0 3 £33,000 -
Manchester -33 3 - -
North West -35 3 - -
North East - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +24 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 - 2
East of England +14 1 - -
Portishead - 1 £39,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £75,000 -
Luton - 1 - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 149 (56.87%) Cybersecurity
2 147 (56.11%) Security Cleared
3 112 (42.75%) C
3 112 (42.75%) C++
4 105 (40.08%) Java
5 99 (37.79%) DV Cleared
6 89 (33.97%) Penetration Testing
7 88 (33.59%) Software Engineering
8 85 (32.44%) Linux
9 81 (30.92%) Windows
10 76 (29.01%) C#
11 73 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (27.48%) Python
13 63 (24.05%) Ethical Hacking
14 60 (22.90%) CISSP
15 57 (21.76%) Firewall
16 50 (19.08%) Big Data
17 49 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (18.70%) Malware Analysis
17 49 (18.70%) Android
18 46 (17.56%) Unix
19 45 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (16.79%) GIAC
21 40 (15.27%) Degree
21 40 (15.27%) Apple iOS
22 39 (14.89%) Objective-C
23 38 (14.50%) Information Security
24 36 (13.74%) Computer Science
24 36 (13.74%) SANS
24 36 (13.74%) Cyber Essentials

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 23 (8.78%) Apache Pig
2 16 (6.11%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.20%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.29%) IIS
6 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.15%) Confluence
7 3 (1.15%) JBoss
7 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.76%) WordPress
9 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Eloqua
1 6 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.53%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.44%) SaaS
2 6 (2.29%) Responsys
2 6 (2.29%) Taleo
3 2 (0.76%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.76%) Firewall
2 33 (12.60%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (8.02%) HTTP
5 18 (6.87%) SSL
6 12 (4.58%) DNS
7 7 (2.67%) Internet
7 7 (2.67%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.29%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.91%) SMTP
10 4 (1.53%) FTP
10 4 (1.53%) tcpdump
11 3 (1.15%) Network Security
12 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.38%) ICMP
12 1 (0.38%) Intranet
12 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.38%) VPN
12 1 (0.38%) Wireless
12 1 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.08%) Big Data
2 25 (9.54%) Hadoop
3 23 (8.78%) Apache Hive
4 20 (7.63%) Data Mining
4 20 (7.63%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.49%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.96%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.82%) MySQL
8 8 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.76%) OLAP
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.82%) JIRA
1 10 (3.82%) Metasploit
2 9 (3.44%) WinDbg
3 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.91%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.91%) CodeSonar
3 5 (1.91%) git-flow
3 5 (1.91%) Robot Framework
3 5 (1.91%) Selenium
4 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.76%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.38%) Maven
6 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 32 (12.21%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.54%) Finance
3 22 (8.40%) Games
4 21 (8.02%) Legal
5 18 (6.87%) Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.05%) Consultant
2 51 (19.47%) Software Engineer
3 25 (9.54%) Analyst
4 24 (9.16%) Developer
4 24 (9.16%) SIEM Consultant
5 18 (6.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (6.87%) Research Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) Java Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (6.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 16 (6.11%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (6.11%) Tester
8 13 (4.96%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (4.20%) Malware Analyst
10 11 (4.20%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.82%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.44%) DBA
12 9 (3.44%) Platform Engineer
13 8 (3.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.40%) Java EE
2 19 (7.25%) STL
3 17 (6.49%) XML
4 16 (6.11%) .NET
4 16 (6.11%) HTML
5 11 (4.20%) J2EE
6 10 (3.82%) Spring
7 9 (3.44%) EJB
7 9 (3.44%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.67%) LAMP
10 6 (2.29%) JSON
10 6 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (2.29%) Regular Expression
10 6 (2.29%) REST
10 6 (2.29%) SOAP
10 6 (2.29%) Spring MVC
11 5 (1.91%) Django
11 5 (1.91%) Node.js
11 5 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (13.74%) Computer Science
3 31 (11.83%) Management Information System
4 21 (8.02%) Algorithms
5 19 (7.25%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (3.82%) Cybercrime
6 10 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (3.05%) iPhone
8 7 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.29%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.53%) Blog
10 4 (1.53%) CESG
10 4 (1.53%) Clustering
10 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.53%) PKI
10 4 (1.53%) Replication
10 4 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 85 (32.44%) Linux
2 81 (30.92%) Windows
3 49 (18.70%) Android
4 46 (17.56%) Unix
5 40 (15.27%) Apple iOS
6 29 (11.07%) Mac OS X
7 14 (5.34%) Solaris
8 10 (3.82%) CentOS
9 9 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.05%) VxWorks
10 8 (3.05%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.67%) Windows Server
12 4 (1.53%) FreeBSD
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.76%) AIX
15 1 (0.38%) Debian
15 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (56.87%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (33.97%) Penetration Testing
3 88 (33.59%) Software Engineering
4 73 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (24.05%) Ethical Hacking
6 49 (18.70%) Malware Analysis
7 38 (14.50%) Information Security
8 33 (12.60%) SIEM
9 32 (12.21%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 28 (10.69%) Customer Requirements
11 25 (9.54%) ITIL
11 25 (9.54%) Mentoring
12 24 (9.16%) Cryptography
12 24 (9.16%) Incident Management
12 24 (9.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 23 (8.78%) Time Management
14 22 (8.40%) Risk Management
15 21 (8.02%) Coaching
15 21 (8.02%) Information Assurance
16 20 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (42.75%) C
1 112 (42.75%) C++
2 105 (40.08%) Java
3 76 (29.01%) C#
4 72 (27.48%) Python
5 39 (14.89%) Objective-C
6 29 (11.07%) Perl
6 29 (11.07%) SQL
7 27 (10.31%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.20%) Scala
10 9 (3.44%) PHP
10 9 (3.44%) VB
11 8 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.29%) Ruby
12 6 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.53%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.53%) Korn
15 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (56.11%) Security Cleared
2 99 (37.79%) DV Cleared
3 60 (22.90%) CISSP
4 45 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (16.79%) GIAC
6 40 (15.27%) Degree
7 36 (13.74%) SANS
8 33 (12.60%) SC Cleared
9 31 (11.83%) SSCP
10 29 (11.07%) CCNA
11 28 (10.69%) Linux+ Certification
11 28 (10.69%) MCSE
11 28 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (10.69%) Network+ Certification
12 23 (8.78%) CISM
13 21 (8.02%) CompTIA Security+
13 21 (8.02%) Security+ Certification
14 17 (6.49%) CCNP
15 14 (5.34%) CREST Certified
16 13 (4.96%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 24 (9.16%) GPG13
3 17 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.53%) PMO
5 2 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (3.44%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.44%) XenServer
2 6 (2.29%) Docker
3 5 (1.91%) vSphere
4 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.76%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) NFS
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
6 1 (0.38%) Squid
6 1 (0.38%) Varnish
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (9.92%) QRadar
2 17 (6.49%) Puppet
3 12 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.82%) Nmap
5 9 (3.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.05%) Nessus
7 6 (2.29%) EnCase
8 5 (1.91%) Nagios
8 5 (1.91%) Salt
9 4 (1.53%) Netcool
9 4 (1.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (1.53%) SCOM
9 4 (1.53%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.15%) CSIRT
10 3 (1.15%) FTK
10 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.38%) Cacti
12 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (10.69%) IBM
2 26 (9.92%) Cisco
3 19 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.87%) Oracle
5 10 (3.82%) VMware
6 9 (3.44%) Sun
7 6 (2.29%) SAP
7 6 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.53%) Northgate
9 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.15%) Informatica
10 3 (1.15%) Intel
10 3 (1.15%) Sophos
11 2 (0.76%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.76%) HP
11 2 (0.76%) Perforce
11 2 (0.76%) Splunk
12 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.38%) WSO2
Romsey, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £57,000 to £70,000 per annum Negot (plus v strong benefits)
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago