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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 723 829 895
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +66
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 213 108 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 167 85 28
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £66,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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 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 +137 213 £57,500 +4.54% 43
London +30 77 £65,000 - 13
South East +48 52 £57,500 +43.75% 7
South West +36 48 £55,000 - 16
Gloucestershire +46 42 £55,000 - 14
Cheltenham - 36 £55,000 - 10
Berkshire +10 29 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West +43 28 £95,000 +111.11% 1
Reading +30 28 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Manchester +35 16 £95,000 +206.45% 1
City of London +59 14 £97,500 +44.44% 1
East of England - 14 £55,000 - 3
Ipswich - 13 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk - 13 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 10 £73,000 +197.95% 2
Abingdon - 9 - - 2
Hampshire +27 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Southampton - 8 £65,000 -
Cheshire +20 6 £42,500 -10.52%
Warrington +9 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Street - 6 - -
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 - -
Surrey +12 3 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Yorkshire +8 3 £45,000 -43.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bradford - 3 £45,000 -
Guildford +4 2 £66,250 +39.47% 3
West Midlands -16 2 £55,000 +4.26% 2

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 200 (53.05%) Penetration Testing
1 200 (53.05%) Cybersecurity
2 174 (46.15%) C++
3 168 (44.56%) Java
4 161 (42.71%) Big Data
5 158 (41.91%) Android
6 156 (41.38%) C#
7 142 (37.67%) Linux
8 141 (37.40%) Security Cleared
9 130 (34.48%) Apple iOS
10 128 (33.95%) Firewall
11 127 (33.69%) C
12 125 (33.16%) Mobile Development
13 123 (32.63%) Ethical Hacking
14 122 (32.36%) Software Engineering
14 122 (32.36%) TCP/IP
15 121 (32.10%) Objective-C
16 119 (31.56%) CISSP
17 114 (30.24%) Windows
18 113 (29.97%) Cybercrime
19 111 (29.44%) Information Security
20 108 (28.65%) Python
21 106 (28.12%) GIAC
22 102 (27.06%) Hadoop
23 98 (25.99%) SANS
24 96 (25.46%) Apache Hive
25 93 (24.67%) MCSE
25 93 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
26 92 (24.40%) Cisco Certification
26 92 (24.40%) Apache Pig

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 92 (24.40%) Apache Pig
2 33 (8.75%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.80%) Apache
5 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.80%) Confluence
5 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.53%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) JBoss
6 2 (0.53%) Node.js
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.80%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Taleo
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (33.95%) Firewall
2 122 (32.36%) TCP/IP
3 31 (8.22%) Network Security
4 30 (7.96%) Wireless
5 24 (6.37%) Internet
6 18 (4.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.71%) Wireshark
8 12 (3.18%) SMTP
9 7 (1.86%) DNS
9 7 (1.86%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.06%) 2G
10 4 (1.06%) 3G
10 4 (1.06%) SSL
11 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.27%) BGP
12 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.27%) VLAN
12 1 (0.27%) VoIP
12 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (42.71%) Big Data
2 102 (27.06%) Hadoop
3 96 (25.46%) Apache Hive
4 26 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.92%) Data Mining
8 11 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.86%) HBase
11 6 (1.59%) PowerPivot
11 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.06%) DB2
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (3.71%) ERwin
2 6 (1.59%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.59%) WinDbg
3 5 (1.33%) GDB
4 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.80%) JIRA
5 3 (0.80%) Moq
5 3 (0.80%) MSTest
5 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.53%) Clang
6 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.53%) Xcode
7 1 (0.27%) AppScan
7 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.27%) Paros
General
1 88 (23.34%) Telecoms
2 59 (15.65%) Finance
3 51 (13.53%) Banking
4 17 (4.51%) Retail
5 14 (3.71%) Legal
6 8 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.86%) Law
8 5 (1.33%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (22.81%) Software Engineer
2 65 (17.24%) Analyst
3 53 (14.06%) Developer
4 46 (12.20%) Consultant
5 41 (10.88%) Penetration Tester
5 41 (10.88%) Tester
6 39 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
7 38 (10.08%) Principal Software Engineer
7 38 (10.08%) Security Analyst
8 31 (8.22%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
8 31 (8.22%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
8 31 (8.22%) Technical Consultant
9 19 (5.04%) SOC Analyst
10 17 (4.51%) Security Penetration Tester
10 17 (4.51%) Security Tester
11 15 (3.98%) Operations Analyst
11 15 (3.98%) Security Engineer
11 15 (3.98%) Security Operations Analyst
12 14 (3.71%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (3.71%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.14%) Java EE
2 85 (22.55%) STL
3 44 (11.67%) HTML
4 42 (11.14%) XML
5 34 (9.02%) J2EE
5 34 (9.02%) Web Services
6 33 (8.75%) Hibernate
6 33 (8.75%) Spring
7 31 (8.22%) EJB
8 19 (5.04%) .NET
9 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.59%) CSS
10 6 (1.59%) MDX
11 5 (1.33%) JSON
11 5 (1.33%) Middleware
11 5 (1.33%) Regular Expression
11 5 (1.33%) RFC 2822
12 4 (1.06%) REST
12 4 (1.06%) XSD
12 4 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (29.97%) Cybercrime
2 64 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (13.00%) Management Information System
4 41 (10.88%) Visualisation
5 38 (10.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 31 (8.22%) iPhone
7 29 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 27 (7.16%) Cyberthreat
9 25 (6.63%) Computer Science
10 20 (5.31%) Blog
10 20 (5.31%) Data Structures
11 18 (4.77%) Mobile App
12 13 (3.45%) Client/Server
12 13 (3.45%) Cryptography
13 12 (3.18%) Smart Meter
14 9 (2.39%) Algorithms
15 8 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (1.86%) Cyber Attack
17 6 (1.59%) Mathematics
17 6 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 158 (41.91%) Android
2 142 (37.67%) Linux
3 130 (34.48%) Apple iOS
4 114 (30.24%) Windows
5 41 (10.88%) Unix
6 38 (10.08%) Windows Phone
7 10 (2.65%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.06%) Solaris
8 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.53%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (53.05%) Cybersecurity
1 200 (53.05%) Penetration Testing
2 125 (33.16%) Mobile Development
3 123 (32.63%) Ethical Hacking
4 122 (32.36%) Software Engineering
5 111 (29.44%) Information Security
6 88 (23.34%) Multithreading
7 65 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (16.71%) Malware Analysis
9 59 (15.65%) Coaching
10 57 (15.12%) Risk Assessment
11 56 (14.85%) SIEM
12 55 (14.59%) Security Operations
13 53 (14.06%) Network Design
14 47 (12.47%) Data Analysis
14 47 (12.47%) Mentoring
15 36 (9.55%) Android Development
15 36 (9.55%) iOS Development
16 34 (9.02%) Security Testing
16 34 (9.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (46.15%) C++
2 168 (44.56%) Java
3 156 (41.38%) C#
4 127 (33.69%) C
5 121 (32.10%) Objective-C
6 108 (28.65%) Python
7 79 (20.95%) SQL
8 54 (14.32%) JavaScript
9 39 (10.34%) Perl
10 16 (4.24%) Ruby
11 15 (3.98%) R
12 13 (3.45%) PHP
13 12 (3.18%) Assembly Language
14 11 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.33%) VB
17 5 (1.33%) VBScript
18 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
19 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 141 (37.40%) Security Cleared
2 119 (31.56%) CISSP
3 106 (28.12%) GIAC
4 98 (25.99%) SANS
5 93 (24.67%) MCSE
5 93 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 92 (24.40%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (23.87%) CCNA
8 89 (23.61%) Linux+ Certification
9 88 (23.34%) SSCP
10 87 (23.08%) DV Cleared
11 56 (14.85%) SC Cleared
12 48 (12.73%) Degree
13 43 (11.41%) Network+ Certification
14 29 (7.69%) GCIH
15 21 (5.57%) GCIA
16 16 (4.24%) CREST Certified
16 16 (4.24%) GCFA
17 15 (3.98%) CEH
17 15 (3.98%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 22 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.77%) QA
3 4 (1.06%) COBIT
3 4 (1.06%) COSO
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (2.12%) Snort
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.80%) HDFS
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.53%) Firmware
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) XenServer
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (7.16%) EnCase
2 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.06%) Puppet
4 3 (0.80%) Ambari
4 3 (0.80%) FTK
4 3 (0.80%) Oozie
4 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.80%) WMI
5 2 (0.53%) Nessus
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.27%) Nmap
6 1 (0.27%) QRadar
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (4.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.71%) Splunk
3 13 (3.45%) Sophos
4 11 (2.92%) Oracle
5 10 (2.65%) Cisco
6 9 (2.39%) VMware
7 7 (1.86%) NetWitness
8 6 (1.59%) Fortinet
8 6 (1.59%) Trend Micro
9 5 (1.33%) Symantec
10 4 (1.06%) Tableau
10 4 (1.06%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.80%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.80%) Cognos
11 3 (0.80%) i2
11 3 (0.80%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.53%) AlienVault
12 2 (0.53%) Sun
13 1 (0.27%) HP
13 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 +excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Health care / bonus / pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago