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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 740 809 895
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +86
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 138 159 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 66
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £77,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.62%

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
80212 94769 98685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.47% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66110 78292 81104
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +68 130 £55,000 -8.33% 21
South West +52 58 £50,000 -31.03% 4
Gloucestershire +13 58 £50,000 -33.33% 4
Cheltenham -5 24 £55,000 -26.66% 3
London +27 22 £60,000 - 10
West Midlands +3 16 £72,500 - 2
Birmingham - 16 £72,500 -
South East +61 10 £62,500 - 3
North East +20 7 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North West -14 7 - -
City of London +40 6 £57,604 -20.54% 1
Manchester -12 6 - -
Gloucester - 6 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +27 5 £62,500 -14.08%
East of England -12 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire +47 4 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Reading +36 4 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Scotland +33 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Glasgow +27 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Luton - 3 £47,500 -
Abingdon -7 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £30,000 -
Cheshire +16 1 - -
Hampshire +3 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Ipswich -8 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Suffolk -23 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hayes - 1 £47,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 169 (54.69%) Cybersecurity
2 161 (52.10%) Security Cleared
3 135 (43.69%) C++
4 124 (40.13%) C
5 123 (39.81%) Java
6 122 (39.48%) Software Engineering
7 112 (36.25%) DV Cleared
8 111 (35.92%) Penetration Testing
9 104 (33.66%) C#
10 92 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
11 90 (29.13%) Python
12 82 (26.54%) Ethical Hacking
13 77 (24.92%) Linux
14 76 (24.60%) Big Data
14 76 (24.60%) SANS
15 75 (24.27%) GIAC
16 70 (22.65%) Windows
16 70 (22.65%) CISSP
17 63 (20.39%) Objective-C
18 58 (18.77%) Firewall
18 58 (18.77%) Android
19 56 (18.12%) Malware Analysis
20 52 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
20 52 (16.83%) SQL
21 49 (15.86%) SSCP
21 49 (15.86%) Finance
21 49 (15.86%) SC Cleared
22 46 (14.89%) CCNA
23 45 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
23 45 (14.56%) MCSE

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 33 (10.68%) Apache Pig
2 17 (5.50%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.21%) Apache Spark
4 12 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.91%) Confluence
6 8 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.97%) WordPress
8 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.77%) Firewall
2 44 (14.24%) TCP/IP
3 32 (10.36%) SSL
4 31 (10.03%) HTTP
5 20 (6.47%) DNS
6 16 (5.18%) HTTPS
7 14 (4.53%) Internet
7 14 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (3.88%) SMTP
9 6 (1.94%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.65%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.65%) ICMP
10 2 (0.65%) Intranet
10 2 (0.65%) Network Security
10 2 (0.65%) Wireless
11 1 (0.32%) DAB
11 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.32%) FTP
11 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.60%) Big Data
2 40 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 33 (10.68%) Hadoop
4 32 (10.36%) Apache Hive
5 21 (6.80%) Data Mining
6 20 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (4.21%) OLAP
10 13 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.88%) OLTP
11 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (3.56%) MySQL
12 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (3.24%) Power BI
14 8 (2.59%) PowerPivot
15 7 (2.27%) MS Access
16 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (5.83%) JIRA
2 17 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.85%) WinDbg
4 9 (2.91%) Selenium
5 8 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.59%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.59%) CodeSonar
5 8 (2.59%) git-flow
5 8 (2.59%) Robot Framework
6 7 (2.27%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.27%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.32%) AppScan
8 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 49 (15.86%) Finance
2 41 (13.27%) Games
3 24 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.50%) Legal
5 10 (3.24%) Banking
6 7 (2.27%) Retail
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (18.45%) Consultant
1 57 (18.45%) Software Engineer
2 41 (13.27%) Analyst
3 36 (11.65%) Developer
4 32 (10.36%) Tester
5 31 (10.03%) Penetration Tester
6 22 (7.12%) SIEM Consultant
7 19 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (6.15%) Test Engineer
8 17 (5.50%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.18%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Java Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.53%) C# Software Engineer
11 13 (4.21%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (4.21%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) Malware Analyst
12 12 (3.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.00%) Java EE
2 32 (10.36%) STL
3 29 (9.39%) HTML
4 23 (7.44%) XML
5 21 (6.80%) J2EE
6 17 (5.50%) .NET
6 17 (5.50%) EJB
6 17 (5.50%) Hibernate
6 17 (5.50%) Spring
7 11 (3.56%) LAMP
8 9 (2.91%) Node.js
8 9 (2.91%) Regular Expression
9 8 (2.59%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.59%) Django
9 8 (2.59%) Flash
9 8 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (2.59%) REST
9 8 (2.59%) SOAP
9 8 (2.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.39%) Visualisation
3 27 (8.74%) Cyber Attack
4 22 (7.12%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 21 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 21 (6.80%) Management Information System
6 17 (5.50%) iPhone
7 14 (4.53%) Cybercrime
8 11 (3.56%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.24%) Replication
10 8 (2.59%) Blog
11 7 (2.27%) PKI
12 6 (1.94%) Fintech
12 6 (1.94%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.29%) Biometrics
13 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.92%) Linux
2 70 (22.65%) Windows
3 58 (18.77%) Android
4 40 (12.94%) Apple iOS
5 30 (9.71%) Unix
6 19 (6.15%) Mac OS X
7 17 (5.50%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.62%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.97%) AIX
9 3 (0.97%) Solaris
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (54.69%) Cybersecurity
2 122 (39.48%) Software Engineering
3 111 (35.92%) Penetration Testing
4 92 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (26.54%) Ethical Hacking
6 56 (18.12%) Malware Analysis
7 40 (12.94%) Mentoring
7 40 (12.94%) SIEM
8 38 (12.30%) Coaching
9 33 (10.68%) Mobile Development
10 32 (10.36%) Multithreading
11 25 (8.09%) Information Security
12 23 (7.44%) Automated Testing
12 23 (7.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 23 (7.44%) User Stories
13 22 (7.12%) iOS Development
14 21 (6.80%) Android Development
14 21 (6.80%) Data Management
14 21 (6.80%) Presales
15 19 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 135 (43.69%) C++
2 124 (40.13%) C
3 123 (39.81%) Java
4 104 (33.66%) C#
5 90 (29.13%) Python
6 63 (20.39%) Objective-C
7 52 (16.83%) SQL
8 38 (12.30%) JavaScript
9 30 (9.71%) Perl
10 21 (6.80%) T-SQL
11 14 (4.53%) Scala
12 12 (3.88%) VB
13 10 (3.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 10 (3.24%) PHP
13 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.91%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.62%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.29%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.29%) Ruby
17 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (52.10%) Security Cleared
2 112 (36.25%) DV Cleared
3 76 (24.60%) SANS
4 75 (24.27%) GIAC
5 70 (22.65%) CISSP
6 52 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (15.86%) SC Cleared
7 49 (15.86%) SSCP
8 46 (14.89%) CCNA
9 45 (14.56%) Linux+ Certification
9 45 (14.56%) MCSE
9 45 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (14.56%) Network+ Certification
10 43 (13.92%) Degree
11 33 (10.68%) CompTIA Security+
11 33 (10.68%) Security+ Certification
12 29 (9.39%) CREST Certified
13 25 (8.09%) CHECK Team Leader
13 25 (8.09%) CHECK Team Member
14 23 (7.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.12%) GPG13
2 11 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (2.59%) Docker
1 8 (2.59%) vSphere
2 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.62%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (8.41%) QRadar
2 8 (2.59%) EnCase
2 8 (2.59%) Puppet
2 8 (2.59%) Salt
3 5 (1.62%) Nessus
3 5 (1.62%) Nmap
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.74%) Cisco
3 25 (8.09%) IBM
4 12 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.59%) Sophos
5 8 (2.59%) Splunk
6 6 (1.94%) Fortinet
6 6 (1.94%) Trend Micro
7 4 (1.29%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle
8 3 (0.97%) Informatica
9 2 (0.65%) F5
10 1 (0.32%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.32%) QNX
10 1 (0.32%) VMware
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £64,000 to £70,000 per annum Negot (plus v strong benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £90k DOE plus package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 11 days ago