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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 814 841 815
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 81 65 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.057% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 57
Average salary £54,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 2015. 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 +3 74 £54,250 +20.55% 44
London +36 39 £62,500 +7.75% 15
South East -14 18 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West -3 9 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Berkshire +3 8 £53,000 -3.63% 8
Gloucestershire -9 8 £50,000 +2.56% 5
City of London +12 7 £60,000 -34.24% 5
Hampshire -2 5 £40,000 -23.80%
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 2
Scotland - 4 - - 4
Oxfordshire -13 3 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Slough - 3 £47,500 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £40,000 -
North West +11 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Surrey -6 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Reading -10 2 - - 8
Banbury -13 2 £32,250 -28.33%
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford +12 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds - 1 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 3

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 61 (36.31%) Finance
2 58 (34.52%) Cyber Security
3 52 (30.95%) SQL
4 47 (27.98%) Information Security
5 46 (27.38%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (25.00%) Linux
8 38 (22.62%) Security Cleared
9 37 (22.02%) Windows
10 29 (17.26%) Degree
11 26 (15.48%) Computer Science
11 26 (15.48%) C
12 25 (14.88%) Java
12 25 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (14.88%) CISSP
13 24 (14.29%) C++
13 24 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
13 24 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
14 22 (13.10%) GCIH
15 21 (12.50%) C#
15 21 (12.50%) Python
16 20 (11.90%) SharePoint
16 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
16 20 (11.90%) Firewall
16 20 (11.90%) DV Cleared
17 19 (11.31%) Perl
18 18 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
19 17 (10.12%) QlikView

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 20 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Taleo
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) Firewall
2 18 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (8.33%) Network Security
4 13 (7.74%) Wireless
4 13 (7.74%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.57%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.98%) Internet
7 4 (2.38%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.79%) DNS
9 2 (1.19%) VPN
9 2 (1.19%) LDAP
9 2 (1.19%) HTTP
10 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.60%) DMZ
10 1 (0.60%) Intranet
10 1 (0.60%) Extranet
10 1 (0.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.12%) QlikView
4 11 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.95%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.57%) MySQL
7 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.98%) DB2
8 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.60%) Big Data
11 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) GDB
2 8 (4.76%) WinDbg
3 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) ERwin
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) AppScan
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (36.31%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Law
3 12 (7.14%) Banking
4 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.76%) Legal
5 8 (4.76%) Military
6 6 (3.57%) Retail
7 5 (2.98%) Automotive
8 4 (2.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (24.40%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) Analyst
3 24 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (11.31%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.31%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (10.12%) Security Engineer
6 16 (9.52%) Business Developer
6 16 (9.52%) Consultant
6 16 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Tester
9 8 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Security Researcher
11 6 (3.57%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.74%) .NET
2 7 (4.17%) JNI
2 7 (4.17%) Dalvik
3 6 (3.57%) CSS
3 6 (3.57%) HTML
4 4 (2.38%) SAML
4 4 (2.38%) REST
5 3 (1.79%) OAuth
5 3 (1.79%) OpenID
5 3 (1.79%) Middleware
5 3 (1.79%) WSDL
6 2 (1.19%) Web Services
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.19%) MDX
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.60%) WCF
7 1 (0.60%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.60%) LINQ
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.74%) Visualisation
3 13 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.14%) Open Source
5 10 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (5.36%) Cryptography
7 7 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.38%) SCADA
8 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.79%) Statistics
10 2 (1.19%) User Experience
10 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.19%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.00%) Linux
2 37 (22.02%) Windows
3 16 (9.52%) UNIX
4 13 (7.74%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.14%) Android
6 8 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.98%) zOS
8 3 (1.79%) VMS
9 2 (1.19%) AIX
9 2 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Cyber Security
2 47 (27.98%) Information Security
3 46 (27.38%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 24 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 14 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (7.74%) Software Engineering
7 13 (7.74%) ETL
7 13 (7.74%) SIEM
8 12 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
9 10 (5.95%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (5.95%) Network Architecture
9 10 (5.95%) Computer Security
10 9 (5.36%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.36%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (4.76%) OO
12 7 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.95%) SQL
2 26 (15.48%) C
3 25 (14.88%) Java
4 24 (14.29%) C++
5 21 (12.50%) Python
5 21 (12.50%) C#
6 19 (11.31%) Perl
7 12 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.55%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.76%) Ruby
10 7 (4.17%) PHP
11 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.26%) Degree
3 25 (14.88%) CISSP
4 22 (13.10%) GCIH
5 20 (11.90%) DV Cleared
6 15 (8.93%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.33%) GCFA
7 14 (8.33%) CISM
8 13 (7.74%) GIAC
9 11 (6.55%) GPEN
10 10 (5.95%) EnCE
11 8 (4.76%) GCIA
12 7 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (3.57%) CEH
14 5 (2.98%) CCNA
14 5 (2.98%) OSCP
15 4 (2.38%) CSSLP
16 3 (1.79%) CNA
16 3 (1.79%) CNE
16 3 (1.79%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.98%) QA
4 3 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) FISMA
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.38%) Snort
4 1 (0.60%) XenServer
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Puppet
1 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.60%) Nagios
2 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
2 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.36%) Oracle
3 8 (4.76%) VMware
4 6 (3.57%) Splunk
4 6 (3.57%) BT
5 4 (2.38%) Coverity
6 3 (1.79%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.60%) Sun
8 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.60%) Symantec
8 1 (0.60%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.60%) Wind River
8 1 (0.60%) Pega
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago