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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 777 819 812
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 116 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.083% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 71
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
93348 99216 88705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.48% 82.71% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76240 80334 73064
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +38 114 £50,000 -11.11% 20
London +66 60 £50,000 -23.07% 8
South East +22 31 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South West -11 15 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Gloucestershire -3 14 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire +11 12 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Milton Keynes -9 10 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £55,000 -
Reading - 7 £57,500 - 1
Leicester - 6 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire +6 5 £55,000 -13.72% 2
City of London +19 4 £49,250 +47.01% 3
Slough - 4 £56,250 -
Manchester +6 3 - -
Cheltenham +6 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West +2 3 - -
Basingstoke +21 2 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Guildford +12 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Surrey +8 2 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Oxfordshire +4 2 £61,250 +16.66%
Glasgow +3 2 - -
Scotland +2 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £62,500 -
East of England +6 1 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Gloucester -6 1 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -11 1 £40,000 -48.71% 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 96 (48.73%) Information Security
2 80 (40.61%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (39.09%) Finance
3 77 (39.09%) Cyber Security
4 71 (36.04%) Malware Analysis
5 62 (31.47%) Linux
6 55 (27.92%) Windows
7 50 (25.38%) Firewall
7 50 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (23.35%) C
9 42 (21.32%) Management Information System
9 42 (21.32%) Security Cleared
10 40 (20.30%) SIEM
11 38 (19.29%) SQL
12 36 (18.27%) C++
12 36 (18.27%) Degree
13 34 (17.26%) Open Source
14 33 (16.75%) Banking
14 33 (16.75%) Perl
15 31 (15.74%) Risk Assessment
16 29 (14.72%) UNIX
17 27 (13.71%) Python
18 26 (13.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 26 (13.20%) DV Cleared
19 25 (12.69%) Java
19 25 (12.69%) Kalman Filter
20 24 (12.18%) ITIL
21 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
21 23 (11.68%) Data Security
21 23 (11.68%) Wealth Management

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (5.08%) Apache
1 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.02%) Liferay
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.02%) Node.js
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.05%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.52%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Taleo
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.38%) Firewall
2 21 (10.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (10.15%) Wireless
4 16 (8.12%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.11%) Network Security
6 7 (3.55%) VPN
6 7 (3.55%) DNS
6 7 (3.55%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.54%) Internet
8 3 (1.52%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.06%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.05%) QlikView
5 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) Big Data
7 2 (1.02%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.14%) GDB
2 15 (7.61%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.52%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) ERwin
General
1 77 (39.09%) Finance
2 33 (16.75%) Banking
3 19 (9.64%) Legal
4 16 (8.12%) Military
5 12 (6.09%) Law
6 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.54%) Retail
8 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.52%) Russian Language
10 2 (1.02%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (26.90%) Analyst
2 30 (15.23%) Developer
3 18 (9.14%) Security Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Team Leader
5 15 (7.61%) Operations Team Leader
6 13 (6.60%) Consultant
6 13 (6.60%) Malware Analyst
7 12 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.06%) Security Operations Analyst
8 8 (4.06%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (4.06%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (3.55%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Security Specialist
9 7 (3.55%) Web Support Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Web Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Tester
9 7 (3.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.57%) Web Services
2 7 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (3.05%) .NET
4 4 (2.03%) CSS
4 4 (2.03%) HTML
5 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.02%) REST
5 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.02%) JDBC
5 2 (1.02%) JSP
5 2 (1.02%) SOAP
5 2 (1.02%) Struts
5 2 (1.02%) J2EE
5 2 (1.02%) XSLT
5 2 (1.02%) Spring
5 2 (1.02%) JSF
5 2 (1.02%) iBATIS
5 2 (1.02%) JSR 168
5 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (21.32%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.12%) Cryptography
5 14 (7.11%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.55%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.54%) iPhone
8 5 (2.54%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.03%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.02%) Statistics
11 2 (1.02%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.02%) Physics
11 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.47%) Linux
2 55 (27.92%) Windows
3 29 (14.72%) UNIX
4 9 (4.57%) Android
5 7 (3.55%) VMS
5 7 (3.55%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.54%) zOS
7 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.73%) Information Security
2 80 (40.61%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (39.09%) Cyber Security
4 71 (36.04%) Malware Analysis
5 40 (20.30%) SIEM
6 34 (17.26%) Open Source
7 31 (15.74%) Risk Assessment
8 26 (13.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 25 (12.69%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (12.18%) ITIL
11 23 (11.68%) Data Security
11 23 (11.68%) Wealth Management
12 20 (10.15%) Project Management
12 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
13 19 (9.64%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (8.12%) Computer Forensics
15 15 (7.61%) OO
15 15 (7.61%) Linux Kernel Development
16 13 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (6.09%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.35%) C
2 38 (19.29%) SQL
3 36 (18.27%) C++
4 33 (16.75%) Perl
5 27 (13.71%) Python
6 25 (12.69%) Java
7 18 (9.14%) C#
7 18 (9.14%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.12%) Ruby
8 16 (8.12%) PHP
9 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.02%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.27%) Degree
3 26 (13.20%) DV Cleared
4 18 (9.14%) GCIH
5 17 (8.63%) CISSP
6 14 (7.11%) GCFA
7 12 (6.09%) GIAC
8 9 (4.57%) EnCE
8 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.57%) CISM
9 8 (4.06%) GPEN
9 8 (4.06%) CEH
9 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.55%) GCIA
11 5 (2.54%) CCNA
12 3 (1.52%) CNA
12 3 (1.52%) CNE
12 3 (1.52%) Novell Certification
13 2 (1.02%) SSCP
13 2 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) PCI DSS
1 10 (5.08%) HIPAA
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.55%) Snort
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) Puppet
1 8 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.02%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.12%) VMware
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle
4 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.55%) Splunk
6 4 (2.03%) Trustwave
7 3 (1.52%) Coverity
7 3 (1.52%) Citrix
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco
8 2 (1.02%) IBM
8 2 (1.02%) BT
8 2 (1.02%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.51%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.51%) Pega
9 1 (0.51%) Sun
9 1 (0.51%) Intel
9 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Met Police
Salary: From £36,479 to £41,716 per annum Depending on Skills and Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Met Police
Salary: From £36,479 to £41,716 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago