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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 756 801 884
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +83
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 162 162 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 92
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
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 £30,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +50 159 £55,000 -8.33% 18
South West +24 66 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Gloucestershire +23 63 £50,000 -23.07% 2
London +5 36 £62,500 +4.16% 7
Cheltenham +3 29 £50,000 -33.33% 2
South East +49 27 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Midlands - 17 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham - 12 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £42,500 -
City of London +57 8 £58,750 +17.50%
Reading +13 8 £50,000 -13.04%
Berkshire +12 8 £50,000 -13.04%
East of England +12 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Abingdon - 8 - -
Hampshire +15 7 £45,000 -28.00%
Hertfordshire +15 6 £53,750 -6.52%
Southampton - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £48,750 -
Bristol +4 3 - -
Surrey +16 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West +14 2 £56,250 -10.00% 2
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Watford - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland +15 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Bedfordshire +12 1 £47,500 - 2
Stirling +8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Ipswich -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Suffolk -9 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -11 1 £57,500 -8.00% 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 153 (46.08%) Cybersecurity
2 151 (45.48%) Security Cleared
3 137 (41.27%) C++
4 118 (35.54%) C
5 113 (34.04%) Java
6 111 (33.43%) Penetration Testing
7 96 (28.92%) C#
8 95 (28.61%) Software Engineering
9 92 (27.71%) Python
10 89 (26.81%) DV Cleared
11 88 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (24.40%) SANS
13 76 (22.89%) Linux
14 75 (22.59%) GIAC
15 73 (21.99%) Finance
16 72 (21.69%) Big Data
17 65 (19.58%) Ethical Hacking
18 63 (18.98%) CISSP
18 63 (18.98%) Windows
18 63 (18.98%) Malware Analysis
19 62 (18.67%) Objective-C
20 61 (18.37%) Android
21 59 (17.77%) SQL
22 58 (17.47%) Degree
23 54 (16.27%) SC Cleared
24 53 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (13.86%) SQL Server
26 43 (12.95%) Apple iOS
27 42 (12.65%) SIEM
28 39 (11.75%) CREST Certified

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 21 (6.33%) Apache Pig
2 19 (5.72%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.01%) Confluence
5 9 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.41%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.45%) Firewall
2 34 (10.24%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.13%) DNS
4 25 (7.53%) HTTP
5 24 (7.23%) SSL
6 23 (6.93%) Internet
7 21 (6.33%) SMTP
8 12 (3.61%) HTTPS
8 12 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (3.31%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.20%) Wireless
11 3 (0.90%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.90%) DAB
11 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.90%) NFC
11 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.60%) ICMP
12 2 (0.60%) Intranet
12 2 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.69%) Big Data
2 46 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (6.33%) Apache Hive
7 21 (6.33%) Hadoop
8 20 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.82%) PowerPivot
10 15 (4.52%) Data Mining
10 15 (4.52%) Power BI
10 15 (4.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (4.22%) OLAP
12 13 (3.92%) MongoDB
12 13 (3.92%) OLTP
13 9 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (2.41%) MySQL
14 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (6.93%) WinDbg
2 16 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.22%) JIRA
4 10 (3.01%) Artifactory
4 10 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.41%) Metasploit
6 5 (1.51%) Selenium
7 4 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.20%) CodeSonar
7 4 (1.20%) git-flow
7 4 (1.20%) Robot Framework
7 4 (1.20%) Subversion
8 3 (0.90%) ERwin
9 2 (0.60%) Maven
10 1 (0.30%) AppScan
10 1 (0.30%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
General
1 73 (21.99%) Finance
2 38 (11.45%) Games
3 18 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.92%) Legal
5 9 (2.71%) Banking
6 8 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.11%) Marketing
7 7 (2.11%) Retail
8 6 (1.81%) Electronics
9 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (15.06%) Analyst
2 44 (13.25%) Developer
2 44 (13.25%) Tester
3 41 (12.35%) Software Engineer
4 40 (12.05%) Consultant
4 40 (12.05%) Penetration Tester
5 23 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (6.93%) Security Analyst
6 20 (6.02%) SQL Developer
7 19 (5.72%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (5.72%) Test Engineer
8 18 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 17 (5.12%) Research Engineer
9 17 (5.12%) SSIS Developer
10 16 (4.82%) SSAS Developer
11 14 (4.22%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.92%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 13 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
13 12 (3.61%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.34%) HTML
2 25 (7.53%) Java EE
3 24 (7.23%) .NET
3 24 (7.23%) STL
4 22 (6.63%) J2EE
5 18 (5.42%) Regular Expression
5 18 (5.42%) XML
6 17 (5.12%) Flash
7 14 (4.22%) Spring
8 12 (3.61%) EJB
8 12 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.71%) JNI
9 9 (2.71%) Middleware
10 7 (2.11%) LAMP
10 7 (2.11%) Web Services
11 6 (1.81%) MDX
12 5 (1.51%) Node.js
13 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (1.20%) REST
13 4 (1.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.34%) Cyber Attack
3 28 (8.43%) Visualisation
4 27 (8.13%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 18 (5.42%) Cryptography
6 18 (5.42%) Management Information System
7 17 (5.12%) Blog
8 14 (4.22%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.61%) Cybercrime
9 12 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.61%) iPhone
10 11 (3.31%) Replication
11 7 (2.11%) Online Games
12 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.81%) Fintech
13 5 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.51%) PKI
14 4 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.89%) Linux
2 63 (18.98%) Windows
3 61 (18.37%) Android
4 43 (12.95%) Apple iOS
5 27 (8.13%) Unix
6 15 (4.52%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.61%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.20%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (46.08%) Cybersecurity
2 111 (33.43%) Penetration Testing
3 95 (28.61%) Software Engineering
4 88 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (19.58%) Ethical Hacking
6 63 (18.98%) Malware Analysis
7 42 (12.65%) SIEM
8 35 (10.54%) Information Security
9 32 (9.64%) Coaching
10 31 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (9.04%) Mobile Development
12 29 (8.73%) Mentoring
13 28 (8.43%) ETL
14 25 (7.53%) Data Analysis
15 24 (7.23%) Multithreading
16 23 (6.93%) Data Protection
17 22 (6.63%) Automated Testing
17 22 (6.63%) Data Management
17 22 (6.63%) Data Modelling
18 18 (5.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 137 (41.27%) C++
2 118 (35.54%) C
3 113 (34.04%) Java
4 96 (28.92%) C#
5 92 (27.71%) Python
6 62 (18.67%) Objective-C
7 59 (17.77%) SQL
8 37 (11.14%) Perl
9 35 (10.54%) JavaScript
10 23 (6.93%) T-SQL
11 15 (4.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 13 (3.92%) Apple Swift
13 11 (3.31%) VB
14 10 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.71%) Scala
16 8 (2.41%) PHP
17 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.90%) Ruby
19 2 (0.60%) Assembly Language
19 2 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (45.48%) Security Cleared
2 89 (26.81%) DV Cleared
3 81 (24.40%) SANS
4 75 (22.59%) GIAC
5 63 (18.98%) CISSP
6 58 (17.47%) Degree
7 54 (16.27%) SC Cleared
8 39 (11.75%) CREST Certified
9 38 (11.45%) SSCP
10 36 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (10.54%) CCNA
11 35 (10.54%) MCSE
11 35 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (10.24%) Linux+ Certification
12 34 (10.24%) Network+ Certification
13 30 (9.04%) CHECK Team Leader
14 28 (8.43%) OSCP
15 27 (8.13%) CHECK Team Member
15 27 (8.13%) Tigerscheme
16 25 (7.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.31%) GPG13
3 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (2.71%) Firmware
1 9 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.20%) Docker
2 4 (1.20%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (4.52%) QRadar
2 12 (3.61%) EnCase
3 4 (1.20%) Nessus
3 4 (1.20%) Nmap
3 4 (1.20%) Puppet
3 4 (1.20%) Salt
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
4 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.93%) Cisco
3 17 (5.12%) Sophos
4 15 (4.52%) Splunk
5 11 (3.31%) Fortinet
5 11 (3.31%) IBM
5 11 (3.31%) Trend Micro
6 8 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.20%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.20%) Remedy
7 4 (1.20%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) QNX
9 2 (0.60%) F5
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.30%) Facebook
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago