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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 760 834 813
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -21
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 142 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.078% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.094% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 97 81 67
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
94169 96137 88067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.80% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77699 76727 72090
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +76 134 £60,000 +9.09% 17
London +41 71 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West -1 23 £62,500 +123.21% 4
Gloucestershire -5 20 £65,000 +132.14% 3
East of England +19 15 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South East -11 12 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Cheltenham +3 10 £65,000 - 3
Scotland +10 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £78,750 - 1
Reading - 7 £78,750 - 1
Essex - 7 £47,500 - 1
City of London +18 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Manchester +7 5 £62,500 -13.79%
North West -3 5 £62,500 -13.79%
East Midlands -9 4 £77,500 +101.29% 1
Suffolk - 4 £46,250 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £46,250 - 1
Glasgow +11 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stirling - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £77,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £77,500 -
Hampshire +18 2 £44,750 -0.55%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £51,250 +20.58%
Milton Keynes -17 2 £51,250 -
Dunfermline - 2 £40,750 -
Fife - 2 £40,750 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 134 (51.54%) Penetration Testing
2 131 (50.38%) Information Security
3 108 (41.54%) Firewall
4 104 (40.00%) Finance
5 90 (34.62%) Cyber Security
6 88 (33.85%) Linux
7 85 (32.69%) C
7 85 (32.69%) Malware Analysis
8 73 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (28.08%) Security Cleared
9 70 (26.92%) SIEM
10 66 (25.38%) Java
11 65 (25.00%) C++
12 60 (23.08%) Windows
12 60 (23.08%) Management Information System
13 57 (21.92%) Risk Assessment
14 56 (21.54%) DV Cleared
15 55 (21.15%) Banking
16 52 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
16 52 (20.00%) CISSP
17 51 (19.62%) Software Engineering
18 50 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
19 48 (18.46%) GIAC
20 46 (17.69%) Degree
21 43 (16.54%) C#
22 42 (16.15%) ITIL
23 41 (15.77%) Android
24 40 (15.38%) Open Source
24 40 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
25 38 (14.62%) UNIX

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (9.62%) Apache Pig
2 14 (5.38%) Apache
2 14 (5.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.92%) IIS
4 5 (1.92%) JBoss
4 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) Node.js
6 2 (0.77%) Liferay
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Taleo
1 5 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 108 (41.54%) Firewall
2 38 (14.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.08%) Wireless
4 18 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (4.62%) Network Security
6 7 (2.69%) VPN
6 7 (2.69%) DNS
7 5 (1.92%) Internet
7 5 (1.92%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.38%) HTTP
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.77%) Hadoop
1 28 (10.77%) Big Data
2 25 (9.62%) Apache Hive
3 17 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.31%) MySQL
8 5 (1.92%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.92%) DB2
9 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.77%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.77%) MS Access
12 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.38%) GDB
2 11 (4.23%) WinDbg
3 8 (3.08%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.15%) JIRA
6 2 (0.77%) Xcode
6 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.77%) Clang
7 1 (0.38%) ERwin
7 1 (0.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 104 (40.00%) Finance
2 55 (21.15%) Banking
3 33 (12.69%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.85%) Legal
5 11 (4.23%) Military
6 6 (2.31%) Law
6 6 (2.31%) Retail
7 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.15%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.77%) Billing
10 2 (0.77%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (32.69%) Analyst
2 43 (16.54%) Security Analyst
3 36 (13.85%) Developer
4 28 (10.77%) Team Leader
5 26 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
6 24 (9.23%) Security Operations Analyst
6 24 (9.23%) Operations Analyst
7 18 (6.92%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.92%) Consultant
8 12 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) Senior Security Analyst
10 9 (3.46%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Information Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Forensic Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Malware Analyst
12 7 (2.69%) Web Support Engineer
12 7 (2.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.62%) STL
2 24 (9.23%) Java EE
3 12 (4.62%) Web Services
4 11 (4.23%) .NET
5 7 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.92%) CSS
7 4 (1.54%) JNI
7 4 (1.54%) Dalvik
8 3 (1.15%) WCF
8 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.15%) LAMP
9 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.77%) Spring
9 2 (0.77%) JSF
9 2 (0.77%) XSLT
9 2 (0.77%) Struts
9 2 (0.77%) HTML
9 2 (0.77%) J2EE
9 2 (0.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 26 (10.00%) Cybercrime
4 23 (8.85%) Computer Science
5 18 (6.92%) Cryptography
6 14 (5.38%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.23%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.31%) iPhone
11 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.77%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.77%) Wiki
14 1 (0.38%) Blog
14 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.85%) Linux
2 60 (23.08%) Windows
3 41 (15.77%) Android
4 38 (14.62%) UNIX
5 33 (12.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.08%) VMS
7 6 (2.31%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.92%) zOS
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (51.54%) Penetration Testing
2 131 (50.38%) Information Security
3 90 (34.62%) Cyber Security
4 85 (32.69%) Malware Analysis
5 70 (26.92%) SIEM
6 57 (21.92%) Risk Assessment
7 52 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 51 (19.62%) Software Engineering
9 50 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
10 42 (16.15%) ITIL
11 40 (15.38%) Open Source
12 32 (12.31%) Wealth Management
12 32 (12.31%) Data Security
12 32 (12.31%) Mobile Development
13 27 (10.38%) Project Management
14 25 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 24 (9.23%) Multithreading
15 24 (9.23%) Coaching
16 21 (8.08%) Data Analysis
17 18 (6.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (32.69%) C
2 66 (25.38%) Java
3 65 (25.00%) C++
4 43 (16.54%) C#
5 34 (13.08%) SQL
6 32 (12.31%) Perl
6 32 (12.31%) Objective-C
7 26 (10.00%) Python
8 16 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.38%) Ruby
9 14 (5.38%) PHP
10 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.54%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.77%) VB
13 2 (0.77%) VBA
13 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.77%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 73 (28.08%) Security Cleared
2 56 (21.54%) DV Cleared
3 52 (20.00%) CISSP
4 48 (18.46%) GIAC
5 46 (17.69%) Degree
6 40 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (11.92%) CCNA
8 27 (10.38%) SSCP
9 25 (9.62%) Linux+ Certification
9 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (9.62%) MCSE
10 24 (9.23%) GCFA
11 21 (8.08%) GCIH
12 20 (7.69%) CEH
12 20 (7.69%) GREM
13 19 (7.31%) EnCE
14 13 (5.00%) SC Cleared
14 13 (5.00%) CISM
14 13 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (4.23%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) PCI DSS
1 7 (2.69%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.92%) XenServer
3 5 (1.92%) Snort
4 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) Puppet
1 12 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.92%) Oracle
3 17 (6.54%) VMware
4 11 (4.23%) Cisco
5 9 (3.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.92%) Sun
6 5 (1.92%) Splunk
6 5 (1.92%) FireEye
7 4 (1.54%) Trustwave
8 3 (1.15%) Citrix
9 2 (0.77%) Informatica
9 2 (0.77%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) Siebel
9 2 (0.77%) Trillium
9 2 (0.77%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.38%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.38%) Capita
10 1 (0.38%) HP
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
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Posted: Yesterday
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
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