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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 788 820 791
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 109 111 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.094% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 86 74
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +13.88%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 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 28 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 +50 104 £55,000 - 43
London +35 57 £54,250 -18.11% 10
South East +30 20 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +8 11 £55,000 +42.85% 2
South West -17 10 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -11 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire -2 7 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes -2 7 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England +16 6 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Reading - 6 - -
Leicester - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland +13 5 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +4 5 £49,000 +46.26% 2
Hampshire +8 4 £57,500 -9.80% 1
Manchester +5 4 - -
North West -3 4 - - 2
Essex - 4 £52,500 - 1
Stirling - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +25 2 £57,500 -14.81%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £61,250 +53.12%
Glasgow +6 2 - -
West Midlands -26 2 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Canary Wharf - 2 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £77,500 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £77,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £57,500 - 2
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 110 (53.92%) Information Security
2 89 (43.63%) Penetration Testing
3 86 (42.16%) Finance
4 72 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
5 71 (34.80%) Cyber Security
6 61 (29.90%) Linux
7 60 (29.41%) Firewall
8 53 (25.98%) Windows
8 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (25.49%) C
10 50 (24.51%) SIEM
11 48 (23.53%) Security Cleared
12 47 (23.04%) Management Information System
13 40 (19.61%) Banking
14 39 (19.12%) Degree
15 38 (18.63%) Risk Assessment
15 38 (18.63%) C++
16 36 (17.65%) Open Source
17 34 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
18 33 (16.18%) SQL
19 32 (15.69%) DV Cleared
20 31 (15.20%) Perl
20 31 (15.20%) ITIL
21 30 (14.71%) UNIX
21 30 (14.71%) Java
22 27 (13.24%) Python
23 26 (12.75%) Data Security
23 26 (12.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 26 (12.75%) Wealth Management
24 24 (11.76%) Microsoft

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 12 (5.88%) Apache
1 12 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.47%) IIS
3 3 (1.47%) JBoss
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.98%) Node.js
4 2 (0.98%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Taleo
1 3 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (29.41%) Firewall
2 22 (10.78%) Wireless
3 16 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.90%) Network Security
6 7 (3.43%) VPN
6 7 (3.43%) DNS
7 5 (2.45%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.47%) Internet
9 2 (0.98%) HTTP
10 1 (0.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.96%) MySQL
8 3 (1.47%) DB2
8 3 (1.47%) QlikView
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.47%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.98%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.98%) MS Access
9 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (7.84%) GDB
2 15 (7.35%) WinDbg
3 5 (2.45%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) ERwin
General
1 86 (42.16%) Finance
2 40 (19.61%) Banking
3 19 (9.31%) Legal
4 15 (7.35%) Military
5 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.92%) Law
6 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.96%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.47%) Retail
8 3 (1.47%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (30.39%) Analyst
2 28 (13.73%) Security Analyst
3 24 (11.76%) Developer
4 22 (10.78%) Team Leader
5 18 (8.82%) Operations Team Leader
6 15 (7.35%) Consultant
7 13 (6.37%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (6.37%) Security Operations Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.92%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (3.92%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.43%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Tester
11 7 (3.43%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Penetration Tester
11 7 (3.43%) Applications Support Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Web Support Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Web Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Malware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) Web Services
2 7 (3.43%) .NET
2 7 (3.43%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.47%) CSS
4 2 (0.98%) REST
4 2 (0.98%) JSR 286
4 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.98%) iBATIS
4 2 (0.98%) JSR 168
4 2 (0.98%) Spring MVC
4 2 (0.98%) GWT
4 2 (0.98%) jQuery
4 2 (0.98%) Spring
4 2 (0.98%) JSF
4 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.98%) HTML
4 2 (0.98%) J2EE
4 2 (0.98%) JDBC
4 2 (0.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (23.04%) Management Information System
3 22 (10.78%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 12 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 10 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.92%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.45%) iPhone
10 4 (1.96%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.47%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.98%) Statistics
12 2 (0.98%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.98%) Physics
12 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.49%) ASIC
13 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.90%) Linux
2 53 (25.98%) Windows
3 30 (14.71%) UNIX
4 10 (4.90%) Android
5 7 (3.43%) VMS
6 5 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.47%) zOS
7 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.92%) Information Security
2 89 (43.63%) Penetration Testing
3 72 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
4 71 (34.80%) Cyber Security
5 50 (24.51%) SIEM
6 38 (18.63%) Risk Assessment
7 36 (17.65%) Open Source
8 34 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 31 (15.20%) ITIL
10 26 (12.75%) Data Security
10 26 (12.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (12.75%) Wealth Management
11 22 (10.78%) Project Management
11 22 (10.78%) Software Engineering
11 22 (10.78%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (7.35%) Linux Kernel Development
13 14 (6.86%) OO
13 14 (6.86%) Computer Forensics
14 13 (6.37%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.49%) C
2 38 (18.63%) C++
3 33 (16.18%) SQL
4 31 (15.20%) Perl
5 30 (14.71%) Java
6 27 (13.24%) Python
7 18 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.84%) PHP
8 16 (7.84%) Ruby
9 15 (7.35%) C#
10 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.47%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.98%) VB
12 2 (0.98%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 48 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 39 (19.12%) Degree
3 32 (15.69%) DV Cleared
4 18 (8.82%) CISSP
5 17 (8.33%) GREM
6 16 (7.84%) GCFA
7 15 (7.35%) GCIH
8 14 (6.86%) GIAC
9 12 (5.88%) CEH
9 12 (5.88%) EnCE
10 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (4.41%) GPEN
11 9 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (4.41%) CISM
12 7 (3.43%) GCIA
13 5 (2.45%) CCNP
14 3 (1.47%) CCNA
14 3 (1.47%) CNA
14 3 (1.47%) CNE
14 3 (1.47%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) PCI DSS
1 9 (4.41%) HIPAA
2 5 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.45%) Snort
4 3 (1.47%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Puppet
1 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.98%) Nessus
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.82%) VMware
3 17 (8.33%) Oracle
4 9 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.94%) Cisco
6 5 (2.45%) FireEye
7 4 (1.96%) Trustwave
7 4 (1.96%) Splunk
8 3 (1.47%) Sun
8 3 (1.47%) Citrix
9 2 (0.98%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.98%) Coverity
9 2 (0.98%) Informatica
9 2 (0.98%) Siebel
9 2 (0.98%) Trillium
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) Intel
10 1 (0.49%) Symantec
10 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.49%) Sourcefire
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