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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reverse Engineering
UK
Rank 716 735 848
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +113
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 129 213 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 173 72
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 26 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -20 122 £50,000 -16.66% 14
South West +29 52 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Gloucestershire +4 49 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London -1 22 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Cheltenham -8 22 £52,500 -4.54% 3
South East +29 18 £67,500 +14.89% 4
Birmingham +14 14 £35,000 -36.36%
West Midlands +11 14 £35,000 -36.36% 1
North West -30 9 - -
Manchester -31 9 - -
Berkshire +30 8 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Reading +28 8 £70,000 +27.27% 2
City of London +28 5 £57,604 -23.19% 1
Glasgow +27 5 £45,000 +24.13%
Scotland +27 5 £45,000 +24.13%
Oxfordshire +25 5 £67,500 -7.21%
Hampshire +19 5 £37,500 -42.30% 1
North East - 5 £45,000 -
Winchester - 4 - -
Somerset +8 3 £33,000 -
Taunton - 3 £33,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £30,000 -
East of England 0 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 166 (58.04%) Cybersecurity
2 159 (55.59%) Security Cleared
3 131 (45.80%) C++
4 122 (42.66%) C
5 119 (41.61%) Java
6 113 (39.51%) Penetration Testing
7 111 (38.81%) Software Engineering
8 107 (37.41%) DV Cleared
9 94 (32.87%) C#
10 88 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (30.42%) Python
12 82 (28.67%) Linux
13 78 (27.27%) Windows
13 78 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
14 66 (23.08%) Big Data
15 63 (22.03%) Firewall
15 63 (22.03%) CISSP
15 63 (22.03%) GIAC
16 61 (21.33%) SANS
17 58 (20.28%) Android
18 55 (19.23%) Malware Analysis
19 54 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
20 52 (18.18%) Objective-C
21 46 (16.08%) SSCP
22 44 (15.38%) Apple iOS
23 43 (15.03%) SIEM
23 43 (15.03%) CCNA
24 42 (14.69%) TCP/IP
25 41 (14.34%) MCSE
25 41 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification

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 29 (10.14%) Apache Pig
2 16 (5.59%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.20%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.80%) Confluence
6 6 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.70%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Eloqua
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Responsys
2 3 (1.05%) Taleo
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.03%) Firewall
2 42 (14.69%) TCP/IP
3 29 (10.14%) HTTP
4 27 (9.44%) SSL
5 17 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (5.59%) DNS
7 11 (3.85%) HTTPS
7 11 (3.85%) Internet
8 8 (2.80%) SMTP
9 5 (1.75%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.40%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.70%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.70%) ICMP
11 2 (0.70%) Intranet
11 2 (0.70%) Network Security
11 2 (0.70%) Wireless
11 2 (0.70%) X.509
12 1 (0.35%) DAB
12 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.08%) Big Data
2 30 (10.49%) Hadoop
3 29 (10.14%) Apache Hive
4 23 (8.04%) Data Mining
5 21 (7.34%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.64%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.50%) MySQL
8 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.05%) OLAP
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.59%) JIRA
3 11 (3.85%) Metasploit
3 11 (3.85%) WinDbg
4 8 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.80%) Selenium
5 7 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.45%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.45%) CodeSonar
5 7 (2.45%) git-flow
5 7 (2.45%) Robot Framework
6 6 (2.10%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.40%) Subversion
8 3 (1.05%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.70%) sqlmap
10 1 (0.35%) AppScan
10 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 35 (12.24%) Games
2 33 (11.54%) Finance
3 30 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.04%) Legal
5 15 (5.24%) Banking
6 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (25.17%) Consultant
2 56 (19.58%) Software Engineer
3 29 (10.14%) Analyst
3 29 (10.14%) Penetration Tester
3 29 (10.14%) SIEM Consultant
3 29 (10.14%) Tester
4 18 (6.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (6.29%) Developer
5 15 (5.24%) Java Engineer
5 15 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (5.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 15 (5.24%) Test Engineer
6 14 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 14 (4.90%) Research Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (4.20%) Malware Analyst
8 12 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (4.20%) Software Consultant
8 12 (4.20%) Test Consultant
9 11 (3.85%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.49%) Java EE
2 29 (10.14%) STL
3 20 (6.99%) HTML
3 20 (6.99%) XML
4 18 (6.29%) .NET
5 15 (5.24%) J2EE
6 13 (4.55%) EJB
6 13 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 13 (4.55%) Spring
7 10 (3.50%) LAMP
8 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.80%) Node.js
10 7 (2.45%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.45%) Django
10 7 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.45%) Regular Expression
10 7 (2.45%) REST
10 7 (2.45%) SOAP
10 7 (2.45%) Spring MVC
11 5 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 23 (8.04%) Algorithms
5 21 (7.34%) Cyber Attack
6 20 (6.99%) Cryptography
7 15 (5.24%) Visualisation
8 13 (4.55%) Cybercrime
8 13 (4.55%) iPhone
9 11 (3.85%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.15%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (2.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (2.45%) PKI
12 6 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.75%) Blog
13 5 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.40%) CESG
15 3 (1.05%) Clustering
15 3 (1.05%) Replication
15 3 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.67%) Linux
2 78 (27.27%) Windows
3 58 (20.28%) Android
4 44 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 37 (12.94%) Unix
6 28 (9.79%) Mac OS X
7 13 (4.55%) Windows Phone
8 8 (2.80%) Solaris
9 7 (2.45%) VxWorks
10 5 (1.75%) CentOS
10 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.75%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.05%) AIX
11 3 (1.05%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.35%) VMS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (58.04%) Cybersecurity
2 113 (39.51%) Penetration Testing
3 111 (38.81%) Software Engineering
4 88 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 55 (19.23%) Malware Analysis
7 43 (15.03%) SIEM
8 35 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 33 (11.54%) Coaching
9 33 (11.54%) Information Security
10 29 (10.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 29 (10.14%) Multithreading
11 28 (9.79%) Malware Reverse Engineering
12 27 (9.44%) Mobile Development
13 26 (9.09%) Presales
14 25 (8.74%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (7.69%) Automated Testing
16 18 (6.29%) Android Development
16 18 (6.29%) iOS Development
16 18 (6.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.80%) C++
2 122 (42.66%) C
3 119 (41.61%) Java
4 94 (32.87%) C#
5 87 (30.42%) Python
6 52 (18.18%) Objective-C
7 33 (11.54%) Perl
8 32 (11.19%) JavaScript
9 30 (10.49%) SQL
10 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.90%) VB
11 13 (4.55%) Scala
12 10 (3.50%) PHP
13 9 (3.15%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.75%) Ruby
14 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.40%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.70%) Go
16 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 159 (55.59%) Security Cleared
2 107 (37.41%) DV Cleared
3 63 (22.03%) CISSP
3 63 (22.03%) GIAC
4 61 (21.33%) SANS
5 54 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (16.08%) SSCP
7 43 (15.03%) CCNA
8 41 (14.34%) Linux+ Certification
8 41 (14.34%) MCSE
8 41 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (14.34%) Network+ Certification
8 41 (14.34%) SC Cleared
9 34 (11.89%) Degree
10 31 (10.84%) CompTIA Security+
10 31 (10.84%) Security+ Certification
11 23 (8.04%) CHECK Team Leader
11 23 (8.04%) CHECK Team Member
11 23 (8.04%) CREST Certified
12 20 (6.99%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.14%) GPG13
2 15 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) Docker
1 7 (2.45%) vSphere
2 6 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.75%) XenServer
4 3 (1.05%) Firmware
4 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (11.54%) QRadar
2 14 (4.90%) Puppet
3 10 (3.50%) Nmap
4 8 (2.80%) Nessus
5 7 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.45%) Salt
6 5 (1.75%) EnCase
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.70%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.35%) Oozie
9 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (11.19%) IBM
2 25 (8.74%) Cisco
3 22 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.15%) Oracle
5 8 (2.80%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.10%) VMware
7 5 (1.75%) Sophos
7 5 (1.75%) Splunk
7 5 (1.75%) Sun
8 4 (1.40%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.05%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.05%) Informatica
9 3 (1.05%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.70%) F5
10 2 (0.70%) HP
10 2 (0.70%) Perforce
10 2 (0.70%) SAP
10 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.35%) QNX
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