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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 766 834 832
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -2
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 100 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.039% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.048% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 78 26 37
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 29 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 29 January 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 +67 88 £55,000 +22.22% 32
London +37 50 £65,000 +36.84% 13
South East -19 18 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North West +9 12 £45,000 - 5
Cheshire - 11 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -1 9 £58,750 - 3
City of London +13 5 £70,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -8 5 £24,500 -51.00% 1
Stirling - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
Banbury +1 4 £24,500 -45.55% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £50,500 +26.25% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £80,000 -
Reading - 4 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire -7 3 £80,000 - 3
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £44,000 - 1
Surrey -8 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Hampshire -29 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester -4 1 £31,000 - 4
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 - 2

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 67 (37.43%) Finance
2 59 (32.96%) Cyber Security
3 52 (29.05%) SQL
4 50 (27.93%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (20.11%) Information Security
6 34 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (18.44%) Windows
7 33 (18.44%) Penetration Testing
8 32 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (17.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (17.32%) C
9 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
10 30 (16.76%) Predictive Modelling
10 30 (16.76%) Data Cleansing
11 28 (15.64%) Linux
12 26 (14.53%) C++
13 25 (13.97%) C#
13 25 (13.97%) Java
14 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.41%) SharePoint
15 23 (12.85%) QlikView
16 20 (11.17%) Degree
16 20 (11.17%) DV Cleared
17 18 (10.06%) Visualisation
17 18 (10.06%) Computer Science
17 18 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (9.50%) .NET
18 17 (9.50%) CISSP
19 16 (8.94%) JavaScript
19 16 (8.94%) Apple iOS

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.47%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.82%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) Wireless
3 12 (6.70%) Network Security
4 11 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.79%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.68%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.68%) DNS
7 3 (1.68%) Internet
8 2 (1.12%) LDAP
8 2 (1.12%) HTTP
9 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.56%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) GSM
9 1 (0.56%) SDH
9 1 (0.56%) DMZ
9 1 (0.56%) Extranet
9 1 (0.56%) Intranet
9 1 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (17.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 23 (12.85%) QlikView
5 18 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.03%) Data Mining
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.79%) MySQL
9 4 (2.23%) DB2
9 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.12%) OLAP
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) GDB
2 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.79%) WinDbg
4 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Moq
6 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) AppScan
General
1 67 (37.43%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Banking
2 14 (7.82%) Law
3 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.47%) Legal
5 7 (3.91%) Military
6 6 (3.35%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.79%) Automotive
8 4 (2.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.68%) Retail
10 2 (1.12%) Marketing
11 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Developer
2 41 (22.91%) Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (14.53%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.97%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 22 (12.29%) Business Developer
7 17 (9.50%) Consultant
8 15 (8.38%) Security Engineer
9 14 (7.82%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.82%) Research Analyst
9 14 (7.82%) Development Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Security Specialist
11 9 (5.03%) Penetration Tester
11 9 (5.03%) Tester
12 8 (4.47%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.47%) Development Team Leader
12 8 (4.47%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.47%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.47%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.47%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) .NET
2 11 (6.15%) HTML
3 10 (5.59%) CSS
4 7 (3.91%) Dalvik
4 7 (3.91%) REST
4 7 (3.91%) JNI
5 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.79%) MDX
5 5 (2.79%) SAML
6 4 (2.23%) Middleware
6 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.23%) WSDL
6 4 (2.23%) JSON
6 4 (2.23%) OAuth
6 4 (2.23%) OpenID
7 3 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.68%) RESTful
7 3 (1.68%) WCF
7 3 (1.68%) jQuery
7 3 (1.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.06%) Visualisation
2 18 (10.06%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.79%) Statistics
6 5 (2.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.23%) SCADA
7 4 (2.23%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.23%) Open Source
7 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.68%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.44%) Windows
2 28 (15.64%) Linux
3 16 (8.94%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.82%) Android
5 10 (5.59%) UNIX
6 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.12%) zOS
8 2 (1.12%) AIX
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.96%) Cyber Security
2 36 (20.11%) Information Security
3 34 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (18.44%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (16.76%) Predictive Modelling
5 30 (16.76%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (7.26%) Digital Forensics
7 11 (6.15%) Computer Forensics
7 11 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (5.59%) ETL
8 10 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.59%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (4.47%) OO
9 8 (4.47%) SIEM
10 7 (3.91%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.91%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.91%) Data Architecture
10 7 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.91%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.05%) SQL
2 31 (17.32%) C
3 26 (14.53%) C++
4 25 (13.97%) C#
4 25 (13.97%) Java
5 16 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.38%) Python
7 14 (7.82%) Perl
8 10 (5.59%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.68%) Ruby
14 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) RPG
14 2 (1.12%) COBOL
15 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 20 (11.17%) DV Cleared
3 17 (9.50%) CISSP
4 14 (7.82%) GCIH
5 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.15%) GIAC
7 9 (5.03%) GCFA
7 9 (5.03%) CISM
8 8 (4.47%) CEH
8 8 (4.47%) OSCP
9 7 (3.91%) GPEN
10 6 (3.35%) EnCE
11 4 (2.23%) GCIA
11 4 (2.23%) CSSLP
12 3 (1.68%) CISA
12 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.68%) SSCP
13 2 (1.12%) CCNA
13 2 (1.12%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.68%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Nessus
1 1 (0.56%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.56%) Nagios
1 1 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.35%) BT
3 5 (2.79%) Splunk
3 5 (2.79%) Coverity
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle
4 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) LogRhythm
5 3 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) Wind River
6 2 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) i2
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension plus much more
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits, see ads
Posted: 5 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago