The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Reverse Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 798 876
Rank change year-on-year +55 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 119 149 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 70 100 58
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  

Reverse Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77047 92378 97982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.78% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63341 76698 79203
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering 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.

Salary trend for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Reverse Engineering 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 25 April 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 +50 116 £48,750 -15.94% 10
South West +23 42 £47,500 -7.31%
Gloucestershire +18 36 £47,500 -9.52%
South East +62 30 £40,000 -36.00% 3
London +44 28 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Cheltenham +13 18 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +33 13 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Reading +26 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
City of London +42 10 £75,000 +2.73% 1
West Midlands +42 8 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Hampshire +18 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey +53 4 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Bristol -4 3 £33,000 -45.00%
Oxfordshire -10 3 - -
Somerset -14 3 £33,000 -
North West -36 3 £70,000 -26.31%
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Cheshire -4 2 £75,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 - 1
Taunton - 2 £33,000 -
Solihull - 2 £47,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 £52,500 -44.73%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 141 (56.63%) Security Cleared
2 138 (55.42%) Cybersecurity
3 103 (41.37%) C
4 92 (36.95%) C++
5 84 (33.73%) Windows
6 82 (32.93%) Java
7 79 (31.73%) Linux
7 79 (31.73%) DV Cleared
8 72 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (26.10%) Penetration Testing
10 63 (25.30%) Python
11 59 (23.69%) Software Engineering
12 57 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (22.09%) C#
14 47 (18.88%) Computer Science
15 45 (18.07%) Ethical Hacking
16 44 (17.67%) Information Security
16 44 (17.67%) CISSP
16 44 (17.67%) Android
17 43 (17.27%) Degree
18 42 (16.87%) SC Cleared
18 42 (16.87%) Apple iOS
19 41 (16.47%) Malware Analysis
20 40 (16.06%) Unix
21 39 (15.66%) Finance
22 36 (14.46%) Mac OS X
22 36 (14.46%) Management Information System
22 36 (14.46%) Cryptography
23 35 (14.06%) GIAC
24 34 (13.65%) Firewall

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring 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 13 (5.22%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.82%) Apache Pig
3 7 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.41%) IIS
5 5 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.80%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.40%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Eloqua
1 6 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.01%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) SaaS
2 6 (2.41%) Responsys
2 6 (2.41%) Taleo
3 2 (0.80%) GitHub
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.65%) Firewall
2 25 (10.04%) TCP/IP
3 23 (9.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (7.63%) HTTP
5 16 (6.43%) SSL
6 13 (5.22%) Wireshark
7 12 (4.82%) DNS
8 7 (2.81%) tcpdump
9 5 (2.01%) FTP
10 4 (1.61%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.61%) Internet
11 3 (1.20%) Network Security
11 3 (1.20%) Wireless
12 2 (0.80%) SMTP
13 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.40%) LDAP
13 1 (0.40%) VPN
13 1 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.45%) Big Data
2 16 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.02%) Data Mining
4 14 (5.62%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.22%) Apache Hive
5 13 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.01%) MySQL
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.80%) OLAP
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.40%) OLTP
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (9.24%) IDA Disassembler
2 12 (4.82%) OllyDbg
2 12 (4.82%) WinDbg
3 10 (4.02%) Metasploit
4 6 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.01%) Burp Suite
6 4 (1.61%) Subversion
7 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.20%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.80%) CodeSonar
8 2 (0.80%) GDB
8 2 (0.80%) git-flow
8 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 2 (0.80%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.80%) Selenium
8 2 (0.80%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (15.66%) Finance
2 29 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.64%) Legal
4 20 (8.03%) Banking
5 18 (7.23%) Games
6 10 (4.02%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (17.27%) Consultant
2 37 (14.86%) Software Engineer
3 32 (12.85%) Developer
4 29 (11.65%) Analyst
5 24 (9.64%) Research Engineer
6 17 (6.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 16 (6.43%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (6.43%) Tester
8 14 (5.62%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Java Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (5.22%) Malware Analyst
10 12 (4.82%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.42%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.42%) SIEM Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) Security Researcher
12 10 (4.02%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.61%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.61%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.03%) XML
2 14 (5.62%) Java EE
3 12 (4.82%) .NET
3 12 (4.82%) Spring
4 11 (4.42%) Hibernate
4 11 (4.42%) HTML
5 10 (4.02%) Regular Expression
6 8 (3.21%) Spring MVC
7 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.81%) JSON
7 7 (2.81%) XSL
8 6 (2.41%) EJB
8 6 (2.41%) J2EE
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.41%) REST
8 6 (2.41%) SOAP
8 6 (2.41%) STL
9 5 (2.01%) Middleware
9 5 (2.01%) XForms
9 5 (2.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (18.88%) Computer Science
3 36 (14.46%) Management Information System
4 23 (9.24%) Cyber Attack
5 19 (7.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 16 (6.43%) Algorithms
7 13 (5.22%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (4.02%) Blog
10 9 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (3.21%) CESG
11 8 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (3.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (2.01%) Cybercrime
12 5 (2.01%) iPhone
13 4 (1.61%) PKI
13 4 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (1.20%) Internet of Things
14 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 84 (33.73%) Windows
2 79 (31.73%) Linux
3 44 (17.67%) Android
4 42 (16.87%) Apple iOS
5 40 (16.06%) Unix
6 36 (14.46%) Mac OS X
7 14 (5.62%) Solaris
8 10 (4.02%) CentOS
9 9 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.21%) VxWorks
11 5 (2.01%) FreeBSD
11 5 (2.01%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.80%) AIX
15 1 (0.40%) Debian
15 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (55.42%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (26.10%) Penetration Testing
4 59 (23.69%) Software Engineering
5 45 (18.07%) Ethical Hacking
6 44 (17.67%) Information Security
7 41 (16.47%) Malware Analysis
8 36 (14.46%) Cryptography
9 31 (12.45%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 29 (11.65%) Mathematics
11 27 (10.84%) ITIL
11 27 (10.84%) Risk Management
12 26 (10.44%) Incident Management
13 24 (9.64%) Business Development
14 22 (8.84%) Time Management
15 20 (8.03%) Information Assurance
15 20 (8.03%) Network Architecture
15 20 (8.03%) Secure Coding
16 19 (7.63%) Automated Testing
16 19 (7.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.37%) C
2 92 (36.95%) C++
3 82 (32.93%) Java
4 63 (25.30%) Python
5 55 (22.09%) C#
6 34 (13.65%) SQL
7 26 (10.44%) Perl
8 22 (8.84%) JavaScript
8 22 (8.84%) Objective-C
9 18 (7.23%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.42%) Ruby
11 10 (4.02%) PHP
12 7 (2.81%) Scala
12 7 (2.81%) XPath
13 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.01%) Korn
14 5 (2.01%) XQuery
15 4 (1.61%) VB
16 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (56.63%) Security Cleared
2 79 (31.73%) DV Cleared
3 44 (17.67%) CISSP
4 43 (17.27%) Degree
5 42 (16.87%) SC Cleared
6 35 (14.06%) GIAC
7 30 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (10.04%) CISM
9 24 (9.64%) SANS
10 19 (7.63%) CREST Certified
11 18 (7.23%) CCNP
11 18 (7.23%) GCFA
12 16 (6.43%) CHECK Team Leader
13 15 (6.02%) CHECK Team Member
13 15 (6.02%) SSCP
14 13 (5.22%) CCNA
14 13 (5.22%) GCIH
15 12 (4.82%) Linux+ Certification
15 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (4.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.24%) Cyber Essentials
2 18 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.42%) GPG13
4 5 (2.01%) PMO
5 2 (0.80%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.61%) XenServer
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Docker
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Samba
6 1 (0.40%) Squid
6 1 (0.40%) Varnish
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.62%) Puppet
2 12 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.42%) QRadar
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (3.21%) Nmap
6 7 (2.81%) EnCase
7 6 (2.41%) Nagios
7 6 (2.41%) Nessus
8 5 (2.01%) Netcool
8 5 (2.01%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (2.01%) SCOM
8 5 (2.01%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.20%) CSIRT
9 3 (1.20%) FTK
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.80%) Salt
11 1 (0.40%) Cacti
11 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (10.04%) Cisco
2 20 (8.03%) Oracle
3 19 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.02%) IBM
5 10 (4.02%) VMware
6 9 (3.61%) Sun
7 7 (2.81%) SAP
7 7 (2.81%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.41%) Codenomicon
9 5 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (2.01%) Northgate
9 5 (2.01%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.20%) Cognizant
11 3 (1.20%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) Intel
12 2 (0.80%) HP
12 2 (0.80%) Huawei
12 2 (0.80%) Perforce
13 1 (0.40%) WSO2
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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London
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