Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 972 939 1122
Rank change year-on-year -33 +183 +55
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 207 340 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 130 240 123
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +13.86% -3.81%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,375 £37,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £79,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 159516 179421 194215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.78% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127716 149365 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Reverse Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 14 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -69 192 £50,000 -14.53% 14
UK excluding London -11 123 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London +7 71 £65,000 - 10
South East +55 51 £40,000 -21.95% 2
South West -42 46 £47,500 -5.00%
Midlands +35 10 £48,750 - 1
North of England -15 10 £42,500 -39.29%
West Midlands +35 9 £48,750 +8.33% 1
North West -44 8 £42,500 -39.29%
Scotland +20 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +33 1 - -
Wales +8 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 104 (50.24%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (42.03%) Security Cleared
3 69 (33.33%) Windows
4 68 (32.85%) Linux
5 62 (29.95%) C
6 59 (28.50%) Finance
7 57 (27.54%) Java
8 52 (25.12%) SQL
9 50 (24.15%) C++
10 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (22.22%) Python
12 44 (21.26%) Unix
13 40 (19.32%) Degree
14 39 (18.84%) Computer Science
14 39 (18.84%) Penetration Testing
15 38 (18.36%) Malware Analysis
16 34 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (15.94%) DV Cleared
18 31 (14.98%) SC Cleared
18 31 (14.98%) Malware Reverse Engineering
19 28 (13.53%) Cryptography
19 28 (13.53%) Perl
20 27 (13.04%) Banking
20 27 (13.04%) Information Security
20 27 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
21 26 (12.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
22 25 (12.08%) Cyber Attack
22 25 (12.08%) C#
23 24 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
23 24 (11.59%) Android

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 8 (3.86%) Confluence
2 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.93%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.45%) JBoss
4 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.97%) IIS
5 2 (0.97%) SAS
5 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.48%) nginx
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Global One
2 4 (1.93%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (1.45%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) SaaS
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 3 (1.45%) Responsys
2 3 (1.45%) Taleo
3 2 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.63%) Wireless
1 22 (10.63%) Wireshark
2 17 (8.21%) Firewall
3 16 (7.73%) DNS
3 16 (7.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.76%) HTTP
4 14 (6.76%) SSL
5 12 (5.80%) tcpdump
6 9 (4.35%) Network Security
7 8 (3.86%) SMTP
8 7 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.42%) Internet
10 4 (1.93%) FTP
11 3 (1.45%) VoIP
12 2 (0.97%) DMZ
13 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.48%) LDAP
13 1 (0.48%) NFC
13 1 (0.48%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) Big Data
3 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.86%) Power BI
7 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.42%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.93%) MySQL
10 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (11.11%) IDA Disassembler
2 17 (8.21%) OllyDbg
2 17 (8.21%) WinDbg
3 12 (5.80%) Burp Suite
4 9 (4.35%) JIRA
5 7 (3.38%) Metasploit
6 5 (2.42%) GDB
7 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.45%) AppScan
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.45%) Paros
9 2 (0.97%) Maven
9 2 (0.97%) Subversion
9 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.48%) Clang
10 1 (0.48%) Gradle
10 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.48%) Mockito
10 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (28.50%) Finance
2 27 (13.04%) Banking
3 13 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.83%) Electronics
5 10 (4.83%) Legal
5 10 (4.83%) Retail
6 8 (3.86%) Games
6 8 (3.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.15%) Analyst
2 37 (17.87%) Developer
3 31 (14.98%) Penetration Tester
3 31 (14.98%) Tester
4 17 (8.21%) Research Engineer
5 16 (7.73%) Consultant
5 16 (7.73%) Software Engineer
6 15 (7.25%) Malware Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.83%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 10 (4.83%) Senior Tester
9 8 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Malware Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (3.38%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) Regular Expression
2 12 (5.80%) .NET
3 9 (4.35%) JDBC
3 9 (4.35%) XML
4 8 (3.86%) Java EE
5 7 (3.38%) Spring
6 6 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.90%) Spring MVC
6 6 (2.90%) XSD
7 5 (2.42%) HTML
7 5 (2.42%) REST
7 5 (2.42%) SOAP
7 5 (2.42%) XForms
7 5 (2.42%) XSL
8 4 (1.93%) JSF
8 4 (1.93%) Middleware
9 3 (1.45%) Java SE
9 3 (1.45%) JMS
9 3 (1.45%) JSON
9 3 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
4 26 (12.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 25 (12.08%) Cyber Attack
6 20 (9.66%) Blog
6 20 (9.66%) Management Information System
7 17 (8.21%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.42%) CESG
10 4 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.93%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.45%) Clustering
11 3 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.33%) Windows
2 68 (32.85%) Linux
3 44 (21.26%) Unix
4 24 (11.59%) Android
4 24 (11.59%) Apple iOS
5 20 (9.66%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.38%) Solaris
7 5 (2.42%) CentOS
8 4 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.93%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.45%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.45%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.48%) Debian
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.24%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.84%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (18.36%) Malware Analysis
5 31 (14.98%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 28 (13.53%) Cryptography
7 27 (13.04%) Information Security
8 24 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
9 20 (9.66%) OSINT
10 19 (9.18%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.70%) Social Engineering
12 17 (8.21%) Risk Management
13 15 (7.25%) Change Management
13 15 (7.25%) Mathematics
13 15 (7.25%) Network Architecture
13 15 (7.25%) Open Source
13 15 (7.25%) Scrum
13 15 (7.25%) SDLC
14 14 (6.76%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.95%) C
2 57 (27.54%) Java
3 52 (25.12%) SQL
4 50 (24.15%) C++
5 46 (22.22%) Python
6 28 (13.53%) Perl
7 25 (12.08%) C#
8 18 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 17 (8.21%) PowerShell
10 16 (7.73%) Ruby
11 15 (7.25%) PHP
12 12 (5.80%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.86%) UniBasic
14 6 (2.90%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.90%) VB
14 6 (2.90%) VBA
15 5 (2.42%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.42%) XPath
15 5 (2.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 87 (42.03%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.32%) Degree
3 33 (15.94%) DV Cleared
4 31 (14.98%) SC Cleared
5 20 (9.66%) CREST Certified
6 18 (8.70%) GIAC
7 17 (8.21%) CISSP
8 14 (6.76%) GCIH
8 14 (6.76%) SANS
9 13 (6.28%) CISM
10 12 (5.80%) CHECK Team Leader
10 12 (5.80%) GCFA
10 12 (5.80%) GPEN
10 12 (5.80%) OSCP
11 11 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (4.83%) CHECK Team Member
13 9 (4.35%) CEH
14 8 (3.86%) CISA
14 8 (3.86%) Tigerscheme
15 7 (3.38%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.90%) QA
3 5 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.93%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) Firmware
2 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.93%) XenServer
4 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.48%) Docker
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) NFS
5 1 (0.48%) Samba
5 1 (0.48%) Squid
5 1 (0.48%) Varnish
5 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 5 (2.42%) CSIRT
1 5 (2.42%) EnCase
1 5 (2.42%) Nagios
1 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.42%) Puppet
2 4 (1.93%) Nessus
2 4 (1.93%) Netcool
2 4 (1.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 4 (1.93%) Nmap
2 4 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.93%) SCOM
2 4 (1.93%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.45%) FTK
3 3 (1.45%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.45%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.31%) Oracle
3 8 (3.86%) Cisco
3 8 (3.86%) Forcepoint
4 6 (2.90%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) Siebel
4 6 (2.90%) Tableau
5 5 (2.42%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (2.42%) VMware
6 4 (1.93%) Northgate
6 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.93%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.93%) Sun
7 3 (1.45%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.45%) Huawei
7 3 (1.45%) Intel
8 2 (0.97%) Genesys
8 2 (0.97%) Splunk
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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