The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 816 857 834
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -23
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 83 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.046% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.055% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 68 26 26
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%

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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK.

Requirements Engineering Salary Trend in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Requirements Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Requirements 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 Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +43 70 £41,250 +1.85% 6
London +25 34 £53,500 +33.75% 5
South West -9 17 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -3 13 £29,500 -
Edinburgh - 13 £47,500 -
Scotland - 13 £47,500 -
City of London +38 12 £51,250 +32.25%
North West - 8 £25,500 -
Glasgow - 8 £47,500 -
South East +6 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester - 5 £25,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Warrington - 3 £40,000 -
Oxford - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +17 2 £51,875 +25.75%
West Midlands -4 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Warwickshire -6 2 £41,250 +3.12%
East of England -9 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Leamington Spa -9 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £62,500 +45.34%
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Reading -4 1 £41,250 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £33,500 -
Newbury - 1 £62,500 -
Staines - 1 £62,500 -
Fareham - 1 £40,000 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Requirements 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 Requirements Engineering.

1 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Business Analysis
3 35 (25.36%) UML
3 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
4 31 (22.46%) Project Management
5 29 (21.01%) Finance
6 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (19.57%) Oracle
6 27 (19.57%) Security Cleared
7 26 (18.84%) Degree
8 24 (17.39%) SQL
8 24 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (15.22%) SDLC
10 19 (13.77%) Mentoring
10 19 (13.77%) C
11 18 (13.04%) Validation
12 17 (12.32%) ISEB
12 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
12 17 (12.32%) Banking
12 17 (12.32%) Retail
13 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling
13 16 (11.59%) Scrum
14 15 (10.87%) ITIL
14 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
15 14 (10.14%) Use Case
15 14 (10.14%) Windows
15 14 (10.14%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (10.14%) HP
15 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
16 13 (9.42%) Service Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Requirements 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 Requirements Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Project
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
1 4 (2.90%) PaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.45%) VoIP
2 2 (1.45%) DNS
2 2 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.72%) NAS
3 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.62%) Big Data
6 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.90%) QlikView
6 4 (2.90%) MS Access
7 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.45%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) OLTP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) JIRA
1 13 (9.42%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (5.07%) Subversion
3 4 (2.90%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Banking
2 17 (12.32%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Military
4 5 (3.62%) Legal
5 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.90%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (55.80%) Analyst
2 75 (54.35%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.70%) Graduate
3 12 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Test Leader
5 9 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Architect
5 9 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Requirements Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Head of Business Analysis
9 5 (3.62%) Business Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) HTML
1 8 (5.80%) CSS
2 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 5 (3.62%) Middleware
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.45%) HTML5
4 2 (1.45%) Django
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 2 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.45%) J2EE
4 2 (1.45%) D3.js
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.72%) SOAP
5 1 (0.72%) Java EE
5 1 (0.72%) JSON
5 1 (0.72%) XSD
5 1 (0.72%) WSDL
5 1 (0.72%) REST
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 2 (1.45%) Social Network
4 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.45%) Equities
4 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.45%) BYOD
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
3 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.72%) AIX
4 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Business Analysis
3 35 (25.36%) UML
4 31 (22.46%) Project Management
5 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (15.22%) SDLC
7 19 (13.77%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.04%) Validation
9 16 (11.59%) Scrum
9 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling
10 15 (10.87%) ITIL
10 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.14%) Use Case
11 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
12 13 (9.42%) Service Management
12 13 (9.42%) Process Management
12 13 (9.42%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.97%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (7.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.39%) SQL
2 19 (13.77%) C
3 7 (5.07%) Java
3 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.35%) Ada
5 5 (3.62%) C#
5 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.90%) VBA
6 4 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (1.45%) Ruby
7 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.84%) Degree
3 17 (12.32%) ISEB
4 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) IIBA
5 5 (3.62%) CBAP
5 5 (3.62%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.57%) Oracle
3 14 (10.14%) HP
4 10 (7.25%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) Capita
5 9 (6.52%) IBM
6 7 (5.07%) Remedy
7 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (2.17%) SAP
8 3 (2.17%) Cisco
9 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.45%) Draytek
9 2 (1.45%) Meraki
10 1 (0.72%) F5
10 1 (0.72%) Teradata
10 1 (0.72%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Nokia
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