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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 834 826 853
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 62 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.063% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 43
Average salary £42,750 £49,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% +10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £80,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +10.00%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014 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 17 September 2014. 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 -32 57 £42,500 -14.57% 12
London +7 19 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East of England -13 13 £47,500 +5.55% 4
City of London +16 9 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South East -17 9 £35,000 +6.06% 3
South West -21 7 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Kent +3 6 £35,000 -56.25%
Cambridge +2 6 £39,260 - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £39,260 -12.75% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Watford - 5 £47,500 -
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire +1 2 £47,500 - 1
Templecombe - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Filton - 2 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +14 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -1 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - - 1
Reading -3 1 £45,000 +36.36%
West Midlands -5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Scotland - 1 £75,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £75,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 - 1

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 53 (44.92%) Business Analysis
2 51 (43.22%) Degree
3 39 (33.05%) Finance
4 37 (31.36%) UML
5 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
7 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
8 27 (22.88%) Project Management
9 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (18.64%) ITIL
10 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 22 (18.64%) Computer Science
11 19 (16.10%) MS Office
11 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
11 19 (16.10%) Validation
11 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
11 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (15.25%) C
12 18 (15.25%) Product Management
13 17 (14.41%) Windows
13 17 (14.41%) ISEB
13 17 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (13.56%) Use Case
15 15 (12.71%) Information Management
15 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.86%) C#
16 14 (11.86%) C++
16 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
16 14 (11.86%) Retail
17 13 (11.02%) ERP

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (9.32%) OpenStack
1 11 (9.32%) CloudStack
2 5 (4.24%) Apache
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.10%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.69%) Simulink
6 1 (0.85%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) TETRA
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) GPRS
3 1 (0.85%) GSM
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.39%) QlikView
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (6.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.24%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.69%) PVCS
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Retail
3 12 (10.17%) Military
3 12 (10.17%) Banking
4 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.78%) Electronics
4 8 (6.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.54%) Legal
7 3 (2.54%) Publishing
8 2 (1.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 73 (61.86%) Analyst
2 72 (61.02%) Business Analyst
3 14 (11.86%) Senior Business Analyst
3 14 (11.86%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.78%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 7 (5.93%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Requirements Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Configuration Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.17%) EPoS
4 11 (9.32%) Cryptography
4 11 (9.32%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (9.32%) PKI
4 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.08%) Firmware
6 5 (4.24%) Human Factors
7 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.54%) PMI
8 2 (1.69%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.69%) IVR
9 1 (0.85%) Open Source
9 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) Economics
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) UNIX
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) Business Analysis
2 37 (31.36%) UML
3 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
5 27 (22.88%) Project Management
6 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (18.64%) ITIL
8 19 (16.10%) Validation
9 18 (15.25%) Product Management
10 17 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (13.56%) Use Case
12 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
12 15 (12.71%) Information Management
13 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
14 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
14 13 (11.02%) ERP
14 13 (11.02%) Requirements Management
15 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (9.32%) Workflow
16 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) C
2 14 (11.86%) C#
2 14 (11.86%) C++
3 12 (10.17%) Java
3 12 (10.17%) Python
4 7 (5.93%) SQL
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) Degree
2 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.41%) ISEB
4 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCDA
9 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) ISO 9000
2 7 (5.93%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.69%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.69%) TickIT
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Cognizant
2 4 (3.39%) Siemens
2 4 (3.39%) IBM
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) SAP
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos
3 1 (0.85%) Siebel
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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