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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 829 844 839
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 54 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.065% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 23
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +20.00%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 52 £42,000 -16.00% 6
London +35 24 £53,375 -5.11% 3
City of London +34 8 £32,500 -35.00% 1
South East +5 8 £42,500 -15.00%
North West - 6 £35,500 -
East of England +5 5 £32,500 +16.07%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £32,500 +16.07%
Welwyn Garden City -14 4 £31,250 -
Cheshire - 4 £37,000 -
South West -11 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £36,250 -
Berkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Warrington - 3 £35,500 -
Bristol - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +9 2 £41,250 -8.33%
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £25,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland +19 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Edinburgh +18 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire 0 1 £53,500 -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Kent - 1 £34,000 -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -
South Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £42,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 £32,500 -
Fareham - 1 £53,500 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.47%) UML
5 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
6 33 (24.26%) Degree
6 33 (24.26%) Use Case
7 30 (22.06%) Finance
8 25 (18.38%) Management Information System
9 24 (17.65%) Project Management
9 24 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 24 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (16.91%) GAP Analysis
11 22 (16.18%) Scrum
11 22 (16.18%) Systems Analysis
12 21 (15.44%) ISEB
12 21 (15.44%) MS Excel
13 20 (14.71%) SharePoint
14 19 (13.97%) ITIL
14 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
15 18 (13.24%) Requirements Management
16 17 (12.50%) SOA
17 16 (11.76%) C#
17 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
18 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (10.29%) E-Commerce
19 14 (10.29%) Service Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) LiveLink
2 2 (1.47%) ArchestrA
2 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.94%) Big Data
4 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.94%) MS Access
5 3 (2.21%) QlikView
6 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.47%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (7.35%) Subversion
3 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.41%) JIRA
4 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.21%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Marketing
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 6 (4.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.21%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.47%) Electronics
7 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (63.97%) Analyst
2 77 (56.62%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Business Systems Analyst
5 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Requirements Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Requirements Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.68%) Graduate
11 4 (2.94%) Graduate Business Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Project Analyst
12 3 (2.21%) Project Manager
13 2 (1.47%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) .NET
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) CSS
3 6 (4.41%) HTML
4 4 (2.94%) Middleware
4 4 (2.94%) J2EE
5 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.47%) Django
6 2 (1.47%) WPF
6 2 (1.47%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (1.47%) D3.js
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Management Information System
2 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.15%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.41%) Telematics
7 3 (2.21%) Physics
7 3 (2.21%) Derivative
8 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.47%) User Experience
8 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.47%) LIMS
8 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.47%) Equities
8 2 (1.47%) IVR
8 2 (1.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.74%) EPoS
9 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.47%) UML
5 33 (24.26%) Use Case
6 24 (17.65%) Project Management
6 24 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 24 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 23 (16.91%) GAP Analysis
8 22 (16.18%) Scrum
8 22 (16.18%) Systems Analysis
9 19 (13.97%) ITIL
9 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.24%) Requirements Management
11 17 (12.50%) SOA
12 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (10.29%) E-Commerce
14 14 (10.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.76%) C#
2 11 (8.09%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.35%) C++
4 9 (6.62%) C
5 8 (5.88%) VB
6 6 (4.41%) Java
7 4 (2.94%) Ada
7 4 (2.94%) VBA
8 3 (2.21%) Python
9 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Degree
2 21 (15.44%) ISEB
3 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) PhD
5 2 (1.47%) IIBA
5 2 (1.47%) CBAP
5 2 (1.47%) APMP
5 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.47%) MBA
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) HP
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) Remedy
3 8 (5.88%) VMware
4 6 (4.41%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.47%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.47%) Capita
5 2 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) SunGard
6 1 (0.74%) Reuters
6 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.74%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.74%) Fiserv
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