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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 784 790 844
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +54
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 102 82 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.079% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.096% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 17
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +29 94 £43,750 -4.89% 13
London -1 41 £53,000 +0.95% 6
South East -23 27 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London +1 12 £55,000 +17.02% 5
Oxfordshire - 11 £42,500 -
Surrey -9 9 £55,000 -
South West -5 8 £40,000 +9.58% 2
East of England -7 8 £49,500 -20.80%
Wales - 8 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 8 £30,000 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £49,000 -
Hampshire -17 6 £37,500 -
Reigate - 6 £55,000 -
Southampton +10 5 - -
North Yorkshire +7 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire -8 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxford - 5 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £32,500 -
East Midlands +27 3 £48,000 +20.00%
Abingdon - 3 £42,500 -
Camberley - 3 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex -13 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands -23 2 £43,625 +36.32%
Northamptonshire - 2 £48,000 -
Selby - 2 £40,000 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (45.51%) Business Analysis
2 64 (38.32%) Degree
3 56 (33.53%) Microsoft
4 46 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (23.35%) ITIL
7 34 (20.36%) UML
7 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
7 34 (20.36%) Project Management
7 34 (20.36%) Use Case
8 33 (19.76%) PRINCE2
9 32 (19.16%) GAP Analysis
10 31 (18.56%) Finance
11 30 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (16.17%) Requirements Management
13 26 (15.57%) Management Information System
14 25 (14.97%) Requirements Analysis
14 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
15 23 (13.77%) ERP
16 21 (12.57%) Data Modelling
16 21 (12.57%) Systems Analysis
17 20 (11.98%) ISEB
17 20 (11.98%) Retail
18 19 (11.38%) MS Office
19 18 (10.78%) C#
19 18 (10.78%) SOA
19 18 (10.78%) Waterfall
20 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (10.18%) E-Commerce

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.59%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.59%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) LiveLink
Applications
1 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.38%) MS Office
3 6 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
1 2 (1.20%) SMS
2 1 (0.60%) Network Security
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.99%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) QlikView
4 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.39%) Rational Rose
4 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.40%) Subversion
6 3 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 31 (18.56%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Retail
3 16 (9.58%) Publishing
3 16 (9.58%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Electronics
4 6 (3.59%) Military
5 3 (1.80%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Avionics
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (71.26%) Analyst
2 107 (64.07%) Business Analyst
3 30 (17.96%) Senior Analyst
3 30 (17.96%) Senior Business Analyst
4 15 (8.98%) Systems Analyst
5 14 (8.38%) Requirements Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Business Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Architect
9 6 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Requirements Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.40%) Systems Support
11 4 (2.40%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.40%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.40%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 4 (2.40%) Configuration Engineer
12 3 (1.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 3 (1.80%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) .NET
2 6 (3.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.20%) J2EE
3 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (1.20%) WPF
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.57%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.58%) EPoS
3 16 (9.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.59%) Cryptography
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
5 6 (3.59%) Telematics
5 6 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.80%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.20%) GIS
7 2 (1.20%) IVR
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Linux
3 6 (3.59%) UNIX
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (45.51%) Business Analysis
2 46 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.35%) ITIL
5 34 (20.36%) UML
5 34 (20.36%) Project Management
5 34 (20.36%) Use Case
6 33 (19.76%) PRINCE2
7 32 (19.16%) GAP Analysis
8 30 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (16.17%) Requirements Management
10 25 (14.97%) Requirements Analysis
10 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
11 23 (13.77%) ERP
12 21 (12.57%) Data Modelling
12 21 (12.57%) Systems Analysis
13 18 (10.78%) SOA
13 18 (10.78%) Waterfall
14 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (10.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.78%) C#
2 16 (9.58%) C++
3 15 (8.98%) C
4 14 (8.38%) SQL
5 9 (5.39%) Java
6 7 (4.19%) Python
6 7 (4.19%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 64 (38.32%) Degree
2 20 (11.98%) ISEB
3 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.20%) MBA
7 2 (1.20%) PhD
7 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.60%) APMP
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCDA
8 1 (0.60%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.40%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.60%) DO-254
4 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (2.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.79%) HP
3 7 (4.19%) IBM
4 6 (3.59%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.99%) VMware
5 5 (2.99%) Cognos
5 5 (2.99%) SAP
5 5 (2.99%) Remedy
6 4 (2.40%) Siemens
7 2 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco
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