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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 874 943 936
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -7
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 82 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.032% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.038% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 57 31 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016 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 29 April 2016. 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 +40 69 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +22 27 £57,500 +4.54% 7
South West +19 22 £34,000 -15.00%
Bristol +9 14 £34,000 -
South Wales +20 13 £37,500 +25.00%
Wales +19 13 £37,500 +25.00%
Newport - 13 £37,500 -
South East +38 9 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 4 £75,000 -
Guildford - 4 £75,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +14 3 - -
North West +12 3 £26,000 -32.46% 1
Hertfordshire +6 3 - -
East of England +5 3 - -
Manchester +9 2 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £37,500 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
City of London +44 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Cheshire +25 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Dorset +14 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Warrington +13 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Westminster - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,577 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 69 (52.67%) Business Analysis
2 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.01%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (27.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (25.95%) Finance
6 28 (21.37%) C
6 28 (21.37%) Degree
7 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
8 26 (19.85%) UML
8 26 (19.85%) ISEB
9 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
9 24 (18.32%) Process Improvement
10 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
11 20 (15.27%) Project Management
11 20 (15.27%) SDLC
12 19 (14.50%) Change Management
12 19 (14.50%) Validation
13 18 (13.74%) Java
13 18 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
15 16 (12.21%) Use Case
16 15 (11.45%) Data Analysis
16 15 (11.45%) HTML
16 15 (11.45%) Coaching
17 14 (10.69%) Open Source
18 13 (9.92%) Banking
18 13 (9.92%) TOGAF
18 13 (9.92%) CRM
18 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
19 12 (9.16%) Linux

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (2.29%) Confluence
1 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Eikon
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Office 365
1 5 (3.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) SSL
2 4 (3.05%) DHCP
2 4 (3.05%) DNS
2 4 (3.05%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) NFC
4 1 (0.76%) RS-232
4 1 (0.76%) RS-485
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) Big Data
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) DataStage
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) HBase
5 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.87%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.82%) JBehave
3 5 (3.82%) JUnit
4 3 (2.29%) JIRA
5 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.53%) Grunt
General
1 34 (25.95%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Advertising
4 5 (3.82%) Front Office
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Military
6 3 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Publishing
7 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Analyst
2 54 (41.22%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.98%) Consultant
4 13 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Architect
8 7 (5.34%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Graduate
8 7 (5.34%) IT Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Graduate Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Requirements Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) HTML
2 9 (6.87%) CSS
2 9 (6.87%) HTML5
2 9 (6.87%) REST
3 6 (4.58%) Java EE
4 5 (3.82%) XML
5 4 (3.05%) CSS3
5 4 (3.05%) JSON
6 3 (2.29%) Sass
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Wiki
4 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.29%) IVR
4 3 (2.29%) Linked Data
4 3 (2.29%) Physics
4 3 (2.29%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.29%) Social Media
4 3 (2.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.67%) Business Analysis
2 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
5 26 (19.85%) UML
6 24 (18.32%) Process Improvement
7 20 (15.27%) Project Management
7 20 (15.27%) SDLC
8 19 (14.50%) Change Management
8 19 (14.50%) Validation
9 18 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (12.21%) Use Case
11 15 (11.45%) Coaching
11 15 (11.45%) Data Analysis
12 14 (10.69%) Open Source
13 13 (9.92%) CRM
13 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.92%) TOGAF
14 10 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (7.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) C
2 18 (13.74%) Java
3 10 (7.63%) C++
4 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.05%) SQL
6 2 (1.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 26 (19.85%) ISEB
3 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.40%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.40%) IIBA
4 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) CBAP
6 3 (2.29%) MBA
6 3 (2.29%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PhD
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) IBM
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco
4 4 (3.05%) F5
4 4 (3.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (3.05%) Juniper
5 3 (2.29%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.29%) FactSet
5 3 (2.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) Planview
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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