The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 857 819 862
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +43
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 48 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.070% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 32
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £24,600 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £79,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +47.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Requirements Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 26 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 25 July 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 -43 46 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East of England -11 12 £47,500 -9.52% 1
South East -24 12 £35,000 -50.00% 5
London -43 10 £53,125 -3.40% 2
Cambridge +2 8 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 8 - - 1
Kent -5 7 £35,000 -56.25%
City of London -9 6 £50,000 - 2
South West -14 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -14 4 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £49,000 -
Northampton - 3 £49,000 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £49,000 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Reading -1 2 £41,250 -41.07%
Berkshire -2 2 £41,250 -41.07%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £39,000 +20.00%
Warwickshire +12 1 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -8 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Milton Keynes -10 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (51.26%) Business Analysis
2 55 (46.22%) Degree
3 47 (39.50%) UML
4 38 (31.93%) Finance
5 32 (26.89%) PRINCE2
6 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
7 28 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 27 (22.69%) Requirements Management
9 25 (21.01%) Project Management
9 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
10 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
11 21 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (16.81%) ITIL
13 17 (14.29%) Use Case
13 17 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (13.45%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (13.45%) Time Management
14 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
15 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
15 15 (12.61%) Product Management
15 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
16 14 (11.76%) ISEB
16 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
17 13 (10.92%) Validation
17 13 (10.92%) C
17 13 (10.92%) Windows
18 12 (10.08%) MS Office
18 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (10.08%) SOA
18 12 (10.08%) Six Sigma

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
1 8 (6.72%) CloudStack
2 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
3 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) Wireless
2 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.84%) TETRA
3 1 (0.84%) GPRS
3 1 (0.84%) GSM
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) QlikView
2 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
4 1 (0.84%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.40%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.20%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.68%) PVCS
4 2 (1.68%) Rational Rose
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 9 (7.56%) Military
4 8 (6.72%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.04%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.20%) Electronics
7 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.84%) Marketing
10 1 (0.84%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Business Analyst
1 78 (65.55%) Analyst
2 11 (9.24%) Team Leader
3 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Senior Business Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 6 (5.04%) Requirements Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Software Project Leader
6 5 (4.20%) Project Leader
6 5 (4.20%) Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Business Consultant
8 3 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.68%) XML
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (6.72%) PKI
3 8 (6.72%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.72%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.04%) EPoS
5 4 (3.36%) Firmware
5 4 (3.36%) Human Factors
6 3 (2.52%) FMCG
6 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.52%) PMI
7 2 (1.68%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.84%) PDA
8 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.84%) Economics
8 1 (0.84%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) UNIX
3 2 (1.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) Business Analysis
2 47 (39.50%) UML
3 32 (26.89%) PRINCE2
4 27 (22.69%) Requirements Management
5 25 (21.01%) Project Management
6 21 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (16.81%) ITIL
8 17 (14.29%) Use Case
8 17 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (13.45%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (13.45%) Time Management
10 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
10 15 (12.61%) Product Management
11 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.92%) Validation
13 12 (10.08%) Six Sigma
13 12 (10.08%) SOA
14 11 (9.24%) Workflow
15 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) C
2 10 (8.40%) C#
2 10 (8.40%) C++
3 8 (6.72%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) Python
4 4 (3.36%) SQL
5 2 (1.68%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.68%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (46.22%) Degree
2 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.76%) ISEB
4 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO 9000
2 5 (4.20%) QA
3 3 (2.52%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.68%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.68%) TickIT
5 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.52%) IBM
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Cognos
4 1 (0.84%) Siebel
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