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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 801 827 837
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 96 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.058% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.070% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 63 48 35
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +29 92 £44,128 -1.93% 14
London +35 34 £50,000 -13.04% 6
South East +16 25 £42,500 +18.05% 2
East of England -10 16 £47,500 -24.00% 1
South West +3 9 £40,000 -12.56% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 -
Cambridge +2 7 £39,260 -37.18%
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £39,260 -37.18% 1
City of London +30 6 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Surrey - 6 £55,000 -
Watford - 6 £48,250 -
Hampshire -29 5 £37,500 +4.18% 1
Dorset - 5 £40,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 £40,000 -
Southampton +6 4 - - 1
Reigate - 4 £55,000 -
Bristol - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £31,250 - 2
South Wales - 4 £31,250 - 4
Wales - 4 £31,250 - 4
East Midlands +30 3 £50,500 -9.82% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £32,500 +1.56%
West Midlands -8 3 £42,250 +32.03%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £32,500 -
Oxford - 3 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire 0 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire -26 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Northamptonshire - 2 £50,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £42,250 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (46.20%) Business Analysis
2 68 (43.04%) Degree
3 50 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 47 (29.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (25.32%) Project Management
7 38 (24.05%) PRINCE2
8 37 (23.42%) ITIL
9 36 (22.78%) UML
9 36 (22.78%) Finance
10 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
11 31 (19.62%) Use Case
12 30 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (16.46%) Requirements Management
13 26 (16.46%) GAP Analysis
14 23 (14.56%) ERP
14 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
15 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (13.92%) MS Office
16 20 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
16 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
16 20 (12.66%) ISEB
17 19 (12.03%) Retail
18 18 (11.39%) C
18 18 (11.39%) Validation
18 18 (11.39%) Service Delivery
19 17 (10.76%) Data Modelling
19 17 (10.76%) Systems Analysis
19 17 (10.76%) C#
19 17 (10.76%) EPoS

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.43%) CloudStack
3 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.92%) MS Office
3 9 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) Simulink
6 1 (0.63%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) SAP BI
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (6.33%) Rational Rose
3 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.53%) Subversion
4 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.27%) JIRA
6 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 19 (12.03%) Retail
3 14 (8.86%) Publishing
4 13 (8.23%) Marketing
5 8 (5.06%) Military
6 6 (3.80%) Electronics
7 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Avionics
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (68.35%) Analyst
2 99 (62.66%) Business Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Senior Business Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Requirements Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (4.43%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (3.80%) Architect
7 6 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Requirements Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.53%) Systems Support
9 4 (2.53%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.53%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (1.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 3 (1.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 3 (1.90%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (1.90%) Project Manager
10 3 (1.90%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) .NET
2 4 (2.53%) Web Services
3 3 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.27%) WPF
4 2 (1.27%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (1.27%) Middleware
4 2 (1.27%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 17 (10.76%) EPoS
4 15 (9.49%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.70%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.43%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.43%) PKI
6 7 (4.43%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.53%) Telematics
8 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.90%) PMI
8 3 (1.90%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.27%) Open Source
9 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) GIS
10 1 (0.63%) Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) IVR
10 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
2 7 (4.43%) UNIX
3 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.20%) Business Analysis
2 47 (29.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (25.32%) Project Management
5 38 (24.05%) PRINCE2
6 37 (23.42%) ITIL
7 36 (22.78%) UML
8 31 (19.62%) Use Case
9 26 (16.46%) Requirements Management
9 26 (16.46%) GAP Analysis
10 23 (14.56%) ERP
10 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
11 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (11.39%) Service Delivery
13 18 (11.39%) Validation
14 17 (10.76%) Data Modelling
14 17 (10.76%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (10.13%) Waterfall
16 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.39%) C
2 17 (10.76%) C#
3 15 (9.49%) C++
4 14 (8.86%) SQL
5 10 (6.33%) Java
6 8 (5.06%) Python
7 5 (3.16%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (43.04%) Degree
2 20 (12.66%) ISEB
3 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.27%) PhD
8 2 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.63%) APMP
9 1 (0.63%) CCDA
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.80%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.63%) DO-254
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Firmware
2 3 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.06%) IBM
3 5 (3.16%) HP
3 5 (3.16%) SAP
3 5 (3.16%) Cognos
4 4 (2.53%) Siemens
4 4 (2.53%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.90%) VMware
5 3 (1.90%) Remedy
6 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
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