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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 833 812 862
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +50
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 48 58 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.054% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.068% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 27
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £24,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,375 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +5.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Requirements Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 27 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -71 46 £43,000 -21.81% 10
East of England -19 13 £47,500 - 1
South East -19 12 £35,000 -50.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 9 - - 1
Cambridge +7 9 - - 1
Kent -7 7 £35,000 -56.25%
London -28 7 £53,125 -3.40% 4
South West -20 6 - - 2
City of London -9 4 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire -24 4 £47,500 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Northampton - 3 £49,000 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £49,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £49,000 -
Reading -1 2 £41,250 -41.07%
Berkshire -5 2 £41,250 -41.07%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £39,000 +20.00%
Templecombe - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Warwickshire +12 1 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands +5 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Milton Keynes -7 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Gloucestershire -10 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Filton - 1 - - 1

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 60 (50.85%) Business Analysis
2 53 (44.92%) Degree
3 47 (39.83%) UML
4 37 (31.36%) Finance
5 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
6 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.88%) Management Information System
8 25 (21.19%) Project Management
9 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
9 24 (20.34%) Requirements Management
10 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
11 22 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (16.10%) ITIL
13 18 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (14.41%) Use Case
15 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
15 16 (13.56%) Product Management
16 15 (12.71%) Time Management
16 15 (12.71%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
17 14 (11.86%) C
17 14 (11.86%) Windows
17 14 (11.86%) ISEB
17 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
17 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
18 13 (11.02%) Validation
19 12 (10.17%) MS Office
20 11 (9.32%) C#
20 11 (9.32%) C++
20 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (7.63%) OpenStack
1 9 (7.63%) CloudStack
2 5 (4.24%) Apache
3 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS Project
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Wireless
2 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) GPRS
3 1 (0.85%) GSM
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) TETRA
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) QlikView
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.85%) MS Access
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.78%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.54%) Rational Rose
5 2 (1.69%) PVCS
General
1 37 (31.36%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Military
4 9 (7.63%) Retail
5 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.93%) Aerospace
7 6 (5.08%) Electronics
8 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
9 4 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (2.54%) Legal
11 2 (1.69%) Publishing
12 1 (0.85%) Avionics
12 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (65.25%) Business Analyst
1 77 (65.25%) Analyst
2 11 (9.32%) Team Leader
2 11 (9.32%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.47%) Senior Business Analyst
3 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 6 (5.08%) Architect
6 5 (4.24%) Project Leader
6 5 (4.24%) Software Project Leader
6 5 (4.24%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Requirements Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.54%) Consultant
8 3 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Management Information System
2 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.63%) Cryptography
3 9 (7.63%) PKI
3 9 (7.63%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.63%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.08%) EPoS
5 5 (4.24%) Human Factors
6 4 (3.39%) Firmware
7 3 (2.54%) PMI
7 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.54%) FMCG
8 2 (1.69%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.69%) IVR
9 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.85%) PDA
9 1 (0.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Business Analysis
2 47 (39.83%) UML
3 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 25 (21.19%) Project Management
5 24 (20.34%) Requirements Management
6 22 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (16.10%) ITIL
8 18 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (14.41%) Use Case
10 16 (13.56%) Product Management
11 15 (12.71%) Time Management
11 15 (12.71%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
12 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
13 13 (11.02%) Validation
14 11 (9.32%) SOA
14 11 (9.32%) Six Sigma
14 11 (9.32%) Workflow
15 10 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (8.47%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) C
2 11 (9.32%) C#
2 11 (9.32%) C++
3 9 (7.63%) Java
3 9 (7.63%) Python
4 4 (3.39%) SQL
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (44.92%) Degree
2 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) ISEB
4 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.24%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCDA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) ISO 9000
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.69%) TickIT
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.54%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) SAP
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos
4 1 (0.85%) Siebel
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
London
Debenhams
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Unibet
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Filton, Gloucestershire
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Nuffield Health
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 7 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago