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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 804 806 854
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +48
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 77 86 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.082% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.099% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £54,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
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 £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 69 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London +14 28 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South East -19 20 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London +6 13 £55,000 +19.56% 1
East of England +3 8 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Wales - 8 £30,000 -
South Wales - 8 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 8 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 7 £35,500 +26.78%
Surrey -6 7 £55,000 -
Southampton -13 5 - -
Hampshire -14 5 - -
South West -18 5 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Reigate - 5 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +10 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire 0 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £32,500 -
Oxford - 3 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 3 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands +27 2 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -6 2 - -
West Sussex -9 2 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £48,000 -
North West - 2 £41,500 - 1
Camberley - 2 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
Northampton - 2 £48,000 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (46.88%) Business Analysis
2 59 (36.88%) Degree
3 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
4 40 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (22.50%) Use Case
5 36 (22.50%) Finance
5 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (21.25%) ITIL
7 32 (20.00%) UML
7 32 (20.00%) Project Management
7 32 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (19.38%) GAP Analysis
8 31 (19.38%) MS Excel
9 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (17.50%) Requirements Management
11 27 (16.88%) Management Information System
12 25 (15.63%) PRINCE2
13 24 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 23 (14.38%) Systems Analysis
15 21 (13.13%) SOA
16 20 (12.50%) Data Modelling
17 19 (11.88%) ERP
18 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.63%) C#
18 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (10.63%) Scrum
18 17 (10.63%) Marketing
18 17 (10.63%) Waterfall
19 16 (10.00%) Publishing

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.25%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.25%) CMS
3 2 (1.25%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.63%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 31 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.75%) MS Office
3 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Simulink
5 1 (0.63%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) SMS
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.38%) Rational Rose
3 7 (4.38%) Subversion
4 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.25%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (22.50%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Marketing
3 16 (10.00%) Publishing
4 14 (8.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Military
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Avionics
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 111 (69.38%) Analyst
2 99 (61.88%) Business Analyst
3 23 (14.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 23 (14.38%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 14 (8.75%) Requirements Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Requirements Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.50%) Configuration Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Architect
12 3 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (1.88%) Systems Support
12 3 (1.88%) Applications Support
12 3 (1.88%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (1.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 2 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) .NET
2 6 (3.75%) Web Services
3 5 (3.13%) Middleware
3 5 (3.13%) J2EE
4 2 (1.25%) WPF
4 2 (1.25%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.88%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.25%) EPoS
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.75%) Telematics
7 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.88%) Physics
7 3 (1.88%) Derivative
7 3 (1.88%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.25%) GIS
8 2 (1.25%) IVR
8 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) Open Source
8 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Windows
2 8 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.88%) Business Analysis
2 40 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 36 (22.50%) Use Case
3 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.25%) ITIL
5 32 (20.00%) UML
5 32 (20.00%) Project Management
5 32 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (19.38%) GAP Analysis
7 28 (17.50%) Requirements Management
8 25 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 24 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 23 (14.38%) Systems Analysis
11 21 (13.13%) SOA
12 20 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 19 (11.88%) ERP
14 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (10.63%) Scrum
14 17 (10.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.63%) C#
2 15 (9.38%) C++
3 13 (8.13%) SQL
4 10 (6.25%) C
5 8 (5.00%) VB
5 8 (5.00%) Java
6 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.88%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
8 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (36.88%) Degree
2 16 (10.00%) ISEB
3 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.13%) PhD
5 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.25%) MBA
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.63%) DO-254
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.00%) HP
3 7 (4.38%) IBM
4 6 (3.75%) TOWER Software
5 5 (3.13%) VMware
5 5 (3.13%) Remedy
5 5 (3.13%) SAP
5 5 (3.13%) Cognos
6 4 (2.50%) Siemens
7 2 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) SunGard
8 1 (0.63%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.63%) Fiserv
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