The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 208 203 138
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -65
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Analysis 14 8 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.15% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.19% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 33
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Requirements Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Analysis Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Requirements Analysis Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham -6 4 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Dudley - 4 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £52,500 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
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England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
4 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
5 12 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (26.32%) QA
6 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.68%) Java
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) UML
8 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) PHP
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.42%) QMS
9 7 (18.42%) Quality Management
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.42%) User Experience
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
11 5 (13.16%) WCF
11 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Usability Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) MSTest
12 4 (10.53%) Coaching

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Office
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.63%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.26%) OLAP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.16%) MSTest
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Bid Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) CRM Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Network Design Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Hardware Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Designer
9 1 (2.63%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Firmware
3 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
1 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
2 12 (31.58%) Manual Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) UML
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) QMS
5 7 (18.42%) Quality Management
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Usability Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.89%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) Open Text
4 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.63%) F5