The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 190 197 124
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -73
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Analysis 18 13 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.23% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 30
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,379
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -0.96%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4095 4286 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.88% 76.78% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 3616 3124
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Requirements Analysis
England

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 30 July 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 30 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
Staffordshire -4 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Shropshire - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £39,000 -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (37.50%) SQL
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) Business Analysis
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.00%) QA
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (22.50%) UML
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (12.50%) MSTest
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) PHP
8 5 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) C
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) GIMP
5 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) DTS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Automotive
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Bid Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) COM
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
1 2 (5.00%) Replication
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Business Analysis
1 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
2 9 (22.50%) UML
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.00%) QMS
8 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Multivariate Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PHP
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (7.50%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.50%) VC++
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) OCP
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Mercator
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) Sun
3 2 (5.00%) MKS
3 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) SAP