Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Requirements Gathering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Gathering over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 111 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 225 97 265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.70% 2.43% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.57% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 177 89 244
10th Percentile £45,800 £46,250 £44,125
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%

Requirements Gathering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,702 3,776 9,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.72% 94.78% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,098 3,317 8,168
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,988
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.36%

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Requirements Gathering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the City of London.

Salary trend for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 110 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (44.89%) Finance
3 81 (36.00%) SQL
4 63 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 60 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 58 (25.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (24.44%) SQL Server
8 54 (24.00%) Business Analysis
9 53 (23.56%) C#
10 51 (22.67%) ETL
11 50 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (21.78%) Python
13 47 (20.89%) Scrum
14 42 (18.67%) Microsoft
14 42 (18.67%) Analytics
15 41 (18.22%) DevOps
16 40 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (15.56%) Tableau
18 33 (14.67%) Azure
19 32 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (14.22%) Degree
19 32 (14.22%) JIRA
20 29 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (12.89%) Change Management
21 28 (12.44%) Data Management
21 28 (12.44%) Power Platform
22 27 (12.00%) SDLC
23 26 (11.56%) Confluence
23 26 (11.56%) Social Skills

Requirements Gathering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (11.56%) Confluence
2 16 (7.11%) SAS
3 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.33%) Figma
3 3 (1.33%) InVision
3 3 (1.33%) Sketch
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) HFM
2 1 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.67%) Azure
2 28 (12.44%) Power Platform
3 22 (9.78%) AWS
4 17 (7.56%) Serverless
5 13 (5.78%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (4.89%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (4.89%) AWS Step Functions
7 7 (3.11%) SaaS
8 5 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.22%) IaaS
8 5 (2.22%) PaaS
8 5 (2.22%) PowerApps
8 5 (2.22%) Workato
9 4 (1.78%) dbt
9 4 (1.78%) Fivetran
9 4 (1.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Snowflake
10 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) Internet
1 1 (0.44%) LAN
1 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 55 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 40 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (15.56%) Tableau
5 24 (10.67%) Power BI
6 19 (8.44%) SQL Server 2017
7 16 (7.11%) Hadoop
7 16 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (6.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (5.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (4.89%) Amazon Athena
11 9 (4.00%) MySQL
11 9 (4.00%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.56%) Apache Hive
12 8 (3.56%) Impala
13 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (2.67%) DTS
14 6 (2.67%) QlikView
15 5 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (14.22%) JIRA
2 7 (3.11%) GitLab
3 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.33%) JMeter
5 3 (1.33%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.33%) NeoLoad
5 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 101 (44.89%) Finance
2 29 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.56%) Social Skills
4 24 (10.67%) Marketing
5 17 (7.56%) Banking
6 16 (7.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 14 (6.22%) Advertising
7 14 (6.22%) Public Sector
8 13 (5.78%) Investment Banking
9 11 (4.89%) Financial Institution
9 11 (4.89%) Retail
10 9 (4.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (2.67%) Front Office
11 6 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.78%) Law
12 4 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (1.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.44%) Back Office
14 1 (0.44%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 86 (38.22%) Analyst
2 62 (27.56%) Developer
3 36 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 35 (15.56%) SQL Analyst
5 32 (14.22%) Data Analyst
6 31 (13.78%) ETL Analyst
6 31 (13.78%) SSIS Analyst
7 28 (12.44%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
9 20 (8.89%) Excel Analyst
10 18 (8.00%) VBA Developer
11 17 (7.56%) C# Developer
12 16 (7.11%) Product Owner
13 13 (5.78%) Data Engineer
13 13 (5.78%) Excel Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Excel VBA Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Junior
13 13 (5.78%) Junior Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Junior VBA Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) .NET
2 11 (4.89%) React
3 6 (2.67%) Blazor
4 5 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (2.22%) HTML
4 5 (2.22%) WPF
5 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.78%) XML
6 3 (1.33%) HTML5
6 3 (1.33%) XSLT
7 2 (0.89%) JSON
7 2 (0.89%) Kafka
7 2 (0.89%) WCF
8 1 (0.44%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Avro
8 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (0.44%) Node.js
8 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (5.33%) User Experience
3 9 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.22%) Robotics
6 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.78%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) Equities
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.11%) Unix
2 6 (2.67%) Windows
3 5 (2.22%) VMS
4 3 (1.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 58 (25.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (24.00%) Business Analysis
5 51 (22.67%) ETL
6 50 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (20.89%) Scrum
8 42 (18.67%) Analytics
9 41 (18.22%) DevOps
10 32 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (12.89%) Change Management
12 28 (12.44%) Data Management
13 27 (12.00%) SDLC
14 25 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 25 (11.11%) Software Delivery
14 25 (11.11%) Unit Testing
15 24 (10.67%) Coaching
15 24 (10.67%) Investment Management
16 22 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.00%) SQL
2 53 (23.56%) C#
3 49 (21.78%) Python
4 22 (9.78%) VBA
5 18 (8.00%) Java
6 13 (5.78%) R
7 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.56%) HiveQL
8 8 (3.56%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.22%) Go
10 5 (2.22%) Ruby
11 4 (1.78%) C++
12 3 (1.33%) C
12 3 (1.33%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.33%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (14.22%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.22%) SAS Certification
3 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.78%) CBAP
4 4 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.89%) ACCA
6 2 (0.89%) CIMA
7 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) QA
2 8 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.11%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.33%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.89%) IFRS
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.56%) HDFS
2 6 (2.67%) Docker
3 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) Terraform
2 5 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Control-M
4 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (7.56%) Oracle
4 12 (5.33%) Alteryx
5 10 (4.44%) Talend
6 9 (4.00%) Informatica
7 8 (3.56%) Google
8 7 (3.11%) SAP
9 5 (2.22%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.22%) Teradata
10 3 (1.33%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.33%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.33%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.33%) MarketAxess
10 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.33%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.89%) Ariba
11 2 (0.89%) Charles River
11 2 (0.89%) DataFlux
12 1 (0.44%) SimCorp