Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 138 78
Rank change year-on-year +45 -60 +4
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 176 230 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.96% 2.20% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.35% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 145 207 357
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 5,606 9,783 10,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.19% 93.38% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,892 8,640 9,413
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,124 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the City of London region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £60,000 -
Requirements Gathering
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 96 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.84%) Finance
3 48 (27.27%) User Stories
4 42 (23.86%) Business Analysis
5 38 (21.59%) SQL
6 32 (18.18%) Degree
7 29 (16.48%) JavaScript
8 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 23 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (13.07%) C#
9 23 (13.07%) Azure
9 23 (13.07%) Backlog Management
10 22 (12.50%) Marketing
11 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (11.36%) Management Information System
12 20 (11.36%) Product Backlog
12 20 (11.36%) Requirements Engineering
12 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (10.80%) Insurtech
13 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.23%) Use Case
14 18 (10.23%) Visualisation
15 17 (9.66%) Dashboard Development
15 17 (9.66%) Prototyping
15 17 (9.66%) JIRA
16 16 (9.09%) Test Scripting
16 16 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (9.09%) Banking
16 16 (9.09%) .NET
16 16 (9.09%) Oracle

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 13 (7.39%) Confluence
2 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.57%) Endur
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.57%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.07%) Azure
2 9 (5.11%) AWS
3 6 (3.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.84%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.84%) WhatsApp
5 4 (2.27%) GCP
5 4 (2.27%) SaaS
6 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.70%) NuGet
6 3 (1.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) G Suite
8 1 (0.57%) Office 365
8 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) RSVP
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.70%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) Data Lake
1 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.11%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.84%) Power BI
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.27%) OLAP
8 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.70%) Big Data
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.14%) HBase
10 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) JIRA
2 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.70%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.70%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.70%) Selenium
4 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.70%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.14%) FishEye
5 2 (1.14%) GCC
5 2 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (27.84%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Marketing
3 16 (9.09%) Banking
4 10 (5.68%) Law
5 7 (3.98%) Back Office
6 6 (3.41%) French Language
6 6 (3.41%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.27%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.70%) Front Office
9 2 (1.14%) Retail
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Local Government
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Police
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (41.48%) Analyst
2 71 (40.34%) Business Analyst
3 31 (17.61%) Developer
4 20 (11.36%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Technical Business Analyst
5 15 (8.52%) Consultant
6 13 (7.39%) Data Business Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) Business IT Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) IT Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Product Manager
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.09%) .NET
2 11 (6.25%) CSS
3 9 (5.11%) AngularJS
3 9 (5.11%) HTML
4 4 (2.27%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.27%) Apache Flex
4 4 (2.27%) COM
5 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.70%) Middleware
5 3 (1.70%) REST
5 3 (1.70%) SOAP
5 3 (1.70%) Spring
5 3 (1.70%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.70%) XML
6 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.14%) Kafka
6 2 (1.14%) Qt
6 2 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.68%) User Experience
3 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.39%) Linux
2 9 (5.11%) Unix
3 6 (3.41%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.27%) User Stories
3 42 (23.86%) Business Analysis
4 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 23 (13.07%) Backlog Management
5 23 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.36%) Product Backlog
7 20 (11.36%) Requirements Engineering
8 19 (10.80%) Insurtech
9 18 (10.23%) Use Case
9 18 (10.23%) Visualisation
10 17 (9.66%) Dashboard Development
10 17 (9.66%) Prototyping
11 16 (9.09%) Analytics
11 16 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
11 16 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (9.09%) SDLC
11 16 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.59%) SQL
2 29 (16.48%) JavaScript
3 23 (13.07%) C#
4 8 (4.55%) Java
5 7 (3.98%) C++
5 7 (3.98%) Python
6 6 (3.41%) PHP
7 5 (2.84%) C
7 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.84%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.14%) Java 8
8 2 (1.14%) R
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.84%) PMO
3 4 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (5.11%) Google
4 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.84%) Apple
5 5 (2.84%) Tableau
6 4 (2.27%) Marketo
6 4 (2.27%) SAP
7 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.14%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.14%) Perforce
8 2 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.14%) Sybase
8 2 (1.14%) Workday
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.57%) Calypso
9 1 (0.57%) Capita
9 1 (0.57%) Concur
9 1 (0.57%) VMware