Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 80 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 -50
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 153 277 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.13% 3.41% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.62% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 111 234 227
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 4,662 7,650 9,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.24% 94.08% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,136 6,684 8,490
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,475
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,337
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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
London Bridge +6 1 £95,000 +137.50%
Requirements Gathering
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 70 (45.75%) Finance
2 46 (30.07%) SQL Server
3 44 (28.76%) C#
3 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering
4 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (26.80%) .NET
6 38 (24.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 37 (24.18%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (24.18%) Mentoring
8 34 (22.22%) SQL
9 30 (19.61%) Azure
10 29 (18.95%) Coaching
10 29 (18.95%) User Experience
10 29 (18.95%) SQL Server 2017
10 29 (18.95%) Observability
11 28 (18.30%) Business Analysis
12 27 (17.65%) MongoDB
12 27 (17.65%) NoSQL
13 25 (16.34%) Charles River
13 25 (16.34%) Kafka
14 24 (15.69%) Workshop Facilitation
14 24 (15.69%) Python
15 23 (15.03%) Java
15 23 (15.03%) AWS
16 21 (13.73%) Banking
16 21 (13.73%) WCF
16 21 (13.73%) WPF
16 21 (13.73%) Oracle
16 21 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (11.11%) User Stories

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 14 (9.15%) SAS
2 5 (3.27%) Confluence
3 2 (1.31%) Apache
3 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Figma
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.61%) Azure
2 23 (15.03%) AWS
3 12 (7.84%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.58%) SaaS
4 7 (4.58%) Serverless
5 5 (3.27%) GCP
6 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.96%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.31%) Azure Event Grid
8 2 (1.31%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (1.31%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (1.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) GitHub
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.65%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.95%) SQL Server 2017
3 27 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 27 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.50%) Hadoop
4 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.84%) Pentaho
6 10 (6.54%) Power BI
7 7 (4.58%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.58%) Impala
8 6 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.61%) Big Data
11 3 (1.96%) Redis
11 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) JIRA
2 8 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.27%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.27%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.27%) Maven
4 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.65%) GCC
5 1 (0.65%) Postman
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (45.75%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Banking
3 10 (6.54%) Law
4 9 (5.88%) Marketing
5 8 (5.23%) Advertising
5 8 (5.23%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.58%) Back Office
7 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.61%) Legal
8 3 (1.96%) Billing
8 3 (1.96%) Front Office
8 3 (1.96%) Games
8 3 (1.96%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (31.37%) Analyst
2 47 (30.72%) Developer
3 45 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 24 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.80%) Consultant
6 12 (7.84%) Data Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (3.92%) Junior
8 6 (3.92%) Product Owner
8 6 (3.92%) Salesforce Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.80%) .NET
2 25 (16.34%) Kafka
3 21 (13.73%) WCF
3 21 (13.73%) WPF
4 9 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (2.61%) Blazor
6 3 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.96%) CSS
6 3 (1.96%) JSON
6 3 (1.96%) React
7 2 (1.31%) HTML5
7 2 (1.31%) jQuery
7 2 (1.31%) PyQt
7 2 (1.31%) REST
7 2 (1.31%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (1.31%) Web Services
7 2 (1.31%) XML
8 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.65%) LDAP
8 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.95%) User Experience
2 9 (5.88%) Derivative
3 8 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.61%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.61%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.61%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.61%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.31%) FMCG
7 2 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.31%) PACS
7 2 (1.31%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.31%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.23%) Unix
2 5 (3.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering
2 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 37 (24.18%) Mentoring
4 37 (24.18%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (18.95%) Coaching
5 29 (18.95%) Observability
6 28 (18.30%) Business Analysis
7 24 (15.69%) Workshop Facilitation
8 21 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.11%) User Stories
10 14 (9.15%) SDLC
11 13 (8.50%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (7.84%) Data Engineering
13 11 (7.19%) Analytics
13 11 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (6.54%) Business Case
14 10 (6.54%) ETL
14 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.76%) C#
2 34 (22.22%) SQL
3 24 (15.69%) Python
4 23 (15.03%) Java
5 15 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.50%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.58%) HiveQL
9 3 (1.96%) C++
9 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.31%) C
10 2 (1.31%) R
10 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) SOQL
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.31%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (1.31%) MCSE
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
4 1 (0.65%) CCNP
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) CSPO
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) EMIR
1 4 (2.61%) MiFID
2 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.31%) SEPA
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) HDFS
2 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Ansible
1 5 (3.27%) Terraform
2 2 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (16.34%) Charles River
2 21 (13.73%) Oracle
3 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.84%) Cloudera
4 12 (7.84%) Talend
5 11 (7.19%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.58%) Informatica
7 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.65%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.65%) Cadence
8 1 (0.65%) Conga
8 1 (0.65%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) Sage
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) UiPath
8 1 (0.65%) VMware