Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 135 189
Rank change year-on-year +57 +54 +31
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 137 60 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.14% 1.53% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.70% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 57
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,300 £32,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £71,800
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Customer Requirements 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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,995 3,538 6,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.65% 90.44% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,260 2,618 5,237
10th Percentile £31,225 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the East of England

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Customer Requirements in the East of England.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in the East of England

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Customer Requirements in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in the East of England

Customer Requirements
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the East of England region over the 6 months to 12 June 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
Hertfordshire +60 96 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Cambridgeshire -3 19 £75,000 +50.00% 7
Bedfordshire +5 15 £40,000 -41.18% 3
Essex 0 4 £35,750 -14.88% 6
Suffolk +6 3 - -
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 East of England region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 57 (41.61%) Security Cleared
2 56 (40.88%) SC Cleared
3 46 (33.58%) Systems Engineering
4 42 (30.66%) Social Skills
4 42 (30.66%) Project Management
5 41 (29.93%) MATLAB
6 37 (27.01%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (26.28%) Electronics
7 36 (26.28%) Degree
8 35 (25.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (24.82%) C#
10 30 (21.90%) DevOps
11 29 (21.17%) C++
11 29 (21.17%) C
12 26 (18.98%) SysML
12 26 (18.98%) Rational DOORS
13 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
14 22 (16.06%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (15.33%) Simulink
16 20 (14.60%) Requirements Management
16 20 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (14.60%) Rational Rhapsody
17 19 (13.87%) Modbus
17 19 (13.87%) RS-485
17 19 (13.87%) RS-422
17 19 (13.87%) TDD
17 19 (13.87%) Pair Programming
17 19 (13.87%) Software Testing
17 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Simulink
2 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) AWS
2 10 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (7.30%) Amazon S3
2 10 (7.30%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (7.30%) OpenShift
2 10 (7.30%) Serverless
3 6 (4.38%) SaaS
4 5 (3.65%) Azure
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.46%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.73%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Modbus
1 19 (13.87%) RS-422
1 19 (13.87%) RS-485
2 11 (8.03%) DWDM
2 11 (8.03%) Network Security
3 10 (7.30%) Ethernet
3 10 (7.30%) Firewall
3 10 (7.30%) SDH
4 9 (6.57%) LAN
4 9 (6.57%) MPLS
4 9 (6.57%) WAN
5 7 (5.11%) VPN
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.19%) SSL
8 2 (1.46%) 5G
8 2 (1.46%) ADSL
8 2 (1.46%) DHCP
8 2 (1.46%) DNS
8 2 (1.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) GIS
2 10 (7.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) Power BI
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.73%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (14.60%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.03%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.30%) GoCD
4 10 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.73%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (30.66%) Social Skills
2 36 (26.28%) Electronics
3 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.30%) Automotive
5 8 (5.84%) Finance
6 7 (5.11%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.65%) Marketing
7 5 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.19%) Military
9 1 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) RF Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.68%) Electronics Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Architect
5 12 (8.76%) Designer
5 12 (8.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Network Designer
7 10 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (7.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) CSS
2 5 (3.65%) .NET
2 5 (3.65%) OpenCV
3 4 (2.92%) J2EE
3 4 (2.92%) REST
3 4 (2.92%) SOAP
4 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) jQuery
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.73%) React
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.65%) FMCG
3 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Robotics
3 4 (2.92%) User Experience
3 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) CCTV
5 2 (1.46%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.73%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.73%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Linux
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.58%) Systems Engineering
2 42 (30.66%) Project Management
3 37 (27.01%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (25.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (21.90%) DevOps
6 26 (18.98%) SysML
7 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
8 22 (16.06%) Collaborative Working
9 20 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (14.60%) Requirements Management
10 19 (13.87%) Pair Programming
10 19 (13.87%) Software Testing
10 19 (13.87%) TDD
10 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing
11 16 (11.68%) Physics
11 16 (11.68%) Technology Roadmap
11 16 (11.68%) Validation
12 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.95%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.93%) MATLAB
2 34 (24.82%) C#
3 29 (21.17%) C
3 29 (21.17%) C++
4 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.30%) Python
5 9 (6.57%) Java
6 5 (3.65%) SQL
6 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.65%) VBA
7 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (41.61%) Security Cleared
2 56 (40.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (26.28%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) CCNA
4 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.65%) CCSA
5 5 (3.65%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (2.92%) PhD
7 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.46%) PMP
8 1 (0.73%) CCNP
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.73%) MBCS
8 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) HIPAA
1 10 (7.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.65%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Ansible
1 10 (7.30%) Kubernetes
1 10 (7.30%) Rancher
1 10 (7.30%) Rundeck
1 10 (7.30%) Terraform
2 4 (2.92%) FlexNet
3 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.73%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (8.03%) ServiceNow
2 10 (7.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Nokia
2 10 (7.30%) Splunk
3 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
3 8 (5.84%) Cisco
4 4 (2.92%) ANSYS
4 4 (2.92%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.92%) VMware
5 3 (2.19%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.19%) Huawei
5 3 (2.19%) Instagram
5 3 (2.19%) Juniper
5 3 (2.19%) Sophos
6 2 (1.46%) BMC
6 2 (1.46%) Citrix
6 2 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (1.46%) Remedy
6 2 (1.46%) WatchGuard