Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 142 143 143
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 2,798 1,381 2,894
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.48% 2.37% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.54% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,894 1,032 2,316
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,275 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £56,700 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.76% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 106,100 54,311 106,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.13% 93.22% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70,590 44,812 86,427
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,716
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £74,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Requirements Gathering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in England

Requirements Gathering
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Requirements Gathering in England.

Salary trend for Requirements Gathering in England

Requirements Gathering
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in England

Requirements Gathering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -16 1,275 £65,000 +8.33% 182
North of England +10 462 £50,000 +5.26% 92
South East -12 409 £55,000 +4.76% 62
Midlands -19 295 £55,000 +10.00% 58
North West +19 263 £50,000 +5.26% 44
West Midlands -15 193 £54,000 +8.00% 45
Yorkshire -11 170 £47,500 +9.83% 41
South West +6 155 £42,500 -11.46% 16
East of England -7 150 £62,500 +47.06% 22
East Midlands -42 71 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North East -19 29 £38,500 -35.83% 7
Requirements Gathering
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 1,105 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 931 (33.27%) Social Skills
3 722 (25.80%) Finance
4 610 (21.80%) Business Analysis
5 565 (20.19%) SQL
6 559 (19.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 506 (18.08%) Microsoft
8 429 (15.33%) Azure
9 423 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
10 413 (14.76%) User Stories
11 411 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
12 398 (14.22%) Project Management
13 379 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
13 379 (13.55%) Analytics
14 369 (13.19%) Degree
15 351 (12.54%) Workshop Facilitation
16 336 (12.01%) Python
17 330 (11.79%) Scrum
18 298 (10.65%) Marketing
19 295 (10.54%) Project Delivery
20 290 (10.36%) Software Engineering
21 281 (10.04%) C#
21 281 (10.04%) DevOps
22 271 (9.69%) Presales
23 265 (9.47%) Power Platform
24 260 (9.29%) SQL Server
25 251 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
26 245 (8.76%) JIRA
27 241 (8.61%) Migration
28 240 (8.58%) SDLC

Requirements Gathering
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 97 (3.47%) Confluence
2 81 (2.89%) SAS
3 75 (2.68%) CMS
4 58 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.29%) WordPress
6 31 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 24 (0.86%) OpenEdge
8 21 (0.75%) Apache
9 15 (0.54%) Joomla!
10 10 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.29%) IIS
12 7 (0.25%) Drupal
12 7 (0.25%) ThingWorx
13 5 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.14%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.11%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.11%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.11%) Documentum
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 218 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.54%) Adobe XD
5 15 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.36%) Revit
7 10 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.25%) SPSS
9 5 (0.18%) InVision
10 4 (0.14%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.11%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.11%) Sketch
11 3 (0.11%) UserZoom
12 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 22 (0.79%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.68%) SAP SD
6 15 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.46%) Magento
8 12 (0.43%) SAP MM
9 11 (0.39%) Infor M3
10 10 (0.36%) SAP APO
10 10 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
11 9 (0.32%) Shopify
12 8 (0.29%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.29%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.25%) SAP IBP
14 6 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
15 5 (0.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
15 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
15 5 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 429 (15.33%) Azure
2 265 (9.47%) Power Platform
3 207 (7.40%) AWS
4 161 (5.75%) Microsoft 365
5 111 (3.97%) SaaS
6 104 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 103 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
8 64 (2.29%) GCP
9 60 (2.14%) Power Automate
10 48 (1.72%) OpenShift
10 48 (1.72%) PowerApps
11 38 (1.36%) Serverless
12 34 (1.22%) PaaS
13 31 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 26 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 24 (0.86%) dbt
16 23 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
16 23 (0.82%) GitHub
17 20 (0.71%) IaaS
18 18 (0.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.64%) Unified Communications
2 43 (1.54%) VPN
3 21 (0.75%) Broadband
4 16 (0.57%) Firewall
4 16 (0.57%) Internet
4 16 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.57%) Wireless
5 14 (0.50%) BGP
6 13 (0.46%) Intranet
6 13 (0.46%) LAN
6 13 (0.46%) WAN
7 12 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.39%) MQTT
9 9 (0.32%) Bluetooth
9 9 (0.32%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.29%) MPLS
11 7 (0.25%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.25%) IOS XR
11 7 (0.25%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 228 (8.15%) Power BI
3 207 (7.40%) Data Warehouse
4 161 (5.75%) Tableau
5 153 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 96 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (2.82%) Big Data
7 79 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (2.29%) MySQL
9 63 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 50 (1.79%) QlikView
11 49 (1.75%) Looker
11 49 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 47 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 45 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
14 35 (1.25%) Pentaho
15 33 (1.18%) Data Lake
16 32 (1.14%) BigQuery
17 30 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
18 29 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 245 (8.76%) JIRA
2 83 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 26 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 26 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.79%) GitLab
7 21 (0.75%) JUnit
7 21 (0.75%) Selenium
8 15 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
8 15 (0.54%) Toad
9 13 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
10 12 (0.43%) webpack
11 11 (0.39%) Postman
12 10 (0.36%) CMake
12 10 (0.36%) GCC
12 10 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 10 (0.36%) Xcode
13 9 (0.32%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 931 (33.27%) Social Skills
2 722 (25.80%) Finance
3 423 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
4 298 (10.65%) Marketing
5 239 (8.54%) Retail
6 211 (7.54%) Presentation Skills
7 143 (5.11%) Influencing Skills
7 143 (5.11%) Manufacturing
8 121 (4.32%) Law
8 121 (4.32%) Public Sector
9 115 (4.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 113 (4.04%) Legal
11 95 (3.40%) Banking
12 89 (3.18%) Organisational Skills
13 49 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
14 38 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (1.18%) Advertising
15 33 (1.18%) Investment Banking
16 32 (1.14%) Telecoms
17 25 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 953 (34.06%) Analyst
2 709 (25.34%) Business Analyst
3 406 (14.51%) Consultant
4 405 (14.47%) Developer
5 177 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
6 176 (6.29%) Architect
7 145 (5.18%) Senior Business Analyst
8 132 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
9 131 (4.68%) Cloud Consultant
10 111 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
11 103 (3.68%) Data Analyst
12 101 (3.61%) Project Manager
13 89 (3.18%) Software Engineer
14 74 (2.64%) Salesforce Consultant
15 66 (2.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 63 (2.25%) Digital Analyst
16 63 (2.25%) Senior Developer
17 60 (2.14%) C# Developer
18 58 (2.07%) Digital Business Analyst
19 57 (2.04%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (7.26%) HTML
2 169 (6.04%) .NET
3 148 (5.29%) CSS
4 124 (4.43%) React
5 81 (2.89%) AngularJS
6 79 (2.82%) XML
7 77 (2.75%) Web Services
8 72 (2.57%) JSON
9 62 (2.22%) HTML5
10 57 (2.04%) REST
11 53 (1.89%) Node.js
12 41 (1.47%) Spring
13 40 (1.43%) Swagger
14 39 (1.39%) ASP.NET
15 34 (1.22%) jQuery
16 33 (1.18%) RESTful
17 30 (1.07%) .NET Core
18 28 (1.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 28 (1.00%) STL
19 27 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 168 (6.00%) User Experience
2 143 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 136 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 98 (3.50%) Algorithms
5 95 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 90 (3.22%) Public Cloud
7 78 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 75 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 57 (2.04%) Smart Meter
10 56 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
11 41 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 38 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
14 28 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 25 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
16 23 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
17 22 (0.79%) Social Media
18 20 (0.71%) FMCG
18 20 (0.71%) NHS
19 19 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (3.61%) Windows
2 69 (2.47%) Linux
3 64 (2.29%) Unix
4 55 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 29 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.64%) Android
8 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (0.29%) VMS
10 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.071%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (21.80%) Business Analysis
3 559 (19.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 413 (14.76%) User Stories
5 411 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
6 398 (14.22%) Project Management
7 379 (13.55%) Analytics
7 379 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
8 351 (12.54%) Workshop Facilitation
9 330 (11.79%) Scrum
10 295 (10.54%) Project Delivery
11 290 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 281 (10.04%) DevOps
13 271 (9.69%) Presales
14 241 (8.61%) Migration
15 240 (8.58%) SDLC
16 231 (8.26%) Computer Science
17 214 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 211 (7.54%) Mentoring
19 208 (7.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 565 (20.19%) SQL
2 336 (12.01%) Python
3 281 (10.04%) C#
4 231 (8.26%) Java
5 215 (7.68%) JavaScript
6 92 (3.29%) C++
7 88 (3.15%) T-SQL
8 87 (3.11%) C
9 55 (1.97%) VBA
10 53 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 47 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 45 (1.61%) R
13 28 (1.00%) HiveQL
13 28 (1.00%) TypeScript
14 22 (0.79%) Kotlin
14 22 (0.79%) PHP
15 20 (0.71%) Scala
16 18 (0.64%) Bash
17 17 (0.61%) Ruby
18 15 (0.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 369 (13.19%) Degree
2 145 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 123 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 73 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (2.04%) ISEB
6 56 (2.00%) PhD
7 23 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (0.71%) Tableau Certification
9 18 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.54%) IIBA
12 14 (0.50%) SAS Certification
13 13 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.46%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.39%) CSPO
14 11 (0.39%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.39%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.32%) CBAP
16 8 (0.29%) ACCA
16 8 (0.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.22%) QA
2 80 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 51 (1.82%) PMO
4 33 (1.18%) GDPR
5 21 (0.75%) Accessibility
6 16 (0.57%) Good Clinical Practice
6 16 (0.57%) GRC
7 12 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.25%) SLA
10 5 (0.18%) IEC 62304
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.18%) MiFID
11 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.11%) GxP
12 3 (0.11%) IFRS
13 2 (0.071%) PSD2
13 2 (0.071%) SEPA
13 2 (0.071%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 117 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 93 (3.32%) Docker
3 28 (1.00%) HDFS
4 16 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.50%) Firmware
6 11 (0.39%) LXC
6 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.18%) vSphere
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.071%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.071%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.036%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 97 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 78 (2.79%) Kubernetes
3 67 (2.39%) Ansible
4 48 (1.72%) SCCM
5 45 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
6 44 (1.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 39 (1.39%) Terraform
8 13 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
10 10 (0.36%) Puppet
11 7 (0.25%) Control-M
11 7 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.25%) Istio
12 5 (0.18%) kaniko
12 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.14%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.11%) Grafana
14 3 (0.11%) Opsview
14 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
15 2 (0.071%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 506 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 251 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
3 146 (5.22%) SAP
4 139 (4.97%) Oracle
5 79 (2.82%) Google
6 76 (2.72%) Adobe
7 52 (1.86%) Apple
8 48 (1.72%) Informatica
9 47 (1.68%) Twitter
10 42 (1.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 35 (1.25%) Talend
12 33 (1.18%) Pardot
13 32 (1.14%) Cognizant
14 31 (1.11%) Alteryx
15 25 (0.89%) JD Edwards
16 24 (0.86%) Cisco
17 20 (0.71%) Atlassian
18 19 (0.68%) VMware
19 18 (0.64%) Conga
20 17 (0.61%) ServiceNow