Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 86 105
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 274 153 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.58% 3.15% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.41% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 232 101 277
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
75th Percentile £59,063 £58,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £66,250 £78,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,971 4,491 10,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.71% 92.56% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,315 3,659 8,638
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,360 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,287
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the Midlands

Requirements Gathering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Requirements Gathering in the Midlands

Requirements Gathering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in the Midlands

Requirements Gathering
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
West Midlands -32 180 £48,500 -3.00% 40
East Midlands -40 77 £44,500 -1.11% 15
Requirements Gathering
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 109 (39.78%) Social Skills
2 90 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.18%) Finance
4 68 (24.82%) Business Analysis
4 68 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (22.63%) SQL
5 62 (22.63%) Azure
6 57 (20.80%) Process Improvement
7 56 (20.44%) Microsoft
7 56 (20.44%) Power Platform
8 53 (19.34%) Project Management
9 50 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (17.52%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (16.42%) Power BI
12 42 (15.33%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (14.96%) Scrum
13 41 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (14.23%) ERP
14 39 (14.23%) DevOps
15 36 (13.14%) User Stories
16 35 (12.77%) Data Protection
17 34 (12.41%) Data Protection Act
18 30 (10.95%) Oracle
18 30 (10.95%) Project Delivery
19 29 (10.58%) Presales
20 28 (10.22%) Degree
20 28 (10.22%) Self-Motivation
21 27 (9.85%) JIRA
21 27 (9.85%) Migration
21 27 (9.85%) Manufacturing

Requirements Gathering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (6.20%) OpenEdge
2 15 (5.47%) SAS
3 11 (4.01%) Confluence
4 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.73%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (4.01%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.55%) Visualfiles
3 6 (2.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 5 (1.82%) SAP IBP
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.73%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 62 (22.63%) Azure
2 56 (20.44%) Power Platform
3 22 (8.03%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (5.84%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (5.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.11%) PowerApps
6 10 (3.65%) AWS
7 8 (2.92%) Power Automate
8 6 (2.19%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.46%) GCP
9 4 (1.46%) SaaS
9 4 (1.46%) Tricentis Tosca
10 3 (1.09%) PaaS
11 2 (0.73%) Asana
11 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.73%) npm
12 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.65%) Internet
2 4 (1.46%) Intranet
2 4 (1.46%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.46%) VPN
3 3 (1.09%) LAN
3 3 (1.09%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.42%) Power BI
2 42 (15.33%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.39%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.57%) QlikView
6 17 (6.20%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (6.20%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (4.38%) MySQL
8 12 (4.38%) Pentaho
9 8 (2.92%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.92%) Impala
10 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.46%) Spark SQL
11 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.85%) JIRA
2 10 (3.65%) Toad
3 9 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.46%) GitLab
6 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.09%) JUnit
7 3 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.36%) gulp
9 1 (0.36%) jspm
9 1 (0.36%) Moq
9 1 (0.36%) MSTest
9 1 (0.36%) NUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Qt Creator
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 109 (39.78%) Social Skills
2 69 (25.18%) Finance
3 41 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (9.85%) Manufacturing
5 23 (8.39%) Presentation Skills
6 22 (8.03%) Marketing
7 19 (6.93%) Organisational Skills
7 19 (6.93%) Retail
8 15 (5.47%) Law
9 13 (4.74%) Public Sector
10 11 (4.01%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (3.28%) Automotive
12 7 (2.55%) Legal
13 4 (1.46%) Back Office
13 4 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (1.09%) Electronics
14 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.73%) Advertising
15 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (40.15%) Analyst
2 75 (27.37%) Business Analyst
3 48 (17.52%) Consultant
4 40 (14.60%) Developer
5 29 (10.58%) Technical Consultant
6 19 (6.93%) Architect
7 17 (6.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (5.47%) Power BI Developer
8 15 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.38%) Data Engineer
11 11 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (3.65%) Cloud Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.65%) Technical Business Analyst
13 9 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.92%) Business Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.92%) Oracle Consultant
15 7 (2.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.93%) Web Services
2 10 (3.65%) CSS
2 10 (3.65%) HTML
3 9 (3.28%) .NET
4 7 (2.55%) REST
5 6 (2.19%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.46%) PySpark
6 4 (1.46%) React
7 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.09%) jQuery
7 3 (1.09%) Kendo UI
7 3 (1.09%) Node.js
7 3 (1.09%) NumPy
7 3 (1.09%) Pandas
7 3 (1.09%) RESTful
7 3 (1.09%) SciPy
7 3 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.41%) Data Protection Act
2 28 (10.22%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.65%) Internet of Things
3 10 (3.65%) User Experience
4 9 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.92%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.55%) FMCG
7 6 (2.19%) Industry 4.0
7 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.19%) Social Media
8 5 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.46%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.09%) IPTV
10 3 (1.09%) Legacy Code
10 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.73%) AS400
11 2 (0.73%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.47%) Unix
2 12 (4.38%) Windows
3 10 (3.65%) Linux
4 4 (1.46%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.82%) Business Analysis
2 68 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (20.80%) Process Improvement
4 53 (19.34%) Project Management
5 50 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (17.52%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (14.96%) Scrum
8 39 (14.23%) DevOps
8 39 (14.23%) ERP
9 36 (13.14%) User Stories
10 35 (12.77%) Data Protection
11 30 (10.95%) Project Delivery
12 29 (10.58%) Presales
13 27 (9.85%) Data Modelling
13 27 (9.85%) Migration
14 25 (9.12%) Analytics
14 25 (9.12%) Mentoring
15 23 (8.39%) Change Management
15 23 (8.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.63%) SQL
2 19 (6.93%) T-SQL
3 18 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.20%) Python
5 16 (5.84%) Java
6 13 (4.74%) C#
7 12 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.01%) VBA
9 8 (2.92%) HiveQL
10 3 (1.09%) Java 8
10 3 (1.09%) Perl
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (10.22%) Degree
2 13 (4.74%) ISEB
3 9 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.19%) IIBA
5 4 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMP
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.93%) QA
2 11 (4.01%) PMO
3 7 (2.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
System Software
1 9 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 5 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.46%) Ansible
4 4 (1.46%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.95%) Oracle
3 12 (4.38%) SAP
4 11 (4.01%) Informatica
4 11 (4.01%) Talend
5 7 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.19%) Adobe
7 5 (1.82%) Apple
7 5 (1.82%) Google
7 5 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.46%) Databricks
8 4 (1.46%) HP
9 3 (1.09%) Telerik
9 3 (1.09%) Virgin Media
10 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.73%) Siemens
10 2 (0.73%) Teradata
11 1 (0.36%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.36%) IBM