Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 139 130
Rank change year-on-year -31 -9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 370 167 629
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 2.08% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.26% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 249 125 541
10th Percentile £37,365 £31,650 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £42,000 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,483
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.80% -0.03%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,785 7,386 23,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.45% 92.06% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11,318 6,139 18,748
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the South East

Requirements Gathering
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Requirements Gathering in the South East

Requirements Gathering
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in the South East

Requirements Gathering
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Thames Valley -34 148 £58,750 +6.82% 23
Hampshire -43 106 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Buckinghamshire -25 77 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Surrey -29 59 £52,500 -8.70% 11
Berkshire -54 45 £65,000 +4.00% 15
Oxfordshire -8 27 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Kent -29 14 £47,000 +70.91% 3
West Sussex -37 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East Sussex -45 5 £60,000 +71.43% 3
Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £62,500 -
Middlesex +6 1 £55,000 -11.29% 1
Requirements Gathering
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 163 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (34.59%) Social Skills
3 98 (26.49%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (25.68%) Finance
5 93 (25.14%) Azure
6 81 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
7 80 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 73 (19.73%) Business Analysis
9 71 (19.19%) Scrum
10 67 (18.11%) SQL
11 60 (16.22%) Active Directory
12 58 (15.68%) User Experience
13 57 (15.41%) JIRA
14 56 (15.14%) Waterfall
14 56 (15.14%) Workshop Facilitation
15 55 (14.86%) Project Management
16 54 (14.59%) Presales
17 53 (14.32%) User Stories
18 50 (13.51%) Analytics
19 48 (12.97%) DevOps
20 47 (12.70%) Microsoft 365
21 46 (12.43%) ERP
22 45 (12.16%) Mentoring
23 41 (11.08%) Azure Active Directory
23 41 (11.08%) Data Centre
24 40 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
24 40 (10.81%) Public Cloud
25 39 (10.54%) SDLC
25 39 (10.54%) VPN
25 39 (10.54%) .NET

Requirements Gathering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (5.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (3.78%) WordPress
3 10 (2.70%) CMS
4 9 (2.43%) Confluence
5 7 (1.89%) Joomla!
6 6 (1.62%) SAS
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (5.14%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.89%) Adobe XD
5 4 (1.08%) Simulink
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (3.51%) NetSuite
3 12 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.62%) Infor M3
4 6 (1.62%) SAP Business One
5 4 (1.08%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP BRIM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) Magento
7 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 93 (25.14%) Azure
2 47 (12.70%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (11.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 33 (8.92%) SaaS
5 31 (8.38%) PaaS
6 23 (6.22%) GitHub
7 22 (5.95%) Azure Service Bus
7 22 (5.95%) IaaS
8 20 (5.41%) AWS
9 19 (5.14%) Azure App Service
9 19 (5.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 19 (5.14%) Azure Storage
9 19 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (4.32%) Power Platform
11 13 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (2.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 7 (1.89%) Serverless
14 5 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.35%) GCP
15 4 (1.08%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.54%) VPN
2 23 (6.22%) DNS
3 20 (5.41%) Unified Communications
4 19 (5.14%) Firewall
5 6 (1.62%) BGP
5 6 (1.62%) SD-WAN
5 6 (1.62%) WAN
6 4 (1.08%) HTTP
6 4 (1.08%) Internet
6 4 (1.08%) MQTT
7 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.03%) Big Data
3 23 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.32%) Power BI
5 15 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.05%) Tableau
6 13 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.16%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.16%) OLAP
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.89%) QlikView
9 6 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.62%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.35%) MySQL
11 3 (0.81%) Metadata
11 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.54%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.54%) Tableau Desktop
12 2 (0.54%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 57 (15.41%) JIRA
2 23 (6.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 22 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.16%) MorphX
7 7 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.35%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.35%) Grunt
9 5 (1.35%) gulp
9 5 (1.35%) Selenium
9 5 (1.35%) webpack
10 4 (1.08%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.08%) git-flow
10 4 (1.08%) Mocha
10 4 (1.08%) Xcode
11 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 128 (34.59%) Social Skills
2 98 (26.49%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (25.68%) Finance
4 29 (7.84%) Marketing
5 25 (6.76%) Organisational Skills
6 17 (4.59%) Law
7 16 (4.32%) Retail
8 14 (3.78%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.78%) Public Sector
9 13 (3.51%) Telecoms
10 12 (3.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 11 (2.97%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (1.89%) Publishing
14 5 (1.35%) Automotive
15 4 (1.08%) Back Office
15 4 (1.08%) Banking
15 4 (1.08%) Electronics
16 3 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (34.05%) Analyst
2 97 (26.22%) Business Analyst
3 74 (20.00%) Developer
4 56 (15.14%) Consultant
5 41 (11.08%) Technical Consultant
6 40 (10.81%) Cloud Consultant
7 23 (6.22%) Architect
7 23 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (6.22%) Lead Developer
8 17 (4.59%) Salesforce Analyst
8 17 (4.59%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 14 (3.78%) User Researcher
10 12 (3.24%) Data Analyst
11 11 (2.97%) Junior
11 11 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) React Developer
13 9 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.54%) .NET
1 39 (10.54%) Web Services
2 32 (8.65%) HTML
3 28 (7.57%) CSS
4 26 (7.03%) React
4 26 (7.03%) RESTful
4 26 (7.03%) SOAP
5 24 (6.49%) .NET Core
6 23 (6.22%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (5.68%) XML
8 19 (5.14%) ActiveMQ
9 12 (3.24%) ASP.NET
9 12 (3.24%) JSON
9 12 (3.24%) React Native
10 11 (2.97%) REST
10 11 (2.97%) Sass
11 9 (2.43%) jQuery
11 9 (2.43%) Node.js
12 8 (2.16%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.68%) User Experience
2 41 (11.08%) Data Centre
3 40 (10.81%) Public Cloud
4 31 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (6.22%) Mobile App
6 20 (5.41%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.35%) EPoS
8 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.08%) BYOD
9 4 (1.08%) iPhone
9 4 (1.08%) mPOS
9 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.81%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.22%) Windows
2 22 (5.95%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 19 (5.14%) VMS
5 16 (4.32%) Android
6 13 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.35%) Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (19.73%) Business Analysis
4 71 (19.19%) Scrum
5 56 (15.14%) Waterfall
5 56 (15.14%) Workshop Facilitation
6 55 (14.86%) Project Management
7 54 (14.59%) Presales
8 53 (14.32%) User Stories
9 50 (13.51%) Analytics
10 48 (12.97%) DevOps
11 46 (12.43%) ERP
12 45 (12.16%) Mentoring
13 39 (10.54%) SDLC
14 37 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (9.46%) Data Analytics
16 31 (8.38%) Data Analysis
17 29 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
17 29 (7.84%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.11%) SQL
2 35 (9.46%) C#
3 29 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 24 (6.49%) Python
5 14 (3.78%) C
6 12 (3.24%) PHP
7 11 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.70%) C++
9 8 (2.16%) ActionScript
9 8 (2.16%) ActionScript 2.0
9 8 (2.16%) X++
10 6 (1.62%) Java
11 5 (1.35%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.35%) Scala
12 4 (1.08%) ES6
12 4 (1.08%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.08%) VBA
13 3 (0.81%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (9.46%) Degree
2 34 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.35%) ISEB
7 5 (1.35%) MBA
7 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.08%) PhD
9 2 (0.54%) IIBA
9 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CBAP
10 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.05%) PMO
2 13 (3.51%) Accessibility
2 13 (3.51%) QA
3 9 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.89%) GDPR
5 6 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.62%) NIST
5 6 (1.62%) NIST 800
System Software
1 60 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.30%) Docker
3 4 (1.08%) Firmware
4 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (6.22%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.22%) Single Sign-On
3 20 (5.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 20 (5.41%) SCCM
4 3 (0.81%) Terraform
5 2 (0.54%) Opsview
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 80 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.19%) Salesforce.com
3 28 (7.57%) SAP
4 27 (7.30%) Adobe
5 20 (5.41%) Apple
6 13 (3.51%) Infor
6 13 (3.51%) JD Edwards
6 13 (3.51%) Mercator
6 13 (3.51%) Sage
7 12 (3.24%) Oracle
8 11 (2.97%) Google
9 9 (2.43%) Epicor
10 7 (1.89%) Alteryx
10 7 (1.89%) IFS
10 7 (1.89%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.62%) Cisco
11 6 (1.62%) Cognos
12 5 (1.35%) IBM
12 5 (1.35%) JDA
12 5 (1.35%) Xamarin