Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Requirements Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 335 341
Rank change year-on-year +48 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 46 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 11
South West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £46,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

Requirements Engineering 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9252 9636 10507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.85% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7614 8032 8826
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Requirements Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering in the South West.

Salary trend for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bristol +6 35 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +29 6 £57,500 +21.05%
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Requirements Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 33 (71.74%) Software Engineering
2 29 (63.04%) Validation
3 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 26 (56.52%) C
5 24 (52.17%) UML
6 21 (45.65%) Java
7 20 (43.48%) C++
8 19 (41.30%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
9 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (26.09%) Data Analysis
10 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
10 12 (26.09%) Big Data
11 10 (21.74%) JUnit
12 9 (19.57%) JBehave
13 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
14 6 (13.04%) Embedded C++
14 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
14 6 (13.04%) Simulink
15 5 (10.87%) Delphi
15 5 (10.87%) TDD
15 5 (10.87%) BDD
16 4 (8.70%) APMP
16 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
16 4 (8.70%) OO
16 4 (8.70%) ITIL
16 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
16 4 (8.70%) OOD

Requirements Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Simulink
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 10 (21.74%) JUnit
3 9 (19.57%) JBehave
4 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) MATLAB Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Software Engineering
2 29 (63.04%) Validation
3 24 (52.17%) UML
4 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.09%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) OOD
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.70%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
9 2 (4.35%) Innovative Thinking
9 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
4 6 (13.04%) Embedded C++
4 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
5 5 (10.87%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) APMP
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA