Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 316 333
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 41 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 6
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,550 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 9,081 9,356 10,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.82% 89.90% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,424 7,723 8,749
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 30 £37,500 - 4
Gloucestershire +39 6 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Requirements Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering 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 West region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 27 (65.85%) Validation
2 24 (58.54%) C
3 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
4 22 (53.66%) Java
5 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
6 18 (43.90%) UML
7 17 (41.46%) C++
7 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
7 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (34.15%) BDD
8 14 (34.15%) TDD
9 13 (31.71%) Linux
10 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
11 8 (19.51%) Big Data
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (17.07%) OOD
12 7 (17.07%) OO
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
12 7 (17.07%) MATLAB
12 7 (17.07%) Simulink
13 6 (14.63%) Matrix Organization
13 6 (14.63%) Programme Delivery
13 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL
13 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
13 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (14.63%) Finance

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 7 (17.07%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) JBehave
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Software Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Test Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) MATLAB Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) QA Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Validation
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 18 (43.90%) UML
4 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
5 14 (34.15%) BDD
5 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) OOD
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
9 6 (14.63%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) Scrum
11 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 17 (41.46%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
4 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
4 7 (17.07%) MATLAB
5 5 (12.20%) Delphi
6 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) APMP
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA