Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Requirements Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 469 443
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 +30
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Analysis 1,016 995 1,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 690 766 1,145
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +13.64%

Requirements Analysis 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,079 152,958 180,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.52% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,673 125,376 150,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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
England +2 981 £52,500 - 127
UK excluding London +18 651 £47,500 +5.56% 99
London -23 349 £61,500 +2.50% 40
South East -6 189 £45,000 -14.29% 27
North of England -32 130 £50,750 +35.33% 9
Midlands +58 127 £50,000 +17.65% 12
West Midlands +55 98 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +7 96 £52,000 +48.57% 4
East of England +21 91 £56,250 +18.42% 22
South West +9 91 £46,000 +8.88% 17
East Midlands +8 28 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Yorkshire +4 28 £43,250 -17.62% 4
Scotland -51 18 £43,000 +12.42% 8
North East -15 6 £85,000 +137.98% 1
Wales -5 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Northern Ireland +1 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 373 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (32.48%) SQL
3 293 (28.84%) Finance
4 240 (23.62%) SDLC
5 232 (22.83%) Degree
6 221 (21.75%) Software Engineering
7 192 (18.90%) Scrum
8 186 (18.31%) Business Analysis
9 180 (17.72%) C#
10 171 (16.83%) JavaScript
11 163 (16.04%) Microsoft
12 155 (15.26%) SQL Server
13 154 (15.16%) HTML
13 154 (15.16%) Java
14 143 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 142 (13.98%) .NET
15 142 (13.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 139 (13.68%) UML
17 125 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
18 121 (11.91%) Project Management
18 121 (11.91%) Computer Science
19 116 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
20 112 (11.02%) ITIL
21 109 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
22 106 (10.43%) Windows
22 106 (10.43%) C
22 106 (10.43%) Oracle
23 105 (10.33%) Web Services
23 105 (10.33%) Security Cleared
24 104 (10.24%) OO

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (4.33%) Confluence
2 32 (3.15%) WebSphere
3 27 (2.66%) Apache Spark
4 21 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.87%) CMS
6 16 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
8 14 (1.38%) Apache
9 11 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.69%) Drupal
12 7 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.69%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.59%) IIS
13 6 (0.59%) JBoss
13 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.098%) InVision
8 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.098%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.79%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.69%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.30%) Maximo
8 2 (0.20%) Aligne
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.20%) Endur
8 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.098%) assyst
9 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.098%) FastStats
9 1 (0.098%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.098%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 109 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (2.36%) SaaS
6 19 (1.87%) PaaS
7 16 (1.57%) IaaS
8 10 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.89%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.79%) GitHub
11 6 (0.59%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.39%) Office 365
13 3 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (0.30%) Force.com
13 3 (0.30%) Serverless
13 3 (0.30%) Slack
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.74%) Firewall
2 35 (3.44%) Internet
3 26 (2.56%) DNS
4 24 (2.36%) DHCP
5 22 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (2.17%) VPN
6 21 (2.07%) SNMP
7 20 (1.97%) BGP
7 20 (1.97%) OSPF
8 19 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (1.87%) FWSM
8 19 (1.87%) IPsec
8 19 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
9 14 (1.38%) Network Security
10 13 (1.28%) HTTP
11 11 (1.08%) Intranet
12 8 (0.79%) WebEx
13 7 (0.69%) Skype
14 6 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
14 6 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (4.72%) Big Data
5 43 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.76%) GIS
8 28 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 28 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (2.26%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.67%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.48%) Power BI
13 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.28%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.59%) JIRA
3 48 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 29 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 28 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.36%) Selenium
8 21 (2.07%) WebDriver
9 19 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.87%) HP UFT
9 19 (1.87%) JUnit
10 18 (1.77%) NUnit
11 14 (1.38%) Subversion
12 12 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.98%) ProC
14 9 (0.89%) Ant
15 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.69%) Gradle
15 7 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 293 (28.84%) Finance
2 67 (6.59%) Retail
3 54 (5.31%) Banking
4 51 (5.02%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.25%) Marketing
6 30 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.66%) Legal
8 24 (2.36%) Advertising
9 18 (1.77%) Local Government
10 17 (1.67%) Electronics
10 17 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.57%) Publishing
12 14 (1.38%) Front Office
12 14 (1.38%) German Language
13 8 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.79%) Military
14 7 (0.69%) Law
15 6 (0.59%) Automotive
15 6 (0.59%) Back Office
15 6 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 289 (28.44%) Analyst
2 212 (20.87%) Business Analyst
3 194 (19.09%) Developer
4 153 (15.06%) Architect
5 87 (8.56%) Software Engineer
6 76 (7.48%) Consultant
7 72 (7.09%) C# Developer
7 72 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
8 64 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 56 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
10 48 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (4.53%) Software Developer
12 34 (3.35%) Java Engineer
13 32 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
13 32 (3.15%) Cloud Architect
13 32 (3.15%) Senior Developer
14 30 (2.95%) QA Analyst
15 29 (2.85%) Java Developer
15 29 (2.85%) Senior Business Analyst
15 29 (2.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (15.16%) HTML
2 142 (13.98%) .NET
3 105 (10.33%) Web Services
4 95 (9.35%) CSS
5 91 (8.96%) XML
6 76 (7.48%) ASP.NET
7 72 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 68 (6.69%) jQuery
9 62 (6.10%) JSON
10 50 (4.92%) RESTful
11 47 (4.63%) Spring
11 47 (4.63%) WCF
12 44 (4.33%) J2EE
13 41 (4.04%) REST
14 38 (3.74%) HTML5
15 36 (3.54%) AngularJS
16 34 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (3.05%) JMS
17 31 (3.05%) JSF
18 29 (2.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 116 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (9.06%) Self-Motivation
4 77 (7.58%) Data Centre
5 66 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (5.31%) Management Information System
7 47 (4.63%) User Experience
8 42 (4.13%) Algorithms
8 42 (4.13%) Mobile App
9 41 (4.04%) CMDB
10 26 (2.56%) Virtual Team
11 25 (2.46%) PKI
11 25 (2.46%) Public Cloud
12 22 (2.17%) Data Structures
12 22 (2.17%) PMI
13 21 (2.07%) Fintech
13 21 (2.07%) FMCG
14 19 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
15 18 (1.77%) Driving Licence
15 18 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.43%) Windows
2 100 (9.84%) Linux
3 43 (4.23%) Unix
4 25 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.97%) AIX
6 19 (1.87%) Windows Phone
6 19 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
7 15 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.89%) CentOS
9 8 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.49%) Android
10 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.49%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) HPUX
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.30%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (23.62%) SDLC
3 221 (21.75%) Software Engineering
4 192 (18.90%) Scrum
5 186 (18.31%) Business Analysis
6 143 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (13.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 139 (13.68%) UML
9 125 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
10 121 (11.91%) Project Management
11 112 (11.02%) ITIL
12 104 (10.24%) OO
13 102 (10.04%) Migration
14 99 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 95 (9.35%) Mentoring
16 89 (8.76%) DevOps
16 89 (8.76%) Presales
17 83 (8.17%) Unit Testing
18 82 (8.07%) MVC
19 79 (7.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 330 (32.48%) SQL
2 180 (17.72%) C#
3 171 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 154 (15.16%) Java
5 106 (10.43%) C
6 86 (8.46%) C++
7 80 (7.87%) Python
8 58 (5.71%) PL/SQL
9 54 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 38 (3.74%) VB
11 30 (2.95%) Perl
12 26 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.26%) Scala
14 21 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.87%) VB6
16 16 (1.57%) PHP
17 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.89%) Assembly Language
18 9 (0.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 232 (22.83%) Degree
2 105 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 74 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 72 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (5.61%) PMI Certification
6 48 (4.72%) DV Cleared
7 43 (4.23%) ISEB
8 37 (3.64%) PMP
9 30 (2.95%) MCP
10 23 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.97%) CCNP
13 14 (1.38%) CISSP
14 12 (1.18%) CEH
14 12 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (0.98%) MCSA
15 10 (0.98%) MCSE
16 6 (0.59%) IIBA
17 5 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.74%) QA
2 19 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.18%) GPG13
6 10 (0.98%) PMO
7 7 (0.69%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.39%) COBIT
8 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.30%) GDPR
9 3 (0.30%) IEC 62304
9 3 (0.30%) JTAG
9 3 (0.30%) MiFID
10 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.20%) UCITS
11 1 (0.098%) FISMA
11 1 (0.098%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.098%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
2 40 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.46%) Firmware
4 20 (1.97%) Docker
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.30%) HDFS
7 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.20%) pfSense
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 19 (1.87%) Ansible
3 12 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.69%) Kibana
5 7 (0.69%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.59%) Oozie
6 6 (0.59%) Terraform
6 6 (0.59%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.098%) Graphite
8 1 (0.098%) Graylog
8 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.098%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 163 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 106 (10.43%) Oracle
3 57 (5.61%) VMware
4 52 (5.12%) SAP
5 41 (4.04%) WorldPay
6 38 (3.74%) Citrix
7 33 (3.25%) Google
8 31 (3.05%) BMC
8 31 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 28 (2.76%) HP
10 26 (2.56%) Cisco
11 23 (2.26%) Juniper
12 22 (2.17%) F5
12 22 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 22 (2.17%) Pega
13 20 (1.97%) CA
13 20 (1.97%) Informatica
14 19 (1.87%) IBM
15 17 (1.67%) EMC
15 17 (1.67%) Rackspace