Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Engineering
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 1141 1221
Rank change year-on-year +105 +80 +27
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Engineering 157 135 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.067% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.075% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 106 101 91
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +3.13%

Requirements Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158853 180408 194627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.89% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127692 150037 158181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Requirements Engineering in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Requirements Engineering in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +93 135 £41,250 -17.50% 4
UK excluding London +78 80 £37,500 -11.76% 1
London +72 72 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West +36 48 £37,500 +13.64%
Scotland +15 9 - -
Wales -3 8 £40,000 -
Midlands +39 7 - -
North of England 0 7 £24,000 -22.05% 1
North West -30 7 £24,000 -7.69% 1
East Midlands - 7 - -
South East +78 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 92 (58.60%) Business Analysis
2 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (33.12%) Project Management
4 48 (30.57%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (27.39%) Degree
6 39 (24.84%) Validation
7 34 (21.66%) Software Engineering
7 34 (21.66%) Security Cleared
8 33 (21.02%) Scrum
9 32 (20.38%) Finance
9 32 (20.38%) SDLC
10 31 (19.75%) Java
11 30 (19.11%) UML
12 28 (17.83%) Linux
13 27 (17.20%) C
14 26 (16.56%) SQL
15 23 (14.65%) Banking
16 21 (13.38%) Data Analysis
16 21 (13.38%) C++
17 20 (12.74%) Presales
18 18 (11.46%) DevOps
18 18 (11.46%) Coaching
18 18 (11.46%) Use Case
19 17 (10.83%) Agile Project Management
20 16 (10.19%) BPMN
21 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
21 14 (8.92%) Business Process Modelling
22 13 (8.28%) Data Integration
22 13 (8.28%) ISEB

Requirements Engineering
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 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) DHCP
1 1 (0.64%) GoToMeeting
1 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.10%) Big Data
2 6 (3.82%) QlikView
3 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Eclipse
2 7 (4.46%) JBehave
2 7 (4.46%) JUnit
3 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Mockito
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Banking
3 13 (8.28%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Billing
5 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (51.59%) Analyst
2 75 (47.77%) Business Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) Software Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Java Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (10.83%) Agile Coach
6 16 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (10.19%) Senior Business Analyst
7 15 (9.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) Business IT Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) IT Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) IT Business Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate IT Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) IT Graduate
10 10 (6.37%) Consultant
11 9 (5.73%) Business Consultant
11 9 (5.73%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) HTML
1 5 (3.18%) XML
2 4 (2.55%) .NET
3 3 (1.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) Akka
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
4 1 (0.64%) Kafka
4 1 (0.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.64%) React Native
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.46%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.83%) Linux
2 3 (1.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) CentOS
3 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.60%) Business Analysis
2 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.12%) Project Management
3 52 (33.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (24.84%) Validation
5 34 (21.66%) Software Engineering
6 33 (21.02%) Scrum
7 32 (20.38%) SDLC
8 30 (19.11%) UML
9 21 (13.38%) Data Analysis
10 20 (12.74%) Presales
11 18 (11.46%) Coaching
11 18 (11.46%) DevOps
11 18 (11.46%) Use Case
12 17 (10.83%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (10.19%) BPMN
14 14 (8.92%) Business Process Modelling
15 13 (8.28%) Data Integration
16 12 (7.64%) Change Management
16 12 (7.64%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) Java
2 27 (17.20%) C
3 26 (16.56%) SQL
4 21 (13.38%) C++
5 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.27%) Embedded C++
5 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) C#
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby
6 1 (0.64%) Scala
6 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (27.39%) Degree
2 34 (21.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.28%) ISEB
4 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.55%) APMP
6 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.55%) PMP
6 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) DICOM
2 1 (0.64%) HL7
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
1 1 (0.64%) Firmware
1 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle
3 8 (5.10%) Cognizant
4 7 (4.46%) Siemens
5 1 (0.64%) VMware
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