Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Requirements Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 115 93
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 0
Permanent jobs citing Requirements Gathering 1,905 4,234 5,979
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 2.90% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 3.15% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 3,620 4,883
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,012
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 72,835 134,554 162,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.25% 92.22% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,989 105,836 130,616
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Requirements Gathering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the UK

Requirements Gathering
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Requirements Gathering in the UK

Requirements Gathering
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Requirements Gathering in the UK

Requirements Gathering
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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 -26 1,736 £55,000 +4.76% 172
UK excluding London -22 988 £50,000 +11.11% 116
London -24 833 £62,500 +4.17% 70
South East -4 316 £55,000 +10.00% 23
North of England -5 232 £48,750 +13.37% 33
Work from Home -17 189 £60,000 - 25
Midlands -28 150 £45,000 - 26
North West -37 125 £50,000 +17.65% 9
South West +22 118 £47,500 +5.56% 11
West Midlands -27 117 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Yorkshire +121 97 £42,500 -5.56% 22
East of England +3 74 £52,500 - 9
Scotland +11 64 £50,000 +17.65% 10
East Midlands -4 29 £42,500 - 6
Northern Ireland +7 25 £42,500 -15.00%
Wales -3 11 £43,750 -2.78% 4
North East -2 10 £48,750 +14.71% 2

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 840 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (25.51%) Finance
3 430 (22.57%) SQL
4 358 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 309 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 278 (14.59%) C#
7 273 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 262 (13.75%) .NET
9 258 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
10 257 (13.49%) Azure
11 255 (13.39%) Degree
12 244 (12.81%) JavaScript
12 244 (12.81%) Project Management
13 241 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
14 231 (12.13%) SDLC
15 228 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
16 226 (11.86%) SQL Server
17 216 (11.34%) User Stories
18 197 (10.34%) HTML
19 191 (10.03%) Scrum
20 178 (9.34%) Analytics
21 171 (8.98%) Oracle
22 152 (7.98%) Data Modelling
23 149 (7.82%) Waterfall
24 143 (7.51%) AWS
25 142 (7.45%) Power Platform
26 135 (7.09%) Project Delivery
27 133 (6.98%) JIRA
27 133 (6.98%) QA
28 132 (6.93%) Power BI

Requirements Gathering
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 59 (3.10%) Confluence
2 52 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.20%) SAS
4 17 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 10 (0.52%) IIS
6 8 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.42%) CMS
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.21%) Apache
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.16%) Documentum
8 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.16%) Mule
9 2 (0.10%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.10%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 39 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.26%) Sketch
8 3 (0.16%) Figma
8 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.10%) InVision
9 2 (0.10%) Marvel
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 63 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (1.73%) NetSuite
3 33 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (1.05%) SAP SD
5 17 (0.89%) SAP BPC
6 13 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.63%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.63%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.52%) Magento
8 10 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.42%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.37%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.31%) Primavera
11 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.31%) SAP PM
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 257 (13.49%) Azure
2 143 (7.51%) AWS
3 142 (7.45%) Power Platform
4 96 (5.04%) Dynamics 365
5 87 (4.57%) SaaS
6 70 (3.67%) Office 365
7 23 (1.21%) PowerApps
8 21 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 17 (0.89%) Logic Apps
11 16 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 16 (0.84%) Serverless
12 13 (0.68%) GitHub
13 12 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.63%) GCP
14 10 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.52%) PaaS
15 9 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (0.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.94%) Internet
1 18 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (0.89%) Skype
3 15 (0.79%) SSL
4 12 (0.63%) WAN
5 11 (0.58%) VPN
6 10 (0.52%) MQTT
7 8 (0.42%) Intranet
8 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.31%) Broadband
9 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.26%) Firewall
11 4 (0.21%) LAN
11 4 (0.21%) Network Security
11 4 (0.21%) RSVP
12 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.10%) LTE
12 2 (0.10%) NGN
12 2 (0.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 132 (6.93%) Power BI
3 109 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
4 101 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 84 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 75 (3.94%) Big Data
8 63 (3.31%) RDBMS
9 53 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (2.62%) MySQL
11 47 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 41 (2.15%) Hadoop
13 40 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
14 34 (1.78%) Data Lake
15 28 (1.47%) Pentaho
16 27 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 23 (1.21%) Base SAS
17 23 (1.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 23 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 133 (6.98%) JIRA
2 94 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 55 (2.89%) Visual Studio
5 49 (2.57%) Selenium
6 45 (2.36%) Bitbucket
7 41 (2.15%) Subversion
8 38 (1.99%) SoapUI
9 34 (1.78%) LoadRunner
10 30 (1.57%) HP UFT
11 28 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.31%) Android Studio
12 25 (1.31%) Xcode
13 22 (1.15%) Maven
14 16 (0.84%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.84%) gulp
15 15 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (0.73%) webpack
17 13 (0.68%) Grunt
18 12 (0.63%) Artifactory
General
1 486 (25.51%) Finance
2 131 (6.88%) Marketing
3 98 (5.14%) Retail
4 92 (4.83%) Law
5 53 (2.78%) Banking
6 48 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.31%) Public Sector
8 36 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.57%) Local Government
10 29 (1.52%) Legal
11 24 (1.26%) Front Office
12 15 (0.79%) Back Office
13 13 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.63%) Advertising
15 11 (0.58%) Police
15 11 (0.58%) Publishing
16 10 (0.52%) Automotive
16 10 (0.52%) French Language
17 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 552 (28.98%) Analyst
2 430 (22.57%) Business Analyst
3 407 (21.36%) Developer
4 238 (12.49%) Consultant
5 123 (6.46%) Architect
6 101 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 79 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
8 71 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
9 69 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 68 (3.57%) Software Engineer
11 66 (3.46%) .NET Developer
12 62 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 58 (3.04%) Product Manager
14 56 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
15 54 (2.83%) C# Developer
16 52 (2.73%) Technical Analyst
17 50 (2.62%) Product Owner
18 47 (2.47%) SAP Consultant
18 47 (2.47%) Senior Business Analyst
19 45 (2.36%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (13.75%) .NET
2 197 (10.34%) HTML
3 124 (6.51%) CSS
4 106 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 84 (4.41%) XML
6 80 (4.20%) Web Services
7 77 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 76 (3.99%) React
9 73 (3.83%) .NET Framework
10 68 (3.57%) SOAP
11 63 (3.31%) REST
12 60 (3.15%) .NET Core
13 56 (2.94%) jQuery
14 46 (2.41%) HTML5
15 38 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (1.89%) Redux
17 34 (1.78%) React Native
18 30 (1.57%) Entity Framework
19 29 (1.52%) Middleware
20 27 (1.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 258 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.35%) User Experience
3 75 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 68 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 40 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 29 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 27 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
11 13 (0.68%) Derivative
11 13 (0.68%) Driving Licence
11 13 (0.68%) Reinsurance
12 12 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.63%) SCADA
13 10 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.52%) PMI
14 8 (0.42%) Blog
14 8 (0.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 58 (3.04%) Unix
2 55 (2.89%) Linux
3 47 (2.47%) Windows
4 45 (2.36%) Android
4 45 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.052%) CentOS
8 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.052%) Solaris
8 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.052%) VMS
8 1 (0.052%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 273 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 244 (12.81%) Project Management
5 241 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
6 231 (12.13%) SDLC
7 228 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
8 216 (11.34%) User Stories
9 191 (10.03%) Scrum
10 178 (9.34%) Analytics
11 152 (7.98%) Data Modelling
12 149 (7.82%) Waterfall
13 135 (7.09%) Project Delivery
14 123 (6.46%) CRM
14 123 (6.46%) Software Engineering
15 120 (6.30%) ETL
15 120 (6.30%) Test Automation
16 119 (6.25%) Computer Science
17 116 (6.09%) Migration
18 109 (5.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 430 (22.57%) SQL
2 278 (14.59%) C#
3 244 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 130 (6.82%) Java
5 90 (4.72%) Python
6 59 (3.10%) C
7 55 (2.89%) C++
8 51 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 48 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 38 (1.99%) PHP
11 32 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.21%) VB
13 19 (1.00%) VBA
14 17 (0.89%) R
15 16 (0.84%) Apex Code
15 16 (0.84%) HiveQL
15 16 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.73%) ABAP
17 13 (0.68%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 255 (13.39%) Degree
2 68 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 44 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.73%) ISEB
6 31 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.05%) PMP
8 17 (0.89%) CBAP
8 17 (0.89%) Master's Degree
9 15 (0.79%) IIBA
9 15 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.42%) SAP Certification
12 7 (0.37%) ACCA
12 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.98%) QA
2 70 (3.67%) PMO
3 29 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.21%) GDPR
5 12 (0.63%) SLA
6 9 (0.47%) MiFID
7 8 (0.42%) EMIR
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.21%) PSD2
8 4 (0.21%) SEPA
9 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (2.05%) Docker
2 19 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.00%) HDFS
3 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) Xen
6 3 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.94%) Ansible
3 16 (0.84%) Terraform
4 10 (0.52%) SCCM
5 7 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.21%) Puppet
7 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.21%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.10%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.052%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.052%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.052%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.052%) Oozie
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.052%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 358 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 171 (8.98%) Oracle
3 130 (6.82%) SAP
4 77 (4.04%) ServiceNow
5 75 (3.94%) Tableau
6 72 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (2.20%) Google
8 29 (1.52%) Cloudera
9 23 (1.21%) IBM
10 22 (1.15%) Remedy
11 21 (1.10%) Xamarin
12 19 (1.00%) Informatica
13 18 (0.94%) VMware
14 16 (0.84%) Talend
15 14 (0.73%) Workday
16 13 (0.68%) hybris
17 12 (0.63%) Adobe
18 11 (0.58%) Capita
18 11 (0.58%) Cisco
18 11 (0.58%) webMethods