The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.83% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Waterfall
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 160 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 79.82% 85.11% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 137 112
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Chester region.

Waterfall Salary Trend in Chester

Waterfall
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification