The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 19 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.95% - 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% - 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Waterfall
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 140 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.90% 69.65% 67.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 112 117
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Salary Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft