The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 131 197 176
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -21
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 145 48 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 0.69% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.85% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 125 39 80
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6266 5621 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.51% 80.62% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5393 4701 5369
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,456 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Waterfall
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Waterfall Salary Trend in the North West

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Waterfall across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Waterfall Salary Histogram in the North West

Waterfall
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 71 £47,000 +17.50% 9
Cheshire +22 45 £42,500 -15.00%
Lancashire +14 17 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Merseyside +15 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 278 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (36.62%) Finance
3 86 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (25.70%) Java
5 65 (22.89%) Banking
6 64 (22.54%) UML
7 63 (22.18%) Project Management
8 60 (21.13%) .NET
9 59 (20.77%) SQL
10 58 (20.42%) J2EE
11 56 (19.72%) C#
11 56 (19.72%) DB2
12 54 (19.01%) CICS
12 54 (19.01%) COBOL
13 52 (18.31%) Mainframe
14 46 (16.20%) QA
14 46 (16.20%) Risk Analysis
15 45 (15.85%) PRINCE2
15 45 (15.85%) Retail
16 43 (15.14%) Scrum
17 40 (14.08%) ASP.NET
18 39 (13.73%) Mentoring
19 35 (12.32%) .NET Framework
20 30 (10.56%) ISEB
20 30 (10.56%) Microsoft
20 30 (10.56%) SQL Server
20 30 (10.56%) Web Services
21 28 (9.86%) Oracle
22 27 (9.51%) JavaScript
22 27 (9.51%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 54 (19.01%) CICS
2 12 (4.23%) WordPress
3 11 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 2 (0.70%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (6.34%) MS Project
2 13 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.82%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.52%) Internet
2 8 (2.82%) Wireless
2 8 (2.82%) FTP
2 8 (2.82%) HTTP
3 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.70%) Extranet
5 1 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.72%) DB2
2 30 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.23%) MySQL
4 8 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.82%) DTS
4 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.11%) MS Access
6 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.06%) QlikView
7 3 (1.06%) OLAP
7 3 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.87%) Selenium
2 10 (3.52%) ClearCase
3 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.82%) Subversion
4 8 (2.82%) JIRA
5 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.06%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.70%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.35%) JUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.35%) Gradle
10 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 104 (36.62%) Finance
2 65 (22.89%) Banking
3 45 (15.85%) Retail
4 10 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.11%) Advertising
7 4 (1.41%) Billing
7 4 (1.41%) Automotive
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (24.30%) Architect
2 56 (19.72%) Developer
3 51 (17.96%) Analyst
4 45 (15.85%) Designer
5 39 (13.73%) Project Manager
6 34 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (10.92%) Business Analyst
8 30 (10.56%) Applications Architect
9 21 (7.39%) Solutions Designer
10 19 (6.69%) Team Leader
10 19 (6.69%) Software Team Leader
11 18 (6.34%) .NET Team Leader
11 18 (6.34%) Software Development Team Leader
11 18 (6.34%) Development Team Leader
12 15 (5.28%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.93%) Test Manager
13 14 (4.93%) Test Analyst
13 14 (4.93%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.23%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.13%) .NET
2 58 (20.42%) J2EE
3 40 (14.08%) ASP.NET
4 35 (12.32%) .NET Framework
5 30 (10.56%) Web Services
6 23 (8.10%) CSS
6 23 (8.10%) jQuery
7 21 (7.39%) XML
8 20 (7.04%) Ajax
9 18 (6.34%) HTML
10 14 (4.93%) WCF
11 13 (4.58%) HTML5
12 12 (4.23%) CSS3
12 12 (4.23%) SOAP
13 10 (3.52%) WSDL
13 10 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (2.82%) LINQ
14 8 (2.82%) .NET Remoting
14 8 (2.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.31%) Mainframe
2 23 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.69%) iSeries
4 12 (4.23%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.17%) PMI
6 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.41%) Open Source
7 4 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) PDA
9 2 (0.70%) Statistics
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
10 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.39%) Windows
2 11 (3.87%) Linux
3 8 (2.82%) UNIX
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) HPUX
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (22.54%) UML
4 63 (22.18%) Project Management
5 46 (16.20%) Risk Analysis
6 45 (15.85%) PRINCE2
7 43 (15.14%) Scrum
8 39 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 27 (9.51%) Business Analysis
10 20 (7.04%) Risk Management
11 19 (6.69%) MVC
11 19 (6.69%) OO
11 19 (6.69%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (5.28%) SOA
14 15 (5.28%) Coaching
15 14 (4.93%) Test Strategy
15 14 (4.93%) Change Management
15 14 (4.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.70%) Java
2 59 (20.77%) SQL
3 56 (19.72%) C#
4 54 (19.01%) COBOL
5 27 (9.51%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.04%) PHP
7 19 (6.69%) RPG
8 18 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.82%) VB
9 8 (2.82%) C
10 6 (2.11%) C++
11 4 (1.41%) Python
11 4 (1.41%) Ada
11 4 (1.41%) PHP5
12 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.06%) Ruby
12 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) Perl
13 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (10.56%) ISEB
2 19 (6.69%) Degree
3 16 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (3.87%) PMI Certification
6 10 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.17%) MCSD
8 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.06%) PMP
10 1 (0.35%) MCTS
10 1 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.20%) QA
2 9 (3.17%) SLA
3 6 (2.11%) ISO 14001
3 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Firmware
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (2.11%) HP
4 5 (1.76%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.41%) IBM
6 3 (1.06%) Zend
7 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.70%) Wonderware
7 2 (0.70%) Remedy
7 2 (0.70%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Northgate
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Progress
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Sage
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