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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 131 195 177
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -18
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 134 44 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 0.66% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.81% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 126 36 73
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +10.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +24 68 £44,000 -2.16% 5
Cheshire +24 35 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Lancashire +6 16 £47,000 -14.54% 1
Merseyside +17 11 £62,500 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 293 (97.34%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (39.20%) Finance
3 85 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (26.91%) Java
5 67 (22.26%) UML
6 65 (21.59%) Banking
7 64 (21.26%) SQL
7 64 (21.26%) .NET
7 64 (21.26%) J2EE
7 64 (21.26%) Project Management
8 57 (18.94%) C#
9 56 (18.60%) DB2
10 54 (17.94%) COBOL
10 54 (17.94%) CICS
11 52 (17.28%) Mainframe
12 49 (16.28%) Retail
13 48 (15.95%) Mentoring
14 47 (15.61%) PRINCE2
15 46 (15.28%) Risk Analysis
16 45 (14.95%) QA
17 40 (13.29%) ASP.NET
18 39 (12.96%) Web Services
19 37 (12.29%) ISEB
19 37 (12.29%) Scrum
20 35 (11.63%) .NET Framework
21 34 (11.30%) Oracle
21 34 (11.30%) SQL Server
22 33 (10.96%) JavaScript
23 32 (10.63%) Microsoft
24 31 (10.30%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (17.94%) CICS
2 11 (3.65%) WordPress
3 10 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.66%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.66%) JBoss
6 2 (0.66%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (4.98%) MS Project
2 10 (3.32%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (3.99%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.32%) Internet
2 8 (2.66%) Wireless
2 8 (2.66%) FTP
2 8 (2.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.33%) Firewall
4 3 (1.00%) Intranet
5 2 (0.66%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.60%) DB2
2 34 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (3.65%) MySQL
5 8 (2.66%) DTS
5 8 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.99%) MS Access
8 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.00%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.00%) QlikView
10 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.00%) OLAP
10 3 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (4.65%) Selenium
2 10 (3.32%) Subversion
2 10 (3.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.66%) ClearCase
4 7 (2.33%) JIRA
5 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.66%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (39.20%) Finance
2 65 (21.59%) Banking
3 49 (16.28%) Retail
4 15 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.66%) Billing
6 4 (1.33%) Legal
6 4 (1.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.00%) Advertising
7 3 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (23.92%) Architect
2 58 (19.27%) Developer
3 54 (17.94%) Analyst
4 46 (15.28%) Designer
5 40 (13.29%) Project Manager
6 39 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
7 34 (11.30%) Business Analyst
8 30 (9.97%) Applications Architect
9 21 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
10 19 (6.31%) Team Leader
10 19 (6.31%) Software Team Leader
11 18 (5.98%) .NET Team Leader
11 18 (5.98%) Software Development Team Leader
11 18 (5.98%) Development Team Leader
12 15 (4.98%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.98%) Test Manager
13 14 (4.65%) Test Analyst
13 14 (4.65%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.65%) Senior Manager
13 14 (4.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.26%) .NET
1 64 (21.26%) J2EE
2 40 (13.29%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.96%) Web Services
4 35 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 28 (9.30%) CSS
6 27 (8.97%) XML
7 23 (7.64%) HTML
8 22 (7.31%) jQuery
9 19 (6.31%) Ajax
10 14 (4.65%) WCF
11 13 (4.32%) HTML5
12 12 (3.99%) CSS3
12 12 (3.99%) SOAP
13 10 (3.32%) WSDL
14 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.66%) LINQ
15 8 (2.66%) .NET Remoting
15 8 (2.66%) WinForms
15 8 (2.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.28%) Mainframe
2 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.31%) iSeries
4 11 (3.65%) PMI
4 11 (3.65%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.33%) Open Source
6 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.66%) PDA
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.33%) Life Science
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) VUI
9 1 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.98%) Windows
2 9 (2.99%) Linux
3 7 (2.33%) UNIX
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (97.34%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (22.26%) UML
4 64 (21.26%) Project Management
5 48 (15.95%) Mentoring
6 47 (15.61%) PRINCE2
7 46 (15.28%) Risk Analysis
8 37 (12.29%) Scrum
9 31 (10.30%) Business Analysis
10 22 (7.31%) MVC
11 21 (6.98%) Risk Management
12 20 (6.64%) OO
13 19 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (6.31%) Unit Testing
14 17 (5.65%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.65%) Coaching
14 17 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (5.32%) Test Strategy
15 16 (5.32%) SOA
15 16 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.91%) Java
2 64 (21.26%) SQL
3 57 (18.94%) C#
4 54 (17.94%) COBOL
5 33 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.64%) PHP
7 19 (6.31%) RPG
8 18 (5.98%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.66%) VB
10 7 (2.33%) C
11 5 (1.66%) C++
12 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.33%) Python
12 4 (1.33%) PHP5
13 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.00%) Ruby
13 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.00%) Perl
14 2 (0.66%) Ada
14 2 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (12.29%) ISEB
2 24 (7.97%) ISTQB
3 19 (6.31%) Degree
4 14 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.99%) MCSD
5 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.33%) PMP
10 2 (0.66%) HND
11 1 (0.33%) CBAP
11 1 (0.33%) HNC
11 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.95%) QA
2 9 (2.99%) SLA
3 8 (2.66%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.33%) ISO 14001
4 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.99%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (11.30%) Oracle
2 32 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.66%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.33%) HP
5 3 (1.00%) IBM
5 3 (1.00%) Zend
6 2 (0.66%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.66%) Remedy
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Northgate
7 1 (0.33%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Progress
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago