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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 113 173 158
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -15
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 157 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 0.96% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.22% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 58 90
Average salary £47,000 £36,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.65% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £27,250 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -
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
6152 5427 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.71% 79.08% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 4599 5024
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +15 73 £41,500 -2.35% 11
Cheshire +37 63 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Lancashire +17 20 £47,000 +56.66% 2
Merseyside +2 3 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 214 (97.72%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (35.16%) Finance
3 66 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (24.20%) UML
5 51 (23.29%) Java
6 48 (21.92%) Scrum
7 47 (21.46%) Banking
8 44 (20.09%) CICS
8 44 (20.09%) COBOL
8 44 (20.09%) DB2
9 43 (19.63%) C#
10 42 (19.18%) Mainframe
11 41 (18.72%) Project Management
11 41 (18.72%) .NET
12 40 (18.26%) J2EE
12 40 (18.26%) QA
13 39 (17.81%) PRINCE2
14 36 (16.44%) Risk Analysis
15 33 (15.07%) SQL
16 31 (14.16%) Retail
17 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET
18 22 (10.05%) SQL Server
18 22 (10.05%) Windows
18 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
19 19 (8.68%) JavaScript
19 19 (8.68%) Degree
19 19 (8.68%) Mentoring
20 18 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (8.22%) CSS
20 18 (8.22%) ISEB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (20.09%) CICS
2 10 (4.57%) WordPress
3 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.91%) ArchestrA
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
1 13 (5.94%) MS Project
2 10 (4.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) FTP
2 6 (2.74%) Wireless
3 5 (2.28%) HTTP
4 4 (1.83%) Internet
4 4 (1.83%) Firewall
4 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.09%) DB2
2 22 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.57%) MySQL
4 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.74%) DTS
4 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) ClearCase
2 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.74%) JIRA
3 5 (2.28%) Subversion
3 5 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.28%) Selenium
4 3 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) JUnit
5 1 (0.46%) JMeter
5 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.46%) Gradle
General
1 77 (35.16%) Finance
2 47 (21.46%) Banking
3 31 (14.16%) Retail
4 10 (4.57%) Advertising
5 6 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.91%) Law
8 2 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (25.57%) Architect
2 49 (22.37%) Analyst
3 33 (15.07%) Designer
4 32 (14.61%) Project Manager
5 31 (14.16%) Developer
6 28 (12.79%) Applications Architect
7 25 (11.42%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (10.50%) Business Analyst
9 20 (9.13%) Test Analyst
10 17 (7.76%) Solutions Designer
11 16 (7.31%) Team Leader
12 14 (6.39%) .NET Team Leader
13 13 (5.94%) Development Team Leader
13 13 (5.94%) Software Team Leader
14 12 (5.48%) Web Developer
14 12 (5.48%) Software Development Team Leader
14 12 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (5.02%) PHP Developer
16 10 (4.57%) PHP Web Developer
16 10 (4.57%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.72%) .NET
2 40 (18.26%) J2EE
3 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET
4 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.22%) CSS
6 17 (7.76%) Web Services
7 16 (7.31%) HTML
7 16 (7.31%) jQuery
8 13 (5.94%) Ajax
9 11 (5.02%) WCF
9 11 (5.02%) HTML5
10 10 (4.57%) CSS3
11 8 (3.65%) XML
12 7 (3.20%) Middleware
13 6 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (2.74%) WPF
13 6 (2.74%) LINQ
13 6 (2.74%) .NET Remoting
13 6 (2.74%) WinForms
14 4 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.18%) Mainframe
2 16 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.94%) iSeries
4 10 (4.57%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.65%) PMI
6 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.91%) PDA
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) Open Source
9 1 (0.46%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) New Media
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.05%) Windows
2 10 (4.57%) Linux
3 3 (1.37%) UNIX
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.46%) AIX
5 1 (0.46%) HPUX
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (97.72%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (24.20%) UML
4 48 (21.92%) Scrum
5 41 (18.72%) Project Management
6 39 (17.81%) PRINCE2
7 36 (16.44%) Risk Analysis
8 19 (8.68%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.31%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.85%) OO
11 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
12 14 (6.39%) SOA
13 13 (5.94%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.02%) Software Testing
14 11 (5.02%) MVC
15 9 (4.11%) Project Planning
15 9 (4.11%) Portfolio Management
15 9 (4.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.29%) Java
2 44 (20.09%) COBOL
3 43 (19.63%) C#
4 33 (15.07%) SQL
5 19 (8.68%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.85%) PHP
7 13 (5.94%) RPG
8 7 (3.20%) C
9 6 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.74%) VB
10 4 (1.83%) Ada
10 4 (1.83%) C++
11 2 (0.91%) PHP5
11 2 (0.91%) Python
12 1 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) ISEB
3 15 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.11%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.11%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.37%) MCSD
8 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.46%) HND
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
9 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.26%) QA
2 6 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) CA Endevor
2 3 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (5.94%) Oracle
2 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.20%) HP
4 4 (1.83%) VMware
5 3 (1.37%) IBM
6 2 (0.91%) Remedy
6 2 (0.91%) Zend
6 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.91%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.46%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Siebel
7 1 (0.46%) Progress
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Salary: Good
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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