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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 133 154 170
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 139 79 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.15% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.49% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 69 78
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £27,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6021 5312 5706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.90% 77.59% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4491 4957
Average salary £40,000 £38,143 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 0 65 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Cheshire +34 56 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Lancashire +11 18 £47,000 +56.66% 1
Merseyside +1 2 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (35.86%) Finance
2 65 (32.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (26.77%) UML
4 50 (25.25%) Java
5 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (22.22%) Scrum
7 43 (21.72%) Banking
8 41 (20.71%) CICS
8 41 (20.71%) COBOL
8 41 (20.71%) DB2
9 40 (20.20%) C#
9 40 (20.20%) .NET
9 40 (20.20%) J2EE
9 40 (20.20%) Project Management
10 39 (19.70%) Mainframe
11 37 (18.69%) PRINCE2
12 34 (17.17%) QA
12 34 (17.17%) Risk Analysis
13 26 (13.13%) SQL
13 26 (13.13%) ASP.NET
14 24 (12.12%) Retail
15 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
16 19 (9.60%) Windows
16 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
16 19 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (9.60%) .NET Framework
17 18 (9.09%) Degree
17 18 (9.09%) CSS
18 17 (8.59%) ISEB
19 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (20.71%) CICS
2 8 (4.04%) WordPress
3 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.01%) Confluence
6 2 (1.01%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.07%) MS Project
1 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
1 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) FTP
2 4 (2.02%) Wireless
2 4 (2.02%) Firewall
2 4 (2.02%) Internet
2 4 (2.02%) HTTP
2 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.71%) DB2
2 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.04%) MySQL
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) DTS
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.03%) JIRA
3 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.53%) Subversion
3 5 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.53%) Selenium
4 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.51%) Gradle
6 1 (0.51%) JUnit
6 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 71 (35.86%) Finance
2 43 (21.72%) Banking
3 24 (12.12%) Retail
4 11 (5.56%) Advertising
5 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (26.77%) Architect
2 43 (21.72%) Analyst
3 31 (15.66%) Designer
4 30 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 29 (14.65%) Applications Architect
6 27 (13.64%) Developer
7 22 (11.11%) Business Analyst
8 21 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (9.09%) Test Analyst
10 15 (7.58%) Solutions Designer
11 13 (6.57%) Team Leader
12 11 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
13 10 (5.05%) Software Team Leader
13 10 (5.05%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (5.05%) Development Team Leader
14 9 (4.55%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
15 8 (4.04%) Programme Manager
16 7 (3.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.20%) .NET
1 40 (20.20%) J2EE
2 26 (13.13%) ASP.NET
3 19 (9.60%) .NET Framework
4 18 (9.09%) CSS
5 16 (8.08%) HTML
6 15 (7.58%) jQuery
7 14 (7.07%) Web Services
8 11 (5.56%) Ajax
9 10 (5.05%) WCF
10 8 (4.04%) HTML5
10 8 (4.04%) CSS3
11 7 (3.54%) XML
11 7 (3.54%) WPF
12 6 (3.03%) Middleware
12 6 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.02%) LINQ
13 4 (2.02%) .NET Remoting
13 4 (2.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.70%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.05%) iSeries
3 9 (4.55%) PMI
4 8 (4.04%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.01%) PDA
7 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) New Media
8 1 (0.51%) Open Source
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.60%) Windows
2 10 (5.05%) Linux
3 3 (1.52%) UNIX
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) HPUX
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (26.77%) UML
3 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (22.22%) Scrum
5 40 (20.20%) Project Management
6 37 (18.69%) PRINCE2
7 34 (17.17%) Risk Analysis
8 19 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.08%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.57%) SOA
10 13 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 12 (6.06%) MVC
12 11 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.05%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.05%) OO
13 10 (5.05%) Portfolio Management
14 9 (4.55%) Software Testing
14 9 (4.55%) Project Planning
15 8 (4.04%) Automated Testing
15 8 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.25%) Java
2 41 (20.71%) COBOL
3 40 (20.20%) C#
4 26 (13.13%) SQL
5 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.06%) PHP
7 10 (5.05%) RPG
8 8 (4.04%) C
9 4 (2.02%) Ada
9 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.02%) VB
9 4 (2.02%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (9.09%) Degree
2 17 (8.59%) ISEB
3 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (5.05%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.54%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.52%) MCSD
9 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.51%) APMP
10 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.17%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) CA Endevor
2 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (6.57%) Oracle
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.54%) HP
3 4 (2.02%) VMware
4 3 (1.52%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.01%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.01%) Remedy
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Progress
6 1 (0.51%) Siebel
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Ripe4
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 10 days ago