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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 108 130 192
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +62
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 135 136 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 1.94% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.26% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 129 123 50
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +22 72 £45,000 +3.44% 17
Cheshire +38 47 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Lancashire +8 6 £42,500 - 4
Merseyside -15 4 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.10%) SDLC
3 71 (25.91%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (24.82%) Finance
5 65 (23.72%) Project Management
6 62 (22.63%) SQL
7 60 (21.90%) PRINCE2
8 56 (20.44%) .NET
9 52 (18.98%) C#
10 48 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (17.15%) Business Analysis
12 43 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 42 (15.33%) ISEB
14 40 (14.60%) Change Management
14 40 (14.60%) ISTQB
15 37 (13.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (12.41%) V-Model
17 33 (12.04%) Degree
18 32 (11.68%) Microsoft
18 32 (11.68%) Java
18 32 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (11.68%) Software Delivery
19 31 (11.31%) Migration
20 30 (10.95%) JavaScript
21 29 (10.58%) MVC
22 27 (9.85%) Scrum
23 26 (9.49%) HTML
23 26 (9.49%) Web Services
23 26 (9.49%) ITIL
24 25 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.92%) ColdFusion
3 7 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.19%) IIS
5 4 (1.46%) CMS
5 4 (1.46%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.09%) Node.js
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (8.03%) MS Excel
1 22 (8.03%) MS Project
2 12 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) Broadband
1 3 (1.09%) Firewall
1 3 (1.09%) HTTP
1 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.65%) MySQL
6 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.01%) Selenium
3 10 (3.65%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.92%) JIRA
5 5 (1.82%) HP UFT
5 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.46%) Subversion
7 3 (1.09%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
General
1 68 (24.82%) Finance
2 21 (7.66%) Banking
2 21 (7.66%) Retail
3 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.82%) Games
4 5 (1.82%) Legal
5 4 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Advertising
6 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (31.39%) Analyst
2 67 (24.45%) Project Manager
3 48 (17.52%) Developer
4 46 (16.79%) Business Analyst
5 32 (11.68%) Test Analyst
6 25 (9.12%) .NET Developer
7 23 (8.39%) Change and Release Manager
7 23 (8.39%) Change Manager
8 22 (8.03%) IT Manager
8 22 (8.03%) Release Manager
9 21 (7.66%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (6.20%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.84%) Test Manager
12 15 (5.47%) Tester
13 12 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (3.65%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.28%) Software Manager
16 8 (2.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.44%) .NET
2 26 (9.49%) HTML
2 26 (9.49%) Web Services
3 24 (8.76%) CSS
4 21 (7.66%) jQuery
5 15 (5.47%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.11%) HTML5
7 13 (4.74%) .NET Framework
8 11 (4.01%) LINQ
8 11 (4.01%) SOAP
9 9 (3.28%) Apache Flex
9 9 (3.28%) WCF
9 9 (3.28%) XML
10 8 (2.92%) MXML
11 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.19%) Spring
12 5 (1.82%) RESTful
13 4 (1.46%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.46%) JPA
13 4 (1.46%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.28%) PMI
3 7 (2.55%) User Experience
4 5 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.46%) EPoS
5 4 (1.46%) Informatics
6 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.82%) Linux
2 4 (1.46%) Unix
2 4 (1.46%) Windows
3 2 (0.73%) AIX
3 2 (0.73%) Android
3 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.10%) SDLC
3 65 (23.72%) Project Management
4 60 (21.90%) PRINCE2
5 48 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (17.15%) Business Analysis
7 40 (14.60%) Change Management
8 37 (13.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (12.41%) V-Model
10 32 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (11.68%) Software Delivery
11 31 (11.31%) Migration
12 29 (10.58%) MVC
13 27 (9.85%) Scrum
14 26 (9.49%) ITIL
15 24 (8.76%) TDD
16 23 (8.39%) Release Management
17 22 (8.03%) Line Management
17 22 (8.03%) Test Scripting
18 21 (7.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.63%) SQL
2 52 (18.98%) C#
3 32 (11.68%) Java
4 30 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.38%) VB
6 11 (4.01%) Objective-C
7 9 (3.28%) C++
7 9 (3.28%) PHP
7 9 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.92%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.82%) C
9 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) COBOL
10 3 (1.09%) Python
11 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.73%) RPG
11 2 (0.73%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (15.33%) ISEB
2 40 (14.60%) ISTQB
3 33 (12.04%) Degree
4 19 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (5.84%) PMI Certification
6 14 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.55%) PMP
9 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.82%) APMG
10 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.73%) HND
13 1 (0.36%) APMP
13 1 (0.36%) HNC
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.66%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.11%) Oracle
3 10 (3.65%) Adobe
4 5 (1.82%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.09%) Citrix
5 3 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.73%) Apple
6 2 (0.73%) Sencha
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco
7 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) NetApp
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.36%) VMware
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