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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 121 186 164
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -22
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 161 53 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 0.79% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.99% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 133 40 85
Average salary £47,000 £40,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
6314 5375 5648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.93% 80.32% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5295 4512 4866
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 £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +36 77 £40,750 -1.21% 7
Cheshire +32 60 £46,250 +13.49% 2
Lancashire +22 19 £47,000 +56.66% 1
Merseyside +10 4 £53,000 +21.14% 3
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 248 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (37.01%) Finance
3 83 (32.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (25.98%) Java
5 63 (24.80%) UML
6 60 (23.62%) Banking
7 55 (21.65%) DB2
8 54 (21.26%) COBOL
8 54 (21.26%) CICS
9 53 (20.87%) J2EE
10 52 (20.47%) .NET
10 52 (20.47%) Project Management
10 52 (20.47%) Mainframe
11 50 (19.69%) SQL
12 49 (19.29%) C#
13 46 (18.11%) Risk Analysis
14 45 (17.72%) Scrum
15 44 (17.32%) QA
16 41 (16.14%) Retail
16 41 (16.14%) PRINCE2
17 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET
18 29 (11.42%) SQL Server
18 29 (11.42%) Mentoring
19 28 (11.02%) .NET Framework
20 23 (9.06%) Web Services
20 23 (9.06%) ISEB
21 22 (8.66%) Business Analysis
22 21 (8.27%) Windows
23 19 (7.48%) JavaScript
23 19 (7.48%) PHP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (21.26%) CICS
2 12 (4.72%) WordPress
3 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) Confluence
6 2 (0.79%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) MS Project
2 11 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.15%) FTP
1 8 (3.15%) Wireless
2 6 (2.36%) HTTP
2 6 (2.36%) Internet
3 4 (1.57%) Firewall
3 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.65%) DB2
2 29 (11.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.72%) MySQL
4 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.15%) DTS
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.36%) MS Access
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.39%) QlikView
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (3.94%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.76%) Selenium
4 6 (2.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.36%) JIRA
5 5 (1.97%) Subversion
5 5 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.79%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.39%) JUnit
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.39%) Gradle
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 94 (37.01%) Finance
2 60 (23.62%) Banking
3 41 (16.14%) Retail
4 8 (3.15%) Advertising
4 8 (3.15%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (27.17%) Architect
2 52 (20.47%) Analyst
3 45 (17.72%) Developer
4 44 (17.32%) Designer
5 33 (12.99%) Project Manager
6 32 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (12.20%) Business Analyst
7 31 (12.20%) Applications Architect
8 21 (8.27%) Solutions Designer
9 19 (7.48%) Team Leader
10 17 (6.69%) Development Team Leader
10 17 (6.69%) .NET Team Leader
10 17 (6.69%) Software Team Leader
11 16 (6.30%) Software Development Team Leader
12 15 (5.91%) Test Analyst
13 14 (5.51%) Web Developer
13 14 (5.51%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
15 10 (3.94%) Test Manager
16 9 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.87%) J2EE
2 52 (20.47%) .NET
3 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET
4 28 (11.02%) .NET Framework
5 23 (9.06%) Web Services
6 18 (7.09%) CSS
6 18 (7.09%) jQuery
7 17 (6.69%) XML
8 16 (6.30%) HTML
9 15 (5.91%) Ajax
10 14 (5.51%) WCF
11 13 (5.12%) HTML5
12 12 (4.72%) CSS3
13 10 (3.94%) SOAP
14 8 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (3.15%) LINQ
14 8 (3.15%) .NET Remoting
14 8 (3.15%) Middleware
14 8 (3.15%) WinForms
14 8 (3.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.47%) Mainframe
2 17 (6.69%) iSeries
3 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.72%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.15%) PMI
6 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) PDA
9 2 (0.79%) Statistics
9 2 (0.79%) Open Source
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.27%) Windows
2 9 (3.54%) Linux
3 4 (1.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.39%) AIX
4 1 (0.39%) HPUX
4 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (24.80%) UML
4 52 (20.47%) Project Management
5 46 (18.11%) Risk Analysis
6 45 (17.72%) Scrum
7 41 (16.14%) PRINCE2
8 29 (11.42%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.66%) Business Analysis
10 19 (7.48%) Unit Testing
11 18 (7.09%) OO
12 17 (6.69%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.91%) SOA
13 15 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.12%) Change Management
14 13 (5.12%) MVC
15 12 (4.72%) Software Testing
16 11 (4.33%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.33%) GAP Analysis
16 11 (4.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.98%) Java
2 54 (21.26%) COBOL
3 50 (19.69%) SQL
4 49 (19.29%) C#
5 19 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.48%) PHP
6 17 (6.69%) RPG
7 16 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.15%) VB
8 8 (3.15%) C
9 4 (1.57%) C++
9 4 (1.57%) Ada
10 3 (1.18%) Python
10 3 (1.18%) PHP5
11 2 (0.79%) Ruby
11 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 23 (9.06%) ISEB
2 19 (7.48%) Degree
3 14 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.33%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.94%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.57%) MCSD
8 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.79%) PMP
10 1 (0.39%) MCTS
10 1 (0.39%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (17.32%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Firmware
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (6.69%) Oracle
2 14 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.76%) HP
4 3 (1.18%) IBM
5 2 (0.79%) Remedy
5 2 (0.79%) VMware
5 2 (0.79%) Wonderware
5 2 (0.79%) Zend
5 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.39%) Progress
6 1 (0.39%) Google
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