The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 120 162 174
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2523 1932 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 1.81% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.20% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2058 1569 1431
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Waterfall
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK.

Waterfall Salary Trend in the UK

Waterfall
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Waterfall over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Waterfall Salary Histogram in the UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
England +38 2339 £50,000 - 256
London +23 911 £57,500 +4.54% 94
South East +4 525 £47,500 -5.00% 54
City of London +42 245 £60,000 +14.28% 40
Yorkshire +44 222 £42,000 -14.28% 23
Berkshire +35 176 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East of England +45 159 £50,000 +19.76% 11
South West +33 158 £42,500 - 28
West Yorkshire +39 155 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Surrey +2 154 £50,000 -4.76% 14
North West +62 136 £43,000 +4.24% 19
Leeds +41 128 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +28 125 £47,500 +4.97% 13
Scotland +33 92 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Manchester +42 80 £42,750 +6.87% 9
East Midlands +37 78 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Reading +25 74 £49,000 -10.90% 4
Wiltshire +63 72 £40,000 -34.69% 5
Bristol +13 60 £48,000 +9.71% 6
Hampshire +8 53 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Essex +26 49 £50,000 -25.92%
Hertfordshire +26 48 £75,000 +93.54% 3
Glasgow +22 45 £43,500 +11.53% 1
Slough +42 44 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Coventry +12 44 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Swindon +32 43 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Edinburgh +23 43 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Nottinghamshire +23 42 £41,500 -9.78% 7
Brighton -7 42 £44,000 -12.00% 1
East Sussex -11 42 £44,000 -12.00% 2

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4877 (96.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1624 (32.00%) Finance
3 1461 (28.79%) Project Management
4 1172 (23.09%) Scrum
5 979 (19.29%) .NET
6 976 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 929 (18.31%) SQL
8 903 (17.79%) Java
9 808 (15.92%) Microsoft
10 783 (15.43%) C#
11 728 (14.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 675 (13.30%) Degree
13 665 (13.10%) Oracle
14 649 (12.79%) SQL Server
15 647 (12.75%) Business Analysis
16 582 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
17 548 (10.80%) JavaScript
18 542 (10.68%) Banking
19 520 (10.25%) ISEB
20 476 (9.38%) Retail
21 468 (9.22%) HTML
22 447 (8.81%) QA
23 441 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
24 439 (8.65%) MS Excel
25 436 (8.59%) Mentoring
26 434 (8.55%) E-Commerce
27 431 (8.49%) UML
28 421 (8.30%) MVC
29 410 (8.08%) CSS
30 394 (7.76%) ASP.NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 327 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 78 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 73 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 62 (1.22%) CMS
6 50 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 48 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 42 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 42 (0.83%) IIS
9 34 (0.67%) Apache
9 34 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (0.59%) SAS
10 30 (0.59%) Confluence
11 28 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (0.51%) JBoss
13 22 (0.43%) Drupal
13 22 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (0.37%) CICS
15 18 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
16 14 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 439 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 311 (6.13%) MS Project
3 135 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 115 (2.27%) MS Office
5 79 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.30%) Niku Workbench
7 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.079%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.059%) SPSS
11 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.020%) Mingle
12 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.020%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 116 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.97%) SAP CRM
3 27 (0.53%) Finacle
3 27 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.53%) Temenos T24
4 26 (0.51%) Radian6
4 26 (0.51%) Magento
5 22 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
6 20 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 14 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 10 (0.20%) Maximo
11 8 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 107 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (1.38%) SaaS
3 56 (1.10%) Force.com
4 21 (0.41%) Basecamp
5 15 (0.30%) Office 365
5 15 (0.30%) PaaS
6 9 (0.18%) GitHub
7 7 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.099%) Heroku
8 5 (0.099%) Taleo
9 4 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.059%) IaaS
11 2 (0.039%) Trello
12 1 (0.020%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.020%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.23%) Internet
2 50 (0.99%) Firewall
3 49 (0.97%) HTTP
4 37 (0.73%) WAN
5 36 (0.71%) LAN
6 35 (0.69%) SSL
7 34 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 28 (0.55%) SAN
9 25 (0.49%) NAS
10 20 (0.39%) Intranet
10 20 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 15 (0.30%) Wireless
12 13 (0.26%) LDAP
13 11 (0.22%) DNS
14 10 (0.20%) Network Security
14 10 (0.20%) MVNO
15 9 (0.18%) CTI
15 9 (0.18%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.18%) FTP
16 7 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 168 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 156 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 98 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 97 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (1.62%) MySQL
8 67 (1.32%) Big Data
9 65 (1.28%) DB2
10 64 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.22%) QlikView
11 62 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 37 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 30 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (0.57%) OLAP
16 27 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 245 (4.83%) Selenium
2 207 (4.08%) JIRA
3 188 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 176 (3.47%) Subversion
5 157 (3.09%) Visual Studio
6 117 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 108 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 101 (1.99%) WebDriver
9 75 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
10 65 (1.28%) Maven
11 56 (1.10%) JUnit
12 50 (0.99%) SpecFlow
13 43 (0.85%) NUnit
14 42 (0.83%) Cucumber
15 41 (0.81%) Ant
16 38 (0.75%) SoapUI
17 34 (0.67%) Moq
18 29 (0.57%) TeamCity
18 29 (0.57%) Eclipse
19 28 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 1624 (32.00%) Finance
2 542 (10.68%) Banking
3 476 (9.38%) Retail
4 317 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 257 (5.06%) Marketing
6 172 (3.39%) Advertising
7 95 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 70 (1.38%) Billing
9 62 (1.22%) Games
10 60 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 54 (1.06%) Publishing
12 47 (0.93%) Back Office
12 47 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.91%) Legal
14 43 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 42 (0.83%) Electronics
16 33 (0.65%) Front Office
17 27 (0.53%) Law
18 18 (0.35%) Military
19 17 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1359 (26.78%) Analyst
2 1198 (23.61%) Project Manager
3 983 (19.37%) Business Analyst
4 886 (17.46%) Developer
5 386 (7.61%) Architect
6 302 (5.95%) Senior Manager
7 259 (5.10%) Senior Project Manager
8 229 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
9 218 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 196 (3.86%) Test Analyst
11 194 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 192 (3.78%) .NET Developer
13 180 (3.55%) Development Manager
14 166 (3.27%) Agile Project Manager
15 157 (3.09%) Java Developer
16 153 (3.01%) Consultant
16 153 (3.01%) Senior Business Analyst
16 153 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
17 142 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
18 127 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 979 (19.29%) .NET
2 468 (9.22%) HTML
3 410 (8.08%) CSS
4 394 (7.76%) ASP.NET
5 343 (6.76%) Web Services
5 343 (6.76%) jQuery
6 293 (5.77%) XML
7 282 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 195 (3.84%) HTML5
9 192 (3.78%) J2EE
10 186 (3.67%) Ajax
11 181 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 175 (3.45%) Spring
13 168 (3.31%) WCF
14 161 (3.17%) Middleware
15 119 (2.34%) SOAP
16 106 (2.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 104 (2.05%) LINQ
17 104 (2.05%) CSS3
18 96 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 582 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 195 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 186 (3.67%) PMI
5 175 (3.45%) User Experience
6 164 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 114 (2.25%) Open Source
9 90 (1.77%) FMCG
10 71 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 66 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 64 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 54 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 54 (1.06%) Social Media
14 48 (0.95%) Derivative
15 43 (0.85%) N-Tier
15 43 (0.85%) Fixed Income
16 38 (0.75%) SWIFT
17 33 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 32 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 302 (5.95%) Windows
2 159 (3.13%) UNIX
3 148 (2.92%) Linux
4 38 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (0.63%) Android
6 28 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.30%) CentOS
10 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.16%) Solaris
12 7 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.12%) MVS
13 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.079%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.059%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.059%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.059%) AIX
15 3 (0.059%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4877 (96.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1461 (28.79%) Project Management
3 1172 (23.09%) Scrum
4 976 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 728 (14.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 647 (12.75%) Business Analysis
7 441 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 436 (8.59%) Mentoring
9 434 (8.55%) E-Commerce
10 431 (8.49%) UML
11 421 (8.30%) MVC
12 384 (7.57%) TDD
13 363 (7.15%) CRM
14 355 (7.00%) OO
15 307 (6.05%) User Stories
16 305 (6.01%) Use Case
17 304 (5.99%) V-Model
18 261 (5.14%) ITIL
19 240 (4.73%) Software Engineering
20 236 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 929 (18.31%) SQL
2 903 (17.79%) Java
3 783 (15.43%) C#
4 548 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 151 (2.98%) T-SQL
6 133 (2.62%) C
7 114 (2.25%) C++
7 114 (2.25%) PHP
8 110 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 100 (1.97%) Perl
10 98 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 97 (1.91%) Python
12 64 (1.26%) VB
13 56 (1.10%) Ruby
14 50 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 46 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 34 (0.67%) Apex Code
17 33 (0.65%) VB6
18 27 (0.53%) COBOL
19 24 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 675 (13.30%) Degree
2 520 (10.25%) ISEB
3 318 (6.27%) PMI Certification
4 241 (4.75%) ISTQB
5 176 (3.47%) PMP
6 124 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 114 (2.25%) VCP4
8 113 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 111 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 109 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 99 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 72 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 44 (0.87%) MCSD
14 33 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
16 24 (0.47%) MAPM
17 22 (0.43%) MBA
18 19 (0.37%) HND
19 18 (0.35%) DV Cleared
19 18 (0.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (8.81%) QA
2 62 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.73%) SLA
4 33 (0.65%) PMBOK
5 22 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.24%) COBIT
7 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.24%) FATCA
8 11 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.22%) WCAG
9 10 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 10 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.16%) MiFID
10 8 (0.16%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.14%) WAI
12 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.099%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.059%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 55 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.14%) KVM
3 7 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.14%) Firmware
4 4 (0.079%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.039%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.039%) vCloud
7 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.020%) qmail
Systems Management
1 89 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.33%) Puppet
3 13 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.24%) MOM
5 10 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.16%) Control-M
7 5 (0.099%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.079%) Graphite
9 3 (0.059%) Ansible
10 2 (0.039%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.039%) Nagios
10 2 (0.039%) SCCM
10 2 (0.039%) logstash
11 1 (0.020%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.020%) Salt
11 1 (0.020%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.020%) yum
11 1 (0.020%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 808 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 665 (13.10%) Oracle
3 179 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 175 (3.45%) SAP
5 162 (3.19%) IBM
6 90 (1.77%) HP
7 76 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 60 (1.18%) VMware
9 59 (1.16%) Cognos
10 58 (1.14%) Siebel
11 55 (1.08%) Informatica
12 48 (0.95%) Cisco
13 45 (0.89%) Sitecore
14 37 (0.73%) Business Objects
15 35 (0.69%) Citrix
16 34 (0.67%) Cognizant
17 32 (0.63%) Pega
18 31 (0.61%) Niku
19 29 (0.57%) Eloqua
19 29 (0.57%) Sun
South East London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: dependant on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive salary + extensive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oodles Jobs
Posted: 16 hours ago