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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 129 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2418 1804 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.28% 1.76% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.14% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1476 1488
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +35 2256 £50,000 - 266
London +8 863 £60,000 +14.28% 103
South East +11 520 £49,500 -1.00% 57
City of London +34 253 £61,250 +16.66% 43
Yorkshire +43 198 £42,500 -15.00% 29
Surrey +17 184 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East of England +75 183 £52,500 +28.04% 10
South West +57 176 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Berkshire +30 162 £50,000 -9.09% 18
North West +66 136 £45,000 +0.11% 18
West Yorkshire +34 130 £45,000 -8.16% 25
Leeds +32 109 £45,000 -5.75% 18
West Midlands +34 97 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Midlands +41 78 £45,000 -2.17% 12
Scotland +11 77 £40,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +55 73 £75,000 +114.28% 1
Wiltshire +48 73 £40,000 -33.33% 7
Manchester +27 71 £44,000 +10.00% 9
Bristol +21 63 £50,250 +25.62% 10
Reading +14 58 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Hampshire +4 49 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Slough +30 45 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh +28 45 £40,000 - 3
Swindon +32 44 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 42 £55,000 +39.24% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 41 £52,500 +18.64% 8
South Wales +11 41 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Wales +9 41 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Nottinghamshire +21 38 £43,750 -4.89% 4
Nottingham +20 37 £45,000 -2.17% 4

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4645 (95.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1519 (31.33%) Finance
3 1397 (28.82%) Project Management
4 1099 (22.67%) Scrum
5 966 (19.93%) .NET
6 898 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 841 (17.35%) SQL
7 841 (17.35%) Java
8 792 (16.34%) Microsoft
9 760 (15.68%) C#
10 684 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 654 (13.49%) Degree
12 627 (12.93%) Oracle
13 618 (12.75%) SQL Server
14 607 (12.52%) Business Analysis
15 547 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
16 518 (10.68%) JavaScript
17 513 (10.58%) Banking
18 512 (10.56%) ISEB
19 471 (9.72%) Retail
20 442 (9.12%) E-Commerce
21 440 (9.08%) QA
22 436 (8.99%) UML
23 423 (8.73%) Mentoring
24 416 (8.58%) HTML
25 412 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
26 406 (8.37%) CSS
27 402 (8.29%) MVC
28 384 (7.92%) MS Excel
29 382 (7.88%) ASP.NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 329 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 100 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 87 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 68 (1.40%) CMS
5 57 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 46 (0.95%) MQSeries
7 43 (0.89%) IIS
8 40 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 40 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 37 (0.76%) CICS
9 37 (0.76%) Apache
10 32 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (0.66%) SAS
11 30 (0.62%) JBoss
12 27 (0.56%) Drupal
13 25 (0.52%) Confluence
14 22 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.37%) WordPress
16 17 (0.35%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.31%) FileNet
Applications
1 384 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 274 (5.65%) MS Project
3 120 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 102 (2.10%) MS Office
5 58 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.31%) Niku Workbench
7 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.062%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.062%) SPSS
8 3 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.021%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 115 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.85%) SAP CRM
3 29 (0.60%) Temenos T24
3 29 (0.60%) Finacle
4 27 (0.56%) Magento
5 21 (0.43%) Radian6
6 20 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
7 19 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 17 (0.35%) Markit EDM
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 13 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
11 13 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
12 12 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
13 9 (0.19%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.19%) Maximo
13 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (1.84%) SaaS
3 32 (0.66%) Force.com
4 18 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 12 (0.25%) PaaS
6 10 (0.21%) GitHub
7 8 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.17%) Office 365
8 7 (0.14%) Taleo
8 7 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.10%) Heroku
11 4 (0.083%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.083%) IaaS
12 2 (0.041%) Trello
13 1 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.021%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (2.41%) Internet
2 63 (1.30%) HTTP
3 48 (0.99%) Firewall
4 41 (0.85%) SSL
5 40 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.68%) Intranet
7 32 (0.66%) LAN
8 30 (0.62%) WAN
9 24 (0.50%) SAN
10 21 (0.43%) LDAP
10 21 (0.43%) Ethernet
10 21 (0.43%) NAS
11 20 (0.41%) Wireless
12 14 (0.29%) Broadband
12 14 (0.29%) FTP
13 10 (0.21%) DNS
14 9 (0.19%) CTI
15 7 (0.14%) Q.931
15 7 (0.14%) H.323
15 7 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 164 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 158 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 98 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 90 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (1.73%) MySQL
8 80 (1.65%) DB2
9 77 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 64 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 61 (1.26%) QlikView
13 55 (1.13%) Big Data
14 39 (0.80%) NoSQL
15 37 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 35 (0.72%) MongoDB
17 33 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (0.66%) OLAP
19 25 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 205 (4.23%) JIRA
2 202 (4.17%) Selenium
3 171 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (3.28%) Subversion
5 144 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 100 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 98 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 86 (1.77%) WebDriver
9 60 (1.24%) JUnit
10 58 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 50 (1.03%) Maven
12 46 (0.95%) NUnit
13 37 (0.76%) Ant
14 36 (0.74%) TeamCity
15 35 (0.72%) Hudson
16 33 (0.68%) SoapUI
17 31 (0.64%) ClearCase
17 31 (0.64%) Cucumber
18 30 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
19 29 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 1519 (31.33%) Finance
2 513 (10.58%) Banking
3 471 (9.72%) Retail
4 342 (7.05%) Telecoms
5 249 (5.14%) Marketing
6 167 (3.44%) Advertising
7 94 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 60 (1.24%) Billing
9 57 (1.18%) Games
9 57 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 54 (1.11%) Legal
11 52 (1.07%) Publishing
12 49 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 43 (0.89%) Back Office
14 37 (0.76%) Law
15 36 (0.74%) Electronics
16 28 (0.58%) Front Office
17 22 (0.45%) Military
18 20 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1285 (26.51%) Analyst
2 1126 (23.23%) Project Manager
3 944 (19.47%) Business Analyst
4 856 (17.66%) Developer
5 383 (7.90%) Architect
6 288 (5.94%) Senior Manager
7 248 (5.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 241 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
9 213 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 199 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
11 184 (3.80%) .NET Developer
12 175 (3.61%) Test Analyst
13 164 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
14 161 (3.32%) Development Manager
15 158 (3.26%) Agile Project Manager
16 139 (2.87%) Consultant
17 136 (2.81%) Java Developer
18 134 (2.76%) Test Manager
19 132 (2.72%) Team Leader
20 128 (2.64%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 966 (19.93%) .NET
2 416 (8.58%) HTML
3 406 (8.37%) CSS
4 382 (7.88%) ASP.NET
5 327 (6.75%) jQuery
6 326 (6.72%) Web Services
7 307 (6.33%) .NET Framework
8 279 (5.75%) XML
9 200 (4.13%) Ajax
10 190 (3.92%) J2EE
11 182 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 170 (3.51%) HTML5
13 163 (3.36%) Middleware
14 162 (3.34%) WCF
15 148 (3.05%) Spring
16 126 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 121 (2.50%) SOAP
18 104 (2.15%) LINQ
19 102 (2.10%) CSS3
20 96 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 547 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (4.04%) User Experience
3 180 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 172 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 169 (3.49%) PMI
6 158 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 131 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 130 (2.68%) Open Source
9 89 (1.84%) FMCG
10 65 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 62 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 54 (1.11%) Mainframe
13 51 (1.05%) Digital Media
14 47 (0.97%) Derivative
15 46 (0.95%) Fixed Income
15 46 (0.95%) Social Media
16 41 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 33 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 31 (0.64%) N-Tier
18 31 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 287 (5.92%) Windows
2 159 (3.28%) Linux
3 158 (3.26%) UNIX
4 36 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.54%) Android
7 16 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.27%) CentOS
10 8 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.12%) Solaris
11 6 (0.12%) MVS
12 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.062%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.062%) LynxOS
13 3 (0.062%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.041%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.041%) AIX
15 1 (0.021%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4645 (95.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1397 (28.82%) Project Management
3 1099 (22.67%) Scrum
4 898 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 684 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 607 (12.52%) Business Analysis
7 442 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 436 (8.99%) UML
9 423 (8.73%) Mentoring
10 412 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 402 (8.29%) MVC
12 340 (7.01%) CRM
13 335 (6.91%) OO
14 310 (6.39%) TDD
15 267 (5.51%) Use Case
16 266 (5.49%) User Stories
17 265 (5.47%) V-Model
18 243 (5.01%) Data Modelling
19 233 (4.81%) Change Management
20 230 (4.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 841 (17.35%) SQL
1 841 (17.35%) Java
2 760 (15.68%) C#
3 518 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 137 (2.83%) C
5 129 (2.66%) T-SQL
6 124 (2.56%) C++
7 113 (2.33%) PHP
8 88 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 82 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 74 (1.53%) VB
11 72 (1.49%) Perl
12 66 (1.36%) Python
13 40 (0.83%) Ruby
14 37 (0.76%) COBOL
15 35 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 34 (0.70%) VB6
17 33 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 21 (0.43%) R
19 20 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 654 (13.49%) Degree
2 512 (10.56%) ISEB
3 297 (6.13%) PMI Certification
4 237 (4.89%) ISTQB
5 167 (3.44%) PMP
6 141 (2.91%) Security Cleared
7 122 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 121 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 108 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 94 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 91 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 62 (1.28%) MCSD
13 30 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
14 26 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.52%) MAPM
16 21 (0.43%) MBA
16 21 (0.43%) DV Cleared
17 18 (0.37%) CBAP
18 17 (0.35%) HND
18 17 (0.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (9.08%) QA
2 60 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.80%) SLA
4 25 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.23%) COBIT
7 11 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.17%) FATCA
8 8 (0.17%) WAI
8 8 (0.17%) MiFID
8 8 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.14%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.12%) WCAG
10 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.12%) GxP
10 6 (0.12%) GAMP
11 5 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.062%) DO-178B
System Software
1 45 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.14%) Firmware
3 7 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (0.10%) KVM
5 4 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.062%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.041%) vCloud
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.041%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.021%) qmail
Systems Management
1 83 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.52%) Puppet
2 25 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.19%) MOM
4 9 (0.19%) Control-M
5 7 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.12%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.041%) Nagios
8 1 (0.021%) yum
8 1 (0.021%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.021%) Ansible
8 1 (0.021%) logstash
8 1 (0.021%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 792 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 627 (12.93%) Oracle
3 182 (3.75%) SAP
4 155 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
5 151 (3.11%) IBM
6 83 (1.71%) HP
7 70 (1.44%) TIBCO
8 58 (1.20%) VMware
9 55 (1.13%) Cognos
10 54 (1.11%) Siebel
11 50 (1.03%) Informatica
12 33 (0.68%) Cognizant
13 31 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 31 (0.64%) Sitecore
14 30 (0.62%) Sybase
15 29 (0.60%) Cisco
16 26 (0.54%) Eloqua
16 26 (0.54%) Google
16 26 (0.54%) Sun
17 25 (0.52%) webMethods
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £100,000 to £135,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: £45-55k basic plus benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Training, life insurance, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday