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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 135 190 171
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -19
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2407 1620 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 1.50% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.84% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1921 1374 1707
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014 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 20 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
England +50 2241 £52,000 +4.00% 259
London +19 824 £60,000 +4.34% 116
South East +33 518 £49,500 -1.00% 41
Yorkshire +47 191 £46,000 +5.74% 25
City of London +24 188 £57,500 -4.16% 34
East of England +31 183 £55,000 +15.78% 15
North West +77 162 £47,000 +15.33% 15
South West +34 156 £40,000 -1.23% 30
Surrey 0 147 £50,000 -4.76% 16
West Yorkshire +35 128 £44,500 +1.13% 14
West Midlands +33 115 £50,000 +2.04% 4
Berkshire +39 113 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Leeds +27 105 £46,500 +5.68% 12
East Midlands +41 95 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 82 £47,500 - 7
Birmingham +41 76 £50,000 - 2
Manchester +27 76 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Scotland +29 69 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hertfordshire +34 64 £57,500 -15.44% 3
Cheshire +32 61 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Wales +46 58 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Milton Keynes +7 58 £47,500 +18.75% 6
South Wales +43 53 £36,250 +3.57% 5
West Sussex +38 51 £55,000 +13.40%
Nottinghamshire +24 46 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Wiltshire +15 44 £41,000 -25.45% 9
Bristol +28 43 £51,750 +59.23% 4
Nottingham +15 43 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Essex +25 42 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Hampshire -10 42 £42,500 -8.10% 4

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4364 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1511 (32.85%) Finance
3 1424 (30.96%) Project Management
4 1203 (26.15%) Scrum
5 915 (19.89%) .NET
6 855 (18.59%) SQL
7 843 (18.33%) PRINCE2
8 806 (17.52%) Java
9 765 (16.63%) C#
10 728 (15.83%) Degree
11 671 (14.59%) Microsoft
12 657 (14.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 657 (14.28%) Business Analysis
13 563 (12.24%) Oracle
14 545 (11.85%) SQL Server
15 512 (11.13%) QA
16 509 (11.07%) HTML
17 506 (11.00%) Banking
18 503 (10.93%) UML
19 488 (10.61%) JavaScript
20 478 (10.39%) Retail
21 470 (10.22%) E-Commerce
22 451 (9.80%) ISEB
23 439 (9.54%) CSS
24 420 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
25 405 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
26 391 (8.50%) XML
26 391 (8.50%) MS Excel
27 377 (8.20%) Mentoring
28 369 (8.02%) Telecoms

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 299 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 112 (2.43%) CMS
3 95 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 65 (1.41%) IIS
5 63 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 55 (1.20%) Drupal
7 53 (1.15%) CICS
8 48 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 45 (0.98%) Apache
10 44 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 43 (0.93%) Umbraco
12 42 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 40 (0.87%) MQSeries
14 33 (0.72%) WordPress
15 28 (0.61%) SAS
16 23 (0.50%) JBoss
17 22 (0.48%) Confluence
18 20 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
19 17 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
19 17 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 391 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 235 (5.11%) MS Project
3 174 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 127 (2.76%) MS Office
5 57 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.13%) Niku Workbench
10 4 (0.087%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.065%) SPSS
11 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.043%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 99 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.70%) Magento
3 27 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 20 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 20 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 20 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 17 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
8 15 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
10 11 (0.24%) Finacle
10 11 (0.24%) Temenos T24
10 11 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 7 (0.15%) ResourceLink
12 7 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.26%) SaaS
2 59 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.35%) Force.com
4 15 (0.33%) PaaS
5 14 (0.30%) Basecamp
6 9 (0.20%) GitHub
6 9 (0.20%) Heroku
6 9 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.11%) IaaS
8 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.087%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.087%) Taleo
10 3 (0.065%) Office 365
11 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 153 (3.33%) Internet
2 72 (1.57%) HTTP
3 62 (1.35%) Intranet
4 44 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 40 (0.87%) Firewall
6 29 (0.63%) Broadband
7 26 (0.57%) SSL
8 23 (0.50%) LDAP
9 18 (0.39%) Wireless
9 18 (0.39%) FTP
10 15 (0.33%) Ethernet
11 14 (0.30%) SAN
12 12 (0.26%) LAN
13 11 (0.24%) WAN
13 11 (0.24%) DMZ
14 9 (0.20%) CTI
14 9 (0.20%) DNS
15 8 (0.17%) NAS
16 7 (0.15%) Unified Communications
16 7 (0.15%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 170 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 161 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 133 (2.89%) MySQL
5 102 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 93 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 82 (1.78%) DB2
9 80 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 80 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (1.07%) OLAP
11 45 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 43 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
13 41 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 33 (0.72%) QlikView
18 28 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 229 (4.98%) Subversion
2 220 (4.78%) JIRA
3 167 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (3.46%) Selenium
5 156 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 141 (3.07%) Git (software)
7 116 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 87 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 76 (1.65%) JUnit
10 66 (1.43%) NUnit
11 63 (1.37%) Maven
12 61 (1.33%) Ant
13 60 (1.30%) TeamCity
14 57 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (1.20%) ClearCase
16 45 (0.98%) Hudson
17 43 (0.93%) Eclipse
18 40 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
19 34 (0.74%) CruiseControl
20 27 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 1511 (32.85%) Finance
2 506 (11.00%) Banking
3 478 (10.39%) Retail
4 369 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 242 (5.26%) Marketing
6 171 (3.72%) Advertising
7 125 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 82 (1.78%) Publishing
9 79 (1.72%) Legal
10 58 (1.26%) Law
11 50 (1.09%) Games
11 50 (1.09%) Back Office
12 49 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 47 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 45 (0.98%) Front Office
15 43 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.67%) Automotive
17 27 (0.59%) Billing
18 20 (0.43%) General Ledger
18 20 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1218 (26.48%) Analyst
2 980 (21.30%) Project Manager
3 910 (19.78%) Business Analyst
4 838 (18.22%) Developer
5 408 (8.87%) Architect
6 274 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
7 205 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 201 (4.37%) Senior Business Analyst
9 197 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 174 (3.78%) Senior Project Manager
11 163 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 162 (3.52%) Test Analyst
13 159 (3.46%) Consultant
14 158 (3.43%) Development Manager
14 158 (3.43%) .NET Developer
15 155 (3.37%) Java Developer
16 134 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
17 130 (2.83%) Test Manager
18 122 (2.65%) Technical Manager
19 118 (2.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (19.89%) .NET
2 509 (11.07%) HTML
3 439 (9.54%) CSS
4 391 (8.50%) XML
5 361 (7.85%) ASP.NET
6 350 (7.61%) Web Services
7 293 (6.37%) jQuery
8 223 (4.85%) .NET Framework
9 218 (4.74%) HTML5
10 206 (4.48%) J2EE
11 170 (3.70%) WCF
12 165 (3.59%) Ajax
13 156 (3.39%) Middleware
14 142 (3.09%) CSS3
15 137 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (2.91%) Spring
17 120 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 107 (2.33%) SOAP
19 96 (2.09%) WPF
20 82 (1.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 420 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (4.43%) User Experience
3 174 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 167 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 166 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 143 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 131 (2.85%) Open Source
8 105 (2.28%) PMI
9 84 (1.83%) FMCG
10 74 (1.61%) Social Media
11 68 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 68 (1.48%) Digital Media
12 67 (1.46%) Fixed Income
13 63 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 52 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
14 52 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 45 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (0.93%) Visualisation
17 42 (0.91%) Client/Server
18 41 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 333 (7.24%) Windows
2 200 (4.35%) Linux
3 161 (3.50%) UNIX
4 97 (2.11%) Android
5 93 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 9 (0.20%) LynxOS
9 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.17%) Windows CE
10 8 (0.17%) Solaris
11 6 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.065%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.065%) AIX
13 3 (0.065%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.065%) CentOS
14 2 (0.043%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4364 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1424 (30.96%) Project Management
3 1203 (26.15%) Scrum
4 843 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 657 (14.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 657 (14.28%) Business Analysis
6 503 (10.93%) UML
7 470 (10.22%) E-Commerce
8 405 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 377 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 335 (7.28%) CRM
11 332 (7.22%) OO
12 331 (7.20%) MVC
13 292 (6.35%) Change Management
14 276 (6.00%) TDD
15 254 (5.52%) Data Modelling
16 249 (5.41%) Software Engineering
17 245 (5.33%) Use Case
18 237 (5.15%) ITIL
19 214 (4.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 855 (18.59%) SQL
2 806 (17.52%) Java
3 765 (16.63%) C#
4 488 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 191 (4.15%) C
6 181 (3.93%) C++
7 172 (3.74%) PHP
8 129 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 95 (2.07%) VB
10 85 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 83 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 63 (1.37%) Perl
13 57 (1.24%) Python
14 55 (1.20%) COBOL
15 43 (0.93%) Ada
16 42 (0.91%) PowerShell
17 27 (0.59%) VB6
18 26 (0.57%) VBScript
19 23 (0.50%) RPG
19 23 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 728 (15.83%) Degree
2 451 (9.80%) ISEB
3 208 (4.52%) PMI Certification
4 184 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 148 (3.22%) ISTQB
6 137 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 121 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 119 (2.59%) PMP
9 90 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 85 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 75 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
13 30 (0.65%) MCSD
14 24 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.39%) DV Cleared
16 16 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 16 (0.35%) APMP
17 14 (0.30%) IIBA
17 14 (0.30%) MBA
17 14 (0.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (11.13%) QA
2 76 (1.65%) SLA
3 67 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.22%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.20%) FATCA
7 9 (0.20%) MiFID
7 9 (0.20%) Dublin Core
8 8 (0.17%) WAI
9 6 (0.13%) GxP
9 6 (0.13%) GAMP
9 6 (0.13%) EMIR
10 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.11%) COREP
10 5 (0.11%) HL7
11 4 (0.087%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.087%) COBIT
11 4 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 40 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 7 (0.15%) KVM
4 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.11%) Firmware
6 3 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.043%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.022%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 101 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.80%) Puppet
3 36 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.17%) Control-M
6 6 (0.13%) CA Endevor
7 5 (0.11%) MOM
8 4 (0.087%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.087%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.043%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.043%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.043%) Nagios
Vendors
1 671 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 563 (12.24%) Oracle
3 209 (4.54%) SAP
4 160 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 124 (2.70%) IBM
6 91 (1.98%) HP
7 77 (1.67%) VMware
8 47 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.02%) Google
9 39 (0.85%) hybris
9 39 (0.85%) Sage
10 35 (0.76%) Cognizant
11 33 (0.72%) Sybase
12 30 (0.65%) Citrix
13 29 (0.63%) Cognos
13 29 (0.63%) Siebel
14 28 (0.61%) Cisco
15 25 (0.54%) Demandware
16 24 (0.52%) ATG
17 23 (0.50%) webMethods
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita
Salary: Pension and healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, 12% Pension, Bonus, etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago