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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 128 158 150
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2467 2111 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 1.80% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.19% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1703 1777
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,127
% change year-on-year
- -2.44%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +36 2300 £50,000 - 272
London +39 1010 £57,500 +4.54% 115
South East +16 504 £45,000 -10.00% 50
City of London +15 210 £57,500 -4.16% 35
Yorkshire +46 197 £40,000 -11.11% 24
East of England +41 166 £45,000 -10.00% 15
West Yorkshire +60 150 £40,000 -9.09% 19
Surrey +10 123 £45,000 -14.28% 13
Leeds +70 111 £41,500 -0.59% 14
South West -15 111 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Scotland +38 102 £43,000 -4.44% 7
North West +38 99 £45,000 - 25
East Midlands +45 96 £47,500 +16.25% 16
West Midlands -9 92 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Berkshire +15 89 £47,500 -12.84% 4
East Sussex +45 71 £44,500 +39.06% 4
Glasgow +39 68 £43,913 -12.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 62 £46,000 +2.22% 6
Brighton +44 59 £44,000 +37.50% 4
West Sussex +40 58 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +25 52 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Nottingham +11 51 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Milton Keynes -3 51 £46,000 +2.22% 5
Hertfordshire +25 50 £55,000 -42.10% 8
Hampshire -23 48 £45,000 - 9
Manchester +35 43 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Essex +16 42 £47,500 -13.63%
Bristol -37 33 £43,750 -18.22% 4
South Yorkshire +18 32 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +6 32 £45,000 -14.28% 4

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4729 (95.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1676 (33.76%) Finance
3 1432 (28.84%) Project Management
4 1168 (23.52%) Scrum
5 1015 (20.44%) SQL
6 1007 (20.28%) PRINCE2
7 965 (19.44%) Java
8 897 (18.07%) .NET
9 754 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 736 (14.82%) C#
11 725 (14.60%) Degree
12 701 (14.12%) Microsoft
13 672 (13.53%) Business Analysis
14 670 (13.49%) SQL Server
15 638 (12.85%) Oracle
16 589 (11.86%) Banking
17 534 (10.76%) Retail
18 528 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
19 521 (10.49%) JavaScript
20 504 (10.15%) ISEB
21 494 (9.95%) HTML
22 481 (9.69%) QA
23 459 (9.24%) UML
24 452 (9.10%) MS Excel
25 447 (9.00%) TDD
26 431 (8.68%) Mentoring
27 385 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
27 385 (7.75%) E-Commerce
28 367 (7.39%) Web Services
29 362 (7.29%) MVC

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 247 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 89 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 79 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 68 (1.37%) CMS
5 57 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 55 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 51 (1.03%) Confluence
8 46 (0.93%) IIS
9 45 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 40 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 39 (0.79%) JBoss
13 37 (0.75%) SAS
14 34 (0.68%) MQSeries
15 33 (0.66%) Apache
16 21 (0.42%) Drupal
17 19 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
18 13 (0.26%) Umbraco
18 13 (0.26%) MS Exchange
19 11 (0.22%) CICS
Applications
1 452 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 298 (6.00%) MS Project
3 157 (3.16%) MS Office
4 135 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 100 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.020%) XMetaL
11 1 (0.020%) SPSS
11 1 (0.020%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 90 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 30 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.46%) Radian6
5 18 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 17 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 12 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
9 11 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 11 (0.22%) Agresso
9 11 (0.22%) Finacle
10 10 (0.20%) Magento
11 9 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
13 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
14 6 (0.12%) Primavera
14 6 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
15 5 (0.10%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.51%) SaaS
2 73 (1.47%) Force.com
3 63 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.60%) Office 365
5 21 (0.42%) Boomi
6 20 (0.40%) PaaS
7 11 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.14%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.12%) IaaS
11 5 (0.10%) Yammer
11 5 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
12 4 (0.081%) Heroku
13 3 (0.060%) Veeva
13 3 (0.060%) GitHub
13 3 (0.060%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.040%) Cloud Coach
14 2 (0.040%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.32%) Internet
2 45 (0.91%) Firewall
3 37 (0.75%) HTTP
4 24 (0.48%) SSL
4 24 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.46%) WAN
6 18 (0.36%) Network Security
7 16 (0.32%) LAN
7 16 (0.32%) Intranet
7 16 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 14 (0.28%) SAN
9 13 (0.26%) Wireless
9 13 (0.26%) DSL
10 12 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.22%) Broadband
11 11 (0.22%) NAS
12 9 (0.18%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.14%) ATM
13 7 (0.14%) LDAP
13 7 (0.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 167 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 115 (2.32%) Oracle Database
5 101 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 91 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (1.55%) Big Data
9 73 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (1.27%) MySQL
11 60 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 60 (1.21%) DB2
12 53 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 49 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 45 (0.91%) QlikView
15 32 (0.64%) NoSQL
16 22 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.42%) DataStage
18 19 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 238 (4.79%) Selenium
2 229 (4.61%) JIRA
3 201 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 193 (3.89%) Subversion
5 183 (3.69%) Git (software)
6 175 (3.52%) Visual Studio
7 151 (3.04%) Jenkins
8 127 (2.56%) Maven
9 108 (2.18%) WebDriver
10 78 (1.57%) Eclipse
11 72 (1.45%) JUnit
12 70 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 57 (1.15%) SpecFlow
14 52 (1.05%) Ant
14 52 (1.05%) Cucumber
15 46 (0.93%) JBehave
16 41 (0.83%) TeamCity
17 39 (0.79%) TestNG
18 37 (0.75%) SoapUI
19 35 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1676 (33.76%) Finance
2 589 (11.86%) Banking
3 534 (10.76%) Retail
4 249 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 199 (4.01%) Marketing
6 190 (3.83%) Advertising
7 97 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 85 (1.71%) Back Office
9 72 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.45%) Games
10 55 (1.11%) Billing
11 49 (0.99%) Electronics
12 48 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 48 (0.97%) Publishing
13 28 (0.56%) Legal
14 27 (0.54%) Law
14 27 (0.54%) Front Office
15 25 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 18 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 1357 (27.33%) Analyst
2 1111 (22.38%) Project Manager
3 969 (19.52%) Business Analyst
4 879 (17.70%) Developer
5 339 (6.83%) Architect
6 217 (4.37%) Senior Manager
7 215 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
8 214 (4.31%) Test Analyst
9 204 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 193 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 189 (3.81%) Consultant
12 178 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 177 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
14 168 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 166 (3.34%) Agile Business Analyst
16 163 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
17 160 (3.22%) Agile Project Manager
18 155 (3.12%) IT Project Manager
19 147 (2.96%) Development Manager
20 145 (2.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 897 (18.07%) .NET
2 494 (9.95%) HTML
3 367 (7.39%) Web Services
4 361 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 357 (7.19%) CSS
6 304 (6.12%) XML
7 282 (5.68%) jQuery
8 221 (4.45%) Spring
8 221 (4.45%) J2EE
9 211 (4.25%) HTML5
10 178 (3.59%) .NET Framework
11 151 (3.04%) WCF
12 145 (2.92%) Hibernate
13 144 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 136 (2.74%) Middleware
15 125 (2.52%) SOAP
16 108 (2.18%) Ajax
17 95 (1.91%) CSS3
18 86 (1.73%) JSON
19 81 (1.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 528 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 191 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 161 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 151 (3.04%) PMI
6 146 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 141 (2.84%) User Experience
8 123 (2.48%) FMCG
9 93 (1.87%) Open Source
10 75 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 59 (1.19%) Digital Media
12 58 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 54 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 48 (0.97%) N-Tier
15 46 (0.93%) Mainframe
15 46 (0.93%) SWIFT
16 39 (0.79%) Reference Data
16 39 (0.79%) Social Media
17 36 (0.73%) Data Structures
18 27 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 299 (6.02%) Windows
2 147 (2.96%) UNIX
3 145 (2.92%) Linux
4 40 (0.81%) Android
5 30 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.34%) AIX
8 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.30%) Solaris
10 12 (0.24%) CentOS
11 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.14%) zOS
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.12%) Windows CE
14 5 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.060%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.060%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.060%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4729 (95.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1432 (28.84%) Project Management
3 1168 (23.52%) Scrum
4 1007 (20.28%) PRINCE2
5 754 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 672 (13.53%) Business Analysis
7 459 (9.24%) UML
8 447 (9.00%) TDD
9 431 (8.68%) Mentoring
10 385 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 385 (7.75%) E-Commerce
11 362 (7.29%) MVC
12 353 (7.11%) Use Case
13 331 (6.67%) CRM
14 326 (6.57%) ITIL
15 324 (6.53%) Software Delivery
16 308 (6.20%) V-Model
17 302 (6.08%) User Stories
18 277 (5.58%) OO
19 257 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1015 (20.44%) SQL
2 965 (19.44%) Java
3 736 (14.82%) C#
4 521 (10.49%) JavaScript
5 202 (4.07%) T-SQL
6 143 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 137 (2.76%) C
8 119 (2.40%) VB.NET
8 119 (2.40%) Python
9 118 (2.38%) PHP
10 113 (2.28%) C++
11 99 (1.99%) Perl
12 68 (1.37%) Ruby
13 60 (1.21%) Apex Code
14 53 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 50 (1.01%) VB
16 34 (0.68%) Scala
16 34 (0.68%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 725 (14.60%) Degree
2 504 (10.15%) ISEB
3 292 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 222 (4.47%) ISTQB
5 171 (3.44%) PMP
6 111 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 103 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 99 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 92 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 52 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (0.97%) SC Cleared
12 35 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 24 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
15 21 (0.42%) HND
16 20 (0.40%) Sun Certification
17 19 (0.38%) MBA
18 16 (0.32%) MCSE
19 14 (0.28%) CBAP
19 14 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 481 (9.69%) QA
2 50 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 33 (0.66%) PMBOK
4 30 (0.60%) SLA
5 29 (0.58%) COBIT
6 24 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.26%) WCAG
8 13 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 11 (0.22%) P3O
10 7 (0.14%) ISO 8583
10 7 (0.14%) FATCA
11 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.10%) MiFID
12 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.081%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.081%) EMIR
13 4 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.060%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.30%) vSphere
5 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.12%) KVM
7 3 (0.060%) vCloud
7 3 (0.060%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.040%) Firmware
8 2 (0.040%) NFS
9 1 (0.020%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.30%) TrustSec
3 12 (0.24%) Puppet
4 9 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.14%) Ansible
6 6 (0.12%) Graphite
6 6 (0.12%) MOM
7 5 (0.10%) TeamSite
7 5 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.081%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.060%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.040%) logstash
10 2 (0.040%) Control-M
10 2 (0.040%) SCCM
11 1 (0.020%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.020%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.020%) Salt
Vendors
1 701 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 638 (12.85%) Oracle
3 191 (3.85%) IBM
4 178 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 154 (3.10%) SAP
6 72 (1.45%) HP
7 67 (1.35%) VMware
8 62 (1.25%) Cisco
9 61 (1.23%) Cognos
10 55 (1.11%) TIBCO
11 52 (1.05%) Business Objects
11 52 (1.05%) Siebel
12 47 (0.95%) Informatica
13 39 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 38 (0.77%) Cognizant
15 33 (0.66%) Pega
16 31 (0.62%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.60%) Sun
18 27 (0.54%) Citrix
19 25 (0.50%) Tableau
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
British Council
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hermes Europe and Hermes World
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago