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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 134 146 196
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +50
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2518 2296 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.28% 1.98% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.39% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1868 1363
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,900 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
94169 96137 88067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.80% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77699 76727 72090
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 2258 £50,000 -4.76% 282
London +43 1004 £60,000 - 123
South East -55 363 £47,500 -5.00% 38
City of London +53 256 £62,500 +8.69% 33
East of England +29 217 £50,500 +1.00% 13
South West -14 163 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Yorkshire +26 159 £42,500 -9.98% 29
Scotland +59 156 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Yorkshire +48 139 £42,500 -7.60% 22
West Midlands +10 127 £47,000 -6.00% 19
Leeds +32 108 £42,500 -7.60% 17
Hertfordshire +28 106 £55,000 - 7
North West -34 99 £45,000 -1.63% 23
Surrey -43 93 £52,500 - 9
Edinburgh +29 86 £47,500 +23.37% 5
Glasgow +52 85 £47,500 +13.77% 4
Manchester +5 65 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East Midlands -45 64 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire -47 64 £50,000 -4.76% 9
North East +25 57 £55,000 +57.14% 10
Wales -1 57 £34,250 -14.37% 11
East Sussex +21 56 £48,750 +21.87% 3
South Wales -4 52 £33,500 -10.66% 10
Brighton +23 51 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +22 50 £45,000 - 5
Rickmansworth - 47 £54,000 - 3
Somerset +15 45 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Bristol -45 40 £43,250 -19.15%
Coventry +16 38 £45,000 -35.71% 7
Wiltshire +6 37 £43,000 -4.44% 5

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4656 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1737 (35.11%) Finance
3 1330 (26.88%) Project Management
4 1262 (25.51%) SDLC
5 1102 (22.28%) Scrum
6 978 (19.77%) PRINCE2
7 975 (19.71%) SQL
8 918 (18.56%) Java
9 805 (16.27%) .NET
10 774 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 744 (15.04%) Degree
12 679 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 648 (13.10%) C#
14 645 (13.04%) Banking
15 642 (12.98%) Business Analysis
16 619 (12.51%) Oracle
17 588 (11.89%) SQL Server
18 553 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
19 518 (10.47%) Retail
20 497 (10.05%) ISEB
21 489 (9.88%) UML
22 478 (9.66%) QA
23 443 (8.95%) HTML
24 442 (8.93%) Web Services
25 424 (8.57%) MS Excel
26 405 (8.19%) JavaScript
27 395 (7.98%) TDD
28 393 (7.94%) Mentoring
29 357 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
30 349 (7.05%) E-Commerce

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 233 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.82%) CMS
3 79 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 72 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 53 (1.07%) IIS
5 53 (1.07%) Confluence
6 48 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 48 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 42 (0.85%) JBoss
8 41 (0.83%) SAS
8 41 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 36 (0.73%) Apache
10 35 (0.71%) MQSeries
11 30 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (0.55%) Mule
14 17 (0.34%) MS Project Server
15 14 (0.28%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 424 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 273 (5.52%) MS Project
3 232 (4.69%) MS Office
4 173 (3.50%) MS Visio
5 117 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.081%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.081%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.020%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 77 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 18 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.24%) SAP PP
8 11 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 11 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 10 (0.20%) Magento
9 10 (0.20%) Agresso
10 9 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 8 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
11 8 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.16%) SAP QM
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
13 5 (0.10%) SAP PM
13 5 (0.10%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.18%) SaaS
2 79 (1.60%) Force.com
3 52 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.61%) PaaS
5 27 (0.55%) Office 365
6 24 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.24%) IaaS
9 9 (0.18%) Heroku
10 8 (0.16%) Yammer
11 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
12 4 (0.081%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.061%) Boomi
13 3 (0.061%) Veeva
13 3 (0.061%) GitHub
14 2 (0.040%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.040%) Cloud Coach
15 1 (0.020%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.020%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 95 (1.92%) Internet
2 27 (0.55%) HTTP
2 27 (0.55%) Intranet
3 26 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.42%) Firewall
5 19 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 16 (0.32%) DSL
6 16 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 14 (0.28%) WAN
7 14 (0.28%) SSL
8 12 (0.24%) Kerberos
8 12 (0.24%) Wireless
9 11 (0.22%) Network Security
9 11 (0.22%) Broadband
10 10 (0.20%) ATM
10 10 (0.20%) FTP
11 8 (0.16%) LAN
12 7 (0.14%) DNS
12 7 (0.14%) SAN
13 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 189 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 132 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 120 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 106 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 104 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 96 (1.94%) Big Data
9 64 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 63 (1.27%) MySQL
11 58 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 57 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
13 44 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (0.85%) MongoDB
15 41 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.71%) DB2
16 35 (0.71%) QlikView
17 30 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 236 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 235 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 233 (4.71%) Subversion
3 233 (4.71%) JIRA
4 176 (3.56%) Selenium
5 171 (3.46%) Jenkins
6 156 (3.15%) Visual Studio
7 142 (2.87%) Maven
8 108 (2.18%) Eclipse
9 73 (1.48%) WebDriver
10 70 (1.41%) HP UFT
11 66 (1.33%) Ant
12 62 (1.25%) JUnit
13 54 (1.09%) TeamCity
14 51 (1.03%) SoapUI
15 42 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 41 (0.83%) Hudson
17 35 (0.71%) JBehave
18 33 (0.67%) SpecFlow
19 29 (0.59%) TestNG
General
1 1737 (35.11%) Finance
2 645 (13.04%) Banking
3 518 (10.47%) Retail
4 247 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 201 (4.06%) Marketing
6 138 (2.79%) Advertising
7 112 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 110 (2.22%) Back Office
9 103 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 72 (1.46%) Games
11 67 (1.35%) Law
12 64 (1.29%) Publishing
13 63 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 45 (0.91%) Electronics
15 39 (0.79%) Legal
16 27 (0.55%) Front Office
17 23 (0.46%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.42%) Billing
19 17 (0.34%) Automotive
20 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1361 (27.51%) Analyst
2 1046 (21.14%) Project Manager
3 971 (19.63%) Business Analyst
4 954 (19.28%) Developer
5 336 (6.79%) Architect
6 260 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 246 (4.97%) Test Analyst
8 236 (4.77%) Senior Manager
9 222 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
10 192 (3.88%) Consultant
11 180 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
12 176 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
13 175 (3.54%) Senior Developer
14 171 (3.46%) Senior Business Analyst
15 158 (3.19%) .NET Developer
16 147 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
17 142 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
18 134 (2.71%) Systems Analyst
19 130 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
20 119 (2.41%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 805 (16.27%) .NET
2 443 (8.95%) HTML
3 442 (8.93%) Web Services
4 330 (6.67%) XML
5 321 (6.49%) CSS
5 321 (6.49%) ASP.NET
6 237 (4.79%) J2EE
7 233 (4.71%) Spring
8 210 (4.24%) jQuery
9 192 (3.88%) HTML5
10 174 (3.52%) Hibernate
11 138 (2.79%) SOAP
11 138 (2.79%) WCF
12 128 (2.59%) Middleware
13 116 (2.34%) REST
14 109 (2.20%) .NET Framework
15 95 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 93 (1.88%) CSS3
17 76 (1.54%) JSON
18 70 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 553 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 172 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 132 (2.67%) User Experience
4 132 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 127 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 101 (2.04%) FMCG
7 87 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 87 (1.76%) PMI
8 83 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 65 (1.31%) Reference Data
9 65 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 57 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 52 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 50 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 45 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 40 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 40 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 36 (0.73%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 307 (6.21%) Windows
2 202 (4.08%) Linux
3 174 (3.52%) UNIX
4 55 (1.11%) Android
5 51 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.75%) AIX
7 27 (0.55%) Solaris
8 20 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.20%) MVS
14 9 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.16%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4656 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1330 (26.88%) Project Management
3 1262 (25.51%) SDLC
4 1102 (22.28%) Scrum
5 978 (19.77%) PRINCE2
6 774 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 642 (12.98%) Business Analysis
8 489 (9.88%) UML
9 395 (7.98%) TDD
10 393 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 357 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 349 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 337 (6.81%) ITIL
14 324 (6.55%) Software Delivery
15 316 (6.39%) Change Management
16 311 (6.29%) User Stories
17 309 (6.25%) Use Case
18 304 (6.15%) CRM
19 303 (6.12%) V-Model
20 290 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 975 (19.71%) SQL
2 918 (18.56%) Java
3 648 (13.10%) C#
4 405 (8.19%) JavaScript
5 187 (3.78%) T-SQL
6 186 (3.76%) C
7 170 (3.44%) C++
8 138 (2.79%) PL/SQL
9 120 (2.43%) PHP
10 118 (2.39%) Python
11 115 (2.32%) VB.NET
12 80 (1.62%) Perl
13 63 (1.27%) Apex Code
14 59 (1.19%) VB
15 49 (0.99%) Ruby
16 47 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 31 (0.63%) Groovy
18 27 (0.55%) COBOL
19 26 (0.53%) PowerShell
20 22 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 744 (15.04%) Degree
2 497 (10.05%) ISEB
3 238 (4.81%) ISTQB
4 218 (4.41%) PMI Certification
5 157 (3.17%) PMP
6 119 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 110 (2.22%) Security Cleared
8 95 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 86 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 57 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 38 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 31 (0.63%) CBAP
14 28 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 20 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
17 18 (0.36%) APMP
18 14 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (0.24%) Sun Certification
19 12 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (9.66%) QA
2 35 (0.71%) SLA
3 32 (0.65%) COBIT
4 26 (0.53%) MiFID
5 22 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.32%) P3O
8 16 (0.32%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.22%) JSP 440
11 8 (0.16%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.10%) FATCA
13 4 (0.081%) EMIR
13 4 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.061%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.061%) WCAG
14 3 (0.061%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.040%) TickIT
15 2 (0.040%) DO-178B
System Software
1 37 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.34%) vSphere
4 17 (0.34%) KVM
5 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.040%) NFS
8 1 (0.020%) iptables
8 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.020%) vCloud
8 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.020%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 129 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.36%) Puppet
3 11 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (0.22%) Graphite
4 10 (0.20%) TrustSec
5 8 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.12%) MOM
8 5 (0.10%) Ansible
9 3 (0.061%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.061%) Salt
10 2 (0.040%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.040%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 2 (0.040%) Nagios
10 2 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.020%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.020%) SCCM
11 1 (0.020%) SCOM
11 1 (0.020%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 679 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 619 (12.51%) Oracle
3 221 (4.47%) SAP
4 162 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 149 (3.01%) IBM
6 120 (2.43%) HP
7 55 (1.11%) Cognos
8 50 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 47 (0.95%) VMware
10 46 (0.93%) Siebel
11 42 (0.85%) Cisco
12 37 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 35 (0.71%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.53%) Sybase
15 23 (0.46%) Informatica
15 23 (0.46%) CollabNet
15 23 (0.46%) Pega
16 21 (0.42%) Adobe
17 20 (0.40%) Capita
17 20 (0.40%) Google
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