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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 132 128 174
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +46
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2576 2660 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.40% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.79% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2101 1725
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016 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 28 April 2016. 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 -2 2375 £52,500 +5.00% 278
London +6 1044 £60,000 +4.34% 116
South East -40 384 £50,000 +6.38% 40
Yorkshire +18 251 £42,500 +6.25% 28
City of London +33 216 £65,000 +13.04% 32
East of England +22 198 £60,000 +33.33% 16
West Yorkshire +18 177 £42,500 +8.28% 25
West Midlands +5 148 £45,500 -4.21% 14
South West +13 128 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Scotland +6 123 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Surrey -11 117 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Leeds -20 107 £42,500 +2.40% 21
North West +28 98 £42,500 - 27
Berkshire -22 91 £55,000 +11.11% 10
Hertfordshire +49 88 £62,000 +1.22% 3
East Midlands -10 81 £47,500 - 12
Glasgow -5 64 £48,750 +12.06% 6
North Yorkshire +42 57 £38,000 -13.14%
Manchester +15 57 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Bedfordshire +30 53 £60,500 +34.44% 8
Edinburgh +27 53 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Wales +22 50 £36,500 -2.66% 8
Birmingham +10 46 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Gloucestershire +42 44 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South Wales +18 42 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Hampshire +8 42 £47,500 +5.55% 7
West Sussex -22 42 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Watford +26 41 £64,000 -14.66% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 41 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Bradford +23 40 £40,000 +6.66% 3

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4811 (95.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1841 (36.61%) Finance
3 1322 (26.29%) SDLC
4 1208 (24.03%) Project Management
5 1079 (21.46%) SQL
6 919 (18.28%) Scrum
7 863 (17.16%) .NET
8 840 (16.71%) PRINCE2
9 794 (15.79%) Java
10 773 (15.37%) Microsoft
11 764 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 758 (15.08%) Business Analysis
13 744 (14.80%) SQL Server
14 704 (14.00%) Oracle
15 648 (12.89%) Degree
16 617 (12.27%) C#
17 583 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
18 533 (10.60%) UML
19 529 (10.52%) JavaScript
20 512 (10.18%) QA
21 499 (9.92%) Retail
22 495 (9.84%) ISEB
23 445 (8.85%) XML
24 441 (8.77%) MS Excel
25 438 (8.71%) Banking
26 434 (8.63%) HTML
27 432 (8.59%) SOA
27 432 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
28 428 (8.51%) ITIL
29 411 (8.17%) Mentoring

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 188 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 132 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 119 (2.37%) IIS
4 102 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 98 (1.95%) Confluence
6 88 (1.75%) CMS
7 72 (1.43%) Apache
8 60 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 52 (1.03%) Apache Spark
10 41 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 36 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 35 (0.70%) JBoss
14 24 (0.48%) Node.js
15 22 (0.44%) NServiceBus
15 22 (0.44%) SAS
15 22 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (0.42%) MS Exchange
17 20 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 441 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 260 (5.17%) MS Office
3 182 (3.62%) MS Project
4 181 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 102 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.099%) Mingle
7 5 (0.099%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.060%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.020%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 95 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 27 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
5 22 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 16 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 13 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 13 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 12 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.24%) SAP CRM
12 11 (0.22%) Markit EDM
13 10 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
14 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
15 7 (0.14%) SAP PM
15 7 (0.14%) SAP PP
15 7 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 131 (2.61%) SaaS
2 115 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (1.51%) Force.com
4 54 (1.07%) Office 365
5 44 (0.88%) PaaS
6 43 (0.86%) IaaS
7 28 (0.56%) Heroku
8 23 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.24%) Yammer
11 9 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.099%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.099%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.080%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.060%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.040%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.01%) Internet
2 35 (0.70%) HTTP
3 33 (0.66%) SSL
4 26 (0.52%) Intranet
5 16 (0.32%) Wireless
6 14 (0.28%) SAN
7 11 (0.22%) S/MIME
7 11 (0.22%) WAN
8 10 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.18%) Firewall
10 8 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.14%) FTP
12 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.12%) LAN
13 5 (0.099%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.099%) Network Security
14 4 (0.080%) RS-232
14 4 (0.080%) RS-485
14 4 (0.080%) VLAN
14 4 (0.080%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 283 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 280 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 192 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 182 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 171 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 158 (3.14%) RDBMS
8 135 (2.68%) MySQL
9 132 (2.63%) Big Data
10 118 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 92 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 69 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 66 (1.31%) MongoDB
14 64 (1.27%) NoSQL
15 55 (1.09%) QlikView
16 52 (1.03%) Power BI
17 50 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
18 42 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
19 41 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
20 37 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 363 (7.22%) JIRA
2 250 (4.97%) Selenium
3 229 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 191 (3.80%) Subversion
5 154 (3.06%) Git (software)
6 152 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 128 (2.55%) HP UFT
8 113 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 96 (1.91%) SoapUI
10 72 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 62 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 59 (1.17%) JUnit
13 58 (1.15%) Bugzilla
14 56 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 53 (1.05%) Ant
16 50 (0.99%) Maven
17 49 (0.97%) LoadRunner
18 45 (0.89%) Toad
19 34 (0.68%) TeamCity
20 33 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 1841 (36.61%) Finance
2 499 (9.92%) Retail
3 438 (8.71%) Banking
4 228 (4.53%) Marketing
5 207 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 126 (2.51%) Advertising
7 106 (2.11%) Legal
8 63 (1.25%) Law
9 57 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 54 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 53 (1.05%) Back Office
11 53 (1.05%) Games
12 48 (0.95%) Billing
13 43 (0.86%) Publishing
14 41 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.62%) German Language
16 29 (0.58%) Electronics
16 29 (0.58%) Front Office
16 29 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1516 (30.15%) Analyst
2 915 (18.20%) Project Manager
3 902 (17.94%) Business Analyst
4 887 (17.64%) Developer
5 443 (8.81%) Architect
6 298 (5.93%) Test Analyst
7 251 (4.99%) IT Manager
8 235 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 213 (4.24%) Senior Manager
10 204 (4.06%) IT Project Manager
11 194 (3.86%) Java Developer
12 191 (3.80%) Senior Developer
13 180 (3.58%) Software Project Manager
14 177 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
15 172 (3.42%) .NET Developer
16 167 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
17 160 (3.18%) SQL Developer
18 156 (3.10%) Consultant
19 146 (2.90%) C# Developer
20 145 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 863 (17.16%) .NET
2 445 (8.85%) XML
3 434 (8.63%) HTML
4 382 (7.60%) Web Services
5 358 (7.12%) ASP.NET
6 321 (6.38%) CSS
7 220 (4.38%) jQuery
8 184 (3.66%) Middleware
9 155 (3.08%) SOAP
10 154 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 147 (2.92%) Spring
12 133 (2.65%) HTML5
13 127 (2.53%) AngularJS
14 119 (2.37%) REST
15 106 (2.11%) J2EE
16 105 (2.09%) JSON
17 98 (1.95%) .NET Framework
17 98 (1.95%) Hibernate
18 93 (1.85%) WCF
19 75 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 583 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 204 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 188 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 152 (3.02%) User Experience
6 148 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 81 (1.61%) FMCG
8 72 (1.43%) PMI
9 67 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 63 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 58 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 58 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 50 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 42 (0.84%) Data Integration
14 36 (0.72%) VHDL
15 35 (0.70%) Visualisation
16 34 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 32 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
17 32 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 30 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 321 (6.38%) Windows
2 245 (4.87%) Linux
3 212 (4.22%) Unix
4 92 (1.83%) Android
5 76 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 41 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.74%) AIX
9 34 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.080%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.080%) MVS
13 4 (0.080%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.060%) CentOS
14 3 (0.060%) OS/400
15 2 (0.040%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4811 (95.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1322 (26.29%) SDLC
3 1208 (24.03%) Project Management
4 919 (18.28%) Scrum
5 840 (16.71%) PRINCE2
6 764 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 758 (15.08%) Business Analysis
8 533 (10.60%) UML
9 432 (8.59%) SOA
9 432 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 428 (8.51%) ITIL
11 411 (8.17%) Mentoring
12 404 (8.04%) CRM
13 357 (7.10%) V-Model
14 352 (7.00%) E-Commerce
15 338 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
16 332 (6.60%) MVC
17 298 (5.93%) OO
18 297 (5.91%) Change Management
19 290 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1079 (21.46%) SQL
2 794 (15.79%) Java
3 617 (12.27%) C#
4 529 (10.52%) JavaScript
5 164 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 149 (2.96%) C++
7 138 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 127 (2.53%) C
9 119 (2.37%) PHP
10 93 (1.85%) Python
11 86 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 75 (1.49%) Perl
13 59 (1.17%) Apex Code
14 54 (1.07%) Ruby
15 53 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 45 (0.89%) VB
17 44 (0.88%) Shell Script
18 41 (0.82%) COBOL
19 39 (0.78%) Scala
20 24 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 648 (12.89%) Degree
2 495 (9.84%) ISEB
3 340 (6.76%) ISTQB
4 216 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 210 (4.18%) PMI Certification
6 165 (3.28%) PMP
7 152 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 125 (2.49%) SC Cleared
9 103 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 80 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 78 (1.55%) DV Cleared
12 46 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 31 (0.62%) CBAP
13 31 (0.62%) CISSP
14 28 (0.56%) APMP
14 28 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.54%) CISM
16 24 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (0.24%) CEH
17 12 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (10.18%) QA
2 71 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.80%) COBIT
4 38 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.66%) SLA
6 30 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.34%) MiFID
8 12 (0.24%) P3O
9 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.14%) EMIR
11 6 (0.12%) Basel III
11 6 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 6 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.080%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.080%) FATCA
13 4 (0.080%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.080%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.080%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.060%) Firmware
5 2 (0.040%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.040%) KVM
5 2 (0.040%) vSphere
6 1 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 177 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.46%) Puppet
3 14 (0.28%) Ansible
3 14 (0.28%) Kibana
3 14 (0.28%) logstash
3 14 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.28%) Salt
4 11 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.14%) SCCM
6 6 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.12%) MOM
6 6 (0.12%) Nagios
7 3 (0.060%) SCOM
8 2 (0.040%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.040%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.040%) Control-M
9 1 (0.020%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.020%) Mesos
9 1 (0.020%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.020%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 773 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 704 (14.00%) Oracle
3 242 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
4 217 (4.32%) SAP
5 169 (3.36%) IBM
6 157 (3.12%) HP
7 72 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 63 (1.25%) Informatica
9 58 (1.15%) Tableau
10 40 (0.80%) EPiServer
11 39 (0.78%) Sybase
12 38 (0.76%) Siebel
13 35 (0.70%) TIBCO
14 31 (0.62%) Pega
15 29 (0.58%) Hyperion
16 28 (0.56%) Cognizant
17 25 (0.50%) Adobe
17 25 (0.50%) hybris
18 24 (0.48%) Teradata
18 24 (0.48%) Trillium
Exeter, Devon
LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus 12-15%, Pension, Health
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + competitive bens package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £38000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Quantica Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday