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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 135 191 171
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -20
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2465 1652 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.17% 1.52% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.86% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1387 1672
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 £35,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
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 £70,000 £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 31 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 31 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 2303 £50,500 +1.00% 260
London +36 868 £60,000 +4.34% 96
South East +11 518 £47,500 -5.00% 48
City of London +52 221 £60,000 - 44
Yorkshire +49 217 £45,000 - 30
East of England +46 201 £55,000 +15.78% 15
North West +67 158 £45,000 +8.43% 15
South West +25 157 £40,000 - 36
Surrey -12 152 £45,000 -14.28% 16
West Yorkshire +36 143 £44,500 -1.11% 17
Berkshire +37 114 £50,000 - 6
Leeds +27 114 £46,500 +3.33% 14
West Midlands +30 100 £50,000 +4.16% 6
East Midlands +37 88 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 82 £49,200 +23.00% 7
Manchester +29 77 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Hertfordshire +33 72 £57,500 -18.43% 5
Birmingham +39 68 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland +25 66 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Wales +58 58 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cheshire +34 58 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Milton Keynes +5 56 £49,200 +23.00% 4
South Wales +57 53 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Essex +36 48 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Wiltshire +16 47 £41,000 -25.45% 15
Nottinghamshire +25 45 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Sussex +38 44 £52,500 +8.24% 1
Bristol +27 44 £50,000 +53.84% 12
East Sussex +17 44 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Nottingham +17 44 £45,000 -10.00% 4

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 4473 (95.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1545 (32.82%) Finance
3 1465 (31.12%) Project Management
4 1197 (25.43%) Scrum
5 959 (20.37%) .NET
6 873 (18.55%) SQL
7 845 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 815 (17.31%) Java
9 795 (16.89%) C#
10 723 (15.36%) Degree
11 706 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 659 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 645 (13.70%) Business Analysis
14 578 (12.28%) Oracle
15 559 (11.88%) SQL Server
16 510 (10.83%) Banking
17 498 (10.58%) JavaScript
18 496 (10.54%) HTML
19 495 (10.52%) QA
20 494 (10.50%) UML
21 481 (10.22%) ISEB
22 470 (9.99%) Retail
23 462 (9.82%) E-Commerce
24 443 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
25 441 (9.37%) CSS
26 413 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
27 400 (8.50%) MS Excel
28 389 (8.26%) Mentoring
29 380 (8.07%) XML
30 374 (7.95%) ASP.NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 319 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.40%) CMS
3 100 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 73 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 65 (1.38%) IIS
6 55 (1.17%) CICS
7 49 (1.04%) Drupal
8 45 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 43 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 42 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 42 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.89%) MQSeries
11 38 (0.81%) Apache
12 32 (0.68%) WordPress
13 30 (0.64%) SAS
14 25 (0.53%) JBoss
15 22 (0.47%) Confluence
16 21 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 400 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 235 (4.99%) MS Project
3 165 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 124 (2.63%) MS Office
5 57 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
8 11 (0.23%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.085%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.064%) SPSS
11 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.042%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.66%) Magento
3 25 (0.53%) SAP CRM
4 23 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 20 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 16 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
8 15 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.25%) Temenos T24
11 12 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
11 12 (0.25%) Finacle
12 9 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 9 (0.19%) Maximo
13 8 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.06%) SaaS
2 71 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.36%) Force.com
3 17 (0.36%) Basecamp
4 13 (0.28%) PaaS
5 10 (0.21%) GitHub
6 9 (0.19%) Heroku
7 8 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.11%) Taleo
11 4 (0.085%) Office 365
11 4 (0.085%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.085%) IaaS
12 2 (0.042%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 148 (3.14%) Internet
2 69 (1.47%) HTTP
3 59 (1.25%) Intranet
4 44 (0.93%) Firewall
5 43 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.68%) SSL
7 25 (0.53%) LDAP
7 25 (0.53%) Broadband
8 19 (0.40%) SAN
9 18 (0.38%) FTP
10 17 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.36%) LAN
10 17 (0.36%) Wireless
11 16 (0.34%) WAN
12 13 (0.28%) NAS
13 11 (0.23%) DMZ
14 10 (0.21%) DNS
15 9 (0.19%) CTI
16 7 (0.15%) Q.931
16 7 (0.15%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 180 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 162 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 125 (2.66%) MySQL
5 102 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 92 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 87 (1.85%) DB2
9 83 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 79 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 50 (1.06%) OLAP
12 47 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 45 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 45 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 44 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 37 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
18 32 (0.68%) QlikView
19 29 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 232 (4.93%) JIRA
2 221 (4.70%) Subversion
3 169 (3.59%) Selenium
4 166 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 153 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 133 (2.83%) Git (software)
7 117 (2.49%) Jenkins
8 89 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 77 (1.64%) JUnit
10 67 (1.42%) NUnit
11 61 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 59 (1.25%) Maven
12 59 (1.25%) Ant
13 57 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
14 51 (1.08%) ClearCase
15 47 (1.00%) Hudson
16 43 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
17 37 (0.79%) Eclipse
18 32 (0.68%) CruiseControl
19 28 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 1545 (32.82%) Finance
2 510 (10.83%) Banking
3 470 (9.99%) Retail
4 374 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 236 (5.01%) Marketing
6 169 (3.59%) Advertising
7 117 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 80 (1.70%) Publishing
9 73 (1.55%) Legal
10 57 (1.21%) Law
11 50 (1.06%) Games
12 49 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 46 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.98%) Front Office
14 43 (0.91%) Back Office
15 42 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.70%) Billing
17 30 (0.64%) Automotive
18 19 (0.40%) Electronics
18 19 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1238 (26.30%) Analyst
2 1029 (21.86%) Project Manager
3 927 (19.69%) Business Analyst
4 860 (18.27%) Developer
5 403 (8.56%) Architect
6 275 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
7 225 (4.78%) Senior Manager
8 199 (4.23%) Senior Business Analyst
9 197 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
10 196 (4.16%) Senior Project Manager
11 173 (3.68%) Senior Developer
12 166 (3.53%) .NET Developer
13 165 (3.51%) Test Analyst
14 160 (3.40%) Development Manager
15 149 (3.17%) Java Developer
16 147 (3.12%) Consultant
17 141 (3.00%) Agile Project Manager
18 134 (2.85%) Test Manager
19 128 (2.72%) Technical Manager
20 124 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 959 (20.37%) .NET
2 496 (10.54%) HTML
3 441 (9.37%) CSS
4 380 (8.07%) XML
5 374 (7.95%) ASP.NET
6 359 (7.63%) Web Services
7 300 (6.37%) jQuery
8 240 (5.10%) .NET Framework
9 213 (4.53%) HTML5
10 206 (4.38%) J2EE
11 179 (3.80%) Ajax
12 174 (3.70%) WCF
13 157 (3.34%) Middleware
14 150 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 139 (2.95%) CSS3
16 126 (2.68%) Spring
17 124 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 108 (2.29%) SOAP
19 101 (2.15%) WPF
20 82 (1.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 443 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (4.29%) User Experience
3 165 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 163 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 162 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 145 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 138 (2.93%) Open Source
8 118 (2.51%) PMI
9 87 (1.85%) FMCG
10 75 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 74 (1.57%) Digital Media
12 72 (1.53%) Social Media
13 65 (1.38%) Mathematics
13 65 (1.38%) Mainframe
14 50 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 49 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
16 48 (1.02%) Algorithms
17 44 (0.93%) Visualisation
18 43 (0.91%) Client/Server
19 42 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 331 (7.03%) Windows
2 195 (4.14%) Linux
3 160 (3.40%) UNIX
4 89 (1.89%) Android
5 85 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 40 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.17%) Solaris
9 8 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.15%) Windows CE
10 7 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.13%) LynxOS
12 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.085%) CentOS
14 3 (0.064%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.064%) AIX
14 3 (0.064%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.042%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4473 (95.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1465 (31.12%) Project Management
3 1197 (25.43%) Scrum
4 845 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 659 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 645 (13.70%) Business Analysis
7 494 (10.50%) UML
8 462 (9.82%) E-Commerce
9 413 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 389 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 354 (7.52%) MVC
12 345 (7.33%) CRM
12 345 (7.33%) OO
13 290 (6.16%) Change Management
14 282 (5.99%) TDD
15 269 (5.71%) Data Modelling
16 252 (5.35%) Use Case
17 245 (5.21%) Software Engineering
18 234 (4.97%) ITIL
19 216 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 873 (18.55%) SQL
2 815 (17.31%) Java
3 795 (16.89%) C#
4 498 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 189 (4.02%) C
6 180 (3.82%) C++
7 155 (3.29%) PHP
8 131 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 97 (2.06%) VB
10 83 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 79 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 57 (1.21%) Perl
12 57 (1.21%) COBOL
13 53 (1.13%) Python
14 42 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 40 (0.85%) Ada
16 32 (0.68%) VB6
17 27 (0.57%) VBScript
18 23 (0.49%) RPG
18 23 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 723 (15.36%) Degree
2 481 (10.22%) ISEB
3 224 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 174 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 160 (3.40%) ISTQB
6 127 (2.70%) PMP
6 127 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 115 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 96 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 89 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 87 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (0.83%) MCSD
12 29 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
13 26 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 17 (0.36%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.34%) CBAP
15 16 (0.34%) APMP
15 16 (0.34%) MAPM
16 14 (0.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (10.52%) QA
2 78 (1.66%) SLA
3 68 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.25%) MiFID
7 11 (0.23%) FATCA
8 10 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.17%) WAI
10 7 (0.15%) Dublin Core
10 7 (0.15%) DO-178B
11 6 (0.13%) GxP
11 6 (0.13%) GAMP
12 5 (0.11%) HL7
12 5 (0.11%) EMIR
12 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.11%) COREP
13 4 (0.085%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 7 (0.15%) KVM
5 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.11%) Firmware
7 4 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.021%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 105 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.81%) Puppet
3 37 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.21%) Control-M
6 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.15%) MOM
8 6 (0.13%) CA Endevor
9 4 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.085%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.042%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.042%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.042%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.042%) Nagios
Vendors
1 706 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 578 (12.28%) Oracle
3 210 (4.46%) SAP
4 157 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
5 126 (2.68%) IBM
6 94 (2.00%) HP
7 81 (1.72%) VMware
8 51 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 42 (0.89%) Google
10 37 (0.79%) Sage
11 35 (0.74%) Cognizant
12 34 (0.72%) Citrix
12 34 (0.72%) Sybase
13 33 (0.70%) Cognos
14 32 (0.68%) Cisco
15 30 (0.64%) Siebel
15 30 (0.64%) hybris
16 28 (0.59%) webMethods
17 25 (0.53%) ATG
18 24 (0.51%) Cerillion
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus car pension
Posted: 25 minutes ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension + share incentives +
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 pa (pro rata)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car - Bonus - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday