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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 121 162 163
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 2615 2029 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 1.80% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.18% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2094 1632 1492
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 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +1.66%

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
89721 92871 85537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.23% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72690 74384 70471
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
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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 +44 2426 £50,000 - 281
London +41 1004 £57,500 +4.54% 126
South East +17 538 £47,500 -5.00% 52
City of London +48 268 £59,750 +8.63% 46
Yorkshire +56 229 £40,000 -14.89% 21
West Yorkshire +51 159 £37,500 -21.87% 19
Berkshire +38 157 £50,000 -9.09% 12
East of England +39 148 £50,000 +17.64% 12
South West +8 141 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Surrey -4 133 £50,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands +40 131 £47,500 +4.97% 13
Leeds +37 131 £47,500 -3.06% 12
North West +47 120 £44,000 +10.00% 23
Scotland +28 93 £42,500 +5.59% 5
East Midlands +23 84 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Reading +30 69 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Manchester +19 65 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East Sussex +2 61 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Brighton +5 58 £44,000 -9.74% 2
Wiltshire +40 56 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Hampshire +1 53 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Bristol -4 52 £48,000 +6.66% 5
Nottinghamshire +17 51 £41,674 -9.40% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 51 £46,000 +8.23% 7
Glasgow +34 50 £43,500 +14.47% 1
Nottingham +8 50 £41,674 -9.40% 5
Essex +34 48 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Milton Keynes +25 46 £46,750 +6.85% 5
Coventry +16 45 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South Yorkshire +28 44 £40,000 +45.45% 1

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4852 (95.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1644 (32.41%) Finance
3 1494 (29.46%) Project Management
4 1122 (22.12%) Scrum
5 1014 (19.99%) PRINCE2
6 973 (19.18%) SQL
7 964 (19.01%) .NET
8 947 (18.67%) Java
9 787 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 786 (15.50%) C#
11 754 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 689 (13.58%) Oracle
13 677 (13.35%) Degree
14 670 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 649 (12.80%) Business Analysis
16 592 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
17 561 (11.06%) Banking
18 547 (10.78%) JavaScript
19 512 (10.09%) ISEB
20 505 (9.96%) Retail
21 490 (9.66%) HTML
22 446 (8.79%) Mentoring
23 441 (8.69%) MS Excel
24 437 (8.62%) QA
25 433 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
26 430 (8.48%) UML
27 429 (8.46%) MVC
28 418 (8.24%) TDD
29 414 (8.16%) E-Commerce
30 410 (8.08%) CSS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 322 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 95 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 81 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 76 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 59 (1.16%) CMS
6 51 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 43 (0.85%) MQSeries
8 41 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 39 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 37 (0.73%) IIS
11 31 (0.61%) Apache
11 31 (0.61%) SAS
12 30 (0.59%) JBoss
13 28 (0.55%) Confluence
13 28 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
15 19 (0.37%) Drupal
16 17 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
17 15 (0.30%) CICS
18 13 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 441 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 317 (6.25%) MS Project
3 136 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 114 (2.25%) MS Office
5 85 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.30%) Niku Workbench
7 4 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.059%) SPSS
8 3 (0.059%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.020%) Mingle
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 107 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.03%) SAP CRM
3 28 (0.55%) Radian6
4 27 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (0.49%) Finacle
5 25 (0.49%) Temenos T24
6 19 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
7 17 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
7 17 (0.34%) Magento
8 16 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 13 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
12 12 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.20%) Maximo
14 9 (0.18%) Agresso
15 7 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
15 7 (0.14%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (1.34%) SaaS
3 59 (1.16%) Force.com
4 25 (0.49%) Office 365
5 22 (0.43%) Basecamp
6 15 (0.30%) PaaS
7 7 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.14%) GitHub
8 5 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.099%) Yammer
9 4 (0.079%) Taleo
9 4 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.059%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.059%) IaaS
11 2 (0.039%) Trello
12 1 (0.020%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.020%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.05%) Internet
2 53 (1.04%) Firewall
3 47 (0.93%) HTTP
4 42 (0.83%) WAN
5 39 (0.77%) LAN
6 38 (0.75%) SSL
7 33 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 30 (0.59%) SAN
9 28 (0.55%) NAS
10 20 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 16 (0.32%) Intranet
12 13 (0.26%) Wireless
12 13 (0.26%) Network Security
13 11 (0.22%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.22%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.22%) LDAP
14 10 (0.20%) DNS
15 8 (0.16%) MVNO
16 7 (0.14%) SMTP
17 6 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 115 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 100 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (1.52%) MySQL
9 72 (1.42%) Big Data
10 66 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 63 (1.24%) DB2
12 58 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.12%) QlikView
14 53 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (0.97%) MongoDB
16 36 (0.71%) NoSQL
17 29 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.45%) OLAP
18 23 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
19 22 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 252 (4.97%) Selenium
2 214 (4.22%) JIRA
3 193 (3.81%) Subversion
4 191 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 173 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 141 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 128 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 114 (2.25%) WebDriver
9 92 (1.81%) Maven
10 82 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 54 (1.06%) JUnit
12 53 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 51 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 48 (0.95%) Ant
15 45 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 37 (0.73%) TestNG
17 35 (0.69%) NUnit
18 33 (0.65%) TeamCity
19 32 (0.63%) Moq
19 32 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 1644 (32.41%) Finance
2 561 (11.06%) Banking
3 505 (9.96%) Retail
4 303 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 231 (4.55%) Marketing
6 188 (3.71%) Advertising
7 100 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 71 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.38%) Billing
10 67 (1.32%) Games
11 61 (1.20%) Back Office
12 54 (1.06%) Publishing
13 46 (0.91%) Electronics
14 42 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (0.67%) Legal
17 32 (0.63%) Front Office
18 21 (0.41%) Law
19 20 (0.39%) Automotive
20 18 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1354 (26.70%) Analyst
2 1214 (23.94%) Project Manager
3 983 (19.38%) Business Analyst
4 890 (17.55%) Developer
5 368 (7.26%) Architect
6 288 (5.68%) Senior Manager
7 249 (4.91%) Senior Project Manager
8 228 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
9 217 (4.28%) Senior Developer
10 195 (3.84%) Test Analyst
11 191 (3.77%) .NET Developer
12 186 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
13 170 (3.35%) Development Manager
14 168 (3.31%) Java Developer
15 166 (3.27%) Agile Project Manager
16 159 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
17 157 (3.10%) Senior Business Analyst
18 154 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
19 151 (2.98%) Consultant
20 130 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 964 (19.01%) .NET
2 490 (9.66%) HTML
3 410 (8.08%) CSS
4 397 (7.83%) ASP.NET
5 351 (6.92%) Web Services
6 348 (6.86%) jQuery
7 297 (5.86%) XML
8 262 (5.17%) .NET Framework
9 204 (4.02%) HTML5
10 195 (3.84%) J2EE
11 189 (3.73%) Spring
12 184 (3.63%) Ajax
13 183 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 160 (3.15%) WCF
15 158 (3.12%) Middleware
16 132 (2.60%) SOAP
17 103 (2.03%) CSS3
18 96 (1.89%) LINQ
19 94 (1.85%) JSON
20 90 (1.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 592 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 206 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 192 (3.79%) PMI
5 170 (3.35%) User Experience
6 155 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 149 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 104 (2.05%) Open Source
9 101 (1.99%) FMCG
10 69 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 66 (1.30%) Visualisation
11 66 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 51 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 48 (0.95%) Social Media
14 46 (0.91%) SWIFT
15 44 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 44 (0.87%) Derivative
16 39 (0.77%) Fixed Income
17 33 (0.65%) PKI
18 32 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 308 (6.07%) Windows
2 166 (3.27%) UNIX
3 163 (3.21%) Linux
4 38 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (0.67%) Android
6 28 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.28%) CentOS
9 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.24%) Solaris
11 7 (0.14%) AIX
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.099%) zOS
13 5 (0.099%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.099%) MVS
14 4 (0.079%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.079%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.059%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4852 (95.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1494 (29.46%) Project Management
3 1122 (22.12%) Scrum
4 1014 (19.99%) PRINCE2
5 754 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 649 (12.80%) Business Analysis
7 446 (8.79%) Mentoring
8 433 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 430 (8.48%) UML
10 429 (8.46%) MVC
11 418 (8.24%) TDD
12 414 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 369 (7.28%) CRM
14 348 (6.86%) OO
15 322 (6.35%) User Stories
16 321 (6.33%) Use Case
17 312 (6.15%) V-Model
18 271 (5.34%) ITIL
19 244 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
20 238 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 973 (19.18%) SQL
2 947 (18.67%) Java
3 786 (15.50%) C#
4 547 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 179 (3.53%) T-SQL
6 128 (2.52%) C
7 125 (2.46%) PL/SQL
8 115 (2.27%) PHP
9 113 (2.23%) C++
10 112 (2.21%) Python
11 110 (2.17%) Perl
12 99 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 58 (1.14%) Ruby
14 57 (1.12%) VB
15 56 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 44 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 37 (0.73%) PowerShell
18 33 (0.65%) VB6
19 27 (0.53%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 677 (13.35%) Degree
2 512 (10.09%) ISEB
3 337 (6.64%) PMI Certification
4 238 (4.69%) ISTQB
5 187 (3.69%) PMP
6 124 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 108 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 107 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (1.91%) Security Cleared
10 96 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 65 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 44 (0.87%) MCSD
13 36 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (0.51%) MBA
15 25 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
16 21 (0.41%) MAPM
17 20 (0.39%) DV Cleared
18 19 (0.37%) HND
19 18 (0.35%) CBAP
20 17 (0.34%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (8.62%) QA
2 55 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 38 (0.75%) PMBOK
4 35 (0.69%) SLA
5 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.26%) WCAG
6 13 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.24%) COBIT
7 12 (0.24%) ISO 8583
8 10 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.20%) FATCA
8 10 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.16%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.14%) MiFID
11 5 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.079%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.059%) WAI
13 3 (0.059%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 55 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 55 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.14%) KVM
4 5 (0.099%) Firmware
5 4 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.059%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.039%) vCloud
7 2 (0.039%) vSphere
8 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.020%) qmail
Systems Management
1 87 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.30%) Puppet
3 9 (0.18%) MOM
3 9 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.12%) Graphite
6 5 (0.099%) Control-M
7 4 (0.079%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.059%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.059%) Ansible
9 2 (0.039%) logstash
9 2 (0.039%) SCCM
10 1 (0.020%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.020%) Nagios
10 1 (0.020%) yum
10 1 (0.020%) Salt
Vendors
1 787 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 689 (13.58%) Oracle
3 176 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
4 172 (3.39%) SAP
5 164 (3.23%) IBM
6 83 (1.64%) HP
7 76 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 66 (1.30%) VMware
9 62 (1.22%) Cisco
10 60 (1.18%) Siebel
11 57 (1.12%) Cognos
12 56 (1.10%) Informatica
13 43 (0.85%) Business Objects
14 42 (0.83%) Sitecore
15 40 (0.79%) Citrix
16 35 (0.69%) Cognizant
17 32 (0.63%) Pega
18 31 (0.61%) Niku
19 29 (0.57%) Sun
20 28 (0.55%) Eloqua
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Premier IT
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Vale of Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 29k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Exceptional Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Exceptional Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sandstone Technology
Salary: Market salary
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £80001 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago