Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 90 115
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 -23
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 86 131 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.25% 2.75% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.10% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72 119 68
Birmingham median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £41,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3459 4232 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.36% 88.87% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2724 3104 2892
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,975
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Birmingham

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Waterfall in Birmingham

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) Finance
3 20 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (23.26%) Project Management
3 20 (23.26%) Test Scripting
4 19 (22.09%) ISEB
5 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
6 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
7 14 (16.28%) Java
7 14 (16.28%) PRINCE2
8 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
8 13 (15.12%) QA
8 13 (15.12%) Selenium
9 12 (13.95%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.95%) XML
10 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.79%) Line Management
10 11 (12.79%) Defect Management
11 10 (11.63%) SDLC
11 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
12 9 (10.47%) Change Management
12 9 (10.47%) JIRA
13 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
13 8 (9.30%) Degree
13 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
13 8 (9.30%) User Stories
13 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.81%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) SMS
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) MarkLogic
1 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Selenium
2 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
3 9 (10.47%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.30%) Maven
5 7 (8.14%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.98%) JMeter
6 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.81%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.81%) JBehave
7 5 (5.81%) Subversion
7 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.81%) WATIR
8 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.16%) TestLink
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Test Leader
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Developer
7 7 (8.14%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) XML
2 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
2 5 (5.81%) JSON
2 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 4 (4.65%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) XML Schema
3 4 (4.65%) XSD
3 4 (4.65%) XSLT
4 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.65%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) EPoS
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
1 5 (5.81%) Unix
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Project Management
2 20 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (23.26%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
5 14 (16.28%) PRINCE2
6 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
7 12 (13.95%) Business Analysis
7 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.79%) Defect Management
8 11 (12.79%) Line Management
8 11 (12.79%) Scrum
9 10 (11.63%) SDLC
10 9 (10.47%) Change Management
11 8 (9.30%) Collateral Management
11 8 (9.30%) Customer-Centricity
11 8 (9.30%) User Stories
12 7 (8.14%) Coaching
12 7 (8.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) Java
2 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) Python
4 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.65%) SPARQL
5 4 (4.65%) XPath
5 4 (4.65%) XQuery
6 2 (2.33%) C
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) ISEB
2 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
3 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.33%) IIBA
6 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.33%) PMP
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.65%) Talend
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau