Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 122 116
Rank change year-on-year +77 -6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 158 21 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.13% 0.93% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 1.06% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 99 11 58
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.11% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2734 1972 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.80% 87.57% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1666 2429
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +9 73 £50,000 - 6
Warrington +7 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Crewe +4 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Chester -8 5 £47,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 158 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (63.29%) Finance
3 65 (41.14%) Banking
4 55 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (34.81%) SDLC
5 52 (32.91%) Project Management
6 48 (30.38%) Java
7 36 (22.78%) PRINCE2
8 35 (22.15%) Risk Management
9 34 (21.52%) Oracle
10 33 (20.89%) Service Management
11 31 (19.62%) JavaScript
12 30 (18.99%) PMI
12 30 (18.99%) PMI Certification
12 30 (18.99%) Scrum
13 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
14 26 (16.46%) TDD
15 25 (15.82%) J2EE
15 25 (15.82%) SQL
15 25 (15.82%) DB2
15 25 (15.82%) Web Services
16 24 (15.19%) Hibernate
17 23 (14.56%) Information Security
17 23 (14.56%) Investment Banking
17 23 (14.56%) Wealth Management
18 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (13.92%) JSP
18 22 (13.92%) Change Control
19 21 (13.29%) Spring
20 20 (12.66%) PRINCE

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 14 (8.86%) CICS
2 13 (8.23%) Confluence
3 10 (6.33%) JBoss
3 10 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.27%) BASE24
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Trello
2 4 (2.53%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Force.com
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.86%) Internet
2 13 (8.23%) HTTP
3 3 (1.90%) Firewall
3 3 (1.90%) LDAP
4 2 (1.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.63%) ATM
5 1 (0.63%) NAS
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) DB2
2 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) IMS/DB
5 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Git (software)
1 15 (9.49%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.23%) Subversion
3 11 (6.96%) Gradle
3 11 (6.96%) JIRA
4 10 (6.33%) ClearCase
5 9 (5.70%) Bitbucket
5 9 (5.70%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.80%) JUnit
7 4 (2.53%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.27%) git-flow
8 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.63%) Grunt
9 1 (0.63%) gulp
9 1 (0.63%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.63%) Sikuli
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (63.29%) Finance
2 65 (41.14%) Banking
3 23 (14.56%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.76%) Law
5 14 (8.86%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.80%) Advertising
6 6 (3.80%) Retail
7 4 (2.53%) Billing
7 4 (2.53%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (17.72%) Developer
1 28 (17.72%) Project Manager
2 16 (10.13%) Java Developer
3 11 (6.96%) Analyst
3 11 (6.96%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.33%) Designer
4 10 (6.33%) Release Manager
5 9 (5.70%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (5.70%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) Architect
6 8 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Change Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Implementation Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.80%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) J2EE
1 25 (15.82%) Web Services
2 24 (15.19%) Hibernate
3 22 (13.92%) JSP
4 21 (13.29%) Spring
5 19 (12.03%) EJB
5 19 (12.03%) HTML
5 19 (12.03%) Servlets
5 19 (12.03%) XML
6 18 (11.39%) CSS
6 18 (11.39%) jQuery
7 14 (8.86%) REST
7 14 (8.86%) SOAP
8 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.23%) HTML5
8 13 (8.23%) WSDL
9 11 (6.96%) .NET
9 11 (6.96%) CSS3
9 11 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (6.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) PMI
2 17 (10.76%) User Experience
3 16 (10.13%) Mainframe
4 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.33%) Smart Meter
6 9 (5.70%) Fintech
6 9 (5.70%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.70%) RIA
7 8 (5.06%) Client/Server
8 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.80%) Handset
9 6 (3.80%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.53%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (1.27%) Contactless
12 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (1.27%) IVR
12 2 (1.27%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.76%) Windows
2 13 (8.23%) Android
3 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.96%) Linux
5 8 (5.06%) Unix
6 5 (3.16%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.90%) AIX
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.81%) SDLC
2 55 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (32.91%) Project Management
4 36 (22.78%) PRINCE2
5 35 (22.15%) Risk Management
6 33 (20.89%) Service Management
7 30 (18.99%) Scrum
8 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
9 26 (16.46%) TDD
10 23 (14.56%) Information Security
10 23 (14.56%) Wealth Management
11 22 (13.92%) Change Control
11 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (12.66%) PRINCE
13 19 (12.03%) BDD
13 19 (12.03%) CMMI
13 19 (12.03%) Release Management
13 19 (12.03%) RUP
14 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.38%) Java
2 31 (19.62%) JavaScript
3 25 (15.82%) SQL
4 18 (11.39%) COBOL
5 9 (5.70%) Assembly Language
6 6 (3.80%) C#
7 4 (2.53%) C
7 4 (2.53%) Python
8 3 (1.90%) C++
8 3 (1.90%) PHP
8 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (18.99%) PMI Certification
2 10 (6.33%) APMG
2 10 (6.33%) PMP
3 8 (5.06%) Degree
4 6 (3.80%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.53%) PgMP
6 1 (0.63%) IIBA
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) QA
2 10 (6.33%) PMBOK
3 9 (5.70%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) PSD2
5 1 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Nagios
1 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Oracle
2 10 (6.33%) Chordiant
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.16%) Sun
4 5 (3.16%) Tableau
5 4 (2.53%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.53%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe
7 2 (1.27%) Apigee
7 2 (1.27%) Apple
7 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
8 1 (0.63%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) VMware