Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 59 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +68 +9
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 126 126 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.71% 4.45% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 4.93% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 94 71 11
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.14% -7.50%
10th Percentile £37,925 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £68,550 £67,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +21.25% -5.88%

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 2,505 2,556 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.71% 90.35% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,897 1,926 1,657
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +8 46 £50,000 +5.26%
Warrington +21 29 £52,500 - 3
Crewe +6 14 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Wilmslow - 12 £35,750 - 1
Chester -1 4 £50,000 -2.44%
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 125 (99.21%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.89%) Finance
3 45 (35.71%) Banking
4 39 (30.95%) SDLC
5 36 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (23.81%) Project Management
7 27 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 25 (19.84%) Risk Management
9 22 (17.46%) Java
10 21 (16.67%) Wealth Management
11 19 (15.08%) Investment Banking
11 19 (15.08%) Test Automation
11 19 (15.08%) PRINCE2
11 19 (15.08%) Law
12 18 (14.29%) Scrum
12 18 (14.29%) Software Delivery
13 17 (13.49%) Confluence
14 16 (12.70%) Test Planning
15 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.90%) JIRA
16 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.11%) Test Scripting
17 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
17 13 (10.32%) .NET
17 13 (10.32%) Integration Testing
18 12 (9.52%) BDD
18 12 (9.52%) ERP
18 12 (9.52%) Validation
18 12 (9.52%) PMO
19 11 (8.73%) Matrix Organization

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 17 (13.49%) Confluence
2 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Trello
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.79%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) ATM
1 4 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) DB2
2 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.59%) IMS/DB
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.17%) PHPUnit
3 4 (3.17%) Selenium
3 4 (3.17%) SonarQube
3 4 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.79%) Bower
5 1 (0.79%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Gradle
5 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 45 (35.71%) Banking
3 19 (15.08%) Investment Banking
3 19 (15.08%) Law
4 4 (3.17%) Billing
5 3 (2.38%) Local Government
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 27 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 11 (8.73%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 9 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (6.35%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.56%) Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Release Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
2 6 (4.76%) Spring
3 4 (3.17%) Behat
4 3 (2.38%) EJB
4 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.38%) J2EE
4 3 (2.38%) JSP
4 3 (2.38%) Servlets
4 3 (2.38%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.38%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) Web Services
5 2 (1.59%) JMS
5 2 (1.59%) WSDL
5 2 (1.59%) XML
5 2 (1.59%) XSD
6 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.76%) Fintech
4 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.97%) Smart Energy
4 5 (3.97%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.38%) PMI
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Handset
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.79%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Android
1 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
1 5 (3.97%) pSOS
2 1 (0.79%) AIX
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (99.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.95%) SDLC
3 36 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (23.81%) Project Management
5 27 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 25 (19.84%) Risk Management
7 21 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 19 (15.08%) PRINCE2
8 19 (15.08%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.29%) Scrum
9 18 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 16 (12.70%) Test Planning
11 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 14 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 13 (10.32%) Integration Testing
13 12 (9.52%) BDD
13 12 (9.52%) ERP
13 12 (9.52%) Validation
14 11 (8.73%) Matrix Organization
15 10 (7.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) Java
2 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.73%) SQL
4 8 (6.35%) C++
5 6 (4.76%) PHP
6 4 (3.17%) C#
7 3 (2.38%) C
7 3 (2.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.79%) JCL
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.97%) PMP
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) APMG
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) PgMP
5 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) PMO
2 10 (7.94%) GDPR
3 8 (6.35%) QA
4 2 (1.59%) PSD2
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle
2 4 (3.17%) HP
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.79%) Cadence
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
3 1 (0.79%) Sun
3 1 (0.79%) Talend