Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 50 115
Rank change year-on-year -13 +65 -22
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 89 170 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.20% 5.26% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 5.75% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 106 14
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £37,813 £33,500 £35,650
90th Percentile £68,625 £65,000 £65,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -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 1,995 2,957 2,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.06% 91.49% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,499 2,206 1,650
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,575
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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
Warrington +31 30 £52,500 +2.44% 1
Knutsford -19 14 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Crewe +14 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Wilmslow -9 10 £73,579 +63.51%
Chester +19 3 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £30,000 -
Northwich - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 88 (98.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Project Management
3 23 (25.84%) Finance
3 23 (25.84%) Business Analysis
4 21 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (23.60%) SDLC
5 17 (19.10%) JIRA
6 16 (17.98%) Confluence
7 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (16.85%) PMO
7 15 (16.85%) Banking
8 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
8 13 (14.61%) ERP
8 13 (14.61%) Software Delivery
9 12 (13.48%) Project Governance
9 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
10 11 (12.36%) BDD
10 11 (12.36%) Test Planning
10 11 (12.36%) Law
10 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
10 11 (12.36%) Wealth Management
11 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Resource Management
11 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.24%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.11%) User Stories
12 9 (10.11%) QA
13 8 (8.99%) Integration Testing

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 16 (17.98%) Confluence
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.49%) Trello
2 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Selenium
3 6 (6.74%) PHPUnit
3 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Business Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.36%) IT Manager
4 11 (12.36%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.99%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
6 6 (6.74%) Tester
7 5 (5.62%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) .NET
1 6 (6.74%) Behat
2 2 (2.25%) Spring
2 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.25%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.37%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (98.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Project Management
3 23 (25.84%) Business Analysis
4 21 (23.60%) SDLC
4 21 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.61%) ERP
6 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.61%) Software Delivery
7 12 (13.48%) Project Governance
7 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.36%) BDD
8 11 (12.36%) Test Planning
8 11 (12.36%) Wealth Management
9 10 (11.24%) Business Process Modelling
9 10 (11.24%) Resource Management
9 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
9 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) PHP
2 6 (6.74%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) Java
5 3 (3.37%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
1 8 (8.99%) PMP
2 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.49%) ISEB
4 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) APMG
5 1 (1.12%) IIBA
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) PMO
2 9 (10.11%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.12%) PSD2
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) HP
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.12%) Cadence