Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 68 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 +44 +22
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 147 106 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.03% 3.91% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 4.34% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 56 21
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,875 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +29.39% -17.78%
10th Percentile £36,375 £33,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,375 £47,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%

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 2,726 2,441 1,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.32% 90.01% 88.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 1,844 1,638
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,502 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +6 57 £50,000 +1.78% 2
Crewe -5 20 £45,000 - 1
Warrington +18 17 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wilmslow +9 14 £42,000 -11.58% 1
Chester -3 4 £50,000 +47.06% 1
Northwich - 1 £40,000 -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (44.22%) Finance
3 54 (36.73%) Banking
4 44 (29.93%) SDLC
5 43 (29.25%) Java
6 42 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (21.77%) Project Management
8 29 (19.73%) Risk Management
9 28 (19.05%) Scrum
9 28 (19.05%) PRINCE2
10 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
11 24 (16.33%) Software Engineering
12 22 (14.97%) Business Analysis
13 21 (14.29%) Wealth Management
13 21 (14.29%) Spring
14 19 (12.93%) Investment Banking
14 19 (12.93%) Law
15 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (10.88%) Oracle
16 16 (10.88%) Degree
17 15 (10.20%) Confluence
18 14 (9.52%) Test Automation
18 14 (9.52%) Hibernate
18 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
18 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
18 14 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
18 14 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (8.84%) Coaching
19 13 (8.84%) Software Delivery
19 13 (8.84%) Service Management

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 15 (10.20%) Confluence
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Trello
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.72%) NuGet
3 3 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) ATM
1 4 (2.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.36%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) Big Data
2 3 (2.04%) DB2
3 2 (1.36%) IMS/DB
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.48%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.76%) SonarQube
4 7 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (4.08%) JUnit
5 6 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.08%) TestNG
6 5 (3.40%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.72%) Bower
7 4 (2.72%) CA Release Automation
7 4 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.36%) git-flow
8 2 (1.36%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.36%) Selenium
9 1 (0.68%) Gradle
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 65 (44.22%) Finance
2 54 (36.73%) Banking
3 19 (12.93%) Investment Banking
3 19 (12.93%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Advertising
5 5 (3.40%) Billing
6 4 (2.72%) Retail
7 3 (2.04%) Local Government
8 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (26.53%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) Developer
3 24 (16.33%) Business Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.84%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) Technical Manager
6 12 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.48%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (6.80%) Architect
8 10 (6.80%) Programme Manager
8 10 (6.80%) Release Manager
8 10 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.44%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.76%) Designer
10 7 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Payments Business Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) Spring
2 14 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 13 (8.84%) HTML
4 12 (8.16%) Web Services
5 10 (6.80%) .NET
6 8 (5.44%) jQuery
7 7 (4.76%) REST
7 7 (4.76%) SOAP
8 6 (4.08%) CSS
8 6 (4.08%) CSS3
8 6 (4.08%) HTML5
8 6 (4.08%) Java EE
9 3 (2.04%) EJB
9 3 (2.04%) J2EE
9 3 (2.04%) JSP
9 3 (2.04%) Servlets
9 3 (2.04%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.04%) Spring Cloud
9 3 (2.04%) WSDL
9 3 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.12%) PMI
4 7 (4.76%) User Experience
5 6 (4.08%) Fintech
6 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.40%) Smart Energy
6 5 (3.40%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.04%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Android
1 7 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.40%) pSOS
3 3 (2.04%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
4 2 (1.36%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.93%) SDLC
3 42 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (21.77%) Project Management
5 29 (19.73%) Risk Management
6 28 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 28 (19.05%) Scrum
7 24 (16.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (14.97%) Business Analysis
9 21 (14.29%) Wealth Management
10 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.84%) Coaching
11 13 (8.84%) ERP
11 13 (8.84%) ITIL
11 13 (8.84%) Service Management
11 13 (8.84%) Software Delivery
12 12 (8.16%) Release Management
12 12 (8.16%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.25%) Java
2 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.48%) SQL
4 8 (5.44%) C++
4 8 (5.44%) PHP
5 7 (4.76%) C#
6 3 (2.04%) COBOL
7 2 (1.36%) Java 8
7 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) JCL
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
2 11 (7.48%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.80%) HND
4 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.72%) IIBA
5 4 (2.72%) PMP
6 2 (1.36%) APMG
6 2 (1.36%) ISEB
6 2 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.36%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.36%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PgMP
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) PMO
2 9 (6.12%) GDPR
3 6 (4.08%) QA
4 2 (1.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (10.88%) Oracle
2 5 (3.40%) Google
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) Progress
3 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.36%) Apple
4 2 (1.36%) HP
4 2 (1.36%) IBM
4 2 (1.36%) Sun
5 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.68%) Apigee
5 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.68%) Talend