Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 111 78
Rank change year-on-year +68 -33 +34
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 204 34 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.01% 1.57% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 1.78% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 114 20 94
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.94% -15.29%
10th Percentile £26,350 £32,450 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £52,700
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% -8.89%

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 3,040 1,907 2,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.60% 87.92% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,254 1,550 2,106
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 84 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Crewe +15 20 £50,000 - 4
Warrington +8 16 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Macclesfield - 6 £35,000 - 1
Wilmslow +18 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Chester -16 4 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Runcorn - 1 - -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (59.80%) Finance
3 84 (41.18%) Banking
4 72 (35.29%) Project Management
5 59 (28.92%) Risk Management
5 59 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (28.43%) SDLC
7 53 (25.98%) Java
8 41 (20.10%) Investment Banking
8 41 (20.10%) Wealth Management
9 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
10 38 (18.63%) Law
11 37 (18.14%) PRINCE2
12 36 (17.65%) PMI Certification
13 35 (17.16%) PMI
14 32 (15.69%) Software Engineering
15 30 (14.71%) Service Management
16 29 (14.22%) Scrum
17 28 (13.73%) Degree
18 27 (13.24%) Release Management
18 27 (13.24%) Information Security
19 25 (12.25%) PMO
20 24 (11.76%) ITIL
20 24 (11.76%) Test Automation
21 23 (11.27%) CSS
22 22 (10.78%) Change Management
22 22 (10.78%) PRINCE
22 22 (10.78%) HTML
22 22 (10.78%) Git (software)
23 21 (10.29%) jQuery

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 10 (4.90%) CICS
3 7 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.96%) JBoss
4 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) BASE24
2 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) Trello
2 4 (1.96%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Force.com
4 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.86%) Internet
2 10 (4.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.96%) Firewall
4 3 (1.47%) SSH
5 2 (0.98%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.80%) DB2
2 12 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.43%) IMS/DB
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.86%) JIRA
4 10 (4.90%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.90%) Gradle
5 9 (4.41%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.43%) Subversion
7 6 (2.94%) JUnit
8 5 (2.45%) Pivotal Tracker
8 5 (2.45%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.96%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.47%) git-flow
10 3 (1.47%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.47%) TestNG
11 2 (0.98%) Selenium
11 2 (0.98%) Sikuli
12 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (59.80%) Finance
2 84 (41.18%) Banking
3 41 (20.10%) Investment Banking
4 38 (18.63%) Law
5 10 (4.90%) Legal
6 8 (3.92%) Advertising
6 8 (3.92%) Retail
7 7 (3.43%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (20.59%) Developer
2 37 (18.14%) Project Manager
3 33 (16.18%) Analyst
4 23 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.78%) Business Analyst
6 16 (7.84%) Delivery Manager
7 14 (6.86%) Junior
8 12 (5.88%) Release Manager
9 10 (4.90%) Junior Developer
9 10 (4.90%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.90%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (4.41%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Change Manager
11 8 (3.92%) Implementation Manager
12 7 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.43%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (3.43%) ITIL Manager
12 7 (3.43%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.27%) CSS
2 22 (10.78%) HTML
3 21 (10.29%) J2EE
3 21 (10.29%) jQuery
4 19 (9.31%) Spring
4 19 (9.31%) Web Services
5 18 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.35%) JSP
7 14 (6.86%) .NET
7 14 (6.86%) HTML5
8 13 (6.37%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.37%) EJB
8 13 (6.37%) REST
8 13 (6.37%) Servlets
9 12 (5.88%) CSS3
9 12 (5.88%) SOAP
10 11 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (4.41%) Backbone.js
11 9 (4.41%) Ext JS
11 9 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.16%) PMI
2 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.33%) User Experience
4 12 (5.88%) Fintech
5 10 (4.90%) Mainframe
6 9 (4.41%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.41%) RIA
6 9 (4.41%) Smart Meter
7 7 (3.43%) IVR
7 7 (3.43%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.96%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.98%) Handset
10 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.33%) Android
2 16 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.39%) Linux
3 11 (5.39%) Windows
4 8 (3.92%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.45%) AIX
5 5 (2.45%) Unix
5 5 (2.45%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (35.29%) Project Management
3 59 (28.92%) Risk Management
3 59 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (28.43%) SDLC
5 41 (20.10%) Wealth Management
6 37 (18.14%) PRINCE2
7 32 (15.69%) Software Engineering
8 30 (14.71%) Service Management
9 29 (14.22%) Scrum
10 27 (13.24%) Information Security
10 27 (13.24%) Release Management
11 24 (11.76%) ITIL
11 24 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 22 (10.78%) Change Management
12 22 (10.78%) PRINCE
13 21 (10.29%) Change Control
14 18 (8.82%) TDD
15 17 (8.33%) MVC
15 17 (8.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.98%) Java
2 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.35%) SQL
4 10 (4.90%) COBOL
5 9 (4.41%) C#
6 7 (3.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.96%) Assembly Language
7 4 (1.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 28 (13.73%) Degree
3 13 (6.37%) Sun Certification
4 11 (5.39%) HND
5 10 (4.90%) PMP
6 8 (3.92%) APMG
7 5 (2.45%) ISEB
8 4 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.47%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.98%) PgMP
11 1 (0.49%) IIBA
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.25%) PMO
2 15 (7.35%) QA
3 9 (4.41%) PSD2
4 8 (3.92%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (9.80%) Oracle
2 12 (5.88%) Sun
3 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.92%) Adobe
5 6 (2.94%) IBM
6 4 (1.96%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.96%) Chordiant
6 4 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.47%) Apigee
7 3 (1.47%) Apple
7 3 (1.47%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.98%) Google
8 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Alteryx