Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 73 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6 +34
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 178 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.78% 3.23% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 3.64% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 42 64
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.94% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -3.41%

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 2,847 2,086 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.38% 88.73% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 1,622 1,801
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £55,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 71 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Crewe +1 30 £50,083 +11.29% 1
Warrington +18 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Wilmslow +12 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Macclesfield - 4 £35,000 -
Chester -10 1 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Northwich - 1 £40,000 -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (51.69%) Finance
3 68 (38.20%) Banking
4 60 (33.71%) Java
5 59 (33.15%) Project Management
6 55 (30.90%) Risk Management
7 44 (24.72%) SDLC
8 40 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
10 35 (19.66%) Degree
11 33 (18.54%) Investment Banking
11 33 (18.54%) Wealth Management
11 33 (18.54%) Law
11 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
12 32 (17.98%) PRINCE2
13 30 (16.85%) Scrum
14 25 (14.04%) PMI Certification
15 24 (13.48%) Spring
16 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (12.36%) Confluence
17 22 (12.36%) PMI
18 21 (11.80%) PMO
19 20 (11.24%) Software Delivery
19 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (11.24%) ITIL
19 20 (11.24%) HND
20 19 (10.67%) Service Management
20 19 (10.67%) HTML
20 19 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
20 19 (10.67%) Jenkins

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 22 (12.36%) Confluence
2 7 (3.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) CICS
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) NuGet
1 5 (2.81%) Trello
2 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) ATM
2 3 (1.69%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) DB2
2 4 (2.25%) Big Data
3 3 (1.69%) IMS/DB
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.56%) QlikView
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.99%) JIRA
3 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.62%) JUnit
5 9 (5.06%) SonarQube
5 9 (5.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (4.49%) Mercurial
6 8 (4.49%) TestNG
7 7 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.37%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.81%) Bower
9 5 (2.81%) CA Release Automation
9 5 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.69%) git-flow
10 3 (1.69%) Subversion
11 2 (1.12%) Gradle
11 2 (1.12%) Pivotal Tracker
11 2 (1.12%) Selenium
11 2 (1.12%) Sikuli
General
1 92 (51.69%) Finance
2 68 (38.20%) Banking
3 33 (18.54%) Investment Banking
3 33 (18.54%) Law
4 8 (4.49%) Advertising
5 7 (3.93%) Billing
5 7 (3.93%) Retail
6 6 (3.37%) Legal
7 4 (2.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (25.28%) Analyst
2 44 (24.72%) Developer
3 27 (15.17%) Business Analyst
3 27 (15.17%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.87%) Junior
6 13 (7.30%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (6.18%) Junior Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Release Manager
7 11 (6.18%) Technical Manager
8 9 (5.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.49%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Data Migration Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Lead Business Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Migration Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.48%) Spring
2 19 (10.67%) HTML
3 17 (9.55%) Hibernate
4 15 (8.43%) CSS
4 15 (8.43%) jQuery
5 14 (7.87%) Web Services
6 9 (5.06%) .NET
6 9 (5.06%) REST
6 9 (5.06%) SOAP
7 8 (4.49%) CSS3
7 8 (4.49%) HTML5
7 8 (4.49%) Java EE
8 7 (3.93%) J2EE
9 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.25%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.25%) Spring Cloud
11 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.36%) PMI
3 19 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.49%) Fintech
4 8 (4.49%) User Experience
5 7 (3.93%) IVR
6 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.25%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.25%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.25%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Handset
8 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) Android
1 18 (10.11%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.93%) Mac OS
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Windows
4 4 (2.25%) AIX
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Vista
4 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) Project Management
3 55 (30.90%) Risk Management
4 44 (24.72%) SDLC
5 40 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
7 33 (18.54%) Wealth Management
8 32 (17.98%) PRINCE2
9 30 (16.85%) Scrum
10 20 (11.24%) ITIL
10 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.24%) Software Delivery
11 19 (10.67%) Service Management
12 18 (10.11%) Business Analysis
13 16 (8.99%) Change Management
14 15 (8.43%) ERP
14 15 (8.43%) PRINCE
15 14 (7.87%) Line Management
15 14 (7.87%) Release Management
16 13 (7.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.71%) Java
2 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.62%) C#
4 7 (3.93%) PHP
5 5 (2.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.25%) SQL
7 3 (1.69%) C++
7 3 (1.69%) COBOL
8 2 (1.12%) Java 8
9 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (19.66%) Degree
2 25 (14.04%) PMI Certification
3 20 (11.24%) HND
4 11 (6.18%) Sun Certification
5 6 (3.37%) ISEB
5 6 (3.37%) PMP
6 5 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.25%) IIBA
7 4 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (2.25%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.12%) APMG
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) PMO
2 12 (6.74%) QA
3 7 (3.93%) PSD2
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.99%) Oracle
2 11 (6.18%) Sun
3 8 (4.49%) Adobe
4 7 (3.93%) Google
5 5 (2.81%) IBM
6 4 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.25%) Cisco
6 4 (2.25%) Progress
6 4 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.69%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) Apigee
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.56%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.56%) Tableau