Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 32 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +39
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 9 2 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 4.41% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median annual salary £77,500 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +113.79% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +23.71% +2.11%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 196 170 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 96.08% 91.40% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 164 142 251
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Chester

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in Chester.

Salary trend for Waterfall in Chester

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in Chester over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Context-Driven Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (22.22%) Context-Driven Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA