Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 171 129
Rank change year-on-year +43 -42 +19
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 4,045 3,572 4,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.63% 2.17% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.37% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,191 2,776 3,970
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% +7.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,563 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,911 150,882 162,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,197 119,876 136,722
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in England

Waterfall
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall in England.

Salary trend for Waterfall in England

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in England

Waterfall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
London +26 1,473 £65,000 +8.33% 149
South East +83 999 £52,500 - 82
North of England +2 577 £50,000 +5.26% 86
Midlands +34 417 £47,500 +5.56% 51
South West +30 343 £47,500 +11.76% 56
North West +9 322 £48,069 -3.86% 45
West Midlands +49 290 £49,750 +4.74% 33
Yorkshire -6 232 £50,000 +5.26% 36
East of England -25 220 £52,500 - 41
East Midlands -3 124 £43,500 -3.33% 18
North East -22 23 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 3,924 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,374 (33.97%) Finance
3 1,170 (28.92%) Project Management
4 836 (20.67%) SDLC
5 789 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 771 (19.06%) Scrum
7 721 (17.82%) SQL
8 717 (17.73%) .NET
9 645 (15.95%) PRINCE2
10 622 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 615 (15.20%) Java
12 599 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 570 (14.09%) Degree
14 567 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
15 563 (13.92%) Test Automation
16 544 (13.45%) C#
17 486 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
18 477 (11.79%) SQL Server
19 460 (11.37%) JavaScript
20 440 (10.88%) Oracle
21 432 (10.68%) JIRA
22 401 (9.91%) QA
23 391 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
24 362 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
25 357 (8.83%) Software Delivery
26 351 (8.68%) User Stories
27 344 (8.50%) Mentoring
28 330 (8.16%) DevOps
29 311 (7.69%) Change Management
30 307 (7.59%) Banking

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 214 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 182 (4.50%) Confluence
3 77 (1.90%) IIS
4 58 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 51 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 47 (1.16%) JBoss
7 39 (0.96%) CMS
8 25 (0.62%) Apache
9 23 (0.57%) Drupal
10 22 (0.54%) SAS
11 16 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.32%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.22%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.22%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.20%) Umbraco
18 7 (0.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 234 (5.78%) Microsoft Project
2 146 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 136 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 129 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 106 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.074%) InVision
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.025%) Maya
10 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.025%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 137 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.69%) Scribe Insight
4 18 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 16 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 16 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
10 8 (0.20%) Maximo
11 7 (0.17%) Magento
12 6 (0.15%) BPCS
12 6 (0.15%) Lawson
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.12%) Teamcenter
13 5 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 391 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 291 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (2.52%) SaaS
4 80 (1.98%) PaaS
5 78 (1.93%) Office 365
6 73 (1.80%) IaaS
7 62 (1.53%) GitHub
8 26 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
10 20 (0.49%) Slack
11 16 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.35%) Boomi
12 14 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 13 (0.32%) Trello
14 8 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.17%) Basecamp
15 7 (0.17%) Heroku
15 7 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (0.82%) Firewall
2 28 (0.69%) HTTP
3 27 (0.67%) Network Security
3 27 (0.67%) WAN
4 22 (0.54%) Skype
4 22 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.49%) Internet
6 19 (0.47%) VoIP
7 18 (0.44%) Intranet
8 16 (0.40%) Broadband
9 14 (0.35%) SMS
10 13 (0.32%) LAN
10 13 (0.32%) MPLS
10 13 (0.32%) SAN
11 12 (0.30%) CTI
11 12 (0.30%) DNS
11 12 (0.30%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.25%) BIG-IP
14 9 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 230 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (3.56%) Big Data
4 114 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 96 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 75 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 73 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
10 65 (1.61%) MySQL
11 55 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 51 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 50 (1.24%) Power BI
14 48 (1.19%) NoSQL
15 47 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 46 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (0.84%) MongoDB
19 29 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 29 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 432 (10.68%) JIRA
2 203 (5.02%) Selenium
3 200 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 177 (4.38%) Git (software)
5 171 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 118 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 92 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 91 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 71 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 65 (1.61%) JUnit
10 65 (1.61%) Subversion
11 56 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 53 (1.31%) Maven
13 50 (1.24%) SpecFlow
14 37 (0.91%) SoapUI
15 36 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 36 (0.89%) JMeter
15 36 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 32 (0.79%) TestNG
17 31 (0.77%) HP UFT
General
1 1,374 (33.97%) Finance
2 307 (7.59%) Banking
3 290 (7.17%) Retail
4 144 (3.56%) Marketing
5 99 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 70 (1.73%) Advertising
7 63 (1.56%) Legal
8 62 (1.53%) Back Office
9 58 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 46 (1.14%) Law
12 41 (1.01%) Games
13 35 (0.87%) Billing
13 35 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.72%) Front Office
15 26 (0.64%) Electronics
16 19 (0.47%) Publishing
17 14 (0.35%) Local Government
18 11 (0.27%) Automotive
18 11 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,125 (27.81%) Analyst
2 793 (19.60%) Project Manager
3 732 (18.10%) Business Analyst
4 490 (12.11%) Architect
5 430 (10.63%) Developer
6 265 (6.55%) IT Manager
7 258 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 250 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
9 214 (5.29%) Test Analyst
10 176 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
11 153 (3.78%) Senior Business Analyst
12 149 (3.68%) Senior Manager
13 134 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
14 116 (2.87%) .NET Developer
15 112 (2.77%) Senior Developer
16 107 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
17 105 (2.60%) Consultant
18 102 (2.52%) C# Developer
19 99 (2.45%) Test Manager
20 98 (2.42%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (17.73%) .NET
2 299 (7.39%) Web Services
3 277 (6.85%) HTML
4 265 (6.55%) CSS
5 243 (6.01%) XML
6 162 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 139 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 134 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 133 (3.29%) jQuery
10 131 (3.24%) Entity Framework
11 113 (2.79%) Middleware
12 111 (2.74%) JSON
13 108 (2.67%) HTML5
14 105 (2.60%) React
15 99 (2.45%) .NET Core
15 99 (2.45%) WPF
16 98 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 83 (2.05%) ASP.NET
17 83 (2.05%) SOAP
17 83 (2.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 567 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (5.36%) User Experience
3 156 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 131 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 122 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
6 117 (2.89%) PMI
7 94 (2.32%) N-Tier
8 91 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (2.22%) Fintech
10 85 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 76 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 65 (1.61%) Data Centre
13 58 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
14 45 (1.11%) FMCG
15 42 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
17 28 (0.69%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.62%) NHS
19 24 (0.59%) BYOD
19 24 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 278 (6.87%) Windows
2 212 (5.24%) Linux
3 128 (3.16%) Unix
4 94 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 57 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.24%) Android
8 18 (0.44%) Solaris
9 17 (0.42%) CentOS
10 16 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.37%) Fedora
12 12 (0.30%) AIX
13 11 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.15%) pSOS
15 4 (0.099%) HPUX
15 4 (0.099%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.099%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.074%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,924 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,170 (28.92%) Project Management
3 836 (20.67%) SDLC
4 789 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 771 (19.06%) Scrum
6 645 (15.95%) PRINCE2
7 622 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 563 (13.92%) Test Automation
9 486 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
10 362 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
11 357 (8.83%) Software Delivery
12 351 (8.68%) User Stories
13 344 (8.50%) Mentoring
14 330 (8.16%) DevOps
15 311 (7.69%) Change Management
16 298 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
17 279 (6.90%) Coaching
18 274 (6.77%) CRM
19 267 (6.60%) UML
20 259 (6.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 721 (17.82%) SQL
2 615 (15.20%) Java
3 544 (13.45%) C#
4 460 (11.37%) JavaScript
5 168 (4.15%) Python
6 165 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 132 (3.26%) C
8 119 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 100 (2.47%) C++
10 79 (1.95%) PHP
11 57 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 52 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 32 (0.79%) VB
14 29 (0.72%) Scala
15 26 (0.64%) Java 8
15 26 (0.64%) Ruby
16 24 (0.59%) ABAP
17 22 (0.54%) Apple Swift
17 22 (0.54%) Kotlin
17 22 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 570 (14.09%) Degree
2 235 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 207 (5.12%) ISEB
4 195 (4.82%) PMI Certification
5 159 (3.93%) PMP
6 139 (3.44%) ISTQB
7 113 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 95 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 83 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 73 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 54 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 54 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 40 (0.99%) CISSP
13 38 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.54%) CISM
15 21 (0.52%) IIBA
16 18 (0.44%) CEH
17 17 (0.42%) MAPM
17 17 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (9.91%) QA
2 179 (4.43%) PMO
3 60 (1.48%) GDPR
4 50 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.44%) COBIT
9 17 (0.42%) SLA
10 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.099%) PSD2
13 4 (0.099%) WCAG
14 3 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.074%) SEPA
15 2 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (0.049%) ISO 13485
15 2 (0.049%) ISO 26262
15 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 92 (2.27%) Docker
2 61 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.37%) Firmware
6 15 (0.37%) Xen
7 11 (0.27%) HDFS
8 9 (0.22%) NFS
8 9 (0.22%) Samba
9 8 (0.20%) LXC
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.074%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.074%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.049%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (1.43%) Puppet
2 56 (1.38%) HP ALM
3 47 (1.16%) Ansible
4 30 (0.74%) SCCM
5 26 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.47%) Nagios
8 18 (0.44%) Kubernetes
9 17 (0.42%) vCenter Server
10 16 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.37%) OpenNMS
11 15 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (0.27%) Oozie
14 10 (0.25%) SCOM
15 8 (0.20%) Control-M
16 7 (0.17%) Nessus
17 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 5 (0.12%) Kibana
19 4 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 599 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 440 (10.88%) Oracle
3 250 (6.18%) SAP
4 84 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 81 (2.00%) HP
6 73 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 71 (1.76%) Nintex
8 65 (1.61%) Tableau
9 61 (1.51%) IBM
10 53 (1.31%) VMware
11 47 (1.16%) Google
12 46 (1.14%) Informatica
13 45 (1.11%) Cisco
14 41 (1.01%) Sitecore
15 39 (0.96%) Atlassian
16 38 (0.94%) CheckPoint
17 32 (0.79%) ServiceNow
18 31 (0.77%) TOWER Software
19 23 (0.57%) Hortonworks
19 23 (0.57%) Pega