Period
to 23 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 145 134
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 3,901 4,048 4,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.42% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.67% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,082 3,256 3,947
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,621 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% - +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 146,614 151,639 171,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.62% 90.75% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 117,970 122,486 144,568
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,883 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +5.02% -

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 July 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 July 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 -1 1,430 £65,000 +8.33% 126
South East +43 817 £52,500 - 76
North of England -4 745 £50,000 +11.11% 61
North West +12 376 £47,500 +5.56% 36
Midlands +30 367 £47,500 +5.56% 38
Yorkshire -9 322 £50,000 +11.11% 23
South West +1 313 £46,750 +10.00% 26
East of England -73 228 £52,500 - 21
West Midlands +26 227 £50,000 +11.11% 26
East Midlands +24 136 £45,250 +0.56% 12
North East -30 47 £46,000 +22.67% 2
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3,782 (96.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,363 (34.94%) Finance
3 1,051 (26.94%) Project Management
4 808 (20.71%) Scrum
5 801 (20.53%) SDLC
6 737 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 690 (17.69%) SQL
8 653 (16.74%) Java
9 602 (15.43%) .NET
10 586 (15.02%) PRINCE2
11 556 (14.25%) Business Analysis
12 533 (13.66%) Test Automation
13 522 (13.38%) Microsoft
14 480 (12.30%) Degree
15 476 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
16 472 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
17 454 (11.64%) Oracle
18 441 (11.30%) C#
19 423 (10.84%) JIRA
20 412 (10.56%) QA
21 392 (10.05%) SQL Server
22 364 (9.33%) JavaScript
23 330 (8.46%) Retail
24 314 (8.05%) DevOps
25 303 (7.77%) Software Delivery
26 299 (7.66%) User Stories
27 294 (7.54%) Banking
28 293 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
29 292 (7.49%) Mentoring
30 283 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure

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 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 190 (4.87%) Confluence
3 54 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 53 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (1.23%) JBoss
5 48 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 47 (1.20%) IIS
7 40 (1.03%) CMS
8 27 (0.69%) SAS
9 25 (0.64%) Apache
10 19 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.36%) Drupal
13 13 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.31%) CICS
14 12 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.26%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 178 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
2 139 (3.56%) MS Visio
3 123 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 109 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
5 64 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) InVision
8 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.026%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 119 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.49%) Scribe Insight
4 13 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 12 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (0.18%) Magento
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.13%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 283 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (2.10%) SaaS
4 71 (1.82%) IaaS
4 71 (1.82%) Office 365
5 69 (1.77%) PaaS
6 37 (0.95%) GitHub
7 23 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 16 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 15 (0.38%) Slack
12 14 (0.36%) Trello
13 13 (0.33%) Force.com
14 12 (0.31%) Serverless
15 9 (0.23%) Boomi
16 8 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.21%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (0.85%) Internet
2 29 (0.74%) HTTP
3 26 (0.67%) WAN
4 25 (0.64%) Firewall
5 23 (0.59%) Network Security
6 22 (0.56%) SMS
7 20 (0.51%) SAN
8 17 (0.44%) LAN
9 15 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.38%) VoIP
10 13 (0.33%) Skype
11 10 (0.26%) BIG-IP
11 10 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.26%) DNS
12 9 (0.23%) Broadband
12 9 (0.23%) NAS
13 8 (0.21%) MPLS
13 8 (0.21%) Multicast
14 7 (0.18%) CTI
14 7 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 222 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 109 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (2.44%) Big Data
7 79 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 67 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 64 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 62 (1.59%) MySQL
10 62 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 56 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 55 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
13 53 (1.36%) Power BI
14 31 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 27 (0.69%) DB2
16 25 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 423 (10.84%) JIRA
2 192 (4.92%) Selenium
3 176 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 168 (4.31%) Git (software)
5 158 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 126 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 97 (2.49%) Visual Studio
8 90 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 73 (1.87%) WebDriver
10 67 (1.72%) Subversion
11 60 (1.54%) Maven
12 54 (1.38%) JUnit
13 49 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 48 (1.23%) SoapUI
15 47 (1.20%) Bitbucket
16 44 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 40 (1.03%) SpecFlow
18 36 (0.92%) Eclipse
19 34 (0.87%) JMeter
20 29 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 1,363 (34.94%) Finance
2 330 (8.46%) Retail
3 294 (7.54%) Banking
4 119 (3.05%) Marketing
5 103 (2.64%) Legal
6 93 (2.38%) Back Office
7 70 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 70 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 65 (1.67%) Games
9 59 (1.51%) Advertising
10 58 (1.49%) Law
11 54 (1.38%) Billing
12 43 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 41 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.72%) Front Office
15 27 (0.69%) Publishing
16 21 (0.54%) Electronics
17 13 (0.33%) Automotive
18 10 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,059 (27.15%) Analyst
2 742 (19.02%) Project Manager
3 695 (17.82%) Business Analyst
4 473 (12.13%) Architect
5 374 (9.59%) Developer
6 271 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
7 225 (5.77%) IT Manager
8 201 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
9 161 (4.13%) Test Analyst
10 155 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
11 146 (3.74%) Senior Manager
12 145 (3.72%) Programme Manager
13 131 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
14 122 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
15 113 (2.90%) Software Project Manager
16 103 (2.64%) Senior Business Analyst
17 100 (2.56%) .NET Developer
18 96 (2.46%) Test Engineer
19 93 (2.38%) C# Developer
20 92 (2.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (15.43%) .NET
2 257 (6.59%) Web Services
3 222 (5.69%) HTML
4 198 (5.08%) XML
5 183 (4.69%) CSS
6 141 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 133 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 120 (3.08%) Entity Framework
9 114 (2.92%) Middleware
10 104 (2.67%) REST
11 102 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 100 (2.56%) ASP.NET
12 100 (2.56%) jQuery
13 98 (2.51%) WCF
14 96 (2.46%) Spring
15 91 (2.33%) JSON
16 85 (2.18%) React
16 85 (2.18%) SOAP
17 77 (1.97%) .NET Core
18 55 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 476 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (5.82%) User Experience
3 142 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 126 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 118 (3.02%) PMI
6 115 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
7 108 (2.77%) Fintech
8 84 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 63 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 56 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 44 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 42 (1.08%) N-Tier
14 30 (0.77%) NHS
15 29 (0.74%) Mainframe
16 28 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
17 26 (0.67%) BYOD
17 26 (0.67%) Fixed Income
18 25 (0.64%) Driving Licence
19 24 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 239 (6.13%) Windows
2 197 (5.05%) Linux
3 134 (3.44%) Unix
4 52 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 43 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 28 (0.72%) Android
8 25 (0.64%) AIX
9 20 (0.51%) Solaris
10 16 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.15%) CentOS
12 6 (0.15%) HPUX
12 6 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.10%) Fedora
14 4 (0.10%) pSOS
15 3 (0.077%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,782 (96.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,051 (26.94%) Project Management
3 808 (20.71%) Scrum
4 801 (20.53%) SDLC
5 737 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 586 (15.02%) PRINCE2
7 556 (14.25%) Business Analysis
8 533 (13.66%) Test Automation
9 472 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
10 314 (8.05%) DevOps
11 303 (7.77%) Software Delivery
12 299 (7.66%) User Stories
13 293 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
14 292 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 272 (6.97%) Change Management
16 267 (6.84%) CRM
17 263 (6.74%) Software Engineering
18 244 (6.25%) TOGAF
19 243 (6.23%) Coaching
19 243 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 690 (17.69%) SQL
2 653 (16.74%) Java
3 441 (11.30%) C#
4 364 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 160 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 154 (3.95%) Python
7 139 (3.56%) C
8 107 (2.74%) C++
9 86 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 78 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 68 (1.74%) PHP
12 63 (1.61%) Ruby
13 61 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 29 (0.74%) Perl
14 29 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 28 (0.72%) Scala
16 26 (0.67%) COBOL
17 22 (0.56%) VBA
18 16 (0.41%) Apex Code
19 15 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 480 (12.30%) Degree
2 192 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 187 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 150 (3.85%) PMP
5 148 (3.79%) ISEB
6 82 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 70 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 68 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 68 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 65 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 51 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 38 (0.97%) CISSP
12 37 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 29 (0.74%) CISM
14 25 (0.64%) HND
15 24 (0.62%) IIBA
16 21 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (0.51%) CEH
17 20 (0.51%) CRISC
17 20 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (10.56%) QA
2 177 (4.54%) PMO
3 64 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 58 (1.49%) GDPR
5 26 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 21 (0.54%) SLA
9 11 (0.28%) COBIT
10 7 (0.18%) IFRS
10 7 (0.18%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.15%) MiFID
12 3 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.077%) FINREP
12 3 (0.077%) PSD2
12 3 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.051%) EMIR
13 2 (0.051%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.051%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 106 (2.72%) Docker
2 73 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.41%) Firmware
5 7 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.15%) HDFS
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.10%) LXC
8 4 (0.10%) NFS
8 4 (0.10%) Samba
8 4 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.10%) Xen
9 3 (0.077%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.051%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.026%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (1.26%) HP ALM
2 47 (1.20%) Puppet
3 35 (0.90%) Ansible
4 24 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.46%) SCCM
7 17 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 10 (0.26%) SmoothWall
9 8 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.13%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.13%) Oozie
10 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.13%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.13%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.10%) CA Endevor
11 4 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.10%) Nagios
11 4 (0.10%) SCOM
11 4 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 522 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 454 (11.64%) Oracle
3 183 (4.69%) SAP
4 101 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
5 66 (1.69%) HP
6 62 (1.59%) IBM
7 54 (1.38%) Google
8 51 (1.31%) TIBCO
9 45 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 45 (1.15%) Tableau
10 43 (1.10%) Informatica
11 42 (1.08%) Nintex
12 39 (1.00%) Cisco
13 33 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 32 (0.82%) Capita
14 32 (0.82%) Pega
15 31 (0.79%) TOWER Software
16 28 (0.72%) CheckPoint
17 27 (0.69%) VMware
18 20 (0.51%) Cognizant