Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 161 124
Rank change year-on-year -58 -37 +50
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 892 2,391 3,862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.54% 2.07% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.25% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1,912 3,139
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,365 £36,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,725 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%

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 53,659 106,391 130,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.53% 92.11% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43,831 85,876 105,061
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in England

Waterfall
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in England

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 -6 381 £70,000 +16.67% 49
South East -24 175 £57,500 +4.55% 26
North of England -60 139 £45,000 - 34
South West -22 90 £50,000 +6.20% 20
Midlands -13 78 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Yorkshire -43 74 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North West -20 54 £45,000 +2.27% 15
West Midlands -2 50 £47,500 -9.52% 22
East Midlands +18 27 £48,750 +15.38% 4
East of England -38 22 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North East -22 11 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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.

1 851 (95.40%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (28.59%) Project Management
3 219 (24.55%) Finance
4 200 (22.42%) Scrum
4 200 (22.42%) DevOps
5 156 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 154 (17.26%) Azure
7 150 (16.82%) SDLC
8 145 (16.26%) Microsoft
9 141 (15.81%) .NET
10 132 (14.80%) C#
10 132 (14.80%) Test Automation
11 125 (14.01%) Business Analysis
12 124 (13.90%) SQL
13 112 (12.56%) Project Delivery
14 105 (11.77%) JavaScript
15 102 (11.43%) Degree
16 101 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
17 100 (11.21%) JIRA
18 97 (10.87%) PRINCE2
19 94 (10.54%) Java
20 92 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
21 89 (9.98%) AWS
22 81 (9.08%) SaaS
22 81 (9.08%) Microservices
23 80 (8.97%) SQL Server
24 79 (8.86%) CRM
25 76 (8.52%) QA
26 75 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
27 72 (8.07%) Migration

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 67 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.03%) Confluence
3 25 (2.80%) CMS
3 25 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (0.90%) Drupal
5 8 (0.90%) Kentico
5 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 7 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.67%) Apache
8 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.45%) Liferay
9 4 (0.45%) SAS
10 3 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.22%) Camunda
11 2 (0.22%) IIS
11 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 23 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Windchill
7 1 (0.11%) Figma
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 20 (2.24%) Loan IQ
4 19 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (2.02%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.78%) Magento
7 4 (0.45%) SAP LE
7 4 (0.45%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.11%) Summit
10 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 154 (17.26%) Azure
2 89 (9.98%) AWS
3 81 (9.08%) SaaS
4 60 (6.73%) PaaS
5 37 (4.15%) Power Platform
6 34 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
7 32 (3.59%) IaaS
8 18 (2.02%) Akamai
8 18 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (1.79%) PowerApps
10 11 (1.23%) Office 365
11 10 (1.12%) GCP
12 9 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
13 6 (0.67%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.67%) Slack
14 5 (0.56%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.35%) DNS
2 5 (0.56%) Intranet
2 5 (0.56%) LAN
2 5 (0.56%) Network Security
2 5 (0.56%) WAN
3 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.22%) VLAN
4 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.11%) Broadband
4 1 (0.11%) GSM
4 1 (0.11%) Internet
4 1 (0.11%) MPLS
4 1 (0.11%) NAS
4 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.11%) VoIP
4 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.48%) Big Data
2 31 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 17 (1.91%) Power BI
4 17 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.68%) Tableau
6 14 (1.57%) MySQL
7 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.78%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.56%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (11.21%) JIRA
2 46 (5.16%) Selenium
3 35 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (3.48%) Cucumber
5 24 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.68%) SoapUI
6 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.23%) Postman
8 10 (1.12%) eggPlant
8 10 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.01%) Maven
10 7 (0.78%) Cypress.io
10 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.56%) NUnit
12 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.56%) webpack
13 4 (0.45%) MSTest
General
1 219 (24.55%) Finance
2 70 (7.85%) Banking
3 40 (4.48%) Retail
4 39 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 35 (3.92%) Back Office
6 34 (3.81%) Marketing
6 34 (3.81%) Public Sector
7 30 (3.36%) Legal
8 23 (2.58%) Law
9 17 (1.91%) Advertising
10 15 (1.68%) Front Office
11 10 (1.12%) Games
12 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.01%) Publishing
13 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.45%) French Language
14 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 211 (23.65%) Analyst
2 179 (20.07%) Project Manager
3 167 (18.72%) Business Analyst
4 117 (13.12%) Architect
5 88 (9.87%) Developer
6 79 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
7 47 (5.27%) IT Manager
8 38 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 36 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
10 32 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
11 31 (3.48%) Lead Architect
12 30 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 30 (3.36%) C# Developer
13 27 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
14 26 (2.91%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
16 23 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 23 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
17 21 (2.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (15.81%) .NET
2 69 (7.74%) Web Services
3 68 (7.62%) CSS
4 56 (6.28%) .NET Framework
5 50 (5.61%) .NET Core
6 48 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (5.16%) React
8 45 (5.04%) Entity Framework
9 41 (4.60%) jQuery
10 40 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (4.37%) HTML
12 28 (3.14%) SOAP
13 23 (2.58%) XML
14 21 (2.35%) REST
15 20 (2.24%) Spring
16 18 (2.02%) JSON
17 15 (1.68%) AngularJS
18 14 (1.57%) RESTful
19 13 (1.46%) Node.js
20 12 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.06%) User Experience
3 43 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (4.15%) N-Tier
6 30 (3.36%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.13%) PMI
11 18 (2.02%) FMCG
12 13 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.01%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.78%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
16 6 (0.67%) Fixed Income
16 6 (0.67%) Motion Graphics
16 6 (0.67%) NHS
16 6 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.37%) Windows
2 26 (2.91%) Linux
3 11 (1.23%) Unix
4 10 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.90%) Android
5 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (95.40%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (28.59%) Project Management
3 200 (22.42%) DevOps
3 200 (22.42%) Scrum
4 156 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 150 (16.82%) SDLC
6 132 (14.80%) Test Automation
7 125 (14.01%) Business Analysis
8 112 (12.56%) Project Delivery
9 97 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 92 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (9.08%) Microservices
12 79 (8.86%) CRM
13 75 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 72 (8.07%) Migration
15 70 (7.85%) Coaching
16 66 (7.40%) Analytics
17 63 (7.06%) Change Management
17 63 (7.06%) ITIL
17 63 (7.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (14.80%) C#
2 124 (13.90%) SQL
3 105 (11.77%) JavaScript
4 94 (10.54%) Java
5 45 (5.04%) Python
6 28 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 22 (2.47%) C
8 22 (2.47%) Ruby
9 18 (2.02%) Go
10 16 (1.79%) C++
11 13 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.35%) PHP
13 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.01%) VB
14 4 (0.45%) VBA
15 3 (0.34%) Java 8
15 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.34%) VBScript
16 2 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (11.43%) Degree
2 52 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 30 (3.36%) ISEB
4 30 (3.36%) PMI Certification
5 28 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.69%) HNC
6 24 (2.69%) HND
6 24 (2.69%) PMP
7 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.01%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.67%) CISSP
12 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.52%) QA
2 29 (3.25%) PMO
3 26 (2.91%) MiFID
4 25 (2.80%) EMIR
5 22 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (1.12%) PMBOK
7 8 (0.90%) COBIT
8 6 (0.67%) NIST
9 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.34%) GDPR
11 3 (0.34%) SLA
12 2 (0.22%) GxP
12 2 (0.22%) IFRS
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.22%) WCAG
13 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (2.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Firmware
3 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.22%) HDFS
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (3.92%) Terraform
2 34 (3.81%) Ansible
3 23 (2.58%) Kubernetes
4 21 (2.35%) Puppet
5 19 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.34%) Kibana
7 3 (0.34%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.22%) Oozie
9 1 (0.11%) Control-M
9 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 145 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.39%) Oracle
3 44 (4.93%) SAP
4 35 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (3.36%) Nintex
6 23 (2.58%) Murex
6 23 (2.58%) Sitecore
7 22 (2.47%) hybris
7 22 (2.47%) Sparx
8 18 (2.02%) Adobe
8 18 (2.02%) New Relic
9 16 (1.79%) Google
10 10 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.90%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.67%) IBM
13 5 (0.56%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg
14 4 (0.45%) Fidessa
14 4 (0.45%) Informatica
14 4 (0.45%) Talend