Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 52 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 10 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.21% 3.45% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 3.87% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 13
Lancashire median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £35,875 £36,625 £38,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,675 £56,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 722 826 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.62% 89.01% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 580 761 597
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,200
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £45,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Lancashire

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in Lancashire

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Lancashire

Waterfall
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Lancaster - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (20.00%) SEO
6 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Web Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) SEO
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe