Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 151 161
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 350 260 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 2.10% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.34% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 244 210 200
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,725 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £60,000 £62,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -3.85%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the North West

Waterfall
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in the North West

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in the North West

Waterfall
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester -20 171 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Cheshire +84 153 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Merseyside +7 15 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Lancashire -10 10 £40,000 - 5
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 344 (98.29%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (48.57%) Finance
3 121 (34.57%) SDLC
4 98 (28.00%) Project Management
5 92 (26.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (23.43%) Banking
7 79 (22.57%) Scrum
8 77 (22.00%) Java
9 69 (19.71%) JavaScript
9 69 (19.71%) PRINCE2
10 66 (18.86%) Test Automation
11 50 (14.29%) .NET
11 50 (14.29%) CSS
11 50 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 49 (14.00%) Web Services
13 48 (13.71%) PMI Certification
14 47 (13.43%) Oracle
15 46 (13.14%) jQuery
16 45 (12.86%) MVC
17 44 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (11.71%) HTML
19 40 (11.43%) TDD
20 39 (11.14%) Software Engineering
21 38 (10.86%) C#
22 37 (10.57%) SQL Server
22 37 (10.57%) J2EE
22 37 (10.57%) Service Management
23 36 (10.29%) SQL
23 36 (10.29%) Change Control
23 36 (10.29%) Analytical Skills

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (4.86%) Confluence
1 17 (4.86%) WebLogic
1 17 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.71%) CICS
2 13 (3.71%) JBoss
3 7 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.86%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.71%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.71%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.57%) BASE24
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.00%) Force.com
2 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.71%) Trello
5 5 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.43%) SaaS
6 4 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.57%) Office 365
9 1 (0.29%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) Heroku
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.57%) Internet
2 15 (4.29%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) Firewall
3 3 (0.86%) LDAP
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.57%) DB2
3 20 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.14%) Big Data
9 4 (1.14%) IMS/DB
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.57%) MySQL
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.29%) Power BI
11 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.86%) JIRA
3 23 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.57%) Subversion
5 14 (4.00%) Gradle
6 13 (3.71%) ClearCase
7 12 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.14%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.14%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.86%) JUnit
10 9 (2.57%) Selenium
11 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.71%) Toad
13 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.14%) Maven
13 4 (1.14%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.57%) git-flow
14 2 (0.57%) JProfiler
General
1 170 (48.57%) Finance
2 82 (23.43%) Banking
3 28 (8.00%) Law
4 26 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 25 (7.14%) Retail
6 17 (4.86%) Legal
7 16 (4.57%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.86%) Advertising
9 6 (1.71%) Billing
10 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (20.29%) Developer
2 69 (19.71%) Project Manager
3 35 (10.00%) Analyst
4 30 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 29 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 18 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (5.14%) C# Developer
10 17 (4.86%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (4.29%) Architect
12 13 (3.71%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.71%) Designer
13 12 (3.43%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.43%) IT Project Manager
14 11 (3.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.29%) .NET
1 50 (14.29%) CSS
2 49 (14.00%) Web Services
3 46 (13.14%) jQuery
4 41 (11.71%) HTML
5 37 (10.57%) J2EE
6 34 (9.71%) Hibernate
7 31 (8.86%) XML
8 28 (8.00%) Spring
9 27 (7.71%) ASP.NET
9 27 (7.71%) JSP
10 25 (7.14%) WCF
11 24 (6.86%) EJB
11 24 (6.86%) Servlets
12 23 (6.57%) HTML5
13 21 (6.00%) CSS3
14 19 (5.43%) JSON
15 18 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (5.14%) SOAP
16 17 (4.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.00%) PMI
3 25 (7.14%) User Experience
4 17 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.57%) Mainframe
5 16 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.14%) RIA
8 10 (2.86%) Fintech
8 10 (2.86%) Smart Meter
9 8 (2.29%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.00%) Handset
10 7 (2.00%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.00%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.43%) AS400
11 5 (1.43%) iSeries
12 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.14%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.00%) Windows
2 18 (5.14%) Android
2 18 (5.14%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.29%) Linux
4 8 (2.29%) Unix
5 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.86%) AIX
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (98.29%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.57%) SDLC
3 98 (28.00%) Project Management
4 92 (26.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (22.57%) Scrum
6 69 (19.71%) PRINCE2
7 66 (18.86%) Test Automation
8 50 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 45 (12.86%) MVC
10 44 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (11.43%) TDD
12 39 (11.14%) Software Engineering
13 37 (10.57%) Service Management
14 36 (10.29%) Change Control
15 31 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (8.29%) Information Security
16 29 (8.29%) ITIL
17 27 (7.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 26 (7.43%) Change Management
18 26 (7.43%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.00%) Java
2 69 (19.71%) JavaScript
3 38 (10.86%) C#
4 36 (10.29%) SQL
5 17 (4.86%) COBOL
6 11 (3.14%) C
6 11 (3.14%) PHP
7 10 (2.86%) Apex Code
8 9 (2.57%) Assembly Language
9 8 (2.29%) Python
10 5 (1.43%) RPG
11 4 (1.14%) C++
11 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.57%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) XPath
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (13.71%) PMI Certification
2 26 (7.43%) Degree
2 26 (7.43%) PMP
3 12 (3.43%) APMG
3 12 (3.43%) ISEB
4 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.43%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.14%) PgMP
9 3 (0.86%) IIBA
10 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) APMP
11 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.00%) QA
2 13 (3.71%) PMO
3 10 (2.86%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) P3O
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) PSD2
6 1 (0.29%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.14%) Nagios
1 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 47 (13.43%) Oracle
2 30 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (5.14%) Cognizant
5 13 (3.71%) Chordiant
6 11 (3.14%) Adobe
7 8 (2.29%) IBM
8 7 (2.00%) Tableau
9 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.14%) HP
9 4 (1.14%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.14%) Perforce
9 4 (1.14%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.14%) Sun
10 3 (0.86%) Capita
10 3 (0.86%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.57%) OpenText
11 2 (0.57%) VMware