Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 136 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 360 293 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.83% 2.38% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.63% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 254 251 240
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,750 £28,225
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 11,486 11,139 10,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.34% 90.34% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,122 9,315 8,947
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,251 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 January 2018.

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 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
Cheshire +65 170 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Manchester -12 158 £45,000 - 31
Merseyside +20 19 £47,000 +44.62% 4
Lancashire -20 10 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Waterfall
England

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

1 351 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (47.78%) Finance
3 106 (29.44%) SDLC
4 93 (25.83%) Project Management
5 92 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (23.89%) Banking
7 75 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 73 (20.28%) CSS
9 68 (18.89%) Risk Management
10 64 (17.78%) .NET
11 63 (17.50%) Java
12 59 (16.39%) Scrum
13 55 (15.28%) Test Automation
14 54 (15.00%) PRINCE2
15 53 (14.72%) jQuery
16 52 (14.44%) MVC
17 50 (13.89%) C#
18 49 (13.61%) HTML
18 49 (13.61%) Software Engineering
19 43 (11.94%) SQL Server
20 42 (11.67%) ASP.NET
21 41 (11.39%) Web Services
21 41 (11.39%) PMI Certification
22 40 (11.11%) Investment Banking
22 40 (11.11%) Wealth Management
23 36 (10.00%) TDD
24 35 (9.72%) Information Security
24 35 (9.72%) Law
24 35 (9.72%) Change Control
25 34 (9.44%) Release Management

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 10 (2.78%) Confluence
2 9 (2.50%) CICS
3 6 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.11%) JBoss
4 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.83%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) BASE24
2 4 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.94%) Force.com
2 5 (1.39%) OpenShift
2 5 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 5 (1.39%) Trello
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) Heroku
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.72%) Internet
2 15 (4.17%) HTTP
3 4 (1.11%) Firewall
4 3 (0.83%) SSH
5 2 (0.56%) ATM
5 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.39%) DB2
3 13 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.67%) IMS/DB
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.56%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) Power BI
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.56%) JIRA
4 14 (3.89%) Gradle
5 12 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 12 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.22%) Selenium
7 8 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.94%) Subversion
9 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.67%) Toad
10 4 (1.11%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.83%) git-flow
11 3 (0.83%) JUnit
12 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.28%) Grunt
13 1 (0.28%) gulp
13 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 172 (47.78%) Finance
2 86 (23.89%) Banking
3 40 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 35 (9.72%) Law
5 27 (7.50%) Legal
6 25 (6.94%) Retail
7 14 (3.89%) Advertising
8 7 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (23.61%) Developer
2 64 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 39 (10.83%) .NET Developer
3 39 (10.83%) Analyst
4 34 (9.44%) C# Developer
5 32 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 28 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 27 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 23 (6.39%) Java Developer
9 22 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
11 20 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (5.00%) Architect
13 15 (4.17%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.61%) IT Manager
14 13 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
15 11 (3.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.28%) CSS
2 64 (17.78%) .NET
3 53 (14.72%) jQuery
4 49 (13.61%) HTML
5 42 (11.67%) ASP.NET
6 41 (11.39%) Web Services
7 32 (8.89%) WCF
8 26 (7.22%) HTML5
9 25 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 25 (6.94%) J2EE
10 23 (6.39%) .NET Framework
10 23 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (6.39%) CSS3
11 21 (5.83%) Hibernate
12 20 (5.56%) REST
13 19 (5.28%) Spring
14 18 (5.00%) JSP
15 17 (4.72%) SOAP
15 17 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (4.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.44%) PMI
2 33 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.22%) User Experience
4 15 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.33%) Fintech
6 12 (3.33%) RIA
7 9 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.50%) Smart Meter
8 8 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.94%) Online Banking
10 6 (1.67%) IVR
10 6 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.39%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.83%) FMCG
13 3 (0.83%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.11%) Windows
2 18 (5.00%) Android
2 18 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (5.00%) Linux
3 8 (2.22%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.94%) Unix
5 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.39%) AIX
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (29.44%) SDLC
3 93 (25.83%) Project Management
4 92 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (18.89%) Risk Management
6 59 (16.39%) Scrum
7 55 (15.28%) Test Automation
8 54 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 52 (14.44%) MVC
10 49 (13.61%) Software Engineering
11 40 (11.11%) Wealth Management
12 36 (10.00%) TDD
13 35 (9.72%) Change Control
13 35 (9.72%) Information Security
14 34 (9.44%) Release Management
15 33 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (8.61%) Change Management
17 30 (8.33%) Service Management
17 30 (8.33%) Test Strategy
18 29 (8.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 63 (17.50%) Java
3 50 (13.89%) C#
4 34 (9.44%) SQL
5 12 (3.33%) C
6 11 (3.06%) PHP
6 11 (3.06%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.50%) COBOL
8 7 (1.94%) Python
8 7 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.11%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) RPG
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (11.39%) PMI Certification
2 22 (6.11%) Degree
3 20 (5.56%) PMP
4 11 (3.06%) APMG
4 11 (3.06%) ISEB
4 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.78%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) IIBA
8 3 (0.83%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.56%) PgMP
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.28%) APMP
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.50%) QA
2 21 (5.83%) PMO
3 9 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.50%) PSD2
4 8 (2.22%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.83%) P3O
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.11%) Kibana
2 4 (1.11%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.78%) Oracle
3 13 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.33%) Tableau
5 9 (2.50%) Adobe
5 9 (2.50%) Sun
6 7 (1.94%) IBM
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
7 5 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.39%) Capita
8 4 (1.11%) Chordiant
8 4 (1.11%) Google
8 4 (1.11%) OpenText
8 4 (1.11%) Siebel
8 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.83%) Apple
9 3 (0.83%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.83%) Teradata
10 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft