Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 118 149
Rank change year-on-year +20 +31 +13
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 400 330 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.28% 2.66% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.90% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 266 256 218
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,850
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,125 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 11,222 11,372 9,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.95% 91.53% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,978 9,415 8,358
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +25 179 £47,500 - 5
Manchester +10 174 £45,000 - 23
Merseyside +6 28 £36,500 -18.89% 2
Lancashire -29 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cumbria - 2 £50,000 -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 389 (97.25%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (35.50%) Finance
3 99 (24.75%) Java
4 91 (22.75%) SDLC
5 87 (21.75%) Project Management
5 87 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (20.75%) Banking
7 67 (16.75%) JavaScript
8 63 (15.75%) Risk Management
9 60 (15.00%) .NET
10 55 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (13.50%) Software Engineering
12 53 (13.25%) CSS
13 52 (13.00%) HTML
13 52 (13.00%) Business Analysis
13 52 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (12.75%) PRINCE2
14 51 (12.75%) Scrum
15 50 (12.50%) C#
16 46 (11.50%) SQL
17 44 (11.00%) Degree
18 42 (10.50%) ITIL
19 40 (10.00%) Test Automation
20 39 (9.75%) Legal
21 38 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
22 36 (9.00%) SQL Server
23 35 (8.75%) Oracle
23 35 (8.75%) JIRA
24 34 (8.50%) Investment Banking
24 34 (8.50%) Wealth 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 22 (5.50%) Confluence
2 7 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.50%) CMS
3 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.00%) Drupal
5 3 (0.75%) CICS
5 3 (0.75%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) BASE24
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.75%) OpenShift
2 5 (1.25%) GitHub
2 5 (1.25%) NuGet
2 5 (1.25%) Trello
3 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.50%) Internet
2 3 (0.75%) HTTP
2 3 (0.75%) SSH
3 2 (0.50%) ATM
3 2 (0.50%) DNS
3 2 (0.50%) LAN
3 2 (0.50%) Network Security
3 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) VLAN
3 2 (0.50%) VoIP
3 2 (0.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.50%) Big Data
3 10 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.25%) Datomic
7 5 (1.25%) DB2
8 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.75%) IMS/DB
9 3 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (8.75%) JIRA
2 27 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.50%) JUnit
5 12 (3.00%) Mercurial
5 12 (3.00%) Selenium
5 12 (3.00%) TestNG
6 9 (2.25%) SonarQube
6 9 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.50%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.25%) Bower
10 5 (1.25%) CA Release Automation
10 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.75%) git-flow
11 3 (0.75%) Subversion
12 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (35.50%) Finance
2 83 (20.75%) Banking
3 39 (9.75%) Legal
4 34 (8.50%) Investment Banking
4 34 (8.50%) Law
5 15 (3.75%) Retail
6 9 (2.25%) Advertising
7 7 (1.75%) Billing
8 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Back Office
9 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (27.50%) Analyst
2 92 (23.00%) Developer
3 70 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 49 (12.25%) Project Manager
5 34 (8.50%) Java Developer
6 31 (7.75%) .NET Developer
7 26 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 25 (6.25%) Architect
9 22 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (5.00%) Test Analyst
12 16 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
13 15 (3.75%) Junior
14 14 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
15 13 (3.25%) Data Architect
15 13 (3.25%) IT Manager
16 12 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 12 (3.00%) Release Manager
16 12 (3.00%) Technical Manager
17 11 (2.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.00%) .NET
2 53 (13.25%) CSS
3 52 (13.00%) HTML
4 32 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (7.25%) Spring
6 27 (6.75%) Web Services
7 25 (6.25%) jQuery
8 22 (5.50%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.25%) .NET Framework
10 19 (4.75%) WCF
11 18 (4.50%) AngularJS
12 17 (4.25%) Java EE
13 16 (4.00%) REST
14 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (3.50%) HTML5
16 13 (3.25%) CSS3
16 13 (3.25%) SOAP
17 10 (2.50%) J2EE
18 9 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 6 (1.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (6.00%) PMI
4 16 (4.00%) Fintech
5 13 (3.25%) User Experience
6 11 (2.75%) Taxonomies
7 9 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.75%) IVR
9 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.50%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.00%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.50%) Handset
11 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.00%) Linux
1 20 (5.00%) Windows
2 19 (4.75%) Android
2 19 (4.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.00%) AIX
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.50%) Unix
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (97.25%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.75%) SDLC
3 87 (21.75%) Project Management
3 87 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.75%) Risk Management
5 54 (13.50%) Software Engineering
6 52 (13.00%) Business Analysis
6 52 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (12.75%) PRINCE2
7 51 (12.75%) Scrum
8 42 (10.50%) ITIL
9 40 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 34 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (8.50%) Change Management
10 34 (8.50%) Wealth Management
11 33 (8.25%) TDD
12 32 (8.00%) Data Modelling
13 30 (7.50%) Software Delivery
13 30 (7.50%) User Stories
14 29 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.75%) Java
2 67 (16.75%) JavaScript
3 50 (12.50%) C#
4 46 (11.50%) SQL
5 19 (4.75%) Python
6 15 (3.75%) C
7 14 (3.50%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.50%) TypeScript
8 13 (3.25%) PHP
9 12 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.75%) C++
10 7 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.25%) Clojure
11 5 (1.25%) Go
11 5 (1.25%) Ruby
11 5 (1.25%) Scala
12 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.75%) COBOL
13 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (11.00%) Degree
2 28 (7.00%) PMI Certification
3 24 (6.00%) HND
4 16 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.25%) PMP
6 11 (2.75%) Sun Certification
7 10 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.50%) ISEB
8 9 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.75%) APMG
10 6 (1.50%) IIBA
11 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (1.00%) Postgraduate
12 4 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.00%) QA
2 23 (5.75%) PMO
3 17 (4.25%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.75%) PSD2
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.25%) EMIR
7 1 (0.25%) MiFID
7 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Kibana
1 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.75%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.50%) Ansible
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (8.75%) Oracle
2 23 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.75%) Sun
4 9 (2.25%) SAP
5 8 (2.00%) Adobe
5 8 (2.00%) Google
6 7 (1.75%) Teradata
7 6 (1.50%) IBM
7 6 (1.50%) Progress
7 6 (1.50%) Tableau
8 4 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.00%) Capita
8 4 (1.00%) Cisco
8 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.75%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) HP
10 2 (0.50%) Pega
10 2 (0.50%) VMware