Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 141 99
Rank change year-on-year -10 -42 +39
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 152 241 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.83% 2.35% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.56% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 128 172 283
North West median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,775 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,525 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 7,664 9,397 11,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.14% 91.52% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,068 7,531 9,491
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +24 91 £45,092 -11.70% 9
Cheshire -34 27 £44,000 -16.19% 5
Lancashire -13 17 £41,709 -12.19% 5
Merseyside +12 16 £57,250 +56.85% 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 139 (91.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.95%) Project Management
3 36 (23.68%) Finance
3 36 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (23.68%) Business Analysis
4 33 (21.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (19.74%) JIRA
6 29 (19.08%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.45%) Selenium
8 24 (15.79%) Confluence
8 24 (15.79%) SQL
8 24 (15.79%) Scrum
8 24 (15.79%) User Stories
8 24 (15.79%) Software Delivery
9 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
10 22 (14.47%) SDLC
11 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
12 19 (12.50%) C#
12 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 19 (12.50%) Project Delivery
13 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (11.18%) .NET
13 17 (11.18%) Azure
14 16 (10.53%) Trello
15 15 (9.87%) Creative Thinking
15 15 (9.87%) WebDriver
15 15 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (9.87%) Retail
16 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (15.79%) Confluence
2 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Azure
2 16 (10.53%) Trello
3 7 (4.61%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (4.61%) Office 365
4 5 (3.29%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.66%) AWS
5 1 (0.66%) Boomi
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Intranet
1 2 (1.32%) Skype
2 1 (0.66%) FTP
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.29%) Power BI
4 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) JIRA
2 25 (16.45%) Selenium
3 15 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (9.87%) WebDriver
4 10 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.26%) Postman
5 8 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.61%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.29%) JMeter
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.97%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.97%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.97%) Protractor
10 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq
10 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.66%) Subversion
10 1 (0.66%) TestRail
10 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (23.68%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Legal
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Billing
4 4 (2.63%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (34.87%) Analyst
2 41 (26.97%) Business Analyst
3 28 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.21%) Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Architect
5 12 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Head of Test
8 9 (5.92%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.92%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Head of QA
10 6 (3.95%) IT Director
11 5 (3.29%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 8 (5.26%) CSS
3 7 (4.61%) COM+
3 7 (4.61%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.29%) JSON
5 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.63%) REST
5 4 (2.63%) XML
6 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.97%) WCF
6 3 (1.97%) Web Services
7 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.32%) HTML
7 2 (1.32%) HTML5
7 2 (1.32%) jQuery
7 2 (1.32%) React
8 1 (0.66%) CGI
8 1 (0.66%) CSS3
8 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 4 (2.63%) EPoS
5 4 (2.63%) PKI
6 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.66%) Robotics
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (91.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.95%) Project Management
3 36 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 36 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (19.08%) Test Automation
5 24 (15.79%) Scrum
5 24 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 24 (15.79%) User Stories
6 22 (14.47%) SDLC
7 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
8 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.50%) Project Delivery
9 15 (9.87%) Creative Thinking
10 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (9.21%) Sprint Planning
10 14 (9.21%) Sprint Retrospective
10 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.89%) Analytics
11 12 (7.89%) Coaching
11 12 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) SQL
2 19 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (2.63%) Java
5 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.97%) Python
6 3 (1.97%) Ruby
6 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.97%) VBScript
7 2 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
1 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.97%) IIBA
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 7 (4.61%) GDPR
3 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) PMO
Vendors
1 33 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle
3 4 (2.63%) Intapp
4 3 (1.97%) SAP
4 3 (1.97%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.97%) SnapLogic
5 2 (1.32%) NETSOL
6 1 (0.66%) Aderant
6 1 (0.66%) Arqiva
6 1 (0.66%) Dell
6 1 (0.66%) Facebook
6 1 (0.66%) iManage
6 1 (0.66%) Instagram
6 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.66%) Pinterest
6 1 (0.66%) Progress
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com