Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 150 181
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 334 240 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 2.01% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.27% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 218 195 162
North West median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,223 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +6.45% -

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 11813 10579 11737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.76% 88.76% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9414 8869 9660
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -23 156 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Cheshire +67 125 £50,000 +34.23% 4
Lancashire +7 29 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside +4 24 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 328 (98.20%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.12%) SDLC
3 132 (39.52%) Finance
4 95 (28.44%) Project Management
5 78 (23.35%) Java
6 72 (21.56%) Test Automation
7 71 (21.26%) SQL
8 68 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (20.36%) Scrum
9 60 (17.96%) JavaScript
10 59 (17.66%) Banking
11 56 (16.77%) .NET
12 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2
13 52 (15.57%) Oracle
14 48 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (13.77%) Retail
16 45 (13.47%) MVC
16 45 (13.47%) C#
16 45 (13.47%) ITIL
17 44 (13.17%) HTML
17 44 (13.17%) Web Services
17 44 (13.17%) Unit Testing
18 43 (12.87%) CSS
18 43 (12.87%) SQL Server
18 43 (12.87%) Risk Management
19 42 (12.57%) XML
20 39 (11.68%) DB2
20 39 (11.68%) JIRA
21 38 (11.38%) jQuery
22 37 (11.08%) Software Engineering

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 20 (5.99%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.39%) WebLogic
3 15 (4.49%) Confluence
4 11 (3.29%) JBoss
4 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.99%) CICS
6 8 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.10%) CMS
8 6 (1.80%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.50%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.30%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 11 (3.29%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (1.80%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.80%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.90%) BASE24
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.19%) Force.com
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.50%) GitHub
3 5 (1.50%) Trello
4 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.20%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.20%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
4 4 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (0.90%) Office 365
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.59%) HTTP
2 11 (3.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) NAS
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.68%) DB2
3 17 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.59%) MySQL
5 11 (3.29%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.80%) Big Data
9 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.30%) Ingres
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Power BI
11 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (11.68%) JIRA
2 20 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.09%) Selenium
5 14 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.89%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.59%) JUnit
7 12 (3.59%) Subversion
8 11 (3.29%) ClearCase
9 8 (2.40%) Gradle
10 6 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.80%) Maven
11 5 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.20%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 132 (39.52%) Finance
2 59 (17.66%) Banking
3 46 (13.77%) Retail
4 22 (6.59%) Law
5 19 (5.69%) Investment Banking
6 17 (5.09%) Legal
7 13 (3.89%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.80%) Advertising
9 4 (1.20%) Billing
9 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (20.96%) Developer
2 56 (16.77%) Project Manager
3 41 (12.28%) Analyst
4 30 (8.98%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 20 (5.99%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.79%) Architect
7 16 (4.79%) Designer
8 14 (4.19%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.19%) IT Manager
9 13 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (3.89%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.59%) Development Manager
10 12 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
10 12 (3.59%) Programmer
10 12 (3.59%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.29%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.29%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.77%) .NET
2 44 (13.17%) HTML
2 44 (13.17%) Web Services
3 43 (12.87%) CSS
4 42 (12.57%) XML
5 38 (11.38%) jQuery
6 32 (9.58%) ASP.NET
6 32 (9.58%) J2EE
7 29 (8.68%) Hibernate
8 28 (8.38%) JSON
9 26 (7.78%) WCF
10 24 (7.19%) .NET Framework
11 23 (6.89%) Spring
12 22 (6.59%) HTML5
12 22 (6.59%) SOAP
13 21 (6.29%) CSS3
13 21 (6.29%) RESTful
14 19 (5.69%) JSP
15 18 (5.39%) EJB
16 17 (5.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.49%) PMI
3 22 (6.59%) AS400
3 22 (6.59%) iSeries
3 22 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.09%) User Experience
5 13 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.89%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.40%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.10%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.80%) Handset
10 6 (1.80%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.20%) Fintech
11 4 (1.20%) RIA
12 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.68%) Windows
2 18 (5.39%) Android
2 18 (5.39%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.99%) Linux
4 9 (2.69%) Unix
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (98.20%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.12%) SDLC
3 95 (28.44%) Project Management
4 72 (21.56%) Test Automation
5 68 (20.36%) Scrum
5 68 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2
7 48 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (13.47%) ITIL
8 45 (13.47%) MVC
9 44 (13.17%) Unit Testing
10 43 (12.87%) Risk Management
11 37 (11.08%) Software Engineering
12 35 (10.48%) TDD
13 32 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (8.98%) Service Management
15 27 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (8.08%) Test Strategy
16 26 (7.78%) ERP
17 25 (7.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 78 (23.35%) Java
2 71 (21.26%) SQL
3 60 (17.96%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.47%) C#
5 22 (6.59%) RPG
6 17 (5.09%) COBOL
7 12 (3.59%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.99%) Apex Code
9 10 (2.99%) Python
10 9 (2.69%) PHP
10 9 (2.69%) XPath
11 8 (2.40%) XQuery
12 7 (2.10%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.80%) C
13 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.50%) C++
14 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.50%) VB
15 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (10.78%) PMI Certification
2 33 (9.88%) Degree
3 21 (6.29%) PMP
4 17 (5.09%) ISEB
5 10 (2.99%) APMG
6 6 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.80%) PgMP
6 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.50%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) APMP
11 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.78%) QA
2 8 (2.40%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.50%) PMO
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.20%) MiFID
5 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.60%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) Nagios
2 5 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (15.57%) Oracle
2 32 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.08%) IBM
4 21 (6.29%) Cognizant
4 21 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.19%) Adobe
6 12 (3.59%) Chordiant
7 7 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.80%) HP
9 5 (1.50%) Perforce
9 5 (1.50%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.50%) Sun
9 5 (1.50%) Tableau
10 4 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.20%) Pega
10 4 (1.20%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.60%) Teradata