Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 94 130
Rank change year-on-year -35 +36 -18
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 255 376 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 3.45% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.89% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 212 296 231
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,775 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -1.96%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9193 9669 10594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.81% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7563 8048 8917
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -26 99 £42,500 - 9
Gloucestershire -1 57 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Wiltshire -16 44 £50,000 - 4
Dorset +2 32 £48,500 +19.75% 3
Somerset -33 17 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Devon -4 6 £37,500 +11.67% 3
Cornwall - 1 £38,000 -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 235 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (31.76%) Project Management
3 71 (27.84%) Finance
4 67 (26.27%) SQL
5 62 (24.31%) SDLC
6 59 (23.14%) Degree
7 55 (21.57%) Test Automation
8 53 (20.78%) .NET
9 43 (16.86%) ISTQB
9 43 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (16.47%) JIRA
10 42 (16.47%) Business Analysis
10 42 (16.47%) Windows
11 41 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 40 (15.69%) Linux
13 39 (15.29%) Software Testing
14 37 (14.51%) Selenium
15 36 (14.12%) QA
15 36 (14.12%) Java
16 35 (13.73%) Scrum
17 34 (13.33%) XML
17 34 (13.33%) PRINCE2
18 33 (12.94%) C#
19 32 (12.55%) ITIL
19 32 (12.55%) Security Cleared
20 31 (12.16%) Manual Testing
20 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
20 31 (12.16%) Python
21 30 (11.76%) DSDM

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 14 (5.49%) Apache
2 13 (5.10%) Confluence
3 12 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.31%) IIS
5 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.57%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) Jetty
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.14%) Office 365
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.57%) Route 53
4 4 (1.57%) Serverless
4 4 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.18%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (1.18%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.18%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.18%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.63%) HTTP
2 7 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.35%) SMS
4 4 (1.57%) SSL
4 4 (1.57%) VPN
5 3 (1.18%) Firewall
5 3 (1.18%) LAN
5 3 (1.18%) WAN
6 2 (0.78%) FCoE
6 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 2 (0.78%) SNMP
6 2 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) PPP
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.57%) MySQL
5 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.78%) Big Data
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) Redis
8 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 42 (16.47%) JIRA
2 37 (14.51%) Selenium
3 29 (11.37%) HP UFT
4 24 (9.41%) Cucumber
5 23 (9.02%) SoapUI
6 21 (8.24%) Jenkins
7 17 (6.67%) Maven
8 15 (5.88%) Ant
8 15 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 15 (5.88%) JUnit
8 15 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.53%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.96%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.18%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.18%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.18%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (27.84%) Finance
2 14 (5.49%) Banking
2 14 (5.49%) Marketing
3 8 (3.14%) Electronics
4 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.18%) French Language
5 3 (1.18%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (33.73%) Analyst
2 54 (21.18%) Project Manager
3 42 (16.47%) Business Analyst
4 32 (12.55%) Test Analyst
5 20 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 19 (7.45%) Developer
6 19 (7.45%) Test Manager
7 18 (7.06%) Architect
8 17 (6.67%) IT Manager
9 16 (6.27%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
11 14 (5.49%) Test Automation Manager
12 12 (4.71%) Software Manager
13 10 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.53%) Change Manager
14 9 (3.53%) Tester
15 8 (3.14%) Junior
15 8 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.75%) Delivery Project Manager
16 7 (2.75%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.78%) .NET
2 34 (13.33%) XML
3 24 (9.41%) HTML
3 24 (9.41%) SOAP
4 22 (8.63%) CSS
5 18 (7.06%) Gherkin
5 18 (7.06%) REST
6 15 (5.88%) jQuery
7 13 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 13 (5.10%) J2EE
8 10 (3.92%) Spring
9 8 (3.14%) Middleware
10 7 (2.75%) JSF
11 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.57%) Java EE
12 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.18%) React
13 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (0.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.49%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.53%) PMI
6 8 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.57%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.18%) CESG
10 3 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.18%) Fintech
10 3 (1.18%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.78%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.39%) iPad
12 1 (0.39%) NHS
12 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.47%) Windows
2 40 (15.69%) Linux
3 18 (7.06%) Unix
4 12 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.57%) CentOS
5 4 (1.57%) CoreOS
5 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (31.76%) Project Management
3 62 (24.31%) SDLC
4 55 (21.57%) Test Automation
5 42 (16.47%) Business Analysis
6 41 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (15.29%) Software Testing
8 35 (13.73%) Scrum
9 34 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 32 (12.55%) ITIL
11 31 (12.16%) Manual Testing
12 30 (11.76%) DSDM
12 30 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (11.37%) Change Management
14 28 (10.98%) TDD
14 28 (10.98%) Test Scripting
15 26 (10.20%) Test Strategy
16 25 (9.80%) BDD
16 25 (9.80%) Integration Testing
17 24 (9.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.27%) SQL
2 36 (14.12%) Java
3 33 (12.94%) C#
4 31 (12.16%) Python
5 30 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.45%) C++
6 19 (7.45%) Ruby
7 16 (6.27%) C
8 15 (5.88%) Groovy
8 15 (5.88%) VBScript
9 14 (5.49%) Jython
10 13 (5.10%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.53%) PHP
12 8 (3.14%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.75%) VB
14 5 (1.96%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.18%) Korn
15 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (23.14%) Degree
2 43 (16.86%) ISTQB
3 32 (12.55%) Security Cleared
4 30 (11.76%) ISEB
5 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.31%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.31%) PMI Certification
8 10 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (3.53%) MCSE
10 7 (2.75%) CEH
10 7 (2.75%) MCSA
11 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.18%) PMP
13 2 (0.78%) CITP
13 2 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.12%) QA
2 14 (5.49%) PMO
3 8 (3.14%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.31%) Docker
2 4 (1.57%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.18%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.78%) NFS
4 2 (0.78%) Samba
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
2 13 (5.10%) Ansible
3 10 (3.92%) Terraform
4 7 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.96%) Nagios
6 3 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.18%) OSSEC
6 3 (1.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.39%) Kibana
8 1 (0.39%) logstash
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.59%) HP
3 19 (7.45%) Oracle
4 16 (6.27%) CA
5 8 (3.14%) SAP
6 7 (2.75%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.35%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.18%) New Relic
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.18%) VMware
10 2 (0.78%) EMC
10 2 (0.78%) NetApp
10 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.39%) Google
11 1 (0.39%) Lotus
11 1 (0.39%) Siebel
11 1 (0.39%) TIBCO