Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 24 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.99% 1.46% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.57% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 10
Staffordshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £29,225 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,375 £58,000 £65,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -5.94% +3.59% -2.50%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1044 1144 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.50% 92.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1006 933
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Staffordshire

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in Staffordshire

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Staffordshire

Waterfall
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Staffordshire 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
Tamworth - 9 £45,000 - 1
Lichfield - 6 £33,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +9 3 £52,500 +23.53%
Stafford -2 2 £28,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +3 1 - -
Waterfall
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) QA
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) hybris
5 3 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (12.50%) JSF
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) HTML

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (12.50%) JBoss
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) TestRail
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.17%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) RAD
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) AppSense
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix