Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40 -26
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 43 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.17% 7.89% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 8.81% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 26
Suffolk median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,125 £21,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £51,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -8.70% +9.52%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 428 477 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.26% 89.66% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 304 440 739
Suffolk median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Suffolk

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in Suffolk

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Suffolk over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Suffolk

Waterfall
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Bury St Edmunds - 13 £37,500 - 3
Ipswich -11 10 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Lowestoft - 2 - - 1
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) Test Automation
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (39.53%) DV Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) V-Model
6 16 (37.21%) User Stories
6 16 (37.21%) Test Management
7 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
7 15 (34.88%) C
8 13 (30.23%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) Linux
8 13 (30.23%) Python
8 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
8 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
9 12 (27.91%) Client/Server
9 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
9 12 (27.91%) Release Management
10 11 (25.58%) Selenium
10 11 (25.58%) VB
10 11 (25.58%) Broadband
10 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
10 11 (25.58%) Systems Engineering
11 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
11 10 (23.26%) BT
12 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
12 9 (20.93%) TDD
12 9 (20.93%) ISEB
12 9 (20.93%) Service Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (13.95%) Confluence
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) Big Data
3 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Data Lake
4 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 11 (25.58%) Selenium
3 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.95%) Appium
4 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) JUnit
4 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
4 6 (13.95%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) QA Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Azure Architect
9 1 (2.33%) CISSP Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
1 9 (20.93%) XML
2 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) JSON
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.63%) Silverlight
4 5 (11.63%) WPF
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Client/Server
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (9.30%) Reinsurance
5 2 (4.65%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) CentOS
2 7 (16.28%) Fedora
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) Test Automation
3 17 (39.53%) V-Model
4 16 (37.21%) Test Management
4 16 (37.21%) User Stories
5 12 (27.91%) Release Management
6 11 (25.58%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.93%) Service Management
7 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 8 (18.60%) SOA
9 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
9 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) C
3 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
3 13 (30.23%) Python
4 11 (25.58%) VB
5 9 (20.93%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.28%) VBScript
7 6 (13.95%) C++
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) DV Cleared
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.93%) ISEB
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 6 (13.95%) CISSP
6 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (11.63%) GIAC
6 5 (11.63%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (11.63%) MCSE
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.63%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (11.63%) SANS
6 5 (11.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
1 7 (16.28%) VirtualBox
1 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (16.28%) Xen
2 5 (11.63%) NFS
2 5 (11.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
1 7 (16.28%) Docker Swarm
1 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
1 7 (16.28%) Nagios
1 7 (16.28%) OpenNMS
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
1 7 (16.28%) vCenter Server
1 7 (16.28%) ZABBIX
2 6 (13.95%) HP ALM
3 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) BT
3 7 (16.28%) Cloudera
3 7 (16.28%) Hortonworks
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) EMC
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp