Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 168 127
Rank change year-on-year +42 -41 +20
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 4,247 3,762 4,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.16% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.36% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,351 2,917 4,235
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £34,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,888 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149,810 159,174 173,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.02% 91.57% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119,232 125,620 144,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the UK

Waterfall
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in the UK

Waterfall
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in the UK

Waterfall
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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
England +41 3,993 £55,000 +4.76% 473
UK excluding London +38 2,667 £50,000 - 378
London +23 1,474 £65,000 +8.33% 124
South East +80 975 £52,500 - 92
North of England +5 585 £50,000 +5.26% 101
Midlands +30 392 £47,000 +4.44% 59
South West +31 337 £47,500 +11.76% 51
North West +12 332 £48,500 - 52
West Midlands +33 264 £47,500 - 43
Yorkshire -2 229 £50,000 +5.26% 40
East of England -32 216 £55,000 +4.76% 46
Scotland 0 136 £44,250 -11.50% 21
East Midlands 0 125 £43,500 -3.33% 15
Wales +12 44 £43,500 +8.75% 5
North East -16 24 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Northern Ireland +11 6 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 4,124 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,461 (34.40%) Finance
3 1,200 (28.26%) Project Management
4 871 (20.51%) SDLC
5 819 (19.28%) Scrum
6 808 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 759 (17.87%) SQL
8 755 (17.78%) .NET
9 660 (15.54%) PRINCE2
10 649 (15.28%) Java
10 649 (15.28%) Business Analysis
11 623 (14.67%) Microsoft
12 590 (13.89%) Degree
13 582 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
14 581 (13.68%) Test Automation
15 559 (13.16%) C#
16 494 (11.63%) SQL Server
16 494 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
17 467 (11.00%) JavaScript
18 459 (10.81%) Oracle
19 428 (10.08%) JIRA
20 423 (9.96%) QA
21 405 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
22 361 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
23 356 (8.38%) Mentoring
24 347 (8.17%) Software Delivery
25 345 (8.12%) Banking
26 343 (8.08%) User Stories
27 329 (7.75%) DevOps
28 325 (7.65%) Business Intelligence

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 221 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 183 (4.31%) Confluence
3 77 (1.81%) IIS
4 56 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 52 (1.22%) CMS
6 51 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 50 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 46 (1.08%) JBoss
9 31 (0.73%) SAS
10 27 (0.64%) Apache
11 19 (0.45%) Drupal
12 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.28%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.24%) Appian
15 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.21%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 242 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
2 154 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 143 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 143 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 107 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.071%) InVision
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.024%) Maya
9 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.024%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 148 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.66%) Scribe Insight
4 18 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.19%) Maximo
10 7 (0.16%) BPCS
10 7 (0.16%) Lawson
10 7 (0.16%) Magento
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 405 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 314 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.28%) SaaS
4 87 (2.05%) PaaS
5 82 (1.93%) Office 365
6 72 (1.70%) IaaS
7 56 (1.32%) GitHub
8 26 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.35%) Slack
12 14 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 13 (0.31%) Boomi
14 10 (0.24%) Trello
15 9 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
16 7 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.16%) Basecamp
17 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (0.78%) HTTP
2 31 (0.73%) Firewall
3 30 (0.71%) Network Security
4 28 (0.66%) WAN
5 22 (0.52%) Skype
6 20 (0.47%) Internet
6 20 (0.47%) VoIP
7 19 (0.45%) Intranet
7 19 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.38%) Broadband
9 15 (0.35%) SAN
9 15 (0.35%) SMS
10 14 (0.33%) LAN
11 13 (0.31%) DNS
11 13 (0.31%) MPLS
12 12 (0.28%) CTI
12 12 (0.28%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.24%) BIG-IP
15 9 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 249 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (3.44%) Big Data
4 117 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 100 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 79 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 77 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 73 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 63 (1.48%) MySQL
10 61 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 52 (1.22%) Power BI
12 49 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 49 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 45 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (0.89%) MongoDB
15 34 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 428 (10.08%) JIRA
2 202 (4.76%) Selenium
3 194 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 176 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 171 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 121 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 96 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 95 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 77 (1.81%) WebDriver
10 65 (1.53%) JUnit
11 61 (1.44%) Subversion
12 57 (1.34%) SpecFlow
13 55 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 53 (1.25%) Maven
15 41 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 37 (0.87%) TestNG
17 36 (0.85%) Eclipse
17 36 (0.85%) SoapUI
18 34 (0.80%) HP UFT
19 33 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 1,461 (34.40%) Finance
2 345 (8.12%) Banking
3 308 (7.25%) Retail
4 143 (3.37%) Marketing
5 96 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 77 (1.81%) Advertising
7 70 (1.65%) Back Office
8 65 (1.53%) Legal
9 62 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 53 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 50 (1.18%) Law
12 43 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 40 (0.94%) Billing
13 40 (0.94%) Games
14 31 (0.73%) Front Office
15 25 (0.59%) Electronics
16 22 (0.52%) Publishing
17 12 (0.28%) French Language
17 12 (0.28%) Local Government
18 11 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,160 (27.31%) Analyst
2 817 (19.24%) Project Manager
3 758 (17.85%) Business Analyst
4 546 (12.86%) Architect
5 436 (10.27%) Developer
6 292 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
7 270 (6.36%) IT Manager
8 267 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
9 209 (4.92%) Test Analyst
10 182 (4.29%) IT Project Manager
11 170 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
12 158 (3.72%) Senior Manager
13 141 (3.32%) Senior Project Manager
14 127 (2.99%) .NET Developer
15 118 (2.78%) Consultant
16 110 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
17 106 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
18 105 (2.47%) Tester
19 103 (2.43%) C# Developer
19 103 (2.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (17.78%) .NET
2 322 (7.58%) Web Services
3 273 (6.43%) HTML
4 266 (6.26%) CSS
5 247 (5.82%) XML
6 171 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 139 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 135 (3.18%) Entity Framework
9 134 (3.16%) jQuery
10 128 (3.01%) AngularJS
11 122 (2.87%) JSON
12 111 (2.61%) Middleware
13 105 (2.47%) HTML5
13 105 (2.47%) React
14 99 (2.33%) .NET Core
14 99 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 96 (2.26%) ASP.NET
16 90 (2.12%) WPF
17 85 (2.00%) WCF
18 83 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 582 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (5.32%) User Experience
3 154 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 139 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
5 136 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 116 (2.73%) PMI
7 101 (2.38%) Fintech
8 98 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 94 (2.21%) N-Tier
10 87 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 73 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 67 (1.58%) Data Centre
13 57 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
14 45 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 44 (1.04%) FMCG
16 29 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
17 28 (0.66%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.59%) BYOD
18 25 (0.59%) Mainframe
19 24 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 293 (6.90%) Windows
2 218 (5.13%) Linux
3 124 (2.92%) Unix
4 84 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.18%) Android
8 21 (0.49%) Solaris
9 17 (0.40%) AIX
10 15 (0.35%) CentOS
11 14 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.31%) Fedora
13 11 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.16%) HPUX
15 7 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.14%) pSOS
17 5 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.094%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,124 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,200 (28.26%) Project Management
3 871 (20.51%) SDLC
4 819 (19.28%) Scrum
5 808 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 660 (15.54%) PRINCE2
7 649 (15.28%) Business Analysis
8 581 (13.68%) Test Automation
9 494 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
10 361 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
11 356 (8.38%) Mentoring
12 347 (8.17%) Software Delivery
13 343 (8.08%) User Stories
14 329 (7.75%) DevOps
15 325 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
16 320 (7.53%) Change Management
17 289 (6.80%) Coaching
18 281 (6.62%) CRM
19 277 (6.52%) TOGAF
20 273 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 759 (17.87%) SQL
2 649 (15.28%) Java
3 559 (13.16%) C#
4 467 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 168 (3.96%) Python
5 168 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 136 (3.20%) C
7 121 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 101 (2.38%) C++
9 77 (1.81%) PHP
10 60 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 58 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 34 (0.80%) Ruby
13 32 (0.75%) VB
14 28 (0.66%) Scala
15 24 (0.57%) Java 8
16 23 (0.54%) ABAP
17 21 (0.49%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.47%) Kotlin
18 20 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 590 (13.89%) Degree
2 229 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 211 (4.97%) ISEB
4 200 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 165 (3.89%) PMP
6 136 (3.20%) ISTQB
7 109 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 90 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 80 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 71 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 62 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 56 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 41 (0.97%) CISSP
14 37 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (0.57%) CISM
16 22 (0.52%) IIBA
17 20 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (0.42%) CEH
18 18 (0.42%) MAPM
19 16 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (9.96%) QA
2 174 (4.10%) PMO
3 70 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 66 (1.55%) GDPR
5 34 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.45%) COBIT
9 16 (0.38%) SLA
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.12%) MiFID
12 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.094%) PSD2
13 4 (0.094%) WCAG
14 3 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.071%) FINREP
14 3 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.071%) SEPA
System Software
1 100 (2.35%) Docker
2 64 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.31%) Firmware
6 13 (0.31%) Xen
7 9 (0.21%) HDFS
8 8 (0.19%) LXC
8 8 (0.19%) NFS
8 8 (0.19%) Samba
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.047%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.024%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 56 (1.32%) Puppet
2 54 (1.27%) HP ALM
3 48 (1.13%) Ansible
4 34 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 31 (0.73%) SCCM
6 25 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.38%) Nagios
9 14 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 14 (0.33%) vCenter Server
10 13 (0.31%) OpenNMS
10 13 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.26%) SCOM
12 9 (0.21%) Nessus
12 9 (0.21%) Oozie
13 8 (0.19%) Control-M
14 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 623 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 459 (10.81%) Oracle
3 253 (5.96%) SAP
4 85 (2.00%) HP
5 78 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 74 (1.74%) Nintex
7 71 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 68 (1.60%) IBM
9 58 (1.37%) Tableau
10 55 (1.30%) VMware
11 48 (1.13%) Google
12 46 (1.08%) Cisco
13 43 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 42 (0.99%) Informatica
15 40 (0.94%) Sitecore
16 37 (0.87%) CheckPoint
17 35 (0.82%) ServiceNow
18 33 (0.78%) TOWER Software
19 26 (0.61%) Pega
20 24 (0.57%) Red Hat