Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 127 133
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 3,830 4,446 5,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 2.55% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.84% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,022 3,774 4,432
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,050 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -2.17%

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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -33 3,562 £52,500 - 441
UK excluding London -24 2,516 £47,500 - 325
London -39 1,272 £62,500 +6.84% 151
North of England -6 773 £47,500 +5.56% 121
South East -30 588 £50,000 - 66
North West +28 400 £47,500 +11.76% 62
Midlands +17 349 £47,500 - 33
Yorkshire -20 322 £47,500 +3.26% 45
East of England -39 304 £52,500 -12.50% 28
South West -36 285 £45,000 +5.88% 41
West Midlands +5 249 £48,000 +1.05% 21
Scotland -11 157 £45,000 -14.29% 19
East Midlands +36 99 £46,250 -2.63% 12
Wales -23 66 £40,000 - 14
North East -21 51 £42,000 +13.32% 14
Northern Ireland -21 3 £37,500 +21.95% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 3,622 (94.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,348 (35.20%) Finance
3 1,014 (26.48%) Project Management
4 800 (20.89%) SDLC
5 757 (19.77%) Scrum
6 718 (18.75%) SQL
7 685 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 574 (14.99%) Java
9 557 (14.54%) .NET
10 545 (14.23%) PRINCE2
11 537 (14.02%) Business Analysis
12 530 (13.84%) Microsoft
13 528 (13.79%) Degree
14 503 (13.13%) C#
15 477 (12.45%) Test Automation
16 463 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
16 463 (12.09%) JIRA
17 430 (11.23%) JavaScript
18 406 (10.60%) SQL Server
19 400 (10.44%) QA
20 329 (8.59%) HTML
21 327 (8.54%) MVC
21 327 (8.54%) Software Engineering
22 316 (8.25%) Banking
23 310 (8.09%) Retail
24 302 (7.89%) Oracle
25 293 (7.65%) Change Management
26 292 (7.62%) Web Services
27 289 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
28 274 (7.15%) XML

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
1 152 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 140 (3.66%) Confluence
3 66 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 61 (1.59%) CMS
5 46 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 36 (0.94%) Apache
8 35 (0.91%) IIS
9 23 (0.60%) JBoss
10 22 (0.57%) SAS
11 21 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.42%) Liferay
14 15 (0.39%) Drupal
15 13 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.34%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.31%) WordPress
17 11 (0.29%) CICS
17 11 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 179 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 171 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
4 126 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 97 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.42%) InVision
7 15 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.10%) Simulink
11 2 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.052%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.052%) Revit
11 2 (0.052%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.026%) InDesign
12 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 106 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.47%) Scribe Insight
5 16 (0.42%) Magento
6 11 (0.29%) Shopify
6 11 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 9 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.18%) BASE24
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 214 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (2.77%) SaaS
4 88 (2.30%) Office 365
5 49 (1.28%) PaaS
6 41 (1.07%) IaaS
7 28 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 26 (0.68%) Serverless
9 20 (0.52%) Basecamp
9 20 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.50%) Slack
11 17 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.42%) Asana
12 16 (0.42%) Trello
13 14 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 14 (0.37%) GitHub
14 13 (0.34%) AdWords
15 12 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.70%) HTTP
2 46 (1.20%) Internet
3 25 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.55%) Firewall
5 13 (0.34%) Intranet
5 13 (0.34%) SMS
6 12 (0.31%) SAN
7 10 (0.26%) VPN
8 9 (0.23%) FTP
8 9 (0.23%) WAN
9 8 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.21%) LAN
10 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.13%) ATM
11 5 (0.13%) Network Security
11 5 (0.13%) Skype
11 5 (0.13%) SNMP
11 5 (0.13%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.10%) FCoE
12 4 (0.10%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 139 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 116 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 86 (2.25%) MySQL
5 79 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 54 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 49 (1.28%) Big Data
10 45 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.02%) DB2
13 38 (0.99%) Power BI
14 35 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (0.89%) MongoDB
16 32 (0.84%) MarkLogic
17 30 (0.78%) Hadoop
18 27 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
20 23 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 463 (12.09%) JIRA
2 241 (6.29%) Selenium
3 226 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 207 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 197 (5.14%) Git (software)
6 170 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 147 (3.84%) Cucumber
8 133 (3.47%) Subversion
9 115 (3.00%) Maven
10 101 (2.64%) SoapUI
11 80 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 80 (2.09%) JUnit
12 67 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 58 (1.51%) HP UFT
14 51 (1.33%) Ant
15 50 (1.31%) TeamCity
16 42 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
17 41 (1.07%) Mockito
18 39 (1.02%) JMeter
19 35 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,348 (35.20%) Finance
2 316 (8.25%) Banking
3 310 (8.09%) Retail
4 144 (3.76%) Marketing
5 113 (2.95%) Legal
6 98 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 85 (2.22%) Advertising
8 84 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 66 (1.72%) Law
10 63 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.23%) Publishing
11 47 (1.23%) Retail Banking
12 46 (1.20%) Games
13 42 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.89%) Back Office
15 32 (0.84%) Automotive
16 29 (0.76%) Electronics
17 16 (0.42%) Billing
18 13 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 988 (25.80%) Analyst
2 755 (19.71%) Project Manager
3 677 (17.68%) Business Analyst
4 498 (13.00%) Developer
5 346 (9.03%) Architect
6 233 (6.08%) IT Manager
7 192 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
8 178 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 176 (4.60%) C# Developer
10 172 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 170 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
12 162 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
13 142 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 140 (3.66%) Software Developer
15 122 (3.19%) Senior Manager
16 121 (3.16%) Java Developer
17 108 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
18 104 (2.72%) Software Engineer
19 103 (2.69%) Programme Manager
20 102 (2.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (14.54%) .NET
2 329 (8.59%) HTML
3 292 (7.62%) Web Services
4 274 (7.15%) XML
5 272 (7.10%) CSS
6 252 (6.58%) REST
7 219 (5.72%) ASP.NET
8 206 (5.38%) jQuery
9 196 (5.12%) SOAP
10 192 (5.01%) AngularJS
11 169 (4.41%) Spring
12 162 (4.23%) WCF
13 146 (3.81%) .NET Framework
14 127 (3.32%) HTML5
15 118 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 116 (3.03%) JSON
17 112 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (2.43%) Entity Framework
19 89 (2.32%) J2EE
20 84 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 463 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (5.09%) User Experience
3 173 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 123 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 119 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (2.45%) PMI
7 87 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 64 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 61 (1.59%) Fintech
10 50 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
11 43 (1.12%) Smart Meter
12 36 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 30 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 28 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 24 (0.63%) Driving Licence
15 24 (0.63%) RIA
16 23 (0.60%) FMCG
17 22 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (0.57%) IVR
18 15 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 210 (5.48%) Linux
2 181 (4.73%) Windows
3 92 (2.40%) Unix
4 59 (1.54%) Android
5 51 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.37%) AIX
10 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 8 (0.21%) Solaris
11 8 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.13%) CentOS
13 5 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.13%) SUSE
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,622 (94.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,014 (26.48%) Project Management
3 800 (20.89%) SDLC
4 757 (19.77%) Scrum
5 685 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 545 (14.23%) PRINCE2
7 537 (14.02%) Business Analysis
8 477 (12.45%) Test Automation
9 327 (8.54%) MVC
9 327 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 293 (7.65%) Change Management
11 289 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
12 270 (7.05%) User Stories
13 262 (6.84%) CRM
14 261 (6.81%) Mentoring
15 259 (6.76%) Risk Management
16 237 (6.19%) TDD
17 234 (6.11%) Test Strategy
18 233 (6.08%) E-Commerce
19 230 (6.01%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 718 (18.75%) SQL
2 574 (14.99%) Java
3 503 (13.13%) C#
4 430 (11.23%) JavaScript
5 135 (3.52%) Python
6 131 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 128 (3.34%) C
8 94 (2.45%) C++
9 88 (2.30%) Ruby
10 80 (2.09%) PHP
11 77 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 57 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 53 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 49 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 37 (0.97%) Groovy
16 35 (0.91%) Perl
17 32 (0.84%) VBScript
18 29 (0.76%) TypeScript
19 28 (0.73%) VBA
20 26 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 528 (13.79%) Degree
2 243 (6.34%) ISEB
3 152 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 146 (3.81%) PMI Certification
5 131 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 119 (3.11%) PMP
7 81 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 76 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 63 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 60 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 44 (1.15%) Master's Degree
12 43 (1.12%) CISSP
12 43 (1.12%) SC Cleared
13 41 (1.07%) DV Cleared
14 38 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (0.94%) CISM
16 33 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
17 28 (0.73%) IIBA
17 28 (0.73%) Sun Certification
18 27 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (10.44%) QA
2 207 (5.40%) PMO
3 57 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 40 (1.04%) SLA
5 39 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.99%) GDPR
7 25 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.37%) PMBOK
10 12 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 11 (0.29%) PSD2
12 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.16%) COBIT
13 6 (0.16%) MiFID
14 4 (0.10%) GAMP
14 4 (0.10%) P3O
15 2 (0.052%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.052%) ISO 26262
16 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 1 (0.026%) SEPA
System Software
1 92 (2.40%) Docker
2 68 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.13%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.10%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.10%) HDFS
6 4 (0.10%) NFS
6 4 (0.10%) Samba
6 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.10%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.052%) Firmware
7 2 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.052%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.026%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (1.72%) Puppet
2 49 (1.28%) Ansible
2 49 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.57%) CA Service Virtualization
6 9 (0.23%) Nagios
7 7 (0.18%) Kibana
8 6 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.16%) Terraform
9 5 (0.13%) Control-M
9 5 (0.13%) SmoothWall
9 5 (0.13%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.10%) Oozie
10 4 (0.10%) OSSEC
10 4 (0.10%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.10%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.078%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.078%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.078%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 530 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 302 (7.89%) Oracle
3 116 (3.03%) SAP
4 105 (2.74%) HP
5 104 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 67 (1.75%) Google
7 63 (1.64%) Tableau
8 44 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 40 (1.04%) IBM
10 35 (0.91%) VMware
11 34 (0.89%) CA
12 29 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 27 (0.70%) Sun
14 24 (0.63%) Capita
15 23 (0.60%) New Relic
16 17 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
16 17 (0.44%) Teradata
17 16 (0.42%) Adobe
17 16 (0.42%) Perforce
17 16 (0.42%) Red Hat