Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 139 141
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 4,148 4,206 4,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.39% 2.43% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.68% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 3,494 4,109
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.48% -0.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,825 £33,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 157,728 156,811 181,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.60% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,509 127,671 150,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in the UK

Waterfall
Top 16 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 24 June 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 0 3,866 £53,500 +1.90% 368
UK excluding London -4 2,634 £50,000 +5.26% 262
London +6 1,439 £65,000 +8.33% 133
North of England -6 789 £47,500 +5.56% 68
South East +22 750 £52,500 - 74
North West +15 393 £47,500 +5.56% 36
Midlands +22 350 £47,750 +6.11% 35
Yorkshire -10 349 £50,000 +11.11% 26
South West -9 299 £45,000 +5.88% 33
East of England -69 240 £52,500 - 25
West Midlands +13 223 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Scotland -6 149 £43,500 -20.18% 21
East Midlands +21 123 £45,500 +1.11% 14
Wales +14 68 £40,105 +0.26% 3
North East -26 47 £46,750 +26.14% 6
Northern Ireland +11 4 £38,750 -3.13% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4,013 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,401 (33.78%) Finance
3 1,099 (26.49%) Project Management
4 863 (20.81%) Scrum
5 841 (20.27%) SDLC
6 756 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 737 (17.77%) SQL
8 667 (16.08%) Java
9 596 (14.37%) .NET
10 584 (14.08%) Business Analysis
11 571 (13.77%) Test Automation
12 567 (13.67%) PRINCE2
13 535 (12.90%) Degree
14 530 (12.78%) Microsoft
15 505 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
16 487 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
17 469 (11.31%) JIRA
18 454 (10.95%) Oracle
19 453 (10.92%) C#
20 439 (10.58%) QA
21 391 (9.43%) SQL Server
22 379 (9.14%) JavaScript
23 345 (8.32%) Retail
24 318 (7.67%) DevOps
25 313 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
26 307 (7.40%) Banking
27 304 (7.33%) CRM
27 304 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
28 302 (7.28%) Software Engineering
29 294 (7.09%) User Stories

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
1 205 (4.94%) Confluence
2 196 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 64 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 58 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 49 (1.18%) CMS
6 43 (1.04%) JBoss
7 42 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 38 (0.92%) IIS
9 30 (0.72%) SAS
10 24 (0.58%) Apache
11 20 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.39%) Drupal
14 15 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.29%) CICS
16 10 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 159 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
2 145 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 138 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 127 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
5 57 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.34%) InVision
7 12 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.096%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.048%) Revit
11 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 132 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 14 (0.34%) Scribe Insight
4 13 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.27%) Magento
6 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.14%) BASE24
9 6 (0.14%) Infor CRM
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 304 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 260 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (2.58%) SaaS
4 85 (2.05%) Office 365
5 81 (1.95%) PaaS
6 73 (1.76%) IaaS
7 37 (0.89%) GitHub
8 26 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.55%) Slack
11 19 (0.46%) Serverless
12 18 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 17 (0.41%) Trello
14 15 (0.36%) Force.com
15 14 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 12 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (0.99%) HTTP
2 34 (0.82%) Internet
3 31 (0.75%) Firewall
4 25 (0.60%) SAN
4 25 (0.60%) WAN
5 23 (0.55%) Network Security
5 23 (0.55%) SMS
6 21 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.48%) LAN
8 14 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (0.31%) DNS
10 10 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 9 (0.22%) NAS
11 9 (0.22%) VoIP
12 8 (0.19%) Multicast
13 7 (0.17%) ATM
14 6 (0.14%) DHCP
14 6 (0.14%) Intranet
14 6 (0.14%) MPLS
14 6 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 228 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 87 (2.10%) Big Data
7 75 (1.81%) MySQL
8 68 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 65 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 65 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 65 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (1.52%) Power BI
11 56 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 54 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (0.84%) MongoDB
14 31 (0.75%) DB2
15 29 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 29 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (0.53%) Blockchain
17 20 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 469 (11.31%) JIRA
2 219 (5.28%) Selenium
3 186 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 186 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 172 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 138 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 105 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 86 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 79 (1.90%) Subversion
9 78 (1.88%) WebDriver
10 67 (1.62%) Maven
10 67 (1.62%) SoapUI
11 54 (1.30%) JUnit
12 46 (1.11%) Bitbucket
13 44 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 39 (0.94%) JMeter
15 38 (0.92%) SpecFlow
16 36 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
17 32 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.72%) HP UFT
General
1 1,401 (33.78%) Finance
2 345 (8.32%) Retail
3 307 (7.40%) Banking
4 150 (3.62%) Marketing
5 118 (2.84%) Legal
6 96 (2.31%) Back Office
7 79 (1.90%) Advertising
8 75 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 74 (1.78%) Games
10 70 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 55 (1.33%) Law
12 49 (1.18%) Billing
13 43 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.87%) Manufacturing
15 29 (0.70%) Publishing
16 25 (0.60%) Electronics
16 25 (0.60%) Front Office
17 19 (0.46%) Automotive
18 18 (0.43%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,116 (26.90%) Analyst
2 747 (18.01%) Project Manager
3 733 (17.67%) Business Analyst
4 489 (11.79%) Architect
5 395 (9.52%) Developer
6 281 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
7 215 (5.18%) Senior Analyst
8 214 (5.16%) IT Manager
9 178 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 146 (3.52%) Programme Manager
11 145 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
11 145 (3.50%) Senior Manager
12 123 (2.97%) Senior Project Manager
13 118 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
14 116 (2.80%) .NET Developer
15 109 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
16 107 (2.58%) Software Project Manager
17 106 (2.56%) C# Developer
18 103 (2.48%) Tester
19 98 (2.36%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (14.37%) .NET
2 278 (6.70%) Web Services
3 247 (5.95%) HTML
4 228 (5.50%) XML
5 198 (4.77%) CSS
6 153 (3.69%) .NET Framework
7 138 (3.33%) REST
8 131 (3.16%) AngularJS
9 127 (3.06%) ASP.NET
10 124 (2.99%) SOAP
11 122 (2.94%) JSON
12 117 (2.82%) Entity Framework
13 113 (2.72%) Spring
14 112 (2.70%) Middleware
15 109 (2.63%) jQuery
16 105 (2.53%) WCF
17 98 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (1.93%) React
19 66 (1.59%) .NET Core
20 61 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 487 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (5.91%) User Experience
3 177 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 124 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 110 (2.65%) Fintech
6 107 (2.58%) PMI
6 107 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 84 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 67 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 54 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 42 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (0.92%) NHS
13 35 (0.84%) Mainframe
14 29 (0.70%) Driving Licence
14 29 (0.70%) N-Tier
15 26 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
16 23 (0.55%) BYOD
16 23 (0.55%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 226 (5.45%) Windows
2 212 (5.11%) Linux
3 123 (2.97%) Unix
4 51 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 49 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.13%) Android
7 40 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.68%) AIX
9 22 (0.53%) Solaris
10 21 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.22%) HPUX
15 8 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.12%) zOS
18 3 (0.072%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,013 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,099 (26.49%) Project Management
3 863 (20.81%) Scrum
4 841 (20.27%) SDLC
5 756 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 584 (14.08%) Business Analysis
7 571 (13.77%) Test Automation
8 567 (13.67%) PRINCE2
9 505 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
10 318 (7.67%) DevOps
11 313 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
12 304 (7.33%) CRM
13 302 (7.28%) Software Engineering
14 294 (7.09%) User Stories
15 290 (6.99%) Mentoring
16 283 (6.82%) Software Delivery
17 271 (6.53%) Test Strategy
18 270 (6.51%) Change Management
19 262 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
20 253 (6.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 737 (17.77%) SQL
2 667 (16.08%) Java
3 453 (10.92%) C#
4 379 (9.14%) JavaScript
5 151 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 146 (3.52%) Python
7 137 (3.30%) C
8 103 (2.48%) C++
9 99 (2.39%) PL/SQL
10 83 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 78 (1.88%) Ruby
12 76 (1.83%) PHP
13 59 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 32 (0.77%) Perl
15 31 (0.75%) COBOL
16 28 (0.68%) Scala
16 28 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 27 (0.65%) VBA
18 23 (0.55%) Groovy
19 22 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 535 (12.90%) Degree
2 198 (4.77%) ISEB
3 186 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 175 (4.22%) PMI Certification
5 144 (3.47%) PMP
6 95 (2.29%) ISTQB
7 89 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 72 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 60 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 57 (1.37%) DV Cleared
11 56 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 50 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 34 (0.82%) CISSP
14 31 (0.75%) Master's Degree
15 30 (0.72%) CISM
16 29 (0.70%) IIBA
17 25 (0.60%) HND
18 24 (0.58%) CEH
19 21 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
20 20 (0.48%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (10.58%) QA
2 180 (4.34%) PMO
3 71 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 50 (1.21%) GDPR
5 30 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.58%) SLA
8 10 (0.24%) COBIT
9 8 (0.19%) MiFID
10 7 (0.17%) IFRS
10 7 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.14%) PSD2
12 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.072%) FINREP
13 3 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.048%) EMIR
14 2 (0.048%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 117 (2.82%) Docker
2 85 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.29%) Firmware
5 8 (0.19%) HDFS
6 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.096%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.096%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.024%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.024%) LXC
9 1 (0.024%) Samba
9 1 (0.024%) vSphere
9 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (1.45%) Puppet
2 50 (1.21%) HP ALM
3 44 (1.06%) Ansible
3 44 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 17 (0.41%) SCCM
7 10 (0.24%) SmoothWall
8 9 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
9 7 (0.17%) Oozie
9 7 (0.17%) SCOM
10 6 (0.14%) Terraform
11 5 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.12%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.12%) Mesos
11 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.12%) WebInspect
12 4 (0.096%) CA Endevor
12 4 (0.096%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 530 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 454 (10.95%) Oracle
3 160 (3.86%) SAP
4 114 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 86 (2.07%) HP
6 72 (1.74%) IBM
7 67 (1.62%) Google
8 48 (1.16%) Tableau
9 43 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 40 (0.96%) Capita
11 38 (0.92%) Informatica
12 37 (0.89%) Cisco
13 36 (0.87%) VMware
14 32 (0.77%) Pega
15 31 (0.75%) Sitecore
16 30 (0.72%) Nintex
16 30 (0.72%) TIBCO
17 29 (0.70%) CheckPoint
18 28 (0.68%) TOWER Software
19 25 (0.60%) Cognizant