Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 124 142
Rank change year-on-year -43 +18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 3762 5003 5085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.62% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.93% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2911 4268 4308
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,646 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 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
England -40 3555 £52,500 -1.87% 291
UK excluding London -36 2293 £50,000 - 169
London -38 1414 £60,000 -0.41% 132
North of England -37 617 £47,500 +5.56% 55
South East -38 596 £52,500 - 38
Midlands -8 358 £45,000 -2.17% 31
East of England -18 316 £52,500 -8.70% 12
North West +25 314 £49,500 +23.75% 29
Yorkshire -37 275 £47,500 - 20
South West -31 254 £42,500 -2.30% 23
West Midlands +3 241 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Scotland -23 127 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands -2 118 £45,000 - 6
Wales -45 36 £40,000 -2.44% 2
North East +18 28 £40,000 -6.98% 6
Northern Ireland -29 4 £35,000 +19.66% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 3551 (94.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1369 (36.39%) Finance
3 1027 (27.30%) Project Management
4 959 (25.49%) SDLC
5 805 (21.40%) Scrum
6 685 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 668 (17.76%) SQL
8 639 (16.99%) Java
9 600 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
10 582 (15.47%) .NET
11 554 (14.73%) C#
11 554 (14.73%) Business Analysis
12 549 (14.59%) PRINCE2
13 479 (12.73%) Retail
14 475 (12.63%) Microsoft
15 460 (12.23%) Degree
16 458 (12.17%) JIRA
17 433 (11.51%) SQL Server
18 427 (11.35%) JavaScript
19 394 (10.47%) Oracle
20 385 (10.23%) Banking
21 370 (9.84%) HTML
22 369 (9.81%) Test Automation
23 359 (9.54%) QA
24 358 (9.52%) XML
25 329 (8.75%) MVC
26 300 (7.97%) Software Engineering
27 295 (7.84%) Mentoring
28 288 (7.66%) Web Services
29 281 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing

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
1 139 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 103 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 79 (2.10%) Confluence
4 75 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 69 (1.83%) CMS
6 56 (1.49%) JBoss
7 54 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 49 (1.30%) IIS
9 48 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 39 (1.04%) Apache
12 36 (0.96%) Apache Spark
13 19 (0.51%) Apache Pig
14 18 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.48%) Drupal
14 18 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 14 (0.37%) Jetty
17 14 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 197 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
2 180 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 161 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 128 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 118 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.21%) Simulink
9 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.13%) InVision
10 5 (0.13%) Niku Workbench
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.027%) HipChat
12 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 12 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 10 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.24%) Magento
6 9 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
7 8 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
8 5 (0.13%) Shopify
9 4 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 160 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.55%) SaaS
4 48 (1.28%) Office 365
5 47 (1.25%) Force.com
6 40 (1.06%) IaaS
7 35 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 30 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 28 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.74%) PaaS
10 16 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.40%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.37%) Basecamp
13 13 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.32%) G Suite
14 12 (0.32%) GitHub
14 12 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
14 12 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.06%) HTTP
2 38 (1.01%) Internet
2 38 (1.01%) Intranet
3 36 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 27 (0.72%) Firewall
5 14 (0.37%) SMS
6 13 (0.35%) Wireless
7 10 (0.27%) SAN
8 9 (0.24%) DNS
8 9 (0.24%) FTP
9 8 (0.21%) FlexRay
9 8 (0.21%) NAS
9 8 (0.21%) Network Security
9 8 (0.21%) SNMP
10 7 (0.19%) FCoE
11 5 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.13%) PuTTY
11 5 (0.13%) Skype
12 4 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 167 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 120 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 107 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (2.58%) MySQL
7 91 (2.42%) Big Data
8 83 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 81 (2.15%) Neo4j
10 77 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 76 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 72 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 56 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 52 (1.38%) MongoDB
15 47 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (1.17%) DB2
17 42 (1.12%) Power BI
18 38 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 31 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
20 29 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 458 (12.17%) JIRA
2 183 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 176 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 171 (4.55%) Selenium
5 170 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 153 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 143 (3.80%) Subversion
8 138 (3.67%) Maven
9 80 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 77 (2.05%) Eclipse
11 63 (1.67%) TeamCity
12 61 (1.62%) SoapUI
13 58 (1.54%) HP UFT
14 42 (1.12%) JUnit
15 40 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 37 (0.98%) Ant
17 35 (0.93%) NUnit
18 33 (0.88%) WebDriver
19 31 (0.82%) Moq
20 30 (0.80%) Android Studio
General
1 1369 (36.39%) Finance
2 479 (12.73%) Retail
3 385 (10.23%) Banking
4 198 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 184 (4.89%) Marketing
6 138 (3.67%) Retail Banking
7 121 (3.22%) Legal
8 82 (2.18%) Advertising
9 80 (2.13%) Telecoms
10 61 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 54 (1.44%) Front Office
12 53 (1.41%) Law
13 50 (1.33%) Games
14 43 (1.14%) Manufacturing
15 30 (0.80%) Automotive
16 29 (0.77%) Electronics
17 24 (0.64%) Back Office
18 23 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.53%) Publishing
20 17 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 950 (25.25%) Analyst
2 777 (20.65%) Project Manager
3 697 (18.53%) Business Analyst
4 569 (15.12%) Developer
5 274 (7.28%) Architect
6 248 (6.59%) IT Manager
7 209 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
8 185 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 149 (3.96%) Senior Manager
10 145 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 140 (3.72%) Test Analyst
12 139 (3.69%) Consultant
13 138 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
14 131 (3.48%) C# Developer
15 128 (3.40%) Software Engineer
16 119 (3.16%) Development Manager
17 116 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
17 116 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
18 111 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
19 107 (2.84%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (15.47%) .NET
2 370 (9.84%) HTML
3 358 (9.52%) XML
4 288 (7.66%) Web Services
5 276 (7.34%) CSS
6 266 (7.07%) REST
7 257 (6.83%) ASP.NET
8 244 (6.49%) AngularJS
9 215 (5.72%) jQuery
10 170 (4.52%) Spring
11 163 (4.33%) SOAP
12 162 (4.31%) HTML5
13 143 (3.80%) WCF
14 136 (3.62%) .NET Framework
15 134 (3.56%) JSON
16 117 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 111 (2.95%) Ajax
18 108 (2.87%) CSS3
19 97 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 92 (2.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 600 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 160 (4.25%) User Experience
4 152 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 124 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 94 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 67 (1.78%) PMI
8 54 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 49 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 49 (1.30%) Reference Data
10 42 (1.12%) FMCG
11 38 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 33 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 31 (0.82%) Data Centre
13 31 (0.82%) Fintech
14 28 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (0.69%) Equities
16 22 (0.58%) Derivative
16 22 (0.58%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 242 (6.43%) Windows
2 218 (5.79%) Linux
3 118 (3.14%) Unix
4 105 (2.79%) Android
5 81 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 22 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.19%) AIX
12 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.13%) HPUX
14 4 (0.11%) CentOS
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.080%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.080%) Solaris
15 3 (0.080%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3551 (94.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1027 (27.30%) Project Management
3 959 (25.49%) SDLC
4 805 (21.40%) Scrum
5 685 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 554 (14.73%) Business Analysis
7 549 (14.59%) PRINCE2
8 369 (9.81%) Test Automation
9 329 (8.75%) MVC
10 300 (7.97%) Software Engineering
11 295 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 281 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 278 (7.39%) ITIL
14 270 (7.18%) User Stories
15 262 (6.96%) CRM
16 257 (6.83%) TDD
17 243 (6.46%) Change Management
18 235 (6.25%) Kanban
19 227 (6.03%) UML
20 226 (6.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 668 (17.76%) SQL
2 639 (16.99%) Java
3 554 (14.73%) C#
4 427 (11.35%) JavaScript
5 155 (4.12%) Python
6 135 (3.59%) C
7 128 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 104 (2.76%) PHP
9 97 (2.58%) C++
10 87 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 72 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.59%) Perl
13 52 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 51 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 30 (0.80%) COBOL
16 29 (0.77%) Ruby
16 29 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 28 (0.74%) Apex Code
18 26 (0.69%) Objective-C
18 26 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 460 (12.23%) Degree
2 223 (5.93%) ISEB
3 151 (4.01%) ISTQB
4 145 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 133 (3.54%) PMP
6 100 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 69 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 67 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 64 (1.70%) CISSP
10 55 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 51 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (1.20%) CISM
13 44 (1.17%) SC Cleared
14 40 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 31 (0.82%) APMP
16 28 (0.74%) DV Cleared
17 25 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (0.51%) GIAC
18 19 (0.51%) IIBA
19 18 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (9.54%) QA
2 167 (4.44%) PMO
3 55 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.04%) SLA
5 31 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 25 (0.66%) GDPR
8 24 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 21 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 19 (0.51%) MiFID
11 13 (0.35%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.24%) COBIT
12 9 (0.24%) EMIR
12 9 (0.24%) P3O
13 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.19%) FATCA
14 7 (0.19%) GAMP
15 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.13%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 39 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.01%) Docker
3 20 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 14 (0.37%) HDFS
6 12 (0.32%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.19%) NFS
7 7 (0.19%) Samba
7 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (0.13%) vSphere
8 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.053%) iptables
10 2 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.053%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.053%) XenApp
11 1 (0.027%) Firmware
11 1 (0.027%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 60 (1.59%) Ansible
1 60 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (1.49%) Puppet
3 36 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.51%) Nagios
5 16 (0.43%) Salt
6 15 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.37%) Kibana
7 14 (0.37%) logstash
7 14 (0.37%) Oozie
8 13 (0.35%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.27%) Terraform
10 8 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
11 6 (0.16%) Nessus
11 6 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 5 (0.13%) Control-M
12 5 (0.13%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.11%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.080%) Opsview
Vendors
1 475 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 394 (10.47%) Oracle
3 123 (3.27%) SAP
4 119 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 76 (2.02%) Cognizant
6 73 (1.94%) IBM
7 68 (1.81%) HP
8 58 (1.54%) Tableau
9 52 (1.38%) Google
10 40 (1.06%) VMware
11 30 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 27 (0.72%) hybris
13 26 (0.69%) Adobe
13 26 (0.69%) Pega
14 22 (0.58%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.56%) Charles River
15 21 (0.56%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.56%) Splunk
16 19 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
17 18 (0.48%) CA