Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 132 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 4119 4995 4953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 2.52% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.83% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 4202 4099
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,500 £32,950
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -3.23%

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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 -16 3894 £52,500 - 248
UK excluding London -18 2513 £47,500 - 177
London -24 1541 £61,500 -1.60% 96
North of England -12 735 £45,000 - 52
South East -22 609 £52,500 - 46
East of England +7 393 £52,500 -8.70% 16
Yorkshire -24 355 £45,000 - 22
North West +31 333 £46,250 +3.35% 29
Midlands -29 324 £45,000 - 18
South West +6 283 £42,500 -5.56% 20
West Midlands -14 209 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Scotland -30 124 £52,500 +10.53% 17
East Midlands -30 116 £45,000 - 5
Wales -28 54 £40,000 +6.67% 3
North East +40 47 £37,750 -24.50% 1
Northern Ireland -17 3 £32,500 +8.33% 4

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 3919 (95.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1457 (35.37%) Finance
3 1097 (26.63%) Project Management
4 1020 (24.76%) SDLC
5 891 (21.63%) Scrum
6 851 (20.66%) SQL
7 723 (17.55%) Java
8 717 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 688 (16.70%) .NET
10 626 (15.20%) PRINCE2
11 609 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
12 565 (13.72%) C#
12 565 (13.72%) Microsoft
13 561 (13.62%) Business Analysis
14 554 (13.45%) Degree
15 519 (12.60%) SQL Server
16 502 (12.19%) Oracle
17 494 (11.99%) Retail
18 469 (11.39%) JavaScript
19 467 (11.34%) JIRA
20 460 (11.17%) Test Automation
21 455 (11.05%) HTML
22 434 (10.54%) Banking
23 402 (9.76%) QA
24 343 (8.33%) XML
25 335 (8.13%) MVC
26 334 (8.11%) CRM
27 328 (7.96%) Web Services
28 323 (7.84%) User Stories
29 321 (7.79%) ITIL

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
1 146 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 79 (1.92%) CMS
4 78 (1.89%) Confluence
4 78 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 69 (1.68%) JBoss
6 63 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 62 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 56 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 45 (1.09%) IIS
10 44 (1.07%) Apache Spark
11 30 (0.73%) Apache
12 27 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 25 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 22 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
17 19 (0.46%) OpenStack
18 18 (0.44%) Jetty
18 18 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 194 (4.71%) Microsoft Project
2 156 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 156 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 141 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 105 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) Niku Workbench
9 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.097%) Simulink
11 2 (0.049%) InVision
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.024%) HipChat
12 1 (0.024%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 46 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 21 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.44%) Pega PRPC
5 16 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 15 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.27%) thinkFolio
10 10 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
10 10 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
10 10 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
11 9 (0.22%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.15%) Endur
12 6 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
12 6 (0.15%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.12%) Magento
13 5 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 183 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (3.01%) SaaS
4 48 (1.17%) IaaS
5 47 (1.14%) Force.com
6 46 (1.12%) PaaS
7 44 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 43 (1.04%) Office 365
9 42 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 33 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (0.61%) GitHub
13 22 (0.53%) OpenShift
14 17 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.39%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
17 11 (0.27%) Amazon S3
18 10 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
18 10 (0.24%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 48 (1.17%) Internet
3 37 (0.90%) HTTP
3 37 (0.90%) Intranet
4 31 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.61%) Firewall
6 16 (0.39%) Wireless
7 12 (0.29%) Network Security
8 11 (0.27%) DNS
8 11 (0.27%) FTP
9 10 (0.24%) SMS
10 8 (0.19%) LDAP
11 7 (0.17%) SAN
12 6 (0.15%) NAS
12 6 (0.15%) PuTTY
12 6 (0.15%) WAN
13 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.12%) LAN
14 4 (0.097%) FlexRay
14 4 (0.097%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 181 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 154 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (2.94%) Big Data
7 99 (2.40%) MySQL
8 97 (2.35%) Hadoop
8 97 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 91 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 76 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 69 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 66 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 65 (1.58%) DB2
14 63 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 60 (1.46%) Neo4j
16 56 (1.36%) Power BI
17 47 (1.14%) QlikView
18 46 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 467 (11.34%) JIRA
2 204 (4.95%) Selenium
3 187 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 185 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 182 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 164 (3.98%) Subversion
7 157 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 118 (2.86%) Maven
9 106 (2.57%) Cucumber
10 88 (2.14%) Eclipse
11 73 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 62 (1.51%) HP UFT
13 61 (1.48%) SoapUI
14 49 (1.19%) NUnit
14 49 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
15 48 (1.17%) Android Studio
16 43 (1.04%) JUnit
17 39 (0.95%) SpecFlow
18 37 (0.90%) Moq
19 35 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 1457 (35.37%) Finance
2 494 (11.99%) Retail
3 434 (10.54%) Banking
4 222 (5.39%) Marketing
5 181 (4.39%) Investment Banking
6 140 (3.40%) Legal
7 122 (2.96%) Retail Banking
8 104 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 83 (2.02%) Advertising
10 68 (1.65%) Law
11 60 (1.46%) Front Office
12 56 (1.36%) Back Office
12 56 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 48 (1.17%) Games
14 43 (1.04%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.83%) Automotive
16 30 (0.73%) Electronics
17 24 (0.58%) Publishing
18 22 (0.53%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1079 (26.20%) Analyst
2 773 (18.77%) Project Manager
3 762 (18.50%) Business Analyst
4 649 (15.76%) Developer
5 325 (7.89%) Architect
6 237 (5.75%) IT Manager
7 200 (4.86%) IT Project Manager
8 177 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 174 (4.22%) Test Analyst
10 170 (4.13%) Senior Manager
11 167 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
12 163 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
13 158 (3.84%) Consultant
14 144 (3.50%) Software Engineer
15 140 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
16 131 (3.18%) Software Developer
17 127 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
18 119 (2.89%) Development Manager
19 114 (2.77%) Java Developer
20 108 (2.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (16.70%) .NET
2 455 (11.05%) HTML
3 343 (8.33%) XML
4 328 (7.96%) Web Services
5 286 (6.94%) CSS
6 281 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 248 (6.02%) REST
8 229 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 202 (4.90%) jQuery
10 187 (4.54%) SOAP
11 177 (4.30%) HTML5
12 164 (3.98%) .NET Framework
13 153 (3.71%) Spring
14 138 (3.35%) WCF
15 136 (3.30%) JSON
16 117 (2.84%) Ajax
17 116 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 111 (2.69%) CSS3
19 100 (2.43%) Entity Framework
20 96 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 609 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 178 (4.32%) User Experience
4 163 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 143 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 129 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 70 (1.70%) PMI
8 62 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 50 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 48 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
11 47 (1.14%) Reference Data
12 46 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 39 (0.95%) Fintech
15 38 (0.92%) Data Centre
16 37 (0.90%) FMCG
17 35 (0.85%) Equities
18 30 (0.73%) iSeries
19 28 (0.68%) AS400
20 27 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 309 (7.50%) Windows
2 242 (5.88%) Linux
3 145 (3.52%) Android
4 132 (3.20%) Unix
5 102 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.07%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 41 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
9 35 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.29%) AIX
12 9 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.19%) HPUX
13 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.097%) CentOS
16 3 (0.073%) VMS
16 3 (0.073%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3919 (95.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1097 (26.63%) Project Management
3 1020 (24.76%) SDLC
4 891 (21.63%) Scrum
5 717 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 626 (15.20%) PRINCE2
7 561 (13.62%) Business Analysis
8 460 (11.17%) Test Automation
9 335 (8.13%) MVC
10 334 (8.11%) CRM
11 323 (7.84%) User Stories
12 321 (7.79%) ITIL
13 315 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 310 (7.53%) Software Engineering
15 309 (7.50%) Mentoring
16 303 (7.36%) TDD
17 291 (7.06%) UML
18 276 (6.70%) OO
19 272 (6.60%) Kanban
20 258 (6.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 851 (20.66%) SQL
2 723 (17.55%) Java
3 565 (13.72%) C#
4 469 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 192 (4.66%) Python
6 159 (3.86%) T-SQL
7 152 (3.69%) C
8 109 (2.65%) C++
9 104 (2.52%) PHP
10 88 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 84 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 73 (1.77%) Perl
13 61 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 54 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 47 (1.14%) COBOL
16 41 (1.00%) R
17 39 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 35 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 34 (0.83%) Apex Code
20 28 (0.68%) RPG
Qualifications
1 554 (13.45%) Degree
2 317 (7.70%) ISEB
3 218 (5.29%) ISTQB
4 156 (3.79%) PMI Certification
5 143 (3.47%) PMP
6 97 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 90 (2.18%) Security Cleared
8 87 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 49 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 48 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 45 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (1.09%) SC Cleared
12 40 (0.97%) CISSP
13 29 (0.70%) CISM
14 26 (0.63%) APMP
15 23 (0.56%) DV Cleared
15 23 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (0.49%) IIBA
17 18 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (9.76%) QA
2 169 (4.10%) PMO
3 46 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.83%) SLA
5 32 (0.78%) MiFID
6 27 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.46%) GDPR
10 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 13 (0.32%) EMIR
12 12 (0.29%) FATCA
13 9 (0.22%) COBIT
13 9 (0.22%) P3O
13 9 (0.22%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.19%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.15%) AIFMD
16 6 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
17 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 35 (0.85%) Docker
2 29 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.53%) Apache Flume
4 18 (0.44%) HDFS
5 15 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 8 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.12%) vSphere
11 4 (0.097%) Firmware
11 4 (0.097%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.097%) LXC
11 4 (0.097%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.073%) iptables
12 3 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.073%) NFS
12 3 (0.073%) Samba
12 3 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (1.38%) Ansible
3 54 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 52 (1.26%) Puppet
5 23 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 20 (0.49%) Salt
7 19 (0.46%) Nagios
8 18 (0.44%) Kibana
8 18 (0.44%) logstash
8 18 (0.44%) Oozie
9 11 (0.27%) Terraform
10 9 (0.22%) Control-M
10 9 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.17%) Nessus
12 6 (0.15%) Opsview
12 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.12%) HP Fortify
13 5 (0.12%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.097%) Unicenter
15 3 (0.073%) WSUS
Vendors
1 565 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 502 (12.19%) Oracle
3 145 (3.52%) SAP
4 138 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 110 (2.67%) IBM
6 101 (2.45%) Cognizant
7 72 (1.75%) HP
8 69 (1.68%) Tableau
9 65 (1.58%) Google
10 56 (1.36%) hybris
11 41 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 41 (1.00%) Pega
12 34 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
13 33 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 32 (0.78%) Adobe
14 32 (0.78%) VMware
15 30 (0.73%) ServiceNow
16 23 (0.56%) Splunk
17 21 (0.51%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.49%) Charles River