Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 154 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 4,111 4,078 4,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.31% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.53% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,190 4,206
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,975 £33,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 153,945 161,370 178,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.55% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,592 128,232 149,403
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 3,853 £55,000 +4.76% 355
UK excluding London +19 2,600 £50,000 +5.26% 253
London +4 1,412 £65,000 +8.33% 120
South East +52 842 £52,500 - 67
North of England +3 670 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Midlands +40 398 £47,500 +5.56% 33
North West +23 356 £47,500 - 45
South West +22 319 £47,500 +11.76% 43
Yorkshire -1 280 £50,000 +11.11% 23
West Midlands +39 251 £50,000 +11.11% 20
East of England -62 207 £55,000 +4.76% 21
East Midlands +20 144 £44,500 -1.11% 13
Scotland -13 124 £44,250 -11.50% 11
Wales +18 59 £40,210 +0.52% 6
North East -27 34 £45,500 +21.33% 3
Northern Ireland +5 7 £43,750 +34.62% 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3,991 (97.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,411 (34.32%) Finance
3 1,139 (27.71%) Project Management
4 882 (21.45%) Scrum
5 858 (20.87%) SDLC
6 776 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 733 (17.83%) SQL
8 690 (16.78%) Java
9 677 (16.47%) .NET
10 594 (14.45%) Business Analysis
11 593 (14.42%) PRINCE2
12 577 (14.04%) Microsoft
13 547 (13.31%) Test Automation
14 516 (12.55%) Degree
15 511 (12.43%) Oracle
16 508 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
17 495 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
18 490 (11.92%) C#
19 442 (10.75%) SQL Server
20 433 (10.53%) QA
21 411 (10.00%) JIRA
22 399 (9.71%) JavaScript
23 335 (8.15%) Retail
24 330 (8.03%) DevOps
25 323 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
26 321 (7.81%) Mentoring
26 321 (7.81%) Software Delivery
27 318 (7.74%) Banking
28 317 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
29 302 (7.35%) 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
1 224 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 180 (4.38%) Confluence
3 57 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 54 (1.31%) IIS
4 54 (1.31%) JBoss
5 51 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 38 (0.92%) CMS
7 28 (0.68%) SAS
8 25 (0.61%) Apache
9 21 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.41%) Drupal
10 17 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.24%) CICS
12 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.22%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.19%) Appian
Applications
1 199 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
2 141 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 132 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 129 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
5 83 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.097%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.049%) InVision
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.024%) Maya
10 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.024%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 125 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.51%) Scribe Insight
4 14 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.17%) Magento
8 7 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.15%) Maximo
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.12%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 323 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 274 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (2.12%) SaaS
4 83 (2.02%) PaaS
5 80 (1.95%) Office 365
6 70 (1.70%) IaaS
7 39 (0.95%) GitHub
8 24 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 18 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 14 (0.34%) Slack
12 14 (0.34%) Trello
13 13 (0.32%) Force.com
14 10 (0.24%) Boomi
15 8 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.75%) Network Security
2 26 (0.63%) Firewall
2 26 (0.63%) WAN
3 25 (0.61%) HTTP
4 23 (0.56%) SAN
4 23 (0.56%) SMS
5 22 (0.54%) Internet
6 20 (0.49%) LAN
7 19 (0.46%) VoIP
8 17 (0.41%) Skype
9 16 (0.39%) DNS
10 14 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (0.32%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.29%) Broadband
13 11 (0.27%) DHCP
14 10 (0.24%) BIG-IP
15 9 (0.22%) Intranet
15 9 (0.22%) MPLS
16 8 (0.19%) CTI
16 8 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 250 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
3 130 (3.16%) Big Data
4 124 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 118 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 81 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 65 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (1.53%) MySQL
11 58 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 56 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 53 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 50 (1.22%) Power BI
15 38 (0.92%) Hadoop
15 38 (0.92%) MongoDB
16 27 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
17 25 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 411 (10.00%) JIRA
2 201 (4.89%) Selenium
3 189 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 163 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 159 (3.87%) Git (software)
6 115 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 98 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 90 (2.19%) Visual Studio
9 77 (1.87%) WebDriver
10 62 (1.51%) Subversion
11 56 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 54 (1.31%) Maven
12 54 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 52 (1.26%) SoapUI
14 51 (1.24%) JUnit
15 48 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 36 (0.88%) JMeter
17 35 (0.85%) Bitbucket
18 34 (0.83%) TestNG
19 32 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 1,411 (34.32%) Finance
2 335 (8.15%) Retail
3 318 (7.74%) Banking
4 120 (2.92%) Marketing
5 89 (2.16%) Back Office
6 80 (1.95%) Legal
7 78 (1.90%) Advertising
8 68 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 64 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 62 (1.51%) Games
11 53 (1.29%) Billing
11 53 (1.29%) Law
12 42 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 42 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 30 (0.73%) Publishing
14 25 (0.61%) Front Office
15 22 (0.54%) Electronics
16 14 (0.34%) Automotive
17 9 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,097 (26.68%) Analyst
2 767 (18.66%) Project Manager
3 722 (17.56%) Business Analyst
4 505 (12.28%) Architect
5 414 (10.07%) Developer
6 294 (7.15%) Solutions Architect
7 247 (6.01%) IT Manager
8 214 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 180 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 165 (4.01%) Senior Manager
11 162 (3.94%) IT Project Manager
12 150 (3.65%) Senior Project Manager
13 132 (3.21%) Programme Manager
14 127 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
15 119 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
16 108 (2.63%) Tester
17 106 (2.58%) .NET Developer
18 102 (2.48%) Consultant
18 102 (2.48%) Software Project Manager
19 93 (2.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (16.47%) .NET
2 300 (7.30%) Web Services
3 235 (5.72%) HTML
4 218 (5.30%) XML
5 203 (4.94%) CSS
6 152 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 123 (2.99%) Entity Framework
8 122 (2.97%) AngularJS
9 110 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 110 (2.68%) Middleware
10 109 (2.65%) jQuery
11 99 (2.41%) ASP.NET
12 98 (2.38%) JSON
12 98 (2.38%) REST
13 97 (2.36%) Spring
14 90 (2.19%) React
15 89 (2.16%) WCF
16 85 (2.07%) SOAP
17 84 (2.04%) .NET Core
18 74 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 508 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (5.21%) User Experience
3 133 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 127 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 118 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 115 (2.80%) PMI
7 113 (2.75%) Fintech
8 96 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 69 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 62 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
12 58 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 57 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 31 (0.75%) NHS
15 25 (0.61%) BYOD
15 25 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 25 (0.61%) Driving Licence
16 24 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 24 (0.58%) Fixed Income
16 24 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 261 (6.35%) Windows
2 217 (5.28%) Linux
3 140 (3.41%) Unix
4 61 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 54 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.00%) Android
8 32 (0.78%) AIX
9 25 (0.61%) Solaris
10 16 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.27%) HPUX
13 9 (0.22%) CentOS
13 9 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.17%) Fedora
16 6 (0.15%) pSOS
17 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,991 (97.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,139 (27.71%) Project Management
3 882 (21.45%) Scrum
4 858 (20.87%) SDLC
5 776 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 594 (14.45%) Business Analysis
7 593 (14.42%) PRINCE2
8 547 (13.31%) Test Automation
9 495 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
10 330 (8.03%) DevOps
11 321 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 321 (7.81%) Software Delivery
12 317 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
13 302 (7.35%) User Stories
14 290 (7.05%) Change Management
14 290 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
15 274 (6.67%) CRM
16 268 (6.52%) Coaching
17 257 (6.25%) Kanban
18 256 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 733 (17.83%) SQL
2 690 (16.78%) Java
3 490 (11.92%) C#
4 399 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 161 (3.92%) Python
6 151 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 133 (3.24%) C
8 108 (2.63%) C++
8 108 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 83 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 76 (1.85%) PHP
11 58 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 49 (1.19%) Ruby
13 36 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 34 (0.83%) Scala
15 27 (0.66%) Perl
16 24 (0.58%) VB
17 20 (0.49%) Java 8
18 19 (0.46%) COBOL
19 17 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 516 (12.55%) Degree
2 201 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 191 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 158 (3.84%) ISEB
5 151 (3.67%) PMP
6 99 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 80 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 73 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 69 (1.68%) SC Cleared
10 59 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 52 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.80%) CISSP
14 29 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (0.58%) IIBA
16 23 (0.56%) CISM
17 16 (0.39%) CEH
18 15 (0.36%) MAPM
19 14 (0.34%) CRISC
20 13 (0.32%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (10.53%) QA
2 167 (4.06%) PMO
3 76 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 66 (1.61%) GDPR
5 23 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.44%) SLA
9 13 (0.32%) COBIT
10 6 (0.15%) IFRS
10 6 (0.15%) IFRS 9
10 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.15%) MiFID
10 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.12%) PSD2
12 4 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.097%) FINREP
13 3 (0.073%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.049%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 108 (2.63%) Docker
2 79 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.36%) Firmware
5 11 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.17%) Xen
8 6 (0.15%) LXC
8 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.12%) HDFS
9 5 (0.12%) NFS
9 5 (0.12%) Samba
10 4 (0.097%) Time Sharing Option
10 4 (0.097%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.097%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.049%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.049%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.024%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (1.34%) Puppet
2 52 (1.26%) HP ALM
3 48 (1.17%) Ansible
4 43 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (0.78%) SCCM
6 31 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 13 (0.32%) SCOM
9 10 (0.24%) Nagios
10 9 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.19%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.17%) OpenNMS
12 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.17%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
14 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.097%) Kibana
15 4 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 577 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 511 (12.43%) Oracle
3 204 (4.96%) SAP
4 94 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 92 (2.24%) HP
6 78 (1.90%) IBM
7 64 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 54 (1.31%) Nintex
9 48 (1.17%) Tableau
10 47 (1.14%) Google
11 45 (1.09%) Informatica
12 44 (1.07%) Cisco
13 43 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 43 (1.05%) Capita
14 42 (1.02%) VMware
15 34 (0.83%) Pega
15 34 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 33 (0.80%) CheckPoint
17 32 (0.78%) TOWER Software
18 26 (0.63%) Sitecore