Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 125 138
Rank change year-on-year -44 +13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 3864 4898 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.59% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.90% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 4176 4414
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -5.26%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -41 3645 £52,500 - 233
UK excluding London -39 2360 £50,000 +2.04% 160
London -36 1458 £60,000 - 84
North of England -29 647 £47,500 +5.56% 55
South East -27 603 £52,500 - 41
Midlands +7 375 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North West +33 354 £50,000 +25.00% 32
East of England -39 304 £52,500 -8.70% 20
Yorkshire -42 261 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South West -40 259 £44,125 +3.82% 16
West Midlands +16 248 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Scotland -26 137 £48,500 -3.00% 8
East Midlands +23 128 £45,000 - 7
Wales -48 46 £40,000 -2.44% 3
North East +13 32 £40,000 +2.56% 7
Northern Ireland -31 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3633 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1404 (36.34%) Finance
3 1067 (27.61%) Project Management
4 978 (25.31%) SDLC
5 816 (21.12%) Scrum
6 747 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 669 (17.31%) SQL
8 655 (16.95%) Java
9 611 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
10 587 (15.19%) Business Analysis
11 564 (14.60%) PRINCE2
12 558 (14.44%) C#
12 558 (14.44%) .NET
13 509 (13.17%) Microsoft
14 460 (11.90%) Degree
15 458 (11.85%) JIRA
16 446 (11.54%) JavaScript
17 427 (11.05%) SQL Server
18 406 (10.51%) Banking
19 386 (9.99%) XML
20 373 (9.65%) QA
21 371 (9.60%) HTML
22 364 (9.42%) Test Automation
23 355 (9.19%) MVC
24 354 (9.16%) Oracle
25 340 (8.80%) Retail
26 319 (8.26%) Mentoring
27 310 (8.02%) Software Engineering
28 305 (7.89%) Web Services
29 300 (7.76%) REST

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
1 151 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 108 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 88 (2.28%) Confluence
4 75 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 66 (1.71%) CMS
6 56 (1.45%) JBoss
7 48 (1.24%) IIS
8 41 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 40 (1.04%) Apache
10 39 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 37 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.75%) Apache Spark
13 21 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.49%) Drupal
14 19 (0.49%) Liferay
15 16 (0.41%) Apache Pig
15 16 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.34%) CICS
16 13 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 199 (5.15%) Microsoft Project
2 198 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
3 183 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 132 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 129 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.21%) Simulink
8 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) InVision
9 5 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.078%) Niku Workbench
11 2 (0.052%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.026%) HipChat
12 1 (0.026%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.31%) Magento
4 12 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
7 8 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.18%) Shopify
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 161 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (2.61%) SaaS
4 61 (1.58%) Office 365
5 45 (1.16%) Force.com
6 38 (0.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 37 (0.96%) IaaS
8 33 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 27 (0.70%) PaaS
11 19 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 18 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (0.41%) Basecamp
13 16 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (0.39%) Asana
14 15 (0.39%) G Suite
14 15 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
15 14 (0.36%) Trello
16 13 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.29%) HTTP
2 45 (1.16%) Internet
3 33 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.75%) Intranet
5 25 (0.65%) Firewall
6 20 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 16 (0.41%) SMS
8 12 (0.31%) SAN
9 10 (0.26%) FTP
10 9 (0.23%) DNS
11 8 (0.21%) FlexRay
11 8 (0.21%) NAS
11 8 (0.21%) Network Security
11 8 (0.21%) Wireless
12 7 (0.18%) LAN
12 7 (0.18%) VPN
12 7 (0.18%) WAN
13 6 (0.16%) SNMP
14 5 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 166 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 93 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (2.38%) MySQL
4 92 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (2.10%) Neo4j
7 74 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 73 (1.89%) Big Data
9 68 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 60 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 51 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 50 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (1.09%) MongoDB
14 38 (0.98%) DB2
15 33 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 28 (0.72%) MarkLogic
16 28 (0.72%) Power BI
17 26 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
18 24 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 458 (11.85%) JIRA
2 191 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 184 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 182 (4.71%) Git (software)
5 176 (4.55%) Selenium
6 165 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 160 (4.14%) Maven
8 145 (3.75%) Subversion
9 99 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 89 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 68 (1.76%) SoapUI
12 59 (1.53%) HP UFT
13 58 (1.50%) JUnit
13 58 (1.50%) TeamCity
14 43 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 42 (1.09%) Ant
16 31 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
17 30 (0.78%) JMeter
18 25 (0.65%) Android Studio
19 24 (0.62%) Mockito
General
1 1404 (36.34%) Finance
2 406 (10.51%) Banking
3 340 (8.80%) Retail
4 189 (4.89%) Investment Banking
5 170 (4.40%) Marketing
6 146 (3.78%) Retail Banking
7 109 (2.82%) Legal
8 91 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 85 (2.20%) Advertising
10 58 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 53 (1.37%) Law
12 52 (1.35%) Manufacturing
13 48 (1.24%) Games
14 46 (1.19%) Front Office
15 37 (0.96%) Publishing
16 31 (0.80%) Electronics
17 30 (0.78%) Automotive
18 26 (0.67%) Back Office
19 19 (0.49%) Billing
20 18 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1008 (26.09%) Analyst
2 803 (20.78%) Project Manager
3 742 (19.20%) Business Analyst
4 566 (14.65%) Developer
5 299 (7.74%) Architect
6 263 (6.81%) IT Manager
7 213 (5.51%) IT Project Manager
8 179 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 157 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
10 144 (3.73%) Senior Manager
11 142 (3.67%) C# Developer
12 141 (3.65%) Software Developer
13 139 (3.60%) Test Analyst
14 125 (3.23%) Software Engineer
15 122 (3.16%) Consultant
16 119 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
16 119 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
17 111 (2.87%) Java Developer
18 109 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
19 107 (2.77%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (14.44%) .NET
2 386 (9.99%) XML
3 371 (9.60%) HTML
4 305 (7.89%) Web Services
5 300 (7.76%) REST
6 289 (7.48%) CSS
7 273 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 249 (6.44%) ASP.NET
9 235 (6.08%) jQuery
10 208 (5.38%) Spring
11 173 (4.48%) HTML5
12 172 (4.45%) SOAP
13 146 (3.78%) WCF
14 131 (3.39%) .NET Framework
15 122 (3.16%) JSON
16 119 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (2.87%) Ajax
18 110 (2.85%) J2EE
19 107 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
20 100 (2.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 611 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 167 (4.32%) User Experience
4 156 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 124 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 79 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 72 (1.86%) PMI
8 61 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 49 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (1.09%) Reference Data
11 38 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 38 (0.98%) Fintech
12 36 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 36 (0.93%) FMCG
13 32 (0.83%) Smart Meter
14 26 (0.67%) Fixed Income
14 26 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (0.62%) Mainframe
16 23 (0.60%) RIA
17 21 (0.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 227 (5.87%) Windows
2 204 (5.28%) Linux
3 105 (2.72%) Unix
4 79 (2.04%) Android
5 63 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 20 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.21%) AIX
10 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.13%) Solaris
13 4 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.078%) CentOS
14 3 (0.078%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.078%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.078%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3633 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1067 (27.61%) Project Management
3 978 (25.31%) SDLC
4 816 (21.12%) Scrum
5 747 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 587 (15.19%) Business Analysis
7 564 (14.60%) PRINCE2
8 364 (9.42%) Test Automation
9 355 (9.19%) MVC
10 319 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 310 (8.02%) Software Engineering
12 286 (7.40%) Change Management
12 286 (7.40%) User Stories
13 274 (7.09%) CRM
14 273 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 271 (7.01%) ITIL
16 263 (6.81%) TDD
17 239 (6.19%) Risk Management
18 235 (6.08%) Kanban
19 222 (5.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 669 (17.31%) SQL
2 655 (16.95%) Java
3 558 (14.44%) C#
4 446 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 147 (3.80%) Python
6 140 (3.62%) C
7 126 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 107 (2.77%) PHP
9 86 (2.23%) C++
10 79 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 71 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 46 (1.19%) Perl
13 44 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 43 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 42 (1.09%) Ruby
16 28 (0.72%) COBOL
17 27 (0.70%) Apex Code
17 27 (0.70%) VB
18 21 (0.54%) VBScript
19 20 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 460 (11.90%) Degree
2 195 (5.05%) ISEB
3 147 (3.80%) ISTQB
4 145 (3.75%) PMI Certification
5 133 (3.44%) PMP
6 116 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 74 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 65 (1.68%) CISSP
8 65 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 57 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 47 (1.22%) CISM
10 47 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 39 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 33 (0.85%) DV Cleared
14 29 (0.75%) APMP
15 26 (0.67%) IIBA
16 24 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (0.62%) Sun Certification
17 19 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (9.65%) QA
2 201 (5.20%) PMO
3 53 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.93%) SLA
5 33 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.62%) GDPR
8 23 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 16 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.41%) MiFID
10 15 (0.39%) PMBOK
11 9 (0.23%) P3O
12 8 (0.21%) EMIR
13 7 (0.18%) COBIT
13 7 (0.18%) GAMP
13 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.13%) AIFMD
15 5 (0.13%) FATCA
15 5 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 55 (1.42%) Docker
2 48 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.34%) HDFS
6 9 (0.23%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.13%) NFS
7 5 (0.13%) Samba
7 5 (0.13%) vSphere
7 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.078%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.052%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.052%) XenApp
11 1 (0.026%) Firmware
11 1 (0.026%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 65 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 63 (1.63%) Ansible
3 60 (1.55%) Puppet
4 39 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.41%) Nagios
6 14 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
7 13 (0.34%) Oozie
8 12 (0.31%) Kibana
8 12 (0.31%) Salt
9 11 (0.28%) logstash
10 10 (0.26%) Terraform
10 10 (0.26%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.23%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.16%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.16%) Nessus
12 6 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 4 (0.10%) Control-M
13 4 (0.10%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.10%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.078%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 509 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 354 (9.16%) Oracle
3 140 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
4 113 (2.92%) SAP
5 87 (2.25%) HP
6 64 (1.66%) Cognizant
7 58 (1.50%) Google
8 54 (1.40%) Tableau
9 45 (1.16%) IBM
10 36 (0.93%) VMware
11 35 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 23 (0.60%) Pega
12 23 (0.60%) Sun
13 22 (0.57%) Adobe
14 21 (0.54%) CA
14 21 (0.54%) Charles River
14 21 (0.54%) ServiceNow
15 20 (0.52%) Splunk
16 19 (0.49%) New Relic
16 19 (0.49%) Siebel