Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 62 112 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.26% 4.75% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 5.32% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 111 115
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,716 2,107 2,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.13% 89.28% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,416 1,800 1,924
Wales median annual salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.17% +1.41%
10th Percentile £24,375 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Waterfall in Wales.

Salary trend for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
South Wales -12 57 £40,000 -2.44% 7
West Wales - 5 £40,000 - 1
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 42 (67.74%) Finance
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) SDLC
3 24 (38.71%) Defect Management
4 23 (37.10%) Software Delivery
5 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 20 (32.26%) Test Management
6 20 (32.26%) Workload Management
7 19 (30.65%) Retail
8 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
8 18 (29.03%) Scrum
9 17 (27.42%) Coaching
9 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (19.35%) Project Management
12 11 (17.74%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.74%) Process Improvement
13 10 (16.13%) QA
14 9 (14.52%) Open Source
15 8 (12.90%) JMeter
15 8 (12.90%) Selenium
16 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (11.29%) CMMI
16 7 (11.29%) Six Sigma
16 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
17 6 (9.68%) Java
17 6 (9.68%) SOAP
17 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
17 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) Power BI
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JMeter
1 8 (12.90%) Selenium
2 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 4 (6.45%) NetBeans
3 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (6.45%) Zephyr
4 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) PVCS
General
1 42 (67.74%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 23 (37.10%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (32.26%) Senior Test Analyst
3 20 (32.26%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Coach
7 4 (6.45%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) SOAP
2 5 (8.06%) Spring
3 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.45%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) JSON
3 4 (6.45%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
5 2 (3.23%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (1.61%) Kafka
6 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) e-Learning
3 4 (6.45%) Fintech
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) SDLC
3 24 (38.71%) Defect Management
4 23 (37.10%) Software Delivery
5 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 20 (32.26%) Test Management
6 20 (32.26%) Workload Management
7 18 (29.03%) Scrum
8 17 (27.42%) Coaching
9 12 (19.35%) Project Management
10 11 (17.74%) Process Improvement
11 9 (14.52%) Open Source
12 7 (11.29%) CMMI
12 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (11.29%) Six Sigma
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) Perl
3 5 (8.06%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) R
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.23%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Coverity
4 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Serena