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

Waterfall Model
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 67 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 86 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.41% 3.88% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 4.33% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 85
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,650 £26,900 £25,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,816 1,988 2,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 93.08% 89.75% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 1,641 1,875
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,750 £54,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 72 £38,000 -5.00% 3
West Wales +17 9 £40,210 +11.33%
North Wales -3 4 - - 1
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 65 (75.58%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) Finance
3 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
4 25 (29.07%) Software Delivery
5 24 (27.91%) Defect Management
6 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (24.42%) Decision-Making
8 20 (23.26%) Workload Management
8 20 (23.26%) SDLC
8 20 (23.26%) Project Management
8 20 (23.26%) Test Management
9 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
9 19 (22.09%) Scrum
10 18 (20.93%) Retail
10 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
10 18 (20.93%) Coaching
10 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (18.60%) QA
12 15 (17.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (16.28%) SQL
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.79%) Functional Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Non-Functional Testing
16 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (11.63%) Process Improvement
16 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
16 10 (11.63%) Advertising
17 9 (10.47%) Java

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 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) Office 365
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) DHCP
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Biml
3 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) Power BI
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Selenium
2 8 (9.30%) JMeter
3 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.81%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) Bugzilla
5 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.65%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.65%) Subversion
5 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.65%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 49 (56.98%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Retail
3 10 (11.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Senior Test Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Agile Coach
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
7 5 (5.81%) Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Tester
8 4 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Spring
2 6 (6.98%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.65%) J2EE
4 4 (4.65%) JSON
4 4 (4.65%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 2 (2.33%) JavaBeans
7 1 (1.16%) Ajax
7 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.16%) CakePHP
7 1 (1.16%) CSS3
7 1 (1.16%) jQuery
7 1 (1.16%) Kafka
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
7 1 (1.16%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Fintech
3 4 (4.65%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) iSeries
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) AIX
4 3 (3.49%) HPUX
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (75.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
3 25 (29.07%) Software Delivery
4 24 (27.91%) Defect Management
5 21 (24.42%) Decision-Making
6 20 (23.26%) Project Management
6 20 (23.26%) SDLC
6 20 (23.26%) Test Management
6 20 (23.26%) Workload Management
7 19 (22.09%) Scrum
8 18 (20.93%) Coaching
8 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (17.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (12.79%) Functional Testing
10 11 (12.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (11.63%) Process Improvement
11 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.47%) Open Source
13 8 (9.30%) CMMI
13 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.49%) Java 8
6 3 (3.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) R
6 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) RPG
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
2 14 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (8.14%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CCIE
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CISM
6 2 (2.33%) CISSP
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.33%) PMP
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) QA
2 8 (9.30%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.65%) PMO
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Terraform
2 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.65%) Apple
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) McAfee
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) BMC
4 3 (3.49%) Cognos
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) Coverity
5 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle