Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 124 132
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 254 234 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.57% 2.27% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.52% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 216 182 214
West Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,125 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,712 9,284 9,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 90.10% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,812 7,305 8,103
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Waterfall in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Birmingham -5 74 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Coventry +14 69 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Warwickshire +9 25 £27,500 -42.11% 5
Herefordshire - 25 £42,500 - 2
Staffordshire +16 16 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Shropshire +3 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Solihull -26 7 £70,000 +60.92% 1
Wolverhampton -13 6 £47,500 +9.20%
Walsall -1 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £47,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 246 (96.85%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.46%) Finance
3 70 (27.56%) Project Management
4 55 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.90%) Test Automation
6 41 (16.14%) Business Analysis
6 41 (16.14%) Analytics
7 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
7 40 (15.75%) SQL
8 39 (15.35%) CRM
8 39 (15.35%) QA
8 39 (15.35%) Selenium
9 35 (13.78%) Retail
10 32 (12.60%) SDLC
11 31 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 31 (12.20%) .NET
12 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
12 30 (11.81%) Test Strategy
13 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (10.63%) JIRA
14 27 (10.63%) SoapUI
14 27 (10.63%) ISEB
14 27 (10.63%) PRINCE2
15 26 (10.24%) C#
16 25 (9.84%) Java
16 25 (9.84%) SharePoint
17 23 (9.06%) HTML
17 23 (9.06%) SOAP
17 23 (9.06%) Dynamics CRM
17 23 (9.06%) Git (software)

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.72%) WordPress
4 11 (4.33%) CMS
4 11 (4.33%) Drupal
5 9 (3.54%) JBoss
5 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.76%) Confluence
7 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.39%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (9.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.33%) Magento
2 11 (4.33%) Shopify
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.48%) Office 365
3 16 (6.30%) PaaS
4 15 (5.91%) IaaS
5 13 (5.12%) AdWords
5 13 (5.12%) Basecamp
6 9 (3.54%) Serverless
7 8 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.57%) SaaS
10 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.18%) SMS
3 2 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.36%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (2.36%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.36%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.97%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.18%) MySQL
6 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.79%) Power BI
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.39%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (15.35%) Selenium
2 27 (10.63%) JIRA
2 27 (10.63%) SoapUI
3 23 (9.06%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.30%) Visual Studio
5 15 (5.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (3.94%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.54%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.54%) HP UFT
7 9 (3.54%) JMeter
7 9 (3.54%) Maven
7 9 (3.54%) Subversion
8 8 (3.15%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.15%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.36%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.36%) JBehave
9 6 (2.36%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.36%) WATIR
10 5 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (33.46%) Finance
2 35 (13.78%) Retail
3 10 (3.94%) Back Office
3 10 (3.94%) Banking
3 10 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.54%) Legal
4 9 (3.54%) Marketing
5 7 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.76%) Games
6 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 75 (29.53%) Analyst
2 49 (19.29%) Project Manager
3 48 (18.90%) Business Analyst
4 30 (11.81%) Developer
5 22 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (6.69%) IT Manager
7 16 (6.30%) Test Leader
8 15 (5.91%) QA Leader
9 14 (5.51%) Architect
10 13 (5.12%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Digital Project Manager
12 11 (4.33%) Programme Manager
13 10 (3.94%) Information Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Information Security Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Security Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Manager
13 10 (3.94%) Web Manager
13 10 (3.94%) Web Project Manager
14 9 (3.54%) Senior Information Analyst
14 9 (3.54%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.20%) .NET
2 23 (9.06%) HTML
2 23 (9.06%) SOAP
3 19 (7.48%) CSS
4 18 (7.09%) .NET Framework
5 17 (6.69%) ASP.NET
5 17 (6.69%) Entity Framework
6 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (6.30%) XML
7 15 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (5.91%) WCF
8 9 (3.54%) Web Services
9 8 (3.15%) JSON
9 8 (3.15%) REST
10 7 (2.76%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.76%) OAuth
11 6 (2.36%) .NET Core
11 6 (2.36%) Backbone.js
11 6 (2.36%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.30%) User Experience
2 13 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.15%) BYOD
4 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.76%) FMCG
5 6 (2.36%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.18%) Fintech
9 2 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) PMI
10 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.94%) Unix
2 8 (3.15%) Windows
3 7 (2.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (96.85%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.56%) Project Management
3 55 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (18.90%) Test Automation
5 41 (16.14%) Analytics
5 41 (16.14%) Business Analysis
6 39 (15.35%) CRM
7 32 (12.60%) SDLC
8 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
8 30 (11.81%) Test Strategy
9 27 (10.63%) PRINCE2
10 22 (8.66%) MVC
11 21 (8.27%) DevOps
12 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.87%) Scrum
13 18 (7.09%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.09%) Manual Testing
13 18 (7.09%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.69%) Migration
14 17 (6.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.75%) SQL
2 31 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.24%) C#
4 25 (9.84%) Java
5 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.76%) Perl
7 7 (2.76%) Python
7 7 (2.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.36%) XPath
9 5 (1.97%) C
9 5 (1.97%) SPARQL
9 5 (1.97%) XQuery
10 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) VB6
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (10.63%) ISEB
2 14 (5.51%) Degree
3 13 (5.12%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.33%) IIBA
5 9 (3.54%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.15%) CEH
6 8 (3.15%) CISM
6 8 (3.15%) CISSP
6 8 (3.15%) CRISC
7 7 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.57%) CISA
8 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.57%) GIAC
8 4 (1.57%) OSCP
8 4 (1.57%) PMP
9 3 (1.18%) CCSP
9 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.35%) QA
2 12 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.36%) PMO
4 4 (1.57%) SLA
5 2 (0.79%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) HP Fortify
1 4 (1.57%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.87%) Oracle
3 16 (6.30%) Google
4 8 (3.15%) Capita
5 6 (2.36%) hybris
6 5 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.97%) Casewise
6 5 (1.97%) Pega
6 5 (1.97%) Talend
7 4 (1.57%) HP
7 4 (1.57%) IBM
7 4 (1.57%) Qualys
7 4 (1.57%) Veracode
8 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
9 2 (0.79%) webMethods
10 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.39%) EMC
10 1 (0.39%) Software AG
10 1 (0.39%) VMware