Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 142 144
Rank change year-on-year +44 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 253 209 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.77% 2.10% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.30% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 206 176 203
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,713 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% +6.00%

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 8,237 9,094 10,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.40% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 7,518 8,501
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 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
Birmingham +23 96 £55,000 +18.92% 7
Coventry +22 57 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Staffordshire +13 26 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Herefordshire - 21 £50,000 - 2
Warwickshire +24 16 £45,000 - 3
Solihull +1 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Walsall 0 5 £37,500 -24.92% 1
Shropshire -2 5 £49,500 +4.21% 1
Wolverhampton -13 3 £60,000 +44.58%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 243 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.23%) Finance
3 57 (22.53%) Test Automation
4 50 (19.76%) Project Management
4 50 (19.76%) Scrum
4 50 (19.76%) Selenium
5 42 (16.60%) C#
6 40 (15.81%) Visual Studio
6 40 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 37 (14.62%) Analytics
8 36 (14.23%) WebDriver
8 36 (14.23%) PRINCE2
8 36 (14.23%) Business Analysis
9 35 (13.83%) Java
10 33 (13.04%) .NET
10 33 (13.04%) Test Strategy
11 31 (12.25%) Git (software)
12 30 (11.86%) Presales
13 27 (10.67%) SDLC
14 25 (9.88%) HTML
14 25 (9.88%) JavaScript
14 25 (9.88%) QA
15 24 (9.49%) Web Development
15 24 (9.49%) SQL
16 23 (9.09%) CSS
16 23 (9.09%) .NET Framework
16 23 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
16 23 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System

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 16 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.56%) Confluence
4 8 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.37%) JBoss
6 4 (1.58%) Drupal
6 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Magento
3 2 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.70%) PaaS
3 19 (7.51%) IaaS
4 12 (4.74%) Office 365
5 9 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.58%) AdWords
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.19%) GitHub
7 3 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.40%) SaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Serverless
9 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) MPLS
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.95%) Cosmos DB
2 10 (3.95%) Data Lake
3 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.40%) HBase
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (19.76%) Selenium
2 40 (15.81%) Visual Studio
3 36 (14.23%) WebDriver
4 31 (12.25%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (7.91%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.11%) SpecFlow
8 15 (5.93%) JIRA
9 14 (5.53%) JUnit
10 13 (5.14%) TestNG
11 11 (4.35%) SoapUI
12 10 (3.95%) Maven
12 10 (3.95%) Subversion
13 6 (2.37%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.58%) Bitbucket
16 3 (1.19%) Ant
16 3 (1.19%) AppScan
16 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 79 (31.23%) Finance
2 22 (8.70%) Retail
3 11 (4.35%) Billing
4 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.37%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Back Office
6 5 (1.98%) Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Front Office
6 5 (1.98%) Games
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (31.62%) Analyst
2 59 (23.32%) Business Analyst
3 45 (17.79%) Project Manager
4 28 (11.07%) Developer
5 19 (7.51%) Finance Business Analyst
5 19 (7.51%) Financial Analyst
5 19 (7.51%) Financial Business Analyst
5 19 (7.51%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 19 (7.51%) Service Analyst
6 17 (6.72%) Senior Tester
6 17 (6.72%) Tester
7 16 (6.32%) Automation Tester
7 16 (6.32%) Senior Automation Tester
8 14 (5.53%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Mortgage Business Analyst
9 13 (5.14%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) .NET
2 25 (9.88%) HTML
3 23 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 23 (9.09%) CSS
4 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 22 (8.70%) WCF
5 21 (8.30%) AngularJS
5 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (7.91%) Backbone.js
6 20 (7.91%) KnockoutJS
7 19 (7.51%) .NET Core
8 11 (4.35%) SOAP
9 9 (3.56%) OAuth
9 9 (3.56%) Spring
10 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.98%) Java EE
11 4 (1.58%) Web Services
12 3 (1.19%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.11%) Fintech
2 17 (6.72%) User Experience
3 10 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.95%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.16%) BYOD
4 8 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.98%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.79%) FMCG
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.40%) EPoS
10 1 (0.40%) Equities
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) PMI
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.58%) Linux
2 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.53%) Test Automation
3 50 (19.76%) Project Management
3 50 (19.76%) Scrum
4 40 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (14.62%) Analytics
6 36 (14.23%) Business Analysis
6 36 (14.23%) PRINCE2
7 33 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 30 (11.86%) Presales
9 27 (10.67%) SDLC
10 24 (9.49%) Web Development
11 23 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
12 22 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.70%) Service Delivery
13 21 (8.30%) BDD
13 21 (8.30%) MVC
13 21 (8.30%) TDD
14 20 (7.91%) Security Testing
14 20 (7.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.60%) C#
2 35 (13.83%) Java
3 25 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.49%) SQL
5 20 (7.91%) Python
5 20 (7.91%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.51%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.11%) Ruby
8 4 (1.58%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.40%) Java 8
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.74%) ISEB
3 11 (4.35%) CEH
3 11 (4.35%) CISM
3 11 (4.35%) CISSP
4 9 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.16%) CRISC
6 7 (2.77%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.77%) PMP
7 6 (2.37%) CISA
8 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.58%) Degree
10 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.19%) GIAC
10 3 (1.19%) OSCP
11 2 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.79%) CCSP
11 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.88%) QA
2 13 (5.14%) PMO
3 9 (3.56%) GDPR
4 8 (3.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Ansible
1 3 (1.19%) HP Fortify
1 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.19%) Puppet
1 3 (1.19%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.79%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.95%) Oracle
3 8 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.16%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.77%) Google
5 6 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.98%) HP
7 4 (1.58%) hybris
7 4 (1.58%) IBM
8 3 (1.19%) Qualys
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.19%) Veracode
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) CA
10 1 (0.40%) Capita
10 1 (0.40%) Epicor