Period
to 23 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 130 132
Rank change year-on-year +49 +2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 290 244 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.35% 2.45% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.67% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 242 201 211
West Midlands median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £74,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% +7.00%

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 7,837 9,122 10,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.44% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,986 7,447 8,273
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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 +16 98 £55,000 +12.82% 12
Coventry +11 60 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Herefordshire +32 39 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Solihull +8 21 £45,000 - 2
Staffordshire +8 19 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Warwickshire +24 14 £37,750 -15.17% 5
Walsall +8 11 £38,500 - 1
Shropshire 0 8 £52,250 +10.00% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £82,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +1 4 £60,000 +44.58%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 285 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.97%) Finance
3 76 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (21.38%) Business Analysis
5 58 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 54 (18.62%) Project Management
7 47 (16.21%) Selenium
7 47 (16.21%) Scrum
8 40 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 39 (13.45%) ISEB
10 38 (13.10%) C#
10 38 (13.10%) Analytics
11 37 (12.76%) PRINCE2
12 36 (12.41%) WebDriver
13 35 (12.07%) Test Strategy
13 35 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (11.03%) User Stories
15 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 29 (10.00%) Java
17 28 (9.66%) .NET
18 27 (9.31%) Retail
18 27 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (8.62%) SDLC
19 25 (8.62%) Software Testing
20 24 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (8.28%) Service Delivery
21 23 (7.93%) TDD
21 23 (7.93%) Presales
22 22 (7.59%) IT Strategy

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 10 (3.45%) Drupal
2 8 (2.76%) Confluence
3 6 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.07%) CMS
4 4 (1.38%) WordPress
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.38%) Magento
2 3 (1.03%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.03%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.24%) PaaS
3 20 (6.90%) IaaS
4 9 (3.10%) SaaS
5 8 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.72%) Office 365
8 4 (1.38%) AdWords
8 4 (1.38%) Slack
8 4 (1.38%) Trello
9 2 (0.69%) GitHub
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.38%) SSL
3 2 (0.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) MPLS
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.79%) Big Data
3 8 (2.76%) Data Lake
3 8 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.38%) Power BI
7 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.69%) QlikView
8 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (16.21%) Selenium
2 36 (12.41%) WebDriver
3 29 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 22 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 21 (7.24%) Git (software)
6 20 (6.90%) JIRA
7 17 (5.86%) JUnit
8 15 (5.17%) TestNG
9 14 (4.83%) SpecFlow
9 14 (4.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (3.79%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.79%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.72%) JMeter
12 4 (1.38%) Protractor
13 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.34%) CA Gen
14 1 (0.34%) JBehave
14 1 (0.34%) LoadUI
14 1 (0.34%) Mockito
14 1 (0.34%) Sikuli
General
1 84 (28.97%) Finance
2 27 (9.31%) Retail
3 13 (4.48%) Billing
4 8 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.07%) Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (37.93%) Analyst
2 84 (28.97%) Business Analyst
3 52 (17.93%) Project Manager
4 31 (10.69%) Architect
5 20 (6.90%) Software Analyst
6 17 (5.86%) Test Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Finance Business Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Financial Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Financial Business Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Service Analyst
7 16 (5.52%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.48%) Developer
8 13 (4.48%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.14%) Lead Business Analyst
10 10 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
11 9 (3.10%) Lead Architect
12 8 (2.76%) IT Analyst
12 8 (2.76%) Test Automation Manager
13 7 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.66%) .NET
2 19 (6.55%) HTML
3 15 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.83%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.83%) CSS
4 14 (4.83%) SOAP
5 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (4.48%) Entity Framework
5 13 (4.48%) WCF
6 12 (4.14%) .NET Core
6 12 (4.14%) Backbone.js
6 12 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (2.76%) XML
8 7 (2.41%) Web Services
9 6 (2.07%) LAMP
9 6 (2.07%) Middleware
10 3 (1.03%) JSON
10 3 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.86%) NHS
3 15 (5.17%) Fintech
4 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.76%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.76%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.38%) BYOD
7 4 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.69%) FMCG
9 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (21.38%) Business Analysis
4 58 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 54 (18.62%) Project Management
6 47 (16.21%) Scrum
7 38 (13.10%) Analytics
8 37 (12.76%) PRINCE2
9 35 (12.07%) Test Strategy
10 32 (11.03%) User Stories
11 27 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (8.62%) SDLC
12 25 (8.62%) Software Testing
13 24 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (8.28%) Service Delivery
14 23 (7.93%) Presales
14 23 (7.93%) TDD
15 22 (7.59%) IT Strategy
16 21 (7.24%) Use Case
17 20 (6.90%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.10%) C#
2 29 (10.00%) Java
3 20 (6.90%) SQL
4 16 (5.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.17%) Python
6 14 (4.83%) Ruby
6 14 (4.83%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.72%) C
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
9 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.34%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (13.45%) ISEB
2 20 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 18 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (5.86%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.17%) Degree
6 10 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.38%) CEH
8 4 (1.38%) CISM
8 4 (1.38%) CISSP
9 3 (1.03%) PMP
10 2 (0.69%) APMP
10 2 (0.69%) CISA
10 2 (0.69%) CRISC
10 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.59%) QA
2 19 (6.55%) PMO
3 9 (3.10%) GDPR
4 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.48%) Google
3 8 (2.76%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.41%) Oracle
5 6 (2.07%) SAP
6 4 (1.38%) Informatica
6 4 (1.38%) Tableau
7 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.69%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.69%) Okta
8 2 (0.69%) Talend
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.34%) Epicor
9 1 (0.34%) IBM