Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 135 140
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 248 256 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 2.22% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.49% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 201 203 169
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -3.85%

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 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -26 86 £48,750 -11.36% 5
Coventry +10 48 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Warwickshire +11 27 £42,000 -6.67%
Staffordshire +22 24 £42,400 -1.97% 1
Shropshire +3 22 £47,500 -15.18%
Solihull +4 12 £45,000 +3.45%
Wolverhampton - 11 £41,500 -
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £47,500 -
Walsall +6 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 239 (96.37%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (35.48%) Finance
3 77 (31.05%) Project Management
4 59 (23.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (19.76%) Business Analysis
6 39 (15.73%) PRINCE2
7 35 (14.11%) SDLC
8 34 (13.71%) ISEB
9 32 (12.90%) Retail
9 32 (12.90%) QA
10 30 (12.10%) Test Automation
11 29 (11.69%) Test Scripting
11 29 (11.69%) SQL
12 27 (10.89%) TOGAF
12 27 (10.89%) Scrum
13 26 (10.48%) ISTQB
14 25 (10.08%) ITIL
15 24 (9.68%) Java
16 23 (9.27%) User Stories
17 22 (8.87%) Mentoring
17 22 (8.87%) Selenium
17 22 (8.87%) XML
17 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
18 21 (8.47%) JavaScript
18 21 (8.47%) JIRA
19 20 (8.06%) Degree
19 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (8.06%) DevOps
19 20 (8.06%) Test Strategy
19 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery

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 9 (3.63%) JBoss
2 7 (2.82%) CMS
2 7 (2.82%) Documentum
2 7 (2.82%) WordPress
3 6 (2.42%) Drupal
3 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.61%) Confluence
4 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Magento
1 6 (2.42%) Shopify
2 2 (0.81%) Exstream
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.42%) AdWords
3 6 (2.42%) Basecamp
3 6 (2.42%) SaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) Network Security
2 5 (2.02%) Firewall
2 5 (2.02%) NAS
2 5 (2.02%) SAN
3 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.21%) SMS
4 2 (0.81%) HTTP
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) CTI
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.02%) Looker
4 4 (1.61%) MarkLogic
4 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.21%) MySQL
5 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.81%) Big Data
6 2 (0.81%) OLAP
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Selenium
2 21 (8.47%) JIRA
3 14 (5.65%) SoapUI
4 10 (4.03%) Cucumber
4 10 (4.03%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.63%) HP UFT
6 8 (3.23%) Maven
6 8 (3.23%) Subversion
7 6 (2.42%) JMeter
7 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.42%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.02%) Fiddler
8 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.02%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.02%) JBehave
8 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.02%) WATIR
9 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 88 (35.48%) Finance
2 32 (12.90%) Retail
3 11 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.23%) Banking
4 8 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (37.90%) Analyst
2 59 (23.79%) Business Analyst
3 40 (16.13%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.06%) Test Analyst
5 19 (7.66%) Developer
6 18 (7.26%) Architect
6 18 (7.26%) IT Manager
7 17 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (5.65%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (4.84%) Tester
10 11 (4.44%) Programme Manager
10 11 (4.44%) Senior Manager
11 9 (3.63%) Business IT Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) IT Programme Manager
12 8 (3.23%) Senior IT Manager
12 8 (3.23%) Senior IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.87%) XML
2 16 (6.45%) Web Services
3 14 (5.65%) .NET
4 13 (5.24%) HTML
5 11 (4.44%) SOAP
6 9 (3.63%) CSS
6 9 (3.63%) Middleware
7 8 (3.23%) JSON
8 7 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.82%) REST
9 6 (2.42%) J2EE
10 5 (2.02%) Gherkin
10 5 (2.02%) HTML5
10 5 (2.02%) XSLT
11 4 (1.61%) jQuery
11 4 (1.61%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.61%) XSD
12 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.21%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.21%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.23%) FMCG
5 7 (2.82%) User Experience
6 5 (2.02%) EPoS
6 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.21%) BYOD
8 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Fintech
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.26%) Linux
2 9 (3.63%) Windows
3 8 (3.23%) Unix
4 3 (1.21%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (96.37%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.05%) Project Management
3 59 (23.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (19.76%) Business Analysis
5 39 (15.73%) PRINCE2
6 35 (14.11%) SDLC
7 30 (12.10%) Test Automation
8 29 (11.69%) Test Scripting
9 27 (10.89%) Scrum
9 27 (10.89%) TOGAF
10 25 (10.08%) ITIL
11 23 (9.27%) User Stories
12 22 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 20 (8.06%) DevOps
13 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery
13 20 (8.06%) Test Strategy
14 18 (7.26%) RUP
14 18 (7.26%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.85%) Defect Management
15 17 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.69%) SQL
2 24 (9.68%) Java
3 21 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.84%) Python
5 10 (4.03%) Perl
6 9 (3.63%) C#
7 6 (2.42%) C
8 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.02%) XPath
9 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.61%) SPARQL
9 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.61%) XQuery
10 3 (1.21%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) Delphi
11 2 (0.81%) PHP
11 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.81%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) ES6
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (13.71%) ISEB
2 26 (10.48%) ISTQB
3 20 (8.06%) Degree
4 13 (5.24%) IIBA
5 11 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.82%) CISSP
8 5 (2.02%) ISSEP
8 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) PMP
10 3 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.81%) CEH
11 2 (0.81%) CISM
11 2 (0.81%) CRISC
11 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.81%) MBA
11 2 (0.81%) MCTS
11 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.90%) QA
2 12 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.63%) PMO
5 5 (2.02%) NIST 800
6 4 (1.61%) SLA
7 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.42%) HP Fortify
2 5 (2.02%) Nessus
3 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) Puppet
5 2 (0.81%) Terraform
5 2 (0.81%) vRealize
6 1 (0.40%) Mesos
6 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.45%) Oracle
3 9 (3.63%) Google
3 9 (3.63%) Pega
4 8 (3.23%) HP
5 7 (2.82%) Veracode
6 5 (2.02%) NetApp
7 4 (1.61%) SAP
7 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.61%) Talend
8 3 (1.21%) Casewise
8 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) Adobe
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco
9 2 (0.81%) hybris
9 2 (0.81%) IBM
9 2 (0.81%) QNX
10 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.40%) webMethods