Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 145 116
Rank change year-on-year +41 -29 +15
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 246 185 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.63% 1.92% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.12% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 215 165 240
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 8,397 8,721 10,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.66% 90.49% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,429 7,120 8,617
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Coventry +30 71 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham 0 68 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Herefordshire - 31 £48,000 - 2
Warwickshire +19 25 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Staffordshire +18 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Shropshire +14 8 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Solihull -15 7 £70,000 +60.92% 1
Walsall -7 1 £50,000 +0.10%
Wolverhampton -21 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 233 (94.72%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (36.59%) Finance
3 55 (22.36%) Project Management
3 55 (22.36%) Test Automation
4 46 (18.70%) C#
5 44 (17.89%) Selenium
6 43 (17.48%) Analytics
6 43 (17.48%) Business Analysis
7 42 (17.07%) .NET
7 42 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 40 (16.26%) Scrum
9 39 (15.85%) SQL
10 38 (15.45%) CRM
10 38 (15.45%) QA
11 35 (14.23%) Visual Studio
11 35 (14.23%) Git (software)
11 35 (14.23%) Test Strategy
12 34 (13.82%) SharePoint
13 32 (13.01%) Dynamics CRM
13 32 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (12.60%) SDLC
15 30 (12.20%) MVC
15 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.79%) HTML
17 28 (11.38%) Migration
18 27 (10.98%) Java
18 27 (10.98%) Web Development
18 27 (10.98%) Office 365
19 26 (10.57%) PaaS
19 26 (10.57%) Entity Framework

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 34 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.88%) Confluence
4 10 (4.07%) Drupal
4 10 (4.07%) WordPress
5 9 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.25%) JBoss
7 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.44%) CMS
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (13.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.07%) Magento
3 6 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.98%) Office 365
3 26 (10.57%) PaaS
4 23 (9.35%) IaaS
5 12 (4.88%) AdWords
6 10 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (4.07%) Serverless
7 8 (3.25%) Basecamp
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.22%) GitHub
8 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.10%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.69%) Cosmos DB
2 14 (5.69%) Data Lake
3 6 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.81%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (17.89%) Selenium
2 35 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.23%) Visual Studio
3 25 (10.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 23 (9.35%) JIRA
4 23 (9.35%) SoapUI
5 16 (6.50%) WebDriver
6 12 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.47%) Maven
7 11 (4.47%) Subversion
8 10 (4.07%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.25%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.03%) AppScan
11 5 (2.03%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.03%) JUnit
11 5 (2.03%) TestNG
12 3 (1.22%) Ant
12 3 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 18 (7.32%) Retail
3 14 (5.69%) Marketing
4 10 (4.07%) Back Office
5 9 (3.66%) Games
6 6 (2.44%) Front Office
6 6 (2.44%) Legal
7 5 (2.03%) Billing
8 4 (1.63%) Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 72 (29.27%) Analyst
2 52 (21.14%) Business Analyst
3 38 (15.45%) Project Manager
4 33 (13.41%) Developer
5 22 (8.94%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.72%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (6.10%) Security Analyst
8 14 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# WCF Developer
8 14 (5.69%) IT Analyst
8 14 (5.69%) Service Analyst
8 14 (5.69%) WCF Developer
9 13 (5.28%) Automation Tester
9 13 (5.28%) Finance Business Analyst
9 13 (5.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 13 (5.28%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.07%) .NET
2 29 (11.79%) HTML
3 26 (10.57%) .NET Framework
3 26 (10.57%) ASP.NET
3 26 (10.57%) CSS
3 26 (10.57%) Entity Framework
4 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (10.16%) WCF
5 22 (8.94%) SOAP
6 15 (6.10%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.10%) Backbone.js
6 15 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (5.69%) .NET Core
7 14 (5.69%) OAuth
8 11 (4.47%) Spring
9 6 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.44%) Java EE
10 5 (2.03%) Web Services
11 3 (1.22%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) User Experience
2 14 (5.69%) Graphic Design
3 12 (4.88%) BYOD
4 11 (4.47%) Fintech
5 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) EPoS
10 1 (0.41%) FMCG
10 1 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.03%) Linux
1 5 (2.03%) Unix
2 4 (1.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (94.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.36%) Project Management
2 55 (22.36%) Test Automation
3 43 (17.48%) Analytics
3 43 (17.48%) Business Analysis
4 40 (16.26%) Scrum
5 38 (15.45%) CRM
6 35 (14.23%) Test Strategy
7 31 (12.60%) SDLC
8 30 (12.20%) MVC
9 28 (11.38%) Migration
10 27 (10.98%) Web Development
11 25 (10.16%) Commercial Awareness
11 25 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (9.76%) Manual Testing
12 24 (9.76%) Security Testing
13 22 (8.94%) Mentoring
13 22 (8.94%) PRINCE2
14 19 (7.72%) E-Commerce
15 17 (6.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.70%) C#
2 39 (15.85%) SQL
3 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.98%) Java
5 23 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.50%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.88%) Python
8 10 (4.07%) Ruby
9 6 (2.44%) Perl
10 5 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
13 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) XPath
13 1 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (6.10%) CEH
1 15 (6.10%) CISM
1 15 (6.10%) CISSP
1 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.28%) ISEB
3 12 (4.88%) CRISC
4 8 (3.25%) CISA
5 5 (2.03%) Degree
5 5 (2.03%) GIAC
5 5 (2.03%) IIBA
5 5 (2.03%) OSCP
5 5 (2.03%) PMP
6 4 (1.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (1.63%) CCSP
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.45%) QA
2 12 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.03%) PMO
5 2 (0.81%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.41%) P3O
6 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) HP Fortify
1 5 (2.03%) WebInspect
2 3 (1.22%) Ansible
2 3 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) Oracle
3 12 (4.88%) Google
4 10 (4.07%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.66%) Capita
6 7 (2.85%) hybris
7 6 (2.44%) HP
8 5 (2.03%) IBM
8 5 (2.03%) Qualys
8 5 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.03%) Veracode
9 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.22%) SAP
10 2 (0.81%) Casewise
10 2 (0.81%) Pega
11 1 (0.41%) BEA
11 1 (0.41%) Informatica
11 1 (0.41%) Talend
11 1 (0.41%) webMethods