Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Waterfall Model
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 114 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing Waterfall 54 105 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.47% 2.36% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.59% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 91 193
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,039 4,055 5,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.19% 91.14% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,729 3,399 4,982
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,950 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Leeds +13 43 £50,000 +11.58% 1
Halifax - 4 - -
Bradford +4 3 £50,000 +17.65%
Wakefield +13 1 - -
Huddersfield +10 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Dewsbury - 1 £55,000 -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) JIRA
3 25 (46.30%) Confluence
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) SDLC
6 18 (33.33%) DevOps
7 17 (31.48%) Mainframe
7 17 (31.48%) Scrum
7 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
8 16 (29.63%) Kanban
9 14 (25.93%) Windows
10 13 (24.07%) IBM
10 13 (24.07%) Finance
10 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
10 13 (24.07%) Banking
11 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (20.37%) Degree
12 11 (20.37%) Unisys
12 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
12 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.52%) Retail
14 9 (16.67%) QA
14 9 (16.67%) C#
14 9 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
15 8 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (14.81%) Decision-Making
15 8 (14.81%) Ranorex
15 8 (14.81%) Trello
15 8 (14.81%) ISEB

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (46.30%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) CICS
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Trello
2 1 (1.85%) AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Ranorex
2 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Postman
6 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.85%) Appium
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) Gatling
7 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.85%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Retail
3 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Insight Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) CSS
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) REST
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) GWT
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) Redux
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Mainframe
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.41%) zOS
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) SDLC
3 18 (33.33%) DevOps
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.63%) Kanban
6 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (14.81%) Decision-Making
11 7 (12.96%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Coaching
12 5 (9.26%) Fintech
12 5 (9.26%) Sprint Planning
12 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
12 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) COBOL
5 4 (7.41%) Groovy
5 4 (7.41%) JCL
5 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) REXX
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) IBM
2 11 (20.37%) Unisys
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) CA
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) SAP