Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 154 163
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 23 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 13
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.66% -19.44% -42.86%
10th Percentile £34,375 £26,300 £36,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £44,875 £54,100
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Acceptance Criteria 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,036 2,490 2,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 90.57% 89.06% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,609 1,947 2,201
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Buckinghamshire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in Buckinghamshire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Buckinghamshire

Acceptance Criteria
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +17 17 £51,250 +57.69%
Aylesbury - 3 £40,000 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £90,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £32,000 -
Amersham - 1 £50,000 -
Acceptance Criteria
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) User Stories
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Retail
4 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) Data Mapping
5 6 (26.09%) UML
5 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) User Experience
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) TestRail
7 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (17.39%) Use Case
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
8 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (13.04%) ISEB
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Electronics
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
1 4 (17.39%) TestRail
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Behat
1 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) WinForms
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) User Stories
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Data Mapping
5 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) UML
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) Use Case
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy