Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 260 207
Rank change year-on-year +52 -53 +107
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 123 97 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 0.83% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.92% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 79 127
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £36,400 £32,900 £35,450
90th Percentile £77,000 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,199 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.74% +1.47% +1.06%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,439 10,522 11,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.53% 89.95% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,061 8,595 9,751
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in the East of England

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in the East of England

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in the East of England

Acceptance Criteria
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +36 49 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Hertfordshire +11 32 £37,450 -11.88% 4
Suffolk +25 20 £85,000 +88.89% 1
Essex +23 20 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Bedfordshire -2 2 - -
Acceptance Criteria
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.41%) Test Automation
3 45 (36.59%) SQL
3 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 39 (31.71%) C#
5 34 (27.64%) Degree
6 33 (26.83%) User Stories
7 32 (26.02%) Waterfall
7 32 (26.02%) Finance
8 31 (25.20%) OO
9 30 (24.39%) .NET
10 29 (23.58%) SDLC
11 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
11 28 (22.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 24 (19.51%) Visual Studio
12 24 (19.51%) NUnit
13 23 (18.70%) TDD
13 23 (18.70%) QA
14 22 (17.89%) Python
15 21 (17.07%) Java
15 21 (17.07%) Scrum
16 20 (16.26%) Regression Testing
16 20 (16.26%) Test Scripting
16 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
16 20 (16.26%) BDD
17 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (15.45%) SpecFlow
17 19 (15.45%) Risk Management
17 19 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (15.45%) JavaScript

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.81%) SAS
1 1 (0.81%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Network Security
2 6 (4.88%) HTTP
3 5 (4.07%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) Big Data
3 4 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) NUnit
1 24 (19.51%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.45%) SpecFlow
4 18 (14.63%) Selenium
5 12 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.76%) MSTest
5 12 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (9.76%) WatiN
6 6 (4.88%) JMeter
6 6 (4.88%) Ranorex
6 6 (4.88%) TestComplete
7 4 (3.25%) Gatling
7 4 (3.25%) JBehave
7 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.25%) JIRA
7 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (26.02%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Analyst
2 20 (16.26%) Product Manager
3 19 (15.45%) Developer
4 15 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Test Analyst
5 14 (11.38%) Tester
6 13 (10.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Automation Tester
8 11 (8.94%) Identity Management Manager
8 11 (8.94%) Lead Product Manager
9 10 (8.13%) Product Owner
10 9 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Architect
11 7 (5.69%) QA Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) .NET
2 18 (14.63%) Gherkin
3 14 (11.38%) RESTful
4 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (9.76%) Velocity
4 12 (9.76%) WCF
4 12 (9.76%) WinForms
4 12 (9.76%) WPF
5 7 (5.69%) XML
6 6 (4.88%) Ajax
6 6 (4.88%) CSS
6 6 (4.88%) HTML
6 6 (4.88%) HTML5
6 6 (4.88%) jQuery
7 4 (3.25%) JSON
8 3 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (1.63%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Algorithms
2 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.13%) Fintech
4 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.25%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.44%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Linux
1 7 (5.69%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) CentOS
2 5 (4.07%) Fedora
2 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.25%) Unix
4 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.41%) Test Automation
3 33 (26.83%) User Stories
4 32 (26.02%) Waterfall
5 31 (25.20%) OO
6 29 (23.58%) SDLC
7 28 (22.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 23 (18.70%) TDD
9 21 (17.07%) Scrum
10 20 (16.26%) BDD
10 20 (16.26%) Regression Testing
10 20 (16.26%) Test Scripting
11 19 (15.45%) Risk Management
11 19 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (14.63%) Analytics
13 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
14 16 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (12.20%) Lean Six Sigma
15 15 (12.20%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.59%) SQL
2 39 (31.71%) C#
3 22 (17.89%) Python
4 21 (17.07%) Java
5 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.76%) C
6 12 (9.76%) VB
7 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) ISEB
3 15 (12.20%) ISTQB
4 12 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.94%) CISSP
6 6 (4.88%) CISA
6 6 (4.88%) CISM
7 5 (4.07%) CCNA
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (4.07%) GIAC
7 5 (4.07%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (4.07%) MCSE
7 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (4.07%) SANS
7 5 (4.07%) SSCP
8 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.70%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) PMO
4 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) NFS
2 5 (4.07%) Samba
2 5 (4.07%) VirtualBox
2 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Ansible
1 5 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.07%) Nagios
1 5 (4.07%) OpenNMS
1 5 (4.07%) Puppet
1 5 (4.07%) vCenter Server
1 5 (4.07%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) WorldPay
3 5 (4.07%) BT
3 5 (4.07%) Cloudera
3 5 (4.07%) Dell
3 5 (4.07%) EMC
3 5 (4.07%) Hortonworks
3 5 (4.07%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.07%) NetApp
3 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
3 5 (4.07%) VMware
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe
4 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) Google