Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 245 214
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 +88
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 102 113 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.01% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 86 114
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,950 £37,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -3.09%

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 8,134 11,241 11,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.37% 90.96% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,128 9,116 9,304
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
Hertfordshire +53 47 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire +2 31 £48,000 -8.57% 3
Essex +36 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Suffolk +17 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire -27 2 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Acceptance Criteria
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 94 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) Degree
2 43 (42.16%) Test Automation
3 36 (35.29%) SDLC
3 36 (35.29%) SQL
4 34 (33.33%) C#
5 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
6 31 (30.39%) .NET
6 31 (30.39%) User Stories
7 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 30 (29.41%) OO
8 29 (28.43%) Scrum
9 28 (27.45%) NUnit
10 27 (26.47%) Visual Studio
11 26 (25.49%) BDD
12 25 (24.51%) Finance
13 24 (23.53%) Java
13 24 (23.53%) Sprint Planning
14 23 (22.55%) Requirements Analysis
15 22 (21.57%) Lean Six Sigma
15 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
15 22 (21.57%) Six Sigma
15 22 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
16 21 (20.59%) Risk Management
16 21 (20.59%) Regression Testing
17 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
18 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (18.63%) TDD
19 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
19 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting

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 3 (2.94%) Confluence
1 3 (2.94%) JBoss
1 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.96%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) DB2
2 3 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.98%) GIS
3 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (27.45%) NUnit
2 27 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 17 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 14 (13.73%) MSTest
5 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (13.73%) WatiN
6 11 (10.78%) Selenium
7 8 (7.84%) JIRA
8 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.96%) Mockito
9 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.98%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Automotive
3 3 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Product Manager
2 20 (19.61%) Product Owner
3 18 (17.65%) Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Analyst
5 16 (15.69%) Test Analyst
6 14 (13.73%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (13.73%) Automation Tester
6 14 (13.73%) Tester
7 13 (12.75%) Software Developer
8 11 (10.78%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Identity Management Manager
8 11 (10.78%) Lead Product Manager
9 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
9 10 (9.80%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.82%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Consultant
11 4 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) .NET
2 17 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
3 14 (13.73%) WPF
4 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
4 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (12.75%) JSON
4 13 (12.75%) Velocity
4 13 (12.75%) WCF
4 13 (12.75%) WinForms
5 9 (8.82%) RESTful
6 6 (5.88%) Web Services
7 4 (3.92%) XML
8 3 (2.94%) CSS
8 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.94%) HTML
8 3 (2.94%) J2EE
8 3 (2.94%) Spring
8 3 (2.94%) XHTML
8 3 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Algorithms
2 11 (10.78%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.82%) Fintech
4 8 (7.84%) EPoS
4 8 (7.84%) User Experience
5 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) Test Automation
3 36 (35.29%) SDLC
4 31 (30.39%) User Stories
5 30 (29.41%) OO
6 29 (28.43%) Scrum
7 26 (25.49%) BDD
8 24 (23.53%) Sprint Planning
9 23 (22.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
10 22 (21.57%) Lean Six Sigma
10 22 (21.57%) Six Sigma
11 21 (20.59%) Regression Testing
11 21 (20.59%) Risk Management
12 19 (18.63%) TDD
13 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
13 18 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting
14 17 (16.67%) Analytics
14 17 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.29%) SQL
2 34 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (23.53%) Java
4 17 (16.67%) Python
5 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.73%) VB
7 3 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (42.16%) Degree
2 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
3 18 (17.65%) ISEB
4 14 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.92%) CISA
5 4 (3.92%) CISM
5 4 (3.92%) CISSP
6 3 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.98%) CBAP
8 1 (0.98%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) WorldPay
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.98%) MicroStrategy