Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 226 292
Rank change year-on-year -27 +66 -9
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 115 149 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 1.18% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.33% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 73
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -3.09% +7.78%

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 10,999 11,238 13,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.10% 88.81% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,139 10,547
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,050 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +19 62 £52,500 +25.75% 6
Hertfordshire +5 34 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Bedfordshire +32 9 £50,000 +3.09% 4
Essex -14 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Norfolk -34 3 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Suffolk +1 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Acceptance Criteria
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 102 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) .NET
3 40 (34.78%) C#
4 36 (31.30%) Finance
5 34 (29.57%) Scrum
5 34 (29.57%) OO
5 34 (29.57%) Test Automation
6 31 (26.96%) QA
6 31 (26.96%) SDLC
7 30 (26.09%) Degree
8 28 (24.35%) Git (software)
9 27 (23.48%) Business Analysis
10 26 (22.61%) Visual Studio
11 25 (21.74%) SQL
12 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
12 24 (20.87%) Software Engineering
13 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
14 21 (18.26%) WPF
14 21 (18.26%) E-Commerce
15 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
15 20 (17.39%) HTML
16 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.52%) Retail
16 19 (16.52%) Requirements Analysis
17 18 (15.65%) RESTful
17 18 (15.65%) Mentoring
17 18 (15.65%) User Stories
17 18 (15.65%) Project Management
18 17 (14.78%) WCF
18 17 (14.78%) Use Case

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 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.74%) Confluence
2 2 (1.74%) JBoss
2 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) EngageOne
2 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.61%) Exstream
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) SaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (22.61%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.43%) Selenium
4 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.70%) NUnit
6 6 (5.22%) Appium
6 6 (5.22%) eggPlant
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (5.22%) PowerBuilder
6 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.35%) JIRA
8 2 (1.74%) git-flow
8 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.74%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 36 (31.30%) Finance
2 19 (16.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Automotive
3 2 (1.74%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Analyst
3 26 (22.61%) Business Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.52%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.65%) .NET Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Product Owner
6 17 (14.78%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (13.91%) Senior Business Analyst
8 12 (10.43%) C# Developer
9 11 (9.57%) QA Leader
10 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
11 9 (7.83%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (7.83%) Senior Product Owner
12 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (6.09%) Business Systems Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 21 (18.26%) WPF
3 20 (17.39%) HTML
4 18 (15.65%) RESTful
5 17 (14.78%) WCF
6 12 (10.43%) JSON
7 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.70%) CSS
7 10 (8.70%) Velocity
7 10 (8.70%) WinForms
7 10 (8.70%) XML
8 8 (6.96%) Ajax
8 8 (6.96%) DirectX
8 8 (6.96%) HTML5
8 8 (6.96%) jQuery
8 8 (6.96%) OpenGL
9 7 (6.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (4.35%) Web Services
11 3 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.91%) Fintech
3 14 (12.17%) Algorithms
4 11 (9.57%) User Experience
5 9 (7.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.83%) Public Cloud
6 8 (6.96%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (6.09%) Virtual Team
8 5 (4.35%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (4.35%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.57%) OO
2 34 (29.57%) Scrum
2 34 (29.57%) Test Automation
3 31 (26.96%) SDLC
4 27 (23.48%) Business Analysis
5 24 (20.87%) Software Engineering
6 21 (18.26%) E-Commerce
7 19 (16.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (15.65%) Mentoring
8 18 (15.65%) Project Management
8 18 (15.65%) User Stories
9 17 (14.78%) Use Case
10 15 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (13.04%) Workflow
10 15 (13.04%) Workflow Analysis
11 14 (12.17%) Mathematics
11 14 (12.17%) MVC
11 14 (12.17%) SOA
11 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) C#
2 25 (21.74%) SQL
3 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) C++
5 6 (5.22%) Progress 4GL
6 5 (4.35%) Java
7 4 (3.48%) VB
7 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.48%) VB6
8 2 (1.74%) C
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.74%) CBAP
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.96%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) WorldPay
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle
4 7 (6.09%) Progress
5 6 (5.22%) Ab Initio
5 6 (5.22%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) CA
6 3 (2.61%) OpenText
6 3 (2.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.87%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.87%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.87%) Splunk