Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 281 208
Rank change year-on-year +81 -73 +79
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 153 82 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.68% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.75% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 139
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,760 £34,475 £36,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 10,422 10,866 12,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.29% 90.17% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,635 8,718 10,117
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 17 August 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 +61 83 £45,000 -15.89% 6
Hertfordshire +12 25 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Essex +23 18 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Suffolk +14 18 £85,000 +78.95%
Bedfordshire +10 9 £49,000 -
Acceptance Criteria
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 123 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (48.37%) Test Automation
3 56 (36.60%) SQL
4 48 (31.37%) User Stories
5 45 (29.41%) C#
6 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 41 (26.80%) RESTful
8 40 (26.14%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (23.53%) OO
9 36 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 34 (22.22%) Degree
11 33 (21.57%) .NET
12 32 (20.92%) Business Analysis
12 32 (20.92%) Finance
12 32 (20.92%) Waterfall
13 29 (18.95%) WorldPay
14 28 (18.30%) BDD
14 28 (18.30%) QA
14 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
14 28 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 26 (16.99%) E-Commerce
17 25 (16.34%) SDLC
18 24 (15.69%) TDD
18 24 (15.69%) Scrum
19 23 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (15.03%) Decision-Making
19 23 (15.03%) Fintech
20 22 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
20 22 (14.38%) SQL Server

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 2 (1.31%) Confluence
2 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.92%) GitHub
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) HTTP
2 5 (3.27%) Broadband
3 4 (2.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) Big Data
3 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.07%) Selenium
3 17 (11.11%) NUnit
3 17 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 15 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.50%) SpecFlow
6 10 (6.54%) JIRA
7 9 (5.88%) JMeter
8 7 (4.58%) JBehave
8 7 (4.58%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.58%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.92%) Gatling
9 6 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.27%) MSTest
10 5 (3.27%) Ranorex
10 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.27%) TestComplete
10 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (3.27%) WatiN
11 4 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (20.92%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (24.84%) Analyst
2 27 (17.65%) Developer
3 26 (16.99%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.42%) Product Owner
5 17 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 15 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.84%) Tester
8 11 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.19%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.19%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Product Manager
9 10 (6.54%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Senior Product Owner
11 8 (5.23%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.58%) Architect
12 7 (4.58%) Service Manager
12 7 (4.58%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.80%) RESTful
2 33 (21.57%) .NET
3 16 (10.46%) JSON
4 15 (9.80%) Ajax
4 15 (9.80%) CSS
4 15 (9.80%) HTML
4 15 (9.80%) HTML5
4 15 (9.80%) jQuery
4 15 (9.80%) XML
5 12 (7.84%) Velocity
5 12 (7.84%) WCF
5 12 (7.84%) WinForms
5 12 (7.84%) WPF
6 11 (7.19%) Gherkin
7 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.58%) X-Windows
9 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.61%) Web Services
11 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (15.03%) Fintech
2 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.54%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.58%) Replication
6 6 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.27%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.61%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.96%) NHS
9 3 (1.96%) User Experience
10 2 (1.31%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.50%) Linux
1 13 (8.50%) Windows
2 7 (4.58%) Mac OS X
2 7 (4.58%) Unix
3 5 (3.27%) CentOS
3 5 (3.27%) Fedora
3 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (48.37%) Test Automation
3 48 (31.37%) User Stories
4 40 (26.14%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (23.53%) OO
5 36 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 32 (20.92%) Business Analysis
6 32 (20.92%) Waterfall
7 28 (18.30%) BDD
7 28 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (16.99%) E-Commerce
9 25 (16.34%) SDLC
10 24 (15.69%) Scrum
10 24 (15.69%) TDD
11 23 (15.03%) Decision-Making
12 22 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (13.07%) Product Management
13 20 (13.07%) Test Strategy
14 19 (12.42%) ITIL
14 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.60%) SQL
2 45 (29.41%) C#
3 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.42%) Java
5 18 (11.76%) Python
6 13 (8.50%) C
7 12 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.27%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Java 8
9 1 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Degree
2 12 (7.84%) DV Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) ISEB
2 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.58%) CISSP
5 5 (3.27%) CCNA
5 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.27%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.27%) GIAC
5 5 (3.27%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (3.27%) MCSE
5 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.27%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (3.27%) SANS
5 5 (3.27%) SSCP
6 2 (1.31%) CISA
6 2 (1.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.30%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.96%) PMO
4 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.27%) Docker
2 5 (3.27%) NFS
2 5 (3.27%) Samba
2 5 (3.27%) VirtualBox
2 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Ansible
1 5 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.27%) Nagios
1 5 (3.27%) OpenNMS
1 5 (3.27%) Puppet
1 5 (3.27%) vCenter Server
1 5 (3.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.95%) WorldPay
3 5 (3.27%) BT
3 5 (3.27%) Cloudera
3 5 (3.27%) Dell
3 5 (3.27%) EMC
3 5 (3.27%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.27%) NetApp
3 5 (3.27%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds
3 5 (3.27%) VMware
4 4 (2.61%) Adobe
4 4 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.31%) Progress
5 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) Tableau