Period
to 17 October 2018

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

Acceptance Criteria
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 148 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 +20
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 16 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.45% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.48% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +6.74%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,625 £44,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -15.45% +19.57% -8.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,349 2,504 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.03% 93.05% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,427 1,494 1,381
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,625 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.69% - +3.53%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Edinburgh

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in Edinburgh

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) API Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Ranorex
6 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (25.00%) Product Management
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) C#

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) BrowserStack
2 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Calabash
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.25%) Mocha
4 1 (6.25%) Robotium
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 2 (12.50%) Service Integration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Jest
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Blog
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) API Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Product Management
5 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft