Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 139 111
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 +36
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 23 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.38% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.41% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £34,250 £37,375 £44,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,875 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -7.61% +8.24%

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 2,355 2,425 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.94% 92.59% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,427 1,498 1,418
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (56.52%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Selenium
7 9 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
8 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
8 8 (34.78%) Ranorex
8 8 (34.78%) QA
8 8 (34.78%) C#
8 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
8 8 (34.78%) SDLC
8 8 (34.78%) API Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Task Automation
9 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
9 7 (30.43%) Product Management
9 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
10 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (21.74%) Ruby

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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Serverless
3 1 (4.35%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Ranorex
2 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
2 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Appium
4 1 (4.35%) Calabash
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.35%) Mocha
4 1 (4.35%) Robotium
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) QA Automation Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) QA Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum Master
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Product Owner
4 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) Jest
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Native
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Blog
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
5 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (34.78%) API Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
7 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 8 (34.78%) Task Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Product Management
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
11 4 (17.39%) User Stories
12 3 (13.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft