Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 146 129
Rank change year-on-year +64 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 41 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.88% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 4 4
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -28.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £58,125 £65,000 £42,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.04% -3.29%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,278 1,923 1,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.75% 91.40% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,579 1,302
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Gloucestershire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in Gloucestershire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Gloucestershire

Acceptance Criteria
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Cirencester - 16 £41,250 -
Cheltenham +15 7 £46,250 -
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 -
Acceptance Criteria
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 17 (41.46%) Web Services
4 16 (39.02%) Test Strategy
5 15 (36.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Integration Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) Banking
7 12 (29.27%) Service Management
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) C
7 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) User Stories
8 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
8 11 (26.83%) High Availability
9 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
9 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (24.39%) Test Management
9 10 (24.39%) Use Case
9 10 (24.39%) DevOps
10 9 (21.95%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (21.95%) MODAF
10 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
10 9 (21.95%) Requirements Management
10 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.95%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Time Management

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FCoE
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) SNMP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) Selenium
4 5 (12.20%) NUnit
4 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
4 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (7.32%) GitLab
5 3 (7.32%) Gradle
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Maven
5 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.88%) Redmine
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (31.71%) Banking
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Test Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Java EE
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) STL
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 16 (39.02%) Test Strategy
4 15 (36.59%) Integration Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (29.27%) ITIL
5 12 (29.27%) Service Management
5 12 (29.27%) User Stories
6 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
6 11 (26.83%) High Availability
7 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
7 10 (24.39%) DevOps
7 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (24.39%) Test Management
7 10 (24.39%) Use Case
8 9 (21.95%) Information Security
8 9 (21.95%) MODAF
8 9 (21.95%) Requirements Management
8 9 (21.95%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) C
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Korn
5 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.76%) ISEB
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.88%) GIAC
5 2 (4.88%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) SANS
5 2 (4.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) NFS
1 2 (4.88%) Samba
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) EMC
1 2 (4.88%) Google
1 2 (4.88%) NetApp
1 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
1 2 (4.88%) VMware