Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 101 140
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39 -3
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 11 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.67% 2.90% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 3.21% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 24
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -25.49% +10.87%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £35,125
90th Percentile £90,000 £52,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.59% - +21.43%

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 1,527 1,404 1,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.17% 90.58% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 1,127 1,583
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Cheltenham -1 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Cirencester -3 1 - -
Acceptance Criteria
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 10 (90.91%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Fintech
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) V-Model
6 2 (18.18%) SSCP
6 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (18.18%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) Samba
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Fedora
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) Python

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Lead Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fintech
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CentOS
1 2 (18.18%) Fedora
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) V-Model
6 2 (18.18%) BPEL
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (18.18%) GIAC
2 2 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SANS
2 2 (18.18%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) Samba
1 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
1 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
1 2 (18.18%) Dell
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Hortonworks
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) NetApp
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
1 2 (18.18%) VMware