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

Acceptance Criteria
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 121 141
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 14 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.83% 1.50% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.63% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 19
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -29.63% +25.58%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,075 £45,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £51,250 £71,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.49% -9.41% +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 1,561 1,534 1,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.03% 92.02% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,269 1,247 1,408
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 16 August 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 16 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
Cheltenham +1 6 £40,000 -
Cirencester +8 2 £50,000 +56.25%
Acceptance Criteria
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Fintech
4 8 (57.14%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Data Management
8 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Test Management
8 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
9 3 (21.43%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 2 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
10 2 (14.29%) Use Case
10 2 (14.29%) High Availability
10 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) V-Model
10 2 (14.29%) C
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) UML
10 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 2 (14.29%) Service 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Lead Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) User Stories
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Data Management
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management
7 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) High Availability
9 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Service Management
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center