Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 115 126
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +21
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 19 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.14% 1.13% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.21% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 12
Gloucestershire median annual salary £62,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -2.63% -29.63%
10th Percentile £37,900 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,750 £65,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.11% -10.00%

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 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 1,538 1,569 1,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.54% 93.12% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,278 1,277
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 0 6 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Gloucester - 1 £72,500 -
Acceptance Criteria
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) C
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Business Development
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) Epics
6 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (26.32%) Strategic Roadmap
6 5 (26.32%) Architecture Roadmap
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) MuleSoft
6 5 (26.32%) Feasibility Study
6 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
6 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (26.32%) CMS
1 5 (26.32%) Confluence
1 5 (26.32%) Drupal
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Trainee
3 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 4 (21.05%) Fedora
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Business Development
3 6 (31.58%) Epics
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) Architecture Roadmap
4 5 (26.32%) Content Management
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Feasibility Study
4 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 5 (26.32%) Strategic Roadmap
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) NFS
2 4 (21.05%) Samba
2 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) OpenNMS
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
1 4 (21.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
2 5 (26.32%) MuleSoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (21.05%) Cloudera
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) Hortonworks
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Apple