Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 185 184
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 27 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 26
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,700 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £69,875 £72,500 £49,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,699 3,674 3,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.76% 89.02% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,894 3,122 3,283
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Hertfordshire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in Hertfordshire

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Hertfordshire

Acceptance Criteria
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Welwyn Garden City - 13 - - 1
Watford +7 4 £36,500 -31.78%
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £38,400 -9.65%
Hatfield -4 2 £70,000 -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
Acceptance Criteria
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) Retail
6 7 (25.93%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (22.22%) Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (18.52%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (18.52%) Due Diligence
8 5 (18.52%) Gamification
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Business Process Modelling
9 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (14.81%) Data-Driven Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Wireframes

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
1 4 (14.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Product Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Identity Management Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Lead Product Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
4 4 (14.81%) UML Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Product Owner
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Product Owner
6 2 (7.41%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.70%) PMO Officer
7 1 (3.70%) Product Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management Officer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (25.93%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) User Stories
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Due Diligence
4 5 (18.52%) Gamification
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) R
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Progress
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau