Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 193 203
Rank change year-on-year +48 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 56 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.45% 0.70% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.78% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 13
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £72,500 £61,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.55% +0.56% -

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 3,497 3,956 4,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.43% 88.84% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 3,338 3,336
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 - 32 - - 2
Watford -5 6 £36,500 -13.10%
Hatfield +8 4 £60,000 -14.29%
Hemel Hempstead +15 3 £38,400 -9.65%
Borehamwood +10 3 £43,000 +22.86% 1
Broxbourne - 3 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £80,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £29,000 -
Acceptance Criteria
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 55 (98.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Degree
3 26 (46.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 26 (46.43%) Six Sigma
3 26 (46.43%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (23.21%) Retail
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) Information Security
6 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.86%) Data Science
7 9 (16.07%) User Stories
7 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Selenium
8 8 (14.29%) QA
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 8 (14.29%) Analytics
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (8.93%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (8.93%) EPoS
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (8.93%) Java
10 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
10 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) JBoss
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) DB2
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (23.21%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Automotive
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Product Manager
2 16 (28.57%) Identity Management Manager
2 16 (28.57%) Lead Product Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Product Owner
4 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Product Owner
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Digital Product Owner
6 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Website Product Owner
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) JSON
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
1 4 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) J2EE
2 3 (5.36%) Spring
2 3 (5.36%) Struts
2 3 (5.36%) XHTML
2 3 (5.36%) XSLT
3 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.57%) Kafka
3 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) EPoS
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Identity Access Management
2 26 (46.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 26 (46.43%) Six Sigma
3 10 (17.86%) Data Science
3 10 (17.86%) Information Security
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.07%) User Stories
5 8 (14.29%) Analytics
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle