Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 199 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 31 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.43% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 53
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,750 £49,600
East of England median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3763 3959 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.83% 88.23% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3172 3276 3758
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Rickmansworth - 6 £38,000 -
Hatfield - 5 £70,000 -
Stevenage +6 4 £44,000 +17.33%
Watford -2 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Borehamwood - 3 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Acceptance Criteria
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (32.26%) Retail
4 10 (32.26%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 7 (22.58%) IT Strategy
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Progress 4GL
7 6 (19.35%) Progress
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (19.35%) Ab Initio
7 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
7 6 (19.35%) Virtual Team
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
7 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (16.13%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (16.13%) Algorithms

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 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (19.35%) PowerBuilder
1 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) git-flow
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 3 (9.68%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Product Owner
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Product Owner
8 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) XHTML
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Virtual Team
2 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.13%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) IT Strategy
5 6 (19.35%) Kanban
5 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Logistics
8 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.68%) OO
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Test Management
9 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Progress 4GL
4 4 (12.90%) VB
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) VB6
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Ab Initio
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Progress
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian