Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 27 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.78% 0.82% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.97% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Maidstone median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,325 £62,500 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +42.86%

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 Maidstone with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 132 103 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 91.67% 84.43% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124 91 153
Maidstone median annual salary £40,656 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.64% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £61,250
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Maidstone

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft