Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Criteria
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 71 94
Rank change year-on-year -40 +23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 5 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.31% 2.85% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 3.22% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 14
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -1.96% +9.29%
10th Percentile £25,980 £36,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,000 £51,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +8.57%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,430 1,396 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.54% 88.41% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,163 1,125
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,460 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in South Wales

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Acceptance Criteria in South Wales

Acceptance Criteria
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Acceptance Criteria in South Wales

Acceptance Criteria
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Cardiff -25 5 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Acceptance Criteria
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Product Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA