The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Box Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 875 948 956
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +8
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 65 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.040% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 46
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £22,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90249 96307 103353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.97% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75115 77827 83349
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Black-Box Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Box Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 65 £45,000 -1.63% 11
London +27 30 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East +43 20 £35,000 +16.66% 2
East Midlands +20 8 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Leicestershire +16 8 £37,500 +66.66%
Loughborough - 8 £37,500 -
Berkshire +23 7 - -
West Sussex - 7 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £37,500 - 2
City of London +50 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £40,000 - 2
East Grinstead - 5 £35,000 -
North West +23 4 £60,000 +210.94% 2
Manchester - 4 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Yorkshire +18 2 £26,500 -62.14% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £26,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £26,500 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Reading +17 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £28,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,500 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Black-Box Testing.

1 58 (55.24%) QA
2 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.19%) Finance
4 35 (33.33%) SDLC
5 34 (32.38%) Waterfall
5 34 (32.38%) Information Security
5 34 (32.38%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
7 28 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (26.67%) COBIT
7 28 (26.67%) ITIL
7 28 (26.67%) Security Architecture
7 28 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (25.71%) SQL
8 27 (25.71%) Regression Testing
9 24 (22.86%) Selenium
10 22 (20.95%) C#
11 17 (16.19%) Scrum
11 17 (16.19%) Java
12 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
13 14 (13.33%) .NET
14 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.43%) Automated Testing
15 11 (10.48%) Degree
15 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (10.48%) HTML
15 11 (10.48%) User Experience
16 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (9.52%) ISEB

Black-Box Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) MS Access
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Selenium
2 10 (9.52%) JIRA
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.81%) NeoLoad
8 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.90%) Redmine
9 2 (1.90%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.90%) Toad
10 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.95%) JMeter
10 1 (0.95%) Rational Robot
10 1 (0.95%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.95%) WinRunner
General
1 38 (36.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 23 (21.90%) Architect
2 23 (21.90%) Security Architect
3 19 (18.10%) Tester
4 18 (17.14%) QA Engineer
5 16 (15.24%) QA Analyst
6 14 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 13 (12.38%) QA Leader
8 11 (10.48%) Security Engineer
9 10 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (9.52%) Software Tester
10 9 (8.57%) QA Manager
11 8 (7.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (7.62%) Software Manager
11 8 (7.62%) Software QA Manager
11 8 (7.62%) Testing Manager
12 7 (6.67%) Test Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
13 6 (5.71%) QA Tester
13 6 (5.71%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) .NET
2 11 (10.48%) HTML
3 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.81%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) DHTML
6 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 2 (1.90%) LAMP
7 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.95%) CSS
7 1 (0.95%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.95%) REST
7 1 (0.95%) WCF
7 1 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.48%) User Experience
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) Fintech
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Android
1 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.81%) Unix
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.33%) SDLC
3 34 (32.38%) Information Security
3 34 (32.38%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (32.38%) Waterfall
4 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
5 28 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (26.67%) ITIL
5 28 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 27 (25.71%) Regression Testing
7 17 (16.19%) Scrum
8 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 12 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.57%) Functional Testing
12 8 (7.62%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.62%) System Testing
12 8 (7.62%) V-Model
13 7 (6.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 22 (20.95%) C#
3 17 (16.19%) Java
4 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.76%) Groovy
7 4 (3.81%) C
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) Python
10 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) ISEB
2 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (55.24%) QA
2 28 (26.67%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.90%) SAP
2 2 (1.90%) T-Plan
3 1 (0.95%) Canon
3 1 (0.95%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.95%) HP
3 1 (0.95%) New Relic
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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