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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 891 910 868
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 43 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.038% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.044% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 60
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%

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
88003 90746 87556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.78% 85.19% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73114 74566 69747
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Black-Box Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 42 £70,000 +86.66% 4
London +21 29 £75,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -15 6 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London +62 5 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Solihull - 4 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
South East - 3 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £56,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £56,500 -
East of England -5 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Box Testing.

1 73 (73.74%) QA
2 54 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 50 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.41%) SQL
5 37 (37.37%) Test Scripting
6 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 35 (35.35%) Regression Testing
8 32 (32.32%) Java
9 31 (31.31%) Selenium
10 30 (30.30%) C#
10 30 (30.30%) Scrum
11 29 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
13 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 26 (26.26%) Finance
15 25 (25.25%) Python
16 24 (24.24%) Windows
16 24 (24.24%) Visual Studio
16 24 (24.24%) HP
16 24 (24.24%) SDLC
17 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
17 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
17 23 (23.23%) QA Automation
17 23 (23.23%) HP UFT
17 23 (23.23%) Web Services
17 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
18 22 (22.22%) JUnit
18 22 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
19 21 (21.21%) Scala
19 21 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System

Black-Box Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Black-Box Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Box Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Selenium
2 24 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 23 (23.23%) HP UFT
4 22 (22.22%) JUnit
5 21 (21.21%) NUnit
5 21 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.07%) JIRA
8 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.04%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.02%) Toad
11 1 (1.01%) Ant
11 1 (1.01%) JMeter
11 1 (1.01%) Log4j
11 1 (1.01%) Maven
11 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) QA Engineer
2 21 (21.21%) Tester
3 15 (15.15%) QA Leader
4 14 (14.14%) Architect
4 14 (14.14%) Security Architect
5 13 (13.13%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) QA Tester
7 10 (10.10%) Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Automation Tester
7 10 (10.10%) QA Automation Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) QA Automation Tester
7 10 (10.10%) Software Tester
8 8 (8.08%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Security Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Web Services
2 15 (15.15%) .NET
3 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.02%) XML
5 1 (1.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) J2EE
5 1 (1.01%) J2SE
5 1 (1.01%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) iPhone
2 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) Equities
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Android
2 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.04%) Unix
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 50 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.37%) Test Scripting
4 35 (35.35%) Regression Testing
5 30 (30.30%) Scrum
6 29 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
8 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 24 (24.24%) SDLC
10 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
10 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
10 23 (23.23%) QA Automation
10 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
11 21 (21.21%) Code Coverage
11 21 (21.21%) Information Security
11 21 (21.21%) OOP
11 21 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (20.20%) Waterfall
13 19 (19.19%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (19.19%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) SQL
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 30 (30.30%) C#
4 25 (25.25%) Python
5 21 (21.21%) PHP
5 21 (21.21%) Scala
6 4 (4.04%) Groovy
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.02%) C++
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) ISEB
2 12 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 6 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (73.74%) QA
2 19 (19.19%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.24%) HP
3 2 (2.02%) SAP
3 2 (2.02%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.01%) Canon
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.01%) Yantra
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