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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 852 928 966
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +38
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 72 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.050% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 35
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
85293 96198 103096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.88% 86.80% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71323 78610 83495
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 29 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 26 June 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 +71 72 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South East - 24 £35,000 -
London +24 21 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Aylesbury - 12 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £35,000 -
North West +24 7 £60,000 +90.47%
Leicestershire +15 7 £37,500 +68.53%
East Midlands +13 7 £37,500 +68.53%
Manchester +9 7 £60,000 +98.34%
Staffordshire +5 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -9 7 £32,500 +30.00%
West Midlands -13 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Loughborough - 7 £37,500 -
City of London +56 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Yorkshire +30 5 £31,500 -35.38%
North Yorkshire - 5 £31,500 -
Middlesbrough - 5 £31,500 -
Berkshire - 5 - -
West Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
East Grinstead - 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
East of England +37 1 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £27,500 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (57.69%) QA
2 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (36.15%) SDLC
4 45 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 43 (33.08%) SQL
6 39 (30.00%) Finance
7 36 (27.69%) Information Security
7 36 (27.69%) Penetration Testing
8 34 (26.15%) Selenium
8 34 (26.15%) Regression Testing
9 33 (25.38%) Waterfall
10 31 (23.85%) C#
11 27 (20.77%) ITIL
11 27 (20.77%) COBIT
11 27 (20.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 27 (20.77%) Static Code Analysis
11 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (20.77%) Security Architecture
11 27 (20.77%) Dynamic Code Analysis
12 25 (19.23%) Functional Testing
13 24 (18.46%) Automated Testing
13 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
14 23 (17.69%) ISEB
15 21 (16.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (16.15%) Test Scripting
16 20 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (14.62%) HTML
18 18 (13.85%) ISTQB
18 18 (13.85%) Degree
18 18 (13.85%) Manual Testing

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 4 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.85%) VoIP
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.23%) MS Access
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Selenium
2 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.23%) JIRA
2 12 (9.23%) NeoLoad
3 9 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.38%) QADirector
4 7 (5.38%) TestPartner
4 7 (5.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.85%) Redmine
5 5 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.77%) Appium
7 1 (0.77%) Calabash
7 1 (0.77%) JMeter
7 1 (0.77%) Rational Robot
7 1 (0.77%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.77%) WinRunner
General
1 39 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 7 (5.38%) Marketing
5 4 (3.08%) Games
6 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (35.38%) Analyst
2 34 (26.15%) Tester
3 31 (23.85%) Test Analyst
4 26 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 22 (16.92%) Architect
5 22 (16.92%) Security Architect
6 20 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 20 (15.38%) Software Tester
7 16 (12.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (11.54%) QA Engineer
9 13 (10.00%) Automation Tester
9 13 (10.00%) QA Leader
9 13 (10.00%) QA Tester
10 12 (9.23%) QA Automation Analyst
11 11 (8.46%) Security Engineer
12 10 (7.69%) QA Manager
12 10 (7.69%) Software Analyst
12 10 (7.69%) Software Manager
12 10 (7.69%) Software QA Manager
12 10 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) HTML
2 13 (10.00%) .NET
3 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.85%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) DHTML
6 2 (1.54%) CSS
6 2 (1.54%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.54%) HTML5
6 2 (1.54%) LAMP
7 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.77%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) WCF
7 1 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.31%) Fintech
6 2 (1.54%) Derivative
6 2 (1.54%) iPad
6 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Tandem
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 5 (3.85%) Android
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.15%) SDLC
3 45 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 36 (27.69%) Information Security
4 36 (27.69%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (26.15%) Regression Testing
6 33 (25.38%) Waterfall
7 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (20.77%) Dynamic Code Analysis
7 27 (20.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (20.77%) ITIL
7 27 (20.77%) Security Architecture
7 27 (20.77%) Static Code Analysis
8 25 (19.23%) Functional Testing
9 24 (18.46%) Automated Testing
10 21 (16.15%) Test Scripting
10 21 (16.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (13.85%) Manual Testing
12 17 (13.08%) Integration Testing
13 14 (10.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.08%) SQL
2 31 (23.85%) C#
3 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.54%) Java
5 9 (6.92%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.38%) VB
6 7 (5.38%) VBA
7 5 (3.85%) C
7 5 (3.85%) Groovy
8 4 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (1.54%) Python
10 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) ISEB
2 20 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (13.85%) Degree
3 18 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (57.69%) QA
2 27 (20.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.54%) New Relic
3 1 (0.77%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.77%) HP
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle
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