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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 857 905 952
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +47
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 75 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.039% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.046% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 45
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -17.85%

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
86605 92119 101627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72063 74807 82623
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 £31,500 £31,000
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 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 26 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 24 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 +84 75 £37,500 -9.63% 10
South East +53 27 £35,000 +16.66% 2
London +32 26 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 11 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +17 9 £37,500 +66.66%
East Midlands +13 9 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Loughborough - 9 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 8 £36,250 -
Berkshire +16 7 - -
City of London +47 6 £48,750 -2.50% 2
East Grinstead - 6 £36,250 -
North West +26 5 £60,000 +210.94%
Yorkshire +16 5 £31,500 -55.00%
Manchester - 5 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Middlesbrough - 3 £31,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £26,500 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £26,500 -
Reading +12 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 - 1

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 67 (55.83%) QA
2 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.17%) Finance
4 40 (33.33%) SDLC
5 39 (32.50%) Software Testing
6 37 (30.83%) SQL
7 35 (29.17%) Information Security
7 35 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 35 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (27.50%) Waterfall
9 31 (25.83%) Selenium
10 28 (23.33%) COBIT
10 28 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (23.33%) ITIL
10 28 (23.33%) Security Architecture
10 28 (23.33%) Static Code Analysis
10 28 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (23.33%) Dynamic Code Analysis
11 24 (20.00%) C#
12 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 20 (16.67%) Functional Testing
13 18 (15.00%) Scrum
14 17 (14.17%) Manual Testing
15 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (13.33%) Java
16 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
16 14 (11.67%) ISEB
16 14 (11.67%) Integration Testing
16 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Office
2 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.83%) MS Access
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Selenium
2 12 (10.00%) JIRA
3 11 (9.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.50%) NeoLoad
4 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.33%) Redmine
8 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.67%) QADirector
9 2 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.67%) TestPartner
9 2 (1.67%) Toad
10 1 (0.83%) JMeter
10 1 (0.83%) Rational Robot
10 1 (0.83%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.83%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (34.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.83%) Marketing
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Games
6 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 25 (20.83%) Tester
3 23 (19.17%) Architect
3 23 (19.17%) Security Architect
3 23 (19.17%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 16 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 14 (11.67%) QA Leader
6 14 (11.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Software Tester
7 13 (10.83%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) QA Manager
10 9 (7.50%) QA Automation Analyst
10 9 (7.50%) Software Manager
10 9 (7.50%) Software QA Manager
10 9 (7.50%) Testing Manager
11 8 (6.67%) QA Tester
11 8 (6.67%) Senior Tester
12 7 (5.83%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) .NET
2 12 (10.00%) HTML
3 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (2.50%) DHTML
6 2 (1.67%) HTML5
6 2 (1.67%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.83%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) User Experience
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Fintech
6 2 (1.67%) Derivative
6 2 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Android
2 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) SDLC
3 39 (32.50%) Software Testing
4 35 (29.17%) Information Security
4 35 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 33 (27.50%) Waterfall
6 28 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (23.33%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 28 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 28 (23.33%) ITIL
6 28 (23.33%) Security Architecture
6 28 (23.33%) Static Code Analysis
7 20 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 18 (15.00%) Scrum
9 17 (14.17%) Manual Testing
10 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
11 14 (11.67%) Integration Testing
12 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 24 (20.00%) C#
3 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.33%) Java
5 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.17%) C
6 5 (4.17%) Groovy
7 3 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) ISEB
1 14 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 13 (10.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (55.83%) QA
2 28 (23.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.67%) SAP
2 2 (1.67%) T-Plan
3 1 (0.83%) Canon
3 1 (0.83%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.83%) HP
3 1 (0.83%) New Relic
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Middlesex
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago