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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 878 927 940
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 49 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.052% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.059% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 40
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%

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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
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 £31,000
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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 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 27 July 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 +24 48 £35,000 -30.00% 4
South East - 15 £35,000 - 1
London +21 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 10 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +3 7 £32,500 +38.29%
West Midlands +1 7 £32,500 +38.29%
Stoke-on-Trent -11 7 £32,500 +38.29%
Yorkshire +29 5 £31,500 -35.38%
North Yorkshire - 5 £31,500 -
Middlesbrough - 5 £31,500 -
Manchester +12 4 £60,000 +98.34%
North West +10 4 £60,000 +90.47%
City of London +58 3 £32,500 -33.33%
East Midlands +5 3 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Leicestershire +1 3 £37,500 +68.53% 1
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Loughborough - 3 £37,500 - 1
East of England +33 1 £27,500 - 1
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,500 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £27,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 68 (61.82%) QA
2 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.09%) Software Testing
4 42 (38.18%) Regression Testing
5 39 (35.45%) SQL
6 37 (33.64%) SDLC
7 33 (30.00%) Selenium
8 28 (25.45%) Finance
9 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
10 26 (23.64%) C#
10 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
11 24 (21.82%) ISEB
11 24 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
13 22 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 22 (20.00%) Information Security
14 21 (19.09%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (19.09%) HTML
14 21 (19.09%) Waterfall
14 21 (19.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (18.18%) Degree
16 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
16 19 (17.27%) Integration Testing
17 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
18 16 (14.55%) Scrum
18 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
18 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
19 15 (13.64%) Performance Testing
19 15 (13.64%) Validation
20 14 (12.73%) ITIL

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 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (0.91%) Apache
2 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.55%) VoIP
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.91%) MS Access
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (30.00%) Selenium
2 13 (11.82%) NeoLoad
3 12 (10.91%) JIRA
4 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.36%) QADirector
5 7 (6.36%) TestPartner
6 5 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.55%) Redmine
6 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.64%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.82%) Appium
9 2 (1.82%) Calabash
9 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.91%) Rational Robot
10 1 (0.91%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.91%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.27%) Marketing
4 7 (6.36%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Games
6 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Analyst
2 33 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 33 (30.00%) Tester
3 28 (25.45%) QA Analyst
4 21 (19.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 20 (18.18%) Software Tester
6 17 (15.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 13 (11.82%) Automation Tester
7 13 (11.82%) QA Automation Analyst
8 12 (10.91%) Architect
8 12 (10.91%) QA Tester
8 12 (10.91%) Security Architect
9 11 (10.00%) QA Leader
10 10 (9.09%) QA Manager
10 10 (9.09%) Software Manager
10 10 (9.09%) Software QA Manager
10 10 (9.09%) Testing Manager
11 8 (7.27%) QA Engineer
11 8 (7.27%) Senior Tester
11 8 (7.27%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) HTML
2 10 (9.09%) .NET
3 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.45%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) DHTML
6 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.82%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.82%) HTML5
6 2 (1.82%) LAMP
7 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.91%) REST
7 1 (0.91%) WCF
7 1 (0.91%) Web Services
7 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) Derivative
5 3 (2.73%) Fintech
5 3 (2.73%) Tandem
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Unix
2 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.64%) Android
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.09%) Software Testing
3 42 (38.18%) Regression Testing
4 37 (33.64%) SDLC
5 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
6 24 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
8 22 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 22 (20.00%) Information Security
9 21 (19.09%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (19.09%) Waterfall
10 19 (17.27%) Integration Testing
11 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
12 16 (14.55%) Scrum
13 15 (13.64%) Performance Testing
13 15 (13.64%) Validation
14 14 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (12.73%) Data Validation
14 14 (12.73%) Security Architecture
14 14 (12.73%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) SQL
2 26 (23.64%) C#
2 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.91%) Java
4 7 (6.36%) VB
4 7 (6.36%) VB.NET
4 7 (6.36%) VBA
5 5 (4.55%) C
6 4 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.82%) Groovy
7 2 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) Perl
8 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) ISEB
2 21 (19.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (18.18%) Degree
4 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (61.82%) QA
2 14 (12.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) New Relic
3 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.91%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.91%) HP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Qualys
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago