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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Black-Box Testing
Rank 865 868 824
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -44
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 39 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.053% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 41
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 27 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 5 May 2015. 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
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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 +23 29 £50,000 +17.64%
London +12 18 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +28 9 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £45,000 - 1
City of London +23 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Glasgow +10 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +4 4 £22,500 -30.76%
Leicestershire - 4 £22,500 -
East of England +15 3 £22,000 -
Colchester - 3 £22,000 -
Essex - 3 £22,000 -
Leicester - 3 £22,500 -
South East +11 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -4 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Reading -5 1 £30,000 -20.00%
North West -10 1 £19,296 -63.24%
South West -13 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £30,000 -
Poole - 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £19,296 -
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £19,296 -
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 67 (84.81%) QA
2 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (59.49%) Scrum
4 46 (58.23%) Java
5 44 (55.70%) Test Scripting
6 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
7 31 (39.24%) Regression Testing
8 30 (37.97%) Degree
9 25 (31.65%) Selenium
10 24 (30.38%) Python
11 23 (29.11%) Web Services
11 23 (29.11%) Finance
11 23 (29.11%) TDD
12 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (24.05%) Ant
15 17 (21.52%) SQL
15 17 (21.52%) Banking
16 16 (20.25%) Manual Testing
17 15 (18.99%) JIRA
17 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
17 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
18 14 (17.72%) HTML
18 14 (17.72%) User Stories
19 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
19 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
19 13 (16.46%) Automated Testing
20 12 (15.19%) ISEB
21 11 (13.92%) XML
21 11 (13.92%) JUnit

Black-Box Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Selenium
2 19 (24.05%) Ant
3 15 (18.99%) JIRA
4 11 (13.92%) JUnit
4 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
5 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
5 10 (12.66%) Maven
5 10 (12.66%) TestNG
5 10 (12.66%) JBehave
5 10 (12.66%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.27%) Behat
8 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.27%) Toad
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.86%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) QA Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Tester
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Software Development Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Development Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) QA Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Lead Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Test Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Test Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.33%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) Web Services
2 14 (17.72%) HTML
3 11 (13.92%) XML
4 10 (12.66%) .NET
4 10 (12.66%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.80%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.53%) SOAP
8 1 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Blog
2 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.53%) Equities
5 2 (2.53%) Derivative
5 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.53%) New Media
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) UNIX
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) Scrum
3 44 (55.70%) Test Scripting
4 31 (39.24%) Regression Testing
5 23 (29.11%) TDD
6 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (20.25%) Manual Testing
8 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
9 14 (17.72%) User Stories
10 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
10 13 (16.46%) Automated Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Web Testing
12 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.66%) MVC
12 10 (12.66%) BDD
13 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.86%) ETL
15 5 (6.33%) V-Model
16 4 (5.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.38%) Python
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 10 (12.66%) C#
6 6 (7.59%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) VB
8 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Degree
2 12 (15.19%) ISEB
3 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (84.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
1 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco
4 1 (1.27%) HP
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