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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Black-Box Testing
UK
Rank 842 908 914
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +6
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 20 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.049% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 37
Median salary £35,000 £75,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
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 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +50 19 £37,500 -50.00% 3
London +45 11 £27,500 -63.33%
Yorkshire +33 4 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Leeds - 3 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 3
South West - 2 £40,000 -
South East +75 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Hampshire +18 1 £45,000 +63.63%
West Midlands +16 1 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire +7 1 £31,500 +26.00%
St Ives - 1 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £31,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 27 (57.45%) QA
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Selenium
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
5 16 (34.04%) Functional Testing
6 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
7 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
7 13 (27.66%) ISEB
7 13 (27.66%) Exploratory Testing
8 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Degree
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) C#
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) Java
10 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
10 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
10 9 (19.15%) Fintech
10 9 (19.15%) SDLC
11 8 (17.02%) TDD
11 8 (17.02%) JMeter
11 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Performance 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 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) DTS
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Selenium
2 8 (17.02%) JMeter
3 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) Gatling
5 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) NeoLoad
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.26%) FogBugz
6 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Toad
7 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
2 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Tester
4 11 (23.40%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) QA Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) QA Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) QA Tester
7 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Junior
8 4 (8.51%) Graduate
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Tester
8 4 (8.51%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Graduate Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Junior QA Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Software Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Fintech
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Functional Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Exploratory Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
6 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) SDLC
7 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.02%) TDD
8 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.89%) BDD
9 7 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
11 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (57.45%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.13%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) T-Plan
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) QNX
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