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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 887 901 942
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +41
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 25 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.050% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.057% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 49
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +35.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -21.62%

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
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 26 August 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 28 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 August 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 +23 24 £35,000 -36.36% 4
South East - 9 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -4 4 £32,500 +38.29%
Stoke-on-Trent -10 4 £32,500 +38.29%
West Midlands -10 4 £32,500 +30.00%
London +36 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Manchester +3 3 £67,500 +65.64% 1
North West 0 3 £67,500 +136.84% 1
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,500 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £31,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £31,500 -
East Midlands +7 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £27,500 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,500 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £27,500 - 1
South West - 1 £32,500 -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 65 (65.66%) QA
2 43 (43.43%) Software Testing
3 40 (40.40%) Regression Testing
4 38 (38.38%) SQL
5 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (32.32%) Selenium
7 29 (29.29%) SDLC
8 28 (28.28%) Functional Testing
9 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 25 (25.25%) C#
11 24 (24.24%) ISEB
11 24 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
13 21 (21.21%) Integration Testing
13 21 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (20.20%) Automated Testing
14 20 (20.20%) Finance
14 20 (20.20%) HTML
15 18 (18.18%) Degree
15 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
16 17 (17.17%) Manual Testing
17 16 (16.16%) Validation
18 15 (15.15%) Scrum
18 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
18 15 (15.15%) Information Security
18 15 (15.15%) Data Validation
18 15 (15.15%) NeoLoad
19 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
19 14 (14.14%) 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 4 (4.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) HTTPS
2 5 (5.05%) VoIP
3 2 (2.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.11%) MS Access
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Selenium
2 15 (15.15%) NeoLoad
3 11 (11.11%) JIRA
4 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.07%) QADirector
5 7 (7.07%) TestPartner
6 5 (5.05%) HP UFT
6 5 (5.05%) Redmine
7 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.02%) Appium
8 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.02%) Calabash
8 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.01%) Rational Robot
9 1 (1.01%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.01%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Marketing
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Games
6 3 (3.03%) Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Analyst
2 34 (34.34%) Test Analyst
3 32 (32.32%) Tester
4 29 (29.29%) QA Analyst
5 22 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
6 19 (19.19%) Software Tester
7 18 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 14 (14.14%) QA Automation Analyst
9 13 (13.13%) QA Tester
10 12 (12.12%) Automation Tester
11 10 (10.10%) QA Leader
12 9 (9.09%) QA Manager
12 9 (9.09%) Software Manager
12 9 (9.09%) Software QA Manager
12 9 (9.09%) Testing Manager
13 8 (8.08%) Software Analyst
14 7 (7.07%) QA Automation Tester
14 7 (7.07%) Security Analyst
14 7 (7.07%) Senior Tester
14 7 (7.07%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) .NET
3 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.04%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) DHTML
5 2 (2.02%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.02%) HTML5
5 2 (2.02%) LAMP
6 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.01%) WCF
6 1 (1.01%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) User Experience
3 3 (3.03%) Derivative
3 3 (3.03%) Fintech
3 3 (3.03%) Tandem
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Unix
2 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Android
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Software Testing
2 40 (40.40%) Regression Testing
3 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.29%) SDLC
5 28 (28.28%) Functional Testing
6 24 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
8 21 (21.21%) Integration Testing
9 20 (20.20%) Automated Testing
10 17 (17.17%) Manual Testing
11 16 (16.16%) Validation
12 15 (15.15%) Data Validation
12 15 (15.15%) Information Security
12 15 (15.15%) Scrum
13 14 (14.14%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
13 14 (14.14%) Stress Testing
14 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
15 12 (12.12%) Security Testing
15 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.25%) C#
4 11 (11.11%) Java
5 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.07%) VB
6 7 (7.07%) VBA
7 4 (4.04%) C
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) Python
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) ISEB
2 21 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (18.18%) Degree
3 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.07%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (65.66%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.02%) New Relic
3 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.01%) Green Hat
3 1 (1.01%) HP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Qualys
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