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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Black-Box Testing
UK
Rank 825 913 903
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -10
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 20 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.039% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 35
Median salary £35,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £27,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.88%

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
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
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 £76,000 £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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 24 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 19 January 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 16 £35,000 -33.33% 2
London +37 5 £22,500 -70.00% 1
South West - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +29 3 £32,000 +28.00% 1
South East +61 2 £34,000 +23.63%
South Yorkshire +5 2 £31,750 +27.00%
South Wales - 2 £34,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £31,750 -
St Ives - 2 £40,000 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £34,000 -
Wales - 2 £34,000 -
Scotland +24 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire +21 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Coventry +15 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Leeds - 1 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £23,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Brighton - 1 £23,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) QA
3 17 (43.59%) Selenium
4 16 (41.03%) Regression Testing
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
7 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (28.21%) C#
9 11 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
11 9 (23.08%) SDLC
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.51%) ISEB
12 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (15.38%) Windows
14 6 (15.38%) Web Services
14 6 (15.38%) Project Management
14 6 (15.38%) Degree
15 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
15 5 (12.82%) Linux

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 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.26%) NeoLoad
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
5 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.13%) FogBugz
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.13%) Toad
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Front Office
2 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 2 (5.13%) Physics
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Regression Testing
3 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
9 9 (23.08%) SDLC
9 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Project Management
13 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
13 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
14 4 (10.26%) Stress Testing
14 4 (10.26%) TDD
14 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
14 4 (10.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.56%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) T-Plan
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) QNX
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