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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Box Testing
Rank 891 911 928
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 16 56 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.059% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 51
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £30,500
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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Black-Box Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 19 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 29 September 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 13 £35,000 -30.00% 3
South East - 8 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 -
London +21 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Manchester -8 2 £70,000 +40.00%
North West -17 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £27,500 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 59 (70.24%) QA
2 39 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 38 (45.24%) Regression Testing
3 38 (45.24%) SQL
4 34 (40.48%) Selenium
5 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.14%) Functional Testing
7 23 (27.38%) ISEB
7 23 (27.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
8 22 (26.19%) SDLC
8 22 (26.19%) C#
8 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 22 (26.19%) Automated Testing
9 20 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 17 (20.24%) Scrum
11 16 (19.05%) Validation
11 16 (19.05%) Manual Testing
11 16 (19.05%) NeoLoad
12 15 (17.86%) Data Validation
12 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 14 (16.67%) Finance
13 14 (16.67%) Degree
13 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
13 14 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.48%) Stress Testing
15 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.29%) .NET

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 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) MS Access
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Selenium
2 16 (19.05%) NeoLoad
3 9 (10.71%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.33%) QADirector
5 7 (8.33%) TestPartner
6 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.95%) HP UFT
7 5 (5.95%) Redmine
8 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.38%) Appium
9 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.38%) Calabash
9 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.38%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.38%) Toad
9 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) Games
6 2 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Analyst
2 36 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 27 (32.14%) Tester
4 25 (29.76%) QA Analyst
5 20 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 20 (23.81%) QA Test Analyst
6 18 (21.43%) Software Tester
7 14 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
8 13 (15.48%) QA Tester
9 12 (14.29%) Automation Tester
10 7 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
10 7 (8.33%) QA Leader
10 7 (8.33%) Security Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Software Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) QA Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) QA Manager
11 6 (7.14%) Software Manager
11 6 (7.14%) Software QA Manager
11 6 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) HTML
2 12 (14.29%) .NET
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.38%) LAMP
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Fintech
4 3 (3.57%) Tandem
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
2 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Software Testing
2 38 (45.24%) Regression Testing
3 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (32.14%) Functional Testing
5 23 (27.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (26.19%) Automated Testing
6 22 (26.19%) SDLC
6 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
7 20 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 17 (20.24%) Scrum
9 16 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 16 (19.05%) Validation
10 15 (17.86%) Data Validation
11 14 (16.67%) Performance Testing
12 13 (15.48%) Stress Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 11 (13.10%) Security Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 22 (26.19%) C#
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.71%) Java
4 7 (8.33%) VB
4 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (8.33%) VBA
5 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) ISEB
2 20 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (16.67%) Degree
3 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (70.24%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) New Relic
2 2 (2.38%) SAP
2 2 (2.38%) T-Plan
3 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) Green Hat
3 1 (1.19%) HP
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Qualys
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