The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Black-Box Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Black-Box Testing
UK
Rank 841 891 910
Rank change year-on-year +50 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 23 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.056% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.063% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 38
Median salary £31,250 £70,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.35% +60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £29,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  

Black-Box Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Black-Box Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Black-Box Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Black-Box Testing 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.

Salary trend for Black-Box Testing in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Black-Box Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Black-Box Testing in the UK

Black-Box Testing
Top 13 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 27 March 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 +52 21 £31,250 -55.35% 7
London +53 11 £27,500 -63.33% 5
Yorkshire +23 8 £36,250 +45.00%
Leeds - 8 £36,250 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £36,250 -
South East +61 2 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London +47 1 - -
Aylesbury +19 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Black-Box Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (60.42%) QA
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Selenium
4 17 (35.42%) SQL
5 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 13 (27.08%) ISEB
7 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Degree
9 11 (22.92%) Scrum
9 11 (22.92%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
10 10 (20.83%) SDLC
10 10 (20.83%) Fintech
10 10 (20.83%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (18.75%) BDD
11 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 9 (18.75%) JMeter
12 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (14.58%) SaaS
13 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.58%) C#
14 6 (12.50%) JavaScript

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 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Heroku
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) DMZ
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) DTS
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) JMeter
3 5 (10.42%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) Gatling
5 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.17%) FogBugz
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) JBehave
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) NUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
2 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Test Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Tester
4 8 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Junior
5 6 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Functional Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Junior QA Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Graduate Tester
7 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Fintech
2 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
5 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
7 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 13 (27.08%) ISEB
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (60.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.08%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Control-M
2 1 (2.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) QNX
3 1 (2.08%) Qualys
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago