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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Black-Box Testing
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 860 934
Rank change year-on-year +11 +74  
Permanent jobs citing Black-Box Testing 41 72 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.073% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.082% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 41 61 43
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Black-Box Testing 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 27 June 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 +14 41 £32,500 -13.33% 5
London +31 16 £25,250 -49.50%
Yorkshire +6 11 £42,500 +34.92% 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
South East +29 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Aylesbury -11 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Leeds - 6 £42,500 - 1
Ilkley - 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands +4 4 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Dudley - 3 £25,000 -
Southampton - 3 £30,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £30,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £23,500 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
North East - 1 £23,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £23,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 44 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 38 (59.38%) QA
3 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (42.19%) ISTQB
5 22 (34.38%) ISEB
6 21 (32.81%) Selenium
6 21 (32.81%) Functional Testing
7 18 (28.13%) Exploratory Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Java
9 15 (23.44%) TDD
9 15 (23.44%) Degree
9 15 (23.44%) BDD
10 13 (20.31%) Integration Testing
11 12 (18.75%) Scrum
11 12 (18.75%) Performance Testing
11 12 (18.75%) SaaS
12 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
12 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.19%) SQL
13 10 (15.63%) System Testing
13 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.06%) JMeter
14 9 (14.06%) Finance
15 8 (12.50%) Fintech
16 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
16 7 (10.94%) iPad
17 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing

Black-Box Testing
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Heroku
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) JMeter
3 4 (6.25%) Gatling
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.69%) Codeception
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 3 (4.69%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) JBehave
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Analyst
2 23 (35.94%) Test Analyst
3 21 (32.81%) Tester
4 15 (23.44%) QA Analyst
4 15 (23.44%) Test Engineer
5 13 (20.31%) QA Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Graduate
7 10 (15.63%) Functional Test Engineer
8 9 (14.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) QA Automation Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) Software Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) Software Tester
9 8 (12.50%) Graduate Tester
9 8 (12.50%) QA Tester
9 8 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 7 (10.94%) Junior
10 7 (10.94%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) Functional Test Analyst
12 5 (7.81%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) CSS
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (4.69%) JSON
2 3 (4.69%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Fintech
4 7 (10.94%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) Functional Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Exploratory Testing
5 15 (23.44%) BDD
5 15 (23.44%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) Integration Testing
7 12 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 12 (18.75%) Scrum
8 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (15.63%) System Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
10 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Physics
11 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) Python
3 5 (7.81%) Ruby
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) ISTQB
2 22 (34.38%) ISEB
3 15 (23.44%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (59.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix
3 1 (1.56%) Qualys
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