The table below looks at the statistics for CSQA in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSQA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank 129 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.063% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.24% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £44,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 - £48,500
CSQA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 417 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.95% 26.38% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 357 335 484
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CSQA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CSQA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CSQA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CSQA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSQA across the Cheshire region.

CSQA Salary Trend in Cheshire

CSQA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSQA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £44,000 -
CSQA
North West

CSQA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSQA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CSQA.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) PMI
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) MBA
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio

CSQA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSQA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CSQA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PMI
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MBA
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio