The table below looks at the statistics for CSQA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSQA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank 899 860 873
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 5 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.004% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 17
Average salary £44,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 - £48,500

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CSQA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CSQA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSQA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSQA within the UK.

CSQA Salary Trend in the UK

CSQA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSQA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
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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
North West -13 5 £44,000 -
England -41 5 £44,000 -
Cheshire -12 4 £42,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £44,000 -
Manchester - 1 £44,000 -

CSQA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) MBA
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) PMI
2 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) CSQE
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Internet

CSQA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
1 5 (55.56%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) MBA
2 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CSQE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio