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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank 897 929 878
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -51
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.028% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £39,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £44,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -4.86%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 2 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 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -

CSQA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (87.50%) Banking
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
4 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
5 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
6 9 (56.25%) Demand Management
6 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (56.25%) Test Management
6 9 (56.25%) Resource Management
6 9 (56.25%) QA
6 9 (56.25%) PMI
6 9 (56.25%) PMI Certification
6 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (56.25%) Project Management
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
8 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
8 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
9 4 (25.00%) System Testing
9 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) JIRA
10 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
10 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (12.50%) SOA
11 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 1 (6.25%) RESTful

CSQA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Calabash
3 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
3 1 (6.25%) Appium
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Robot
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
1 14 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Test Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Test Leader
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Test Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 9 (56.25%) Demand Management
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (56.25%) Test Management
3 9 (56.25%) Resource Management
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Tcl
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP