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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank 862 919 878
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -41
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%

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
30123 32318 30429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.30% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23597 25892 24530
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 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 6 May 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
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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
Glasgow - 6 £45,500 -
Scotland - 6 £45,500 -
England +21 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Northamptonshire - 3 £48,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
London - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 -

CSQA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) Resource Management
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) Test Management
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (75.00%) Demand Management
2 9 (75.00%) PMI
2 9 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (16.67%) Tcl
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) Rational Robot
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) Perl

CSQA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Rational Robot
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) WebLOAD
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Calabash
2 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (16.67%) Appium
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
1 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 9 (75.00%) Test Management
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (75.00%) Demand Management
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Tcl
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP