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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank 876 889 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.010% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
31391 28720 30137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.33% 27.26% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24987 22543 24799
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSQA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

CSQA Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
England -4 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £48,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,750 -
Crawley - 2 £30,750 -
South East - 2 £30,750 -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 -

CSQA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Tcl
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Robot
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) WebLOAD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Calabash

CSQA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (57.14%) Rational Robot
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) WebLOAD
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Calabash
1 4 (57.14%) LoadUI
1 4 (57.14%) Appium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Demand Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Tcl
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001