The table below looks at the statistics for CSQE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSQE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Quality Engineer Certification (CSQE)
Rank 901 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CSQE 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.003% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - -

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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% -

CSQE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CSQE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSQE
Salary Trend

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

CSQE Salary Trend in the UK

CSQE
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSQE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
England - 1 £47,500 -

CSQE
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSQE 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 CSQE.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) CSQA
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Java

CSQE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSQE 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 CSQE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) QA Manager
2 9 (75.00%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA