The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CSQA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 930 979
Rank change year-on-year +58 +49  
Permanent jobs citing CSQA 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £58,750 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 - £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 - £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 - £35,000

CSQA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21989 25899 30478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.59% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17158 20956 24185
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CSQA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CSQA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CSQA in the UK

CSQA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CSQA in the UK

CSQA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSQA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CSQA in the UK

CSQA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSQA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 2 £58,750 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Watford - 1 £65,000 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing CSQA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CSQA.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Concordion
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI

CSQA
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Concordion
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel