Average market value for 554 non-certified tech skills remained unchanged in Q1 2019 while pay for 472 tech certs declined again. Still, 229 tech skills and certs changed value in the period, with 123 losing cash value against gains for 106.
As pay for non-certified tech skills are near a 19-year high, why are tech certification cash market values at their lowest in four years?
Average market value for 551 non-certified tech skills gained in overall value from October to December reversing recent losses, while 466 tech certifications declined for a second consecutive calendar quarterly.
Market values of these non-certified skills pay well above average and were still growing in cash pay premiums in the first half of 2018.
New highly-validated data from 3,305 employers reveals that the average cash market value for hundreds of tech certifications is at its lowest point since 2015.