The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Analyst
Rank 126 135 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 19 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.55% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.57% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 27
Average salary £27,750 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.62% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £43,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2119 1926 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.38% 96.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1540 1508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Analyst in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Analyst across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Analyst Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Analyst Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Letchworth - 7 £27,500 -
Watford - 6 £32,750 -
Royston +4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Rickmansworth - 2 £28,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £17,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Software Analyst
East of England

Software Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Analyst in their job title 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 with Software Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) General Ledger
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Cash Management
5 7 (26.92%) QA
5 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (19.23%) Sage
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) Unix
8 4 (15.38%) J2EE
8 4 (15.38%) Replication
8 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server

Software Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Analyst in their job title 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 with Software Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (19.23%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) General Ledger
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Cash Management
2 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) QA Automation
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Sage
2 5 (19.23%) SAP