The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Analyst
Rank 157 162 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 19 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 26
Average salary £33,250 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.71% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 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
(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
Stockport -8 5 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Altrincham +2 1 £31,500 +57.50%
Software Analyst
North West

Software Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) QA
3 17 (47.22%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 15 (41.67%) BDD
6 14 (38.89%) Manual Testing
6 14 (38.89%) TDD
7 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 11 (30.56%) Selenium
8 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
9 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 10 (27.78%) ISEB
10 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) JIRA
11 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (22.22%) Kanban
12 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
12 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
12 7 (19.44%) DSDM
12 7 (19.44%) Bugzilla
13 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Web Services
13 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
14 5 (13.89%) Migration
14 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
15 4 (11.11%) Degree
15 4 (11.11%) Finance
15 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (19.44%) Bugzilla
5 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 15 (41.67%) BDD
5 14 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 14 (38.89%) TDD
6 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (22.22%) Kanban
11 7 (19.44%) DSDM
11 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
13 5 (13.89%) Migration
14 4 (11.11%) SDLC
15 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (27.78%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Trapeze
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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