The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Software Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Analyst
Rank 152 142 157
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 10 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 18
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2688 2822 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.59% 95.56% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1775 2409
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Software Analyst in the job title.

Software Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Software Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow -7 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh +2 4 £36,000 -5.26% 2
Midlothian - 2 £36,000 -
Fife - 1 £17,000 -
Software Analyst
UK

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Software Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) OOD
6 6 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) Line Management
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (11.11%) VBA
10 2 (11.11%) MySQL
10 2 (11.11%) PHP
10 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Client/Server

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Line Management
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) OOD
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago