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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Analyst
Rank 143 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 3 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.39% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.41% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 27
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
2374 3157 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.46% 95.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 2029 2224
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 September 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
Edinburgh +14 2 £22,500 -40.00%
Glasgow +15 1 £26,000 -38.82%
Software Analyst
UK

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Android
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) OOD

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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter