The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 54 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 6 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.07% - 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% - 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 16
Average salary £32,750 - £29,750
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 - £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
546 502 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 96.91% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 484 367 324
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Software Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Software Analyst Salary Trend in Watford

Software Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis

Software Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft