The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 201 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 12 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.31% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 4
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +28.88%
Software Support Analyst
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Support Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Support Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Support Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Solihull - 7 £22,500 -
Coventry -13 4 £29,500 -9.23%
Staffordshire - 1 £28,550 -
Software Support Analyst
England

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) VB
7 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) VB6
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 1 (5.00%) Linux
9 1 (5.00%) Apache
9 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (5.00%) CSS
9 1 (5.00%) Struts
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) HTML
9 1 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (5.00%) Sun

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) VB
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.00%) OCMJD
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) VMware