Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 168 190
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 22 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.58% 0.85% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 28
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £53,750 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,662 3,725 4,672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.33% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 3,058 3,465
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Software Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Birmingham

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Birmingham

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Birmingham

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Software Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Legal
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Subversion
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 7 (31.82%) Kendo UI
5 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (31.82%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (31.82%) SOLID
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Postilion
2 1 (4.55%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) Kendo UI
2 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) SOLID
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Web Development
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Process Management
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
1 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Sage