Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Software Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 180 157
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 23 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.63% 0.66% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.67% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 28
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% +15.87%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £33,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.74% -3.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,531 3,718 3,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.61% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,871 3,103 2,660
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Bristol

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Bristol

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Bristol region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) .NET
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Marketing
6 10 (43.48%) Selenium
7 9 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
7 9 (39.13%) Electronics
7 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) SAP
7 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (34.78%) JUnit
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (34.78%) Jasmine
8 8 (34.78%) SDLC
8 8 (34.78%) Protractor
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (34.78%) TestNG
9 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
10 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
11 5 (21.74%) QA

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Jasmine
2 8 (34.78%) JUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Protractor
2 8 (34.78%) TestNG
3 1 (4.35%) Codeception
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 9 (39.13%) Electronics
2 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
9 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (8.70%) Line Management
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.35%) Change Management
11 1 (4.35%) MVC
11 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
11 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Cadence
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) PTC