Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 156 182
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 25 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 0.96% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.99% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 20
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +15.87% +18.87%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,700 £18,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £45,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 3714 3127 3664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 96.87% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3099 2660 3205
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 2017.

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 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) Software Delivery
3 11 (44.00%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) MS Access
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Classic ASP
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) PHP
7 6 (24.00%) VBA
7 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (20.00%) Remedy
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 4 (16.00%) UML
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Selenium
11 2 (8.00%) Time Management
11 2 (8.00%) Kanban

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 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) TestRail
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (24.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) Software Delivery
3 11 (44.00%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
2 6 (24.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) AAT
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) HP