Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Software Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 125 148
Rank change year-on-year -41 +23 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 16 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.49% 1.01% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 17
Cambridge median annual salary £34,000 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -38.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £48,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £34,000 £25,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.00% -41.18% +10.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,190 2,207 2,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.14% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 1,821 2,358
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.15% +9.07%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Cambridge

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Cambridge

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cambridge region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
2 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Statistics
2 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
2 11 (68.75%) Physics
2 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
2 11 (68.75%) Bayesian Methods
3 10 (62.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) Data Science
4 5 (31.25%) Chemistry
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) C

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Appium
1 1 (6.25%) CircleCI
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Mocha
1 1 (6.25%) Protractor
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TestRail
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Bayesian Methods
1 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
1 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
1 11 (68.75%) Physics
1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
2 10 (62.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) Data Science
3 5 (31.25%) Chemistry
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft