Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Software Analyst
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 107 139
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 10 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.66% 1.20% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.26% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 9
Essex median annual salary £28,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.00% +64.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £20,500 £43,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,750 £90,000 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £34,500 £35,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +1.79% -4.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,472 1,828 2,217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 95.76% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,396 1,705
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,025 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Essex

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Essex

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Essex

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +15 8 £21,000 -50.59% 2
Witham - 2 £45,000 -
Software Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Essex region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) MSTest
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Extranet
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access

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

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Use Case
1 2 (20.00%) User Stories
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM