The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Analyst
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 85 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.10% 0.30% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.32% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Software Analyst in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 -
Software Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Wealth Management
2 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) IIBA
2 11 (57.89%) CBAP
2 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
2 11 (57.89%) Virtual Team
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) Change Management
4 9 (47.37%) UML
4 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
4 9 (47.37%) Domain Models
4 9 (47.37%) User Stories
4 9 (47.37%) Logical Data Model
4 9 (47.37%) Use Case
5 7 (36.84%) Confluence
5 7 (36.84%) BPMN
5 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
5 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Remedy
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 4 (21.05%) Publishing
6 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Publishing
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Virtual Team
2 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) CMDB
3 4 (21.05%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Wealth Management
2 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
2 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
3 9 (47.37%) Domain Models
3 9 (47.37%) Logical Data Model
3 9 (47.37%) UML
3 9 (47.37%) Use Case
3 9 (47.37%) User Stories
4 7 (36.84%) BPMN
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CBAP
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
1 11 (57.89%) IIBA
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
1 4 (21.05%) Snow