Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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

Software Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 248 180
Rank change year-on-year -18 -68 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 18 63 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.78% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 60 90
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £28,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.12% -22.97% +23.33%
10th Percentile £25,250 £20,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,125 £46,250 £63,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £28,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -18.57% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,094 8,049 6,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.59% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,931 6,797 5,837
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Manchester

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Manchester

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Manchester

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Wigan +14 2 £34,500 +21.05%
Altrincham - 2 £42,500 -
Bolton +8 1 - -
Software Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Manchester region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) QA
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) JMeter
4 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 3 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) MSTest
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) MSTest
2 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 3 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle