Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 241 233
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 39 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 36
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,650 £47,500 £41,625
North West median annual salary £35,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% -3.17% +5.00%

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 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Altrincham 0 6 £46,250 +2.78%
Salford - 1 - -
Software Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) SDLC
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 17 (43.59%) Data Analysis
4 17 (43.59%) Degree
5 16 (41.03%) Use Case
5 16 (41.03%) Analytics
6 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
9 11 (28.21%) Electronics
9 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
9 11 (28.21%) SAP
9 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
9 11 (28.21%) Programme Management
9 11 (28.21%) Marketing
9 11 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (25.64%) User Experience
10 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
10 10 (25.64%) Retail
11 9 (23.08%) Python
11 9 (23.08%) C#
11 9 (23.08%) Customer Insight
11 9 (23.08%) QA
11 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Product Management
12 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
12 8 (20.51%) .NET

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Electronics
2 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
2 11 (28.21%) Marketing
2 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
3 10 (25.64%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 10 (25.64%) User Experience
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) SDLC
3 17 (43.59%) Data Analysis
4 16 (41.03%) Analytics
4 16 (41.03%) Use Case
5 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (28.21%) Programme Management
7 9 (23.08%) Customer Insight
7 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Product Management
9 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Customer Analytics
9 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) UX Design
10 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.95%) C++
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle