Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 212 239
Rank change year-on-year -32 +27 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 49 68 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.94% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 36
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.24% +3.82% +11.02%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,750 £40,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -10 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Wigan -1 3 £28,500 +3.64%
Stockport -5 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Bolton +2 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Software Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Manchester region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 24 (48.98%) SDLC
3 20 (40.82%) Analytics
3 20 (40.82%) Data Analysis
3 20 (40.82%) Use Case
4 18 (36.73%) Degree
4 18 (36.73%) Retail
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.49%) SAP
7 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
7 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
7 12 (24.49%) Electronics
7 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
7 12 (24.49%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (24.49%) Marketing
7 12 (24.49%) Customer Insight
8 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
9 10 (20.41%) QA
9 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
9 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.37%) User Experience
10 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
10 9 (18.37%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (18.37%) Product Management
10 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
10 9 (18.37%) Project Management
10 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
10 9 (18.37%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) Appium
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JMeter
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) Retail
3 12 (24.49%) Electronics
3 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
3 12 (24.49%) Marketing
3 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) EDI
3 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.37%) User Experience
3 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) SDLC
3 20 (40.82%) Analytics
3 20 (40.82%) Data Analysis
3 20 (40.82%) Use Case
4 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (24.49%) Customer Insight
5 12 (24.49%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
6 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.37%) Product Management
6 9 (18.37%) Project Management
6 9 (18.37%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.33%) Customer Analytics
8 7 (14.29%) CRM
9 6 (12.24%) UX Design
10 5 (10.20%) Presales
10 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) APMP
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft