The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 123 164
Rank change year-on-year -42 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 44 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 1.57% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.60% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 19
Median salary £28,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £40,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4114 3431 3209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.20% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 2950 2672
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Wigan -17 3 £28,500 +3.63%
Stockport -21 2 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
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 28 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 Manchester region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) ISTQB
3 19 (31.67%) Retail
4 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 18 (30.00%) SDLC
5 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (28.33%) Finance
6 15 (25.00%) Banking
6 15 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) C#
8 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
9 11 (18.33%) QA
9 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
10 10 (16.67%) Process Management
10 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (15.00%) User Experience
11 9 (15.00%) SLA
11 9 (15.00%) Project Management
11 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.33%) UX Design
12 8 (13.33%) ITIL
12 8 (13.33%) ISEB
13 7 (11.67%) BDD

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 2 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Kentico
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Appium
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 19 (31.67%) Retail
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) EDI
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) LESS
5 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.00%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) PlayStation
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Unix
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) SDLC
3 15 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (16.67%) Process Management
7 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (15.00%) Project Management
7 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.33%) ITIL
8 8 (13.33%) UX Design
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) User Stories
10 6 (10.00%) CRM
10 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
11 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (21.67%) Degree
3 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.33%) ISEB
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.67%) HND
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) APMP
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 9 (15.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Epicor
3 1 (1.67%) Sage
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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