Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

Software Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 287 258
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 90 114 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.64% 0.74% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.76% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 106 144
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £70,625 £45,000
England median annual salary £39,500 £36,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +8.22% -0.68% -2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,532 14,951 18,068
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.82% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10,786 12,434 14,392
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in the Midlands

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in the Midlands

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in the Midlands

Software Analyst
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
West Midlands +28 72 £40,000 +31.15% 10
East Midlands -21 18 £45,000 -16.28% 7
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Midlands region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Legal
3 20 (22.22%) Scrum
3 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 19 (21.11%) ISEB
5 18 (20.00%) Retail
6 16 (17.78%) SQL
7 14 (15.56%) ITIL
7 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 13 (14.44%) QA
8 13 (14.44%) Asset Management
8 13 (14.44%) Software Asset Management
8 13 (14.44%) Software Licensing
8 13 (14.44%) SDLC
9 12 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
9 12 (13.33%) Due Diligence
9 12 (13.33%) JIRA
10 11 (12.22%) EPoS
10 11 (12.22%) .NET
10 11 (12.22%) C#
10 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
11 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (10.00%) HTML

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Postilion
2 1 (1.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) JIRA
2 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) Subversion
4 7 (7.78%) Selenium
5 6 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.33%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.11%) Hudson
7 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
1 22 (24.44%) Legal
2 18 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Automotive
5 3 (3.33%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (8.89%) CSS
3 8 (8.89%) jQuery
3 8 (8.89%) Kendo UI
3 8 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) EPoS
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 20 (22.22%) Scrum
3 14 (15.56%) ITIL
3 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (14.44%) Asset Management
4 13 (14.44%) SDLC
4 13 (14.44%) Software Asset Management
4 13 (14.44%) Software Licensing
5 12 (13.33%) Due Diligence
5 12 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
6 11 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
7 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.89%) MVC
8 8 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.33%) C
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) ISEB
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Sage
3 3 (3.33%) Pegasus
3 3 (3.33%) Xero
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) Capita
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Dell
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.11%) VMware