Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 288 308
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 84 114 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.67% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 83 103 99
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,600 £21,850
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £54,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%

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 11,958 14,914 17,016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.91% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9,182 12,233 13,497
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +31 71 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands +9 13 £31,000 -39.51% 3
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.81%) ISEB
3 29 (34.52%) SQL
4 23 (27.38%) Software Delivery
5 21 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (20.24%) Change Management
7 15 (17.86%) ITIL
7 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
8 14 (16.67%) Six Sigma
8 14 (16.67%) Legal
8 14 (16.67%) Scrum
8 14 (16.67%) Asset Management
9 13 (15.48%) IT Asset Management
9 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.29%) Software Licensing
11 11 (13.10%) QA
11 11 (13.10%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (11.90%) Selenium
12 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (11.90%) Finance
12 10 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (11.90%) SDLC
13 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
13 9 (10.71%) Line Management
14 8 (9.52%) Degree
14 8 (9.52%) Due Diligence
14 8 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
15 7 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Selenium
2 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.19%) JMeter
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) QF-Test
General
1 14 (16.67%) Legal
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
1 3 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.19%) JSON
2 1 (1.19%) REST
2 1 (1.19%) Swagger
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Software Delivery
3 21 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 17 (20.24%) Change Management
5 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 15 (17.86%) ITIL
6 14 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 14 (16.67%) Scrum
6 14 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 14 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
7 13 (15.48%) IT Asset Management
7 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.29%) Software Licensing
9 11 (13.10%) Lean Six Sigma
10 10 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (11.90%) SDLC
10 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Line Management
11 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) Groovy
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) ISEB
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) Sage
3 2 (2.38%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.38%) Xero
4 1 (1.19%) Aderant
4 1 (1.19%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) iManage
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.19%) Snow