The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 154 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 5 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Median salary £42,750 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £36,000 £58,250
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Scotland

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in Scotland

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in Scotland

Software Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -8 5 £42,750 +24.81% 2
Software Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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