Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 202 217
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 18 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 22
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £27,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.18% -17.91% -4.29%
10th Percentile £34,375 £21,250 £23,600
90th Percentile £63,750 £37,750 £43,250
UK median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -4 14 £44,250 +60.91%
Glasgow -10 4 £35,375 +1.07%
Software Analyst
UK

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

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

1 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com