The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 133 151 140
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 10
Median salary £26,500 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.74% -0.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 March 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
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Fife +3 1 £26,500 +55.88%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Software Analyst
UK

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft