The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Software Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 308 336
Rank change year-on-year +29 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 114 159 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 135
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,250 £50,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14444 18861 21165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.74% 96.78% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12145 16055 17004
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in the South East

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in the South East

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in the South East

Software Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
West Sussex +16 22 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Surrey +38 21 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +8 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +34 17 £38,500 +13.23% 2
Oxfordshire -2 8 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Kent +13 4 £18,000 -52.00% 2
East Sussex +11 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.70%) ISEB
3 66 (29.46%) SQL
4 63 (28.13%) QA
5 61 (27.23%) C#
6 59 (26.34%) SQL Server
7 57 (25.45%) ISTQB
8 51 (22.77%) Microsoft
9 50 (22.32%) Software Testing
10 46 (20.54%) .NET
11 42 (18.75%) Test Scripting
12 40 (17.86%) Degree
13 38 (16.96%) Regression Testing
14 37 (16.52%) SDLC
15 33 (14.73%) Finance
15 33 (14.73%) C++
16 32 (14.29%) Selenium
17 30 (13.39%) Scrum
18 29 (12.95%) Windows
19 27 (12.05%) ITIL
20 24 (10.71%) UML
21 23 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
21 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (9.82%) Automated Testing
23 20 (8.93%) Time Management
23 20 (8.93%) Java
24 19 (8.48%) Test Automation
25 18 (8.04%) Manual Testing
25 18 (8.04%) Computer Science
25 18 (8.04%) XML

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (4.02%) IIS
2 4 (1.79%) DataSynapse
3 3 (1.34%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (0.89%) WebEx
2 1 (0.45%) Multicast
2 1 (0.45%) SMTP
2 1 (0.45%) Unicast
2 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.34%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) UniData
Development Applications
1 32 (14.29%) Selenium
2 17 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.68%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.68%) Subversion
5 5 (2.23%) TestComplete
5 5 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.34%) JIRA
7 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.34%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.89%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.45%) JMeter
9 1 (0.45%) MSTest
9 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (14.73%) Finance
2 16 (7.14%) French Language
2 16 (7.14%) German Language
3 9 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.34%) Marketing
6 3 (1.34%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Automotive
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.54%) .NET
2 18 (8.04%) XML
3 7 (3.13%) HTML
4 6 (2.68%) CSS
5 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.34%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.34%) RESTful
6 3 (1.34%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (1.34%) Web Services
7 2 (0.89%) J2EE
7 2 (0.89%) JSON
8 1 (0.45%) BAPI
8 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.45%) REST
8 1 (0.45%) Spring
8 1 (0.45%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.13%) Life Science
4 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.45%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.45%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.95%) Windows
2 11 (4.91%) Unix
3 10 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.57%) Linux
5 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.79%) zOS
7 3 (1.34%) Solaris
8 2 (0.89%) Android
8 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.32%) Software Testing
3 42 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 38 (16.96%) Regression Testing
5 37 (16.52%) SDLC
6 30 (13.39%) Scrum
7 27 (12.05%) ITIL
8 24 (10.71%) UML
9 23 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (9.82%) Automated Testing
11 20 (8.93%) Time Management
12 19 (8.48%) Test Automation
13 18 (8.04%) Manual Testing
14 17 (7.59%) Automation Testing
14 17 (7.59%) Test Strategy
15 16 (7.14%) Software Engineering
16 14 (6.25%) Data Protection
17 13 (5.80%) Business Analysis
18 12 (5.36%) Integration Testing
19 11 (4.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.46%) SQL
2 61 (27.23%) C#
3 33 (14.73%) C++
4 20 (8.93%) Java
5 8 (3.57%) C
5 8 (3.57%) Ruby
5 8 (3.57%) VB
6 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.23%) Python
9 4 (1.79%) VBA
10 3 (1.34%) Perl
10 3 (1.34%) PHP
10 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.89%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) Tcl
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (31.70%) ISEB
2 57 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 40 (17.86%) Degree
4 13 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.57%) MCSE
7 3 (1.34%) IIBA
7 3 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (28.13%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) GAMP
3 2 (0.89%) DICOM
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.02%) Virtual Desktop
2 7 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.91%) Citrix
3 9 (4.02%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.79%) SAP
5 3 (1.34%) Marketo
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle
6 2 (0.89%) Snow
6 2 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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