Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 399 361 414
Rank change year-on-year -38 +53 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 147 206 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 134 198 249
South East median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,788 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,475 £48,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.55% -6.00% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,787 30,776 39,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.91% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,862 25,549 33,267
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 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
Thames Valley +3 57 £33,250 -13.64% 9
Berkshire +19 37 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Surrey -4 35 £40,000 +14.29% 2
West Sussex -12 23 £43,000 +32.31% 2
Hampshire -32 22 £30,000 -18.92% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £31,500 -1.56% 2
Kent +24 5 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Oxfordshire -16 5 £40,000 +32.23% 1
East Sussex -38 4 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 58 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.29%) SQL
3 42 (28.57%) Finance
4 40 (27.21%) Test Automation
5 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
6 29 (19.73%) SDLC
7 25 (17.01%) Scrum
7 25 (17.01%) .NET
7 25 (17.01%) QA
7 25 (17.01%) Selenium
8 24 (16.33%) C#
9 22 (14.97%) Windows
9 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.93%) Software Testing
12 18 (12.24%) TDD
13 17 (11.56%) Manual Testing
13 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.88%) Oracle
14 16 (10.88%) IIS
15 14 (9.52%) Test Scripting
16 13 (8.84%) SaaS
16 13 (8.84%) ISEB
17 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
18 11 (7.48%) User Stories
18 11 (7.48%) Acceptance Criteria
18 11 (7.48%) HTML
19 10 (6.80%) Unit Testing
19 10 (6.80%) CSS
20 9 (6.12%) 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 16 (10.88%) IIS
2 6 (4.08%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) SaaS
2 6 (4.08%) FinancialForce
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) DHCP
1 1 (0.68%) DNS
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
1 1 (0.68%) Intranet
1 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Selenium
2 8 (5.44%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.72%) JIRA
6 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.04%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.36%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.36%) MSTest
7 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Law
3 3 (2.04%) Automotive
3 3 (2.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Polish Language
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.36%) Billing
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.01%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) HTML
3 10 (6.80%) CSS
4 9 (6.12%) XML
5 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.08%) Middleware
5 6 (4.08%) XSLT
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
7 3 (2.04%) LINQ
8 2 (1.36%) Ajax
8 2 (1.36%) REST
8 2 (1.36%) XSL
9 1 (0.68%) JSON
9 1 (0.68%) PRADO
9 1 (0.68%) SOAP
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
9 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.08%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.04%) Fintech
5 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) PDA
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Windows
2 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.44%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Unix
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.21%) Test Automation
3 29 (19.73%) SDLC
4 25 (17.01%) Scrum
5 19 (12.93%) Software Testing
6 18 (12.24%) TDD
7 17 (11.56%) Manual Testing
7 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.48%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (7.48%) User Stories
10 10 (6.80%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.44%) ERP
11 8 (5.44%) Performance Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.44%) Workflow
12 7 (4.76%) CRM
12 7 (4.76%) Test Strategy
12 7 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.29%) SQL
2 24 (16.33%) C#
3 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.76%) PHP
5 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.40%) Java
7 2 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.36%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) Delphi
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) ISEB
2 9 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.44%) Degree
4 6 (4.08%) ACCA
4 6 (4.08%) CIMA
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.01%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) GAAP
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) SAP
4 6 (4.08%) BMC
4 6 (4.08%) Cassiopae
4 6 (4.08%) NETSOL
4 6 (4.08%) Sage
4 6 (4.08%) VMware
4 6 (4.08%) White Clarke
4 6 (4.08%) Xero
5 4 (2.72%) Remedy
6 3 (2.04%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.36%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Agilent
8 1 (0.68%) Capita
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Snow