Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 365 414
Rank change year-on-year +21 +49 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 205 269 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 189 260 263
South East median annual salary £34,000 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.72% -0.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +1.35% -7.50%

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 28908 36942 41312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.67% 97.05% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24236 31454 33488
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Thames Valley +43 67 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Hampshire +33 44 £35,000 +2.94% 3
West Sussex +17 33 £37,500 +10.29%
Surrey +26 31 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 31 £35,000 +7.69%
Berkshire +37 21 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Oxfordshire +21 15 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East Sussex -3 12 £28,750 +25.00%
Middlesex +17 11 £32,500 -27.78%
Kent +12 5 £22,750 -39.33% 1
Sussex -6 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 63 (30.73%) SQL
2 56 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.32%) SQL Server
3 49 (23.90%) Test Automation
4 48 (23.41%) QA
5 46 (22.44%) Microsoft
6 43 (20.98%) C#
7 40 (19.51%) Degree
8 38 (18.54%) ISEB
9 35 (17.07%) SDLC
10 34 (16.59%) ISTQB
11 32 (15.61%) Software Testing
11 32 (15.61%) Finance
12 27 (13.17%) Test Scripting
13 26 (12.68%) Regression Testing
14 24 (11.71%) Java
15 23 (11.22%) Manual Testing
16 22 (10.73%) Selenium
16 22 (10.73%) Time Management
16 22 (10.73%) Windows
16 22 (10.73%) Scrum
17 21 (10.24%) Oracle
18 20 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (9.27%) C++
20 17 (8.29%) UML
20 17 (8.29%) Scenario Testing
21 16 (7.80%) Computer Science
22 15 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
22 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
23 14 (6.83%) Pharmaceutical

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 5 (2.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) Veeva
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) DHCP
1 6 (2.93%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Multicast
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) Unicast
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.95%) DB2
4 3 (1.46%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.49%) MS Access
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (10.73%) Selenium
2 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.44%) Subversion
5 4 (1.95%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.95%) TestComplete
5 4 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.98%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 32 (15.61%) Finance
2 14 (6.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.85%) French Language
3 12 (5.85%) German Language
4 8 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.95%) Billing
5 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.83%) .NET
2 13 (6.34%) XML
3 8 (3.90%) J2EE
4 7 (3.41%) HTML
5 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) BAPI
6 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) Spring
6 1 (0.49%) Vaadin
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.90%) User Experience
4 7 (3.41%) Life Science
5 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Derivative
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) iSeries
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.73%) Windows
2 12 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.37%) Linux
3 11 (5.37%) Unix
4 6 (2.93%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.95%) zOS
6 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.90%) Test Automation
3 35 (17.07%) SDLC
4 32 (15.61%) Software Testing
5 27 (13.17%) Test Scripting
6 26 (12.68%) Regression Testing
7 23 (11.22%) Manual Testing
8 22 (10.73%) Scrum
8 22 (10.73%) Time Management
9 17 (8.29%) Scenario Testing
9 17 (8.29%) UML
10 15 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.83%) ITIL
12 12 (5.85%) OOP
12 12 (5.85%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.85%) Web Testing
13 11 (5.37%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.37%) Supplier Management
14 10 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.73%) SQL
2 43 (20.98%) C#
3 24 (11.71%) Java
4 19 (9.27%) C++
5 7 (3.41%) Perl
6 6 (2.93%) Ruby
7 5 (2.44%) Python
8 4 (1.95%) C
8 4 (1.95%) VB
9 3 (1.46%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) ABAP
11 1 (0.49%) Delphi
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) RPG
11 1 (0.49%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) Degree
2 38 (18.54%) ISEB
3 34 (16.59%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.95%) MCSE
8 3 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.98%) MCP
9 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.41%) QA
2 8 (3.90%) SLA
3 7 (3.41%) GxP
4 6 (2.93%) GAMP
5 2 (0.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.98%) DICOM
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (1.95%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.24%) Oracle
3 9 (4.39%) Citrix
4 4 (1.95%) IBM
4 4 (1.95%) SAP
4 4 (1.95%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.98%) Snow
5 2 (0.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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