Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 13 December 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 241 278
Rank change year-on-year -44 +37 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 57 100 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.95% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 93 78
South West median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £19,750 £25,800 £19,250
90th Percentile £64,625 £45,000 £47,875
England median annual salary £36,792 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.12% -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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10022 10481 11294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.89% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8277 8841 9597
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,678 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in the South West

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in the South West

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in the South West

Software Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Bristol -23 25 £40,000 +9.59% 2
Gloucestershire +14 11 £32,000 -20.00%
Devon +21 10 £23,500 -27.69%
Dorset -22 6 £21,500 -21.82% 1
Somerset -7 4 £21,000 -34.88%
Wiltshire -4 2 £25,000 -23.08%
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) SDLC
3 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) .NET
4 12 (21.05%) Finance
4 12 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (21.05%) Software Delivery
5 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.79%) Java
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.04%) JIRA
8 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (12.28%) PHP
10 6 (10.53%) C#
10 6 (10.53%) VBA
10 6 (10.53%) Classic ASP
10 6 (10.53%) MS Access
10 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (10.53%) ISEB
10 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (10.53%) Talend
10 6 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (8.77%) Customer-Centricity

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.75%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.75%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (1.75%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (1.75%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.75%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.75%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) TestRail
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.02%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (3.51%) XML
7 1 (1.75%) JSON
7 1 (1.75%) LAMP
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) AS400
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) SDLC
3 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Software Delivery
4 12 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (8.77%) ERP
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) UML
9 4 (7.02%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.26%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) PHP
4 6 (10.53%) C#
4 6 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) RPG
5 2 (3.51%) RPG IV
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
2 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Talend
3 5 (8.77%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Aareon
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Castleton
4 1 (1.75%) Civica
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Northgate
4 1 (1.75%) Orchard
4 1 (1.75%) SOASTA, Inc