Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 10 December 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 237 256
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 73 84 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 72 76 66
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £28,875 £24,375 £21,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,021 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.77% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,898 9,649 10,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,092 7,876 8,478
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in the West Midlands

Software Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Analyst in the West Midlands

Software Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Analyst in the West Midlands

Software Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Herefordshire +20 29 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +35 16 £40,000 -
Birmingham -19 9 £47,500 -2.06%
Staffordshire +27 7 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Coventry +10 5 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Worcestershire +1 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Solihull -1 1 £33,500 +11.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Software Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Software Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) ISEB
3 28 (38.36%) SQL
4 23 (31.51%) Software Delivery
5 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
6 17 (23.29%) Change Management
7 16 (21.92%) ITIL
8 15 (20.55%) Legal
9 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
9 14 (19.18%) Six Sigma
9 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (19.18%) IT Asset Management
9 14 (19.18%) Software Asset Management
10 13 (17.81%) Software Licensing
10 13 (17.81%) Business Analysis
10 13 (17.81%) Scrum
11 11 (15.07%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (13.70%) Finance
13 9 (12.33%) Due Diligence
13 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
13 9 (12.33%) Line Management
13 9 (12.33%) SDLC
14 8 (10.96%) Acceptance Criteria
14 8 (10.96%) QA
14 8 (10.96%) Degree
15 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.59%) Commercial Awareness
15 7 (9.59%) Selenium

Software Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Selenium
2 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.55%) Legal
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) NHS
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Software Delivery
3 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
4 17 (23.29%) Change Management
5 16 (21.92%) ITIL
6 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
6 14 (19.18%) IT Asset Management
6 14 (19.18%) Six Sigma
6 14 (19.18%) Software Asset Management
7 13 (17.81%) Business Analysis
7 13 (17.81%) Scrum
7 13 (17.81%) Software Licensing
8 11 (15.07%) Lean Six Sigma
9 10 (13.70%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Due Diligence
10 9 (12.33%) Line Management
10 9 (12.33%) SDLC
10 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.96%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) ISEB
2 8 (10.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Sage
3 2 (2.74%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.74%) Xero
4 1 (1.37%) Aderant
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) iManage