Period
to 18 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 220 247
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Analyst 69 92 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.93% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 52
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,400 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,250 £44,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -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 7,553 9,516 9,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 96.58% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,737 7,439 7,903
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.32% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 - 43 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +11 12 £40,000 -
Coventry +20 3 £20,000 -42.86%
Staffordshire +11 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Birmingham -23 2 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Worcestershire -23 2 £26,250 +2.94% 2
Solihull -2 1 £33,500 -4.29% 1
Shropshire -5 1 £26,500 +32.50%
Software Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 55 (79.71%) ISEB
2 50 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (60.87%) SQL
4 39 (56.52%) Software Delivery
5 29 (42.03%) Change Management
6 26 (37.68%) Six Sigma
7 24 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
8 16 (23.19%) Line Management
9 12 (17.39%) ITIL
10 11 (15.94%) Legal
10 11 (15.94%) Asset Management
10 11 (15.94%) Software Asset Management
10 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.49%) Software Licensing
11 10 (14.49%) IT Asset Management
12 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
12 9 (13.04%) Degree
13 6 (8.70%) Due Diligence
13 6 (8.70%) Workshop Facilitation
14 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (7.25%) SDLC
14 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.25%) Service Management
14 5 (7.25%) Finance
15 4 (5.80%) Retail
15 4 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
15 4 (5.80%) Software License Management
15 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3

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 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (15.94%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) Software Delivery
3 29 (42.03%) Change Management
4 26 (37.68%) Six Sigma
5 24 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
6 16 (23.19%) Line Management
7 12 (17.39%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) Asset Management
8 11 (15.94%) Software Asset Management
8 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.49%) IT Asset Management
9 10 (14.49%) Software Licensing
10 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.70%) Due Diligence
11 6 (8.70%) Workshop Facilitation
12 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC
12 5 (7.25%) Service Management
12 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VB
3 1 (1.45%) VB6
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (79.71%) ISEB
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Aderant
2 1 (1.45%) IBM
2 1 (1.45%) iManage