The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 212 215 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +43.75%
Software Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £35,000 -
Reading -10 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Software Support Engineer
South East

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP