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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 219 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.071% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.076% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
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
5462 5257 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.33% 93.16% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4136 4455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
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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
Reading +5 5 £40,000 -
Slough +9 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Software Support Engineer
South East

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (10.00%) French Language

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Product Management
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss