The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 101 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.49% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.50% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +129.16%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1092 1399 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.15% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1119 1238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software Support Engineer 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 Cambridge region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared