The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 97 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.95% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £36,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £45,300 £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Software Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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
1309 1703 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 94.35% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1356 1366
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 4 August 2015.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (60.00%) Physics
3 12 (60.00%) C
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) CAD
5 6 (30.00%) AutoCAD
5 6 (30.00%) Autodesk
5 6 (30.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (30.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (30.00%) Revit
5 6 (30.00%) MicroStation
5 6 (30.00%) Solid Edge
5 6 (30.00%) Siemens NX
5 6 (30.00%) PTC Creo
6 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (15.00%) GIS
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.00%) FTP

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) AutoCAD
1 6 (30.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (30.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (30.00%) Revit
1 6 (30.00%) MicroStation
1 6 (30.00%) Solid Edge
1 6 (30.00%) Siemens NX
1 6 (30.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (60.00%) Physics
2 3 (15.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) CAD
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C
1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) C++
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) Autodesk
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago