The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 133 134 151
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
Software Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire 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
(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
Cambridge +1 5 £36,500 +46.00%
Software Support Engineer
East of England

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (38.46%) Physics
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
8 1 (7.69%) DirectX
8 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.69%) DirectX
1 1 (7.69%) Direct3D
1 1 (7.69%) OpenCL
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (7.69%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 5 (38.46%) Physics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft