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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank - 116 130
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 0 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 13
Average salary - £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
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
2161 2015 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.24% 96.32% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1672 2181
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP