The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 242 231 260
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 10 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 13
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
Software Support Engineer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 the East of England

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +17 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Software Support Engineer
England

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) XML
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) OO
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) SAP
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
10 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.54%) Physics
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) C++
10 3 (11.54%) C
10 3 (11.54%) MySQL
11 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
11 2 (7.69%) MS Access
11 2 (7.69%) SLA
11 2 (7.69%) Web Development

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.54%) Physics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
3 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Lumesse
4 1 (3.85%) i-GRasp