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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 248 228 269
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Average salary £24,250 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.67% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
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
7441 6715 8931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.75% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6049 5669 7619
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 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -11 10 £24,000 -29.41% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £28,750 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) C
9 5 (21.74%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
9 5 (21.74%) Physics
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
10 4 (17.39%) SAP
11 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) MySQL
11 3 (13.04%) JBoss
11 3 (13.04%) MS Access
12 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
12 2 (8.70%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) EJB
4 2 (8.70%) JSP
4 2 (8.70%) Servlets
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XSL
5 1 (4.35%) Direct3D Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.35%) DirectX
5 1 (4.35%) Direct3D
5 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
5 1 (4.35%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
1 5 (21.74%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) GPGPU
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Lumesse
4 1 (4.35%) i-GRasp
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