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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 243 256 244
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £30,500 £24,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.23% -16.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,550 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.23%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £33,000 +34.69% 1
Essex - 2 £21,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (53.85%) SQL
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Physics
3 10 (38.46%) C
3 10 (38.46%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) CAD
5 6 (23.08%) AutoCAD
5 6 (23.08%) Autodesk
5 6 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (23.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (23.08%) MicroStation
5 6 (23.08%) Solid Edge
5 6 (23.08%) Revit
5 6 (23.08%) Siemens NX
5 6 (23.08%) PTC Creo
6 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) GIS
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) AutoCAD
1 6 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (23.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (23.08%) Revit
1 6 (23.08%) MicroStation
1 6 (23.08%) Solid Edge
1 6 (23.08%) Siemens NX
1 6 (23.08%) PTC Creo
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 10 (38.46%) Physics
2 3 (11.54%) GIS
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) CAD
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) System Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C
2 10 (38.46%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Autodesk
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) ESRI
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