The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 838 848 891
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 68 88 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.088% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.092% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 74
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
Software Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88589 95961 107799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75325 79658 89090
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 22 £28,000 - 5
London +4 18 £37,500 +15.38% 3
East Midlands +19 13 £24,500 -38.75%
West Midlands - 7 £27,500 - 1
East of England +10 3 £32,750 -10.27% 2
Yorkshire +12 2 £31,250 +4.16%
South West -12 2 £27,000 -25.00% 1
North West +18 1 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (50.76%) SQL
2 51 (38.64%) Windows
3 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
4 35 (26.52%) Degree
5 33 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 32 (24.24%) .NET
7 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 26 (19.70%) Linux
9 23 (17.42%) C#
9 23 (17.42%) Java
10 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 20 (15.15%) Finance
11 20 (15.15%) IIS
12 18 (13.64%) ITIL
13 17 (12.88%) SLA
13 17 (12.88%) Windows Server
14 16 (12.12%) Oracle
14 16 (12.12%) C++
15 15 (11.36%) C
15 15 (11.36%) Unix
16 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.61%) CRM
16 14 (10.61%) XML
16 14 (10.61%) Software Testing
17 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
17 13 (9.85%) VB
18 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
19 11 (8.33%) MySQL
20 10 (7.58%) Regression Testing
20 10 (7.58%) Computer Science

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.15%) IIS
2 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.52%) WordPress
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.52%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.52%) Maya
3 2 (1.52%) MODO
3 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) Infor M3
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Line 500
3 1 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
1 5 (3.79%) SAN
2 3 (2.27%) LDAP
2 3 (2.27%) RFID
3 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) NAS
3 2 (1.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) 2G
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) IPsec
4 1 (0.76%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) French Language
3 4 (3.03%) Advertising
3 4 (3.03%) German Language
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.24%) .NET
2 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 14 (10.61%) XML
4 9 (6.82%) HTML
5 5 (3.79%) OpenMP
6 4 (3.03%) EDI
7 2 (1.52%) Ajax
7 2 (1.52%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.52%) CSS
7 2 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.52%) jQuery
7 2 (1.52%) LAMP
7 2 (1.52%) Web Services
7 2 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (3.79%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.03%) Chemistry
4 4 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.03%) Physics
5 2 (1.52%) AS400
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
6 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.64%) Windows
2 26 (19.70%) Linux
3 17 (12.88%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.36%) Unix
5 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) zOS
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) Debian
9 1 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (13.64%) ITIL
3 14 (10.61%) CRM
3 14 (10.61%) Software Testing
4 10 (7.58%) Regression Testing
5 8 (6.06%) ERP
6 5 (3.79%) Data Protection
6 5 (3.79%) OO
6 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.03%) Coaching
7 4 (3.03%) Data Management
7 4 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.27%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.27%) High Availability
8 3 (2.27%) SDLC
8 3 (2.27%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) SQL
2 23 (17.42%) C#
2 23 (17.42%) Java
3 16 (12.12%) C++
4 15 (11.36%) C
5 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.85%) VB
6 8 (6.06%) PHP
7 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.30%) Python
8 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.79%) Fortran
10 4 (3.03%) VB6
10 4 (3.03%) VBA
11 3 (2.27%) Perl
11 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) MCTS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) Postfix
3 1 (0.76%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.76%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.12%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) VMware
4 6 (4.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.79%) Syncsort
6 4 (3.03%) Infor
6 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) Veritas
7 3 (2.27%) Kronos
7 3 (2.27%) Retek
8 2 (1.52%) Adobe
8 2 (1.52%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco
8 2 (1.52%) Dell KACE
8 2 (1.52%) Sage
9 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) QNAP
9 1 (0.76%) Remedy
9 1 (0.76%) Sun
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Cireson
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago