The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 845 816 859
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 43 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.039% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 25
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +15.25%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South East -18 21 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East of England -9 8 £24,750 -16.10% 1
London +4 6 £27,500 +3.77%
North West -11 5 £27,500 +10.00%
South West -23 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 40 (47.62%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) Linux
3 26 (30.95%) Java
3 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
4 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.57%) Windows
6 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
7 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (25.00%) C#
8 20 (23.81%) Oracle
9 19 (22.62%) C++
10 18 (21.43%) HTML
10 18 (21.43%) XML
10 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 15 (17.86%) VB
11 15 (17.86%) Degree
12 14 (16.67%) C
13 13 (15.48%) .NET
13 13 (15.48%) MS Office
14 11 (13.10%) Web Services
15 10 (11.90%) PHP
16 9 (10.71%) Finance
16 9 (10.71%) SLA
17 8 (9.52%) MySQL
17 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
18 7 (8.33%) Physics
18 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
18 7 (8.33%) ColdFusion
18 7 (8.33%) OO
19 6 (7.14%) Project Management

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) VPN
2 4 (4.76%) VoIP
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) ISDN
4 2 (2.38%) RTP
5 1 (1.19%) NAS
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.57%) MS Access
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.95%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) Toad
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) French Language
5 1 (1.19%) German Language
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) HTML
1 18 (21.43%) XML
2 13 (15.48%) .NET
3 11 (13.10%) Web Services
4 6 (7.14%) CSS
5 5 (5.95%) SOAP
6 4 (4.76%) XSL
7 2 (2.38%) ActiveX
7 2 (2.38%) XHTML
7 2 (2.38%) JSP
7 2 (2.38%) Servlets
7 2 (2.38%) J2EE
7 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.38%) DCOM
7 2 (2.38%) EJB
7 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.38%) Java EE
7 2 (2.38%) WCF
7 2 (2.38%) LAMP
7 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 7 (8.33%) Physics
3 6 (7.14%) SCADA
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.19%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Linux
2 24 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) HPUX
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
2 7 (8.33%) OO
3 6 (7.14%) Project Management
4 5 (5.95%) ITIL
4 5 (5.95%) Time Management
4 5 (5.95%) Product Management
4 5 (5.95%) Android Development
5 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.38%) Content Management
6 2 (2.38%) Logistics
6 2 (2.38%) DevOps
6 2 (2.38%) Web Development
6 2 (2.38%) Release Management
6 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.19%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.19%) UML
7 1 (1.19%) OOP
7 1 (1.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) SQL
2 26 (30.95%) Java
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.00%) C#
4 19 (22.62%) C++
5 15 (17.86%) VB
6 14 (16.67%) C
7 10 (11.90%) PHP
8 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.14%) VB6
9 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
11 1 (1.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) Sybase
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
5 1 (1.19%) Infor
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