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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 828 870 831
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 44 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.048% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.051% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 35
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £28,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
South East 0 15 £30,000 -7.69% 3
London +49 13 £37,500 - 1
East of England +24 8 £34,000 -9.33% 2
South West -15 5 £24,000 -40.00% 1
East Midlands +11 3 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 38 (46.34%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) .NET
3 26 (31.71%) Java
3 26 (31.71%) Degree
4 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 24 (29.27%) Linux
5 21 (25.61%) C#
6 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
6 18 (21.95%) Finance
7 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
8 16 (19.51%) HTML
8 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.29%) XML
10 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.63%) C++
11 12 (14.63%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) IIS
12 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (12.20%) UNIX
14 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
14 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (9.76%) MS Office
15 8 (9.76%) C
15 8 (9.76%) Oracle
16 7 (8.54%) ITIL
16 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
16 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (8.54%) DevOps

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 11 (13.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LAN
1 4 (4.88%) WAN
1 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
2 2 (2.44%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
1 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.22%) Trac
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) PEAR
2 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.22%) Synon
2 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) German Language
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.51%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) XML
5 12 (14.63%) Web Services
6 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.66%) WCF
7 3 (3.66%) Ajax
7 3 (3.66%) XSL
7 3 (3.66%) CSS
8 2 (2.44%) MFC
8 2 (2.44%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.22%) Swing
9 1 (1.22%) JMS
9 1 (1.22%) WinForms
9 1 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.10%) Physics
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) AS400
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Linux
3 10 (12.20%) UNIX
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) IRIX
7 2 (2.44%) AIX
7 2 (2.44%) HPUX
7 2 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.54%) ITIL
1 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (8.54%) DevOps
2 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.66%) Project Management
5 3 (3.66%) CRM
5 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.44%) UML
6 2 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.44%) Web Development
6 2 (2.44%) Coaching
6 2 (2.44%) Product Management
6 2 (2.44%) Network Management
7 1 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.22%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.22%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 26 (31.71%) Java
3 21 (25.61%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.63%) C++
6 8 (9.76%) C
7 6 (7.32%) VB
7 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Delphi
8 4 (4.88%) VB6
9 3 (3.66%) Python
10 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) VBScript
11 1 (1.22%) RPG
11 1 (1.22%) RPG/400
11 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.88%) VMware
5 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 3 (3.66%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) BT
7 1 (1.22%) NEC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £45k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wymondham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 8 days ago