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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 808 859 837
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 50 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.039% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 26
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +43.75%
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
East of England +4 14 £37,000 -7.50% 1
South East +7 11 £25,000 -16.66% 4
London +49 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West -7 9 £40,000 +17.64% 1
North East - 4 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 1
North West - 1 £42,500 - 3
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) Degree
3 35 (37.63%) Linux
4 33 (35.48%) Java
5 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
6 25 (26.88%) SQL
7 22 (23.66%) C#
8 20 (21.51%) Finance
9 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 17 (18.28%) UNIX
11 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.13%) .NET
13 14 (15.05%) C++
14 13 (13.98%) C
14 13 (13.98%) PHP
14 13 (13.98%) XML
15 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
15 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
15 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
16 11 (11.83%) HTML
16 11 (11.83%) IIS
17 10 (10.75%) Web Services
17 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
17 10 (10.75%) Physics
18 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
19 8 (8.60%) MS Office
19 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (11.83%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.30%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.30%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (4.30%) Revit
3 4 (4.30%) MicroStation
3 4 (4.30%) Solid Edge
3 4 (4.30%) Siemens NX
3 4 (4.30%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.53%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.08%) MS Access
6 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) Trac
3 1 (1.08%) PEAR
3 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.08%) Synon
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Billing
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) .NET
2 13 (13.98%) XML
3 11 (11.83%) HTML
4 10 (10.75%) Web Services
5 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.23%) XSL
8 2 (2.15%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.15%) CSS
8 2 (2.15%) Ajax
9 1 (1.08%) REST
9 1 (1.08%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.08%) WCF
9 1 (1.08%) jQuery
9 1 (1.08%) Spring
9 1 (1.08%) J2EE
9 1 (1.08%) JSP
9 1 (1.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.08%) Struts
9 1 (1.08%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
2 10 (10.75%) Physics
3 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.38%) Derivative
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.08%) iSeries
8 1 (1.08%) AS400
8 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Linux
3 17 (18.28%) UNIX
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.15%) AIX
8 2 (2.15%) HPUX
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) IRIX
9 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
2 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.53%) ITIL
4 6 (6.45%) DevOps
4 6 (6.45%) Network Management
5 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.30%) CAD
6 3 (3.23%) Project Management
6 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.23%) CRM
7 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.15%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.15%) Product Management
7 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.15%) Analytics
8 1 (1.08%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.08%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.08%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) Java
2 25 (26.88%) SQL
3 22 (23.66%) C#
4 14 (15.05%) C++
5 13 (13.98%) C
5 13 (13.98%) PHP
6 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.38%) VB
8 4 (4.30%) Delphi
9 3 (3.23%) Python
10 2 (2.15%) Perl
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.15%) VBScript
10 2 (2.15%) VB6
10 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.08%) RPG/400
11 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) RPG
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Business Objects
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Autodesk
4 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) BT
5 1 (1.08%) NEC
5 1 (1.08%) ESRI
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Innovative Systems, Inc.
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago