The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 833 826 830
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 41 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.033% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 32
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Support Engineer
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(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 +1 27 £30,500 +1.66%
East of England +2 8 £36,500 -8.75% 1
South West -12 3 £28,000 -6.66%
London - 2 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.02%) Java
4 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
5 28 (28.87%) Windows
5 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
6 26 (26.80%) Linux
6 26 (26.80%) C++
7 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
8 23 (23.71%) Oracle
9 22 (22.68%) XML
10 21 (21.65%) C#
10 21 (21.65%) Degree
11 19 (19.59%) C
11 19 (19.59%) HTML
12 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
13 17 (17.53%) .NET
14 15 (15.46%) VB
15 14 (14.43%) MS Office
16 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
17 11 (11.34%) PHP
18 10 (10.31%) Web Services
18 10 (10.31%) OO
18 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (9.28%) Finance
19 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
19 9 (9.28%) MySQL
19 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
20 8 (8.25%) Computer Science

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (8.25%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) VoIP
2 4 (4.12%) DHCP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) RTP
3 2 (2.06%) ISDN
4 1 (1.03%) Modbus
4 1 (1.03%) Profibus
4 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) MySQL
3 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.12%) MS Access
5 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
5 1 (1.03%) German Language
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) XML
2 19 (19.59%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) .NET
4 10 (10.31%) Web Services
5 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.19%) CSS
7 5 (5.15%) XSL
7 5 (5.15%) Ajax
8 3 (3.09%) DCOM
8 3 (3.09%) ActiveX
9 2 (2.06%) XHTML
9 2 (2.06%) LAMP
9 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.06%) EJB
9 2 (2.06%) J2EE
9 2 (2.06%) JSP
9 2 (2.06%) Servlets
9 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.06%) Java EE
9 2 (2.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) SCADA
3 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.19%) Physics
5 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.03%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) UNIX
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.03%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) HPUX
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
2 10 (10.31%) OO
3 7 (7.22%) ITIL
4 5 (5.15%) Project Management
5 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.09%) Time Management
5 3 (3.09%) Product Management
5 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.06%) DevOps
6 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.06%) Web Development
6 2 (2.06%) Release Management
6 2 (2.06%) Content Management
7 1 (1.03%) Logistics
7 1 (1.03%) Contact Management
7 1 (1.03%) Migration
7 1 (1.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) Java
3 26 (26.80%) C++
4 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.65%) C#
6 19 (19.59%) C
7 15 (15.46%) VB
8 11 (11.34%) PHP
9 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.09%) VBScript
11 2 (2.06%) Perl
12 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.03%) Groovy
12 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.03%) MCTS
3 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Wonderware
5 1 (1.03%) Infor
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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