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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 834 813 816
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 41 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.053% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.056% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 47
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
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
100981 98008 102599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.70% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84373 81527 88568
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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
East of England -31 15 £37,500 +18.11% 4
South East -2 10 £25,000 -
London +9 5 £47,500 +15.85%
South West -8 4 £30,500 +1.66% 2
East Midlands +11 3 £37,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -5 2 £27,500 -26.66% 1
North West - 2 £27,500 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (57.14%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 29 (34.52%) C#
3 29 (34.52%) Windows
4 28 (33.33%) .NET
5 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.00%) Java
6 21 (25.00%) Linux
6 21 (25.00%) Degree
7 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.43%) C++
8 18 (21.43%) Oracle
8 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 16 (19.05%) HTML
10 14 (16.67%) Web Services
11 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
12 12 (14.29%) XML
12 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.10%) VB
13 11 (13.10%) OO
14 10 (11.90%) MS Office
15 9 (10.71%) C
16 8 (9.52%) Finance
16 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
16 8 (9.52%) Physics
16 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
16 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
17 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) JBoss
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) VPN
2 4 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) NAS
4 1 (1.19%) FTP
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.38%) MS Access
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.95%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) French Language
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) German Language
4 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
4 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
5 12 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (7.14%) WCF
7 5 (5.95%) SOAP
8 4 (4.76%) MFC
8 4 (4.76%) Spring
9 3 (3.57%) J2EE
9 3 (3.57%) CSS
10 2 (2.38%) JSP
10 2 (2.38%) WinForms
10 2 (2.38%) XSL
10 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.38%) Java EE
11 1 (1.19%) WPF
11 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.19%) Direct3D
11 1 (1.19%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 8 (9.52%) Physics
1 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) SCADA
4 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.19%) SCORM
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) EPoS
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (7.14%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) UNIX
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.10%) OO
3 5 (5.95%) Time Management
3 5 (5.95%) Product Management
3 5 (5.95%) Android Development
4 4 (4.76%) ITIL
4 4 (4.76%) ERP
5 3 (3.57%) Web Development
6 2 (2.38%) Use Case
6 2 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.38%) Content Management
6 2 (2.38%) UML
6 2 (2.38%) OOP
6 2 (2.38%) DevOps
7 1 (1.19%) Line Management
7 1 (1.19%) Coaching
7 1 (1.19%) 3D Programming
7 1 (1.19%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.19%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.19%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) C#
3 21 (25.00%) Java
4 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.43%) C++
6 11 (13.10%) VB
7 9 (10.71%) C
8 7 (8.33%) VB6
9 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.76%) Python
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.38%) PHP
12 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) Reuters
5 1 (1.19%) i-GRasp
5 1 (1.19%) Infor
5 1 (1.19%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
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