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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 824 844 820
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 42 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.042% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 36
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -12.50%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -3 13 £28,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +14 12 £30,500 +23.23% 2
London +14 7 £27,500 -
North East - 3 £26,000 -
North West -4 2 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £32,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £25,250 - 1
South West -9 1 £48,500 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (44.57%) Linux
2 39 (42.39%) SQL
3 36 (39.13%) Windows
4 33 (35.87%) Java
5 32 (34.78%) Degree
6 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 22 (23.91%) C#
8 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.48%) UNIX
9 17 (18.48%) Oracle
10 16 (17.39%) PHP
11 14 (15.22%) C++
11 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
12 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
13 12 (13.04%) Finance
13 12 (13.04%) C
14 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
15 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
15 10 (10.87%) Physics
15 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.87%) IIS
15 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
16 8 (8.70%) MySQL
16 8 (8.70%) .NET
16 8 (8.70%) XML
16 8 (8.70%) Network Management
17 7 (7.61%) JIRA
17 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (6.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
18 6 (6.52%) SOLIDWORKS

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (10.87%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) AutoCAD
2 6 (6.52%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (6.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (6.52%) Revit
2 6 (6.52%) MicroStation
2 6 (6.52%) Solid Edge
2 6 (6.52%) Siemens NX
2 6 (6.52%) PTC Creo
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) FTP
2 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 2 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.09%) WebEx
4 1 (1.09%) RFID
4 1 (1.09%) LDAP
4 1 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) MySQL
3 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Hudson
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) French Language
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.26%) J2EE
4 3 (3.26%) XSL
4 3 (3.26%) LINQ
4 3 (3.26%) Ajax
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) XSLT
5 2 (2.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) JSP
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) Struts
6 1 (1.09%) EDI
6 1 (1.09%) Spring
6 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
2 10 (10.87%) Physics
3 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Derivative
4 3 (3.26%) GIS
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.17%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) SecurID
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Linux
2 36 (39.13%) Windows
3 17 (18.48%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) IRIX
5 3 (3.26%) AIX
5 3 (3.26%) HPUX
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
2 8 (8.70%) Network Management
3 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) CAD
5 5 (5.43%) Analytics
6 4 (4.35%) CRM
6 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.17%) DevOps
8 2 (2.17%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (2.17%) Line Management
8 2 (2.17%) Web Development
8 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.09%) Project Management
9 1 (1.09%) MVC
9 1 (1.09%) Workflow
9 1 (1.09%) Information Security
9 1 (1.09%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) SQL
2 33 (35.87%) Java
3 22 (23.91%) C#
4 16 (17.39%) PHP
5 14 (15.22%) C++
6 12 (13.04%) C
7 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) Fortran
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) SCOM
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.48%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Autodesk
4 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) ESRI
7 1 (1.09%) NEC
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Sun
7 1 (1.09%) Kronos
7 1 (1.09%) Infor
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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