The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 793 862 829
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 39 66 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 78
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%

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
75159 92591 96425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62804 78421 80184
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +50 11 £27,000 -16.92% 4
London +72 10 £67,500 +92.85% 1
North West - 10 £32,500 - 6
South West +16 4 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Yorkshire +30 2 £26,500 - 1
West Midlands +33 1 £42,500 +30.76%
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 1
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (57.89%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) Windows
3 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 26 (27.37%) Linux
5 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 25 (26.32%) Java
5 25 (26.32%) Degree
6 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
7 23 (24.21%) Python
7 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
8 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.89%) Ruby
10 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 15 (15.79%) .NET
10 15 (15.79%) MySQL
11 14 (14.74%) C#
12 13 (13.68%) OpenStack
12 13 (13.68%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
13 12 (12.63%) MS Office
14 11 (11.58%) Presales
15 10 (10.53%) ITIL
16 8 (8.42%) SLA
17 7 (7.37%) MS Visio
17 7 (7.37%) HTML
17 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
17 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
18 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
18 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
18 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.68%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.63%) MS Office
3 7 (7.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) SaaS
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) DHCP
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.11%) VPN
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) MySQL
2 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Synon
2 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.21%) Billing
2 4 (4.21%) Electronics
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Games
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Avionics
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 13 (13.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) WinForms
4 3 (3.16%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.05%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) JDBC
6 1 (1.05%) JNDI
6 1 (1.05%) JSP
6 1 (1.05%) OAuth
6 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.05%) SAML
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.11%) AS400
3 2 (2.11%) CCTV
3 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Linux
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Unix
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.11%) VMS
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.58%) Presales
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL
4 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.32%) Validation
5 5 (5.26%) Content Management
5 5 (5.26%) WFM
6 4 (4.21%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.16%) API Development
7 3 (3.16%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.16%) MVC
7 3 (3.16%) Open Source
7 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.16%) Software Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (2.11%) Content Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.89%) SQL
2 25 (26.32%) Java
3 23 (24.21%) Python
4 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.89%) Ruby
6 14 (14.74%) C#
7 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.21%) Delphi
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.16%) RPG
9 3 (3.16%) RPG IV
9 3 (3.16%) RPG/400
10 2 (2.11%) C
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) CCA
3 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.16%) MCSA
3 3 (3.16%) VCP5
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) vSphere
1 3 (3.16%) XenApp
1 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Nagios
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Opsview
1 2 (2.11%) PaperCut
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) SafeCom
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Citrix
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
4 3 (3.16%) Dell
4 3 (3.16%) EMC
4 3 (3.16%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.11%) Equitrac
5 2 (2.11%) Facebook
5 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.11%) Splunk
6 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) IFS
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Remedy
6 1 (1.05%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ELF Productivity Ltd
Salary: Mobile phone, company van, pension & full expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Health Care Life, Travel, Childcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago