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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 798 857 870
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 94 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.089% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.093% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 90 86 67
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
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
86998 98052 105037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 73929 82173 85485
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +62 35 £35,000 +55.55% 2
South East +14 29 £37,500 +28.20% 1
East of England +4 9 £37,500 +50.00% 3
East Midlands +14 8 £24,000 +10.34% 1
South West +8 8 £20,500 -52.32% 2
North West +19 3 £33,500 +21.81%
West Midlands -7 2 £20,000 -25.92%
Software Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 76 (47.80%) SQL
1 76 (47.80%) Windows
2 60 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 52 (32.70%) Linux
4 37 (23.27%) Java
5 31 (19.50%) Finance
5 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
6 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
6 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 29 (18.24%) .NET
7 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
8 27 (16.98%) C#
9 24 (15.09%) Degree
10 23 (14.47%) Oracle
11 22 (13.84%) HTML
11 22 (13.84%) XML
11 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
12 21 (13.21%) IIS
13 19 (11.95%) C
13 19 (11.95%) MySQL
14 18 (11.32%) SaaS
15 17 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
15 17 (10.69%) CRM
16 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
16 16 (10.06%) Unix
16 16 (10.06%) C++
16 16 (10.06%) Active Directory
17 15 (9.43%) Firewall
18 14 (8.81%) ITIL

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 21 (13.21%) IIS
2 9 (5.66%) Apache
2 9 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.03%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.40%) JBoss
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.14%) nginx
6 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.26%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.26%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.26%) Maya
3 2 (1.26%) MODO
3 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.63%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.63%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.63%) Revit
4 1 (0.63%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.63%) Simulink
4 1 (0.63%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Line 500
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) SaaS
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.43%) Firewall
3 11 (6.92%) SAN
4 8 (5.03%) LDAP
4 8 (5.03%) NAS
5 7 (4.40%) HTTP
5 7 (4.40%) Internet
6 4 (2.52%) 3G
6 4 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.89%) LAN
7 3 (1.89%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.63%) Intranet
8 1 (0.63%) IPsec
8 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.63%) SSH
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.95%) MySQL
3 9 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.14%) Big Data
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.63%) Subversion
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (19.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Games
3 5 (3.14%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.52%) French Language
4 4 (2.52%) German Language
5 3 (1.89%) Advertising
5 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.24%) .NET
2 22 (13.84%) HTML
2 22 (13.84%) XML
3 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.03%) LAMP
5 7 (4.40%) Web Services
6 6 (3.77%) Middleware
7 5 (3.14%) CSS
7 5 (3.14%) jQuery
7 5 (3.14%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.89%) Java EE
10 2 (1.26%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.26%) JSON
11 1 (0.63%) Ajax
11 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.03%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.03%) Physics
3 7 (4.40%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.52%) Chemistry
6 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.52%) iPad
6 4 (2.52%) iPhone
7 3 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.26%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.63%) Informatics
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (47.80%) Windows
2 52 (32.70%) Linux
3 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.06%) Unix
5 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.40%) CentOS
8 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.89%) Solaris
12 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) Debian
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
2 17 (10.69%) CRM
3 14 (8.81%) ITIL
4 13 (8.18%) Presales
5 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.92%) Software Testing
6 9 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.40%) Web Operations
8 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.77%) Investment Management
8 6 (3.77%) OO
8 6 (3.77%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.14%) Analytics
9 5 (3.14%) SIEM
10 4 (2.52%) Coaching
10 4 (2.52%) DevOps
10 4 (2.52%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.52%) Software Delivery
10 4 (2.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.80%) SQL
2 37 (23.27%) Java
3 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.98%) C#
5 19 (11.95%) C
6 16 (10.06%) C++
7 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.66%) Perl
8 9 (5.66%) Python
8 9 (5.66%) VB
9 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.14%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.52%) Ruby
13 4 (2.52%) VB6
14 3 (1.89%) PHP
14 3 (1.89%) VBA
15 1 (0.63%) Ada
15 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) MCP
2 6 (3.77%) MCTS
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.52%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) Postfix
4 1 (0.63%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) OpenAM
1 7 (4.40%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) PaperCut
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.47%) Oracle
3 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.66%) VMware
5 7 (4.40%) Citrix
5 7 (4.40%) Sun
6 5 (3.14%) Apple
6 5 (3.14%) Google
7 4 (2.52%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.52%) Sophos
7 4 (2.52%) Veritas
8 3 (1.89%) Autodesk
8 3 (1.89%) Retek
8 3 (1.89%) Sage
9 2 (1.26%) Adobe
9 2 (1.26%) Fiserv
9 2 (1.26%) Remedy
9 2 (1.26%) Veeam
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £22k to £26k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Derby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
East London
Axomic
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £26k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago