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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 818 860 847
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 51 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.036% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.038% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 35
Average salary £30,500 £30,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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
(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 +15 17 £35,000 -4.10% 4
South East 0 17 £27,500 -9.83% 1
London +17 5 £31,500 +14.54% 4
South West -14 4 £40,000 +42.85%
North East - 3 £26,000 -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £32,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £18,000 - 4
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 42 (41.58%) Linux
2 41 (40.59%) Windows
3 36 (35.64%) Java
4 33 (32.67%) SQL
5 31 (30.69%) Degree
6 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
7 24 (23.76%) C#
8 17 (16.83%) Finance
8 17 (16.83%) Oracle
8 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
9 16 (15.84%) UNIX
9 16 (15.84%) PHP
10 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
10 14 (13.86%) C++
11 13 (12.87%) C
11 13 (12.87%) IIS
11 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
12 12 (11.88%) Physics
13 10 (9.90%) .NET
13 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
13 10 (9.90%) XML
13 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
14 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (7.92%) Network Management
16 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (6.93%) JIRA

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 13 (12.87%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 6 (5.94%) AutoCAD
3 6 (5.94%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (5.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (5.94%) Revit
3 6 (5.94%) MicroStation
3 6 (5.94%) Solid Edge
3 6 (5.94%) Siemens NX
3 6 (5.94%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) IPv4
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.93%) MySQL
3 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Hudson
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Billing
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) French Language
4 1 (0.99%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
1 10 (9.90%) XML
2 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.97%) J2EE
4 3 (2.97%) XSL
4 3 (2.97%) Ajax
4 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.97%) LINQ
5 2 (1.98%) jQuery
5 2 (1.98%) XSLT
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) JSP
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) Struts
6 1 (0.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
2 12 (11.88%) Physics
3 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.95%) Derivative
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) GIS
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) SecurID
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.99%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.58%) Linux
2 41 (40.59%) Windows
3 16 (15.84%) UNIX
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) IRIX
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) AIX
7 2 (1.98%) HPUX
7 2 (1.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
2 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.92%) Network Management
4 6 (5.94%) CAD
4 6 (5.94%) ITIL
5 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.95%) Analytics
6 4 (3.96%) CRM
7 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.97%) Project Management
7 3 (2.97%) DevOps
7 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.98%) Web Development
9 1 (0.99%) Business Development
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (0.99%) System Testing
9 1 (0.99%) Time Management
9 1 (0.99%) Data Entry
9 1 (0.99%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) Java
2 33 (32.67%) SQL
3 24 (23.76%) C#
4 16 (15.84%) PHP
5 14 (13.86%) C++
6 13 (12.87%) C
7 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) Delphi
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Autodesk
3 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Twitter
6 1 (0.99%) ESRI
6 1 (0.99%) NEC
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