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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 837 819 847
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 78 96 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.10% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 47
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
South East +2 33 £32,500 -9.72% 1
London +5 19 £35,000 +2.18%
East Midlands +11 11 £26,250 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
South West -4 2 £24,500 -25.75% 5
West Midlands -23 2 £32,500 +20.37%
North West +14 1 £40,000 +26.98%
East of England -10 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 56 (40.29%) Windows
3 45 (32.37%) Degree
4 36 (25.90%) Software Engineering
4 36 (25.90%) .NET
5 34 (24.46%) SQL Server
6 30 (21.58%) C#
7 28 (20.14%) Java
8 24 (17.27%) ASP.NET
9 22 (15.83%) Linux
10 21 (15.11%) Active Directory
10 21 (15.11%) C++
10 21 (15.11%) Windows Server
11 19 (13.67%) Finance
11 19 (13.67%) Microsoft
12 18 (12.95%) SLA
12 18 (12.95%) C
12 18 (12.95%) IIS
13 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (10.07%) Driving Licence
15 13 (9.35%) Computer Science
16 11 (7.91%) Software Testing
16 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (7.91%) Oracle
16 11 (7.91%) ITIL
16 11 (7.91%) Unix
16 11 (7.91%) VBA
16 11 (7.91%) Regression Testing
17 10 (7.19%) VMware
17 10 (7.19%) CRM

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (12.95%) IIS
2 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.16%) Confluence
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) DNS
1 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.88%) DHCP
3 4 (2.88%) RFID
3 4 (2.88%) RIP
4 3 (2.16%) LAN
4 3 (2.16%) MPLS
4 3 (2.16%) WAN
5 2 (1.44%) FTP
5 2 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.44%) SSL
6 1 (0.72%) 3G
6 1 (0.72%) 4G
6 1 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) MySQL
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) French Language
2 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.90%) .NET
2 24 (17.27%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.47%) XML
4 5 (3.60%) EDI
4 5 (3.60%) OpenMP
5 4 (2.88%) HTML
6 2 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.72%) Ajax
7 1 (0.72%) jQuery
7 1 (0.72%) WCF
7 1 (0.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Driving Licence
3 13 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (3.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.16%) Derivative
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.44%) AS400
7 2 (1.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.29%) Windows
2 22 (15.83%) Linux
3 21 (15.11%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.91%) Unix
4 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.60%) zOS
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 2 (1.44%) HPUX
8 2 (1.44%) IRIX
8 2 (1.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) Software Engineering
2 11 (7.91%) ITIL
2 11 (7.91%) Regression Testing
2 11 (7.91%) Software Testing
3 10 (7.19%) CRM
3 10 (7.19%) ERP
4 9 (6.47%) Presales
5 6 (4.32%) Analytics
5 6 (4.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (3.60%) Business Continuity
6 5 (3.60%) Data Migration
6 5 (3.60%) Migration
6 5 (3.60%) OO
6 5 (3.60%) Supplier Management
7 4 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.88%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.88%) Project Management
7 4 (2.88%) Release Management
8 3 (2.16%) DevOps
8 3 (2.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) C#
3 28 (20.14%) Java
4 21 (15.11%) C++
5 18 (12.95%) C
6 11 (7.91%) VBA
7 8 (5.76%) PHP
8 7 (5.04%) Fortran
8 7 (5.04%) Python
8 7 (5.04%) VB
9 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.44%) Ruby
12 2 (1.44%) VB6
13 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (32.37%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) HND
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.44%) CCNA
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.44%) MCP
3 2 (1.44%) MCSA
3 2 (1.44%) MCSE
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle
3 10 (7.19%) VMware
4 8 (5.76%) Citrix
5 6 (4.32%) IBM
6 5 (3.60%) Infor
6 5 (3.60%) Syncsort
7 4 (2.88%) Google
7 4 (2.88%) Kronos
8 3 (2.16%) Cisco
8 3 (2.16%) ThinPrint
9 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.44%) Sun
10 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.72%) Juniper
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