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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 808 862 871
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 56 72 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.072% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.075% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 75
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.91%
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
South East +70 25 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West -18 10 £30,000 -14.28% 3
East of England +19 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
London +61 6 £30,500 -23.75% 2
East Midlands +1 3 £28,000 +5.66% 2
West Midlands -9 2 £42,500 +30.76%
South West +13 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (51.03%) SQL
2 65 (44.83%) Windows
3 52 (35.86%) Linux
4 45 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 43 (29.66%) Java
6 38 (26.21%) JavaScript
7 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
8 30 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 26 (17.93%) MySQL
11 24 (16.55%) Python
12 23 (15.86%) NoSQL
13 21 (14.48%) Ruby
14 19 (13.10%) C#
14 19 (13.10%) HTML
14 19 (13.10%) .NET
14 19 (13.10%) Windows Server
15 18 (12.41%) XML
15 18 (12.41%) Degree
16 17 (11.72%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
16 17 (11.72%) Finance
16 17 (11.72%) OpenStack
17 16 (11.03%) SaaS
18 15 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (8.97%) Firewall
19 13 (8.97%) CRM
19 13 (8.97%) C
19 13 (8.97%) Presales
20 12 (8.28%) SLA

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 17 (11.72%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.21%) IIS
3 7 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.14%) Apache
4 6 (4.14%) JBoss
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.76%) nginx
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) SaaS
2 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.97%) Firewall
3 6 (4.14%) HTTP
3 6 (4.14%) LDAP
3 6 (4.14%) NAS
3 6 (4.14%) SAN
4 5 (3.45%) Internet
5 4 (2.76%) LAN
6 3 (2.07%) 3G
6 3 (2.07%) DHCP
6 3 (2.07%) DNS
6 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.38%) WAN
7 2 (1.38%) Wireless
7 2 (1.38%) WLAN
8 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.93%) MySQL
3 23 (15.86%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.76%) Big Data
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (11.72%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Games
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Avionics
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.10%) .NET
1 19 (13.10%) HTML
2 18 (12.41%) XML
3 17 (11.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.14%) CSS
4 6 (4.14%) LAMP
4 6 (4.14%) Middleware
4 6 (4.14%) Web Services
5 4 (2.76%) jQuery
5 4 (2.76%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (2.07%) Java EE
7 2 (1.38%) JSON
8 1 (0.69%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.69%) HTML5
8 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.83%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.45%) Physics
6 4 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.07%) iPad
7 3 (2.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.38%) AS400
8 2 (1.38%) CCTV
8 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) Informatics
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.83%) Windows
2 52 (35.86%) Linux
3 19 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.14%) Unix
6 5 (3.45%) CentOS
6 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.38%) Solaris
8 2 (1.38%) VMS
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
2 13 (8.97%) CRM
2 13 (8.97%) Presales
3 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (4.83%) Investment Management
4 7 (4.83%) ITIL
5 6 (4.14%) Web Operations
6 5 (3.45%) DevOps
6 5 (3.45%) Scrum
7 4 (2.76%) Analytics
7 4 (2.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.76%) SIEM
7 4 (2.76%) Software Delivery
7 4 (2.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (2.76%) Validation
7 4 (2.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) SQL
2 43 (29.66%) Java
3 38 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.55%) Python
5 21 (14.48%) Ruby
6 19 (13.10%) C#
7 13 (8.97%) C
8 10 (6.90%) C++
9 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.21%) Perl
9 9 (6.21%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.76%) PHP
12 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.69%) Ada
13 1 (0.69%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) MCP
4 5 (3.45%) MCTS
4 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) CCA
5 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.07%) MCSA
5 3 (2.07%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.07%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) XenApp
3 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Puppet
2 6 (4.14%) OpenAM
3 3 (2.07%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle
3 10 (6.90%) Citrix
4 9 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.14%) Sun
7 5 (3.45%) Google
8 4 (2.76%) Apple
8 4 (2.76%) VMware
9 3 (2.07%) Cisco
9 3 (2.07%) Dell
9 3 (2.07%) EMC
9 3 (2.07%) Equitrac
9 3 (2.07%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.07%) Sophos
10 2 (1.38%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.38%) Facebook
10 2 (1.38%) Remedy
10 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.38%) Veeam
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus 35% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
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