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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 810 820 794
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 41 51 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.054% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 52
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
South East -20 21 £30,000 -7.69% 4
East of England -3 8 £37,000 +8.82% 3
London +17 6 £33,000 -12.00%
South West -9 2 £30,750 -23.12% 1
West Midlands -24 2 £30,000 -29.41%
East Midlands +25 1 £21,500 -46.91% 1
North West - 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 41 (48.24%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) Windows
3 35 (41.18%) .NET
4 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 30 (35.29%) Degree
5 28 (32.94%) C#
6 26 (30.59%) Java
7 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
8 20 (23.53%) Linux
9 17 (20.00%) HTML
10 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
10 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
10 16 (18.82%) Finance
11 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 14 (16.47%) C++
13 13 (15.29%) Web Services
13 13 (15.29%) Oracle
14 12 (14.12%) XML
15 11 (12.94%) IIS
16 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
16 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (9.41%) French Language
17 8 (9.41%) C
18 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
18 7 (8.24%) VB
18 7 (8.24%) Python
18 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
19 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (12.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) WAN
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
1 4 (4.71%) LAN
2 2 (2.35%) VoIP
2 2 (2.35%) SSL
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) MS Access
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Subversion
1 2 (2.35%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.18%) Trac
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) PEAR
2 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.18%) Synon
2 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) French Language
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Billing
4 4 (4.71%) German Language
4 4 (4.71%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.53%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Publishing
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) .NET
2 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
3 17 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (15.29%) Web Services
5 12 (14.12%) XML
6 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.88%) WCF
7 4 (4.71%) Spring
7 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 4 (4.71%) MFC
8 3 (3.53%) Ajax
9 2 (2.35%) WinForms
9 2 (2.35%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.35%) J2EE
9 2 (2.35%) JSP
10 1 (1.18%) SOAP
10 1 (1.18%) XSLT
10 1 (1.18%) Swing
10 1 (1.18%) JMS
10 1 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.06%) Physics
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) AS400
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) SCORM
4 1 (1.18%) EPoS
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) iSeries
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.06%) ITIL
1 6 (7.06%) OO
1 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
2 5 (5.88%) DevOps
3 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.71%) ERP
4 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.35%) Scrum
5 2 (2.35%) Coaching
5 2 (2.35%) Product Management
5 2 (2.35%) UML
5 2 (2.35%) OOP
5 2 (2.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.35%) Web Development
5 2 (2.35%) Use Case
6 1 (1.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.18%) Migration
6 1 (1.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.18%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) C#
3 26 (30.59%) Java
4 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.47%) C++
6 8 (9.41%) C
7 7 (8.24%) VB
7 7 (8.24%) Python
7 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.88%) VB6
9 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.71%) Delphi
10 2 (2.35%) VBScript
10 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.18%) RPG/400
11 1 (1.18%) RPG
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Reuters
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) i-GRasp
6 1 (1.18%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.18%) BT
6 1 (1.18%) HP
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