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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 804 845 904
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 92 100 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.098% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 88 95 61
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £29,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -3.27%
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
88528 98769 106171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75351 82409 87367
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 £26,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +61 30 £37,500 +20.00% 1
South East +21 27 £35,000 +23.89%
East Midlands +12 10 £24,000 +2.12% 1
East of England +16 9 £37,500 +25.00%
South West +16 8 £20,750 -48.12% 5
West Midlands -9 4 £23,250 -19.82% 1
North West +12 3 £33,500 -4.28%
Yorkshire +20 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (48.99%) SQL
2 70 (46.98%) Windows
3 58 (38.93%) SQL Server
4 46 (30.87%) Linux
5 32 (21.48%) Java
6 30 (20.13%) .NET
7 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
8 28 (18.79%) JavaScript
8 28 (18.79%) C#
8 28 (18.79%) Finance
9 27 (18.12%) MS Excel
9 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
10 24 (16.11%) Degree
11 21 (14.09%) XML
11 21 (14.09%) Windows Server
12 20 (13.42%) IIS
12 20 (13.42%) HTML
12 20 (13.42%) Oracle
13 19 (12.75%) C
14 18 (12.08%) MySQL
14 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET
15 17 (11.41%) CRM
15 17 (11.41%) SaaS
15 17 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (10.74%) Unix
16 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
16 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
17 15 (10.07%) C++
17 15 (10.07%) Firewall
18 13 (8.72%) MS Office

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 20 (13.42%) IIS
2 9 (6.04%) Apache
2 9 (6.04%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.37%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.70%) JBoss
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.36%) nginx
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.34%) WordPress
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.67%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 27 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.34%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.34%) Maya
3 2 (1.34%) MODO
3 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.67%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.67%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.67%) Revit
4 1 (0.67%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.67%) Simulink
4 1 (0.67%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Line 500
3 1 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.67%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.41%) SaaS
2 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.07%) Firewall
3 11 (7.38%) SAN
4 8 (5.37%) LDAP
4 8 (5.37%) NAS
5 7 (4.70%) HTTP
6 6 (4.03%) Internet
7 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.68%) 3G
8 4 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.67%) Intranet
9 1 (0.67%) IPsec
9 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.67%) SSH
9 1 (0.67%) VPN
9 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) MySQL
3 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.03%) Legal
4 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) French Language
4 5 (3.36%) Games
4 5 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.68%) German Language
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.13%) .NET
2 21 (14.09%) XML
3 20 (13.42%) HTML
4 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.37%) LAMP
6 7 (4.70%) Web Services
7 6 (4.03%) Middleware
8 5 (3.36%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (2.68%) CSS
9 4 (2.68%) jQuery
10 3 (2.01%) Classic ASP
11 2 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.34%) JSON
11 2 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.34%) XSLT
12 1 (0.67%) Ajax
12 1 (0.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.37%) Physics
3 5 (3.36%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.68%) Chemistry
4 4 (2.68%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.68%) iPad
4 4 (2.68%) iPhone
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.98%) Windows
2 46 (30.87%) Linux
3 21 (14.09%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.74%) Unix
5 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.70%) CentOS
8 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
2 17 (11.41%) CRM
3 13 (8.72%) ITIL
4 12 (8.05%) Presales
5 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (6.04%) Software Testing
6 7 (4.70%) Web Operations
7 6 (4.03%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.03%) OO
7 6 (4.03%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.36%) Analytics
8 5 (3.36%) SIEM
9 4 (2.68%) Coaching
9 4 (2.68%) Data Management
9 4 (2.68%) DevOps
9 4 (2.68%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.68%) Regression Testing
9 4 (2.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 73 (48.99%) SQL
2 32 (21.48%) Java
3 28 (18.79%) C#
3 28 (18.79%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.75%) C
5 15 (10.07%) C++
6 9 (6.04%) Perl
6 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.04%) VB
7 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.70%) Python
8 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.68%) VB6
11 3 (2.01%) PHP
11 3 (2.01%) VBA
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) Ada
13 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (16.11%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) MCP
2 5 (3.36%) MCTS
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) Postfix
5 1 (0.67%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) OpenAM
1 7 (4.70%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.42%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.70%) Sun
5 7 (4.70%) VMware
6 5 (3.36%) Apple
6 5 (3.36%) Google
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
7 4 (2.68%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.68%) Sophos
7 4 (2.68%) Veritas
8 3 (2.01%) Autodesk
8 3 (2.01%) Retek
8 3 (2.01%) Sage
9 2 (1.34%) Adobe
9 2 (1.34%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.34%) Fiserv
9 2 (1.34%) Remedy
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-24,000 + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago