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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 827 861 826
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 51 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.038% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 26
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 14 £26,750 -12.29% 1
East of England +8 13 £36,500 - 1
South West +1 9 £40,000 +42.85%
North East - 7 £26,000 -
London - 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
North West - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (45.36%) Windows
2 39 (40.21%) Linux
3 38 (39.18%) Java
4 35 (36.08%) Degree
5 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
6 24 (24.74%) C#
6 24 (24.74%) SQL
7 19 (19.59%) Finance
8 17 (17.53%) UNIX
9 16 (16.49%) PHP
9 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
11 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.43%) IIS
12 13 (13.40%) C++
12 13 (13.40%) C
13 12 (12.37%) Mathematics
13 12 (12.37%) Physics
14 11 (11.34%) .NET
14 11 (11.34%) Oracle
15 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
15 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (9.28%) MySQL
16 9 (9.28%) XML
17 8 (8.25%) MS Office
17 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (8.25%) Network Management
17 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (14.43%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) AutoCAD
3 6 (6.19%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (6.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (6.19%) Revit
3 6 (6.19%) MicroStation
3 6 (6.19%) Solid Edge
3 6 (6.19%) Siemens NX
3 6 (6.19%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) IPv4
4 1 (1.03%) LDAP
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (9.28%) MySQL
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) PEAR
3 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Hudson
3 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) Trac
3 1 (1.03%) Synon
3 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) Web Services
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.09%) XSL
6 3 (3.09%) J2EE
7 2 (2.06%) CSS
7 2 (2.06%) Ajax
8 1 (1.03%) JSP
8 1 (1.03%) SOAP
8 1 (1.03%) Struts
8 1 (1.03%) Swing
8 1 (1.03%) JMS
8 1 (1.03%) Spring
8 1 (1.03%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.03%) WCF
8 1 (1.03%) jQuery
8 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) Mathematics
2 12 (12.37%) Physics
3 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.15%) Derivative
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) iSeries
7 1 (1.03%) AS400
7 1 (1.03%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) SecurID
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Windows
2 39 (40.21%) Linux
3 17 (17.53%) UNIX
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) IRIX
7 2 (2.06%) AIX
7 2 (2.06%) HPUX
7 2 (2.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.25%) Network Management
4 7 (7.22%) ITIL
5 6 (6.19%) CAD
5 6 (6.19%) DevOps
6 5 (5.15%) Analytics
7 4 (4.12%) CRM
7 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.09%) Project Management
9 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.06%) Web Development
9 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.03%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.03%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.03%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.03%) Line Management
10 1 (1.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) C#
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 16 (16.49%) PHP
4 13 (13.40%) C++
4 13 (13.40%) C
5 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Delphi
6 4 (4.12%) VB
7 2 (2.06%) VB6
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) RPG
8 1 (1.03%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.19%) Autodesk
5 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) ESRI
8 1 (1.03%) BT
8 1 (1.03%) NEC
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