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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 822 808 798
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 44 56 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.055% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.058% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 60
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +6 15 £25,000 +5.26% 1
East of England -27 15 £40,000 +35.59% 2
London +24 6 £46,250 +23.33%
East Midlands +30 3 £37,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -9 3 £27,500 -13.38%
South West -3 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (58.89%) SQL
2 35 (38.89%) Windows
3 32 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 31 (34.44%) .NET
5 29 (32.22%) Degree
6 28 (31.11%) C#
7 27 (30.00%) Java
7 27 (30.00%) Linux
7 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
9 21 (23.33%) Oracle
10 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
11 19 (21.11%) HTML
12 18 (20.00%) C++
13 15 (16.67%) Web Services
14 13 (14.44%) XML
15 12 (13.33%) Finance
15 12 (13.33%) VB
16 10 (11.11%) C
16 10 (11.11%) MS Office
17 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
18 8 (8.89%) IIS
18 8 (8.89%) VB6
18 8 (8.89%) French Language
19 7 (7.78%) Python
19 7 (7.78%) Crystal Reports
19 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (8.89%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) VPN
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) VoIP
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (2.22%) DHCP
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) NAS
4 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.22%) MS Access
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) Toad
3 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) French Language
3 4 (4.44%) German Language
3 4 (4.44%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
2 19 (21.11%) HTML
3 15 (16.67%) Web Services
4 13 (14.44%) XML
5 5 (5.56%) SOAP
5 5 (5.56%) WCF
6 4 (4.44%) MFC
6 4 (4.44%) Spring
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
8 2 (2.22%) JSP
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE
8 2 (2.22%) Ajax
8 2 (2.22%) WinForms
8 2 (2.22%) Java EE
8 2 (2.22%) XSL
9 1 (1.11%) XSLT
9 1 (1.11%) Flash
9 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.67%) Physics
4 3 (3.33%) SCADA
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) SCORM
6 1 (1.11%) EPoS
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.56%) Android
3 5 (5.56%) UNIX
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.78%) OO
2 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (6.67%) Product Management
3 5 (5.56%) Android Development
3 5 (5.56%) Time Management
3 5 (5.56%) ITIL
4 4 (4.44%) ERP
5 3 (3.33%) Coaching
5 3 (3.33%) DevOps
6 2 (2.22%) Use Case
6 2 (2.22%) UML
6 2 (2.22%) OOP
6 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.11%) Scrum
7 1 (1.11%) Logistics
7 1 (1.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) C#
3 27 (30.00%) Java
4 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.00%) C++
6 12 (13.33%) VB
7 10 (11.11%) C
8 8 (8.89%) VB6
9 7 (7.78%) Python
10 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.11%) VBScript
13 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.33%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix
4 2 (2.22%) Reuters
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) i-GRasp
5 1 (1.11%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.11%) HP
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