The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 58 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.54% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,750 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.01% -12.85%
Software Support Engineer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 633 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 96.72% 97.09% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 401 549 540
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Northampton region.

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Support Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Veritas
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) French Language
4 4 (30.77%) German Language
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) French Language
1 4 (30.77%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
1 4 (30.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas
1 4 (30.77%) VMware