The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank - - 156
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3132 3179 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.81% 95.41% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2023 2183
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter