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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 172 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% 0.064% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
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
3547 2965 2964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.64% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 1956 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Fife - 1 £31,500 -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
Scotland
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago