The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 414 401 425
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 22 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.097% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 11
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
Software Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Surrey -3 9 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +4 5 £41,250 +50.00% 2
Kent - 4 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -13 1 - - 1
Software Support Engineer
England

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.12%) Delphi
7 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Billing
8 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) IIS
8 3 (9.09%) C
8 3 (9.09%) UNIX
9 2 (6.06%) LAN

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) French Language
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
4 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) Ajax
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
1 2 (6.06%) DevOps
2 1 (3.03%) ERP
2 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Network Management
2 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.12%) Delphi
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Reuters
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) HP
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