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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 422 413 429
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 21 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.087% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.091% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 13
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +86.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +15.25%
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
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £23,250 -61.25%
Berkshire -3 6 £40,000 -20.00%
West Sussex -9 4 £35,000 +75.00%
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) MS Office
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) C++
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) VB
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 6 (16.67%) C
10 6 (16.67%) HTML
10 6 (16.67%) SCADA
10 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.89%) Product Management
11 5 (13.89%) Time Management
11 5 (13.89%) .NET
11 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (11.11%) VoIP
12 4 (11.11%) CSS
12 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
12 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 3 (8.33%) Web Services
13 3 (8.33%) MySQL
13 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (5.56%) Reuters
14 2 (5.56%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) MySQL
6 2 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) DCOM
5 2 (5.56%) ActiveX
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) SCADA
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.78%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Product Management
1 5 (13.89%) Time Management
2 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.56%) Content Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.78%) 3D Programming
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) UML
4 1 (2.78%) OOP
4 1 (2.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (19.44%) VB
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Reuters
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss