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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 423 420 434
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 20 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.087% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.091% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 10
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +56.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 20 August 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 20 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
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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
Berkshire -7 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £22,500 -62.50% 2
West Sussex -16 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Hampshire -6 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Kent - 1 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
4 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) VB
6 10 (26.32%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) C
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) SCADA
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) Time Management
10 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Product Management
11 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
11 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) Java
11 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
12 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.89%) ActiveX
12 3 (7.89%) DHCP
12 3 (7.89%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Modbus
4 1 (2.63%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) ActiveX
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) DCOM
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) SCADA
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
1 5 (13.16%) Time Management
1 5 (13.16%) Product Management
2 2 (5.26%) Web Development
2 2 (5.26%) Content Management
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) Contact Management
3 1 (2.63%) UML
3 1 (2.63%) OOP
3 1 (2.63%) Logistics
3 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Programming
3 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) C++
3 10 (26.32%) VB
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Wonderware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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