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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 425 419 428
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 18 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.12% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 15
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Berkshire +7 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +14 5 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £25,000 -37.50%
West Sussex 0 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) IIS
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) UNIX
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
7 5 (17.24%) Derivative
7 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.34%) LINQ
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.90%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.34%) LINQ
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) XSLT
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
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