The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 418 447 452
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 22 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 22
Median salary £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £33,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-17.29% -2.20%
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
17624 20064 22070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 97.07% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14938 16188 17853
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +11 6 £28,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
Berkshire +15 4 £30,750 -12.14% 2
West Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire +6 2 £24,500 -2.00%
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Windows
3 18 (39.13%) Degree
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 15 (32.61%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.26%) IIS
8 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
9 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
10 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) VB
11 7 (15.22%) C++
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.04%) C
13 5 (10.87%) zOS
13 5 (10.87%) SLA
13 5 (10.87%) IBM
13 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
13 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
13 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.87%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (10.87%) Syncsort

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) 2G
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
5 4 (8.70%) Chemistry
5 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (8.70%) Physics
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) zOS
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
2 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
3 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Analytics
4 2 (4.35%) Presales
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) SDLC
4 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Time Management
4 2 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) OO
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) VB
4 7 (15.22%) C++
5 6 (13.04%) C
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) VB6
7 3 (6.52%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) VBA
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Syncsort
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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