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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 394 448 421
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 25 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 34
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
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
15877 20873 21540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.06% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13240 17613 17168
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +28 14 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Berkshire +55 8 £33,000 +10.92%
Hampshire -2 2 £47,500 +50.79%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
3 23 (41.82%) Java
4 22 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 21 (38.18%) MySQL
6 20 (36.36%) Windows
7 19 (34.55%) Python
8 17 (30.91%) Linux
8 17 (30.91%) Ruby
9 16 (29.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.09%) OpenStack
10 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
11 11 (20.00%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) Finance
12 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
13 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) C#
13 8 (14.55%) HTML
14 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
14 7 (12.73%) Presales
15 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
15 6 (10.91%) Games
15 6 (10.91%) Oracle
16 5 (9.09%) C++
16 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

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 16 (29.09%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.09%) nginx
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) 3G
3 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
3 3 (5.45%) NAS
3 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) WLAN
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 21 (38.18%) MySQL
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Avionics
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
4 4 (7.27%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) Java EE
5 3 (5.45%) LAMP
5 3 (5.45%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) Web Services
6 2 (3.64%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) iPad
2 3 (5.45%) iPhone
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) Presales
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.09%) Analytics
3 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (9.09%) Scrum
3 5 (9.09%) SIEM
4 3 (5.45%) Information Security
4 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Web Operations
5 2 (3.64%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (3.64%) CAD
5 2 (3.64%) CRM
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) Python
5 17 (30.91%) Ruby
6 8 (14.55%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) C++
8 4 (7.27%) C
9 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.45%) Perl
9 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.82%) VB
11 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) OpenAM
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Apple
3 5 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Intel Security
5 3 (5.45%) Sophos
5 3 (5.45%) Sun
6 2 (3.64%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.64%) Veeam
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