The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 434 415 425
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 15 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.093% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.098% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 15
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £37,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £24,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -12.72%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22743 21332 23386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.94% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18159 17682 20244
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Support Engineer
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Surrey +5 3 £34,000 +13.33%
Berkshire -3 2 £25,000 -16.66%
West Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £20,750 -
Kent - 2 £33,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) C++
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
7 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (17.14%) MySQL
9 6 (17.14%) XML
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) Legal
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Time Management
10 5 (14.29%) PHP
10 5 (14.29%) C
10 5 (14.29%) VB
10 5 (14.29%) .NET
10 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.43%) Ant
11 4 (11.43%) JUnit
11 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
11 4 (11.43%) EDI
11 4 (11.43%) Swing
11 4 (11.43%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SS7
2 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Modbus
3 1 (2.86%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) DbUnit
2 4 (11.43%) Mockito
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) Swing
3 4 (11.43%) EDI
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) DCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) ActiveX
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Time Management
3 4 (11.43%) CAPI
3 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C++
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) C
4 5 (14.29%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) DO-178B
1 2 (5.71%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Wonderware
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 17-23k
Posted: 9 hours ago