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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 438 449 462
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.088% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 18
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,750 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.01% -12.85%
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
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
Surrey -7 4 £28,000 -6.66%
Berkshire +19 3 £31,500 -24.55% 2
Hampshire +7 3 £23,500 -6.00% 1
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) Degree
5 18 (32.73%) IIS
5 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
6 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.45%) Java
8 13 (23.64%) .NET
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
8 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
9 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.18%) Oracle
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
12 8 (14.55%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) C++
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
14 6 (10.91%) Analytics
14 6 (10.91%) HTML
14 6 (10.91%) VB
14 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
15 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
15 5 (9.09%) Syncsort

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (32.73%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) 2G
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
2 1 (1.82%) 4G
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) XSLT
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
4 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
5 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.45%) Chemistry
6 3 (5.45%) Physics
7 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.82%) Derivative
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.82%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) zOS
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Unix
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.91%) Analytics
3 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Presales
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.64%) SDLC
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Use Case
7 1 (1.82%) Business Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 6 (10.91%) VB
6 5 (9.09%) C
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) VBA
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.45%) VB6
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) IBM
3 5 (9.09%) Syncsort
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) ThinPrint
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago