The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 837 880 829
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 66 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.050% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.053% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 45
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst within the UK.

Software Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Software Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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
England +32 60 £25,000 -9.09% 13
South East +1 19 £23,500 -21.66% 4
Brighton - 14 £23,500 - 2
East Sussex - 14 £23,500 - 3
West Midlands -16 11 £22,500 -18.18% 4
South West -6 9 £32,500 +66.66%
Yorkshire +14 6 £27,500 +13.40% 2
Bristol +7 6 £32,500 +66.66%
East of England +30 5 £30,000 +11.11% 2
North West +6 5 £21,000 -35.38%
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Manchester +8 4 £21,000 -
London -1 4 £31,000 -3.87% 1
Coventry -16 4 £29,250 -10.00% 2
Glasgow - 4 - -
Altrincham - 4 £21,000 -
Solihull - 4 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire +1 3 £25,000 -7.40% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 - -
West Sussex +8 2 £23,500 +6.81%
West Yorkshire +8 2 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Leeds +6 2 £27,500 +17.02%
Berkshire +4 2 £26,250 -12.50%
Reading -6 2 £26,250 -12.50%
Ipswich - 2 £30,000 -
Tamworth - 2 £23,775 -
Staffordshire - 2 £23,775 -
Suffolk - 2 £30,000 -
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 78 (58.21%) SQL
2 37 (27.61%) Degree
3 35 (26.12%) Windows
4 32 (23.88%) ITIL
5 28 (20.90%) Linux
6 27 (20.15%) .NET
7 26 (19.40%) Oracle
8 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
9 22 (16.42%) SLA
10 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
10 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
10 21 (15.67%) Finance
11 20 (14.93%) C#
12 19 (14.18%) UNIX
13 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET
15 14 (10.45%) MS Office
16 13 (9.70%) Java
17 12 (8.96%) XML
18 11 (8.21%) Service Delivery
19 10 (7.46%) Subversion
19 10 (7.46%) Tomcat
19 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
20 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
20 9 (6.72%) PHP
20 9 (6.72%) VBA
20 9 (6.72%) Automotive
20 9 (6.72%) Internet
20 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
20 9 (6.72%) Coaching

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.73%) JBoss
2 5 (3.73%) Apache
2 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.73%) Joomla!
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SSH
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
3 7 (5.22%) MS Access
3 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Subversion
2 7 (5.22%) Toad
3 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.73%) Maven
3 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (15.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Automotive
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) German Language
4 7 (5.22%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) .NET
2 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.96%) XML
4 8 (5.97%) HTML
5 7 (5.22%) J2EE
6 5 (3.73%) JSP
6 5 (3.73%) Struts
6 5 (3.73%) Spring
6 5 (3.73%) Ajax
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.24%) Middleware
8 2 (1.49%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.49%) EDI
8 2 (1.49%) COM+
8 2 (1.49%) CSS
9 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.24%) NHS
6 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.49%) Social Media
6 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Equities
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Windows
2 28 (20.90%) Linux
3 19 (14.18%) UNIX
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.73%) zOS
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) ITIL
2 11 (8.21%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
3 9 (6.72%) Coaching
4 8 (5.97%) Time Management
4 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.22%) ERP
6 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.48%) DevOps
7 5 (3.73%) Release Management
7 5 (3.73%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.73%) CRM
8 4 (2.99%) Service Management
8 4 (2.99%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.99%) Manual Testing
8 4 (2.99%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (58.21%) SQL
2 20 (14.93%) C#
3 13 (9.70%) Java
4 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.72%) VBA
5 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.72%) PHP
6 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.73%) Pascal
8 5 (3.73%) Delphi
9 4 (2.99%) VB
10 3 (2.24%) VB6
11 2 (1.49%) C
12 1 (0.75%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.49%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.49%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.49%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) HNC
4 1 (0.75%) HND
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle
2 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.73%) IBM
4 5 (3.73%) Compuware
4 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.73%) BancTec
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix
6 2 (1.49%) Sun
6 2 (1.49%) Alterian
6 2 (1.49%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.49%) Baan
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) BMC
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Day + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + 46days hols + exc pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 17 days ago