The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 849 841 820
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 46 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.056% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 62
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Support Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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 -3 45 £30,000 +9.09% 1
South East +1 15 £25,000 +5.26% 1
East of England -30 15 £37,500 +27.11%
Bedfordshire +6 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Luton +14 7 £40,000 +60.00%
London +25 6 £46,250 +23.33%
Cambridgeshire -26 4 £24,000 -29.41%
East Sussex - 4 £25,000 -
Brighton - 4 £25,000 -
East Midlands +17 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Berkshire +5 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Milton Keynes +2 3 £30,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -3 3 £27,500 -13.38%
South West -4 3 £31,000 +12.72%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Derby - 3 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £25,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Hampshire -15 2 - -
Cambridge -18 2 £24,000 -29.41%
Coventry - 2 £27,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 £25,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £22,000 -
Bedford +4 1 £34,000 +36.00%
Reading +2 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £27,500 -31.25%

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 54 (57.45%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) Windows
3 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
4 31 (32.98%) .NET
5 30 (31.91%) Linux
6 29 (30.85%) Degree
7 28 (29.79%) C#
7 28 (29.79%) Java
8 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
9 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
10 21 (22.34%) C++
10 21 (22.34%) Oracle
11 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
12 19 (20.21%) HTML
13 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
14 16 (17.02%) Web Services
15 13 (13.83%) XML
15 13 (13.83%) C
15 13 (13.83%) VB
15 13 (13.83%) Finance
16 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (10.64%) MS Office
18 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
19 8 (8.51%) French Language
19 8 (8.51%) VB6
19 8 (8.51%) IIS
20 7 (7.45%) SAP
20 7 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
20 7 (7.45%) T-SQL

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 8 (8.51%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) VPN
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
3 2 (2.13%) DHCP
3 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) NAS
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.13%) MS Access
6 2 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) DTS
7 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.32%) Subversion
2 2 (2.13%) Toad
3 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) French Language
3 4 (4.26%) German Language
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) .NET
2 19 (20.21%) HTML
3 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 16 (17.02%) Web Services
5 13 (13.83%) XML
6 6 (6.38%) SOAP
7 5 (5.32%) WCF
8 4 (4.26%) CSS
8 4 (4.26%) MFC
8 4 (4.26%) Spring
9 2 (2.13%) Ajax
9 2 (2.13%) WinForms
9 2 (2.13%) Java EE
9 2 (2.13%) XSL
9 2 (2.13%) J2EE
9 2 (2.13%) JSP
10 1 (1.06%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.06%) XSLT
10 1 (1.06%) Flash
10 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.38%) Physics
5 4 (4.26%) SCADA
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) SCORM
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Android
4 6 (6.38%) UNIX
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.13%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.45%) OO
2 6 (6.38%) ITIL
2 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
2 6 (6.38%) Product Management
3 5 (5.32%) Android Development
3 5 (5.32%) Time Management
3 5 (5.32%) ERP
4 3 (3.19%) Coaching
4 3 (3.19%) DevOps
5 2 (2.13%) Use Case
5 2 (2.13%) UML
5 2 (2.13%) OOP
5 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.06%) Logistics
6 1 (1.06%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) Project Management
6 1 (1.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) SQL
2 28 (29.79%) C#
2 28 (29.79%) Java
3 21 (22.34%) C++
4 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.83%) C
5 13 (13.83%) VB
6 8 (8.51%) VB6
7 7 (7.45%) Python
7 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.34%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) Citrix
4 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.13%) Reuters
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) i-GRasp
5 1 (1.06%) Infor
5 1 (1.06%) Twitter
5 1 (1.06%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) Sage
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