The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 828 877 890
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 90 86 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.079% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.083% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 85 81 75
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +47 85 £35,000 +27.27% 13
South East +42 30 £35,000 +11.11% 3
London +52 27 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Berkshire +17 17 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Reading +25 12 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Surrey +22 10 £47,500 +46.15% 2
East Midlands +22 10 £25,000 +14.94%
East of England +13 7 £37,500 +16.27% 4
South West -10 7 £20,000 -20.00%
Woking - 7 £47,500 - 1
Leicestershire -6 5 £24,000 +33.33%
Watford - 5 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
City of London +57 4 £36,250 -9.37%
Bournemouth - 4 £20,000 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £28,000 -
Dorset - 4 £20,000 -
Lincoln - 3 £28,000 -
North West +16 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Bristol +2 2 £30,500 +22.00%
Cambridge -4 2 - - 3
Manchester -8 2 £37,500 +36.36%
West Midlands -13 2 £20,000 -23.80% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 2 - - 3
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £20,000 -
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £20,000 -

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (50.29%) SQL
2 78 (45.09%) Windows
3 62 (35.84%) SQL Server
4 55 (31.79%) Linux
5 45 (26.01%) Java
6 39 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
7 38 (21.97%) Software Engineering
8 34 (19.65%) MS Excel
9 31 (17.92%) .NET
10 28 (16.18%) C#
11 27 (15.61%) HTML
11 27 (15.61%) Finance
12 26 (15.03%) Windows Server
13 24 (13.87%) MySQL
13 24 (13.87%) XML
14 23 (13.29%) Oracle
14 23 (13.29%) Degree
15 21 (12.14%) IIS
16 19 (10.98%) C
17 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET
17 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
18 17 (9.83%) Python
18 17 (9.83%) CRM
18 17 (9.83%) ITIL
18 17 (9.83%) SaaS
18 17 (9.83%) Presales
19 16 (9.25%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (9.25%) C++
19 16 (9.25%) Firewall

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (12.14%) IIS
2 11 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.62%) Apache
3 8 (4.62%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.05%) JBoss
4 7 (4.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.89%) nginx
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.58%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.58%) Revit
3 1 (0.58%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.58%) Simulink
3 1 (0.58%) Solid Edge
3 1 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.58%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Line 500
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) SaaS
2 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.25%) Firewall
3 10 (5.78%) SAN
4 8 (4.62%) LDAP
4 8 (4.62%) NAS
5 7 (4.05%) HTTP
5 7 (4.05%) Internet
6 4 (2.31%) 3G
6 4 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.73%) DHCP
7 3 (1.73%) DNS
7 3 (1.73%) LAN
7 3 (1.73%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.58%) Intranet
8 1 (0.58%) SSH
8 1 (0.58%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) Wireless
8 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (35.84%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.87%) MySQL
3 14 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.89%) Big Data
6 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.73%) MS Access
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Games
3 5 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.31%) German Language
4 4 (2.31%) Legal
5 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.73%) French Language
5 3 (1.73%) Marketing
5 3 (1.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.92%) .NET
2 27 (15.61%) HTML
3 24 (13.87%) XML
4 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.62%) LAMP
5 8 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (4.05%) Web Services
7 6 (3.47%) Middleware
8 5 (2.89%) CSS
8 5 (2.89%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (2.31%) jQuery
10 3 (1.73%) Classic ASP
10 3 (1.73%) HTML5
10 3 (1.73%) Java EE
11 2 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.16%) JSON
12 1 (0.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.78%) Mathematics
2 10 (5.78%) Physics
3 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.05%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.31%) Chemistry
6 4 (2.31%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.31%) iPad
6 4 (2.31%) iPhone
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.73%) User Experience
8 2 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (45.09%) Windows
2 55 (31.79%) Linux
3 26 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.67%) Unix
5 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.05%) CentOS
7 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.89%) Solaris
8 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.89%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.97%) Software Engineering
2 17 (9.83%) CRM
2 17 (9.83%) ITIL
2 17 (9.83%) Presales
3 13 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (5.20%) Software Testing
5 7 (4.05%) Investment Management
5 7 (4.05%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.05%) Web Operations
6 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.47%) Regression Testing
7 5 (2.89%) Analytics
7 5 (2.89%) DevOps
7 5 (2.89%) Scrum
7 5 (2.89%) SIEM
8 4 (2.31%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.31%) OO
8 4 (2.31%) Software Delivery
8 4 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.29%) SQL
2 45 (26.01%) Java
3 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.18%) C#
5 19 (10.98%) C
6 17 (9.83%) Python
7 16 (9.25%) C++
8 12 (6.94%) Ruby
9 11 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.20%) Perl
11 8 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.62%) VB
12 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
13 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.89%) PHP
14 5 (2.89%) VBA
15 4 (2.31%) VB6
16 1 (0.58%) VBScript
16 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (13.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.47%) MCP
3 6 (3.47%) MCTS
4 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.31%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Postfix
5 1 (0.58%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) Puppet
2 7 (4.05%) OpenAM
3 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.73%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.16%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.29%) Oracle
3 9 (5.20%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.62%) Citrix
5 7 (4.05%) Sun
5 7 (4.05%) VMware
6 6 (3.47%) Google
7 5 (2.89%) Apple
8 4 (2.31%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.31%) Sage
8 4 (2.31%) Sophos
9 3 (1.73%) Equitrac
9 3 (1.73%) Remedy
9 3 (1.73%) Retek
9 3 (1.73%) Veritas
10 2 (1.16%) Fiserv
10 2 (1.16%) Veeam
11 1 (0.58%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
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