The median annual salary for a Software Support Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 172 212 227
Rank change year-on-year +40 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 6
Median salary £39,000 £27,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.81% -57.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3190 4685 5226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.00% 94.65% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 3823 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Support Engineer in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Support Engineer in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Support Engineer in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +38 3 £25,000 -20.63%
Bracknell +11 2 £57,000 +156.17%
Software Support Engineer
South East

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Gradle
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Ansible
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Salt
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JNDI
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Salt
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam