Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Support Engineer was £36,792 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Support Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 246 261
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 5 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.095% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 14
East Midlands median annual salary £36,792 £24,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.30% -1.03% -35.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,300 £18,000
90th Percentile £38,545 £30,000 £27,775
England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year -7.14% +19.66% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5115 6414 7248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.69% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4268 5081 5877
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Software Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +19 3 £36,792 +53.30%
Northamptonshire - 2 £22,500 -
Software Support Engineer
England

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) People Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft