The median annual salary for a Software Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 832 862
Rank change year-on-year +33 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 67 79 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.085% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.088% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 86
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.53% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Support Engineer in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Support Engineer in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Software Support Engineer in England

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
North West -23 19 £40,000 +20.30% 2
South East +34 18 £32,500 -10.34% 1
London +33 17 £33,750 -20.58%
West Midlands +8 7 £43,750 +59.09%
East of England -10 5 £21,000 -38.00% 2
South West -7 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (54.78%) SQL
2 42 (36.52%) Linux
3 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
4 33 (28.70%) Degree
5 28 (24.35%) Windows
6 27 (23.48%) ITIL
7 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
8 23 (20.00%) Python
9 22 (19.13%) .NET
9 22 (19.13%) Java
10 21 (18.26%) C#
11 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 18 (15.65%) DevOps
13 17 (14.78%) Oracle
14 15 (13.04%) Big Data
14 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.17%) Computer Science Degree
16 13 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (11.30%) Data Centre
16 13 (11.30%) Kafka
16 13 (11.30%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (11.30%) Unix
17 11 (9.57%) C++
18 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
19 9 (7.83%) C
19 9 (7.83%) RPG
19 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
19 9 (7.83%) Finance
19 9 (7.83%) JD Edwards
19 9 (7.83%) Technical Analysis

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (11.30%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.87%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) SaaS
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) GitHub
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
1 8 (6.96%) VPN
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) IPsec
3 2 (1.74%) LDAP
3 2 (1.74%) PCoIP
3 2 (1.74%) VLAN
4 1 (0.87%) DHCP
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.87%) PABX
4 1 (0.87%) SMS
4 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) Big Data
3 13 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (6.96%) MySQL
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Synon
2 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.61%) Subversion
4 2 (1.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.74%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.87%) Ant
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.87%) Gradle
5 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Automotive
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Billing
4 4 (3.48%) Electronics
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) French Language
6 2 (1.74%) German Language
6 2 (1.74%) Military
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) Kafka
3 6 (5.22%) XML
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) XSLT
5 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.61%) J2EE
5 3 (2.61%) WinForms
6 2 (1.74%) HTML
6 2 (1.74%) Middleware
6 2 (1.74%) ODBC
6 2 (1.74%) REST
6 2 (1.74%) SOAP
6 2 (1.74%) Spring
7 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.87%) JNDI
7 1 (0.87%) OAuth
7 1 (0.87%) RESTful
7 1 (0.87%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.96%) iPad
4 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) Fintech
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) CCTV
6 1 (0.87%) Contactless
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Linux
2 28 (24.35%) Windows
3 13 (11.30%) Unix
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.74%) Solaris
8 2 (1.74%) VMS
8 2 (1.74%) zOS
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) DevOps
3 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
4 9 (7.83%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
6 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.48%) MVC
7 4 (3.48%) Presales
8 3 (2.61%) API Development
8 3 (2.61%) Change Management
8 3 (2.61%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (1.74%) Content Management
9 2 (1.74%) OO
9 2 (1.74%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.74%) TDD
9 2 (1.74%) UML
9 2 (1.74%) Validation
9 2 (1.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.78%) SQL
2 23 (20.00%) Python
3 22 (19.13%) Java
4 21 (18.26%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) C++
6 9 (7.83%) C
6 9 (7.83%) RPG
6 9 (7.83%) RPG IV
6 9 (7.83%) RPG/400
7 7 (6.09%) Perl
8 6 (5.22%) PHP
9 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.35%) VB
10 4 (3.48%) Delphi
10 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Degree
2 14 (12.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.35%) CCA
4 5 (4.35%) CCNA
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (3.48%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) MetaFrame
1 5 (4.35%) XenApp
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.74%) Nagios
2 2 (1.74%) Packer
2 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) Mesos
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) Salt
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.78%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) JD Edwards
4 6 (5.22%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.87%) RedDot
7 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
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