The median annual salary for a Software Support Engineer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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 / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 163 162
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.075% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.072% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £24,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £28,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +19.46% -5.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Support Engineer in Scotland

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Support Engineer in Scotland

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £24,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree