The median annual salary for a Software Support Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 377 440 434
Rank change year-on-year +63 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 12 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.097% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 29
Median salary £42,000 £28,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -8.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £64,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Support Engineer in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Support Engineer in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for Software Support Engineer in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +40 5 £39,000 +41.81%
Kent - 4 - -
Surrey +38 2 £50,000 +65.28%
Hampshire +20 1 £22,500 -25.61%
Software Support Engineer
England

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) MySQL
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
5 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 9 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) Delphi
8 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Billing
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (11.11%) API Development
9 3 (11.11%) MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
1 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Avionics
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) WinForms
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) JNDI
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) OAuth
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) SAML
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.11%) API Development
2 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
4 1 (3.70%) OOP
4 1 (3.70%) Presales
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Delphi
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Salt
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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