The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 54 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.56% 4.41% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.73% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 26
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Software Developer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 486 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.85% 93.10% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 619 430 627
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Guildford region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Guildford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 49 (77.78%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
3 36 (57.14%) .NET
4 26 (41.27%) Degree
5 24 (38.10%) HTML
5 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) Windows
6 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 21 (33.33%) CSS
8 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
8 20 (31.75%) VB.NET
9 19 (30.16%) C++
10 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 17 (26.98%) Scrum
11 17 (26.98%) Java
12 16 (25.40%) Ajax
12 16 (25.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (23.81%) Linux
13 15 (23.81%) OO
14 14 (22.22%) C
14 14 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
14 14 (22.22%) LINQ
14 14 (22.22%) jQuery
14 14 (22.22%) VHDL
14 14 (22.22%) Finance
15 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
15 13 (20.63%) Web Services
15 13 (20.63%) Digital Signal Processing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Wireless
2 3 (4.76%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.94%) SQLite
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) NUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.94%) Xcode
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) GCC
6 1 (1.59%) GDB
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) .NET
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.33%) CSS
4 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 16 (25.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 16 (25.40%) Ajax
6 14 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
6 14 (22.22%) LINQ
6 14 (22.22%) jQuery
7 13 (20.63%) Web Services
8 12 (19.05%) CSS3
8 12 (19.05%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) XML
9 6 (9.52%) Flash
10 5 (7.94%) JSON
10 5 (7.94%) Android SDK
10 5 (7.94%) iOS SDK
10 5 (7.94%) REST
11 3 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) VHDL
2 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Physics
6 2 (3.17%) Animation
7 1 (1.59%) Open Source
7 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Android
3 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) OO
5 13 (20.63%) Digital Signal Processing
5 13 (20.63%) Signal Processing
6 11 (17.46%) Multithreading
6 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.46%) Coaching
6 11 (17.46%) Business Development
7 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Information Security
8 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Android Development
8 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
9 5 (7.94%) Workflow Management
9 5 (7.94%) User Stories
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Code Coverage
9 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.75%) VB.NET
5 19 (30.16%) C++
6 17 (26.98%) Java
7 14 (22.22%) C
8 13 (20.63%) MATLAB
9 5 (7.94%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) PhD
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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