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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.08% 4.84% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 5.06% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 20
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
586 731 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.22% 95.68% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 517 642 672
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (86.67%) C#
2 45 (60.00%) .NET
3 35 (46.67%) SQL
4 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
5 31 (41.33%) Finance
6 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 28 (37.33%) Degree
8 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (34.67%) C++
10 24 (32.00%) HTML
11 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
12 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET
12 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
13 20 (26.67%) Windows
14 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
15 18 (24.00%) CSS
15 18 (24.00%) Java
16 16 (21.33%) WPF
17 15 (20.00%) Scrum
17 15 (20.00%) C
18 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
19 13 (17.33%) Linux
19 13 (17.33%) Mathematics
19 13 (17.33%) jQuery
19 13 (17.33%) LINQ
19 13 (17.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 12 (16.00%) LINQ to SQL
20 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (16.00%) Investment Banking
20 12 (16.00%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Wireless
1 1 (1.33%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) NUnit
2 7 (9.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
2 12 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) HTML
3 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
5 18 (24.00%) CSS
6 16 (21.33%) WPF
7 13 (17.33%) LINQ
7 13 (17.33%) jQuery
7 13 (17.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (16.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 12 (16.00%) Ajax
9 11 (14.67%) CSS3
9 11 (14.67%) HTML5
10 10 (13.33%) WinForms
10 10 (13.33%) Web Services
11 5 (6.67%) XML
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.33%) Flash
13 3 (4.00%) WCF
14 2 (2.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Mathematics
2 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.00%) VHDL
5 6 (8.00%) Physics
6 2 (2.67%) PDA
6 2 (2.67%) Animation
6 2 (2.67%) Firmware
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) Scrum
4 11 (14.67%) MVC
5 10 (13.33%) OO
5 10 (13.33%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (12.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 9 (12.00%) Signal Processing
6 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.67%) Coaching
7 8 (10.67%) Information Security
7 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Business Development
8 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Workflow Management
8 7 (9.33%) Code Coverage
8 7 (9.33%) Workflow
8 7 (9.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) C#
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 26 (34.67%) C++
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) Java
6 15 (20.00%) C
7 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
8 9 (12.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (5.33%) VBA
10 2 (2.67%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) Python
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) VB6
11 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) PhD
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft