The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 47 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.06% 3.94% 6.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 4.20% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
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
683 524 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.66% 93.91% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 612 465 654
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Guildford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 73 (94.81%) Software Engineering
2 45 (58.44%) C#
3 44 (57.14%) .NET
4 33 (42.86%) Degree
5 29 (37.66%) SQL
6 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 25 (32.47%) C++
7 25 (32.47%) XML
8 24 (31.17%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (25.97%) Finance
9 20 (25.97%) OO
9 20 (25.97%) QA
10 19 (24.68%) Selenium
10 19 (24.68%) Linux
10 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
11 16 (20.78%) Subversion
11 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
12 15 (19.48%) STL
12 15 (19.48%) OOD
12 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
12 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
12 15 (19.48%) .NET Framework
12 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (16.88%) RTP
13 13 (16.88%) GSM
13 13 (16.88%) PBX
13 13 (16.88%) UMTS
13 13 (16.88%) Cisco
13 13 (16.88%) Asterisk PBX
13 13 (16.88%) GCC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) GSM
1 13 (16.88%) PBX
1 13 (16.88%) UMTS
1 13 (16.88%) RTP
1 13 (16.88%) RANAP
1 13 (16.88%) LTE
1 13 (16.88%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Extranet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) SQLite
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) Subversion
3 13 (16.88%) GCC
3 13 (16.88%) GDB
3 13 (16.88%) Trac
4 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.79%) NUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Xcode
6 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) JIRA
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 25 (32.47%) XML
3 15 (19.48%) STL
3 15 (19.48%) .NET Framework
3 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (12.99%) HTML
4 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.99%) CSS
5 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (11.69%) jQuery
6 8 (10.39%) WPF
7 7 (9.09%) Ajax
8 6 (7.79%) JSON
8 6 (7.79%) REST
9 5 (6.49%) iOS SDK
9 5 (6.49%) WCF
9 5 (6.49%) Android SDK
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (5.19%) SOAP
10 4 (5.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 24 (31.17%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.60%) Xbox
7 2 (2.60%) Economics
7 2 (2.60%) Statistics
8 1 (1.30%) DTV
8 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (94.81%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.97%) OO
3 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
4 15 (19.48%) OOD
4 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
6 9 (11.69%) MVC
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) MVVM
9 5 (6.49%) Android Development
9 5 (6.49%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 4 (5.19%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Validation
11 3 (3.90%) Scrum
11 3 (3.90%) Workflow
11 3 (3.90%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) C#
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 25 (32.47%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) C
6 5 (6.49%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.49%) Java
7 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) EMC
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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