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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 72 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.94% 8.20% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 8.50% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 50
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
703 847 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.46% 96.47% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 623 727 747
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 51 (86.44%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.85%) C++
3 29 (49.15%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) OO
5 22 (37.29%) C#
6 20 (33.90%) .NET
7 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
7 17 (28.81%) Linux
8 16 (27.12%) Android
8 16 (27.12%) Apple iOS
9 11 (18.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (16.95%) Degree
10 10 (16.95%) JSON
10 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
11 9 (15.25%) REST
11 9 (15.25%) Android Development
11 9 (15.25%) SQLite
11 9 (15.25%) C
11 9 (15.25%) Finance
12 8 (13.56%) STL
12 8 (13.56%) Android SDK
12 8 (13.56%) Mobile Development
12 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
13 6 (10.17%) LTE
13 6 (10.17%) Diameter Protocol
13 6 (10.17%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
13 6 (10.17%) RANAP
13 6 (10.17%) WPF
13 6 (10.17%) Java

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) GSM
1 6 (10.17%) UMTS
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.17%) RTP
1 6 (10.17%) RANAP
1 6 (10.17%) LTE
1 6 (10.17%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (6.78%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (6.78%) PBX
3 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.08%) SCTP
4 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) NFC
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQLite
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
1 5 (8.47%) GCC
2 4 (6.78%) GDB
2 4 (6.78%) Trac
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (16.95%) JSON
4 9 (15.25%) REST
5 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
5 8 (13.56%) Android SDK
5 8 (13.56%) STL
6 6 (10.17%) WinForms
6 6 (10.17%) WPF
7 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.39%) Spring
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
8 2 (3.39%) XML
8 2 (3.39%) J2EE
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.39%) CSS
9 1 (1.69%) JSP
9 1 (1.69%) Swing
9 1 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.17%) Smartcard
3 4 (6.78%) Physics
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.69%) VHDL
6 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.69%) iPhone
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
3 16 (27.12%) Android
3 16 (27.12%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Software Engineering
2 24 (40.68%) OO
3 9 (15.25%) Android Development
4 8 (13.56%) Mobile Development
5 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 1 (1.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
8 1 (1.69%) OOD
8 1 (1.69%) TDD
8 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.69%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.69%) Video Processing
8 1 (1.69%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (1.69%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (1.69%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C++
2 22 (37.29%) C#
3 9 (15.25%) C
4 6 (10.17%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) PhD
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Intel
2 1 (1.69%) Atmel
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