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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 50 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.07% 4.56% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 4.90% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,450 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
715 490 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.88% 93.16% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 628 433 628
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%
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 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 17 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 63 (94.03%) Software Engineering
2 36 (53.73%) .NET
3 34 (50.75%) C#
4 32 (47.76%) Degree
5 29 (43.28%) SQL
5 29 (43.28%) Computer Science
6 26 (38.81%) C++
6 26 (38.81%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (35.82%) XML
8 23 (34.33%) OO
9 22 (32.84%) QA
10 21 (31.34%) Automated Testing
10 21 (31.34%) Selenium
11 20 (29.85%) Linux
12 17 (25.37%) STL
12 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
12 17 (25.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 16 (23.88%) OOD
13 16 (23.88%) Subversion
13 16 (23.88%) Multithreading
14 15 (22.39%) GSM
14 15 (22.39%) PBX
14 15 (22.39%) UMTS
14 15 (22.39%) Cisco
14 15 (22.39%) RTP
14 15 (22.39%) RANAP
14 15 (22.39%) LTE
14 15 (22.39%) Asterisk PBX
14 15 (22.39%) GCC
14 15 (22.39%) GDB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.49%) Confluence
1 1 (1.49%) CMS
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) RANAP
1 15 (22.39%) GSM
1 15 (22.39%) PBX
1 15 (22.39%) UMTS
1 15 (22.39%) RTP
1 15 (22.39%) LTE
1 15 (22.39%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Extranet
2 1 (1.49%) 3G
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQLite
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Selenium
2 16 (23.88%) Subversion
3 15 (22.39%) GCC
3 15 (22.39%) GDB
3 15 (22.39%) Trac
4 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.46%) Xcode
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) .NET
2 24 (35.82%) XML
3 17 (25.37%) STL
3 17 (25.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.96%) JSON
5 6 (8.96%) REST
6 5 (7.46%) iOS SDK
6 5 (7.46%) Android SDK
7 4 (5.97%) CSS
8 3 (4.48%) Sass
8 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.48%) jQuery
9 2 (2.99%) WPF
9 2 (2.99%) HTML
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.99%) COM
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.49%) Kafka
10 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Computer Science
2 26 (38.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.48%) User Experience
7 2 (2.99%) Xbox
8 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.49%) Open Source
8 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.46%) Android
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) Software Engineering
2 23 (34.33%) OO
3 21 (31.34%) Automated Testing
4 16 (23.88%) OOD
4 16 (23.88%) Multithreading
5 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Android Development
6 5 (7.46%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.46%) Web Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Web Development
8 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Validation
8 2 (2.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) C#
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) C
5 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.48%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Cisco
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Atmel
3 1 (1.49%) EMC
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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