Period
to 28 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 176 383 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Guildford 24.62% 41.36% 37.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.18% 42.46% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 174 382 326
Median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £56,875
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 699 902 841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.41% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 659 769 723
Median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £51,358 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.72% +5.26% +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer
Salary Trend in Guildford

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Guildford.

Salary trend for Developer in Guildford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Guildford over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Guildford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 131 (74.43%) JavaScript
2 108 (61.36%) .NET
3 102 (57.95%) HTML
4 100 (56.82%) CSS
5 94 (53.41%) C#
5 94 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (51.14%) AngularJS
7 81 (46.02%) SQL
8 77 (43.75%) MVC
9 52 (29.55%) React
10 47 (26.70%) Git (software)
11 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 42 (23.86%) Web Development
13 41 (23.30%) ASP.NET
14 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (20.45%) User Experience
16 35 (19.89%) Front End Development
16 35 (19.89%) Azure
17 32 (18.18%) HTML5
18 30 (17.05%) .NET Core
19 27 (15.34%) Node.js
19 27 (15.34%) Java
20 26 (14.77%) SOAP
21 25 (14.20%) REST
22 24 (13.64%) TDD
23 23 (13.07%) PHP
24 22 (12.50%) MySQL
24 22 (12.50%) XML
25 20 (11.36%) DevOps
26 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.09%) Confluence
2 8 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.70%) Apache
3 3 (1.70%) CMS
3 3 (1.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.89%) Azure
2 18 (10.23%) GitHub
3 15 (8.52%) AWS
4 11 (6.25%) SaaS
5 8 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.84%) Serverless
7 3 (1.70%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.57%) Google Play
9 1 (0.57%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.82%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) CTI
2 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.50%) MySQL
3 17 (9.66%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
6 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Power BI
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (26.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.09%) JIRA
3 15 (8.52%) Jasmine
3 15 (8.52%) Selenium
4 13 (7.39%) gulp
4 13 (7.39%) Protractor
5 8 (4.55%) Gradle
5 8 (4.55%) Hudson
5 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.55%) Maven
6 7 (3.98%) Ant
7 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.27%) RSpec
8 4 (2.27%) webpack
9 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.57%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Moq
10 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (4.55%) Finance
1 8 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (1.14%) Advertising
2 2 (1.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (61.36%) .NET
2 102 (57.95%) HTML
3 100 (56.82%) CSS
4 90 (51.14%) AngularJS
5 52 (29.55%) React
6 41 (23.30%) ASP.NET
7 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (18.18%) HTML5
9 30 (17.05%) .NET Core
10 27 (15.34%) Node.js
11 26 (14.77%) SOAP
12 25 (14.20%) REST
13 22 (12.50%) XML
14 19 (10.80%) .NET Framework
14 19 (10.80%) jQuery
14 19 (10.80%) WCF
15 18 (10.23%) Vue.js
16 17 (9.66%) CSS3
16 17 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) User Experience
2 18 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.25%) Android
2 10 (5.68%) Linux
3 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.75%) MVC
3 42 (23.86%) Web Development
4 35 (19.89%) Front End Development
5 24 (13.64%) TDD
6 20 (11.36%) DevOps
7 19 (10.80%) OO
7 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing
8 18 (10.23%) Microservices
8 18 (10.23%) Scrum
9 17 (9.66%) Fintech
10 14 (7.95%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (7.95%) Visualisation
11 13 (7.39%) OOP
11 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.39%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.68%) Mobile Development
13 8 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (4.55%) Machine Learning
13 8 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 131 (74.43%) JavaScript
2 94 (53.41%) C#
3 81 (46.02%) SQL
4 27 (15.34%) Java
5 23 (13.07%) PHP
6 16 (9.09%) C++
7 14 (7.95%) TypeScript
8 12 (6.82%) C
9 8 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.98%) Python
11 5 (2.84%) Ruby
12 4 (2.27%) ES6
12 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.14%) Java 8
13 2 (1.14%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) HND
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.70%) Google
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle
4 1 (0.57%) Avaya
4 1 (0.57%) Mitel