Period
to 15 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 15 January 2018.

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

Software Developer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 54 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 27 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.88% 4.02% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 4.04% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 61
Guildford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -27.78%
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £51,250
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -

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 874 669 1,161
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.65% 99.55% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 777 630 1,025
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,450 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Guildford.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Guildford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Guildford over the 6 months to 15 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 47 (77.05%) SQL Server
2 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
3 40 (65.57%) Web Services
4 39 (63.93%) C#
5 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
6 32 (52.46%) .NET
7 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
8 27 (44.26%) SOAP
8 27 (44.26%) REST
9 23 (37.70%) Degree
10 22 (36.07%) .NET Framework
10 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
10 22 (36.07%) OOP
10 22 (36.07%) Scrum
11 21 (34.43%) Oracle
12 20 (32.79%) Java
12 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (31.15%) Sun
13 19 (31.15%) Oracle Certification
13 19 (31.15%) Spring
13 19 (31.15%) SaaS
13 19 (31.15%) Java EE
14 18 (29.51%) SQL
15 17 (27.87%) MySQL
15 17 (27.87%) MVC
16 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (24.59%) jQuery
18 12 (19.67%) HTML
18 12 (19.67%) Python

Software 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 3 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (77.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.87%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Power BI
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.39%) Banking
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
1 10 (16.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (65.57%) Web Services
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
3 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
3 27 (44.26%) REST
3 27 (44.26%) SOAP
4 22 (36.07%) .NET Framework
4 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
5 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (31.15%) Java EE
6 19 (31.15%) Spring
7 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (24.59%) jQuery
9 12 (19.67%) HTML
10 11 (18.03%) CSS
11 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
12 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.11%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (11.48%) JSON
13 7 (11.48%) LINQ
13 7 (11.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (16.39%) Fintech
2 7 (11.48%) Animation
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) OOP
3 22 (36.07%) Scrum
4 17 (27.87%) MVC
5 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) 3D Animation
7 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (11.48%) Web Design
8 6 (9.84%) Cross-Browser Development
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.56%) OO
11 3 (4.92%) BDD
11 3 (4.92%) Web Application Development
12 2 (3.28%) DevOps
12 2 (3.28%) Web Development
13 1 (1.64%) Front End Development
13 1 (1.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
2 39 (63.93%) C#
3 20 (32.79%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) Python
6 10 (16.39%) ES6
7 9 (14.75%) PHP
8 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
9 7 (11.48%) ActionScript
9 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
10 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
11 5 (8.20%) Scala
12 3 (4.92%) C++
13 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 2 (3.28%) Perl
13 2 (3.28%) Ruby
13 2 (3.28%) VB
14 1 (1.64%) Elixir
14 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 19 (31.15%) Sun
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Virgin Media