Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 42 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 63 55 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 7.53% 7.12% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 7.28% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 35
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,300 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £54,000 £62,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%

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 823 756 864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 97.80% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 677 687 763
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,400 £24,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,250 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 18 October 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 18 October 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 52 (82.54%) C#
2 51 (80.95%) .NET
3 50 (79.37%) HTML
4 48 (76.19%) MVC
5 45 (71.43%) CSS
6 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (34.92%) Android
9 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (34.92%) Apple iOS
9 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.57%) PHP
11 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
12 15 (23.81%) HTML5
12 15 (23.81%) CSS3
13 14 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
13 14 (22.22%) Video on Demand
13 14 (22.22%) SQL
14 13 (20.63%) DRM
14 13 (20.63%) WCF
14 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
15 12 (19.05%) API Development
15 12 (19.05%) Change Control
15 12 (19.05%) Razor View Engine
15 12 (19.05%) jQuery
15 12 (19.05%) TDD
16 11 (17.46%) Python
17 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
18 9 (14.29%) REST

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 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.35%) IIS
1 4 (6.35%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.35%) GitHub
1 4 (6.35%) Slack
2 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (12.70%) Games
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 50 (79.37%) HTML
3 45 (71.43%) CSS
4 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
4 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (23.81%) CSS3
5 15 (23.81%) HTML5
6 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
6 13 (20.63%) WCF
7 12 (19.05%) jQuery
7 12 (19.05%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (14.29%) REST
9 7 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (7.94%) Django
11 4 (6.35%) Celery
11 4 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (6.35%) SOAP
11 4 (6.35%) TensorFlow
11 4 (6.35%) XSD
11 4 (6.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
1 14 (22.22%) Video on Demand
2 9 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Android
1 22 (34.92%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) MVC
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.63%) DRM
5 12 (19.05%) API Development
5 12 (19.05%) Change Control
5 12 (19.05%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Presales
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) SEO
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.35%) Neural Network
8 4 (6.35%) SOA
9 3 (4.76%) Analytics
9 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) PHP
4 14 (22.22%) SQL
5 11 (17.46%) Python
6 7 (11.11%) C++
6 7 (11.11%) Java
7 4 (6.35%) R
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) Go
9 1 (1.59%) Java 8
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Sony
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Screaming Frog
4 1 (1.59%) Canon
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Sun