Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 33 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.76% 4.02% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 4.08% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 72
Guildford median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -31.58%
10th Percentile £24,850 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,600 £52,500 £51,250
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 810 809 1280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.83% 98.66% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 726 745 1146
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,938
90th Percentile £65,625 £67,500 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 48 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (73.21%) C#
4 39 (69.64%) .NET
5 33 (58.93%) Web Services
5 33 (58.93%) ASP.NET
6 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
7 27 (48.21%) .NET Framework
8 26 (46.43%) AngularJS
9 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (32.14%) SQL
12 17 (30.36%) HTML
12 17 (30.36%) MVC
12 17 (30.36%) Degree
13 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (28.57%) jQuery
14 15 (26.79%) Finance
14 15 (26.79%) Banking
14 15 (26.79%) CSS
14 15 (26.79%) SOAP
14 15 (26.79%) REST
14 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (26.79%) QA
14 15 (26.79%) Investment Banking
14 15 (26.79%) Fintech
14 15 (26.79%) ES6
15 13 (23.21%) OOP
15 13 (23.21%) Scrum
16 12 (21.43%) Java

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 (5.36%) IIS
1 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 15 (26.79%) Banking
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
1 15 (26.79%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) ASP.NET
2 33 (58.93%) Web Services
3 27 (48.21%) .NET Framework
4 26 (46.43%) AngularJS
5 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
7 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (28.57%) jQuery
8 15 (26.79%) CSS
8 15 (26.79%) REST
8 15 (26.79%) SOAP
9 10 (17.86%) Java EE
9 10 (17.86%) Spring
10 7 (12.50%) React
11 6 (10.71%) Ember.js
12 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
12 5 (8.93%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (26.79%) Fintech
2 5 (8.93%) Animation
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) OOP
4 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) 3D Animation
7 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) Web Design
8 4 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Development
9 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 2 (3.57%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.57%) Migration
10 2 (3.57%) Online Security
10 2 (3.57%) OO
11 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (73.21%) C#
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) ES6
5 12 (21.43%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.93%) Scala
9 3 (5.36%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.57%) Ruby
10 2 (3.57%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) C++
11 1 (1.79%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Sun
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Google