Period
to 9 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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

Software Engineer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 36 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Guildford 12.94% 4.60% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.35% 4.65% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 35
Median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.84% +10.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,125 £30,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 382 774 814
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 98.85% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 361 668 675
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,875 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Guildford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Guildford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Guildford over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (86.27%) .NET
2 44 (86.27%) HTML
2 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 44 (86.27%) C#
2 44 (86.27%) Degree
3 43 (84.31%) .NET Framework
3 43 (84.31%) Docker
3 43 (84.31%) Microservices
3 43 (84.31%) Machine Learning
3 43 (84.31%) .NET Core
3 43 (84.31%) Artificial Intelligence
3 43 (84.31%) SQL
3 43 (84.31%) CSS
3 43 (84.31%) Scrum
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) C
6 5 (9.80%) MFC
7 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
9 1 (1.96%) QNX
9 1 (1.96%) Electronics
9 1 (1.96%) Finance

Software Engineer 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 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LTE
1 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.96%) Electronics
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (86.27%) .NET
1 44 (86.27%) HTML
2 43 (84.31%) .NET Core
2 43 (84.31%) .NET Framework
2 43 (84.31%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) MFC
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.96%) CPLD
1 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
1 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (84.31%) Artificial Intelligence
2 43 (84.31%) Machine Learning
2 43 (84.31%) Microservices
2 43 (84.31%) Scrum
3 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.96%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.96%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Image Processing
6 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.96%) Prototyping
6 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C#
1 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 43 (84.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) C++
4 5 (9.80%) C
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 43 (84.31%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) EMC
1 1 (1.96%) QNX