The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 69 47
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.76% 2.06% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.09% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 27
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 323 669 665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 99.08% 98.24% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 306 444 609
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Guildford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Guildford.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) C++
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
7 10 (34.48%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) OO
7 10 (34.48%) Python
7 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (31.03%) Big Data
8 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) Unix
9 8 (27.59%) STL
9 8 (27.59%) Migration
9 8 (27.59%) Online Security
9 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
9 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
9 8 (27.59%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (27.59%) Low Latency
9 8 (27.59%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (27.59%) Blockchain
9 8 (27.59%) Prototyping
9 8 (27.59%) Data Lake
10 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) HTML

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Big Data
2 8 (27.59%) Blockchain
2 8 (27.59%) Data Lake
2 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) STL
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) EJB
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) Java SE
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Struts
7 1 (3.45%) Swing
7 1 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Fintech
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (34.48%) OO
4 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
5 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
5 8 (27.59%) Low Latency
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Online Security
5 8 (27.59%) Prototyping
5 8 (27.59%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
7 5 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (13.79%) High Availability
9 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.90%) Analytics
10 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.90%) Physics
11 1 (3.45%) Cluster Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PhD
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PA-DSS
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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