Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.89% 4.77% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 4.83% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 14
Guildford median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £45,875 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

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 859 828 647
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 98.69% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 726 697 609
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Guildford over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 18 (52.94%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
6 9 (26.47%) Machine Learning
6 9 (26.47%) Docker
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
6 9 (26.47%) STL
6 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Microservices
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Core
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) C
9 6 (17.65%) Python
10 5 (14.71%) Spring
11 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (8.82%) Analytics
12 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
12 3 (8.82%) FreeSWITCH

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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) H.323
3 1 (2.94%) ISDN
3 1 (2.94%) RTP
3 1 (2.94%) SS7
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) JUnit
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Arquillian
3 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) CSS
2 9 (26.47%) STL
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Core
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) FreeSWITCH
5 3 (8.82%) Java EE
5 3 (8.82%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) EJB
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) JDBC
6 2 (5.88%) JSF
6 2 (5.88%) JSP
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) ODBC
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Machine Learning
3 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Microservices
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (5.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Product Roadmap
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) C++
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) C
6 6 (17.65%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) Java 8
7 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.88%) R
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Databricks