Period
to 27 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 66 67
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.50% 3.44% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 3.56% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 32
Guildford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 710 871 874
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 96.78% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 673 747 755
Guildford median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £49,205 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.62% +3.59% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 37 (92.50%) Software Engineering
2 32 (80.00%) C#
2 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (62.50%) HTML
4 24 (60.00%) Docker
5 22 (55.00%) .NET Core
5 22 (55.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (55.00%) Microservices
5 22 (55.00%) SQL
5 22 (55.00%) .NET
5 22 (55.00%) CSS
5 22 (55.00%) Scrum
5 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 22 (55.00%) Degree
6 21 (52.50%) Machine Learning
7 13 (32.50%) C++
8 12 (30.00%) C
9 11 (27.50%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) Linux
10 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) PLM
12 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
12 7 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.50%) Decision-Making
12 7 (17.50%) Go

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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
1 7 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LTE
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) HTML
2 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Core
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (55.00%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) Node.js
4 3 (7.50%) Yocto
5 2 (5.00%) Django
5 2 (5.00%) MFC
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Software Engineering
2 22 (55.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 22 (55.00%) Microservices
2 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 21 (52.50%) Machine Learning
4 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (17.50%) Decision-Making
5 7 (17.50%) PLM
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.50%) SDET
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) C++
4 12 (30.00%) C
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) Go
7 6 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft