Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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

Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 472 1,024 1,508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 29.17% 24.32% 28.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.33% 25.19% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 423 959 1,458
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £36,900 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 1,556 4,065 5,023
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.53% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 3,433 4,189
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,125
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Surrey.

Salary trend for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Surrey

Developer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -6 128 £45,000 - 41
Reigate +4 75 £62,500 +8.70% 2
Staines +2 37 £65,000 -
Woking +11 33 £57,500 +22.34% 2
Farnham -1 19 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Godalming -3 16 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Redhill +13 15 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Camberley +14 14 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Chertsey +8 14 £58,750 +17.50% 3
Leatherhead -2 9 £37,750 -31.36% 3
Egham +16 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Walton-on-Thames 0 6 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Caterham +3 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Lightwater +2 3 £45,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Weybridge +11 2 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Epsom -14 2 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Haslemere 0 1 £50,000 -
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Developer 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 Surrey region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 254 (53.81%) JavaScript
2 252 (53.39%) .NET
3 244 (51.69%) C#
4 230 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (37.92%) AngularJS
6 177 (37.50%) CSS
7 176 (37.29%) HTML
8 154 (32.63%) SQL
9 142 (30.08%) Azure
10 141 (29.87%) MVC
11 128 (27.12%) SQL Server
12 116 (24.58%) ASP.NET
13 100 (21.19%) Finance
14 97 (20.55%) Java
15 96 (20.34%) .NET Core
16 87 (18.43%) Microsoft
17 85 (18.01%) Software Engineering
18 79 (16.74%) Python
18 79 (16.74%) Docker
19 77 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
20 74 (15.68%) React
21 73 (15.47%) DevOps
21 73 (15.47%) jQuery
22 69 (14.62%) Git (software)
22 69 (14.62%) Scrum
23 66 (13.98%) TDD
23 66 (13.98%) Web Development
24 65 (13.77%) .NET Framework
25 56 (11.86%) Microservices
26 55 (11.65%) Greenfield Project

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 14 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.48%) CMS
3 5 (1.06%) Confluence
4 4 (0.85%) DNN
4 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.64%) Apache
5 3 (0.64%) WordPress
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.42%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.21%) GemFire
7 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 142 (30.08%) Azure
2 34 (7.20%) Power Platform
3 33 (6.99%) AWS
4 20 (4.24%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (2.33%) SaaS
6 9 (1.91%) Serverless
7 7 (1.48%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.85%) npm
9 3 (0.64%) GitHub
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.42%) Boomi
10 2 (0.42%) GCP
10 2 (0.42%) PaaS
10 2 (0.42%) Zapier
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.21%) Heroku
11 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.97%) HTTP
2 5 (1.06%) Wireless
3 3 (0.64%) 5G
3 3 (0.64%) Skype
3 3 (0.64%) SSH
4 2 (0.42%) CTI
4 2 (0.42%) SNMP
4 2 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.53%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (8.47%) Big Data
4 36 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (7.20%) Power BI
7 33 (6.99%) NoSQL
8 26 (5.51%) Data Lake
9 23 (4.87%) MySQL
10 19 (4.03%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.91%) Biml
12 9 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.69%) QlikView
13 8 (1.69%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.85%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 69 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.72%) JIRA
3 23 (4.87%) JUnit
3 23 (4.87%) NUnit
4 21 (4.45%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.24%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.03%) Gradle
7 14 (2.97%) Android Studio
7 14 (2.97%) Maven
7 14 (2.97%) Mockito
7 14 (2.97%) Moq
8 12 (2.54%) MSTest
9 11 (2.33%) Xcode
10 6 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.06%) git-flow
11 5 (1.06%) Subversion
12 4 (0.85%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.85%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 100 (21.19%) Finance
2 13 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.33%) Marketing
4 10 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.69%) Electronics
5 8 (1.69%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.48%) Retail
7 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Legal
8 3 (0.64%) Local Government
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (53.39%) .NET
2 179 (37.92%) AngularJS
3 177 (37.50%) CSS
4 176 (37.29%) HTML
5 116 (24.58%) ASP.NET
6 96 (20.34%) .NET Core
7 77 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (15.68%) React
9 73 (15.47%) jQuery
10 65 (13.77%) .NET Framework
11 55 (11.65%) XML
12 54 (11.44%) HTML5
13 53 (11.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 51 (10.81%) REST
15 46 (9.75%) Node.js
16 41 (8.69%) Web Services
17 40 (8.47%) Spring
18 38 (8.05%) JSON
18 38 (8.05%) WCF
19 36 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.65%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.30%) User Experience
4 15 (3.18%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.69%) LIMS
6 8 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.64%) Clustering
9 3 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.21%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.21%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.32%) Android
2 33 (6.99%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.66%) Windows
4 20 (4.24%) Linux
5 11 (2.33%) Unix
6 9 (1.91%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (29.87%) MVC
3 85 (18.01%) Software Engineering
4 73 (15.47%) DevOps
5 69 (14.62%) Scrum
6 66 (13.98%) TDD
6 66 (13.98%) Web Development
7 56 (11.86%) Microservices
8 50 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (9.53%) Front End Development
10 43 (9.11%) Test Automation
11 40 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (7.84%) Android Development
13 35 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (7.20%) Fintech
14 34 (7.20%) Mobile Development
15 33 (6.99%) Unit Testing
16 29 (6.14%) Data Modelling
17 28 (5.93%) Data Strategy
18 25 (5.30%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 254 (53.81%) JavaScript
2 244 (51.69%) C#
3 154 (32.63%) SQL
4 97 (20.55%) Java
5 79 (16.74%) Python
6 42 (8.90%) T-SQL
7 40 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 31 (6.57%) PHP
9 30 (6.36%) C++
10 27 (5.72%) Ruby
11 25 (5.30%) Apple Swift
11 25 (5.30%) Objective-C
12 20 (4.24%) Kotlin
13 13 (2.75%) C
14 11 (2.33%) Java 8
14 11 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.91%) R
16 8 (1.69%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (7.84%) Degree
2 9 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.75%) QA
2 7 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (16.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.64%) Ansible
3 2 (0.42%) Grafana
3 2 (0.42%) logstash
3 2 (0.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 87 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.03%) Xamarin
3 13 (2.75%) Oracle
4 9 (1.91%) Hortonworks
4 9 (1.91%) Informatica
5 7 (1.48%) SAP
6 6 (1.27%) Sun
7 5 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.85%) Google
8 4 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.85%) Splunk
8 4 (0.85%) Telstra
9 3 (0.64%) Tableau
9 3 (0.64%) Zend
10 2 (0.42%) Avaya
10 2 (0.42%) Axway
10 2 (0.42%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.42%) Mitel
10 2 (0.42%) Sencha
10 2 (0.42%) TIBCO