Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 245 277
Rank change year-on-year +49 +32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 57 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.95% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 31
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 5,778 5,761 7,696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.26% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,760 4,885 6,702
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Surrey

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Weybridge +13 13 £57,500 +9.52%
Guildford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Redhill +9 4 £45,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £57,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £52,500 -
Camberley - 1 £60,000 - 1
Woking - 1 £52,500 - 1
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Senior 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 Surrey region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (66.67%) TDD
2 38 (66.67%) C++
3 25 (43.86%) Software Architecture
4 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.11%) Java
5 22 (38.60%) Python
6 21 (36.84%) Windows
7 20 (35.09%) Qt
7 20 (35.09%) SDLC
8 18 (31.58%) OO
9 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
9 16 (28.07%) Multithreading
10 14 (24.56%) Algorithms
11 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
12 12 (21.05%) Degree
13 10 (17.54%) SQL
14 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.04%) C#
14 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
15 7 (12.28%) XML
16 6 (10.53%) CSS
16 6 (10.53%) C
16 6 (10.53%) HTML
16 6 (10.53%) Scrum
16 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
16 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
17 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing

Senior Software Engineer 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 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
1 2 (3.51%) Subversion
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Moq
2 1 (1.75%) MSTest
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) Qt
2 7 (12.28%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) Django
4 5 (8.77%) Flask
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 5 (8.77%) WPF
5 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.02%) REST
5 4 (7.02%) WCF
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET
7 2 (3.51%) JDBC
7 2 (3.51%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Algorithms
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Contactless
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 2 (3.51%) W3C
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (66.67%) TDD
3 25 (43.86%) Software Architecture
4 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.09%) SDLC
6 18 (31.58%) OO
7 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
7 16 (28.07%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.02%) MVC
11 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.26%) High Availability
11 3 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
11 3 (5.26%) SOA
12 2 (3.51%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (3.51%) Domain Models
12 2 (3.51%) Microservices
12 2 (3.51%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) C++
2 24 (42.11%) Java
3 22 (38.60%) Python
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.53%) C
7 5 (8.77%) Embedded C++
8 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Google