Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 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.

Software Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 103 69
Rank change year-on-year +37 -34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 253 175 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.23% 2.95% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 3.04% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 240 169 334
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,950 £26,075
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Surrey

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Surrey

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

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

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Surrey

Software 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 Software Developer 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
Guildford +9 61 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Woking +28 43 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Farnham +1 39 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Leatherhead +20 25 £27,500 -32.93% 5
Egham - 16 £49,000 - 4
Weybridge +12 12 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Redhill +17 6 £40,000 +6.67%
Camberley -7 6 £32,500 -
Chertsey 0 5 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Epsom - 4 £35,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames +1 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Reigate -44 2 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Staines - 2 - - 1
Godalming - 2 £47,500 - 2
Horley -1 1 £50,000 +66.67%
Dorking -2 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Haslemere - 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 199 (78.66%) C#
2 190 (75.10%) .NET
3 187 (73.91%) JavaScript
4 154 (60.87%) SQL
5 145 (57.31%) SQL Server
5 145 (57.31%) ASP.NET
6 127 (50.20%) MVC
7 124 (49.01%) AngularJS
8 121 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
9 116 (45.85%) HTML
10 105 (41.50%) .NET Framework
11 97 (38.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 85 (33.60%) CSS
13 81 (32.02%) jQuery
14 69 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 66 (26.09%) WCF
16 59 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 56 (22.13%) OOP
19 52 (20.55%) SDLC
20 48 (18.97%) Web Services
20 48 (18.97%) Finance
21 45 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (17.79%) Degree
22 44 (17.39%) Unit Testing
22 44 (17.39%) Entity Framework
23 43 (17.00%) Scrum
24 41 (16.21%) Java
25 38 (15.02%) TDD
26 37 (14.62%) Oracle

Software 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 18 (7.11%) IIS
2 16 (6.32%) CMS
3 7 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (13.04%) SaaS
3 7 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.58%) Serverless
5 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (57.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (10.28%) MySQL
4 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.19%) Big Data
8 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.40%) Power BI
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.35%) JIRA
5 8 (3.16%) NUnit
6 5 (1.98%) Subversion
7 4 (1.58%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.79%) Clang
8 2 (0.79%) GCC
8 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.40%) Bower
9 1 (0.40%) gulp
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.40%) Protractor
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 48 (18.97%) Finance
2 9 (3.56%) Banking
2 9 (3.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.19%) Electronics
3 3 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Automotive
4 2 (0.79%) Games
4 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (75.10%) .NET
2 145 (57.31%) ASP.NET
3 124 (49.01%) AngularJS
4 116 (45.85%) HTML
5 105 (41.50%) .NET Framework
6 97 (38.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (33.60%) CSS
8 81 (32.02%) jQuery
9 66 (26.09%) WCF
10 59 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (18.97%) Web Services
13 44 (17.39%) Entity Framework
14 36 (14.23%) Angular 2
15 35 (13.83%) RESTful
16 33 (13.04%) REST
17 29 (11.46%) SOAP
18 24 (9.49%) XML
19 22 (8.70%) Spring
20 19 (7.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.72%) N-Tier
4 16 (6.32%) e-Learning
5 12 (4.74%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.56%) Animation
6 9 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.56%) Fintech
7 8 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.19%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.19%) iPad
10 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.19%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Arduino
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.72%) Linux
2 14 (5.53%) Unix
3 9 (3.56%) Android
4 4 (1.58%) Windows
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (50.20%) MVC
2 121 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 56 (22.13%) OOP
5 52 (20.55%) SDLC
6 44 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 43 (17.00%) Scrum
8 38 (15.02%) TDD
9 28 (11.07%) Product Management
10 26 (10.28%) Test Strategy
11 21 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.30%) CRM
12 16 (6.32%) Content Management
12 16 (6.32%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.93%) API Development
13 15 (5.93%) Web Application Development
14 14 (5.53%) OO
15 13 (5.14%) Web Design
16 12 (4.74%) Supplier Management
16 12 (4.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 199 (78.66%) C#
2 187 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 154 (60.87%) SQL
4 41 (16.21%) Java
5 33 (13.04%) C++
6 27 (10.67%) PHP
6 27 (10.67%) PL/SQL
7 25 (9.88%) Python
8 18 (7.11%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.74%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.95%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.56%) ES6
11 9 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.16%) VB
13 7 (2.77%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.77%) C
13 7 (2.77%) Scala
14 5 (1.98%) Delphi
14 5 (1.98%) Perl
15 4 (1.58%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (17.79%) Degree
2 19 (7.51%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Ansible
1 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (14.62%) Oracle
2 29 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.51%) Sun
4 12 (4.74%) BMC
5 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.79%) Apigee
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.79%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.79%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.40%) Capita
7 1 (0.40%) Zend