Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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

Software Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 90 115
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 222 192 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.77% 3.29% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.38% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 195 188 293
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,125 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5,692 5,673 7,811
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.21% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,731 4,779 6,820
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Surrey

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Surrey

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Surrey

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 Software Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Camberley +11 43 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Guildford -25 31 £50,000 - 6
Woking -11 22 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Staines +2 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leatherhead +11 13 £62,500 +62.34% 1
Weybridge -6 12 £57,500 +109.09%
Redhill -3 7 £45,000 -
Reigate -13 5 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Chertsey - 4 £35,500 -
Epsom - 4 £38,750 -
Addlestone - 2 £35,000 -
Egham - 2 £40,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £52,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 Surrey region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 215 (96.85%) Software Engineering
2 132 (59.46%) C++
3 75 (33.78%) OO
4 70 (31.53%) Linux
5 69 (31.08%) C#
6 62 (27.93%) Java
7 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (24.77%) Multithreading
9 50 (22.52%) .NET
10 49 (22.07%) HTML
11 48 (21.62%) JavaScript
11 48 (21.62%) TDD
12 46 (20.72%) SQL
12 46 (20.72%) STL
13 44 (19.82%) Telecoms
14 43 (19.37%) Subversion
14 43 (19.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 42 (18.92%) Python
16 41 (18.47%) GCC
16 41 (18.47%) GDB
17 39 (17.57%) Software Architecture
18 36 (16.22%) Cross-Platform Development
18 36 (16.22%) Windows
18 36 (16.22%) CSS
18 36 (16.22%) Wireshark
19 35 (15.77%) Computer Science
19 35 (15.77%) LTE
19 35 (15.77%) Degree
19 35 (15.77%) GSM
19 35 (15.77%) UMTS

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 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.86%) SaaS
3 10 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.22%) Wireshark
2 35 (15.77%) GSM
2 35 (15.77%) LTE
2 35 (15.77%) UMTS
3 34 (15.32%) Asterisk PBX
3 34 (15.32%) Diameter Protocol
3 34 (15.32%) GGSN
3 34 (15.32%) MGW
3 34 (15.32%) PBX
3 34 (15.32%) RANAP
3 34 (15.32%) RTP
3 34 (15.32%) SGSN
4 18 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.15%) HTTP
6 6 (2.70%) VoIP
6 6 (2.70%) Wireless
7 4 (1.80%) RS-232
7 4 (1.80%) RS-422
7 4 (1.80%) RS-485
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.51%) MySQL
2 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.31%) Big Data
4 10 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.80%) Power BI
7 3 (1.35%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 43 (19.37%) Subversion
2 41 (18.47%) GCC
2 41 (18.47%) GDB
3 34 (15.32%) Trac
4 25 (11.26%) Visual Studio
5 18 (8.11%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.70%) Selenium
7 5 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.25%) PyCharm
8 4 (1.80%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.35%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.90%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.90%) Maven
10 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.45%) MSTest
General
1 44 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.50%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.05%) Military
4 7 (3.15%) Automotive
4 7 (3.15%) Finance
5 5 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.52%) .NET
2 49 (22.07%) HTML
3 46 (20.72%) STL
4 43 (19.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 36 (16.22%) CSS
6 32 (14.41%) .NET Framework
7 31 (13.96%) Qt
8 20 (9.01%) Spring
9 18 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 15 (6.76%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.76%) Web Services
10 15 (6.76%) XML
11 13 (5.86%) REST
12 12 (5.41%) SOAP
13 11 (4.95%) AngularJS
13 11 (4.95%) jQuery
14 10 (4.50%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (4.50%) LESS
15 9 (4.05%) HTML5
16 7 (3.15%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.77%) Computer Science
2 31 (13.96%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.15%) User Experience
6 5 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.35%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) Contactless
9 2 (0.90%) VHDL
9 2 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.90%) W3C
10 1 (0.45%) Arduino
10 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.45%) MPEG
10 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.53%) Linux
2 36 (16.22%) Windows
3 7 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.25%) Android
4 5 (2.25%) Unix
5 3 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (96.85%) Software Engineering
2 75 (33.78%) OO
3 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (24.77%) Multithreading
5 48 (21.62%) TDD
6 39 (17.57%) Software Architecture
7 36 (16.22%) Cross-Platform Development
8 33 (14.86%) Unit Testing
9 28 (12.61%) SDLC
10 18 (8.11%) OOP
10 18 (8.11%) Scrum
11 16 (7.21%) Product Management
12 15 (6.76%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.86%) ITSM
13 13 (5.86%) Mathematics
13 13 (5.86%) MVC
14 11 (4.95%) High Availability
15 10 (4.50%) Integration Testing
15 10 (4.50%) Process Improvement
15 10 (4.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (59.46%) C++
2 69 (31.08%) C#
3 62 (27.93%) Java
4 48 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 46 (20.72%) SQL
6 42 (18.92%) Python
7 32 (14.41%) C
8 16 (7.21%) VB.NET
9 14 (6.31%) PHP
10 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.50%) Ada
11 10 (4.50%) VBScript
12 7 (3.15%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.70%) Perl
13 6 (2.70%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.25%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.25%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.80%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.80%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 35 (15.77%) Degree
2 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) Ansible
2 3 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) Cisco
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.50%) Oracle
3 10 (4.50%) VMware
4 5 (2.25%) F5
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin