Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 86 124
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 178 220 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.87% 3.34% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.43% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 152 218 221
Surrey median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 6008 6415 8413
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.48% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4916 5448 7303
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +7 25 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Redhill +8 18 £45,000 - 1
Woking -15 17 £47,500 - 3
Weybridge -2 16 £57,500 +109.09% 1
Guildford -40 11 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £40,000 -
Leatherhead +7 6 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Chertsey -1 4 £35,500 -
Epsom - 4 £38,750 -
Staines -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Reigate -33 3 £50,000 +35.14%
Walton-on-Thames +11 2 £52,500 +10.53%
Egham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 173 (97.19%) Software Engineering
2 123 (69.10%) C++
3 67 (37.64%) C#
4 59 (33.15%) Linux
5 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (29.78%) .NET
6 51 (28.65%) Multithreading
7 50 (28.09%) OO
8 46 (25.84%) Java
9 40 (22.47%) TDD
10 38 (21.35%) Degree
10 38 (21.35%) Windows
11 35 (19.66%) C
11 35 (19.66%) Computer Science
12 33 (18.54%) SQL
13 32 (17.98%) JavaScript
14 31 (17.42%) Python
15 29 (16.29%) SDLC
16 28 (15.73%) HTML
16 28 (15.73%) Subversion
17 27 (15.17%) STL
17 27 (15.17%) Telecoms
18 26 (14.61%) GSM
18 26 (14.61%) UMTS
18 26 (14.61%) .NET Framework
18 26 (14.61%) LTE
18 26 (14.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 26 (14.61%) GCC
18 26 (14.61%) Cross-Platform Development
19 24 (13.48%) GDB

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 (2.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.69%) nginx
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.61%) GSM
1 26 (14.61%) LTE
1 26 (14.61%) UMTS
2 24 (13.48%) Asterisk PBX
2 24 (13.48%) Diameter Protocol
2 24 (13.48%) PBX
2 24 (13.48%) RANAP
2 24 (13.48%) RTP
2 24 (13.48%) Wireshark
3 23 (12.92%) MGW
3 23 (12.92%) SGSN
4 22 (12.36%) GGSN
5 18 (10.11%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.06%) RS-232
6 9 (5.06%) RS-422
6 9 (5.06%) RS-485
7 7 (3.93%) HTTP
8 5 (2.81%) VoIP
9 4 (2.25%) Network Security
9 4 (2.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) MySQL
3 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.37%) Big Data
5 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.25%) Redis
7 3 (1.69%) DB2
7 3 (1.69%) Infinispan
7 3 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.73%) Subversion
2 26 (14.61%) GCC
3 24 (13.48%) GDB
3 24 (13.48%) Trac
4 19 (10.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.12%) JIRA
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Moq
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.12%) PyCharm
7 2 (1.12%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.12%) Selenium
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Gatling
8 1 (0.56%) Mockito
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (15.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.49%) Finance
3 6 (3.37%) Automotive
3 6 (3.37%) Electronics
4 4 (2.25%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.78%) .NET
2 28 (15.73%) HTML
3 27 (15.17%) STL
4 26 (14.61%) .NET Framework
4 26 (14.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (12.36%) CSS
6 20 (11.24%) Qt
7 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.18%) Web Services
8 10 (5.62%) HTML5
8 10 (5.62%) XML
9 9 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.06%) Spring
10 8 (4.49%) jQuery
10 8 (4.49%) REST
11 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (3.37%) MFC
12 6 (3.37%) SOAP
13 5 (2.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.11%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.74%) Contactless
4 11 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.25%) PKI
5 4 (2.25%) User Experience
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.12%) Robotics
7 2 (1.12%) W3C
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) VHDL
8 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.15%) Linux
2 38 (21.35%) Windows
3 13 (7.30%) Unix
4 9 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.93%) Android
6 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (97.19%) Software Engineering
2 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (28.65%) Multithreading
4 50 (28.09%) OO
5 40 (22.47%) TDD
6 29 (16.29%) SDLC
7 26 (14.61%) Cross-Platform Development
8 23 (12.92%) Unit Testing
9 19 (10.67%) Scrum
9 19 (10.67%) Software Architecture
10 15 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.87%) OOP
12 11 (6.18%) MVC
13 10 (5.62%) Mathematics
14 9 (5.06%) Process Improvement
15 8 (4.49%) Configuration Management
15 8 (4.49%) Integration Testing
16 7 (3.93%) High Availability
16 7 (3.93%) Multithreaded Programming
16 7 (3.93%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 123 (69.10%) C++
2 67 (37.64%) C#
3 46 (25.84%) Java
4 35 (19.66%) C
5 33 (18.54%) SQL
6 32 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 31 (17.42%) Python
8 14 (7.87%) Embedded C
9 10 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.62%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.49%) Ada
10 8 (4.49%) Assembly Language
10 8 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.49%) VBScript
11 6 (3.37%) PHP
11 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.81%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.81%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.81%) VB
13 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (21.35%) Degree
2 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) PhD
5 2 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (5.62%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Cisco
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle
3 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) Apigee
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.56%) New Relic
5 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore