Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 137 119
Rank change year-on-year +60 -18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 200 105 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.82% 1.97% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.05% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 99 268
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,625 £65,000 £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 5,047 5,131 7,751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,225 4,228 6,647
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +11 41 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Camberley +9 36 £55,000 - 1
Leatherhead +10 21 £50,000 +38.89% 11
Woking +19 19 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Staines +3 16 £45,000 -35.71% 5
Reigate -4 8 £50,000 +2.56%
Redhill +5 6 £60,000 +37.14%
Egham - 4 £47,500 - 2
Farnham -9 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Addlestone - 3 £35,000 - 1
Godalming -22 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Dorking +13 1 £57,500 +27.78%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 191 (95.50%) Software Engineering
2 76 (38.00%) C++
3 70 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (31.50%) OO
5 62 (31.00%) C#
6 60 (30.00%) HTML
7 57 (28.50%) JavaScript
8 54 (27.00%) Java
9 52 (26.00%) .NET
10 51 (25.50%) Degree
11 48 (24.00%) SQL
12 45 (22.50%) Linux
12 45 (22.50%) Computer Science
13 39 (19.50%) CSS
14 35 (17.50%) Software Architecture
15 33 (16.50%) C
16 32 (16.00%) Python
16 32 (16.00%) Unit Testing
16 32 (16.00%) .NET Framework
17 31 (15.50%) TDD
17 31 (15.50%) Subversion
18 30 (15.00%) Telecoms
18 30 (15.00%) MySQL
18 30 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
19 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
20 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
21 25 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (12.50%) Qt
21 25 (12.50%) Windows

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 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.50%) JBoss
3 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.00%) SaaS
3 9 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.50%) GitHub
5 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.50%) GSM
1 19 (9.50%) LTE
1 19 (9.50%) UMTS
2 16 (8.00%) Wireshark
3 13 (6.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 13 (6.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 13 (6.50%) GGSN
3 13 (6.50%) MGW
3 13 (6.50%) PBX
3 13 (6.50%) RANAP
3 13 (6.50%) RTP
3 13 (6.50%) SGSN
4 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.00%) HTTP
6 3 (1.50%) Internet
6 3 (1.50%) VoIP
7 2 (1.00%) Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.00%) MySQL
2 22 (11.00%) Big Data
3 20 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.50%) Power BI
8 3 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.50%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.00%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (15.50%) Subversion
2 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
4 19 (9.50%) GCC
4 19 (9.50%) GDB
5 13 (6.50%) Trac
6 9 (4.50%) Selenium
7 7 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.50%) Bazaar
10 4 (2.00%) Arquillian
10 4 (2.00%) JUnit
10 4 (2.00%) Maven
10 4 (2.00%) Mockito
11 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.50%) PyCharm
11 3 (1.50%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.00%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.00%) MSTest
General
1 30 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.00%) Aerospace
3 12 (6.00%) Automotive
4 10 (5.00%) Military
5 6 (3.00%) Electronics
5 6 (3.00%) Finance
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Avionics
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (30.00%) HTML
2 52 (26.00%) .NET
3 39 (19.50%) CSS
4 32 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 25 (12.50%) Qt
6 24 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.00%) Spring
7 23 (11.50%) STL
8 20 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 20 (10.00%) Web Services
9 18 (9.00%) ASP.NET
10 17 (8.50%) Django
10 17 (8.50%) Flask
10 17 (8.50%) REST
10 17 (8.50%) SOAP
11 14 (7.00%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.50%) RESTful
13 12 (6.00%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (6.00%) JSON
13 12 (6.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.00%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.00%) User Experience
6 5 (2.50%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.50%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.00%) BYOD
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.50%) MPEG
9 1 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.50%) VHDL
9 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.50%) Linux
2 25 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (2.50%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.00%) Android
5 2 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (95.50%) Software Engineering
2 70 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.50%) OO
4 35 (17.50%) Software Architecture
5 32 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 31 (15.50%) TDD
7 25 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (11.00%) SDLC
9 20 (10.00%) OOD
10 18 (9.00%) Scrum
11 17 (8.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 17 (8.50%) Multithreading
12 15 (7.50%) OOP
12 15 (7.50%) Test Automation
13 14 (7.00%) Mathematics
13 14 (7.00%) MVC
14 13 (6.50%) Cross-Platform Development
14 13 (6.50%) ITSM
14 13 (6.50%) Product Management
15 10 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.00%) C++
2 62 (31.00%) C#
3 57 (28.50%) JavaScript
4 54 (27.00%) Java
5 48 (24.00%) SQL
6 33 (16.50%) C
7 32 (16.00%) Python
8 21 (10.50%) VB.NET
9 12 (6.00%) PHP
10 10 (5.00%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.50%) Scala
12 6 (3.00%) Ada
12 6 (3.00%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.00%) Go
12 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.00%) VBScript
13 5 (2.50%) Perl
14 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.50%) Java 8
14 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (25.50%) Degree
2 28 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.00%) PhD
6 3 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) MISRA
2 5 (2.50%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.50%) PA-DSS
3 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.00%) Ansible
2 4 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) Cisco
2 10 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.00%) VMware
4 5 (2.50%) F5
5 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle
6 1 (0.50%) Apple
6 1 (0.50%) HP
6 1 (0.50%) Intel
6 1 (0.50%) Samsung
6 1 (0.50%) Xamarin