Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 176 123 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.35% 2.18% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.25% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 164 107 196
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,625 £31,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 5,032 5,466 7,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.69% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,204 4,468 6,217
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 August 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 August 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 +33 44 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Camberley +3 20 £50,000 -16.67%
Leatherhead +8 19 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Reigate +7 17 £60,000 +23.08% 1
Egham - 10 £47,500 -
Woking +6 9 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 8 £40,000 - 1
Redhill -3 5 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Staines +4 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Godalming -20 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Farnham -19 3 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Chertsey - 2 £33,500 - 1
Dorking +6 1 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Caterham - 1 £50,000 -
Addlestone - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 169 (96.02%) Software Engineering
2 80 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (36.93%) JavaScript
4 59 (33.52%) OO
5 57 (32.39%) C#
6 55 (31.25%) .NET
7 50 (28.41%) Degree
8 49 (27.84%) C++
9 47 (26.70%) Computer Science
10 45 (25.57%) HTML
11 44 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 43 (24.43%) SQL
13 41 (23.30%) Java
14 39 (22.16%) CSS
14 39 (22.16%) AngularJS
15 37 (21.02%) OOD
16 33 (18.75%) Scrum
17 32 (18.18%) TDD
17 32 (18.18%) C
18 31 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (17.61%) Computer Science Degree
19 29 (16.48%) Linux
20 28 (15.91%) WCF
20 28 (15.91%) Mobile App
21 26 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
22 25 (14.20%) Software Architecture
22 25 (14.20%) Subversion
22 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
22 25 (14.20%) Python
23 24 (13.64%) Unit Testing

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 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.70%) Apache
2 3 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.55%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) RS-232
1 8 (4.55%) RS-422
1 8 (4.55%) RS-485
2 6 (3.41%) GSM
2 6 (3.41%) LTE
2 6 (3.41%) UMTS
3 4 (2.27%) HTTP
3 4 (2.27%) VoIP
4 3 (1.70%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) RTP
5 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.57%) AMQP
6 1 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.57%) GGSN
6 1 (0.57%) MGW
6 1 (0.57%) PBX
6 1 (0.57%) RANAP
6 1 (0.57%) SGSN
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.36%) Big Data
2 20 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.11%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.55%) MySQL
5 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.70%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Power BI
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.20%) Subversion
3 21 (11.93%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.25%) MSTest
4 11 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 7 (3.98%) Selenium
5 7 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.84%) Bazaar
6 5 (2.84%) JUnit
6 5 (2.84%) Maven
7 4 (2.27%) Arquillian
7 4 (2.27%) Mockito
8 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.14%) Gatling
9 2 (1.14%) JMeter
9 2 (1.14%) NUnit
9 2 (1.14%) xUnit.net
10 1 (0.57%) NeoLoad
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Aerospace
2 12 (6.82%) Automotive
3 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.41%) Law
4 6 (3.41%) Military
5 5 (2.84%) Avionics
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.25%) .NET
2 45 (25.57%) HTML
3 39 (22.16%) AngularJS
3 39 (22.16%) CSS
4 28 (15.91%) WCF
5 24 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (11.36%) Django
7 19 (10.80%) Flask
8 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET
8 18 (10.23%) Web Services
9 16 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 16 (9.09%) Qt
9 16 (9.09%) React
9 16 (9.09%) REST
10 14 (7.95%) Middleware
10 14 (7.95%) SOAP
11 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (7.39%) Node.js
11 13 (7.39%) WPF
12 12 (6.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.70%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.91%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.68%) User Experience
5 8 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.41%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.27%) BYOD
8 3 (1.70%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.48%) Linux
2 19 (10.80%) Windows
3 5 (2.84%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Android
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (96.02%) Software Engineering
2 80 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (33.52%) OO
4 37 (21.02%) OOD
5 33 (18.75%) Scrum
6 32 (18.18%) TDD
7 26 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (14.20%) Software Architecture
9 24 (13.64%) SDLC
9 24 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (11.36%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.80%) Mobile Application Development
12 19 (10.80%) MVC
12 19 (10.80%) SOLID
13 18 (10.23%) Mathematics
13 18 (10.23%) OOP
14 14 (7.95%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (7.95%) Physics
14 14 (7.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.93%) JavaScript
2 57 (32.39%) C#
3 49 (27.84%) C++
4 43 (24.43%) SQL
5 41 (23.30%) Java
6 32 (18.18%) C
7 25 (14.20%) Python
8 20 (11.36%) Embedded C
9 10 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.98%) Scala
11 6 (3.41%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.41%) PHP
12 4 (2.27%) Java 8
13 3 (1.70%) Go
14 2 (1.14%) F#
14 2 (1.14%) Haskell
14 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (28.41%) Degree
2 31 (17.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.84%) PhD
5 3 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) MISRA
1 4 (2.27%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.70%) PA-DSS
2 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ECSS
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.41%) Xceptor
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle
4 3 (1.70%) Apple
4 3 (1.70%) HP
4 3 (1.70%) Intel
4 3 (1.70%) Samsung
5 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.57%) Birst
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco
5 1 (0.57%) VMware