The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 111 99 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 54 113 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.92% 2.72% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.78% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 112 101
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2705 4061 4402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.33% 97.62% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 3479 3640
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill +5 13 £42,500 +60.37%
Staines -2 10 £70,000 +100.00%
Guildford +15 9 £42,500 +18.05% 3
Camberley - 6 £57,500 - 1
Leatherhead -20 5 £36,000 -18.18% 1
Godalming +8 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Woking -3 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 89 (56.33%) C++
3 69 (43.67%) Java
4 60 (37.97%) Linux
5 53 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (27.85%) C#
7 41 (25.95%) Degree
8 39 (24.68%) JavaScript
9 37 (23.42%) SQL
10 31 (19.62%) Python
11 30 (18.99%) Computer Science
12 29 (18.35%) Multithreading
13 27 (17.09%) Windows
14 26 (16.46%) OO
14 26 (16.46%) NoSQL
15 24 (15.19%) Scrum
15 24 (15.19%) MySQL
16 23 (14.56%) Unix
16 23 (14.56%) Electronics
17 20 (12.66%) STL
18 19 (12.03%) Web Services
18 19 (12.03%) HTML
19 18 (11.39%) C
19 18 (11.39%) .NET
19 18 (11.39%) Ruby
19 18 (11.39%) Ruby on Rails
20 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
21 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
22 15 (9.49%) MongoDB
22 15 (9.49%) SQL Server

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (5.70%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.16%) GlassFish
2 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) LTE
2 10 (6.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (6.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (6.33%) GSM
2 10 (6.33%) PBX
2 10 (6.33%) RANAP
2 10 (6.33%) RTP
2 10 (6.33%) UMTS
2 10 (6.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.53%) LDAP
3 4 (2.53%) MGW
3 4 (2.53%) SGSN
4 3 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) GGSN
6 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) NoSQL
2 24 (15.19%) MySQL
3 15 (9.49%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.70%) Big Data
5 8 (5.06%) Blockchain
5 8 (5.06%) Data Lake
5 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.63%) Event Store
7 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Subversion
2 10 (6.33%) GCC
2 10 (6.33%) GDB
2 10 (6.33%) Trac
3 7 (4.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.53%) Ant
6 4 (2.53%) Selenium
6 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.90%) JUnit
8 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) JIRA
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (14.56%) Electronics
2 14 (8.86%) Finance
3 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Military
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.66%) STL
2 19 (12.03%) HTML
2 19 (12.03%) Web Services
3 18 (11.39%) .NET
3 18 (11.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (7.59%) XML
5 11 (6.96%) CSS
6 10 (6.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.80%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (3.80%) J2EE
8 6 (3.80%) JSF
8 6 (3.80%) Qt
8 6 (3.80%) Yocto
9 5 (3.16%) Apache CXF
9 5 (3.16%) jQuery
9 5 (3.16%) JSON
9 5 (3.16%) JSP
9 5 (3.16%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.86%) Contactless
2 14 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.06%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.16%) User Experience
6 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.90%) Fintech
7 3 (1.90%) iPad
7 3 (1.90%) Life Science
8 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.97%) Linux
2 27 (17.09%) Windows
3 23 (14.56%) Unix
4 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.35%) Multithreading
4 26 (16.46%) OO
5 24 (15.19%) Scrum
6 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.86%) Cross-Platform Development
8 12 (7.59%) Low Latency
9 11 (6.96%) Web Development
10 10 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (5.70%) Prototyping
11 9 (5.70%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (5.06%) Cryptography
12 8 (5.06%) High Availability
12 8 (5.06%) Migration
12 8 (5.06%) Online Security
12 8 (5.06%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (5.06%) TDD
13 7 (4.43%) Concurrent Programming
13 7 (4.43%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 89 (56.33%) C++
2 69 (43.67%) Java
3 44 (27.85%) C#
4 39 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 37 (23.42%) SQL
6 31 (19.62%) Python
7 18 (11.39%) C
7 18 (11.39%) Ruby
8 15 (9.49%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.43%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.80%) VC++
11 4 (2.53%) Scala
12 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.90%) VB
13 2 (1.27%) Ada
13 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.27%) PHP
13 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (25.95%) Degree
2 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (6.33%) Cisco
2 6 (3.80%) ForgeRock
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Thunderhead
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