Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 113 95
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 175 170 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.49% 2.74% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.83% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 161 145 214
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 4,812 6,002 6,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.84% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,085 4,914 5,511
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 42 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Reigate +24 20 £60,000 +20.00%
Redhill +12 20 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Leatherhead +11 19 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 10 £40,000 - 2
Woking +8 9 £41,250 -13.16% 6
Egham +43 7 £47,500 -13.64%
Camberley -9 6 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Walton-on-Thames +14 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Chertsey +4 3 £31,500 -11.27%
Weybridge -21 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Godalming - 3 £55,000 - 1
Caterham - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 171 (97.71%) Software Engineering
2 83 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (46.29%) C#
4 61 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 61 (34.86%) .NET
5 53 (30.29%) C++
6 52 (29.71%) SQL
6 52 (29.71%) OO
7 47 (26.86%) Java
8 42 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 41 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (22.86%) Scrum
11 39 (22.29%) Computer Science
12 36 (20.57%) TDD
12 36 (20.57%) Python
13 35 (20.00%) OOD
13 35 (20.00%) HTML
13 35 (20.00%) Degree
14 32 (18.29%) C
14 32 (18.29%) SQL Server
14 32 (18.29%) CSS
15 31 (17.71%) Windows
15 31 (17.71%) WCF
15 31 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (17.14%) Linux
17 28 (16.00%) AngularJS
18 27 (15.43%) SOLID
18 27 (15.43%) Computer Science Degree
19 26 (14.86%) WPF
20 25 (14.29%) 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 8 (4.57%) Apache
2 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) RS-232
1 10 (5.71%) RS-422
1 10 (5.71%) RS-485
2 4 (2.29%) HTTP
3 3 (1.71%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.57%) AMQP
5 1 (0.57%) Broadband
5 1 (0.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) RTP
5 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.14%) Big Data
3 19 (10.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.43%) MySQL
5 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.29%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.71%) SQLite
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.14%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.71%) Subversion
4 13 (7.43%) MSTest
4 13 (7.43%) Ranorex
5 12 (6.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.29%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.71%) Selenium
8 3 (1.71%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.14%) Gemini Tracker
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
9 2 (1.14%) JMeter
9 2 (1.14%) NUnit
9 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.14%) xUnit.net
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.57%) Automotive
4 6 (3.43%) Law
4 6 (3.43%) Military
5 5 (2.86%) Avionics
6 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (34.86%) .NET
2 35 (20.00%) HTML
3 32 (18.29%) CSS
4 31 (17.71%) WCF
5 28 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 26 (14.86%) WPF
7 23 (13.14%) ASP.NET
8 22 (12.57%) Django
9 19 (10.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (10.29%) Flask
11 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (8.00%) WinForms
12 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.71%) REST
12 10 (5.71%) Spring
12 10 (5.71%) Velocity
13 9 (5.14%) Middleware
13 9 (5.14%) React
14 8 (4.57%) SOAP
14 8 (4.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.43%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.29%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.71%) User Experience
6 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.71%) BYOD
8 3 (1.71%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.71%) Windows
2 30 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Android
3 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.29%) Unix
4 3 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (97.71%) Software Engineering
2 83 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (29.71%) OO
4 40 (22.86%) Scrum
5 36 (20.57%) TDD
6 35 (20.00%) OOD
7 31 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (15.43%) SOLID
9 25 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 23 (13.14%) Software Architecture
11 19 (10.86%) OOP
11 19 (10.86%) Test Automation
12 18 (10.29%) DevOps
12 18 (10.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 18 (10.29%) MVC
12 18 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (10.29%) SDLC
13 14 (8.00%) Mathematics
14 13 (7.43%) Physics
14 13 (7.43%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.29%) C#
2 61 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.29%) C++
4 52 (29.71%) SQL
5 47 (26.86%) Java
6 36 (20.57%) Python
7 32 (18.29%) C
8 16 (9.14%) Embedded C
9 8 (4.57%) PHP
10 5 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.71%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.71%) F#
12 3 (1.71%) Haskell
12 3 (1.71%) Java 8
12 3 (1.71%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 35 (20.00%) Degree
2 27 (15.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.71%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) ECSS
2 1 (0.57%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Xceptor
4 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.14%) Apple
5 2 (1.14%) HP
5 2 (1.14%) Intel
5 2 (1.14%) Samsung
6 1 (0.57%) Birst
6 1 (0.57%) Freescale
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) VMware